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Ottawa, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Jon:

Astronomers find the first known exposed core of a gas giant

Scientists have discovered what's believed to be the first known exposed core of a gas giant. → Read More

India may require online shops to hand over site code

India is drafting e-commerce rules that could force internet giants to hand over source code and AI info. → Read More

Chrome update may extend your laptop's battery life by up to 2 hours

Google is experimenting with a Chrome feature that could extend your laptop's battery life by up to two hours. → Read More

Tencent's new blockbuster US game studio is led by a 'GTA' veteran

Tencent is expanding its footprint outside of China by launching a US studio devoted to 'AAA' games, with a Rockstar veteran at the helm. → Read More

UK may cut Huawei out of 5G networks this year

The UK is reportedly planning to cut Huawei out of its 5G networks in 2020 -- not as part of a gradual phase-out as expected. → Read More

Rocket Lab mission fails shortly after launch

Rocket Lab's 13th mission ended in failure when the vehicle had an 'anomaly' during its second-stage burn. → Read More

Uber is finally available in Tokyo as a taxi service

Uber is finally offering service in Tokyo, although you'll have to be content with taxis instead of ridesharing cars. → Read More

Boeing is reportedly ending production of its 747 jumbo jet

Boeing is apparently ending a long chapter in jumbo jets with plans to end 747 production in two years. → Read More

Nigerians face US charges over online fraud worth 'hundreds of millions'

Two Nigerians have been sent to the US to face charges over massive online fraud schemes. → Read More

Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET

Rocket Lab is launching a Canon satellite and other payloads into orbit at 5:19PM Eastern, and you can watch the mission as it happens. → Read More

Porsche unveils more affordable rear-wheel drive Taycan, but only for China

Porsche has unveiled a rear-wheel drive Taycan with a lower price, but the electric car is only available in China for now. → Read More

Reddit and LinkedIn will fix clipboard snooping in their iOS apps

Reddit and LinkedIn have both promised to fix clipboard snooping in their mobile apps after iOS 14 revealed the behavior. → Read More

EV maker Byton halts operations for six months amid financial woes

Luxury EV designer Byton has paused its operations for six months due to financial problems worsened by the pandemic. → Read More

Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell launches a game studio

Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell has launched a multiplayer-focused game studio, Mountaintop, and hopes it'll avoid the pitfalls of rivals. → Read More

NASA delays Mars rover launch until at least July 30th

NASA and ULA have postponed the Mars Perseverance rover's launch until July 30th due to launch vehicle delays. → Read More

Apple is reportedly canceling Arcade games that won't keep players hooked

Apple is said to have cancelled some Arcade games after concerns they weren't engaging enough to keep people subscribed. → Read More

Facebook bans 'boogaloo' accounts and Pages linked to violence

Facebook has banned the 'boogaloo' movement as a violent organization. → Read More

Amazon's 'Crucible' returns to closed beta to rework gameplay

Amazon is reverting 'Crucible' to a closed beta test as it rethinks gameplay. → Read More

Sony will release an 'all-new' A7S camera this summer

Sony has confirmed that its video-oriented A7S camera line will get a long-due upgrade this summer. → Read More

FCC says Huawei and ZTE are national security threats

The FCC has officially declared Huawei and ZTE as national security threats, barring carriers from using fund money on the Chinese technology. → Read More