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‘Come Play’ Review: A ‘Black Mirror’-esque Story On Technology Presented As A Tense Creature Feature

Come Play, written and directed by Jacob Chase, tells the story of Oliver (Azhy Robertson) who is an autistic kid going through a tough time since his parents are splitting up and he isn’t making any friends at school. Out of the blue, he’s contacted through his mobile device by a creature called Larry that wants to be his friend. But it obviously has sinister plans in its mind. Chase tactfully blends a message about over-dependence on technology with the scares that are synonymous with creature features. And with some great performances, primarily from Robertson, neat editing, and impactful sound

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The Technology 202: Happy Zoomsgiving! Here’s how tech is expected to play an essential role in this year’s celebrations

Tech companies will play a pivotal role in the holidays for many families, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends against traveling or gathering due to climbing coronavirus cases. That means a grid of videoconferencing boxes be supplanting the traditional table in many households, and marketing emails are replacing Black Friday doorbusters. 

The virtual gatherings and rise in online shopping expected this week is a sign of how even more powerful tech has become during 2020. 

This time last year, it would have been hard for many of us to imagine holiday celebrations happening digitally. Holidays were typically

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Technology Matters, but How Real Are Our Virtual Lives at Work and Play? | Technology News

NEW YORK – As our lives become more virtual with technology, how do gadgets define our identity at work, home and social circles at this unique moment in history?

Mary L. Gray, an anthropologist and recent recipient of a 2020 MacArthur “genius grant,” looks at the way technology affects labor, identity and human rights. Gray, 51, who is based in Somerville, Massachusetts, discusses how digital culture can improve our professional as well as personal lives.

Below are edited excerpts.

Q: Nearly six in 10 workers say that working from home means their day is less defined, according to a recent

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Buffet’s Berkshire Taking Interest in Technology: ETFs to Play

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is known for his value style of investing and hesitance to invest in the technology sector. The reason could be that tech shares are generally not tagged as value shares.  These are high-growth in nature and valuations are often stretched. However, with changing times, the Oracle of Omaha’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK-B has also started taking interested in tech shares.

And why not? Technology stocks and ETFs have been the star performers in recent times. Instead of taking the shine out of it, the coronavirus outbreak has added more to the sector. Social distancing norms enacted

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Play These 3 Technology Funds for Solid Gains

Technology mutual funds are ideal for investors seeking long-term growth and impressive returns. Improving industry fundamentals and emerging technologies such as AI, ML, robotics and data science are the key catalysts to the sector’s growth.

In addition, the majority of funds investing in securities from the technology sector take a growth-oriented approach that includes focusing on companies with strong fundamentals and a relatively better investment prospect. Moreover, technology has come to have a broader meaning than just hardware and software. Social media and Internet companies are now part of the technology landscape.

Below we share with you three top-ranked technology

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