Nobody’s purrrrfect, but Chris Pratt trying to give away his cat on Twitter is far from ideal. After a recent tweet asking folks to eliminate one of Hollywood’s Chrises (Hemsworth, Pratt, Pine and Evans) went viral, an old story about Pratt resurfaced, recounting when he tried to give away his aging cat online.
“[U]nless one of them other than Chris Pratt once gave away an old cat because it was too much trouble to take of, he’s definitely the one who’s canceled,” Twitter user Shauna wrote, alongside a link to a 2011 Gawker article titled “Anna Faris’ Husband Gave Their Cat Away on Twitter.”
“I’ve loathed him ever since that story went public almost a decade ago (plus his s**tty attitude when he was called out on it),” Shauna added when replying to another user. “[T]hat poor cat must have been heartbroken.”
Oct. 20 (UPI) — Microsoft and SpaceX announced a partnership Tuesday that would marry the tech leader’s Azure computing system with space company’s Starlink satellite Internet service.
Through Starlink, SpaceX plans to use thousands of satellites that would provide high-speed Internet anywhere on Earth. Microsoft’s Azure would connect those satellite to the cloud storage.
“The collaboration that we’re announcing today will allow us to work together to deliver new offerings for both the public and the private sector to deliver connectivity through Starlink for use on Azure,” SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell said in a video. “Where it makes sense, we will work with [Microsoft]: co-selling to our mutual customers, co-selling to new enterprise and future customers.”
Tom Keane, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Azure Global, said with the space community rapidly growing, new technologies have made connectivity and computing in space more attainable for private and public entities. He said
While the COVID-19 pandemic has kept most Americans close to home, U.S. consumers still needed to buy things. And the purchasing experience has been less than optimal.
According to a new American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) survey, four of five retail industries received lower satisfaction scores in a survey of nearly 31,000 consumers conducted between April 1 and September 30. The scores were compared to a similar study done last year.
ACSI’s managing director, David VanAmburg, commented, “Customers braced for delayed packages, empty grocery store shelves, and hard-to-find name brands. Of course, just because they expected this, doesn’t mean they were thrilled about it.”
Surprisingly, perhaps, the sector posting the lowest index score was internet retail. The sector’s index score fell by nearly 5% year over year, from 81 to 77. The top score (80) went to three sellers: Costco, Etsy and
On this week’s Hot 100, rising talents 24KGoldn and Iann Dior show that they have nowhere left to, well, rise, as they hit No. 1 on the all-encompassing tally of the most-consumed songs in the U.S. with their collaborative smash “Mood.” The cut, which blends rap, pop and rock, rises the few rungs it had left and replaces last frame’s ruler, Jason Derulo, Jawsh 685 and BTS’s “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat),” in the highest space.
Further down, one track enters the top 10 for the first time, giving three musicians their first appearances inside the important region.
Back in the runner-up spot is “WAP” by Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion. The track inches closer to the
The Twifi company announced on Facebook that it would give free internet to whoever named their baby Twifus (if it was a boy) or Twifia (if it was a girl).
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Can you imagine having free WiFi for your children? A Swiss couple inadvertently got it by choosing “Twifia” as their young daughter’s middle name in response to a strange promotion from an internet company.
According to the LADbible portal, the Twifi company announced on Facebook that it would give free internet to anyone who named their baby Twifus (if it was a boy) or Twifia (if it was a girl) and proved it with a birth certificate.
Nokia will provide Internet support on the Moon, and no, that’s not a clickbait title. The company has been awarded a $14.1 million contract from NASA in order to make this happen.
Nokia will build the very first 4G LTE network on the Moon. So, no, 5G won’t be available, but come on, this is the Moon we’re talking about. Any type of Internet support is great, and 4G LTE is nothing to scoff at, quite the contrary.
NASA plans to have a sustainable human presence on the Moon by the year 2028. Elon Musk’s SpaceX, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, and a company that goes by the name ‘Dynetics’ will develop the landers that will deliver humans to the Moon, it seems.
Nokia will build this network for Internet support on the Moon by late 2022
Nokia is expected to “build and deploy the first ultra-compact, low-power, space-hardened, end-to-end LTE
Bluebird Network, a communications infrastructure provider and underground data center owner, is proud to announce the creation of the Springfield Internet Exchange (SpringIX) located in Springfield, MO. Hosted in the Bluebird Underground Data Center, this internet exchange allows current and future Bluebird customers to cross connect to one another, share traffic and better support the demands of a digital world.
“There are many advantages to being part of an internet exchange,” said Aaron Wendel, Executive Director of the Kansas City Internet Exchange (KCiX). “Peers share traffic, reducing latency and reducing their usage of bandwidth by offloading traffic locally. It’s really a great way to make internet services stronger in a given metro area.”
Internet exchanges allow networks to interconnect directly rather than through one or more third party networks. Cost savings are realized due to the fact that all traffic passing through SpringIX is not subject to additional expenses, whereas
Buying physical copies of console games means you bypass the need to download the game or even be connected to the internet in order to play. However, with the launch of Control Ultimate Edition that’s not the case, at least for Xbox gamers.
As Eurogamer reports, anyone who purchases a physical copy of Control Ultimate Edition for Xbox One will need to download an update before they can play through the single-player campaign. That’s why the front cover of the physical version states “Requires Internet” at the bottom. Publisher 505 Games has explained this download is required simply because they couldn’t fit all the content on a 50GB disc.
Attempting to play without the update will result in a message appearing at the game’s opening elevator requesting the download to continue. Until it’s installed, you simply can’t play the game. PlayStation owners need not worry, though. 505
Consumers spend 90% of their screen time on five mobile apps, and chat apps rank number one. They prefer digital commerce experiences and expect to be able to buy goods and access services 24×7 from anywhere.
A recent Aberdeen research report, “Maximize the ROI of Chat in Commerce Activities,” indicates that companies incorporating chat capabilities enjoy 75% greater year-over-year growth in annual revenue and 89% greater annual growth in cross-sell and up-sell revenue.
“Chat commerce is how availability for financial opportunities will unfold for the next billion people,” said Pieter de Villiers, co-founder and CEO at Clickatell.
COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation across businesses around the world, including digital commerce, and people are embracing commerce via chat. “The next billion people and millions of merchants will not be onboarded through websites, email,