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New York Times ad warns against Tesla
New York Times ad warns against Tesla's "Full Self-Driving"
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  • 2022-01-17 21:40:27Z

A full page advertisement in Sunday's New York Times took aim at Tesla's "Full Self-Driving" software, calling it "the worst software ever sold by a Fortune 500 company" and offering $10,000, the same price as the software itself to the first person who could name "another commercial product from a Fortune 500 company that has a critical malfunction every 8 minutes." The ad was taken out by The Dawn Project, a recently founded organization aiming to ban unsafe software from safety critical systems that can be targeted by military-style hackers, as part of a campaign to remove Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD)  from public roads until it has "1,000 times fewer critical malfunctions."

US airlines warn C-Band 5G could cause
US airlines warn C-Band 5G could cause 'catastrophic disruption'
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  • 2022-01-17 21:19:19Z

The airline industry claims a "catastrophic" event could unfold on Wednesday when AT&T and Verizon activate their new C-Band 5G networks.

Ford signs 5-year agreement with Stripe to scale e-commerce
Ford signs 5-year agreement with Stripe to scale e-commerce
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  • 2022-01-17 20:05:27Z

Ford Motor Company has signed a five year agreement with Stripe, an online payment processor, to scale the automaker's e-commerce capabilities. Stripe will facilitate transactions for vehicle orders and reservations, handle financing options for Ford's commercial customers and route customer's payments from the automaker's website to the correct local Ford or Lincoln dealer. Ford plans to begin rolling out Stripe's technology in the second half of 2022, starting with North America but with aims to roll out in Europe, as well, according to the company.

Google honors Betty White with a tribute on her 100th birthday
Google honors Betty White with a tribute on her 100th birthday
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  • 2022-01-17 19:27:09Z

Were she still alive, Betty White would be celebrating her 100th birthday today.

Now all Twitter Spaces hosts can record audio
Now all Twitter Spaces hosts can record audio
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  • 2022-01-13 22:00:27Z

Twitter has rolled out audio recording to all Spaces hosts - you can capture meetings and shows for posterity.

Enter the new year with the best TV deals from Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and more
Enter the new year with the best TV deals from Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and more
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  • 2022-01-13 21:52:57Z

Upgrade your home media system by shopping the best TV deals for Samsung, Sony and more devices.

Video: Package explodes on impact after being put on ground by unsuspecting employee
Video: Package explodes on impact after being put on ground by unsuspecting employee

A security camera from a Chinese logistics company in Qixian County captured a package exploding after one of the company's employees handled it. A video...

River flooding during foggy morning in France
River flooding during foggy morning in France

Floodwaters from the swollen Garonne River spilled into the streets of La Réole, France, during a foggy morning on Jan. 13. Many homes and businesses were...

Sony
Sony's $1,000 Xperia 5 III compact finally goes on sale in the US
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  • 2022-01-13 09:59:34Z

Sony doesn't sell many smartphones in the US, so it's always big news when a new one arrives - particularly a high-end model.

Found freezing, Russian baby tiger fights for life after surgery
Found freezing, Russian baby tiger fights for life after surgery

Russian animal rescuers are fighting for the life of an Amur tiger cub who was found dying from exhaustion and frostbite in the country's far east.

North Dakota police confiscate then return reporter's phone

A North Dakota police investigator violated state law by confiscating a local radio journalist's cellphone without a valid warrant and has been forced to...

Russian baby tiger fights for life after frostbite, surgery
Russian baby tiger fights for life after frostbite, surgery

Amur tigers are an endangered species

FDNY union touts Bronx building rescue
FDNY union touts Bronx building rescue

The FDNY Fire Officers Association president said firefighters who responded to the scene of NYC's deadliest fire in decades "acted above and beyond" to...

Exclusive: Tri-City judge
Exclusive: Tri-City judge's ex-wife alleges abuse. She kept quiet for decades, documents say

"... I cannot stay silent while another woman is in danger," she wrote.

