Monthly Archives: May, 2021

School of Rock has held a place in people’s hearts for almost two decades, spawning a successful Broadway adaptation and much more. At the time of its release, the film was a cultural phenomenon, featuring several stars at various points in their careers. School of Rock” was a popular movie starring Jack Black in the lead role School of Rock became a surprise hit when it was released in 2003: The film, directed by Richard Linklater, grossed over $131 million at the box office. In the film, Jack Black played the role of Dewey Finn, a down-on-his-luck guitarist who leads…

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The United States has signaled a desire to resume stalled nuclear talks with North Korea by appointing a special envoy, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday. “The appointment of a special envoy to North Korea by the United States is tantamount to asking North Korea to resume dialogue,” Moon said at a briefing with leaders of South Korea’s main political parties, following his trip to the United States last week. During Moon’s visit, which lasted from May 19 to Sunday, U.S. President Joe Biden appointed career diplomat Sung Kim, currently ambassador to Indonesia, as special envoy to North Korea.…

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China has recorded another success in its Mars mission: One week after the precise landing on the Red Planet, the remote-controlled Mars rover “Zhurong” left its landing pad on Saturday. China has scored another success in its Mars mission: a week after its pinpoint landing on the Red Planet, the remote-controlled Mars rover “Zhurong” left its lander on Saturday to begin exploring the surface, the official Xinhua news agency reported. The rover, which weighs about 240 kilograms and is powered by solar energy, derives its name from a fire god in Chinese mythology, and will spend about three months searching…

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Twitch is reacting to the trend of channel operators showing themselves freely in the “hot tube streams”. After initially withdrawing the option for primarily female streamers to earn money via ads, there is now a turnaround. Twitch is making it clear that the “Hot Tube Streams” do not violate the platform guidelines in any way and is giving them their own category: “Pools, Hot Tubs, and Beaches” is a new category that creators can stream whatever they want, giving advertising partners the option to exclude their ads from this category. Behind this, of course – how could it be otherwise…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook completes a series of statements from high-ranking executives in the ongoing legal battle with Epic Games. Following testimony from Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi, Cook spoke about Apple’s business model and explained why the App Store is the only approved way for end users to install software on iPhones. Security and privacy Tim Cook explained Apple’s mission is to “make the best products in the world that truly enrich people’s lives.” To that end, Apple is “investing like crazy in research and development,” Cook added. “We’ve invested $100 billion since we started developing the iPhone, and…

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GERMANY will ban travel from Britain starting Saturday because of concerns about a COVID-19 variant. After classifying Britain as an “area of variant concern,” Germany banned travel to the country to prevent the spread of the virus, a post on the German embassy’s website shows. “There are local outbreaks again, including cases of more infectious variants such as currently the Indian variant,” the post said. The embassy indicated exceptions to the ban for German citizens and people who are in the transit area of the airport while transferring from one flight to another. “We have looked at all available data…

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For some players in the Bundesliga, it’s over after this Saturday. Among them a Bavarian trio and a Swabian world champion. There is one thing that no one will miss. Around 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, this season will also be over. It was special, of course. Which, unfortunately, was not exclusively due to the performances, but to a pandemic that could not even be conquered by soccer. Unheard of. But it’s not just this season that we have to say goodbye to. A small selection.

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We reported earlier that the smart home standard formerly known as Project CHIP (Connected Home over IP) will now go by the name “Matter.” Matter, which was unveiled by the Connectivity Standards Alliance (formerly the Zigbee Alliance) on May 11, is a new, cross-industry standard that will enable smart devices to work together seamlessly. As a standard, the whole thing is based on three technologies: Bluetooth LE for setup, Wi-Fi for use when high bandwidth is needed, such as streaming video through a camera, and the fledgling Thread protocol for, say, motion sensors and other low-bandwidth scenarios (we’ve mentioned Nanoleaf…

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Actually, games are in the foreground on Switch. However, other applications also make it into the eShop from time to time. Now there is another current case, which Eurogamer.net has pointed out: Starting May 12, you can get a calculator app for the hybrid console, which is offered by a third-party manufacturer. And not simply as a free addition, as is the case with many cell phones or Windows 10, for example. Instead, 8.99 Euros are due if you want to turn your Switch into a calculator, which of course offers all imaginable solutions for mathematical challenges and does not…

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It is considered one of the most exciting missions in space travel: space probe Osiris-Rex is now starting its return flight after a number of mishaps. Texas, USA – Osiris-Rex will be on the road for two years: The U.S. space probe Osiris-Rex is on its way back to Earth, which it is scheduled to reach in 2023. Previously, Nasa’s probe had paid a visit to the asteroid Bennu. Osiris-Rex collected rock samples from the surface of the asteroid. However, it encountered a number of problems in the process. Nevertheless, the rock samples can provide science with important insights. Now…

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