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New Tesla buyers no longer get free Supercharger use after today

One of the big features of Tesla cars before the Model 3 rolled out was that they included free Supercharger station use for life. The only Model 3 that included free Supercharger network use was the performance version

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Researchers say Facebook’s anti-fake news efforts might be working

Since the 2016 US presidential election, social network sites have acknowledged the issue of fake news as well as their roles in spreading it.

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Fortnite Fall Skirmish starts September 21: everything you need to know

Earlier this week, Epic Games announced that it would be launching a Fortnite Fall Skirmish event, though it didn’t have too many details at the time. We knew the event would kick off soon, but now we finally have a specific date: next Friday, September 21

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Tesla axes two paint options to simplify production

Tesla is removing two of its paint options, with CEO Elon Musk suggesting that reducing the range will “simplify manufacturing” as the electric car company tries to ramp up production. The decision will reduce the range of Tesla colors from the current seven down to just five, though those wanting the expiring finishes will be given a last chance to … Continue reading

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Apple has a new way to watch its big iPhone event this year

If you didn’t get a coveted invitation to the big iPhone reveal this week, Apple has you covered with a new way to watch the livestream. The event takes place in Cupertino, CA, on Wednesday, September 12, and though there could be some surprises, the biggest headlines are likely to be around Apple’s 2018 iPhone line-up. Unsurprisingly, therefore, interest levels … Continue reading

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Galaxy S10 secrets may spill courtesy of Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs and big-name features might well appear before the smartphone itself in 2019. This includes the long-awaited and several-times-delayed (with good reason) in-display or under-display fingerprint sensor. Word is this week that Samsung will work with Qualcomm to deliver this “best” in-display fingerprint sensor.

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Lexus LY 650 yacht makes real luxury out of striking boat concept

Lexus has revealed its latest luxury vehicle, though the LY 650 yacht is designed for the high seas, not the highway. Described as the fourth addition to the Lexus flagship range, the vessel joins its land-locked LS sedan, LX SUV, and LC coupe siblings as a high-end transportation option with striking styling. It’s inspired by the Lexus Sport Yacht Concept, … Continue reading

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NASA Curiosity rover finds Mars rocks that are too hard to drill

Mars’ global dust storm is abating and skies are clearing. NASA’s Curiosity rover, the one that is still operational, has sent back a panorama of its position on the planet, including a rare look at some of its instruments (which are covered in a layer of dust). Researchers say the rover has encountered a mystery on the Red Planet, as … Continue reading

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Twitter and Periscope now offer audio-only live broadcasts

Twitter has offered at least some form of live video for years, but what if you can't (or don't want to) put something on camera?

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Shortwave from Google Area 120 to serve podcasts in tidbits

The podcasting market is experiencing a renaissance, in part due to how easy it is to make podcasts these days and how YouTube has made dreams of popularity come true for once small-time creators. But that rebirth has also caused an explosion of podcasts that have ironically made it more difficult to enjoy those audio content

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