Saturday, July 03, 2021

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Richard Branson is flying into space, nine days before Jeff Bezos

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The race to be the first billionaire in space is on. In June, Amazon CEO and richest man in the world Jeff Bezos announced that he, along with his brother, will be flying into space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft on July 20. However, he may not be the first very rich dude to do that, as Virgin Galactic founder and also billionaire Richard Branson announced that he will be flying into

How to Create a Natural Fence With Trees and Shrubs

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A fence is a classic way to mark the property line of your home, provide a level of privacy, and keep dogs and small humans from running into the street. But if the standard “white picket fence” look isn’t for you, trees and shrubbery can offer a more natural option. If you already have an existing fence, you can add… Read more...

Creating sustainable supply chains of the future

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Re-engineering resilient supply chains provides an opportunity to integrate sustainability within the process.

How to recycle Nespresso pods, and why you absolutely should

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Love using your single-serve pod coffee maker but feel guilty about the waste? Here’s how to recycle your Nespresso pods

Save over 70% on a secure subscription to Private Internet Access

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TL;DR: A two-year subscription to Private Internet Access VPN is on sale for £50.65 as of July 3, saving you 73% on list price. With everything you use the internet for — finance management, personal taxes, photo storage, etc. — you really can't afford to skimp on your security. Online privacy should be at the top of every internet user's list, but so many people still don't understand the import

Save almost 50% on a Chrome extension that saves live transcripts from your meetings

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TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to CaptionSaver Pro is on sale for £18.10 as of July 3, saving you 49% on list price. After spending almost an entire year working from home, we’re all starting to get a little burnt out. It was once enjoyable to dress up only the top halves of our bodies and pretend to wear real trousers as we chatted eagerly with our colleagues over Zoom. Now it’s tough to even fo

Cop tried to use a Taylor Swift song to keep protestor video off YouTube

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It seems more and more law enforcement agents are trying to use online platforms' copyright-takedown measures to prevent videos that show them in a bad light from being shared online. A California police officer has tried to use the tactic on a BLM protestor at the Alameda Country courthouse by playing Taylor Swift's Blank Space, as reported by The Washington Post and Variety . His attempt failed

FTC Charges Broadcom With Illegal Monopolization of the Chip Industry

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The Federal Trade Commission has filed charges against Broadcom over allegations that the chip maker monopolized the market for semiconductor components, the agency announced Friday . Read more...

Kaseya, a Software Provider, Investigates Potential Cyberattack

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At least eight companies have been affected, and some were asked for $5 million in ransom. Russian criminals may be behind it, security researchers said.

US companies hit by 'colossal' cyber-attack

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A cyber-security firm says it believes the Russia-linked REvil ransomware gang is responsible.

A Large Ransomware Attack Has Ensnared Hundreds of Companies

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A ransomware attack on international IT firm Kaseya appears to have infected hundreds of smaller sized businesses that rely on the company’s product, including many based in the U.S. Read more...

Not to Alarm Anyone, but the Gulf of Mexico Is on Fire

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As a record-breaking heat wave scorches the Pacific Northwest, down south in the Gulf of Mexico the ocean literally caught on fire Friday. Just another totally normal day in these fiery end times. Read more...

CDC reports three unusual deadly bacterial infections with mystery source

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported three cases of a severe and often fatal bacterial infection called melioidosis. The source of these infections is unknown at this time, with the CDC saying these cases are “unusual” because none of the three victims had traveled outside of the US before presenting symptoms. Melioidosis infections are caused by … Continue reading

Google Chrome will actively direct you away from insecure websites

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Google will offer a new HTTPS-Only Mode in Chrome in a future update to its browser.

Spider-Man: No Way Home Swings in to Swipe All the Week's Toy News

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the latest and greatest toy news—but there’s a twist this week, as Spider-Man: No Way Home has sneakily swung onto the scene and introduced us to a first look at the movie through its action figures, Funkos, and Lego sets! But beyond that, we’ve got Batwoman ,… Read more...

