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This British bionic hand can be updated with new gestures

Australian swimmer Jessica Smith has had an uneasy relationship with prosthetics since a childhood accident, but her convictions are being challenged by a British bionic hand that can be updated remotely anywhere in the world. The 2004 Athens Paralympian was born without a left hand. Her parents were advised to fit a prosthesis to help […]

How to contribute to NPS and Atal Pension Yojana via

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India (PFRDA) has announced its new UPI handle for depositing contributions through D-Remit for the benefit of National Pension Funds (NPS) subscribers. Currently, subscribers deposit their voluntary contributions under D-Remit into Tier I/II using IMPS, NEFT and RTGS of their bank account. PFRDA has now introduced its UPI […]

Lyft and Motional’s all-electric robotaxi service is now live in

A new robotaxi service has officially launched for public use in Las Vegas. It’s being run by Lyft and an autonomous vehicle company called Motional and is a prelude to a fully driverless service that is set to launch in the city in 2023. Motional, which is a joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, has […]

Twelve South’s MacBook stand folds flat for portability

Twelve South has announced the Curve Flex, a laptop stand designed with MacBooks in mind that elevates your device from two to 22 inches and can fold flat for portability. The Curve Flex is offered in a matte finish in either black or white and is available for $79.99 / £79.99 / €89.99. This isn’t […]

How to Put a Vaccine Card on Your Phone

Oh good, you’re vaccinated against Covid-19. Now all you gotta do is prove it. Many businesses, employers, and venues issued mandates for vaccines against Covid-19, which means you’ll need proof of vaccination to get in the door. In the US, those slightly-too-big-for-your-wallet paper cards are the main official record that someone has been vaccinated. They […]

Apple Supplier BOE Hit by Power Rationing in Sichuan, Toyota

Apple supplier BOE Technology Group will “make adjustments” at its operations in Sichuan due to power rationing in the region, it said in a stock market filing on Tuesday. The company said that it was communicating with authorities and expected “no major impact on its overall operating performance”. It added that it has four production […]

Crypto Losses Jumped Nearly 60 Percent in the First 7

Losses arising from cryptocurrency hacks jumped nearly 60 percent in the first seven months of the year to $1.9 billion (roughly Rs. 15,070 crore), propelled by a surge in funds stolen from decentralised finance (DeFi) protocols, according to a blog post from blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis released on Tuesday. In the same period last year, […]

As Wildfires Get More Extreme, Observatories Are at Greater Risk

It was 4 am on June 17 when Michelle Edwards, associate director of Kitt Peak National Observatory, got the news: A wildfire had breached the road up to the telescopes. She felt a little bit of fear, even though she’d already spent several long days coordinating the observatory’s protection plan, turning her office into a […]

Apple employees will return to the office in September under

Apple has informed staff that they will be expected to return to the office three days per week starting September 5th, according to internal emails viewed by The Verge. The news was first reported by Bloomberg. All employees in the Bay Area will be expected to come in on Tuesdays and Thursdays, in addition to […]

Windows 10 and Chrome are about to make switching default

Microsoft lost quite a bit of goodwill by forcing the Microsoft Edge browser on uninterested users — but maybe those days are nearing an end? For a possible preview of the future, check this GIF from Leopeva64, who has a future version of Google’s Chrome web browser on their machine, alongside the 2H22 update to […]