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Elon Musk confirms Tesla didn’t give Hertz discount on 100k EV order, questions TSLA surge over it

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla didn’t give Hertz a discount on its order of 100,000 electric cars. The CEO also questions Tesla’s incredible stock price surge following the news. As we reported yesterday, rental car company Hertz announced that it placed an order of 100,000 Model 3 electric vehicles with Tesla. The order is part of the rental car company’s effort to electrify and…
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AI-powered spend management platform Yokoy secures $26M

Spend management platform Yokoy today announced that it raised $26 million in series A financing from Left Lane, with participation from prominent European investor Balderton Capital. The Zurich, Switzerland-based company says that it’ll use the new funding — which…

Sony Unveils the Xperia Pro-I: First Smartphone with 1-Inch PDAF Sensor

Sony has launched the Xperia Pro-I, the world’s first smartphone to feature a one-inch sensor equipped with phase-detection autofocus. It is positioned not just as a phone, but as a member of the Alpha series family of cameras. The Xperia Pro-I (that’s a capital “I” and not a numeral “1” which is no doubt confusing given the company’s use of numbers through its camera line)…
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 series confirmed to bring 120W charging

Xiaomi is bringing Redmi Note 11 phones on Thursday, October 28, and today the company confirmed another intriguing feature of the lineup. According to its official Weibo page, the Redmi Note 11 series will feature 120W fast charging, a first for the midrange lineup. The…

Google Weather widgets on Android 12 updated with hourly forecast, compact sizes

Just before the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro event last week, the latest Google app beta introduced Material You weather widgets on Android 12. Google has now updated the widgets with more size configurations and an hourly forecast.  The 3×3 widget, which is still named “Weather” and lacks a description, now defaults to 4×2 in the preview page. That size (or 5×2) gets you a four-hour forecast and a…
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A ‘Monster’ Star-Forming Region Spied by NASA’s Spitzer

. A ‘Monster’ Star-Forming Region Spied by NASA’s Spitzer Just like clouds on Earth, clouds of gas and dust in space can sometimes resemble familiar objects, or even popular movie creatures. Loading Image Comparison… NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope imaged this cloud of gas and dust. The colors represent different wavelengths of infrared light and can…
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