Austin-Area Congressman Stands Up On Southwest Flight, Flouts Mask Mandate

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Congressman Chip Roy (R-TX), who represents 10 counties in Texas including parts of Austin and areas North of San Antonio, frustrates me. He was Senator Ted Cruz's Chief of Staff. He was a critic of Donald Trump until he ran for Congress when he became a supporter. He opposed the President's calls to overturn the 2020 Presidential election, declared the President to have committed impeachable off

Underwater Pipeline Leaks, Gulf of Mexico Ocean Catches on Fire

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Ocean Fire A horrific scene is unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico, where Reuters confirmed that an undersea pipeline ruptured today — and then somehow ignited, causing the surface of the ocean to catch fire in an apocalyptic display. Video of the horrifying scene tore across social media as the story broke, showing bright orange flames bubbling out of the dark ocean. The ocean is on fire in the Gulf

OpenZFS 2.1 is out—let’s talk about its brand-new dRAID vdevs

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Enlarge / OpenZFS added distributed RAID topologies to its toolkit with today's 2.1.0 release. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Friday afternoon, the OpenZFS project released version 2.1.0 of our perennial favorite "it's complicated but it's worth it" filesystem. The new release is compatible with FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE and up, and Linux kernels 3.10-5.13. This release offers several general performance imp

Meet Mighty, an online platform where kid CEOs run their own storefronts; a “digital lemonade stand”

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For kids of a certain age — think 9 to 15 — options for enrichment are somewhat limited to school, sports, and camps, while the ability to make money is largely non-existent. A new startup called Mighty wants to provide them with a new alternative through a platform it’s building that, like a kind of Shopify for kids, enables younger kids to open their own store online and hopefully learn a bit i

The Blue Screen of Death in Windows 11 is going black

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The start menu may not end up the only element of Microsoft’s desktop operating system that gets a visual overhaul in Windows 11 . According to The Verge , Windows 11 will feature a Black Screen of Death, instead of the current blue one we all know and dread. It will be the first major tweak to that part of the Windows interface since Microsoft added QR codes to it in 2016 . Windows 11 is switchi

Why are Chinese tech brands flocking to Euro 2020?

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Four big Chinese firms have signed up to sponsor the European football tournament this year.

The cat with more than 50,000 social media followers

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Pet influencers have become the latest social media stars with the pandemic fuelling content demand.

Riot Games releases album with free music for streamers and creators

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If you’re a streamer or video creator who is paranoid about getting hit with a copyright strike, Riot Games has a new solution. The company has launched “Sessions: Vi,” a new album of “completely free” music for creators and streamers to use during their live streams, in their videos, and more — even if they monetize their content. Put simply, … Continue reading

Daily Crunch: In one of India’s largest exits, Swedish media giant MTG buys PlaySimple for $360M

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To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here . Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for July 2. We are heading into a holiday weekend here in the United States, so you might imagine that tech news slowed down. It did not, as we’ll see shortly. Looking ahead, TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing & Fundraising is next wee

A New Kind of Ransomware Tsunami Hits Hundreds of Companies

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An apparent supply chain attack exploited Kaseya's IT management software to encrypt a "monumental" number of victims all at once.

Pinterest bans all weight loss ads over eating disorder concerns

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Pinterest has announced sweeping changes to its ad policy regarding weight-loss advertisements. The company cites the surprising uptick in eating disorders and problematic eating habits that are primarily impacting young people. After months spent socially isolating, many people are heading back out and socializing — and trying to crash diet to shed their pandemic pounds. According to Pinterest,

Can't wait to watch Poirier vs McGregor 3 at UFC 264? Here's how to order it now

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One of the biggest rivalries in UFC resumes in Las Vegas with Poirier vs McGregor going toe-to-toe again. See how to order UFC 264 and what else your an ESPN Plus sub gets you.

What Gundam You Need to Know Before Watching Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway on Netflix

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Netflix just brought Gundam fans something they’ve been waiting over a year to see: Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway , the long-delayed latest film in the beloved mecha franchise . But if you’re looking to dive in to see what the fuss behind Gundam is for the first time, you might want want some context before getting in… Read more...

This week in growth marketing on TechCrunch

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TechCrunch is trying to help you find the best growth marketer to work with through founder recommendations that we get in this survey . We’re sharing a few of our favorites so far, below. We’re using your recommendations to find top experts to interview and have them write their own columns here. This week we talked to Kathleen Estreich and Emily Kramer of new growth advising firm MKT1 and veter

Extra Crunch roundup: CEO Twitter etiquette, lifting click-through rates, edtech avalanche

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Yesterday, China ordered ride-hailing company Didi to stop signing up new customers after regulators announced a cybersecurity review of the company’s operations. As of this writing, Didi’s stock price is down 5.3%. In today’s edition of The Exchange , Alex Wilhelm suggested that the move wasn’t a complete surprise, but it still “puts a bad taste in our mouths,” since the company went public days

See the ExoMars Parachute Deploy From 18 Miles Up

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A dummy ascended to stratospheric heights last week, as part of the European Space Agency’s ongoing preparation for its ExoMars mission, set to launch next year. The structural integrity (and reputation) of the dummy’s parachutes were on the line, and the above clip shows they passed the test. Read more...

