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Tesla Supercharger UK•
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Tesla's Supercharger network has long been the EV-maker's wildcard for success, but it's steadily opening up access to drivers of other electric cars

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One of the most impressive LEGO Ideas candidates is now coming to life. Designed by Truman Cheng, the LEGO Starry Night set turns Van Gogh’s classic painting into a piece of 3D brick art. If you thought Starry Night was trippy, wait until you see it with depth! Read This Article on Review Geek ›

The Umbrella Academy•
The official trailer for The Umbrella Academy season 3 has arrived – and yes, it answers a longstanding question we've had for a while: what on earth is a kugelblitz? Released on Netflix's various social media channels on Thursday, May 19 ( we had speculated it would arrive earlier than that ), we get our first proper look at what the hit Netflix show 's latest entry has in store for us. And, wit

If you enjoy the great outdoors, camping, work on construction sites, or want to be prepared during a power outage, you should consider buying a portable power station. These lunch-box-sized power banks are highly useful, and here we’ll go over a few pros, cons, and why you’ll want one. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

Garmin Camera Radar•
Sports tech company Garmin is adding a much-needed camera to its Varia line of bicycle radar and tail lights. It’s called the Varia RCT715 and houses a 1080p camera that shoots at 30 fps. The device features Automatic Incident Capture that ensures it continues recording “before, during, and after” an accident. So as you can imagine, the RCT715 is a pretty sturdy device. It has a water resistance

Microsoft Bing Chinese•
You may find it hard to search for people considered politically sensitive in China if you're using Bing — even if you're in the United States. The Citizen Lab, a research lab based at the University of Toronton's Munk School, has analyzed Bing's autosuggestion system and found that names of Chinese party leaders and dissidents don't automatically show up like they usually would when you start ty

Daredevil Disney+ Marvel•
Oh glorious day! It appears as though the 'Man Without Fear' will finally be returning to our screens in the near future, with Variety reporting that a brand new Daredevil series is currently moving forward at Disney Plus . According to the report, the new Daredevil series will be written and executive produced by Matt Corman and Chris Ord, known for their work on such shows as Covert Affairs and

Spacex Elon Musk Sexual•
Another day, another famous man's unwanted penis in the news: The internet is reacting to a report from Insider that Tesla CEO Elon Musk paid a woman $250,000 to settle a sexual misconduct case in 2018. The incident allegedly took place in 2016, when the woman was working as a flight attendant on SpaceX's corporate jets. According to Insider's report, the woman accused Musk of displaying his erec

Church Twisted Metal•
Thomas Hayden Church is set to star as the lead villain of NBC Peacock's upcoming TV adaptation of the cult-classic video game "Twisted Metal", written by the team behind Deadpool and run by Cobra Kai showrunner Michael Jonathan Smith. Church is no stranger to villainy with his role as Sandman in Spiderman 3 and Spider Man: No Way Home, so his turn as Agent Stone in "Twisted Metal" should be a de

Metroid Prime’s original live-action commercial, which first debuted twenty years ago, has been upgraded to 4K resolution. It may not give us any more insight into Metroid Prime 4 , but it's an interesting piece of gaming history. The trailer is an odd mix of live-action and in-game footage, which cuts back and forth between an actor dressed in Samus’s classic power suit and the first-person pers

The growth of "smart" farm machinery is increasing the risk of hacking of food and farming systems.

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to Koofr Cloud Storage (1TB) is on sale for £112.40, saving you 94% on list price. It’s entirely too easy to use up the storage space your devices provide. Unless you splurge on the highest storage capacity phone Apple sells, you’ll likely find yourself having to delete some of those precious photos of your baby or videos of your dog to free up some space. If you’re

Canada China Huawei ZTE•
The UK, US, Australia and New Zealand have also barred the Chinese telecoms equipment makers.

