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Intel has announced ASUS as the company’s first partner for its Next Unit of Compute (NUC) mini PC business. The two companies have entered a non-binding agreement that will see ASUS manufacture, sell and support the 10th- to 13th-generation products in Intel’s NUC line. ASUS will also develop future NUC designs. Based on the business’ current lineup, ASUS could be developing future NUC mini PCs, DIY kits for mini PCs, DIY kits for laptops, customizable boards, chassis and other assembly elements.  If you’ll recall, Intel recently told Engadget that it’s ending its “direct investment” in its NUC business and will…

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Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty ImagesPeacock users will soon have to pay more for the streaming service than ever before.Prices are going to $5.99 — up from $4.99 — for premium monthly subscribers with ads, which translates to a $10 price increase in the yearly fee of $59.99 a year. Also: The best Netflix Alternatives: Binge-watch elsewhereThere’s also rises for the premium plus service, which increases to $11.99 on a monthly basis, up from $9.99, and a $20 hike in the annual fee, which will cost $119.99 a year.This is the first time customers of the streaming service have been hit with a price…

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More than three dozen members of Congress have signed a letter pressuring the Biden administration to step up and close an oversight in federal privacy law that allows law enforcement to obtain access to abortion records and other sensitive health data without a warrant. Lawmakers writing the letter say additional protections are needed to strengthen the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to protect abortion seekers and other Americans from “warrantless government surveillance.”The FTC Just Prescribed a Can of Whoop Ass on Health DataBiden’s Department of Health and Human Services previously proposed adding a new rule to HIPPA that…

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Tesla shareholders, including CEO Elon Musk, who were accused of receiving excessive compensation, have reached a settlement with the company amounting to $735 million. The lawsuit, filed in 2020 by the Detroit Police and Fire Retirement System, contested the validity of stock options awarded to Tesla’s board of directors from 2017 to 2020, totaling approximately 11 million options. Shareholders claimed that the directors granted themselves an unjustifiably high number of stock options for a corporate board. As part of the settlement, the board members, including Larry Ellison, co-founder of Oracle, have agreed to return the cash value of 3.1 million…

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TikTok has started inviting users in Australia, Mexico and Singapore to participate in a closed beta test for its new music streaming service, according to TechCrunch and CNBC. The short-form video hosting app initially launched beta testing for its fledgling streaming service in Brazil and Indonesia in early July. Now, it’s expanding the scope of its music service’s experimental phase and giving invited users in those regions a free three-month trial to be able to try it out.  TikTok Music is a completely separate app that testers will be able to download from the Apple App Store or the Google…

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SamsungSamsung has made its latest foldables which will be unveiled at Unpacked on July 26 slimmer and lighter than previous generations, the company’s mobile boss said in an editorial on Tuesday.In an editorial called Unpacking the Designs and Innovations Inspired by You, TM Roh, President and Head of Mobile Experience (MX) Business at Samsung, talked up how its upcoming foldables, likely to be called Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5, will be lighter than prior generations while at the same time hinting at a new Galaxy Tab and wearables to be unveiled in Seoul later this month.Calling…

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The U.S. government placed two Israeli spyware companies on a blacklist this week, all but totally cutting them off from business opportunities with American firms. The move is yet another attempt by the Biden administration to clean up the ethically bankrupt spyware industry before it spins totally out of control.Sam Bankman-Fried Using a VPN, McDonald’s AI Drive Thru Fails, Buzzfeed AI Quizzes Suck | Editor PicksIntellexa and Cytrox, which have both been described as “Israeli-controlled,” are known for selling shady cyber exploits that can infiltrate mobile devices, steal data, and monitor a user’s activity. Critics say such tools are commonly…

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The development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has introduced new moral dilemmas into a world where technology is advancing at an unprecedented rate. Artificial intelligence (AI) that mimics the style of well-known authors is one such concern. Authors and AI developers are at odds over the use of their works without permission or compensation. Over 8,500 authors across fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have signed an open letter criticizing the AI companies behind large language models for appropriating their work without permission or payment. According to the letter, millions of copyrighted books, articles, essays, and poetry serve as “food” for AI systems…

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In recent years, we’ve seen an influx of self-proclaimed “cozy games,” video games explicitly designed to invoke good vibes. Being cozy, however, isn’t the same as being good. To help gamers who could use some help winding down after a long day, we’ve rounded up a selection of chill games that purposefully deemphasize fail states, violence, overwhelming grinds, intense competition and other aggressive urges, but aren’t overly cute for the sake of it or so stripped-down that they’re boring. ​​Here are some of the best relaxing games you can play on your console, iPhone or Android phones. Stardew Valley Nintendo…

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Cocomelon’s success story is far weirder than Ms. Rachel. The brand started as a YouTube channel launched way back in 2006, specializing in alphabet videos for toddlers; it was created by former filmmaker Jay Jeon as a hobby. (He has two kids.) As it gained an audience, the channel expanded into nursery rhyme animations, went through a few name changes, and eventually rebranded as Cocomelon in 2018. By the time it was sold to a British media startup called Moonbug in 2020, it was an unprecedented juggernaut.By the time it was sold to a British media startup called Moonbug in…

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