Monday, August 15, 2022

Technology

NASA will send your name to space

Right now, you can sign up online to get a “boarding pass” for the Artemis I mission, which is expected...

What to know about Signal, the secure messaging app that keeps all of your conversations private

Signal is a fully featured messaging app, built with a privacy-first mindset. Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images Signal is a free messaging app that uses end-to-end encryption to keep your messages private.When you send a message, the only people who...

Pete Davidson in talks to head to space on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin flight

Pete Davidson might be headed to space. The "Saturday Night Live" star is in talks with Jeff Bezos to join one...

The International Space Station has survived disputes with Russia before. Will it this time?

After more than four-and-a-half decades of cooperation between the United States and Russia in space, tensions over Ukraine threaten to compromise the future of the International Space Station (ISS). On Thursday, Russia's space agency Roscosmos tweeted that they...

TikTok will make under-16s’ accounts private by default to protect them from potential groomers

TikTok tightened the privacy settings of tens of millions of teen users Changes announced on Wednesday mean TikTok users won't be able to "duet or stitch" with videos posted by children under 16, won't be able to download...

Tim Cook’s compensation of US$98.7 million approved

Apple shareholders approved chief executive officer Tim Cook's annual compensation in a virtual meeting on Friday, rejecting some investor concerns over the magnitude of his equity award. Cook, who took...

Ontario’s new plastics recycling plan is ‘dangerous’ and ‘magical thinking,’ critic warns

Environmentalists are warning there's no quick fix to the problem of plastic waste and they say they're worried that's exactly what the Doug Ford government is promising with its new recycling plan. "The real solution is to reduce the amount of plastic...

Signal won’t replace WhatsApp, people will use both, says a cofounder of one and leader of the other

Signal founder Brian Acton (left) and Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook owns WhatsApp. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for WIRED, Abdulhamid Hosbas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The encrypted messaging service Signal won't replace WhatsApp, Brian Acton, the executive chairman of...

Dinosaur fossil discovery may be the oldest stegosaur ever found

Fossils have led researchers to a previously unknown species of armoured dinosaur that lived 168 million years ago, and it's...

Through the murk: An underwater cinematographer sheds light on B.C.’s sea life

A Vancouver Island-based cinematographer is trying to raise awareness about the "vibrant and colourful" life in the waters off British Columbia with a new mini documentary that showcases the variety and beauty of the creatures below the water's...

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People say they want COVID-19 to become ‘endemic.’ But what does that really mean? | CBC News

As Canadians grow increasingly weary after two years of COVID-19, many people are tossing around the term "endemic"...
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