Day: September 27, 2021

MediaLab Acquires Imgur

In a blog post, Imgur announced that it has been acquired by a company called MediaLab. “It’s the beginning of a new chapter, and we’re excited to share the news with you,” writes the Imgur team. From the post: We’ve been acquired by MediaLab! MediaLab, based in Santa Monica, CA, is a company that owns…

The best 5G home internet: Your broadband options

Fiber internet is the best, but most of us still can’t get it. For many, 5G may be the next best option. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Facebook announces $50 million investment in ‘responsible’ metaverse development

Facebook said it plans to work with experts in government, industry and research institutions like Howard University to think through potential issues with the metaverse concept. …read more Source:: ZDNet

NASA: Winds in Jupiter’s Great Red Spot storm are speeding up – CNET

The Hubble Space Telescope spotted an unusual wind pattern making the rounds in the massive, swirling storm. …read more Source:: CNet

COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on global life expectancy, study finds – CNET

The study examined males and females in 29 countries between 2015 and 2020. …read more Source:: CNet

Google, in Fight Against Record EU Fine, Slams Regulators for Ignoring Apple

Alphabet unit Google on Monday blasted EU antitrust regulators for ignoring rival Apple as it launched a bid to get Europe’s second-highest court to annul a record 4.34-billion euro ($5.1 billion) fine related to its Android operating system. From a report: Far from holding back rivals and harming users, Android has been a massive success…

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin reveals next two New Shepard passengers to visit space – CNET

Two entrepreneurs will take the short trip to microgravity next month. …read more Source:: CNet

Google sets burial date for legacy Chrome Extensions

In January 2023, add-os built with Manifest V2 API will fail Google this month said Chrome browser extensions written under its Manifest V2 specification will stop working in January 2023.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Microsoft Warns of ‘FoggyWeb’ Malware Targeting AD FS Servers

The group tracked as Nobelium uses multiple tactics to steal credentials with the goal of gaining admin access to Active Directory Federation Services. …read more Source:: DarkReading

Inspiration4 crew had ‘challenges’ with the toilet, Elon Musk says – CNET

The Crew Dragon loo with a view will be getting an upgrade for future flights. …read more Source:: CNet