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Apple's Secretive AR/VR Headset Might Have Two Options, Custom Processor

Apple’s Secretive AR/VR Headset Might Have Two Options, Custom Processor

Photo: AFP (Getty Images) Is Apple secretly funding a shadowy shell company to buy up trademarks related to its in-development VR/AR headset? That’s the latest juicy speculation out of the Apple headset rumor mill over at Bloomberg. The new report cites trademark filings in nearly a dozen countries for names like, “Reality One,” “Reality Pro,” …

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Robinhood Crypto Fined $30 Million by New York Regulator, Cuts 23% of Its Workforce

Robinhood Crypto Fined $30 Million by New York Regulator, Cuts 23% of Its Workforce

Photo: Oliver Douliery (Getty Images) Robinhood, the self-proclaimed ‘Democratized Finance’ app accused of misleading and ripping off retail investors will have to cough up another $30 million to appease regulators. That raises the company’s overall regulatory penalty and settlement tab well above $100 million. In a filing Tuesday, the New York State Department of Financial …

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Big Tech Has a New Antitrust Nemesis: John Oliver

Big Tech Has a New Antitrust Nemesis: John Oliver

Comedian John Oliver decided to wade into the antitrust battleground this week, and he didn’t hold back any punches. Oliver devoted 25 minutes of his most recent Last Week Tonight show to discuss general Big Tech badness and advocated in favor of a pair of historic antitrust bills currently being considered in Congress. The comedian …

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