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Appeals court rules 10¢-a-page charge for court documents is too high

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images A federal appeals court has ruled that the federal judiciary has been overcharging thousands of users for access to public court records. PACER, short for Public Access to Court Electronic Records, is an online system that allows members of the public (including Ars Technica reporters) to download documents related …

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Bittrex and Poloniex Move for Summary Judgment in Market Manipulation Case

Attorneys representing cryptocurrency exchanges Bittrex and Poloniex notified Judge Failla of the Southern District of New York Friday of their intention to move for summary judgment in a class action case that alleges they, along with Tether and Bitfinex, were involved in fraud and market manipulation, according to court filings. Disclosure The leader in blockchain …

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WarnerMedia undergoes major reorganization as HBO Max gets higher priority

Two of WarnerMedia’s top executives, Bob Greenblatt and Kevin Reilly, are leaving the company as CEO Jason Kilar begins to plan the company’s future with a tighter focus on HBO Max. Greenblatt oversaw all of the company’s direct-to-consumer lines and oversaw WarnerMedia as a whole; Kevin Reilly was WarnerMedia’s content chief. He also served as …

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Tesla Model Y’s camping versatility makes it the ultimate outdoor machine

By Joey Klender Posted on August 7, 2020 The Tesla Model Y packs versatility in several ways. Starting with the crossover style that gives it spaciousness and comfortability, and pairing it with the street-blazing performance of the all-electric powerhouse makes it one of Tesla’s best vehicles to date. However, the Y is capable of more …

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Riot Blockchain Ends Week Up 29%, Hits 2020 High Ahead of Q2 Earnings Report

Riot Blockchain, one of the few publicly traded bitcoin mining companies in the U.S., closed trading Friday with its second largest weekly gain since April 2019 ahead of the firm’s Q2 earnings release next week. The gain marks a continuation of the stock’s rally that started mid March after the market’s crash. Disclosure The leader …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Dips to $11.5K; Cardano Is Making a Big DeFi Move

Bitcoin’s price is trending down and an Ethereum competitor is entering the DeFi race this weekend. Bitcoin’s price was able to rally to as high as $11,917 Friday before losing momentum, falling back into the $11,500 range. “Over the past day, bitcoin tested the level of $11,900 but it did not succeed, and BTC slipped,” …

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Prince Harry calls for social media reform, compares misinformation to lead poisoning – CNET

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex Getty Images In a new piece written for Fast Company, Prince Harry is calling on social media platforms to redesign themselves in the wake of “a crisis of hate, a crisis of health, and a crisis of truth.” < p class=”speakableTextP2″>As a number of prominent advertisers boycotted Facebook during the …

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HBO Max and Ava DuVernay are making a series based on the @OnePerfectShot Twitter account

Ava DuVernay is partnering with HBO Max and the team behind Twitter’s popular One Perfect Shot account to create a half-hour documentary series of the same name, the company announced today. One Perfect Shot will look at an iconic shot from different films, with the directors of those films walking viewers through a detailed breakdown …

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‘Tarzan VR’ Just Released The Coolest Mixed Reality Video Game Trailer Ever

Grab your virtual loincloth and get ready for some mixed reality action. It was just over a year ago Fun Train, developer behind The Exorcist: Legion VR, dropped the first trailer for Tarzan VR, an episodic VR adventure that has players stepping into the shoes (bare feet?) of the fictional vine-swinging character from Edgar Rice …

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Oculus Unity & Unreal SDKs Deprecate Oculus Go Support

Facebook no longer supports Oculus Go in the latest version of the Oculus Unity & Unreal Integrations. Oculus Go launched in May 2018, just over two years ago, as Facebook’s first standalone headset. Priced at $199, it’s primarily used for passive consumption of immersive and traditional media. In January Facebook removed Go from its enterprise …

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