China’s Chang’e-5 probe finds on-site evidence of water on the Moon’s surface

China’s Chang’e-5 lunar lander has found water on the surface of the Moon, marking the first-ever time scientists have found on-site evidence of the substance on Earth’s satellite. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/china-finds-on-site-evidence-water-moon-174108765.html

Microsoft’s new matte black Surface Go 3 launches with optional LTE connectivity

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Microsoft is announcing a new matte black option of its Surface Go 3 today, with optional LTE connectivity. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/22878315/microsoft-surface-go-3-matte-black-lte-feature-release-date-pricing

US greenhouse emissions increased by 6.2 percent last year

Over the last year, US greenhouse emissions increased by 6.2 percent compared to 2020 levels, according to a new report from the Rhodium Group. The jump puts the country further behind meeting the reduction targets put forward by the Paris climate agreement. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/us-greenhouse-emissions-2021-234403422.html

Surgeons successfully transplant genetically modified pig heart into human patient

In a desperate effort to save the life of a 57-year-old man, doctors at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have accomplished a medical first. Per The Associated Press, this past Friday, surgeons successfully transplanted a pig heart into a patient as part of an experimental procedure. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/pig-heart-transplant-successful-224645097.html

This Tesla owner says he mines up to $800 a month in cryptocurrency with his car

Siraj Raval has tried just about every way there is to mine for cryptocurrencies from his 2018 Tesla Model 3. He’s run free bitcoin mining software on his Apple Mac mini M1 and powered the computer by plugging an inverter into the 12-volt power socket located in the center console of his car. via Technology and News Today https://www.cnbc.com/2022/01/08/tesla-owner-mines-bitcoin-ethereum-with-his-car.html

Daredevil Season 4 is Confirmed: Release Date, Cast, Plot – Charlie Cox is Returning

‘Daredevil,’ is a superhero action drama. ‘The Defenders,’ based on the character from the Marvel comics, is the first series to lead to a crossover including characters from both the MCU and the books.  The show has been streaming on Netflix since April 10, 2015, initially aired. via Technology and News Today https://alphanewscall.com/2022/01/07/daredevil-season-4/

Breakthrough could help you 3D print OLED screens at home

You might not have to send your devices in (or buy replacement parts) if the display breaks — you could just make new screens yourself. University of Minnesota Twin Cities researchers have developed what they say is the first fully 3D-printed flexible OLED display. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/full-3d-printed-flexible-oled-display-220930099.html

Twitter joins Instagram in copying TikTok’s reaction videos

Twitter has announced that it’s testing a feature called “quote tweet with reaction,” where you can embed a copy of a tweet into a photo or video instead of just replying to it with text. Twitter says that the feature is currently being tested on iOS. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/1/6/22870872/twitter-quote-tweet-with-reaction-tiktok-video-photo

Apple becomes world’s first $3 trillion company as tech becomes central to post-COVID life

A little over three years ago, Apple investors pushed the value of its shares above $1 trillion, making it the world’s most highly valued tech company. Then, two years later, Apple stock rose so high that the company’s value passed $2 trillion. Now, it’s risen yet again, topping $3 trillion. via Technology and News Today https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/apple-becomes-worlds-first-3-trillion-company-as-tech-becomes-central-to-post-covid-life/

Solar recycling is broken, but there’s a plan to fix it

Solar energy is key to solving climate change, but for the technology itself to be sustainable it needs to be recyclable. Unfortunately, when a solar panel dies today, it’s likely to meet one of two fates: a shredder or a landfill. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/29/22857157/solar-recycling-new-better-method

CES 2022 will introduce HDMI 2.1a, another confusing new spec

The HDMI standards are a mess. HDMI 2.1, in particular, is a uniquely frustrating mess, with haphazard support among TV manufacturers, cable makers, and devices that make setting up, say 120Hz gaming on a PS5 or Xbox Series X a uniquely harrowing experience. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/29/22856103/hdmi-2-1a-spec-standard-mess-cables-source-based-tone-mapping-ces-2022

The Morning After: Hyundai may be giving up on the combustion engine

Welcome back to The Morning After. Hope you had a great weekend and are ready for 2021 to be over and done with. (I know I am.) Today, we’ve drawn together the latest tech news from the last few days and several end-of-year pieces on the biggest stories of the year. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/the-morning-after-hyundai-may-have-given-up-on-the-combustion-engine-123440502.html

Another T-Mobile cyberattack reportedly exposed customer info and SIMs

T-Mobile has suffered another cyberattack after being rocked by a massive data breach in August. This time around, attackers accessed “a small number of” customers’ accounts, according to documents posted by The T-Mo Report. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/28/22857619/t-mobile-cyberattack-data-breach-december-2021-cpni-sim-swap