UN plans to increase renewables as climate concerns rise

GENEVA (AP) — The UN weather agency’s greenhouse gas concentrations, ocean temperature, sea-level rise and ocean acidification hit record levels last year, the United Nations chief said Wednesday. “Before we burn our only home, we must end fossil fuel pollution and accelerate the renewable energy transition,” said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. “Time is running out.” […]

Algorithm that screens for child neglect raises concerns

Inside a cavernous stone fortress in downtown Pittsburgh, attorney Robin Frank defends parents at one of their lowest points – when they risk losing their children. The job is never easy, but in the past she knew what she was up against when squaring off against child protective services in family court. Now, she worries […]

Brazil Bans Telegram Over Disinformation Concerns

Brazil’s approach is notable for how it tries to force the companies that provide the internet’s backbone to block Telegram’s web traffic. The policy even covers people trying to use software to circumvent the ban by routing their web traffic through other countries. Mr de Moraes said anyone who does this will face a $20,000 […]

Bird Flu Spread in the US Concerns the Poultry Industry

The 2014-15 outbreak is considered the most devastating in the country’s history. Although the federal government compensated farmers for lost flocks, it quickly increased prices for poultry and eggs and cost the industry more than $3 billion. In the end, nearly 50 million birds were killed by the virus, mostly in Iowa and Minnesota, or […]

Netflix stock drops as subscriber growth concerns deepen

SAN RAMON, California (AP) — Netflix It hit the last quarter of disappointing subscriber growth in the last three months of last year, a trend that management predicts will continue into the new year, undermining the tougher competition video streaming leader. The Los Gatos, California company added 8.3 million subscribers worldwide in the October-December period; […]

Verizon and AT&T Agree to Postpone 5G Plans Due to Airline Security Concerns

Verizon and AT&T said late Monday that they have agreed to delay their new wireless technology deployments by two weeks, complying with requests from federal aviation regulators. voicing their concerns He said the signals could pose an airline safety hazard. The companies made the decision after initially rejecting a delay request made last week by […]

Verizon and AT&T Agree to Postpone 5G Plans Due to Airline Security Concerns

Verizon and AT&T said late Monday that they have agreed to delay their new wireless technology deployments by two weeks, complying with requests from federal aviation regulators. voicing their concerns He said the signals could pose an airline safety hazard. The companies made the decision after initially rejecting a delay request made last week by […]

Software flaw raises ‘cyber epidemic’ concerns

A software vulnerability in common computer networks is being compared to a “cyber epidemic” by security analysts and the government. The vulnerability called Log4Shell, known as the “zero-day vulnerability”, Apache software It is used in tens of thousands of computer networks around the world. The discovery of the vulnerability last week sparked an international effort […]

Developers Are Building More Net-Zero Homes As Climate Concerns Grow

During their three years in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nicole Rae and Brian Mastenbrook have become increasingly concerned about California’s wildfires. The sky would turn orange, ash would settle on the plants and patio railings, and Ms. Rae, a 30-year-old teacher with asthma, would have trouble breathing. In May, he and Mr. Mastenbrook, a […]

Bitcoin mining powerhouse raises concerns among environmentalists

One hurdle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run huge, power-hungry computer arrays that create and process cryptocurrency. A mining operation in downtown New York has come up with a new solution that has alarmed environmentalists. He uses his own switchboard. Near the shores of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes […]

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