Adidas expands beyond Parley with new recycled plastic fabrics

Back in 2018, Adidas pledged to only use recycled plastics for its shoes and clothing by 2024. Now, the sports apparel giant has revealed a detailed roadmap towards achieving that goal and has also introduced Primeblue and Primegreen — two new fabrics that use 100 percent recycled polyester.

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Ford is 3D printing unique wheel nut locks based on driver voices

If you’ve got a set of sweet alloys on your car, you’ve likely got them protected with locking nuts which can only be loosened with a special key. But these aren’t invulnerable to thieves, who are increasingly targeting car parts as vehicle security becomes more sophisticated.

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Apple’s latest iOS update fixes a location tracking bug and makes Screen Time limits more secure

Apple today released iOS 13.3.1, and the new update contains two important fixes. First, it eliminates a Communication Limits workaround that allowed younger iPhone users to add contacts without first having to enter a Screen Time passcode. That’ll come as a relief to parents.

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Hackers hijacked nearly half of the NFL’s Twitter accounts, as well as ESPN and UFC

The social media accounts of almost half of the teams in the National Football League, as well as the official NFL account, were hacked, the NFL said in a statement today. Some ESPN social media accounts were also “briefly compromised,” ESPN said today in a statement to The Verge.

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