Friday, January 28, 2022

Technology

Former Theranos CEO and Founder Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty on 4 Counts in Fraud Trial

On Monday, a U.S. jury found Elizabeth Anne Holmes, the former Chief Executive and founder of Theranos, guilty on 4 out of eleven federal charges of defrauding investors in the blood-testing startup. The twelve jurors tasked with deliberating the fate...

SpaceX Record-Breaking 31st Launch, Taking Supplies and Christmas Presents for Station Crew

SpaceX capped off its busiest year ever by launching the 31st and final Falcon 9 rocket on early Tuesday, 21 December 2021, sending a used Cargo Dragon toward the International Space Station (ISS) before nailing the aerospace company’s hundredth...

Amazon Employees Plan Worldwide Protests on Black Friday for Improved Working Conditions

Amazon employees in almost twenty countries - including America, the United Kingdom, and several in the European Union, are planning to strike and work stoppages on Black Friday as part of the Make Amazon Pay drive, a coalition of seventy trade...

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson Condemns Russian Outraged by ‘Reckless’ Anti-Satellite Test

The United States has strongly condemned Russia for "a reckless and dangerous act" of destroying a defunct satellite in an anti-satellite weapon test that sparked a cloud of debris and forced the 7-member crew of the International Space Station...

America Charges Russian and Ukrainian Citizen in Global Ransomware Crackdown

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) charged a Ukrainian citizen and a Russian in one of the ransomware attacks against US targets, according to court filings shown on Nov. 8 (Monday). The proclamation of criminal charges came after soon...

SpaceX Capsule’s Toilet Broken, Leaving Astronauts in Nappies

On Sunday, the French, Japanese and American astronauts were alleged to leave the International Space Station, with their capsule landing in the Gulf of Mexico early Monday (Nov. 8). But with high winds off the Florida coast, SpaceX pushed...

Facebook Changed its Name to Meta as it Focuses to Develop the Metaverse

On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer of Facebook, declared at the Facebook Connect event that it’s rebranding itself as Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short. The new name comes with a blue infinity-like logo, and now that...

Ex-US President Trump Launches His Own “TRUTH Social” Media Platform

On Wednesday, Donald Trump, former United States President, proclaimed he would be introducing his very own media network, including “TRUTH Social,” a social media platform to stand up to the despotism of Big Tech. According to the news release...

Apple Removed “Quran Majeed” App in Mainland China After Chinese Officials’ Request

Apple has taken down Quran Majeed App by PDMS and a Bible App by Olive Tree in China following the request from Chinese officials. The BBC reported that Apple has removed the popular app for reading and listening to...

Microsoft Becomes the Recent Large Employer to Mandate Vaccinations

Microsoft, one of the biggest dominant American tech giants, becomes the newest tech largest firm or employer to demand proof of COVID-19 vaccination before stepping into its offices in America. On Tuesday, the Seattle Times said that the Redmond, Washington-based...

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Moderna Starts Mid-Stage Study for Omicron-Based COVID-19 Vaccine

On Wednesday, Moderna said it had begun mid-stage research, testing a booster dose of its coronavirus jab specifically considered...