Xbox PlayStation 5 Japan•
Japan has always been a weak spot in Microsoft's strategy and has never quite managed to resonate with consumers. Often selling poorly compared to its rivals, we've now learned that the Xbox Series S outsold the PlayStation 5 last week, which is a pretty big achievement for the Xbox brand. Hardware sales from May 9-15 show the Xbox Series S shifted 6,120 units alone, while the PS5 and PS5 Digital

Huawei AppGallery Android•
An Android app developer has revealed a major bug impacting Huawei's AppGallery platform, making it possible for anyone to get paid apps for free.

Consumers have more device-tracking options than ever before. Joining Apple's AirTags and the iconic Tile tracker are two new models from Pebblebee.

From swallowing up entire stars to warping the very fabric of space-time and generating massive gravity forces, black holes seem to do unnatural things.

Epic Games Store has kicked off its 'Mega sale' for 2022, promising a new free game every week for four weeks alongside discounts across the storefront. The first of these freebies is Gearbox's hugely successful loot shooter Borderlands 3 and it's available until May 26. To score yourself a copy of this triple-A title, you'll need to have an Epic Games account and, using the store's desktop clien

Today 5 Wordle The Day•
Good morning (or afternoon! or evening!) word nerds, and welcome to your daily dose of Wordle . If you haven't found today's word yet, you can find it down the bottom of this post (scroll carefully to avoid the clearly marked spoilers). But if you just want a few clues to help nudge you towards the right answer, keep reading for some background, tips and strategies we've reported on here at Masha

Daredevil Disney+ Marvel•
Daredevil fans who were disappointed when Netflix axed the popular show after three seasons now have something to look forward to. Disney+ is moving forward with its own series about the blind lawyer-turned-superhero Matt Murdock, reported Variety . The streaming service has signed co-writers Matt Corman and Chris Ord to write and executive produce the series. Corman and Ord served as co-showrunn

Chrome OS is a simple, stable operating system, but it may not offer everything you need. In that case, it's a simple matter to install Linux on the machine.

Facebook is still struggling to contain the video of last weekend’s horrific mass shooting in Buffalo, New York. Now, not only are clips of the shooting accessible on the platform, reposted clips of the attack are sometimes appearing alongside Facebook ads, The New York Times reports . The Times notes that it’s not clear how often ads are appearing alongside clips of the shooting, but the paper s

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We’re drooling over the latest image dump from the Solar Orbiter mission. These incredible pictures and videos, captured during its close approach in March, highlight the awesome power of this probe to show us our host star in a whole new light. Read more...

Spacex Elon Musk Sexual•
In response to a particularly deranged Elon Musk tweet earlier today, one user made the bold prediction that the SpaceX and Tesla CEO was “definitely having a meltdown because he knows a story about him being a pedophile is about to come out.” The hunch turned out to be correct just hours later, when Insider dropped an alarming story reporting that SpaceX paid one of its employees $250,000 to kee

Twitter Ukraine Musk•
The social media platform says it will put false claims from official accounts behind warning notices.

NASA Voyager 1 Data•
Voyager 1 — one of two space probes NASA launched in 1977 to study Jupiter, Saturn and their respective moons — is sending confusing data back to Earth, according to the space agency. The spacecraft’s control system regularly sends telemetry data back to NASA that indicates its location. But Voyager 1’s engineering team has recently been puzzled by readouts from the spacecraft that contain jumble

Daredevil Disney+ Marvel•
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Live-action Marvel hero Matt Murdock has been hit by a car, dumped in the trash, and left for dead in a building collapse, but he and his crime-fighting alter ego Daredevil never give up. Neither, it seems, does the MCU. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Marvel Entertainment has greenlit another Daredevil series to stream on Disney+, starring original actor Charlie Cox as the Man Without Fear

Contact Lenses Screen•
Firms are developing smart contact lenses that can project data in front of the user's eye.

