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Transforming urban systems: Toward sustainability

Urban areas are on the rise and changing rapidly in form and function, with spillover effects on virtually all areas of the Earth. The UN estimates that by 2050, 68% of the world's population will reside in urban areas. In the inaugural issue of npj.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

UK launches antitrust probe into Apple

The United Kingdom's competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Apple after app developers complained that they're being forced to use the company's payment systems and distribute their products via its App Store......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Less inflammation with a traditional Tanzanian diet than with a Western diet

Urban Tanzanians have a more activated immune system compared to their rural counterparts. The difference in diet appears to explain this difference: in the cities, people eat a more western style diet, while in rural areas a traditional diet is more.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 52 min. ago

SpaceX Starlink factory in Texas will speed up production of Dishy McFlatface

Austin factory to create systems that improve SpaceX's high-volume manufacturing. Enlarge / The SpaceX Starlink satellite dish partway through a teardown. (credit: Ken Keither) SpaceX says it is building a factory in Austin, Texas, to design s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 21 min. ago

Study uncovers how big droughts in the Greater Mekong trigger carbon dioxide emission bursts

A study on big droughts in the Greater Mekong region revealed findings that can help reduce the carbon footprint of power systems while providing insights into better designed and more sustainable power plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

"Urban Sun is not intended to create a guaranteed safe space" says Studio Roosegaarde

Studio Roosegaarde's Urban Sun proposal to use ultraviolet lights to make outdoor spaces safer from Covid-19 can only be used at night and people still need to wear masks and observe social distancing, the designer has explained. Read more S.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

Cutting off stealthy interlopers: a framework for secure cyber-physical systems

Cyber-physical systems (CPS), which combine modern networking with physical actuators, can be vulnerable against hackers. Recently, researchers developed a new framework for CPSs that is resilient to a sophisticated kind of cyberattack. Unlike existi.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  sciencedailyRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

SpaceX plans Texas factory to help make Starlink dishes and Wi-Fi routers

Austin factory to create systems that improve SpaceX's high-volume manufacturing. Enlarge / The SpaceX Starlink satellite dish partway through a teardown. (credit: Ken Keither) SpaceX says it is building a factory in Austin, Texas to design sy.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 53 min. ago

Tatung to supply IE5 power systems for Tangeng electric buses

Tatung has signed with Tangeng Advanced Vehicles for supplying 100 IE5 power systems, mainly consisting of motors and drivers, for use in electric buses produced by the latter......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Arizona Advances Bill Forcing Apple and Google To Allow Fortnite-style Alternative Payment Options

The Arizona House of Representatives just passed landmark app store legislation in a 31-29 vote on Wednesday that could have far-reaching consequences for Apple and Google and their respective mobile operating systems. From a report: The legislation,.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CompuCom Issues Statement Regarding Malware Incident

FORT MILL, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CompuCom, a managed services provider and wholly owned subsidiary of The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP), today issued the following statement: Certain CompuCom information technology systems have been affecte.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

The Networks That Aim to Track GPS Interference Around the World

Troubleshooting the world’s navigation systems could streamline transport and save lives When Kevin Wells’ private jet lost its GPS reception after taking off from Hayward Executive Airport in California’s Bay Area in February 2019, he wh.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Swiss statistical systems enhanced by big data

A huge volume of digital data has been harvested, stored and shared in the last few years from sources such as social media, geolocation systems and aerial images from drones and satellites, giving researchers many new ways to study information and d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Teens and Other Volunteers Help Seniors Find Scarce COVID Shots

Sign-up systems for vaccines are horribly confusing, so people across the U.S. set up Facebook pages and phone lines with hands-on help -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Daan Roosegaarde develops Urban Sun to make public spaces "virus-free in minutes"

Studio Roosegaarde has built a light that uses ultraviolet radiation to sanitise outdoor spaces, claiming this could reduce the risk of people contracting Covid-19. Read more Studio Roosegaarde has built a light that uses ultraviolet radiati.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

U.K. to double Apple Pay and Google Pay contactless payment limit

The U.K. will soon double the amount you can spend using contactless payment systems such as Apple Pay and Google Pay, making the service even more useful......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Daan Roosegaarde develops Urban Sun to clean public spaces of coronavirus

Studio Roosegaarde has built a UV light that can be installed in public spaces, allowing people to meet with less fear of contracting Covid-19. Read more Studio Roosegaarde has built a UV light that can be installed in public spaces, allow.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Teens And Other Volunteers Help Seniors Find Scarce COVID Shots

Signup systems for vaccines are horribly confusing, so people across the U.S. set up Facebook pages and phone lines with hands-on help -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Lime’s retired e-bike batteries find second life in Bluetooth speakers

Urban mobility company Lime has teamed up with a U.K.-based sustainable design startup to transform its retired e-bike batteries into Bluetooth speakers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Study to examine COVID vaccine responses in patients with impaired immune systems

The immune response to COVID-19 vaccines in patients with certain immunosuppressed conditions is set to be examined in a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Why Cloud & Governance Matter When Scaling Digital Experience Platforms

Last year threw everyone some curveballs, including difficulty scaling DXP systems. So what was the problem and how can you avoid it next time? Keep reading... Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021