Hearthstone Mount as explained by Master Blaster from Mad Max

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Hearthstone is about to release a new set of cards with several new gameplay mechanics. Today we’re going to look at two of these mechanics: Tradeable, which you can trade for other cards in your deck, if you wish, and Mount. The Mount cards we’ve seen teased by Hearthstone so far seem to be like animals: a ram, an Elekk … Continue reading

Manufacturing breakthrough paves the way for gigantic quantum computers

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Rigetti Computing has created the world's first scalable multi-chip quantum processor that will be used in an upcoming 80-qubit system.

Western Digital won’t fix a vulnerability found in older My Cloud OS3 storage devices

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Owners of Western Digital network attached storage (NAS) devices may have yet another security headache on the horizon. Following the two flaws hackers exploited to wipe My Book Live devices remotely , security journalist Brian Krebs has published a report on another zero-day vulnerability that affects Western Digital products running the company’s My Cloud OS3 software. What’s more, it doesn’t a

In Masters of the Universe: Revelation's Latest Trailer, a New Battle Begins

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You have the power! To watch the latest, very excellent trailer for Kevin Smith’s highly anticipated animated series Masters of the Universe: Revelatio n. Picking up where the original animated show , He-Man and the Masters of the Universe , left off, this latest series brings back all of your favorite characters—many of… Read more...

Official Seinfeld Soundtrack arrives decades after sitcom’s finale

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Seinfeld, the show about nothing and arguably the most popular sitcom ever, finally has an official soundtrack. Yes, it has been more than 20 years since the show’s controversial finale, but that doesn’t diminish the album’s excellent tracks and the role they played in emphasizing the show’s ample humor. If you’re a Seinfeld fan, you’ll likely recognize many of the … Continue reading

BBC Mocked For Teaching Kids Climate Change Will Have Nice Upsides

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Both Sides Even reputable news organizations can utterly screw up, which is exactly what the BBC did when it published a widely-mocked study guide for children that listed 15 “positive impacts” that global climate change could have on the world and the UK. The guide was promptly scrubbed of its “climate change is good, actually” content after widespread criticism, Earther reports . But the fact r

10 best action movies on Hulu

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Nothing hits quite like great action. That raw, racing adrenaline thrusts you into the seat of heroes or villains, who've made the wild world their giddy plaything. Whether it's tire-squealing car chases, dizzying combat, nerve-shredding escapes, heart-racing explosions, or stunt sequences so audacious they're absolutely mind-melting, we thrill-seekers can't get enough. So, plot your next adventu

Apps with 5.8 million Google Play downloads stole users’ Facebook passwords

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Enlarge (credit: Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Google has given the boot to nine Android apps downloaded more than 5.8 million times from the company's Play marketplace after researchers said these apps used a sneaky way to steal users' Facebook login credentials. In a bid to win users’ trust and lower their guard, the apps provided fully functioning services for ph

Grocery Stores Couldn't Handle the Pacific Northwest's Historic Heat Wave

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The record-setting heat wave ripping through the Pacific Northwest right now has already melted critical infrastructure, killed hundreds of people across the region, and closed countless schools . It came for grocers, too. Read more...

The DOT May Create a Better World, One in Which Airlines Pay Us Back for Late Baggage and Busted WiFi

Gizmodo / 11h
Travel presents intractable hardships we accept: toilet seat piss, other people, $15 snacks, nicotine withdrawal, simmering class resentment, a TSA officer’s palms probing inner thighs, constantly feeling like a criminal for some reason, and so on. But one indignity may come to an end: the Associated Press reports … Read more...

Hilton Permanently Eliminates Daily Housekeeping

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A roundup of the most important stories of the day. I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading ...

How to Avoid Windows' 'PrintNightmare' Security Threat

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Microsoft warns of a potentially major zero-day security flaw in Windows’ Print Spooler code. While Microsoft has not identified the severity of the vulnerability—dubbed “PrintNightmare”—it sounds pretty bad. Read more...

What is NFT: Meaning in a token, explained by Tim Berners-Lee

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An NFT called “Source Code for the WWW” was sold on June 30, 2021 for a winning bid of 5,435,500 USD. This NFT was created by Tim Berners-Lee, the writer of the code that would become the internet. This NFT (non-fungible token) is roughly the equivalent of if Jonas Salk had at some point written down the formulation and production … Continue reading

There Was a Hidden Covid-19 Epidemic Among Household Pets, Study Suggests

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Cuddling up to your pets during the pandemic may be riskier than assumed—for the pets, that is. New research out this week suggests humans are regularly transmitting covid-19 infections to their four-legged friends, though pets don’t seem to spread it further to other humans in the home. Though most infections from… Read more...

