This radio telescope will be able to detect a phone in the pocket of an astronaut on Mars

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The SKA observatory will be located in two different deserts and will have immense sensitivity. It will bring a new look at the cosmic dawn and many astronomical phenomena. This project started in the 1990s. The construction of the Square Kilometer Array has just started. Abbreviated SKA, this observatory will be the largest radio telescope in the world… … Continue reading This radio telescope will be able to detect a phone in the pocket of an astronaut on Mars

Neuralink: US investigation into possible violations of animal protection laws

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In four years, Neuralink trials have killed 1,500 animals. Partly after erroneous experiments were not carried out at all. The pong-playing macaque pager (Image: Neuralink) Investigations are underway against US billionaire Elon Musk's company Neuralink because too many animals may be killed for the development of the brain-computer interface (BCI). This is reported by the Reuters news agency, … Continue reading Neuralink: US investigation into possible violations of animal protection laws

Universe much brighter than expected: Is dark matter responsible?

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The universe is twice as bright as previously thought, according to the Pluto probe New Horizons. A particle that has so far only been described theoretically could explain the anomaly. The unexpectedly high brightness of the universe could be due to the decay of a previously only theoretically described elementary particle that is a candidate for … Continue reading Universe much brighter than expected: Is dark matter responsible?

Patient record: “Toxic electronic access to human identity”

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The e-medical record is similar to China's social credit system, a psychotherapist warns. Digital doppelgangers with constructed identities would emerge. With the electronic patient file (ePA), not only the right to informational self-determination threatens to be lost. Rather, there is a risk of losing control over one's own identity through the almost arbitrary construction of digital doppelgangers. The … Continue reading Patient record: “Toxic electronic access to human identity”

Second life with Linux: Extra slim distributions for special applications

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Unlike Windows, Linux gives businesses a few operating system options to choose from, even for the oldest and weakest devices. If the old hardware no longer meets the high demands of Windows 11, you don't have to dispose of the devices right away. Rather, Linux is an interesting option in such cases: the various distributions are … Continue reading Second life with Linux: Extra slim distributions for special applications

Starlink: SpaceX sees its plans hampered for its 2nd generation satellites

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The FCC has imposed a limit on the number of second-generation satellites of Starlink, SpaceX's constellation. This is probably not the outcome SpaceX was hoping for. hoped for when reading the conclusions of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the telecom regulatory authority in the United States. The instance did not fully meet the expectations of the company founded … Continue reading Starlink: SpaceX sees its plans hampered for its 2nd generation satellites

Google is filing an appeal against a billion-euro fine before the ECJ

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Google is going to the European Court of Justice: It's about preventing competition in connection with Android - and a fine worth a billion. In the dispute with the EU over illegal market power in Android, Google will go to the highest European court, the European Court of Justice (ECJ). In September, the court of the … Continue reading Google is filing an appeal against a billion-euro fine before the ECJ

Kanye West glorifies Nazis: Right-wing network Parler cancels takeover

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While Kanye West/Ye glorifies National Socialists in a television appearance, Parler cancels the planned takeover. The rapper is blocked on Twitter. The American artist Kanye West - who is now officially called Ye - will not buy the social network Parler, which is particularly popular with right-wing and right-wing extremists. Parler announced this late Thursday, at the … Continue reading Kanye West glorifies Nazis: Right-wing network Parler cancels takeover

We saw a black hole rip apart a star 8.5 billion light-years away

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A black hole engulfing a star has been identified as 8.5 billion light-years from Earth. This is the most distant detection of this type of cataclysmic event. Stars that roam too close to black holes are very reckless. They usually end up torn apart by the extreme gravity of black holes, which readily gobble up this material. We have just … Continue reading We saw a black hole rip apart a star 8.5 billion light-years away

Follow the departure to the Moon of the first Arab rover thanks to SpaceX

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The United Arab Emirates launches a mission to the Moon. The goal? Place a rover, Rashid, on the surface. A first for the country. The launch of the mission is provided by SpaceX and can be followed live. The launch in a nutshell What? A lunar mission from the United Arab Emirates, with the sending of a rover to the … Continue reading Follow the departure to the Moon of the first Arab rover thanks to SpaceX

70,000 hours of Minecraft videos should provide the AI ​​with new training data

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Online video is a huge untapped source of training data. OpenAI has now found a new way to use them. OpenAI's Minecraft bot is considered to be the best of its kind to date. And there's a reason for that: During the training phase, the system was able to view 70,000 hours of video material of … Continue reading 70,000 hours of Minecraft videos should provide the AI ​​with new training data

