Day: September 1, 2021

Reddit Bans Anti-Vax Subreddit After Site-Wide Protest

New submitter redmid17 writes: A week after allowing anti-vaccine subreddits to remain and a day after hundreds of large subreddits went silence in protest of the decision, Reddit banned the largest anti-vaccine subreddit , r/NoNewNormal, for brigading, which is sending forum members to other subs to push agendas. “Antivaxxers in Reddit’s NoNewNormal community, named after…

Google Doodle honors Rudolf Weigl, vaccine inventor who saved Jews – CNET

His vaccine saved lives during World War II, and so did his cunning. …read more Source:: CNet

Amazon Asked FCC To Reject Starlink Plan Because It Can’t Compete, SpaceX Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Amazon’s attempt to block proposals for the next-generation Starlink system is a “delay tactic” and a continuation of Amazon’s strategy of “hinder[ing] competitors to compensate for Amazon’s failure to make progress of its own,” SpaceX told the Federal Communications Commission yesterday. “Amazon’s track record amply demonstrates…

Spring tears down math geek t-shirt listing because it dared to mention the trademarked word ‘zeta’

Data scientist told he faces ban, biz insists otherwise after pushback On Tuesday, Tariq Rashid, a UK-based data scientist and author, tried to create a t-shirt design using on-demand t-shirt print shop Spring to celebrate the Riemann zeta function, which is widely known among mathematicians and technical types.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7 delayed due to coronavirus – CNET

Two big Tom Cruise films moved around, with the Top Gun sequel taking Memorial Day weekend 2022. …read more Source:: CNet

The New Thermodynamic Understanding of Clocks

Studies of the simplest possible clocks have revealed their fundamental limitations — as well as insights into the nature of time itself. Natalie Wolchover, writing for Quanta Magazine: […] Over the past five years, through studies of the simplest conceivable clocks, the researchers have discovered the fundamental limits of timekeeping. They’ve mapped out new relationships…

Veeva shares drop 10% despite fiscal Q2 revenue, EPS beat, higher forecast

Veeva said its Veeva Vault product will be “a strong engine for growth to 2025 and beyond.” …read more Source:: ZDNet

C3 AI fiscal 2022 outlook in line with expectations as it builds out partnerships

C3 AI ended the quarter with 98 customers, up 85% from a year ago. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Asana beats expectations for Q2, reports record revenue

Asana brought in a revenue of $89.5 million in Q2, an increase of 72% year over year. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 durability: Watch live to see how much this screen can take – CNET

Spend 16-plus hours with the new Samsung foldable and watch the S Pen draw the equivalent of a 5K race. …read more Source:: CNet