Monday, June 14, 2021

Europe

Hyundai Give $110 Million To Electric Delivery Van Company Arrival

Hyundai Give $110 Million To Electric Delivery Van Company Arrival

Image: ArrivalNot nearly as important to the ecosystem of the American business, but absolutely vital to the UK and other Europeans is the short range delivery van. This commercial van is the lifeblood of small business deliveries all over the Kingdom, and Arrival is among the first to really apply BEV technology to the so-called…
2019 Was the Second-Hottest Year on Record

2019 Was the Second-Hottest Year on Record

Photo: APIf you lived on Earth last year, you knew it was freaking hot. Now the scientists have confirmed it. In fact, 2019 was the second hottest year on record, according to data the European Copernicus Climate Change Service released Wednesday.“2019 has been another exceptionally warm year, in fact, the second warmest globally in our…
Report: India Prime Minister Proposes Helping the Coal Industry Survive Amid Climate Crisis

Report: India Prime Minister Proposes Helping the Coal Industry Survive Amid Climate Crisis

Photo: GettyCoal may continue to reign in India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed to skip a carbon tax on this dangerous fossil fuel, according to documents Reuters reviewed. Given how urgent the climate crisis is becoming, the world simply cannot afford any more handouts to the coal industry.That’s especially true for India. The country…
Nothing Says ‘Hip’ Like Ancient Wheat (2016)

Nothing Says ‘Hip’ Like Ancient Wheat (2016)

An illustration shows spikes of different types of wheat: (1) Polish wheat (2) Club wheat (3) Common bread wheat (4) Poulard wheat (5) Durum wheat (6) Spelt (7) Emmer (8) Einkorn. The Library of Congress/Flickr The Commons hide caption toggle caption The Library of Congress/Flickr The Commons An illustration shows spikes of different types of…
Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite Will Be Announced at CES: Report

Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite Will Be Announced at CES: Report

There aren’t a lot of pictures of the S10 Lite, but based on leaked specs, it will probably look like a mashup between the S10+ and s10e.Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo)CES typically isn’t a major show for smartphones, but this year could be different now that a Korean newspaper is reporting that Samsung will announce two…
Seven dead as migrants’ boat sinks in Turkey’s Lake Van

Seven dead as migrants’ boat sinks in Turkey’s Lake Van

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Seven people died and 64 were rescued when a boat carrying migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan sank on Thursday in eastern Turkey's Lake Van, the governor's office in Bitlis province said.The boat sank after capsizing as it approached Adilcevaz district in Bitlis, which is on the northern shores of Lake Van,…
11 astounding facts about Liechtenstein, the tiny European country that’s 8 times smaller than Los Angeles and has the 2nd-highest per capita GDP in the world

11 astounding facts about Liechtenstein, the tiny European country that’s 8 times smaller than...

Liechtenstein is a tiny European nation nestled between Switzerland and Austria. Home to about 38,000 people, it's the fourth-smallest and the second-least-visited country in Europe. With an area of only 62 square miles, it's nearly eight times smaller than the city of Los Angeles.It has virtually zero national debt, and the per capita GDP is the second-highest…
New Galaxy S10 Lite leak reaffirms the phone’s key specs

New Galaxy S10 Lite leak reaffirms the phone’s key specs

Samsung is soon expected to take the wraps off two new affordable flagship phones: Galaxy S10 Lite and Galaxy Note 10 Lite. Ahead of their official unveiling, German publication WinFuture.de has shared nearly the complete spec sheet of the Galaxy S10 Lite. According to the report, Galaxy S10 Lite has a 6.7-inch Infinity-O Super AMOLED…
Apple and others ask Europe to stop patent trolls ‘stifling innovation’

Apple and others ask Europe to stop patent trolls ‘stifling innovation’

Apple and 34 other multinationals have urged Europe to stop patent trolls from effectively blackmailing companies into licensing their claimed technology. Patent assertion agencies threaten to ask courts for import bans on products found to infringe patents, making it risky for Apple and others to defend such cases even where the claim is weak… The Financial…