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Using virtual reality to treat pain and anxiety
Government research suggests immersive technologies have the potential to "transform" therapy and healthcare. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 3:41am 

-Aussie online used car dealership Carma comes out of stealth with $20M seed round
-The Station: Didi delists, a plea for the Chips Act and crypto for in-car purchases
-Argo releases standard for how self-driving cars should act around cyclists
-Far-right target critics with Twitter's new media policy

Far-right target critics with Twitter's new media policy
Far-right activists are using Twitter's new media policy to target anti-extremism researchers. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:41am 

Major Mac overhaul on tap for 2022 as every model due for a refresh
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that Apple is planning to update every Mac in its lineup through 2022 as the Apple silicon transition concludes. 
© 2021 PC World 1:41am 

BitMart: Crypto-exchange loses $150m to hackers
BitMart is the latest in a string of crypto-exchange websites to fall prey to a cyber-attack, 
© 2021 BBCWorld 1:31am 

-VCs eye investment in Polygon
-TamatemGames raises $11M Series B led by PUBG maker Krafton
-Online Safety Bill : What to expect

Online Safety Bill : What to expect
Politicians are due to give their recommendations for the landmark piece of legislation. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 9:51pm 

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HyperX releases new starter pack for aspiring streamers
HyperX has released the HyperX Streamer Starter pack for aspiring content creators. 
© 2021 PC World 5:31pm 

Historic Southerner Express rail carriage trucked to new home in Timaru
Timaru's Levels Raceway is now the new home for the restoration of one of the last remaining buffet carriages from The Southerner express. 
© 2021 5:21pm 

-HR tech startup Sense valued at $500 million in SoftBank Vision Fund 2-led funding
-Crypto exchange BitMart loses $196 million to hackers
-Printing Photos in His Hawaii Darkroom Brings Much Love to Mike Caputo
-Better research into Instagram, WhatsApp effects on young users needed, academics say

The tech helping shops - and Santa - deliver this Christmas
A number of tech solutions are out there to help retailers optimise sending out our presents. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 1:31pm 

What sort ofCovid Christmas will it be?
Things are about to get much better or worse on the Covid front. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. 
© 2021 Aardvark Mon 10:32am 

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-TradeDepot raises $110M from IFC, Novastar to extend BNPL service to merchants across Africa
-Google Photos 'Locked Folder' feature rolling out to non-Pixel smartphones
-The Most Unique Lens? Leica 16-18-21mm Tri-Elmar F4 Review
-BitMart: Crypto-exchange loses $150m to hackers
-Why celebrate pizza? Google Doodle shares the cultural heritage of pizza around the world
-Apple's AirPods Pro drop back down to $170 on Amazon
-William Shatner's space voyage is becoming an Amazon documentary

Titan Quest's latest expansion transports you to mythical ancient China
Titan Quest's latest expansion Titan Quest: Anniversary Edition Eternal Embers, takes you on an epic and dangerous journey through the Far East. 
© 2021 PC World 1:41am 

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-Good for Birds? Canon RF 100-400mm f5.6-8 IS USM Review
-MarketForce partners with Cellulant to expand in five new markets across Africa as it races to cover continent
-Kenya's Pariti raises $2.85M led by Harlem Capital to develop startup ecosystems in emerging markets
-Alibaba undergoes major management reshuffle
-Amazon's Fire tablets are back on sale for as low as $35
-'Halo: Infinite' may have a grapple hook, but it's still a grind
-'Ameca' robot shows off more human-like facial expressions
-The $24,000 Hyundai Santa Cruz is a truck that feels like an SUV — making it the perfect adventure vehicle
-What is Starlink? Inside the satellite business that could make Elon Musk a trillionaire.
-Stacked raises $35M to bring passive investing tools to retail crypto traders

Vodafone launches Aussie giveaway worth 100K
Vodafone has launched a 5G Summer Promotion giving new and existing customers the chance to win a share of 100K worth of prizes. 
© 2021 PC World 5:31pm 

Amazon Echo Show 10 Review
The Echo Show 10 is Amazon's latest screen-equipped smart speaker with a twist - an Amazon Echo device with a rotating screen. 
© 2021 GeekZone 5:22pm 

Climate change: Is ‘blue hydrogen’ Japan’s answer to coal?
The Fukushima disaster turned Japan away from nuclear. A new energy source may help it quit coal. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:22pm 

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Sneaky prompts: Microsoft warns billions of Google Chrome users to stop using it now
Microsoft is warning those who use Windows computers to stop using the Google Chrome browser as soon as possible.The company says users should be now switching to Edge instead.Launched in 2015, Edge is Microsoft's own browser,... 
© 2021 NZ Herald 11:41am 

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