Iodine-Powered Satellite Successfully Tested In Space For First Time

Tesseractic shares a report from New Scientist, written by Chen Ly: A satellite has been successfully powered by iodine for the first time. Iodine performed better than the traditional propellant of choice, xenon -- highlighting iodine's potential utility for future space missions. Currently, xenon is the main propellant used in electric propulsion systems, but the chemical is rare and expensive to produce. As a gas, xenon must also be stored at very high pressures, which requires specialized eq...
Tags: France, Tech, Chen Ly, Dmytro Rafalskyi, Rafalskyi

Google Meet can now hold upto 500 in Workspace editions

Google has raised the participant limit for its videoconferencing platform Google Meet for select premium Workspace tiers. Separately, it is rolling out the ability to delete a named ‘space’ in Google Chat for select Google Workspace users. The feature enabling users to delete a ‘space’ in Chat will not be available for Google Workspace editions that have Google Vault. [Via]
Tags: Google, Business, News, Google Workspace

Here's why you're not getting a self-driving car anytime soon

Someone recently told me he plans to buy a completely self-driving car when they're available five years or so from now. Yeah. Why won't that happen? Find out in my opinion piece over at [Author: Jil McIntosh]
Tags: Technology, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Jil McIntosh, AutoTrader

Community and mentorship help women entrepreneurs thrive

EngageRocket co-founder Dorothy Yiu and her husband were eagerly expecting the arrival of their first baby. But as Dorothy was preparing to start her maternity leave, she found herself battling feelings of guilt. She was hesitant to step away from her work responsibilities, her team and the company that she had been pouring her heart into.EngageRocket — a Singaporean company that helps companies improve their employees’ experiences at work — recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. Dorothy, no...
Tags: Google, Entrepreneurs, Dorothy, Google in Asia, Mike Kim, Women Founders Academy, Dorothy Yiu, APAC Women Founders Academy Program, Google for Startups During

Programmer Restores YouTube Dislike Counts With Browser Extension

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Next Web: YouTube's decision to hide dislike counts on videos has sparked anger and derision. One inventive programmer has attempted to restore the feature in a browser extension. The plugin currently uses the Google API to generate the dislike count. However, this functionality will be removed from December 13. "I'll try to scrape as much data as possible until then," the extension's creator said on Reddit. "After that -- total dislikes will be estim...
Tags: Tech, Reddit, YouTube Co, YouTube API

4 Reputation Management Realities That All Brands Now Face

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5-year study finds Bitcoin is a way better investment than real estate

A study published by revealed extensive return on investment comparisons between the most popular form of cryptocurrency and real estate. The results are staggering.
Tags: Technology, Economics, Radio, Bitcoin, Millennials, Home Ownership, American Dream, Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, Dogecoin, Markets & Economy, Select, Investing In Real Estate, Wealth Building, Point2Homes

MediaTek leaps into flagship phones with cutting-edge 4nm Dimensity 9000 chip

The Dimensity 9000 is MediaTek's first true flagship phone processor, and the world's first built using a 4nm process. The company talked to us about it.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Mediatek, Dimensity 9000

Nvidia Eyes $1 Trillion Club Following Blowout Earnings

GoJays shares a report from Yahoo Finance: Nvidia's (NVDA) stock closed out the trading day Thursday with gusto, following its impressive Q3 earnings report on Wednesday. Shares of the chip maker ended the day up 8.25%, after jumping more than 10% at the open. The stock's performance comes after the company reported quarterly revenue jumped 50% year-over-year on the back of strong performances by its data center and gaming businesses in Q3. Nvidia's data center arm has been a boon for the firm...
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Top 5 Blog Writing Software

Once a cute hobby, today blogging is a serious and respectable profession that needs proper tools to make it right. Just face it: you can’t know everything, and that’s why using necessary software is the first answer in the FAQ about blogging . Of course, every blogger has their own useful toolbox because everyone’s journey is individual. However, in this article, we gathered the most popular and thus basic software that should establish a fundament of your toolbox. So, let’s look at these...
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SpaceX Will 'Hopefully' Launch First Orbital Starship Flight In January

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Elon Musk on Wednesday said SpaceX is "hoping" to launch the first orbital flight test of its mammoth Starship rocket in January, a schedule that depends on testing and regulatory approval. "We'll do a bunch of tests in December and hopefully launch in January," Musk said, speaking at a meeting of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Space Studies Board. The company's next major step in developing Starship is launching to ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Tech, Nasa, Cnbc, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, Starship

Google Chrome 96 Breaks Twitter, Discord, Video Rendering and More (slashdot)