How the 2022 midterms might play out | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast
How the 2022 midterms might play out | FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast

The crew discusses what the political environment is likely to look like in 2022 based on history and current indicators.

China lashes out at US over support for Lithuania
China lashes out at US over support for Lithuania

China lashed out at the United States on Thursday over its support for the European nation of Lithuania in its feud with Beijing over relations with Taiwan...

512 Audio debuts its first
512 Audio debuts its first 'studio-inspried' USB mics for creators
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  • 2022-01-05 13:00:18Z

From the team behind Warm Audio comes two new USB microphones for podcasting and streaming: The Script and the Tempest.

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Alienware's quantum dot OLED monitor promises color-accurate gaming
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  • 2022-01-04 16:00:35Z

Alienware has unveiled a quantum dot OLED monitor that promises both smooth gaming and very high color accuracy.

Alienware refreshes its M15 and M17 gaming laptops with the latest CPUs and GPUs
Alienware refreshes its M15 and M17 gaming laptops with the latest CPUs and GPUs
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  • 2022-01-04 16:00:31Z

The M15 R7 starts at $1,499, while the 17-inch machine starts at $1,599.

AMD unveils its first Ryzen CPU with 3D V-Cache, previews Zen 4 for late 2022
AMD unveils its first Ryzen CPU with 3D V-Cache, previews Zen 4 for late 2022
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  • 2022-01-04 16:00:18Z

AMD is finally ready to bring 3D V-Cache to its desktop chips.

Lenovo launches a new, AMD-only line of ultraportable ThinkPads
Lenovo launches a new, AMD-only line of ultraportable ThinkPads
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  • 2022-01-04 16:00:09Z

Lenovo and AMD collaborated on a new Ryzen 7 Pro system designed for longer life during video calls.

Lenovo
Lenovo's newest Smart Clock Essential has Alexa and some cute docks
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  • 2022-01-04 16:00:05Z

Engadget gets hands-on with Lenovo's newest Smart Clock Essential, announced during CES 2022.

Madonna shares sweet photo with 21-year-old son Rocco
Madonna shares sweet photo with 21-year-old son Rocco

Madonna shared a photo on Instagram posing with her son Rocco Ritchie, who she shares with her ex Guy Ritchie, while the family enjoys a ski vacation.

'We've lost Tom': Fatal shark attack in Morro Bay devastates family and alarms surfers

A family grieves and a surfing community is wary after a great white shark kills a 42-year-old body boarder in Morro Bay on Christmas Eve.

Biden
Biden's student-debt pause invigorates the push for loan forgiveness
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  • 2021-12-30 13:52:31Z

WASHINGTON - Debt Collective, an offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, was planning to rally outside the White House to demand President Joe Biden...

Moderate Dax-Verluste - Aber starkes Börsenjahr
Moderate Dax-Verluste - Aber starkes Börsenjahr
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  • 2021-12-29 11:00:33Z

Nach der jüngsten Erholungsrally hat der deutsche Aktienmarkt am Mittwoch etwas unter Gewinnmitnahmen gelitten.

Time capsule from Confederate statue reveals US Civil War artifacts
Time capsule from Confederate statue reveals US Civil War artifacts

A time capsule buried 130 years ago in the base of a statue of a Confederate general revealed its secrets on Tuesday -- bullets, buttons and currency from...

20 things that will help you eat better and get in shape in 2022
20 things that will help you eat better and get in shape in 2022
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  • 2021-12-28 18:58:13Z

Want to get healthier, eat better and get in shape in 2022? Products like a Fitbit, Home Chef and Noom will help you achieve your New Year's resolutions.

