Save big on computer desks with these Amazon discounts

Let’s face it: You may still be working from home well into 2021. But you can still improve your at-home workstation for the new year with the help of a new desk. Today on Amazon, you can get one on sale with discounts on Halter desks, with pricing ranging from 20 to 40 percent off. You can choose from a variety of desk styles and types, so no matter what your dream setup looks like, you can find a desk to suit your needs. 

On the lowest end price-wise, you can grab a 39-inch folding writing desk for $55.19, down from a $69 list price. Promising easy assembly and a compact, minimalist design, you can set it up in even small home office spaces. If you’re looking for something a bit more feature-rich, you can grab an adjustable sit-or-stand desk converter for $120, down from a list price of $200.

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Save up to $100 on Apple’s M1 Mac mini: is this your next music production computer?

While Apple’s new M1-powered MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro have hogged a lot of the limelight since their launch, it’s worth sparing a thought for the new M1 Mac mini, which has the potential to be a great little music computer at a great price.

This is particularly true this Cyber Monday, because the M1 Mac mini is currently available at a tidy discount courtesy of B&H Photo. 

Apple M1 Mac mini 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD: $699 $639 at B&H
Get the cheapest version of the new M1 Mac mini for a super-low price and with a $60 saving. You can save even more if you add more RAM and/or storage.

8GB RAM, 512GB SSD: $899 $829| 8GB RAM, 1TB SSD: $1,099 $1,029 | 8GB RAM, 2TB SSD: $1,499 $1,399 | 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD: $899 $849 | 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD: $1,099 $1,049 | 16GB RAM,

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Apple Cyber Monday 2020: Save on Mac Software, Apple Accessories, and More

Earlier today we shared the best deals you can find on Apple Products for Cyber Monday 2020, and now we’re highlighting the best discounts from popular companies like Incase, Nomad, Tile, Woot, Sonos, Mophie, and many more. You can save on software as well today, thanks to our exclusive promo code at StackSocial, as well as a discount on Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac.

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Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

StackSocial is offering the Official Cyber Monday Mac Bundle for $42 with the code RUMORS40. This bundle includes Parallels Desktop Pro, Luminar 4, Gemini 2, PDFpenPro 12, Goose VPN, BusyCal 3, Movavi Screen Recorder 2021, uTalk, Edraw MindMaster, Dropzone 4 Pro, ForkLift 3, Art Text 4.

Outside of this bundle, StackSocial is holding

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Opinion | American leadership could save what is left of the global Internet

Even in many open democratic societies, there is talk of “data sovereignty” and moves to clamp down on U.S. companies and the sharing of data. In Europe, regulators and courts have thrown into doubt the free flow of data between the European Union and the United States. Many other countries are actively working on plans to impose “data localization,” requiring citizens’ data to be stored domestically and placing significant limits on the flow of data across borders.

This desire for greater sovereignty is natural and understandable. Policymakers are grappling with legitimate concerns about the rules that govern content and the use of data at scale. They are also debating the proper size and power of global tech companies. Hovering above these issues is a fundamental question: What do we want the Internet to be?

This is where the Biden administration comes in. An opportunity exists for U.S. leadership to create

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Farmers urged to install micro irrigation gadgets with subsidy to save water

District Collector V. Vishnu has urged small and the marginal farmers to install micro irrigation equipment in their fields with the subsidy being given by the Central Government as the district has received ₹10.68 crore as grant from the Union Government.

Addressing the farmers’ grievance redressal meet held remotely on Friday, Mr. Vishnu said the small and marginal farmers would get 100% subsidy for installing micro irrigation gadgets like dripper, sprinkler etc. while others would be given 75% grant for this purpose as it would save a lot of water while ensuring better yield. As the district had received ₹10.68 crore for installing micro irrigation equipment on 2,500 hectares during this fiscal, the farmers should make use of this opportunity to have better yield in sugarcane, coconut, oil palm, groundnut, grams, cotton etc. while saving a lot of water.

