Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols dies at age 89

Nichelle Nichols, best known for her groundbreaking role as Nyota Uhura in the original Star Trek series, died at the age of 89. Her son, Kyle Johnson, informed her fans in a post on Nichols’ Instagram account. “Last night my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and died,” Johnson writes. “However, her light, like … Read more

Bitcoin Traders Don’t Worry Whether We’re In A Recession Or Not

I’ve scoured the internet to find today’s funniest/important/scary/fascinating stories about technology. 1 Bitcoin Traders Don’t Care About A RecessionDebate over the definition of a recession, and whether we’re in a recession, feels like a distraction. (MuntDesk)+ Technically, the US may be in a recession right now, but much of the economy remains strong. (the guard)This … Read more

Swvl’s $100M acquisition of Smart Bus startup Zeelo falls through amid tech stock slump – TheTechWarrior

Things are not going well with the proposed takeover of the British start bus platform Zeelo by Mass transit group Swvl. In April, we discussed how a potential $100 million acquisition was at stake, and both companies indeed confirmed that it was, although not the price. Swvl, an Egyptian-born startup providing shared transportation services for … Read more

CHIPS Act Passes Congress to Boost US Semiconductor Manufacturing

“There’s a really deep connection between the chip industry and the U.S. defense industry,” said Chris Miller, an assistant professor at Tufts University and the author of Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology, an upcoming release. book about the race. between the US and China to dominate chips. “Both countries are … Read more

A look at the recent rise of protestware, where developers deliberately sabotage their own software libraries as a means of protesting a cause they believe in (Ax Sharma/TheTechWarrior)

Ax Sharma / TheTechWarrior: A look at the recent rise of protestware, where developers deliberately sabotage their own software libraries as a means of protesting a cause they believe in— If fighting attacks and hijacks of legitimate software on open source registries like npm weren’t challenging enough…

Crypto Crackdown: SEC And Treasury Reportedly Investigating Exchanges

Volatility aside, crypto has perhaps been best known for lawlessness over the past decade. Mysterious cryptocurrency founders have disappeared after making millions from the initial coin offerings, while hackers and scammers have sought refuge in a financial Wild West powered by the blockchain. The US government is working to change that, as evidenced by two … Read more

What extreme heat waves tell us about the dangers of climate change

Scientists have simply had too little time with a climate system warmed by human activity to determine the answers to such questions. “There is a lot of uncertainty when it comes to these unprecedented and record-breaking events,” Flavio Lehner, assistant professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell, said in an email. “You can’t say … Read more

HR automation platform Omni aims to be the ‘tap of Southeast Asia’ – TheTechWarrior

Omni wants to be the human resources platform to rule them all, or at least all HR-related tasks. The software enables HR teams to digitize employee records, automate administrative tasks such as employee onboarding and leave management, and integrate employee data from different systems. Based in Singapore, it currently operates there and in Indonesia, and … Read more