Facebook will start surfacing public group posts in News Feeds

Facebook has announced a string of features it's bringing to Groups. The company says that, every month, more than 1.8 billion people use Groups, which debuted a decade ago. One of the more intriguing updates...

Microsoft 365 services are coming back after major outage

Microsoft 365 was hit with a significant outage late Monday that affected users' access to multiple services, including Outlook. By late evening, services appeared to be largely restored: Microsoft tweeted at 9:21 p.m. ET that "most...

Is now a good time to be looking for another job?

My son has been working at a startup for three years since graduating college and is ready to move. He has been exploring career coaches and found an online source that charges 9 percent of...

New Jersey is most physically and mentally fit state

Think New Yorkers are better off than their neighbors across the Hudson River? Fuhgeddaboutit. The annual “Happiest States in America” report has placed New Jersey at the top of its “emotional & physical well-being” ranking —...

Microsoft gives Outlook for Mac a facelift for Big Sur

Microsoft’s big changes to Outlook don’t end with an updated iOS app — Outlook’s Mac version will also get a major facelift in October, just in time for Apple’s macOS Big Sur release. Announced as part...

48,000-year-old Neanderthal tooth unearthed in Italy

The discovery of a baby tooth belonging to an adolescent Neanderthal in northern Italy’s Veneto region is shedding light on the doomed hominid’s final days. By analyzing the tooth’s genome, fossilization and radiometric age — measured...

Scientists spot giant planet orbiting dead white dwarf star

This planet is an absolute chonk. Scientists have discovered a Jupiter-size planet which, for the first time ever recorded, is orbiting a significantly smaller, dim white dwarf star. The planet rapidly orbiting the dwarf — located...

Japan will send an 8K camera to Mars and its moons

It’s difficult to justify 8K video here on Earth, but that isn’t stopping Japan from capturing ultra-high resolution imagery elsewhere in the Solar System. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and broadcaster NHK are developing 4K...

Researchers created a Game Boy that doesn’t need batteries

The original Game Boy was no slouch when it came to battery life. With four simple AA batteries, you could play games like Tetrisand Super Mario Landfor about 10 to 15 hours. That was something that made...

NASA baffled by mysterious ridges on Mars

NASA has spent years observing and exploring Mars, but the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter took a picture of a ridged portion of the Martian surface last month that is “puzzling” to researchers. The image, taken by the...

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