Misuse of Twitter’s Alt Text Feature Draws Criticism From Accessibility Advocates

Misuse of Twitter's Alt Text Feature Draws Criticism From Accessibility Advocates

When the National Aeronautics and Space Administration uploaded the first photo of the early universe from its James Webb telescope to Twitter, it included a highly detailed description of the deep-field snapshot. “Most stars appear blue, and are sometimes as large as more distant galaxies that appear next to them,” read one portion of the … Read more

The next-gen robots that could explore ocean worlds | News

The next-gen robots that could explore ocean worlds |  News

Ocean worlds in our solar system are attractive places in the search for life beyond Earth. Beneath a thick, icy shell, Jupiter’s moon Europa and Saturn’s moons Titan and Enceladus likely harbor oceans, scientists believe. On Earth, the oceans teem with life, but is the same scenario possible on these frosty moons? Future missions could … Read more

Tech can’t remove all financial risks, crypto regulation needed: BOE

Tech can't remove all financial risks, crypto regulation needed: BOE

Regulators need to “get on with the job” of bringing the use of crypto technologies within the “regulatory perimeter,” says Jon Cunliffe, Bank of England’s deputy governor for financial stability. Speaking at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Singapore on Tuesday, Cunliffe shared insights on the recent “crypto winter,” which refers to a period of … Read more

Samsung’s Watch5, Buds2 appears in updated version Galaxy Wearable app

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The latest discovery confirms that Samsung is preparing its consumer app for the arrival of its upcoming wearables. Both the Galaxy Buds2 Pro and the Galaxy Watch5 are listed as compatible devices to pair with the app in the most recent version of the Samsung Galaxy Wearable app. According to GSM … Read more

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei makes smartphone comeback

OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei makes smartphone comeback

The Nothing Phone 1. Nothing The co-founder of Chinese smartphone brand OnePlus, Carl Pei, is back with a new handset – only this time it’s with a different company, literally called Nothing. Pei’s peculiarly named start-up officially pulled the wraps off its debut smartphone Tuesday, after months of dropping hints and teasers about the look … Read more

Biomicrofluidics Announces Low-Cost, 3D-Printed Microfluidic Bioreactor as 2021 Best Paper Award Recipient

Biomicrofluidics Announces Low-Cost, 3D-Printed Microfluidic Bioreactor as 2021 Best Paper Award Recipient

Newswise – MELVILLE, NY, July 12, 2022 – Biomicrofluidics, a publication of AIP Publishing, selected Ikram Khan as the winner of its 2021 Best Paper award. The designation highlights significant contributions by emerging authors in microfluidics and nanofluidics and is determined by an expert panel of judges. “We at Biomicrofluidics are always keen to support … Read more

How the fall of Three Arrows, or 3AC, dragged down crypto investors

How the fall of Three Arrows, or 3AC, dragged down crypto investors

As recently as March, Three Arrows Capital managed about $ 10 billion in assets, making it one of the most prominent crypto hedge funds in the world. Now the firm, also known as 3AC, is headed to bankruptcy court after the plunge in cryptocurrency prices and a particularly risky trading strategy combined to wipe out … Read more

MIT Scientists Suggest Wild Plan to Ease Climate Change: Space Bubbles

MIT Scientists Suggest Wild Plan to Ease Climate Change: Space Bubbles

Concerned that efforts to staunch the flow of excess greenhouse gases bleeding into our atmosphere won’t be enough to save us from a worsening crisis, MIT engineers have returned to a decades old vision to help ease the effects of climate change. To buy time for weaning ourselves off our fossil fuel addiction, we could … Read more

A new way iconic brands like P&G, Nokia cash in on R&D moonshots

A new way iconic brands like P&G, Nokia cash in on R&D moonshots

A picture taken on July 26, 2018 shows a view of the headquarters of Finnish telecoms giant Nokia in Espoo, Finland. Mikko Stig | Afp | Getty Images For over a decade, the research arm of Nokia Bell Labs in Finland has been working on a cooling and energy efficiency technology for data centers and … Read more

Steam Deck’s Web Browser Badly Needs An Update

Steam Deck's Web Browser Badly Needs An Update

Screenshot: Valve / Mozilla / Kotaku As has been reported by Gaming on Linuxand chatted about on Reddit, the Steam Deck has got a bit of a security problem concerning its pretty badly outdated version of Firefox. Valve has reportedly promised a fix, but it won’t come until the next SteamOS update. That’s less than … Read more