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Apple Agrees to Payout for Its Faulty Butterfly Keyboards

The old style ‘butterfly’ keyboard design on Apple’s laptops proved to be a routine joke among consumers who constantly experienced sticky or stuck keys. photo: ChrisChips (Shutterstock) Apple’s poor keyboard design, which the company spent half a decade shoving into its MacBooks has finally, officially, come to bite the company in the posterior, at least …

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Ex-SpaceX Worker Says He Was Shoved Aside for Younger Staff

John Johnson said he worked at SpaceX’s Hawthorne, California facility before being moved to Washington. In that time, he claimed he was being perpetually shafted by management in favor of younger employees.photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP (Getty Images) A former SpaceX employee said the company is rife with a kind of “frat bro mold” that has no …

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OnePlus One-Ups Google With Four Years of Android Updates

Will the OnePlus 10 Pro be a part of the company’s promise of software updates? photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo OnePlus? more like plus one more Android update! Beginning next year, OnePlus says it will offer an additional year of OxygenOS updates to its smartphones, which beats out Google’s current offering of only three years …

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FTX’s Sam Bankman-Fried Made Secret Donations to Republicans

File photo of Sam Bankman-Fried testing during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on digital assets on December 8, 2021.photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll (AP) Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of FTX, says he donated equally to both Democratic and Republican politicians before his cryptocurrency platform filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, wiping out billions of dollars …

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Deep Fake Zuckerberg Thanks Democrats for Their Service and Inaction on Antitrust

As stiff as this deep fake sounds, that’s honestly how Mark Zuckerberg often sounds in real life.gif: Demand Action Progress The Monopoly Man, AKA Rich Uncle Pennybags, has been a staple at big tech hearings on Capitol Hill. As much as these hearings often lead to no tangible action on actually addressing the tech industry’s …

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Company Successfully Tests World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Jet Engine

photo: Sean Gallup (Getty Images) Rolls-Royce and easyJet, a European-based airline, have successfully tested a hydrogen-powered jet engine, the two companies announced in a press release on Tuesday. The pair say the goal is to curb emissions by 2050 and said the ground test marks “the world’s first run of a modern aero engine on …

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Terraforming Mars Sci-Fi Board Game Optioned for Film

Terraforming Marsthe resource-building strategy board game where you play as rival CEOs attempting to make Mars habitablemight be heading to your screensreports deadline. The game is widely considered a fantastic example of larger strategy hex games, and has already been adapted as a video game. Cobalt Knight has purchased the movie rights to Terraforming Mars, …

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