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EA reports Q3 revenue of $1.67B, up 5% YoY; says it plans to bring back college football video games, announced a multiyear EA Sports FIFA game exclusivity deal (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal:EA reports Q3 revenue of $1.67B, up 5% YoY; says it plans to bring back college football video games, announced a multiyear EA Sports FIFA game exclusivity deal  —  Company is planning new games featuring real schools—but without the names or likenesses of specific athletes


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Analysis finds 17 Etsy shops selling either high-capacity magazines or firearm accessories, despite rules against such items; Etsy says it removed the listings (Maddy Varner/The Markup)

Maddy Varner / The Markup:Analysis finds 17 Etsy shops selling either high-capacity magazines or firearm accessories, despite rules against such items; Etsy says it removed the listings  —  The Markup found several vendors selling high-capacity ammunition magazines and firearm accessories on Etsy


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Huawei’s new beta of its in-house OS, “HarmonyOS”, is essentially an Android fork, despite Huawei’s claim that it is a “completely different” OS (Ron Amadeo/Ars Technica)

Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:Huawei’s new beta of its in-house OS, “HarmonyOS”, is essentially an Android fork, despite Huawei’s claim that it is a “completely different” OS  —  No discernible difference between Huawei’s “all-new” OS and Android.  —  Huawei is China’s—and formerly the world’s …


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Profile of AWS’ CEO and Amazon’s next CEO, Andy Jassy, whose success has been built on attracting a variety of customers to AWS, ranging from the CIA to Apple (CNBC)

CNBC:Profile of AWS’ CEO and Amazon’s next CEO, Andy Jassy, whose success has been built on attracting a variety of customers to AWS, ranging from the CIA to Apple  —  – Amazon said on Tuesday that Andy Jassy, who runs the cloud unit, will succeed Jeff Bezos as CEO of the parent company in the…
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Alphabet reports Google Cloud annual revenue increased to $13B, up 46% YoY, on losses of $5.6B, up 21%, in FY 2020 (Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch)

Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:Alphabet reports Google Cloud annual revenue increased to $13B, up 46% YoY, on losses of $5.6B, up 21%, in FY 2020  —  Google continues to bet heavily on Google Cloud and while it is seeing accelerated revenue growth, its losses are also increasing.  For the first time today …


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Facebook rolls out Messenger for Oculus Quest users, as well as App Lab, letting devs distribute apps outside the Oculus Store without needing to sideload (Kris Holt/Engadget)

Kris Holt / Engadget:Facebook rolls out Messenger for Oculus Quest users, as well as App Lab, letting devs distribute apps outside the Oculus Store without needing to sideload  —  Facebook is continuing to stitch its services more closely together — it’s now rolling out Messenger on Oculus.


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Nature Doesn’t Get a Paycheck. Now, There’s a Movement to Change That.

Ignoring the value of nature threatens humanity itself, according to a new British report on biodiversity and economics.


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New Flyer Xcelsior AV Is America’s First Autonomous Bus

The New Flyer Xcelsior AV is America’s first SAE Level 4 autonomous electric bus – and it’s more than a futuristic concept, it’s road-ready NOW!


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Mission Possible Partnership: Joining Forces to Decarbonize Heavy Industry

The financial sector faces a challenge: institutions that want to decarbonize their portfolios can’t always do so at scale while the world continues to rely on carbon-intensive heavy industry


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2022 Honda Electric Motorcycle Coming Into Focus

Given the advances made by startup brands like Energica and Zero — and, while we’re at it, the retro experts at Harley-Davidson — the “Big Four” Japanese motorcycle manufacturers seem to be moving towards electrification at a glacial pace. That could be changing soon, however, if new patent drawings filed by Honda are any indication.…
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