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The head of the £120m Unboxed project – a year-long series of events aimed at celebrating UK creativity – says it is ”rightfully being scrutinised” by the National Audit Office but that taxpayers will see a “wide range” of cultural benefits. From psychedelic inflatable playgrounds to shared transcendental experiences, the project was, at times, gloriously weird,
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Tesla is teasing the integration of an Apple Music app into its vehicle software, and the info came from an interesting place. While most other automakers are turning to phone mirroring with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to handle media playback inside their cars, Tesla is insisting on integrating music services and other apps directly
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Jason David Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger in the 1990s children’s TV show, has died aged 49. Frank starred as Tommy Oliver in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers for three years until 1996. The show, about five teenagers deputised to save Earth from evil, debuted on the American network Fox in 1993 and
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Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on Saturday. Subscribe to our podcast in Apple Podcast or your favorite podcast player to guarantee
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This week on Electrek’s Wheel-E podcast, we discuss the most popular news stories from the world of electric bikes and other nontraditional electric vehicles. This time that includes Amazon getting in hot water for selling kits to hot-rod electric bikes, reviews of interesting new electric bikes, Erik Buell’s electric motorcycle starts taking reservations, there’s an upcoming electric
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The Biden administration, through the US Department of Energy (DOE), today announced that applications are now open to states, tribes, and utilities to tap into $13 billion in new financing opportunities for the expansion and modernization of the US power grid. The Grid Resilience Innovative Partnership (GRIP) program and the Transmission Facilitation Program are funded
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Ticketmaster has cancelled ticket sales for the US leg of Taylor Swift’s tour due to “insufficient ticket inventory” to meet “extraordinarily high demands”. General ticket sales for Swift’s Eras Tour, her first in five years, were planned to open on Friday morning. But Ticketmaster tweeted on Thursday evening that due to “extraordinarily high demands on
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A year after Waymo announced a custom robotaxi for its ride-hailing service, the Alphabet company today previewed the autonomous electric vehicle.  The Google Self-Driving Car Project did have the custom “Firefly” that also lacked a steering wheel, but was just for testing. Waymo’s modern vehicles are the Chrysler Pacifica and Jaguar I-Pace with various cameras
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