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China Locks Down Thousands in North to Contain Growing Outbreak

China locked down a county that has seen the most Covid-19 cases in the nation's latest delta outbreak, as an initial flareup in the northwest quickly spirals into a nationwide surge. From a report: Ejin, a county in China's Inner Mongolia region, as.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotOct 26th, 2021

Creating a modern and seamless automotive supply chain with blockchain

Automotive supply chains are extremely complex. A car is made up of thousands of components and involves an elaborate network of individuals, organizations, resources and tasks. In an otherwise well-connected world, the industry continues to grapple.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Electric Vehicles: Disruptive Technology in Automotive

A traditional mid-sized car run for 100,000 miles produces approximately 24 million g CO2 over its entire operation. A SUV class vehicle with 100,000 miles produces approximately 43 million g CO2 over its entire operation. Growing concerns around car.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Creating a less fragile diamond using fullerenes

A team of researchers from China, Germany and the U.S. has developed a way to create a less fragile diamond. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the group describes their approach to creating a paracrystalline diamond and possible uses fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Crypto Miners in Kazakhstan Face Bitter Winter of Power Cuts

Illegal miners and mass relocations after a ban on crypto mining in China have overloaded energy grid. From a report: Matthew Heard, a software engineer from San Jose, is worried about his 33 bitcoin mining machines in Kazakhstan. In the past week, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 27th, 2021

China Looks To Set Up Digital Asset Bourse in Virtual Yuan Push

China is considering setting up a digital asset exchange in Beijing as officials push to promote usage of the digital yuan and crack down on cryptocurrencies. From a report: Beijing will explore the possibility of establishing a bourse for digital as.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Researchers reconstruct historical non-growing-season precipitation in southeastern Tibetan Plateau

A joint research team led by researchers from the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) and the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has reconstructed the historical non-growing-season.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Study finds a growing appreciation of the benefits provided by hoofed animals

The benefits to humans most commonly associated with wild ungulates—such as deer, hippos, wild boar, or giraffes—are hunting (and the food-source it represents for many communities) and their aesthetic value. This is one of the conclusions of a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

New study suggests infrasound may play an important role in how seabirds navigate

How seabirds navigate across thousands of miles of seemingly featureless ocean is one of nature's mysteries......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

US puts China quantum computing companies on trade blacklist

The US Department of Commerce has imposed trade sanctions on a total of 27 foreign companies with 12 of them based in China, 13 in Pakistan, one in Japan and one in Singapore. These Chinese companies were banned because of their alleged support for C.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Equipment maker ACM debuts on China STAR market

ACM Research, a supplier of wafer cleaning technologies for advanced semiconductor devices, has had its Shanghai-based subsidiary start trading on the science and technology innovation board (STAR) of China's Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) recently......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

China"s carbon emissions fall for first time since COVID lockdowns: report

China's CO2 emissions fell in the third quarter for the first time since the country reopened from COVID-19 lockdowns, research published Thursday showed, in what experts said could mark a carbon "turning point" for the country......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

China lithium battery makers to raise contract quotes in 2022

China's first-tier lithium battery makers will raise contract quotes by 20% next year, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

LCD TV panel prices to rebound in 1Q21 or 2Q21, says AUO president

Better-than-expected TV sales during China's Double 11 online shopping festival signals that global demand for TVs is beginning to pick up, and LCD TV panel prices will rebound in the first or second quarter of 2022, acording to Frank Ko, president a.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

China Suspends Tencent From Updating Existing Apps or Launching New Apps

China has suspended Tencent Holdings from updating its existing apps or launching any new apps as part of a "temporary administrative guidance" against the tech giant, Chinese media outlets including Shanghai-based Chinastarmarket.cn reported. From a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

Pandemic skyrockets in Europe; COVID is the No. 1 cause of death

"There is a duty to society to get vaccinated." Enlarge / North Rhine-Westphalia, Herten: The crew of a Dutch ambulance brings a COVID-19 patient from Rotterdam to St. Elisabeth Hospital in Herten. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

The Chip Shortage Hurts Auto Sales a Lot, Consumer Electronics Only a Little

Hot consumer tech is hard to snag this holiday season. Get used to it. New-car shoppers in the United States, China, and everywhere else face slim inventory and dealers unwilling to budge on price. It's all because of the global chip shortage, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Surviving the Robocalypse

Does the value of a job lie in how long it resists automation? Over the course of the pandemic, I saw a growing wave of mealtime deliveries: riders whizzing by silently on electric bicycles, ferrying takeout meals to folks in my urban neighborhood w.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

6 Strategies for an Effective Call Center Culture

Call center agents suffer stress from workforce challenges, like rising customer expectations, growing call volume and a shaky work-life balance. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

The robots behind the bar that want to pull your next pint

A growing number of tech firms have developed robots the say could replace bar staff......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Mexican auto workers struggle amid chip shortage

Plant shutdowns have translated into lost wages for tens of thousands of workers across Mexico due to furloughs and layoffs......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021