Every day we wake up, drink a cup of coffee, and get ready for work. Following are a handful of stories from around the tech world condensed to fit into one single cup of coffee. These are the things you need to know before you step foot out of your door (or in front of a webcam) and into the real world this morning.
So sit back, grab a cup, and start your morning off right with a few “Quick Bytes” from Innovation & Tech Today.
Severe Covid in Youth Often Due to Weight
As scientists continue investigating Covid-19 and how it affects different populations, a link between young people has been discovered. Scientists have discovered that young people who are overweight seem to be at greater risk for severe side effects. It’s specific cause is unknown, but it could be due to less healthy lifestyle choices and health problems that leads to.
Chip Shortage Hits Apple, Samsung
The same semiconductor chip shortage that has decimated the auto industry has now found it’s way into other tech sectors. Both Apple and Samsung are beginning to feel the effects and expect to for some time. Both are working with two suppliers in an attempt to find a new solution.
Bezos’ Blue Origin Opens Rocket Ticket Sales
Elon Musk’s SpaceX has some competition springing up. Amazon magnate Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is prepping to begin selling tickets for its space tourism rocket. The rocket, called the New Shepard, can carry up to six passengers and travels at 340,000 feet.
New Ratchet & Clank Showcases PS5 Power
PlayStation 5 fans excited about the new Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart game, can get a little more pumped up. The game really takes advantage of the PS5 SSD to process dimension-shifting gameplay. In addition, adaptive triggers and haptic feedback self-adjust based on the users weapon of choice.