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Energy Sustainability Technology May 12, 2023 Gallium Oxide Helps Power the Future

| By Haiqi Li | Gallium oxide technology has developed rapidly in the past decade. Its excellent performance and low cost would make power semiconductor products more affordable in the future.

Africa Climate Environment May 11, 2023 Global Warming Exacerbates Africa Drought

| by Emma Kuruppacherry |

This year East Africa saw its worst drought in 40 years. After over 2 years of insufficient rainfall, famine and water shortages cost many their livelihoods and forced them to leave their homes.

The World Food Program stated that by the end of 2022, around 23 million people in Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia were “severely food insecure” which means they had run out of food entirely and went at least a day without eating. However, a new study from a group of extreme-weather scientists revealed that this drought wasn’t a chance accident but a result of intensifying climate change.

Cybersecurity Technology May 2, 2023 Apple Deploys New Rapid Security Updates
Apple released its first-ever rapid security response updates for iOS and macOS. These security patches were developed as part of Apple's commitment to providing timely security updates to its users. The company announced that it would release rapid security updates every two weeks to address critical security issues. According to Ars Technica, the new rapid ...
Climate Environment ESG Sustainability April 21, 2023 Shortfalls of Environment, Social, and Governance Portfolios
| By Alexander Haidar |  Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) focused policies are intended to promote sustainable and socially responsible practices among businesses and organizations. These policies aim to achieve certain goals, such as reducing carbon emissions, promoting social equality, or increasing government transparency and accountability. While the rise of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ...
Business Defense News April 5, 2023 2023 Navy League Sea-Air-Space Expo Draws Thousands of Attendees
  The 2023 Navy League Sea-Air-Space expo, held from April 3-5 in National Harbor, Maryland, brought together over 300 exhibitors to showcase the latest in naval, marine, and coast guard technologies. Speakers and attendees alike discussed critical issues facing the industry, including the need to invest in people and prioritize training and retention programs. During ...
Space Technology March 16, 2023 Space Industry Leaders Exhibit at Washington DC Satellite Show
The Satellite Show 2023 conference was held from March 14th to 16th in Washington D.C. The conference provided a platform for industry leaders, government officials, and satellite enthusiasts to discuss the latest trends and innovations in the satellite industry. The conference included keynote speeches, panel discussions, and an exhibit hall showcasing the latest satellite technologies. ...
Nonprofit March 14, 2023 Nonprofit Teams Meet at the AWS InMotion Nonprofit Conference
On March 14th, 2023, AWS hosted the AWS InMotion Nonprofit Event, bringing together nonprofit leaders, experts, and AWS professionals to share best practices and insights on how technology can help drive positive change in the nonprofit sector. The keynote speaker for the event was Allyson Fryhoff, managing director of nonprofit and nonprofit health at AWS. Other ...
Business EU Ireland UK February 28, 2023 UK, EU propose New Framework on Northern Ireland Border
| By Alexander Haidar | On February 27, 2023 the British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, and President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen announced a tentative post-Brexit trade agreement concerning Northern Ireland.[i] The existing Northern Ireland Protocol is an agreement which came into effect in January of 2021 as part of the Brexit ...
AI Technology February 24, 2023 Positive and Negative Implications of NLP Artificial Intelligence
| By Alexander Haidar | Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a rapidly evolving technological innovation of the 21st century whose full potential has yet to be realized. Recent advancements in machine learning has led to an AI model developed by researchers at MIT that can predict which patients are at high risk of developing lung ...
Earthquake News Syria Turkey February 9, 2023 Massive Earthquake in Turkey and Syria; What happens next?  

| By Alexander Haidar |

On February 6, 2023, magnitude 7.8 earthquakes struck in the southern-Turkish city of Gaziantep, causing over 100 aftershocks of magnitude 4 or higher between Türkiye and Syria. Initial estimates suggest upwards of 10,000 people have been killed, with numbers expected to rise as many more are still trapped under debris of collapsed buildings. Several shocking videos released on social media sites show Turkish and Syrian citizens surveying the preliminary damage as aftershocks cause entire buildings to collapse in on themselves. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a 3 month state-of-emergency in the 10 affected regions and mobilized 25,000 search and rescue personnel.