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Intel calls on UK to draft investment strategy
... Poland, Belgium and Spain. If we don't make investments, there will be bigger shortages, according to Scheper . It takes a lot of computer power to make the digital transformation happen. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the Commons business select committee is looking at the strengths and weaknesses of the industry and its supply chain in the UK. Manufacturers are waiting for an official announcement about the future of the sector. Scheper said that the UK is an important ...
Updated: 08/09/2022
A soft and flexible glove for workers
... warehouses. The Ironhand system costs around €6,000 $7,275 and allows the company to assess the wearer's risk of developing strain injuries. According to the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work , neck and upper limb disorders are the most common occupational disease in Europe, costing national economies up to 2% of their gross national product. The glove was originally intended for workers in a very different setting than on the factory floor. NASA developed a early version of the technology ...
Updated: 08/09/2022
Amazon acquires iRobot for $1.7 billion in cash
... precious time that can be better spent. Over the past many years, the iRobot team has proved its ability to reinvent how people clean with products that are incredibly practical and inventive - from cleaning when and where customers want while avoiding common obstacles in the home, to automatically emptying the collection bin. Customers love iRobot products and I am excited to work with the team to make it easier and more enjoyable for customers. Colin Angle , the chairman and CEO of iRobot , will ...
Updated: 08/09/2022
Hong Kong cuts COVID-19 quarantine to 3 days
... measures to assess the risk of further outbreaks. The respiratory specialist Leung Tsz-chiu said that it is not the time yet for the BA to relax some measures, such as a total exemption from quarantine arrangement for overseas arrivals. 5 - the most common variant in the world - accounts for only about 10 percent of the infections in Hong Kong. The city should make efforts to contain the spread of the most contagious virus strain in the city, Leung said.
Updated: 08/09/2022
Ohio man arrested for allegedly sending feces-filled letters to GOP lawmakers
... sending about three-dozen feces-filled letters to lawmakers around the country, including Ohio's 25 Republican state senators in early July. On Friday, the police arrested Richard Steinle , a 77-year-old from Mogadore, Ohio, and former Portage County Common Pleas Court mediator. Steinle is charged with sending injurious articles as non-mailable, violating a federal law that prohibits mailing certain things, including hazardous material, according to court records. The misdemeanor charge carries a ...
Updated: 08/08/2022
How ZK-SNARKs and ZK/SNARK (ZK) are used to solve the issue of private NFT
... lighter-weight technology. He proposed using regular stealth addresses without the need for complex Merkle trees. Vitalik said that every user has a private key that can be used as the base point of an elliptical curve group to create a new private key, as is commonly done with regular stealth addresses. A one-time secret key can be generated, and the paired public key can be derived from the elliptical curve s base. The sender and receiver can compute a shared secret by combining the private and secret keys....
Updated: 08/08/2022
Lithuania lawmaker warns China against attacking Taiwan
... Maldeikis tweeted last week, as the Chinese military began exercises around the island. The Grand Duchy of Lithuania is with Taiwan! Along with a portrait of the 14th century Lithuanian king Algirdas, he added. While calling the Russians Mongols a common racist trope in the Baltic states and Ukraine, applying the same label to the Chinese is somewhat novel. He has been championing the cause of Taiwan since he was elected to the Seimas Parliament in 2020, and it is a brand for Maldeikis . In his ...
Updated: 08/08/2022
AMC CEO Aron says new APE shares should allay fears of bankruptcy
... shareholders. The stock of AMC went up more than 15% as of 12: 53 p.m. On Monday, it was ET. The cinema chain surprised Wall Street last week by announcing a new dividend in the form of preferred equity units. A single APE unit will be granted for each common share, so about 517 million shares of this new stock will be formed. Aron said that the company could theoretically list five billion APE shares based on what was approved by shareholders back in 2013 but he said he has no plans to do so. Aron ...
Updated: 08/08/2022
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