Shatner Returns to Earth After Successful Blue Origin Flight

Blue Origin’s record-breaking flight was a resounding success as the crew, including William Shatner, have returned to Earth.

AMD Ryzen Performance Takes Another Hit With First Windows 11 Patch

Windows 11 offers many welcome improvements but has spelled trouble for AMD Ryzen users, and the first patch makes it worse.

US Leads the World in Bitcoin Mining After China Crackdown

Following China’s crackdown on bitcoin mining, the US now leads the world in bitcoin mining.

Semiconductor Shortage May Disrupt iPhone 13 Supply

The semiconductor shortage may take a toll on Apple’s new iPhone 13, impacting the all important holiday sales season.

First-Hand Look at Kia’s Microsoft Embedded UVO Technology

We recently looked at Ford’s office-in-your-truck 2011 Super Duty, which was on display at the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. That featured Windows Embedded Auto software from Microsoft, but Ford’s not the only auto maker using this.

We also got an up-close look at tKia’s new UVO (Your Voice) system, which utilizes Windows Embedded Auto for some cool voice controlled features and more:

Customer Connections Now Important for Google Results

If you are one of those people still skeptical about the business uses of social media, you may be interested to know that Google’s Social Search is no longer just an experiment. Though it does have the beta tag on it, it is now mainstream. This is something we’ve all known would come sooner or later, but now it’s here.

TurboTax Taps Twitter To Offer Tax Help

TurboTax said today taxpayers on Twitter can tweet questions to @TeamTurboTax and get free answers from a team of tax, tech and product experts to help make tax time easier.

TurboTax said it created @TurboTax in response to the growing use of Twitter by its customers.

@TeamTurboTax will cover everything from tax matters to product questions and technical support, the team will answer product questions, troubleshoot problems, and resolve customer service issues.

Google Analytics, Chromium Receive Language Upgrades

The folks in charge of science fiction movies that are currently in development may, for the sake of accuracy, want to feature Google’s name on any universal translators.  The company’s continued to move forward in its work with languages by tweaking Google Analytics and a build of Chromium.

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