Day: June 17, 2020

Gadget – Wikipedia

A gadget is a small tool such as a machine that has a particular function, but is often thought of as a novelty.[1] Gadgets are sometimes referred to as gizmos.

History[edit]

The etymology of the word is disputed. The word first appears as reference to an 18th-century tool in glassmaking that was developed as a spring pontil.[2] As stated in the glass dictionary published by the Corning Museum of Glass, a gadget is a metal rod with a spring clip that grips the foot of a vessel and so avoids the use of a pontil. Gadgets were first used in the late 18th century.[3] According to the Oxford English Dictionary, there is anecdotal (not necessarily true) evidence for the use of “gadget” as a placeholder name for a technical item whose precise name one can’t

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The Computer Professional Employee Exemption in California (2020)

To learn more about the minimum wage, see our Guide to California’s Minimum Wage Laws in 2020 and Beyond.↥

To learn more about California’s overtime law, see our article: The Ultimate Guide to California’s Overtime Wage Laws.↥

See, e.g., Cal. Code Regs., tit. 8, § 11040, subds. 3 [overtime], 4 [minimum wage], 5 [reporting time pay], 12 [rest periods]. Subdivison 1(A) of that wage order provides that subdivisions 3 to 12 “shall not apply to persons employed in administrative, executive, or professional capacities.”↥

29 U.S.C. § 213(a); Labor Code, § 515, subd. (a) [“The Industrial Welfare Commission may establish exemptions from the requirement that an overtime rate of compensation be paid pursuant to Sections 510 and 511 for executive, administrative, and professional employees . . . .”]; Cal. Code of Regs., tit. 8, § 11040, subd. (1)(A).↥

See, e.g., Sav-On Drug Stores, Inc. v. Superior Court (2004) 34 Cal.4th 319,

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Top 18 Internet Providers in Van Nuys, CA

Van Nuys Residential Internet Coverage

The Van Nuys neighborhood, located in northern Los Angeles, is an extremely busy residential and commercial area. For that reason, many established internet service providers offer service in this region.

Customers can select from fiber service and DSL service through AT&T, which offers widespread coverage in Van Nuys. The network reaches the city limits at San Diego Freeway in the west, Hollywood Freeway in the east, and Roscoe Boulevard in the north.

In northern and western Van Nuys, Frontier Communications has a growing network that reaches many key neighborhoods. Service is available in southern neighborhoods east of Woodley Park and in neighborhoods bordering the San Diego Freeway. Coverage picks up north of Sherman Way.

Those interested in cable internet service often choose Time Warner Cable. The Time Warner Cable network reaches all areas of the Van Nuys neighborhood and extends into other Los Angeles neighborhoods

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The 7 Biggest Technology Trends In 2020 Everyone Must Get Ready For Now

We are amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution, and technology is evolving faster than ever. Companies and individuals that don’t keep up with some of the major tech trends run the risk of being left behind. Understanding the key trends will allow people and businesses to prepare and grasp the opportunities. As a business and technology futurist, it is my job to look ahead and identify the most important trends. In this article, I share with you the seven most imminent trends everyone should get ready for in 2020.

AI-as-a-service

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most transformative tech evolutions of our times. As I highlighted in my book ‘Artificial Intelligence in Practice’, most companies have started to explore how they can use AI to improve the customer experience and to streamline their business

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Compare Desktop Computers – Office Depot & OfficeMax

Desktop computers handle a variety of functions, which makes gaming, surfing the Internet and working fast and efficient. With many different styles to choose from, desktop computers are versatile machines for virtually any home, office or dormitory. Desktop PCs and All-In-One models are loaded with storage space to hold songs, videos or important documents, while gaming computers with plenty of memory deliver high speeds to help during epic battles. An HD monitor offers stunning visuals for watching movies, playing games and working on presentations. A desktop computer will make it easy to transition between work and play. Check out a large selection of desktop PCs to enjoy an enhanced multimedia experience.
 

Desktop PCs

Desktop PCs provide more than just the basic requirements. Many desktop PCs are preloaded with features such as a well-known operating system, connectivity options and other applications. Most PCs have wireless connectivity built in, so you can

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