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J. Fingas


Ottawa, ON, Canada

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AMD unveils its first Ryzen 5000 CPUs with built-in graphics

AMD has unveiled its first Ryzen 5000-series chips with built-in graphics, and it's promising a leap in performance over Intel equivalents. → Read More

Android's latest feature reminds you to avoid distracted walking

Google is rolling out a 'Heads Up' feature on Android that will remind you to stop using your phone while you're walking. → Read More

You can now store PS5 games on a USB drive

Sony is rolling out the first major PS5 system update on April 14th, and it adds support for storing the new console's games on USB drives. → Read More

Facebook's Oversight Board will consider appeals to remove content

Facebook's Oversight Board now accepts appeals to remove content, not just restore it. → Read More

GM's Cruise will operate a robotaxi service in Dubai

Cruise has struck a deal to operate a robotaxi service in Dubai in 2023 — the first time it will offer commercial self-driving service outside of the US. → Read More

Watch NVIDIA's GTC 2021 keynote here at 11:30AM ET

NVIDIA is holding its GTC keynote at 11:30AM ET, and it's poised to share news on graphics, self-driving car technology and more. → Read More

Topps debuts its first NFT baseball card collection

Topps has released its first NFT baseball card collection, Series 1, bringing MLB cards into the digital era. → Read More

VW teases larger ID.6 electric SUV ahead of auto show debut

VW has teased the ID.6 electric SUV ahead of a launch in Shanghai, and there have been significant changes since the Roomzz concept. → Read More

Google allegedly gave its ad system an advantage with a special project

Google ran an effort, Project Bernanke, that supposedly gave its ad system an unfair edge — and Texas intends to use this in its antitrust case. → Read More

Leak hints Samsung's Galaxy S21 FE will use a 'traditional' design

A reported Galaxy S21 FE leak hints Samsung's next value-for-money phone will sport a familiar but more conventional design. → Read More

Microsoft is reportedly close to buying speech tech giant Nuance

Microsoft is reportedly in late talks to buy Nuance for $16 billion, giving it advantages in speech tech and AI. → Read More

Last-minute battery deal keeps Ford, VW electric car plans on track

A last-minute settlement between two battery giants, LG and SK, may have saved EV production plans for Ford and VW. → Read More

One-chance assassination missions arrive in 'Hitman 3'

'Hitman 3' now has one of the series' best-known features: just-one-chance Elusive Target missions. → Read More

Sony wants to bring 'popular' PlayStation game franchises to phones

Sony is hiring an executive to lead a PlayStation push into mobile gaming. → Read More

NASA delays Mars helicopter flight to at least April 14th

NASA has delayed the first flight of its Mars helicopter to at least April 14 after an issue during a test. → Read More

Biden's first budget proposal would fight chip shortages with US factories

The Biden White House's first budget proposal includes funding for domestic manufacturing to tackle chip shortages. → Read More

Feds charge man with planning to blow up an Amazon data center

The FBI has charged a Texas man with planning to blow up an Amazon data center in Virginia and help 'kill' most of the internet. → Read More

Twitch viewership more than doubled over the last year

Twitch viewership has doubled in the space of a year thanks to the pandemic, and rivals like YouTube have also grown. → Read More

Spotify explains how its voice assistant uses your data

Spotify has outlined how its 'Hey Spotify' voice assistant works, including how it uses your data. → Read More

Amazon Luna's 720p streams help you play with poor connectivity

Amazon Luna now has a 720p option to make game streaming practical with data caps and slower internet connections. → Read More