Technology

Electronic Arts for sale? Apple, Amazon and Disney are interested

Electronic Arts (EA ) is looking for a new owner or a company to merge with, according to reports. Video game giant Electronic Arts ( EA ) has begun a search for a company to buy or merge, according to a new report. According to Puck , the company has already held talks with entertainment giants like Disney, Apple and Amazon. Merge or buy, whichever comes first …

The day a man paid 10 thousand bitcoins for pizzas: now he would have 300 million dollars

12 years ago, on May 22, an American student named Jeremy Sturdivant saw a strange request on the internet. Someone paid 10 thousand  bitcoins , valued at the time at 40 dollars, for two pizzas sent to his address. Sturdivant sent two large pizzas to the user and received the 10,000 bitcoins, in what would become the first cryptocurrency transaction in history . …

Google and Match Group reach an agreement: Tinder will no longer leave your Play Store

Google has struck a deal with Match Group , the dating app provider behind Tinder . Hinge and OkCupid, that will allow its apps to remain on the Play Store while offering alternative payment systems. Earlier this month, Match Group filed a complaint against Google, alleging that the company “illegally monopolized the app distribution market” by requiring app developers to use Google ‘s billing system and then accepting up …

China “turns off” its Zhurong rover due to a severe storm on Mars

The Chinese space agency put  Zhurong, its Mars rover, into sleep mode . China’s Zhurong rover on Mars has gone into sleep mode as it awaits a dust storm on the planet’s surface, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) said. The latest images taken by cameras aboard China ‘s Tianwen-1 Mars orbiter show a dust storm passing over the Zhurong patrol area. Scientists compared them to …

Development of Apple’s mixed reality viewer is at an advanced stage

Apple executives last week presented a preview of its upcoming mixed reality headsets to the company’s board of directors. which would indicate that its development is at an advanced stage, as reported by Bloomberg . Apple ‘s Board of Directors is made up of eight executives and the US manufacturer’s CEO, Tim Cook , and meets at least four times a year. Sources close …

China condemns Huawei and ZTE’s ban on Canada’s 5G networks

Citing security measures, Canada has banned Huawei and ZTE and has sparked a new diplomatic crisis with China. China condemned Canada ‘s “unfounded” decisionto ban Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE from installing 5G networks due to national security concerns. After years of hesitation, Canada decided on Thursday to ban the two groups from installing 5G networks . “We announced our intention to ban Huawei and ZTE products and services from Canada ‘s telecommunications systems, ” Industry Canada Minister François-Philippe Champagne said. “This follows a …

Boeing’s Starliner capsule docked with the International Space Station

Three years after its failed test, the Boeing capsule has achieved the milestone and hopes to be certified by NASA to send astronauts into space. Boeing ‘s Starliner capsule has docked with the International Space Station ( ISS ) , following a key unmanned test flight to restore the US aerospace giant’s reputation after a series of failures. Docking took place at 00:28 GMT on Saturday, more …

The glaciers of the tropical Andes have shrunk by 42% since 1990, according to a study

According to the research, climate change and the increase in  burning in the Amazon  are among the causes of the loss of almost half of the surface of the tropical Andean glaciers in the last 30 years. Tropical Andean glaciers are experiencing a rapid reduction, with potential environmental, cultural and economic impacts for local populations, warns an investigation carried out by specialists from …