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Google searches now provide more context and viewpoints for news stories

Google already provides some context around search results to help you understand the news, and now it's adding more tools to make sure you see the broader picture. To start, there's a new Perspectives carousel that provides viewpoints from experts, journalists and "other relevant voices" for a given news topic. You may see actors and critics' takes after the Oscars, for instance. Perspectives will be available soon in the US for English users. You can also learn more about the writers behind news stories. An "About this…

Maruti Suzuki Rewards and IOCL team up, provide additional benefits

Maruti Suzuki Rewards has just levelled up their game by partnering up with Indian Oil Corporation to give even more benefits and services to their already awesome loyalty program members. This one-of-a-kind program now offers over 8 million members a bunch of cool add-ons that they can enjoy when they refuel their vehicles at any IOCL petrol pump. Starting April 1, 2023, the Maruti Suzuki Rewards App will have a bunch of new features that members can access. You can easily sign up for the XtraRewards program and get…

Researchers provide global synthesis of multiple factors affecting forest ecosystem water storage capacity

Global patterns of (a) WSCFEmm, (b) WSCFEC, (c) WSCFEL, and (d) WSCFES in (e) different forest cover types and different climate zones. Charts on the top and right of (a) show the longitudinal and latitudinal distributions of WSCFEkm3, respectively. Credit: Geophysical Research Letters (2023). DOI: 10.1029/2022GL099888 Water storage capacity of the forest ecosystem refers to the precipitation that can be intercepted and stored…

Mercury emission estimates rarely provide enough data to assess success in eliminating harmful mining practices

Map of countries with published NAPs on Minamata Convention's official website (red), national government websites (blue), and NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) websites (green). Credit: Environmental Science & Policy (2023). DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2022.12.002 A global treaty called the Minamata Convention requires gold-mining countries to regularly report the amount of toxic mercury that miners are using to find and…

DOE Researchers Show How Window Shades Provide Up to 24% Heating Energy Savings

Window shades with cellular or honeycomb structures were found to provide higher energy savings during winter than generic venetian blinds, potentially saving millions of tons of carbon emissions, according to a study by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The study compared the performance of several cellular shades and venetian blinds over two heating seasons, with the room featuring cellular shades achieving up to 24% heating energy savings. Additionally, energy simulations suggested that using cellular…

Twitter India: It is duty of Twitter to provide details of account holders: Govt to Karnataka HC

The union government has informed the High Court of Karnataka that being a significant intermediary, micro blogging site Twitter has additional responsibility and it was its duty "to provide details of account holders". Additional Solicitor General R Sankarnarayanan who appeared for the central government, gave the examples of "dangerous" tweets that "is going to affect the integrity, sovereignty of India or is going to create a public (dis) order; then naturally we will step in and either we will issue a take down notice…

Twitter’s Duty to Provide Details of Account Holders, Government Tells Karnataka HC; Cites ‘Dangerous’ Tweets

The union government has informed the High Court of Karnataka that being a significant intermediary, micro blogging site Twitter has additional responsibility, and it was its duty “to provide details of account holders”.Additional Solicitor General R Sankaranarayanan who appeared for the central government, gave the examples of “dangerous” tweets that “is going to affect the integrity, sovereignty of India or is going to create a public (dis) order; then naturally we will step in and either we will issue a takedown…

Bitcoin Price Prediction 2023 – Could These 5 New Cryptos Provide 50X More Gains Than BTC in 2023

Without any doubt, Bitcoin has been having an incredible run over the years, paving the way for thousands of altcoins. However, bear cycles and crypto regulations continue to impede these cryptos, causing many to lose trust in the market. However, in today’s article, we’ll discuss Bitcoin’s price prediction as well as five new cryptos that will provide more gains than BTC in 2023. These cryptos include Love Hate Inu, Fight Out, C+Charge, Metropoly, and RobotEra. Have an insightful read. Bitcoin Price Prediction Bitcoin…

Meta, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok Issued Orders by FTC to Provide Information on Misleading Advertisements

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Thursday issued orders to eight social media and video streaming firms including Meta Platforms, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube seeking information on how the platforms screen for misleading advertisements.Snap, Amazon.com-owned Twitch, Pinterest and Instagram are the other companies which are all required to provide information such as ad revenue and number of views including those in categories of products and services more prone to deception.The companies did not immediately…

Splitting seawater could provide an endless source of green hydrogen | Science

Few climate solutions come without downsides. “Green” hydrogen, made by using renewable energy to split water molecules, could power heavy vehicles and decarbonize industries such as steelmaking without spewing a whiff of carbon dioxide. But because the water-splitting machines, or electrolyzers, are designed to work with pure water, scaling up green hydrogen could exacerbate global freshwater shortages. Now, several research teams are reporting advances in…