House passes Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package – CNET

The American Rescue Plan, which would include a stimulus check for up to $1,400, now needs to make its way through the Senate….

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How to stop robocalls: Every way we know to prevent the annoying ringing – CNET

Putting an end to robocalls isn’t something that’s going to happen overnight, but there are steps you can take to silence those annoying, and sometimes dangerous, calls….

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Google pledges $5 million to address disparities in Covid vaccinations

Google has already made a $100 million grant and 50,000 pro bono hour commitment to support Covid-19 relief….

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Facebook launches TikTok-like app for creating, sharing raps

The app makes it easy to create and share raps so that rappers can focus on and experiment with the content…

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Covid-19 vaccine developers on radar of Chinese & Russian hackers: Report

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Want your third stimulus check sooner? Try these things before it’s approved – CNET

With a third stimulus check getting closer, these tips can help speed up delivery and potentially keep you from waiting for your stimulus payment to arrive. Plus, they can help you get your missing stimulus money….

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The best mattress for side sleepers in 2021 – CNET

These mattresses for side sleepers will have you snoozing soundly and waking up pain free…

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Lady Gaga’s dogs recovered unharmed, Gaga calls injured dog walker ‘a hero’ – CNET

An unnamed woman took Lady Gaga’s dogs to an LAPD police station….

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SoftBank reaches deal with WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann

SoftBank Group did not release details of the agreement that puts to rest a bitter dispute emerging from the Japan-based firm’s 2019 decision to bail out WeWork, once regarded as a soaring unicorn but which quickly spiralled into deep troubles as it lost cash and cancelled its eagerly waited share offering….

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Best airline credit cards to use for March 2021 – CNET

Earn miles toward a free flight when flying with your preferred airline….

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Facebook launches BARS app to record and share your raps with beats – CNET

The app offers prerecorded beats and word cues to let anyone create a rap track. More advanced rappers can take a freestyle challenge….

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Best cheap VPN for 2021 – CNET

Online privacy while working from home doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Protect your online life with a cheap VPN service….

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WandaVision release dates: When does episode 9 hit Disney Plus? – CNET

Marvel’s WandaVision is close to the finish line. Here’s the full release schedule for the final episode….

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WandaVision episode 8 recap: Marvel show’s flashback takes us on emotional rollercoaster – CNET

It was Agatha all along, so it’s time for some delicious exposition. And you should stick around for the credits again….

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Xbox Series X restock: Latest updates for Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart and more – CNET

Microsoft’s hot new console continues to be an elusive item. Here’s everything we know about when and where to find it….

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LastPass vs. 1Password: How the two popular password managers stack up in 2021 – CNET

1Password reaches for the crown as LastPass loses its free-tier footing….

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Stimulus bill drama: Budget reconciliation can fast-track the package, but has one huge limit – CNET

Democrats are using a legislative tool called budget reconciliation to speed up passage of the new stimulus bill, but the lawmaking procedure may come at a cost….

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Best tax software for 2021: TurboTax, H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt and more compared – CNET

Taxes are more complicated than ever this year. We’ve rounded up the best services to get them done fast, accurately and for the lowest price….

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How to watch: Post Malone to headline Pokemon Day virtual concert Saturday – CNET

The rapper is celebrating the franchise’s 25th anniversary and gave us a ’90s-flavored sneak preview on Thursday….

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FundVice to support startups in India with Rs 330 crore fund

FundVice, an investment banking and private equity firm, will support startups in India with a corpus of Rs 330 crore, which includes funding from its new fund Ryoma Ventures….

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Is the $15 federal minimum wage hike dead? Here’s what’s happening now – CNET

Looks like Democrats will have to find another way to give American workers a federal pay raise….

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Uber, Amazon Pay expand partnership beyond payments in India

Uber India and Amazon Pay will install plastic screens in 40,000 Uber Autos across seven cities in India to minimise risk of contracting the novel coronavirus….

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InnoServ Group gets funding from Ganesh Natarajan-led 5F World

The investment from 5F World and IT industry veteran Ganesh Natarajan joining board is a shot in the arm for Innoserv Grup, Chairman Ramachandran Gopalakrishna says in a statement….

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Govt puts significant social media intermedaries threshold at 50 lakh registered users

Significant social media intermediaries are expected to appoint Indian resident chief compliance officers, who shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with the act and rules….

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ETtech Evening Briefing on Feb. 26, 2021: Crypto salaries are a thing

Many Indian techies get paid in cryptocurrency, say it’s faster and easier. India’s income tax department is looking at startup valuations, via a rarely used provision. Twitter is building a paywall and questions are being raised on Google Chrome’s incognito mode….

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