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Rocket Report: Meet the Gravity-1 rocket; will Starship really cut launch costs?

ROCKET REPORT: MEET THE GRAVITY-1 ROCKET; WILL STARSHIP REALLY CUT LAUNCH COSTS?

Enlarge / A rendering of Orienspace's "Gravity11" launch vehicle. Welcome to Edition 4.44 of the Rocket Report! This week saw the...

Can we cut the US's carbon emissions in half this decade?

CAN WE CUT THE US'S CARBON EMISSIONS IN HALF THIS DECADE?

Enlarge ''About a year ago, President Joe Biden set an ambitious climate target : The US should cut its greenhouse gas emissions roughly...

 
 
 
CDC presumes community spread of monkeypox; 9 cases now in 7 states

CDC PRESUMES COMMUNITY SPREAD OF MONKEYPOX; 9 CASES NOW IN 7 STATES

Enlarge / A 2003 photo of the arms and legs of a 4-year-old girl infected with monkeypox in Liberia. Monkeypox is presumed to have...

DISNEY+ DROPS TEASERS FOR ANDOR AND WILLOW TV SERIES AT STAR WARS CELEBRATION

Disney+'s forthcoming Andor series will focus on Rogue One 's Cassian Andor. Disney+ unveiled two teaser trailers for upcoming series...

 
 
 
Lawsuit: Musk manipulated Twitter stock price in attempt to renegotiate sale

LAWSUIT: MUSK MANIPULATED TWITTER STOCK PRICE IN ATTEMPT TO RENEGOTIATE SALE

Enlarge Elon Musk was sued by a Twitter investor who alleges that he broke the law in a scheme to drive down Twitter's stock price. The...

Are we on the verge of an 8K resolution breakthrough in gaming?

ARE WE ON THE VERGE OF AN 8K RESOLUTION BREAKTHROUGH IN GAMING?

Enlarge / A slide from TV manufacturer TCL guesses at some details for the next micro-generation of high-end game consoles. With the...

 
 
 
Apple raises worker pay amid unionization, inflation, and more

APPLE RAISES WORKER PAY AMID UNIONIZATION, INFLATION, AND MORE

Enlarge / The branding on the front of an Apple Store retail location. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images ) Apple plans to...

Omnipotent BMCs from Quanta remain vulnerable to critical Pantsdown threat

OMNIPOTENT BMCS FROM QUANTA REMAIN VULNERABLE TO CRITICAL PANTSDOWN THREAT

Enlarge In January 2019, a researcher disclosed a devastating vulnerability in one of the most powerful and sensitive devices embedded...

 
 
 
Sony estimates its PC games sales will jump 375% over next year

SONY ESTIMATES ITS PC GAMES SALES WILL JUMP 375% OVER NEXT YEAR

Enlarge (credit: Andrew Cunningham / Sam Machkovech) Sony's latest financial forecasts, tucked into a Wednesday presentation to investors,...

The Google Pixel Foldable is reportedly delayed to 2023

THE GOOGLE PIXEL FOLDABLE IS REPORTEDLY DELAYED TO 2023

Enlarge / The Oppo Find N. Google's Pixel foldable is expected to have a similar aspect ratio. At Google's recent I/O conference ,...

 
 
 
Broadcom will pay $61 billion to become the latest company to acquire VMware

BROADCOM WILL PAY $61 BILLION TO BECOME THE LATEST COMPANY TO ACQUIRE VMWARE

Enlarge Chipmaker Broadcom will be acquiring VMware for $61 billion in cash and stock, the companies announced today . Broadcom is...

WAR STORIES: HOW GEARS OF WAR ALMOST DIDN'T HAVE MULTIPLAYER

Produced by Adam Davis-McGee, directed by James Herron, and edited by Patrick Biesemans and JC Scruggs.

 
 
 
Modular Panasonic Toughbook has 8 replaceable parts, 1,200-nit screen

MODULAR PANASONIC TOUGHBOOK HAS 8 REPLACEABLE PARTS, 1,200-NIT SCREEN

Enlarge Pansonic's rugged Toughbook line expanded this week with the Toughbook 40. The new laptop carries many of the hallmarks of...

Twitter pays $150M fine for using two-factor login details to target ads

TWITTER PAYS $150M FINE FOR USING TWO-FACTOR LOGIN DETAILS TO TARGET ADS

Enlarge Twitter has agreed to pay a $150 million penalty for targeting ads at users with phone numbers and email addresses collected...

 
 
 
Dealmaster: Binge The Orville and more with this $1-per-month Hulu deal

DEALMASTER: BINGE THE ORVILLE AND MORE WITH THIS $1-PER-MONTH HULU DEAL

Enlarge / The intrepid crew of the USS Orville. The Dealmaster is back with another wallet-friendly PSA: If you've been meaning to...