服從反壟斷 快手與美團宣布合作
服從反壟斷 快手與美團宣布合作
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  • 2021-12-27 08:01:37Z

周一 (27 日) 中國兩大電商快手 (01024-HK) 和美團 (03690-HK) 宣布達成互聯互通戰略合作。美團將在快手開放平台推出美團小程式,為美團商家提供套餐、代金券、預訂等產品展示、線上交易和售後等服務。

Holiday travelers brave long lines and an ongoing pandemic to see loved ones
Holiday travelers brave long lines and an ongoing pandemic to see loved ones

The holidays are in full swing and so is the traffic on the roads and in the air. We're checking in on tips so you're prepared to get on your way.

Does Cincy have anything to prove for Group of 5 teams in CFP?
Does Cincy have anything to prove for Group of 5 teams in CFP?

Dan Wolken looks at if Cincy needs to prove anything for Group of 5 teams by being the first one to make it to the College Football Playoff.

How Michigan can beat Georgia in College Football Playoff
How Michigan can beat Georgia in College Football Playoff

Dan Wolken looks at how Michigan can pull off the upset and take down Georgia.

Array Ventures raises $56M to back tech-heavy enterprise software
Array Ventures raises $56M to back tech-heavy enterprise software
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  • 2021-12-21 18:10:15Z

Most of the entrepreneurs in her portfolio for Array Ventures, a fund she started five years ago to back enterprise companies, are repeat founders with nearly a decade of experience in the field. "The things we invest in require a lot of industry experience and customer experience," she said. Candidness in mind, Gandhi just landed tens of millions to invest into what she calls the "hard enterprise space."

Arturia is giving away a free lo-fi tape plug-in for the holidays
Arturia is giving away a free lo-fi tape plug-in for the holidays
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  • 2021-12-21 16:00:20Z

Arturia's tape simulation from its Mellotron instrument is a free standalone effect for the holidays.

'Everything was so confusing': 48 people test positive for COVID on Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas ship

All passengers age 12 and older were required to be fully vaccinated and to test negative to board the Symphony of the Seas ship.


Awesome Games Done Quick speedrun raises $3.4 million for charity
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  • 2022-01-17 15:19:47

Speedrunning marathon Awesome Games Done Quick raised a record $3.4 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. This is the most Games Done Quick has ever raised at a single event.

Phil Spencer Reacts To Rumors Of PlayStation Plus Game Pass Competitor - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 15:17:46

Phil Spencer has reacted to rumors that PlayStation is working on a service similar to Xbox Game Pass, saying that he sees it as "an inevitability" and "the right answer" for how to get games to players.

Burnt Finance raises $8M led by Animoca Brands, launches DeFi-oriented NFT marketplace
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  • 2022-01-17 15:17:30

Burnt Finance is a crypto startup which, as a stunt, burnt a Banksy artwork and but then the NFT they’d minted for it for $400,000, double what it cost on the ‘normal’ open art market. Based on the idea that auctions for NFTs could be improved, it went on to raise $3 million for a [&hel…

Turkey's Spyke raises $55M in a seed round to bring a social twist to casual mobile games
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  • 2022-01-17 15:11:18

Istanbul has become a city to watch when it comes to casual gaming startups, boosted by the likes of Peak (acquired by Zynga for $1.8 billion) and Dream (valued at $1 billion in a funding round last year). Now, a new startup is announcing a major round of funding to make its own mark on […]

Spain will regulate influencers promoting cryptocurrency
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  • 2022-01-17 15:08:10

Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has passed rules that will require companies and social media influencers to disclose the content of campaigns about crypto assets.

Yellowjackets Season 1 Review - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 15:00:16

Yellowjackets lands a remarkably ambitious season filled with horror, mystery, and emotional reckoning.

Amazon halts plan to ban Visa credit cards in UK
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  • 2022-01-17 14:58:25

Retailer delays implementation of policy as companies work on "potential solution."

Keanu Reeves Has Only Asked 2 People for Autographs, and One Wrote 'F**k You' - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 14:38:19

Keanu Reeves has revealed he's only ever asked two people for an autograph, and that he received a four-letter response off the back of one of those requests.

