NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station

Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: <a ... G2Reader / kenmay /

MIDI Association Explains ‘Capability Inquiry’ Features In MIDI 2.0

Friday the MIDI Association published an introduction to MIDI 2.0, describing updates to the already-evolving 36-year-old standard, including MIDI-CI, Profiles and Property Exchange: MIDI 2.0 updates MIDI with new...

Replacing JavaScript: How eBay Made a Web App 50x Faster With WebAssembly

"Online marketplace eBay has revealed how it boosted performance of a demanding web app by 50x using WebAssembly, " reports TechRepublic: The "astonishing" speed-up after switching from a...

Uber will deactivate riders with low ratings

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FDA safety scandal: 50K hidden reports of heart device malfunctioning

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‘Phenomenal’ 2,300-Year-Old Bark Shield Found In Leicestershire

pgmrdlm shares a report from The Guardian: An "astonishing and unparalleled" 2, 300-year-old shield made of tree bark has been discovered in Leicestershire, the only example of its kind...

Stronger than aluminum, a heavily altered wood cools passively

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