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Twitter Introduced NFT Profile Pictures on iOS

The feature is currently available for iOS users with an active Twitter Blue subscription, which costs $2.99 per month and is now available in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the US.

SpaceX Launched the First Batch of Starlink Satellites in 2022

After completing 31 successful missions in 2021, SpaceX launched the first batch of Starlink satellites of the new year, sending 49 Internet satellites into orbit atop the Falcon 9 partially reusable rocket.

The Top 10 Most Popular Emoji of 2021 Unveiled

The most frequently used emoji of 2021 was the Tears of Joy emoticon. It accounts for over 5% of all emoji used. The second-ranked emoji is a red heart, followed by a laughing emoji. The top 100 emoji accounted for about 82% of the emoticons used.

European Commission Approves Microsoft's $16-Billion Bid for Nuance

The European Commission has approved Microsoft's acquisition of Nuance Communications, the company whose speech recognition technology was used in Apple's Siri voice assistant. The acquisition cost is $16 billion.
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Elon Musk's Neuralink to Start Implanting Brain Chips in Humans in 2022

Neuralink's brain chips are intended for medical purposes and aim to help partially or fully paralyzed individuals and people with severe spinal-cord injuries and neurological disorders.

Tesla to Release a Four-Motor Version of Cybertruck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed new details about the upcoming Cybertruck electric pickup truck. According to Musk, its initial production will begin with a four-motor variant.

Samsung Unveils iTest Web App for iPhone That Mimics Galaxy Interface

Samsung introduced the iTest web application, which allows you to experience Android smartphone features with One UI on an iPhone with Apple's iOS platform. The site was apparently developed by Samsung's New Zealand division.

SpaceX's Starlink Internet Now Works Two Times Faster

Based on data from the Federal Communications Commission of the United States of America, Starlink's average speed reaches 80 Mbit/s, which itself is higher than that of the US competitors such as HughesNet and Viasat.
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Reddit User Played Doom Using a Rotary Phone as a Gamepad

The video's author demonstrated the process of playing Doom using a rotary phone as a gamepad but noted that remapping the rotary phone keys for Doom was an "awful experience."

What Your Social Media Posts Say About Your Love Life

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts decided to keep up with the times and conducted a study, the results of which will be of interest to everyone who has a social media account. They found out that the posts on social media speak of users' sex life.

Weekly Fun: Google Earth Timelapse and Colorful Coffins

This week’s stories feature Ross Hall from Auckland, who designs custom-made colorful coffins in the form of Lego or chocolate, and a new feature of Google Earth that shows how the world has changed from 1984 to 2020.

Weekly Fun: Japanese Officials Wore Fake Bellies to Understand Pregnancy

This week’s stories feature an explanation of why people confuse sea monsters with erect penises of whales, and Japanese officials who wore fake baby bumps for several days to understand how pregnant women feel.

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