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bbc.co.uk - US climate envoy criticised for clean tech optimism - BBC News
US climate envoy criticised for clean tech optimism - BBC News
BBC

America's climate envoy John Kerry has been ridiculed for saying technologies that don't yet exist will play a huge role in stabilising the climate. Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr show, he said the US was leading the world on climate change -…

forbes.com - Gene Marks - WhatsApp May Soon Stop Sending Calls And Messages...And Other Small Business Tech News
WhatsApp May Soon Stop Sending Calls And Messages...And Other Small Business Tech News
Forbes

dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 – WhatsApp really, really wants you to accept their new terms. Because of growing…

foreignpolicy.com - Tomás Sidenfaden - China's Overseas Tech Talent Is Torn Over Going Home
China's Overseas Tech Talent Is Torn Over Going Home
Foreign Policy

When Liu Chen (who asked to use a pseudonym), a leading engineer at Google's TensorFlow artificial intelligence (AI) team, decided he was leaving the firm to move back to Beijing, his friends at home were confused. Chinese students flock to…

usatoday.com - Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY - Here's the tech you should bring along if you plan to work from your vacation spot
Here's the tech you should bring along if you plan to work from your vacation spot
USA TODAY

Have you been a fan of working from home over the past year? Only 10% of employees want to return to the office post-pandemic, according to a Hibob survey, a people management platform. Employers seem to like this flexible work environment, too. A…

cbc.ca - Lori Lee Oates - Low-carbon oil is not a thing, and 'clean, green' technology does not exist
Low-carbon oil is not a thing, and 'clean, green' technology does not exist
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email This column is an opinion by Lori Lee Oates, a lecturer living in St. John's. For more information about CBC's Opinion section, please see the FAQ. On May 6, the premier's economic recovery team…

techcrunch.com - Monica Long - Crypto and blockchain must accept they have a problem, then lead in sustainability
Crypto and blockchain must accept they have a problem, then lead in sustainability
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Chonticha Vatpongpee / EyeEm / Getty Images As the price of bitcoin hits record highs and cryptocurrencies become increasingly mainstream, the industry's expanding carbon footprint becomes harder to ignore. Just last week, Elon Musk…

telegraph.co.uk - Mike Wright  - Investigation finds more than 100 convicted paedophiles openly using Instagram
Investigation finds more than 100 convicted paedophiles openly using Instagram
The Telegraph

Instagram has been branded a “disgrace” by Britain's top child protection police officer, after a Telegraph investigation found more than 100 convicted paedophiles openly using the social network. Chief constable Simon Bailey accused…

telegraph.co.uk - James Cook - Improbable founder's battle to transform the world of video games
Improbable founder's battle to transform the world of video games
The Telegraph

Most start-ups struggle to find space to work from in their formative years, with employees often spending hours hunched over laptops in coffee shops as they dream of hitting $1bn (£711m) “unicorn” valuations. For the first two…

ft.com - Imani Moise in New York - US banks could cut 200,000 jobs over next decade, top analyst says
US banks could cut 200,000 jobs over next decade, top analyst says
Financial Times

US banks stand to shed 200,000 jobs, or 10 per cent of employees, over the next decade as they manoeuvre to increase profitability in the face of changing customer behaviour, according to a banking analyst. “This will be the biggest…

forbes.com - Andrew Wight - Meet The Malaysian Scientist Predicting The Future Of Fish
Meet The Malaysian Scientist Predicting The Future Of Fish
Forbes

Fisheries researcher Chin Yee Chan grew up in a Malaysian city surrounded by hills, but now she is helping to conduct foresight research into fisheries: how fish consumption and production trends can predict whether communities will have enough to…

ttnews.com - Technology Alphabet Soup
Technology Alphabet Soup
Transport Topics

If you're a trucking business executive who wants to drive change and create a more competitive service value chain, how do you keep from drowning in the sea of alphabet soup, the acronym-packed technology jargon of today's IT-driven world?

telegraphindia.com - Should consumer tech brands open up to it? Should the new mantra be reuse and reboot? 'Right to repair' is gaining traction globally
Should consumer tech brands open up to it? Should the new mantra be reuse and reboot? 'Right to repair' is gaining traction globally
Telegraph India

You own the latest car, the latest phone, the latest washing machine or even the latest pair of wireless earbuds but ask yourself this question: “Do you really own it?” Owning a product means you can take it to a repair store if the…

venturebeat.com - Vince McMullin - For gaming conferences, the future is hybrid
For gaming conferences, the future is hybrid
VentureBeat

Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here! If there was ever a moment in time for the video game industry to change how we conduct business, generate sales, and influence the market to be more inclusive, this might be it. As a…

businessinsider.com - Becky Peterson - The secret life of Ian Osborne, the shadowy 38-year-old cofounder of Chamath Palihapitiya's SPAC who has built the ultimate black book of billionaires
The secret life of Ian Osborne, the shadowy 38-year-old cofounder of Chamath Palihapitiya's SPAC who has built the ultimate black book of billionaires
Business Insider

Mysterious British investor Ian Osborne has dazzled the tech and finance industries through Social Capital Hedosophia, his SPAC with Chamath Palihapitiya. Before the SPAC boom, the secretive Osborne parlayed his gig as a teenager theater producer…

techcrunch.com - Williesha Morris - Leveling the playing field
Leveling the playing field
TechCrunch

In 2011, a product developer named Fred Davison read an article about inventor Ken Yankelevitz and his QuadControl video game controller for quadriplegics. At the time, Yankelevitz was on the verge of retirement. Davison wasn't a gamer, but he said…

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