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People are losing sleep after Google replaced the 'white noise' sound on Nest speakers

Google recently changed its white noise ambient sound to something that loops more often and has a muffled sound. → Read More

The Kingdom Hearts trilogy is coming to Nintendo Switch on February 10th

Square Enix has announced that the Kingdom Hearts trilogy will arrive to the Nintendo Switch via cloud on February 10th.. → Read More

Samsung's Exynos 2200 mobile processor uses an AMD ray tracing GPU

amsung has revealed the Exynos 2200, its first mobile processor with an AMD RDNA 2-powered GPU that will allow ray-tracing and other gaming features.. → Read More

Amazon UK won't ban Visa credit cards on January 19th after all

Amazon now says it will accept Visa cards in the UK after January 19th.. → Read More

The UK Government is reportedly preparing a PR blitz against end-to-end encryption

The UK Home Office is reportedly planning ads to mobilize public opinion against end-to-end encryption using what critics called "scaremongering" tactics.. → Read More

Apple may have dropped built-in noise cancellation on the iPhone 13

Apple's "Noise Cancellation" accessibility feature has been a staple on past iPhones, but may have been permanently removed from the iPhone 13.. → Read More

Microsoft opens a third-party review into its harassment and discrimination policies

Microsoft has hired a third -party law firm to review its policies on sexual harassment and gender discrimination policies.. → Read More

Tesla now accepts Dogecoin payments for some of its merch

Tesla is allowing customers to buy select merchandise items using Dogecoin, according to the website and a tweet from CEO Elon Musk. → Read More

Meta hit with $3.2 billion class action suit over alleged exploitation of UK Facebook users

A legal expert has teamed with a litigation firm to sue Meta on behalf of 44 million Facebook users in the UK.. → Read More

Arturia unveils 'Noir' editions of its popular MiniBrute synths

Arturia has launched Brute Noir editions of its popular mid-tier monophonic synths, the MiniBrute 2 and MiniBrute 2S.. → Read More

Google Meet's live translated captions start rolling out widely

Google Meet has started rolling out live translated captions widely after testing the feature last year.. → Read More

Sony's $1,000 Xperia 5 III compact finally goes on sale in the US

Sony doesn't sell many smartphones in the US, so it's always big news when a new one arrives — particularly a high-end model.. → Read More

The US government spent $1.1 billion on carbon capture projects that mostly failed

The GAO has said that federal agencies have spent $684 billion on coal plant carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects that have mostly failed.. → Read More

Rapid COVID tests will soon be fully covered by insurance in the US

The Biden administration has announced that COVID-19 testing kits must be covered by private insurance.. → Read More

Uber no longer supports ride hailing via the Apple Watch

If you try to use the Uber Watch app, a message now pops up asking you to switch the mobile app instead.. → Read More

GM recognizes California's authority to set its own vehicle emissions standards

GM has reversed course on its emissions policy, saying it now recognizes California's authority to set its own vehicle pollution standards.. → Read More

Take-Two is acquiring mobile game giant Zynga for $12.7 billion

PC gaming Giant Take-Two has announced that it's making a big move into mobile gaming with the acquisition of Zynga for a total price of $12.7 billion.. → Read More

Samsung looks set to hold its Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event on February 8th

Samsung may unveil its much anticipated (and leaked) Galaxy S22 at an Unpacked event on February 8th.. → Read More

Scientists observe a red supergiant going supernova for the first time

Astronomers have captured a red supergiant supernova explosion for the first time, gathering crucial new information about these dramatic events.. → Read More

Tesla 'Full Self-Driving' beta features an 'Assertive' mode with rolling stops

Profiles are back in Tesla's latest "Full Self-Driving" beta 10.3 with an "Assertive Mode" that may perform rolling stops and other borderline maneuvers.. → Read More