Boeing docks Starliner capsule to ISS for the first time | Space News

Boeing’s astronaut capsule reaches International Space Station in uncrewed test do-over after several failed attempts. With only a test dummy aboard, Boeing’s astronaut capsule pulled up and parked at the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, a huge achievement for the company after years of false starts. With Starliner’s arrival late on Friday, … Read more

Amazon Exec Laughs at Mark Zuckerberg’s Make-Believe Metaverse

Zuckerberg is in the hot seat after Meta has seen stock prices plunge by 26% in one day. Photo: zz/DJ/AAD/STAR MAX/IPx (AP) Amazon’s head of devices took a swipe at Meta on Thursday, saying the company is working on enhancing a virtual world that will entice people to neglect the real world. “I want to … Read more

TikTok Getting In-App Games In The Future, Testing Already Live

Photo: SOPA Images / LightRocket (Getty Images) TikTok has already taken over the world. Millions of people (myself included…) spend far too many hours on the popular video-sharing app, watching thousands of bite-sized, often very funny clips created by other users. And now, seemingly in an effort to suck away the few remaining hours of … Read more

GameStop Jumps Into NFTs Just As The Crypto Market Collapses

This image is about the only thing you can find on the marketplace’s website, other than a button to connect your crypto walletScreenshot: GameStop The NFT market, and other blockchain-associated grips like cryptocurrency, are having a very bad month, as their perceived “value” evaporates and whatever actual monetary value they had falls through the floor. … Read more

Tether claims USDT stablecoin is backed by non-US bonds

Tether previously claimed its stablecoin was backed 1-to-1 by US dollars. Justin Tallis | Afp | Getty Images The issuer of the stablecoin tether said in a report that the controversial digital currency is now backed in part by “non-US” government bonds. Stablecoins are a type of cryptocurrency pegged to the value of sovereign currencies … Read more

Everything You Can Do With a Locked iPhone

Photo: New Africa (Shutterstock) You can’t pick up a stranger’s iPhones and use it as your own: Authentication measures, like Face ID, Touch ID, and passcodes, ensure the only people who can access our iPhones are us and the people we trust. However, even if you can’t check out someone’s messages or open up their … Read more

US stocks suffer biggest daily drop in almost two years | Financial Markets News

Shares of retailers from Walmart Inc to Macy’s Inc were caught in the downdraft. By Stephen Kirkland and Vildana HajricBloomberg Published On 18 May 202218 May 2022 US stocks posted the biggest daily drop in almost two years as investors assess the impact of higher prices on earnings and prospects for monetary policy tightening on … Read more

You Can Finally Listen to YouTube Music on Wear OS

YouTube Music for Wear OS is finally getting a tile! Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Good news for YouTube Music listeners! A compatible app for Wear OS is finally available so that you can take your playlists with you on the go. Google announced in a user community post that YouTube Music is finally a … Read more

Tesla dumped by S&P ESG index as Musk calls label a ‘scam’ | Technology News

The index provider cited concerns related to working conditions and the firm’s handling of a probe into deaths and injuries linked to its driver-assistance systems. The world’s most famous electric-vehicle maker has lost its spot on the ESG version of the S&P 500 Index. S&P Dow Jones Indices says that Tesla Inc.’s score on environmental, … Read more

Why this investor who paid $650,000 to lunch with Buffett isn’t buying or selling stocks right now

It’s 13-F season, and you’re not going to find many like Guy Spier’s Aquamarine Capital in the first quarter —- zero buys, zero sells. “Pathetic, isn’t it,” quips Spier in an interview. Spier says he feels less pressure to trade for trading sake after he stopped charging management fees. He also cites the possibly apocryphal … Read more