NASA lunar probe captures ghostly image of Jupiter and its moons
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this far-off portrait of Jupiter in August 2021. NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University It looks like a marble sitting on velvet. NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has been in residence around our moon since 2009, looked out into the solar system and captured an ethereal snapshot... Read more
Religious Exemptions for Vaccine Mandates Shouldn’t Exist
Reiss notes that in Connecticut, for example, the rate of religious opt-outs from school vaccine requirements grew from 1.7 to 2.7 percent between 2012 and 2019, even though there was no corresponding change in the state’s religious composition. In California, the rate nearly quadrupled between 1994 and 2009. Rising... Read more
Marvell expands 5nm data infrastructure platform to meet 5G demands
The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! Data infrastructure technology solutions from the Santa Clara, California-based company Marvell have already become an industry benchmark. Now the company has expanded its 5nm data infrastructure portfolio with a line of high-performance Prestera carrier... Read more
Facebook’s whistleblower tells Congress how to regulate tech
WASHINGTON, DC — US lawmakers have been angry at Facebook for years. Since as early as 2011, they have raised alarms about Facebook’s failures to protect users’ privacy, its struggles combating misinformation on its platforms, and its impact on its users’ mental health. But they haven’t passed any new... Read more
Company that routes SMS for all major US carriers was hacked for five years
Getty Images | d3sign Syniverse, a company that routes hundreds of billions of text messages every year for hundreds of carriers including Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T, revealed to government regulators that a hacker gained unauthorized access to its databases for five years. Syniverse and carriers have not said whether... Read more
Why Ranking Number One in SERPs is SO Important – Here’s How
Search engine results pages (SERPs) are a gateway to visibility, whether you realize it or not. Most of us conduct several searches every day, or even dozens of searches, without consciously thinking about it. We remember we need to buy something, or we want the answer to a curious... Read more
Best over-ear headphones for 2021
Apple’s AirPods and AirPods Pro earbuds may be the dominant headphones these days, but plenty of people want old-fashioned full-size around-the-ear or over-ear headphones that in theory are capable of delivering, bigger, richer sound with good noise isolation. In the past, a list of best over-ear headphones would have included... Read more
This Facebook Whistleblower Hearing Will Be Different
The only safe prediction to make about the Senate’s Facebook hearing today is that, for the first time in a long time, it will be different. Over the past three and a half years the company has sent a rotating cast of high-level executives, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, to... Read more
Destiny 2: Beyond Light is coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC in October
Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next.  Destiny 2 is among the games coming to Xbox Game Pass in the month of October, and it’ll be available to PC gamers on the service for the first time. Xbox... Read more
Can billionaires like Amazon ex-CEO Jeff Bezos slow extinction and climate change?
Welcome to the age of billionaire biodiversity conservation. As climate change scorches the planet and a global extinction crisis escalates, the ultrarich have started funneling bits of their wealth into protecting nature. This week, Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the wealthiest man on Earth, pledged $1 billion... Read more