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First Ultraviolet Image Of Our Sun Reveals Weird Web-Like Structures

Scientists have taken the first ultraviolet images of the Sun’s corona—its oddly hotter outer atmosphere—and found weird web-like structures. Published in Nature Astronomy, the discovery was made after a scientist suggested pointing a special camera on a weather satellite to capture only the Sun’s ultraviolet (UV) light—the same light that creates Vitamin D. The Sun’s corona is the outermost part of the Sun’s atmosphere,...

Television frontman Tom Verlaine dies at 73

Television frontman Tom Verlaine dies at 73

Getty Images By Robert Plummer BBC News Guitarist Tom Verlaine, who rose to fame in the 1970s New York punk scene as the frontman of rock band Television, has died at the age of 73. In their heyday, Television scored three UK Top 40 hit singles and were acclaimed for their albums Marquee Moon and Adventure. But they had more success in Britain than...

Why Winter Harassment Of Urban Canada Geese Doesn’t Make Them Go Away

Canada geese that left a Chicago park returned twice as quickly when harassed, compared with days when they left of their own accord © Copyright by GrrlScientist | hosted by Forbes What should we do with all the geese? Canada geese, Branta canadensis, populations have exploded throughout Illinois, growing from an estimated 70,000 birds in 1997 to about 120,000 today. They are widely viewed...

A Psychologist Offers 2 Tips To Help You Overcome Social Anxiety At Work

Many people come to therapy wondering how to manage social anxiety at work. They ask questions like: “How can I stop feeling so nervous when interacting with colleagues?” “Why do I struggle to speak up in meetings?” “Why do I avoid networking events and other opportunities to advance my career?” If these questions resonate with you, you likely feel overwhelmed and unsure of how...

Stripe eyes an exit, Dell bets on the cloud, and Shutterstock embraces generative AI

Stripe eyes an exit, Dell bets on the cloud, and Shutterstock embraces generative AI

Hey, party people, it’s Kyle, continuing to step in for Greg to write Week in Review as he spends time with his newborn. Dunno about y’all, but it’s been a week. I’m dead tired and thankful it’s over. But because the news never sleeps, I’m rallying with the help of a fourth cup of coffee. Wish me luck. I’ve talked your ears off about...

This Week in Apps: Temu’s hot streak, Walmart’s m-commerce & an Apple XR App Store

This Week in Apps: Temu’s hot streak, Walmart’s m-commerce & an Apple XR App Store

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app economy in 2023 hit a few snags, as consumer spending last year dropped for the first time by 2% to $167 billion, according to the latest “State of Mobile” report by data.ai (previously App Annie). However,...

The latecomer advantage in startups

The latecomer advantage in startups

Welcome to Startups Weekly, a nuanced take on this week’s startup news and trends by Senior Reporter and Equity co-host Natasha Mascarenhas. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. Sometimes, due to the nature of the startup game, we over index on “the new.” Companies want to build for the pain point you never dreamed to disrupt; VCs want to invest in an...

Elusive Wildcat Found To Be Living On Mount Everest

Scientists have confirmed the presence of an elusive and distinctly grumpy-looking wildcat in Mount Everest. The Pallas’s cat, also known as the manul, is a stocky gray wildcat about the size of a domestic housecat. The wildcats make their homes on the high steppes and grasslands of Central Asia. Their solitary nature and remote habitat means they’re rarely spotted in the wild by humans....

Where should sales sit in product-led companies?

Where should sales sit in product-led companies?

W elcome to the TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by the daily TechCrunch+ column where it gets its name. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here. The adoption of product-led growth is changing how B2B companies conduct their business and leading some of them to reorganize their teams. What if “sales and product” or “sales and growth” made...