A Vast Web of Vengeance

A Vast Web of Vengeance

Guy Babcock vividly remembers the chilly Saturday evening when he discovered the stain on his family. It was September 2018. He, his wife and their young son had just returned to their home in Beckley, an English village outside of Oxford. Mr.

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Subway is SUED after tuna salad is ‘revealed to be anything but tuna’ and ‘isn’t even FISH’

Subway is SUED after tuna salad is ‘revealed to be anything but tuna’ and ‘isn’t even FISH’

If you bought a tuna sandwich from a Subway restaurant recently, chances are you may have eaten something that was ‘made from anything but tuna,’ two Bay Area customers allege.

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Sony Alpha 1 mirrorless camera with 50 MP sensor, support for 8K recording and more launched

Sony Alpha 1 mirrorless camera with 50 MP sensor, support for 8K recording and more launched

Sony has unveiled a new full-frame camera under its Alpha camera series called the Sony Alpha 1. Sony claims it is the fastest high-resolution camera that comes with a 50 MP sensor, capable of shooting 30 images per second. The camera can also shoot 8K videos at 30fps.

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Baidu secures license for full driverless road tests in California

Baidu secures license for full driverless road tests in California

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has granted Baidu permission to test its autonomous vehicles without a driver behind the wheel. It’s had authority to test its vehicles in California since 2016, but up until now, it could only do so with a backup driver.

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Samsung’s profits rose in 2020 despite the pandemic

Samsung’s profits rose in 2020 despite the pandemic

Samsung Electronics has reported its fourth-quarter earnings, confirming that the company made more money in 2020 than the year before despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Operating profit was up to 35.99 trillion won ($32.1 billion) off 236.81 trillion won ($211.

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Apple surpasses $100 billion in quarterly revenue for first time in its history

Apple surpasses $100 billion in quarterly revenue for first time in its history

Apple today reported its fiscal Q1 2021 earnings, which cover the final calendar quarter of 2020 and the holiday sales season. That means this is the first time we’re getting a real indication of how the new iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max are faring with consumers.

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Instagram made a richer story interface for desktops

Instagram made a richer story interface for desktops

Instagram is making its Stories feature more complete on the desktop. In a small interface refresh today, the company is updating its Stories feature so that it opens up to show a carousel of videos, which previews what’s cued up next and the content that just played.

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‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ makes its HBO Max debut on March 31st

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ makes its HBO Max debut on March 31st

When WarnerMedia announced plans to premiere its 2021 slate of movies in theaters and on HBO Max at the same time, some of the companies and big names involved in making those movies were immediately outraged. Legendary Pictures co-financed Dune and Godzilla vs.

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DJI is now selling a warranty to replace your drone if it flies away

DJI is now selling a warranty to replace your drone if it flies away

DJI is now offering flyaway coverage for its Mini 2 and Mavic Air 2 drones, should they develop a mind of their own and take off. The cost of replacing the escaped drone is $225 for the Mini, and $399 for the Mavic, which is on top of the price of DJI’s Care Refresh extended warranty.

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HomePod mini update adds UWB-enhanced handoff features

HomePod mini update adds UWB-enhanced handoff features

Back when it announced the HomePod mini last year, Apple said it was working on a feature that would allow you to seamlessly transfer music, calls and podcasts between your iPhone 11 or iPhone 12 and the smart speaker. With the arrival of iOS 14.

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The HomePod mini finally adds its long-promised ultra-wideband handoff feature

The HomePod mini finally adds its long-promised ultra-wideband handoff feature

Apple has officially released iOS 14.4 and a matching update for its HomePod mini speaker, adding the long-promised ultra-wideband (UWB) handoff feature that will allow newer iPhones to more seamlessly transfer music, calls, and podcasts between the two devices.

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‘The Lord of the Rings: Gollum’ is delayed to 2022

‘The Lord of the Rings: Gollum’ is delayed to 2022

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum was supposed to arrive this year, but its journey to your screens will take unexpectedly longer. Developer Daedalic announced that it will release the game in 2022 on PC, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

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Earth Day Summit Will Mark U.S. Return to Global Climate Talks

Earth Day Summit Will Mark U.S. Return to Global Climate Talks

President Biden plans to host a high-level Earth Day summit, delivering on a campaign pledge and challenging his climate policy team to ready ambitious and credible commitments that can stand up to global scrutiny.

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Sony’s A1 is a $6,500 50MP camera that shoots 30fps bursts and 8K video

Sony’s A1 is a $6,500 50MP camera that shoots 30fps bursts and 8K video

Sony has just dropped a bomb on the camera world with the launch of the A1, its new flagship full-frame mirrorless camera with some breakthrough features.

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ next big event is a carnival

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ next big event is a carnival

The next in-game event for Animal Crossing: New Horizons will bring a little more color to your island. Today, Nintendo revealed its next big update, the highlight of which is Festivale, a carnival-like event that will take place on February 15th. Here’s how Nintendo describes it:

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