NASA has warned about an asteroid that is speeding towards Earth today. Is it potentially hazardous? (Pixabay) Space 

Asteroid 2023 JR2 to Make Close Flyby of Earth Today at High Speed

To achieve its objective of identifying potential threats to Earth, NASA has launched the NEO Observations Program. This program aims to detect, monitor, and study Near-Earth Objects (NEOs), including asteroids. Most asteroids originate from the asteroid belt located between Mars and Jupiter, and they often have an elliptical orbit and unpredictable rotation. However, the gravitational pull of planets in our solar system can cause them to move towards the inner solar system, including Earth. By closely monitoring these asteroids, NASA can ensure the safety of our planet by identifying any…

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Long before the advent of ChatGPT, Marcus designed his first AI program in high school -- software to translate Latin into English. (Unsplash) AI 

AI Expert Marcus Disputes Claims of Human Extinction Risk

For the past six months, Gary Marcus, an expert in the field, has been warning against the rapid growth and implementation of artificial intelligence, ever since the emergence of the popular poem-generating program, ChatGPT. But against the AI apocalypse, a New York University professor emeritus told AFP in a recent interview that the technology’s existential threats may be “overstated” at the moment. “I’m not personally concerned about the threat of extinction, at least not yet, because the scenarios are not concrete,” Marcus said in San Francisco. “The general problem that…

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The new set of updates is part of YouTube's elections misinformation policy that will go into effect immediately News 

YouTube to Cease Deleting Content with Misleading Statements about Previous Elections

YouTube, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc, announced on Friday that it will no longer delete content that could have potentially spread false information regarding the 2020 and previous U.S. presidential elections. The new updates are part of YouTube’s election disinformation policy, effective immediately. “In the current environment, we find that while removing such content may curb some misinformation, it may also have the unintended effect of curbing political discourse,” YouTube said in a blog post. The platform also said that its other policies against hate speech, harassment and incitement to…

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Many people have been harassed by the companies running these lending apps but all that changes now. News 

Digital loan apps in Play Store cannot access your location or call logs anymore

Digital loan apps have become a headache in the last few years, taking advantage of people looking for easy money. But the torture and harassment that followed was a story to tell, and now Google is working with the Indian government to clamp down on these suddenly proliferating platforms. As of May 31st, these apps will have to meet the standards set by Google for the Play Store, as the companies behind these apps will not have access to its contacts, photos, videos, location data, and even call logs. your…

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The event was streamed live in front of Amazon's Seattle headquarters. News 

Amazon employees are protesting against the return to work policy and company’s climatic impacts

Two groups of Amazon employees joined a company protest today to oppose the company’s back-to-the-office policy and express concerns about Amazon’s impact on the climate. Amazon Employees are walking out! — Amazon Employees For Climate Justice (@AMZNforClimate) May 31, 2023 The group stood in front of Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, livestreaming the event on Twitter – with speakers from both groups advocating a common cause. Some speakers expressed frustration with the company’s policy of requiring employees to return to the office at least three days a week, and told…

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'Jurassic World Evolution 2' and 'Trek to Yomi' are the other titles you can claim next month. Gaming 

June’s PlayStation Plus monthly games include NBA 2K23

Sony has announced its monthly PlayStation Plus game selection for June. These are the three games that Basic, Extra and Premium people can claim access to and keep access for as long as they subscribe. June’s title is NBA 2K23. The latest installment in the long-running series features the return of The Jordan Challenge, where you can play 15 key moments from Michael Jordan’s legendary career. The collection also includes Jurassic World Evolution 2, a construction and management sim where you can build your own Jurassic World theme park. You’ll…

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More players will soon be able to check out Insomniac's most recent gem. Gaming 

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart will be available for PC on July 26th

After our in-depth review of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, there’s even more news from the Insomniac Games camp. The studio’s previous title, Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, will be available for PC on July 26. As is often the case with PlayStation-exclusive PC versions, there are some extra bells and whistles. There are “new ray-tracing shadows for natural light for outdoor areas” that allow for “realistic shadows with natural tones of softness,” notes Julian Huegbrights, an expert on the Nixxes online community (a Sony studio working on the port) on PlayStation.…

