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George Floyd: The murder that drove America to the brink
George Floyd: The murder that drove America to the brink

Activists vow their march for racial justice is only just beginning, but not everyone is on board.

Mexico cartel attacks police with exploding drones; wounds 2

The battle for a key town in western Mexico has become both more medieval, and more high-tech, after two police officers were injured by drones apparently...

Lawyer shifts legal fight from George Floyd to Pamela Turner
Lawyer shifts legal fight from George Floyd to Pamela Turner

The conviction Tuesday of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges for pinning George Floyd's neck with his knee was...

'No more snow.' Chilly Wednesday forecast in Kansas City after unseasonable snow spell

"A lot of improvement compared to what we saw today, but still a little bit cooler than normal," said FOX4 meteorologist Alex Countee.

Apple event: AirTag, iPad and iMac lead line-up
Apple event: AirTag, iPad and iMac lead line-up

Apple unveiled its version of a tile tracker to locate lost items, designed with privacy in mind.

Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky fined for bypassing House security
Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky fined for bypassing House security

Rep. Hal Rogers faces a $5,000 fine for failing to submit to security screening before entering the U.S. House floor earlier this month.

At least 13 highly paid bureaucrats had second jobs during time at Whitehall
At least 13 highly paid bureaucrats had second jobs during time at Whitehall

At least 13 of the highest paid mandarins and bureaucrats have held second roles during their time in Whitehall, an investigation by The Telegraph has found....

Pipeline owner: Shutdown would cause dire financial effects

The owner of the Dakota Access pipeline that moves oil from North Dakota to Illinois says shutting down the line would have dire financial consequences based...

Chauvin trial judge: Rep. Maxine Waters
Chauvin trial judge: Rep. Maxine Waters' comments may give defense grounds to appeal

The judge in the murder trial of ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin said Rep. Maxine Waters' "disrespectful" remarks could lead to an appeal.

FedEx shooting: Who were the Indianapolis victims, suspect? Why didn
FedEx shooting: Who were the Indianapolis victims, suspect? Why didn't state's 'red flag' law stop attack? What we know.

Eight people were killed in Thursday night's mass shooting at the FedEx facility on the southwest side of Indianapolis. Here's what we've learned.

Times Square AK-47 Suspect Had Just Lost His Dad in a Police Shootout
Times Square AK-47 Suspect Had Just Lost His Dad in a Police Shootout

via YouTube/CBS New YorkThe father of the Ohio teen arrested Friday with an AK-47-style assault rifle in the Times Square subway station was killed in a...

Man accused of locking teen in storage unit given $300K bond
Man accused of locking teen in storage unit given $300K bond

Prosecutors on Friday alleged the 34-year-old man threatened to harm the victim's sister if he didn't come with him.

SpaceX gets the go-ahead for Crew Dragon launch to ISS next week
SpaceX gets the go-ahead for Crew Dragon launch to ISS next week
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  • 2021-04-16 11:58:26Z

NASA and SpaceX's Crew Dragon is a go for liftoff to the International Space Station next week following the completion of a Flight Readiness Review.

Twitch viewership more than doubled over the last year
Twitch viewership more than doubled over the last year
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  • 2021-04-09 15:00:03Z

Twitch viewership has doubled in the space of a year thanks to the pandemic, and rivals like YouTube have also grown.

Iran Has a Reason to Be Happy with Biden
Iran Has a Reason to Be Happy with Biden

As the Biden administration launched indirect talks in Vienna on Tuesday with the hopes of reviving the disastrous Obama-era Iranian nuclear deal, a...

California Senate rejects governor
California Senate rejects governor's CHRB appointment, first such move in 20 years

The California Senate turned down a governor's political appointment for Wendy Mitchell, who was seeking reappointment to the California Horse Racing Board

Students at a Texas high school had to watch George Floyd
Students at a Texas high school had to watch George Floyd's death and pretend to be jurors in Derek Chauvin's trial for 'triggering' class project

Parents are angry after a freshman class at Cedar Hill High School in Dallas had to watch the full video of George Floyd's death for the assignment.

Johnson & Johnson will take control of plant that spoiled doses
Johnson & Johnson will take control of plant that spoiled doses

At the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services, Johnson & Johnson will take charge of the Baltimore contract plant that ruined 15 million...

Jordan FM:
Jordan FM: 'Malicious plot' uncovered to destabilize kingdom

A senior Jordanian official on Sunday accused the country's former crown prince of conspiring with foreign elements in a "malicious plot" that threatened...

