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The report says Microsoft will soon need SSDs for new PCs, but is that a big deal?

Enlarge / This cutaway view of a Western Digital 18TB Gold drive shows its nine platters and three-stage actuators. According to a report from Tom’s Hardware, Microsoft plans to have PC makers ship solid-state bootable drives on all Windows PCs starting in 2023 or 2024, ending the era of spinning hard drives for the most …

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A big test of the 32-hour work week is underway. Proponents think it could help productivity

More than 3,300 workers in the UK are taking part in the world’s largest four-day working week pilot. The experiment will last six months while researchers track how people react to an extra day off. Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images More than 3,300 workers in the …

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Cosmological gravitational waves: a new approach to go back to the Big Bang

A visualization of a supercomputer simulation of black hole mergers sending out gravitational waves. Credit: NASA/C. Henze Active observatories around the globe are targeting regions of the sky characterized by low galactic radiation contamination, looking for the imprint of cosmological gravitational waves (CGWs) produced during inflation, the mysterious phase of quasi- exponential from space to …

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Cosmological gravitational waves: a new approach to go back to the Big Bang

A visualization of a supercomputer simulation of black hole mergers sending out gravitational waves. Credit: NASA/C. Henze Active observatories around the globe are targeting regions of the sky characterized by low galactic radiation contamination, looking for the imprint of cosmological gravitational waves (CGWs) produced during inflation, the mysterious phase of quasi- exponential from space to …

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Apple’s big annual conference kicks off next week: here’s what to expect

Apple CEO Tim Cook will showcase the latest versions of Apple’s software for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Watch and TV on Monday to kick off WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference. The new “bits,” as attendees often call the updates, are Apple’s biggest software announcement of the year and define Apple’s public platform strategy over the next …

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Here’s what Goldman Sachs sees as the next big trade with no alternative

The last trading day of May is marked by weak stocks and soaring crude prices, climbing after the EU imposed a partial ban on imports of Russian oil following the country’s invasion of Ukraine. four months ago. This brings us to our call of the day from Goldman Sachs, which sees a nascent “there is …

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The “big reshuffle” played a big role in driving up house prices

Remote work has allowed some people to move further away from their office and inspired others to buy bigger houses to accommodate their new lifestyle. Demand for more homes and the ability to move to warmer climates have played a big role in driving up house prices, according to a new National Bureau of Economic …

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Zero-COVID, big money: China’s anti-virus spending boosts medicine, tech and construction

BEIJING, May 30 (Reuters) – China’s “zero-COVID” policy of constantly monitoring, testing and isolating its citizens to prevent the spread of the coronavirus has hit much of the country’s economy, but it has created growth bubbles in the medical, technology and construction sectors. The Chinese government, alone among major countries to have pledged to eradicate …

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