Technology

Windows 11 Is Already Available For PC Users, But Not All of Them

October 5, 2021

Windows 10 users will be able to get a free upgrade to Windows 11 on Tuesday. However, your computer’s capacity to run Microsoft’s newest operating system is primarily determined by its age and processor type. When Microsoft originally unveiled Windows 11 this summer, it revealed certain limitations on which PCs would be compatible with the […]

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Apple And Google Remove Russian App, Raising Fresh Worries

September 22, 2021

BERKELEY, Calif. — Big Tech corporations that conduct business all around the world have long vowed to follow local laws and respect civil rights. However, the fact that Apple and Google bowed to Russian demands and removed a political-opposition app from their respective app stores raised concerns that two of the world’s most successful companies […]

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In A Legal Settlement, iPhone App Relaxes Its App Store Payment Policies

August 28, 2021

BERKELEY, Calif. — Apple has agreed to allow iPhone app developers to contact their users about cheaper alternatives to pay for digital subscriptions and media, bypassing a commission system that earns the iPhone manufacturer billions of dollars each year. The concession, which includes emailed messages but not in-app notifications, was revealed late Thursday as part […]

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Publicly Listed Company, Robinhood May Be Worth Up To $35 Billion

July 20, 2021

Next week, Robinhood, the online stock broker that became entangled in this year’s meme stock craze, will go public with a market cap of up to $35 billion. In a regulatory filing on Monday, the firm stated that it expects to price 55 million shares in its initial public offering between $38 and $42 per […]

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“What To Know About Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos” Historic Spaceflight And How To Watch

July 20, 2021

On the first crewed mission from his company Blue Origin, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is poised to rocket to the edge of space and spend a few minutes outside Earth’s atmosphere on Tuesday. Though the space-faring landscape has advanced by great leaps since then, as billionaires emerge as important actors driving the new race to […]

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Israel’s SpaceIL Secures Funds For New Lunar Mission

July 11, 2021

JERUSALEM — Israel’s SpaceIL, a non-profit Israeli organization whose spacecraft crashed on the moon two years ago, said on Sunday that it had received $70 million in financing to try a second lunar landing. With the latest commitments, SpaceIL claims to have received nearly all of the $100 million it thinks is required to achieve […]

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Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Spaceship Is Poised To Fly Into Space

July 11, 2021

Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire, is scheduled to fly the first fully crewed trip from his private space tourism company Virgin Galactic Spaceship on Sunday. The Unity 22 mission, the fourth crewed voyage for Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity spacecraft, will see Branson, 70, participate as a mission expert. Unity is launched from a separate “mothership” […]

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Asks Californians To Voluntarily Cut Water Use

July 9, 2021

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As the Western United States battles a drought that is quickly depleting reservoirs used for agriculture, drinking water, and fish habitat, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday encouraged residents and businesses in the nation’s most populous state to voluntarily decrease their water consumption by 15%. Although water conservation is voluntary, it highlights […]

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FDA Approves New Imaging Tool To Find Advanced Prostate Cancer

May 27, 2021

A new imaging agent has been licensed by the Food and Drug Administration to identify Advanced Prostate Cancer after it has spread to other regions of the body. Experts believe the tracer, developed by Lantheus, will provide doctors with crucial visual help in guiding them to metastatic prostate cancer cells that have hitherto been difficult […]

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Facebook And Instagram To Let Users Hide Like Counts

May 26, 2021

Let Users Hide Like Counts:  Instagram users will soon be able to hide like counts on their photos, according to a Facebook announcement on Wednesday. The move is intended to address persistent concerns about mental health and users seeking validation via involvement with their photos. Instagram has previously begun testing the feature, which it described […]

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