Letters to the Editor: I thought only stupid people fell for phone scams. Then it happened to me
Letters to the Editor: I thought only stupid people fell for phone scams. Then it happened to me

I found myself agreeing to download software, while a little voice somewhere in my brain was telling me "never download anything you're not sure of."

In photos: Egypt holds grand procession of ancient mummies through Cairo
In photos: Egypt holds grand procession of ancient mummies through Cairo's streets

Egypt held a five-mile procession of 22 ancient mummies in Cairo, as they were moved from a museum where they'd been for over a century to the new National...

First confirmed case of Indian coronavirus variant in U.S. found in California
First confirmed case of Indian coronavirus variant in U.S. found in California

The strain was first detected last month by health officials in India.

Coronavirus latest news: International travel should resume slowly, scientist warns
Coronavirus latest news: International travel should resume slowly, scientist warns

Exclusive: Foreign holidays for vaccinated Care homes to allow young grandchildren to visit Special report: ministers 'used covert tactics' to keep scared...

Stacey Abrams criticizes corporate response to Georgia
Stacey Abrams criticizes corporate response to Georgia's restrictive new voting laws

Stacey Abrams is a rising star in the Democrat party who always seems to keep her cool no matter what is thrown her way. "The companies that stood silently ...

Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines added to UK quarantine
Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines added to UK quarantine 'red list'

Britons returning from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and the Philippines will have to go into hotel quarantine from next Friday in a move that will further...

Pakistan lifts weekslong ban on TikTok over racy content

Pakistan's media regulatory agency on Thursday reinstated access to the Chinese video service TikTok, after a court banned it weeks ago and urged authorities...

Biden to hold first Cabinet meeting amid infrastructure push
Biden to hold first Cabinet meeting amid infrastructure push

President Joe Biden's first Cabinet meeting will be used to promote his new infrastructure plan, but the gathering will look very different from those held...

Is Canada turning the corner with Covid?
Is Canada turning the corner with Covid?

Canada's lagging vaccine programme might be speeding up, but it's facing the fast spread of strains.

Judge: US agency illegally paid for Colorado predator hunt
Judge: US agency illegally paid for Colorado predator hunt

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service illegally helped pay for a Colorado program to kill dozens of mountain lions and black bears in an experiment to determine...

Delayed $1,400 stimulus checks: Non-filers will get payments by April 7, IRS says
Delayed $1,400 stimulus checks: Non-filers will get payments by April 7, IRS says

Stimulus checks have been delayed for millions of Americans.

Letter threatening to euthanize outdoor cats has Missouri neighborhood up in arms
Letter threatening to euthanize outdoor cats has Missouri neighborhood up in arms

Police are investigating.

'Real Housewives' Star Jen Shah Scammed the Elderly With Nine-Year Telemarketing Fraud: Feds

BravoReal Housewives of Salt Lake City star Jennifer Shah and her "first assistant" Stuart Smith have been charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and...

America really loves Elon Musk
America really loves Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the self-proclaimed "Technoking of Tesla," tends to accrue his fair share of adversaries online, thanks to his meandering and often controversial ...

How well are COVID vaccines working in Americans who got them? CDC reveals new data
How well are COVID vaccines working in Americans who got them? CDC reveals new data

The new study includes data on the two-dose Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

Mecklenburg warns that vaccine appointments will remain scarce as NC opens eligibility
Mecklenburg warns that vaccine appointments will remain scarce as NC opens eligibility

New Mecklenburg County vaccine appointments are expected next week. Here's how to get on the waitlist in the meantime.

Delayed stimulus checks for 30 million Social Security recipients could go out soon
Delayed stimulus checks for 30 million Social Security recipients could go out soon

The IRS had been missing key payment information, which has now been sent to the agency.

Democrat arrested for protesting restrictive new Georgia voting law
Democrat arrested for protesting restrictive new Georgia voting law

A Democratic lawmaker in Georgia was arrested and forcibly removed from the state Capitol on Friday after knocking on the governor's door to protest against ...

Biden taps VP Harris to lead response to border challenges
Biden taps VP Harris to lead response to border challenges

President Joe Biden has tapped Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the White House effort to tackle the migration challenge at the U.S. southern border and ...

The upcoming
The upcoming 'Among Us' account system is mostly about making the game safer
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  • 2021-03-24 18:58:30Z

Innersloth plans to add a friends system and cross-platform cosmetics later.


