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Amazon becomes the third company that delivers the most packages, surpassing FedEx

Amazon has grown so large that it now controls a fifth of the delivery business, and is poised to overtake UPS. In 2004, Amazon  dominated about 0.2% of deliveries in the United States , and has now taken over a fifth of the business, even on the verge of surpassing UPS and the United States Postal Service (USPS), according to information from the logistics firm Pitney Bowes. …

The FA Cup gives us the most viral penalty of 2021: it failed and hit a security guard

The criminal already accumulates more than 2 million views on Twitter . The FA Cup is the oldest tournament in the world, incorporating 729 English football teams in its 2021-2022 edition, with teams from the lower divisions looking to surprise. It was precisely in the Fourth Round of classification which registered one of the most unusual criminal in 2021. The match between Weymouth and Yeovil Town finished 1 to …

Pin for purchase: PayPal negotiates the acquisition of Pinterest, according to reports

The social network Pinterest is once again surrounded by rumors about a possible sale to PayPal , according to reports. Since the last records in the TikTok case , the news of a possible acquisition did not generate as much interest. According to reports, PayPal is preparing the ground for the purchase of Pinterest , a social network based on the collection of ideas and that, for years, has maintained a community closely …

NASA launches “Lucy” mission to study ‘fossil’ evidence for planet formation for the first time

The NASA has launched the Lucy mission with the aim of studying first the asteroid Trojans s of Jupiter and learn more about the formation of planets . NASA’s Lucy mission was launched today at 5:00 am on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at the United States Space Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida. For about 12 years, Lucy will fly alongside a …

William Shatner became the oldest astronaut in history at the age of 90

William Shatner fulfilled his dream of reaching space and entered history at the same time. William Shatner , after his successful flight with Blue Origin , has become the oldest astronaut in history at the age of 90. Shatner, the famous Captain Kirk from ‘ Star Trek’ , entered history at his age with the NS-18 mission, which took off from Texas on Wednesday morning . At the …

Instagram will add a tool to force teenagers to “take a break” from the application

Following severe scrutiny from Congress, Facebook has announced a series of measures to reduce teens’ screen time on Instagram. Facebook is still under direct fire, and it has reacted. After a series of complaints filed by a former employee of the company before a subcommittee of the United States Senate, Mark Zuckerberg’s social network announced a series of implementations on Instagram to reduce the …

Radio signals from distant stars suggest hidden planets

With the help of the LOFAR radio telescope, scientists believe they have found hidden planets in the galaxy. Using the most powerful radio antenna of the world, scientists have discovered stars that suddenly emit radio waves, which could indicate the existence of planets hidden, as published in the journal ‘ Nature Astronomy. ‘ Dr. Benjamin Pope of the University of …

China limits investments in cryptocurrencies

China’s plight against cryptocurrency could result in an even greater ban. According to Reuters, the country has added crypto mining to a possible “negative list” that limits or outright bans investments in some sectors, whether by Chinese or foreigners. Thus, potential investors would need to obtain approvals, which is very difficult since the country has an anti-cryptographic stance. Bitocoin.com pointed out that China’s Development and …