Wait, GameStop sells GPUs now?, Sean Hollister

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Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge GameStop has sold PC gaming hardware for a while now, including entire gaming laptops, monitors, headphones, mice and speakers, but in the post-stonks era it apparently wants a piece of Best Buy and Newegg’s desktop components business as well. Most prominently, the company has started selling Nvidia RTX 3000 series graphics cards — …

Wait, GameStop sells GPUs now?,

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GameStop has sold PC gaming hardware for a while now, including entire gaming laptops, monitors, headphones, mice and speakers, but in the post-stonks era it apparently wants a piece of Best Buy and Newegg’s desktop components business as well. Most prominently, the company has started selling Nvidia RTX 3000 series graphics cards — where by “selling,” I mean engaging in …

Infamous asteroid Apophis poses no threat to Earth for at least 100 years, NASA says, ,

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The notorious Apophis space rock just shed its hazardous status — for the next 100 years at least — after fresh observations of the near-Earth asteroid. Astronomers have been keeping an eye on Apophis since its discovery in 2004, after initial estimations based on a more preliminary orbit suggested it would come uncomfortably close to our planet in 2029. Apophis’ …

Amazon gets FDA authorization for an at-home COVID-19 test kit, Nicole Wetsman

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon received Food and Drug Administration authorization for a COVID-19 test made by its subsidiary STS Lab Holdco, and it plans to use it for its onsite coronavirus testing programs. The test is done using a nasal self swab that can be done either under the supervision of a health care provider or …