5 October 2022
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OnePlus Buds Pro 2 leaks: What to expect from this Galaxy Buds Pro rival?

Credit: Chase Bernath / Android Authority Specs for the rumored OnePlus Buds Pro 2 have leaked online. The earbuds are tipped to come with ANC, improved battery life, and fast charging. It seems like every company has jumped into the premium true wireless earbuds space in recent years, with OnePlus being no different. The company […]

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Meta debuts Instagram ads on the Explore page and tests ads in profile feeds, letting creators earn extra income, and a shorter ad format for Facebook Reels (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Meta debuts Instagram ads on the Explore page and tests ads in profile feeds, letting creators earn extra income, and a shorter ad format for Facebook Reels  —  Following another quarter that saw marketers pull back on their ad spending, Meta today announced it’s increasing its ad load on Instagram with […]

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USB-C charging is about to get a lot more popular

USB-C has come a long way since its debut in 2014, now becoming the standard for charging and basic data transfer (on everything except the iPhone, of course!) as well as audio and video for more and more devices. The European Parliament, long enamored with the idea of a consumer- and environmentally-friendly standard for charging […]

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Reports: Musk makes U-turn before trial, tells Twitter he’ll complete merger

Enlarge / Elon Musk arrives for the 2022 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022, in New York. Getty Images | Angela Weiss Elon Musk has told Twitter he is once again willing to buy the company at the originally agreed-upon price, according to a Bloomberg News report. “Elon Musk […]

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Partake Foods whips up new allergy-friendly products following new cash infusion • TechCrunch

When Partake Foods founder and CEO Denise Woodard’s daughter was a year old, she began having food allergies, and while seeking out options, she was not excited by what she saw. “I was really frustrated with what I couldn’t find for her,” Woodard told TechCrunch. “From a brand perspective, I thought about how she would […]

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‘The Onion’ filed a real brief with the Supreme Court supporting man jailed for making fun of cops

When was the last time you’ve read an amicus brief? If you’re not involved in the legal profession, chances are you may have never actually spent precious time reading one. This amicus brief (PDF) could change that. It was submitted by The Onion, which describes itself in the brief as “the world’s leading news publication” […]

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Google’s Pixel Watch just got an early unboxing

TL;DR Somebody managed to get their hands on a Pixel Watch early. The Redditor shows the watch off from every angle without the screen on. Since Google I/O earlier this year, we’ve gotten our fill of Pixel Watch renders. We’ve even seen leaks of the packaging appearing at retail stores. Now it seems someone has […]

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Best Chromebook deals: Top picks before Prime Early Access Sale

Amazon is readying its second Prime Day sale for Oct. 11 and Oct 12, known as Prime Early Access Sale, aka Prime Day 2. We’ve begun curating the best Chromebook deals leading up to Prime Day 2, both from Amazon and other online retailers. You’ll need to sign up for Amazon Prime (for free) to […]

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The SCOTUS agrees to hear two Section 230-related cases, Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh, both stemming from terrorist content on the services (Greg Stohr/Bloomberg)

Greg Stohr / Bloomberg: The SCOTUS agrees to hear two Section 230-related cases, Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh, both stemming from terrorist content on the services  —  The US Supreme Court will decide whether social media companies can be sued over targeted content recommendations …

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Lemonade leans on Aviva to bring its next-gen insurance platform to the UK • TechCrunch

New York-based insurance giant Lemonade is officially launching in the U.K., its fourth market in Europe and fifth overall, with a little help from one of the oldest and largest insurance providers in the U.K. Lemonade, for the uninitiated, emerged into the trillion-dollar insurance space back in 2015, with a new take on how consumers […]

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