Emerging Tech

Caltech sees supernovae, black holes ‘Ned Stark’ and ‘Jon Snow’ shredding stars

A new astronomical project, the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF), is surveying the sky from California Institute of Technology (Caltech)’s  Palomar Observatory near San Diego, California, and has released its first set of results since it began operations in March 2018. The instrument has observed more than one billion of the stars in the Milky Way […]

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User-generated GoPro Hero7 Black highlight reel has all the feels

[embedded content] There is a certain stereotype that follows GoPro users around — one often associated with the words “adrenaline” and “bro” — but the company’s latest highlight reel showcases a softer side of its customers. The two-minute supercut is the first built entirely from user-generated content, submitted for GoPro’s Million Dollar Challenge, and the […]

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Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism

ImageOwen Diaz, right, and his son, Demetric, said they had heard racial slurs directed toward them while working at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif.CreditCreditRyan Christopher Jones for The New York Times Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to […]

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Ebay says that Cyber Monday and Black Friday set sales records for the site

Getty/Ki PriceEbay has hit another milestone in its bid to become a big online player. Auction-site-turned-online-marketplace Ebay says it had record-setting Black Friday and Cyber Monday events this year. The site also revealed some of the items that customers purchased the most. The days from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday – which Ebay refers to as […]

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100+ of the best Cyber Monday sales you can start shopping now – plus the Black Friday sales you can still take advantage of

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Samsung It’s the weekend after Thanksgiving, and you’re sitting at home eating cold pumpkin pie in your pajamas. Thanks to the internet, you can get a newly discounted […]