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The lunar rover portion of China’s Chang’e-4 lunar probe recently had a milestone after traveling 565.9 meters, as of Saturday, since leaving the lander portion behind. According to the China National Space Administration, the lander and the rover have been switched to dormant mode for the lunar night after operating stably for the 23rd lunar day. The lander was switched … Continue reading
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More than 1.5 million children in Ghana and the Ivory Coast work in the chocolate industry, most in dangerous conditions, the report found.
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi will shut down for good “on or around December 1st,” according to a new blog posted on the company’s support site. The announcement comes one day after company executives declared Quibi was shutting down for good. It’s unclear where Quibi’s content will be available after the app shuts down. The company does recommend, however, following the Quibi hashtag on Twitter for any news about its library catalog. Earlier today, co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg told CNBC the company is currently trying to find buyers for its shows. It’s unclear how many of those shows Quibi owns the rights to, or for how long, but Katzenberg said he believes there are interested parties. Quibi’s executives are currently in the process of trying to wind down... Continue reading…
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Ahead of the November election, here's how every tech company is handling the spread of the QAnon conspiracy theory online.
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Memristors could enable significant performance increases for mobile robots
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Piling on big tech companies is the fashion of the day, but don't expect the US government to break up Google.
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The virus that causes COVID-19 lingers on bank notes, glass and vinyl for 28 days under laboratory conditions.
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The puss caterpillar might look like a hairpiece with insect legs, but it's covered in venomous spines that can cause intense pain and vomiting if touched.
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(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Tony Schmitz, joint faculty researcher in machining and machine tools at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and mechanical, aerospace and biomedical engineering professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Society for Precision Engineering.
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(University of Arkansas) A $1.25 million grant from the Department of Defense will enable data science researcher Justin Zhan to develop novel algorithms to enhance the speed and efficiency of computational software that uses large amounts of streaming data.
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Anyone who has played Fall Guys knows that it’s a very hectic game, but by this point, most regular players already know the courses that are in the game front to back. Season 2, which launches later this week, promises to change that – not only by tweaking existing courses, but also by adding entirely new ones. Today, we’re getting … Continue reading
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More than $48 billion was raised from blank check companies in the US since the start of the year compared to $13.6 billion in all of 2019.
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(Purdue University) Robots exploring deep bodies of water can only go so far before needing to recharge and upload data. Purdue University engineers have designed a mobile docking station system that would help them go farther.
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According to NokiaPowerUser report, after launching a number of smart TVs in India this year and being enthusiastically sought after, Nokia decided to launch a ... The post New Nokia Smart TV Products (32-inch and 50-inch) Coming On October 6 appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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