Lil Yachty joins FaZe Clan, the Supreme of e-sports

Lil Yachty is an award-nominated rapper whose songs have generated him millions of fans around the world. He’s also the newest member of FaZe Clan, a gaming collective that is quickly becoming the Supreme of e-sports. The team officially welcomed Lil Yachty to FaZe Clan during the rapper’s performance at …

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Uber approved to restart self-driving tests in Pennsylvania

Uber has been given the green light by Pennsylvania officials to restart its self-driving car tests on public roads. The program was shut down last March after a self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona. The crash was the first death attributed to a self-driving car, …

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PUBG mobile has as many players as Fortnite

The mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds now has just as many players as Fortnite at over 200 million users. Both games now have around 30 million daily active users. (PUBG was also named best game of the year in Google Play. But Fortnite, whose parent company pulled out of the …

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Facebook imposters are trying to swindle users out of bitcoin

Earlier this month, some Facebook users noticed something odd: bitcoin mining company Bitmain seemed to be posting in the comments of one of its posts, advertising some sort of “partnership” tied to bitcoin and requesting a cryptocurrency transfer. The post was suspicious; some wondered whether the company had been hacked. …

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How and why we redefined the kilogram

An ounce is an ounce, and a kilogram is a kilogram, but how are these units actually measured? How do your scales know how much a pound or a gram weighs? Since 1889, the kilogram’s definition has been based on a metal artifact stored under lock and key in a …

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