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Fintech LendInvest's growth slows due to 'challenging' property market and investment

LONDON — Online mortgage marketplace LendInvest saw revenue growth slow and profits dive last year as it invested for growth and dealt with "cha...

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FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For 'Space Internet'

OneWeb has been granted approval from the FCC to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement: "Humans ha...

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Google DeepMind is giving the NHS free access to its patient monitoring app (GOOG)

The financial terms of Google DeepMind's partnership with the Royal Free London NHS Foundation have been disclosed for the first time. Google's artif...

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'Looking for Leia' film shines light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET

Annelise Ophelian talks about her crowdfunded documentary, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far away...

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Obama Authorized a Secret Cyber Operation Against Russia, Says Report

Jessica Conditt reports via Engadget: President Barack Obama learned of Russia's attempts to hack U.S. election systems in early August 2016, and as intelligence...

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32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online

According to an exclusive report via The Register, "a massive trove of Microsoft's internal Windows operating system builds and chunks of its core so...

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'Looking for Leia' shines a light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET

We speak with Annelise Ophelian about her crowdfunded film, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far away...

CNET
6 Female Founders Accuse VC Justin Caldbeck of Making Unwanted Advances

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Yesterday The Information reported on allegations made by half a dozen women working in the tech industry who say they hav...

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Tesla Is 'In Talks' To Build a Factory In China

Tesla confirmed yesterday that it is "in talks" with the municipal government of Shanghai to manufacture its vehicles in the country. Tesla said in a...

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Some of Ethereum's flash-crash victims are getting their money back

Some people who lost money as a result of Ethereum's flash crash on Wednesday are being made whole, according to a press release sent out Friday by GDAX. &amp...

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Ethereum's flash-crash victims are getting their money back

People who lost money as a result of Ethereum's flash crash on Wednesday are being made whole, according to a blog post from GDAX. We will establish a process to...

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'Chiropractors Are Bullshit'

From an article on The Outline, submitted by two readers: If you're one of the approximately 80 percent of Americans who have suffered from back pain, you may hav...

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Tech investor accused of sexual harassment takes leave - CNET

Justin Caldbeck, co-founder of Silicon Valley VC firm Binary Capital, apologizes to those he hurt and "to the greater tech ecosystem."...

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Crunch Report | Google To Stop Scanning Inboxes

 Today’s Stories  Google now has all the data it needs, will stop scanning Gmail inboxes for ad personalization Samsung’s...

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Plastic Water Bottles Might Have Poisoned Ancient Californians

Native Americans living in California made their own plastic water bottles. However, they didn't know how toxic that might be...

Wired
Texting While Driving Now Legal In Colorado -- In Some Cases

Fines for texting and driving in Colorado have jumped to $300, but according to the fine print, the increased fine only applies to drivers who are texting in "a c...

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Seattle Police Department suspends its Twitch channel following Charleena Lyles controversy

 Facing backlash on its handling of the officer-involved shooting death of Charleena Lyles, the Seattle Police Department will shut down its official Twitch c...

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There’s reason to think some people will come back to Uber now that its CEO has resigned

Travis Kalanick's decision to resign from his post as Uber's CEO isn’t likely to turn around the...

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Five building blocks of a data-driven culture

 To be data-driven requires an overarching data culture that couples a number of elements, including high-quality data, broad access and data literacy and app...

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Andrew Ng announces Deeplearning.ai, his new venture after leaving Baidu

 Andrew Ng, the former chief scientist of Baidu, announced his next venture, Deeplearning.ai, with only a logo, a domain name and a footnote pointing to an Au...

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For Binary Capital’s investors, a public apology may fall short

 In May of last year, venture capitalist Justin Caldbeck of Binary Capital tweeted: “Big believers in ‘addition by subtra...

Techcrunch
IT Services Company Wipro Forces 600 Employees To Work In Bed Bug Infested Office

McGruber writes: Information Technology Services CorporationWipro's 600-employee call center in Chamblee, Georgia is in infected with bed bugs according to Atlant...

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First ever close-up footage of DNA replication will have experts rewriting textbooks

For the first time, scientists have recorded DNA replication in real time. The scientists extracted DNA from E. coli bacteria, died it, and then watched the DNA replicate itse...

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WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs

An anonymous reader writes: "WikiLeaks dumped today the manuals of several hacking utilities part of Brutal Kangaroo, a CIA malware toolkit for hacking into air-g...

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Hackers reportedly leaked 32 terabytes of secret Windows 10 code (MSFT)

A huge compilation of Microsoft's proprietary Windows 10 software code has been leaked online, according to the Register. The leak contains more...

