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NASA Releases Ridiculously Sharp Webb Space Telescope Images

NASA Releases Ridiculously Sharp Webb Space Telescope Images

NASA held a press conference Monday morning to discuss the precise alignment of the Webb Space Telescope and the spacecraft’s upcoming scientific operations. The space agency also released images from the telescope that put Webb’s progress on dazzling display. “I’m delighted to report that the telescope alignment has been completed with performance even better than …

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Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Went Silent, Leaving Anxious NASA Team in the Dark

Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Went Silent, Leaving Anxious NASA Team in the Dark

Late last week, NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter managed to reestablish its connection with the Perseverance rover following a brief communications disruption. The space agency says the looming winter is likely responsible and is making adjustments as a result. On Thursday, Ingenuity—mercifully—sent a signal to Perseverance after the intrepid helicopter missed a scheduled communications session. It marked …

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Uber to cut down on costs, treat hiring as a 'privilege': CEO email

Uber to cut down on costs, treat hiring as a ‘privilege’: CEO email

Uber will cut back on spending and focus on becoming a leaner business to address a “seismic shift” in investor sentiment, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told employees in an email obtained by CNBC. “After earnings, I spent several days meeting investors in New York and Boston,” Khosrowshahi said in the email, which was sent out late …

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Google raising employee pay in performance review revamp

Google raising employee pay in performance review revamp

Sundar Pichai, Google CEO David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Google is overhauling its performance evaluation process, implementing changes that will result in increased salaries, as the company tries to ease tension between employees and leadership on the issue of compensation. Starting this week, Google is using a new process for performance reviews …

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GoldenEye 007 Gets Four Screen Multiplayer Using $10,000 of Gear

GoldenEye 007 Gets Four Screen Multiplayer Using $10,000 of Gear

As immensely satisfying as battling your friends in a Goldeneye 007 deathmatch on the N64 was, all four players shared the same screen, which made sneaking around a level impossible. Twenty-five years after the game’s release, it turns out there is a way to give every GoldenEye player their own private screen—if you’ve got $10,000 …

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Streamer Makes Leap To YouTube After Twitch Misspells His Name

Streamer Makes Leap To YouTube After Twitch Misspells His Name

Sykkuno, one of Twitch’s top streamers known for his wholesome demeanor and for playing games like Among Us and GTA Online, left the Amazon-owned platform for the red pastures of YouTube Gaming this month. The move shocked the livestreaming space because Sykkuno was something of a household name on Twitch, boasting four million followers and …

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This trader predicted the bond meltdown, tech selloff and oil's surge.  Here's what she says is coming next.

This trader predicted the bond meltdown, tech selloff and oil’s surge. Here’s what she says is coming next.

Fade the Fed anyone? Stock futures are headed south, following a big Wall Street rally stemming from perceptions Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and co. may be less hawkish than markets think. A short-lived rally won’t be a huge surprise to some. After all, we’ve got 99 problems out there that aren’t exactly in the …

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NASA Retiring One Of The Last Stubby Boeing 747SPs In The Sky

NASA Retiring One Of The Last Stubby Boeing 747SPs In The Sky

Photo: NASA After eight years of operation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is soon to retire a unique piece of equipment and aviation history. NASA’s Boeing 747SP-based Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) flying telescope will be retired this year. SOFIA is the latest and largest generation of NASA’s infrared astronomy aircraft. It’s equipped …

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Robot Shatters World Record by Jumping Over 100 Feet in the Air

Robot Shatters World Record by Jumping Over 100 Feet in the Air

Since many robots are more durable and expendable than human beings, researchers have experimented with alternate means of getting around that outperform walking around on two legs, including a new bot that can jump to staggering heights and distances from a standing start. Most robotics research goes into creating automatons that can take over monotonous …

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