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The lunar eclipse was photographed from space

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti shared a photo of the lunar eclipse from the International Space Station. The lunar eclipse this past Sunday has impressed all sky watchers, even the astronauts themselves. The scientist aboard the International Space Station, Samantha Cristoforetti, posted on her Flickr account a photograph of the Moon in the middle of the phenomenon from orbit. “A partially eclipsed Moon playing hide-and-seek with the International …

Hot Wheels launches its first remote-controlled wheelchair action toy

Hot Wheels seeks to support the inclusion of the hand of a maximum champion of the International Paralympic Committee. Toy developer Hot Wheels  has announced its first remote-controlled wheelchair. As a way to encourage inclusion from an early age, the company teamed up with five-time world champion wheelchair motocross athlete and Paralympic athlete Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham . Hot Wheels says the …

They question the discovery of water vapor on an exoplanet

New calculations show that the gas in the atmosphere of K2-18 b may be methane and not water , as indicated in a 2019 study. The discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable exoplanet  , announced in 2019, has been called into question in a new study, its author said on Monday. “It is possible that there is water vapor around K2-18 b , but at …

Elon Musk Says Twitter Buyout Won’t Be Done Without Assurances About Fake Accounts

Billionaire Elon Musk has stated that the acquisition of Twitter will not take place until he has guarantees that less than 5% of the accounts on the platform are fake. Billionaire Elon Musk said Tuesday that the Twitter acquisition will not go ahead until he has assurances that less than 5% of the platform’s accounts are fake. “Twitter’s CEO yesterday refused to prove …

The purchase of Twitter by Elon Musk will be paused until it is proven how many fake accounts he has

Elon Musk claims that 20% of Twitter accounts  are bots or spam. Elon Musk has moved the market again after noting that the purchase of Twitter will be paused until the platform’s CEO publicly demonstrates how many accounts are bots or false on the platform. Musk, through a tweet, pointed out that 20% of Twitter accounts were false and that Parag Agrawal , head of the social …

157-Year-Old University Forced To Close Forever After Ransomware Attack

A ransomware attack caused Lincoln University , a 157-year-old educational institution, to shut down its service. Ransomware has become a worrying trend in the world of IT security, with a 66% increase in attacks on public organizations and successful data hijacking in two out of three attacks . The level of devastation from these raids is so severe that a 157-year-old university is forced …

Elon Musk accuses the Twitter algorithm of “manipulating” with users

Elon Musk has paused his purchase of Twitter  while it is clarified how much percentage of accounts are bots. The founder of the social network came out in front of the criticism. Elon Musk has spoken again about Twitter  after the pause of his purchase and has affirmed that the algorithm that governs it “manipulates its users”. The eccentric millionaire opened a thread on Twitter (curiously) …

Apple is already using Tap to Pay to make payments between iPhones

Apple Pay has a new convenient way to make payments. Earlier this year Apple announced Tap to Pay , a feature that will allow contactless payments via Apple Pay between iOS devices . In February, Apple put “later this year” as a tentative date for this feature. Tap to Pay is already arriving little by little, as you can see in a Twitter video. The Apple Pro account …