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Microsoft wins bid to supply augmented reality glasses to the US army

Company will use its HoloLens model as a base. The agreement could reach almost US $ 22 billion (R $ 123 billion) in 10 years. Microsoft won a bid worth nearly $ 22 billion ($ 123 billion at current price)…

2020, record year for the discovery of asteroids

Some passed within 400 kilometers of the earth. What was believed to be an asteroid was also detected but turned out to be a discarded booster rocket after propelling a space capsule to the Moon in the 1960s. A new…

Researchers Hail “Big Step” in Decoding Greek Astronomical Device

Known as the Antikythera mechanism, it is a mechanical calculator with which the first Greek astronomers tracked the movements of the planets and their satellites. UK researchers say they have taken a “big step” in solving the mysterious Antikythera Mechanism,…

WhatsApp would be working on a function to change colors in the app

According to specialized portals, the platform seeks that users can further customize its interface. WhatsApp, the messaging application owned by Facebook, would be testing a function to have a less rigid interface and in which users have more customization possibilities….

Apple would have a more robust version of Apple Watch for extreme sports

This new version, known internally as ‘Explorer Edition’, could join the list of the company’s smart watches. Apple is considering developing a version of its more robust smartwatch dedicated to users who do extreme sports, which could hit the market…

Google Meet extends free unlimited calling until June 2021

The extension applies to all users with Gmail accounts. Google also announced the launch of Stack, its experimental application for organizing documents like invoices. Google has extended until June 2021 the possibility of making unlimited calls in the free version…

Russia to block Twitter in a month unless it removes banned content

Russia will block Twitter in a month unless the social media giant complies with a demand to remove banned content, Russian news agencies said on Tuesday, citing a senior regulatory official. Moscow slowed Twitter down inside Russia last week in…

Semiconductor shortage hits General Motors

Semiconductors are in short supply due to the pandemic, amid the increase in purchases of computers for teleworking that it has generated. Now General Motors can’t get enough for the fuel management system of its light trucks. US automaker General…

Google identifies global bugs in Android applications

Many applications on Android do not work due to an update in the WebView application A failure in the update of the WebView application of the Android system has caused this Monday users of this operating system to have problems…

Scientist who received the Nobel for his “revolutionary” LED light dies

Tokyo The Japanese Nobel Prize in Physics Isamu Akasaki, awarded in 2014 for being the pioneer of energy-efficient LED lighting, a weapon against climate change and poverty, has died at the age of 92, his university reported on Friday. Akasaki…