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Wave of Resignations Predicted As Pandemic Lockdown Ends

tomhath writes: Economists are predicting a massive wave of resignations in the coming months. Up to 40% of employees at some companies are considering career changes after working from home or living on unemployment supplement for a year. The reason.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 14th, 2021

Edtech startup bina raises $1.4M to teach 4- to 12-year-olds, launch School-as-a-Service

With the pandemic wreaking havoc amongst early years education amid school lockdowns, it’s no wonder edtech startups have piled into the space. But it has also served to highlight the abysmal nature of early years teaching: Some 40 million teachers.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 16 min. ago

Acquisition of channel state information for mmWave MIMO: Traditional and machine learning approaches

Millimeter wave (mmWave) communications have attracted extensive interest from academia, industry, and government as they can make full use of abundant frequency resources at the high-frequency band to achieve ultra-high-speed data transmission. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News12 hr. 48 min. ago

Blizzard president ends 16-year tenure amid lawsuit fallout

Two recent Blizzard execs will serve as co-leads for the studio. Enlarge / Brack promoting World of Warcraft onstage at Blizzcon 2017. (credit: Blizzard) Blizzard President J. Allen Brack, who was recently named in a California state discrimin.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News15 hr. 17 min. ago

Equality and fairness: Vaccines against this pandemic of mistrust

The COVID crisis has laid bare a crisis of trust......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 16 min. ago

Air pollution exposure is shifting from outdoor to indoor – here"s why

You may have seen the before-and-after-lockdown photos of major cities that appear to show dramatic changes in air quality. In one, the India Gate war memorial in New Delhi is barely visible amid the smog. Then, during lockdown, it's clearly visible.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News18 hr. 16 min. ago

TED talks seek to inject optimism into pandemic gloom

A TED conference under the theme "The Case for Optimism" on Monday threw down the gauntlet for a return to face-to-face gatherings, despite the daunting challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, climate change and deep political divides......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 16 min. ago

Pandemic of unvaccinated rages in Louisiana, Florida amid breakthrough concerns

Vaccines and masks are both needed to lower transmission, US officials stress. Enlarge / MELBOURNE, Fla. - 2021/07/29: A treatment tent is seen outside the emergency department at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne. The tent was set up.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Global team of wildlife researchers furthers study of elusive, tree-dwelling animals

The pandemic has turned many of us to technology as a way to connect with not just other people, but also nature......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Companies that survived the pandemic will recover

Natural disasters, such as hurricanes and floods, have proven that businesses both big and small have the ability to survive and thrive......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Latest Steam survey shows AMD rebounding, an excellent month for Ampere, and a Windows 7 resurgence

Having chipped away at Intel’s CPU lead since December and finally passing the 30% mark in May, AMD experienced a surprise decline in June, dropping to 28.41%. As predicted, it appears this was only a temporary blip: Team red rebounded with a share.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Apple dominates as tablet shipments grow 4.2%, but sales are predicted to slow

According to analyst firm IDC, Apple shipped 12.9 million tablets in the second quarter of 2021, up 3.5% year-over-year. That lines up with CEO Tim Cook’s recent announcement that the iPad just experienced its most successful quarter in a decade......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Method for discovery of antiviral drugs

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for methods to identify new or repurposed drugs as antivirals. Researchers at Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet are now presenting a new screening approach that focuses on the identifi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Hundreds of AI Tools Were Built to Catch Covid. None of Them Helped

At the start of the pandemic, remembers MIT Technology Review's senior editor for AI, the community "rushed to develop software that many believed would allow hospitals to diagnose or triage patients faster, bringing much-needed support to the front.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Winning Olympians are having a Zoom moment straight after victory

With the pandemic preventing athletes' loved ones from traveling to the Tokyo Olympics, a new feature enables competitors to share their special moments......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Tech Companies Praised for "Pandemic Leadership", Vaccine Mandates

"America reported 122,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest single-day spike since February," reports Business Insider. But when it comes to anti-Covid measures like vaccine mandates, America's technology companies have been "decisive trend s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

The pandemic effect is slowing

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment. Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by what the weekday Exchange co.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Virtual Contact Worse Than No Contact For Over-60s In Lockdown, Says Study

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Virtual contact during the pandemic made many over-60s feel lonelier and more depressed than no contact at all, new research has found. Many older people stayed in touch with family and friends d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Gillmor Gang: Social climbing

Fear is back with the deadly combination of pandemic politics and a vicious variant. The good news is that if enough people took the shots we could cut the damage to something manageable. The other good news is progress on the twin issues of Trump an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

In heat emergency, Greece adds checks for fires, power cuts

Greek authorities ordered additional fire patrols and infrastructure maintenance inspections Friday as the country grappled with a heat wave fed by hot air from Africa that is expected to last more than a week......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

More American parents of teens are purchasing firearms during the pandemic, study finds

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, more parents of teenagers in the United States started buying firearms, according to a recent study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021