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Flight Sim Expo starts tomorrow and Microsoft will have the biggest stand ahead of Flight Simulator 2024 launch

If you like your flight sims and find yourself anywhere near Las Vegas, Nevada over the next couple of days you definitely want to check out the 2024 Flight Sim Expo at the Rio Las Vegas. Both Microsoft Flight Simulator … Continue reading

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Wuthering Waves Chord Cleansing event – what is it and when does it end?

With Wuthering Waves 1.1 not far off now, Kuro Games has dropped a week-long event that you should definitely jump in on to prep yourself for the new WuWa version. But what is Chrod Cleansing, what are the rewards and … Continue reading

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Redfall refunds roll out automatically, for both Steam and Xbox

Reimbursements for Arkane Austin’s ill-fated shooter Redfall have started rolling out to customers who requested them, one month after Microsoft closed the studio and offered refunds for those who bought its premium content. The refunds in question concern premium DLC … Continue reading

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Who is the Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree final boss?

As you progress through Shadow of the Erdtree, Elden Ring’s one and only DLC, you’ll soon realize that there are once again, a bunch of bosses to take down. Unfortunately though, like all things, the DLC must come to an … Continue reading

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Amazon’s ditching the plastic air pillows in its boxes

The e-commerce company said it will replace plastic air pillows with paper fillers.

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Boeing’s Starliner capsule took astronauts to space — now it needs to bring them back

The delays are not over for Boeing’s Starliner capsule. After years of delays, the aerospace giant finally launched the spacecraft earlier this month, but the two-person crew is currently due to spend more than double the planned amount of time … Continue reading

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US car dealerships face ongoing outage after CDK cyberattacks

CDK said it “does not have an estimated time frame” for recovery, as car dealerships and auto shops face continued outages. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Startup Kinetic rolls out robots to fix electric cars, and someday robotaxis

Menlo Ventures, an early Uber investor, just led a $21 million round of funding in Kinetic, a startup making EV repairs quicker and less expensive.

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OpenAI competitor Anthropic announces its most powerful AI yet

The company said Claude 3.5 Sonnet is faster than its previous leading model, Claude 3 Opus, and is the first model from Anthropic’s new Claude 3.5 family.

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PayPal Ventures leads $20M round into Gynger, which offers companies ‘buy now, pay later’ for technology purchases

Gynger, a platform that lends capital to companies for technology purchases, has raised $20 million in a Series A round led by PayPal Ventures, it told TechCrunch exclusively. The financing brings the New York-based startup’s total venture capital raised to … Continue reading

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