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Knucklehead Shows Blazing Speed While Interrupting Milwaukee Brewers Game
Knucklehead Shows Blazing Speed While Interrupting Milwaukee Brewers Game

A handful of security guards struggled to catch the interloper, who even attempted to high-five Brewers batter Jace Peterson.

Ford added GT power (and fun) to the Mach-E
Ford added GT power (and fun) to the Mach-E
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  • 2022-05-17 15:00:11Z

Starting at over $60,000, the Mustang Mach-E GT is not cheap fun, but it is exhilarating enough that if you crave an all-wheel-drive torque machine, you owe it to yourself to hop in the driver's seat for a road test.

Former Australian envoy says Australia
Former Australian envoy says Australia's lost Pacific trust

A former Australian envoy to the Solomons Islands has accused Australia's government of losing the trust of South Pacific island countries and of ushering in...

China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup
China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

China withdrew as host of soccer's 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country's sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic....

9-foot alligator found hundreds of miles from natural habitat is put down in Oklahoma
9-foot alligator found hundreds of miles from natural habitat is put down in Oklahoma

Wildlife officials believe someone may have moved the alligator from somewhere else.

Coinbase warns users could lose their crypto holdings if the company goes bankrupt
Coinbase warns users could lose their crypto holdings if the company goes bankrupt
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  • 2022-05-11 16:08:32Z

Coinbase said in its first-quarter earnings report that cryptocurrency assets could become company property in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

Florida Suit Against DeSantis Over Disney Fight Is Thrown Out
Florida Suit Against DeSantis Over Disney Fight Is Thrown Out
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  • 2022-05-11 14:03:49Z

(Bloomberg) -- A federal judge threw out a lawsuit by three Florida residents who claim Governor Ron DeSantis trampled on Walt Disney Co.'s freedom of speech...

Identitypass, an identity verification API for Africa, raises $2.8M seed funding
Identitypass, an identity verification API for Africa, raises $2.8M seed funding
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  • 2022-05-11 08:10:30Z

Mobile penetration in Africa is growing impressively at about 46% as more people come online for the very first time. In turn, this has increased the market opportunity for startups, especially fintechs and e-commerce, which try to provide various solutions to meet the financial needs of the populace. Many platforms power these KYC processes, and one of them, Identitypass, is today announcing that it has raised $2.8 million in seed funding, months after graduating from Y Combinator.

Bill Gates has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms
Bill Gates has tested positive for COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms
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  • 2022-05-10 22:51:46Z

The Microsoft cofounder said he is "experiencing mild symptoms and am following the experts' advice by isolating until I'm healthy again."

Daunte Wright
Daunte Wright's mom detained filming traffic stop

The mother of Daunte Wright, who was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer, was detained by an officer from the same department after recording another ...

California's population fell again amid pandemic's 2nd year

California's population shrank for the second year in a row in 2021 as the nation's most populous state was hit by declining birth rates, higher deaths from ...

Chinese student cyberbullied for
Chinese student cyberbullied for 'showing off' by buying classmates $7,600 worth of chocolates

After purchasing 50,000 yuan (approximately $7,621) worth of chocolates to cheer up her classmates during lockdown, a Chinese graduate student was...

Driver narrowly misses hitting school bus full of kids after brakes fail on his truck
Driver narrowly misses hitting school bus full of kids after brakes fail on his truck

The incident happened during a school run to an elementary school in Medina, Ohio. Montville Police blurred faces of minors in this video.

NASCAR mandates sensitivity training for Denny Hamlin after tweet about fellow driver
NASCAR mandates sensitivity training for Denny Hamlin after tweet about fellow driver

Hamlin tweeted what he saw as a joke targeted at fellow NASCAR driver Kyle Larson, who is half-Japanese.

In embarrassing reversal, Germany
In embarrassing reversal, Germany's freshman chancellor agrees to supply tanks to Ukraine
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  • 2022-04-26 16:58:54Z

Already losing support at home and abroad since taking office in December, Olaf Scholz caved in to pressure and approved the sale of German antiaircraft...

