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A history - How housing became the world’s biggest asset class | Special report | The Economist

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Tesla races past $100 billion in market valuation - Reuters

Tesla Inc on Wednesday became the first publicly listed U.S. carmaker to cross $100 billion in market valuation, in a stunning rally that h...

Tesla Inc on Wednesday became the first publicly listed U.S. carmaker to cross $100 billion in market valuation, in a stunning rally that has seen its stock more than double in the past three months.

The IRS Decided to Get Tough Against Microsoft. Microsoft Got Tougher. — ProPublica

For years, the company has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft protested that...

For years, the company has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft protested that the agency wasn’t being nice. Then it aggressively fought back in court, lobbied Congress and changed the law.

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Mitigration of Jump Conditional Code (JCC) Erratum wanted to avoid performance loss on Intel CPUs · Issue #1829 · oracle/graal · GitHub

While largely overlooked due to the new TAA vulnerability and other security related issues, the new microcode from Intel includes a fix fo...

While largely overlooked due to the new TAA vulnerability and other security related issues, the new microcode from Intel includes a fix for the Jump Conditional Code (JCC) Erratum which carries a significant performance penalty: https:/...

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Analysis Ties Hacking of Bezos’ Phone to Saudi Leader’s Account - The New York Times

Investigators said the phone of Jeff Bezos, the Amazon chief, began behaving strangely after he received a video from Crown Prince Mohammed...

Investigators said the phone of Jeff Bezos, the Amazon chief, began behaving strangely after he received a video from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s WhatsApp account.

World’s consumption of materials hits record 100bn tonnes a year | Environment | The Guardian

Unsustainable use of resources is wrecking the planet but recycling is falling, report finds

Verizon Launches New Private Search Engine In Hopes You've Forgotten Its Terrible Track Record On Privacy | Techdirt

We've noted for some time now how Verizon desperately wants to pivot from dull old broadband provider to sexy, Millennial-focused...

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Python Programming Full Course For Beginners - YouTube

This is Python Programming Full Course For Beginners, this course is divided in to 5 parts. in the first part we are going to talk about Py...

This is Python Programming Full Course For Beginners, this course is divided in to 5 parts. in the first part we are going to talk about Python Basics, in th...

because i was curious, also keywords not supporting spaces is puzzling, why? · GitHub

because i was curious, also keywords not supporting spaces is puzzling, why? - user-reader-dispatch-macro.clj

Bernie Sanders's $150B plan to make the internet a utility: HOW IT WORKS - Business Insider

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders just proposed a sweeping plan that would fundamentally change how the internet works ...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders just proposed a sweeping plan that would fundamentally change how the internet works in the US.

Rails 6.1 adds query method missing to find orphan records – Saeloun Blog

Rails 6.1 adds ActiveRecord::Relation#missing query method to find orphan records

Kotlin Census 2019: Call for Respondents | Kotlin Blog

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Two young women who held signs supporting Meng Wanzhou outside of B.C. Supreme Court on Monday say they were recruited under false pretense...

Two young women who held signs supporting Meng Wanzhou outside of B.C. Supreme Court on Monday say they were recruited under false pretenses and paid for their appearance.

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The world's only ‘Matryoshka’ diamonds unearthed in Siberia

Like a Russian nesting doll, one diamond is inside another.

Google designed an envelope you can use to hide your phone from yourself - The Verge

Google has launched three new experimental apps as part of its Digital Wellbeing initiative, including one that has you to seal up your pho...

Google has launched three new experimental apps as part of its Digital Wellbeing initiative, including one that has you to seal up your phone inside a homemade envelope and only lets you use the phone’s dialer.

Space mission to reveal 'Truths' about climate change - BBC News

A UK-led satellite aims to get an absolute measurement of the light reflected off Earth

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Fermat's Library | World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency annotated/explained version.

Electrified artificial skin can feel exactly where it is touched | New Scientist

Orange-coloured gel has been made into artificial skin that can be 3D printed in any shape and detect human touch – one day it could help...

Orange-coloured gel has been made into artificial skin that can be 3D printed in any shape and detect human touch – one day it could help robots feel

Australia faces falling inflows even as demand for water grows

Reservoirs across the country are recording reduced inflows as the climate warms and dries, which is likely to force cities to bolster the ...

Reservoirs across the country are recording reduced inflows as the climate warms and dries, which is likely to force cities to bolster the security of water supplies.