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OnePlus Buds launch in July? Things we know about these TWS earbuds

OnePlus Buds launch in July? Things we know about these TWS earbuds

SUMMARY: OnePlus Buds launch in July?

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Hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 suspended by the WHO

Hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 suspended by the WHO

SUMMARY: George Frey/GettyThe World Health Organization announced Monday it is pausing clinical trials using the controversial malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, to treat patients with COVID-19.

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Netflix beginner’s guide: How to get started and watch your favorite shows, movies

Netflix beginner’s guide: How to get started and watch your favorite shows, movies

SUMMARY: Netflix beginner’s guide: How to get started and watch your favorite shows, movies Image: Bloomberg) Netflix beginner’s guide: How to get started and watch your favorite shows, movies Image: Bloomberg)Netflix is one of the world’s largest subscription-based streaming services offering its users a large variety of content, from a library of films and television shows to original in-house productions.

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China’s food delivery giant Meituan hits $100B valuation amid pandemic – TechCrunch

China’s food delivery giant Meituan hits $100B valuation amid pandemic – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: Meituan’s shares hit a record high on Tuesday, bringing its valuation to over $100 billion.

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Uber cuts 600 jobs in India – TechCrunch

Uber cuts 600 jobs in India – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: Uber is cutting 600 jobs in India, or 25% of its workforce in the country, it said on Tuesday as it looks to cut costs to steer through the coronavirus pandemic.

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Best last minute Memorial Day 2020 deals: Laptops, home exercise gear, mattresses, vacuums, and more

Best last minute Memorial Day 2020 deals: Laptops, home exercise gear, mattresses, vacuums, and more

SUMMARY: When you apply discount code THINKMEMORIAL, it's very nearly half off.

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The best last minute Memorial Day deals on mattresses

The best last minute Memorial Day deals on mattresses

SUMMARY: Deal Savings PriceShow more (22 items)coronavirus may have interfered with all sorts of Memorial Day plans, but the pandemic has not gotten in the way of the usual array of online Memorial Day deals.

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NASA and SpaceX confirm SpaceX’s first ever astronaut launch is a ‘go’ – TechCrunch

NASA and SpaceX confirm SpaceX’s first ever astronaut launch is a ‘go’ – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: NASA and SpaceX are closer than ever to a moment both have been preparing for since the beginning of the Commercial Crew program in 2010.

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Elon Musk and Grimes changed their baby's name

Elon Musk and Grimes changed their baby's name

SUMMARY: Brendan Smialowski/Getty ImagesElon Musk and Grimes have had to change the name of their baby son from "X Æ A-12" to "X Æ A-Xii".

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Virgin Orbit's big demonstration launch doesn't make it to space

Virgin Orbit's big demonstration launch doesn't make it to space

SUMMARY: Virgin OrbitRichard Branson's space launch company, Virgin Orbit, didn't manage to launch a rocket into orbit from midair on Monday as hoped.

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Extremely rare 'cosmic ring of fire' discovered in the early universe

Extremely rare 'cosmic ring of fire' discovered in the early universe

SUMMARY: James Josephides/Swinburne Astronomy ProductionsA violent, catastrophic collision between two galaxies has given rise to an extremely rare ring galaxy, lurking some 11 billion light years from the Earth.

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Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit fails to launch rocket to space during first test flight

Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit fails to launch rocket to space during first test flight

SUMMARY: Virgin Orbit confirmed that the drop was successful and that the rocket’s main engine ignited.

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Uncut Gems, one of Adam Sandler’s best movies, is now streaming on Netflix in the US

Uncut Gems, one of Adam Sandler’s best movies, is now streaming on Netflix in the US

SUMMARY: Uncut Gems is no different.

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Virgin Orbit’s first orbital test flight cut short after rocket released from carrier aircraft – TechCrunch

Virgin Orbit’s first orbital test flight cut short after rocket released from carrier aircraft – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: On Monday, Virgin Orbit attempted the first full flight of its orbital payload launch system, which includes a modified Boeing 747 called ‘Cosmic Girl’ that acts as a carrier aircraft for its air-launched rocket LauncherOne.

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A new Motorola Razr could launch this year with 5G

A new Motorola Razr could launch this year with 5G

SUMMARY: A new version of the Motorola Razr foldable could launch this year, and it might have 5G, a bigger battery, and improved cameras (via 9to5Google).

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iPhone SE vs. iPhone 11: What exactly do you get by spending almost double?

iPhone SE vs. iPhone 11: What exactly do you get by spending almost double?

SUMMARY: Angela Lang/CNET E D I T O R S ’ C H O I C E The iPhone 11 costs $300 more than the iPhone SE.

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iPhone SE vs. iPhone 11 Pro: The choice between budget and flagship is not so obvious

iPhone SE vs. iPhone 11 Pro: The choice between budget and flagship is not so obvious

SUMMARY: Read more: How the $399 iPhone SE compares to the $699 iPhone 11Angela Lang/CNET While the iPhone SE may look like an older iPhone on the outside, don't be fooled.

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Amazon’s Kindle and Echo team now working on the company’s COVID-19 testing project

Amazon’s Kindle and Echo team now working on the company’s COVID-19 testing project

SUMMARY: Amazon’s Lab126, the hardware group responsible for developing the company’s Kindle e-reader and its Echo smart speaker, is hiring engineers to work on its COVID-19 testing initiative, according to job listings first reported by GeekWire on Monday.

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Go read this incredible history of the SimCity studio’s forgotten business games division

Go read this incredible history of the SimCity studio’s forgotten business games division

SUMMARY: Popular “simulation games” like SimCity aren’t literally training players to run something like a city.

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33 Best Memorial Day Sales of 2020: Tech, Headphones, TVs, and More

33 Best Memorial Day Sales of 2020: Tech, Headphones, TVs, and More

SUMMARY: They're our favorite noise-canceling headphones, and still top our overall list of best wireless headphones.

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