‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ will debut on Paramount+ before airing on Nickelodeon

When CBS first shared details on Star Trek: Prodigy last year, it should it would premiere on Nickelodeon. That’s no longer the case. The computer-animated series for kids will now instead debut on Paramount+ later this year. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/star-trek-prodigy-paramount-plus-233430314.html

GameStop stock just jumped 100 percent, and WallStreetBets is ecstatic

GameStop is up… again, by a lot. Before market close on Wednesday, the video game retailer’s shares started to soar, and GME just closed at $91.71 — up nearly 104 percent for the day. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/24/22299795/gamestop-stock-up-reddit-wallstreetbets-gme-pump

YouTube will expand parental controls for tweens and teens

YouTube has announced expanded parental controls for tweens and teens. The upcoming feature is aimed at those who’ve perhaps outgrown the confines of YouTube Kids. YouTube will open a public beta for the supervised accounts feature in the coming months. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/youtube-parental-controls-tweens-teens-supervised-accounts-160050870.html

Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot vaccine is effective, FDA confirms

The one-dose COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson protects against severe disease and has no serious safety concerns, according to a new analysis published today by the US Food and Drug Administration. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/24/22298855/covid-vaccine-johnson-effective-fda-south-africa-variant

Biden to sign executive order calling for semiconductor supply chain review

President Biden is set to sign an executive order Wednesday to address growing concern over a global semiconductor shortage hampering the production of goods like automobiles and smartphones. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/24/22298376/biden-sign-semiconductor-shortage-executive-order-apple-amd-playstation

A New Generation of Wi-Fi to Improve Your Home Network

The technology, Wi-Fi 6, is designed to reduce congestion from devices. We put it to the test. When the pandemic upended our lives, many of us were forced to stay home and shift our work and hobbies to the internet. Office meetings and classrooms were replaced with video calls. via Technology and News Today https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/24/technology/personaltech/new-generation-wi-fi-home-network.html