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California's Department of Motor Vehicles has had it up to here with Tesla's "full self-driving" claims. In fact, the DMV is so fed up that the company may no longer be allowed to sell its cars within the state. On July 28, the DMV's chief of industry services Ailene Short filed a complaint against Tesla, alleging that the company deliberately used misleading language in marketing Tesla's "Full S

Editor’s note: This post was last updated on August 6 with new information. Evolving testing and vaccination requirements for international travel continue to make it confusing for Americans to figure out what’s required for entry into specific countries. Some of the most restrictive nations have finally opened to tourists again, including Australia, which opened to tourists on Feb. 21 for the fi

Kubernetes Jobs create Pods repeatedly until a specified number of containers terminate successfully. Jobs are often used with the higher-level CronJob mechanism that automatically starts new Jobs on a recurring schedule. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Docker’s concept of the “build context” is one of its most restrictive and misunderstood characteristics. The build context defines the local files and folders you can reference in your Dockerfile. Content outside it cannot be used, which often hinders complex build procedures. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

SK hynix has developed new 4D NAND flash with a huge 238 layers, paving the way for rapid and capacious new SSDs , the company has announced. Unveiled on stage at Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, the new memory chip is described as the “world’s first 238-layer 512Gb TLC 4D NAND” and is expected to enter mass production in the first half of 2023. Compared with the previous 176-layer model, the

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Today's Wordle puzzle is a fun one that is something out of this world, quite literally speaking.

Today's simple Wordle won't stump you so much as it might besmirch your reputation as a wordsmith, if you miss it.

Remember to make that appointment and there's a fresh Wordle to solve. If you get stuck, that's where our daily Wordle help can come in handy. The answer to the August 7 Wordle, puzzle #414, can be found at the end of this article. Before you get there, though, there are a couple of subtle clues to help you narrow it down, and as you scroll down, you'll see we've gathered a selection of the best

With its captivating images of far-flung galaxies, it’s safe to say the James Webb Space Telescope has captured the imagination of the world over. It was also recently the subject of a not-so-charming prank. On July 31st, Étienne Klein, the director of France’s Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, shared an image he claimed the JWST captured of Proxima Centauri, the nearest-known st

thekimonogallery : by Japanese painter Hayami Gyoshū,(1894 – 1935), about 1920s

“Will I be able to eat anything on this cruise ship?” is not a question you often hear about floating holidays known for 24/7 dining and enormous buffets. But if you have celiac disease, like my mom, it’s a logical concern. I had invited my mom to join my kids and me on a seven-night Caribbean cruise aboard MSC Seashore from MSC Cruises, an under-the-radar line unknown to many Americans. In fact,

The File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a common service used to transfer files between clients and servers. It’s often useful to automate these file transfers, and PowerShell scripts can come in handy to speed up this process. Read This Article on How-To Geek ›

Waze is one of the best navigation apps available, which is why I recently left Google Maps for Waze. However, lately, we’ve seen a lot of reports that Waze is lagging and nearly unusable on both Android Auto and CarPlay. Read This Article on Review Geek ›

clawmarks : Un pèlerin d'Angkor / Pierre Loti - ill. de Paul Jouve, and Pierre Loti, François Louis Schmied - 1930 - via e-rara (edited)

Southwest is your best bet if you’re looking for an airline with the most favorable policies for canceling or changing a flight . Simply stated, you can change or cancel any Southwest flight without fees. While other airlines might charge you well over $100 to change an already booked itinerary, that isn’t Southwest Airlines ‘ model. Plus, Southwest Airlines flight credits no longer expire . The

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Philadelphia is a generally poor airport. Some airline employees even call it Filthadelphia. And the airport can't seem to even provide basic services to passengers without an upcharge - like outlets? Continue reading ...

A mere two days after accusing the company of fraud , Elon Musk has challenged Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a public debate about the percentage of bots on its platform. “Let him prove to the public that Twitter has tweet spotted by Reuters . The Tesla and SpaceX executive issued the challenge after responding to a thread in support of his legal case against the company. “If Twitter simply provid

nemfrog : “‘Fairy cats,’ all powerful for protecting silkworms.” Researches into Chinese superstitions . 1926. Internet Archive

A common topic of discussion in our TPG Lounge Facebook group is whether you can get a higher sign-up bonus after you’ve already been approved for a credit card and opened the account. New cardholders are often frustrated when they apply for a credit card, only to see a better bonus offer announced the following week or month. This means potentially missing out on hundreds of dollars in value. Ne

I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far! As you may have guessed, the highlight of my week wasn’t aviation or travel related, but rather the birth of our son, Miles . On the points & travel front, this week the DOT proposed new ticket refund rules, Lufthansa rolled out “green” fares, Delta downgraded boarding for Diamond members, JetBlue reported some pretty bad financial results, an Adm

Dual monitor stands help you make your home office setup neater and more comfortable, which can help you be more productive. Lifting your external displays off your desk will help you reclaim that space for other tech accessories, like a full-sized keyboard, speakers, or a microphone for video conferencing. The monitor stands we’re recommending also allow you to adjust the height and angle of you

Hello again! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we quickly recap the top stories to cross TechCrunch dot-com over the past seven days. Want it in your inbox? Get it here. The most read story this week is kind of a wild one: Bolt Mobility, an on-demand bike/scooter rental company co-founded by Usain Bolt, kinda just…vanished. “The departure has been abrupt,” writes Rebecca, “leav

peoplewithcats : Muguette Monnerot, danseuse, 1965.

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The most effective way to warn people not to spread viral hoaxes on social media is to say, "Don't spread viral hoaxes on social media." Probably the least effective way is to post a hoax that goes viral, and then later explain that you were trying to warn people about hoaxes. Tweet may have been deleted (opens in a new tab) On July 31, Étienne Klein, a physicist at École Centrale Paris, and a re

sovietpostcards : Amur tiger on the coast of the Sea of Japan. Russia, Primorsky Krai, Sikhote-Alinsky Nature Reserve. Photo by Viktor Voronin (1985-1990).