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How to connect automated sequences with a calendar entry on a Mac
Attach Automator actions to the Calendar app and perform routine activities while you sleep. 
© 2021 PC World 8:15pm 

Bill Gates told golf buddies that his marriage was 'loveless'
Bill Gates reportedly told his golfing mates that his relationship was over, before breaking the news on social media.Long before announcing his divorce to Melinda Gates to the public, the Microsoft founder is said to have shared... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 6:15pm 

Tesla will no longer accept bitcoin over climate concerns, says Musk
The initial decision made by Tesla in March to accept bitcoin caused an outcry from environmentalists. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:55pm 

Anonymous bullying complaints spark St Peter's School investigation: board
A staff member at St Peter's School in Cambridge complained about workplace bullying to watchdog WorkSafe in Term 1, the board has confirmed.In an email - which also acknowledges the slow release of information to parents and caregivers... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 12:05am 

Small phone lovers rejoice: The Asus Zenfone 8 is a fantastic option
With the number of small phone options dwindling, Asus sweeps in with a tiny flagship device. 
© 2021 PC World 12:05am 

-36 hours left to apply to Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt 2021
-TikTok removes 500k+ accounts in Italy after DPA order to block underage users
-The gas pipeline hack shows just how much ransomware can disrupt our lives
-AWS releases tool to open source that turns on-prem software into SaaS
-TikTok's Green Screen Duet feature lets you use other TikToks as a backdrop
-Gillmor Gang: When Doves Cry
-Bessemer's Kent Bennett and Toast's Aman Narang to discuss how to become a unicorn on ECL
-Tesla suspends Bitcoin car purchases citing environmental impact
-Elon Musk, Technoking of Tesla orders a halt to bitcoin car payments
-Pomelo raises $9M to build a payments infrastructure for LatAm fintechs
-Artist Drue Kataoka will auction her first NFT, with all proceeds going to Asian American causes
-Atomized lands $500K pre-seed to help developers deploy infrastructure faster
-'Battlefield 6' will be available for last-gen game consoles
-Snap suspends two anonymous Q&A apps following lawsuit over teen's death
-Motorola wants to bring remote wireless charging tech to its phones
-Ahead of Dell's spin out, VMware appoints longtime exec Raghu Raghuram as its new CEO
-Planck, the insurance data analytics platform, raises $20M growth round
-Direct-to-consumer orthodontic startup Impress raises $50M to scale across Europe
-Dax Shepard's 'Armchair Expert' becomes a Spotify exclusive on July 1st
-ASUS' Zenfone 8 series includes a compact flagship and a flip camera
-Sonos Arc update adds Dolby Atmos height channel volume adjustment

How to find, block, or disable an AirTag near you
Apple’s new tracker has a lot of positive uses, but you might be concerned that you’re being tracked without your knowledge. 
© 2021 PC World Thu 3:55am 

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-TCL's $1,600 85-inch 4K TV is now available
-Colonial Pipeline restarts operations after ransomware attack

Voyager 1, the exploratory spacecraft outside our solar system, detects humming sound of interstellar gas
Voyager 1, the spacecraft that left Earth in 1990 and entered the interstellar medium in 2012, has sent data back from more than 22.6 million kilometres away. 
© 2021 4:15pm 

-Biden signs cybersecurity executive order in the wake of pipeline shutdown
-China's WeRide secures more funding, pushing valuation to $3.3 billion

All your everything belong to me
The protections provided by the NZ Bill of Rights are being dismantled by proposed ammendments to the Criminal Proceeds Act. 
© 2021 Aardvark 1:15pm 

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Chipolo undercuts AirTag by a buck with its Find My tracker
Chipolo has opened up preorders for its One Spot Find My tracker and it's cheaper than the AirTag. 
© 2021 PC World 12:05am 

-India offers $2.46B incentive to boost domestic production of batteries
-TikTok launches a Green Screen Duet feature, tests dedicated 'Topics' feeds
-Nintendo's Switch Pro Controller drops back down to $59 at Amazon
-Waymo to lose its CFO and head of automotive partnerships
-GasBuddy tops the App Store for the first time due to Colonial Pipeline attack

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-Vitalik Buterin donates $1 billion worth of 'meme coins' to India Covid Relief Fund

'I'll die in jail': Convicted businessman appears to breach own name suppression in mass email plea
Businessman convicted of sexual assault appears to have emailed 176 people and organisations, begging them for support to keep him out of jail. 
© 2021 9:35am 

-Fiveable makes first acquisition: A virtual study tool built by a 16-year-old
-Intel says it has solved a key bottleneck in quantum computing
-Cisco to acquire Indy startup Socio to bring hybrid events to Webex

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-Facebook is under new scrutiny for its moderation practices in Europe
-'Fall Guys' cross-play features arrive tomorrow
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