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Here’s why Elon Musk asked his SpaceX employees to work Thanksgiving

A fully operational Starship solves many of SpaceX's problems. Enlarge / The first test firing of a flight version of SpaceX's Raptor rocket engine. (credit: Elon Musk/Twitter) Last Friday, as most Americans slept off their tr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaDec 1st, 2021

Researchers study impact of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites on astronomy

A team of researchers has studied the impact of SpaceX's growing Starlink satellite constellation on the work of astronomers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

What is 4K? Everything you need to know about 4K Ultra HD

Ultra HD 4K has quickly taken over the world of TVs, but what is it, how does it work, and should you upgrade or keep your old TV? Let's explore those answers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 10 min. ago

Six-month Trial of a Four-day Working Week To Be Launched in the UK

More than 30 companies will take part in a trial of a four-day working week to "herald in a bold new way of working in 2022," researchers say. From a report: The global pandemic has impacted how long and where people work with Working From Home guida.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 10 min. ago

After six decades, Russia will build its final Proton rocket this year

Proton had reliability issues and could not compete with SpaceX's Falcon 9. Enlarge / A Russian 3-stage Proton rocket blasts into the sky in 2000. (credit: NASA) Russia's main space corporation, Roscosmos, said it is in the pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 10 min. ago

Microsoft investors call gives more details on Activision Blizzard purchase

Microsoft's CEO alluded to Activision Blizzard's record of cultural toxicity as well, saying the company will have significant work to do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Australian dragons" gender determined by epigenetic differences

A team of Australian geneticists has discovered the gene that determines the sex of dragon lizards works differently from the way sex genes work in other animals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 38 min. ago

Palomar survey instrument analyzes impact of Starlink satellites

Since 2019, SpaceX has been launching an increasing number of internet satellites into orbit around Earth. The satellite constellation, called Starlink, now includes nearly 1,800 members orbiting at altitudes of about 550 kilometers. Astronomers have.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

MediaTek continues hiring spree

MediaTek plans to hire over 2,000 new employees, mostly engineers, in 2022 according to the Taiwan-based IC design house......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Compal sees overall production unaffected by COVID infections

ODM Compal Electronics has temporarily halted production at its plant in Pingzhen, northern Taiwan after two employees there were confirmed infected with COVID-19, but stressed the company's overall production capacity remains unaffected......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Airlines ask Biden administration for "immediate intervention" on 5G

Executives from the nation's largest airlines asked the Biden administration for "immediate intervention" in the planned rollout of 5G technology near major airports on Wednesday, warning of dire transportation and economic consequences......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Astronomers find growing number of Starlink satellite tracks

SpaceX's approved satellites will mean all this telescope's images will have tracks. Enlarge / A Starlink track running across the Andromeda galaxy. (credit: Caltech Optical Observatories/IPAC) SpaceX's Starlink Internet servi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Best Staples deals and sales for January 2022

The work-from-home revolution has begun. Staples deals cover everything you need to set up the perfect home office......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

4K Blu-ray discs no longer work with Intel Alder Lake chips

Intel’s decision to remove SGX support for Alder Lake processors means you can no longer play 4K Blu-ray disks on PCs built with the latest Intel CPUs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Amazon halts plan to ban Visa credit cards in UK

Retailer delays implementation of policy as companies work on "potential solution." Enlarge (credit: Leon Neal | Getty Images) Amazon has halted a plan to ban customers using UK-issued Visa credit cards from this week, as the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Taiwan PV module makers may face competition from imported products due to TSMC energy saving requirements

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has asked its equipment suppliers to provide solutions for energy savings of about 20% by 2030, according to industry sources. Because this requirement will be considered in procurement decisions, Tai.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

FII CEO vows to build second growth curve on metaverse, EV and semiconductor

Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) chief executive officer Brand Cheng revealed new strategic directions for the company in its global annual work meeting, and made clear that the metaverse, electrical vehicles (EV), and semiconductors are the three t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Get the COVID-19 booster shot, Apple reportedly tells staff

Apple has reportedly told its store and corporate employees to get the COVID-19 booster shot when eligible or face frequent tests for the virus......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

How to watch SpaceX Cargo Dragon depart from ISS this week

This week, a SpaceX Cargo Dragon craft will depart from the International Space Station (ISS) carrying supplies and scientific experiments back to Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Tesla asked law firm to fire attorney who worked on Elon Musk probe at SEC, report says

Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty ImagesA Tesla lawyer has asked a law firm to fire one of its lawyers or risk losing his job for the electric carmaker led by Elon Musk, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. The Tesla lawyer .....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Apple to require employee proof of Covid-19 booster

Apple Inc will require retail and corporate employees to provide proof of a Covid-19 booster shot, The Verge reported on Saturday, citing an internal email......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022