Ingenious Underwater Drone Can Transition to Flight in Less Than a Second

Robots have traditionally been purpose-built to perform a single, very specific task, but researchers from Beihang University are taking a much different approach with a new robotic drone that can operate underwater just as easily as in the air, and it features a clever, nature-inspired trick for maximizing its range. When you think of robots, … Read more

Crypto comes to Washington. Will the greater buy influence?

WASHINGTON (AP) – A mysterious, well-financed group of brave Erin Houchin brawled in a highly competitive Southern Indiana congressional race last month in a series of television ads. Houchin assumed she would face a negative blitz, like the one that crushed her in 2016 when she ran for the same seat. But, in fact, the … Read more

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: CNBC interview

CNBC: Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet and Google Being Interviewed by Deirdre Bosa. CNBC Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that while consumers are putting the Covid pandemic in the rearview mirror, the economy is clearly a growing concern for the company and the broader market. “We’re definitely looking ahead, like everyone else,” Pichai told CNBC’s … Read more

Shireen Abu Akleh, a journalist killed in the West Bank, was ‘the voice of Palestinian suffering’

Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN – Veteran Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was a household name in the Arab world. For two and a half decades, she chronicled … Read more

Tech layoffs, hiring slowdown standout in red-hot job market

San Francisco Compassandcamera | Getty Images US employers added more jobs than expected in a tight labor market, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But the tech sector, which boomed during the pandemic, is showing signs of contraction. Facebook parent company Meta is looking at some recruitment plans for downsizing, hiring and scaling, an … Read more

This Selloff Has Been a Long Time Coming. That Should Make It Less Scary.

Monday’s market slump had an eerie feel to it, almost as if investors had been expecting it. After the obvious low trigger, things appear to be stabilizing again Tuesday morning. At least for now, it’s a drop, but not a panic. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sees them as similar. “The US financial system has continued … Read more

New Lenovo Legion 7 and Slim 7 Laptops Pair Brawn with Beauty

Lenovo Legion 7Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Lenovo is best known for its ThinkPad business laptops, but its Legion series has birthed some of the best gaming systems I’ve used in the past few years. Today, the laptop maker is replacing the old with a new fleet consisting of the Legion 7 and Legion Slim … Read more

Opinion: Keep calm – there’s no recession on the way. These 13 stocks may rise as investors figure this out

A so-called hard landing of the US economy is not going to happen. It’s a false fear. We may have a bumpy landing, but the odds of hard landing – a possible recession – are the reasons for the low. If I am right, it confirms what the most negative sentiment is already telling us: … Read more

Mario Batali: Woman who accused the celebrity chef of groping her testifies in criminal trial

CNN – A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by celebrity chef Mario Batali took the stand Monday on the first day of his criminal trial in Boston, testifying that he groped her during an impromptu selfie session in 2017. Natali Tene said she posed for photos with Batali while, out-of-frame, he took advantage … Read more

‘Stop asking why’: Shanghai intensifies Covid lockdown despite falling cases

Hong Kong CNN – Shanghai is further tightening its stringent lockdown measures after China’s top leader Xi Jinping pledged to “unswervingly” double down on the country’s controversial zero-Covid policy, leaving millions confined to their homes with no end in sight. Over the weekend, videos showing Shanghai residents arguing or scuffling with hazmat suit-clad workers and … Read more