Twitter: Right-wing extremists see Musk as an ally, anti-fascists will be banned

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While Elon Musk expresses himself in such a way that right-wing extremists recognize themselves in it, anti-fascists fly off Twitter. The user base is obviously changing. While Twitter's problem with far-right extremists has worsened since Elon Musk took over, several anti-fascist and journalistic US accounts have been blocked in recent days. This was compiled by the magazines … Continue reading Twitter: Right-wing extremists see Musk as an ally, anti-fascists will be banned

Musk vs. Apple: Twitter is allegedly threatened with removal from the App Store

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A behind-the-scenes dispute between Apple and Twitter could escalate. Musk said he was threatened with suspension from the App Store. Apple has threatened to remove Twitter from the App Store without giving a reason, according to Elon Musk. This is what the new Twitter boss claims and accuses Apple of disregarding freedom of expression. However, Apple had already … Continue reading Musk vs. Apple: Twitter is allegedly threatened with removal from the App Store

Media houses demand that the United States refrain from prosecuting Assange

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With the appeal "Journalism is not a crime," newspapers around the world have sent an open letter to the US government demanding that Julian Assange no longer be prosecuted. Demonstration for Julian Assange (London, January 5, 2019) (Image: Londisland / shutterstock.com) Several internationally renowned media houses have appealed to the US government to stop prosecuting Wikileaks … Continue reading Media houses demand that the United States refrain from prosecuting Assange

Beware of deepfakes who take advantage of the bankruptcy of FTX to scam you on Twitter

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A deepfake of deposed FTX boss Sam Bankman-Fried has been circulating on Twitter. The video promised that victims of the crypto platform's bankruptcy could receive money in compensation. “As you know, our FTX exchange has gone bankrupt. In the video, it is an almost playful Sam Bankman-Fried that we can see. The former boss of FTX, who is nevertheless at the heart … Continue reading Beware of deepfakes who take advantage of the bankruptcy of FTX to scam you on Twitter

Supply flight: SpaceX space freighter Dragon docked with ISS

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SpaceX has completed its 26th resupply mission to the International Space Station. The space freighter Dragon has docked with the ISS for a month. A Dragon supply ship carrying almost 3500 kilograms of cargo has successfully docked with the International Space Station. On board, the unmanned mission is, among other things, scientific experiments and food. At the time … Continue reading Supply flight: SpaceX space freighter Dragon docked with ISS

The semiconductor industry falls from record earnings into a recession

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It's a bizarre situation: while some chips are still expensive, demand for others is plummeting. Inflation and war unsettle buyers. There has probably never been such a sharp swing from scarcity to oversupply in the semiconductor industry. It has been known for decades that supply and demand for many chips fluctuate rhythmically, i.e. follow the so-called pig … Continue reading The semiconductor industry falls from record earnings into a recession

National security at risk: USA bans Huawei devices from the market

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The US government bans the sale and import of devices from several Chinese manufacturers. Justification: Danger to national security. The US government bans the sale and import of communication devices from Chinese smartphone manufacturers and network suppliers Huawei and ZTE. They posed an unacceptable risk to national security, the US telecommunications regulator FCC said on Friday. "As a result … Continue reading National security at risk: USA bans Huawei devices from the market

Energy from the sun, wind and water: a lot of untapped potential in Africa

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Africa has more than enough regenerative sources for its energy future. But European desires are aimed at fossil gas and energy transition metals. (Image: TeleGeography) Actually, Europe wanted to move towards renewable energies. But after Russia turned off the gas and the EU Parliament defined natural gas as "green" energy in addition to nuclear energy, European economic … Continue reading Energy from the sun, wind and water: a lot of untapped potential in Africa

Elon Musk’s “Voice of God”: general amnesty for blocked Twitter accounts

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Follower power new: Musk lets his followers make fundamental decisions. According to him, there are countless bots among them. A comment. Starting next week, all blocked Twitter accounts will be released, provided they have not broken the law or have not distinguished themselves by "egregious spam". This was announced by Twitter owner Elon Musk. How it is determined en … Continue reading Elon Musk’s “Voice of God”: general amnesty for blocked Twitter accounts

