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Internet Explorer

Microsoft Officially Retires Internet Explorer Web Browser 

This past week Microsoft confirmed that its well-known web browser, Internet Explorer, would be retired after years of declining user engagement. Initially launched in 1995, Internet Explorer was the standard for web browsing on all Windows computers. 
Iphone

Apple’s New iOS 16 Transforms The Texting Game With Edit, Unsend Features

At WWDC, Apple showed off their new iOS 16, which will hit iPhones this fall. Among the updates include changes to iMessaging, which will allow users to unsend and edit text messages for up to 15 minutes after they're originally sent. The lock screen will also undergo major developments.

Blizzard Workers Create First Union At A Big U.S. Video Game Company

19 quality assurance workers at Raven Software, a division of American video game publisher Activision Blizzard, have successfully voted to unionize, marking the first labor union at a major U.S. video game company. Backed by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), three of the 21 total workers voted against the union.

Elon Musk’s Acquisition Of Twitter Raises Questions About Platform’s Future

With Elon Musk's $44 billion purchase of Twitter, plenty of questions have arisen regarding what the SpaceX and Tesla CEO plans to do with the company in regards to bots, free speech, and montezation.
SpaceX

SpaceX To Begin Training Astronauts For First Private Spacewalk

This month, the four-person crew for SpaceX's next mission — Polaris Dawn — will begin training for the first ever commercial extravehicular activity (EVA), set to take place 500 kilometers above Earth. The flight will also see the debut of SpaceX's new spacesuits, which are upgraded to help better protect the wearers during their spacewalk.