NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover new challenge

8 January, 2022

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CES 2022 best products 

But COVID surged and CES saw massive cancellations. Some companies pivoted to digital booths, others canceled keynotes, and a few just withdrew altogether. CES even announced it would end a day early. a monitor is what captured our attention at CES the most this year. Samsung’s Odyssey Ark is not just any monitor, though. It’s the combination of a number of trends in one package unlike any we’ve ever seen before.  Verge

Manhart Performance tunes one more BMW

The German tuning company has worked its magic on multiple cars from Bavaria, such as the M850i and X3 M while also taking on cars from Mercedes, Audi, and even Porsche. Their latest creation is the MH8 800, a highly-tuned version of the BMW M8 Competition that will also be a limited run of just 10 units in total.  Hotcars

NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover new challenge

I recently captured my sixth rock core and have encountered a new challenge. Seems some pebble-sized debris is obstructing my robotic arm from handing off the tube for sealing/storage. Twitter

Understanding of what massive stars do moments before they die ?

Scientists on Thursday published research related to a red giant star explosion they witnessed in real-time– a first for the history of astronomy. When a star reaches the end of its lifecycle, it explodes and “goes supernova,” releasing a burst of energy and chemicals into the universe. These events are some of the most significant things that can take place in space, as they are often dramatic, forceful, and, most of all, a chemical breeding ground. Greek Reporter

Titan EyeX with open-ear speakers, touch control 

Titan Eye Plus coming up with smart spectacles in India by launching its EyeX brand of spectacle frames that fulfils the basic requirements of a wearable device. The first pair of smart glasses comes with open-ear speakers, touch controls as well as its own embedded fitness tracker, says a release from Titan EyePlus. Techradar

James Webb’s last portion swung into place

NASA’s new space telescope opened its huge, gold-plated, flower-shaped mirror Saturday, the final step in the observatory’s dramatic unfurling. The last portion of the 21-foot mirror swung into place at flight controllers’ command, completing the unfolding of the James Webb Space Telescope. LA Times

DDoS attacks in 2021

The first half of 2021 saw massive ransomware and ransom DDoS attack campaigns that interrupted aspects of critical infrastructure worldwide and a vulnerability in Kaseya’s IT management software that was exploited to target schools, the public sector, travel organizations and credit unions. Meanwhile, the second half of the year saw the rise of a new botnet called Meris, record-breaking HTTP DDoS attacks and network-layer attacks observed over the Cloudflare network. Techradar

Intel’s Entry-Level Alder Lake Celeron G6900 Dual-Core Is Faster Than i9-10900K 5.3 GHz CPU In Single-Threaded Performance

Apple watch Series 7

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24 February, 2024

Byju’s, once heralded as a flagship in India’s edtech sector, is grappling with severe financial and operational challenges, marked by a dramatic valuation drop. The company, which sought to stabilize its operations and finances, is now raising funds at a valuation significantly lower than its peak. This development comes amid efforts to address a substantial debt burden, with Byju’s proposing a repayment plan for its $1.2 billion loan. Investor confidence appears shaken, with some stakeholders pushing for drastic changes in leadership to navigate the crisis effectively. The turmoil reflects broader sectoral pressures and raises questions about the sustainability of high-growth trajectories in the edtech industry

10 February, 2024

Australia’s energy market is witnessing significant transitions and investments aimed at bolstering renewable energy infrastructure and securing gas supplies. Key developments include a $179 million investment by the Queensland Government for community battery projects, Santos’ $5.7 billion gas pipeline project following a legal battle win, and a $206 million energy savings package for NSW households. Additionally, the Australian government has secured new gas supply deals to support the east coast market, emphasizing the role of gas in transitioning to a renewable grid.

India 2024
9 February, 2024

The latest opinion polls, including the Mood of the Nation survey by India Today, predict a comfortable victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), with a projected win of 335 Lok Sabha seats in the 2024 general elections. This forecast suggests a slight decrease from the 2019 elections but still ensures a majority. The survey, involving interviews with over 149,000 respondents, reflects Modi’s enduring popularity based on his nationalist policies and economic reforms. Other polls echo these findings, although seat projections vary slightly. The opposition INDIA alliance is expected to secure a significant number of seats, yet not enough to challenge the NDA’s majority. These predictions highlight a political landscape that remains largely favorable to Modi and the BJP as the election approaches