Massachusetts' Supreme Court Just Dealt a Major Blow To Gig Work Companies

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Carmakers Launch Desperate Attempt to Delay Massachusetts Right-to-Repair Law

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Major car manufacturers aren’t giving up on their efforts to stymie Massachusetts’ right to repair legislation.

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Voted To Ban Police From Using Facial Recognition Tech

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Massachusetts lawmakers voted on Monday to pass a police reform bill that would outlaw the use of facial recognition technology by police departments and other public agencies in the state.

Texas Climate Deniers Are Trying to Kill a Massachusetts Wind Farm

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A Texas-based conservative think tank is joining fishermen in the North Atlantic to fight an offshore wind farm. That may sound like a mad lib fever dream, but it’s real and it shows how fossil fuel money is everywhere. Read more.

Hackers Now Ruining Summer With Ransomware Attack on Martha's Vineyard Ferry

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Rideshare Drivers Could Make as Little as $4.82 Per Hour if Uber Gets Its Labor Law in Massachusetts, Study Finds

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Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, and Instacart are looking to buy another law in Massachusetts by replicating Prop 22, the disastrous, virtually irrevocable California ballot measure that deprived their workers of employee status.

Session 9 Still Offers a Potent Slice of Psychological Horror

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Here's What Happened To The 'Back To The Future' DeLorean That Was Hit By A Train

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One of the original DeLoreans, known as the "wreckage car", from "Back to the Future" has been restored by a father-son duo in Massachusetts.

Why These States Just Opened An Investigation Against TikTok

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States' attorneys general from California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Vermont are now investigating TikTok.

Uber & Lyft Slammed for Price Gouging After NYC Subway Shooting

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President Joe Biden Approves Nation's First Major Offshore Wind Farm

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It’s slated to be installed off the coast of Massachusetts and is the first step in President Joe Biden’s ambitious push to finally get the U.S. On Tuesday, the Biden administration officially green-lit the country’s largest offshore wind farm.

New York Legalizes Weed in Crackdown on the Racist Cop Epidemic

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The U.S. Proves It's Finally Ready for Offshore Wind

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120-Million-Year-Old Footprints Reveal a Scary-Fast Dinosaur

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50 Years Later, Silent Running Is More Relevant Than Ever

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Former Employer of Memestock King 'RoaringKitty' Gets Hit With $4 Million Fine

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8 Places Masks Are Still Required

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On Monday, a federal judge in Florida ruled the CDC’s mask order on public transit and planes was “unlawful.” The court decision led to an end to masking requirements on major airlines, Uber , Lyft, trains, trains , and buses nationwide. Read more.

Crank up the Savings With $20 off Marshall's Acton Bluetooth Speaker

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The Marathon Race Toward Fusion Power Could Be Reaching a Sprint

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In September, a very large, incredibly powerful magnet was unloaded in Saint-Paul-lez-Durance in Southern France to be incorporated into the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a major international collaboration that is attempting to prove the economic and technical feasibility of nuclear fusion. Read more.

A Solar Company Is Suing to Stop the U.S.’s First Big Offshore Wind Project

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People Who Had Allergic Reaction to First Covid-19 Shot May Tolerate the Second Just Fine, Study Suggests

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People who experienced a rare allergic reaction to the mRNA covid-19 vaccines may have less to worry about than feared, new research out Monday suggests. The study, which included several U.S.

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Robinhood Will Pay $65 Million to Settle SEC Claim That It Duped Investors

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Billionaire OxyContin Pushers Granted Immunity; Half a Million People Still Dead

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Disney Sets Its Eyes on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea for a Prequel

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Marlon Wayans is teaming up with Cry Wolf ’s Jeff Wadlow for a new Netflix horror project. Death Dealer strikes in even more footage from Marvel’s Shang-Chi. Motherland: Fort Salem will return for a third and final season.

Updates From John Wick: Chapter 4, Black Widow, and More

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Fangoria sets its sights on Malay horror for a new remake. Get a brutal look at the next chapter of Fear Street. Kevin Feige continues to hype up Black Widow. Plus, a look at the Addams Family’s return, more Jungle Cruise footage, and what’s next for Fort Salem. Spoilers, away! Read more.

The Knight Foundation launches $750,000 initiative for immersive technology for the arts

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ConcertCue – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology. Project lead: Eran Egozy | Cambridge, Massachusetts | @EEgozy , @MIT , @ArtsatMIT , @MIT_SHASS. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is looking for pitches on how to enhance and augment traditional creative arts through immersive technologies.

Admix raises $25M Series B to scale up in-game ads, and prep for Metaverse gaming

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Watch Boston Dynamics’ Spot robots strut their stuff

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Watch seven Spot robots perform a beautifully choreographed dance in celebration of Hyundai’s recent acquisition of the Massachusetts-based tech firm.

Facebook steps into cloud gaming — and another feud with Apple

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Facebook is rolling out access to the new service, which is free, this week across a handful of states in America, including California, Texas, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, D.C.,

Robot specialist Boston Dynamics offers rare look inside its workshop

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In a rare move, robot specialist Boston Dynamics recently allowed a film crew inside its Massachusetts workshop and even showed off a new robot. News boston dynamics Robotics Robots

Where Do We Go From Here?

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Ed Markey won his primary in Massachusetts earlier this month, he had a message : “The age of incrementalism is over.” After Sen. Read more. wildfire season is year round now california oregon washington forest

MIT Scientists Propose Space Bubbles to Reverse the Worst of Climate Change

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A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology believe that we can mitigate the worst of climate change with… space bubbles.

Rocket VR Health Enters Newchip Accelerator

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The news comes after the Massachusetts General Hospital partnered with Rocket VR Health in March to co-develop clinical therapies for cancer patients.

Magic Leap Highlights Award-Winning Augmented Reality Apps Revealed at Reality Virtually Hackathon

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17 to 21 at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With Magic Leap One approaching six months since launch, Magic Leap is fully focused on building a content ecosystem and developer community. The company's latest endeavor in engaging developers was sponsorship of the Reality Virtually Hackathon, which took place Jan. Now, Magic Leap has released a highlight reel that gives the public a peek at the fruits of their endeavor.

VR Training Program Teaches Underserved Population Soft Skills to Increase Their Employment Chances

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However, an initiative by Viability, funded by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC), promises to make things easier for the underserved, thanks to an innovative VR training program. Navigating the employment world is a challenge for people with disabilities.

Former eBay Manager Caught In Deranged Cyberstalking Scandal Gets 18 Months in Prison

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A former eBay security manager has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after helping to orchestrate a batshit insane plot to terrorize a Massachusetts couple who occasionally criticized the company in their newsletter.

Volunteers Are Racing to Save Endangered Sea Turtles Stunned by the Cold

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For decades, volunteers in Cape Cod Bay in Massachusetts have spent November and December trekking up and down the area’s beaches during high tide.