Day: September 16, 2020

PlayStation 5 pre-orders appear at retailers like Walmart and Target

Target.com If you’ve seen enough and you’re ready to put money down on Sony’s new-generation console, then the time is now. We don’t know what the supply situation will be like for the PS5, but now that the price has been announced ($500 with an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive, $400 without), and despite Sony’s …

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Tesla Hardware retrofits, FSD upgrades are underway in Europe

By Joey Klender Posted on September 16, 2020 Tesla owners in Europe are finally getting Hardware 3 retrofits and Full Self-Driving MCU upgrades. The retrofits ensure that customers who have purchased the FSD suite can get their hands on the latest hardware for the semi-autonomous functionality, which improves the performance of the feature. Currently, Tesla’s …

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After ranting about armed uprising, top Health Dept. spokesperson takes leave

Enlarge / Former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo arrives at the Hart Senate Office building to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, on May 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. Getty | Mark Wilson Michael Caputo—the controversial spokesperson for the US Department of Health and Human Services, most recently known for watering down federal reports …

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Confirmed: The PS5 is the biggest game console in modern history

When internet detectives revealed the PlayStation 5 was going to be huge, we were extremely amused — but even their fancy Photoshops couldn’t completely prepare us for how enormous the PS5 truly is. Roughly half an hour after Sony finally revealed the next-gen console’s price and release date ($399 or $499, November 12th) the company …

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We found out who makes Walmart’s new Gateway laptops, and it’s bad news

Enlarge / Fun colors—but we’re waiting to see what the innards look like. Gateway Back in 2007, Taiwan-based PC manufacturer Acer bought the once-iconic Gateway brand in order to stick a thumb in the eye of rival OEM Lenovo and increase its US market presence. In the 13 years since, the Gateway brand has languished …

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Bill to tear down federal courts’ paywall gains momentum in Congress

Enlarge / Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) disagree about many issues, but they both support the Open Courts Act. KEVIN DIETSCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved the Open Courts Act—legislation to overhaul PACER, the federal courts’ system for accessing public documents. The proposal …

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Every Oculus Quest 2 Game Announced At Facebook Connect

Assassin’s Creed, Warhammer VR, Jurassic Park, oh my! There was no shortage of game announcements at today’s Facebook Connect developer conference. From Assassins Creed to Beat Saber, we have plenty of VR gaming to look forward to over the coming months. So much in fact that we felt it necessary to collect every major game …

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Blockchain gaming takes a colossal step forward as media giant announces new offering

Multinational media and entertainment conglomerate, WarnerMedia, is joining the blockchain gaming ecosystem via its subsidiary, Turner Sports. The company, which is responsible for sports broadcasts on channels such as TBS, TNT, and TruTV among others, recently announced “Blocklete Games”; a platform which will allow players to collect, train, trade, and compete with digital athletes while …

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Hydra’s ‘Complex Drug Delivery System’ in Russia Overshadows Western Darknet Markets

On September 14, the blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis reported on the infamous Russian darknet marketplace (DNM) known as Hydra and noted the DNM is Eastern Europe’s “sixth-largest service by volume in the region.” Moreover, the report also reveals that Hydra has created a “complex drug delivery system” inside Russia and throughout various countries in Europe …

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