Month: January 2020

HUGE REFINEMENT Tesla Software Update 2020.4.1 Model 3

My Tesla Model 3 just got better again overnight thanks to an OTA update! Tesla released software 2020.4.1 to the masses yesterday, so I was eager this morning to find out what’s new. Let me tell you all about it. This could be the last update before the Tesla Model Y is delivered to customers …

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Twitter adds threaded replies to iOS to make it easier to see ongoing conversations

Twitter announced a subtle design change to its iOS app today that may go a long way in both making conversations easier to parse and to join. The change, which looks like it’s a change on Twitter’s end that does not require an update, is to the threading feature in the Twitter timeline, which currently …

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Rising BTC Price, Justin Sun’s Harassment Suit, and More on the Bad Crypto Podcast

Those of you seeking yet another angle on consuming the latest and greatest crypto news should know about The Bad Crypto Podcast. This week’s episode starts with the good news that Bitcoin is on the rise, touches on Justin Sun’s harassment suit, and even takes a moment to acknowledge Peter Schiff’s remarkable public Bitcoin mistakes. …

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Is the Future of Blockchain Tech Innovation in the East?

Since the end of World War II, the United States has been an undisputed global leader in innovation. From putting a man on the moon to the “Traitorous Eight” of Fairchild and the birth of today’s Silicon Valley, the U.S. has been at the forefront of embracing emerging technology. This position has given the country …

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US declares coronavirus a public health emergency – CNET

Americans coming back from Wuhan will be quarantined for 14 days as the US declares a public health emergency. Anthony Kwan/Getty Images A day after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared coronavirus a global health emergency, the United States is following suit. US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar signed a public health …

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Hulu CEO steps down as Disney moves almost everything in house

Randy Freer is stepping down from his role as Hulu CEO as Disney moves to consolidate it’s direct-to-consumer business under its own executives. Part of the decision to roll Hulu’s business operations into Disney’s direct-to-consumer division is to help “rapidly grow our presence outside the US,” according to a company press release put out Friday. …

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Porsche Taycan’s repeatable performance claims put to the test by veteran drag racer

By Nicole Arce Posted on January 31, 2020 When Porsche launched the Taycan last year, its message was clear. It’s an all-electric performance car built for the track. You can take it with a battery half charged and you’ll still get the same level of performance you’d expect at full charge. At least that’s what …

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Firewall Zero Hour’s Next Season Is Black Dawn, New Map Announced

PSVR-exclusive shooter Firewall Zero Hour is due for its next big update with Operation: Black Dawn. The new season will introduce new free maps, weapons, contractors, and new rewards for its Op Pass. Details are still extremely scarce on the Operation as a whole, but we’ve at least seen footage of the upcoming first of …

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Communal VR Music Video Took Us On A Volumetric Journey Through Reggae, Classical, Grime, And Calypso

All Kinds of Limbo: a beautifully-choreographed volumetric performance for the ages. The 2020 Sundance Film Festival has brought us some of the most interesting VR and AR projects we’ve ever seen on the festival circuit. From an aquatic VR experience that had us lying face-down in a pool to a meditative mixed reality piece that …

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Ajit Pai: Carrier sales of phone-location data is illegal, FCC plans punishment

Enlarge Getty Images | Nakhorn Yuangkratoke/EyeEm Mobile network operators who sold their customers’ real-time location data violated US law and the Federal Communications Commission will try to punish carriers that did so, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai wrote today. “[T]he FCC’s Enforcement Bureau has completed its extensive investigation and… it has concluded that one or more …

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