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InfoWars app will stay in the iOS App Store—here’s Apple’s reason why
Apple will continue to allow the InfoWars mobile app on its App Store even after removing almost all of the podcast episodes associated with Alex Jones' conspiracy-theory website from its platforms. The iPhone maker released a statement to BuzzFeed News explaining its decision to allow the InfoWars app to remain downloadable from its store.

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There’s a big problem with Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla private
When I asked University of Arizona legal scholar William Sjostrom about the way Elon Musk announced his plan to take Tesla private, he was scathing. "A securities attorney would say 'what the hell are you doing?'" Sjostrom told me on Wendesday. When making a big, market-moving announcement, companies normally halt trading and provide the entire proposal in one well-vetted document—they…

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This isn’t a game: We try out a professional driver-in-the-loop simulator
Devotees of racing games love to throw shade at each other. Xbox versus Playstation, console versus PC, controller versus wheel; you name it, people will argue about it on the Internet. And one of the more common ways to denigrate an opponent in such an argument is to play the purity card.

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Here’s what SpaceX must do to win the commercial crew race
On Friday, when NASA announced the nine astronauts who would fly aboard the first commercial crew missions, Kathy Lueders sat among the audience clapping. Certainly for the manager of the space agency's commercial crew program, this was a happy day. But much hard work remains before the flights actually take place, and Lueders knows this more than anyone.

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EPA docs don’t show any scientific evidence for Scott Pruitt’s climate claims
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has not been able to offer any scientific evidence for statements made by the agency's former Administrator Scott Pruitt when he went on CNBC in March 2017 and said that carbon dioxide was not known to be a major contributor to climate change. During a live interview last year on , the administrator stated: “I…

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New York City imposes temporary cap on Uber, Lyft vehicles
The New York City Council voted Wednesday to put a ceiling on the number of ride-hailing cars—namely from Uber and Lyft—on city streets. New York City is believed to be the first American city to impose such a measure. "We've seen a race to the bottom in terms of wages and in terms of the livelihoods of these drivers, not…

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The poop of 100K cows may be to blame for that deadly romaine E. coli outbreak
Manure from a high-density cattle farm that holds upward of 100,000 cows may have been the source of a deadly strain that found its way onto romaine lettuce and caused a massive outbreak earlier this year. That’s according to a new hypothesis announced this week by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Report: Feds investigating whether Musk’s buyout tweet broke the law
The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk broke federal law on Tuesday when he tweeted about plans to take Tesla private at a price of $420 per share, is reporting. "Am considering taking Tesla private at $420," Musk tweeted on Tuesday. "Funding secured." US law makes it a crime to "spread false or misleading information…

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Chrome now using native Windows 10 notifications, Action Center
We're now rolling out support for native notifications in Chrome 68 using the Windows 10 Action Center—super exciting! Would love to hear your feedback! pic.twitter.com/UIDzaroR9D — Peter Beverloo (@beverloo) August 8, 2018 As of today, Chrome users on Windows 10 are going to start seeing Chrome notifications delivered as regular Windows notifications.