Google Chrome 96 was released yesterday, and users are reporting problems with Twitter, Discord, and Instagram caused by the new version. BleepingComputer reports: The issues have been reported to Google in a Chromium bug post where Google employees have started to investigate the problems. "We're continuing to see user reports about this behavior, including reports from our social team," notes Google product manager Craig Tumblison. "One user has shared that disabling the "chrome://flags/#cross...
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Celebrating news partners in the Asia Pacific

One of the best parts of my role is seeing the great examples of news publishers embracing technology to grow new audiences and build sustainable business models in the Asia-Pacific region.This week, we heard from news partners at the Google News Initiative (GNI) Global Summit, along with local events in Australia, India, Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia, on the impactful work they are doing. Supporting a more sustainable, diverse and innovative news ecosystem Our GNI Impact Report (released duri...
Tags: Google, Indonesia, Australia, Southeast Asia, India, Asia Pacific, Korea, India Japan, APAC, GNI, Google in Asia, Google News Initiative, GNI Innovation Challenge, Kate Beddoe, Google News Initiative GNI Global Summit, Australia India Korea Japan

Starbucks Links With Amazon Go For First Cashierless Cafe

Starbucks has partnered with Amazon Go, the e-commerce giant's brick-and-mortar convenience store, to open its first ever cashierless cafe. "[C]ustomers can sit at a table with a latte or grab a sandwich from a shelf and walk out," reports Reuters. From the report: Hit by a U.S. labor crunch, Starbucks and other companies are expanding labor-saving technology like artificial intelligence, robotics and digital touch screens. [...] The pandemic pushed people to place more orders online for carry o...
Tags: Amazon, New York City, Tech, Starbucks, Reuters, Kathryn Young Starbucks

Apple's Right-To-Repair Policy Was Forced By Green Investors and Regulatory Pressure

"In the past, Apple has taken an opposing stance on letting consumers repair their devices. Some of that is changing with Apple's new announcement," writes Slashdot reader wakeboarder. "Apple will sell components like batteries and screens to allow consumers to repair their own devices. This will help reduce e-waste, but will also allow Apple to control the market for parts -- not exactly what right-to-repair activists have fought for." With that said, Apple "didn't change its policy out of th...
Tags: Apple, Tech, SEC, Leahy, Securities And Exchange Commission, Maddie Stone, Slashdot, Nick Leahy, Green Investors and Regulatory Pressure, Annalisa Tarizzo, Green Century, Tarizzo, Tarizzo Apple

AirPods' microphone not working? 6 ways to fix it

There are several ways you can troubleshoot your AirPods' microphone when it isn't working.Reuters/Beck Diefenbach If your AirPods' microphone is not working, there are many possible causes, but you can try a variety of fixes quickly. Put the non-working AirPods back in the case, wait, and then try to use them again. You can also force your iPhone to "forget" the AirPods and then pair them again. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Having trouble with your...
Tags: Apple, Gadgets, Trends, Siri, Troubleshooting, Microphone, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, AirPods, Tech Reference, Tech How To, Gadgets (Reference, REUTERS Beck Diefenbach, Dave Johnson Make

'The NFT Bay' Shares Multi-Terabyte Archive of 'Pirated' NFTs

NFTs are unique blockchain entries through which people can prove that they own something. However, the underlying images can be copied with a single click. This point is illustrated by The NFT Bay which links to a 19.5 Terabyte collection of 'all NFTs' on the Ethereum and Solana blockchains. And it comes with an important warning message too. TorrentFreak reports: "The Billion Dollar Torrent," as it's called, reportedly includes all the NFTs on the Ethereum and Solana blockchains. These files a...
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Collaboration Key to Business Growth

Vanessa Bergmark Owner/CEO Red Oak Realty, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® San Francisco, California Region served: San Francisco’s East Bay Years in real estate: 19 Number of offices: 5 Number of agents: 155 Motto/work philosophy that you live by: Have a sense of urgency. I don’t believe in complacency when running a business. Jameson Doris: What’s your secret to staying relevant in today’s ever-changing real estate landscape? Vanessa Bergmark: Stay...
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US Government Seizes $56 Million in Crypto from BitConnect's 'Number One Promoter'

The US government has seized $56 million worth of cryptocurrency from an admitted participant in the BitConnect scam and intends to sell the coins and use the proceeds to reimburse victims. The Department of Justice says that it's the largest recovery of cryptocurrency to date -- and that it was willingly given up by Los Angeles resident Glenn Arcaro, who has called himself BitConnect's "number one promoter." From a report: According to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), BitConnect co...
Tags: US, Los Angeles, Tech, Department Of Justice, Doj, Securities and Exchange Commission SEC, Glenn Arcaro, Arcaro

Apple hits record high on report that it's targeting a 2025 rollout of an autonomous electric vehicle

