How green steel made with electricity could clean up a dirty industry

How green steel made with electricity could clean up a dirty industry

About two tons of carbon dioxide emissions are spit out for every ton of steel produced from industrial steel production – which adds up to about 10% of such emissions worldwide. The global steel market is expected to grow by about 30% by 2050, with some large steel producers promising to reach net-zero emissions by…

Big Tech remains silent on questions about data privacy in a post-Roe world

Big Tech remains silent on questions about data privacy in a post-Roe world

Google Says in her The Company reserves the right to remove any content that violates the Terms of Service or may cause harm to other users, third parties or Google. Those Terms of Service cover a wide range of products, including email, archived media, travel guides on Google Maps, and Google Docs. The policy has…

We need smarter cities, not “smart cities”

We need smarter cities, not “smart cities”

Word “Smart Cities” Emerged as a marketing strategy for large IT vendors. It has now become synonymous with urban uses of technology, especially advanced and emerging technologies. But cities are more than 5G, big data, driverless vehicles and AI. They are the crucial driver of opportunity, prosperity and progress. They support people displaced by war…

Metaverse: Open for business? | MIT Technology Review

Metaverse: Open for business? | MIT Technology Review

Already metavors are increasingly part of companies’ mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategies. In December 2021, Nike announced the acquisition of its digital design studio RTFKT, a sportswear company that says it hopes to help explore the possibilities presented by Metavers. In January 2022, Microsoft announced its plans to acquire game developer and interactive entertainment content…

Facebook is bombarding cancer patients with ads for unproven treatments

Facebook is bombarding cancer patients with ads for unproven treatments

One from Verita Life in Bangkok, Thailand, targeted Australians like Otter, falsely claiming that the hypothermia treatment offered there would “destroy cancer cells.” When Otter took a screenshot of the ad in his news feed in August 2020, he had over a thousand likes and 600 shares. Otter reported the ads he saw to Facebook…

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe vs Wade. What does that mean?

The US Supreme Court has overturned Roe vs Wade. What does that mean?

Access to legal abortion is now subject to state laws, which allow each state to decide whether to ban, restrict, or allow the procedure. Some parts of the country are stricter than others – Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kentucky have 13 states with trigger laws that made abortion illegal immediately after the ruling. In total, about…

The Online Privacy Bill has gained support from the House of Representatives

The Online Privacy Bill has gained support from the House of Representatives

“We’re addicted to being on Facebook.” ડીJordi Barbera, who runs a pizza stand in Mexico City, tells the rest of the world why he has turned to selling his wares through social networks instead of more traditional food delivery apps. Big story “Am I going crazy or am I being chased?” Inside the disruptive online…