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The Big Pentagon Internet Mystery Now Partially Solved
A very strange thing happened on the internet the day President Joe Biden was sworn in. A shadowy company residing at a shared workspace above a Florida bank announced to the world’s computer networks that it was now managing a colossal, previously i
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Facebook Reports Soaring Quarterly Ad Revenue, Stock Jumps
Facebook’s stock jumped Wednesday into record territory after the social media giant reported stronger-than-expected results for the first quarter thanks to soaring ad revenue. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the extra money means the company will invest mo
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Popular Twitter Account Goes Silent After Publix Objects
A popular Twitter account that notified people when Publix chicken-tender subs were on sale has been abandoned after lawyers for the Florida-based grocery chain apparently objected. The account “Are Publix Chicken Tender Subs On Sale?” — with nearly
TechLife News3 min. leídosAutomotive
Five New Evs To Wait For In 2021
Electric vehicle shoppers have an increasing number of models to choose from. There are nearly two dozen EVs on the market today, and that selection will only grow over the next eight months. Here are five upcoming EVs, organized by price, that the e
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Apple Music Launches More Than 100 City-focused Music Charts
Apple Music is coming to a city near you — the streaming service has launched daily music charts focused on particular cities around the world, including New York City, Tokyo and Lagos. The streaming service unveiled City Charts this week for more th
TechLife News3 min. leídosAstronomy & Space Sciences
China To Build Heavenly Harmony Space Station
China plans to build its first permanent space station starting this week in the latest big step forward for the country’s space exploration program. The Tianhe, or “Heavenly Harmony” module was hurtled into space aboard a Long March 5B rocket from t
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Doordash Offers Lower-priced Delivery Plans Amid Criticism
DoorDash is launching lower-priced delivery options for U.S. restaurants, responding to criticism that the commissions it charges are too high for the beleaguered industry. The San Francisco delivery company said this week it will offer a new basic p
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CDC Says Many Americans Can Now Go Outside Without A Mask
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased its guidelines this week on the wearing of masks outdoors, saying fully vaccinated Americans don’t need to cover their faces anymore unless they are in a big crowd of strangers. And those who are u
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China’s Huawei Says Sales Down 16.5% Amid Us Sanctions
Embattled Chinese tech giant Huawei said first-quarter revenue fell after it sold its lower-priced Honor smartphone brand, but profitability improved. Sales declined 16.5% from a year earlier to 152.2 billion yuan ($23.5 billion) due in part to lower
TechLife News2 min. leídosAutomotive
Toyota Acquires Lyft’s Self-driving Unit For $550 Million
“This deal will be key in weaving together the people, resources, and infrastructure that will help us to transform the world we live in through mobility technologies that can bring about a happier, safer future for us all,” said Woven Planet Chief E
TechLife News2 min. leídosComputers
Dutch Government Pauses Coronavirus App Over Data Leak Fears
The Dutch government has temporarily disabled its coronavirus warning app amid data privacy concerns for people who have the app installed on phones using the Android operating system. Health Minister Hugo de Jonge announced late Wednesday that the C
TechLife News6 min. leídosComputers
The iPad Pro has become something of a workhorse in recent years, offering professionals an alternative to a laptop with cutting-edge capabilities and software. At this year’s Spring Loaded event, Apple supercharged its flagship tablet with the M1 ch
TechLife News2 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Daimler Truck, Volvo To Make Fuel Cells In Europe From 2025
Germany’s Daimler Truck AG and Sweden’s Volvo Group say they plan to jointly manufacture hydrogen fuel cells for trucks in Europe starting in 2025 and called on European Union policymakers to boost incentives for climate-neutral technologies. The com
TechLife News2 min. leídosComputers
Microsoft Profits Soar As Cloud Demand Continues In Pandemic
Microsoft’s profits soared during the first three months of 2021, thanks to ongoing demand for its software and cloud computing services during the pandemic. The company reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $14.8 billion, up 38% from the same peri
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Apple Announces 1st East Coast Campus In North Carolina
