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October 18, 2023

Android 14 Update Causes Storage Issues for Pixel 6 Series Smartphones

The release of a new operating system version often brings improvements and enhancements to users. However, it also comes with its share of challenges, and Android 14 is no exception to this rule. As we previously reported, the Pixel 6 series experienced improved battery life after updating to Google’s latest OS. Unfortunately, alongside these benefits,

October 10, 2023

Unraveling the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Historical Perspective

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with its devastating toll of lives lost and millions displaced, traces its origins back to a colonial event over a century ago. Following an unprecedented attack by the Palestinian armed group Hamas, Israel declared war on the Gaza Strip, once again drawing global attention to the uncertain future of this enduring conflict.

October 1, 2023

Revolutionising Plastic Waste: Pioneering Sustainable Energy Solutions

Plastics, due to their versatile and durable nature, have become intertwined with modern existence, serving myriad purposes across sectors. However, their resilience has burgeoned into an environmental debacle, with the omnipresence of plastic waste underscoring the urgency for innovative interventions. The enormity of the annual production of plastics, approximated at 300 million tons, coupled with

September 13, 2023

US Space Force Launches Spy Satellites for Outer Space Mission

On Sunday, the US Space Force launched a rocket into space carrying American spy satellites with a mission focused on conducting reconnaissance in outer space, targeting potential adversarial assets that could pose a threat. CBS News reported that these satellites were part of a highly classified payload from the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and were

July 4, 2023

Google’s New Offensive against Fake News: Verifying Images to Ensure Accuracy

In response to increasing pressure from authorities to enhance user protection against fake news, Google has recently introduced the Fact Check Explorer (FCE), a valuable tool for verifying the accuracy of online information. While the tool proves highly practical in an era of rampant misinformation, it does have certain limitations. Presently, it only enables users

June 30, 2023

Google joins Facebook in blocking links to Canadian media sites

Google has announced that it will remove links to social networks in Canada. That’s because of a law recently passed in that country that obliges web giants to pay to associate local media content. Google’s decision marks a failure in negotiations with the federal government and thus joins Meta, which recently announced that Facebook, and

Apple announces the new iOS 17: Know the Features

Apple has just announced the new iOS 17, which according to the company will put more focus on communication. Of course, that also includes the phone app, which is getting a major update. So now there are contact posters, near full-screen images of your contacts on call. It looks a bit like lock screens. These

May 20, 2023

Apple bans employees from using ChatGPT

In a world where artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining more and more space, company policies are adapting to this new reality. Apple recently sparked a lot of discussion among its employees and the tech industry at large by announcing that generative AI cannot be used for work. This decision had a direct impact on the

March 22, 2023

Google Suspends Pinduoduo App from Play Store Over Malware Concerns

Google has suspended Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo’s app from its Play Store over security concerns and urged customers to uninstall the app from their devices, including any installs made from third-party app stores and other downloads. It is unclear whether other local app stores such as those by Huawei, Xiaomi, and Tencent have taken any

March 21, 2023

Adobe’s Firefly: The AI Tool That Uses Generative AI to Modify Images

Adobe has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) tool called Firefly that allows users to quickly modify images by typing in commands. The first model of Firefly focuses on creating images and text effects. For instance, users can highlight an element in a multilayer work of art and Firefly generates different versions of that element using

March 18, 2023

Traffic Control for Autonomous Vehicles: North Carolina State University Proposes Fourth Traffic Light Color

In a future where autonomous vehicles dominate the roads, researchers from North Carolina State University have proposed the installation of a white traffic light as a fourth color to signal to drivers that self-driving cars are managing upcoming intersections intelligently. This innovation could reduce traffic congestion levels and overall fuel consumption. The white light would

March 17, 2023

US Banking Crisis sends Shockwaves through Global Markets

The US banking industry is grappling with a crisis as banks struggle to stay afloat amid rising interest rates and self-inflicted wounds. After a run on deposits by spooked customers, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a lender to the tech industry, collapsed last Friday, leading regulators to take control. Following this, a second regional bank, Signature

March 15, 2023

Plastic Pollution to Renewable Energy: Scientists Find Solar-Powered Solution

According to Professor Reisner, plastic is essentially a form of fossil fuel, rich in energy and chemical composition that needs to be unlocked. However, due to the nature of the chemical bonds that make up plastics, less than 10% of the seven billion tonnes ever created have been recycled. This results in billions of dollars’

March 9, 2023

Breaking News: Acer Falls Victim to Massive Cyberattack

In recent hours, reports have surfaced regarding a significant cyberattack on Acer. The company subsequently confirmed that it was indeed the target of a cyberattack, which resulted in the theft of internal data. While the company has not provided many specifics regarding the incident, a hacker going by the name Kernelware has put up a

March 3, 2023

Covid Origins: Toxic Debate Over Lab Leak Theory Hampers Investigation

The origin of Covid-19 has been a divisive and controversial topic, with two theories vying for dominance: that the virus originated from a Wuhan market or that it leaked from a lab. The debate has been marked by acrimony and suspicion among scientists, with some researchers questioning the motives and professionalism of colleagues who hold

March 2, 2023

US Twitch Streamer Kai Cenat Sets New Record with 300,000 Subscribers

Kai Cenat, a 21-year-old US streamer, has broken the record for the most Twitch subscribers, amassing 300,000 subscribers on the Amazon-owned streaming service. Cenat launched his “subathon” on February 1st, which involved streaming 24 hours a day for a month while chatting, gaming, interviewing guests, and even sleeping on camera. The event officially surpassed former

iSIM: The Next Generation Technology Replacing eSIM

Qualcomm took advantage of the Mobile World Congress 2023 to announce the launch of Integrated SIM, or simply iSIM. This new evolution of the indispensable SIM card has been designed in collaboration with Thales, and is now available on Android smartphones powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. eSIM is not fully adopted by the general

February 21, 2023

Gallup-Knight survey: Majority of Americans doubt Media’s intentions

A new study by Gallup and the Knight Foundation has revealed that only 26% of Americans hold a favorable opinion of the news media. This marks the lowest level recorded over the last five years. The study also found that 72% of Americans believe that national newsrooms are capable of serving the public, but do

February 18, 2023

Tesla recalls 326,000 vehicles: Know the Reasons

Almost after one and a half year the start of an investigation by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), Tesla has just carried out a massive recall of 362,000 vehicles in the United States. At stake is a concern about the reliability of the autonomous driving system (FSD beta), which the NHTSA suspects to