Ingenious Underwater Drone Can Transition to Flight in Less Than a Second:

Ingenious Underwater Drone Can Transition to Flight in Less Than a Second:

Robots have traditionally been purpose-built to perform a single, very specific task, but researchers from Beihang University are taking a much different approach with a new robotic drone: that can operate underwater just as easily as in the air, and it features a clever, nature-inspired trick for maximizing its range. When you think of robots, … Read more

Silicon Valley supply chain fixer Flexport tops CNBC Disruptor 50:

Silicon Valley supply chain fixer Flexport tops CNBC Disruptor 50:

After a year in which supply chain bottlenecks roiled the global economy, Flexport, which uses technology to improve supply chains, reaches the top of the CNBC Disruptor 50 list. Freight forwarding, the official name for the industry Flexport is disrupting, is the centuries-old, trillion-dollar global business of matching companies that make stuff with companies that … Read more

As Musk buyout looms, Twitter searches for its soul:

As Musk buyout looms, Twitter searches for its soul:

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A toxic cesspool. A lifeline. A finger on the world pulse. Twitter is all these things and more to its over 217 million users around the world – politicians, journalists, activists, celebrities, weirdos and normies, cat and dog lovers and just about anyone else with an internet connection. For Elon Musk:its … Read more

How Amazon, American Airlines and Subaru burn waste to make energy:

How Amazon, American Airlines and Subaru burn waste to make energy:

In northern California’s Stanislaus County, next to a landfill, there’s a company managing waste in a very different way: by burning trash instead of burying it. The energy recovery facility run by New Jersey-based Covanta harnesses steam to make enough electricity to power 18,000 homes in the area. A portion of the waste comes from … Read more

The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year:

The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year:

Nearly three years ago, when the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission launched probes into the business practices of Big Tech, antitrust experts and legal talking heads declared a new age in enforcement and a chastening of unbridled financial power. But a pandemic and countless bill markups later – amid feverish lobbying efforts by Apple … Read more

Tech layoffs, hiring slowdown stand out in red-hot job market:

Tech layoffs, hiring slowdown stand out in red-hot job market:

San Francisco: Compassandcamera |: Getty Images: US employers added more jobs than expected in April amid a tight labor market, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But the tech sector, which boomed during the pandemic, is showing signs of contraction. Facebook parent company Meta is pausing hiring and scaling down some recruitment plans, Insider … Read more

Tech layoffs, hiring slowdown stand out in red-hot job market:

Tech layoffs, hiring slowdown stand out in red-hot job market:

San Francisco: Compassandcamera |: Getty Images: US employers added more jobs than expected in April amid a tight labor market, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But the tech sector, which boomed during the pandemic, is showing signs of contraction. Facebook parent company Meta is pausing hiring and scaling down some recruitment plans, Insider … Read more

New Lenovo Legion 7 and Slim 7 Laptops Pair Brawn with Beauty:

New Lenovo Legion 7 and Slim 7 Laptops Pair Brawn with Beauty:

: Lenovo Legion 7:Photo:: Florence Ion / Gizmodo: Lenovo is best known for its ThinkPad business laptops, but its Legion series has birthed some of the best gaming systems I’ve used in the past few years. Today, the laptop maker is replacing the old with a new fleet consisting of the Legion 7 and Legion … Read more

New Lenovo Legion 7 and Slim 7 Laptops Pair Brawn with Beauty:

New Lenovo Legion 7 and Slim 7 Laptops Pair Brawn with Beauty:

: Lenovo Legion 7:Photo:: Florence Ion / Gizmodo: Lenovo is best known for its ThinkPad business laptops, but its Legion series has birthed some of the best gaming systems I’ve used in the past few years. Today, the laptop maker is replacing the old with a new fleet consisting of the Legion 7 and Legion … Read more

Mario Batali: Woman who accused the celebrity chef of groping her testifies in criminal trial:

Mario Batali:  Woman who accused the celebrity chef of groping her testifies in criminal trial:

CNN: – A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by celebrity chef Mario Batali took the stand Monday on the first day of his criminal trial in Boston, testifying that he groped her during an impromptu selfie session in 2017. Natali Tene said she posed for photos with Batali while, out-of-frame, he took advantage … Read more