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British veterans set a new hypermiling record of 9.14 miles per kWh

A Renault Zoe with a 52 kWh battery covered 475.4 miles in 24 hours. On June 10, a team of UK veterans, a military spouse, and a hypermiling expert set a new world record for EV efficiency......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 11th, 2021

This Victrola record player just got a rare price cut for Prime Day

For Prime Day, Amazon is offering a rare and crazy deal on the Victrola Vintage 3-Speed Record Player with Bluetooth wireless and built-in speakers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

A Pill To Treat Covid-19? The US Is Betting on It

The U.S. government spent more than $18 billion last year funding drugmakers to make a Covid vaccine, an effort that led to at least five highly effective shots in record time. Now it's pouring more than $3 billion on a neglected area of research: de.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Two Viking burials, separated by an ocean, contain close kin

Two Viking Age warriors from the same family died hundreds of kilometers apart. Enlarge (credit: Ida Marie Odgaard AFP) Roughly a thousand years ago, a young man in his early 20s met a violent end in England. 800 kilometers (500 miles) away, i.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

California Offers Digital Record of Coronavirus Vaccination

California on Friday started offering residents a digital record of their coronavirus vaccinations that they can use to access businesses or events that require proof they got the shots. From a report: The state's public health and technology departm.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Separating natural and anthropogenic pollutants in the air

COVID-19 has changed the world in unimaginable ways. Some have even been positive, with new vaccines developed in record time. Even the extraordinary lockdowns, which have had severe effects on movement and commerce, have had beneficial effects on th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Las Vegas weighs tying growth to conservation amid drought

Record-breaking heat and historic drought in the U.S. West are doing little to discourage cities from planning to welcome millions of new residents in the decades ahead......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Intel notebook CPU market share may fall to new low in 2022

Intel may see its notebook processor market share drop to a record low in 2022, according to market sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Graphene "camera" captures real-time electrical activity of beating heart

Bay Area scientists have captured the real-time electrical activity of a beating heart, using a sheet of graphene to record an optical image—almost like a video camera—of the faint electric fields generated by the rhythmic firing of the heart's m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Glyphosate pesticides persist for years in wild plants and cause flower infertility

An herbicide widely used in agriculture, forestry and other applications can cause deleterious effects on the reproductive health of a common perennial plant found in forests in British Columbia, Canada. Researchers reported in the journal Frontiers.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Western US braced for record heat wave

Much of the western United States is braced for record heat waves this week, with approximately 50 million Americans placed on alert Tuesday for "excessive" temperatures, which could approach 120 degrees Fahrenheit (50 degrees Celsius) in some areas......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

At underwater site, research team finds 9,000-year-old stone artifacts

An underwater archaeologist from The University of Texas at Arlington is part of a research team studying 9,000-year-old stone tool artifacts discovered in Lake Huron that originated from an obsidian quarry more than 2,000 miles away in central Orego.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Health care CEOs raked in $3.2 billion as pandemic raged

CEOs’ median pay rose to $9 million despite record layoffs of health workers. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Jonathan Kitchen) As the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the country last year, the chief executive officers of 178 US healthcare compani.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Innodisk poised to post record 2Q21 revenue

Specializing in industrial flash storage, memory module maker Innodisk is poised to see its second-quarter revenue hit a record high, according to market sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Are Transcontinental, Submarine Supergrids the Future of Energy?

Bloomberg Businessweek reports on "renewed interest in cables that can power consumers in one country with electricity generated hundreds, even thousands, of miles away in another" and possibly even transcontinental, submarine electricity superhighwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Why the Music Industry Doesn"t Hate YouTube Any More

Today is Record Store Day, an annual event celebrating the culture of independently-owned record stores. And music industry players have said they actually got more money from the sale of vinyl records than they do from YouTube. But is that changin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Phishing Sites Reached All-Time High In January 2021

The number of active phishing sites hit a record number earlier this year in January, according to an industry report published this week by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). The Record reports: A total of 245,771 phishing sites were detected i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

UK Lawmakers Ask Biden To Drop Charges Against WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

A cross-party group of 24 British members of Parliament wrote to President Joe Biden on Friday asking him to drop all charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. CNET News adds: Dropping the charges would be "an act that would be a clarion call.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Researchers build first modular quantum brain sensor, record signal

A team of scientists at the University of Sussex have for the first time built a modular quantum brain scanner, and used it to record a brain signal. This is the first time a brain signal has been detected using a modular quantum brain sensor anywhe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

British veterans set a new hypermiling record of 9.14 miles per kWh

A Renault Zoe with a 52 kWh battery covered 475.4 miles in 24 hours. On June 10, a team of UK veterans, a military spouse, and a hypermiling expert set a new world record for EV efficiency......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

ASE Technology posts record revenues for May

ASE Technology has reported revenue grew 2.3% sequentially and about 18% on year to NT$42.27 billion (US$1.53 billion) in May 2021, a record high for the same month, and its January-May revenues rose 20.55% on year to NT$203.07 billion, according to.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021