Judge in Australia finds Google misled Android users about location data collection

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A judge in Australia found Google misled users about personal location data the company collected via Android devices, a violation of Australian law, the Associated Press reported.
 

Washington state lawmakers vote to phase out gasoline cars by 2030

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The Clean Cars 2030 initiative passed Thursday as an amendment to a bill that requires state utilities prepare for an electric-vehicle future.
 

Hacking the Game Boy's Multiplayer Randomizer Creates the Perfect Version of Tetris

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Twitter’s ‘stacksmashing’ first came to our attention after reverse-engineering and hacking Nintendo’s Game & Watch revival a day before it was officially released, and then quickly figuring out how to get it to natively play other Nintendo games including The Legend of Zelda and Pokémon.
 

Peloton Resists Federal Safety Recall for Treadmill Tied to Child's Death

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Peloton is pushing back against a request from federal regulators to recall its Tread+ treadmill after the product was involved in a child’s death last month, the Washington Post reported Friday.
 

Edward Snowden's NFT Self-Portrait Sells for $5.4 Million in Charity Auction

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The latest big name to get in on the NFT craze is former intelligence contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden, who on Friday auctioned off an original NFT art piece for roughly $5.4 million worth of the cryptocurrency Ether.
 

NASA Selects SpaceX to Build Upcoming Lunar Lander

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Sorry Blue Origin and Dynetics, but SpaceX will have the privilege of putting its logo on the next Moon lander, as NASA announced at a press conference today.
 

See the First Camera Collar Footage From a Wild Wolf

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The candid movies, which will continue this year, will hopefully provide some insight into the daily lives of these adaptable creatures, such as their recently discovered habit of freshwater fishing.
 

This Mini Modular Computer Helps You Build Gadgets From Scratch

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Some devices managed to pick up steam, like AIAIAI’s TMA-2 headphones, while others, like the Blocks smartwatch and Google’s modular phone, crashed and burned.
 

Researchers Get a Deeper Look at Some of the Oldest Color Photos Ever

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Scientists have re-examined the creations of one of the earliest color photographers, Gabriel Lippmann, who used no pigments or dyes of any kind in his work.
 

The Smart Home May Finally Be Unified Under One CHIP

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Or at least that’s the hope for Project CHIP, an open-source initiative introduced in 2019 as a unifying smart home standard across all ecosystems.
 

Leaked Data Reportedly Shows Cops Donated to Kyle Rittenhouse's Legal Defense Fund

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A new investigation from The Guardian shows police and other public officials have been financially contributing to the legal defense of Kyle Rittenhouse, the 18-year-old “Kenosha shooter” and rightwing icon currently on trial for the deaths of two people.
 

Amazon Might Make Its Drivers Assemble Your Furniture

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In yet another bid to completely dominate all things e-commerce, Amazon’s reportedly begun testing a premium service that lets its customers opt into having their deliveries assembled once they reach their door.
 

Take a Nostalgic Journey Through This Collection of Classic Apple Mac Death Chimes

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You’re probably very familiar with the sounds your computer makes when it starts, which are comforting noises that everything is working as it should.
 

Google Misled Android Users About Location Data, Australian Court Finds

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In the first ruling of its kind, the Australian Federal Court announced on Friday that Google violated the country’s laws surrounding consumer safety when it misled Australian Android users about the location data that their phones were collecting.
 

21-Year-Old Man Nearly Dies of Heart Failure After Drinking Four Energy Drinks a Day

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In a new report this week, they detail how the man developed heart failure likely linked to his habit of drinking four energy drinks a day for two years straight.
 

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