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How Elon Musk Leaned on Starlink to Achieve Profitability at SpaceX: Elon Musk's satellite internet service Starlink helped grow SpaceX's revenue ...
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How Elon Musk Leaned on Starlink to Achieve Profitability at SpaceX
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iOS 17.5 beta 2 is here: 5 new features on your iPhone: A minor update for participants in the Apple Developer Program.
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iOS 17.5 beta 2 is here: 5 new features on your iPhone
Quick Glance: Apple Removes iGBA Emulator from App Store for Policy Violations
  • Apple has officially announced the removal of the iGBA Game Boy emulator from the App Store due to violations of the store's policies related to spam and copyright issues, with no specific details provided.

  • The developers of iGBA created a similar version of the popular open-source GBA4iOS emulator by Riley Testut. Despite iGBA reaching the top of the App Store charts after its release this weekend, complaints arose regarding the app being a clear imitation overloaded with advertisements.

  • The reasons behind Apple's decision to remove iGBA are still unclear. Clarification on the app removal process has been requested from Apple, and this article will be updated once additional information is received.

  • An intriguing feature of iGBA was the capability for iPhone users to download any Game Boy game ROMs from the internet. However, the app's removal raises uncertainty about Apple's stance on allowing ROM-loading apps in the App Store. Nintendo has explicitly stated on its US customer support website that downloading pirated copies of its games is illegal, but whether Nintendo has reached out to Apple on this matter remains ambiguous.
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Atlas, a Humanoid Robot From Boston Dynamics, Is Leaping Into Retirement: It has been replaced by a new model, which will be used in automotive manufacturing ...
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Atlas, a Humanoid Robot From Boston Dynamics, Is Leaping Into Retirement
Quick Glance: Boston Dynamics' New Fully Electric Atlas Robot
  • Boston Dynamics has retired its hydraulic Atlas robots after 11 years and introduced a new fully electric version, marking a significant evolution in the company's product lineup.

  • The electric Atlas offers enhanced strength, range of motion, and versatile applications across various industries, starting with automotive manufacturing for parent company Hyundai.

  • Boston Dynamics has had a tumultuous history, from its founding as a promising research-focused startup to multiple acquisitions, but now seems to be focusing more on commercial applications.

  • The launch of the electric Atlas not only signifies a milestone in robotics but also provides a glimpse into the future where humanoid robots are poised to play an increasingly integral role in the industry.
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Our Top 100 Budget Buys: Affordable, Tested Tech That's Actually Worth It: Our experts review more than 1,500 technology products each year. Our mega-guide ...
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Our Top 100 Budget Buys: Affordable, Tested Tech That's Actually Worth It
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Microsoft: Windows Copilot app we quietly installed is harmless and doesn't steal your data
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Microsoft: Windows Copilot app we quietly installed is harmless and ...
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If you’ve got an EV, Google Maps is about to become much more valuable: New Google Maps features address one of Americans’ top concerns about owning an electric ...
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If you’ve got an EV, Google Maps is about to become much more valuable
Quick Glance: Google Employee Demonstrations Against Cloud Deal with Israeli Government
  • Google staff are protesting an agreement with the government of Israel named Project Nimbus.

  • The protests include sit-ins at offices in New York and California.

  • These actions represent an escalation of protests against the company's association with the Israeli government.

  • Employees are calling for the immediate cancellation of work on Project Nimbus and public support for Palestinians.
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'Grand Theft Auto' maker Take-Two to let go 5% of staff, scrap some projects
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'Grand Theft Auto' maker Take-Two to let go 5% of staff, scrap some ...
Quick Glance: 'GTA 6' Publisher Makes Layoffs and Cancels Projects
  • Publisher Take-Two Interactive, known for Grand Theft Auto IV, plans to lay off five percent of its workforce by the end of the year and cancel various projects currently in development.

  • These decisions were disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, outlining briefly Take-Two's 'cost reduction program.' The company anticipates the plan to save $165 million annually and 'enhance the Company’s margin profile.'

  • Several video games in development, including GTA 6, are expected to break sales records upon release next year.

