Elon Musk-Twitter Trial to Start Oct. 17

From CNET: Twitter and billionaire Elon Musk will go to trial from Oct. 17 to 21, a Delaware Chancery Court schedule confirmed Friday, over the Tesla CEO's attempt to back out of a $44 billion deal to buy the company.

The official schedule comes a week after Twitter partially blamed a revenue...

Thermaltake H700 TG Snow Review (Page 1 of 4)

In mainstream movies or television shows, you can see sometimes how there are characters that have catchphrases that help the audience identify them. Usually, these phrases reflect some part of their identity, whether it is the rebellious expression of Bart Simpson's "eat my shorts", the frustrated feeling of Daffy Duck's "sufferin' succotash!", or the heroic nature of Buzz Lightyear's "to infinity... and beyond!". In real life, we also have...

DeepCool LS720 Review (Page 1 of 4)

I recently went to a VIP Cineplex to watch the new Thor movie with my friend. While I enjoyed the movie well enough, what stood out to me throughout the whole time was the VIP experience. At this VIP Cineplex, they had a program where viewers could order a variety of foods and eat them in the theater. On top of popcorn, these foods included poutine, burgers, and even cheesecake slices. You can order these foods just before the previews, and there...

Intel's Profit Plunges as We Stop Buying All Those PCs

From CNET: With the COVID spending spree on PCs at an end and consumers spooked by inflation and a worsening economy, Intel's profit and revenue plunged in the second quarter, the chipmaker said Thursday.

Intel's own problems, like quality issues with the chips that fill tech giants' data centers...

Twitter Blue Now Costs $4.99 Per Month

From PC Mag: The price of Twitter Blue increased by 66% this week, meaning subscribers will now pay $4.99 per month for access to its premium features.

Elon Musk, who is currently trying to back out of acquiring Twitter, stated back in April that he thought Twitter Blue is too expensive and...

Sony warns of weaker PlayStation business as game sales wobble

From The Verge: Sony has cut its annual profit outlook, warning of weaker PlayStation game sales. The forecast comes as Sony revealed it shipped 2.4 million PlayStation 5 consoles in its recent quarter, up only 4 percent from the 2.3 million shipped during the same period last year. PS5 lifetime...

Sony starts testing 1440p support for PS5

From The Verge: Sony is starting to test 1440p resolution support for its PlayStation 5 console, a highly-requested addition. Testers will get access to a new PS5 system software beta today that includes 1440p support, curated gamelists for their library, and new social features.

The new 1440p...

Tesla's Unlimited Standard Connectivity Plan Now Only Lasts 8 Years

From PCMag: Until now, Tesla owners got the Standard Connectivity package for free with their electric vehicle for an unlimited period of time, but that just changed.

Tesla offers both Standard and Premium connectivity packages, with Standard only including access to an internet connection for...

Senate Passes $52 Billion Bill to Boost US Processor Manufacturing

From CNET: After more than a year of wrangling, the Senate on Wednesday passed the CHIPS Act, a bill that would provide $52.7 billion over five years to try to help companies like Intel and GlobalFoundries compete with Asian processor manufacturers.

The bill is designed to help tech companies in...

Spotify’s subscribers rise to 188M amid podcasting setbacks

From The Verge: Spotify’s number of premium subscribers increased to 188 million in its second quarter, while its monthly active users (MAU) now sit at 433 million, the company announced in an earnings release today. That’s a year-over-year increase of 14 percent and 19 percent, respectively, and...

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