Researcher: Apple’s pseudo-VPN abused for ad fraud

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Allegedly, Apple's private relay service can be used for so-called click fraud. The damage potential is in the high double-digit million range. Apple CEO Tim Cook at a presentation on privacy protection. (Image: Apple / Screenshot YouTube) Apple's iCloud Private Relay pseudo-VPN service can be used for ad fraud, according to a new research report from a … Continue reading Researcher: Apple’s pseudo-VPN abused for ad fraud

China’s Coast Guard allegedly stole rocket parts from Philippine Navy

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The Philippine Navy discovered the remains of a Chinese missile in a disputed sea area over the weekend. That was then taken from her. The Chinese Coast Guard has forcibly seized rocket parts recovered by the Philippines Navy. This is reported by the AP news agency, citing a Philippine Vice Admiral. Accordingly, the Filipino sailors discovered the debris … Continue reading China’s Coast Guard allegedly stole rocket parts from Philippine Navy

Raspis made in Kenya: Raspberry Pi Foundation now produces in Africa

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An atypical move from the Raspberry Pi Foundation: The company manufactures the first Raspi models in Nairobi, Kenya. More are to follow. Gearbox Europlacer is the first to manufacture the Pico board in Africa. (Image: Raspberry Pi Foundation) The Raspberry Pi Foundation has recently started producing the Pico microcontroller handicraft board, which costs just a few euros, … Continue reading Raspis made in Kenya: Raspberry Pi Foundation now produces in Africa

Twitter: Musk announces colored verification hooks and end of layoffs

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Twitter's new boss wants to prevent fake accounts, and verification hooks may come in different colors. Meanwhile, the pressure on advertisers is increasing. A new system for account verification is only to be introduced on Twitter when false identity information can be prevented with a high level of reliability. This was explained by the new Twitter boss … Continue reading Twitter: Musk announces colored verification hooks and end of layoffs

LightSail 2: Experimental satellite powered by solar sails has burned up

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LightSail 2 changed its orbit only due to the pressure of the sun's particles. Also because of the increasing solar activity, the mission is now over. The solar sail in earth's orbit  (Image: Planetary Society) After almost three and a half years in orbit, the LightSail 2 experimental satellite has now burned up. This was announced by … Continue reading LightSail 2: Experimental satellite powered by solar sails has burned up

According to a survey by Elon Musk: Trump’s Twitter account is activated again

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Donald Trump wants to go back to the White House and can tweet again. Musk is giving back the once-influential Twitter account. Will Trump return? Twitter has unblocked former US President Donald Trump's account, which has been suspended since early 2021. Shortly after announcing his renewed candidacy for the presidency, the Republican regained access to a major online … Continue reading According to a survey by Elon Musk: Trump’s Twitter account is activated again

Study: AirPods Pro can serve as a hearing aid

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According to a small study, Apple AirPods Pro is able to hold a candle to even expensive hearing aids up to moderate hearing loss. AirPods Pro as a hearing aid: Apple's in-ears with active noise cancellation in combination with an iPhone have the potential to serve as "adequate hearing aids", according to a study. In … Continue reading Study: AirPods Pro can serve as a hearing aid

Apple Watches detect very pernicious heart disease

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Helped by an AI developed by their department and data from the Apple Watch, researchers have shown that it is possible to detect left ventricular deficiencies at the early stage of the disease. © Apple Apple Watches have already shown their usefulness by alerting users to a heart problem, allowing rapid support – before the occurrence … Continue reading Apple Watches detect very pernicious heart disease

Ultimatum on Twitter: Hundreds of employees quit, Musk closes the offices

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After the expired ultimatum, Twitter apparently lost hundreds more employees. Most recently, Musk has tried to persuade some to stay. After Elon Musk's ultimatum for the remaining Twitter employees expired, the social network apparently lost several hundred more employees. The US media report unanimously. The Verge writes that before Musk's ultimatum, Twitter still had around 2,900 employees, down … Continue reading Ultimatum on Twitter: Hundreds of employees quit, Musk closes the offices

Windows Subsystem for Linux: Microsoft officially releases WSL Version 1.0.0

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The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is now available for download as a major version in the Microsoft Store. Otherwise, version 1.0.0 changes little about the popular tool. The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) has been released as version 1.0.0. Previously, only a preview of 0.70.8 was available in the Microsoft Store. In addition to the now official … Continue reading Windows Subsystem for Linux: Microsoft officially releases WSL Version 1.0.0

Are 75% of Bitcoin (BTC) Buyers Really Losing?