Farmers could approach the Offices of Assistant Directors of Agriculture in

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Black Friday 2020 laptop computer deals: Save big on Intel MacBook Air, Gateway, Lenovo ThinkPad and more!

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

This year has had more people working from home than ever before and so laptops are back in demand. Do you need a new ones? Well thankfully, Black Friday sales got you covered! You’ll find a whole host of discounted laptops from Amazon, Best Buy, Newegg and Walmart, encompassing top brands like HP, Lenovo, Apple, Microsoft and more. We’ve gathered the best Black Friday laptops deals that are available now — and those we know are coming soon. Be sure to check back; we’ll keep this story updated as current sales expire and new deals emerge.

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Important to note: This is not a sale on the new M1 MacBook Air,

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‘Save the students, shut down schools now’: Sindh Investment website hacked

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The Sindh Investment website was hacked on Tuesday by an anonymous person, who urged the government to “shut down the schools now” as coronavirus cases across the country surge.

“Hacked By Anonymous. This is a warning message to Pakistan Government,” screams the message when one opens https://sindhinvestment.gos.pk/

“Student Lives are no joke! Shut the Schools down now. Students are the real assests of a country, don’t destroy your assets,” read the message by the hacker.

“Save Students ! Save Pakistan!”

“Greetz : Anonymous”

The website was hacked a few hours after Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani said that schoolchildren will not be granted winter vacations this year.

The provincial minister had said students have been given more holidays than usual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“Therefore, there’s no question of winter vacations right now,” he had said.

He added that a final decision on the matter will

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Trump’s new Pennsylvania lawyer is a conservative radio host who’s said Biden won

President Trump’s campaign on Monday replaced its entire legal team arguing his key federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania, naming conservative Harrisburg talk show host Marc Scaringi the lead lawyer in the case. The two Texas lawyers Scaringi replaced had been appointed Friday, taking over for the law firm Porter, Wright Morris & Arthur, which bowed out.On Monday night, Scaringi asked U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann to move back Tuesday’s make-or-break hearing in the case, and Brann said no, “Scarinigi is aware of the schedule set by the court in this matter” and “counsel for the parties are expected to be prepared for argument and questioning.” The lawsuit in question — Trump’s main effort to overturn his loss in the state to President-elect Joe Biden — was dramatically scaled back Sunday.Scaringi was already publicly skeptical of Trump’s

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7 gadgets that will save you 30 minutes or more in the kitchen

This article is brought to you by Walmart and created by In The Know’s commerce team. If you decide to purchase products through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to change.

Whether you like to cook or not, sometimes you just want to get in and out of the kitchen as fast as you can. From making family dinners to meal prepping for the whole week, finding the right tools that will help you get the job done quickly is crucial. Luckily, there are several kitchen gadgets on the market that can help make your time in the kitchen a little more efficient.

And thanks to Walmart’s fast delivery and free curbside pickup, you can also get these products into your hands in no time. Seriously, if you order your products before 3 pm, you can even take advantage of same-day pickup!

Just

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the computer program that could help save your job

By Sinead Cruise

LONDON (Reuters) – Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane has signed up to judge the winner of a ‘war game’ designed to help firms find alternatives to mass layoffs in the face of a coronavirus-driven slowdown.

Confronted with the most unpredictable pandemic in memory, cost-conscious firms have already axed millions of staff worldwide, while UK redundancies hit a record high of 314,000 in the quarter to Sept. 30, official data showed on Tuesday.

Unilever-owned tech firm uFlexReward created the COVID-19 War Game to allow executives to explore the impact of huge job cuts on their future earnings prospects.

“Many companies across the UK are facing financial strains as a result of the COVID crisis,” Haldane told Reuters.

“Simulation tools can help us understand how best to alleviate these strains while preserving jobs, in a way that helps both businesses when making difficult commercial decisions and policymakers

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