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Ford added GT power (and fun) to the Mach-E
Ford added GT power (and fun) to the Mach-E
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  • 2022-05-17 15:00:11Z

Starting at over $60,000, the Mustang Mach-E GT is not cheap fun, but it is exhilarating enough that if you crave an all-wheel-drive torque machine, you owe it to yourself to hop in the driver's seat for a road test.

Former Australian envoy says Australia
Former Australian envoy says Australia's lost Pacific trust

A former Australian envoy to the Solomons Islands has accused Australia's government of losing the trust of South Pacific island countries and of ushering in...

China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup
China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

China withdrew as host of soccer's 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country's sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic....

9-foot alligator found hundreds of miles from natural habitat is put down in Oklahoma
9-foot alligator found hundreds of miles from natural habitat is put down in Oklahoma

Wildlife officials believe someone may have moved the alligator from somewhere else.

Coinbase warns users could lose their crypto holdings if the company goes bankrupt
Coinbase warns users could lose their crypto holdings if the company goes bankrupt
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  • 2022-05-11 16:08:32Z

Coinbase said in its first-quarter earnings report that cryptocurrency assets could become company property in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

Florida Suit Against DeSantis Over Disney Fight Is Thrown Out
Florida Suit Against DeSantis Over Disney Fight Is Thrown Out
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  • 2022-05-11 14:03:49Z

(Bloomberg) -- A federal judge threw out a lawsuit by three Florida residents who claim Governor Ron DeSantis trampled on Walt Disney Co.'s freedom of speech...

Identitypass, an identity verification API for Africa, raises $2.8M seed funding
Identitypass, an identity verification API for Africa, raises $2.8M seed funding
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  • 2022-05-11 08:10:30Z

Mobile penetration in Africa is growing impressively at about 46% as more people come online for the very first time. In turn, this has increased the market opportunity for startups, especially fintechs and e-commerce, which try to provide various solutions to meet the financial needs of the populace. Many platforms power these KYC processes, and one of them, Identitypass, is today announcing that it has raised $2.8 million in seed funding, months after graduating from Y Combinator.

Bill Gates has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms
Bill Gates has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms
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  • 2022-05-10 22:51:46Z

The Microsoft cofounder said he is "experiencing mild symptoms and am following the experts' advice by isolating until I'm healthy again."

Daunte Wright
Daunte Wright's mom detained filming traffic stop

The mother of Daunte Wright, who was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer, was detained by an officer from the same department after recording another ...

California
California's population fell again amid pandemic's 2nd year

California's population shrank for the second year in a row in 2021 as the nation's most populous state was hit by declining birth rates, higher deaths from ...

Chinese student cyberbullied for
Chinese student cyberbullied for 'showing off' by buying classmates $7,600 worth of chocolates

After purchasing 50,000 yuan (approximately $7,621) worth of chocolates to cheer up her classmates during lockdown, a Chinese graduate student was...

Driver narrowly misses hitting school bus full of kids after brakes fail on his truck
Driver narrowly misses hitting school bus full of kids after brakes fail on his truck

The incident happened during a school run to an elementary school in Medina, Ohio. Montville Police blurred faces of minors in this video.

NASCAR mandates sensitivity training for Denny Hamlin after tweet about fellow driver
NASCAR mandates sensitivity training for Denny Hamlin after tweet about fellow driver

Hamlin tweeted what he saw as a joke targeted at fellow NASCAR driver Kyle Larson, who is half-Japanese.

In embarrassing reversal, Germany
In embarrassing reversal, Germany's freshman chancellor agrees to supply tanks to Ukraine
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  • 2022-04-26 16:58:54Z

Already losing support at home and abroad since taking office in December, Olaf Scholz caved in to pressure and approved the sale of German antiaircraft...

Jack in the Box will experiment with burger-flipping robots
Jack in the Box will experiment with burger-flipping robots
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  • 2022-04-26 12:00:05Z

Jack in the Box will test Miso's frying and drink robots in a San Diego restaurant to help staff deal with a glut of customers.

Family mourns death of 21-year-old college star athlete:
Family mourns death of 21-year-old college star athlete: 'Sarah was a power for good'

Sarah Shulze, 21, was a runner on the track and cross country teams at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The cause of death for Sarah Shulze was suicide.

