Social app Parler apparently receives funding from the conservative Mercer family

Social app Parler apparently receives funding from the conservative Mercer family

Social media app Parler receives financial backing from conservative hedge-fund investor Robert Mercer and his daughter Rebekah, The Wall Street Journal reported. The app, founded as an alternative to Twitter and Facebook which bills itself as “viewpoint neutral” saw nearly 1 million new downloads in the days after the US presidential election, rocketing it to the top of the iOS and Google Play app stores. Parler turned into a kind of de facto home for conservatives’ protests against the election— including the persistent “Stop the Steal” campaign— after the race was called for former Vice President Joe Biden. Several high-profile... Read More
This farmer’s field was once a powerful stronghold in Iron Age Norway

This farmer’s field was once a powerful stronghold in Iron Age Norway

In June, archaeologists began unearthing a Viking ship from a farmer’s field in eastern Norway. The 1,000- to 1,200-year-old ship was probably the grave of a local king or jarl, and it once lay beneath a monumental burial mound. A 2018 ground-penetrating radar survey of a site called Gjellestad, on the fertile coastal plain of Vikiletta, revealed the buried ship. The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research, or NIKU, announced the ship find in 2018, and it announced earlier in 2020 that excavations would begin over the summer to save the vessel from wood-eating fungus. NIKU archaeologist Lars Gustavsen and... Read More
Devices Samsung Apple Microsoft 3GB RAM

Devices Samsung Apple Microsoft 3GB RAM

Evidently even after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook has not yet lined all its authorized bases or sorted out any free ends. The Tremendous AMOLED display has been measured as the perfect round , with tremendous colours, great dynamic range and, primarily, the easiest viewing experience you possibly can have on a mobile phone. Bigger batteries, more digicam shooting modes, a crisper display screen make this a notable upgrade to the Galaxy S9 (which previously held the top spot). The seventh-era Apple iPad has all of the tablet options that the majority customers will ever need. It’s smooth, highly effective, and... Read More