Airlines welcome back thousands of furloughed workers after Congress passes stimulus bill

Executives from United and American Airlines announced plans Tuesday to bring back thousands of their furloughed workers in response to Congress passing its latest Covid-19 relief bill. The new law includes an extension of the airline industry’s Payroll Support Program, which sets aside $15 billion in assistance to bring back more than 32,000 United and […]

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Cricket players’ union starts legal challenge to ICC over image rights

The international cricket players’ union has begun legal proceedings against the International Cricket Council in a row over image rights, claiming that they do not receive a “fair share”. The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (Fica), which represents the majority of players from the Test nations aside from India and Pakistan, has been in discussions […]

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IBM and Fujifilm’s new magnetic tape can store 580TB of data on a single cartridge

Combine the importance of preserving huge amounts of critical data with an exponential growth rate, and it becomes understandable why a storage technology as old as the magnetic tape is still seeing advancements today. The medium’s latest breakthrough comes from a partnership between IBM and Fujifilm for work on a Strontium Ferrite (SrFe) prototype tape […]

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