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The clean energy company turning city blocks greener

BlocPower, a Brooklyn-based clean energy company, is bringing eco-friendly, all-electric heating and cooling systems to older buildings in lower income communities, with the goal of reducing carbon footprints and energy bills......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnDec 5th, 2022

Netflix details how it will prevent users from sharing their account password with others

Netflix last year announced that it has been working on a feature to prevent users from sharing their account passwords with others. The change was being tested in some countries as the company claims that users sharing their Netflix accounts hurts.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

BOXX Insurance raises $14.4 million to help customers stay ahead of cyber threats

BOXX Insurance has unveiled a US$14.4 million Series B funding round, bringing the total amount raised from investors to US$24.5 million in the last 16 months. The latest investment was led by Zurich Insurance Company (Zurich). BOXX also unveiled tha.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Snap stock plunges 15% as revenue growth stalls

Snapchat's parent company reported stalled revenue growth and a large net loss for the final three months of 2022, as it confronts tighter advertiser budgets amid broader economic uncertainty......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Recreating the natural light-harvesting nanorings in photosynthetic bacteria

Nearly all the chemical energy available to Earth's lifeforms can be traced back to the sun. This is because light-harvesting (LH) supramolecules (two or more molecules held together by intermolecular forces) enable plants and some types of bacteria.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Genetic engineering sheds light on ancient evolutionary questions

Cyanobacteria are single-celled organisms that derive energy from light, using photosynthesis to convert atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and liquid water (H2O) into breathable oxygen and the carbon-based molecules like proteins that make up their ce.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

ChatGPT creator rolls out "imperfect" tool to help teachers spot potential cheating

Two months after OpenAI unnerved some educators with the public release of ChatGPT, an AI chatbot that can help students and professionals generate shockingly convincing essays, the company is unveiling a new tool to help teachers adapt......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

Instagram"s founders are back with a new app

More than four years after Instagram's founders left the company, they're back with a new app......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

LinkedIn outage is causing lost admin access to company pages [Update: Fixed]

LinkedIn is suffering from widespread downtime this morning. The system-wide outage is affecting business administrators who are unable to access company pages. When navigating directly to your company’s LinkedIn page, it may appear as if you’re.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

Plastic pollution in Nigeria: Whose job is it to clean up the mess?

Take a walk or drive through the streets of most Nigerian cities, and you will see plastic waste everywhere. The country's rivers, lakes and ocean are also full of discarded plastic. Nigeria is estimated to generate about 2.5 million tons of plastic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Biden blocks Pebble gold mine in salmon-rich area of Alaska

The Biden administration banned the dumping of mining waste near Bristol Bay, Alaska, issuing a decree that thwarts longstanding plans to extract gold, copper and molybdenum because of potential harm to the region's thriving sockeye salmon industry......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Climate change is already putting the heat on insurance companies—Auckland"s floods could be a turning point

The clean-up from Auckland's devastating floods last week is just beginning but insurance companies will need to start thinking about what the record-breaking weather event will mean for future coverage......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Scientists are trying to resurrect the dodo centuries after the bird famously went extinct

The list of extinct species that genetic engineering company Colossal wants to bring back to life is growing. The latest addition: the dodo......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Viewpoint: Unlike with academics and reporters, you can"t check when ChatGPT"s telling the truth

Of all the reactions elicited by ChatGPT, the chatbot from the American for-profit company OpenAI that produces grammatically correct responses to natural-language queries, few have matched those of educators and academics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 48 min. ago

Showtime is being merged into Paramount+

The premium Showtime service is going to become a part of Paramount+ later in 2023, the company announced......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 49 min. ago

LinkedIn outage is causing lost admin access to company pages

LinkedIn is suffering from widespread downtime this morning. The system-wide outage is affecting business administrators who are unable to access company pages. When navigating directly to your company’s LinkedIn page, it may appear as if you’re.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News9 hr. 20 min. ago

A novel device enabling high-resolution observation of liquid phase dynamic processes at nanoscale

In situ observation and recording of important liquid-phase electrochemical reactions in energy devices is crucial for the advancement of energy science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

Spotify paying subscribers pass 200M, but quarterly loss climbs almost 700%

The number of Spotify paying subscribers passed 200 million for the first time in the last quarter. The company added 10M new subscribers to hit 205M paid accounts, and 489M in total. However, the company – which has almost never posted a quarterl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

3 ways to stop cybersecurity concerns from hindering utility infrastructure modernization efforts

Utility infrastructure is in dire need of modernization. In many parts of the world, the infrastructure delivering power and water to consumers is not ready to withstand natural disasters and rising energy demands. Integrating real-time data analytic.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News17 hr. 48 min. ago

Auckland floods: Even stormwater reform won"t be enough. We need a "sponge city" to avoid future disasters

We've built our cities to be vulnerable to—and exacerbate—major weather events such as the one we saw in Auckland on Friday. While almost no city in the world could fully escape the effects of four months' worth of rain in 24 hours, there are man.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 48 min. ago