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Weird Tweet From U.S. Strategic Command Actually Sent by Small Child
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Weird Tweet From U.S. Strategic Command Actually Sent by Small Child

H-bomb test; radioactive clouds at the Bikini Atoll on May 21, 1956.Photo: Associated Press (AP) U.S. Strategic Command, the people tasked with overseeing the nation’s nuclear weapons, sent out a weird tweet on Monday of complete gibberish, writing “;l;;gmlxzssaw.” What could it mean? Twitter users joked about the possibility of nuclear war, but no one...

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3 ways to make social impact run through your business, not around it

Sherry will be hosting a session on this topic at Boost on April 15th — along with Uber’s Eugenie Teasley. Secure your ticket now. Until recently, my entire career had been spent in the tech industry. From the inside, leadership led a rallying cry that told employees they weren’t just there building software — they...

Google Maps Is Adding Indoor Live View and 100+ Other Features
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Google Maps Is Adding Indoor Live View and 100+ Other Features

Photo: Sam Rutherford/Gizmodo It’s hard to imagine a time when people still relied on paper maps and printed directions, but we’ve come a long way. To celebrate, Google today announced that more than 100 AI-powered updates are coming to Google Maps in 2021. Yes, that’s right: 100. Advertisement The biggest new addition to Google Maps...

Kia’s EV6 is a small electric car with big dreams
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Kia’s EV6 is a small electric car with big dreams

After spending the last month teasing its new electric vehicle, Kia just laid out a lot of what there is to know about the EV6 — at least for the most expensive models. But it all lines up with what the teaser images, well, teased, which is that the EV6 will be a fun and...

The Apple TV remote is getting a redesign… maybe there is a god?
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The Apple TV remote is getting a redesign… maybe there is a god?

For a company so renowned for its design, Apple sure does release some stinkers. For every gorgeous new MacBook, you have the butterfly keyboard. For every iPhone, you have that stupid mouse you couldn’t use while charging. And for every AirPods Pro, you have the accursed Apple TV remote. God I hate it. So much. But...

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Apple is making it easier to get your iPhone fixed at a repair shop near you

Apple is finally relaxing its stance on third-party repairs, as the company is set to expand its independent repair provider program globally. The tech giant announced last night that this program is expanding to 200 more countries. In regions such as Australia, Brazil, India, Russia, Taiwan, and Vietnam, the process is starting off next week, and the rest of...

Pioneer DJ Announces New Line of Speakers for Bringing the Club to Your Home
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Pioneer DJ Announces New Line of Speakers for Bringing the Club to Your Home

Photo: Pioneer DJ Pioneer today announced three new premium near-field monitor speakers as part of its VM series. Advertisement The new models—the VM-50, VM-70 and VM-80—cater to “artists looking to integrate the club and studio atmosphere into their own spaces,” a frankly tall order considering many of us haven’t seen the inside of even a...