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'No Man's Sky' update adds derelict freighters filled with horror
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‘No Man’s Sky’ update adds derelict freighters filled with horror

Hello Games still isn’t done with No Man’s Sky. Today, the developer has announced and released Desolation, a free update that adds scary freighters to explore. The innards of each ship will be procedurally generated, ensuring that no expedition is q… Continue Reading…

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Facebook brings screen sharing to Messenger on Android and iOS
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Facebook brings screen sharing to Messenger on Android and iOS

The next time you’re video chatting with a friend on your Facebook Messenger mobile app, you’ll be able to quickly share your screen. Today, Facebook added screen sharing to Messenger video calls on its iOS and Android mobile apps. You no longer need… Continue Reading…

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NSA says Russian hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research
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NSA says Russian hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research

Russian hackers are trying to steal research on COVID-19 vaccines, according to intelligence services in the US, UK and Canada, The National Security Agency (NSA) said a group that has been linked to Russian intelligence has targeted health care orga… Continue Reading…

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Telehealth got a huge boost from COVID-19. Now what?
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Telehealth got a huge boost from COVID-19. Now what?

During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, venturing outside in New York felt like preparing for battle. Germs were invisible bullets from which we tried to shield ourselves using masks and distancing. Staying home was of course the safest course… Continue Reading…

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Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt 2020
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Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd is coming to Disrupt 2020

The ongoing pandemic has drastically shaped how we maintain existing relationships but it’s also transformed how we get those relationships started, pushing more first encounters online and adding social distance into the dating process. It’s been uncharted waters for the dating app market to weather, as well. For Bumble founder …

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The Espresso Display is a fantastic portable display for your Mac or PC
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The Espresso Display is a fantastic portable display for your Mac or PC

Australian-based hardware startup Espresso Displays has taken a category with a lot of relatively unremarkable, but functional entrants, and added features, design and quality improvements to set itself apart from the crowd. The Espresso Display offers a portable form factor for easy packing, magnetic mounting, single cable operation via USB-C …

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Puppet announces $40 million debt round from BlackRock
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Puppet announces $40 million debt round from BlackRock

Puppet, the Portland, Oregon-based infrastructure automation company, announced a $40 million debt round today from BlackRock Investments. CEO Yvonne Wassenaar says the company sees this debt round as part of a longer term relationship with BlackRock . “What’s interesting, and I think part of the reason why we decided to …

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Activ Surgical raises $15 million to advance autonomous and collaborative robotic surgery
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Activ Surgical raises $15 million to advance autonomous and collaborative robotic surgery

Boston-based startup Activ Surgical has raised a $15 million round of venture funding led by ARTIS ventures, and including LRVHealth, DNS Capital, GreatPoint Ventures, Tao Capital Partners and Rising Tide VC. The round will help Activ continue to develop and expand availability of its software platform, which it launched to …

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Here are the protocols airlines follow after a crash
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Here are the protocols airlines follow after a crash

While every incident that causes damage to an airplane is different, especially ones where passengers, crew, or third parties are injured or killed, airlines have a general set of protocols. As Wendover Productions explains, one of the big early decisions is whether to accept or deflect blame. One interesting aspect …

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Neil Gaiman interviewed about The Sandman audio adaptation
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Neil Gaiman interviewed about The Sandman audio adaptation

Audible · The Sandman | “Death Isn’t Happy with Dream” Eventually, Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman will make its way to Netflix as the TV series announced last year. Meanwhile though, we can listen to a new audio adaptation of the classic comic. Released this week on Audible, the audio drama …

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