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December 16, 2023
NEWS

CNN

I spent one month with the 16-inch M3 Max MacBook Pro — here’s what I think

The latter, far more expensive, laptop was always going to be one of the best MacBooks (and overshadow its little brother). What I didn’t expect, though, was how much I’d come to see the bigger 2023 MacBook Pro — the biggest laptop I’ve ever actually used …

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Space.com

World’s best space-based thermometer dead 2 months after 1st image release

SatVu, HOTSAT-1’s maker and operator, announced on Friday, Dec. 15, that the spacecraft suffered an “anomaly, which is expected to impact ongoing operations.”.

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MIT Technology Review

The Download: beyond CRISPR, and OpenAI’s superalignment findings

Vertex developed a CRISPR cure. It’s already on the hunt for something better. The company that just got approval to sell the first gene-editing treatment in history, for sickle-cell disease, is already looking for an ordinary drug that could take its …

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CBSSports.com

Get ready for Christmas with these crazy deals on Apple tech

You can get these headphones at Amazon and Walmart for $200 (reduced from $249). Top features of the Apple AirPods Pro 2: Enjoy better noise cancellation (2x) than …

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BBC News

GTA 6: Grand Theft Auto VI could smash revenue records

Rockstar Games’s wildly successful Grand Theft Auto franchise is set to make its return with GTA VI in 2025. It may not only succeed – but blow its predecessor’s revenue out of the water. It’s been condemned by Britain, Germany and France.

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IGN

Playlist: IGN Staff Members Share Their Personal Picks for the Top 10 Games of 2023

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom won IGN’s Game of the Year award, but it was far from unanimous. Logan Plant. By Logan Plant.

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Forbes

Bitwarden Vs. Norton Password Manager (2023 Comparison)

Editorial Note: We earn a commission from partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect our editors’ opinions or evaluations. Bitwarden Vs.

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Science

Scientists fuse human brain cells with electronic circuits—and make it ‘think’

In a Nature Electronics paper published this week, researchers describe directing the growth of human stem cells into neuron-rich brain organoids. They then placed one of these “minibrains” onto an electronic chip …

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ZDNet

Buy an Apple AirTag 4-pack on sale for the holidays

From helping me find my lost wallet to locating my wandering dog, AirTags may be the best Apple device ever made. For Cyber Monday, you can buy four AirTags for $79 at Amazon or Walmart — a rare discount of $20, making it a great time to buy them either …

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UCSF News Services

How Proteins Interact May Hold Key to Future Autism Treatments

Tremendous progress has been made over the last decade in identifying genes leading to autism spectrum disorders (ASD), especially for those who are severely affected. To date, however, these genetic insights have not translated into improvements in …

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