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Dodge unveils new electric muscle car concept that could replace the Challenger and Charger

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT concept car Dodge DETROIT — Dodge on Wednesday unveiled a new concept car called the Charger Daytona SRT as a preview of its first all-electric muscle car, expected in 2024. The two-door coupe is the first look at what the forthcoming vehicle, which will replace Dodge’s current gas-powered Challenger and Charger …

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Airbnb launches ‘anti-party technology’ to help hosts prevent risky bookings

Airbnb is using technology to crack down on parties. The vacation rental service announced on Tuesday, Aug. 16, that it’s introducing “anti-party technology” in the US and Canada. Airbnb said it’s launching tech-forward tools to help hosts “help identify potentially high-risk reservations and prevent those users from taking advantage of our platform,” according to the company’s press …

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Airbnb launches ‘anti-party technology’ to help hosts prevent risky bookings

Airbnb is using technology to crack down on parties. The vacation rental service announced on Tuesday, Aug. 16, that it’s introducing “anti-party technology” in the US and Canada. Airbnb said it’s launching tech-forward tools to help hosts “help identify potentially high-risk reservations and prevent those users from taking advantage of our platform,” according to the company’s press …

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New Jailbreak Code for John Deere Is Here to “Liberate the Tractors”

A John Deere tractor on Gibson’s Green Acres Dairy on February 16, 2018 in Ogden, Utah.Image: Gene Sweeney Jr. (Getty Images) A new jailbreak code for John Deere tractors revealed Saturday at the DefCon security conference in Las Vegas, is the latest tool in the right-to-repair movement’s fight to make everything a little more durable …

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The Acura ARX-06 Hypercar Is Here and Poised to Take on 24 Hours of Racing

Image: Acura The last of four manufacturers expected to compete in the upcoming 2023 IMSA WeatherTech GTP Championship revealed its competition hypercar for the series Wednesday morning. The long wait for the race-ready car from Acura certainly doesn’t disappoint. Acura’s ARX-06 prototype joins the ranks of Porsche, BMW and Cadillac’s hypercars that have already revealed …

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Adonit’s $45 Stylus Magnetically Charges Off the iPad, Just Like Apple’s $129 Pencil

Image: Adonit Although Steve Jobs condemned the tool when he announced the iPhone, a stylus is now essential for many artists working on the iPad. But the 2nd generation Apple Pencil isn’t a cheap accessory, and if you’ve already dropped a small fortune on an iPad, Adonit’s new Neo Pro offers much of the same …

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Over-the-counter hearing aids expected this fall in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized Tuesday. The regulation creates a new class of hearing aids that don’t require a medical exam, a prescription and other specialty evaluations, the Food and Drug Administration said. That’s expected to …

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Tencent, the $370 billion Chinese tech giant, posts first ever revenue decline

Tencent has faced a number of headwinds in 2022 including a Covid-induced slowdown in the Chinese economy and a tougher market for gaming. Bobby Yip | Reuters Tencent posted its first ever quarterly year-on-year revenue decline as stricter regulations around gaming in China and a resurgence of Covid-19 in the world’s second-largest economy hit the …

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Which EVs qualify for new US tax credit? Websites offer help

WASHINGTON (AP) — As part of the rollout of a huge new climate, tax and healthcare law, the U.S. government is moving forward with its plan to award new tax credits to electric vehicle purchasers. Several new websites launched Tuesday to help people identify which vehicles qualify for the credits. Based on data submitted to …

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It’s Not Just Bed Bath & Beyond: GameStop and Koss Lead a Meme Stock Parade

Text size Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond are up 316% over the last month. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images As shares of Bed Bath & Beyond continued to surge Tuesday, it was joined by some of the usual meme stock suspects that also saw increased activity. Bed Bath & Beyond (ticker: BBBY) stock sailed to …

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