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September 13, 2022

Extreme California Heat Knocks Key Twitter Data Center Offline

Extreme heat in California has left Twitter without one of its key data centers, and a company executive warned in an internal memo obtained by CNN […]
September 13, 2022

A 26-Year-Old Inventor Is Trying To Put Mirrors In Space To Generate Solar Power At Night

Ben Nowack, a 26-year old inventor and CEO of Tons of Mirrors, is trying to use satellite-mounted reflective surfaces to redirect sunlight to earthbound solar panels […]
September 12, 2022

Atlantic Hurricane Season Is Running 50 Percent Below Normal Levels

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: To state the obvious: This has been an unorthodox Atlantic hurricane season. Everyone from the US agency […]
September 12, 2022

Coinbase Exec’s Brother Pleads Guilty In Crypto Insider Trading Case

Nikhil Wahi, brother of former Coinbase product manager Ishan Wahi, pleaded guilty in a Monday hearing to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in […]
September 12, 2022

iOS 16 To Gain ‘Clean Energy Charging’ Option Later This Year

In an update coming to iOS 16 later this year, Apple plans to add a new “Clean Energy Charging” option in the United States. MacRumors reports: […]
September 12, 2022

Uber Eats Will Begin Using Nuro Delivery Robots

Autonomous tech developer Nuro is teaming up with Uber Eats in a long-awaited partnership that will see the company’s latest robot take over the delivery of […]
September 12, 2022

Peloton Founders Are Leaving the Company

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: Peloton Executive Chairman and co-founder John Foley is stepping down from the fitness company as part of a […]
September 12, 2022

Retbleed Fix Slugs Linux VM Performance By Up To 70 Percent

VMware engineers have tested the Linux kernel’s fix for the Retbleed speculative execution bug, and report it can impact compute performance by a whopping 70 percent. […]
September 12, 2022

Google Spins Out Secret Hi-Speed Telecom Project Called Aalyria

Inside Google, a team of techies has been working behind the scenes on software for high-speed communications networks that extend from land to space. Codenamed “Minkowski” […]