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Walking on Asteroid Bennu Would Be Like Stepping Into a Ball Pit, NASA Says

In October 2020, a small spacecraft briefly touched down on an asteroid to snag a piece of it to bring to Earth. Almost two years later, scientists have learned that if the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft had extended its stay even a tiny bit longer, it would have sunk right into the asteroid. That’s because asteroid Bennu …

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Windows 11 Accessibility Features Everyone Can Use

Photo: sdx15 (Shutterstock) Over the last few years, Microsoft has made great strides toward making Windows more accessible to a wider audience. Windows 11 includes a dedicated Accessibility section intended to help users adapt the display and the behavior of the OS according to their needs. This section is very helpful for users with visual …

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EA’s Terrible Meme Tweet Angered Many Devs, Execs

Image: EA / Kotaku Remember last week? It happened about 34 years ago, so if you don’t, I understand. Goal last Thursday, the official EA Twitter account tweeted a bad joke about single-player games that led to an internet-wide roasting and eventually an apology from the Battlefield publisher. And apparently, EA is still dealing with …

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When Will I Games With Gold Remove Xbox 360 Games?

Image: Microsoft/Lionhead Microsoft announced this week that, starting in October, it will stop providing monthly free Xbox 360 games as part of its Games With Gold program. Emails announcing the news have started going out to Xbox Live subscribers, and Microsoft promises it will continue to give out free Xbox One games moving forward. Games …

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The British Army’s YouTube and Twitter Accounts Were Hacked

Over the weekend, while many in the United States were pre-gaming today’s Fourth of July holiday celebrationsin the UK, the British Army was scrambling to regain control of its Twitter and YouTube accounts that had both been hacked to promote NFTs and other crypto investment scans. According to the BBC, at one point over the …

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Sony Hiring Emulation Engineer Suggesting Hope For PS3 On PS5

Image: sony A new job ad, reported by PlayStation Lifestyle after being spotted on ResetEra, strongly suggests that Sony might be trying to hire an engineer to get its PS3 emulation sorted. There’s also rumor of getting old PS3 peripherals working on the new machine. Which would all be such has relief. If you have …

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German road traffic agency says 59,000 Tesla vehicles have software glitch

Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during the official opening of the new Tesla electric car manufacturing plant on March 22, 2022 near Gruenheide, Germany. Christian Marquardt | Getty Images Germany’s road traffic agency said it was recalling Tesla models Y and 3 because of a fault in the automatic emergency call system that affects 59,000 …

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Chip shortage leaves 95K GM vehicles unfinished in storage

DETROIT– The global shortage of computer chips and other parts forced General Motors to build 95,000 vehicles without certain components during the second quarter. The Detroit automaker said in a regulatory filing Friday that most of the incomplete vehicles were built in June, and that it expects most of them to be finished and sold …

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