Healthcare data sharing: How to improve patient care in the future

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Paul Johnson Contributor Paul Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Redirect Health , a company that makes healthcare work end to end using technology and a passion for care. More posts by this contributor Moore’s Law And The 30-Year Rule Far too often, we see medical mixups and even deaths caused by interoperability obstacles in our healthcare system. In these situations, patients in critical con

Facebook is testing a Twitter-like ‘threads’ feature on some public figures’ pages

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Get your spool-of-yarn emojis ready — threads might be coming to Facebook soon. Facebook has been spotted testing a new feature that gives public figures on Facebook the ability to create a new post that’s connected to a previous one on a related subject. This feature ties the posts together more visually so fans can more easily follow updates over time. When the new post appears on followers’ Ne

Smart devices could be exposed to thousands of attacks per week

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A new investigation from Which? has revealed that internet-connected smart devices could put your household at risk.

How Movies Can Keep Your Dog From Panicking About Fireworks

21Lifehacker / 11h
Every July 4, as fireworks explode throughout the nighttime sky, millions of dog runs for cover, or bark and howl in confusion at the noises assaulting their sensitive canine ears. Fireworks are scary and disorienting for dogs, who don’t know that the cacophony outside is celebrating “freedom” and not threatening… Read more...

9 things people misunderstand about traveling on a budget

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Many people think travel is always expensive — but regardless of how much money you save, it’s possible to stretch your budget further than you think. Budget travel may invoke images of camping, buses and hostels, but you don’t have to sleep outside (or on a bus) in order to save money. Don’t let misconceptions about budget travel dissuade you from hitting the road. Here’s why. Get the latest poi

Nothing Might Be Poised to Revive the Best Tech Trend of the '90s: Translucent Gadgets

Gizmodo / 12h
Ever since Carl Pei left OnePlus to form Nothing , his new company has been promising a radical new approach to modern tech design and based on some new tidbits, it appears Nothing is going to lean heavily on a tech trend from the 90s: see-through gadgets. Read more...

NetherRealm Studios closes the book on Mortal Kombat 11

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Mortal Kombat 11 released a little more than two years ago, and in the time since then, we’ve seen a fair amount of extra content launch for the title. We’ve seen two Kombat Packs – adding nine fighters between them – along with an expansion called Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath, which added another three fighters on top of new story … Continue reading

FuboTV just cut six core channels - don't worry, you can get them here

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With FuboTV losing six of its channels, you may be desperate to get your A&E fix elsewhere. Here's the streaming platforms that still allow you to stream them.

The Olympics need to change

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The Summer Olympics haven't even started and they're already a mess. First, star sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson, 21, was suspended by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. That means she won't be able to run the 100 meters at the Tokyo Olympics later this month. Her crime: testing positive for marijuana use . This was during the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials last month in Eugene, Oregon — a state where r

Why You Shouldn't Trust the Numbers on Weight Machines

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Why can you do 250 pounds on the leg press at your usual gym, but only 200 if you go to a different location across town? You didn’t suddenly get weaker, and contrary to a popular myth, it’s not because one gym is lying to flatter you. Machines are just different . Read more...

Loki's Multiverse Gets a (Non-Canonical) Tease in an Incomplete Marvel Villainous Expansion

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Loki is just like Zoolander’s Hansel: “So hot right now.” (Fitting, since Owen Wilson is in both of them.) It feels like a perfect time to dive into Marvel’s multiverse with a new board game expansion, and Marvel Villainous is ready to deliver. Loki himself is a solid addition, but the others are less than marvelous. Read more...

FX show based on Alien franchise won’t revolve around Ripley

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FX, the network behind hit shows like American Horror Story, will soon be home to a science fiction series based on the hit Alien movie franchise. Though it’ll be at least a couple of years before we see the series premiere, Alien showrunner Noah Hawley has dropped some early details revealing what fans can expect. Hawley recently spoke with the … Continue reading

Amazing New Images Show Auroras on Mars

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A probe sent by the United Arab Emirates to study the Martian atmosphere has caught an exceedingly elusive event on camera, reports : a nightside aurora on Mars. Before the Hope orbiter’s formal science mission even began, one of its scientific instruments caught the aurora, which is a notoriously fleeting phenomenon that has proved to be very difficult to study. Images released on Wedn

Netflix Has a Funny Idea of How Digital Assistants Should Work

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In the first episode of season two of Netflix’s Too Hot to Handle , ten horny singles are partying on a beach until, up from the depths, shrouded in fog, emerges what looks like a fancy RGB aromatherapy diffuser. Cue flailing and anguished cries. This is no ordinary gadget. This is Lana, Netflix’s fake-as-hell voice… Read more...

