Emerging Tech

Caltech sees supernovae, black holes ‘Ned Stark’ and ‘Jon Snow’ shredding stars

A new astronomical project, the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), is surveying the sky from California Institute of Technology (Caltech)’s  Palomar Observatory near San Diego, California, and has released its first set of results since it began operations in March 2018. The instrument has observed more than one billion of the stars in the Milky Way […]

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User-generated GoPro Hero7 Black highlight reel has all the feels

[embedded content] There is a certain stereotype that follows GoPro users around — one often associated with the words “adrenaline” and “bro” — but the company’s latest highlight reel showcases a softer side of its customers. The two-minute supercut is the first built entirely from user-generated content, submitted for GoPro’s Million Dollar Challenge, and the […]

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Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism

ImageOwen Diaz, right, and his son, Demetric, said they had heard racial slurs directed toward them while working at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif.CreditCreditRyan Christopher Jones for The New York Times Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to […]

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Canon and Nikon Black Friday deals: Save big on new brand-name cameras

Although the built-in cameras on mobile devices are getting better, there is still a huge gap between smartphones and standalone digital cameras. Brand-name digital cameras are expensive, though, with professional-grade DSLR models retailing for well over a grand. That’s why annual retail events like Black Friday are such welcome opportunities to score big discounts on […]

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Apple's Black Friday deals have already gone live in Australia – here's a sneak peek at all the discounts

Getty Earlier this week, Apple announced a four-day “shopping event” that would kick off on Friday, November 23. In Australia, where it is already Friday, Apple’s big shopping event has gone live. The offers basically consist of gift cards that can be applied when purchasing specific products. None of the gift cards can be applied […]