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A leaked Tomb Raider script is looking pretty legit now that Square Enix DMCA’d it

Square Enix may have effectively confirmed the legitimacy of a leaked Tomb Raider game casting script by filing a DMCA takedown request against an...

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Textbook publisher: NFTs will let us squeeze even more money out of students

Textbook publisher Pearson’s CEO says blockchain tech and NFTs could help it make money off ebook sales by tracking ownership transfers. Textbook...

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What happened to the Apple union campaign?

Apple seemed primed for an organizing blitz like Starbucks and Trader Joe’s. Instead, after one store unionized in June, the campaign has gone...

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Blake Masters wins Arizona Republican Senate primary

The Silicon Valley executive Masters won the Arizona Senate primary. Billionaire Paypal investor has donated $15 million to pro-Blake Masters super...

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AT&T’s 3G shutdown catches blame for a major election headache in Michigan

Some Michigan counties can’t report midterm elections results due to a mix of confusing federal vote reporting guidance and AT&T’s decision...

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Blake Masters is splitting the difference between Donald Trump and Peter Thiel

The Thiel Capital president is poised to win Arizona’s GOP Senate primary and carry tech’s libertarian tendencies all the way to the Capitol. In...

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Rumble’s antitrust lawsuit against Google can proceed, says judge

A judge has denied Google’s attempts to limit an antitrust case from YouTube competitor Rumble, allowing the case to proceed toward early...

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Robinhood Crypto fined $30 million for alleged regulatory violations in NY

The New York Department of Financial Services has fined Robinhood’s cryptocurrency division $30 million over its alleged violations of that...

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Nomad crypto bridge loses $200 million in ‘chaotic’ hack

After a misconfiguration in its smart contract code, the Nomad cryptocurrency token bridge has been hit by a hack that let a large number of...

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Meta sued for violating patient privacy with data tracking tool

Meta and US hospitals are facing proposed class-action lawsuits over claims that they violated patient privacy by sending health data to Facebook...

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Indonesia unblocks Steam and Yahoo, but Fortnite and FIFA are still banned

The Indonesian government has unblocked Steam and Yahoo after both services complied with the country’s content moderation laws. Epic Games and...

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Russia is starting to beat Ukraine at electronic warfare, analysts say

As the war in Ukraine continues, Russia is getting more aggressive in its effort to jam mobile communications gear, a tactic known as electronic...

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The US organ transplant network is built on shaky technology, reports say

A report from the US Digital Service obtained by The Washington Post warned that the tech behind the organ transplant system in the United States is...

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Visa could be liable for helping monetize Pornhub videos of children, says court

A California judge says Visa could be liable in a case involving sexual videos of children on MindGeek’s Pornhub platform for helping MindGeek...

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What 21 billion Facebook friendships say about the economic ladder in the US

Meta released a dataset that includes information on 21 billion Facebook friendships. That data was used for new studies on how friendships between...

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In Pennyslvania, campaign volunteers are getting a taste of gig work

The Josh Shapiro campaign’s new voter outreach program mixes voter file data and gig economy-like delivery services to create "a universe that...

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What does Tim Hortons think your data is worth? A coffee and donut, apparently

Tim Hortons says it’s reached a proposed settlement in the class action lawsuits resulting from its alleged large-scale location tracking. It was...

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Netflix sues creators behind The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical following sold-out show

Netflix is suing Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, the Grammy-award-winning pair behind The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical over copyright infringement....

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Indonesia bans access to Steam, Epic Games, PayPal, and more

Indonesia has barred users in the country from accessing Steam, Epic Games, PayPal, Yahoo, and more after the companies failed to comply with the...

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US federal courts were reportedly hit by another data breach

The Department of Justice reportedly suffered a severe data breach in early 2020, separate from the SolarWinds attack. Now, lawmakers are looking for...

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Samsung has a new feature that will hide your pics during a phone repair

Samsung’s Korean press site has confirmed a new privacy feature called Repair Mode is coming to the Galaxy S21 series phones in South Korea. It...

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NJ police used baby DNA to investigate crimes, lawsuit claims

A lawsuit claims that New Jersey State Police are using blood samples drawn from newborn babies under medical screening laws to perform DNA analysis...

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FTC staff reportedly recommended against suing Meta

Bloomberg reports that FTC staff recommended against the FTC suing to block Meta’s acquisition of Within, the company behind VR fitness app Beat...

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Biden’s climate plan is back, and it’s all about building things

Dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act, a new bill from Democrats would raise $740 billion in revenue and spend $370 billion of it to fight climate...

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CHIPS Act clears Congress, ensuring $52 billion boost to US foundries

The House passed the $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act to strengthen US science and technology innovation. The bill, a Joe Biden administration...

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Democrats revive the fight for net neutrality

Democrats are recharging the fight for net neutrality with a new bill codifying Title II regulations and banning broadband internet providers from...

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Google’s new Play Store rules target annoying ads and copycat crypto apps

Google is previewing incoming changes to its Play Store policies, hoping to tamp down on annoying ads, fraudulent usage of VPNs, health...

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Apple and Google come under scrutiny for scammy crypto apps

From Elon Musk Twitter impersonators to dubious Discord chats, cryptocurrency and NFT scammers have stolen billions of dollars from investors. In...

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