Tesla stops taking Bitcoin for vehicle purchases, citing environmental harm

Tesla has stopped accepting bitcoin as payment for its cars out of concern that it will contribute to greater consumption of fossil fuels, according to a statement CEO Elon Musk tweeted Wednesday. Tesla had only just started accepting bitcoin in late March. Musk also said that Tesla will no longer sell any more of the $1.5 billion stash of bitcoin More...

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By admin On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
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Dota 2’s The International returns in August with $40 million prize pool

One of the biggest esports tournaments in the world is coming back for 2021. Today, Valve announced that The International, the annual Dota 2 championship, will return after a one-year hiatus caused by the pandemic. More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 12th, 2021
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Bungie accidentally turns on Destiny 2 crossplay months early

Some Destiny 2 players have been able to play with people on other platforms after developer Bungie inadvertently switched the feature on. Bungie previously said that crossplay would be coming in fall 2021 for More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
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Bose gets into hearing aid business with new FDA-cleared SoundControl hearing aids

Bose announced today that it will begin selling direct-to-consumer SoundControl hearing aids for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss on May 18th. They’ll cost $849.95 and will be sold directly by Bose More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 11th, 2021
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Oppo Find X3 Pro review: the Chinese phone to beat

You might know of Oppo as a company opaquely related to OnePlus, but it recently became the leading smartphone maker in China — the beneficiary of Huawei’s sanctions-induced slide in sales even in its home More...

By admin On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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PS5 Remote Play now supports DualSense pad on Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod and Apple TV

It’s a little-known fact that you can sling a PS5 or PS4 to another room of your house, streaming your games to a Mac or Windows PC, iOS or Android device, or even an old PS4 with Sony’s PS Remote Play app. More...

By admin On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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Pony.ai unveils its next-gen robotaxi with LIDAR from Luminar

Pony.ai’s next-generation robotaxi is distinctive because it appears to be missing the cone-shaped LIDAR sensor perched on the roof that’s typical of most autonomous vehicles. That’s because the startup, More...

By admin On Monday, May 10th, 2021
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Simple bank shutdown goes awry leaving customers without account access

The online bank Simple shut down on Saturday and was supposed to seamlessly transition customers’ accounts over to its parent company, BBVA. But instead, many users found themselves unable to access their More...

By admin On Sunday, May 9th, 2021
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Elon Musk SNL clips: watch his Saturday Night Live sketches

As you’ve surely heard, last night’s guest host on Saturday Night Live was not a charismatic movie actor promoting a new project but instead an endlessly hyped CEO named Elon Musk. Over the course of an More...

By admin On Sunday, May 9th, 2021
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Dogecoin is crashing while Elon Musk is on Saturday Night Live 

While Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live, Dogecoin investors sold. When SNL first went live, the cryptocurrency hovered around 69 cents (nice). But as the show wore on, the price dropped. As of this writing, More...