Apple event fails to save the company's stock from broader market sell-off
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  • 2021-04-20 23:45:10

Today’s Apple event, chock-full of the company’s products that will help decide whether the company meets, exceeds or undershoots Wall Street expectations for its future growth and performance, had little to no impact on its share price. By now this is the theme: Apple announces a slew …

UK's IoT 'security by design' law will cover smartphones too
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  • 2021-04-20 23:01:23

Smartphones will be included in the scope of a planned ‘security by design’ UK law aimed at beefing up the security of consumer devices, the government said today. It made the announcement in its response to a consultation on legislative plans aimed at tackling some of the most lax secu…

Woman detained for protesting Tesla at Shanghai auto show
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  • 2021-04-20 23:00:00

Police detained a woman in China after she protested at Tesla’s booth at the auto show in Shanghai. Tesla’s response to the incident drew rebukes from state media and government agencies, and now it says it’s reviewing its service and operations.

Pause of J&J vaccine was the right call, say 88% of polled Americans
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  • 2021-04-20 22:25:01

Poll results contradict concerns that the pause added to hesitancy.

Everybody hates “FLoC,” Google’s tracking plan for Chrome ads
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  • 2021-04-20 21:48:55

The EFF, Mozilla, Brave, Vivaldi, and DuckDuckGo, say "no way" to FLoC.

Blizzard Developers and Fans React to Jeff Kaplan's Departure From Overwatch: "I'm in Pure Disbelief" - IGN
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  • 2021-04-20 21:22:50

Following the news of Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan's departure from Blizzard, the internet began sharing their appreciation for his work at Blizzard and how, in some cases, his positivity and passion helped inspire and change the lives of the people he met.

Here are all the AirTag accessories we know about
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  • 2021-04-20 21:22:40

Apple has finally announced its Tile tracking competitor, the AirTags. With them have come a slew of accessories designed to help you attach AirTags to things you want to keep track of or to just help style up the tiny pucks.

Oculus Gaming Showcase April 2021: How to Watch and What to Expect - IGN
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  • 2021-04-20 20:48:20

Everything you need to know to about the April 2021 Oculus Gaming Showcase, including where you can watch it and what games besides Resident Evil 4 VR you can expect to see and hear about.

Apple’s new iPad Pros and TV remote don’t have U1 locators to help find them in your couch
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  • 2021-04-20 20:43:01

Apple has been quietly sticking U1 UWB locator beacons into some of its new iPhones, but you won’t find that chip in the new M1-based iPad Pros or the long-awaited new Siri remote for the Apple TV.

Netflix blames 'lighter content slate' for slowing subscriber growth
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  • 2021-04-20 20:35:46

Netflix added 4.0 million net new subscribers in the first quarter of 2021, bringing its total subscriber base to 207.6 million, according to its latest earnings report. Any year-over-year comparison was inevitably going to make this latest quarter seem disappointing, since Netflix grew by an unpre…

Netflix May Finally Be Feeling the Effects of the Pandemic - IGN
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  • 2021-04-20 20:06:26

Netflix is coming off a record breaking 2020, and although the streaming giant shows no signs of slowing down, questions about how Netflix keeps the momentum going are being brought up as the company reports first quarter earnings.

BlaBlaCar raises $115 million to build all-in-one travel app
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  • 2021-04-20 20:00:28

French startup BlaBlaCar has raised a new $115 million funding round (€97 million). While the company is better known for its long distance carpooling marketplace, BlaBlaCar has also added a bus marketplace with the acquisition of Ouibus and an online bus ticketing platform with the acquisition of …

Grab a pair of recommended Anker noise-canceling headphones for $68
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  • 2021-04-20 19:58:00

Dealmaster also has deals on Fitbit trackers, great wireless mice, and more.

Apple iOS 14.5 launches next week
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  • 2021-04-20 19:49:17

Apple iOS 14.5 will arrive next week after months in a public beta and will include support for new AirTag trackers. Full releases for watchOS 7.4 and macOS 11.3 are also expected next week.

Hackers are exploiting a Pulse Secure 0-day to breach orgs around the world
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  • 2021-04-20 19:40:51

Exploits allow state-backed hackers to bypass 2FA and breach defense contractors.

