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Anti-Covid vaccine tweets face five-strikes ban policy

Twitter warns users who post Covid vaccine-related misinformation that they face permanent bans......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcMar 2nd, 2021

Earthquakes continued after COVID-19-related oil and gas recovery shutdown

When hydraulic fracturing operations ground to a halt last spring in the Kiskatinaw area of British Columbia, researchers expected seismic quiescence in the region. Instead, hundreds of small earthquakes occurred for months after operations shut down.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Astronauts" mental health risks tested in the Antarctic

Astronauts who spend extended time in space face stressors such as isolation, confinement, lack of privacy, altered light-dark cycles, monotony and separation from family. Interestingly, so do people who work at international research stations in Ant.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 6 min. ago

Forensics puzzle cracked via fluid mechanical principles

In 2009, music producer Phil Spector was convicted for the 2003 murder of actress Lana Clarkson, who was shot in the face from a very short distance. He was dressed in white clothes, but no bloodstains were found on his clothing—even though signifi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 6 min. ago

Astropsychology: How to stay sane on Mars

The first humans who visit Mars will face countless challenges, but perhaps the most difficult of all will be maintaining their mental health.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 6 min. ago

UK vows to slash emissions by more than three-quarters by 2035

Britain on Tuesday vowed an ambitious 78 percent cut to carbon emissions by 2035, but faced calls for more policy specifics from sceptical environmental groups ahead of US-led summit talks......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

Pandemic makes separation even scarier for people with a family member in prison

Jails and prisons in the United States had a coronavirus infection rate three times greater than the general population, with an average of 1,400 new COVID-19 infections and seven deaths every day over the past year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

Student achievement depends on reducing poverty now and after COVID-19

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has significantly impacted our lives, including schools and education. Temporary closures of school buildings have highlighted how factors outside school systems affect schools' capacity to meet students' needs and sup.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 6 min. ago

Fake news and half-truths take a toll on financial markets

Three University of Canterbury (UC) financial economists have shed light on a puzzling relationship between economic policy uncertainty and the Volatility Index (VIX) - fear gauge of the stock market, and how the quality of political signals impacts.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 6 min. ago

CO2 emissions set to surge, IEA warns

Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, the IEA warned Tuesday, days before a major climate summit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Indonesian edtech CoLearn gets $10M Series A led by Alpha Wave Incubation and GSV Ventures

Indonesian startup CoLearn started as a chain of physical tutoring centers and was in the process of shifting to a hybrid offline-online model when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The team sensed that remote learning would permanently change how students.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

More J&J troubles: Vaccine manufacturing halted and more possible clot cases

CDC advisory committee will meet Friday to decide the fate of the troubled vaccine. Enlarge / The Emergent BioSolutions plant, a manufacturing partner for Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine, in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 9, 2021. (credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Are Apple and others" tech launches a better watch because of Covid?

The pandemic has forced firms to unveil new products via virtual events, rather than live on stage......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Government Broadband Funding: Experts Discuss What’s on Tap

Government Broadband Funding: Experts Discuss What’s on Tap The government has made a lot of funding available for broadband since the COVID-19 pandemic made the technology more important than ever — and more government broadband funding is.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

FCC To Accept CARES Act COVID-19 Telehealth Applications Soon

FCC To Accept CARES Act COVID-19 Telehealth Applications Soon The FCC will accept applications for the second round of the CARES Act COVID-19 Telehealth Program from noon ET on April 29 to noon ET May 6 by the FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

NOVID Tracing App Scans Your Social Circle for COVID-19 Risk

Developed by a Carnegie Mellon mathematician, the app uses ultrasound, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi to serve as an early-warning system .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bo.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Let"s Not Go Back to "Normal"

While the COVID period disproportionately impacted women in the workplace, it made previously unthinkable ideas for the future of work mainstream. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

5 Skills Contact Center Employees Need Beyond Empathy

Call-center employees face stressful situations on a daily basis — irate customers, high targets and more. What skills can help them cope? Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Ford begins offering COVID-19 vaccinations at some plants

The automaker is offering on-site shots at some facilities in Michigan, Ohio and Missouri with plans to expand to additional plants......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Covid-19 Pushes India"s Middle Class Toward Poverty

An anonymous reader shares a report: Now a second wave of Covid-19 has struck India, and the middle class dreams of tens of millions of people face even greater peril. Already, about 32 million people in India were driven into poverty by the pandemic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Apple confirms it will allow Parler to return to App Store

Apple will reinstate Parler on its App Store following its multi-month ban, according to a letter Apple has sent to Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Ken Buck, which was made public this morning via a post on Congressman Buck’s Twitter. TechCrunch also ob.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021