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Daily Crunch: Russia fines Google $374M for ‘illegal content’ over its Ukraine invasion

Jan 7, 2023

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here . It’s hot all over the world, and even hotter in today’s newsletter. We’ve procured a steaming pile of TechCrunch deliciousness for you to devour. If you can believe it, it is only Tuesday. — Christine and Haje The TechCrunch Top 3 Well that’s one way to do propaganda : The search engine giant Google was hit with $375 million by Russia fo ...read more

Florida Judge Dissolves Injunction Blocking Paper From Publishing Names Of Officers Who Killed A Man

Jan 7, 2023

from the oh-that-pesky-First-Amendment-what-will-it-do-next dept About a week ago, a Florida judge decided a local law superseded the First Amendment. The judge granted an injunction to law enforcement officers, barring a Florida newspaper from publishing their names. The names were of public interest. The officers, deputies for the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, had arrived at an apartment to serve an eviction notice on the resident. It did not go smoothly. The 58-year-old, soon to be ...read more

Bored Apes founders on their plans for Otherside metaverse

Jan 7, 2023

After seemingly pulling off the strangest unicorn success story in tech, the founders of NFT project Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) have an awful lot to prove with their startup Yuga‘s early beta vision of the metaverse, a gaming platform called Otherside. Few entertainment startups have had this level of community pressure riding on their first game and fewer have had quite as many people rooting for them to fail. The NFT bull run, which made early Bored Apes holders and the project’s founde ...read more

AIDA64 adds support for RTX 4090 and AMD Zen 4 hardware

Jan 7, 2023

Last updated: July 19, 2022 User rating: 152 votes AIDA64 Extreme Edition is a streamlined Windows diagnostic and benchmarking software for home users. AIDA64 Extreme Edition provides a wide range of features to assist in overclocking, hadware error diagnosis, stress testing, and sensor monitoring. It has unique capabilities to assess the performance of the processor, system memory, and disk drives. AIDA64 is compatible with all current 32-bit and 64-bit ...read more

Daily Deal: Lenovo Chromebook N22-20 (Refurbished)

Jan 7, 2023

from the good-deals-on-cool-stuff dept Whether you’re checking emails or watching a great movie, the Lenovo N22 Chromebook delivers enhanced browsing and streaming. Powered by a 1.6GHz Intel Celeron dual-core processor and 4GB of RAM, the N22 can handle multitasking and everyday computing needs. If you need more processing power, the CPU can achieve a burst speed of 2.16 GHz. This refurbished computer costs you a fraction of what you’d pay buying new one. It’s on sale for $60. ...read more

Apple agrees to pay $50M to settle lawsuit over flawed keyboards on older MacBooks

Jan 7, 2023

It was with great fanfare in 2015 that Apple announced that certain MacBook models would ship with redesigned keys, so-called “butterfly” keys, designed to fit in the laptops’ shallower cases. Replacing the traditional scissor-based switches with a new “butterfly” mechanism, the company boasted that it shaved off 40% thickness per key. But problems emerged. In real-world usage, the butterfly keyboards proved prone to stickiness and general unresponsiveness and could be damaged w ...read more

Chipmakers might soon get $52 billion CHIPS Act windfall, but there's a catch

Jan 7, 2023

In brief: Rebuilding the semiconductor industry in the US will not only take time but also a significant amount of government subsidies for both American and foreign companies. A slimmed-down version of the required legislation is now subject to the first procedural vote, to hopefully get it passed as soon as next week. Even so, the bill comes with some fine print for companies that have a presence in China or wish to operate there in the future. It wouldn't be the first time silicon giants w ...read more

Techdirt Podcast Episode 326: Broadband Competition Is Just A Click Away

Jan 7, 2023

from the let's-make-it-happen dept Yesterday, we released a new report from the Copia Institute, written by Karl Bode, about the state of broadband competition and the great potential of an open access fiber model: Just A Click Away: Broadband Competition In America. On today’s episode, Karl joins the podcast to dig into the details of the report and explain how a better future of US broadband is possible and attainable. Follow the Techdirt Podcast on Soundcloud, subscribe via App ...read more

Toyota partners to build affordable commercial electric vans, light-duty trucks

Jan 7, 2023

Toyota is partnering with Suzuki Motor Corporation, Daihatsu Motor Co. and Commercial Japan Partnership Technologies (CJPT) to build mini commercial electric vans next year, the Japanese automaker announced on Tuesday. Suzuki and Daihatsu will bring to the table their knowledge of manufacturing mini vehicles, while Toyota will come forth with its electrification technology to jointly develop the BEV system. CJPT will help plan and establish energy management systems. Toyota said such a s ...read more

NZXT introduces two 1440p gaming monitors with 165Hz refresh rates

Jan 7, 2023

What just happened? NZXT has launched a pair of versatile gaming monitors designed for a range of game types and everything between. The new Canvas QHD monitors are available in 27-inch flat and 32-inch curved variants. Both feature 165Hz refresh rates with support for AMD FreeSync Premium, 1ms refresh rates, 300 nits of brightness and sport true QHD resolution (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) with 99 percent coverage of the sRGB color gamut. They also support HDR10, and include flicker-free and low bl ...read more