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A quest to digitize 1 million plant specimens

The Australian National Herbarium in Canberra is imaging nearly a million plant specimens using an automated system developed by Netherlands company Picturae......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJun 23rd, 2022

Dinosaurs took over amid ice, not warmth, says a new study of ancient mass extinction

Many of us know the conventional theory of how the dinosaurs died 66 million years ago: in Earth's fiery collision with a meteorite, and a following global winter as dust and debris choked the atmosphere. But there was a previous extinction, far more.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

How Google’s $90M settlement could actually help small developers

Google owes app developers a total of $90 million for its 30% cut of all in-app purchases following the company's settlement of a class-action suit......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

GM"s Fort Wayne plant to close week of July 4 because of chip shortage

The Fort Wayne Assembly Plant produces the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

The best game-exploiting speedruns of Summer Games Done Quick 2022

Fans blast through everything from King's Quest V to Halo Infinite. Enlarge / All four of the mascots seen in this SGDQ promo image appear in various speedruns hosted over the past week. (credit: Summer Games Done Quick) The G.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Volvo adding Slovakian plant to underpin EV shift

The 1.2 billion euro factory will have a 250,000-unit capacity and is set to open in 2026. VW Group, Stellantis, Kia and Jaguar Land Rover already operate plants in the country.  .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Google will pay US app developers $90 million in a settlement over app store policies

US Android app developers will be able to claim money from a new $90 million fund Google will establish as part of a wider settlement with app makers over the tech giant's app store practices, the company said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Construction Begins on Largest Direct-Air Capture Plant

Mammoth will be able to capture 36,000 tons of carbon dioxide from the air once fully operational. The post Construction Begins on Largest Direct-Air Capture Plant appeared first on ExtremeTech......»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Apple TV+ to host panels at Comic-Con, featuring cast and crew from "Mythic Quest," "Invasion," and more

Apple TV+ will make its debut at Comic-Con and will host four panels centered around fan-favorite shows.For the first time, fans attending San Diego Comic-Con will have a chance to attend panels focused on the streaming service's critically-acclaimed.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Apple TV+ to hold panels at Comic-Con for the first time, featuring Severance, For All Mankind and more

Apple TV+ is coming to San Diego Comic-Con for the first time. The company announced today it will be holding panels for Severance, For All Mankind, Mythic Quest, as well as a “storytellers of Apple TV+” roundtable featuring producing talent fro.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Stellantis invests $24.7 million to retool Michigan engine plant

Stellantis said its Trenton engine plant will be retooled to a be flexible engine line able to produce the two variations of the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

CHIPS Act subsidies vital to Arizona plant, says Apple chipmaker TSMC

The CHIPS Act, which would provide more than $50 billion in subsidies for US chip production, is vital if TSMC’s Arizona plant is to proceed on schedule, says the company. Apple was among the companies to lobby for the subsidy, but political battl.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Supreme Court severely limits the EPA’s ability to regulate carbon emissions

EPA can compel lower emissions on existing sources, not drive a shift to renewables. The sulfer-coal-burning John E. Amos Power Plant in West Virginia. (credit: Cathy) On Thursday, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling in a cas.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

GM plans $100 million outlay to create premium import platform for ‘iconic’ products

General Motors is forming a separate business unit in Shanghai’s Pudong New Area to expand Chinese imports of some of its most popular and profitable vehicles built and sold mostly in North America......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

T-Mobile expands 5G Home Internet service to 81 more cities in these states

T-Mobile expanded its 5G Home Internet coverage from 30 to 40 million US homes back in April and launched its “Internet Freedom” initiative in May. Now the Uncarrier is out with the news that its 5G Home Internet has expanded to 81 new cities ac.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Half of all smartphones sold during China"s 6.18 Festival were iPhones

China's annual shopping event, the 6.18 Festival, saw 14 million smartphones sold — and it's estimated that Apple's iPhone models accounted for half.Apple has done well in China's 6.18 festivaliPhone before, but for 2022, new research says it made.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Study shows two million ancient and veteran trees in England, ten times more than previously recorded

A new study has shown there could be around eight to ten times as many ancient and veteran trees in England than currently recorded, with estimates ranging from 1.7 to 2.1 million, compared to the 115,000 currently on record......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Metal nanoparticles serves as plant growth regulators

Engineered nanomaterials (EMs) negatively or positively affect plant growth and development attributed to their physiochemical properties, application, and concentrations. Previous studies have shown that ferroferric oxide (Fe3O4) nanoparticles affec.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

AI made these stunning images. Here"s why experts are worried

A million bears walking on the streets of Hong Kong. A strawberry frog. A cat made out of spaghetti and meatballs......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Evaluating the use of encryption across the world’s top one million sites

A new report from security researcher and TLS expert Scott Helme, evaluates the use of encryption across the world’s top one million sites over the last six months and reveals the need for a control plane to automate the management of machine ident.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Wildfires may have sparked ecosystem collapse during Earth"s worst mass extinction

Researchers at University College Cork (UCC) and the Swedish Museum of Natural History examined the end-Permian mass extinction (252 million years ago) that eliminated almost every species on Earth, with entire ecosystems collapsing. The researchers.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022