Jack in the Box will experiment with burger-flipping robots
Jack in the Box will experiment with burger-flipping robots
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  • 2022-04-26 12:00:05Z

Jack in the Box will test Miso's frying and drink robots in a San Diego restaurant to help staff deal with a glut of customers.

Family mourns death of 21-year-old college star athlete:
Family mourns death of 21-year-old college star athlete: 'Sarah was a power for good'

Sarah Shulze, 21, was a runner on the track and cross country teams at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The cause of death for Sarah Shulze was suicide.

Apple display supplier could lose out on large iPhone 14 order after it was reportedly caught cutting corners
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  • 2022-05-21 21:38:57

Chinese Apple display provider BOE could lose out on an order of 30 million iPhone 14 displays after it altered the size of the iPhone 13 panel’s thin-film transistors without Apple’s knowledge.

The weekend’s best deals: Epic PC games sale, 1Password subscriptions, and more
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  • 2022-05-21 21:17:43

Dealmaster also has discounts on Hulu memberships, AirPods, and LG OLED TVs.

YC's letter to founders, Apple's folding device and the DOJ's new stance on hackers
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  • 2022-05-21 20:00:48

Week in Review, the TechCrunch newsletter where we wrap up many of the top stories to hit TechCrunch over the last seven days.

Welcome to The TechCrunch Podcast!
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  • 2022-05-21 18:34:13

Welcome to the very first episode of The TechCrunch Podcast! Every week, the new TC podcast will dive into the biggest stories in tech, as told by the writers who penned them. We’ve been developing and iterating on the concept for many months now, so we’re thrilled to finally be able to…

This Week in Apps: Snapchat policy checkup, more Twitter deal drama, TikTok games
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  • 2022-05-21 18:20:29

This Week in Apps is the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy.

Everyone is drafting their own startup Black Swan memo
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  • 2022-05-21 18:06:45

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh, human-first take on this week’s startup news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. “You can often pick up significant market share in an economic downturn by just staying alive,” top startup accelerator Y Combinator wrote in an internal e-mail t…

Crypto exchange FTX is getting into stock trading
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  • 2022-05-21 17:58:51

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX has announced that it’s giving select users in the US a chance to try out its new stock trading functionality ahead of opening the feature to more users.

Europe's deep tech depends on university spinouts
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  • 2022-05-21 17:01:53

Deep tech has become a hot topic in Europe. One of the key arguments: European countries have great universities and talent. But how can academic talent translate into startups?

Lightspeed's Mercedes Bent on why the metaverse isn't overhyped
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  • 2022-05-21 17:00:24

Bent, a consumer-focused investor, explained why backing early-stage crypto companies can often involve a "leap of faith"

Google will temporarily let Match use alternate payment systems ahead of 2023 trial
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  • 2022-05-21 15:29:41

Google and dating app provider Match Group have reached a temporary agreement that will let Match Group’s apps stay on the App Store despite using alternate payment systems.

Premium streaming subscriptions continue to increase despite Netflix's downfall
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  • 2022-05-21 14:00:37

If you’ve been following Netflix lately, then you’d know the streamer is on shaky ground at the moment. Antenna data reveals that Netflix saw 3.6 million subscription cancellations in the first quarter of 2022, over one million more than the company experienced in Q1 2021 and Q4 2021. This is a sig…

A weaker economy won’t solve the tech talent crunch overnight
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  • 2022-05-21 14:00:13

Despite the onslaught of bad news, for now, most of the sources we spoke to said folks in charge of hiring are still going to have to shake the bushes for talent.

Google’s Nest Wifi router and remote points are up to $100 off
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  • 2022-05-21 13:16:49

The Google Nest Wifi mesh system is discounted up to $100 with two additional remote points. Also, there are some great deals on Nest Hub Max, a 1Password subscription, the GoPro Hero 10 Black, and Xbox 2TB card.

