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Apple will be forced to use new charger after EU votes for USB-C

Under the proposed rules, all phones and tablets sold in Europe will have to comply with the USB-C requirement by the fall of 2024.

A timeline of billionaire Elon Musk’s bid to control Twitter

Here’s a look at some of what’s transpired between the billionaire Tesla CEO and the social media platform.

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Forget about 5G phones — here comes 6G

Though the era of 5G wireless is only five years old, researchers at Northeastern University are already looking into 6G capabilities, which they say could be ready as soon as 2028.

Fraud, scam cases increasing on Zelle, Senate report finds

The report found that the large banks that partly own Zelle have been reluctant to compensate customers who have been victims of fraud or scams.

Kim Kardashian settles with SEC over crypto promotion

Kim Kardashian has agreed to pay $1.26 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that she promoted a cryptocurrency on Instagram without disclosing she’d been paid $250,000 to do so.

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These people have the inside take on Boston’s tech scene

Who are the central nodes in Boston’s tech network — the people who unfailingly know about funding rounds coming together, founders on the verge of being ousted, and acquisition whispers?

Tesla robot walks, waves, but doesn’t show off complex tasks

The basic tasks by the robot with exposed wires and electronics were a long way from CEO Elon Musk's vision of a human-like robot.

Ten things Elon Musk’s texts reveal about the Twitter deal

The texts show who wanted to be part of the buyout and reveal the inner circle’s musings on who should run the company if Musk did come to own it.