If it doesn’t work, he’ll sue death: Musk after Bezos invests in anti-ageing technology start-up
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took a dig at Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos after a report claimed that he has invested in a US-based startup focused on anti-ageing. “And if it doesn’t work, he’s gonna sue death,” Musk tweeted. Earlier this month, Musk had tweeted that filing legal actions against SpaceX is Bezos’ “full-time job”.
Clothes that can be ‘upgraded’ with AR for different looks showcased in Ukraine
Clothing items that can be “upgraded” with Augmented Reality for different looks in both the real and digital worlds were showcased by Ukrainian brand FINCH and IT company FACE.ME. Once a smartphone camera is pointed at the clothes, virtual 3D animation is visible. One piece may have several digital looks and stand for a whole digital wardrobe, the companies said.
World’s largest technological plant to capture CO2 from air starts in Iceland
The world’s largest plant that captures carbon dioxide directly from the air and deposits it underground will begin operations. Swiss startup Climeworks AG has partnered with Icelandic carbon storage firm Carbfix to develop a plant that sucks out up to 4,000 tonnes of CO2 per year. That’s the equivalent of the annual emissions from about 790 cars.
Microsoft Acquires Clipchamp, a Browser-Based Video Editing App
Microsoft has purchased Clipchamp, a Web-based video editing application for an undisclosed amount. The tech giant announced the acquisition of the startup through a blog post. The deal will allow Microsoft to bolster Clipchamp video editing technology with Windows and integrate the product offerings available through Microsoft 365. Clipchamp is already present as an app on the Microsoft Store. Clipchamp CEO and co-founder Alexander Dreiling also announced the decision to sell the app to Microsoft via a blog post.
Twitter tests bigger pictures in timeline, may launch for IOS only
Twitter is testing new changes to how photos and videos appear on its apps, closer to how images appear on other services such as Instagram.
The new feature will expand visual media embedded in tweets to fill the whole width of a mobile phone’s screen. Currently, images are indented next to a user’s profile photo and take up much less screen space. Twitter said the new layout – being tested on iOS but not Android – would give media “more room to shine”.