Tom Maxwell

You may have to wait longer for your next iPhone thanks to supply issues
Tom Maxwell
The upcoming fourth quarter will still see double digital growth in revenue, however.
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This is how Tesla’s Supercharger stations will work for other EVs
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The company is going to supply adapters to support other cars with its proprietary charging network.
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A YouTuber's deepfake Skywalker outdid 'The Mandalorian,' so Lucasfilm hired him
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Advanced AI made it possible to insert a young Luke Skywalker from the original saga into the new TV show.
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Activision’s employees are undertaking a protest walkout tomorrow
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Employees say the company’s response to a lawsuit regarding claims of pervasive sexual harassment was "abhorrent and insulting."
Gaming
Lucid Motors goes public, raising $4.4B to bring its luxury electric sedan to market
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The upstart can't realistically delay production any longer now that it has shareholders to answer to.
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Employees at Activision Blizzard rebuke leaders’ response to sexual harassment allegations
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Company executives have disputed a complaint filed by California over its supposed "frat boy” workplace culture.
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You can buy Tesla's utility-size battery on its website for a cool $1M
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The Megapack is used in large-scale commercial and utility projects as it can store energy for use when it’s needed.
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Mercedes is the latest automaker to commit to electrifying its entire lineup
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The automaker says its entire vehicle lineup will be electrified by the end of the decade... but not that it’ll stop making combustion-powered cars by then.
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LG's new wireless earbuds offer ‘Whispering Mode’ for private calls
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Wearing one earbud, you hold the other up to your mouth as a dedicated microphone so you can speak quietly.
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Apple may use titanium in iPhones from 2022
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Titanium is as durable as the stainless steel found in existing devices, but almost half the weight.
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Chinese EV maker Xpeng’s P5 sedan pummels the Tesla Model 3 on price
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In China, the Model 3's starting price is $38,700. The P5, meanwhile, starts at a mere $24,670.
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Snap is raking in the cheddar, just saw best user growth in four years
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Was it pandemic sexting?
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Facebook's security spend for its CEO shows Zuckerberg knows how hated he is
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The outsized spend shows just how much animosity there is towards Zuckerberg.
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Can a ‘prescription app’ help treat depression? Happify thinks so.
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Can digital therapy be as effective as in-person treatment?
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Tesla dials back Full Self-Driving hardware package price to $1,000
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The price reduction follows complaints that Tesla deceived customers into thinking their vehicles already included the appropriate hardware.
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Tumblr’s got a new paid subscription product but still won’t allow porn
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Called Post+, the service lets users charge for access to their content.
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Early mockups of Nintendo Wii remote show how different it could’ve been
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The Wii remote was lauded for its simplicity, but Nintendo almost went in a different direction with it.
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Swatter behind Tennesse Twitter user's death gets five-year prison sentence
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Mark Herring, who owned the handle @Tennessee on Twitter, died after a SWAT team showed up at his house. The culprit was sentenced today.
Culture
You could soon be hailing self-driving Ford cars in Miami or Austin
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The cars are being added to Lyft's network by the end of the year.
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Twitter's new downvote system sounds like a truly terrible idea
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Some users on iOS will see the option to up or downvote replies to a tweet. Posters will only see the upvotes, thankfully.
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