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1h 40m Updated Windows 11 - live: Microsoft’s new ‘next generation’ operating system unveiled today
The Independent
A new Start Menu, better Xbox integration, a revamped Windows Store, and more are all expected in the announcement
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2h Bitcoin price – live: Crypto market hangs in balance after rollercoaster week
The Independent
The price of bitcoin has steadied on Thursday morning, following a tumultuous week that took it to new lows for 2021.
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2h Mystery of the wheelie suitcase: how gender stereotypes held back the history of invention
The Guardian
Why have some brilliant innovations – from rolling luggage to electric cars – taken so long to come to market? Macho culture has a lot to answer for In 1972 an American luggage executive unscrewed four castors from a wardrobe and fixed them to a suitcase. Then he put a strap on his contraption and trotted it gleefully around his house. This was how
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2h Amazon crushed the Alabama union drive – can the Teamsters do better?
The Guardian
The Teamsters union is rich, strong, and experienced – and it’s ready to help workers and give Amazon a headache The announcement that the Teamsters – one of America’s most powerful unions – is going to mount an ambitious campaign to unionize Amazon warehouses across the US presents the e-retailing colossus with a far bigger threatthan the recent effort to unionize an Amazon warehouse in Alabama ever did.
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3h ‘Cyber seed’ that ‘grows like a plant’ could revolutionise how we design vehicles, medical equipment, and more
The Independent
The ‘seed’ grows algorithmically in a CAD environment - and while the outcomes are random now, researchers say it could develop incredibly quickly
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3h E3 2021: 20 games to watch
The Guardian
This year’s all-digital video game expo involved a deluge of livestreams showcasing upcoming excitements. Here are our picks The chaotic mini-game series is making a really welcome return, this time featuring two-player co-op. The new vignette challenges range from avoiding bird plops to tweaking someone’s nipple hair. Classic Wario.
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4h Lego unveils first bricks made from recycled plastic bottles
The Independent
‘Just as kids build, unbuild and rebuild with LEGO bricks at home, we’re doing the same in our lab’
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4h Venus is more ‘Earth-like’ than scientists ever thought after groundbreaking discovery of tectonic action
The Independent
It was thought Venus had a solid, immovable shell, but new research suggests the planet is still geologically active
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12h What is the Great Reset - and how did it get hijacked by conspiracy theories?
BBC
A global Covid recovery plan by the World Economic Forum has inspired false rumours about the creation of a tyrannical world government.
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14h John McAfee: Anti-virus creator found dead in prison cell
BBC
The software mogul is found dead hours after a Spanish court allowed his extradition to the US on tax charges.
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18h Greta Lee Jackson: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen on the internet
The Guardian
We ask connoisseurs of comedy to provide a tasting plate from the smorgasbord of laughs.
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19h Updated Bitcoin price – live: Crypto market sees remarkable recovery after massive crash takes it to 2021 low
The Independent
Bitcoin has bounced back on Wednesday after a series of price crashes over the last few days took the cryptocurrency to its lowest point of 2021.
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20h Updated Battery breakthrough smashes smartphone ‘speed limit’ for five-minute charge
The Independent
Low cost technique offers ‘huge change in technology’ for lithium-ion batteries
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20h Scientists discover thousands of solar systems where aliens could watch the Earth
The Independent
Scientists have identified thousands of other planetary systems where alien life would be able see our Earth.
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22h DeepMind uses AI to tackle neglected deadly diseases
BBC
The company’s technology maps out the shape of proteins, an otherwise costly and time-consuming process.
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22h Updated Microsoft’s Windows 11 could still work, and look, like Windows 95
The Independent
Many features still carry over 26 years since they were announced because of how many computers still use Windows
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23h Scientists able to ‘look back through time’ after major finding about how planets form
The Independent
New findings allow scientists to effectively peer back through time into the beginnings of other planetary systems after a major new finding.
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24h Letting users bypass App Store would be security risk, says Apple
The Guardian
Opening up iOS to ‘sideloading’ would lead to wave of damaging malware on iPhones and iPads, firm says Allowing users to bypass the App Store would lead to a wave of damaging malware on iPhones and iPads, Apple has warned, as the company faces the prospect of sweeping regulatory action on both sides of the Atlantic. Opening up iOS to “sideloading”, the name for installing software from unapproved sources, could allow malicious software to hold user data to ransom, let children bypass parental controls, or lead to rampant piracy, the company claims in a new paper.
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25h The 15 greatest video games of the 1990s – ranked!
The Guardian
It was the decade Sonic the Hedgehog, the original PlayStation, the Nintendo 64 and so much more entered the world – here are the 15 best games of this golden age of gaming Of all LucasArts’ memorable, quip-fuelled point and click adventures – from dark afterlife comedy
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25h US government blocks Iran-affiliated news websites
BBC
The justice department says 36 websites linked to the Iranian government have been seized.
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25h Apple argues customers will be at risk if it is forced to let people ‘sideload’ apps on iPhone
The Independent
Apple has warned that users will be put at risk if it is forced to allow “sideloading” on iPhones.
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25h Crypto and blockchain can be allies against climate crisis, UN report says
The Independent
‘One of the most useful aspects of cryptocurrencies, as far as the UN is concerned, is transparency’
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26h Updated Venus is more ‘Earth-like’ then scientists ever thought after groundbreaking discovery of tectonic action
The Independent
It was thought Venus had a solid, immovable shell, but new research suggests the planet is still geologically active
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26h Smart devices for babies and parents tested
BBC
Lara Lewington looks at some of the latest gadgets and asks if they can reduce parents' stress.
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27h Streaming TV giants face tighter UK regulation
BBC
The government says there's an "inconsistent, ad-hoc and potentially harmful gap in regulation".
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29h Twitter announces ‘Super Follows’ and ‘Ticketed Spaces’ features to allow users to monetise content
The Independent
New features are currently available only for ‘US creators’ above 18 years of age
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29h Tim Berners-Lee defends auction of NFT representing web’s source code
The Guardian
Creator of the world wide web says digital asset is ‘totally aligned with the values of the web’ Tim Berners-Lee has defended his decision to auction
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30h Cloud spraying and hurricane slaying: could geoengineering fix the climate crisis?
The Guardian
Around the world, dozens of ingenious projects are trying to ‘trick’ the ocean into absorbing more CO
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30h NFTs and me: meet the people trying to sell their memes for millions
The Guardian
Once, people who owned viral photos made little money from them. Now, the ‘original’ can potentially sell for an enormous sum. But are buyers savvy investors – or unwitting dupes? The photographer Jeff McCurry’s
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22 Jun 8:51pm Bumble gives employees a fully-paid week off over fears of pandemic burnout
The Independent
It’s the latest way the tech industry has responded to the strain of working through the past year
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22 Jun 8:07pm Trust in news has grown in the UK during pandemic, research shows
BBC
Appetite for reliable reporting has increased but trust still below pre-Brexit levels, report says.
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