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Penpot, an open-source rival to Figma, raises $8 million

It’s been 13 days since Adobe announced its plan to spend $20 billion on Figma, the maker of popular design software. In that time, an open-source alternative called Penpot has seen a surge in activity. Now, Penpot has fresh capital to fuel that growth. related investing news Netflix gets upgrade …

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How do you even cheat in chess? Artificial intelligence and Morse code

CNN  —  It’s the story that has rocked chess and shown no sign of abating. The cheating scandal which has engulfed the sport, involving five-time world champion Magnus Carlsen, is all anyone is talking about. On Monday, Carlsen explicitly accused fellow grandmaster and rival Hans Niemann of cheating for the …

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Intel says Moore’s Law is still alive. Nvidia says it’s ended.

Patrick Gelsinger, Intel CEO, at the WEF in Davos, Switzerland on May 23rd. 2022. Adam Galica | CNBC Two of the most important American semiconductor companies disagree about the pace of chip advancements and whether Moore’s Law still applies. Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger said on Tuesday at a company launch …

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Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen explicitly accuses rival of cheating

CNN  —  Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen released a statement confirming his accusations of cheating against rival and fellow chess grandmaster Hans Niemann on Monday. The statement, which was made via a Twitter post, follows Carlsen’s recent withdrawal from the 2022 Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis after his third round …

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Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns defensive end, hospitalized with his passenger after car crash

CNN  —  Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was transported to a hospital Monday with non-life-threatening injuries following a car crash, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Just before 3 p.m., troopers responded to a report of a rollover crash and injury in Sharon Township, about 40 miles south …

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Walmart enters the metaverse with Roblox

Walmart is entering the metaverse with two experiences premiering Monday on online gaming platform Roblox. The retail giant’s first foray into the virtual world will feature a blimp that drops toys, a music festival with hot artists, a bunch of different games, and a store of virtual merchandise, or “verch,” …

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New York AG wrongly says Yankees game on Apple TV+ costs extra

Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the first inning against the New York Mets during Summer Camp play at Yankee Stadium on July 19, 2020 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Elsa | Getty Images Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is …

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Tech stocks worst two-week stretch since the start of pandemic

Pedestrians pass by the New York Stock Exchange. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images What started off as a third-quarter rebound has turned into a flop for tech investors. The Nasdaq tumbled 5.1% this week after losing 5.5% the prior week. That marks the worst two-week stretch for the …

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Apple issues iOS 16.0.2 update to fix camera, hard reset bugs

Apple unveiled four new iPhones, three new Apple Watches and an updated AirPods Pro during a press event on Wednesday in Cupertino, California, United States on September 7, 2022.  Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Apple on Thursday issued an update to iOS, the iPhone’s operating system, that …

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Apple TV+ to have its first major sports moment with Yankees-Red Sox

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teammate Aaron Judge #99 after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning during the game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Trautwig …

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