Apple has introduced features, such as the Screen Time setting, that help people strike that balance: users can now track, and limit, their use of individual apps, or entire categories, as they see fit. Part of the problem is that, while Apple makes the phone, it doesn’t control what people do with it. Facebook needs users to open its app daily, and Apple can only do so much to counter that tendency. If these debates – about screen time, privacy and what companies are doing with our data, our attention – seem like a niche topic of interest now, they will become crucial once Apple’s latest plans become reality. The reason is the company’s worst-kept secret in years: a pair of smartglasses. … [Read more...] about Part human, part machine: is Apple turning us all into cyborgs?
Fans of the games will be able to play Yoshi's Adventures, an omnimover-style ride (used by Disney rides such as Haunted Mansion and Buzz Lightyear Astro Blaster) which takes passengers along a track with views of the park as well as animatronic scenes. … [Read more...] about New images reveal entire Super Nintendo World theme park attraction opening next year with Mario-themed rides
The Moon is a natural satellite – a space-faring body that orbits a planet It's Earth's only natural satellite, and is the fifth biggest in the Solar System The Moon measures 2,158 miles across, roughly 0.27 times the diameter of Earth Temperatures on the Moon range from minus 173 degrees Celcius to 260 degrees Celcius Experts assumed the Moon was another planet, until Nicolaus Copernicus outlined his theory about our Solar System in 1543 It was eventually assigned to a "class" after Galileo discovered four moons orbiting Jupiter in 1610 The Moon is believed to have formed around 4.51billion years ago The strength of its gravitational field is about a sixth of Earth's gravity Earth and the Moon have "synchronous rotation", which means we always see the same side of the Moon – hence the phrase "dark side of the Moon" The Moon's surface is actually dark, but appears bright in the sky due to its reflective ground During a solar eclipse, the Moon covers the Sun almost … [Read more...] about China launches ‘risky’ mission to retrieve Moon rocks from the lunar surface
To try to combat this, an extension to the job support scheme has been unveiled by chancellor Rishi Sunak, which will see the government pay a third of hours not worked up to a cap of £697.92 a month for businesses facing lower demand over winter. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic sparks biggest surge in unemployment in a DECADE
"There is huge potential from research, from the academic environment, which is funded very widely," said Bialojan, pointing out that only a few countries in the world have such a broad research landscape as Germany, along with state funding for basic scientific research. "But it cannot be that so little comes out in the end because we have a nonfunctional 'biotech ecosystem'," he added, saying that one can learn a lot from the examples of CureVac and BioNtech. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and newfound fame: German biotechs in the spotlight