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Photo credit: Polestar

From Car and Driver

  • Polestar has recalled all of its Polestar 2 electric vehicles to fix a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to lose power while driving.

  • Owners of the Polestar 2 have been told by the automaker to take their vehicles to a service center to have the vehicle’s software updated to fix the issue.

  • No injuries or accidents have been reported due to the issue.

The Polestar 2 has only been on the road for a few months around the world, and it’s already experiencing some new-car issues. The Volvo- and Geely-owned electric-vehicle startup has recalled all 2189 Polestar 2 cars after several vehicles lost power while driving.

Polestar sent Car and Driver the following statement: “We issued a voluntary safety recall for Polestar 2 after we investigated, verified, and developed a solution for an issue reported by a small number of customers.

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a car parked on the side of a road: Pictured: A Polestar 2 driving in the US. Polestar


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Pictured: A Polestar 2 driving in the US. Polestar

  • Geely, the parent company behind Polestar and Volvo, recalled about 2,200 Polestar 2s over a software defect, Reuters reported via Swedish financial paper Dagens Industri.
  • The defect can cause the cars to lose power and stop running, even while they are driving.
  • The recall only affects Polestar 2s in China and certain parts of Europe. Cars in the US and Canada are not affected.
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The brand-new, Tesla-challenging Polestar 2 EV just got hit with a major recall. Don’t worry if you’re in North America, though. The recall is only for cars in China and certain parts of Europe.

Geely, the parent company of Polestar and Volvo, recalled about 2,200 2s over a software defect, Reuters reported on Saturday, citing Swedish financial outlet Dagens Industri. The defect caused “several cars” to lose

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Northern California’s Cache Creek Casino Resort, which has been shut down since Sept. 20 because of what it called a “systems infrastructure failure,” confirmed Wednesday that its computer systems were the target of an outside attack and that the incident is under investigation.

“While our investigation is ongoing, we have confirmed the cause was an external attack on our computer network,” the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, owners of the casino, said in response to questions from The Sacramento Bee. “The privacy of our guests and employees is our highest priority and we want to make certain they have some peace-of-mind.

“We are working closely with independent experts who regularly investigate incidents of this type to determine any risks to data security. Attacks like these are significant and can take weeks to research thoroughly.

“If it is determined the personal information of guests or employees was exposed, we will notify affected

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Joe Biden’s “will you shut up, man?” line from the first presidential debate on Tuesday night could prove very profitable, with someone trying to earn $175,000 by selling the standout quote as a domain.



a person in a suit and tie: President Donald Trump and former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speak during the first presidential debate at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio.


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President Donald Trump and former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speak during the first presidential debate at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Biden’s retort came as he became agitated by President Donald Trump’s interruptions. While discussing the Supreme Court, Biden was struggling to be heard over Trump’s interruptions. Biden snapped and told Trump “will you shut up, man?”, before calling his Republican rival a clown.

The “shut up” remark was popular with supporters of Biden and critics of Trump, with some viewers frustrated at the disordered nature of the debate which led moderator Chris Wallace to face heavy criticism for

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  • Google announced in a blog post on Monday that it’s closing a loophole which allows some developers to side-step its 30% tax on in-app payments.
  • Developers will have until September 31 2021 to integrate Google’s billing system.
  • Google also said it will make it easier for users to install alternative app stores to its own.
  • The change may mean apps such as Netflix, Spotify, and Tinder which have avoided the 30% fee put up their prices on the Play Store.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Google said it will clamp down on a loophole that allows big developers like Netflix and Spotify avoid paying 30% commission on in-app payments.

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Until now, developers have been able to side-step the 30% commission that comes with using Google’s in-app payment system by getting users to enter their card details directly.

Google’s vice

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Louisiana’s online voter registration portal was inactive Tuesday, coinciding with National Voter Registration Day. Users attempting to access the site were greeted with a message claiming it was down due to “scheduled maintenance.”



Shaquan Burton looks over a voter registration form with help from Natasha Cherry-Perez, senior associate director of community engagement with Uncommon Schools, on September 22 in the Crown Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. In Louisiana, the online portal to register to vote was down for maintenance yesterday.


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Shaquan Burton looks over a voter registration form with help from Natasha Cherry-Perez, senior associate director of community engagement with Uncommon Schools, on September 22 in the Crown Heights neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. In Louisiana, the online portal to register to vote was down for maintenance yesterday.

Unregistered voters and those looking to request absentee ballots were unable to access the portal until Tuesday midnight. The portal, which can be accessed on https://voterportal.sos.la.gov/, is now active again.

The glitch on Louisiana’s voter registration website was noticed by WDSU news anchor Christina Watkins.

“I went online last night to check my status and that’s how we noticed it

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Medicine will resume normal operations “in days” following a cyberattack that shut down computer systems early Sunday, health system officials said.

Officials described the outage in a statement Thursday as a “significant information technology system downtime event. It led to the postponement of appointments for patients with elective procedures or other non-critical health concerns, The Omaha World-Herald reported.


The statement, which was provided by Dr. James Linder, Nebraska Medicine’s chief executive officer, said that the system’s emergency rooms have remained open, and no patients were diverted to other hospitals.

“People have done a yeoman’s job in making sure we deliver good patient care,” Linder told the newspaper.



No patients’ electronic medical records were deleted or destroyed, thanks to the system’s back-up and recovery processes.

The statement did not include any further information about the attack’s nature, extent

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