Nikola founder charged with securities fraud over allegedly fake truck demoThe electric vehicle company lost a GM deal last year.

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Google bans 'sugar daddy' apps from Play StoreToday, Google published a handful of changes to its Play policies, and nestled among precise legalese refinements and some advertising ID tweaks is a

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YouTuber Won $10,000 Bet With a Physicist Over Wind-Powered VehicleA UCLA physics professor bet a popular science YouTuber $10,000 that one of his videos promoted fallacious physics. The YouTuber won.

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People are more anti-vaccine if they get their covid news from Facebook than from Fox News, data showsBiden said that the social media companies are 'killing people' by spreading vaccine misinformation.

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‘Most powerful’ tidal turbine starts generating electricity off OrkneyThe Orbital O2, which is anchored off Orkney, has the capacity to meet the annual power demand of 2,000 homes.

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'A gag order for life' - How nondisclosure agreements silence and control workers in Silicon ValleyNDAs began as a way to protect intellectual property. They've become bludgeons to prevent workers from discussing workplace misconduct and abuse.

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Google and Facebook will require vaccinations for employees returning to the officeGoogle and Facebook on Wednesday became two of the first major Silicon Valley firms to say they will require employees to be vaccinated when they return to the company's campuses.

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Activision Blizzard staff walk out over harassment claimsEmployees of the company behind Call of Duty are angry over allegations of sexism and harassment.

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Oregon governor signs ambitious clean energy bill. According to the governor's office it sets an "aggressive timeline" for moving to 100% clean electricity sources by 2040to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with electricity sold to Oregon consumers.

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EBay ex-security boss sent down for 18 months for cyber-stalking, witness tamperingFour others at online tat bazaar admit trying to silence newsletter couple, two senior execs fight charges

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A group of 42,000 Amazon workers is getting $8.6 million after they weren't paid for mandatory bag searchesAfter a decade-long legal battle, The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Amazon should pay workers for their time spent in mandatory bag checks.

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The National Security Agency recommends rebooting a phone every week as a way to stop hackingThe National Security Agency recommends rebooting a phone every week as a way to stop hacking.

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An upgradeable and customizable laptop from Framework with a repairability score of 10/10 from iFixitSince Framework designed its modular laptop to be repairable and upgradable, it (hopefully) comes as no surprise that, in iFixit’s recent teardown video, the laptop was awarded a perfect 10 out of 10 score. This makes it a solid choice for anyone wanting a laptop they can repair themselves.

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Windscribe’s VPN servers seized by Ukrainian authorities weren’t encryptedCompany says it's in the process of overhauling its VPN offerings to better secure them.

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Ajit Pai apparently mismanaged $9 billion fund—new FCC boss starts “cleanup” - Starlink and other ISPs may have to give up money that Pai shouldn't have awardedStarlink and other ISPs may have to give up money that Pai shouldn't have awarded.

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Activision Blizzard employees to walk out following sexual harassment lawsuitThey want Activision executives to end forced arbitration.

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Cops unofficially using apps for face recognition and accessing medical recordsHundreds of thousands of police officers are being given unofficial use of apps for face recognition, and gaining access to a wide range ...

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Facebook is letting religious groups charge users $9.99 per month for exclusive content, such as messages from their bishop'Faith organizations and social media are a natural fit,' Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg reportedly told faith leaders at a summit in June 2021.

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The rise of space tourism could affect Earth's climate in unforeseen ways, scientists worryAre the effects of rocket launches on the atmosphere really negligible?

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Dell Can't Ship Majority of Alienware Gaming PCs to California, Colorado, and Other States Due to Power Consumption RegulationsAlienware fans who are interested in getting their hands on a new prebuilt from parent company Dell might be out of luck depending on the state they're in.

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