Major Apple and Tesla Suppliers Halt Production Due to China’s Electricity Crisis

TAIPEI – Several key suppliers to Apple and Tesla have halted production at some of their Chinese facilities to comply with Beijing’s stricter energy consumption policy, endangering the continuity of the supply chain for a peak season for electronics, including the latest iPhones. Eson Precision Engineering, a subsidiary of Foxconn …

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Nonpoint covers “When Doves Cry” by Prince

Nonpoint covered Prince and the Revolution’s “When Doves Cry”, and he earned the seal of approval from Prince’s bandmates. The track was originally released in 1984 by Prince and the Revolution, and now Nonpoint offers a more metallic take on the classic. Check out Nonpoint’s coverage below: And here is …

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Smart meters: the easy part and the hard part | A new shade of green | Sherry Listgarten

Deploying a smart meter has an easier part and a more difficult part. The simplest part is to install the new meters and radios and the associated software. I’m saying this part is (relatively) easy because it’s hard to mess up too much. The hardest part is developing time-based pricing …

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Overview KB5005653 for Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1809 Network Framework 3.5, 4.7.2 and 4.8.

Last night Microsoft released the Global Update for KB5005625 for Windows 10 version 1809. KB5005540 for .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.7.2 and KB5005540. A preview of Windows 10 version 1809 for .NET Framework 3.5, 4.7.2, and 4.8 has been released. Global update for KB5005653: September 21, 2021 for Windows 10 …

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Starmer faces wave of anger at Labor conference chaos | Workforce

Keir Starmer is fighting to restore authority over the Labor Party after a deadly defeat at the hands of the unions and the left has sparked a storm of criticism over his performance as leader. Ahead of a conference billed as the moment when Starmer would present himself as future …

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Microsoft WPBT flaw allows hackers to install rootkits on Windows devices

Security researchers have discovered a flaw in the Microsoft Windows Platform Binary Table (WPBT) that could be exploited in simple attacks to install rootkits on all Windows computers shipped since 2012. Rootkits are malicious tools created by threat actors to evade detection by burrowing deep into the operating system and …

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Renewable Energy Stocks: Now is the Time to Buy?

Renewable energy stocks have been on a wild ride so far this century as the industry has gone through a number of boom and bust cycles. We’ve seen stocks skyrocket, some of the biggest solar panel makers have gone out of business, and even finance companies have gone bankrupt. Given …

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Updates from Nigeria, Climate Change and Tunisia

COVID-19 Maintains Persistent Economic Disruption in Nigeria On Tuesday, Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics and the United Nations Development Program reported that around 20% of Nigerian workers have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, joint research examining the impact of the pandemic on Africa’s largest economy …

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Enabling policy environment can fully benefit from gene editing for Indian agriculture

Indian agriculture CRISPR-Cas-mediated gene editing has become a powerful technology capable of precisely modifying the genome of a wide variety of organisms. The technology is based on an existing bacterial immune system and is adopted worldwide as a simple, precise and effective method to genetically improve living organisms, including animal …

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India makes clean energy pledges at UN summit

India, at first United Nations General Assembly energy leaders meeting in 40 years, pledged to increase installed renewable energy capacity to 450 GW by 2030 and develop and implement a national hydrogen energy mission to increase annual green hydrogen production to 1 MT by 2030. In addition, it announced the …

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