Roblox shuts down Chinese mobile app to work on a new version

Roblox shuts down Chinese mobile app to work on a new version

Roblox shut down the Chinese version of its iOS and Android app, also known as LuoBuLeSi, just five months after its release in China, according to a report from TechCrunch. The app, which was rolled out as a test in partnership with Chinese game company Tencent, will be rebuilt and potentially re-released in the country at a later date. Roblox was officially taken off app stores on December 8th of last year, as announced on a translated version of Roblox China’s website. The post thanks players for testing out the app, and says that developers will “continue to optimize the... Read More
FAA Announces the 50 Airports That Will Have 5G Buffer Zones

FAA Announces the 50 Airports That Will Have 5G Buffer Zones

Photo: John Lamparski/SOPA Images/LightRocket (Getty Images) The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday published a list of the 50 U.S. airports that will have buffer zones, or areas where AT&T and Verizon have agreed to limit 5G signals for six months. In a statement, the FAA said it worked with the aviation community to determine where the buffer zones would reduce the risk of disruptions, considering factors such as traffic volume, the number of low-visibility days, and geographic location. The agency said that many airports are not currently affected by AT&T and Verizon’s upcoming 5G deployment, a service the wireless companies... Read More
Remarkably, NASA has completed deployment of the Webb space telescope

Remarkably, NASA has completed deployment of the Webb space telescope

A scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope. For much of the world, Saturday was just another weekend day filled with all of this planet’s problems and perils. The Omicron-fueled pandemic raged around the globe. New York emerged from its first snowstorm of the season. Turmoil continued in Kazakhstan and elsewhere But in space. In space. On Saturday, in space, there was a great triumph. After a quarter century of effort by tens of thousands of people, more than $10 billion in taxpayer funding, and some 350 deployment mechanisms that had to go just so, the James Webb Space Telescope... Read More