The new WhatsApp for Windows 10 and 11, which was spotted earlier today, can already be downloaded and tried out, if it works. The app is still in beta and is apparently based on the UWP framework.
There will be two launches in the upcoming week. Arianespace will launch satellites for the French military while Rocket Lab will use its Electron rocket to put two BlackSky satellites in orbit.
As a part of its commitment to U.S. President Joe Biden, Google has joined hands with the Open Source Technology Improvement Fund (OSTIF) to manage security priorities and fix flaws in eight projects.
The next week will feature an interesting launch from Blue Origin, the firm owned by Amazon's Jeff Bezos. Astronauts will practice getting aboard the craft ready for a crewed mission in the future.
Rocket Lab has signed a new deal with BlackSky which will see it launch nine satellites for the company across five launches. It comes after a BlackSky satellite was launched by the firm this week.
SpaceX is planning to launch its Starship SN11 sometime this week. The firm still hasn't performed a perfect landing of the craft but it has been improving its technique after each test.
In the upcoming week, we have several rocket launches due. The most interesting will be the maiden flight of Firefly Aerospace's Alpha rocket which is launching from Vandenberg AFB.
There are four planned rocket launches this week, two from SpaceX, one from Rocket Lab, and another from the Chinese National Space Administration. Rocket Lab's mission was delayed from last week.
There are three rocket launches expected this week. Rocket Lab is launching several satellites, Iran is re-attempting to launch its Pars 1 satellite, and SpaceX will try to land Starship SN10.
The Electron rocket experienced unexpected stress during Max-Q causing a total loss of the rocket and all seven payloads, including Earth-imaging satellites by Canon and Planet, that were on board.
Electron-based apps that set themselves as the default handler for any protocol in Windows can be exploited due to a critical vulnerability that has been disclosed. It includes Skype, Slack and more.
Skype for Linux has received another update with various bug fixes and a couple of new features related to auto-starting the app on boot and controls for the behavior of the app once started.
Google announced the controversial decision to kill Chrome apps on every platform other than ChromeOS, but your hard work might be saved with a package that turns Chrome apps into Electron apps.