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The 2021 venture capital numbers are simply mind-boggling: Record investments recorded in Washington state

Jan 15, 2022

Venture capital investments surged to record levels in 2021. Source: Venture Monitor Eye-popping. Bonkers. Staggering. Those are just some of the words industry watchers are using to describe venture capital investment levels in 2021, a year which saw a record $330 billion invested across 17,054 deals in the U.S. That haul of dollars was about double the amount invested in 2020, which you may recall also was a record year for venture capital investing, according to the Venture Monitor repor ...read more

In Project Zomboid, every brutal death is a learning experience

Jan 15, 2022

Survival games are all good and fun, but I can only enjoy them if they present a decent challenge. RimWorld is a brilliant colony sim, for instance, pitting players against ever-increasing odds until they escape the planet they’ve crash-landed on or a raid by mechs wipes them away. Mount Blade: Bannerlord keeps players on their toes with random events that can throw their carefully managed kingdom into disarray. But there isn’t a more brutal, story-driven sim game than Project Zomboid. ...read more

Lyon takes 'absolute screamer' in Ashes Test

Jan 15, 2022

Nathan Lyon took a catch on day two of the Hobart Test described by Australian cricket royalty Shane Warne as "an absolute screamer". Diving low and to his left at backward point during the 25th over of England's first dig, Lyon unexpectedly pouched the ball to remove Ben Stokes off the bowling of Mitchell Starc. The pink ball appeared to be cannoning to the off-side boundary as soon as it shot off Stokes' bat, the damaging all-rounder punching the back-of-a-length Starc delivery with power of ...read more

Can a gay cruise keep 5,500 people safe amid Covid?

Jan 15, 2022

Of the 2,700 rooms sold, Mr Campbell said only 35 had been canceled since January 1.For guests unable to travel due to government restrictions or closures, Atlantis is showing more flexibility and issuing credits for future cruises, Campbell said. Due to the rapidly changing circumstances of the pandemic, he said, the company is addressing cancellation requests on a case-by-case basis and trying to accommodate as many people as possible.“We are here to take care of people and we do our be ...read more

Whatsapp iOS beta brings update for message reactions

Jan 15, 2022

WhatsApp has introduced one of its first major changes in the new year. The company is currently beta-testing notifications for message reactions, as per WABetaInfo, an independent online portal that shares news on WhatsApp updates. The latest update appears in the newest beta (version 22.2.72) on iOS. A new “reactions notifications” option has appeared under WhatsApp’s notifications settings. Users can either enable or disable these reactions in their notifications. Since it is visible to ...read more

Alfa Romeo still open to fielding Ferrari F1 young drivers in the future

Jan 15, 2022

Read Time:2 Minute, 11 Second Alfa Romeo announced in November that it would race with an all-new driver pairing in 2022 after signing Formula 2 graduate Guanyu Zhou to partner Valtteri Bottas, who joins from Mercedes. It will be the first time since the start of the team’s existing engine deal and agreement with Ferrari in 2018 that it has not fielded one of the Italian marque’s young drivers in F1. Current Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc made his debut with the team – then known ...read more

Bizarre COVID-19 rules set for Winter Olympics

Jan 15, 2022

Athletes will need to be vaccinated – or face a long quarantine – take tests daily and wear masks when not competing or training. Clapping is OK to cheer on teammates, not chanting. Anyone who tests positive for COVID-19 will be sent into isolation and unable to compete until cleared for discharge. Welcome to the Beijing Winter Olympics, where strict containment measures will aim to create a virus-proof “bubble” for thousands of international visitors at a time when omicron is fuelling ...read more

Astronomy Jargon 101: Cepheid Variable

Jan 15, 2022

In this series we are exploring the weird and wonderful world of astronomy jargon! You’ll be surprised by today’s topic: cepheid variables! In 1784 astronomer Edward Pigott discovered something strange about the star Eta Aquilae. It pulsed, getting brighter and dimmer regularly over the course of a few days. A few months later, another astronomer by the name of John Goodricke saw the same thing happen with the star Delta Cephei. By the end of the 1800’s, astronomers knew of a fe ...read more

Yes, you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade. Here's how

Jan 15, 2022

Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended more than five years ago, but no one told the people who run the Windows activation servers. As a result, you can still upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 and claim a free digital license for the latest Windows 10 version, without being forced to jump through any hoops. That upgrade became more important than ever when support for Windows 7 officially ended in January 2020. And it turned out to be a great relief to househ ...read more

There’s a SECRET SALE on MSI gaming laptops at Walmart today

Jan 15, 2022

Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. We get it: sometimes, in the chaos of the day-to-day bustle, you just want to sit down and do some gaming without having to worry about life. Well, Best Buy has got your back with two excellent gaming laptop deals that you can take advantage of while getting some great specs in the process. To that end, we have the MSI Sword 15.6inch gaming notebook, going for $995 rather than $1,299, and the MSI GF65 Thin 15.6-inc ...read more