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FCC Showers Schools Across the US With $1.2 Billion From Emergency Connectivity Fund

The FCC has sent out the first checks from its Emergency Connectivity Fund, an effort to help close the "homework gap" at schools by covering the cost of computers and internet services. From a report: Thousands of school districts, in every state pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotSep 25th, 2021

Fraud detection and prevention market size to reach $62.7 billion by 2028

The global fraud detection and prevention market size is expected to reach $62.7 billion by 2028, registering a CAGR of 15.4%, according to ResearchAndMarkets. Rise in incidences of mobile payment frauds, phishing, and card frauds, and their subseque.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News13 hr. 25 min. ago

Apple tops Interbrand"s best brands list for ninth consecutive year

For the ninth year in a row, global brand consultancy firm Interbrand placed Apple at the top of its annual list of the world's most valuable brands, assigning the tech giant a "brand value" of $408.6 billion.The $408.6 billion figure represents a 26.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 25 min. ago

More than 100,000 people have had their eyes scanned for free cryptocurrency

Worldcoin reveals "orb" scanner, aims to distribute cryptocurrency to 1 billion people. Enlarge / People in Chile with Worldcoin's "Orb" iris scanner. (credit: Worldcoin) More than 100,000 people have had their eyes scanned in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

India Crosses the Milestone of 1 Billion COVID-19 Vaccinations

India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled its first crushing surge earlier this year. From a report: About 75% of India's total.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 53 min. ago

Tokyo 2020 Olympics suffered half a billion attempted cyberattacks

More than double the amount of attacks than London 2012......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News18 hr. 25 min. ago

Semiconductor equipment billings grow slightly in September

September billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment increased by a slight 1.7% sequentially to US$3.72 billion, according to SEMI......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

China Big Fund continues financing homegrown semi equipment suppliers

China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (aka the Big Fund) continues to pour money into China's domestic fab toolmakers, looking to rev up the development of China's homegrown semiconductor equipment sector......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Best Maker Schools: University of Maryland

Makerspaces are becoming a fixture on college and university campuses. In fact, there are often multiple makerspaces on campus. At the University of Maryland, College Park, the growth of makerspaces followed a pattern I’ve seen elsewhere. Stud.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Snap stock plummets 25% after iOS ad tracking changes hit revenue

Snapchat's parent company crossed $1 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time ever, but worse-than-expected earnings and a forecast of more headwinds to come led its stock to crash on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

California proposes new oil drilling ban near neighborhoods

California's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation's largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Measuring financial and digital literacy in vulnerable populations

Financial inclusion is key to improving economic and social welfare, reducing inequality, and promoting economic growth. Globally, 1.7 billion people have limited access to financial services, especially in the developing world. As governments and NG.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

LTE vs. 4G: The differences explained

We break down the differences between 4G and LTE, discuss what 4G connectivity means, and how LTE and LTE-A fit into the scenario with the arrival of 5G......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Tesla made $1.6 billion in Q3, is switching to LFP batteries globally

The lithium iron phosphate cells are less energy-dense but much longer-lived. Enlarge / A Tesla factory. (credit: Getty Images) Tesla made a profit of $1.6 billion in the third quarter of 2021. It built 237,823 cars and delive.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Some of the world"s oldest rubies linked to early life

While analyzing some of the world's oldest colored gemstones, researchers from the University of Waterloo discovered carbon residue that was once ancient life, encased in a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

How political partisanship governed in-person schooling during pandemic

One of the most controversial topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person schooling, wasn't necessarily determined by the severity of the virus. New research from Michigan State University reveals how political partisanship influenced schools'.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Asia Venturing: Can Asia see the unicorn boom?

In a world where "money is cheap," unicorns, the companies with a valuation of more than $1 billion, are born in an accelerated mode during the COVID-19 pandemic era......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Taiwan September exports hit record

Taiwan recorded exports totaling US$39.65 in September 2021, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive time with growth of 0.3% sequentially and 29.2% year-on-year, while the corresponding imports reached US$33.21 billion, the second highest.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Audix sees 3Q21 profit growth

Audix, a Taiwan-based component maker and distributor, has reported EPS of NT$4.17 (US$0.15) for the third quarter with consolidated revenues rising 12% sequentially to come to NT$1.84 billion......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Taiwan September export orders hit record

Taiwan-based makers received export orders totaling US$62.90 billion in September 2021, the highest-ever monthly level with increases of 17.6% sequentially and 25.7% year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Micron reportedly to set up new DRAM fab in Japan

Micron Technology is reportedly mulling a new DRAM fab in Hiroshima prefecture, western Japan, for as much as JPY800 billion (US$7 billion)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021