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Facebook teases massive metaverse-related changes on the horizon

Facebook teases massive metaverse-related changes on the horizon

29 minutes ago   |   Android Central   |   5 articles

This could be the last time Facebook reports under "Facebook" ahead of its name change. What you need to know Facebook announces its Q3 2021 financial earnings. The company...
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MacOS Monterey is here but its best feature is still MIA

MacOS Monterey is here but its best feature is still MIA

2 hours ago   |   Macworld   |   5 articles

Apple has released macOS 12 Monterey to the public this week after four months and 12 betas worth of testing, bringing a new Safari, Focus modes, and the Shortcuts app, along...
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Astronomers may have discovered the first planet outside of our galaxy

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy may have been detected for the first time. This intriguing result, using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory...
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Date of the Vikings' First Atlantic Crossing Revealed by Rays from Space

6 hours ago   |   Scientific American

By dating the remnants of trees felled in Newfoundland, scientists have determined that the Norse people likely first set foot in the Americas in the year A.D. 1021.
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A Cosmic Ray Event Pinpoints the Viking Landing in Canada

11 hours ago   |   Wired

The celestial storm produced carbon-14 atoms found in the rings of a tree felled by Norse explorers, proving they made it to North America 1,000 years ago.
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Best horror games for PS5 2021

Best horror games for PS5 2021

1 day ago   |   Android Central   |   2 articles

Grab your flashlights and weapons - it's time to get scared. The PS5 may still be relatively new, but that doesn't mean a collection of horror games isn't starting to grow. In...
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Marvel's Shang-Chi isn't available to stream on Disney Plus until Nov. 12 - CNET

3 days ago   |   CNET

Shang-Chi has been in theaters exclusively since it premiered, even holding off on online rentals or Blu-ray/DVD formats for now.
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Traces of an ancient road in a lake

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

Anyone traveling from the German city of Brandenburg via Berlin to Frankfurt an der Oder at the Polish-German border does so along an ancient route that reaches far into...
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Facebook's smart glasses could lead to Black Mirror-style privacy concerns

3 days ago   |   The Next Web   |   3 articles

Facebook's smart glasses ambitions are in the news again. The company has launched a worldwide project dubbed Ego4D to research new uses for smart glasses. In September...
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Scientists Confirm Viking Settlement in Canada 1,000 Years Ago

Scientists Confirm Viking Settlement in Canada 1,000 Years Ago

4 days ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   2 articles

Many of us grew up hearing the tale of Columbus and his discovery of the “New World.” Never mind there were already people living there, it was new to Europeans at least. But...
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Facebook teases massive metaverse-related changes on the horizon

Facebook teases massive metaverse-related changes on the horizon

This could be the last time Facebook reports under "Facebook" ahead of its name change. What you need to know Facebook announces its Q3 2021 financial earnings. The company... Read more ...

Facebook says it's refocusing company on ‘serving young adults'

Facebook says it's refocusing company on ‘serving young adults'

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's redirected teams within his company to “make serving young adults their north star.” The comment... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch Online officially gets N64 and Sega Genesis games tonight

Nintendo Switch Online officially gets N64 and Sega Genesis games tonight

Last month, Nintendo made the surprise reveal that a selection of N64 and Sega Genesis games are heading to its Switch Online service. Now, that day has come. While Nintendo... Read more ...

FTC Study Confirms ISPs Collect a Scary Amount of Your Personal Data

FTC Study Confirms ISPs Collect a Scary Amount of Your Personal Data

Servers with CAT 5 cables on racks in a large computer server farm. Frustration with Big Tech is reaching a crescendo, and we could be headed for legislative efforts to reduce... Read more ...

Alien hunters have an update on a mysterious signal from the nearest...

Breakthrough Listen scientists took a closer look at data picked up when they pointed a high-powered telescope at Proxima Centauri. Read more ...

Stellantis and Samsung SDI form battery joint venture - Roadshow

Together, the two companies will manufacture battery cells in North America to power the automaker's vehicle-electrification plans. Read more ...

Facebook Papers: Here are the biggest takeaways from the leaked documents - CNET

A trove of leaked company documents supports ongoing criticism and mistrust of Facebook. Read more ...

HomePod and HomePod mini get Apple Music lossless: How to enable it

HomePod and HomePod mini get Apple Music lossless: How to enable it

In October 2021, Apple rolled out an update for the HomePod and HomePod mini speakers, adding support for Apple Music lossless playback and Dolby Atmos spatial audio. It's a... Read more ...

Daily Crunch: New productivity app Routine manages note-taking and task...

Daily Crunch: New productivity app Routine manages note-taking and task management

To get a roundup of TechCrunch's biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here . Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for... Read more ...

Max Q: Nanoracks, Voyager and Lockheed Martin plan commercial space station

Max Q: Nanoracks, Voyager and Lockheed Martin plan commercial space station

And welcome back to Max Q. The era of commercial space stations is here. Read on for news from Nanoracks, Voyager and Lockheed Martin on their plans to launch a space station... Read more ...