10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Fortnite. Epic Games Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Google has been fined $1.7 billion by the European Union for its third breach of EU antitrust rules in three years. The fine relates to Google’s abuse of its dominance in search advertising, with the firm pressuring third-party publishers…

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‘This is what leadership looks like’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauds New Zealand for banning assault rifles

‘This is what leadership looks like’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauds New Zealand for banning assault rifles

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York applauded New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for taking legislative action after her country faced its worst shooting in history. Ardern announced on Thursday a sweeping ban on “military style semi-automatic” firearms — including assault rifles — following the Christchurch shooting.”Christchurch happened, and within days New Zealand acted…

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The first day of spring is finally here for about 90% of us. Here’s how equinoxes drive the changing seasons.

The first day of spring is finally here for about 90% of us. Here’s how equinoxes drive the changing seasons.

The year’s spring equinox, also called the March or vernal equinox, falls on Tuesday at precisely 5:58 p.m. ET, according to NASA. This astronomical event signals the arrival of spring, winter’s end, and the trend toward increasingly warm and bright days that come with the pending arrival of summer. At least, that’s the case for…

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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. REUTERS/Stephen Lam Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Google announced a huge gaming initiative: A Netflix-like video-game streaming platform named Stadia. The service is intended to run high-resolution blockbuster games on any device that runs Google’s Chrome — from smartphones and tablets to computers…

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The most shocking part of HBO’s Theranos documentary, ‘The Inventor,’ according to director Alex Gibney

The most shocking part of HBO’s Theranos documentary, ‘The Inventor,’ according to director Alex Gibney

HBO’s “The Inventor” takes a look inside the rise and fall of the blood-testing startup Theranos. Director Alex Gibney talked to Business Insider about the things he was most shocked by while making the movie. Though Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney has spent a lot of his career exploring stories that focus on the dishonest (“Enron:…

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