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The DeanBeat: Riot Games launches South LA tech and gaming center in its own backyard

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

Riot Games and SoLA Impact's I CAN Foundation have opened a tech and gaming center in poverty-stricken South Los Angeles.
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XR Technologies and Trends: Pandemic ushers in immersive experiences

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The pandmic has pushed XR, including a variety of VR and AR use cases, beyond gaming and entertainment. Do you work in the Tech industry? Get business insights on the latest...
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300 employees at TikTok and parent company ByteDance worked in Chinese state media, LinkedIn profile analysis finds

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Former President Donald Trump tried to ban TikTok in the US. Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images 300 TikTok and ByteDance employees worked in Chinese state media...
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Tech's Offshore Hiring Has Gone Into Overdrive

4 hours ago   |   Wired

Companies that once battled to hire employees close to home are now turning to Latin America and other markets for talent.
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'Big Short' investor Michael Burry issues a grim warning about runaway consumer debt - and says the stock-market rally won't last

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Michael Burry. Jim Spellman/Getty Images Michael Burry warned Americans are loading up on credit-card debt in response to inflation. Burry expects consumers to run out of cash...
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Google employees fear the worst as the company quietly extends its hiring freeze

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tech friends. Google employees are on edge as the company has yet to reverse what was meant to be a two-week hiring freeze, and some have described a "real vibe change...
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What the CHIPS Act means for your gadgets and U.S. tech manufacturing

What the CHIPS Act means for your gadgets and U.S. tech manufacturing

6 hours ago   |   NPR

The law will allocate more than $50 billion to bring semiconductor chip manufacturing to the U.S. and away from its current production hub in East Asia.
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The Summer of NIMBY in Silicon Valley's Poshest Town

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

Moguls and investors from the tech industry, which endorses housing relief, banded together to object to a plan for multifamily homes near their estates in Atherton, Calif.
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South Korea just pardoned Samsung's chief for bribing a former president because the country needs him to overcome a 'national economic crisis'

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

South Korea pardoned Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee so he can help the country overcome its economic crisis. Kim Min-Hee/Getty Images South Korea just pardoned...
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75 years of India partition: How tech is opening window into past

9 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

As India-Pakistan tensions hamper visits, social media helps people connect and online projects share oral histories.
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Polio detected in New York City's sewage, suggesting the virus is...

Polio detected in New York City's sewage, suggesting the virus is circulating there

The presence of the polio virus in New York City's wastewater suggests likely local circulation of the virus, city and state health officials said. Read more ...

Salman Rushdie stabbed during appearance in New York

Salman Rushdie stabbed during appearance in New York

“The Satanic Verses” novelist was on stage at the Chautauqua Institution when he was suddenly attacked, video from the event shows. Read more ...

Disabled vehicles are causing delays along I-71/75 near Fort Wright

Disabled vehicles are causing delays along I-71/75 near Fort Wright

Traffic cameras are showing multiple vehicles off on the right shoulder of the interstate near Fort Wright, Friday morning. Read more ...

Grimes man who used 'spy camera' on underage girls sentenced to federal prison

Grimes man who used 'spy camera' on underage girls sentenced to federal prison

Police also found several videos of Duncan sitting in his car in Des Moines area parking lots while he recorded underage girls walking nearby who were not aware of his presence. Read more ...

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York

Salman Rushdie's book "The Satanic Verses" has been banned in Iran since 1988, as many Muslims consider it to be blasphemous. Read more ...

It Was Less Affordable To Buy A Home In June Than It's Been In 33 Years

Housing affordability hit its worst level since 1989 in June, according to the National Association of Realtors' housing affordability index. Read more ...

Hundreds Of Americans Are Still Dying Of Covid Every Day-Higher Than At...

The CDC eased Covid curbs this week after saying vaccines and treatments had slashed the risk of serious Covid-19 for Americans. Read more ...

Hate the new Gmail redesign? Here's how to change it back to the original view

The old Gmail design hasn't gone away just yet. Jarretera/Shutterstock The Gmail redesign features new icons and a collapsible app toolbar. If you don't like the Gmail... Read more ...

American Consumers Feeling More Confident, Data Shows

The Index of Consumer Sentiment, compiled monthly by researchers at the University of Michigan, is down 21.6% since August 2021, but has risen 7% in the last month, according... Read more ...

Illegal pool with 60 tons of water discovered on rooftop in New York City

"Please don't try to build a rooftop swimming pool without first getting permits." There was a good reason New York City officials sent out this message to residents. Read more ...