Report: Discord walked away from Microsoft talks, may pursue an IPO
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  • 2021-04-20 19:13:58

A month after reports that Microsoft sought to buy the hot voice chat app Discord, those talks appear to be off. The Wall Street Journal and Reuters both report that Discord now plans to stay independent, possibly charting a path to its own IPO in the not-too-distant future. Microsoft was reportedl…

Belarusian regime's thugs shut down Imaguru, the country's key startup hub
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  • 2021-04-20 19:10:23

After visits by unnamed masked intruders and the cancellation of its lease, Imaguru – the country’s key startup hub, event, and co-working space in Minsk – has effectively been shut down by the Lukashenko regime, which has led a brutal crackdown on its own people in recent months. But t…

Daily Deals: Save 30% Off the Arcade1Up X-Men Vs Street Fighter Arcade Cabinet - IGN
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  • 2021-04-20 19:07:32

Save on Arcade1Up Arcade Cabinets, RTX 3060 Laptops, Free PS4 Games, Nintendo eShop Gift Cards, and More

Here's Why Titanfall Fans Are Stoked About Apex's New Legend - IGN
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  • 2021-04-20 18:58:21

Valkyrie is set to join Apex Legends next season, bringing with her an interesting backstory that ties directly into the events of Titanfall 2.

Tile bashes Apple's new AirTag as unfair competition
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  • 2021-04-20 18:51:46

Now that Apple’s lost item finder AirTag has officially been introduced, competitor Tile is going on record ahead of its testimony in front of Congress tomorrow about how it perceives Apple’s latest product. The company says it will be asking Congress on Wednesday to take a closer look …

In evolving to infect mink, SARS-CoV-2’s risk for humans changes
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  • 2021-04-20 18:38:46

It's less infective, but it has a lower immune profile.

Army of the Dead: Why Zack Snyder Is Finally Returning to the Zombie Genre - IGN
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  • 2021-04-20 18:30:55

IGN spoke with Zack Snyder on the set of Army of the Dead. Find out why the director wanted to return to making zombie movies and why this Netflix movie is very unlike 2004's Dawn of the Dead.

Here's everything Apple announced at its 'Spring Loaded' event today
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  • 2021-04-20 18:30:06

It’s Apple event day! From tweaks to the Apple Card to all new iMacs and iPads, Apple crammed this one-hour event with news. Don’t have time to sit down and click through every last announcement? We’ve slimmed it down to just the key points for maximum skimmability. Enjoy! Apple C…

EU lawmakers propose strict curbs on use of facial recognition
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  • 2021-04-20 18:28:58

Draft legislation would limit use to essential public-interest scenarios.

Shin Megami Tensei 3 Capped at 30fps on PC - IGN
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  • 2021-04-20 18:19:28

Despite featuring a wealth of upgrades, it looks like Shin Megami Tensei 3's HD Remaster is locked at 30fps on PC.

Apple’s Spring Loaded event: the 8 biggest announcements
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  • 2021-04-20 18:03:10

Apple held its Spring Loaded event on Tuesday, unveiling new iPads, iMacs, the long-rumored AirTags, and more. You can read about all of the news and announcements from the big day right here.

The M1 iMac's power supply sports magnetic connector, Ethernet port
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  • 2021-04-20 17:59:05

Apple just announced the new iMac powered by Apple’s own M1 silicon. Among the numerous updates and upgrades is a new power brick that sports something special to Apple’s lineup: an Ethernet port. On the surface, this seems like a silly placement of a critical I/O port, but there’…

Watch NASA's autonomous helicopter take its first flight on Mars
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  • 2021-04-20 17:58:09

An autonomous helicopter called Ingenuity made the first powered and controlled flight on another planet on Monday -- and NASA has the video to prove it. The 1.8 kg robot climbed ...

Apple podcast subscription service details explained
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  • 2021-04-20 17:57:33

Apple hasn’t tried to make a business out of podcasting until now. Will you pay?

The new iPad Pro features Apple's M1 chip
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  • 2021-04-20 17:48:02

The big news from today’s Spring Loaded event is, as anticipated, a new version of Apple’s high-end tablet. The new iPad Pro is the first in the line to adopt the M1 chip introduced on the company’s Mac line. The device further blurs the line between the company’s tablet and…

Apple brings Touch ID to the Magic Keyboard
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  • 2021-04-20 17:47:30

Apple has unveiled a new, colorful iMac today with an Apple-designed M1 chip. But that was just part of the story as the company used that opportunity to release new Mac accessories. In addition to a Magic Trackpad and a Magic Mouse with multiple color options, Apple is bringing Touch ID to desktop…

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan leaves Blizzard Entertainment
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  • 2021-04-20 17:46:08

Blizzard announced Tuesday that Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan is leaving the company and will be replaced by assistant game director Aaron Keller, who offered a brief update on Overwatch 2.