Apple CEO Tim Cook.Frazer Harrison/FilmMagic Apple stock jumped 3% to record highs on Thursday after a Bloomberg report said the company will release a car in 2025.Since at least 2014, Apple has been rumored to be working on a vehicle, codenamed Project Titan.According to Bloomberg, Apple's car will be fully autonomous and electric when it's released.Apple stock surged 3% to a record high and eclipsed Microsoft in market cap on Thursday after Bloomberg reported that the iPhone maker is...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Trends, Bloomberg, Wedbush, Ives, Kevin Lynch, Bloomberg Apple, Matthew Fox, Outperform, Dan Ives, Tim Cook Frazer Harrison, FilmMagic Apple

Nation’s largest MLS teases upcoming tech investments

California Regional MLS CEO Art Carter highlights broker discomfort after Zillow's acquisition of ShowingTime and Compass' acquisition of Glide.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Venture Capital, Mls, Zillow, Select, PROPtech, Showingtime, Art Carter, MLS & Associations, Crmls, Remine, California Regional MLS, Realtors Conference & Expo

US states investigate Instagram for ‘wreaking havoc’ on teens’ mental health

Attorneys general launch bipartisan inquiry after company’s own research showed platform harmed childrenA bipartisan coalition of US state attorneys general has opened an investigation into Facebook for promoting Instagram to children despite the company’s own awareness of its potential harms.The investigation, which involves at least eight states, comes as Facebook faces increasing scrutiny over its approach to children and young adults. Documents leaked by a former employee turned whistleblowe...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Children, US, US news, Meta

Smokeball-LEAP-InfoTrack Group Acquires Website And SEO Company LawLytics

LawLytics founder Dan Jaffe will continue as CEO, leading a significant investment in expanded features and integrations, the company said in a press release.
Tags: Technology, Law, Robert Ambrogi, Dan Jaffe, InfoTrack Group Acquires Website And SEO Company

Apple Shares 'A Dozen Eggs' Shot on iPhone Video

Apple today shared a new video in its ongoing "Shot on iPhone" series, this time commissioned from French film director Michel Gondry, known for movies like "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Be Kind Rewind," "The Green Hornet," and "The Science of Sleep." The video focuses on eggs in various fantasy settings and situations, ending with an ‌iPhone‌ shot of chickens. The entire short piece was filmed on the iPhone 13 Pro.What happens when you take a dozen eggs, add iPhone 13 Pro and throw...
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Aligning With a Brokerage That Allows for Leadership Autonomy

Casey Brown CEO, Reliant Realty ERA Powered Nashville, Tennessee Region served: Southeast Tennessee and the East Coast of Florida Years in real estate: 23 Number of offices: 7 Number of agents: 800 Motto/work philosophy that you live by: “If you’re not first, you’re last,” and “expect the unexpected.” We’ve always prepared for the bad weather. We have no debt, we’re crazy savers and we didn’t pull back during COVID. Lesley Grand: What ultimately led to your decision to ...
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Kyle Rittenhouse Trial: Jurors Begin Third Day Of Deliberations; MSNBC Banned After Freelancer Runs Red Light Tailing Jury Bus

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The Nasdaq will surge 19% in 2022 as easing chip shortage extends bull market cycle for tech stocks, Wedbush says

Stocks have risen sharply over the last year, helping the Dow Jones finally break the 36,000 barrier.Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images The Nasdaq's year-to-date gain of 28% is likely to spill over into next year, according to Wedbush's Dan Ives.An easing chip shortage should extend the bull market and quell valuations concerns, Ives said.Ives said the tech-heavy Nasdaq will hit 19,000 in 2022, representing 19% upside potential.2022 should be a favorable year for the tech-heavy Nasdaq as ...
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Xbox Chief Says He's Evaluating Relationship With Activision

Microsoft's head of Xbox said he's "evaluating all aspects of our relationship with Activision Blizzard and making ongoing proactive adjustments," in light of the recent revelations at the video game publisher. From a report: In an email to staff seen by Bloomberg News, Phil Spencer said he and the gaming leadership team are "disturbed and deeply troubled by the horrific events and actions" at Activision Blizzard. He referred to the Wall Street Journal story earlier this week that said Chief Exe...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, Xbox, Wall Street Journal, Activision, Spencer, Bloomberg News, Bobby Kotick, Phil Spencer, Jim Ryan, Sony Group

The 4 best Amazon Echo smart speakers and smart displays of 2021

Amazon's Echo devices combine reliable Alexa capabilities and easy-to-use smart-home features. The fourth-generation Echo is Amazon's best smart speaker, with good audio quality and a modern design. Read more about why you can trust our tech team to recommend the best products. Echo devices vary in size and price, but all have built-in support for Alexa, Amazon's digital assistant. Alexa's capabilities have significantly improved since its debut. You can ask Alexa questions, set...
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