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Dota 2’s The International will now take place in Bucharest in October, Jay Peters

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Dota 2‘s prestigious The International tournament will now be taking place in Bucharest, Romania in October, Valve announced on Wednesday. The event had been originally set to take place in Stockholm, Sweden in August, but Valve had announced in June it had started looking for other locations because of restrictions on esports events in Sweden. The rescheduled event, which will …

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Google faces new antitrust lawsuit over Google Play Store fees, Makena Kelly

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On Wednesday, a coalition of state attorneys general launched a new antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing the search giant of abusing its control of the Android app store, as reported by Bloomberg. The lawsuit, filed by 36 states and Washington, DC, in California federal court, challenges Google’s policy forcing Google Play app developers to pay a 30 percent commission fee …

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Google faces new antitrust lawsuit over Google Play Store fees, Makena Kelly

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On Wednesday, a coalition of state attorneys general launched a new antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing the search giant of abusing its control of the Android app store, as reported by Bloomberg. The lawsuit, filed by 36 states and Washington, DC, in California federal court, challenges Google’s policy forcing Google Play app developers to pay a 30 percent commission fee …

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Space Chat with Space.com: Virgin Galactic prepares to launch, Methane is spotted on Enceladus and Hubble struggles on, ,

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This Friday (July 9), Space Chat will explore what’s new in space, including Virgin Galactic’s upcoming crewed test flight, exciting discoveries on Enceladus and Hubble’s ongoing issues. Do you want to know what’s going on in space? Every Friday at 1 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT), Space.com senior writer Chelsea Gohd explores what’s new in space on Space Chat, which you …

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Google Calendar adds RSVP options for attending events virtually, Ian Carlos Campbell

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As companies large and small settle on how they’ll return to working in-person, a hybrid work future, where working from home is common and expected, is beginning to seem like more of a reality. To accommodate hybrid workplaces, Google plans to expand RSVP options over the next few weeks to let users say whether they’ll attend an event virtually in …

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SpaceX drone ship moves to California for West Coast rocket landings, ,

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The most prolific SpaceX drone ship has arrived on the West Coast. The floating Falcon 9 rocket landing pad “Of Course I Still Love You” (or OCISLY for short) departed Port Canaveral on June 10, to change coasts in support of SpaceX’s increasing launch operations. Currently, there are minimal flights blasting off from the company’s California-based …

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The best gaming laptops in 2021: seven laptops to get your game on, Monica Chin

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Our top picks from Asus, MSI, Razer, and more.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales/ The Verge The best gaming laptops are changing every year. The early days of mobile gaming were largely desktop replacements — clunky chassis, multiple power bricks, and RGB lighting galore. But the top gaming laptops now are different. Manufacturers are finally putting powerful specs in sleeker, more …

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Is time travel possible?, ,

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Is time travel possible? Short answer: Yes, and you’re doing it right now — hurtling into the future at the impressive rate of one second per second. You’re pretty much always moving through time at the same speed, whether you’re watching paint dry or wishing you had more hours to visit with a friend from out of town. But this …

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You can now apply for a job through TikTok, Dave Gershgorn

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TikTok is testing a job application tool that allows its users to directly apply with video resumes to companies like Chipotle, Target, and Shopify. The short-term pilot program, called TikTok Resumes, stems from content that has organically popped up on the platform, like #CareerTok, and the company’s deliberate initiatives to influence college students and younger users. There are more than …