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How ‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ became a ‘living game’ with Azure AI

Microsoft Flight Simulator is a triumph, one that fully captures the meditative experience of soaring through the clouds. But to bring the game to life, Microsoft and developer Asobo Studio needed...

1Password team-up with Privacy.com lets you create burner cards

But it's only available in the US 1Password has announced its partnership with Privacy.com, which is a service you can use to create virtual credit cards to make shopping online a lot...

Tesla lays out ‘Battery Day’ plans that lead to a $25,000 electric car

The Tesla Battery Day presentation is under way, and CEO Elon Musk has shown off a number of changes the company is making that he says can halve the cost per...

Tesla’s 1,100HP ‘Plaid’ Model S sport sedan will arrive in late 2021

To cap off the Battery Day unveiling, Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed video of the long-hinted-at Plaid version of a Model S sedan. Back in 2019 Tesla showed video of a...

Shopify reports ‘rogue’ employees stole some customer data

We’ve seen all kinds of data breaches from outside hackers, and occasionally, as happened with Twitter, breaches that occurred as outsiders phished employeee credentials for access, but for Shopify, the threat...

The Xbox’s redesigned Microsoft Store is now available to all

With less than 24-hours before Microsoft starts taking Xbox Series X and Series S pre-orders, the redesigned Microsoft Store on Xbox is now available to all users — though not without...

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A New Kind of Male Sex Toy

The Arcwave Ion, a new sex toy from a company called Wow Tech, promises a different kind of male orgasm. They deliver... kind of. BTW, friends, this review is NSFW. Wow Tech makes the disgustingly-named Womanizer, a popular ladies toy that uses vibration...

Google Fi starts selling 5G phones from Samsung

Google Fi customers have been able to use unlocked Samsung phones on the MVNO’s network for years, but now those same customers can now buy a Samsung Galaxy device directly from the search giant. On the Fi website, the company has...

Waymo rolls out its driverless robo-taxi service in Arizona

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, said Thursday that it’s offering its fully driverless robo-taxis to all customers of its ride-hailing service in Phoenix, Arizona. Previously, the company only afforded its fleet of unmanned...

UK announces more than 10,000 new cases for first time

There were 12,872 new cases, while a further 49 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19. However, the government said a technical issue meant some cases this week were not recorded at the time so these were included...

Greenland Melting Fastest Any Time in Last 12,000 Years

Greenland is the biggest island in the world. And the ice sheet that sits atop it is massive. "The pile of ice is so thick it extends more than 10,000 feet above the ocean. And if all that ice were to melt...