Technology Blog

September 2, 2022

The T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Hasn’t Created Jobs — It’s Cut Thousands

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: The Wall Street Journal reports T-Mobile’s engineering and network operations teams are experiencing waves of layoffs, which […]
September 2, 2022

Underwater Datacenter Will Open For Business This Year

A company called Subsea Cloud is planning to have a commercially available undersea datacenter operating off the coast of the US before the end of 2022, […]
September 2, 2022

Royal Caribbean Will Equip All Its Cruise Ships With Starlink Internet

Earlier this week, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines announced it will be adding Starlink to its whole fleet, “after a pilot service on one of its ships […]
September 1, 2022

Tree-Planting Schemes Are Just Creating Tree Cemeteries

An anonymous reader quotes a report from VICE World News: Thousands of cylindrical plastic tree guards line the grassland here, so uniform that, from a distance, […]
September 1, 2022

Royal Australian Mint Releases Coin With Code-Breaking Challenge In the Design

New submitter IsThisNickNameUsed writes: The Australian Mint has released a coin in partnership with the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) that has incorporated a code-breaking challenge in […]
September 1, 2022

Crypto CEO Behind $2.5 Billion ‘Rug Pull’ Arrested, Faces 40,564 Years In Prison

Faruk Fatih Ozer, the founder and CEO of the now-defunct crypto exchange Thodex, has been arrested in the Albanian city of Vlore. PC Gamer reports: Ozer […]
September 1, 2022

Cruise Recalls Robotaxies After Passenger Injured In Crash

sdinfoserv writes: Yet another setback for automated driverless vehicle grail, Cruise recalls its robotaxis after a passenger was injured in a crash. The robotaxi was turning […]
September 1, 2022

Amazon Took All US Solar Rooftops Offline Last Year After Flurry of Fires, Electrical Explosions

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: On the afternoon of April 14, 2020, dozens of firefighters arrived at an Amazon warehouse in Fresno, California, […]
September 1, 2022

Major VPN Services Shut Down In India Over Anti-Privacy Law

“Major VPN services have shut down service in India, as there is no way to comply with a new law without breaching their own privacy protection […]