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Witnesses Unravel the Chinese Mass Murder Mystery That Could Ruin Putin
Witnesses Unravel the Chinese Mass Murder Mystery That Could Ruin Putin

Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/ReutersEKOK, Cameroon-It was just before 5 a.m. local time when two pickup trucks allegedly carrying...

A 'massive' whale destroyed a sailboat in the middle of the Pacific, leaving 4 friends stranded for 10 hours

Four friends were eating pizza on their boat between the Galapagos and French Polynesia when they heard a bang. Some 15 minutes later their boat sank.

Virginia school board officials remove superintendent after student shoots teacher
Virginia school board officials remove superintendent after student shoots teacher

A Virginia superintendent is fired after a teacher was shot by a student. A spokesperson for the school district said they couldn't comment due to a pending ...

Ron DeSantis has a Florida problem
Ron DeSantis has a Florida problem

The governor and presidential hopeful has a 'huge advantage' in his home state that could ultimately hurt his electability.

'Shut your mouth': GOP senator clashes with union leader during hearing

Teamsters President Sean O'Brien got into a heated argument with Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) during a Wednesday Senate Health, Education, Labor and...

Lawyer: Black Iowa football players at risk under Ferentz
Lawyer: Black Iowa football players at risk under Ferentz

The attorney representing a dozen former Iowa football players who settled their racial discrimination lawsuit with the university's athletic department for ...

Air Force relieves 6 officers at nuclear base after lapses
Air Force relieves 6 officers at nuclear base after lapses

Six Air Force officers who were in charge of caring for the infrastructure, fuel and logistics support for a North Dakota nuclear missile base were relieved ...

Giant flying bug found on side of Walmart turns out to be
Giant flying bug found on side of Walmart turns out to be 'super-rare' Jurassic-era insect

The giant lacewing found at an Arkansas Walmart is now housed at Penn State, where scientists and students have access to it for more research.

John Wick 4 director calls Lance Reddick ‘part of the heart of the Wick’
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  • 2023-03-24 15:39:06

Lance Reddick died at the age of 60 in March 2023. Here’s what John Wick director Chad Stahelski had to say about The Continental cast member, what he brought to the set, and how he helped shape his character Charon.

Dylibso raises $6.6M to help developers take WebAssembly to production
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  • 2023-03-24 15:26:32

Dylibso has raised $6.6M and launched Modsurfer, a system of record and diagnostic tool for WebAssembly, into general availability today.

Today’s cost-conscious business climate could give RPA a boost
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  • 2023-03-24 15:26:26

One way to make your staffing cheaper is to reduce it. Another is to make it more productive. That's where robotic process automation comes in.

The AirPods Pro 2 could soon get a new USB-C version to ease your cable woes
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  • 2023-03-24 15:01:19

New AirPods model and case numbers spotted in the wild!

Last chance! Get $750 off your Galaxy S23 Ultra, plus $100 store credit at Samsung
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  • 2023-03-24 14:50:58

Samsung's best S23 Ultra deal ever is back again for today only

Ash and Pikachu’s final episodes in Pokémon aired on Friday
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  • 2023-03-24 14:42:24

The last episode of the Pokémon series with Ash and Pikachu as the protagonists aired on Friday. The episode was a sweet ode to the beginning of their journey.

United Airlines reveals first eVTOL passenger route starting in 2025
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  • 2023-03-24 14:40:36

The route will connect O'Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago in 10 min.

Climate change enables spread of flesh-eating bacteria in US coastal waters
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  • 2023-03-24 14:29:48

Though the occurrence of infections is small, the mortality rate is as high as 18%.

AI chatbots compared: Bard vs. Bing vs. ChatGPT
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  • 2023-03-24 14:19:34

AI chatbots have become the biggest technology story of 2023. We compare Microsoft’s Bing, Google’s Bard, and OpenAI’s ChatGPT (running GPT-4), tackling questions like holiday tips, gaming advice, and recipes.

Very few consumers want subscriptions in their cars, survey shows
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  • 2023-03-24 14:11:53

Automakers are pushing subscriptions, but consumer interest just isn't there.

New Pokémon Horizons: The Series trailer stars Captain Pikachu, Liko, and Roy
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  • 2023-03-24 13:50:00

The Pokémon Company dropped the new anime’s name: Pokémon Horizons: The Series. It stars Liko, Roy, and their Paldea region Pokémon, alongside a Pokémon that’ll clearly be a series favorite, Captain Pikachu.

