Ex-SpaceX engineers in race to build first commercial electric speedboat

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A ‘safe space for racists’: antisemitism report criticises social media giants

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In search of the crypto-criminals

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Big tech’s big week raises fears of ‘Blade Runner future’ of mega-company rule

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Listen up: why indie podcasts are in peril

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Sydney man told he was fully vaccinated – despite not receiving a single Covid jab

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SolarWinds: Russian hackers broke into email accounts at US attorney offices

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Out of control and rising: why bitcoin has Nigeria’s government in a panic

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Ynglet review – small but perfectly formed

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From Oslo pram guy to the teenage vacuum expert: inside the obsessive world of niche online reviewers

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Too late to book a holiday? Sims 4: Cottage Living may have the answer

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How Games Workshop grew to become more profitable than Google

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‘Cube Crawls’ and ‘Frat Bro’ Culture: California’s Huge Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Alleges Yet Another Toxic Workplace in the Video Game Industry

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Can Australia fix its CovidSafe app and turn the pandemic into a ‘pingdemic’?

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Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 review: flexible laptop with beautiful OLED screen

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Was a serial arsonist hiding in plain sight? – podcasts of the week

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Google becomes latest tech firm to delay reopening as Delta variant spreads

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Amazon sales top $100bn for third quarter running as profits hit $7.8bn

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Israeli authorities inspect NSO Group offices after Pegasus revelations

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Mental health memes are everywhere – can they offer more than comic relief?

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CEOs told to ‘think before they tweet’ after Just Eat spat with Uber

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Activision Blizzard employees walk out over harassment and ‘frat boy’ culture allegations

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‘Disinfo kills’: protesters demand Facebook act to stop vaccine falsehoods

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The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles review – an open and shut case of gaming brilliance

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TechScape: Facebook’s biggest problem? Mark Zuckerberg

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Why is a big oil company investing huge amounts of money in Wyoming wind?

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Call for Hungarian ministers to resign in wake of Pegasus revelations

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Leading the charge! Can I make it from Land’s End to John o’Groats in an electric car?

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Vagina tunnels and sneaker closets: the escapist appeal of celebrity house tours

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The IMF is right: global economic recovery from Covid could go wrong

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Wanted: browsers to help uncover the truth about online search result bias

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Tesla second-quarter profits top $1bn even as it struggles to handle demand

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Activision Blizzard Staff Sign Petition Supporting Labor Lawsuit

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Cris Tales review – a magical realist tribute to Japanese role-playing games

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This Vermont Utility Is Revolutionizing Its Power Grid to Fight Climate Change. Will the Rest of the Country Follow Suit?

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Virtual contact worse than no contact for over-60s in lockdown, says study

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Emmanuel Macron ‘pushes for Israeli inquiry’ into NSO spyware concerns

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Cryptocurrencies could lead to ‘limitless’ losses for UK government

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Jeanette Winterson: ‘The male push is to discard the planet: all the boys are going off into space’

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2021 iPhone photography awards – in pictures

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