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HMD Global makes its own MVNO to create a one-stop phone-buying shop

HMD Global, the company with the licence to produce Nokia smartphones, has launched HMD Mobile, an MVNO in the U.K. which will be sold alongside its phones......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 8th, 2021

Scientists look to "hot spot" for longest weather record

Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) are looking for volunteers to help create Australia's longest daily weather record from a globally recognized climate change "hot spot.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

NASA study predicts less Saharan dust in future winds

During 2020, global average surface temperatures were the hottest on record, tying with 2016 as the warmest recorded year. Last year was also the most active hurricane season to date, with many storms quickly intensifying. Temperature and weather sys.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 4 min. ago

Can extreme melt destabilize ice sheets?

Nearly a decade ago, global news outlets reported vast ice melt in the Arctic as sapphire lakes glimmered across the previously frozen Greenland Ice Sheet, one of the most important contributors to sea-level rise. Now researchers have revealed the lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Rock glaciers will slow Himalayan ice melt

Some Himalayan glaciers are more resilient to global warming than previously predicted, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 36 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 News7 hr. 36 min. ago

Mobile phone masts could be up to 30 metres high under plans to increase rural connectivity

Mobile phone companies could be allowed to build taller masts under government plans to improve connectivity in rural areas......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

Mobile phone masts could up to 30 metres high under plans to increase rural connectivity

Mobile phone companies could be allowed to build taller masts under government plans to improve connectivity in rural areas......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News14 hr. 4 min. ago

A Hacker"s Nightmare: Programmable Chips Secured by Chaos

A complex network of randomly interconnected logic gates creates conditions that could thwart hackers Not all chaos is bad. In the case of programmable chips, chaos can be harnessed to create a unique digital identifier. Think of it as a finger.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News16 hr. 36 min. ago

Sustainable chemical synthesis with platinum

Researchers used platinum and aluminum compounds to create a catalyst which enables certain chemical reactions to occur more efficiently than ever before. The catalyst could significantly reduce energy usage in various industrial and pharmaceutical p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

Ocean currents modulate oxygen content at the equator

Due to global warming, not only the temperatures in the atmosphere and in the ocean are rising, but also winds and ocean currents as well as the oxygen distribution in the ocean are changing. For example, the oxygen content in the ocean has decreased.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

Researchers use laser paintbrush to create miniature masterpieces

Researchers are blurring the lines between science and art by showing how a laser can be used to create artistic masterpieces in a way that mirrors classical paints and brushes. The new technique not only creates paint-like strokes of color on metal.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

Northern Red Sea corals live close to the threshold of resistance to cold temperatures

Coral reefs are one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on earth. In the northern Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba corals also have exceptionally high tolerance to increasing seawater temperatures, now occurring as a consequence of global warming. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

Human land-use and climate change will have significant impact on animal genetic diversity

Over the last 200 years, researchers have worked towards understanding the global distribution of species and ecosystems. But so far even the basic knowledge on the global geography of genetic diversity was limited......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Beetles that pee themselves to death could be tomorrow"s pest control

Up to 25 percent of global food production is lost annually due to insects, primarily beetles. For the past 500 million years, beetles have successfully spread and adapted to life around the globe and now account for one of every five animal species.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

The best flip phones for seniors

Cell phone buyers over 60 may prefer flip phones over smartphones for their ease of use. Here are some of our favorite flip phones catering to seniors......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Clubhouse closes an undisclosed $4Bn valuation Series C round, as tech giants’ clones circle

Buzzy ‘social audio’ app Clubhouse has raised a Series C funding round, reportedly valuing the company at $4 billion. Clubhouse said the new round of financing was led by Andrew Chen of Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from DST Global, Tig.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Volvo to supply cars for Didi’s global autonomous driving fleets

As the autonomous driving race in China heats up, Didi is rushing to expand its car fleets by picking Swedish automaker Volvo, an old partner of Uber, as its ally. Didi said on Monday it will be using the XC90 SUVs of Volvo, which has been owned by C.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Andela begins global expansion in 37 countries months after going remote across Africa

More than a year after the pandemic began, remote work shows no signs of going away. While it has its cons, it remains top of mind for potential employees around the world before joining a new company. But while most people in Africa still go to phys.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Huawei denies spying accusation in the Netherlands

A 2010 report claims the Chinese company once had "unlimited access" to phone calls made in the country......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Nvidia"s CEO Predicts a Metaverse Will Transform Our World

"Jensen Huang, the CEO of Nvidia, the nation's most valuable semiconductor company, with a stock price of $645 a share and a market cap of $400 billion, is out to create the metaverseTime magazine. Huang defines it as "a virtual world that is a dig.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021