Amazon Invests in Rivian, a Tesla Rival in Electric Vehicles

Rivian up to now raised about $500 million from Sumitomo, a Japanese conglomerate recognized for its tire department, and Abdul Latif Jameel, a Saudi commercial crew. Those previous buyers additionally took phase in the brand new funding spherical, despite the fact that the corporations didn’t say how much cash they …

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Roblox unbans PewDiePie, but you still can’t say his name

February 15, 2019 Roblox has unbanned PewDiePie, but it’s still taking motion towards a “negative meme.” Earlier this week, Roblox banned PewDiePie with the notice that his ‘pewdie123t32’ username was once “inappropriate for Roblox.” In a contemporary discussion board put up, the builders supply some further context. Basically, the observation says …

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CIOs, you’re doing blockchain wrong

IT leaders who have taken the plunge into blockchain are principally deploying it in proofs-of-concept exams to handle the similar issues a standard database may just maintain, consistent with analysis company Gartner. Relying on a survey of consulting corporations whose purchasers had deployed some type of blockchain, Gartner discovered that …

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The Strange Story Behind the SNC-Lavalin Affair

Whatever turns the political typhoon takes, John W. Boscariol, a attorney in Toronto who advises firms on corruption problems, advised me this week that the consequence is not likely to thrill SNC-Lavalin. “Now that it’s exploded, it’s going to be difficult for any company to get a remediation agreement,” he …

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Graphene supercapacitors use the sun to power advanced wearables

Four years in the past, a skinny, sturdy subject matter referred to as graphene used to be being eyed as an eventual substitute for silicon in circuit forums and processors, and it has since discovered programs in the whole lot from futuristic touch lenses to headphones. Now researchers at the University of Glasgow are …

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Weekend Warrior – Something Old, Something New

February is a huge month for gaming, with large titles like Anthem, Jump Force, and Far Cry: New Dawn knocking on our doorways. Some Game Informer editors are catching up on their backlogs as they able for the month’s greatest titles, and others are diving proper into new video games …

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Gunmen kill 66 in Nigeria’s Kaduna state ahead of vote | News

Abuja, Nigeria – Gunmen have killed greater than 60 other people all the way through assaults on two communities in Nigeria‘s northwestern Kaduna state. A central authority observation on Friday, which showed the assaults, mentioned safety team of workers were “deployed to the area and arrests have been made”. “Security agencies …

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