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Virgin Galactic unveils new VSS Imagine spacecraft

Virgin Galactic, part of Richard Branson's Virgin Group, has unveiled its new Spaceship VSS Imagine. It is the first representative of the new, third generation of Spaceship III. Virgin Galactic reports that the VSS Imagine is currently undergoing ground testing, with flight tests scheduled to...

EU Countries Suspending AstraZeneca Vaccine May Have Wider Impacts

Analysts say that there will be far-reaching consequences of many European countries deciding to suspend the use of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by University of Oxford and AstraZeneca even as the wider vaccine roll out program in the continent lags behind its announced targets.   Concerns...

China doubles over US in number of quantum technology patents

The total number of quantum technology patents held by Chinese organisations is double the number held by US companies. This was reported by the Nikkei Asia newspaper. Analyst firm Valuenex estimates that by March 2021, the total number of quantum technology patents registered by private and...

Bloomberg warns of global crisis due to Microsoft's vulnerability

The situation with the hacking attack on Microsoft software is turning into a global cybersecurity crisis, Bloomberg reports. The agency noted that at least 60,000 organisations around the world have been hacked because of a vulnerability in the corporation's Exchange Server software, citing a...

Singapore will ban registration of diesel cars and taxis from 2025

Singapore will ban registration of diesel taxis and cars from 2025. The government expects only clean energy vehicles to be on the country's roads by 2040. Authorities in Singapore have set a target to ban the registration of diesel-powered cars and taxis from as early as 2025 to lower emissions...

Scientists: Bitcoin is a threat to Earth's climate

US scientists came up with a paper that says the energy for cryptocurrencies mining is growing. According to their information, this volume has already started to exceed a year energy consumption of some states. The scientists say that the cryptocurrency mining became a threat to the "zero...

WHO Team In China Dismiss Covid-19 'Lab Leak' Theory

The theory that the novel coronaries had leaked from a lab in Wuhan in China was dismissed by a team of scientists from the World Health Organization (WHO) after a 12-day investigation into the origins of the pandemic in China.   The team has also said that there will be no recommendations...

Christie's to hold its first cryptocurrency auction

A digital work Everydays: The First 5000 Days by artist Mike Winkelmann, known by his pseudonym Beeple, will be sold by Christie's auction house for Ethereum crypto-currency, Bloomberg reported, citing representatives of the house. This is the first time Christie's has announced an auction using...

Scientists Develop Bracelets That Can Convert Human Body Heat Into Energy

Scientists have developed a wearable device that has the technological ability to use the human body to power itself and hence do not use batteries. This technological development could be e very interesting one for the fans of the dystopian movie The Matrix.   Reflecting the use of enslaved...

Analysts warn of possible leak of Clubhouse user data to China

The US-based Internet Research Center has identified a vulnerability in social networking site Clubhouse that potentially allows Chinese authorities to access user data. The social network promised to add "additional encryption" to audio files. The Stanford Internet Observatory (SIO) Centre for...
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