As drugmakers distribute Covid-19 vaccines, cybersecurity experts are warning against the growing threat of tampering and theft by organized crime networks. How hackers are targeting the vaccine rollout during the pandemic.

Delivering millions of COVID-19 vaccines involves distribution centres, refrigerated trucks and cold storage facilities. And each of these could be a target for hackers. COVID has been just a golden opportunity for cybercriminals and they’ve taken full advantage of it. …


As much of the aviation industry fights to survive the coronavirus pandemic, some economists and engineers see the crisis as an opportunity to use stimulus funds to propel air travel to a carbon-neutral future.

The aviation industry, which accounts for around 5% of all greenhouse gases has been experimenting with technologies like a battery, solar and even hydrogen. So far none of these projects has gone beyond testing and is far from being commercially viable. …


As the weather gets colder and people head indoors, the risk of catching Covid-19 is rising. Explaining why air ventilation and filtration are one of our biggest defences against the coronavirus this winter.

We can see the change in coronavirus cases over the past two months.
You can see cases arising. And as the weather gets colder and people head back indoors, experts say it could get worse. …


For years, one of the biggest days of the holiday shopping season was Black Friday. But in 2020, that could change. The coronavirus pandemic is fast-tracking big changes in retail that were already underway, pushing consumers into a digital future.

For years, the cornerstone of the holiday shopping season has been Black Friday. In Buffalo, New York, shoppers stampeded at Target. And the crowds just keep getting bigger and bigger. This place is packed with people and it has been since five o’clock. Not only is it a time of…


Walmart’s potential deal with TikTok may not only change the retail giant, it could reshape how Americans shop online. Video commerce, which allows users to shop while they watch viral videos, is already wildly popular in other countries.

TikTok and Walmart may seem like an unlikely match, but right now, Walmart is one of the U.S. companies vying to buy a portion of TikTok, which has dance videos. Walmart has deals for customers.

The potential TikTok-Walmart deal would satisfy the Trump administration’s new requirement that TikTok is owned…


The internet is full of secrets just waiting to be stolen by clever hackers, but what if the hackers are after something more, an even bigger score, that could send ripple effects across the entire globe.

The internet is the modern Library of Alexandria, serving as a massive archive of human knowledge, communication, and resources. Every day, billions of people log on and communicate with people a world away as they work, learn, shop, and create. …


In a normal presidential election year, many Americans go from casting our vote before work in the morning to turning off the TV before bed, secure in our knowledge of who will lead the country for the next four years. But in 2020, there’s a better-than-average chance that won’t happen.

We all have our morning routines. And lately, mine starts here: with an obsessive daily check of the status of absentee ballot Okay, so it looks like the county board of elections received ballot on October 27, but it says they still need to process my voter ID envelope and…


Amazon is named after the largest river in the world — you can see it in the business’ early logo. The river may flow through the tropical forests of South America but it seems the company has an even bigger reach. Amazon went from selling books in 1995 to selling…


As nanotechnology has advanced, smart contact lenses are becoming more of a reality. Companies like Mojo Vision and Innovega have working prototypes and are close to bringing this technology to market. But we’re still years away from getting them into our eyes. We explore the challenges this industry has overcome and is still facing.

Imagine a world where you look across the street and get directions or see information on your heart rate while cycling without looking down. All could be possible with smart contact lenses, a sci-fi-movie scenario that’s becoming more and more of a reality. …


In the biggest climate commitment made by any nation, China pledged to go carbon neutral by 2060. While it will be challenging for Beijing to achieve its goal, China’s plan to become a green superpower will have ripple effects around the world.

China has held the mantle of the world’s biggest polluter for more than a decade. It emits the most greenhouse gases and uses more coal than the rest of the world combined. But in September, it made the biggest climate commitment ever made by any nation.

China’s pledge is expected…

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