DermaScan Continues to Drive Safety Technology in the United States Market During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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DENVER, CO / ACCESSWIRE / December 4, 2020 / DermaScan’s temperature screening technology in the US has become an essential and effective tool for government and businesses relying on in-person operations during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

With experts recognizing fever being one of the indicating symptoms of the virus, temperature checks are becoming a standard in proactive measures in minimizing risk exposure. In early 2020, DermaScan’s focus changed towards temperature screening hardware and software that, through unique infrared technology, can operate independently or integrate with other devices, such as security doors, which has been a proactive measure in states where ordinances are consistently changing officials say.

“Consistent temperature screenings are as reliable as oral thermometer readings, yet quicker in results and more sanitary to keep traffic in motion while safe,”

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Kigen Continues to Blaze a New Trail Towards Crucial Security for Cellular IoT Scale

BELFAST, Northern Ireland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kigen, a security leader for cellular IoT, has enabled 2 billion SIMs in IoT devices and has new state-of-the-art eSIM and integrated SIM (iSIM) deployments with leading chipset providers, module vendors and network operators. As an independent but wholly-owned subsidiary of Arm, Kigen will focus on addressing device-maker demand for greater choice in affordable security for trusted IoT devices.

Kigen, after incubating within Arm, has a well-established ecosystem with mature partners and has now added several new customers, including Alif Semiconductor, KORE, Qualcomm Technologies and Sequans Communications.

“If we are to accelerate global IoT innovation, security and trust for connected devices can never be an afterthought,” said Vincent Korstanje, Chief Executive Officer, Kigen. ”By making iSIM the future foundation for trust in the IoT, Kigen, together with our partners, are offering all device-makers greater freedom in how they manufacture secure devices and deliver the services

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Smartphone market continues recovery but isn’t out of the woods just yet

Another set of analyst sales figures suggest the global smartphone market is showing signs of recovery after a difficult 2020 due to coronavirus.

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Gartner says 366 million units were sold during the third quarter of 2020, a drop of 5.7% year on year. However, this is far better than the previous two quarters, which coincided with the peak of the pandemic and during which the market contracted by more than a fifth.

There is renewed hope that the fourth quarter could see further improvement thanks to easing lockdown restrictions and delayed purchases. However, there is also a warning that ongoing uncertainty and economic pressures, coupled with the delayed rollout of 5G networks, could yet scupper improvement.

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“Consumers are limiting

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The FTC and state attorneys general are reportedly aiming up to 4 new antitrust lawsuits at Facebook and Google as talk of regulation continues to heat up

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  • The Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general are gearing up to hit Google and Facebook with new antitrust lawsuits in the coming weeks, per a Monday report from The Wall Street Journal.
  • The probes will focus on whether the companies have had unfair advantages in their domination of the search and ad market and social media.
  • The DOJ and state attorneys generals have been probing aspects of Google’s business, including its search, online advertising, and Android practices, since 2019. The DOJ filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google in October.
  • But if the government sued Facebook, it would be the first major US government antitrust action taken against the social media company.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Federal and state officials are gearing up to slap Facebook and Google with up to four new antitrust lawsuits by

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Chengdu Continues to Enhance Trade Links and Cultural Exchanges to Expand Circle of Friends Around the World

CHENGDU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 27, 2020–

The Chengdu-Europe railway line spans over 10,000 kilometers across countless rivers and mountains, transporting goods to vast numbers of people across the Eurasian landmass. With increased trade, cultural links between Chengdu and Europe are also growing stronger. Against this backdrop, Chengdu-Eurasia National Pavilion Cluster (CENPC) has emerged in the Qingbaijiang District of Chengdu to further promote trade and cultural exchanges.

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CENPC is an important platform for trade exhibition and cultural exchange between countries along the Belt and Road. With trade promotion as a foundation, the project, which is expected to feature over 40 national pavilions, aims to deepen Sichuan’s global cooperation in fields such as culture, talent, education, and science and technology, while catalyzing Chengdu’s international development.


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Agri-tech continues to transform the future of food security in Africa

70% of Africans rely solely on agricultural income. But with a growing global population and mounting pressure to double outputs by the year 2050, farmers continue with the struggle of keeping up with the demand. Faced with challenges such as outdated methods and equipment, earth cracked dry from changes in climate and locked in an ongoing battle with destructive plagues, farmers are facing odds stacked against them.

