Tag: TECH

Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to get Blue Origin back in the moon race

The world’s richest man appealed to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson in an open letter Monday, offering to cover billions of dollars in the US space...

Taiwan’s Foxconn, TSMC ink $350 mln COVID-19 vaccine deal

Syringes are seen in front of a displayed Biontech logo in this illustration taken November 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo TAIPEI, July 12 (Reuters) –...

Britain’s Morrisons agrees $8.7 bln offer from Fortress-led group

A Morrisons store is pictured in St Albans, Britain, September 10, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra//File Photo Fortress-led group offers 254 pence a share Tops CD&R’s proposal...

Hackers breach Electronic Arts, stealing game source code and tools

Online forum posts reviewed by CNN Business and vetted by an independent cybersecurity expert show that on June 6, hackers claimed to have obtained 780...

Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage

“After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage,” the statement...

SpaceX-NASA Crew-1 astronauts returned from ISS — here’s what went down

The astronauts — NASA’s Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi, an astronaut with Japan’s space agency — had boarded their Crew Dragon...

SpaceX capsule with four NASA astronauts aboard docks with International Space Station

This mission, dubbed Crew-2, marks the third-ever crewed flight for Elon Musk’s company and the first to make use of a previously flown, privately-owned rocket...

Japan’s QAnon disciples aren’t letting Trump’s loss quash their mission

Growing up, the now 58-year-old Japanese acupuncturist felt pressure to conform to Japan’s rules-based society, and to become a model worker and wife. She married...

Google v. Oracle: Supreme Court hands Google a victory in a multibillion-dollar case

Google’s copying of so-called application programming interfaces from Oracle’s Java SE was an example of fair use, the court held in a 6-2 decision authored...

SpaceX Mars rocket prototype explodes during test flight

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk did confirm the explosion on Twitter, though, saying “At least the crater is in the right place!” All three of SpaceX’s...

Apple had a blowout quarter in China. But can its success there continue?

Sales in the greater China region grew a whopping 57% from the same period in the previous year, topping more than $21 billion, thanks to...

Hyundai’s recall of 82,000 electric cars is one of the most expensive in history

The recall will cost Hyundai 1 trillion Korean won, or $900 million. On a per-vehicle basis, the average cost is $11,000 — an astronomically high...

Google is trying to end the controversy over its Ethical AI team. It’s not going well

In a tweet Friday afternoon, Margaret Mitchell wrote, “I’m fired.” Mitchell, a Google researcher who founded the company’s Ethical AI team, was put on administrative...

How a South Carolina mom left QAnon behind

“I wasn’t one hundred percent there like I should have been,” she recalls. After November’s election she spent days on TikTok, Facebook, and YouTube becoming...

Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO

Bezos has been Amazon’s CEO since its founding in 1995. He oversaw its growth from an online bookseller into a $1.7 trillion global retail and...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone six inches away from your pacemaker

In a notice published on Apple’s support page Saturday, the company expanded upon previously issued safety information, warning users that iPhones contain magnets and radios...

QAnon believers are in disarray after Biden is inaugurated

But as Biden raised his hand and swore an oath to defend the Constitution, becoming the nation’s 46th president — nothing happened. The anti-climax sent...

Some Trump supporters think he’s about to declare martial law — and they’re excited.

“Nothing can stop this,” the account said in a message that had been seen by at least 185,000 people as of Tuesday morning. “They can...

Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani may hold the winning ticket in tech and Silicon Valley knows it

The recipient of all those billions is Jio Platforms, part of Ambani’s sprawling conglomerate Reliance Industries. Jio started as a mobile network in 2016. Since...

Virgin Orbit launches rocket off a 747 aircraft

Virgin Orbit’s 747, nicknamed Cosmic Girl, took off from California around 10:30 am PT with the rocket, called LauncherOne, nestled beneath the plane’s left wing....

Parler app has now been booted by Amazon, Apple and Google

Amazon will remove Parler from its cloud hosting service, Amazon Web Services, Sunday evening, effectively kicking it off of the public internet after mounting pressure...

Windows 10 is rumored to be getting a major redesign. Don’t screw this up, Microsoft!

Windows 10 could use a refresh. Aside from twice-annual tweaks, Windows 10 been mostly unchanged since its release in 2015. Six years is long in...

Sales, legal, tech: Sectors where Covid positively impacted salaries

(This story originally appeared in on Jan 01, 2021) MUMBAI: Covid has shaped salary trends in a positive way for several sectors. These include internet...

Former Zoom employee accused of censoring Tiananmen Square video meetings for Chinese government

Xinjiang “Julien” Jin and co-conspirators allegedly terminated at least four video meetings commemorating the thirty-first anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in June. Most of...

IPhone India factory: Wistron plant vandalized after workers claim they weren’t paid

Footage circulating on social media appeared to show people smashing glass panels and tearing down CCTV cameras at the facility. Owned by Taiwan’s Wistron, the...