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Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos have made their divorce official in a $38 billion settlement, making the author the third richest woman in the world

Getty Images The marriage of Amazon’s power couple, which has spanned the transformation of the company from online bookstore to massive e-commerce platform, is officially over. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, officially finalized their divorce Friday, Bloomberg reports. As a result, MacKenzie Bezos is set to gain millions of shares of […]

Emerging Tech

Robert Downey Jr. embraces his inner Tony Stark to save the world for real

In a move that sounds like it’s been ripped straight out of an Iron Man movie, big-screen Avenger Robert Downey Jr. has unveiled the Footprint Coalition, an organization that will use robotics and nanotechnology to help the environment and battle climate change. Downey took the stage at Amazon’s artificial intelligence-focused Re:Mars conference to deliver a 20-minute presentation […]

Gaming

The Greatest Gaming Tournaments in the World

Professional esports is a hit. Check out the must-attend video game tournaments and championship matches taking place around the world each year. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. (Photo by Ben Hoskins – FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images) Nothing brings gamers together like […]

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These 5 Android phones made our list of the best smartphones in the world – and they all still have a headphone jack

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The Samsung Galaxy S10e. The standard headphone jack has become a rare find on most smartphones in 2019. Since Apple nixed it from its smartphones starting with the iPhone 7 in 2016, many other major smartphone makers have followed suit. Many of these companies offer consumers three simple alternatives: use a dongle […]

Gears & Gadgets

Windows Solitaire inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Enlarge Microsoft The classic Windows game Solitaire has joined such landmarks as Doom, Tetris, and World of Warcraft in being inducted into the Strong Museum of Play’s World Video Game Hall of Fame. The award recognizes Solitaire‘s role as a significant part of gaming’s history. Solitaire was first bundled with Windows 3.0. Much like the other notable bundled […]

Gaming

New documentary has a good time asking how gene editing might change the world

Enlarge / An artist’s representation of a Cas9 protein immediately interrupting and changing a living creature’s genes. Wonder Collaborative Here’s a poorly kept secret: the internal chatter at a given research and scientific institution is typically more interesting than what emerges on the public record. Published papers and newspaper interviews don’t come with the banter, […]