World Cup: This year"s special Al Rihla ball has the aerodynamics of a champion, according to a sports physicist

As with every World Cup, at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar the players will be using a new ball. The last thing competitors want is for the most important piece of equipment in the most important tournament in the world's most popular sport to beha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

Weekend flash sale gets you a brand new iPhone for $149

The iPhone SE 2022 remains a great entry point to the iPhone world and it's on sale now at Walmart at a fantastic price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

Week in review: Chrome zero-day is actually in libwebp, Sony hacking rumours

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, articles, interviews and videos: How global enterprises navigate the complex world of data privacy In this Help Net Security interview, Evelyn de Souza, Head of Privacy Compliance,.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

The Raspberry Pi 5 has ruined my day

A new iteration of (probably) the world’s smallest PC spells fortune for the tech industry, but resentment for me, the protagonist of reality......»»

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

Thronmax Space wireless mic kit review: an almost-great option for vloggers & more

The Thronmax Space wireless mic kit includes a useful and well-designed pack of condenser and lavalier mics and accessories that drops the ball with no included support for Apple mobile devices.Thronmax has been making USB microphones for quite a whi.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News15 hr. 37 min. ago

Dark matter hunting telescope Euclid has a problem with its guidance system

The Euclid space telescope, launched in July this year to investigate the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy, has run into issues during commissioning......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

Earthworms contribute to 6.5% of world grain production: study

Most gardeners know that earthworms help keep soils healthy, now scientists have assessed just how important their underground activities are to global food production—and how to protect them......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 36 min. ago

World"s biggest bat colony gathers in Zambia every year. Researchers used artificial intelligence to count them

Everybody who visits Kasanka National Park in Zambia during "bat season" agrees that the evening emergence of African straw-colored fruit bats from their roost site is one of the wildlife wonders of the world. The bats (Eidolon helvum) arrive at Kasa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 36 min. ago

Best iPhone 15 cases now available for purchase [Updated: iMac G3 models, more]

Our 2023 roundup of the best iPhone 15 cases is now ready to go for Apple’s latest handsets. This year’s list of the best iPhone 15 cases is headlined by Apple’s latest collection for folks who love the brand’s in-house covers, including the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

The best handheld gaming PCs you can buy

We've seen a surge in new handheld gaming PCs over the past year, but which should you buy? We've rounded up the best handheld gaming PCs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Report: Apple considers huge bid for global Formula 1 streaming rights

According to a report in the latest issue of the Business F1 magazine, Apple is eyeing Formula 1 as its next big sports investment. The company is reportedly considering an offer worth about $2 billion per year, which would eventually make Apple the.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Apple considers $2B Apple TV+ streaming rights grab for Formula 1

Apple is mulling over another potential sporting deal for Apple TV+, with claims it is thinking about offering $2 billion per year for the exclusive streaming rights to Formula 1 coverage.[via Pexels/Rezk Assaf]Apple already offers a number services.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

New York Needs to Get Spongier—or Get Used to More Floods

Devastating deluges around the world point to the metropolis of tomorrow: the “sponge city.” Think more parks and fewer parking lots......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Video provides first clear views of WWII aircraft carriers lost in the pivotal Battle of Midway

Footage from deep in the Pacific Ocean has given the first detailed look at three World War II aircraft carriers that sank in the pivotal Battle of Midway and could help solve mysteries about the days-long barrage that marked a shift in control of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Behold the world’s oldest sandals, buried in a “bat cave” over 6,000 years ago

Some basketry from same site is even older, dating back 9,500 years to Mesolithic period. Enlarge / Wooden mallet and esparto sandals from Cueva de los Murciélagos in Spain dated to the Neolithic period, 6,200 years ago. (credit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Malicious ads creep into Bing Chat responses

Users of Bing Chat, the GPT-4-powered search engine Microsoft introduced earlier this year, are being targeted with ads leading to malware. According to Malwarebytes researchers, searching for Advanced IP Scanner (network-scanning software) or MyCase.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Testing, testing, testing: How researchers make sure the LSST Camera is the best it can be

Building the world's largest digital camera ever made for astronomy, the Vera C. Rubin Observatory's Legacy Survey of Space and Time Camera, is no simple task—that much is obvious......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

European countries smash September temperature records

Austria, France, Germany, Poland and Switzerland announced their hottest Septembers on record on Friday, in a year expected to be the warmest in human history as climate change accelerates......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Scientists observe interaction of components in tire rubber at the atomic scale

Scientists have observed the molecular motion of rubber components typically used in automobile tires—polybutadiene and carbon black—with the world's fastest time resolution......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Is California"s wildfire season finally over? Don"t bet on it, experts say

California has entered fall amid notably moist conditions that have left some wondering whether this year's fire season has officially fizzled......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Proton builds its very own privacy-first CAPTCHA system

The cybersecurity firm describes it as "the world's first" censorship-resistant CAPTCHA that can access its VPN and email where blocked. Here's all you need to know......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023