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What’s it like to be a real-life Pokémon trainer?

Welcome to Pokémon Worlds, the wholesome tournament where childhood dreams can come true Like many 90s kids, when I was 10 I dreamed of becoming a Pokémon Master. From car journeys spent craning my neck over a Game Boy screen while battling through Victory Road, to cranking the Pokémon album on my Discman, I was […]

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Best podcasts of the week: Get inside Björk’s otherworldly head, one album at a time

In this week’s newsletter: The iconic Icelandic singer reveals all about her creative process in Björk: Sonic Symbolism. Plus: five of the best internet culture podcasts Don’t get Hear Here delivered to your inbox? Sign up for the full article here The World According to Tubsey and HyderWidely available, episodes weeklyBetter known as the sidekicks […]

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Why self-driving cars have stalled – video

Fully fledged self-driving technology appears to be pepetually just around the corner. It is a promise that the Tesla chief executive, Elon Musk, has made almost every year since 2013. But in the real world, it is still an open question whether level five self-driving automation is actually possible. Josh Toussaint-Strauss finds out how close […]

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Elon Musk fails in bid to delay trial over terminated Twitter deal

Case will go ahead next month but his countersuit can be expanded to include whistleblower’s allegations Elon Musk has failed in an attempt to delay a trial over his termination of a $44bn (£38bn) deal to buy Twitter. A judge ruled on Wednesday that the case would go ahead in Delaware from 17 October after […]

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My rediscovered Game Boy Advance is a time machine I don’t want to get out of

Unearthing beloved old gaming consoles that have been languishing in a freezer bag is a lesser-known plus side of moving house, as Dominik Diamond discovered I recently moved into a new house and faced that most terrifying of prospects: a few days without internet access. On top of all the other dependencies that this enriching, […]

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TechScape: How Kiwi Farms, the worst place on the web, was shut down

When users of the far-right forum harassed and stalked a trans streamer to the extent she fled her home, this is how Cloudflare pulled the plug … finally Don’t get TechScape delivered to your inbox? Sign up here You don’t need to know much about the online hate forum Kiwi Farms. In my first draft […]

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Uber’s ex-security chief faces landmark trial over data breach that hit 57m users

Joe Sullivan’s trial is believed to be the first case of an executive facing criminal charges over such a breach Uber’s former security officer, Joe Sullivan, is standing trial this week in what is believed to be the first case of an executive facing criminal charges in relation to a data breach. The US district […]

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Elizabeth Holmes requests new trial, claiming key witness regrets testimony

Filing by ex-Theranos CEO says former lab director has misgivings after saying he had raised concerns about company’s tech Elizabeth Holmes requested a new trial on Tuesday, asserting in a court filing that a key witness for the prosecution now regrets the role he played in her conviction for investor fraud and conspiracy related to […]

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Pushing Buttons: Is The Last of Us remake really worth £70?

Indulgent, yes – but this PS5 update reminds me what a heartbreaking gamechanger the horror classic really is Don’t get Pushing Buttons delivered to your inbox? Sign up here I’ve been playing The Last of Us Part 1 this week, a PlayStation 5 remake of Naughty Dog’s landmark horror classic, first released in 2013. (If […]

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Cult of the Lamb review – grow your own cult in darkly cute game

PC, PlayStation 4/5, Xbox, Nintendo Switch; Massive Monster/Devolver DigitalThis eerie triumph is both a dungeon crawl in pursuit of heretic bishops and a society-builder where you build a legion of worshippers In the first few moments of runaway summer hit Cult of the Lamb, the protagonist is sacrificed and summoned back to life as an […]

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