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The last supermoon of the year lights up the night sky all over the world

Enlarge this image Istanbul, Turkey: The Sturgeon full moon rises next to Istanbul's Camlica Mosque. Chris McGrath/Getty Images...

Drought hits Germany’s Rhine River: ‘We have 30cm of water left’

At Bingen, the water has fallen low enough to expose an old stone bridge which leads to a little island. People laugh as they...

What the CHIPS Act means for your gadgets and U.S. tech manufacturing

Enlarge this image The bill to boost semiconductor production in the United States has been a top priority of the Biden...

What is the legacy of burn pits? For some Iraqis, it’s a lifetime of problems

Enlarge this image While the U.S. military has used burn pits in other conflicts, one expert says they were exceptionally large...

Donald Trump does not oppose US bid to unseal Mar-a-Lago search warrant

"Not only will I not oppose the release of documents related to the unAmerican, unwarranted, and unnecessary raid and break-in...

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Author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage in New York

BREAKINGBREAKING, Rushdie has faced threats to his life over his novel ‘The Satanic Verses’, which many Muslims consider blasphemous.Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, has been attacked as he was about to give a...

China state-owned giants to delist from US stock exchange

The delisting adds to a growing financial rift and growing tensions between the two biggest economies.Three state-owned Chinese corporate giants announced plans Friday to remove their shares from the New York Stock Exchange, adding to a growing financial separation...

More than 150 endangered vultures poisoned in South Africa, Botswana

Birds died after feeding from carcass of buffalo, which appeared to have been laced with poison, conservationist says.At least 150 critically-endangered vultures were poisoned to death in separate incidents in Botswana and South Africa, conservationists said, warning...

Minister Amin Salam addresses Lebanon’s economic crises

Lebanon is grappling with a deep financial crisis.The United Nations estimates nearly 80 percent of its people  live below the poverty line, while the World Bank has warned the economic calamity ranks as one of the three most severe the world has seen since the...

What lies ahead for Kenya after a tightly-fought election?

On Friday, August 12 at 19:30 GMT:Authorities in Kenya are tallying millions of votes cast in a general election that will decide who will be the country’s next president.The two leading candidates to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta are deputy president William...

Global LGBTQ event cancelled after demand to remove Taiwan’s name

Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry says WorldPride event would have advanced regional diversity and equality in East Asia.An international LGBTQ gathering in Taiwan has been cancelled after global organisers demanded the self-ruling island’s name be removed from the 2025...

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Oakland Bicycle Injuries Decrease

Oakland Bicycle Injuries Decrease

Cycling is one of the best ways to get around in Oakland. It is one of the most efficient ways to travel while being green and healthy. If you haven't tried it, you're missing out. However, some people choose not to ride bicycles due to safety concerns. While bicycle...

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Tom Keane Leaves Microsoft, Brings Tech Legacy To New Computing Project 

When Tom Keane recently gave his notice at Microsoft, the question many tech watchers were wondering was, “What exciting thing is he going to do next?” That’s because, over the past 21 years, he’s been involved in all sorts of exciting projects, including ramping up...

Top 6 Problems Faced by Small Businesses and How They Can be Resolved

Owning a small business is a dream for many first-time entrepreneurs. However, starting a small business is no easy project, and maintaining one can be just as difficult. Small business owners face a variety of problems on a daily basis, and they must be able to find...

How Important is FinTech In Today’s Economy?

What is FinTech? In short, it is using technology to improve and disrupt the financial services industry. This includes banking, insurance, asset management, and other areas within finance. Fintech has been around for a long time, but it has taken off in recent years....

Tech Company Owner Arrested for Allegedly Defrauding Thousands of Investors Out of $45 Million.

The owner of several technology companies was arrested last month in Los Angeles on charges related to an alleged investment fraud scheme. The man, a Nevada resident, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly obtaining $45 million in the scheme that...

5 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Starting a small business is a big undertaking. There's a lot to think about, from developing products or services, to building a team to market and sell your wares. It’s no wonder that many small businesses don't make it past their first year. According to research,...
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7 Ways to Make Your Home Cooler | Ultimate Guide

If you’re looking for ways to cool your home down, you’ve come to the right place. All the best tricks to try, like changing your lightbulbs, closing your shades, and swapping your windows are discussed in this article. Change Your Lightbulbs Do you have incandescent...

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Samsung Leader to Receive Presidential Pardon for Bribery Conviction

SEOUL—Samsung de facto leader, Lee Jae-yong, will receive a pardon on Monday, South Korea’s presidential office said, a legal reprieve underpinned by expectations that the business tycoon will help propel the nation’s economy.Mr. Lee, twice imprisoned for bribing...

Disney+ Price Increase Shows Limits of Subscriber-Growth Push

The growth-at-all-costs phase of the streaming wars is over; now, profits are the priority.Faced with slowing subscriber growth in their core domestic markets, some streaming services are shifting their focus from adding users to increasing their bottom line. The...

Rivian’s Losses Nearly Triple to $1.7 Billion

Rivian Automotive Inc. reported its net loss in the second quarter nearly tripled to $1.7 billion, further pressuring the electric-vehicle startup to conserve cash and move quickly to fill customer orders.The California-based SUV and truck maker said revenue for the...

