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The best stock Nerf blasters ever made are half-off for Prime Day

Has there ever been a better day to get into Nerf? I’m having a hard time thinking of one. Two of the best, most competitive unmodded blasters cost half their normal price today — including the Dart Zone MK-3 and the Nerf Rival Perses — and I’m seeing huge discounts on a bunch of other […]

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GameStop’s NFT market has arrived just in time for a crypto market crash

GameStop is seemingly ignoring that whole ”crypto winter” thing and moving ahead with the launch of its own NFT marketplace, which is now open in what the company calls a “public beta.” Right now, you can use the platform to buy, sell, and create NFTs. There are more than 200 collections you can peruse and […]

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YouTube’s picture-in-picture mode is rolling out to more iPhone and iPad users

Google has announced that YouTube’s picture-in-picture mode for iOS and iPadOS, which lets you watch videos in a floating window while using other apps, is rolling out to more people. According to a community post on Monday, people running iOS 15 should start seeing the feature soon, though there is some fragmentation in its availability. […]

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Twitter’s new lawyers tell Elon Musk the $44 billion deal is still on

Twitter’s high-powered lawyers from Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz are preparing for a court battle. After Elon Musk finally filed paperwork attempting to exit a $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter last week, they filed a letter today saying Musk’s termination attempt is invalid because “Mr. Musk and the other Musk Parties have knowingly, intentionally, […]

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FTC says it will crack down on medical and location data sharing after abortion privacy concerns

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says it will step up to protect the privacy of consumers in a post-Roe America, declaring the agency is “committed to fully enforcing the law” against illegal sharing of sensitive medical and location data. In a blog post published on Monday by Kristin Cohen, the FTC’s acting associate director in […]

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Rivian reportedly considers laying off 700 employees

Electric automaker Rivian is considering laying off around 5 percent of its 14,000 employees, or around 700 people, according to a report from Bloomberg. The report notes that, while nothing has been officially decided or announced yet, the company is mainly looking to remove jobs that were added as it scaled up and that aren’t […]

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PSA: Lego is raising prices, and these 40 sets cost up to $70 more if you wait

If you’ve had your eye on a pricey Lego set, you may have a limited window of time before it gets pricier still. The price of some of the company’s most desirable plastic creations is going up by as much as $70. That Lego Tree House in the picture above that I’ve desired many a […]