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26Apr/23

MSA Safety Showcases Firefighter Safety Technology at FDIC

At fire scenes, maydays are declared nearly 80 percent of the time due to a lack of firefighter situational awareness, according to Project Mayday, a collective study of mayday incidents, responses and prevention. While mayday calls are just one of many challenges facing firefighters on the fireground, MSA Safety, Inc., (NYSE: MSA) will showcase solutions that address these challenges at this week’s Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana. FDIC is one of the world’s largest firefighter conferences and attracts more than 30,000 fire service professionals. This year, to address the connectivity, accountability, and communications challenges facing those firefighters and their colleagues, MSA will feature the latest enhancements to its Connected Firefighter Platform. Continue reading

26Apr/23

Does Google do Web3?

Web 3 is the third generation of the internet, built on top of blockchain technology. It is a decentralized web that is owned and controlled by its users, rather than by large corporations. Web 3 is still under development, but it has the potential to revolutionize the way we interact with the internet.

Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology that allows for secure, transparent, and tamper-proof transactions. It is the underlying technology that powers cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, but it can be used for a variety of other applications as well.

Web 3 and blockchain are closely related. Blockchain is the technology that makes Web 3 possible, and Web 3 is the application of blockchain technology to the internet.

Here are some of the benefits of Web 3 and blockchain: Continue reading

26Apr/23

Chilekwa Mumba from Zambia awarded the 2023 Goldman Environmental Prize

April 26, 2023 /Environment/ — Chilekwa Mumba is an environmental activist from Zambia who was awarded the 2023 Goldman Environmental Prize for his work to hold the mining company Vedanta Resources accountable for the environmental damage it caused in Zambia.

Mumba started his activism in 2015, when he noticed that the Kafue River, which runs through his community, was becoming polluted. He investigated and found that the pollution was coming from the Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources.
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26Apr/23

Opera unveils Opera One, an entirely redesigned browser

Opera is unveiling Opera One today. Opera One is the early access version of a completely redesigned browser that is planned to replace the flagship Opera browser for Windows, MacOS, and Linux later this year. Based on Modular Design, Opera One transforms the way you interact with your browser, delivering a liquid navigation experience which is more intuitive to the user. With today’s release, Opera One also becomes the first major Chromium-based browser with a multithreaded compositor that brings the UI to life like never before. Opera One also introduces Tab Islands, a new, more intuitive way of interacting with and managing multiple tabs. This news from the company comes just weeks after announcing its first generative AI features, including AI Prompts, as well as access to ChatGPT and ChatSonic in the sidebar. Continue reading

26Apr/23

How to build a startup in Legal Technology

The Google Cloud Startup Summit 2023 was a virtual event that brought together startup founders, investors, and Google Cloud experts to discuss the latest trends and technologies that are shaping the startup landscape. The event covered a wide range of topics, including app and data modernization, cost optimization, and AI.

One of the key points raised during the summit was the importance of data for startups. Data is essential for startups to understand their customers, make better decisions, and drive growth. Google Cloud offers a wide range of data solutions that can help startups collect, store, and analyze data more effectively.
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26Apr/23

James Mwape the founder of the “James Mwape Peer Awards” has died

April 25, 2023 /Lifestyle/ — Philanthropist James Mwape, the founder of the James Mwape Peer Awards, has died. Zambian-born American and co-founder of the Mwape Peer Awards, James Mwape, has died in Cherry Hill, New Jersey in the United States aged 60.
He died on 22nd April, 2023 at his home in New Jersey.
Mr. Mwape an Educator, Entrepreneur and Author was born in 1962, in Mwense district, in the Luapula Province of the then Northern Rhodesia.
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26Apr/23

Oral sex is now the leading risk factor for throat cancer

Hisham Mehanna, University of Birmingham

Over the past two decades, there has been a rapid increase in throat cancer in the west, to the extent that some have called it an epidemic. This has been due to a large rise in a specific type of throat cancer called oropharyngeal cancer (the area of the tonsils and back of the throat). The main cause of this cancer is the human papillomavirus (HPV), which are also the main cause of cancer of the cervix. Oropharyngeal cancer has now become more common than cervical cancer in the US and the UK.

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25Apr/23

The current state of open banking regulation around the world.

April 25, 2023 /Finance/ — Open banking is a financial services term for the practice of allowing third-party financial service providers to access customer data held by other financial institutions, through the use of application programming interfaces (APIs). The goal of open banking is to promote innovation and competition in the financial services industry by giving consumers more choices and control over their financial data. Continue reading

25Apr/23

Harry Belafonte has died at 96.

April 25, 2023 /Entertainment/ — Harry Belafonte was an American singer, actor, and activist. He was born in New York City on March 1, 1927, and died on April 25, 2023. He was one of the most successful Caribbean-American pop stars, and he popularized the Trinbagonian Calypso musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) was the first million-selling LP by a single artist. Continue reading

25Apr/23

Adele James Cleopatra controversy

April 24, 2023 /Entertainment/ — The casting of Adele James as Cleopatra is controversial because there is no consensus on what Cleopatra’s race was. Some historians believe that she was of Macedonian Greek descent, while others believe that she had African ancestry. The casting of James, who is a black British actress, has been seen by some as an attempt to “blackwash” history. Others have defended the casting, saying that it is important to represent Cleopatra as a diverse figure. Continue reading