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Even Utah’s mysterious monolith may be no match for Google Earth

Last week, a sheep-counting expedition found a mysterious monolith deep in the Utah desert, and they warned the world to stay away. This is a great opening for a science fiction story, and also the actual events of late November 2020. As local news outlet KSL TV lays out, a Utah Department of Public Safety …

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Lucid reveals the name for its Model S competitor: the Lucid Air Pure

By Joey Klender Posted on November 24, 2020 Lucid has finally named its base model for its introductory electric sedan, the Air. While other variants have been entitled the “Dream Edition,” the “Grand Touring,” and the “Touring,” the Air’s base model has gone unnamed by the electric automaker, until now. Lucid will call it the …

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‘In Death: Unchained’ Free Update Will Add Ruthless Wave Defense Mode

Battle a never-ending horde of demonic creatures in the “Siege of Heaven” update. Superbright’s addicting VR rouge-lite adventure In Death: Unchained is receiving a new update this December in the form of a brand new wave defense mode that will have you mowing down a never-ending stream of unsanctified enemies, from pot belly demons and …

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Stop overpaying online with Capital One Shopping’s browser extension

StackCommerce If you’re an avid online shopper, you know the power of a great promo code. After all, why would you buy something at full retail price, when you could own it for a fraction of the cost? Part of the beauty of online shopping is that it’s easier (and more instantaneous) to compare deals …

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Best holiday gifts under $100 for 2020 – CNET

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family. <p class=”speakableTextP1″>If you’re looking for a holiday gift that’s not too expensive but also not too cheap, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve rounded up our …

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Coinbase Ditches US Customer Tax Form That Set Off False Alarms at IRS

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has decided to discontinue sending customers 1099-Ks, the U.S. tax form which led the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to mistakenly think traders had underreported their gains.  The exchange will instead use the 1099-MISC form, at least for customers who earn interest on lending and similar products, it said in a Tuesday blog …

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Coinbase Will Suspend All Margin Trading Tomorrow, Citing CFTC Guidance

Crypto exchange Coinbase plans to end all margin trading effective Nov. 25, 2020, due to recent regulations by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The San Francisco-based trading platform announced Tuesday that it would prevent customers from placing new margin trades beginning at 2 p.m. PT (22:00 UTC) on Wednesday, while simultaneously canceling any open …

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SpaceX to attempt same-day Starship static fire, Starlink launch [livestream]

By Eric Ralph Posted on November 24, 2020 SpaceX is in the process of attempting static-fire the first fully-assembled Starship prototype as few as four hours before a Falcon 9 rocket’s schedule Starlink launch. After SpaceX decided to scrub a November 22nd launch attempt for vague “additional mission assurance” and preempted a November 23rd backup …

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Pushes Past $19.4K; Deribit Ether Options Volume Spikes

How high can bitcoin’s price go? Analysts say the higher the price, the more investors will plow in. Meanwhile, increasing ether options volume on Deribit is likely making derivatives more expensive. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $18,987 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 3.2% over the previous 24 hours. Bitcoin’s 24-hour range: $18,059-$19,392 BTC …

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