After Supreme Court Win, the Navy Has Reassigned Destroyer Skipper Who Refused Vaccine
After Supreme Court Win, the Navy Has Reassigned Destroyer Skipper Who Refused Vaccine

The commander, along with more than 30 unnamed officers and enlisted personnel from all the military branches, sued the military over the vaccine mandate.

Highlights: North vs. Harrison baseball
Highlights: North vs. Harrison baseball

North defeated Harrison 14-0 in five innings for a home conference victory

Iowa QB Petras fighting for job after offense underperforms
Iowa QB Petras fighting for job after offense underperforms

When a team is coming off a season in which it had one of the worst offenses in the nation, all options are open to fix it. The battle this spring is...


A dive into Haun Ventures with the firm's first deal lead, Sam Rosenblum
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  • 2022-05-17 00:49:42

Sam Rosenblum never imagined he would work at a crypto-focused investment firm. A Southern California native who spent a “large portion of my life outdoors in the sun, playing sports and hanging out with friends,” crypto was not technically a thing until he was in college at UCLA. Stint…

Bird changes course, drops vehicle sales in pursuit of profitability
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  • 2022-05-17 00:44:49

Bird presented its Q1 2022 earnings on Monday after the bell; shares fell 7.4%, but then took an abrupt turn in after-market trading, shooting up more than 36.5%.

Apple will let your subscription apps charge you more money without asking
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  • 2022-05-17 00:31:46

Apple has announced new App Store rules that will make it so developers can increase their subscription prices without you having to opt-into the change when it comes time to auto-renew.

Buffalo shooting suspect reportedly shared plans on Discord
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  • 2022-05-17 00:11:35

The suspect in the Buffalo shooting reportedly used a private Discord server to write and then share plans of the white supremacist attack that left 10 dead.

Aquaman 2 Role Pared Down, Amber Heard Says - IGN
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  • 2022-05-17 00:08:11

Amber Heard says her role in the upcoming Aquaman sequel has been pared down following the fallout of her split with Johnny Depp.

Bruce Campbell Reacts To Pizza Poppa's Surprise Poppa-ularity - IGN
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  • 2022-05-16 23:54:21

Bruce Campbell sees how much love his Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness cameo is getting.

Omicron caused spike in breathing condition in babies and toddlers, study finds
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  • 2022-05-16 23:07:04

Omicron's predilection for upper airway may pose unique risk to young children.

Adventurer's Guide: How to Prepare for a Valheim Adventure - Valheim Wiki Guide - IGN
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  • 2022-05-16 22:56:26

Valheim is all about the adventure, which is why it is so important to ensure that before you just up and go, you prepare yourself for what lies ahead, whether

Daily Crunch: 'The bitcoin network is not a payments network,' says FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried
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  • 2022-05-16 22:40:49

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

Rivian founder RJ Scaringe snaps up $1M worth of EV maker's stock
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  • 2022-05-16 22:25:54

Rivian founder and CEO RJ Scaringe bought 41,000 shares of company stock worth about $1 million, a securities filing shows.

DJI may be working a new FPV drone that you can fly indoors
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  • 2022-05-16 22:15:40

DJI could be working on a new FPV drone that’s suitable for indoor flight called the Avata. A leak indicates that the drone could weigh 500 grams and come with ducted propellers.

iOS 15.5 brings new Apple Cash update that lets you send and request money directly in Wallet
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  • 2022-05-16 22:10:01

Apple users can now request and send money from their Apple Cash card directly through the Wallet app with the launch of iOS 15.5. The company notes that to request or send money directly from Wallet, users can open up the app, tap on their Apple Cash card to view it, tap “request or send,…

Max Q: Near and far
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  • 2022-05-16 22:00:10

TechCrunch presents Max Q, a weekly roundup of space news

On Buffalo, Elon Musk’s silence is deafening
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  • 2022-05-16 21:57:43

In the wake of the Buffalo, New York mass shooting, self-proclaimed free speech advocate Elon Musk has issued no comment, even as Twitter faces real-time decisions over how to moderate the sharing of video from the shooting and links to the killer’s manifesto.

