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Is Spotify Down Again?

Image: Joe Scarnici (Getty Images) Spotify users reported outages on the streaming service beginning at about 1 pm ET on Thursday, saying the primary issues are app-related. Users are complaining that the app won’t load or allow them to stream content including music, audiobooksduck podcasts. Complaints on DownDetector said the desktop version of Spotify was …

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Elon Musk Reportedly Strives to Raise $3 Billion to Save Twitter

Photo: Maja Hitij (Getty Images) Twitter CEO Elon Musk is reportedly looking into raising $3 billion to offset the recent debt the company has accrued since he took over in October. The company is currently $13 billion in debt, according to people familiar with the matter, and Musk said in December that he planned to …

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MacBook Security Chip Gives the Secondhand Computer Market Hell

Macbook Pros and Airs from 2018 to 2020, as well as 2020 iMacs, contain the T2 chip.Image: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Digital recyclers are having a hard time breaking into secondhand Macbooks that have retailed for as much as $3,000. The problem? The laptops won’t let anyone other than the owner log in even after …

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Chick-Fil-A Hit With Privacy Lawsuit Over Video Data Collection

Photo: Sheila Fitzgerald (Shutterstock) While Chick-fil-A was serving you sandwiches, it was also serving up data to Facebook’s parent company Meta. HASagreeing to a new lawsuit filed Sunday, the fast food chain did that in a way that violated one of the only federal privacy laws in the United States. Chick-fil-A has been putting out …

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Twitter Changes Developer Agreement After Third-Party App Ban

Twitter issued a statement on the bans on January 17, then updated its developer agreement on January 19.screenshot: Gizmodo Following the banning of third-party apps like Tweetbot and Twitterific, which access the social media platform’s application program interface (API), Twitter has retroactively edited its developer agreement after issuing a vague statement about the bans. According …

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Nvidia’s GeForce Now Ultimate Brings RTX 4080 to the Cloud

Nvidia GeForce Now’s Ultimate tier is the best way to put that Bluetooth controller to use gathering dust on your desk. Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo It’s neat that my 2021 Dell XPS 15, with its mobile RTX 3050 Nvidia graphics card, now runs Cyberpunk 2077 on max settings like it’s installed locally. It’s running off servers …

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Prosecutors say Elizabeth Holmes Should Be in prison not Estate

Photo: justin sullivan (Getty Images) Prosecutors are demanding disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes resides in prison instead of an expensive estate while she appeals her prison sentence. Holmes was sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison last year for fraud related to her blood-test startup company. Holmes has argued that she should be …

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Boston Dynamics Shows Off Atlas Robot Working Construction

Over the years, Boston Dynamics has shared several videos demonstrating the continuously improved capabilities of its ATLAS humanoid robot. We know the robot can do everything from hauling heavy goods to performing parkour-caliber backflipsbut if the company really wants to convince us that ATLAS will one day be an invaluable addition to the workforce, it’s …

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Amazon Prime Membership Is Reportedly Past Its Prime

Picture: Getty Images (Getty Images) Amazon’s prime members plateaued last year according to a Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) report released this week. The number of subscribers has been in decline since July of last year, according to the CIRPwhich claimed in the first six months of the year, AmazonPrime did not add net new …

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