Tesla Model Y will be unveiled March 14th

Tesla Model Y will be unveiled March 14th

Tesla will unveil its Model Y crossover SUV on March 14th during an event at the company’s design studio Los Angeles, CEO Elon Musk announced Sunday. The new electric car will be Tesla’s fifth since the company was founded in 2003. The Model Y will share about 75 percent of its parts with the Model 3, which is Tesla’s most affordable car. It will be built at the company’s Gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, and is…

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The bogus “Momo Challenge” internet hoax, explained

The bogus “Momo Challenge” internet hoax, explained

How a viral urban legend swept the entire globe. Images of a demonic chicken-lady are stoking widespread panic across the globe with warnings of a dangerous “suicide game” that targets children on social media. But behind the hysteria linked to the so-called “Momo Challenge” is an issue far more revealing: This urban legend is likely little more than a hoax fueled by media reports and parents’ fears about their kids’ online activity. It’s no wonder…

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Four in 10 voters say they’d reelect Donald Trump

Four in 10 voters say they’d reelect Donald Trump

Another 48 percent said they’d support the Democratic nominee. Get ready for 2020, America — according to a new poll, just four in ten voters say they want six more years of President Donald Trump. A little more than a year and a half out from the 2020 presidential election, Trump still has strong party loyalty, but voters are already hinting that they prefer a change. According to a new poll released by NBC News…

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Google won’t pull controversial Saudi Arabian app from Play store

Google won’t pull controversial Saudi Arabian app from Play store

Google says that it won’t pull Absher, a controversial government app from Saudi Arabia, from its app store, telling California representative Jackie Speier that it did not violate its policies, and that it would remain up, according to Business Insider. The app allows Saudi users to access government services, letting them apply for jobs or permits, pay fines, renew licenses, or to report crimes. However, it also allows Saudi men to track female dependents and…

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A report describes high turnover and toxic workplace culture at finance startup Revolut

A report describes high turnover and toxic workplace culture at finance startup Revolut

A pair of reports last week painted a negative picture of UK-based finance startup Revolut. Wired described a workplace where turnover and toxic behavior is rife, while The Telegraph says that the company had turned off a system designed to prevent money laundering for three months in 2018, something that Revolut denies. Revolut is the company behind a finance app that allows users to transfer money to one another, exchange different types of currencies and…

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