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Uber forced to suspend surge pricing in Delhi

The government of Delhi has cracked down on surge pricing from Uber and local ride-hailing company Ola, forcing the startups to suspend the feature across the Indian city of nearly 10 million people. In a series of tweets posted this week, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sharply criticized surge pricing, …

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Is it time to reconsider the keyboard pants?

Kickstarter and Indiegogo have become the go-to destinations for quirky, weird, and sometimes plain daft gadget ideas, but we used to have those even before crowdfunding was a thing. One of my favourites has always been the concept of keyboard jeans, first presented by Dutch design student Eric De Nijs …

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Canada will try to legalize marijuana next year

Canada is preparing to mount a serious effort to legalize marijuana, according to a speech made today by Canadian health minister Jane Philpott. Speaking at the United Nations, Philpott pledged to introduce legislation in the spring of 2017 that would legalize and regulate marijuana, while still keeping “marijuana out of …

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Watch the first trailer for the new Jason Bourne movie

Matt Damon’s super spy Jason Bourne is coming back this summer, in the aptly named Jason Bourne, and he’s bulked up. The first trailer for the movie shows Damon out in the desert delivering a one-hit knockout punch as part of what appears to be a bare-knuckle fight club, before working …

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Sega will officially support modded Genesis games on Steam

Sega plans to allow legal distribution of modified Genesis games on PC through the Steam Workshop, Valve’s repository for user-created content, in an unprecedented move for the storied Japanese gaming giant. Support will come alongside the new Sega Mega Drive Classics Hub (Mega Drive being the European, Japanese, and way …

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