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Anker's Soundcore VR P10 are Winning Budget Earbuds for Low Latency Wireless Gaming and VR Audio

While the market for true-wireless gaming earbuds is remarkably small, it just got a little bigger with the addition of the Anker Soundcore VR P10. These earbuds have a lot in common with the typical Bluetooth options you’ll find on the market, but they bear the budget-friendly pricing of Anker’s other Soundcore…Read more...

Man Who Drove Tesla With Family Inside Off a 250-Foot Cliff Charged With Attempted Murder

California prosecutors charged Dharmesh Patel, a 41-year-old radiologist from Southern California, with three counts of attempted murder for driving a Tesla with his family inside off a 250-foot cliff earlier this month.Read more...

A New Tracker Promises to Collect a Lot More of Your Data. Its Maker Says That's Better For Your Privacy.

Last week on Zoom, where I spend all the best moments of my life, I spoke with the chief product office of an ad tech company called Full Throttle. Amol Waishampayan said his company has a brand-new patented technique that will let companies collect even more of your data—ten times more data, he claims—and tie that…Read more...

Twitter Begins Paying Interest on Its Massive Debt

Twitter has made its first interest payment on its more than $12.5 billion in looming debt, according to reports from Bloomberg and the Financial Times. Elon Musk took out billions of dollars in loans back in October 2022, as part of the billionaire’s successful push to purchase Twitter and take the social media…Read more...

Food Blogger Fined Nearly $20,000 After Eating Great White Shark

A Chinese food blogger has been fined $18,500 for cooking and eating a great white shark in a video posted online. The blogger, who goes by the name Tizi was identified by officials as Jin, who said she had bought the shark on an Alibaba-owned shopping site Taobao for 7,700 yuan ($1,141). Read more...

AI Voice Simulator Easily Abused to Deepfake Celebrities Spouting Racism and Homophobia

Who could have possibly seen this coming? AI image generators have been used to create non-consensual pornography of celebrities, but why would that same user base dare abuse a free AI text-to-speech deepfake voice generator?Read more...

OnePlus Could Be the Next Android Brand with Folding Smartphones

OnePlus could be the next major Android brand with a foldable smartphone. A circulating leak from the Chinese patent offices indicates the company may already be laying the groundwork to offer an alternative for U.S. users. Read more...

Texas Is Staring Down a Major Winter Storm

An Arctic cold front is bearing down on the Great Plains and points south, all the way into Central Texas this week. Already, cold temperatures and freezing rain have begun across the state, and the dangerous winter weather is likely to persist through Wednesday, according to Monday morning’s short-range forecast from…Read more...

Norway Finds a Treasure Trove of Minerals in Its Seabed

A recent study from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate found large amounts of valuable metals and minerals on the seabed of the country’s continental shelf, Reuters reported. The rare earth metals, copper, and other materials would be a boon to Europe’s ability to produce energy transition technologies, but…Read more...

Elon Apologizes for Spreading Conspiracy Theory About the Hammer Attack on Paul Pelosi

Twitter CEO Elon Musk gave a brief public apology for his role in helping spread and amplify a baseless conspiracy related to the brutal October attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of Rep. Nancy Pelosi. Musk’s backtracking comes just days after the release of graphic police body camera footage capturing the attempt on…Read more...

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