Samsung Sees Galaxy Z Flip 4, Fold 4 as Edge in Smartphone Wars

NEW YORK—Samsung Electronics Co. sees an opening in its stalemated smartphone war with Apple Inc.That is the view of Samsung mobile-business head Roh Tae-moon, a chief architect of the company’s foldable-display phones. The newest versions, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and...

Cardinal Health CEO Steps Down

Aug. 11, 2022 10:39 am ETListen to article(2 minutes)Cardinal Health Chief Executive Officer Mike Kaufmann is stepping down from the healthcare products distributor as it struggles with the impact of inflation and supply-chain constraints on its medical supplies...

Walgreens Pays Bonuses Up to $75,000 to Recruit Pharmacists

Walgreens Boots Alliance is offering signing bonuses up to $75,000 to pharmacists in some markets as the company struggles to fill jobs amid a chronic worker shortage that became acute during the Covid-19 pandemic.The Deerfield, Ill.-based pharmacy chain said it is...

Chinese Student Visas to U.S. Tumble From Prepandemic Levels

The number of U.S. student visas issued to Chinese nationals plunged by more than 50% in the first half of 2022 compared with pre-Covid levels, with the U.S. losing ground as the most-coveted place for Chinese students to pursue higher education abroad.Even before the...

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Gartner speaks out on the impact of the CHIPS and Science Act bill

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. In keeping with his Build Back Better promise, President Joseph Biden signed a landmark bill into law that will provide more than $52 billion in...

Fitness AI: How synthetic data powers better workouts

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. Can AI-driven fitness apps, developed with synthetic data, pump up your workout?  During the COVID-19 pandemic, home fitness apps were all the...

Capcom vet Hiroyuki Kobayashi joins NetEase

Interested in learning what's next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Register today. Capcom veteran Hiroyuki Kobayashi announced on Twitter today that he is joining NetEase...

Why diversity should have a critical impact on data privacy

Were you unable to attend Transform 2022? Check out all of the summit sessions in our on-demand library now! Watch here. The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA) and many...

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Expert Voices: Claire Broido Johnson of Fermata Energy – Axios

There are certain people in clean energy and climate-tech investing whose job moves are a big deal. Claire Broido Johnson is one of them. Why she matters: Broido Johnson co-founded SunEdison (along with Jigar Shah). She's a longtime investor and consultant, held roles...

Analysis | Energy-Rich Texas Should Love the Climate Bill – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions loadAs you might expect, Texas’ two Republican senators aren’t fans of the Inflation Reduction Act. Yet few states stand to gain as much from it as theirs does.Texas is known as an oil state but is more accurately an energy state....

UK recession looms as households feel pain of soaring energy bills – CNN

Official data published on Friday showed that the country's GDP dropped by 0.1% in the second quarter of this year. Some analysts believe the recession forecast by the Bank of England last week has already begun.The decline was driven by a 0.4% drop in the service...

How the Climate Bill Will Make Cleaner Energy Cheaper – The New York Times

By the end of today, Congress will likely have passed the biggest climate bill in U.S. history.This newsletter has already covered the bill’s main goals and the back story of how it came together. Today, I want to get more detailed and explain how it will help people...

Climate Change In The News

The Arctic is warming much faster, as climate change’s impact grows – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions loadFor residents of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, the United States’ recent success in clinching a major piece of climate change legislation may feel like too little, too late.Over the past 40 years, as the world’s largest...

Energy Industry Reacts to SEC Proposed Rules on Climate Change – Gibson Dunn

August 10, 2022 Click for PDF Gibson Dunn has surveyed the comment letters submitted by public and private energy companies and related industry associations regarding the proposed rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or “Commission”) on climate...

The Cost of Climate Change – University of California, Davis

From crop damage to cooling failures at cloud-based data centers, climate change affects a wide variety of economic sectors. It’s unclear whether a country’s economy can bounce back each year from these impacts or if global temperature increases cause permanent and...

Wildlife under stress as dry spell shrinks rivers

At one nature reserve on the banks of the River Itchen in Winchester, a pond has completely dried up, while low river flow is hitting food sources for fish, insects and invertebrates, with knock-on effects for animals higher up the food chain such as water voles and...

Education In The News

Under threat, education requires global action – The Hill

We are in the age when gene-editing technologies are able to modify function and correct genetic defects to treat and prevent the spread of disease. Artificial Intelligence sets the foundation for machine learning now revolutionizing health care, transportation and...

Meet Inaugural College of Education Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady: ‘I Really Can’t Wait to Get the Ball Rolling and Get Out There and Meet People in Communities and Spaces’ – NC State College of Education News

Maria Coady joined the NC State College as the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity on Aug. 16, 2022. Coady’s research focuses on English language and multilingual learners in rural settings with a particular focus on students’ literacy...

To Rethink Math Education, Focus on Common Ground – EducationNext

Recently, I turned 60 years old (also expressed as 720 months, or 21,915 days, or 525,960 hours, or 31,557,600 minutes), and over that time I’ve seen many great debates in the education policy arena. Often those debates reach equilibrium with a realization of what Jim...

During ‘Raise the B.A.R.’ Summit, Education Department Announces College Completion Fund Competition to Support Postsecondary Student Success | U.S – US Department of Education

Today, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced the availability of $5 million in funds to support a new College Completion Fund for Postsecondary Student Success. The funding will support grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs),...

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