The Sony Xperia 1 IV offers the first true optical zoom in a smartphone

The Sony Xperia 1 IV offers the first true optical zoom in a smartphone

Smartphones have point-and-shoot cameras (remember those?) beat in a lot of ways, but there’s one thing traditional cameras still do better than phones: zoom. The new Sony Xperia 1 IV aims to change that with a true continuous optical zoom lens. It’s a technical achievement, for sure, but at this stage, it’s more proof of …

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Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead in West Bank |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead in West Bank | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera’s journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian health ministry. She was hit by a live bullet on Wednesday while covering Israeli raids in the city of Jenin and was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, according to the ministry and Al …

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Coinbase CEO has 'never been more bullish' even after $430M Q1 loss

Coinbase CEO has ‘never been more bullish’ even after $430M Q1 loss

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has disclosed its first net loss as a public company of $430 million in Q1, but CEO Brian Armstrong said on an earnings call that he’s “never been more bullish on where we are as a company.” In its first quarter 2022 report Coinbase disclosed that revenue had dropped 27% to $1.17 …

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Astronomers see a big boom when a black hole's magnetic field suddenly flips over

Astronomers see a big boom when a black hole’s magnetic field suddenly flips over

Two hundred thirty-six million light-years away, and hence 236 million years ago, a strange and intense light erupted from a distant astronomical object. The intergalactic rumble was detected here on Earth, where astronomers rapidly ascertained that the flare originated around a supermassive black hole. A spontaneous reversal of the black hole’s magnetic poles could be …

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Mavericks vs. Suns score, takeaways: Devin Booker leads Phoenix to pivotal win in Game 5 against Dallas

Mavericks vs. Suns score, takeaways: Devin Booker leads Phoenix to pivotal win in Game 5 against Dallas

The Phoenix Suns are one win away from a berth in the Western Conference finals after dominating the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night in a 110-80 win to take a 3-2 series lead. The Suns benefitted from dominant second-half scoring, as four players finished the win in double figures, led by Devin Booker’s 28 points …

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Kill the past, present and future with Suda51

Kill the past, present and future with Suda51 – Destructoid

[Art by OThatsRaspberry] From mortuaries to millions Before creating No More Heroes, Shadows of the Damned, Killer7, and countless others, Goichi “SUDA51” Suda worked in a mortuary. Then, almost overnight, he became a game director. His primary qualification? Confidence. An outsider to the industry, he made waves from the very start, using the otherwise by-the-book …

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Sri Lanka protesters burn politicians' homes as country plunges further into chaos

Sri Lanka protesters burn politicians’ homes as country plunges further into chaos

Police in the island nation said Tuesday in addition to the destroyed homes, 75 have been damaged, as angry Sri Lankans continue to defy a nation-wide curfew to protest against what they say is the government’s mishandling of the country’s worst economic crisis since 1948. The Ministry of Defense on Tuesday ordered troops to shoot …

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A Baby Formula Shortage Leaves Desperate Parents Searching for Food

A Baby Formula Shortage Leaves Desperate Parents Searching for Food

SAN ANTONIO — Maricella Marquez looked at the last can of baby formula in her kitchen on Tuesday and handed her 3-year-old daughter, who suffers from a rare allergic esophageal disorder, a smaller-than-usual portion of the special nutrition she needs to stay healthy. Ms. Marquez has been calling suppliers all over Texas, asking about any …

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Breakthrough deaths included increasing proportion of those who died from COVID-19

Breakthrough deaths included increasing proportion of those who died from COVID-19

“These data should not be interpreted as vaccines not working,” one expert said. May 10, 2022, 10:03 PM • 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A growing proportion of COVID-19 deaths are occurring among the vaccinated, a new ABC News analysis of federal data shows. In August of 2021, about 18.9% …

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