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FAA requiring SpaceX to make changes to Texas launch site ahead of future launches

On June 13th, the FAA issued a mitigated FONSI, or Finding of No Significant Impact, on SpaceX’s Starbase launch facility in Boca Chica, Texas,...

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Google will temporarily let Match use alternate payment systems ahead of 2023 trial

Google and dating app provider Match Group have reached a temporary agreement that will let Match Group’s apps stay on the App Store despite using...

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iOS 15.5 arrives ahead of Apple’s annual developer conference

Apple has released iOS 15.5, the latest version of its iPhone operating system. It adds new Apple Cash card functionality to the Wallet app and new...

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Valve upgrades its Steam Deck dock ahead of release, but we still don’t know how much it costs

Valve has quietly updated the specs to its still-unreleased official dock for the handheld gaming PC, as reported by Review Geek. The Steam Deck tech...

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Riot Games reportedly drops masking and vaccination requirements ahead of return-to-office order

Riot Games, developer of League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics, is initiating a return-to-office order while also dropping mandatory masking and...

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Cadillac Lyriq, the brand’s first electric vehicle, starts production ahead of schedule

The Cadillac Lyriq, the luxury brand’s first electric vehicle, has started production about nine months ahead of schedule. Customers will be able...

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Apple’s 512GB M1 Mac Mini is back down to its lowest price yet

The over-performing Mac Mini with M1 processor of 2020 matches its Cyber Monday best price at Amazon. We also have great deals on the Samsung Galaxy...

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Amazon Labor Union says it has NLRB go-ahead for second NYC election

The Amazon Labor Union says that it’s received permission from the NLRB to continue with unionization efforts at the LDJ5 facility in Staten...

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FAA lists 50 airports that will have 5G buffer zones ahead of C-band expansion

AT&T and Verizon are set to expand their 5G service to include the C-band spectrum on January 19th. Ahead of the upgrade, the FAA has announced a...

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First super fast PCIe 5.0 SSDs teased ahead of CES

Samsung and Adata are both teasing PCIe 5.0 SSDs with read/write speeds up to 14/12 GBps. Solid state storage coming in 2022 that’s essentially...

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Sony’s $9,000 drone is now available to order ahead of a December 24th ship date

Sony’s $9,000 Airpeak S1 drone is now available to order and is expected to ship starting December 24th. The drone is targeted toward video...

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The latest Kindle Paperwhite is 25 percent off ahead of Cyber Monday

The Kindle Paperwhite is currently 25 percent off at Amazon, Staples, and Best Buy. The Kindle Oasis and Kindle Paperwhite Kids are also discounted....

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Dune puts an epic franchise ahead of its epic story

Dune takes the classic sci-fi novel and brings it to life with a star-studded cast and a truly epic scope and scale, but misses by focusing more on...

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Netflix trans employees and allies release a list of demands ahead of the walkout

Employees want Netflix to allow the trans ERG to take on a bigger role in internal conversations surrounding potentially harmful content, hire trans...

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NASA’s massive next-generation space telescope arrives in South America ahead of launch

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has arrived at its launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, after a 26-day trip at sea from California. After more...

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The Overwatch League grand finals were a storybook sendoff ahead of Overwatch 2

The Shanghai Dragons won the 2021 Overwatch League Grand Finals. This will be the last game of professional Overwatch before the league debuts next...

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Hyundai and Motional expand their footprint in Las Vegas ahead of robotaxi launch

Motional, the autonomous startup that’s a joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, is quadrupling the size of its testing facility in Las Vegas....

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Nintendo lowers Switch price across Europe ahead of OLED model

Nintendo is adjusting its base model Switch pricing. A small price drop arrives just a month before the OLED model is due to go on sale. Nintendo is...

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Samsung details new smartwatch chip ahead of Galaxy Watch 4 launch

Samsung has announced the Exynos W920, a new processor designed for smartwatches and other wearables. The company says it’ll be used in the...

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Hulu’s live TV service gets NFL Network and RedZone ahead of 2021 season

NFL Network content will now be included as part of Hulu’s core live TV package beginning today at no extra cost to subscribers. Additionally, NFL...

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iPhone 13 rumors grow more certain ahead of September launch

Apple’s flagship iPhones this year will come in the same sizes as last year’s models, but with a smaller display notch. They will feature...

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Space tourism rivalry gets extremely petty ahead of Branson’s spaceflight

Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin bashed Virgin Galactic’s suborbital spaceplane on social media two days before Richard Branson’s debut...

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Instagram tests putting suggested posts ahead of your friends’

Instagram’s latest test will place suggested posts within users’ actual feeds. They’ll be able to define their interests and snooze...

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The latest Apple TV 4K and Sony’s XM3 headphones are discounted ahead of Prime Day

Prime Day 2021 kicks off Monday, June 21st, but there’s no shortage of deals happening on must-have tech and gaming products. We’ve highlighted...

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Amazon’s fourth-gen Echo and Anker battery packs are on sale ahead of Prime Day

Prime Day starts Monday, June 21st, but there are great deals right now, including Apple’s back-to-school promotion, Anker accessory deals, a big...

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Sony opens PS5 beta program ahead of next major system update

Sony is inviting PS5 owners to join a beta program to test out its upcoming system update. It hasn’t shared what features are coming to the...

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You can get some great tech and game deals ahead of Prime Day

This weekend brings deals on Samsung’s 85-inch QLED TV at Best Buy, a $30 off deal on Amazon’s Echo Show 5 and a similar discount for the Roku...

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Apple admits why its own Files app was ranked first when users searched for competitor Dropbox

Apple says it was a mistake that its own Files app was prioritized in App Store search over its competitor Dropbox between 2017 and 2018, and...

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