The Bugatti Centodieci is a $8.9 million homage to the early 90s EB110 supercar – TechCrunch

The Bugatti Centodieci is the French automaker’s most powerful supercar yet — coming in a skosh above the Chiron at 1,600 horsepower. But it’s not just the power — or the $8.9 million price tag — that makes the Centodieci stand out. The angular supercar, still dotted with the signature Bugatti design elements, tips its […]

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Tesla pitches a solar rental program to boost its renewable energy business – TechCrunch

Tesla is pitching customers on a new rental offering for solar power as a way to revive the flagging fortunes of its renewable energy business. Once among the largest installers of renewables in the country through SolarCity, Tesla has seen its share of the market decline significantly since its acquisition of SolarCity three years ago. […]

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Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair

Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs government regulation in order to manage the massive social and democratic disorder it has created. With its new Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook wants to disrupt the most highly regulated industry on […]

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AI won’t automate cybersecurity — but it’ll improve the solutions we already have

Cybersecurity, a huge industry worth over $100 billion, is regularly subject to buzzwords. Cybersecurity companies often (pretend) to use new state-of-the-art technologies to attract customers and sell their solutions. Naturally, with artificial intelligence being in one of its craziest hype cycles, we’re seeing plenty of solutions that claim to use machine learning, deep learning and other AI-related […]

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Netflix’s ‘Wu Assassins’ is a punching, kicking delight – TechCrunch

When we reviewed “Another Life” last week, we described it as an old-fashioned science fiction space show, something that’s been absent from TV for the past decade or so. “Wu Assassins” is another new Netflix series, and it’s also is a kind of a throwback — this time to ’90s martial arts series like “Vanishing […]

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The Poem on the Statue of Liberty Tops This Week’s Internet News Roundup

The last week of internet madness started, of course, with the death of Jeffrey Epstein, and the numerous resultant conspiracy theories that followed—including one shared on Twitter by the President of the United States. Of course, it didn’t help that Epstein was removed from suicide watch for mysterious reasons before his death, or that two […]

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The mainstream media have still not learned the lessons of Gamergate – TechCrunch

This week the New York Times published a five-years-later retrospective on Gamergate and its aftereffects, which is chilling and illuminating, and you should go read it. It makes an excellent case — several excellent written cases, actually — that “everything is Gamergate,” that it and its hate-screeching online mobs were the prototype for all the […]

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Form Swim Goggles Review: Fitness Tracking at the Pool

When my mother uses an elliptical machine, she covers the screen with a towel. She says she doesn’t want to “become obsessed” with when it will end. For me, numbers are everything. I have to count down the minutes, seconds, and fractions of a mile as I go. Obsessing over my pace and stats is […]

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Get Google Analytics-savvy with this $14 course

TLDR: For $13.99, learn how to pass the Google Analytics certification exam on your first try It isn’t enough to know how many people came to your website. No, these days, you need to understand why they came to your website. What led them there? What did they want? Where did they explore — and […]

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Snapchat beats a dead horse – TechCrunch

Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week, I talked about how Netflix might have some rough times ahead as […]

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