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GoPro Hero10 Black Review
A look at the latest GoPro Hero10 camera. 
© 2022 GeekZone 5:52pm 

-Baidu's robotaxis can now operate without a safety driver in the car
-Samsung rolls out Android 13-based One UI 5 beta on Galaxy S22 smartphones
-These smart home products can make a big difference on your energy and insurance bills

The plans for giant seaweed farms in European waters
As worldwide sales of the algae soar, the European Union wants to establish giant seaweed farms. 
© 2022 BBCWorld 11:37am 

-Twitter confirms vulnerability exposed data of anonymous account owners
-Q3 outlook forecasts cloudy days ahead for fintech M&A
-Meet the Ukrainian woman using porn and gambling sites to tell Russians the truth about Putin's war with Ukraine
-Hitting the Books: How much that insurance monitoring discount might really be costing you
-Apple could be developing a smart display
-Elon Musk says $44 billion Twitter takeover could go ahead if it gives details of fake accounts
-How to enjoy TV without neck or eye strain
-Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to 'a public debate' on the company's bot data
-Amazon buys Roomba's maker, Bolt vanishes, and YC slims down
-Physicist trolls James Webb Space Telescope fans with a photo of a chorizo sausage
-Instagram will test extra-tall photos to go along with Reels
-Steam is finally adding support for Nintendo Joy-Con controllers
-Venture investors to founders: Turn down for what?
-Fitbit will end support for PC syncing this fall
-The chaotic road of DC movies over the last decade, as the company embarks on a bold 10-year plan to compete with Marvel
-California DMV accuses Tesla of falsely portraying its vehicles as fully autonomous
-Elon Musk's dad says he is proud of his son after all and that he initially said he wasn't because he misheard the interviewer's question
-Elon Musk says Tesla would continue to do very well even if he was kidnapped by aliens or 'went back to my home planet'

Sandy Hook shooting: Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2m over more lies
A Texas jury ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $45.2 million ($72.5m) in punitive damages to the parents of a child who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, adding to the $4.1 million ($6.5m) he must... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Sat 4:22pm 

-Elon Musk said he and the 'whole of SpaceX' had to be drug tested for a year after he smoked weed on Joe Rogan's podcast
-Twitter fixes security bug that exposed at least 5.4 million accounts
-Google's 'quantum supremacy' usurped by researchers using ordinary supercomputer
-Expedia's bounceback in hotel bookings looks good — until you compare it to how many people are flocking back to Airbnb
-The app Elon Musk used to calculate the number of bots on Twitter also thought he was a bot, according to Twitter's lawyers

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-LG's T90 earbuds come with Dolby Head Tracking technology
-Baidu to operate fully driverless commercial robotaxi in Wuhan and Chongqing
-Senate passes sweeping climate-focused Inflation Reduction Act
-There’s always another nightmarish crypto hack around the corner

The next big bust
The next big tech crash is just around the corner. Today I tell you what that crash is and why it will happen. 
© 2022 Aardvark 9:27am 

-Apple reportedly tells suppliers to avoid 'Made in Taiwan' labels on shipments to China

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-Dr Pimple Popper lost a lucrative income stream after YouTube said her videos were 'too graphic' for advertisers

Virtual influencers rivalling human Instagram models
A new wave of online personalities known as virtual influencers is taking over our Instagram feeds.While we won't be seeing robots roaming our streets, you can find them online – either promoting the latest fashion trends or vlogging... 
© 2022 NZ Herald Sun 12:17am 

-This Week in Apps: French developers sue Apple, time spent in apps grows, Instagram adds NFTs
-Elon Musk confirms he has 9 kids with 3 women and claims a falling birthrate means a 'slow death' for civilization
-Why Amazon is acquiring Roomba

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-Daily Crunch: Amazon to acquire iRobot in $1.7B all-cash deal

Amazon to Acquire iRobot
Amazon will acquire iRobot for US$ 61 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$ 1.7 billion. 
© 2022 GeekZone Sat 11:47am 

-Meta is testing a new livestreaming platform for influencers called 'Super'
-Dystopian document thriller game Papers, Please is now available on iPhone and Android
-Microsoft helps game devs pull more performance from the Xbox Series S
-DreamWorks Animation will open source its MoonRay renderer later this year
-Shop all the best deals from the Best Buy Anniversary Sale—save on Samsung, Apple, Bose and more
-Why an Atlanta-based Black influencer collective swapped their collab house for a studio
-SpaceX launches South Korea's first moon mission, an orbiter named Danuri
-Toyota will buy back your recalled bZ4X EV
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