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June 29, 2023


Carl Pei’s Nothing raises something – $96M – ahead of the launch of its Phone (2)

Nothing, the London startup behind the “Phone” smartphone, has closed an investment of $96 million — funding that it will be using to continue scaling its business and lineup of devices, starting with its next smartphone. The Phone (2) — in keeping with …

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Webinar Gives Hope for New Liver Cancer Treatments, Clinical Trial Improvements

The moderator of this webinar was Sarah Manes, program director of the liver cancers department at Global Liver Institute. First, the discussion started off with the panelists speaking on their roles and involvement in research …

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Google’s Pixel Fold is a well-rounded take on the foldable form factor

Disclaimer: I really liked my time with the device, but not everyone had the same experience. Ars Technica, in particular, had a rough time with the product. The issue appears to be the very narrow gap between the displays when closed.

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Data shows Calgarians driving slower two years after speed limit change

The numbers, included in a briefing to city councillors, reveal that observed speeds on both collector roads and residential streets are down between 0.8 km/h and 2.5 km/h. The briefing noted the …

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Sega COO Quashes Talk of Microsoft Deal in Favor of Independence

(Bloomberg) — Sega Corp. dismissed speculation it may be the target of acquirers including Microsoft Corp., as the studio behind Sonic The Hedgehog stressed it intends to remain part of a bigger Japanese entertainment conglomerate.

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New Tech, Not Much Else for 2024 Lexus ES; Price Starts at $43190

The ES 250, with its 203-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, is available exclusively with all-wheel drive. The ES 350 drives (and will readily spin) its front wheels …

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KATC Lafayette News

Oreo and Nintendo release limited-edition Super Mario cookies

Similar in concept to the Lady Gaga cookies released in 2020, these cookies feature 16 designs. They include Super Mario characters and Power-ups, like Mario and Luigi, a Super Star, a Goomba, Yoshi and Bowser Jr. Each pack is filled randomly, so you will …

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Carl Pei’s Nothing bags $96 million funding ahead of Phone (2) launch

The funding round was led by growth-stage technology fund Highland Europe with participation from existing investors GV (Google Ventures), EQT Ventures and C Capital, and house music supergroup Swedish House Mafia.

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The New York Times

Microsoft and Activision Chiefs Testify Merger Will Benefit Consumers

In federal court, Satya Nadella and Bobby Kotick opposed an attempt by the F.T.C. to delay Microsoft’s $70 billion acquisition of a video game giant.

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Best portable Bluetooth speakers for your home gym

Bose SoundLink Revolve+ (Series II) Portable Bluetooth Speaker · JBL Flip 6 Portable Bluetooth Speaker · Turtlebox Gen 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker · Bose SoundLink Flex Bluetooth Portable Speaker · Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 Wireless Portable Bluetooth …

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