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COVID-19, public ignorance and democratic decline chipping away at conservation

Studies examining how the pandemic has affected the environment around the globe have produced mixed results......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 16th, 2021

Security flaws found in popular EV chargers

U.K. cybersecurity company Pen Test Partners has identified several vulnerabilities in the APIs of six home electric vehicle charging brands and a large public EV charging network. While the charger manufacturers resolved most of the issues, the find.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Nikola cuts delivery outlook for its electric semi trucks

Nikola, the electric truck startup that went public via a SPAC merger, warned Tuesday that supply chain constraints are causing numerous delays forcing it to slash its vehicle delivery projections in half. The company, which is still in pre-productio.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

How public markets can help address venture capital’s limitations

"Draper Esprit’s model enables it to deploy them right back into new investments, ensuring more of Europe’s best startups can raise funding." British venture capital firm Draper Esprit recently moved its listing from the AIM to the main.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Rani Therapeutics’ $73M IPO will fund upcoming clinical trials

Rani Therapeutics, a San Jose-based company developing a pill to replace medical injections, went public on Friday.  According to S-1 filings, shares were estimated to price between $14 and $16 last week. On Friday, shares debuted slightly lower, ar.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Microsoft Will Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination To Enter Buildings in the US

Microsoft has informed employees that it will require proof of vaccination for anyone entering a Microsoft building in the US starting in September. From a report: Employees who have a medical condition or a protected reason, such as religion, that p.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 50 min. ago

After a COVID-free year, delta arrives in Wuhan, China

Delta is thought to have arrived in the country on a flight from Russia. Enlarge / Residents line up for nucleic acid testing of COVID-19 on August 3, 2021, in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. (credit: Getty ) After going a full year without any.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Equality and fairness: Vaccines against this pandemic of mistrust

The COVID crisis has laid bare a crisis of trust......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 18 min. ago

Smartphone shipment rebounds in India

Sales of smartphone in India took a hit by the resurgence of COVID-19 in the second quarter this year, but when compared with the same period in 2020, sales have seen considerable growth of 82%, rising to 33 million units, according to Counterpoint R.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 19 min. ago

One of world"s rarest chameleons found clinging to survival

Urgent conservation measures are needed to save a Critically Endangered species of chameleon which has been found clinging to survival in patches of rainforest in Malawi......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 50 min. ago

Hackers Shut Down System For Booking COVID-19 Shots in Italy"s Lazio Region

Hackers have attacked and shut down the IT systems of the company that manages COVID-19 vaccination appointments for the Lazio region surrounding Rome, the regional government said on Sunday. From a report: "A powerful hacker attack on the region's C.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Pokémon GO influencers threaten a boycott after Niantic removes COVID safety measures

Pokémon GO influencers threaten a boycott after Niantic removes COVID safety measures.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Decline in CO2 cooled Earth"s climate more than 30 million years ago

New research led by the University of Bristol demonstrates that a decline in the concentration of atmospheric CO2 played a major role in driving Earth's climate from a warm greenhouse into a cold icehouse world around 34 million years ago. This trans.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Ecologists outline methods for reaching global biodiversity targets

Nature is, in many ways, hard to measure, yet researchers have spent decades searching for ways to best quantify its health and create benchmarks for conservation. Now, an international team led by Montana State University ecologist Andrew Hansen hop.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Predicting COVID-19 using "fuzzy logic"

There is increasing pressure on society to test people in a timely manner for infection by the COVID-19 virus, SARS-CoV-2, but physical testing takes time and effort and requires people to either have a test kit at home or to attend a test center. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Latest Steam survey shows AMD rebounding, an excellent month for Ampere, and a Windows 7 resurgence

Having chipped away at Intel’s CPU lead since December and finally passing the 30% mark in May, AMD experienced a surprise decline in June, dropping to 28.41%. As predicted, it appears this was only a temporary blip: Team red rebounded with a share.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Method for discovery of antiviral drugs

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for methods to identify new or repurposed drugs as antivirals. Researchers at Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet are now presenting a new screening approach that focuses on the identifi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Don"t be fooled by signs of recovery: Pandemics weaken the flow of business ideas for seven years

The UK continues on its path to economic recovery from COVID. According to the latest survey data from the Office for National Statistics, the proportion of companies seeing their turnover reduced by COVID in July 2021 was just 29%, compared to 65% i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Bird and mammal diversity is declining with biological invasions

The introduction of invasive species leads to a decline in certain native species. A team of researchers from the CNRS and the University of Paris-Saclay has managed to show that 11% of the global phylogenetic diversity of birds and mammals, in other.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Indian online insurer PolicyBazaar files for IPO, seeks to raise over $800 million

Indian online insurance aggregator PolicyBazaar has filed for an initial public offering in which it is seeking to raise $809 million, becoming the fourth startup in the past two months from the South Asian market to explore public markets. In papers.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

India roundup: Handset market resilient; carmakers dissatisfied with Musk remarks

India's handset market saw a milder-than-expected sequential drop in sales in second-quarter despite COVID surges, while its car industry is calling on the government not to extend preferential tariffs to Tesla......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021