Apple announces new M1-based iMac in 7 fancy colors
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  • 2021-04-20 17:46:07

Apple's new all-in-one desktops have a completely different look.

Apple fires up the podcast war with subscriptions and an app redesign
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  • 2021-04-20 17:44:20

At today's 'Spring Loaded' event, Apple fired a shot that could remodel the whole podcast industry. And, damn, I'm excited. Tim Cook announced two major things that'll have a large ...

Venmo’s new crypto service lets you buy and sell bitcoin, ether, and litecoin
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  • 2021-04-20 17:42:16

PayPal subsidiary Venmo rolls crypto platform out to users starting today.

Apple launches new iPad Pro with M1 processor
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  • 2021-04-20 17:41:59

Apple has launched a new iPad Pro. The device includes a new M1 chip. Some models also include a Mini-LED display.

iPad Pro gets M1 chip, “Liquid Retina” mini-LED screen
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  • 2021-04-20 17:41:45

iPad Pros get Apple's best SoC, with a mini-LED display for the 12.9-inch version.

The new Apple TV 4K is here with a fresh remote and a $179 price tag
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  • 2021-04-20 17:40:42

Apple announced a new Apple TV 4K that is powered by an A12 Bionic chip and has a redesigned remote. The new streaming device will also support HDR with a high frame rate. It will ...

Apple AirTags release date, price, news and features
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  • 2021-04-20 17:36:19

Apple throws down the gauntlet: AirTags vs Tile Tracker

Apple's item-tracking AirTag is finally here, and it costs $29
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  • 2021-04-20 17:34:18

At long, long last, Apple's AirTag is here. First rumored two years ago, the device leverages Ultra Wideband(UWB) technology to allow you to locate items with far more precision than ...

Apple announces thinner iMac with M1 chip and bright colors
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  • 2021-04-20 17:29:48

Apple announced a redesigned iMac with an M1 Apple Silicon chip, bright colors, and an improved web camera for video calls.

Apple updates the Apple TV 4K with the A12 processor, new remote
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  • 2021-04-20 17:26:49

The A12 Bionic chip will make games run faster and enhances video as well.

Apple announces new Apple TV 4K
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  • 2021-04-20 17:19:05

Apple has just announced a new Apple TV 4K with a more powerful processor and completely redesigned remote. The new Apple TV 4K will be available for $179 starting on April 30th.

Apple takes on Tile with AR-ready AirTags tracking devices
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  • 2021-04-20 17:14:10

The Find My app and the iPhone's U1 chip finally make a lot more sense.

Apple announces $29 AirTag, a new Tile-like item tracker
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  • 2021-04-20 17:09:37

Apple is officially launching a Tile-like item tracker that will work with the company’s software and services. Dubbed AirTags, the small circular tag will allow you to track items within Apple’s “Find My” app on iOS.

Apple Podcasts launches in-app subscriptions
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  • 2021-04-20 17:09:06

Apple Podcasts will allow people to subscribe in-app for ad-free, early access, and bonus content.

Spiritfarer’s new DLC pack, the Lily update, is available for free
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  • 2021-04-20 16:45:00

Spiritfarer’s first DLC, the Lily update, is now available for free. This update includes a new spirit named Lily, and more information on protagonist Stella’s story. Two more free DLC packs are planned for 2021.

Liveblog—All the news from Apple’s “Spring Loaded” event
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  • 2021-04-20 16:40:42

Get your updates about new iPads and more here, starting at 10am Pacific!

PowerWash Simulator is an upcoming game about wiping out grime
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  • 2021-04-20 16:30:00

An upcoming indie game, PowerWash Simulator, looks very satisfying. The player is given a filthy piece of property and a power washer. It’s a simple concept that looks fantastic in execution, especially if you’re the sort of person who finds power cleaning gifs fulfilling.

Node.js 16 available now - Node.js - Medium
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  • 2021-04-20 16:01:21

This blog was written by Bethany Griggs, with additional contributions from the Node.js Technical Steering Committee. We are excited to announce the release of Node.js 16 today! Highlights include…

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