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Google Maps is making it easier to find Grandma's house this Thanksgiving, and all of the stores for your out-of-town Black Friday shopping spree. If you happen to be in select cities, you can use a new AI visual search experience as well. Many love to travel during the holidays. Sometimes this means visiting... Read more...
Hundreds of Twitter employees are said to be exiting the company following an ultimatum from Musk to work "long hours at high intensity" or leave. Elon Musk already fired half of the workforce, including top management, and introduced a new Twitter Blue subscription plan in a bid to make the company profitable since taking over. Twitter's Read more...
While Snoopy is enjoying his ride around the Moon on Artemis I, NASA has given the iconic beagle and his pals another assignment for when he returns. The Peanuts gang will be coming to life in "All Systems Go," a NASA-inspired original that will be shown at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex beginning in the... Read more...
The European Union is looking to send data centers into space in an effort to fight climate change. Thales Alenia Space is spearheading a study called ASCEND, which is part of the EU's "Horizon Europe" initiative. The need for digitalization means that data centers around the world are growing at a never before... Read more...
ESA's Solar Orbiter spotted a snake slithering through the Sun's magnetic field recently. The sighting of the snake was a precursor to a much larger eruption. The European Space Agency's (ESA) Solar Orbiter is billed as "the most complex scientific laboratory ever to have been sent to the Sun." The spacecraft is... Read more...
Xbox CEO Phil Spencer insists that the Activision Blizzard acquisition is more about Candy Crush than Call of Duty (COD). The $68.7 billion deal still faces an "in-depth" investigation by the European Commission before it can be finalized. When Microsoft announced its desire to purchase Activision Blizzard, some... Read more...
NASA convened a team of experts to devise a plan to protect its extremely valuable Webb telescope from powerful micrometeoroid impacts. The team was assembled following an impact in May, which exceeded any prelaunch models. NASA reported in June of this year that the Webb telescope had been struck by multiple... Read more...
Popular messaging app WhatsApp catches up to Slack and Telegram with a new feature that users have been asking for. The Meta-owned platform is now offering a way to message oneself. Some may not see the need for the ability to send a message to yourself. After all, aren't messaging apps meant to carry on... Read more...
NASA's Artemis I is scheduled to launch in the early hours of Wednesday morning, and you can watch live in 8K and VR for the first time ever. After several delays, Artemis I currently has a two-hour window for launch that opens at 1:04 a.m. EST on November 16, 2022. The countdown for the launch of Artemis I from... Read more...
Microsoft Flight Simulator is celebrating a monumental milestone, as Microsoft releases its 40th Anniversary Edition. The new version is touted as being the most advanced in the highly-popular franchise to date. Bruce Artwick first began development on Flight Simulator way back in 1977. Artwick was approached by... Read more...
A NASA-funded team has created a new model that explains the scarcity of planets with masses between super-Earths and mini-Neptunes. The new model aims to explain two puzzling observations that continually appear among the more than 3,800 planetary systems cataloged to date. As scientists and astronomers... Read more...
A series of sonic booms were heard across Central Florida on Saturday, as an autonomous spaceplane returned to Earth. The Boeing X-37B had spent over 900 days in space on a U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force mission. Residents in Central Florida took to social media in the early morning hours of November 12, 2022, with reports of sonic Read more...
Musk's Twitter saga continues to evolve, as the company undergoes an extremely raucous 48 hours. The billionaire has been making some questionable changes in what he says are attempts to make the social media platform profitable. Since Elon Musk took over as Twitter CEO a little over two weeks ago, it seems as though each new day brings Read more...
Elon Musk is not taking bankruptcy off the table as the billionaire continues to try and make the social media platform profitable. The talk of possible bankruptcy also led to a few more top figures leaving the company. Musk seems to be throwing a lot of stuff at the wall in order to see what sticks entering his... Read more...
As NASA prepares to send humans back to the Moon and eventually Mars, a grim reminder of the dangers involved was discovered off the coast of Florida. While a TV documentary crew sought to find a WWII-era aircraft in the Bermuda Triangle, they found a piece of the space shuttle Challenger on the seafloor... Read more...
An intermediate-mass black hole was recently discovered devouring an unsuspecting star that got a bit too close, producing a flair of radiation that outshined even the combined stellar light of the host dwarf galaxy. The destruction of the star is known as a "tidal disruption event", or TDE, and could help scientists... Read more...
Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal may be in jeopardy, as the European Commission launches an "in-depth" investigation into the buyout. The European Commission announced its more in-depth investigation into the deal in order to assess its likely impact on competition. The deal for Microsoft to buy out Activision... Read more...
Alienware's new Aurora R15 desktop PC and 34" curved QD-OLED gaming monitor are now available for purchase. The Alienware Aurora R15 is available with the latest 13th Gen Intel Core processors, and up to an NVIDIA RTX 40 series GPU. Intel launched its Raptor Lake 13th Gen Core processors back in September, and it... Read more...
BenQ announced the launch of a set of super-fast 27" gaming monitors yesterday, the first 240Hz monitors in its MOBIUZ lineup. The two monitors are packed with premium features and FreeSync Premium. BenQ is well-known for its superb monitors. Gamers and content creators have been choosing the brand because of its... Read more...
A G1-class geomagnetic storm on November 3rd ripped a hole in Earth's magnetic field, resulting in an extremely-rare explosion of pink and purple auroras. The magnificent event was captured by Markus Varik of Tromso, Norway. Seeing stunning aurora lights after a geomagnetic storm is not anything unusual. Especially... Read more...
Apple's rumored augmented reality (AR) glasses seem to need a bit more testing and development before being released. New rumors are saying the AR glasses are expected to be "postponed to 2025-2026, due to design issues", according to Haitong International Tech Research analyst Jeff Pu. It is no secret that the... Read more...
The Hubble Space Telescope captured an image that seems to show a luminous bridge connecting two galaxies. The observation of the galactic triplet Arp 248 comes from a project cataloging peculiar galaxies. Hubble continues to be utilized as it searches the universe for future candidates for the James Webb Space... Read more...
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