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Westworld creators tapped to develop Fallout show for Amazon

Joy and Nolan, the younger brother of filmmaker Christopher Nolan, are perhaps best known as the creators of HBO’s Westworld, a series based on a 1973 movie by the same name. The critically acclaimed first season was absolutely brilliant although some (myself included) felt things went a bit off the rails in the second and […]

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A record amount of e-waste was generated in 2019

Electronic waste is a generalized term that collectively refers to all discarded electrical and electronic devices, not just stuff that ends up in landfills. According to the GESP, only 17.4 percent of e-waste in 2019 was formally documented and recycled. Considering the high-value metals like copper, gold and iron that can be extracted from old […]

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New analysis of one billion leaked credentials reveals that most people reuse weak passwords

Companies like Google, Microsoft, and even non-profits like the National Cyber Security Alliance all want to kill the password in the near future. In the meantime, passwords remain the most used tool for securing online accounts, and people aren’t getting any better at choosing adequate ones that would make life more difficult for hackers.Every year […]

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Walmart is transforming parking lots into makeshift drive-in theaters this summer

Walmart is as anxious as anyone to get back to theaters this summer… so much so, in fact, that they’re taking matters into their own hands by partnering with Tribeca Enterprises to transform some store parking lots into drive-in movie theaters. It’s an interesting proposition but one that also presents some unique challenges.The big-box retailer […]

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UK antitrust regulators scrutinize Apple and Google’s billion-dollar search engine agreement

Apple switched over from Bing to Google for search functionality across macOS and iOS in 2017 and made significant revenue gains. As a result, the UK’s antitrust authority is now scrutinizing the deal as it believes it poses a threat to competition between search engines on mobile devices.The UK Competition and Markets Authority has published […]

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Google discontinues the affordable Pixel 3a and 3a XL

Google has confirmed that it’s discontinuing the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, marking the end of the entire Pixel 3 lineup. While the duo won’t be available to buy directly from Google, the company says third-party retailers will continue selling the phones while stock lasts.The Pixel 3a and 3a XL went back to Google’s Nexus […]

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Tesla delivered more than 90,000 vehicles in Q2 despite pandemic-induced shutdowns

Tesla on Thursday said it managed to deliver more than 90,000 vehicles to buyers during the second quarter despite its main factory in Fremont, California, being shut down for an extended period due to Covid-19 containment efforts.A total of 82,272 vehicles rolled off the assembly line during the quarter. The vast majority of them – […]