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Discarded 1990s Energy Invention Makes a Comeback
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 19:00:00 GMT
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Once deemed too expensive, triple-pane windows could help reduce emissions by improving energy efficiency

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To Fully Mitigate Climate Change, We Need to Curb Methane Emissions
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:00:00 GMT
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The Build Back Better legislation, now in the Senate, would include programs to reduce methane output

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Startups bet that carefully controlled cell reprogramming may lead to age reversal, but hurdles remain

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These Are the Latest COVID Treatments
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:45:00 GMT
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But shortages mean that new antivirals and other drugs may be hard to come by

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As part of an effort to regain its position as a leading maker of semiconductors amidst a global chip shortage, Intel is committing $20 billion to build a manufacturing mega-site in New Albany, on the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio, the company exclusively confirmed to TIME. The chip maker says it will build at least two...

Workers at an Activision Blizzard-owned game studio announced plans on Friday to form what would be the first union at the troubled gaming company.

IBM said Friday that it will sell off the healthcare data and analytics assets housed under its Watson Health unit to private equity firm Francisco Partners.

Twitter on Thursday began rolling out a feature that will let some users set NFTs that they own as their profile picture to signal their investment in the emerging digital art space. The move makes Twitter one of the best-known tech platforms so far to launch a feature for the flashy NFT trend.

The attempt to roll out amped up mobile service across the United States has been a bit of a mess. The aviation industry and transportation regulators are worried about new 5G antennas interfering with a key type of aircraft altimeter that"s essential for landing planes in bad weather. But wireless carriers and telecom regulators have said there"s nothing to fear.

The next-generation of wireless technology is now even faster for 5G users in some parts of the country.

The CEO of Better.com, best known for firing 900 employees over Zoom just before Christmas, is coming back to work.

Activision Blizzard Inc"s Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick has gone from defending his handling of sexual harassment and discrimination claims at the video game maker to preparing to walk away with a windfall of at least $390 million.

Microsoft"s blockbuster purchase of video game developer Activision Blizzard could pose a serious threat for Sony.

Microsoft on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Activision Blizzard in a blockbuster deal worth nearly $70 billion. It"s one of the biggest acquisitions in the tech industry in recent years, one that will boost Microsoft"s standing in the growing gaming industry but could be complicated by recent concerns about Activision"s toxic culture.

AT&T and Verizon announced Tuesday that they would delay activating 5G on some towers around certain airports. The wireless technology"s rollout near major airports had been scheduled for Wednesday, but airlines warned of dire consequences for transportation and the economy.

Executives from the largest US airlines asked the Biden administration for "immediate intervention" in the planned rollout of 5G technology near major airports on Wednesday, warning of dire consequences for transportation and the economy.

The parents of Austin McEwen, one of the six victims killed after a tornado pummeled an Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois, last month, said Monday during a press conference that they are suing Amazon over the alleged wrongful death of their son.

Amazon said on Monday it would not stop accepting UK-issued Visa Inc credit cards on its British website later this month as it had proposed, adding that it was working with Visa to resolve a dispute over payment fees.

After years of talk, it remains unclear if or when US lawmakers might actually pass new laws or take other regulatory action a or what exactly it would look like if they did.

UK-based startup Small Robot Company has developed robots to rid land of unwanted weeds without using chemicals and heavy machinery.

Apple Inc will require retail and corporate employees to provide proof of a Covid-19 booster shot, The Verge reported on Saturday, citing an internal email.

North Korean hackers stole nearly $400 million worth of cryptocurrency in 2021, making it one of the most lucrative years to date for cybercriminals in the severely isolated country, according to a new report.

Chief executives of Alphabet Inc"s Google and Facebook were aware of a deal to carve up part of the online advertising market, according to an amended complaint filed by Texas and other states that have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google.

An emerging luxury brand is winning over buyers with its ultra luxury vibe and some unmatchable ownership perks.

An entire summeras worth of rain could fall in parts of the country this weekend raising flood fears while a heatwave scorches four states.

