Panic

Earth spinning faster and recording its shortest-day ever is no reason to panic, scientists say

While the Earth on June 29 did indeed record its shortest day since the adoption of the atomic clock standard in 1970 — at 1.59 milliseconds less than 24 hours — scientists say this is a normal fluctuation. Still, news of the faster rotation led to misleading posts on social media about the significance of …

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China’s top chipmaker says geopolitical tension adds to industry ‘panic’

Rising geopolitical tension, high inflation and a cyclical downturn in chip demand have triggered “some panic” in the chip industry, the chief of China’s largest semiconductor maker has warned, in comments that follow a week of Chinese military exercises near Taiwan. The overlap of factors that include the threat of “regional conflict overseas” had “brought …

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The Sims 4’s Newest Policy Update Is Causing Tension And Panic Among Mod Users

On July 21, EA published an update to The Sims 4’s policy regarding modding and content creation. While the post stated that EA understands mods are an “important part” of the player experience and outlined how players can re-enable mods following them being automatically disabled after The Sims 4’s newest update, it also established a …

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