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Jimmy Fallon drives F-150 Lightning, Bronco Raptor, Mustang Shelby

Comedian Jimmy Fallon stopped by the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn on Friday afternoon to hang out with Ford CEO Jim Farley and factory workers who build the all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck, the Free Press has learned. “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” host spent nearly an hour touring the new factory with …

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Fan Spends Six Years Remaking Never-Released Warcraft Game

poison: Blizzard / DerSilver83 / Kotaku Years ago, a never-officially-released warcraft point-and-click adventure game developed by Blizzard in the late ’90s was leaked online. While the game was completely playable back then, its cutscenes were low-quality, highly compressed, not perfectly synced to the audio, and a few were even just straight up missing from the …

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Mario Kart 8’s Coconut Mall Track Got a Wild Update, And the Internet Is Taking Notice

This week, Nintendo released the second wave of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s ​​Booster Course Pass DLC, which included Sky High Sundae — an new addition to the Mario Kart franchise entirely. Nintendo’s announcement was followed up with a video that that took the Internet by surprise. It revealed that Coconut Mall, a course first introduced …

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Microsoft trackers run afoul of DuckDuckGo, get added to blocklist

Aurich Lawson DuckDuckGo, the privacy-minded search company, says it will block trackers from Microsoft in its desktop web browserfollowing revelations in May that certain scripts from Bing and LinkedIn were getting a pass. In a blog postDuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg says that he’s heard users’ concerns since security researcher Zach Edwards’ thread that “we didn’t …

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ChromeOS 104 rolling out and introducing new features

It’s a brand new month, and a new ChromeOS release awaits. yesterday, Google officially announced the release of ChromeOS version 104, which should be generally available to eligible devices by now. The changes available with this release were mostly covered last week in a post based on an announcement Google made on The Keyword — …

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“It’s funny that he has all this money and still wears the same clothes!”

Photo by Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty Meta unveiled its most advanced AI chatbot to date on Friday, and any US adult can talk with it. But it seems the chatbot, BlenderBot 3, has some conflicting opinions on Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. When asked about him, it gave answers ranging from “I think he is a …

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Intel denies Meteor Lake is delayed to 2024, says consumer chips will launch in 2023

Intel had an incredibly rough quarter unexpectedly losing half a billion dollars due to a PC purchasing slump, and yesterday seemed like more bad news — a report from TrendForce about manufacturing delays sparked rumors that Intel’s next big flagship processor Meteor Lake would be delayed until 2024, which would put it as much as …

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Activision Making More Off Phone Games Than Console And PC

Image: Activision / Blizzard / King / Kotaku Here’s a sign of the times: Activision has confirmed via newly released financial documents that it made more money on its phone games last quarter than it did on all of its console and PC games combined. As spotted by TweakTown, Activision’s quarterly report was published last …

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Lawyer To Pay Activision For Not Playing Call Of Duty

Uh, say what now?Image: Infinity Ward A lawsuit against Activision Blizzard was dismissed last month because, according to a judge in the Southern California District Court where the complaint was brought, the plaintiffs didn’t play enough Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare to make an informed case against the maligned publisher. For once in Activision Blizzard’s …

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