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"Moving events online kept the industry going during the pandemic and now they're here to stay." Notable mentions of the conferences Collision, Web Summit, and RISE, and the speed networking software Mingle. "[T]he Distance Learning Association's Thomas Capone says that the future of meetings and events...
The brain rarely fires on all cylinders even at the best of times - what more during a pandemic?
Israeli tech firm NSO denies media reports that its software has been sold to authoritarian regimes. The Android and iOS spyware can apparently see photographs and contacts, log everything that is typed, and turn on the camera and microphone.
Everyone knows the adage “money can’t buy happiness,” although few of us seem to believe it. The best-known theory on this topic is that money actually can buy happiness, but only up to a point. This comes from a study by two Nobel Laureates, Daniel Kahneman and Angus Deaton (2010), which found...
Cats and dogs can be infected by the coronavirus — but cats are more susceptible to infection, a new study suggests.
Blended learning has transformed higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic, and institutions should continue to leverage its benefits.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 'freedom day' ending over a year of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in England was marred on Monday by surging infections, warnings of supermarket shortages and his own forced self-isolation.
Scientists take a crack at recreating the hypnotic fractal spirals of the Romanesco cauliflower.
A cyber-security firm says it believes the Russia-linked REvil ransomware gang is responsible.
Advocates say having computer programs decide how much help vulnerable people can get is often arbitrary - and in some cases downright cruel
In two separate observations, just ten days apart, astronomers discover a neutron star circling a black hole before being gobbled up.
Turkey is due to ban most plastic waste sent from the UK, so tonnes of packaging will need a new home.
The bank got in trouble over a high-stakes U.S.-China legal clash. In the past two years, Chinese state-owned firms have ended or cut back business with HSBC.
Research shows that financial services exports were hardest hit over four-year period
Demand for non-alcoholic drinks "explodes" as more Australians rethink their drinking habits.
A team of researchers at Yale University's Yale Program on Climate Change Communication has found that the use of tailored advertising can increase awareness among Republicans of the dangers posed by climate change. In their paper published in the journal Nature Climate Change, the group describes field...
Outgoing U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock slammed the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday for failing to come up with a plan to vaccinate the world against COVID-19, describing the G7 pledge to provide 1 billion doses over the next year as a "small step."
Reuters and the Minneapolis Star Tribune each won a Pulitzer Prize on Friday for journalism about racial inequities in U.S. policing, while the New York Times and the Atlantic were honored for chronicling the COVID-19 pandemic, the two topics that dominated last year's headlines.