This week in TechCrunch podcasts: Chain Reaction, Found, Equity and The TechCrunch Live Podcast
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  • 2022-05-21 12:58:04

TechCrunch is more than just a site with words. We’re also building a growing stable of podcasts focused on the most critical topics relating to the startup and venture capital worlds. To help you find the right show for your interests, we’ve compiled our audio output from the week. Emb…

It's not business as usual (and investors are admitting it)
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  • 2022-05-21 11:00:59

“You can often pick up significant market share in an economic downturn by just staying alive,” top startup accelerator Y Combinator wrote in an internal email to its founders this week. The advice was one of 10 bullet points in a memo meant to help its companies navigate the economic downturn crus…

Biden administration lays out plan for four carbon-capture facilities
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  • 2022-05-21 11:00:27

Big infrastructure package includes funds for the underdeveloped technology.

Apple shipped me a 79-pound iPhone repair kit to fix a 1.1-ounce battery
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  • 2022-05-21 10:00:00

Apple has launched its Self-Service Repair program for its iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and third-gen iPhone SE, letting customers repair them for the first time. We tried it out, replacing the battery of an iPhone 13 Mini.

iFixit will sell nearly every part of the Steam Deck — including the entire motherboard
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  • 2022-05-21 05:45:03

Valve’s Steam Deck handheld gaming PC may be setting the best right-to-repair example yet — it now looks like almost every part will be sold separately at iFixit.

Boeing’s Starliner successfully docks to the International Space Station for the first time
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  • 2022-05-21 00:50:33

During Starliner’s OFT-2 mission, the Boeing-built spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station, showing that it can bring NASA astronauts to the orbiting lab someday.

Apple reportedly chose a standalone AR / VR headset over a more powerful tethered design
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  • 2022-05-20 22:59:43

A new report from The Information includes new details about the turbulent development of Apple’s long-rumored mixed reality headset.

Researchers find backdoor lurking in WordPress plugin used by schools
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  • 2022-05-20 22:51:25

If you've used School Management Pro, it's time to check your site, stat.

Sixth child in US dies of unexplained hepatitis as global cases top 600
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  • 2022-05-20 22:40:09

There are now over 600 cases worldwide and 15 deaths, but still no firm answers.

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series season 3 coming in July
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  • 2022-05-20 22:00:00

A new High School Musical: The Musical: The Series clip reveals Corbin Bleu and Jason Earles joining the cast! The Disney Plus show, starring Olivia Rodrigo and Joshua Bassett, returns on July 27. It’s also been renewed for a fourth season.

Analysis of prehistoric feces shows Stonehenge people had parasites
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  • 2022-05-20 21:59:15

Fossilized fecal analysis sheds light on prehistoric dietary habits and social behavior.

Jackass 4.5 Review - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 20:52:09

Jackass 4.5 offers a peek behind the scenes of Jackass Forever, along with a few deleted gags.

Indian launch startup Skyroot successfully completes full-duration stage test
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  • 2022-05-20 20:48:09

Skyroot, the first private Indian company to design, build and test a solid rocket propulsion stage, has reached another key milestone in the development of its Vikram-I launch vehicle.

Halo: The TV Series - Season 1 Review - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 20:09:31

Now that Halo: The TV Series has wrapped its first season on Paramount+, we take a look back at all nine episodes and explore what worked and didn't work with this ambitious adaptation.

Love, Death and Robots Volume 3: David Fincher Wanted His Episode to 'Feel Like Alien' - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 20:05:14

We spoke to three-time Oscar-nominee, David Fincher, about directing his first animated feature for Love, Death and Robots Volume 3, titled "Bad Travelling."

Digital biomarkers are healthcare’s next frontier
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  • 2022-05-20 20:00:29

Historically, continuous tracking of an individual’s vital signs meant they had to be in a hospital. But that's not true anymore.

TikTok Is Already Testing Games as Part of Its Service - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 19:52:41

TikTok is testing games in Vietnam and has plans to make a larger push into the gaming world.

Review: New Chip ‘N Dale movie hilariously spoofs classic games, cartoons
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  • 2022-05-20 19:45:11

A Shrek for a new era, as Disney lets Lonely Island go nuts (in PG fashion).

Microsoft is testing Android 12.1 and other improvements for Windows 11
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  • 2022-05-20 19:29:38

Microsoft is testing a slate of new features for Windows Subsystem for Android, including increased notifications integration, support for Android 12.1 (or Android 12L), and more.

