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Your Next Android Phone's Lock Screen Could Be Filled With Ads

Your Next Android Phone’s Lock Screen Could Be Filled With Ads

Glance dynamic shows content on the lock screen. But who asked for that? screenshot: Glance While it’s true that the Android lock screen could use a little perking up since Apple Revealed what it’s doing for iOS, this isn’t what we were thinking. According to TechCrunchmobile ad company, Glance, is planning to launch its lock …

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After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce — and chaos

After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce — and chaos

JERUSALEM — At a tourism conference in Phuket last month, Thailand’s prime minister looked out at attendees and posed a question with a predictable answer. “Are you ready?” Prayuth Chan-ocha asked, dramatically removing his mask and launching what’s hoped to be the country’s economic reset after more than two years of coronavirus-driven restrictions. When the …

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Ghost Of Tsushima Dev Not Making Infamous Or Sly Cooper Sequels

Ghost Of Tsushima Dev Not Making Infamous Or Sly Cooper Sequels

Video game companies are notoriously cagey about sharing their plans. In a market saturated with sequels and spin-offs, developers nevertheless treat every new project with extreme secrecy. They’ll rarely even be up-front about what they are not working on, but today the PlayStation studio behind Ghost of Tsushima did just that. As it approaches its …

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Miles Bridges' wife posts photos of her apparent injuries on social media after Charlotte Hornets forward is arrested in Los Angeles

Miles Bridges’ wife posts photos of her apparent injuries on social media after Charlotte Hornets forward is arrested in Los Angeles

CNN — Mychelle Johnson, wife of Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges, posted a series of photographs showing what appear to be injured to her face and body on Instagram and a hospital discharge document, two days after her husband was arrested and charged with a felony in Los Angeles . Johnson described injuries she says …

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Berlin preps 'huge thermos' to help heat homes this winter

Berlin preps ‘huge thermos’ to help heat homes this winter

BERLIN (AP) — The rust-colored tower rising from an industrial site near the banks of Berlin’s Spree river looks nothing like the sleek flasks Germans use for coffee, yet its purpose is similar: to provide some warmth throughout the day, especially when it’s cold outside. With a height of 45 meters (almost 150 feet) and …

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McConnell warns Dems of fallout for reviving Biden bill

McConnell warns Dems of fallout for reviving Biden bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell threatened Thursday to derail a bill designed to boost semiconductor manufacturing in the United States if Democrats revive their stalled package of energy and economic initiatives. The rejuvenation of the Democratic reconciliation package, central to President Joe Biden’s agenda is far from certain. But with some signs …

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LightSail 2 Mission Poised to Burn Up in Earth's Atmosphere

LightSail 2 Mission Poised to Burn Up in Earth’s Atmosphere

LightSail 2 spacecraft captured this image on June 11, 2022, which shows Madagascar and a portion of Mozambique.Image: The Planetary Society For the past three years, a tiny loaf-of-bread-sized spacecraft with gigantic wings has been sailing on sunbeams in low Earth orbit. LightSail 2 has far exceeded its life expectancy and proven that solar sails …

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The Best Subscription Managers to Help You Quit Services You Don't Use

The Best Subscription Managers to Help You Quit Services You Don’t Use

Photo: Tada Images (Shutterstock) From Netflix, to iCloud or Google Cloud, to Amazon Prime, to Blue Apron, you probably subscribe to more subscription-based services than you can easily remember— which can be a problem when it comes to canceling services that you aren’t actually using anymore. This is where a subscription manager will come in …

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