Electronic Arts has been hacked and 780 Gb of source codes were stolen. A post published in an underground forum offered to sell the data.
Armin Laschet, the conservative German candidate running for chancellor, said that Germany must increase its military spending. In 2021, it has increased again by 3.2% to US$63.8 Billion; but it’s still below NATO’s target of 2% of GDP. To meet that target, Germany’s military spending has to increase to at least US$66 Billion.
In a referendum held on Sunday June 13, 2021, Swiss voters have rejected two initiatives that aimed to ban synthetic pesticides.
During the 2021 G7 summit in Cornwall, Boris Johnson was infuriated by the French president’s remark about Northern Ireland.
The Fed issues as much dollars as needed by writing the new trillions on its balance sheet. As long as this system continues working, hyperinflation is very unlikely to happen.
On Dec. 31 2020, the One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act became law. It requires companies that are working with NASA to agree to be bound by otherwise unenforceable guidelines intended to protect American landing sites on the Moon.
The AR interface commissioned by the US military is referred to as an “Integrated Visual Augmentation System” (IVAS). It will use Microsoft’s HoloLens headset technology as its base hardware.
The increasing reliance by U.S. chip companies on international partners to fabricate the chips they design reflects the United States’ diminished capability. U.S. semiconductor companies have 47% of the global chip sales market, but only 12% are manufactured in the U.S.
What would happen if everyone on Earth went for an ocean swim at once? The total rise in sea level would be about 0.00012 of an inch, or less than 1/1000th of an inch. It turns out the oceans are enormous – and humans are just a drop in the bucket.
The IRS tax system is 10 times more expensive than 36 other countries with robust economies. But those costs vanish in a return-free system, as would the 2.6 billion hours Americans spend on tax preparation each year.