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We know the end of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith . We know the beginning of Star Wars: A New Hope . But in between there’s a crucial, never-before-seen moment that’s both so obvious and yet so overlooked, it was ripe to be at the center of Disney+’s new Star Wars show, Obi-Wan Kenobi . Read more...

Spacex Elon Musk Sexual•
SpaceX paid $250,000 to settle a sexual misconduct claim against Elon Musk after a flight attendant on the company’s corporate jet accused the CEO of exposing himself to her mid-flight, Insider reports. According to Insider , the incident happened in 2016 and the company settled with the unnamed flight attendant in 2018, according to a friend of the flight attendant who was told contemporaneously

Tesla has been removed from the latest edition of S&P Global's 500 ESG Index following its annual revision, sparking a debate around the legitimacy of the move.

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Say the phrase “science fiction” and immediately an image forms in your mind . Maybe it’s of space. Maybe it’s high-tech machinery. Maybe it’s some odd-looking creature. Whatever it is , that image likely has a sound as well, and for many of us, that sound was written by a composer named Vangelis, who passed away this… Read more...

Thursday May 19, 2022, and it’s the last day of our in-person Mobility event. Tomorrow we take the journey to the mean streets of the world wide web, and you can still join us virtually ! — Haje and Christine The TechCrunch Top 3 Tl;dr : We know you don’t have 32 minutes to read Meta global affairs president’s new manifesto, so Natasha skim-read it for you. In short, the future of the metaverse,

The 2023 BMW M4 CSL takes an M4 Competition RWD to a new level with a lighter, harder, faster vehicle that'll be produced in a limited edition of 1,000 units.

TechCrunch is excited to announce Swyft Cities won the TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility 2022 pitch-off and is fast-tracked into the Battlefield 200 at TechCrunch Disrupt in October. Beyond Aero is runner-up. The Mountain View-based company is committed to improving transportation through the use of autonomous, lightweight, fixed-cable vehicles. The company says that its solution offers a lower cost

Elon Musk Twitter Deal•
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Once upon a time, the phrase "billionaire shows his whole ass on social media" was just a metaphor. Now, judging by the direction Jeff Bezos is going, it may soon be a headline. "Thank you, I've been working hard on my ass," the Amazon founder told a user with 37 followers, who had asked for an invite to Bezos' mega-yacht so he could "see that fine piece of ass in person." This enlightening Q&A c

Capital One Venture•
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information. When the Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card first launched in 2010, it looked very different than the Venture we know and love today. The now-familiar $95-annual-fee card earned 2 miles per dollar on all purchases, which could be redeemed for travel at 1 cent apiece. That formula has won it accolades for simplicity and value . T

MoviePass was once a seemingly revolutionary way to regularly head to the movie theater, but as early critics had predicted, the company couldn't survive.

Shashank Srivastava Contributor Shashank Srivastava is an experienced product leader who specializes in driving vision and roadmap for businesses. The latest developments in technology make it clear that we are on the precipice of a monumental shift in how artificial intelligence (AI) is employed in our lives and businesses. First, let me address the misconception that AI is synonymous with algor

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Office buildings in Silicon Valley tend to make other office buildings look surprisingly small and shabby. Now, while there are few people that will say that got FOMO over an office, there is no doubt that Google’s newest campus in Mountain View, California is mighty nice and neat, even as office work itself remains… Read more...

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Feel the electricity in the air? Don’t worry, it’s just latent energy from our exclusive preview of the newest hero arriving from Image’s Massive-Verse . Inspired by the Japanese heroes of tokutatsu series (like Power Rangers ), the franchise launched by Kyle Higgins and Marcelo Costa’s Radiant Black expands with The … Read more...