NASA's verdict on Starliner: “A great vehicle for crew transportation”

NASA'S VERDICT ON STARLINER: “A GREAT VEHICLE FOR CREW TRANSPORTATION”

Enlarge / The Starliner spacecraft landed within 500 meters of its intended target in New Mexico on Wednesday evening. Steve Stich...

 
 
 
Stellantis guilty of diesel emissions fraud, will pay $300 million fine

STELLANTIS GUILTY OF DIESEL EMISSIONS FRAUD, WILL PAY $300 MILLION FINE

Enlarge / Ram 1500 trucks are offered for sale at a dealership in Elmhurst, Illinois. Stellantis, the multinational automaker that...

Metal: Hellsinger hands-on: First-person demon-slaying, cranked to 11

METAL: HELLSINGER HANDS-ON: FIRST-PERSON DEMON-SLAYING, CRANKED TO 11

Enlarge / Blasting demons to the beat has never looked or felt sweeter. Welcome to the drop-D, first-person combat of Metal: Hellsinger...

 
 
 
After 30 years, the world can now play the lost Marble Madness II

AFTER 30 YEARS, THE WORLD CAN NOW PLAY THE LOST MARBLE MADNESS II

Enlarge / A glimpse at what could have been... For decades, Atari's scrapped prototype arcade sequel Marble Madness II has been one...

Critical Zoom vulnerabilities fixed last week required no user interaction

CRITICAL ZOOM VULNERABILITIES FIXED LAST WEEK REQUIRED NO USER INTERACTION

Enlarge Google's Project Zero vulnerability research team detailed critical vulnerabilities Zoom patched last week making that made...

 
 
 



Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio ESTREMA special editions land in the UK

Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio ESTREMA special editions land in the UK

Alfa Romeo is launching special edition versions of its Giulia sedan and Stelvio SUV, the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio ESTREMA in the UK. The cars were made official in April... Read more ...

Everyone's favourite time-saving shortcut is coming to Google Drive

Everyone's favourite time-saving shortcut is coming to Google Drive

Google is rolling out a new update for cloud storage service Drive that could save users plenty of time and hassle. The update introduces the ability to use copy, cut and paste... Read more ...

Apple TV+ Guide: Every Apple TV show and movie available now

Apple TV+ Guide: Every Apple TV show and movie available now

Apple TV+ offers exclusive Apple original TV shows and movies in 4K HDR quality. You can watch across all of your screens and pick up where you left off on any device. Apple... Read more ...

MSI AM242 and AM272 Series all-in-one PC systems and monitors unveiled

MSI AM242 and AM272 Series all-in-one PC systems and monitors unveiled

MSI has this week introduced its new all-in-one PC systems and displays the form of the MSI AM242 and AM272. The systems feature the exclusive software MSI Cloud Center... Read more ...

Andor Star Wars TV series trailer released by Disney

Andor Star Wars TV series trailer released by Disney

Disney has today released a new trailer for the upcoming Star Wars TV series Andor, providing a new storyline focusing on Cassian Andor's role in the rebellion as a rebel spy... Read more ...

Mana Is The New Way To Earn Rewards For Playing And Purchasing Your Favorite...

Mana Is The New Way To Earn Rewards For Playing And Purchasing Your Favorite Games

If you're reading this article, chances are you play video games. Like, a lot of them. Well, why not get rewarded for doing your favorite hobby? That's where Mana comes in... Read more ...

‘Genshin Impact' Version 2.7 Pre-Installation Now Available on iOS, Android...

‘Genshin Impact' Version 2.7 Pre-Installation Now Available on iOS, Android, and PC Ahead of Its Release Next Week

Genshin Impact version 2.7 update finally releases next week across all platforms following a bit of a delay. Developer HoYoverse previously showcased Yelan in a new character... Read more ...

Leaked Specs Shed More Light on Upcoming Galaxy XCover Phone

Leaked Specs Shed More Light on Upcoming Galaxy XCover Phone

A while back, we mentioned that a new Samsung Galaxy XCover phone might be in the works, as shown in a leak discovered online. It seems that new information has been uncovered... Read more ...

US Government Lawsuit Shows Elon Musk Isn't The Only Twitter Problem

US Government Lawsuit Shows Elon Musk Isn't The Only Twitter Problem

Recent news surrounding an attempted buy-out by Elon Musk isn't the only problem at Twitter if a recently-reported lawsuit from the US government is any indicator. If the suit... Read more ...

Would you consider buying a purple iPhone 14 Pro?

Would you consider buying a purple iPhone 14 Pro?

One of the things people care about when Apple releases an iPhone is new color options. Rumors now say the company could release a purple iPhone 14 Pro, alongside the... Read more ...