Watch Emirates’ new daredevil ad shot by a drone
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Watch Emirates’ new daredevil ad shot by a drone

Emirates’ 2021 ad featuring a stunt actor perched atop the world’s tallest building proved such a hit that the airline decided to do it all over again … and then some. The same woman stands at the very top of the same building — the 828-meter-high Burj Khalifa in Dubai — except this time the Read more

Airlines fear new 5G service will cause flight chaos
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Airlines fear new 5G service will cause flight chaos

U.S. airline officials fear “catastrophic disruption” if AT&T and Verizon go ahead and switch on their new C-Band 5G networks this week. The airlines are concerned that interference from 5G cell towers could affect sensitive airplane safety instruments such as the altimeter, which is vital for low-visibility landings. In a letter obtained by Reuters sent Read more

Get the COVID-19 booster shot, Apple reportedly tells staff
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Get the COVID-19 booster shot, Apple reportedly tells staff

Apple has reportedly told its store and corporate employees to get the COVID-19 booster shot or face frequent tests for the virus. “Due to waning efficacy of the primary series of COVID-19 vaccines and the emergence of highly transmissible variants such as Omicron, a booster shot is now part of staying up to date with Read more

How Wordle and Wordle! teamed up for charity
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How Wordle and Wordle! teamed up for charity

Following the sudden explosion of love for Wordle in recent weeks, the browser-only availability of Josh Wardle’s free word game led to get-rich-quick developers coding similar efforts and sticking them in app stores. Apple recently removed from its own app store some of the most blatant knock-offs, though search for the game today and at Read more

This LG robot could soon be serving your restaurant meal
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This LG robot could soon be serving your restaurant meal

When LG’s CLOi robot first came on the scene in 2018, it didn’t get off to the best of starts. On stage at CES with former LG marketing chief David VanderWaal, CLOi clammed up at the worst possible moment, leaving VanderdWaal to conclude that “CLOi doesn’t like me.” Four years on, and several iterations later, Read more

Watch Webb Space Telescope team share thoughts on mission
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Watch Webb Space Telescope team share thoughts on mission

Following its Christmas Day launch, the James Webb Space Telescope is now more than 750,000 miles from Earth and about 150,000 miles from its destination orbit, which it’s scheduled to reach toward the end of this month. When the highly advanced observatory fires up for the first time this summer to begin to begin its Read more

Rejoice! Apple’s Polishing Cloth is back in stock
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Rejoice! Apple’s Polishing Cloth is back in stock

Apple caused quite a stir when it released its Polishing Cloth last October. Despite its hefty $19 price tag, the low-tech kit from the high-tech company flew off the shelves, with shipping quickly slipping to several weeks, then several months, before the apparently popular item sold out entirely. The good news is that the Polishing Read more

Instagram exploring new profile grid offering greater personalization
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Instagram exploring new profile grid offering greater personalization

Instagram recently revealed it’s testing a new feature that lets you view your feed in different ways, and now news has dropped that the company may be about to offer you more control over the way your content is presented, too. Spotted this week by Silicon Valley insider and prominent leaker Alessandro Paluzzi, Instagram is Read more

Cool space photo shows rare sight of ISS orbiting Earth at night
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Cool space photo shows rare sight of ISS orbiting Earth at night

The International Space Station (ISS) is a marvel of human engineering and ingenuity, as well as scientific achievement and international cooperation. The facility has been orbiting Earth for the last two decades and was recently cleared to continue operating until at least 2030. Besides functioning as a space-based laboratory, the station’s location 250 miles above Read more

Asteroid twice the size of Empire State Building about to fly by Earth
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Asteroid twice the size of Empire State Building about to fly by Earth

An asteroid two-and-a-half times the size of the Empire State Building is hurtling toward Earth, but it’s OK to look up. That’s because it’s been on our radar for decades, giving us plenty of time to calculate its trajectory and confirm that it won’t be colliding with our planet and ending civilization as we know Read more