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How the Jaguar, King of the Forest, Might Save Its

As the region’s apex predator, jaguars keep the ecosystem in balance, say the scientists. “If you remove an apex predator from an environment, you could unleash an explosive mushrooming in the population of other species, which in turn could wreak havoc on the habitat, leading to its complete collapse,” says Zarza Villaneuva. “By tracking the […]

What’s the Best Unlimited Data Plan?

WIRED: Every tier includes 5G data speeds. You won’t be throttled at all on the Unlimited Elite plan, and on the Unlimited Extra plan you won’t be throttled until you hit 50 gigabytes of data. If you’re on the Unlimited Elite, you get a big 40-gigabyte bucket of mobile hot spot to tether to other […]

Infinix Smart 5A to Launch in India on August 2,

Infinix Smart 5A smartphone is all set to launch in India on August 2, a Flipkart teaser page reveals. The teaser page also shows the design and specifications of the smartphone ahead of the official launch next week. It is likely going to be an offshoot model of the Infinix Smart 5 that was launched […]

Scientists Detect Light Being Ejected From Behind Black Hole, Proving

Researchers have now been able to see light being ejected from behind a supermassive black hole, 800 million light-years away from Earth. These light waves — called “echoes” — were detected in the form of X-rays, according to a study published in the Nature journal. Over a century ago, Albert Einstein predicted through his Theory […]

Microsoft faces subpoena in Google’s antitrust case in US

Microsoft, which cooperated with the US prosecutors in building a 2020 antitrust case against Google, is now facing a subpoena to produce millions more documents at the request of Googles defense team, the media reported. According to a report in The Verge on Friday, judge Amit Mehta said that “more information was required before the […]

Delivery startup Gopuff valued at $15 billion after latest fundraising

Image Source: Gopuff U.S. delivery startup Gopuff said it raised $1 billion in a funding round that included Guggenheim Investments, Hedosophia and SoftBank Vision Fund 1, valuing the company at around $15 billion. The new valuation represents a near 69% jump from $8.9 billion that the company was valued at, after its previous fundraising in […]

PSA: You might want to avoid the gobs of Halo

If you’re invested in the story of Master Chief, Cortana, and the fate of the Halo universe, you might want to keep your head down and start muting some keywords on social media until Halo Infinite arrives later this year — because vast spoilers for the game’s entire story are now floating around on the […]

Here are the latest accusations Activision Blizzard employees have leveled

More disturbing allegations of Activision Blizzard’s reported culture of sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination have been reported in recent days, following a huge lawsuit filed against the company by California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) last week. Details in these stories may be challenging to read, so we are prefacing them with a […]

After accusations, Twitter will pay hackers to find biases in

Twitter is holding a competition in hopes that hackers and researchers will be able to identify biases in its image cropping algorithm — and it’s going to be handing out cash prizes to winning teams (via Engadget). Twitter is hoping that giving teams access to its code and image cropping model will let them find […]

Mastodon now has an official iPhone app

Decentralized social network Mastodon now has an official iPhone app. The nonprofit behind Mastodon launched the app on iOS today, supplementing an existing web version and several third-party apps for iOS, Android, and other platforms. The app is free and offers a similar feature set to Mastodon’s core service, although it doesn’t include Mastodon’s broad […]