• California City Allows Nuro to Test Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Fleet
  • Luckin Coffee Sees Unprecedented Surge in Demand
  • Researchers at Uni of Kentucky to Create Antiviral Membrane Mask
  • Amazon’s General Counsel Goes on Defense after Comments on Warehouse Protest Leader
  • Disney+ Starts Publishing Content in Middle East and North Africa
California City Allows Nuro to Test Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Fleet

California City Allows Nuro to Test Autonomous Delivery Vehicle Fleet

California’s Division of Motor Vehicles Tuesday authorized autonomous technology startup Nuro to test two driverless delivery automobiles in nine cities, a decision that comes as coronavirus concerns lock down many in the state. U.S. corporations that ship groceries, essential goods, and take out food are scrambling to search out drivers as well as methods to deliver with zero contact amid the virus pandemic. Nuro, the second company after Alphabet’s Waymo…

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Luckin Coffee Sees Unprecedented Surge in Demand

Luckin Coffee Sees Unprecedented Surge in Demand

Luckin Coffee’s app has boost rocketed to become the second hottest in China as consumers rushed to say a free drink that it has long provided for downloading, worried the chain would possibly fall after it said much of its sales in 2019 were fabricated. The coffee chain’s app often ranks between the 70th and 100th hottest free app downloads for users of Apple’s iOS operating system in China, based…

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Researchers at Uni of Kentucky to Create Antiviral Membrane Mask

Researchers at Uni of Kentucky to Create Antiviral Membrane Mask

Dibakar Bhattacharyya has been a fixture at the University of Kentucky’s School of Engineering for over five decades and is renowned for his analysis, which focuses on incorporating life sciences supplies with synthetic membranes for filtering and producing clear water. Recently, the director of UK’s Center of Membrane Sciences, identified to colleagues as “DB,” is contributing his decades of membrane expertise to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. He has…

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Amazon’s General Counsel Goes on Defense after Comments on Warehouse Protest Leader

Amazon’s General Counsel Goes on Defense after Comments on Warehouse Protest Leader

Amazon.com’s general counsel Thursday stated his emotions clouded his judgment when he wrote meeting notes in which he allegedly drafted a public relations strategy towards a protest organizer and questioned the employee’s intelligence. Amazon didn’t confirm the authenticity of the notes, which were from a daily assembly with the company’s CEO Jeff Bezos and the senior management team. David Zapolsky, Amazon’s secretary and prime lawyer, allegedly wrote that a worker…

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Disney+ Starts Publishing Content in Middle East and North Africa

Disney+ Starts Publishing Content in Middle East and North Africa

Walt Disney’s Disney+ content will be out there for the first time in North Africa and the Middle East on regional pay-TV and online streaming service provider OSN from April 9. Dubai-based OSN has signed a “long-term” exclusive distribution rights agreement, OSN CEO Patrick Tillieux said by phone, declining to reveal further details. Disney+ original programming, along with hit show ‘The Mandalorian’, will be available on OSN’s pay-tv and online streaming…

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Researchers Determine Bust Properties of Most Recurring Transient Magnetar Using NASA’s

Researchers Determine Bust Properties of Most Recurring Transient Magnetar Using NASA’s

Utilizing NASA’s Fermi and Swift spacecraft, astronomers have probes SGR J1935+2154, the most recurring transient magnetar recognized to date. The latest research shines a light on the burst properties of this object. The study is detailed in a paper featured on March 23 on the arXiv pre-print repository. Magnetars are neutron stars with extremely sturdy magnetic fields, over one quadrillion times stronger than the magnetic field of Earth. The decay of magnetic fields in…

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Instacart, Amazon Gig Workers Demonstrate in U.S., Italy Citing Inadequate Safety Measures at Facilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Instacart, Amazon Gig Workers Demonstrate in U.S., Italy Citing Inadequate Safety Measures at Facilities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Warehouse, supply and retail gig workers in the U.S. went on strike Monday to demand attention to safety and wage concerns for people working through the coronavirus crisis. Among the strikers had been some of the nearly 200,000 employees at U.S. online grocery supply company Instacart, based on strike organizer Gig Workers Collective GWC), formed earlier this year by Instacart employee Vanessa Bain. Fifteen workers at an Amazon.com warehouse in…

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London’s Underwriters Adapt to Work from Home as Enterprise Shifts Online

London’s Underwriters Adapt to Work from Home as Enterprise Shifts Online

Thousands of London’s underwriters took their fountain pens and stamps home last week, which they utilize to sign insurance contracts; however, they won’t need them. Working at home because of the coronavirus shutdown, they’ve deserted the conventional tools of their business and are turning to email and other digital systems to agree on terms with the brokers who put business their way. It’s a huge shift from a typical day…

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Duke University Disinfects N95 Masks Using Vaporized Hydro-Peroxide

Duke University Disinfects N95 Masks Using Vaporized Hydro-Peroxide

With the scarcity of N95 face masks persisting nationwide, healthcare facilities are scrambling to find methods to clean and disinfect the masks for reuse to protect doctors and nurses most at risk of exposure to COVID-19. Duke University thinks it has discovered a solution utilizing vaporized hydrogen peroxide to decontaminate the masks. The process makes use of specialized gear to vaporize hydrogen peroxide, which can then infuse all of the layers…

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Researchers Suggests Growth in Energy Consumption does not Lead to Longer Lives

Research Suggests Growth in Energy Consumption does not Lead to Longer Lives

Growing consumption of power and fossil fuels over four decades didn’t play a significant role in increasing life expectancy across 70 nations. New research, commissioned by the University of Leeds, has quantified the importance of various growth factors to improvements in physical health on a global scale. Because a nation’s vitality use is extremely correlated with life expectancy at any single time limit, it has generally been assumed that progress in energy…

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