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According to a study conducted by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), 73% to 81% of cryptocurrency owners would be at a loss compared to their initial value invested. Are so many people really in the red? Bitcoin investors are in the red according to the BIS Between the fall of Terra (Luna) and the fall … Continue reading Are 75% of Bitcoin (BTC) Buyers Really Losing?

Twitter: Musk wants to find boss – but only after restructuring

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Twitter needs a new boss. Said Elon Musk. But first, the restructuring. Ex-boss Dorsey has already turned down the post. Twitter owner Elon Musk intends to invest less time in Twitter. According to Reuters, Musk said this at a hearing before a US court in Delaware in a Tesla case. Accordingly, Musk wants to reorganize the microblogging service this week and … Continue reading Twitter: Musk wants to find boss – but only after restructuring

An unsuccessful search for aliens: Is the end of humanity inevitable?

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There are several theories as to why we haven't found extraterrestrial intelligence. A team at NASA has turned its attention to a worrying one. The fact that we have not yet found extraterrestrial intelligence could be due to an existential disaster that is wiping out emerging civilizations before they reach the stars. This is the so-called "Big … Continue reading An unsuccessful search for aliens: Is the end of humanity inevitable?

Climate Trace: World map shows the largest individual sources of greenhouse gases

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To fight climate change, you need to know where greenhouse gases are emitted, says Climate Trace. You should be able to look it up on a world map. (Image: Screenshot) The climate protection organization Climate Trace has published a world map listing almost 80,000 individual emitters of greenhouse gases. These include the 500 largest known industrial sources … Continue reading Climate Trace: World map shows the largest individual sources of greenhouse gases

Patent Infringements in Robot Dogs? Boston Dynamics is suing Ghost Robotics

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Boston Dynamics holds several patents for its robot dog Spot. Some are said to have injured Ghost Robotics in its Vision 60 and Spirit 40 robotic dogs. Ghost Robotics' Vision 60 robotic dog is said to infringe on Boston Dynamics' patents, including one for climbing stairs. (Image: Ghost Robotics (screenshot)) Robot maker Boston Dynamics has sued its … Continue reading Patent Infringements in Robot Dogs? Boston Dynamics is suing Ghost Robotics

After a breakdown: NASA’s Capstone satellite swung into a special lunar orbit

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Capstone is now orbiting the Moon in the same orbit as the proposed Gateway space station. This was preceded by a flight full of breakdowns. Artist's impression of Capstone on the moon (Image: Illustration by NASA/Daniel Rutter) NASA's Capstone probe has reached the moon after a mishap-filled flight. The probe entered a near-perpendicular halo orbit (NRHO) on Sunday, … Continue reading After a breakdown: NASA’s Capstone satellite swung into a special lunar orbit

Twitter chaos: First technical problems, more collapsing advertising revenue

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The dismissal of half of Twitter's workforce could show the first consequences. This indicates technical problems. Meanwhile, Twitter is losing more advertisers. (Image: Koshiro K/Shutterstock.com) A week and a half after half of Twitter's workforce was laid off, the first technical problems seem to be appearing that are not being fixed immediately. As the US magazine Wired reports, … Continue reading Twitter chaos: First technical problems, more collapsing advertising revenue

Google doesn’t even have to pay 400 million for location scams

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For years, Google saved Android users' whereabouts for advertising purposes, although users thought it was turned off. 40 US states give in cheaply. Google Maps iconography is world-famous. (Image: Daniel AJ Sokolov) For years, Google continued to collect the whereabouts of those affected, even though users had deactivated the storage of their cell phone's whereabouts ("location history"). For … Continue reading Google doesn’t even have to pay 400 million for location scams

Russian Hackers Need Help So Much They’re Offering Bounties

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A collective of Russian hacktivists wants to rally more people to carry out attacks, promising financial rewards. Until then, the damage caused by their operations is minimal. Russian hacktivists are looking for reinforcements to harm Western administrations and companies. A Telegram group was even launched in September 2022 to pay those who give them a hand. Like the majority of … Continue reading Russian Hackers Need Help So Much They’re Offering Bounties

Wrong user accounts: Musk argues with US Senator – who threatens an investigation

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A journalist creates a fake profile for a US senator. He asked Musk to put his companies in order – otherwise, Congress would intervene. The confusion after the takeover of Twitter is now threatening to become real trouble with politics for Elon Musk: A supposed Twitter account of a US senator with the blue verification symbol … Continue reading Wrong user accounts: Musk argues with US Senator – who threatens an investigation

