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CDC recommends spring COVID booster for people 65 and up

Enlarge / The Moderna Spikevax COVID-19 vaccine is shown at a CVS in 2023. (credit: Getty | Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle ) People ages 65 and up should get another dose of a COVID-19 vaccine this spring, given the age group's higher risk of severe disease and death from the pandemic virus, the Centers for Disease...

Thu Feb 29, 2024 02:35
SD Express cards from Samsung promise faster-than-SATA speeds for microSD devices

Enlarge / Samsung's SD Express-compatible microSD cards. (credit: Samsung) Big news for people who like (physically) small storage: Samsung says that it is sampling its first microSD cards that support the SD Express standard, which will allow them to hit sustained read speeds of as much as 800MB per second. That's a pretty...

Thu Feb 29, 2024 01:05
That moment when you land on the Moon, break a leg, and are about to topple over

Enlarge / A photo of Odysseus the moment before it gently toppled over. (credit: Intuitive Machines) After six days and the public release of new images, engineers have finally pieced together the moments before, during, and after the Odysseus lander touched down on the Moon. During a news conference on Wednesday, the...

Thu Feb 29, 2024 01:05
GitHub besieged by millions of malicious repositories in ongoing attack

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) GitHub is struggling to contain an ongoing attack that’s flooding the site with millions of code repositories. These repositories contain obfuscated malware that steals passwords and cryptocurrency from developer devices, researchers said. The malicious repositories are clones of legitimate...

Thu Feb 29, 2024 01:05
Paramount ends Warner Bros. Discovery merger talks, continues mulling sell-off

Enlarge (credit: Paramount+) Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) and Paramount Global are no longer considering a merger that would have put the Max and Paramount+ streaming services under one corporate umbrella. Per a CNBC report today citing anonymous “people familiar with the matter," WBD and Paramount had been mulling a merger...

Thu Feb 29, 2024 00:04
Microsoft partners with OpenAI-rival Mistral for AI models, drawing EU scrutiny

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) On Monday, Microsoft announced plans to offer AI models from Mistral through its Azure cloud computing platform, which came in conjunction with a 15 million euro non-equity investment in the French firm, which is often seen as a European rival to OpenAI. Since then, the investment deal has...

Wed Feb 28, 2024 22:59

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