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New Jersey wants to know why Florida is exempt from Trump’s offshore drilling plans
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Enlarge / Oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. There are nearly 5,000 functioning oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and 27,000 abandoned wells. (credit: Dave Walsh/VW Pics/UIG via Getty Images) This week, New Jersey’s attorney general sued the US Department of the Interior (DOI) for failing to comply with a Freedom of Information […]

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Faraday Future wants out of key financial deal
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Things have mostly been looking up for Faraday Future lately, at least on the surface: it has a line of cash, testing has been in full swing, and it even started building pre-production electric cars at its US plant. The situation might not be quite…

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Ne-Yo wants to make Silicon Valley more diverse, one investment at a time
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Dressed in a Naruto t-shirt and a hat emblazoned with the phrase “lone wolf,” Ne-Yo slouches over in a chair inside a Holberton School classroom. The Grammy-winning recording artist is struggling to remember the name of “that actor,” the one who’s had a successful career in both the entertainment industry and tech investing. “I learned about all […]

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Circle wants more women to invest in cryptocurrency
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The earliest adopters of Bitcoin — the libertarian anarchist “cypherpunk” crowd — were mostly men. Today, roughly a decade after Satoshi Nakamoto’s famed white paper was released, the majority of cryptocurrency holders are still men. This poses a problem for the companies betting on the mainstream adoption of cryptocurrency. At this point, they’ve already tapped into […]

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Kencko wants to help you eat more fruit and vegetables
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People don’t eat enough fruit and vegetables, that’s despite an embarrassment of options today that include fast grocery delivery and takeout services with a focus on health. A study from the U.S-based Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released last November found that just one in ten adults in America “meet the federal fruit […]

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A review of Monitor-IO, a little gadget that wants to talk about your Internet
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Monitor-IO is a $100 IoT gadget that tells you whether your Internet is working well, poorly, or not at all. The idea is you put this little black box next to (and plugged directly into) your router, and a quick glance at its color-coded screen will let you know if the Internet’s working solidly,  if it’s […]

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Federacy wants to put bug bounty programs in reach of every startup
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Federacy, a member of the Y Combinator Summer 2018 class, has a mission to make bug bounty programs available to even the smallest startup. Traditionally, bug bounty programs from players like BugCrowd and HackerOne have been geared toward larger organizations. While these certainly have their place, founders William and James Sulinski, who happen to be […]

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BBC Wants Microsoft To Expose 'Doctor Who' Leaker
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Last month, the BBC headed to court to track down the person who leaked an incomplete scene featuring Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor. New court documents suggest that the British broadcaster has yet to find the perpetrator, and is hoping Microsoft can help. At a federal court in Washington, the BBC requested a DMCA subpoena targeted […]

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Monster energy project wants to use Loch Ness as a giant battery
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Enlarge / Loch Ness, seen from Fort Augustus in Scotland. (credit: Getty Images (Jeff J Mitchell)) A company called Intelligent Land Investments (ILI) is proposing a huge 2.4 gigawatt-hour pumped hydroelectric project right next to the shores of Loch Ness in Scotland. The project, called “Red John” after the Scottish name for a source pool […]

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