China roundup: Keep down internet upstarts, cultivate hard tech – TechCrunch

    China roundup: Keep down internet upstarts, cultivate hard tech – TechCrunch

    Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what…
    Here’s how frustrated parents can track down their child tax credit payment

    Here’s how frustrated parents can track down their child tax credit payment

    You can check your payment history with the Child Tax Credit Update Portal.  Sarah Tew/CNET The next advance child tax…
    Upcoming AMD CPU with RDNA1 graphics may be coming, spotted in Linux code

    Upcoming AMD CPU with RDNA1 graphics may be coming, spotted in Linux code

    Rumor mill: AMD appears to be readying another APU (accelerated processing unit) according to driver code spotted in the Linux…
    Thermogenic Leaking: How Otters’ Muscles Enable Their Cold, Aquatic Life

    Thermogenic Leaking: How Otters’ Muscles Enable Their Cold, Aquatic Life

    Otter floating on water’s surface. Credit: Tray Wright/Texas A&M University (Image obtained under USFWS Marine Mammal Permit No. MA-043219 to…
    Astronomers Discover How to Feed a Supermassive Black Hole

    Astronomers Discover How to Feed a Supermassive Black Hole

    The image shows the process of nuclear feeding of a black hole in the galaxy NGC 1566, and how the…
    Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Dùndúns: “Talking Drums” Shown to Accurately Mimic Speech Patterns

    Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Dùndúns: “Talking Drums” Shown to Accurately Mimic Speech Patterns

    The Ifesowapo dùndún ensemble performing in Igbo Ora, southwest Nigeria. Credit: Dr. Cecilia Durojaye Analysis demonstrates the value of studying…
    Dogs’ Got Talent: Gifted Skill in a Given Field Is Not a Uniquely Human Phenomenon

    Dogs’ Got Talent: Gifted Skill in a Given Field Is Not a Uniquely Human Phenomenon

    Max participates in Genius Dog Challenge research program at Eötvös Loránd University. Credit: Photo by Cooper Photo Some exceptionally gifted…
    Queqiao: The Bridge Between Earth and the Far Side of the Moon

    Queqiao: The Bridge Between Earth and the Far Side of the Moon

    The far side of the Moon always faces away from the Earth, making communications from lunar equipment there much more…
    Do Spoilers Actually Harm Movie Box-Office Revenue?

    Do Spoilers Actually Harm Movie Box-Office Revenue?

    Researchers from Western University and University of Houston published a paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines whether spoiler movie reviews…
    Black Carbon Aerosols in Beijing, China Become “Slim”

    Black Carbon Aerosols in Beijing, China Become “Slim”

    Black carbon (BC) is the product of incomplete combustion of fossil fuels, biofuel, and biomass. By strongly absorbing solar radiation,…
    Unraveling a Mystery: Bird Brains Left Other Dinosaurs Behind

    Unraveling a Mystery: Bird Brains Left Other Dinosaurs Behind

    A transparent 3D model of the fossil bird skull and brain (in pink). Credit: Christopher Torres / The University of…
    What Happens Inside a Black Hole’s “Sphere of Influence?”

    What Happens Inside a Black Hole’s “Sphere of Influence?”

    Artist impression of disk of material rotating around a supermassive black hole. Credit: NRAO/AUI/NSF What happens inside a black hole…
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