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.

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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.

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So, why now?

Well economists, climate change experts and engineers alike are arguing that if governments attach climate conditions to bailouts handed out in the pandemic, it could not only help save the aviation…


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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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So what would happen if it all suddenly went away?

The internet is a complex network of hardware and software that’s connected to all our homes through cables and cellular data. But while the internet is a lot more durable than it used to be, it still has its weak spots — chief among them malware…


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.

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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.

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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.

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