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Musk: Starlink will hit 300Mbps and expand to “most of Earth” this year

SpaceX CEO teases higher speeds, lower latency, and near-global coverage. Enlarge / A stack of 60 Starlink satellites launched in 2019. (credit: SpaceX) Starlink broadband speeds will double to 300Mbps "later this year," SpaceX CEO Elon Musk w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaFeb 23rd, 2021

Tens of thousands of US organizations hit in ongoing Microsoft Exchange hack

Multiple hacking groups are exploiting vulnerabilities to backdoor unpatched servers. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Tens of thousands of US-based organizations are running Microsoft Exchange servers that have been backdoored by threat actors.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 58 min. ago

Elon Musk Plans New City in Texas - Called Starbase and Led by "The Doge"

schwit1 shares an article from Entrepreneur: If anyone has the ability to surprise the world with his ambitious projects, it is Elon Musk . The billionaire announced that he is building a new city in Texas to be called Starbase, around the rocket lau.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

This hot super-Earth has temperatures of 800°F and rivers of glowing lava

No day or night, heat intense enough to melt lead, and glowing rivers of lava: This hellish landscape is a typical day on exoplanet Gliese 486b......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Call on FCC to update definition of "high speed" Internet, from 25/3 Mbps to at least 100/100 Mbps

Without a doubt, 2020 was the year when our home broadband was put to the test, and it’s likely that many of us realized our “high speed” connection wasn’t all that. Base speeds of 25Mbps down and 3Mbps up as defined by the FCC are barely eno.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

China’s and Russia’s spying sprees will take years to unpack

Full extent of SolarWinds hack, Hafnium’s attack on Exchange Server may never be known. Enlarge First it was SolarWinds, a reportedly Russian hacking campaign that stretches back almost a year and has felled at least nine US government agen.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

China’s and Russia’s spying spree will take years to unpack

Full extent of SolarWinds hack, Hafnium’s attack on Exchange Server may never be known. Enlarge First it was SolarWinds, a reportedly Russian hacking campaign that stretches back almost a year and has felled at least nine US government agen.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

When is Black Friday 2021?

Black Friday 2021 could be a longer and altogether different affair this year. Here's why......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

NASA"s new Mars rover hits dusty red road, 1st trip 21 feet

NASA's newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

French Stargazers Hunt for Meteorite the Size of Apricot

France's ranks of amateur astronomers have been urged to help find an apricot-size meteorite that fell to Earth last weekend in the south-west of the country. From a report: The rock, estimated to weigh 150 grams (just over five ounces), was captured.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter Is Testing An "Undo" Option After Sending Tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send. CNN reports: The company confirmed to CNN Business on Friday it is testing an undo option that would potentially let us.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Twitter is testing an "undo" option after sending tweets

Twitter is working on a feature that could offer users a short window of time to rethink posting a tweet even after they hit send......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

One Year After the Pandemic Started, Our Workplaces Are at a Crossroads

The pandemic shifted priorities, exposing pressing needs in the workplace including gaps in employee skills, employee diversity and leadership capabilities. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The owner of Anki’s assets plans to relaunch Cozmo and Vector this year

Good robots don’t die — they just have their assets sold off to the highest bidder. Digital Dream Labs was there to sweep up IP in the wake of Anki’s premature implosion, back in 2019. The Pittsburgh-based edtech company had initially plann.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Snowflake latest enterprise company to feel Wall Street’s wrath after good quarter

Snowflake reported earnings this week, and the results look strong with revenue more than doubling year-over-year. However while the company’s fourth quarter revenue rose 117% to $190.5 million, it apparently wasn’t good enough for invest.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Comet Catalina suggests comets delivered carbon to rocky planets

In early 2016, an icy visitor from the edge of our solar system hurtled past Earth. It briefly became visible to stargazers as Comet Catalina before it slingshotted past the Sun to disappear forevermore out of the solar system......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Smartwatch shipments stalled in 2020 due to the pandemic, but there were a few bright spots

According to Counterpoint Research’s latest Global Smartphone Shipments Tracker, Apple further solidified its position as the top smartwatch manufacturer during the holiday quarter. Compared to the same period a year earlier, Apple managed to grow.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Going forth with standardized tests may cause more problems than it solves

Despite the many ways that COVID-19 has disrupted schools, the U.S. Department of Education will not give states a pass on giving standardized tests to students this year as it did in spring 2020. That's according to new guidance the department issue.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Earth"s position and orbit spurred ancient marine life extinction

Ancient rocks from Tennessee revealed the Earth's rotation and orbit around the sun controlled the timing of oceanic dead zones in a mass extinction of marine life about 370 million years ago......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

massive 70-inch 4K TV for insanely cheap during this March Madness sale

Just in time for this year's edition of March Madness, Best Buy is offering a $120 discount on this 70-inch Hisense 4K TV, lowering its price to $530 from $650......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Google"s FLoC Is a Terrible Idea

Earlier this week, Google said that after it finishes phasing out third-party cookies over the next year or so, it won't introduce other forms of identifiers to track individuals as they browse across the web. Instead, the search giant plans to use s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021