Elon Musk’s Neuralink will put tiny threads in brains to control devices

Elon Musk’s Neuralink will put tiny threads in brains to control devices

Before he became infamous for his Tweets, Elon Musk was famous for being the closest we could get to a real-world crazy genius. On more than one occasion, however, he has proven naysayers wrong and has introduced the world to things like fully electric cars, reusable rockets, and boring companies. If you thought he was done already, however, you'd be terribly wrong. The visionary just took the stage to formally introduce his latest company that wants to put wires inside brains to connect them to computers.

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Apple removes Zoom-based software from Macs via a silent update

Apple removes Zoom-based software from Macs via a silent update

Apple is known for running a tight ship on iOS but things aren't that clear-cut on macOS. While the company does scrutinize the apps that go through its App Store, it has less control over those that are sourced elsewhere and some do get through the restrictions it places on macOS. One of the most recent high-profile cases involves the popular Zoom video conferencing software. Now Apple itself is taking action by silently removing other software that makes use of the same flawed Zoom technologies on Mac.

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Joy-con drift complaints are growing in number and noise

Joy-con drift complaints are growing in number and noise

Mechanical parts eventually degrade through wear and tear, especially when such parts are exposed to extensive use. But when that happens just four months after buying a relatively expensive accessory, there's bound to be some rather dissatisfied owners complaining loudly on the Internet. That seems to be the exact case with owners of the Nintendo Switch Joy-cons who are clamoring for Nintendo to acknowledge what seems to be an increasingly common mechanical problem with the controllers.

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LG Pay launches in the US only on the G8 ThinQ

LG Pay launches in the US only on the G8 ThinQ

The hype around mobile payments has died down but the industry has more or less settled around a few key players like Apple Pay and Google Pay. Some OEMs like Samsung have also tried to jump on the bandwagon and LG wasn't about to be left behind. That said, LG Pay has had very little coverage compared to Samsung Pay and hasn't even set foot in the US. A year since it was first announced, LG Pay is finally coming to the US but it will only be available on one phone for now.

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Google and Apple preview new emoji for World Emoji Day

Google and Apple preview new emoji for World Emoji Day

Tomorrow is World Emoji Day and here to celebrate are Google and Apple with previews of their own versions of the new emoji. Both companies have taken the wraps off dozens of new emoji that will be offered later this year on Android Q and iOS devices starting this fall. The lineup includes more inclusive emoji, new foods, additional activities, and more.

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Galaxy Note 10 Snapdragon 855+ might not be happening

Galaxy Note 10 Snapdragon 855+ might not be happening

Galaxy Note fans might be in for yet another disappointment with this year's models. Yes, plural as it might affect both the normal model and the Plus model. Emotions ran high when Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 855+, which seems to be perfect timing for the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+. Unfortunately, a new leak claims that that will not be the case and that some models will be left with an older Snapdragon while others will use a fresh new Exynos chip.

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Social media, not video games, linked to increase in teen depression

Social media, not video games, linked to increase in teen depression

Researchers with CHU Sainte-Justine in Quebec have published a study shedding light on digital entertainment and how it may impact depression during one's teenage years. The results, which were recently published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, point toward social media and television as driving depression in teens, but the same outcome wasn't observed in association with another popular digital activity.

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This new Lotus Evija is the $2.15m blueprint for all-electric hypercars

This new Lotus Evija is the $2.15m blueprint for all-electric hypercars

Look out Tesla, the British are coming, and the Lotus Evija has some huge electric plans to be the most powerful production car in the world. Unveiled today, the angular Evija - pronounced "E-vi-ya" - is the automaker's first fully-EV sports car, with a targeted 2,000 PS, or 1,973 horsepower.

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Google Maps brings bikesharing feature to 24 major cities

Google Maps brings bikesharing feature to 24 major cities

Bikesharing is more popular than ever thanks to the combination of low prices and wide availability. Google is making it easier to find these bikesharing options using Google Maps, which now supports showing bikesharing stations and availability in a total of 24 cities across 16 countries. The feature was previously available in New York City.

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Fortnite update 9.40 release detailed: Here’s what to expect

Fortnite update 9.40 release detailed: Here’s what to expect

Epic has announced the release date and time for its Fortnite version 9.40 update, marking one of the last big updates in the game's ninth season. The battle royale title has seen major changes during Season 9, including the arrival of a futuristic version of the popular Tilted Towers destination, which is now called Neo Tilted. Here's what to expect from tomorrow's update.

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Netflix removes controversial ’13 Reasons Why’ suicide scene

Netflix removes controversial ’13 Reasons Why’ suicide scene

Two years after it released the controversial series, Netflix has announced that it removed a graphic suicide season from the first season of 13 Reasons Why. The scene was nearly three minutes in length and criticized for its graphic nature; the edited version eliminates that, instead focusing on the response of the character's parents after discovering the scene.

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NBA 2K20 player ratings and Xbox One bundles released in detail, on pre-order now

NBA 2K20 player ratings and Xbox One bundles released in detail, on pre-order now

NBA 2K20 was ushered into existence today by a set of player ratings and the reveal of three bundles. Three new Xbox One bundles were shown NBA 2K20 cover athlete Anthony Davis at a special event hosted by Xbox and the folks at 2K Games "to celebrate what's next in basketball culture." Davis showed three models, two for $500, another for $300. The most interesting of the three looked like it was splattered with paint.

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