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Best travel coffee mugs for 2021 – CNET, Chowhound Staff

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If you’re a coffee drinker, the last thing you want to do is skip your morning caffeine ritual. And when you’re on the go, you still want to enjoy your morning cuppa — and keep it hot — without being wasteful by using a disposable paper cup. That’s where a handy travel mug comes in. A reusable, portable coffee mug …

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Hong Kong’s new anti-doxxing proposal could put tech companies at risk, says new letter, Russell Brandom

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A new letter from a tech industry group is driving home the risks of Hong Kong’s proposed anti-doxxing rules. Sent to Hong Kong’s privacy commissioner for personal data by the Asia Internet Coalition (which counts Google, Apple and Facebook as members), the letter argues that the new measures will have an extreme impact on due process in Hong Kong, and …

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Kaseya ransomware attackers demand $70 million, claim they infected over a million devices, Richard Lawler

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Three days after ransomware attackers started the holiday weekend by compromising Kaseya VSA, we have a clearer idea of how widespread the impact has been. In a new ransom demand, the attackers claim to have compromised more than 1 million computers, and demand $70 million to decrypt the affected devices. Kaseya’s software is used by Managed Service Providers to perform …

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Rimac takes over Bugatti from VW in powerhouse electric supercar deal, Andrew J. Hawkins

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Croatian electric supercar startup Rimac announced that it was taking over Bugatti from Volkswagen to form a new company called Bugatti Rimac. The news was first reported by the Financial Times. Bugatti Rimac will be led by Mate Rimac, who founded the company in 2009 in a garage as a one-man operation. Over that period, Rimac has become a highly …

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Airbnb has blocked tens of thousands of partiers in COVID crackdown, Jon Porter

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Airbnb has blocked or redirected “potentially risky reservation attempts” from over 50,000 people across 15 US cities as part of a crackdown on parties in its properties during the pandemic. These include 7,000 in Dallas, 6,000 in San Diego, 5,100 in Charlotte, 3,500 in St. Louis, 3,000 in Columbus, and 2,700 in New Orleans, the company’s head of trust and …

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Elon Musk just now realizing that self-driving cars are a ‘hard problem’, Andrew J. Hawkins

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is finally admitting that he underestimated how difficult it is to develop a safe and reliable self-driving car. To which the entire engineering community rose up as one to say, “No duh.” Or at least that’s how it should have happened in a just world. Instead, all the Tesla sycophants and ass-kissers on Twitter told Musk …

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Elon Musk just now realizing that self-driving cars are a ‘hard problem’, Andrew J. Hawkins

In Uncategorized by Andrew J. Hawkins

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is finally admitting that he underestimated how difficult it is to develop a safe and reliable self-driving car. To which the entire engineering community rose up as one to say, “No duh.” Or at least that’s it should have happened in a just world. Instead, all the Tesla sycophants and ass-kissers on Twitter told Musk to …