PS3 Games Reportedly Appear on PS5 Store - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 14:33:36

Reportedly, Sony's PlayStation 5 Store recently listed some PS3 games for sale, sparking rumours of further backwards compatability for the console.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Multiplayer Has Been Broken on PC for a Long Time, But 'It Will Be Fixed' - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 14:19:35

In October, Star Wars: Battlefront 2 players began mass-reporting an issue that made entire servers of characters unkillable. By December, the problem was widespread enough that many declared the game unplayable. Now, a DICE community manager has promised fans "it will be fixed."

Nvidia Has Reportedly Delayed RTX 3090 Ti Launch - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 14:11:51

Nvidia has reportedly pushed back the launch of the RTX 3090 Ti, its beefy top-end graphics card.

The Station: Cali regulators eye Tesla FSD, Turo files to go public, Local Motors shuts down
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  • 2022-01-17 14:00:17

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of moving people and packages from Point A to …

Amazon rows back on threat to stop accepting UK-issued Visa cards
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  • 2022-01-17 13:14:59

Amazon appears to have rowed back from a public threat to end support for Visa payments in the UK in a dispute over payment fees. The ecommerce giant sent an email to users of Amazon.co.uk today informing them that the “expected change” — which was due to take place on January 19 …

Cryptobros splash millions on rare ‘Dune’ book, think they own the copyright
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  • 2022-01-17 12:05:15

A collective known as Spice DAO spent €2.66M ($3.04M) on a copy of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune book. The problem is they want to turn the book into an animated show: We won the ...

3 mindset shifts your bank needs for a successful digital transformation
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  • 2022-01-17 12:00:26

In a previous article, we discussed how a whopping 78% of enterprises fail on their digital transformation initiatives and that banks experience specific issues like legacy processes, ...

INDmoney raises $75M for its super finance app in India
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  • 2022-01-17 11:35:50

Indian startup INDmoney has raised $75 million in a new round as it attempts to build a super finance app to become a one-stop shop for people’s investments and expenses, a top executive said on Monday. Tiger Global, Steadview Capital, and Dragoneer co-led the startup’s $75 million Series D funding…

After Dutch antitrust order, Apple starts letting local dating apps use alternative payment options
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  • 2022-01-17 11:25:57

Another regulatory brick in the wall for Apple: The iPhone maker agreed this weekend to changes to its App Store in the Netherlands focused on dating apps, agreeing to allow local developers of dating apps to be able to offer non-Apple based payments (via Reuters). In December, the Netherlands Auth…

AI chip designer Moffett AI raises 'tens of millions of dollars' in Series A round
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  • 2022-01-17 10:01:31

China’s call to foster semiconductor independence has sent investors chasing after chip startups of all sorts. Moffett AI, a Shenzhen-based chip design company, has received a fresh Series A injection. The company did not disclose the exact amount, only saying that the proceeds were in the &#…

InFlow, a science-based app for ADHD, raises $2.3M Seed led by Hoxton Ventures
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  • 2022-01-17 09:00:48

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms can include anxiety, chronic boredom, impulsiveness, trouble concentrating, controlling anger, and even depression. But ADHD suffers can face lengthy waiting periods for assessment and prohibitively expensive treatments. Now a startup, which …

Animoca, Galaxy Interactive and Polygon back gaming firm nCore in web3 push
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  • 2022-01-17 08:53:48

nCore Games has raised $10 million in a new financing round as the top Indian gaming firm gears up to launch web3 offerings, its top executives said Monday. Animoca Brands and Galaxy Interactive, two high-profile investors in the crypto space, led the funding. Polygon, a popular layer 2 Ethereum sc…

Ghanaian fintech Float raises $17M seed to power cash flow for commerce in Africa
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  • 2022-01-17 08:11:49

