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April 17, 2023

The New York Times

Live Updates: SpaceX’s Starship Rocket Prepares for Launch

The nearly 400-foot moon and Mars rocket is on the launchpad in South Texas as engineers prepare it for a test flight part of the way around the Earth. Give this article. Image A tall rocket and booster stands next to a launch tower above wispy clouds …

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The Verge

Here’s our best look yet at what Apple’s announcing in June

Apple’s long-anticipating mixed reality headset won’t be the only piece of hardware it announces at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June. That’s according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, who’s published a new overview of the event.

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BBC News

Elon Musk’s SpaceX firm set to fly giant Starship rocket system

The most powerful rocket ever developed will attempt a maiden launch on Monday. The vehicle, known as Starship, has been built by the American entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX company. It stands almost 120m (400ft) high and is designed to have almost …

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Sonic-maker Sega offers to buy Angry Birds creator Rovio for $776 million

Video game maker Sega Sammy Holdings Inc. offered to buy Rovio Entertainment Oyj in a deal that values the Finland-based creator of Angry Birds at about €706 million ($776 million). Sega offered €9.25 per share in cash to the shareholders and €1.48 per …

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BBC News

Angry Birds: Sega agrees to buy video game maker Rovio

The maker of the Angry Birds video games, Rovio Entertainment, has agreed to be taken over by Japanese gaming giant Sega Sammy Holdings. The deal will see Sega, best known for its Sonic the Hedgehog character, paying €706m (£625m), for the company.

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Sega to acquire Angry Birds maker Rovio for $776 million

The deal would be for the entirety of Rovio’s outstanding shares and options, valuing them at 9.25 euro per share, a roughly 19% premium to their closing price before the announcement, Sega said. Rovio’s board is in support of the offer, …

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CBS News

Is artificial intelligence advancing too quickly? What AI leaders at Google say

In 2023, we learned that a machine taught itself how to speak to humans like a peer. Which is to say, with creativity, truth, error and lies. The technology, known as a chatbot, is only one of the recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence — machines …

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Business Today

Apple’s long-rumoured 15-inch MacBook Air could arrive soon: Report

Apple’s forthcoming 15-inch MacBook Air is set to feature a powerful processor “on par” with the company’s current M2 chip, according to a report from Bloomberg. The tech giant has already begun testing the laptop to ensure its compatibility with …

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The Hindu BusinessLine

Everything that Apple plans to launch at WWDC in June

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is lined up to take place in June 2023. Alongside the most anticipated Mixed-Reality headset, Apple seeks to launch a variety of its product-this event might be the biggest in the company’s history, …

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Apple launches Apple Card’s savings accounts with 4.15% interest rate

Apple Card customers in the U.S. can open a savings account and earn interests starting today. When the company originally announced the new financial product back in October, Apple said that it couldn’t share what interest rate would be paid out on …

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