Microsoft Acknowledges Outlook Outage

Microsoft has acknowledged an outage impacting Outlook, for both desktop and Microsoft 365, with a fix in the works.

Ericsson Debuts Indoor 5G Antennas for mmWave and Mid-Band

Ericsson has announced indoor 5G antennas, for both mmWave and mid-band 5G.

IBM First to Announce 2nm Chips

IBM has hit a major milestone, being the first company to announce 2nm chips.

YouTube Shorts $100 Million Fund Aims to Take on TikTok

YouTube has established a $100 million fund in an effort to attract creators to its YouTube Shorts TikTok competitor.

German Justice Minister Likens Google To “Giant Monopoly”

Germany’s justice minister is less than happy about the direction Google’s headed.  Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger thinks the search giant may become a monopoly, and she’s not of a mind to sit by while that happens behind closed doors.

Google Shows How People Have Been Searching

Before 2009 came to a close, Google provided a look (as always) at the most searched for terms of the year. It showed the top ten fastest rising and fastest falling terms on both a global scale, and in the U.S. Globally, "Michael Jackson" was the fastest rising, while "Beijing 2008" was the fastest falling. In the U.S., "Twitter" was the fastest rising (just above "Michael Jackson", and "John McCain" was the fastest falling (just over the Olympics).

Google Fast Flip Goes Mainstream

Update 2: Google has now placed Fast Flip at the bottom of Google News.

National Weather Service Asks For Twitter Storm Reports

It seems that a lot of government scientists are betting people will turn to Twitter when Mother Nature lets loose.  Earlier, we wrote about the USGS’s Twitter Earthquake Detector, and it turns out that the National Weather Service has cooked up something similar for storms.

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