Cash flow is a major pain point for small businesses in Africa. Long payment cycles, which can take 30-90 days after services or products have been rendered, and little or no capital, of which research says 85% of African small and medium businesses are subject to, are the main culprits of cash flo…

Gradient, 10xFounders back Zowie’s no-code, e-commerce customer service tool
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  • 2022-01-17 08:01:32

Customer service tickets tend to fall into the same few buckets — returns, refunds or quality control questions. Not only are these repetitive, but it leaves little time for customer engagement on more complex requests, like relaying information on products or helping a customer find the best produ…

Spain's Payflow, a salary advance startup, banks $9.1M to fuel a super app growth strategy
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  • 2022-01-17 08:00:36

Barcelona-based Payflow, a YC-backed salary-advance fintech with ambitions to evolve into a neobank, has banked a $9.1 million Series A funding round — bringing its total raised since January 2020, when the business was founded, to $13.6M. Investors in the round include a mix of national and …

Juro draws $23M into its browser-based contract automation platform
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  • 2022-01-17 08:00:29

London-based legaltech startup Juro has grabbed $23 million in Series B funding for its browser-based contract automation platform. In total the startup has raised $31.5M since being founded back in 2016. Investors in the Series B are Eight Roads, which led the round — plus existing investors…

Ugandan fintech Asaak raises $30million to support acquisition of motorbikes, smartphones by taxi operators
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  • 2022-01-17 08:00:14

Asaak, a Ugandan asset financing startup, has secured $30 million in pre-Series A equity and debt funding. The round saw the participation of new and existing investors including Resolute Ventures, Social Capital, HOF Capital, Founders Factory Africa, End Poverty Make Trillions, Decentralized VC an…

Tado, the German smart home energy startup, plans to go public via a SPAC at a €450M valuation
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  • 2022-01-17 07:39:31

Tado, the German smart home startup that specializes in thermostats and more recently moved into flexible “time of use” energy tariffs based on loadshifting technology, is today announcing the next step in its life as a business. It’s going public by way of a SPAC deal. GFJ ESG Ac…

Social robotics company Furhat buys Sphero spin-out company Misty Robotics
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  • 2022-01-17 07:01:28

Misty has had a hell of a journey of it. After raising $11.5 million from Foundry and Venrock, then crowdfunding its personal robot, the company hit a series of challenges. Today, Swedish social robotics company Furhat Robotics is offering the beleaguered startup a gentle landing in what the Swedis…

7bridges raises $17M to automate logistics supply chains using AI
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  • 2022-01-17 06:11:01

Supply chain logistics — getting components and eventually finished products from A to B to C — is one of the most critical parts of running a business, not least because it is one of the most complex, involving dozens of companies, hundreds of combinations and permutations, accounting …

Unraveling the Major Mysteries of the Yellowjackets Season 1 Finale - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 04:00:16

The Yellowjackets Season 1 finale gave us some answers, but with them came even more questions. Join us as we break down Jackie's journal, Travis' bank account, and the identity of the Antler Queen.

Why Aren't Adam Sandler and Kevin James in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania? - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 03:40:07

Hotel Transylvania: Transformania has arrived on Prime Video, but it has done so without the voice talents of Adam Sandler and Kevin James. Why is that? Let's take a look.

Nvidia CFO Expects GPU Shortages to Improve in the Second Half of 2022 - IGN
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  • 2022-01-17 02:37:15

Nvidia CFO Colette Kress has revealed that the company believes its ongoing GPU shortage will begin to ease up in the second half of 2022.

Walmart is getting serious about the metaverse
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  • 2022-01-16 23:07:36

Walmart has filed several trademark applications that indicate the retailer’s move into the metaverse. The filings suggest Walmart’s potential plans to offer NFTs and a digital currency.

Safari 15 bug can leak your recent browsing activity and personal identifiers
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  • 2022-01-16 20:05:29

Browser fingerprinting and fraud detection service, FingerprintJS, has uncovered a bug in Safari 15 that could leak your browsing activity and personal information from your Google account.