Huupe, a 'smart' basketball hoop startup, raises its game with $11M
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  • 2023-03-24 13:45:41

A startup built on a smart hoop, video backboard, and streamed training videos is looking for a slam dunk with basketball-crazy consumers.

Ford to build next-gen EV truck at $5.6B factory in 2025
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  • 2023-03-24 13:43:41

Ford said it will build its next-gen electric truck at its $5.6 billion vehicle assembly and battery cell manufacturing factory in Tennessee.

Dream Chaser is delayed again, raising questions about Vulcan launch plans
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  • 2023-03-24 13:40:07

Is there still a path to Vulcan flying a national security mission in 2023?

How TikTok failed to make the case for itself
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  • 2023-03-24 13:30:00

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew appeared before Congress but couldn’t defend the app from lawmakers’ concerns around Chinese pressures and spying.

Honkai: Star Rail gets a release date and PlayStation version
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  • 2023-03-24 13:20:21

Hoyoverse (aka Mihoyo), the makers of Genshin Impact, announced a release date for their next big title: Honkai: Star Rail on Android, iOS, PC, and PS4/PS5.

UK narrows antitrust probe of Microsoft-Activision
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  • 2023-03-24 13:19:48

The UK's antitrust watchdog has narrowed its probe of Microsoft's $68.7 billion bid for video game giant, Activision Blizzard, it said today.

Kid-focused short video app Zigazoo launches a TikTok competitor for Gen Z
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  • 2023-03-24 13:02:21

Zigazoo, the startup known for its TikTok-style video-sharing app for kids, is launching a separate app targeted toward Gen Z users.

Elon Musk reportedly tried and failed to take over OpenAI in 2018
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  • 2023-03-24 12:38:00

Elon Musk reportedly tired to take charge of OpenAI in 2018 but was rejected, reports Semafor. The failed takeover seemingly changed the company’s trajectory, having a huge effect on the world of AI.

Google removes hundreds of Kenya-focused loan apps from Play Store
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  • 2023-03-24 12:35:46

Google's policy requires digital lenders in Kenya to submit proof of license, or a declaration form attesting that approval is pending.

Robert Downey Jr. might lead remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo
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  • 2023-03-24 12:31:44

The movie remake is in development at Paramount, with a script to be written by Steven Knight, the Peaky Blinders creator, who has also recently been tapped to write a Star Wars film

Not-so-fake dry powder, AI and the future of DAOs
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  • 2023-03-24 12:26:43

Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. We had the whole gang together this week, which was fitting given the sheer number of news stories that we simply had to get through. So, what did Mary Ann and Natasha […]

How The New York Times managed to avoid ruining Wordle
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  • 2023-03-24 12:19:33

Producer says new owners were wary to monetize or make changes to the viral hit.

Crypto giant Binance temporarily suspends spot trading
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  • 2023-03-24 11:49:51

Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange, said Friday it has temporarily suspended all spot trading on its platform.

The Ars Technica GOG collection: Our picks from GOG’s big Spring Sale
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  • 2023-03-24 11:30:42

Ars staff hand-picked some classic and modern PC games for this DRM-free sale.

A first look at using iMessage from a PC with Microsoft’s Phone Link app
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  • 2023-03-24 11:30:40

Microsoft’s new Phone Link can also let you make and receive calls and mirror your iPhone’s notifications to your Windows PC.

Rocket Report: German launch company loses backer; Soyuz-5 may be in trouble
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  • 2023-03-24 11:15:43

“Shooting rockets off in the middle of Los Angeles or Dallas doesn’t make a lot of sense.”

Egad! 7 key British PCs of the 1980s Americans might have missed
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  • 2023-03-24 11:00:38

These bedrocks of the UK computer industry didn't get much love in the states.

What to bring on your next 2,600-mile walk
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  • 2023-03-24 11:00:00

The Pacific Crest Trail spans over 2,000 miles from the Mexican border in California to the Canadian border in Washington. Here’s what kind of gear people bring on it.

The Room’s Tommy Wiseau returns with new bad movie Big Shark
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  • 2023-03-23 23:06:48

Tommy Wiseau’s second movie is coming to theaters in April, starting an eight-month tour around the country. Big Shark, a creature feature set in New Orleans, has debuted a trailer online, and it’s an absolutely baffling blend of Birdemic, Sharknado, and an underwear ad.

John Wick: Chapter 5 release, cast plans, and what we know so far
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  • 2023-03-23 23:01:00

Is John Wick dead? Will there be a John Wick 5? The sequel has already been greenlit, but director Chad Stahelski says he and Keanu Reeves need a few years of planning before they consider a return. Here’s everything we know about the sequel and every planned John Wick spinoff so far.