  • Even though CEO Strauss Zelnick explicitly stated in February that the company had no plans for job cuts, layoffs are distressing even in the best of times. The impact of these measures on Take-Two's development teams remains to be seen.
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Trump Media stock price fluctuation: What to know amid historic hush money criminal trial
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Trump Media stock price fluctuation: What to know amid historic hush money ...
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Logitech updates Options Plus with a new Logi AI Prompt Builder for custom ChatGPT prompts
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Logitech updates Options Plus with a new Logi AI Prompt Builder for custom ...
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Elon Musk's Grok AI Pushes False News Stories About Indian Election, Iran Strike: X users were surprised to see that Prime Minister Modi was 'ousted' in a ...
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Elon Musk's Grok AI Pushes False News Stories About Indian Election ...
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Russia May Be Behind Hack of Texas Water Facility: Google's cybersecurity firm Mandiant uncovers evidence linking the water facility incident to an infamous ...
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Russia May Be Behind Hack of Texas Water Facility
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AI Scientists Create Humanoid Robot That 'Thinks' Its Way Through Tasks: The MenteeBot prototype responds to voice commands and can pick up and carry a range of ...
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AI Scientists Create Humanoid Robot That 'Thinks' Its Way Through Tasks
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AMD Unveils New AI Chips For Business PCs: Advanced Micro Devices introduced a new series of processors for commercial mobile and desktop AI PCs ...
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AMD Unveils New AI Chips For Business PCs
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Amazon Music’s new AI Maestro playlist generator could challenge Spotify. Here’s why
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Amazon Music’s new AI Maestro playlist generator could challenge Spotify ...
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Roku says it experienced second 'credential stuffing' incident: Roku said bad actors entered more than half a million Roku accounts without permission in another ...
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Roku says it experienced second 'credential stuffing' incident
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YouTube is making a bigger effort to go after third-party apps that block its ads
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YouTube is making a bigger effort to go after third-party apps that block ...
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NASA Space Station Batteries Hit Florida Home After It Was Released: NASA released the Space Station batteries, and instead of burning them ...
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NASA Space Station Batteries Hit Florida Home After It Was Released
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Microsoft Takes AI Model Offline After Devs Fail to Conduct 'Toxicity Testing': WizardLM-2 was removed shortly after its launch, but the AI model has already ...
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Microsoft Takes AI Model Offline After Devs Fail to Conduct 'Toxicity ...
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Motorola's Edge 50 Phone Line Has Moto AI, 125-Watt Charging: These international phones will be followed up by US-bound variants later this year.
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Motorola's Edge 50 Phone Line Has Moto AI, 125-Watt Charging
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Facebook and Instagram’s response to deepfake porn is under review by its oversight board
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Ransomware Group Leaks Data From UnitedHealth Hack, Demands More Money: Ransomhub posts a portion of the data it allegedly stole to pressure UnitedHealth Group ...
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Ransomware Group Leaks Data From UnitedHealth Hack, Demands More Money
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8 Things to Know About Mac Virtual Display on the Apple Vision Pro: You can easily connect the Apple Vision Pro to a Mac or MacBook via Virtual Display ...
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8 Things to Know About Mac Virtual Display on the Apple Vision Pro
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Tax Day 2024 live updates: From extensions to Child Tax Credit, here's what to know
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Tax Day 2024 live updates: From extensions to Child Tax Credit ...
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Fee for platform X: Musk: new users should pay: Anyone who sets up a new account on X will have to pay in future. Elon Musk wants to beat annoying bots with a ...
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Fee for platform X: Musk: new users should pay
Quick Glance: Musk Plans Fee for New X Users
  • Elon Musk intends to charge new users of X in the initial months to curb the activity of automated bot accounts.

  • The fee is set to be waived after three months to allow free posting.

  • Tests in New Zealand and the Philippines raised skepticism about the effectiveness of the fee as a countermeasure against bots.

  • Declining revenues at X post-rebranding and Twitter acquisition, along with a negative brand perception by companies, are impacting the service's business.
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Some H&R Block customers faced hours of outages on Tax Day: Some H&R Block customers who waited until the last minute to file their taxes faced frustrating ...
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Some H&R Block customers faced hours of outages on Tax Day
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Galaxy AI is coming to 8 new devices. Is yours on the list?: Samsung is eyeing a new Galaxy AI drop for previous-generation devices.
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Galaxy AI is coming to 8 new devices. Is yours on the list?
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Cybertruck owner video claiming stuck pedal gets attention of regulators: After a Cybertruck owner's video saying his accelerator pedal got stuck went viral ...
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Cybertruck owner video claiming stuck pedal gets attention of regulators
Quick Glance: Tesla Cybertruck: Pedal Safety Issues
  • The Tesla Cybertruck has faced criticism for various issues, but now a serious safety concern with the accelerator pedal has led to the temporary halt of deliveries.

  • A video and reports show that the pedal cover can come loose and jam, causing unintended acceleration even when the foot is not on the pedal.

  • Deliveries have been halted, appointments rescheduled and canceled as Tesla investigates acceleration issues. A regulatory investigation looms over the company, potentially requiring a recall of all trucks.

  • Some drivers have attempted to manually remove the pedal cover, indicating a potentially serious safety issue that cannot be resolved through software.
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J Balvin Gets Abducted by Aliens, Doja Cat Gyrates in Mud at Coachella Day Three: Coachella 2024 concluded with out-of-this-world performances by Doja Cat ...
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J Balvin Gets Abducted by Aliens, Doja Cat Gyrates in Mud at Coachella Day ...
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Tesla will lay off more than 10% of global workforce: Read the Elon Musk memo: Tesla will lay off more than 10% of its global workforce, according to a memo sent ...
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Quick Glance: Tesla to Cut 14,000 Jobs, Elon Musk Aims for Lean Brand
  • Tesla is laying off more than 10% of its global workforce, equivalent to at least 14,000 roles, in response to slowing demand and price pressure.

  • Elon Musk announced the 'difficult decision' in a memo, mentioning that Tesla had experienced role and function duplications in certain areas due to rapid growth in recent years.

  • The job cuts follow a difficult start to the year for the electric carmaker, citing production problems caused by unforeseen factors and a decline in global demand.

  • Tesla recorded a gross profit margin of 17.6% in the fourth quarter, the lowest in over four years, attributed to repeated price cuts and increased competition in China.
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Rivian launches new reliability scoring feature to make public EV charging easier
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Tesla slashes Full Self-Driving subscription price in half: It's still not actually fully self-driving, though.
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Tesla slashes Full Self-Driving subscription price in half
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Biden gives Samsung $6.4 billion in grants to boost Texas chip output: The Biden administration will award up to $6.4 billion in grants to South ...
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Biden gives Samsung $6.4 billion in grants to boost Texas chip output
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Andy Jassy says Amazon has a ‘great relationship’ with sellers. Longtime sellers say it’s ‘the worst it’s ever been’
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Andy Jassy says Amazon has a ‘great relationship’ with sellers ...
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Well, that’s awkward. A Rivian driver got into a confrontation with a Tesla owner who appeared unaware that Superchargers are now open to other brands ... Show more   www.pcmag.com/news/tesla-owner-calls-police-on-rivian-driver-using-supercharger