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Twitter rolls back gray ‘official’ checks that popped up on high-profile accounts

Twitter’s solution to breaking its own verification system is beginning to roll out. Several celebrity and publisher accounts now have a gray “official” check mark — in addition to the blue verified badge. News outlets, including Reuters, The New York Times, and Rolling Stone, are now double-badged, in addition to public figures, politicians, and other […]

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Zoom is coming to Tesla for in-car conference calls

Zoom will soon be added to Tesla vehicles according to an official announcement from the maker of the popular video conferencing app, allowing drivers to participate in video and audio calls without using a mobile device (via Drive Tesla Canada). The announcement was made by Zoom’s Group Product Manager Natasha Walia during the Zoomtopia 2022 […]

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Forza Horizon 5 on PC gets improved ray tracing, DLSS, FSR, and more

Forza Horizon 5 players now have access to in-game ray tracing and DLSS or FSR upscaling support on PC. The latest series 14 “Donut Media” update arrived yesterday, and it now allows Forza Horizon 5 players to enable ray tracing in free roam areas and races at ultra or extreme settings. You’ll need a powerful […]

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Elon Musk offloads another $3.9 billion in Tesla shares

Elon Musk has sold another $3.4 billion in Tesla shares, according to a series of forms filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. Musk has offloaded almost $20 billion in Tesla shares this year, mostly to finance his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter. Musk sold $8.4 billion in shares in April and another $6.9 […]

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Apple is apparently working on a new ‘streamlined’ accessibility mode for iOS

Apple is working on a brand new “Custom Accessibility Mode” for iOS, according to evidence found by 9to5Mac in the second iOS 16.2 developer beta. The company apparently says this mode offers a “customizable, streamlined way to use your iPhone and iPad,” which seems to mean you’ll be able to adjust some settings to make […]

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Gmail’s new interface is here to stay

Gmail’s permanent switch that moves everyone over to a new integrated view starts this month. In a blog post published on Tuesday, Google announced it’s getting rid of the option to revert back to the previous Gmail UI, so we’re all just going to have to get used to the bubbly — and very blue […]

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Nvidia’s selling a nerfed GPU in China to get around export restrictions

Nvidia has released a cut-down version of its high-end A100 GPU as a way to get around restrictions the US government recently imposed to limit how companies can sell AI training equipment to countries like China and Russia. The card, known as the A800, should have the same massive computing capabilities as the original but […]