Blogging Intensifies Link List for Wednesday 2023-04-26

25-Apr-2023 – Godzilla vs. Kong 2 Just the Start of a New Phase of MonsterVerse Stories

Brief Summary: ”
Launched in May 2014 with the Godzilla reboot, Legendary Pictures has tapped into two of the biggest – in terms of size and recognizability – cinemat”

25-Apr-2023 – Life-Size Gundam Can Now Play Rock-Paper-Scissors

Brief Summary: “The life-size Gundam down in Yokohama — you know, the one that can move and stuff — has just been given a major upgrade: it can now play rock-paper-sc”

25-Apr-2023 – ‘Unprepared’ Twitter among tech firms to face tough new EU digital rules

Brief Summary: “Designation as ‘very large online platform’ along with 16 other major names means big penalties for breachesTwitter is among the tech firms that will “

26-Apr-2023 – Bitcoin is terrible for the environment – can it ever go green?

Brief Summary: “Cryptocurrency mining uses huge amounts of energy, but activists are urging for a change in its code to reduce its environmental impactOn the corner o”

26-Apr-2023 – AT&T Helps Complete the First ‘Space-Based Voice Call’ Using a Standard Smartphone

Brief Summary: “Satellite manufacturer AST SpaceMobile partnered with AT&T to make the first two-way audio call using satellites with a standard smartphone. “The init”

26-Apr-2023 – Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition blocked by UK regulators

Brief Summary: “Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeMicrosoft’s $68.7 billion deal to acquire Activision Blizzard has been blocked by the UK’s Competition and Mark”

25-Apr-2023 – Pre Order: Super7 Ultimates Star Trek TNG Wave 2 Captain Picard, Worf, and Guinan

Brief Summary: “Super7’s latest ULTIMATES! are ready to beam into your collection! Star Trek TNG Wave 2 features Captain Picard, Worf, and another chance at Guinan! P”

25-Apr-2023 – Japan’s first Moon landing has ended in failure

Brief Summary: “The Hakuto-R lunar lander. | Image: Getty ImagesWhat would have been the first private Moon landing has ended in failure after Japanese startup ispace”