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Microsoft retires Internet Explorer after 27 years

Internet Explorer debuted on Windows desktop computers in 1995 and by 2004, had cornered 95% of the market.
But now, Google Chrome, Apple’s Safari and Mozilla Firefox are dominant.
Users wanting to stick with Microsoft are being directed to Microsoft Edge, launched in 2015, alongside Windows 10.

Could flat tyres soon be a thing of the past?

On a test track in Luxembourg, a Tesla Model 3 is twisting through tight corners, accelerating rapidly, and doing emergency stops. Standard stuff. What’s remarkable, though, is the car is sitting on four airless tyres – made by Goodyear, the US manufacturer.

Wooden Skyscrapers Are on the Rise

Guests at a new 20-story hotel and cultural center in Skellefteå, a former gold-mining community in northeastern Sweden, don’t have to step outside to feel immersed in the natural world. The floors, ceilings and support beams of the building—which also houses a museum and other facilities—are made almost entirely of spruce and pine harvested from nearby woodlands.