Boeing Starliner NASA•
Boeing's Starliner spacecraft will once against make an attempt to reach the International Space Station in a critical test flight that will determine whether it's finally ready for manned missions. NASA and the private space company have scheduled the launch for today, May 19th, with an instantaneous launch window at 6:54PM Eastern Time. The Starliner will launch on top of a United Launch Allian

Bear encounters are no longer just a rural happenstance. This week, a bear was tranquilized and removed from the backyard in the suburban town of Haledon, New Jersey . In April, police in Asheville, N. C. received three reports of bear sightings in the city’s downtown area. These two communities join a growing list of… Read more...

Apple TSMC Singapore•
The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly discussing plans with the Singaporean government to open a plant in that country. TSMC is well-known for manufacturing Apple’s A-series and M-series chips , as well as AMD processors, but the tech giant also produces chips for display drivers and power management, which are in short supply thanks to supply constraints due to COVI

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If you experienced deja vu reading that headline, there’s good reason. The proliferation of so-called “hoverboards” (i.e. self-balancing scooters) has come with lots of safety issues and recalls . This time, at least, the boards aren’t spontaneously combusting . Read more...

EVE Online Anywhere•
CCP Games, the developers behind the space sci-fi MMO EVE Online, teamed up with Intel to launch a new cloud-based platform for any desktop and laptop. The browser-based platform called EVE Anywhere works with Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari. Thanks to the cloud servers, players can virtually access the game regardless of PC hardware. According to CCP Games, playe

2021 Ford LN 39000•
Due to a potential fire hazard, Ford has issued a warning for the owners of certain SUV models and encourages drivers to park outside..

Remember when some chains were putting stickers on the doors and co-branding their procedures with with cleaning product companies? It wasn't that long ago. Now it seems we have the worst procedures of the pandemic - full services often not restored, but pandemic cleaning practices loosened. Continue reading ...

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Astronaut Farmer If there’s one thing Russia’s top space chief is good at — spoiler: it might not be actual space stuff — it’s complaining about Americans . Today’s presentation by Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin certainly delivered in that regard. Speaking to an audience of what appear to be Russian university students, Rogozin touted the superiority of Russia’s space program — which, by the way,

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Too Smart Artificial intelligence researchers are doubling down on the concept that we will see artificial general intelligence (AGI) — that’s AI that can accomplish anything humans can, and probably many we can’t — within our lifetimes. Responding to a pessimistic op-ed published by TheNextWeb columnist Tristan Greene , Google DeepMind lead researcher Dr. Nando de Freitas boldly declared that “

Department Doj CFAA•
The U.S. Justice Department has revised its enforcement policy related to a controversial anti-hacking law, giving a much needed legal reprieve to security professionals who break into digital systems to help rather than harm. Read more...

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As Voyager 1 continues its journey through interstellar space, NASA scientists are grappling with a mysterious issue plaguing one of the probe's instruments.

The company relies on automated systems to spot violent content, but people are still uploading and sharing the Buffalo video.

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It might be time for NASA to ditch its aging ISS spacesuits. The space agency announced a pause to all its spacewalks until it has a better handle on a lingering and frightening issue that’s causing water to leak inside of astronauts’ helmets. Read more...

Sony and Microsoft have been rivals in gaming for decades, but one positive aspect that has come out of that recently is a renewed focus on accessibility that has seen both companies pushing the boundaries of how games can be played and by whom. It looks like God of War: Ragnarök may be the most accessible title yet , and that’s saying something. I don’t mean to say that Microsoft is lagging — it

500+Gizmodo / 10h
If you thought the Daredevil renaissance started and ended with the Netflix series arriving on Disney+ , following star Charlie Cox ’s surprise cameo in Spider-Man: No Way Home , think again: there’s a brand-new series focusing on the Man Without Fear (who is also a really good lawyer!) in the works at Disney+ now too. Read more...

Brightline Orlando•
When Orlando International Airport’s ( MCO ) new Terminal C opens Sept. 19, “higher-speed” train travel between Central Florida and Miami will be one step closer to reality. The rail service known as Brightline , which currently services stations between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, ran its first test into the new terminal on Tuesday. The black and yellow train called Bright Blue 2

A NASA probe came closer to the Sun than anything ever before. This is the story of how it survived.