One of Israelas top vaccine advisers has revealed he and his colleagues were asurprised and disappointeda by one element of the jab rollout.

A major supplier of rapid antigen tests in Australia has weighed in on a rumour the government is redirecting RATs for its own stockpile.

Nearly two-thirds of Covid-19 vaccine side effects were likely self-induced via what researchers are calling the anoceboa effect.

Two of the American car makeras most popular new cars have been affected by safety issues that could put road users at serious risk.

There are big privacy concerns around an overhaul of Australiaas surveillance laws, but companies collecting and on-selling your personal data should be more worrying, a top bureaucrat says.

They look like an average pair of earbuds with a regular charging case, but a hidden feature has got one tech reviewer very excited.

The adrop ita TikTok challenge is exactly the escapism you need from an already hectic 2022.

Australiaas vaccine rollout has been given a huge boost following news a fourth jab has been approved for use.

The massive volcanic eruption was heard from vast distances and triggered tsunamis. But exactly why it was so big is still a mystery.

Facebook has admitted it did not act on rape and murder threats against TV personality Erin Molan until police became involved.

One Australian capital has been hotter for longer than ever before but itas not the only capital that will be sweltering this weekend.

American tech giant has made a massive move in Australia that will make it much easier for locals to live without a car forever.

A Tasmanian councillor has been called aextremely unprofessionala after he was caught out by colleagues on a group video call.

Australians will soon be able to access the first oral Covid-19 medications after a major breakthrough overnight.

A woman who begged the Victorian government to reverse a decision on IVF treatment has shed ahappy tearsa on live television.

Next-generation cars will be programmed to adapt to their surroundings on the run, resulting in wide-ranging benefits for owners.

A stunning comment by Joe Biden effectively agives the green lighta for Russia to invade Ukraine, furious officials say.

A study has revealed female contestants on reality shows such as Love Island and Married At First Sight are more likely to be harassed online than men.

A professor of epidemiology has weighed in on the Joe Rogan Covid-19 saga after recent episodes attracted a tidal wave of attention.

A worst-case scenario is unfolding with intelligence warning that war in Europe could be days a or even hours a away.

Thirty-year-old Liz left her audience puzzled after revealing that despite her young age and perfect health, she was living in a community of mostly elderly people.

Severe weather is set to smash Australia, but depending where you are it could be either flooding rains or oppressive heat causing all the drama.

A cut-price new SUV from an emerging brand is sure to tempt buyers as it brings daring good looks and a long list of standard equipment.

An Israeli study has found even a fourth dose of a Covid-19 vaccine is anot good enougha to prevent Omicron infection.

More than 2000 animals will be killed after Covid-19 cases were linked to a pet shop, in a move thatas upset animal rights activists.

A fierce low-pressure system is swirling around Australia bringing rain and storms a but forecasters have warned one area is at particular risk.

Google Betty Whiteas name
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On what would have been Betty Whiteas 100th birthday, the search engine has a touching surprise for fans who look up the legendary actress.

Fines for driving infringements vary wildly from state to state, with some residents required to pay triple the fine for the same offence.

This little Roku TV is a surprisingly good value
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:38:59 +0000
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The TCL 3-Series (2021) Roku TV offers better picture quality than most TVs in its price range over the last several years.

How to turn articles into audiobooks on iOS
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:04:07 +0000
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Voice Dream Reader, a text-to-speech app for iOS, can help you build mini audiobooks out of articles you"ve been meaning to read.

Who is West Elm Caleb? He"s a 25 year-old New Yorker who works as a designer and went viral on TikTok for dating scores of women. So why do we care?

President Joe Biden touted the project as a sign of major progress to address semiconductor shortages and boost U.S. manufacturing.

Microsoft-Activision deal: What will it mean? Talking Tech podcast
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:57:07 +0000
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Microsoft-Activision deal: What will it mean? Talking Tech podcast

Climate change denial on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok is "as bad as ever"
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 22:14:12 +0000
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Climate change lies, hoaxes and conspiracy theories still rampant on Twitter, Facebook, TikTok and YouTube despite pledges to crack down, report says.