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Japan"s Sapporo sees earliest 25C day since records began

Temperatures in Japan's northern city of Sapporo—famous for skiing—on Monday passed 25 degrees Celsius at the earliest point of any year on record, a weather agency official said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 15th, 2024

Mexico heat waves leave 48 dead since March

Mexico has registered 48 deaths in a series of heat waves since March, the government said Friday, as scientists warned that new temperature records could be coming......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Cutting-Edge Cosmic Microwave Background Observatory Hits South Pole Stumbling Block

Cosmic Microwave Background Stage 4, a top-priority project for U.S. astrophysics, was designed to make breakthrough observations of the universe’s very earliest moments. Now the U.S. government says it can’t currently support the project.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

The Nintendo Switch’s Sales Finally Surpass the DS in Japan

It's expected to outperform the DS worldwide as well. The post The Nintendo Switch’s Sales Finally Surpass the DS in Japan appeared first on Phandroid. While the 20-year-old Nintendo DS has long reigned as one of the best-selling vid.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Researchers create new software for the new European-Japanese Earth observation satellite EarthCARE

Preparations for the launch of the new Earth observation satellite EarthCARE (Earth Cloud Aerosol and Radiation Explorer) at the end of May are in full swing. The joint mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Ag.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

HBO’s must-watch docuseries about Stax Records has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

HBO’s must-watch docuseries about Stax Records has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Apple may soon have to allow third-party app stores in Japan too

After European legislation forced Apple to allow third-party app stores across 27 countries, Japan is planning to introduce a similar legal requirement. The antitrust legislation is currently being debated in the Japanese parliament, but is expect.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Tap to Pay on iPhone now available in Canada, enabling merchants to accept payments using nothing more than an iPhone

Tap to Pay on iPhone is continuing its rollout to more countries. Less than a week after the service debuted in Japan, Apple is bringing seamless, iPhone-centric contactless payments to Canada. more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

2024 sees continued increase in ransomware activity

In this Help Net Security video, Ryan Bell, Threat Intelligence Manager at Corvus Insurance, discusses how ransomware will continue to grow in 2024. In January, Corvus reported that global ransomware attacks in 2023 set a record high, surpassing 2022.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Japan could be next to force third-party app stores on Apple

The Japanese Parliament is debating a proposed law that would effectively emulate the EU's Digital Markets Act and require Apple to open up the App Store.An Apple Store in JapanOriginally proposed in 2023, the new bill is now being officially deliber.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Birth of universe"s earliest galaxies observed for first time

Using the James Webb Space Telescope, University of Copenhagen researchers have become the first to see the formation of three of the earliest galaxies in the universe, more than 13 billion years ago. The sensational discovery contributes important k.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Ever-changing Japan Mobility Show to convene annually in October

Starting this autumn, the ever-evolving Tokyo Mobility Show will be held every year, in a two-track approach that alternates annually between a business and consumer focus......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Ever-changing Japan Mobility Show to convene again in October as annual auto event

Starting this autumn, the ever-evolving Tokyo Mobility Show will be held every year, in a two-track approach that alternates annually between a business and consumer focus......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Study finds sea-level rise and weather-related shocks caused Louisiana marsh to die back

In 2016, observers in the wetlands of Louisiana's Bird's Foot Delta began to note dying stands of Phragmites australis, locally known as Roseau cane. By 2021, nothing but mud flats remained in some areas where the reeds once stood......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Female judges tend to hand down harsher sentences in cases involving sex offenses, finds study

The Cannes Film Festival began a few days ago with nine women accusing the French producer Alain Sarde of raping or sexually assaulting them when they were minors or young actresses. If it reaches the courts, the sentence in this case will depend on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024

Q&A: New book explores how elected strongmen weaken democracy

Joseph Wright's interest in studying dictators and authoritarian leaders began during a concert at a Chilean military academy while he was studying abroad......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 21st, 2024

Improving the effectiveness of earthquake early warning systems

Mobile phones have become invaluable for receiving emergency alerts such as weather warnings, evacuation notices and notifications about missing persons. In Japan, where earthquakes are frequent, they are vital for delivering earthquake warnings and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 21st, 2024

Tap to Pay on iPhone continues rollout, reaching Japan

Apple is continuing the rollout of Tap to Pay on iPhone, with Japan the latest country to allow small businesses to accept contactless payment without the need for a card terminal. In addition to expanding into more countries, we’ve also seen in.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 21st, 2024

VW Group of America CEO Pablo Di Si: Confident on EVs, sees hybrid potential

Between the expansion of electric vehicle offerings and unionization of workers at its plant in Tennessee, 2024 is a year of change for Volkswagen in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 21st, 2024

New Windows AI feature records everything you’ve done on your PC

Recall uses AI features "to take images of your active screen every few seconds." Enlarge / A screenshot of Microsoft's new "Recall" feature in action. (credit: Microsoft) At a Build conference event on Monday, Microsoft.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 20th, 2024

Dave Cantin Group uses AI to value dealerships

New York brokerage firm Dave Cantin Group started developing its AI-based Jump IQ software in 2022 and began testing it six months ago......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 20th, 2024