Markets head for worst week since 2008 as coronavirus cases surge

Global share markets were headed for the worst week since the depths of the 2008 financial crisis as investors ditched risky assets on fears the coronavirus would become a pandemic and derail economic growth. Asian stocks tracked another overnight plunge in Wall Street’s benchmarks on Friday with the markets in China, Japan and South Korea…

FAA Environmental Assessment details SpaceX plans at Cape Canaveral

As SpaceX competes for the right to launch future US military satellites, an environmental assessment by the Federal Aviation Administration has revealed details of the company’s plans for national security missions and future operations of its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rockets. SpaceX is one of four companies competing for two available contracts under Phase…

Katherine Johnson: Pioneering NASA mathematician

Home References Spaceflight Katherine G. Johnson was a NASA mathematician who helped send the first Americans into space and the first astronauts into space. She is one of the most celebrated black women in space science. (Image: © Bob Nye/NASA) Katherine Johnson was a NASA mathematician who played a key role in numerous NASA missions…

The boss who put everyone on 70K

Image copyright Gravity In 2015, the boss of a card payments company in Seattle introduced a $70,000 minimum salary for all of his 120 staff – and personally took a pay cut of $1m. Five years later he’s still on the minimum salary, and says the gamble has paid off.Dan Price was hiking with his…

AMD Launches Ultra-Low-Power Ryzen Embedded APUs: Starting at 6W

by Anton Shilov on February 27, 2020 12:00 PM EST Posted in CPUs AMD Embedded APUs Ryzen Ryzen Embedded While it doesn’t get the same attention as their high-profile mobile, desktop, or server CPU offerings, AMD’s embedded division is an important fourth platform for the chipmaker. To that end, this week the company is revealing…

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