Beat the Heat by Making a Strawberry Cachaça Cooler

Lifehacker / 12h
It’s hot outside...or at least it was. I can’t keep track. I’m going to level with you: This week did bad things to my brain. Kicking off the week at a scorching 115℉ and ending it at 75℉ has broken me in a unique way. I’ve never liked being hot, but now I fear the heat—but at least my garden made it through. Read more...

Bird pilots electric wheelchair and mobility scooter rentals in New York City

38Engadget / 12h
While Bird is best known for its electric scooters , it recently expanded into the bikeshare market and is now also moving into the accessibility space. With help from Scootaround , a company that specializes in wheelchair and mobility scooter rentals, the startup is piloting a new program . It’s adding a dedicated interface within its app that allows those with mobility issues to reserve and ren

TSA hits a major milestone in travel recovery, but there’s a catch

32The Points Guy / 12h
The air travel recovery has hit a new milestone. For the first time since the pandemic began, the Transportation Security Administration screened more daily travelers than it did on the comparable day before the crisis. That came Thursday, when the TSA counted 2,147,090 travelers at its checkpoints. Not only was that nearly three times the count from the comparable Thursday in 2020, but it also w

US hits anti-robocall milestone but annoying calls won’t stop any time soon

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Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images ) The nation's largest phone companies have met a federal deadline to deploy a new anti-robocall technology, but unwanted calls and scams will continue to be an annoying problem for Americans for the foreseeable future. Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced Wednesday that "the largest voice service providers

German scientists built a high-resolution microscope out of Lego bricks

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Enlarge / Photograph and schematic representation of the LEGO microscope built by scientists at Göttingen University. (credit: Bart E. Vos et al., 2021) German scientists have built a high resolution microscope out of Lego parts and components salvaged from a mobile phone, according to a recent paper published in The Biophysicist. They found that children who undertook the project—including build

Netflix kicks off R.L. Stine's 'Fear Street' saga with a splash

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Is there any feeling that comes close to watching the first kill in a horror movie? The slow build, the tight frame, the creepy music and finally — YIKES. Buckle the heck up, because you will not know peace for the next two hours. Netflix's Fear Street Part 1: 1994 is like getting on your favorite rollercoaster — you might know the bumps, turns, and drops, but you're in for the ride because you j

Resetting Your IoT Device Before Reselling It Isn't Enough, Researchers Find

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As IoT devices like Amazon Echo become more and more popular, it isn’t unusual for users to re-sell them. Indeed, it’s increasingly common to come across them on eBay or even at the occasional yard sale. Amazon suggests that, when users are done with a product, they factory reset the device so as to erase any personal… Read more...

This Filter Is Really Good at Turning Seawater Into Freshwater

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A team of Korean researchers have made a membrane that can turn saltwater into freshwater in minutes. The membrane rejected 99.99% of salt over the course of one month of use, providing a promising glimpse of a new tool for mitigating the drinking water crisis. Read more...

Porsche’s Electric Car Keeps Suddenly Dying in the Street

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Red Light Porsche has finally issued a recall for a dangerous glitch in the Taycan’s battery system that’s causing the electric car to suddenly die while driving. The issue, which has been plaguing drivers for months but thankfully hasn’t caused any injuries yet, can now be fixed by a software update, The Verge reports . Bizarrely, the problem seems to stem from a single 12-volt battery that hold

United’s big order reveals two major insights about the airline and the aviation industry

74The Points Guy / 12h
United Airlines announced an order on Tuesday for 270 airplanes, a company record. It was the culmination of more than a year of planning and strategizing about the future of the airline, according to CEO Scott Kirby. Along with the order, United announced that it will introduce a new cabin interior for the new aircraft, and retrofit the entire fleet . Among the biggest features of the cabin: inf

io9 Wants Cosplayers for Our San Diego Comic-Con at Home 2021 Video

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Last year, we invited cosplayers to show off their best social distancing cosplay for Comic-Con@Home—and they delivered . The cosplay we saw and shared was so amazing, we decided to do it again! As the country prepares to open its convention doors in 2022, we’re once more asking our cosplaying friends to help us bring “ … Read more...

Qualcomm plans to design an M1 competitor for PCs—sans ARM

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Enlarge / Qualcomm's QTM525 5G mmWave antenna module and Snapdragon X55 5G modem. (credit: Qualcomm) Qualcomm's new CEO, Cristiano Amon, says the company will hav