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Telegram goes ‘premium’: All you need to know

If you are a Premium user, you can avail of increased limits for “almost everything in the app”. Premium users can “follow up to 1000 channels, create up to 20 chat folders with up to 200 chats each, add a fourth account to any Telegram app, pin 10 chats in the main list and save […]

Oppo Reno 8 Pro Global Variant Reportedly Spotted on Geekbench

Oppo CPH2357 has been spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website with an octa-core SoC and 12GB of RAM. The model number CPH2357 reportedly belongs to the global variant of the Oppo Reno 8 Pro 5G. The listing of the handset signals towards an imminent global launch. The smartphone is said to be powered by a […]

Tesla Sued by Former Employees Over Unethical Mass Layoffs, Seek

Former Tesla employees have filed a lawsuit against the US electric car company alleging its decision to carry out a “mass layoff” violated federal law as the company did not provide advance notice of the job cuts. The lawsuit was filed late Sunday in Texas by two workers who said they were terminated from Tesla‘s […]

There has to be a better way to binge

I’ve been binge-watching TV shows and movies since the 90s. First, it was churning through my sister’s old VHS recordings of Doctor Who and X-Files, then there was collecting and watching whole series of anime piecemeal from places like Sam Goody and Suncoast. By the early 2000s, companies began releasing series by the season instead […]

There is currently no way to finish Star Wars: KOTOR

Plenty of games have launched in an unfinished state, but it’s rare to see a port of a game first released in 2004 be so buggy that people who buy it can’t actually finish it. On Twitter game developer Aspyr admitted it was aware that Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II was currently […]

Delta, Kellogg join IBM aiming to fight bias in online

Delta Air Lines Inc, Kellogg Co and several big ad agencies on Monday pledged to counteract unwanted biases in the algorithms that power their online advertising. The action, announced as part of an ad industry conference in Cannes, France, is one of the biggest steps taken to ensure stereotypes related to gender, race and other […]

Intel files claim for $624 million in interest from EU

U.S. chipmaker Intel has filed a claim for 593 million euros ($624 million) in interest from the European Commission, five months after it convinced Europe‘s second-top court to scrap a 1.06-billion-euro EU antitrust fine, an EU filing showed on Monday. Europe’s top court paved the way for such damage demands last year in a landmark […]

Picard showrunner teases even more legacy returns for season 3

In the final season of Star Trek: Picard a lot of long-loved characters are expected to make their big returns (and possibly goodbyes) to the Star Trek universe. Earlier this year it was announced that almost the entire original cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation was going to be showing up in season 3. […]

Why getting hit by space dust is an unavoidable aspect

On June 8th, NASA revealed that its new powerful space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, is now sporting a small dimple in one of its primary mirrors after getting pelted by a larger-than-expected micrometeoroid out in deep space. The news came as a bit of a shock since the impact happened just five months […]