Apple is expanding spending in the U.S. and announced plans to build its first East Coast campus, in North Carolina. The iPhone maker is boosting U.S. spending to $430 billion over the next five years and doubling its hiring plans by 20,000 jobs. It
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You Wanted Lots Of Blood? ‘Mortal Kombat’ Listened
The first death in the “Mortal Kombat” reboot occurs less than three minutes in, which is actually pretty coy. This is a movie, after all, based on a video game where the point is bloody violence. A katana slices a man vertically in half, triggering
TechLife News2 min. leídosComputers
Demand for the iPhone and other Apple products drove profits to more than double in the January-March period as the tech giant continued to capitalize on smartphone addiction. Profits came to $23.6 billion, or $1.40 per share, while revenue climbed 5
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Uber To Recruit 20,000 UK Drivers On Post-lockdown Demand
Uber plans to recruit 20,000 more drivers in the United Kingdom to help fill swelling demand for rides as the country’s coronavirus lockdown restrictions ease. The San Francisco-based ride hailing company said Thursday it aims to sign up the addition
TechLife News4 min. leídosComputers
Apple is following through on its pledge to crack down on Facebook and other snoopy apps that secretly shadow people on their iPhones in order to target more advertising at users. The new privacy feature, dubbed “App Tracking Transparency,” rolled ou
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Tesla Posts $438m 1q Profit On Strong Electric Vehicle Sales
Charged up by strong sales of its electric cars and SUVs, Tesla posted its seventh-straight profitable quarter. The company made $438 million in the three-month period that ended March 31, as sales more than doubled the same period last year to nearl
TechLife News3 min. leídosAviation & Aeronautics
Biggest Space Station Crowd In Decade After Spacex Arrival
The International Space Station’s population swelled to 11 on Saturday with the jubilant arrival of SpaceX’s third crew capsule in less than a year. It’s the biggest crowd up there in more than a decade. All of the astronauts — representing the U.S.,
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Girl Scout Cookies Take Flight In Virginia Drone Deliveries
Missing out on Thin Mints in the pandemic? A Google affiliate is using drones to deliver Girl Scout cookies to people’s doorsteps in a Virginia community. The town of Christiansburg has been a testing ground for commercial delivery drones operated by
TechLife News3 min. leídosAutomotive
Auto Group Backs Guidelines For Partially Automated Vehicles
The trade association representing most major automakers is offering guidelines for manufacturers to advertise partially automated driving systems and to make sure drivers are paying attention while using them. The Alliance for Automotive Innovation
TechLife News2 min. leídosAstronomy & Space Sciences
False Alarm: No Space Junk Threat After All To Spacex Crew
SpaceX’s four astronauts had barely settled into orbit last Friday when they were ordered back into their spacesuits because of a potential collision with orbiting junk. It turns out there was no object and no threat, the U.S. Space Command acknowled
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3d Printing’s New Challenge: Solving The Us Housing Shortage
A new generation of startups wants to disrupt the way houses are built by automating production with industrial 3D printers. 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, uses machines to deposit thin layers of plastic, metal, concrete and other
TechLife News3 min. leídosCrime & Violence
Drone Operators Challenge Surveyors’ Turf In Mapping Dispute
When Michael Jones started a side hustle shooting drone photos and videos for realtors, his clients wanted more: Images with property lines on them, to better understand where their fences should be. It seemed like a good use of emerging technology t
TechLife News2 min. leídosAutomotive
GM: Software, New Battery Parts Will Solve Bolt Fire Issues
Engineers at General Motors have figured out how to fix a battery problem with the Chevrolet Bolt electric hatchback that caused five of them to catch fire. The company says they developed diagnostic software to look for anomalies in the batteries of
TechLife News5 min. leídosCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Restaurants, Delivery Apps Still At Odds As Demand Grows
Diners got used to delivery during the pandemic, and the habit may stick long after dining rooms reopen. But restaurants and delivery companies remain uneasy partners, haggling over fees and struggling to make the service profitable for themselves an
TechLife News3 min. leídosAstronomy & Space Sciences
Astronauts Flying Reused Spacex Rocket, Capsule For 1st Time
For the first time, NASA is putting its trust in a recycled SpaceX rocket and capsule for a crew. Astronaut Megan McArthur takes special pleasure in the reused spacecraft set to soar Thursday morning. In “a fun twist,” she’ll sit in the same seat in
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