Tuesday, September 21, 2021

NASA Tests Mars 2020 Rover’s Sky Crane Landing Tech

NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission has checked off another milestone with a successful separation test of the descent stage that will deliver the six-wheeled...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey busted for tweeting during congressional hearing

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey got called out by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) for tweeting during today’s congressional hearing on disinformation and extremism. The tech...

YouTube lures three more top streamers away from Twitch

Twitch is once again losing some big-name streamers to YouTube. Lannan "LazarBeam" Eacott, Elliott "Muselk" Watkins and Rachell "Valkyrae" Hofstetter (above) have announced that...

Tinder will make ID verification available to all users

Tinder plans to make ID verification — a feature currently only available in Japan — accessible to all its users, the company says. For now,...

Google won’t let you sign in with very old Android versions...

Are you still holding on to a Nexus One for sentimental reasons? It might be time to move on. Reddit users and 91mobiles have...

Instagram’s TikTok competitor could launch in the U.S. very soon

Facebook could soon launch  its most serious bid to challenge TikTok. The company plans to launch Reels, the TikTok-like feature that lives inside of...

Amazon temporarily raises overtime pay for warehouse workers

Amazon is still determined to meet demand spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it's willing to offer warehouse workers incentives to keep shipments going....

Facebook’s redesign goes live with simplified navigation and dark mode

After months of testing, Facebook’s redesign is finally official. Announced last year at F8, the more minimalist approach to its desktop design has been...

Android 12 will make it easier to install apps from third-party...

When Google releases Android 12 sometime next year, the company says it will make it easier for Android users to install new software through...

Snap acquires Fit Analytics, a fitting technology startup, to double down...

“Snap, Inc. is a camera company,” Snap notes on its homepage, and while a lot of its effort up to now have been about...