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Pride at the End of the World

Protesters wave a Pride flag in front of the Supreme Court a day after the Court struck down Roe v. Wade.Photo: Roberto Schmidt/AFP (Getty Images)I hesitated to come out. It was 2020 when I finally, finally started to see my queerness through the clouds. The world was burning (still is), suffering through...

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Amazon’s smart thermostat falls to a new all-time low of $42 ahead of Prime Day

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.Amazon has already started selling a bunch of its smart home devices at a discount, almost a week before Prime Day...

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The UK's CMA opens an investigation into whether Amazon distorts competition by favoring its own retail business and sellers using its Prime services (Sky News)

Sky News: The UK's CMA opens an investigation into whether Amazon distorts competition by favoring its own retail business and sellers using its Prime services  —  Amazon is being investigated by Britain's antitrust watchdog over concerns that some of its practices in the UK may be anticompetitive and result in a worse deal for customers. Techmeme Source link ...

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How to Run Twitter Ads in 2022

Want to advertise your business on Twitter? Curious what you can achieve and how much to budget? In this article, you’ll get a complete guide to four types of Twitter ads in 2022, including a walkthrough of the available advertising objectives, creative specs, and metrics to watch. The Cost of Advertising on Twitter in 2022 The post How...

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Meta's Stephane Kasriel says the company still plans to roll out NFT support to help creators monetize through cross-platform "memberships" and "subscriptions" (Hannah Murphy/Financial Times)

Hannah Murphy / Financial Times: Meta's Stephane Kasriel says the company still plans to roll out NFT support to help creators monetize through cross-platform “memberships” and “subscriptions”  —  Social media group not adjusting ambitions ‘in any way’ despite crypto crash, says head of fintech Techmeme Source link #fox-ad-6255ccb7adb69width:728px Buy Instagram Followers |...

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Disinformation Has Become Another Untouchable Problem in Washington

WASHINGTON — The memo that reached the top of the Department of Homeland Security in September could not have been clearer about its plan to create a board to monitor national security threats caused by the spread of dangerous disinformation.The department, it said, “should not attempt to be an all-purpose arbiter of truth in the public arena.”Yet when...

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Amazon is giving Prime subscribers a free year of Grubhub+ deliveries

Amazon has announced a handful of new perks for Prime members ahead of Prime Day this month, including free deliveries from nearby restaurants. All Prime members in the US will now get access to a one-year Grubhub+ membership, which typically costs $10 a month, for free. Amazon used to have a restaurant delivery service of its own in...

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Toronto-based crypto lender Voyager Digital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York, estimating it has 100,000 creditors and $1B-$10B in assets (CoinDesk)

CoinDesk: Toronto-based crypto lender Voyager Digital files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York, estimating it has 100,000 creditors and $1B-$10B in assets  —  The Toronto-based lender filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York late Tuesday.  —  Crypto lender Voyager Digital filed … Techmeme Source link #fox-ad-6255ccb7adb69width:728px Buy Instagram Followers...

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Report: Google halts Play Store updates to KakaoTalk, a popular messaging app in South Korea, after Kakao continued using an external payment link in its app (Kate Park/TechCrunch)

Kate Park / TechCrunch: Report: Google halts Play Store updates to KakaoTalk, a popular messaging app in South Korea, after Kakao continued using an external payment link in its app  —  Google has stopped providing updates to popular messaging app KakaoTalk in South Korea, according to a local report … Techmeme Source link #fox-ad-6255ccb7adb69width:728px ...

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Netflix says ‘Stranger Things 4’ racked up over 1 billion hours viewed

Stranger Things 4 has become the most popular English-language series on Netflix with the premiere of its last two episodes. The streaming giant has revealed that the show has racked up 1.15 billion hours of viewing time within the first 28 days of each part's release. As The Hollywood Reporter notes, the first seven episodes had a viewing...

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