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The Morning After

The Morning After: There’s Finally a Remastered Version of 1997’s ‘Blade Runner’ Game

Yes, Juul e-cigarettes are banned in the US, but we were talking about that yesterday. But what is vaping like? Replicants and 80s sci-fi? Maybe not, but anyway, Nightdive Studios is finally released Blade Runner: Improved Edition for Windows PCs (via Steam), PlayStation, Switch and Xbox consoles. The modernized version runs at 60 frames per …

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Biden Administration Signals Battle Over Abortion Drugs

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration has said it will try to prevent states from banning a pill used for drug abortion in light of the Supreme Court ruling that overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, which signals a major new legal battle. The government could argue in court that …

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Hacking Smartphones with Hermit Spyware

Google Says ISPs Helped Attackers Infect Targeted Smartphones With Hermit Spyware

A week after it became known that a sophisticated mobile spyware called Hermit was being used by the government of Kazakhstan within its borders, Google said it had notified Android users of infected devices. In addition, the necessary changes have been made in Google Play Protect – Android’s built-in malware defense service – to protect …

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Ted Cruz Calls On AG Merrick Garland To Protect ‘Pro-Life Maternity Centers’ From ‘Mob Violence’

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is concerned that “radical” abortion proponents “threat mob violence” after United States Supreme Court judge Roe Vs. Wade, which guaranteed the right to legal abortion, on Friday. “I think there is a real risk of violence,” he said during his appearance on Fox News. Chuck Schumer stood on the steps of …

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Van Software’s Miyazaki says next project in final stages, Elden Ring 2 not ruled out

In an interview with 4Gamer.net† Elden Ring From Software director and president Hidetaka Miyazaki revealed some information about the studio’s next project and even left some room for the possibility of an Elden Ring sequel. Translations of the interview are courtesy of Google translate, so forgive me if they’re a little rough. Regarding the next …

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This optical microphone can record multiple instruments separately

While the sensitivity and performance of microphones have been greatly improved ever since Alexander Graham Bell patented for the first time them, they still have one major drawback that researchers from Carnegie Mellon University maybe finally overcome by using a some average video cameras† Put a microphone in a room with a bunch of musicians, …

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AirPods Pro 2 reportedly has improved H1 chip, Find My, heart rate detection, USB-C and more

The next generation AirPods Pro according to a report by 52Audio† The site claims that it has received new information about the ‌AirPods Pro‌ 2 and has used that information to provide some renderings of what the earbuds might look like. In terms of design, there is still a stem, contrary to some rumors of …

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Deal Reaches Over $9 Billion in Gas Refunds to California Drivers on Schedule

A regular gallon of gasoline cost $6.99 at the Shell station on Pacific Highway on June 8. (Natalie Rocha) Governor Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers have reached a tentative agreement to send $9.5 billion in tax refunds to Californians, providing a whopping $1,050 to families this fall in much-anticipated financial relief from record-high gasoline prices …

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Suspected terror-related shooting in Oslo: 2 dead, 10 injured

OSLO, Norway (AP) – A gunman opened fire in Oslo’s entertainment district early Saturday, killing two people and seriously injuring 10 in what police are investigating as a possible terrorist attack during the annual Pride festival in the Norwegian capital. Investigators said the suspect, identified as a 42-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran, was arrested …

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