A third straight week of tech layoffs in the books
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  • 2022-05-20 19:16:05

You thought the market was bad for VCs, but what about the workers behind the tech companies they’ve backed? Reluctantly, we’re writing another tech layoffs roundup.

Halo season 1 review: a Flood of bold bets and tangled plot points
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  • 2022-05-20 19:00:00

The Halo TV series, streaming on Paramount Plus, took a lot of risks playing with the established canon of the video games and books.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Construction tech survey, founder-CEO friction, diversify your cap table
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  • 2022-05-20 18:47:10

As you may have heard, tech companies are having a bit of a whoopsie.

Match Group and Google reach an interim compromise over app payments
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  • 2022-05-20 18:44:23

Match Group, the parent company of dating apps Tinder, Hinge and OkCupid, is getting along better with Google, just by a little bit. On Friday, Match withdrew its request for a temporary restraining order against the company, which it accuses of wielding unfair monopoly power in its mobile app mark…

Salty, subterranean water could relieve world’s lithium shortage
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  • 2022-05-20 18:40:12

Today’s lithium mines can't hope to meet skyrocketing demand. Startups like Lilac Solutions and Vulcan Energy Resources have leaped into action with new, more efficient lithium extraction processes.

Classic Catan spinoff gets a reboot later this year: Dawn of Humankind
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  • 2022-05-20 18:34:17

Catan: Dawn of Humankind reboots the 20-year-old stand-alone spinoff The Settlers of the Stone Age, and is coming this fall.

Carbon capture is headed for the high seas
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  • 2022-05-20 18:24:01

Seabound is prototyping carbon capture tech that uses a "lime-based approach" to cut container ships' emissions by as much as 95%, CEO Alisha Fredriksson said.

A beginner's guide to AI: Machine superiority
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  • 2022-05-20 18:12:40

There currently exists no machine capable of superhuman feats of intelligence. I'm sorry to be the one who bursts your bubble but, at least for the time being, that's the way the universe ...

Baymax! – the Big Hero 6 Series – Will Begin This June - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 18:01:40

The new Big Hero 6 series comes to Disney Plus in late June.

Pokémon TCG now includes peel-off Ditto cards, igniting controversy
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  • 2022-05-20 17:47:26

The Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) revealed an expansion for the Pokémon Go inspired line of cards. The line includes a peel-off Ditto card that has sparked controversy with collectors.

Spotify is ‘blending’ your playlists with K-pop stars
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  • 2022-05-20 17:46:38

After introducing Blend playlists earlier this year, Spotify is expanding the feature to include K-pop bands like BTS, Stray Kids, ENHYPEN, TOMORROW X TOGETHER, Nmixx, and AB6IX.

Missions List - Evil Dead: The Game Wiki Guide - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 17:45:35

Even though Evil Dead: The Game primarily is a 4 v. 1 multiplayer co-op game, it does have single-player missions. This Evil Dead: The Game missions guide

One man’s quest to bring back the small phone
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  • 2022-05-20 17:35:29

Eric Migicovsky wonders where did all the small phones go? Launching a new phone company isn’t an impossibility, but will he?

Armageddon Time Review - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 17:35:21

Armageddon Time gives us a close look at a specific slice of 1980s American life… but fails to launch any satisfying conclusions.

Every Activision Blizzard Game in Development - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 17:33:53

From Call of Duty and Overwatch to Diablo and Warcraft, these are all the new games currently in development at Activision Blizzard.

Stranger Things 4's Finale Will Be Two and a Half Hours Long, and Arrives in July - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 17:32:34

Stranger Things season 4 will be the longest for the series, with the two episode finale each clocking in at several hours.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon “8+ Gen 1” salvage operation moves the chip to TSMC
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  • 2022-05-20 17:30:28

After missing performance estimates, Qualcomm is dumping Samsung mid-cycle.

Pokémon Fans Create a Gorgeous, Imaginary Gen 1 Remake That Will Never Exist - IGN
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  • 2022-05-20 17:22:28

A Pokémon Red and Blue fan reimagining has placed the games' classic artwork into a modern remake that will sadly never come to exist.

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