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Seven people have died on the job in Amazon's warehouses since 2013 — here's what happened (AMZN)

A new report claims that seven Amazon workers have died on or near the job since 2013. The report was compiled by National Council for Occupational Safety and Health, a private nonprofit worker advocacy group, which named it as one of their "dirty dozen" companies. "We are proud of safety record and thousands of Amazonians work hard every day innovating ways to make it even better," an Amazon spokesperson said in a statement.

Amazon has been singled out in a new report for workplace safety.

The company was one of the "dirty dozen'" on a list composed by the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health, a private nonprofit worker advocacy group.


You can get a great 4K and HDR TV for incredibly cheap these days – but there are 10 hidden costs you haven't thought of when you go to 4K

These new 4K TVs sure do look tempting, especially the new 6-series TVs from TCL that cost $650 for a 55-inch set.

That's a seriously budget-conscious price tag for a large TV that comes with 4K resolution and supports HDR – a feature that gives movies and TV shows a boost in color and contrast quality (at least for content that supports HDR). 

I've tried TCL's earlier 5-series 4K HDR TVs, and they are absolutely fantastic. They also run on the same operating system as Roku's media streamers, which is great. It's like having a Roku media streamer built into the TV.


The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in May

The spring TV season is well underway, and some fan-favorite shows are returning with new seasons next month.

To find out which returning shows audiences are anticipating the most, the TV tracking app TV Time analyzed data from its 2.1 million global users to see which upcoming TV shows viewers had followed the most frequently on its platform.

The list includes the upcoming seasons of Netflix's sitcom "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and the USA Network's science-fiction drama, "Colony."

Here are the 5 returning TV shows that viewers are anticipating the most in May, according to TV Time:

5. "SIX" (Season 2) — Premieres May 28 on The History Channel


Engineers from Apple and Google are loving this viral Twitter challenge about describing their job in 5 words

There's nothing a programmer likes more than a problem to solve.

Perhaps that's why when Abstractions, a Pittsburgh-based conference about software development, issued a challenge on Twitter to find the best solution to a simple problem, it went viral. 

The challenge: Describe programming in five words. 

Programmers couldn't help themselves. They had to take a crack. 

What five words best describe programming?

— Abstractions conf returns 2019 (@abstractionscon) April 24, 2018

It's a challenge because programming is a craft that people spend their entire lives honing. But summarizing it in only a few words is exactly the kind of problem that engineers love to tackle.


‘Fortnite’ requires 'more skill' than 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,' according to top-streamer Ninja — here's why

Despite being very similar games in concept, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" ("PUBG") and "Fortnite: Battle Royale" are very different to play. Due to its cartoon art style and less serious tone, many players consider "PUBG" to be the more challenging game. The world's most popular "Fortnite" streamer (and former "PUBG" streamer), Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, said "Fortnite" requires "more skill" in a recent interview.

Like Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog before them, "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" ("PUBG") and "Fortnite" are currently battling for title of biggest game in the world. Both games center around the same core concept: 100 people fighting to the death in an ever-shrinking island.

Beyond the two games competing for players, devotees of each are debating which is the better game, and the number one argument is related to skill.


Computers in North Korea run on look-alike Mac software called 'Red Star 3.0' — see what it looks like to log in and use it

When former Google employee Will Scott had the chance to visit the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, he also purchased a copy of North Korea's "Red Star 3" operating system before returning to America.

Little was publicly known about Red Star 3 at the time.

North Korea used to use Windows, but it has since created Red Star 3, which is designed to look a lot like Apple's macOS operating system. Red Star 4 is reportedly in the works, but for now, most people in North Korea are still on the third version.

From stunning and picturesque wallpapers to removing South Korea from the available time zones, here's what it's like to use a computer in North Korea:

This is the startup screen when you first boot up Red Star 3. When installing Red Star 3, you're prompted to select a city for your time zone. Interestingly enough, Seoul, South Korea, isn't an option. This is the log-in scre...

Trump goes off-script at wild rally in Michigan, while the press party at the White House Correspondents' Dinner in DC

President Donald Trump held a "Make America Great Again" campaign-style rally in Washington, Michigan on Saturday night. He scheduled it to skip the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in D.C. At the raucous rally, Trump railed against the media, former FBI director James Comey, trade deals, and his political enemies.

Saturday night, President Donald Trump hosted a raucous rally in Washington Township, Michigan to escape the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C. — and his loyal supporters who turned out couldn't have been happier.

Trump won the Detroit suburb with 54% of the vote, and the loud crowd of 6,000 interrupted him many times during the 90-minute rally. They booed his enemies and cheered his "America-first" policies, including wanting to build more cars in Michigan.

When Trump mentioned the


China is building a vast civilian surveillance network — here are 10 ways it could be feeding its creepy 'social credit system'

China is setting up a vast surveillance system that tracks every single one of its 1.4 billion citizens — from using facial recognition to name and shame jaywalkers, to forcing people to download apps that can access all the photos on their smartphones.

The growth of China's surveillance technology comes as the state rolls out an enormous "social credit system" that ranks citizens based on their behaviour, and doles out rewards and punishments depending on their scores.

Not much is known so far about how China will monitor its citizens for the social credit system, but some of the technology currently available in China could well be used in the system. Tech companies in China are required to share data with the government upon request.


There's a hidden shortcut for rearranging all of your iPhone apps at once — here's how to do it (AAPL)

There's a hidden mode that lets you rearrange the apps on your iPhone much quicker. Here's how you do it. 

It's easy to rearrange the apps on your iPhone: Simply hold down until they start wiggling, then move them into the screens and folders of your choice.

But if you want to rearrange a lot of apps at once, it can take a while — unless you know this new trick that Apple included in the most recent version of iOS software, iOS 11. (We only learned about it this week via Finertech.)

It lets you move multiple apps at once. Here's how you do it:

Hold down one app until it wiggles. Move it out of its slot. Then, with a second finger, tap on any apps you want to add to the stack. Then, you can move the entire stack to another page or into a folder. You're done!

Here's a gif illustrating how to do it:

 


A tech company is giving each employee $1,500 to spend on experiences — and it's a millennial's dream perk

Software-maker Qualtrics is giving each employee $1,500 per year to spend on experiences that they wouldn't otherwise do or be able to afford. So far, some employees have swam with sharks, skiied the Austrian Alps, trekked the Great Wall of China, and completed acts of charity abroad. Millennials, who make up the majority of Qualtric's workforce, prefer new perks and benefits over a pay raise, surveys have shown.

Millennials have a reputation as the "job-hopping" generation. In 2016, a Gallup poll revealed that 21% of millennials said they changed jobs within the past year (more than three times the number of non-millennials who reported the same), and 60% are open to new opportunities.

As a result, companies are hatching creative solutions to keep their millennial-aged workers on the company's payroll longer, from providing