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Hackers leaked 32 terabytes of secret Windows 10 code (MSFT)

A huge compilation of Microsoft's proprietary Windows 10 software code has been leaked online, as originally reported by the Register. The leak contains more than...

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Tweeters riled by CEOs 'experiencing' homelessness via VR - CNET

Commentary: A video of business people donning VR headsets posted to Twitter by a homelessness charity in Australia makes many think of a painful dystopian future...

CNET
Uber has seen a sharp drop in new driver retention this year: Apptopia

 Uber has seen a sharp drop in retention rates for new drivers in the U.S., according to analysis of the Uber driver app provided to TechCrunch by app analyti...

Techcrunch
Walmart reportedly won’t bid for Whole Foods after Amazon’s huge offer

 Walmart isn’t actively considering a bid for Whole Foods, which Amazon said it would purchase for $13.7 billion last week, according to a r...

Techcrunch
Instagram 'Favorites' list lets you control who sees your pics - CNET

Not everything on Instagram is worth sharing to the world...

CNET
YouTube Claims 1.5 Billion Monthly Users

An anonymous reader shares a report: Google's YouTube unit says it now reaches 1.5 billion viewers every month -- and its users watch more than an hour of mobile...

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Sheryl Sandberg: Tools like Facebook 'used for evil and good'

How Facebook's new initiative plans to tackle extremist and hate speech online...

BBC Technology
SpaceX has launched and landed another used rocket, saving what could be millions of dollars

SpaceX on Friday kicked off the first of two rocket launches this weekend with a smashing success. The aerospace company, founded by tech mogul Elon Musk, fired off a Falcon...

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SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands a Used Rocket For the Second Time

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a recycled Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. "The rocket's first stage -- the 14-story-tall core that...

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Instagram testing ‘Favorites’ list so you can control who sees your pics - CNET

Not everything on Instagram is worth sharing to the world...

CNET
Inside Apple’s rocky road to Hollywood, and what happened to Dr. Dre’s show (AAPL)

Last week, Apple finally hired a head of video programming — actually two — in a moment that Hollywood had been waiting for since Netflix a...

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Russians make a fidget spinner out of... cars? - CNET

This trend has officially gone too far...

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These are the watches worn by some of the most powerful tech CEOs

Since it was invented over 200 years ago, the wristwatch has been an integral component of fashion. In addition to their practical functionality of telling time, a watch serv...

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Snapchat’s newest feature is also its biggest privacy threat

Earlier this week, Snapchat introduced Snap Map, an opt-in function that allows you to share your location with your friends on a map. Snapchat’s introduction video to...

The Verge
Lexus, Volvo, Audi — 3 great choices when it comes to luxury SUVs

The SUV market has been booming for the past few years, and that means the luxury SUV market has also been on the rise. Business has gotten so good that brand...

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If You Can Decentralize the Internet, Mozilla Has $2 Million For You

Mozilla and the National Science Foundation want a new internet. And they want it to be free and accessible for everybody. From a report: They'll pay $2 million f...

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VC Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefinite leave of absence, apologizes to the women he ‘made feel uncomfortable’

 In light of allegations of sexual harassment and unwanted sexual advances, Binary Capital co-founder and managing Partner Justin Caldbeck is taking an indefi...

Techcrunch
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 said to cost $900, launch in September - CNET

If rumors are true, the Note 8 will be Samsung’s most expensive Galaxy phone to date...

CNET
New Apple Store gets a MacBook roof - CNET

The roof of Chicago’s new Apple Store has been revealed. The real question is: Is it an Air or a Pro?...

CNET
Watch SpaceX launch and land its second used rocket of the year

SpaceX is on a roll. It has successfully launched and landed its second used rocket of the year. This makes 8 successful rocket launches for 2017, so far, and...

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Myths about weight loss that could actually make you gain more weight

A 2016 study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) followed more than a dozen former “Biggest Losers&rdq...

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How To Turn Off Snapchat’s Stalkerish Snap Map Feature

It's called Ghost Mode...

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Victims Aren't Reporting Ransomware Attacks, FBI Report Concludes

Catalin Cimpanu, writing for BleepingComputer: Despite being an expanding threat, ransomware infections are rarely reported to law enforcement agencies, according to conclusio...

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SpaceX successfully launches reused Falcon 9 rocket, recovers first stage

 SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 to orbit during its BulgariaSat-1 mission Friday. The launch reused a first stage booster first employed during a...