Kolkata Chai’s next cup includes a taste of venture funding
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  • 2022-05-16 21:46:58

Co-founded by brothers Ani and Ayan Sanyal, Kolkata Chai wants to be “the place to get good chai” in the United States. It’s a big market. The Sanyal brothers estimate the national tea market represents a $12.7 billion dollar business per year. To chase after it, the duo tells TechCrunch that Kolka…

Fall Guys is going free-to-play, coming to Switch and Xbox on June 21
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  • 2022-05-16 21:23:11

Battle royale platformer Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is going free-to-play and is coming to Xbox, Nintendo Switch and the Epic Games Store on June 21st, developer Mediatonic announced on Monday. The game initially launched on PlayStation and PC in August 2020 and was set to be released on Switch a…

Apple and Google’s outdated apps ban would cut each store by a third
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  • 2022-05-16 21:18:19

Estimates have Google Play cutting 869,000 apps and Apple removing 650,000.

Ballooning US EV registrations raise opportunities for startups
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  • 2022-05-16 21:15:53

Surging EV adoption is certain to drive even more opportunities for startups to capitalize on the sector's growth.

Verizon is raising administrative fees on postpaid plans
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  • 2022-05-16 20:54:58

Verizon’s monthly administrative fee for consumer postpaid accounts will go up to $3.30 per voice line starting in June. Business accounts are seeing a new charge, too.

Prusa buys 3D-printer seller Print Solid to expand US footprint
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  • 2022-05-16 20:44:28

Prague-based Prusa Research is acquiring Printed Solid Inc., a Delaware-based 3D-printer reseller.

For All Mankind season 3 trailer: Release date, cast, and more
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  • 2022-05-16 20:29:08

The wait is nearly over — For All Mankind returns June 10 to Apple TV+. The first season 3 trailer is now out, which teases the arrival of a new competitor in the space race

Apple is making it easier to distribute subscription podcasts
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  • 2022-05-16 20:28:25

Creators on podcast distribution platforms like Acast and Libsyn will soon be able to automatically upload their premium shows onto the Apple Podcasts app instead of having to publish it episode by episode through Apple’s platform.

Researchers devise iPhone malware that runs even when device is turned off
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  • 2022-05-16 20:20:51

Research is largely theoretical but exposes an overlooked security issue.

Kerbal Space Program 2 delayed into 2023, devs blame complexity
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  • 2022-05-16 20:17:36

Kerbal Space Program 2 launch delayed again. Fans are being told to wait until early 2023 for PC, with console release coming later.

Ubisoft Plus subscription services heading to PlayStation consoles
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  • 2022-05-16 19:16:19

Ubisoft’s subscription service, Ubisoft Plus, will soon be available on the PlayStation consoles. The service will allow players to access over 100 Ubisoft games on their console.

Exclusive: John Deere closes in on fully autonomous farming with its latest AI acquisition
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  • 2022-05-16 19:10:29

John Deere is announcing the acquisition of a state-of-the-art algorithm package from artificial intelligence startup Light. For those of you wondering when driverless vehicles will ...

Black Mirror’s rumored season 6 is a great chance for a new approach
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  • 2022-05-16 19:03:06

A sixth season of Charlie Brooker’s bleak tech horror show Black Mirror is reportedly on the way from Netflix, possibly with feature-length movies replacing individual episodes. It might be the best way to revive a series that has been so heavily copied and mocked that it’s lost some of its cachet.

Silent Hill 2 remake among multiple Silent Hill games in development
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  • 2022-05-16 18:53:32

Konami and Bloober Team are teaming up for a remake of Silent Hill 2, according to a new report. It’s one of multiple new Silent Hill projects said to be in the works.

Jeff Bezos is not good at Twitter
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  • 2022-05-16 18:20:15

Jeff Bezos seems to lack a basic understanding of how Twitter works. He’s tweeting about PowerPoint on a platform where there is no incentive to be reasonable.

Genshin Impact developers release Shikanoin Heizou’s design
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  • 2022-05-16 18:09:08

Hoyoverse released the drip marketing for Shikanoin Heizou. He’s an Anemo character and according to leaks, the character will the game’s first male catalyst and fans are already super excited for him.

Next-gen Nvidia RTX 4000-series GPUs are reportedly coming in the next few months
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  • 2022-05-16 17:52:27

Leaks are claiming big jumps in performance for the next-gen Lovelace GPUs.

iOS 15.5 arrives ahead of Apple’s annual developer conference
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  • 2022-05-16 17:41:27

Apple has released iOS 15.5, the latest version of its iPhone operating system. It adds new Apple Cash card functionality to the Wallet app and new storage options for Apple Podcasts.

