Kobo Nia is a $99 e-reader with a high-res screen and 8GB of storage
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Kobo Nia is a $99 e-reader with a high-res screen and 8GB of storage

Rakuten has a new, entry-level e-book reader out, and it compares favorably to the cheapest Amazon Kindle in several important ways.  The Kobo Nia is a 6-inch reader with a 1024×758 pixel, 212 ppi resolution touchscreen. It’s equipped with Kobo’s ComfortLight tech, which lets you adjust the display’s brightness as …

Nissan Ariya is just like its concept EV, only now it's a real Tesla Model Y competitor
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Nissan Ariya is just like its concept EV, only now it’s a real Tesla Model Y competitor

The Nissan Ariya made a splash last year at the Tokyo Motor Show as a concept electric SUV with a sleek interior and an advanced driving system built in. Now the car is a real thing coming to the U.S. late next year. Nissan is well-known for its Leaf electric …

Nissan Ariya is just like its concept EV, only now it's a real Tesla Model Y competitor
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Nissan Ariya is just like its concept EV, only now it’s a real Tesla Model Y competitor

The Nissan Ariya made a splash last year at the Tokyo Motor Show as a concept electric SUV with a sleek interior and an advanced driving system built in. Now the car is a real thing coming to the U.S. late next year. Nissan is well-known for its Leaf electric …

Coronavirus 'exposure' soars at Tesla's Fremont plant, leak shows
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Coronavirus ‘exposure’ soars at Tesla’s Fremont plant, leak shows

When it comes to the coronavirus, Elon Musk’s sustained incompetence long ago took a turn for the dangerous. Now, an internal data leak from the Fremont Tesla plant brings into focus just how badly the billionaire’s tantrum has backfired — even if only on his employees.  According to Electrek, which …

It's 'Death Stranding' day for PC folks and Razer gaming gear is on sale
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It’s ‘Death Stranding’ day for PC folks and Razer gaming gear is on sale

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EV users want a charger emoji since 'gas pump + lightning bolt' doesn't cut it
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EV users want a charger emoji since ‘gas pump + lightning bolt’ doesn’t cut it

Most Tesla, Chevy Bolt, and Nissan Leaf drivers probably don’t care that Friday is World Emoji Day. But charging network Electrify America (EA) still wants to give them an EV charger emoji.  It’ll be submitted to the Unicode Consortium, the group that determines which emoji are officially available on keyboards …

Get the best price yet on this gigantic LG 4K TV at Best Buy
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Get the best price yet on this gigantic LG 4K TV at Best Buy

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Stretch is an $18,000 robot that can vacuum your couch
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Stretch is an $18,000 robot that can vacuum your couch

Stretch is a robot with a strong grip and it’s ready to do your laundry.  Hello Robot launched the 50-pound bot on Tuesday. The startup was founded by Google’s former robotics director, Aaron Edsinger, and Georgia Tech professor Charlie Kemp, who met at MIT.  The helpful robot can be teleoperated …

ICE won't ban international students taking online classes after colleges, Big Tech push back
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ICE won’t ban international students taking online classes after colleges, Big Tech push back

International students, and the universities where they study, can breathe a little easier. ICE and the Department of Homeland Security will no longer require international students taking an entirely online course load in the fall (thanks to coronavirus) to leave the country.  Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the …

Amazon is rolling out shopping carts that know what you're buying
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Amazon is rolling out shopping carts that know what you’re buying

Amazon has unveiled a shopping cart that knows exactly what you’re buying. The e-commerce giant unveiled the Amazon Dash Cart on Tuesday, which uses sensors to detect the items you’re adding to your cart. The cart fits up to two full grocery bags and comes equipped with a touchscreen close …