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The first galaxies may have formed earlier than predicted

The first galaxies may have formed earlier than predicted

The very first galaxies may have formed earlier than astronomers previously thought, according to early observations from the new James Webb Space Telescope, which in just a few months has already shaken up scientific understanding of the cosmos. “One way or another, the Universe has managed to form galaxies faster and earlier than we thought,” …

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Faced with spoofed accounts, Twitter is still reviewing its authentication system

Faced with spoofed accounts, Twitter is still reviewing its authentication system

Faced with the proliferation of spoofed accounts, Twitter reintroduced Friday in the greatest cacophony an “official” badge to certify certain profiles and suspended its paid authentication system. “To fight against identity theft, we have added an + official + acronym to certain accounts,” tweeted the influential platform, bought on October 28 by Elon Musk for …

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Apple clamps down on iPhone file sharing in China

Apple clamps down on iPhone file sharing in China

Apple has imposed restrictions on its iPhones sold in China for file sharing between devices, a function that could potentially be used to circumvent censorship and disseminate information deemed hostile or critical of power. China already closely monitors its internet network and media. Every day, an army of censors erase content that portrays state policy …

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Cacophony at Twitter around the new account authentication system

Cacophony at Twitter around the new account authentication system

Twitter launched an “Official” badge for government accounts on Wednesday, in such a cacophony that the highly anticipated arrival of the new Twitter Blue, the paid subscription to authenticate your account, went almost unnoticed. Twitter Blue now allows users who wish, for $8 per month, to obtain the famous blue tick, a guarantee of authenticity …

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Launch of NASA rocket to the Moon postponed to November 16 at the earliest

Launch of NASA rocket to the Moon postponed to November 16 at the earliest

The curse continues for the Artemis 1 space mission: the takeoff of the new NASA rocket for the Moon has been postponed again, to Wednesday, November 16 at the earliest, because of the storm Nicole which should hit Florida in the middle of week, NASA announced on Tuesday. Liftoff had so far been scheduled in …

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The takeover of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft in the crosshairs of Brussels

The takeover of Activision Blizzard by Microsoft in the crosshairs of Brussels

The acquisition of the American video game publisher Activision Blizzard by Microsoft for 69 billion dollars is under threat from Brussels which fears an attack on competition and announced on Tuesday the opening of an in-depth investigation. The European Commission, guardian of competition in the EU, explained that it feared in particular that Microsoft could …

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Get out of the Stock Exchange, the daring choice of Elon Musk which puts Twitter under pressure

Get out of the Stock Exchange, the daring choice of Elon Musk which puts Twitter under pressure

Elon Musk’s decision to take Twitter out of the stock market should allow him to make major changes quickly, but this has required the company to be heavily indebted, a risky choice for a company that is not profitable. The practice is old and has had some famous precedents, from computer maker Dell (a success) …

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