The tech that keeps World Central Kitchen cooking in times of disaster

Communications appsLike a lot of organizations, World Central Kitchen has moved much of its interoffice banter from email to Slack. That messaging app, soon to be bought by Salesforce for almost $28 billion, offers task-management tools above what most email clients offer. “It’s the actual search, reminders, forwarding, assigning,” says Erich Broksas, WCK’s chief strategy […]

Nepalese team first to top the world’s second tallest peak in winter

READ MORE:K2 claimed the lives of my ex husband and cherished sonKiwi mountaineer Chris Jensen Burke conquers Mt Kanchenjunga – world’s third highest peakNepal’s world record-shattering Everest guide returns home a heroTwo Sherpa guides scale Nepal’s Mount Everest, setting new records

Vaccine nationalism puts world on brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure’, says WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization said on Monday that the world was on the brink of a “catastrophic moral failure” on distributing COVID-19 vaccines, urging countries and manufacturers to share doses more fairly around the world.

China was the only major economy to GROW in 2020 as rest of the world was crippled by Covid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is thought to have originated in the eastern Chinese city of Wuhan, and in January the surrounding Hubei province became the first part of the world placed under lockdown as part of efforts to contain the outbreak.

Vietnam’s internet environment ranked 32nd in the world

Google reveals what Vietnamese searched for in 2016 Vietnam among 10 countries most exposed to hacking risk, report warns A new index that measures a country’s internet for its availability, affordability, relevance of content and public access has found that Vietnam is doing better than more than half of the world.

Xinhua Commentary: China’s historic economic comeback, beacon of hope for world

Since the beginning of 2020, China has fully implemented its foreign investment law. Its negative list for market access in pilot free trade zones has been further shortened to the benefit of foreign investors. It has steadily promoted financial market access and introduced its master plan for the construction of the Hainan free trade port, […]

The world’s first fully automated ‘salmon cannon’ is here to save the planet

As the fish pass through the scanner, they are photographed 18 times in high-definition in just 0.5 seconds. The data from these images, with some smart A.I. assistance, tells the system the size of the fish, its species, whether it’s injured or healthy, if it’s native or hatchery in origin, and more. The fish are […]

Take a tour through Destiny 2’s gorgeous new sci-fi worlds

The new game will introduce three new planets, including Titan, Io, and Nessus. They’re joined by Earth, where the action has shifted from Old Russia to an area called the European Dead Zone. Each environment looks to bring something new to the experience. The surface of Titan is completely covered in a vast ocean, for […]

Camier named Honda World Superbike team manager

“I thank Honda for the trust they have put in me – the WorldSBK project is very important and the new CBR1000RR-R Fireblade looks absolutely great. I’m prepared to work hard to achieve our goals; I always did so as a rider and I will continue in the same way as Team Manager. 

Inside the private world of Zac Efron’s Australian squeeze: Rare photos surface of Vanessa Valladares’ family including twin brother Jayden – as they vanish from social media amid her romance with the Hollywood star

Cheeky! In addition to a trip down to Sydney last week, Vanessa and the High School Musical star also enjoyed a skiing holiday in Thredbo in September. Pictured: Vanessa in early 2020