Windows 11’s next major overhaul is nearly ready to launch, and it appears poised to bring big changes to the look and usability of Microsoft’s operating system. Read more...

Arrival, the U.K.-based commercial electric vehicle company, unveiled the first prototype of its purpose-built electric vehicle for ride-hailing on the TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility stage on Thursday. The company, which is perhaps best known for its potentially revolutionary goal of building multiple automated microfactories to produce vehicles regionally and locally rather than one big productio

Vangelis Blade Runner•
The music world just lost one of its more influential figures. Deadline reports Vangelis, the composer behind the scores for Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire , has died in France at the age of 79. He broke ground in music by blending synthesizers with jazz, orchestral work and other styles normally seen at odds with each other. He helped the movie business break away from its dependence on class

eBay Snapchat A. Listings•
In a rather odd pairing comparable to Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian, eBay has partnered with Snapchat to allow its users to post their listings on the social media platform, the two companies announced on Thursday. Read more...

Apple Mixed Headset•
Rumors swirl around a potential Apple mixed reality headset, with a new tip that a finalized piece of hardware has already been shown to the brand's board.

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The submarine car featured in a classic James Bond movie was found abandoned in a storage unit, spurring a series of events that led to Elon Musk buying it.

Still have that bulky old television set? Your old CRT monitor can actually come in handy for quite a few things around the house.

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with new information. From low-budget to ultra-luxury, there’s a Hilton property for just about everyone. The global Hilton portfolio includes 18 brands and over 6,000 hotels. When it comes to cobranded credit cards, American Express offers Hilton travelers a variety of choices in that arena, too. There are actually four Amex Hilton credit cards in total,

Texas Court tSC Paxton•
Enlarge / Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks at the Heritage Foundation on October 21, 2021, in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Drew Angerer ) With tech groups asking the US Supreme Court to block the new Texas law against social media "censorship ," the state's defense relies in part on an opinion issued last year by Justice Clarence Thomas in a case involving Donald Trump and

A new edition of the Framework Laptop was revealed with plug-and-play hardware that'll work with the original. Modularity might just be the way of the future.

TikTok Vietnam Reuters•
TikTok , the wildly popular social media platform with 1 billion monthly active users, apparently believes you don't spend enough time consuming Toks. The company, which is owned by the Chinese conglomerate ByteDance, is readying a significant push into gaming and has started with tests in Vietnam, according to a new report from Reuters . Unlike TikTok videos, which can last from 15 seconds to 30

100+Gizmodo / 11h
A new report from climate research organization Oil Change International has found that almost half of the fossil fuels that could come out of existing coal mines and oil and gas fields need to stay untouched, if we’re going to stop warming at less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Read more...

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Bravado Tiger Global•
Sahil Mansuri , a sales guy, doesn’t want his industry to be defined by sales guys. The founder began Bravado in 2017 to see what happens when you bring together sales professionals into an online community for trading notes, horror stories and secrets. It took the startup four years to hit 10,000 users, and then quickly hit 200,000 members just 12 months after the milestone. The strength of the

Snapchat is preparing to introduce a new parental control feature dubbed “Family Center,” which will allow parents to see who their teen is friends with on the app as well as who they’ve been messaging with over the past seven days, and more. Snap’s CEO Evan Spiegel first teased the planned offering during an interview in October , where he explained the feature would give parents better visibili

Renault Scenic SV Hydrogen•
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French car manufacturer Renault unveiled a potentially groundbreaking reimagining of their Scénic model that features a battery that runs on hydrogen. The announcement was a part of a ChangeNOW summit that took place today in Paris. Read more...

Every year since about 2006, it seems like we get a new statistic about how many people are wearing the wrong bra size, which always inspires a slew of news stories about how Jennifer from Long Island thought she was a 36D but is actually a 30F. With all due respect to the Jennifers of the world, stories like these… Read more...

