Tag Archives: Tech

Virtual yacht sells for $650,000 and other tech news

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LJ Rich looks at the best of the week’s technology news stories including: UK’s Competition and Markets Authority orders Meta, Facebook’s parent company, to sell Giphy – a Gif-sharing search engine Co-founder and CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, steps down as chief executive of the company A virtual yacht sells for $650,000 (£490,000) inside building […]

US says it will work with friendly nations to limit the export of surveillance tools and other tech used by authoritarian governments to suppress human rights (Wall Street Journal)

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Wall Street Journal: US says it will work with friendly nations to limit the export of surveillance tools and other tech used by authoritarian governments to suppress human rights  —  Administration official cites China’s use of monitoring technologies, which Beijing has defended, in calling for tighter export rules Source link

How the tech used to make giant, ultrahigh-precision mirrors and lenses for the James Webb Space Telescope was repurposed to develop displays for mobile devices (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

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Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: How the tech used to make giant, ultrahigh-precision mirrors and lenses for the James Webb Space Telescope was repurposed to develop displays for mobile devices  —  To peer deeper than ever into space, NASA needed optics of unprecedented size; the technology to make them was later repurposed … Source […]

Best Target Cyber Monday deals: Early savings on top tech

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This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2021, our list of ideas, by topic, by recipient and by price, to help you discover the perfect gift. Black Friday has come and gone, but the deals are still hanging around like that one cousin who won’t leave after Thanksgiving. Speaking of deals, Cyber Monday savings are […]

Sea-like robots float at Tate Modern and other tech news

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BBC Click’s Jen Copestake looks at the best of the week’s technology news stories including: The US becomes the largest bitcoin miner in the world after regulations banning the practice in China come into effect Australia’s space agency announces its first mission to the Moon in a collaboration with Nasa Sea-like robotic creatures float above […]

Profile of Ifeoma Ozoma as she launches The Tech Worker Handbook, an online guide for tech workplace complaints, and Silenced No More Act becomes California law (Jennifer Elias/CNBC)

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Jennifer Elias / CNBC: Profile of Ifeoma Ozoma as she launches The Tech Worker Handbook, an online guide for tech workplace complaints, and Silenced No More Act becomes California law  —  – Ifeoma Ozoma, a former employee at Pinterest and Google, just published a resource guide for tech workers who are considering … Source link

It took decades to bring meaningful government regulation for Big Tobacco and experts say it could take an equally long time to regulate Big Tech (Cecilia Kang/New York Times)

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Cecilia Kang / New York Times: It took decades to bring meaningful government regulation for Big Tobacco and experts say it could take an equally long time to regulate Big Tech  —  If what faces Big Tech is anything like what happened to Big Tobacco, the road ahead is likely to be a yearslong battle […]

Robot gives needle-free injections and other tech news

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LJ Rich looks at the best of the week’s technology news stories including: Tesla head Elon Musk sells about $5bn (£3.7bn) of shares in the electric car manufacturer An original Apple computer, built by co-founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, sells at auction for $400,000 A robot that can autonomously give injections without needles has […]