Spelunky 2 Wiki Guide - IGN
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  • 2022-01-16 19:59:20

Spelunky 2 at IGN: walkthroughs, items, maps, video tips, and strategies

Monster Hunter Rise Wiki Guide - IGN
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  • 2022-01-16 19:23:54

Monster Hunter Rise at IGN: walkthroughs, items, maps, video tips, and strategies

Samsung’s next tablet lineup could include a 14.6-inch ‘Ultra’ model with a notch
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  • 2022-01-16 17:04:39

The base Galaxy Tab S8 and midrange S8 Plus models could have smaller, notch-less displays

6 ways open-source devs can make money
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  • 2022-01-16 15:00:42

The amount of money you can make from open source code depends on several factors. First of all, the popularity of your open source project plays a significant role that determines ...

Nvidia RTX 3090 Ti leaked pricing suggests a wallet-damaging GPU
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  • 2022-01-16 14:15:42

Could we see something in the order of a 30% price hike over the RTX 3090?

The trials and tribulations of turning a real camera into a webcam
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  • 2022-01-16 13:30:00

If you want the lush bokeh and fine control that a mirrorless DSLR brings versus a $100 webcam snatched off Amazon, maybe don’t pick the Sony A7 III.

Logitech Signature M650: A quiet wireless mouse for big, small, or left hands
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  • 2022-01-16 12:35:24

A mid-priced, cable-free option strikes the right balance.

Pregnant people are still not getting vaccinated against COVID
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  • 2022-01-16 12:24:09

Misinformation and muddled public health messaging have failed expectant parents.

What AI could be like when you plug a computer into your brain
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  • 2022-01-16 11:00:25

“Our consciousness is everything. You become what you think about.” — Buddha In the few minutes that you are reading this article, I will tell you about a completely new type ...

Halo Infinite Developer 343 Industries Is 'Focused on Reducing Pricing' for In-Game Items - IGN
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  • 2022-01-16 04:53:14

343 Industries has confirmed that it is gearing up to make some changes to Halo Infinite's in-game store, including reducing prices, improving bundles, putting individual items outside of certain bundles, and much more.

Several PlayStation Studios Asked to Put Their Games on PC, God of War Director Says - IGN
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  • 2022-01-16 04:02:30

Following the launch of God of War on PC, Sony Santa Monica creative director Cory Barlog has revealed that many PlayStation studios feel that having their games on PC is "a really good idea."

Google might’ve accidentally approved an ad for a Target gift card scam
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  • 2022-01-16 00:00:21

A user on Reddit found that searching Google for “Target gift card balance” on mobile displays an ad for a phony gift card balance checker as the first result. The fake site attempts to trick users into inputting their gift card number and security code.

AT&T, Dish, and T-Mobile spend billions on more 5G spectrum
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  • 2022-01-15 20:29:30

AT&T, Dish, T-Mobile, and a number of other companies placed bids on the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) 3.45GHz spectrum auction, totaling around $22.5 billion. This is the third-largest FCC spectrum auction so far.

Is this the year that we get our dream back channeling platform?
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  • 2022-01-15 19:00:48

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. Among many of the entrepreneur catchphrases out there, the one that annoys me the most is: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” The phrase may be meant to …

This Week in Apps: Fortnite (sorta!) returns to iOS, PUBG Mobile maker sues over copycats, Apple plans for alternative payments in South Korea
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  • 2022-01-15 18:35:33

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record number of downloads and consumer spending across both the iOS and Google Play stores combined …

The race to fund crypto’s future sure is expensive
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  • 2022-01-15 18:01:01

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment.

Apple will now require employees to submit proof of COVID-19 booster shot
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  • 2022-01-15 17:21:09

In an internal memo seen by The Verge, Apple announced that all employees will need a booster shot before February 15th, otherwise, they will be subject to frequent testing.

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