Mercedes Vision AMG•
Mercedes-Benz offered a glimpse today into what its all-electric future will look like. The Germany automaker released a concept for the Vision AMG, a sports EV that will be launched under its high-performance brand AMG. The low-lying, four-door coupe has a long wheelbase, silver paint and teal accents, bearing an intentional resemblance to the Formula 1 cars driven by the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F

Passwords Ceos Startlingly•
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Password123 According to new research from password manager NordPass, countless high-level executives and CEOs are using mind-meltingly terrible passwords, including — we are not joking — “123456” and “password.” In other words, it’s not just us average Joes being dangerously lax about cybersecurity — even high-ranking managers and business owners make shockingly bad decisions that could easily l

Dads: As old as the hills, rustic as the smell of gasoline — or maybe just that guy who taught you 782 different ways to make spaghetti with butter and parmesan. When Father’s Day rolls around and it’s time to honor your dad, you may find yourself thumbing through the gift rack at the mall, vacantly searching for another printed tie. But never fear: whatever sort of father you’ve got, we have the

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The live-action She-Ra currently in development at Amazon has hired Nicole Kassell as the series director, says Variety . Kassell is a well-known streaming service director and executive producer, who has worked on genre shows such as Watchmen , Westworld , and The Leftovers . While a pilot order is still up in the air,… Read more...

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On Wednesday, a Bloomberg report revealed that the Securities and Exchange Commission is requesting more than 100 personal cell phones from Wall Street executives and employees. The phone turnover is part of an ongoing investigation into record keeping and communication at big banks. And the people are not taking it… Read more...

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Voyager 1 is nearly 14.5 billion miles from Earth and continues to hurtle out of the solar system at about 38,000 miles per hour. But NASA engineers working on the 44-year-old spacecraft have recently been vexed by the probe’s articulation and control system, which is generating data that appears to be completely… Read more...

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A new study shows the enormous extent of the global arachnid trade, one that might be undermining wild populations.

Prime Pokémon GO Amazon•
Let’s say we have a Venn diagram with two circles: Pokémon GO players and Amazon Prime members. If you fall in the middle, congrats! Here’s 30 pokéballs . Niantic’s flagship Pokémon GO app has partnered with Prime Gaming and Prime Student to release bonus item bundles every two weeks. Starting today, Amazon Prime subscribers can visit Prime Gaming’s Pokémon GO page to claim this fortnight’s bonus

Oriana Papin-Zoghbi Contributor Oriana Papin-Zoghbi is the CEO and co-founder of AOA Dx , which is developing a non-invasive ovarian cancer diagnostic biopsy test. Making purposeful decisions on diversity and inclusion in the workplace goes beyond simply building your team. As a minority female entrepreneur and co-founder of a women’s health startup, ensuring diversity within our cap table has be

Twitter Crisis Ukraine•
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Your Twitter timeline's going on a cleanse. The social media giant announced a new policy Thursday which aims to reduce the spread of viral misleading tweets on the platform. The crisis misinformation policy, as it's officially dubbed, narrowly focuses on "false" content or allegations made during broadly defined times of crisis, and includes specific changes which will undoubtedly catch the aver

Senate Google Meta•
A bill that would break up Google's advertising business if it becomes law has been introduced in the Senate. The Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act, which has support on both sides of the aisle, would prevent companies that process more than $20 billion in annual digital ad transactions "from participating in more than one part of the digital advertising ecosystem," as The W

This year, summer travel is expected to be busier and more expensive than in years past. Don’t let this scare you off just yet, though. Hidden beneath the heap of expensive tickets and sold-out hotels are a handful of destinations where you can still find a reasonable flight or train ticket. To help you get out and about without breaking the bank this summer, we’ve compiled these cheap destinatio

For most of my life, I thought I didn’t like grapefruit. I loved the flavor —grapefruit seltzer is the tops—and the scent, but the actual fruit? Too bitter, even with sugar dumped on top (how my dad always used to eat it) and too messy (the number of times I squirted myself in the eye with citrus juice while attempting… Read more...

