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.
This May Be How Humans Get to Mars
An unusual design for a rocket thruster may very well be the technology that carries the first humans to Mars. The nuclear fusion rocket design uses linking magnets as a means of propulsion and is similar to technology already being used in our nuclear reactors.
Hyundai Kia Denies Discussions with Apple
A week after the internet came to life with reports of discussions between Apple and Hyundai Kia, all companies are denying the talks — and it seems to be true. Bloomberg is reporting that Apple halted negotiations weeks ago when information first leaked out. Apple is believed to be in discussions with multiple auto manufacturers.
Facebook Continues to Battle Covid Vaccine Misinformation
Facebook is tightening its stance on Covid-19 misinformation — particularly posts saying the virus was manufactured or the vaccines are toxic. The social media giant has assembled a list of debunked claims and is working to rid itself of such posts.
Details Given for Musk’s $100 million Prize for Best Carbon Capture Technology
Google Meet Adds a Green Room Feature
Ever hop into a Google Meet session and realize that you forgot to brush your hair? Google has added a new green room feature to help you with that. It gives you a chance to check your hair, camera and microphone before actually joining the meeting.