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Pokémon Go’s Remote Raid Passes will no longer appear in

If you want to continue raiding remotely on Pokémon Go, you’ll have to get used to paying full price for passes. Niantic has announced that going forward, it’s no longer selling them as part of its weekly one Pokécoin bundle like it’s been doing the past couple of years. The company introduced its cheap weekly […]Read More

The UK is inviting Elon Musk to discuss his plans

Elon Musk’s $44 billion Twitter acquisition hasn’t even been finalized yet, but UK’s MPs are already inviting him to discuss the changes he wants to implement for the website. The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Select Committee MPs told Musk in a letter (PDF) that they’re particularly interested in hearing […]Read More

Intel CEO says chip shortage could continue until 2024

Experts and tech industry veterans have long expected the global semiconductor shortage to last for years, but Intel chief Pat Gelsinger now says it could go on longer than previously expected. The CEO told CNBC’s TechCheck that he expects the issue to drag on until 2024, because the shortage has now hit equipment manufacturing. That […]Read More

Airbnb adopts permanent remote work option for employees

Some companies have started requiring their employees to come into the office a few times a week now that most people have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Airbnb isn’t one them. Company CEO Brian Chesky has informed employees in a letter that they have the option to work remotely forever. A “small number of roles” will […]Read More

Robinhood lays off nine percent of its full-time employees

Robinhood is letting around nine percent of its full-time employees go, company CEO Vlad Tenev has announced. In a blog post, Tenev said the company grew rapidly throughout 2020 and in the first half of 2021, thanks to several factors that include COVID-19 lockdowns. Robinhood’s revenue grew from $278 million in 2019 to over $1.8 […]Read More

‘Super Mario Bros.’ movie delayed to April 2023

You won’t be able to see the long-awaited Super Mario Bros. movie in theatres for the holidays this year: Nintendo has pushed back the animated film’s release date to April 2023 from December 2022. Acclaimed video game designer Shigeru Miyamoto has announced the delay on Twitter, along with film’s the new premiere dates of April […]Read More