TikTok CEO fails to convince Congress that the app is not a “weapon” for China
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  • 2023-03-23 22:21:10

Passing a data privacy bill is "the only way to stop TikTok," committee says.

Blockbuster website debuts cryptic message, sparking comeback rumors
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  • 2023-03-23 22:00:16

Blockbuster got famously put out of business in the mid-’00s thanks to Netflix and the like, but a cryptic message on sparked rumors the ill-video store might be back. Let’s do this.

Is Jack Dorsey going to get blown up by Hindenburg Research?
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  • 2023-03-23 21:27:49

The short-selling firm has dropped a report alleging that Block, Dorsey’s company, helped facilitate fraud. In response, Block is threatening to sue.

Meta slams telco fee proposal, says ISPs should pay their own network costs
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  • 2023-03-23 20:53:37

Meta: "Our investments in content drive the business model of telecom operators."

Diablo 4 beta queue times will be lengthy, Blizzard warns
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  • 2023-03-23 19:20:00

Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo 4 community manager told fans on March 23 that they should expect lengthy queue times (and 316719 errors, most likely) during the coming weekend’s open beta, especially during peak hours in their regions.

How to use the secondary market to find clues about who will IPO first
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  • 2023-03-23 19:14:59

Tracking secondary deals gives us insight into how investors are thinking about a company's valuation and exit timeline.

How to pitch your startup: 9 tips from an expert
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  • 2023-03-23 13:09:30

Ah, the joys of pitching. Your entire masterplan squeezed into a few sentences, a room of powerful strangers with your future in their hands, and mere seconds to impress them. Who ...

TikTok ban will benefit Meta, Google and Snap the most: Bernstein
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  • 2023-03-23 12:38:50

A TikTok ban in the U.S. will likely benefit Meta, YouTube and Snap's revenue and hence their stocks the most, per a Bernstein note.

Ford expects EV business unit to lose $3B this year
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  • 2023-03-23 12:19:15

Ford has split its business into three units and changed how it reports earnings, giving fresh insight into what is and is not profitable.

Accenture to cut 19,000 jobs
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  • 2023-03-23 11:51:22

Tech consultancy giant Accenture plans to cut 19,000 jobs, or 2.5% of its workforce, and has lowered its annual revenue and profit forecasts.

Relativity Space's first launch fails to reach orbit, but proves its 3D-printing rocket tech works
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  • 2023-03-23 11:00:05

Relativity Space has launched its first rocket, roughly eight years after it founded the 3D-printed space launch company.

Reselling marketplace Kream's valuation rises to $742M with $168M Series C
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  • 2023-03-23 10:42:38

Kream, a reselling platform owned by Naver, has closed a $168 million Series C round at a valuation of $742M.

Rwazi to scale its market intelligence platform backed by $4 million seed funding
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  • 2023-03-23 10:00:17

Rwazi provides market insights backed by verified data collected directly from consumers, who use a web or mobile app to log their purchases.

YouTube shutting down Indian social commerce app Simsim
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  • 2023-03-23 09:33:08

YouTube is shutting down social commerce app Simsim less than two years after acquiring the Indian startup.

Engwe M20 e-bike review: a budget Super73
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  • 2023-03-23 09:27:32

Marketed as an inexpensive Super73 alternative, the Engwe M20 is an okay electric bike made more attractive by a low $1,149.99 / €1,149 price. Just ask yourself what saving money now might cost you down the road.

Dark store clampdowns are the newest headache for rapid grocery delivery in Europe
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  • 2023-03-23 09:18:22

When Barcelona decided to clamp down on dark stores, it opened a new chapter in the story of rapid grocery delivery. In January, the city’s authorities rolled out new restrictions ...

Huawei Watch Ultimate is a high-end dive watch gunning for the Apple Watch Ultra
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  • 2023-03-23 09:00:18

Huawei unveils the Huawei Watch Ultimate, a deep-diving premium watch

Vue snaps up $20M to grow its open-source based 'frontend-as-a-service' e-commerce toolkit and platform
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  • 2023-03-23 08:33:18

The current slowdown in e-commerce growth, and in some pockets straight declines in spend, might not seem like the most opportune time to build an e-commerce tooling startup — let alone invest in one. But a startup out of Poland with a platform for front-end developers to build composable e-commerce sites has just raised $20 […]

Ex-Flipkart exec's Flash app wants to be an inbox for your e-commerce needs
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  • 2023-03-23 05:30:00

Former Flipkart executive's new app Flash aims to be an inbox for you with a new email ID for your e-commerce needs.