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The SanDisk Professional G-Drive is a reliable and well-built drive with impressive read/write speeds for an HDD. Here's our full review of the 12TB variant. Reviews 

SanDisk Professional G-Drive Review: Best for creators

If you are looking for a professional storage solution, you may come across different options and recommendations. Some suggest investing in a NAS system, while others suggest buying multiple smaller capacity hard drives. However, if you’re a content creator or handle large amounts of data – investing in a durable, professional-grade hard drive like the SanDisk Professional G-Drive can be a smart option. In this review, I will outline the pros and cons of this drive and see if it is worth the Rs 37,999 price tag. For this review,…

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The company wants to compete with brands like Apple, Meta and power the hardware with its own chipset. News 

Samsung wants Mixed Reality devices to be powered by their chipsets

Samsung is said to be designing chipsets for XR (Extended Reality) devices as the company is expected to announce new XR headsets later this year or in the first half of next year. Citing sources from Korea Economic Daily, the company’s plans to enter the XR device chip market are now taking concrete forms. Samsung’s System LSI division, which makes Exynos processors and ISOCELL camera sensors, has taken the first step towards making processors for the XR. The technology giant also plans to compete with Google and Qualcomm. In addition,…

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The Aspire 5 gaming laptop comes packed with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050, DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) and AI-specialized Tensor Cores on GeForce RTX GPUs. Gaming 

Acer Aspire 5 Gaming Laptop with 13th Gen Intel Core Processor Released: Price, Specifications

Acer Aspire 5 gaming laptop: Taiwanese technology giant Acer on Monday launched its new Aspire 5 gaming laptop in India. The new Acer laptops have the latest 13th generation Intel Core processors, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 technologies, Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 Acer Aspire 5 gaming laptop price and availability The Aspire 5 gaming laptop is priced at Rs 70,990 and is available at all Acer Exclusive stores, Acer Online Store, Croma, Vijay Sales and Amazon. Acer Aspire 5 gaming laptop specifications With a sleek and lightweight design, the Aspire…

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You can also expect faster graphics with less power consumption. News 

ARM’s latest processors drive Android phone manufacturers to use only 64-bit devices

ARM just sent a false warning to Android phone manufacturers who are still clinging to 32-bit technology. The company introduced its first line of exclusively 64-bit CPU core models – unlike last year, there is no legacy technology available to vendors. Cortex-X4, Cortex-A720, and Cortex-A520 don’t always represent big leaps in performance, but they’re likely to drive the pace of Android for the foreseeable future. Cortex-X4, like X3, is a performance core aimed at flagship phones. Its updated architecture offers 15 percent more performance, but uses 40 percent less energy…

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A new audit states that 'additional cost and schedule increases' are likely as well. Space 

NASA’s SLS rocket is over budget by $6 billion and six years behind the schedule

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, designed to carry astronauts to the moon, is over budget and well behind schedule, according to a grim new assessment by NASA’s inspector general. In addition, the report predicts “additional costs and schedule increases” that could jeopardize the entire Artemis mission if the problems are not addressed. NASA spending on the Artemis Moon program is projected to reach $93 billion by 2025, including $23.8 billion already spent on the SLS system by 2022. That means “a $6 billion cost increase and more than six…

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The Poco F5 5G boasts a triple rear camera setup, consisting of a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP secondary sensor with an ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP sensor with a macro lens. Reviews 

Poco F5 5G review: A value-for-money smartphone in the crowded mid-range market

The recently launched Poco F5 5G smartphone has created a strong impression in the Indian mid-range market with its impressive features. The smartphone has a powerful Snapdragon 7+ Gen processor, a stunning 120Hz AMOLED display, a 64MP triple rear camera and a 5000mAh battery supported by 67W fast charging technology. Poco F5 5G price and colors The Poco F5 5G is available in two variants: the 8 + 256GB model priced at Rs 29,999 and the 12 + 256GB model priced at Rs 33,999. It comes in three attractive colors:…

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The CAC on Friday said its latest campaign had targeted almost 13,000 counterfeit military accounts (Getty Images/iStockphoto) News 

China deletes 1.4 million social media posts to crack down on ‘self-media’ accounts

