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Recent articles by Ben:

Amazon warehouse workers are worried for their safety as supplies of hand sanitizer and wipes run low

As Amazon struggles to keep up with the deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic, its warehouse workers feel unsafe while continuing to work. → Read More

Nintendo Switch is sold out everywhere as demand surges amid coronavirus pandemic

With millions of Americans staying home due to the coronavirus pandemic, many with children who are out of school, the Nintendo Switch is selling out. → Read More

The 2020 iPhone could be delayed for months — reportedly because Apple's worried no one will buy it

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact human life, Apple's next iPhone is reportedly being delayed over worry that people won't buy it. → Read More

Instagram is targeting fake coronavirus news and finally taking disinformation and hoaxes seriously

Instagram is going after misinformation related to coronavirus, and promoting reputable sources like the World Health Organization instead. → Read More

Amazon Prime deliveries are delayed for as much as a month as the company shifts to focus on coronavirus

As Amazon struggles during the coronavirus pandemic, it's facing a major change to a foundational aspect of Amazon Prime: delivery dates. → Read More

'I have to hunt the Pokémon': A man in Italy gets charged for ignoring the coronavirus lockdown to play 'Pokémon Go'

"Gotta catch 'em all!" does not include the coronavirus. → Read More

The PlayStation 5 was finally unveiled in a 'deep dive' video, but some fans are furious — here's what's going on

Some PlayStation fans are furious at the PlayStation 5 "deep dive" video that debuted on Wednesday, which they called "boring" and "a waste of time." → Read More

Apple just moved the iPad a giant step closer to its MacBook line with the new iPad Pro

Apple's latest iPad Pro, which features a trackpad for the first time, is another giant step toward the iPad looking and acting like Apple's laptops. → Read More

If you're stuck inside and bored, 'The Sims 4' just dropped to $5 for a limited time

If ever there were a good time to buy a game like "The Sims," that time is now. And right now, the game is just $5 on Mac or PC. → Read More

Sony is giving a detailed look into the PlayStation 5 on March 18

The long-anticipated reveal of the PlayStation 5 is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18 at 12PM ET, Sony revealed on Tuesday morning. → Read More

A Nintendo employee has tested positive for coronavirus at the company's American headquarters in Washington

A Nintendo staffer at the company's American headquarters is the latest positive case of coronavirus at a major company. → Read More

The Iranian government released an official coronavirus app for Iranians, but Google pulled it from its app store

The app reportedly claimed it could diagnose coronavirus, which is said to be why Google removed it from its official app store. → Read More

EA's 15-year-long exclusivity deal with the NFL for 'Madden' is finally coming to an end

NFL fans have been stuck with a single video game for the past 15 years: "Madden." That's finally coming to an end, the NFL announced on Tuesday. → Read More

Ashton Kutcher dropped a big hint that he may be a user of a controversial facial recognition app while eating hot wings on YouTube last year

When Ashton Kutcher isn't appearing in hit TV shows, he's an investor — and that may have granted him access to a controversial facial recognition app → Read More

Brazilian pro gamer turned influencer sentenced to 116 years in prison on fraud charges

Shayene "shAy" Victorio left behind a career in esports to become a social media influencer. Now, she's facing 30 years in prison. → Read More

Apple is reportedly working on a major update to most of its computers and iPads

The vast majority of Apple's lineup of computers and iPads is expected to get a major update to screen tech, according to a new report. → Read More

Google's ambitious push into gaming is floundering, and it's due largely to too few games on its Stadia platform — here's why developers have held back

Google's first major push into gaming is floundering, and it's largely due to a lack of games. Developers told us Google didn't offer enough money. → Read More

The year's biggest video game development trade show just got 'postponed' due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus outbreak

Nearly 30,000 video game makers descend on San Francisco for a massive developer conference each year. In 2020, it's postponed due to coronavirus. → Read More

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt says China could supplant Silicon Valley as the world's tech powerhouse unless the US government steps in

Eric Schmidt helped Google conquer the world. Now he's concerned that China is going to overtake American tech, and he wants the US government's help. → Read More

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says the company just isn't 'capable' of fact-checking political ads

Sandberg argued that — even if Facebook wanted to — fact-checking political ads was "really not something anyone is capable of doing." → Read More