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GM, Ford Outdo Each Other With Electric Vehicle Investments
General Motors will raise its spending on electric and autonomous vehicles and add two U.S. battery factories as it gambles that consumers will eagerly switch from gasoline to the new technology. The announcements came as crosstown rival Ford said it
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Behind In Quantum Computer Race, Germany Gets Boost From IBM
IBM unveiled one of Europe’s most powerful quantum computers in Germany, boosting the country’s efforts to stay in the race for what’s considered a key technology of the future. Quantum computers use subatomic particles to get around the limitations
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Computer Trouble Hits Hubble Space Telescope, Science Halted
The Hubble Space Telescope has been hit with computer trouble, with all astronomical viewing halted, NASA said. The orbiting observatory has been idle since Sunday when a 1980s-era computer that controls the science instruments shut down, possibly be
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Amazon Now Says Remote Work OK 2 Days A Week
Corporate and tech employees at Amazon won’t have to work in offices full time after coronavirus restrictions are lifted. The Seattle Times reports the online retail giant said in a company blog post that those workers can work remotely two days a we
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‘In The Heights’ Is The Infusion Of Joy We Needed
“I am Usnavi and you prob’ly never heard my name,” declares bodega owner Usnavi at the start of “In the Heights,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s contagiously joyous ode to his beloved Washington Heights neighborhood. “Reports of my fame are greatly exaggerated
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Self-driving Car Pioneer Waymo Gets $2.5b To Fuel Ambitions
Waymo, the self-driving car pioneer spun off from Google, isn’t allowing a recent wave of executive departures to detour its plans to expand its robotic taxi service. The Mountain View, California, company made that clear Wednesday by announcing it h
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Utility’s Green Energy Plan Fuels Debate In Kansas, Missouri
Kansas’ largest electric company expects to make its first big investments in solar energy over the next three years and promises zero net carbon emissions in 2045. Environmentalists don’t think Evergy is moving quickly enough. Conversely, other crit
TechLife News2 мин. чтенияInternational Relations
NATO Nations Ready To Jointly Respond To Attacks In Space
NATO leaders expanded the use of their all for one, one for all, mutual defense clause to include a collective response to attacks in space. Article 5 of NATO’s founding treaty states that an attack on any one of the 30 allies will be considered an a
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Report Says Technology Kept 2020 Census Below Expected Cost
The 2020 census is expected to cost $14.2 billion, well below a previous estimate of $15.6 billion, reflecting a slowdown in the price tag for the nation’s head count thanks to technological innovations, according to a new watchdog report released th
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Critical Entities Targeted In Suspected Chinese Cyber Spying
A cyberespionage campaign blamed on China was more sweeping than previously known, with suspected state-backed hackers exploiting a device meant to boost internet security to penetrate the computers of critical U.S. entities. The hack of Pulse Conn
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Can You Mix And Match Covid-19 Vaccines?
