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Chinese Astronauts Reach New Space Station For Three-Month Mission

For the next three months, three Chinese astronauts will live on a cylinder-shaped module measuring 16.6 metres by 4.2 metres (54 feet by 13.7 feet) while carrying out further construction work for China's orbiting space station. It's the first tim.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 20th, 2021

Views from Taiwan (7): India to cash in on China"s setbacks?

As the second largest handset market next to China, India sees its suppliers mainly carrying Chinese brands. Is India facing a fundamental change in market structure? Smartphone brands often find themselves overwhelmed by fast market changes. And sur.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News46 min. ago

Netflix documentary to feature SpaceX’s first all-civilian mission

Netflix has announced a documentary series following the trials and tribulations of the first-ever all-civilian space trip......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

Daily Crunch: For $20/month, crime alert app Citizen will connect users with live ‘safety agents’

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 13 min. ago

Google Will Kill Off Very Old Versions of Android Next Month

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Google has started emailing users of very old Android devices to tell them it's time to say goodbye. Starting September 27, devices running Android 2.3.7 and lower will no longer be able to log i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 46 min. ago

Spotify is piloting a cheaper ad-supported tier starting at $0.99 a month

YouTube isn’t the only streaming giant actively piloting a lower-cost subscription tier......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 13 min. ago

AMD and Valve are developing an improved Linux CPU driver that will benefit the Steam Deck

When Valve announced the Steam Deck last month, it brought a lot of excitement among gamers who had been waiting for a way to play their favorite games from their Steam library wherever they want, without having to lug around a proper gaming laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 13 min. ago

Future Space Travel Might Require Mushrooms

The mycologist Paul Stamets discusses the potential extraterrestrial uses of fungi, including terraforming planets, building human habitats—and providing psilocybin therapy to astronauts -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News7 hr. 13 min. ago

Edtech startup bina raises $1.4M to teach 4- to 12-year-olds, launch School-as-a-Service

With the pandemic wreaking havoc amongst early years education amid school lockdowns, it’s no wonder edtech startups have piled into the space. But it has also served to highlight the abysmal nature of early years teaching: Some 40 million teachers.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 13 min. ago

A docuseries on SpaceX’s first all-civilian rocket launch is coming to Netflix

Inspiration4 is getting its own documentary. Netflix said Tuesday it would be releasing a five-part series on the mission, its first documentary to cover an event “in near real-time,” in five parts in September. “Countdown: Inspiration4 Mis.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 13 min. ago

Russia’s Space Station Incident Points to Larger Issues

Nauka’s errant firings were likely the result of human error—and they raise concerns about the future of the country’s space program and its partnership with NASA......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News7 hr. 13 min. ago

Spotify Plus might give free users unlimited track skipping for $1 per month

Spotify appears to be testing out a new paid plan that would give listeners direct access to songs and unlimited track skipping for just a buck a month......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 14 min. ago

Boeing Scrubs Launch of Starliner Crew Capsule To Space Station

The launch of Boeing's Starliner crew capsule on an unpiloted test flight to the International Space Station was scrubbed Tuesday because of an undisclosed technical issue. Mission managers told the launch team to recycle for another attempt Wednesda.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 46 min. ago

NASA science chief says it’s OK to be “worried” or “terrified” about Webb

"This mission has a very troubled story with chapters that were disappointing." Enlarge / NASA's science chief, Thomas Zurbuchen, has worked hard to bring the oft-delayed James Webb Space Telescope to the launch pad. (credit: NASA) For scienti.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

Google will kill off very old versions of Android next month

Google's tighter login security means Android 2.3.7 and lower will lose functionality. Enlarge / Delicious gingerbread Android cookies. Google has started emailing users of very old Android devices to tell them it's time to say goodbye. Sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

This mini graphics card by Colorful might be the most stylish GPU ever

The Chinese brand Colorful has released a new mini ITX graphics card, the iGame Mini RTX 3060. The card has one of the sleekest GPU designs ever made......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

Boeing delays key uncrewed test flight to ISS

Boeing delayed an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday over a propulsion issue, pushing back a key test it last attempted in 2019......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

You won’t want to miss this incredible ExpressVPN deal

Signing up for a VPN is becoming a necessity, so you might want to take advantage of ExpressVPN's offer that lowers the price of a 12-month subscription by $55......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 46 min. ago

Boeing attempts uncrewed test flight to ISS a second time

Boeing will be aiming to get its spaceflight program back on track Tuesday with an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS), after its last such test in 2019 ended in failure......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 13 min. ago

India to ban Chinese solar imports

Industrial sources indicated that the Indian government is blocking China's solar modules from coming to India, in an attempt to reduce dependence on China......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 14 min. ago

NASA reveals the best night-sky treats viewable in August

NASA is back again with its monthly rundown of upcoming skywatching treats, which this month include meteors, Jupiter, and Saturn......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021