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EVGA, Popular Graphics Card Maker, Parts Ways With Nvidia In Messy Breakup

EVGA, Popular Graphics Card Maker, Parts Ways With Nvidia In Messy Breakup

Times have been tough.Image: Kotaku / San Francisco Chronicle / Hearst Newspapers (fake images) And now something no one saw coming: EVGA, one of the foremost third-party PC graphics card manufacturers and a favorite brand among PC gamers for quality parts and reliable warranties backed by strong customer service, is ending its long relationship with …

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Why Ford is keeping its Mustang gas-powered as part of its electric vehicle push

Why Ford is keeping its Mustang gas-powered as part of its electric vehicle push

Ford Chairman Bill Ford and Chairman and CEO Jim Farley chat in front of the newly revealed Mustang Dark Horse at The Stampede in downtown Detroit on September 14, 2022. Ford DETROIT – Ford Motor CEO Jim Farley was in his element Wednesday night, surrounded by fans of Gears and the automaker’s new 2024 Mustang …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook won't raise iPhone 14 prices. He must first deal with a fierce rival — and it's not Samsung

Apple CEO Tim Cook won’t raise iPhone 14 prices. He must first deal with a fierce rival — and it’s not Samsung

Apple has something more important than Samsung’s 005930, -0.71% flip phone to worry about: Inflation. None of the new iPhone 14 devices have increased prices relative to their iPhone 13 counterparts, Wednesday’s event showed, despite many analysts expecting the company to increase prices on high-end offerings. When Apple AAPL, +1.88% introduced the iPhone 13 last …

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Apple event this year had an unusually dark undertone as it leaned into emergency features for a dangerous world

Apple event this year had an unusually dark undertone as it leaned into emergency features for a dangerous world

When Apple held its annual iPhone 13 launch event in 2021, it kicked off with a joyful video featuring jazz dancers celebrating California’s natural beauty (which, of course, can be captured on an iPhone camera). The background to Apple’s iPhone 14 launch this week was darker. After zooming in on Apple headquarters from space, he …

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Here are the worst (and best) performing stocks of August and for 2022

Here are the worst (and best) performing stocks of August and for 2022

After a strong showing in July, when stock indexes rebounded from their 2022 lows of June, U.S. equities abruptly reversed course in August. Here’s the damage: Index Price change – July 29 through Aug. 30 Price change – 2022 through Aug. 30 Price change – 2021 S&P 500 SPX -3.5% -16.4% 26.9% Dow Jones Industrial …

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Apple and Meta headsets could face a big challenge: Sticker shock

Apple and Meta headsets could face a big challenge: Sticker shock

Meta, the parent company of Apple and Facebook, is expected to release mixed reality headsets next year that could finally deliver on the industry’s promise of making headsets the next big thing in personal computing. But there is one major potential drawback: the impact of the label. The best-selling VR headset, the Meta Quest 2, …

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The Motor City is moving south as EVs change the automotive industry

The Motor City is moving south as EVs change the automotive industry

Jack Weaver, an 82-year-old retired dairy farmer whose house sits on a Civil War battlefield, lives near General Motors’ Spring Hill plant in Tennessee. Michael Wayland / CNBC SPRING HILL, Tenn. – Jack Weaver can point to a cannon on a Civil War battlefield from the comfort of a shaded bench in his backyard — …

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Google pushes Apple to adopt a new kind of text messaging, criticizes 'green bubbles'

Google pushes Apple to adopt a new kind of text messaging, criticizes ‘green bubbles’

Android mascots line the demo area at the Google I/O Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of Android, is increasing pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, a next-generation standard for text messages. He argues that Apple’s RCS support would help prevent some of the problems …

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"Stray" cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

‘Stray’: How a virtual orange tabby is helping real cats

NEW YORK (AP) — The virtual cat hero of new video game sensation “Stray” doesn’t just slide down rusty pipes, jump over unidentified mud and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The bold orange tabby cat is also giving cats a helping hand in the real world. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, gamers play …

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