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September 7, 2022

India Is Planning To Tax Winners In Online Gaming

The Indian government is looking to tax winnings of online games as the sector grows in popularity. Quartz reports: Direct tax officials are scrutinizing the data […]
September 7, 2022

Stunning Shelf Cloud Captured In Dorset

UnresolvedExternal shares a report from the BBC: A video showing a shelf cloud forming, ahead of a thunderstorm, has been captured in Dorset. The dramatic footage […]
September 6, 2022

The EU’s AI Act Could Have a Chilling Effect On Open Source Efforts

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Proposed EU rules could limit the type of research that produces cutting-edge AI tools like GPT-3, experts warn […]
September 6, 2022

Germany Sticks To Nuclear Power Deadline But Leaves Loophole

Beeftopia writes: Germany will keep two of its three reactors operational through the end of 2022, despite a pledge to shut them all down by December […]
September 6, 2022

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Requests a New Trial

Elizabeth Holmes — the founder of blood testing startup Theranos and the poster child for misleading investors, media, and innocent people looking for medical care through […]
September 6, 2022

US Plans Shift To Annual COVID Vaccines Akin To Flu Shots

The United States is likely to start recommending COVID-19 vaccines annually, health officials said on Tuesday, as new boosters designed to fight currently circulating variants of […]
September 6, 2022

ISPs Drop Challenge of Maine’s Privacy Law

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Associated Press: One of the strictest internet privacy laws in the United States has withstood a legal challenge, […]
September 6, 2022

Google Announces October 6th Event To Launch the Pixel Watch, Pixel 7

Google has started sending out invites for its fall hardware event, which is set to take place on Thursday, October 6th, at 10AM ET. The Verge […]
September 6, 2022

US Wants To Give Global Chipmakers a 25% Tax Credit On New Fabs

Leading foundry operators stand to benefit from a 25 percent investment tax credit (ITC) on domestic fab projects, according to a document published by the US […]