A stowaway helicopter on NASA’s Mars rover will attempt the first flight on another world

A stowaway helicopter on NASA’s Mars rover will attempt the first flight on another world

When NASA’s latest Mars rover, Perseverance, launches this week, the robot will have a tiny stowaway on board: a small box-shaped helicopter.

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Strongest Evidence Yet Shows Air Pollution Kills

Strongest Evidence Yet Shows Air Pollution Kills

As California’s Camp Fire raged in 2018, soot and other pollution filled the skies. Particulate matter concentrations widely surged above 12 micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m3), pushing them into the Environmental Protection Agency’s “unhealthy” range.

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Sony α7S III: Hands-On & First Impressions

Sony α7S III: Hands-On & First Impressions

The new and exciting features found in the Sony α7S III provide creators with limitless possibilities to create. Several had already had the opportunity to test out the α7S III in advance of its announcement and are sharing their first impressions of the camera online.

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Movies Anywhere is the latest service to add a viewing party feature

Movies Anywhere is the latest service to add a viewing party feature

Movies Anywhere is rolling out a new “Watch Together” viewing party feature for its movie locker apps, allowing multiple users to sync up and enjoy a film together.

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Rite Aid used facial recognition in secret across hundreds of its stores

Rite Aid used facial recognition in secret across hundreds of its stores

Drugstore chain Rite Aid secretly deployed facial recognition software across a network of security cameras in hundreds of locations in the US, according to a new investigation from Reuters published on Tuesday.

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Cuphead gets a creepy stop-motion trailer to announce surprise PS4 launch

Cuphead gets a creepy stop-motion trailer to announce surprise PS4 launch

Cuphead, the hard-as-nails run-and-gun platform game, is coming to the PlayStation 4 today. Studio MDHR announced the game’s arrival on Sony’s console with a fun (and kind of creepy) stop-motion trailer featuring Cuphead and the evil King Dice.

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CES will go ‘online only’ for 2021

CES will go ‘online only’ for 2021

The Consumer Technology Association has announced that CES will no longer go ahead in January 2021 as previously planned. CES is the world’s biggest consumer technology show, dominating much of the news agenda at the start of the year.

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Sony Announces World’s First CFexpress Type A Memory Card With High-speed Performance and Tough Durability

Sony Announces World’s First CFexpress Type A Memory Card With High-speed Performance and Tough Durability

– Today, Sony Electronics Inc. announced a new generation of media — the world’s first CFexpress Type A memory cards, in both 80GB and 160GB, (CEA-G80T and CEA-G160T) as the most recent addition to Sony’s TOUGH specification cards.

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Sony Announces The α7S III: Redefining The Possibilities For Creatives

Sony Announces The α7S III: Redefining The Possibilities For Creatives

Key Features Newly developed BIONZ XR™ image processing engine with eight times more processing power and a brand new 12.1-megapixel (approx.

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