Can you mix and match two-dose COVID-19 vaccines? It’s likely safe and effective, but researchers are still gathering data to be sure. The authorized COVID-19 shots around the world are all designed to stimulate your immune system to produce virus-fi
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Louisiana Creates Rules For Self-driving Delivery Devices
Louisiana has created a framework for self-driving delivery robots to drop off packages on the state’s streets, under a bill backed by lawmakers and Gov. John Bel Edwards. The new personal delivery device law sponsored by Republican Sen. Rick Ward of
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Apple Reaffirms Privacy Stance Amid Trump Probe Revelations
Seeking to protect its image as a guardian of personal privacy, Apple maintains it was blindsided and handcuffed by a Trump administration probe that resulted in the company handing over phone data from two Democratic congressmen. Apple delivered its
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Hong Kong Watching Chinese Nuclear Plant After Leak Reported
China’s government said Tuesday no abnormal radiation was detected outside a nuclear power plant near Hong Kong following a news report of a leak, while Hong Kong’s leader said her administration was closely watching the facility. The operators relea
TechLife News6 мин. чтенияComputers
When it came to software enhancements and breakthrough features, this year’s WWDC was a little more understated than previous iterations, but after a year of coronavirus restrictions, it’s understandable that Apple would focus on refining its existin
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The Significance Of China’s New Space Station
Adding a crew to China’s new orbiting space station is another major advance for the burgeoning space power. Here’s a look at key developments: The three-member crew is due to stay for three months in the station’s main living module, named Tianhe, o
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Airbus-boeing Deal Eases Useu Tensions But Conflicts Remain
The deal the United States and the European Union reached this week to end their long-running rift over subsidies to Boeing and Airbus will suspend billions in punitive tariffs. It will ease trans-Atlantic tensions. And it will let the two sides focu
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‘A Summer Of Freedom’: Vaccine Gives New Meaning To July 4th
President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning this year by encouraging nationwide celebrations to mark the country’s effective return to normalcy after 16 months of coronavirus pandemic disruption and more than 600,000 lives lo
TechLife News5 мин. чтенияIntelligence (AI) & Semantics
Want A Job? Employers Say: Talk To The Computer
A day after her interview for a part-time job at Target last year, Dana Anthony got an email informing her she didn’t make the cut. Anthony didn’t know why — a situation common to most job seekers at one point or another. But she also had no sense at
TechLife News2 мин. чтенияInternet & Web
UK Watchdog Examines Apple-google Mobile System Control
U.K. competition regulators are looking into Apple and Google smartphone operating systems, app stores and browsers, over concern that the control of “mobile ecosystems” by the two tech giants is harming consumers. The Competition and Markets Authori
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Internet Outages Briefly Disrupt Access To Websites, Apps
A wave of brief internet outages hit the websites and apps of dozens of financial institutions, airlines and other companies across the globe Thursday and Friday. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange said in a post on Twitter Thursday afternoon Hong Kong tim
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Mark Wahlberg Discovers He’s Special In ‘Infinite’
The new Mark Wahlberg movie “ Infinite ” poses an intoxicating scenario for all down-on-their-luck know-it-alls: What if you’re actually a reincarnated immortal who is not just the smartest and the best at everything but also necessary to save humani
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Winning Auction Bid To Fly In Space With Jeff Bezos: $28m
An auction for a ride into space next month alongside Jeff Bezos and his brother ended with a winning $28 million bid last weekend. The Amazon founder’s rocket company, Blue Origin, did not disclose the winner’s name following the live online auction
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Amazon Allots $300 Million For Housing Near Mass Transit
Amazon is providing $300 million in low-interest loans to support housing located near mass transit in the Washington, D.C., area and the Seattle and Nashville, Tennessee, regions. The largest amount, $125 million, is earmarked for the nation’s capit
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Cassill To Be Paid In Cryptocurrency In Deal With Voyager
Landon Cassill will be the first NASCAR driver paid entirely in cryptocurrency in a sponsorship deal with Voyager that begins at Nashville Superspeedway this weekend. Voyager, a cryptocurrency brokerage platform, reached a 19-race deal to sponsor Cas
TechLife News3 мин. чтенияAmerican Government
Biden Elevates Energetic Critic Of Big Tech As Top Regulator
President Joe Biden installed an energetic critic of Big Tech as a top federal regulator at a time when the industry is under intense pressure from Congress, regulators and state attorneys general. The selection of legal scholar Lina Khan to head the
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Battery Recycling Firm To Expand Operations In Nevada
A battery recycling company founded by a former executive at Tesla Inc. broke ground on 100 acres (40 hectares) of land at an industrial park near Reno as part of its expansion plan. Redwood Materials, which was founded in Nevada in 2017, is expectin
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Automakers Face A Threat To Ev Sales: Slow Charging Times
If the auto industry is to succeed in its bet that electric vehicles will soon dominate the roads, it will need to overcome a big reason why many people are still avoiding them: fear of running out of juice between Point A and Point B. Automakers hav
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Eying Deal, GM Softens On Tough Standards For Car Pollution
The nation’s largest automaker said Wednesday it can support greenhouse gas emissions limits that other car manufacturers negotiated with California — if they are achieved mostly by promoting sales of fully electric vehicles. It is a new stance for G
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