ByteDance in talks with India’s Reliance for investment in TikTok

Chinese giant ByteDance is engaging with India’s Reliance Industries Limited, the parent firm of telecom giant Jio Platforms, for financially backing TikTok in a move to potentially save the popular video app’s fate in its biggest market by users, two people familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The two companies began conversations late last month … Read more ByteDance in talks with India’s Reliance for investment in TikTok

Microsoft Duo: Price, Details, Release Date

“The context of these kinds of devices has changed,” says Ben Arnold, consumer technology analyst at the NPD Group, which tracks US sales of electronics. “It’s not the one-handed emailer on the subway anymore. It’s the uber-productive work-from-home worker, and there are some different dimensions to that.” “At the same time,” Arnold adds, “I look … Read more Microsoft Duo: Price, Details, Release Date

Only 5 EU Countries Allow Unrestricted Travel to Spain Costing Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca …

Only 5 EU Countries Allow Unrestricted Travel to Spain Costing Costa del Sol and … PCR tests, such as Greece, the latest country to add Spain to the blacklist. At this point in the summer, the health crisis in Spain has gambled away … social experiment by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit #travel #tours

Digitizing Burning Man

For decades, Burning Man has represented an escape from the current reality. An event for free-er spirits to rethink new age ideals inside a stateless entity where art, music and partying reign supreme on the desert plains. Over the years, the Bay Area-founded event has dealt with an internal clash as the gathering has grown … Read more Digitizing Burning Man

One of China’s biggest TV makers is now selling 4K TVs for $249 in the US null

Big news for fans of cheap 4K TVs: After it made the announcement that it would start selling TVs in the US at CES this year, one of China’s biggest manufacturers, Konka, has finally released its first wave of 4K and HD TVs. Among the first models to arrive are the new H3, U5 and … Read more One of China’s biggest TV makers is now selling 4K TVs for $249 in the US null

The Iconic Arecibo Telescope Goes Quiet After Major Damage

Early Monday morning, a cable suspended over the Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico broke and left a 100-foot-long gash in the dish of the iconic radio telescope. The 3-inch diameter cable also caused damage to the panels of the Gregorian dome that is suspended hundreds of feet above the dish and houses the telescope’s receivers. … Read more The Iconic Arecibo Telescope Goes Quiet After Major Damage