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  • newTesla forced to pause Berlin Gigafactory work after challenge from environmentalists
    Photo by Michele Tantussi/Getty Images A German court has forced Tesla to temporarily halt preparation work for its Gigafactory near Berlin after local activists raised concerns about its impact on wildlife and water supplies, Reuters reports.…
    - 50 mins ago 17 Feb 20, 9:53am -
  • newGalaxy Z Flip durability test calls Samsung’s Ultra Thin ‘Glass’ into question
    Image: JerryRigEverything (YouTube) Samsung’s claim that the new Galaxy Z Flip uses “Ultra Thin Glass” sounded like a true breakthrough when the foldable phone was announced last week. Until now, foldable screens have used plastic displa…
    - 17 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 5:15pm -
  • newYou don’t play Wide Ocean Big Jacket; you participate
    Turnfollow It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend.Video games and…
    - 19 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 4:00pm -
  • newThe 16 best bikes for beginning commuters
    Photo: Courtesy Touchstone Pictures Bike commuting is healthier and more environmentally friendly than driving, faster than walking, and cheaper than a few months’ worth of MetroCards. But getting started can be intimidating. If you’re int…
    - 21 hours ago 16 Feb 20, 2:00pm -
  • Here are a few great Presidents’ Day deals
    Photo by Avery White for The Verge Presidents’ Day is a US holiday that takes place on Monday, February 17th, this year. And like most US holidays, it has been co-opted by retailers as a shopping holiday. We’ve been tallying up the best de…
    - 2 days ago 15 Feb 20, 3:00pm -

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  • newUK to spend $1.6 billion on the world's fastest weather supercomputer

    UK to spend $1.6 billion on the world's fastest weather supercomputer

    The UK's weather service, the Met Office, will spend £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) to acquire the world's most powerful climate supercomputer, the government has announced. That's over ten times more than its current Cray XC40 cost, but it will d…
    - 8 mins ago 17 Feb 20, 10:35am -
  • new'Rainbow Six Siege' will be ready for PS5 and Xbox Series X at launch

    'Rainbow Six Siege' will be ready for PS5 and Xbox Series X at launch

    Rainbow Six Siege will be available to play on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles as soon as they launch, Ubisoft game director Leroy Athanassof told Windows Central. On top of that, cross-generation multiplay will be supported, meaning nex…
    - 3 hours ago 17 Feb 20, 8:07am -
  • newRedbox debuts a free, ad-backed live TV service

    Redbox debuts a free, ad-backed live TV service

    Redbox is still better known for its rental kiosks than anything else, but it's clearly keen to expand its streaming offerings. The company has launched a free, ad-supported live TV service (appropriately, Redbox Free Live TV) for some users. You d…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Feb 20, 4:41am -
  • newRocket Lab will launch a NASA cubesat to the Moon

    Rocket Lab will launch a NASA cubesat to the Moon

    Rocket Lab will fulfill its dreams of launching payloads to the Moon. NASA has picked Rocket Lab to carry its CAPSTONE (Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment) cubesat into the Moon's orbit in early 20…
    - 8 hours ago 17 Feb 20, 3:02am -
  • newBlizzard's cancelled 'StarCraft: Ghost' leaks in playable form

    Blizzard's cancelled 'StarCraft: Ghost' leaks in playable form

    Blizzard's cancelled StarCraft: Ghost has been the stuff of gaming legend. It was supposed to mark Blizzard's big leap into 3D action games, but it never came to pass -- delays, changing developers and evolving game platforms led the studio to put t…
    - 9 hours ago 17 Feb 20, 1:40am -

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