How Do Emojis Get Made? April 27, 2019

Did you know that there’s an organization that controls whether or not an emoji exists? That’s right—the Unicode Consortium is responsible for m

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again … April 19, 2019

And that’s what Israel’s SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) plan to do after a failed attempt at landing their Beresheet spacecraft on

It’s A Launch! April 19, 2019

That’s right, the world’s biggest plane took its first test flight over the Mojave Desert last week and successfully flew for two and a half hours

At Your Service: Robots At The 2020 Summer Olympics March 29, 2019

In 2020, millions of people will be traveling to Tokyo, Japan, to watch the world’s best athletes compete in the Summer Olympic Games, otherwise kno

Happy Birthday, Dear World Wide Web! March 28, 2019

Many people played a part in making the Internet what it is today, but a good chunk of the credit goes to Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the British engineer cr

A Great Opportunity February 15, 2019

We love space stories here at Xyza! This week, we’re talking about Opportunity, the space rover that hadn’t called home since June 2018! As with a

What Does YouTube Dislike? February 7, 2019

Videos that do not follow the company’s guidelines, for one. And more recently, dangerous videos. Sure, you’ve probably seen videos of your favori

What Can A Bug Teach Us About Technology? February 1, 2019

You’ve probably video chatted at least once in your life—maybe with a family member or friends—and it’s a great way to see their faces and

Catching An Air Taxi? February 1, 2019

It lasted less than a minute, but to a company testing out its first autonomous air taxi … that’s a win. Which company just made that happen? Boei