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We were at COP26. It had mixed results

The recent COP26 was eagerly awaited. Originally planned for 2020, the event was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was also meant to be a major step toward implementing the Paris Agreement......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 30th, 2021

A Project to Count Climate Crisis Deaths Has Surprising Results

Climate change is already killing people, but countries don’t have an easy way to count those deaths. A new project might change that......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Globular cluster Messier 14 and its peculiar multiple stellar populations investigated by Hubble

Using the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), astronomers have observed the globular cluster Messier 14 and its peculiar multiple stellar populations. Results of the observational campaign, published January 7 on arXiv.org, deliver important insight into t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Newly discovered carbon may yield clues to ancient Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover landed on Mars on Aug. 6, 2012, and since then has roamed Gale Crater taking samples and sending the results back home for researchers to interpret. Analysis of carbon isotopes in sediment samples taken from half a dozen expose.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

What will Apple call its VR headset? We might have an answer

Apple’s mixed-reality headset is coming, but its name has long been a mystery. Now, we might know what it could be called, and how much it might cost......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Apple AR Headset Could Cost Consumers Over $2,000

Apple's long-rumored mixed-reality headset could cost consumers over $2,000 when it eventually ships, with a report claiming the expensive development and components justifies the potential price. From a report: The lengthly development process of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Growth streak for traditional PCs continues during holiday quarter of 2021, says IDC

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) reached 92.7 million units during the fourth quarter of 2021, marking 1% growth over the same quarter in 2020, according to preliminary results from the IDC Worldwide Quar.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Apple"s mixed reality headset reportedly facing design challenges, could be delayed until 2023

Those with knowledge of the company’s plans claim Apple is facing challenges with the device’s camera and software. Overheating is another concern, and it is believed that one of the wearable’s two main processing chips is to blame......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Apple’s mixed-reality headset could be delayed yet again

Apple’s mixed-reality headset looks to be one of its most exciting products ever, but it’s apparently been delayed again, this time potentially until 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Apple"s New VR/AR Headset Risks Being Delayed Until 2023

Apple is considering pushing back the debut of its mixed-reality headset by at least a few months, potentially delaying its first major new product since the Apple Watch in 2015, Bloomberg News reported Friday, citing people familiar with the situati.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

1 in 3 Americans now "alarmed" by climate change. Why aren"t our leaders?

New results from a long-running public opinion survey show that about 1 in 3 Americans is now "alarmed" by global warming. Is it any wonder, given the horrific onslaught of fires, floods, heat waves and other climate disasters we've experienced in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Global firms fall short on forest protection vows: report

Global companies and financial institutions with the highest potential for curbing deforestation are largely failing to do so, undermining pledges to protect forests made at the COP26 climate summit in November, a report said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Space4M builds largest mixed reality smart studio in Taiwan

Space4M, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO) that specializes in smart entertainment integration solutions, has used over 2,200 LED panels to build a mixed reality (MR) smart studio for Shih Hsin University. This LED Virtual Studio (LVS) is the larges.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

International collaboration offers new evidence of a gravitational wave background

The results of a comprehensive search for a background of ultra-low frequency gravitational waves has been announced by an international team of astronomers including scientists from the Institute for Gravitational Wave Astronomy at the University of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Does water scarcity influence manufacturing firms to reduce toxic emissions?

It is well known that manufacturing operations can affect the environment, but hardly any research explores whether the natural environment shapes manufacturing operations. Specifically, we investigate whether water scarcity, which results from envir.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Aspeed scores record business results for 2021

Taiwan-based remote server management SoC solution provider Aspeed Technology expects to post record profits in 2021 along with its revenues for the year surging 18.7% on year to a new high of NT$3.64 billion (US$131.3 million)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Notebook ODMs see component inventories building up

Although notebook ODMs have continued to see robust orders from clients, ODMs' in-house component inventories have stayed at high levels as a result of harbor congestions and components' mixed levels of shortages that have been undermining notebook s.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Persistent radio source QRS121102 investigated in detail

Astronomers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have investigated a persistent radio source known as QRS121102 that is associated with the fast radio burst FRB 121102. Results of the study, published January 4 on arXiv.org, shed mor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 11th, 2022

Apple’s mixed reality headset could be as powerful as the MacBook Pro

Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headset could use two beefy chips, a 96W charger, and be more powerful than previously expected, according to a new report......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 11th, 2022

Epistar, Everlight, Lextar see mixed growth in December revenue

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported December consolidated revenues of NT$1.931 billion (US$69.3 million), down 2.08% sequentially but up 66.35% year-on-year. LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics had consolidated sa.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 11th, 2022

Scientists uncover new information about cellular death process, previously thought to be irreversible

A study published by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago describes a new method for analyzing pyroptosis—the process of cell death that is usually caused by infections and results in excess inflammation in the body—and shows that pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 11th, 2022