Sony God War Ragnarok•
When it arrives later this year, "God of War Ragnarök" will pack a number of important accessibility features to ensure everyone can enjoy the game.

Optical-fibre cables could spot tsunamis or the effect of climate change on currents, researchers say.

FTX US Stock Trading•
Cryptocurrency exchange FTX is launching stock trading capabilities for its customers through its U.S. division. The company, helmed by co-founder and billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried, said in an announcement that its launch will start in private beta mode for a select group of customers chosen from a waitlist before a full rollout in late 2022. FTX, which is the second-largest crypto exchange in th

Hello and welcome back to the Chain Reaction podcast, where we unpack and explain the latest crypto news, drama and trends, breaking it down block by block for the crypto curious. Although we’re in a crypto market pullback, 30-year-old blockchain billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF) managed to scrounge up over $600 million to buy 7.6% of trading platform Robinhood. Anita and Lucas talked about why

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Evil just loves to end its seasons on extremely intense cliffhangers— season one , it was Kristen (Katja Herbers) maybe murdering the serial killer who was freed from jail on a technicality and then proceeded to threaten her family. Season two, it was Kristen and fellow supernatural investigator David (Mike Colter)… Read more...

This Summer NERC US•
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A chunk of the U.S., from California to Texas to the Midwest, is at risk of blackouts and unreliable power supply this summer as extreme heat and drought impact the electric grid, a major regulator said Wednesday. Read more...

Singapore Changi CA•
Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) is on the cusp of something big … Following a two-year pause due to “pandemic-fueled uncertainties,” plans are again underway for the development of a mammoth fifth terminal which the airport hopes will serve 50 million passengers alone upon completion. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter. Construction of T5 is pr

cac-bgsu : Now that the weather is getting warmer, here’s some gardening tips from past BGSU Folklore students.

The Umbrella Academy•
The third season of The Umbrella Academy will debut in June on Netflix. The Hargreeves siblings return to 2019 only to find themselves caught in an alternate timeline where they were never adopted by their wealthy father in the official trailer for The Umbrella Academy S3. Instead, they must confront their alt-timeline counterparts, the Sparrow Academy, and ward off yet another apocalypse as they

Musk Tesla FSD Beta•
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Tesla has released a big beta software update for drivers who are in its Full Self-Driving program, offering a huge list of improvements and changes.

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging services in the world, but its owner Meta (formerly Facebook) hasn’t quite figured out how to make buckets of money from it. Now the company has a new feature that might change that. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

If you’ve typed the wrong thing, deleted by mistake, or performed another accidental action in Windows, you’ll likely want to use Ctrl+Z at some point. Here’s what it does. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

You can’t pick up a stranger’s iPhones and use it as your own: Authentication measures , like Face ID, Touch ID, and passcodes, ensure the only people who can access our iPhones are us and the people we trust. However, even if you can’t check out someone’s messages or open up their Instagram without unlocking the phone… Read more...

Hyatt Miraval The Red Sea•
Miraval is Hyatt’s boutique luxury wellness brand. It currently has three locations in the United States, in Austin, the Berkshires, and Tucson. The brand is now expanding internationally, but not necessarily where you’d expect. Plans for Miraval Red Sea, Saudi Arabia Hyatt and the Red Sea Development Company have entered into a management agreement to open Miraval the Red Sea. The luxury wellnes

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Feline Fine Honestly? You better work, bitch . An OnlyFans creator who goes by the name Kitty Lixo said on the podcast “No Jumper” that after her Instagram account got banned, she managed to get it reinstated by systematically having sex with Meta employees ( formerly known as Facebook employees ). Lixo didn’t say what got her banned in the short clip podcast host Adam Grandmaison posted on Twitt

