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Australia PM calls Elon Musk an 'arrogant billionaire'
Anthony Albanese's comments come amid a feud over X's reluctance to remove footage of a stabbing. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 4:05pm 

How robots are taking over warehouse work
At Ocado's newest warehouse robotic arms are helping to pack customer orders. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 1:25pm 

Three-year-olds groomed online, charity warns
IWF says many were likely filmed remotely while using phones or other handheld devices at home. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 11:15am 

-Zuckerberg wants more companies to build Meta-powered headsets
-Alphabet’s Cash Boom Is Raising Dividend Hopes on Wall Street

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-Meta Is ‘Opening Up’ Quest Headset Operating System to Rivals
-Verizon reports fewer quarterly subscriber losses on flexible plan demand
-Salesforce Talks with Informatica Cool Over Price
-U.S. Supreme Court rejects Vanda Pharmaceuticals case over sleep-drug patents

Grindr sued for allegedly revealing users' HIV status
The LGBTQ+ dating app is being sued in a class action lawsuit over allegedly misusing users' data. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 11:15pm 

-An AI Star Seeks to Bring Self-Driving Cars to Japan by 2030
-Musk Postpones India Visit, Citing Heavy Tesla Obligations
-Elon Musk’s Robotaxi Dreams Plunge Tesla Into Chaos

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Call me a Linux fanboi
Yesterday I reminded myself why I've been using Linux for over 15 years as my primary desktop and development OS. 
© 2024 Aardvark Mon 11:35am 

How Chinese firms are using Mexico as a backdoor to the US
Chinese firms are racing to set up factories in Mexico to bypass US tariffs and sanctions. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Mon 11:15am 

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Sony Introduces Brand-New Range of BRAVIA Theatre Home Audio Products
An array of soundbars, a home theatre system and a neckband speaker offer multiple options to enjoy immersive cinematic sound. 
© 2024 GeekZone Sat 3:35pm 

Samsung Unveils Latest Screen Lineup
2024 products offer next-level home entertainment experience with advanced processors and powerful, AI-driven features. 
© 2024 GeekZone Sat 3:35pm 

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-TikTok Ready to Fight US Ban With 170 Million Users at Stake
-Musk Loses Australia Court Hearing on Sydney Knife Attack Posts

Half a century later (guess what is 50 years old)
If you've been doing computers for as long as me, you'll be aware of the importance that the CP/M operating system played in the early days. Well that OS turns 50 this year. 
© 2024 Aardvark 12:05am 

-UPDATE 2-Biden unveils $7 billion for rooftop solar in Earth Day message
-SAP Cloud Revenue Meets Estimate as AI Adoption Fuels Demand
-Startup Nominal Raises $27 Million to Aid Defense Tech Boom
-Apple Named a Top Pick for 2024 at BofA Ahead of Key Earnings
-The EU ratchets up pressure on TikTok's new rewards app over risks to kids, warns of suspension
-Exclusive-Venezuela to accelerate cryptocurrency shift as oil sanctions return
-Verizon Drops On Customer Losses and Lagging Revenue
-Snap Leans Into Election Coverage in Bid for Political Ads

EU may suspend money-for-views TikTok feature
The feature, which pays users to go on TikTok, could be temporarily suspended as early as Thursday. 
© 2024 BBCWorld 4:35am 

-Musk Draws Australia’s Wrath Over Sydney Attack Images on X
-Japan Watchdog Says Google Hurt Local Rival’s Ability to Compete
-As shale oil gains slow, deepwater port struggles for customers
-Morning Bid: Big Tech swoons as Q1s lurk, Nvidia decimated
-TSMC’s 13% Rout May Have Further to Go, Options Traders Indicate
-TikTok to Remove Executive Tasked With Fending Off US Claims
-Raimondo Says Huawei’s Chip Breakthrough Is Years Behind US Tech
-US commerce secretary downplays chip in advanced Huawei phone
-TikTok Braces for US Divest-or-Ban Law — And a Fresh Legal Fight
-Oil prices retreat as US crude build, rate cut concerns come to the fore

Tesla cuts prices in major markets as sales fall
The move comes after Tesla reported a sharp fall in its deliveries in the first three months of 2024. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Mon 1:45pm 

Can touchless tech create 'equitable' gaming?
Click reporter Paul Carter has a go at playing Minecraft with his eyes. 
© 2024 BBCWorld Mon 11:25am 

-Portugal's Galp says field off Namibia could contain 10 billion barrels of oil
-The aviation industry is looking for its own Tesla
-Hidden AI stock plays: Here are the companies powering the next revolution
-The House votes for possible TikTok ban in the US, but don't expect the app to go away anytime soon

Sony Introduces Its Brightest and Best Sounding New BRAVIA TVs
New TV models boast greatly improved picture quality with high brightness, colour volume, clear shadow details in dark scenes, and sound coming directly from the screen to display cinema creators’ intent faithfully. 
© 2024 GeekZone Sat 3:35pm 

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