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April 20, 2024

Car and Driver

2025 Mercedes-AMG GT63 Plug-In Hybrid Is an 805-HP Beast

Mercedes-AMG has revealed a hybrid version of the GT coupe, which produces 805 horsepower and 1047 pound-feet of torque. The 2025 Mercedes-AMG GT63 S E Performance pairs a twin-turbo V-8 with a rear-mounted electric motor.

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I don’t travel without this power bank — and now it’s at an all-time-low price

I’ve got a couple of weeks before my next trip out of town and I already have my favorite portable charger packed. Anker’s Nano Power Bank, which features a built-in USB-C cable, is a must for me when I’m on the go — and it’s currently back at its …

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The Verge

GTA 6, BioShock publisher Take-Two to lay off hundreds and cut projects

Take-Two Interactive, the gaming company behind franchises like Grand Theft Auto, NBA 2K, and BioShock, has announced cost-cutting measures that will lay off “approximately five percent” of its global workforce and scrap several projects already in …

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Google Maps Will Use Artificial Intelligence to Help You Find EV Chargers Everywhere

Electric vehicle charging locations are getting a boost on Google Maps, thanks to AI. ev-charger-gettyimages-2050407070.

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PGA TOUR’s TOURCAST launching real-time ShotLink Select data for Korn Ferry Tour

Korn Ferry Tour pros have historically kept stats by hand, manually charting their rounds each evening to shed insight into patterns and optimize future practice. While useful for self-improvement, this approach can be a bear amidst the inherent …

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KRTV Great Falls News

The Salon at Helena College hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony

HELENA — On Thursday, April 18, a formal ribbon-cutting was held at The Salon at Helena College. More than 100 people attended to help celebrate the launch of The Salon at Helena College. “Overwhelmed. I’m just so happy and excited to fell the …

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Mess is best: Disordered structure of battery-like devices improves performance

Researchers used experimental and computer modelling techniques to study the porous carbon electrodes used in supercapacitors. They found that electrodes with a more disordered chemical structure stored far more energy than electrodes with a highly ordered …

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Microsoft teases lifelike avatar AI tech but gives no release date

The AI model known as VASA-1, for “visual affective skills,” can create an animated video of a person talking, with synchronized lip movements, using just a single image and a speech audio clip. Disinformation researchers fear rampant misuse of …

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Marshall Star Online

Join NASA in Celebrating Earth Day 2024 by Sharing a #GlobalSelfie

NASA invites you — and everyone else on the planet — to take part in a worldwide celebration of Earth Day with the agency’s #GlobalSelfie event. While NASA satellites constantly look at Earth from space, on Earth Day we’re asking you to step outside …

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Celebrating Earth Day with NOAA Satellites

The advent of satellites changed our perspective dramatically, though early imagery was often blurry and lacked detail. Today, thanks to decades of technological advancements and innovation, the quality and resolution of satellite imagery has …

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