Chaves Costa Rica Conti•
Recently appointed Costa Rican president Rodrigo Chaves has said his country is “at war” with the Conti ransomware gang. The group recently launched an attack that is reported to have hit 27 government institutions, including municipalities, utilities, and the Ministry of Finance. The announcement comes after the Russian-speaking Conti group doubled its ransom demand to $20 million and asked that

PlayStation PS Plus•
More than a month after revealing the revamped version of PlayStation Plus, Sony has shared the initial lineup of games heading to its new service, covering everything from original PlayStation classics and PlayStation Portable titles to modern hits. The new PlayStation Plus has three tiers, each at a discrete price point and offering varying levels of goodies, and it’s all set to go live on June

Linux users in need of a proper VPN service, rejoice! Surfshark has just launched its very own Linux VPN with a full-blown graphic user interface (GUI). Now, for the first time ever, Linux users can enjoy the same level of user-friendliness, functionalities, and benefits, as VPN users on other operating systems do. "Previously, Linux users had to control the app via the terminal. While this was n

Capital One Miles Venture•
Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. When we publish our monthly valuation series for airline, hotel and credit card points, we focus on the redemption side of things. For example, American Express Membership Rewards points are valued at 2 cents each, thanks to strong transfer partners like Air Canada Aeroplan and Avianca LifeMiles . Scarcity is an impo

Samsung popularized the tablet for users outside of the Apple-sphere. Here is the evolution of the Samsung Galaxy tablet from 2010 through today.

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Harry Styles House•
61Mashable / 12h
Ahead of the release of Harry Styles' third album, Harry's House , Twitter revealed just how often we're late-night talking about the former boy-bander in what its dubbing "The Styles Report." According to the social media company, the British pop star beat out Harry Potter and Prince Harry as the most talked about Harry of the decade. Guess that's just a sign of the times. SEE ALSO: 'Harry's Hou

Kicking things off this week with some data culled by the folks over at Crunchbase that’s very much in line with what we’ve been saying on Actuator all along. The past couple of years have been genuinely transformational for robotics. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the conversations I’ve been having with startups and VCs about an automated future have shifted to the now. A highly transmitta

71Gizmodo / 12h
One day you wake up, make some coffee, think you’re a huge Star Wars fan , and have your world turned upside down. Case in point, io9 is filled with writers and readers who are wild about Star Wars , but do any of us know someone who could throw down $120,000 on a Star Wars watch? Read more...

Fortnite Xbox Cloud•
Though "Fortnite" still isn't available on the App Store, all iPhone users now have a couple of ways to play the battle royale game on Apple's mobile devices.

Online EVE Anywhere•
EVE Online addicts got their wish last year when developer CCP games announced EVE Anywhere , a browser-based platform for streaming the popular space MMO. Today, that's opening up to all EVE players , and not just premium Omega subscribers. You just need a modern browser, like Chrome, Edge, Safari or Firefox, and a solid 25Mbps internet to start streaming some space battles. EVE Anywhere is roll

Zoom is rolling out a wave of updates in an effort to increase engagement among meeting attendees as hybrid work grows. The new changes are a Collaborate Mode and Breakout Rooms. Collaborate Mode allows hosts to start a creative experience for attendees and have them interact with an app. Breakout Rooms are closed-off discussion spaces from the main meeting room where people can have a more focus

MultiVersus Smash WB•
Enlarge / Yes, we're as surprised by this game being good (at least in its closed alpha state) as you are. (credit: Warner Bros. Games) Starting today, Warner Bros. Games is taking the formal veil off its worst-kept video game secret in years: Multiversus . When we saw the leaks about this upcoming free-to-play PC and console game, which stars various WB and Time Warner intellectual property in a

Not long ago, my wife and I hosted a small party. It was lovely. Everyone had a nice time. The food was delicious. Nothing was broken. Read more...