But technology is ushering change. Powering a new era of farming, agritech solutions from all over the world are seeing unprecedented investment – with start-ups growing 110% in the past two years, and showing no sign of slowing down.

Microsoft has been partnering with public and private organisations to develop systems that support better policy making around agriculture. One example of this is the organistions work with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives (MALFC) in Kenya

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Walmart Continues Amazon Rivalry With Faster Holiday Shipping

Move over Amazon. Walmart is ramping up its shipping speed.

Walmart (WMT) is preparing for an onslaught of orders on its e-commerce site this holiday season by changing the way it handles fulfilling purchases. The retail giant is shifting some of its fulfillment directly to its more than 2,800 stores in an effort to get orders to customers without delays.

In a blog post, Tom Ward, Senior Vice President of Customer Product at Walmart, said, “We’ve created a program that routes some orders to be fulfilled straight from our stores. We’ll use our existing local delivery capabilities to get orders to customers faster, while reducing the load on our online fulfillment centers.”

The change in strategy comes as Walmart has seen more customers shop online as talk of “shipping woes” during the holidays surface. Delays in shipping are expected during the holiday season as consumers stay away from brick-and-mortar

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400 Years After the ‘First Thanksgiving,’ the Tribe Who Fed the Pilgrims Continues to Fight for Their Land Amid Another Epidemic

When Paula Peters was in second grade in Philadelphia in the mid-1960s, listening to a teacher talk about Plymouth colony and the Mayflower, a student asked what happened to the Native Americans who helped the Pilgrims settle, the Wampanoag. The teacher said they were all dead.

a person standing next to a body of water: Weetoomoo Carey, 8, left, and Jackolynn Carey, 5, Wampanoag Nipmucs from Mashpee, look across to the Mayflower replica anchored near Plymouth Rock on Nov. 26, 1991. They were with a group of Native Americans gathered for a day of mourning in response to the Pilgrims' Thanksgiving

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Weetoomoo Carey, 8, left, and Jackolynn Carey, 5, Wampanoag Nipmucs from Mashpee, look across to the Mayflower replica anchored near Plymouth Rock on Nov. 26, 1991. They were with a group of Native Americans gathered for a day of mourning in response to the Pilgrims’ Thanksgiving

“When she mentioned we’re all dead, that was devastating,” Peters, 61, recalled to TIME. “I raised my hand, and I said no that’s not true, I’m a Wampanoag, and I’m still here. I didn’t know enough then as a second grader that I could challenge her, but I think that I’ve challenged

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Lime unveils next-gen scooter as it continues to inch toward profitability

Lime unveiled its fourth-generation electric scooter with a swappable battery and enhanced safety features. The company also announced it was “cash flow positive” in the third quarter of 2020 — a sign that the scooter sharing giant is getting closer to becoming profitable for the first time.

In an appearance at The Wall Street Journal’s “Future of Everything” conference, Lime CEO Wayne Ting claimed to be the first mobility company to have a cash flow-positive quarter.

Being cash flow positive means Lime has more money going into the business at a given time than going out. But it’s not the same as having net income or being profitable after adjusting your earnings for interest and taxes, also known as EBIT. Lime expects to be profitable on an EBIT basis in 2021, a spokesperson confirmed.

Still, it’s a big milestone

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Nintendo Continues Cracking Down On People Selling Switch Hacks

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Nintendo filed a lawsuit Wednesday against an Amazon Marketplace user who was allegedly selling devices called RCM loaders. Used to help people jailbreak their Switch, shutting these down is the latest in the company’s efforts to stop players from pirating its games.

As first reported by Polygon, the lawsuit against reseller Le Hoang Minh seeks “relief for unlawful trafficking in circumvention devices in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).” In addition to having the Seattle District Court order Minh to stop selling the devices, Nintendo also wants $2,500 in damages for each one already sold.

“Piracy of video game software has become a serious, worsening international problem,” Nintendo’s lawyers write (without offering any further detail), arguing that the RCM loaders and other devices like them are are a big contributor to that. While jailbreaking a Switch isn’t necessarily itself against the law, pirating games

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