The Greek prime minister “is unaware” of the telephone intervention of a prominent politician

Athens, Greece — Greece’s prime minister said on Monday he was unaware that the country’s intelligence service had been tapping the mobile phone of an opposition politician for three months, insisting he would not have allowed it if he had known. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who faces choiceThe next year, he made the remarks in a televised … Read more

For tech workers who missed IPO payday, it’s time to rethink the job market

A banner of Snowflake Inc. celebrating the company’s IPO is displayed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, the U.S., September 16, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters AI software startup DataRobot may not be a name many in the general public know, but its workers have been through a well-known problem in … Read more

AI-powered drug hunters are nearing a pivotal stage in their development

Efforts to use artificial intelligence to discover drugs have been underway for about a decade, but industry watchers predict a tipping point is coming for investors, who have been looking for ways to determine how drugs should be valued. early AI drug developers. AI and machine learning offer the potential to accelerate the search for … Read more

From Mecca to the Vatican, exploring holy places with VR

Click and gawk at the ceiling of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel up close. Click again and join thousands of pilgrims as they circle and pray around the cube-shaped Kaaba at Islam’s holiest site. Or put on a headset and enter the holy city of Jerusalem. There you will hear the murmur of Jewish prayers at … Read more

DreamWorks Animation to release MoonRay as open source

GLENDALE — DreamWorks Animation has just announced its intention to release its proprietary production renderer, MoonRay, as open source software later this year. MoonRay is DreamWorks’ next-generation MCRT renderer, which has been used in feature films such as How to train your dragon: the hidden world, croods: a new era, the bad boysas well as … Read more

It’s an ‘upside down’ recession and here’s what it means for the market

It’s work Friday. The release of the monthly US Non-Farm Payrolls report is always a highlight for Wall Street, particularly in an uncertain monetary policy environment when traders are hypersensitive to factors affecting the Fed’s thinking. In fact, the resilience of the labor market is causing many market watchers to say that, despite suffering two … Read more

Advocates: Senate Bill Means Environmental Health, Also Harm

Billions of dollars in climate and environmental investments could flow to communities in the United States that have been plagued by pollution and climate threats for decades, if the proposed Reducing Inflation Act becomes law. The bill, announced by Senators Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin last month, could also fuel a transition to clean energy … Read more

Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new devices: what to expect

Apple launches iPhone 13 in the UK Ming Yeung | fake images Apple, Google, AmazonSamsung and other companies are preparing for a fall filled with many new device launches. It’s like a clock. Big tech companies release the latest products like phones, watches or even robots Y security flying dronesstarting in August and running through … Read more

FTC sues to stop Facebook owner Meta from buying VR fitness app maker

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the US House Committee on Financial Services during a hearing Examining Facebook and its impact on the housing and financial services sectors on Capitol Hill in Washington on October 23, 2019. Xinhua News Agency | fake images The Federal Trade Commission is suing to block the owner of Facebook … Read more

How companies are cleaning up the world’s most polluted rivers

Every year, millions of tons of plastic waste are dumped into the ocean, much of it coming from some 1,000 hyper-polluting rivers. And with overall waste generation poised to increase more than 75% by 2050, the problem is only going to get worse. Companies around the world have turned their attention to the problem of … Read more