Twitter CEO defends bot estimates that put Elon Musk’s acquisition on hold
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  • 2022-05-16 17:26:13

After a tweet from Elon Musk said his deal to buy Twitter is “temporarily on hold,” company CEO Parag Agrawal is defending its calculations, saying internal reports show bot activity is “well under” its 5 percent mDAU estimate.

Citizen scientists help discover more than 1,000 new asteroids
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  • 2022-05-16 17:24:55

Crowdsourced project unearths more than 1,000 asteroids in 37,000 Hubble images.

Fall Guys going free-to-play, coming to Switch and Xbox in June
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  • 2022-05-16 17:10:00

Fall Guys is coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and the Epic Games Store in June, alongside a free-to-play launch and season 1 “Free For All.”

Supreme Court urged to block “shocking” reinstatement of Texas social media law
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  • 2022-05-16 17:06:05

In emergency brief, Big Tech protests one-sentence order that revived Texas law.

This is the design of Sonos’ upcoming Sub Mini
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  • 2022-05-16 17:00:09

Sonos is coming closer to the release of a smaller, more affordable subwoofer designed to work with the company’s soundbars, including the Arc, Beam, and Ray. Now, The Verge can reveal the Sub Mini’s design for the first time.

Sony lifts curtain on PlayStation Plus revamp: New features, curious game list
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  • 2022-05-16 16:55:49

Time-limited game trials are in, but quite a few Sony exclusives are not (for now).

Inca priests used natural antidepressants for nefarious purposes
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  • 2022-05-16 16:09:16

Cocaine and one of the main ingredients in ayahuasca may have kept victims calm.

The Boys season 3 trailer: Release date, cast, and more
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  • 2022-05-16 16:02:56

After The Boys Diabolical, The Boys season 3 has a release date of June 3 on Amazon Prime Video, and the newest trailer is out now. Jensen Ackles joins the cast.

David Tennant’s 10th Doctor returns to Doctor Who next year
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  • 2022-05-16 15:51:32

The most beloved duo in Doctor Who, David Tennant’s 10th Doctor, and his companion, Catherine Tate’s Donna Noble, are headed back for the show’s 60th anniversary in 2023.

Former NASA leaders praise Boeing’s willingness to risk commercial crew
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  • 2022-05-16 15:40:41

"I think if they look back on it, they wouldn't do it again."

Social media sites work to limit spread of Buffalo shooting footage
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  • 2022-05-16 15:21:29

Twitch says livestream of attack was taken down in "less than two minutes."

Humans have big plans for space mining, but it’s not gonna be easy
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  • 2022-05-16 15:03:16

Like Earth, planetary bodies such as the Moon, Mars, asteroids, and comets contain substantial deposits of valuable resources. This has caught the attention of both researchers and ...

Pixar’s new movie, Elemental, will explore the 4 elements in 2023
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  • 2022-05-16 14:50:00

Elemental is Pixar’s newest movie, out June 16, 2023. Directed by Peter Sohn (The Good Dinosaur), Elemental explores a world where all four elements are alive.

If Apple embracing USB-C is great news, then why am I so sad?
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  • 2022-05-16 13:37:59

It's rumored that Apple will abandon its proprietary connector, the Lightning cable, in favor of USB-C. And I'm elated... but upset.

A flying yacht is here to solve the pain of being rich
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  • 2022-05-16 13:32:21

Rich people have a problem. No, it's not lukewarm champagne or confrontation by stories of poor people in the news. How do they get their zillion-dollar yacht to the next sun-drenched ...

Nope, Samsung isn’t making an EV
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  • 2022-05-16 12:11:38

Samsung has had a firm grip on several niches in the automotive components industry for some years now. With its own digital cockpit, its proprietary automotive processor, and various ...

Apple’s switch to USB-C iPhones could benefit the entire smartphone ecosystem
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  • 2022-05-16 11:31:24

Over the last few weeks, reports have suggested that Apple might finally ditch the lightning port and move towards a USB-C future. And I’m crossing my fingers hoping this will actually ...

Uber Eats pilots autonomous delivery with Serve Robotics, Motional
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  • 2022-05-15 23:39:23

Uber Eats is launching two autonomous delivery pilots in Los Angeles on Monday with Serve Robotics, a robotic sidewalk delivery startup, and Motional, an autonomous vehicle technology company. The new programs are a part of a range of new products Uber is launching across its ride-hail and delivery…

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