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Apple insiders describe the tech giant's TV show ambitions, which just ramped up in a major way

Last week, Apple finally hired a head of video programming — actually two — in a moment that Hollywood had been waiting for since Netflix a...

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We talked to Apple insiders about the tech giant's TV show ambitions, which are heating up in a major way (AAPL)

Last week, Apple finally hired a head of video programming — actually two — in a moment that Hollywood had been waiting for since Netflix a...

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We talked to Apple insiders about the tech giant's TV show ambitions, which are heating up in a major way

Last week, Apple finally hired a head of video programming — actually two — in a moment that Hollywood had been waiting for since Netflix a...

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A tech worker wants to put up San Francisco's homeless population on a cruise ship

A tech worker once publicly berated for his negative comments on the homeless population is floating an idea to put people living without she...

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Amazon drops non-compete lawsuit against former exec who went to work for a startup (AMZN)

Looks like Smartsheet gets to keep its new hire. Amazon has dropped its suit against Gene Farrell, a former executive at its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division who recently to...

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Watch a tiny virus take a constitutional under a laser-powered 3D microscope

 If you’re anything like me, you spend a significant portion of the day wondering about the paths viruses take when they’r...

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Chicago's new Apple Store has a gigantic Mac for its roof - CNET

The roof of Chicago’s new Apple Store has been revealed. The real question is: Is it an Air or a Pro?...

CNET
The 5 best new songs you can stream right now

This week, Drake unveiled a laid-back summer track at a fashion show, and DJ Khaled released a Calvin Harris-produced jam featuring Travis Scott and Jeremih.  Music is e...

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Local businesses can now feature content directly in Google search results

Last year, Google opened up a program called “Posts on Google,” which let big companies and celebrities feature content in a carousel in search results. And today, G...

The Verge
Demi Lovato: I 'have to' share with my fans online every day

You’ve probably heard of Demi Lovato. The former Disney star turned international pop star (“Camp Rock&am...

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Why Aren't More Employees Suing Uber?

Arbitration agreements prevent lawsuits---but exacerbate the cultural problems endemic to startups...

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Female founders accuse VC Justin Caldbeck of making unwanted advances

 Yesterday The Information reported on allegations made by half a dozen women working in the tech industry who say they have faced unwanted and inappropriate...

Techcrunch
The 3:59 extended edition: Are you an iPad Pro or Surface Pro? - CNET

Here's the full podcast and YouTube post-show from one of our favorite episodes this week...

CNET
I'm finally going to cut the cord–because of Phil Jackson and James Dolan

Lots of people are ditching cable these days. They're often sick of the big bills, or paying for loads of channels they never watch. Or maybe they are just findin...

Business Insider Tech
I'm finally going to cut the cord — because of Phil Jackson and James Dolan

Lots of people are ditching cable these days. They're often sick of the big bills, or paying for loads of channels they never watch. Or maybe they are just findin...

Business Insider Tech
Google is going to stop reading the mail in your Gmail inbox to target ads to you (GOOGL)

Google's not going to be peeking in your inbox anymore.  The search giant announced Friday it will stop scannin...

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Google is going to stop reading the mail in your Gmail inbox to help target ads to you (GOOGL)

Google's not going to be peeking in your inbox anymore.  The search giant announced Friday it will stop scannin...

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20 of the best 'Game of Thrones' fan theories - CNET

Who's going to kill who? Who's already dead? And who will ride the dragons?...

CNET
Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Including Cisco and IBM Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets

An anonymous reader shares a Reuters report: Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded produc...

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HTC’s next Edge Sense features for the U11 still seem very gimmicky

HTC today released a video of some new features coming to Edge Sense, the headlining, squeeze-your-phone-to-do-something feature of its U11 smartphone. The examples show...

The Verge
The 404 Show 1704: What is Amazon gonna do with all these Whole Foods? (podcast) - CNET

Who else better to talk about Amazon's jaw-dropping purchase of Whole Foods than the man who covers the company for CNET? Ben Fox Rubin is back to share his thoug...

CNET
42 percent of Amazon Echo owners have bought a second device (or more)

Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of Amazon Echo owners ha...

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42 percent of smart speaker owners have bought a second device (or more)

 Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of sma...

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Laugh it up! 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' marathon on the way - CNET

In the not-too-distant future, 38 classic episodes of the movie-mocking show will be livestreaming...

CNET
Google won't scan your Gmail anymore for ad targeting - CNET

The tech giant will stop combing through emails to tailor ads. But it’s not like it doesn't have all your info anyway...