China’s cyberspace regulator said 1.4 million social media posts were removed after a two-month investigation into alleged disinformation, illegal profiteering and impersonation of government officials, among other “obvious problems”. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said in a statement on Friday that it shut down 67,000 social media accounts and deleted hundreds of thousands of posts between March 10 and May 22 as part of a wider “correction” campaign. Since 2021, China has targeted billions of social media accounts in an attempt to “clean up” its cyberspace and make it…

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Asteroid 2023 JZ4 belongs to the Apollo group of Near-Earth Asteroids. (Pixabay) Space 

A near-Earth asteroid is rushing towards Earth to get close! NASA’s speed is 57,876 km/h

To reduce uncertainty and counter the potential threat from near-Earth asteroids, space agencies such as NASA, the European Space Agency and others use advanced techniques such as ground-based and space-based telescopes to observe these NEOs. Although no asteroid is expected to hit Earth in the next hundred years, according to Dr. David Farnocchia of NASA’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS), about 3,000 new, new objects are discovered each year, making for constant monitoring and prediction. the trajectory of these space rocks is crucial. NASA has now revealed details of…

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The country made a breakthrough in space-based solar energy back in 2015. Space 

Japan is trying to send solar energy from space by 2025

Japan and the country’s space agency JAXA have spent decades trying to make solar energy available from space. In 2015, the country made a breakthrough when JAXA researchers sent 1.8 kilowatts of energy, enough to power a kettle, from a radio receiver over 50 meters away. And now Japan is preparing to bring the technology one step closer to reality. Nikkei reports that a Japanese public-private partnership is trying to send solar energy from space as early as 2025. The project, led by Naoki Shinohara, a professor at Kyoto University…

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The video streaming platform is fully focused on Shorts videos which could have prompted the decision to end the feature. News 

YouTube kills stories next month to focus on shorts videos

YouTube will soon close the second feature that most of you probably didn’t even know that there was a platform on the platform. The Youtube has confirmed this week that its story version is not available after June 26, which is exactly one month later. Stories in the form have been largely popular on platforms such as Instagram, Snapchat (where it all started), and gradually we have seen it to move to WhatsApp and even Facebook. But Google -owned video streaming platform has decided that it is time to kill…

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Nothing Phone (2), which will be the successor to Phone (1), is set to launch in July, as confirmed by CEO Carl Pei in an interview. It will feature a larger 4700 mAh battery and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. News 

Nothing Phone (2) set for launch in July with a bigger battery and Snapdragon 8+ gen 1, CEO Carl Pei confirms

None of the phone (2), which is a lot of a hyped (1) follower, is to be launched in July, as CEO Carl Pei confirmed in the interview. Previously, some concrete data had already been confirmed from the device, including chipset – Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ gen 1. Carl Pei has now revealed that the device is equipped with a 4700 mAh battery, exceeding the 4500 mAh battery cell’s 4,500 mAh battery cell.Phone (1). With regard to aesthetics and design, there is currently very little known about the device, except for…

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The base model of the iQoo Pad will be available at 2,599 yuan (around Rs 30,408.66). News 

iQOO Pad launched with 12.1-inch display, 10,000mAh battery: Price, full specifications and more

Vivo’s sub-brand, iQOO, has entered the Android tablet market by launching its first tablet – the iQOO Pad – in China. The newly launched iQOO Pad features a MediaTek Dimensity chipset, a 12.1-inch display and a powerful 10,000mAh battery that supports 44W fast charging. The tablet also has a pen holder and iQOO smart touch keyboard. iQOO Pad price It is available in a single color of Interstellar Grey. The base model of the iQoo Pad is available for 2,599 Yuan (roughly Rs. 30,408.66). The top-end variant with 8GB of…

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The game is set to launch in fall 2023, and the gameplay reveal offers a glimpse into the thrilling features awaiting players News 

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 gameplay revealed

The long-awaited gameplay footage of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 has finally been revealed, introducing the next exciting chapter in the beloved Spider-Man franchise. This gameplay was revealed at Sony’s summer event. The company’s PlayStation Showcase delivered an action-packed hour filled with exciting announcements, unexpected surprises and intriguing trailers, The Verge reported. First Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 gameplay revealed. Swing to PS Blog for full details:— PlayStation (@PlayStation) May 24, 2023 Spider-Man 2, which is scheduled for release in the fall of 2023, and the gameplay offers a glimpse of the exciting…

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