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Future airliners will run on hydrogen, vows Airbus as it drops veil on concept designs

Comes not long after firm ditched hybrid-electric propulsion demonstrator Airbus has lifted the lid on proposals for airliners that run on hydrogen, months after pulling the plug on a battery-powered testbed aircraft.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Microsoft secures backend server that leaked Bing data

No personal user data was leaked in the incident. …read more Source:: ZDNet

GNOME Gets New Versioning Scheme

AmiMoJo writes: The GNOME 3 desktop environment was officially released in 2011, and in 2020 we are still on version 3.x. Yeah, despite many massive changes over the last (almost) decade, we have been stuck with point releases for GNOME 3. For instance, just last week, GNOME 3.38 was released. Historically, the stable releases all…

Star Wars vs. Star Trek: Mark Hamill, Patrick Stewart clash in Uber Eats ad – CNET

Luke Skywalker and Captain Jean-Luc Picard face off over … tomatoes? …read more Source:: CNet

Tesla Battery Day: What we could see from Elon Musk – Roadshow

From the potential for a million-mile battery and maybe even some electricity utility news, here are the possible reveals we could see. …read more Source:: CNet

Firefox for Android Bug Allows ‘Epic Rick-Rolling’

Anyone on the same Wi-Fi network can force websites to launch, with no user interaction. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Apparent Racial Bias Found in Twitter Photo Algorithm

An algorithm Twitter uses to decide how photos are cropped in people’s timelines appears to be automatically electing to display the faces of white people over people with darker skin pigmentation. From a report: The apparent bias was discovered in recent days by Twitter users posting photos on the social media platform. A Twitter spokesperson…

Disney Plus delays Marvel show The Falcon and the Winter Soldier until 2021 – CNET

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was supposed to be Disney Plus’ first live-action Marvel show, originally planned to come out in August. It won’t arrive until next year. …read more Source:: CNet

OnePlus to drop slightly better version of latest flagship next month … and that’s the T

Robert Downey Jr’s back to tell everyone how great it is OnePlus has confirmed its 5G-capable 8T flagship phone is scheduled to land on 14 October in an online-only event.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Emmys 2020 full list of winners: Watchmen, Schitt’s Creek, Zendaya, Mark Ruffalo and more – CNET

Succession wins best drama series, with Regina King, Zendaya and Mark Ruffalo winning big acting awards, and Schitt’s Creek sweeping the comedy categories. …read more Source:: CNet