CNET
THE APP ENGAGEMENT REPORT: The tools and tactics brands, marketers, and app makers can use to keep users invested and maximize value

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Mobile-...

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note8 will reportedly be the company’s most expensive smartphone yet

 Samsung is preparing to launch its most expensive smartphone yet this September, VentureBeat reports. Notably, this launch timeline for the Galaxy Note8 wil...

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Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop $120 'Bio-Frequency Healing' Sticker Packs Get Shot Down by NASA

From a report: Goop had claimed the costly "Body Vibes" stickers were "made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line s...

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Evolutionary biologists have been misinterpreting a key point in Darwin’s theory for years

Richard Prum, Coe Professor at Yale University and author of “The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex,” reveals details of&...

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The best 'Call of Duty' game ever is coming to PlayStation 4

"Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" — the best game in the long-running series — launched 10 years ago.  If your trigger finger hasn't...

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Google will not scan your Gmail anymore for ad targeting - CNET

The tech giant will stop combing through emails to tailor ads. But it’s not like they don’t have all your info anyway...

CNET
How the iPhone came to be (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 89) - CNET

It's the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone, and Scott Forstall talks about how the iPhone happened. So which came first -- The iPhone or the iPad?...

CNET
Google will stop scanning your Gmail messages to sell targeted ads

Google will stop its long-standing practice of scanning the contents of individual Gmail users for advertising purposes, according to a report from the Financial Times...

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Dodge Demon acknowledgement letter ensures owners don't screw it up - Roadshow

Owners can still do what they want, but Dodge gives some pretty good advice in this document...

CNET
A new Netflix documentary about the Gawker vs. Hulk Hogan trial will change how you see the case

Any documentary filmmaker would like to delve into the trial between Hulk Hogan and Gawker: a high-profile case filled with sex, betrayal, and outlandish courtroom testimony...

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Tech Tent: Uber at a crossroads

On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we explore the stunning resignation of Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick...

BBC Technology
How DJ Khaled revived his career and became a pop superstar with his marketing genius

In October 2015, DJ Khaled's eighth album, "I Changed a Lot," debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard album chart, moving an unremarkable 19...

Business Insider Tech
New algorithm lets you make anything in origami

 They say if you fold 1,000 origami cranes out of individual sheets of paper your deepest wishes will be granted. I tried it once – I was a...

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Google Will Stop Reading Your Emails For Gmail Ads

Google will soon stop scanning emails received by some Gmail users, a practice that has allowed it to show them targeted advertising but which stirred privacy worries. From a...

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Router hack risk 'not limited to Virgin Media'

A weakness in some Virgin Media routers also affects routers by other providers, experts warn...

BBC Technology
Router hack risk not limited to Virgin Media

A weakness in some Virgin Media routers also affects routers by other providers, experts warn...

BBC Technology
RBC: Apple is beefing up its music service as it continues to battle Spotify (AAPL)

Apple Music is making big strides in its fight against Spotify. The music streaming service is negotiating prices, increasing subscribers and developing original content in i...

Business Insider Tech
Linus Torvalds Says Linux Still Surprises and Motivates Him

Linus Torvalds: What I find interesting is code that I thought was stable continually gets improved. There are things we haven't touched for many years, then some...

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Google now has all the data it needs, will stop scanning Gmail inboxes

 Here’s a surprise announcement from Google: the company today said that it will stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail’s free...

Techcrunch
Google now has all the data it needs, will stop scanning Gmail inboxes for ad personalization

 Here’s a surprise announcement from Google: the company today said that it will stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail’s free...

Techcrunch
Mysterious Planet 10 could be hiding out beyond Pluto - CNET

Move over, Planet 9. There's a new possible planet lurking out in the solar system and it could be messing with a whole lot of distant space rocks...

CNET
Affordable adventure in the $25,895 2018 Subaru Outback - Roadshow

The prices aren't much higher than last year, which is always nice...

CNET
Local businesses can now post on Google with Posts on Google

 Until now, Posts on Google only allowed a small number of celebrities, sports teams, sports leagues, movie studios and museums to post social network-style u...

Techcrunch
Galaxy S8's voice sidekick can do things Siri can't - CNET

Here are the important things you need to know about Samsung’s new voice app...

CNET
A month with the Catalyst Fermentation System

 I’ve been following the multiple “easy” brewing systems available online for a while now and have never...

Techcrunch
Leaked photos of the Tesla Model 3 ignite an internet power struggle

Yesterday afternoon, popular gadget reviewer Marques Brownlee tweeted out a link to an article on a Tesla fan site of new leaked photos of the upcoming, hotly anticipate...

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