X-37B: US spaceplane returned after 908 days in space

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The experimental US space glider X-37B has now completed six missions, one longer than the others. Several records were set at the last one. The space glider after landing  (Image: Boeing/US Space Force) The US Space Agency's experimental unmanned reusable X-37B spacecraft has landed again, setting a new record with a mission duration of 908 days … Continue reading X-37B: US spaceplane returned after 908 days in space

Formula M1: Why the Apple chip is so fast

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Above all, a clever cache hierarchy helps Apple's ARM chips to achieve a performance that AMD and Intel have not yet achieved in compact devices. Since November 2020, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini have been shipped with Apple's proprietary M1 chip. But why is the performance so much higher than in the respective predecessors … Continue reading Formula M1: Why the Apple chip is so fast

After a cyber attack on the administration: data of Ukrainian refugees on the dark web

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After unsuccessful ransom demands, a ransomware group published data on census refusers and Ukrainian refugees, among other things. The city administration in Rhineland-Palatinate has been out of action since the end of October. (Image: City Administration of Rhineland-Palatinate) A criminal gang has paralyzed the district administration of the Rhine-Palatinate district and copied numerous data. These have now … Continue reading After a cyber attack on the administration: data of Ukrainian refugees on the dark web

Cryptocurrency exchange FTX: Reputation ruined, assets frozen, and now bankrupt

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After a failed takeover attempt, the crypto exchange FTX was on the brink. And now it's one step further: bankruptcy has been filed in the USA The bad news about the ailing crypto exchange FTX does not stop. The Bahamian securities regulator announced on Thursday (local time) that it had frozen the assets of FTX Digital Markets. Next, … Continue reading Cryptocurrency exchange FTX: Reputation ruined, assets frozen, and now bankrupt

Microsoft: Russian state hackers resort to ransomware

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Microsoft attributes a ransomware campaign to an attacker group already believed to be responsible for a blackout in Ukraine and NotPetya. (Image: Profit_Image/Shutterstock.com) At the Cyberwarcon conference, Microsoft spectacularly supplemented its assessment of a new kind of ransomware: "MSTIC notes that Iridium carried out the prestige campaign". Ultimately, this means that Microsoft blames the Russian military … Continue reading Microsoft: Russian state hackers resort to ransomware

Chaos on Twitter: Banks want to sell loans, looming conflict with FTC

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Chaos reigns not only on but also on Twitter. That doesn't stop at Elon Musk's partners either. Banks want to get rid of loans at high discounts. Banks that helped Elon Musk take over Twitter are apparently trying to pass the debt on to investors, accepting discounts of up to 30 percent. However, interested parties demanded 40 percent, … Continue reading Chaos on Twitter: Banks want to sell loans, looming conflict with FTC

NASA must quickly launch the Artemis I rocket before its boosters expire

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A countdown ticks for some components of the Artemis I rocket, still on the ground. The Space Launch System boosters will expire in December 2022, if the mission has still not gone to the Moon. The first mission of the ambitious Artemis program is still grounded. The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket was supposed to fly to the Moon in the summer of … Continue reading NASA must quickly launch the Artemis I rocket before its boosters expire

Bitcoin (BTC): the final purge of the bear market is underway

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The FTX affair ushered the cryptocurrency market into the final phase of the bear market, which began in the spring of 2021 when interest rates started to rise and the US dollar hit a long-term low. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) is now developing its last wave of decline, the 5th, the one which constitutes (in … Continue reading Bitcoin (BTC): the final purge of the bear market is underway

Bosch and IBM rely on quantum computers to research better energy efficiency

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Where classic computers reach their limits, Bosch and IBM want to work together with quantum computers to find new materials for electromobility. Bosch and IBM want to do research together in the field of materials science and rely on quantum computers, the two companies announced. The two companies involved are hoping for new discoveries, mainly in … Continue reading Bosch and IBM rely on quantum computers to research better energy efficiency

Bug fix updates: Apple releases macOS 13.0.1, iPadOS 16.1.1, and iOS 16.1.1

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Bug fixes and patched vulnerabilities out of line: Apple presents macOS 13.0.1, iPadOS 16.1.1, and iOS 16.1.1 for Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Apple posted bug fix updates for its latest Mac, iPhone, and iPad operating systems on Wednesday evening. They should fix errors that have occurred in the meantime and plug security gaps – however, Apple … Continue reading Bug fix updates: Apple releases macOS 13.0.1, iPadOS 16.1.1, and iOS 16.1.1