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After nearly 20 months, Boeing and Starliner have a shot at redemption

Starliner to attempt second flight test beginning Tuesday afternoon. Boeing, NASA, and ULA are prepared to get the second Orbital Flight Test underway, no earlier than 1:20:18pm ET on August 3,.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagAug 3rd, 2021

Political orientation predicts science denial: Ramifications for Americans getting vaccinated

Vaccine refusal is a major reason COVID-19 infections continue to surge in the U.S. Safe and effective vaccines have been available for months, but as of mid-September 2021, only 65% of eligible American adults are fully vaccinated. In many areas, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 14 min. ago

Watch SpaceX launch the first all-civilian Inspiration4 mission to space live

After months of publicity, an NFT auction, and even a Netflix docu-series, it’s finally here: the four-person crew of Inspiration4 will be heading to space. What makes this launch different from any that came before it? None of the four people onbo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

TI, Onsemi raise analog chip prices, peers in Taiwan to follow suit

Analog chip vendors Texas Instruments (TI) and Onsemi have both made upward adjustments in their chip prices as delivery lead times have been prolonged to over six months, and their peer makers in Taiwan are expected to follow suit soon, according to.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Dying Light 2 delayed again, will release in 2022’s busiest month

Dying Light 2's latest delay comes just four months after its release date was announced......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Nintendo and PlayStation titles spotted in Nvidia GeForce Now database

Ighor found the database entries four months ago, but after the lack of response from Nvidia, he decided to publish his findings. To access the database of GeForce Now games, Ighor collected the URL of the server responsible for handling the web requ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Spotify’s Clubhouse clone adds six new weekly shows, some that tie to Spotify playlists

This summer, Spotify launched its live audio app and Clubhouse rival, Spotify Greenroom, with the promises of more programming to come in the months ahead to augment its then primarily user-generated live content. Today, the company is making good on.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

GM invests in radar software startup Oculii as demand for automated driving features rise

Oculii, a software startup that aims to improve the spatial resolution of radar sensors by up to 100-fold, has scored a new investment from General Motors. The new funding, which the two companies say is in the millions, comes just months after Oculi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

The Pandemic Caused a Baby Bust, Not a Boom

Birth rates in many high-income countries declined in the months following the first wave, possibly because of economic uncertainty -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Boeing"s Directors Are Now Facing an Investor Lawsuit Over Fatal 737 Max Crashes

Alain Williams (Slashdot reader #2972) brings this report from the BBC: Boeing's board of directors must face a lawsuit from shareholders over two fatal crashes involving its 737 Max plane, a U.S. judge has ruled. Morgan Zurn said the first crash wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 12th, 2021

Taiwan 1st-tier IC design houses poised to raise prices in 1Q22

With delivery lead times at TSMC extended to 4-5 months, Taiwan's first-tier IC design houses have notified customers about further price hikes for their chip solutions starting the first quarter of 2022, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021

Google Could Be Violating Labor Laws With Pay for Temp Workers

The company realized months ago that it could be running afoul of pay laws in a number of countries but has been slow to fix the problem, according to internal documents. From a report: In December, a group of Google managers responsible for overseei.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021

Looking for a new job in tech? It may be your lucky day

Employers are turning on the charm to attract engineers and developers to their firms. Enlarge (credit: Vicki Been | Getty Images) Two months ago, Jacob Eiting closed the Series B for his startup RevenueCat, which makes a platform for managin.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Explainer: Why it takes months to subdue some wildfires

At nearly every community meeting on firefighting efforts in the U.S. West, residents want to know why crews don't simply put out the flames to save their homes and the valuable forests surrounding them......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

New Linux Syscall Enables Secret Memory Even the Kernel Can"t Read

RoccamOccam writes: After many months of development, the memfd_secret() system call was finally merged for the upcoming 5.14 release of Linux. There have been many changes during this feature's development, but its core purpose remains the same: all.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

US sees jump in vaccinations amid devastating delta surge

US just hit 200M people with at least one vaccine dose. Enlarge / A nurse administers a COVID-19 shot at a vaccination site in Florida on August 18, 2021. (credit: Getty | Sopa images) The US reached a milestone of having 200 million people va.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

São Paulo’s QuintoAndar real estate platform raises $120M, now valued at $5.1B

Less than three months after announcing a $300 million Series E, Brazilian proptech QuintoAndar has raised an additional $120 million. New investors Greenoaks Capital and China’s Tencent co-led the round, which included participation from some exis.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Should You Booster Shot? Here"s What We Know

Experts weigh in on common questions about whether and when additional doses of coronavirus vaccines may be needed -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Nvidia Admits Acquisition of British Chip Designer Arm May Take Longer Than 18 Months

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang has admitted for the first time that the company's planned acquisition of British chip designer Arm may take longer than the initially-scheduled 18 months. From a report: The acquisition, which would bring together two of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Huahong hikes 12-inch fab capacity in Wuxi

Specialty IC foundry Huahong Semiconductor has seen monthly capacity at its 12-inch wafer fab in Wuxi more than double in less than six months to 48,000 wafers, according to company sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Inductor specialist King Core sees order visibility extended to 2022

Power inductor specialist King Core Electronics has seen clear order visibility for the next 3-6 months and may consider building additional capacity next year to satisfy customer demand, according to the Taiwan-based company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021