Biden will review tech supply chains to reduce dependence on China

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The US is still heavily dependent on other countries for technology manufacturing (among other products), and President Biden is looking for ways to reduce that dependence. The LA Times has learned that Biden is ordering a review of US supply …

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Microsoft hopes its cloud expertise can modernize nonprofits

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After debuting its new Industry Cloud service with a suite of tools for the healthcare sector last year and unveiling a Retail-specific version in January, Microsoft is ready to introduce more areas of focus. The company is announcing today th…

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Amazon Echo Show 10 review: A rotating screen is a pricey novelty

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Smart displays have proven to be pretty useful around the house. They’re great for quickly looking up information, recipe instructions, video calls and more. But here’s the problem: They’re completely stationary. You’re not. As you’re actively…

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Sony will offer ‘Ratchet and Clank’ PS4 for free, no PS Plus required

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Sony offered free games and other entertainment last spring to help PlayStation gamers get through the early COVID-19 pandemic, and it's bringing that campaign back for what could be the last several months of lockdowns (Hopefully? Ple…

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Poly Effects Beebo review: A versatile and complex touchscreen guitar pedal

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It’s not enough to have a pressure cooker, you need an Instant Pot that’s also a slow cooker, and a rice cooker, and a yogurt maker. Your video game console is also now a media center and live streaming platform. And if your printer doesn’t…

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Oppo demos true wireless charging on its rollable phone

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Apparently Xiaomi isn't the only mobile company working on over-the-air wireless charging. At MWC Shanghai 2021 earlier today, Oppo unveiled its own take on this futuristic tech, which is aptly dubbed "Wireless Air Charging&am…

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Qualcomm has a new reference headset to help fast-track AR development

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Qualcomm pulled back the curtain on a mixed reality headset design based on its high-powered XR2 chipset around this time last year, but it still isn’t done with the processor that precedes that one. The company announced today that it will re…

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