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Report indicates that English learners face severe inequities and substandard conditions in New Jersey schools

English learners in New Jersey public schools, already facing inadequate supports and a lack of attention, missed out on critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report that a Rutgers faculty member helped edit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 30th, 2021

Samsung wafer foundry aims to overtake TSMC by 2030

Samsung Electronics recently announced its wafer foundry now serves over 100 customers. Based on current conditions, the wafer foundry market in 2022 looks to be just as hot as it was in 2021. As a result, the South Korean industry is optimistic abou.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

China"s Population May Start To Shrink This Year, New Birth Data Suggest

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Science.org: After many decades of growth, China's population could begin to shrink this year, suggest data released yesterday by China's National Bureau of Statistics. The numbers show that in 2021, China's b.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 40 min. ago

Study: Female dolphins have a working clitoris, so they probably enjoy sex

"Every time we looked at the vaginas, it was like this giant clitoris staring us in the face." Enlarge / Sure, they look like they're just taking a friendly swim, but these two dolphins are actually aroused. A recent study found that f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 8 min. ago

The PinePhone Pro Brings Upgraded Hardware To the Linux Phone

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Pine64 is launching a major hardware upgrade in its quest to build a Linux smartphone. After the launch of the original PinePhone in 2019, the organization is now taking preorders for the PinePho.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Felony Charges Are 1st In a Fatal Crash Involving Autopilot

X2b5Ysb8 shares a report from ABC News: California prosecutors have filed two counts of vehicular manslaughter against the driver of a Tesla on Autopilot who ran a red light, slammed into another car and killed two people in 2019. The defendant appea.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Israeli Citizens Targeted By Police Using Pegasus Spyware, Report Claims

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: The Israeli police allegedly conducted warrantless phone intercepts of Israeli citizens, including politicians and activists, using the NSO group's controversial Pegasus spyware, according to an.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Winter Olympics: Athletes Advised To Use Burner Phones In Beijing

New submitter sperm shares a report from the BBC: The Beijing Winter Olympics app that all Games attendees must use contains security weaknesses that leave users exposed to data breaches, analysts say. The My2022 app will be used by athletes, audienc.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

T-Mobile’s 5G leads the pack in Ookla’s latest speed report

T-Mobile has once again taken the crown for the fastest and most consistent 5G speeds in the U.S. in Ookla's fourth-quarter market report......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 40 min. ago

Humans are adapting to climate change, but not quickly enough, according to new research

The evidence is overwhelming: climate change is here, and with it come catastrophes, soaring costs, migration and now, in the face of reality, human adaptation. Across the globe, people are learning to live with a climate that is unlike the one they.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 39 min. ago

Microsoft To Buy Activision Blizzard in $69 Billion Video Game Mega-Deal

Microsoft will buy the video game publisher Activision Blizzard in a $69 billion deal that would reshape the gaming landscape. From a report: The deal, if completed, would bring together Microsoft, which owns the Xbox game platform and the Xbox Game.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 40 min. ago

Six-month Trial of a Four-day Working Week To Be Launched in the UK

More than 30 companies will take part in a trial of a four-day working week to "herald in a bold new way of working in 2022," researchers say. From a report: The global pandemic has impacted how long and where people work with Working From Home guida.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 40 min. ago

Indonesia Names New Capital that Will Replace Jakarta

Indonesia has announced that its new capital will be called Nusantara, meaning "archipelago" in Javanese. From a report: The country's parliament approved a bill to relocate the capital from Jakarta, which is rapidly sinking. The idea of building a n.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 40 min. ago

ArXiv Reaches a Milestone and a Reckoning

Runaway success and underfunding have led to growing pains for the preprint server. From a report: What started in 1989 as an e-mail list for a few dozen string theorists has now grown to a collection of more than two million papers -- and the centra.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 40 min. ago

Intel To Unveil "Ultra Low-Voltage Bitcoin Mining ASIC" in February

Intel, one of the world's largest chipmakers, is likely to unveil a specialized crypto-mining chip at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in February, according to the conference's agenda. From a report: One of Intel's "Highligh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 40 min. ago

Image: Rolling stones on Mars

There's more to this image of Mars than first meets the eye: nestled in the detail of the cliff face that cuts through this scene are signs of geology in motion. Zooming in reveals several boulders that have fallen from the cliff edge, leaving small.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Report indicates moving rapidly from financial stress to financial comfort may be possible

If a new report from the Financial Wellness Lab of Canada at Western University is any indication, moving from a financially stressed situation to a more comfortable level in a relatively short period of time may not be an impossible feat......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

A "chemical cocktail" of sewage, slurry and plastic is polluting English rivers

Poor water quality in English rivers is the result of chronic underinvestment and multiple failures in monitoring, governance and enforcement, a report from the UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has claimed......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Researchers explore ways to make hatchery steelhead more like wild fish

Hatchery-raised steelhead trout have offspring that are good at gaining size under hatchery conditions but don't survive as well in streams as steelhead whose parents are wild fish, new research by Oregon State University shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Support for populist politics "collapsed" during the pandemic: global report

Support for populist parties and politicians, and agreement with populist sentiment, has diminished during the pandemic, according to a "mega-dataset" taking in attitudes of over half a million people across 109 countries since 2020......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Proof of Concept Verifies Physics That Could Enable Quantum Batteries

An anonymous reader quotes a report from New Atlas: For the first time, a team of scientists has now demonstrated the quantum mechanical principle of superabsorption that underpins quantum batteries in a proof-of-concept device. "Superabsorption is a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022