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Elon Musk says Twitter is developing a feature that shows if

Elon Musk has announced that Twitter is currently working on a software update that will give you access to a tool that can clearly show whether you’ve been shadowbanned. The term means different things for different platforms, but being shadowbanned typically makes your posts invisible to other users or makes your profile hard to find […]

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Twitter is reportedly raising Blue subscription’s pricing on iOS

When Twitter’s Blue subscription comes back, it may cost a lot more than before if you purchase it straight from the app. According to The Information, the company informed some employees that it’s going to charge users $11 for Blue subscription if they pay through its iOS application. But if they pay through the web, […]

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San Francisco reverses approval of killer robot policy | Engadget

In late November, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors has approved a proposal that would allow the city’s police force to use remote-controlled robots as a deadly force option when faced with violent or armed suspects. The supervisors voted 8-to-3 in favor of making it a new policy despite opposition by civil rights groups, but now […]

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Microsoft vows to bring ‘Call of Duty’ to Nintendo consoles |

Microsoft vows to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo and to continue making it available on the latter’s consoles for 10 years if its Activision Blizzard acquisition pushes through. Phil Spencer, Microsoft Gaming’s CEO, has announced the company’s commitment on Twitter, adding that “Microsoft is committed to helping bring more games to more people — […]

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Neuralink is reportedly under federal investigation over animal

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Inspector General is reportedly investigating Neuralink over potential animal welfare violations related to research testing. According to Reuters, internal documents show that staff members have been raising concerns that the company has been rushing animal testing and causing needless suffering and death.  The news organization said the company has […]

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Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headset will reportedly run ‘xrOS’

Apple has internally changed the name of its upcoming mixed reality headset’s accompanying software from “realityOS” to “xrOS,” according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. As the reporter notes, the new name better represents the software’s capabilities: “XR,” after all, stands for extended reality, and the headset is expected to have both augmented and virtual reality features.  […]

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Pentagon unveils B-21 Raider aircraft with advanced stealth

The US military has unveiled the B-21 Raider, its first new stealth bomber in 30 years. Northrop Grumman, which developed the aircraft, first showed us a silhouette of the plane covered by a shroud way back in 2015. Now, the Pentagon has officially presented the B-21 at an event at Northrop Grumman’s plant in Palmdale, […]

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Meta faces lawsuit for harvesting financial data from tax prep

A group of anonymous plaintiffs who filed their taxes online in 2020 using H&R Block has sued Meta, accusing the company of violating users’ trust and privacy. If you’ll recall, a recent Markup investigation revealed that H&R Block, along with other popular tax-filing websites like TaxAct and TaxSlayer, have been sending users’ sensitive financial information […]

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FCC allows SpaceX to deploy 7,500 second-gen Starlink satellites

SpaceX first asked the Federal Communications Commission for permission to deploy 29,988 second-generation Starlink satellites back in 2020. Now, the FCC has granted its request — partially, at least. The commission has given the company the go-ahead to build, deploy and operate up to 7,500 satellites for its Gen2 constellation at the altitudes of 525 […]

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‘The Mandalorian’ season 3 arrives on March 1st | Engadget

Mandalorian fans, you can now fire up your calendars and add a very important reminder for March 1st, 2023. The third season of The Mandalorian will premiere that day and will be available for streaming on Disney+, the show’s official Twitter account has revealed. Disney was originally aiming for a February 2023 release date, as […]