Another jetpack reported thousands of feet above Los Angeles

Someone in a jetpack was reportedly seen flying high above Los Angeles — again.The apparent sighting, about 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, was noted by a China Airlines crew at an altitude of approximately 6,000 feet, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a...

US joins six countries in new call for backdoor encryption access

On Monday, the US Department of Justice signed on to a new international statement warning of the dangers of encryption and calling for an industry-wide effort to enable law enforcement agencies to access encrypted data once a warrant has been obtained. The US was...

The Next Generation of Office Communication Tech

Executive Summary Covid-19 will change the office environment. But it’s not a choice between co-location and virtual. New technologies allow a mixed-reality environment. For instance, mixed-reality programs such as Sneek and Pukkateam show remotely working colleagues...

Amazon unveils its new electric delivery vans built by Rivian

Amazon unveiled its first all-electric delivery van on Thursday. The vehicle, built by EV startup Rivian, will come with state-of-the-art technology, like sensing equipment and an advanced driver-assist system. The e-commerce giant says it expects to have 10,000 vans...

Microsoft Outlook was down worldwide for four hours

Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s Outlook service was down worldwide today, affecting Outlook on the web, Outlook.com, and Outlook on desktop and mobile. The outage started at around 2AM ET, after Microsoft has confirmed it was affecting users worldwide....

Microsoft outage leaves users unable to access Office, Outlook, Teams

Microsoft said it’s investigating an authentication outage with Office 365, preventing users from accessing some of the company’s most widely used services, including Office.com, Outlook.com, and Teams. The company’s status dashboard said the issue started at 2:25pm...

Next perpetual version of Office to debut in 2021

Microsoft will create at least one more Office suite, the company said this week during its annual Ignite conference.The next perpetual licensed Office will be released for both Windows and macOS in the second half of 2021, Microsoft said in a Tuesday post to a...