Climate change: Why it could be time to cut back on new gadgets and HD streams

We need to cut global emissions, and fast – and in doing so, tech businesses are both part of the the problem – and the solution. A new report from the UK’s Royal Society finds that as technologies keep growing at pace, the onus is on the digital sector not only to reduce its own carbon footprint, but also to come up with innovative ways to reverse climate change globally. 

While there is no exact figure that sums up the impact of digital technologies on the environment, the report estimates that the sector currently represents between 1.4% and 5.9% of global greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, the industry is projected to make huge strides in the coming years: for example, the total number of internet users is expected to reach 5.3 billion by 2023, up from less than four billion in 2018. 

All this extra connectivity comes at

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Death shocks U of T student body, prompts calls for change to mental health programming

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The death of a first year New College student at the University of Toronto has prompted an outcry from the student body, who feel the educational institution is not doing enough to ensure students have proper access to mental health supports.

“It would be wrong to imply an attitude that they don’t care, but with a multi-billion dollar institution of the University of Toronto you would expect to see significantly better services and living environment,” explains Dermot O’Halloran, vice-president of operations with the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU.)

“It has been a longstanding issue.”

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Unions, students raise concern over University of Toronto’s Fall 2020 in-person learning

On Nov. 2,2020 first year student Keshav Mayya died by suicide at an off-campus location. A student studding mathematics and quantum computing, Mayya’s tragic death has put the

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Global Change Management Software Industry

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —  Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Change Management Software estimated at US$1.3 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$3.1 Billion by 2027, growing at aCAGR of 12.9% over the period 2020-2027. On premise, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 10.5% CAGR and reach US$981.3 Million by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Cloud-based segment is readjusted to a revised 14.1% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

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The U.S. Market is Estimated at $395.1 Million, While China is Forecast to Grow at 12.5% CAGR

The Change Management Software market in the U.S. is estimated at US$395.1 Million in the year 2020. China, the

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Android users running “this” version advised to change their phones to browse internet smoothly

a hand holding a cellphone: The remaining 33.8 per cent of Android devices will start getting certificate errors whenever a user visits sites that have a Let's Encrypt certificate.

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The remaining 33.8 per cent of Android devices will start getting certificate errors whenever a user visits sites that have a Let’s Encrypt certificate.

Android users still having the 7.1 or the older version will have to upgrade their software/phones. If not done, those using the older versions will not be able to browse the internet smoothly on phones. As the partnership of certificate authority “Let’s Encrypt” with the Certificate Authority IdenTrust is going to expire on September 1, 2021, there will be compatibility issues. It is to note that, launched 5 years ago, Let’s Encrypt has been relying on the IdenTrust partnership for cross signature.

According to media reports, there are no plans to renew the partnership. Now this will impact people on older Android versions as they will not be able to access any secure websites. This implies that if the device

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Company made to change name that could be used for website hacks

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‘The Witcher’ Halts Production After 4 Positive COVID-19 Tests

“The Witcher” was forced to immediately pause production on Season 2 of the Netflix series after four people tested positive on Saturday for the coronavirus, a source with knowledge told TheWrap.The four staffers were not part of the cast and have been isolated. Netflix will implement a round of testing of everyone involved in the series.Filming on Season 2, which is taking place at London’s Arborfield Studios, will resume when it is deemed safe to do so.Also Read: ‘The Witcher’ Season 2: Yennefer Is Battered and Chained in First-Look PhotosNetflix announced in June that the Henry Cavill-led series would pick up filming again Aug. 17 after being shut down due to the coronavirus in mid-March. Production had first begun in February.“The Witcher” stars Cavill as monster hunter Geralt of Rivia, Anya Chalotra as sorceress Yennefer and Freya Allan as

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Biden’s Shipping Agency Nominee Could Prove Crucial To US Climate Change Plans

In the upcoming months, there will be around 4000 appointments for the Biden-Harris team to make, 1212 of which will require a Senate confirmation.

One of the less prominent roles is that of the US Shipping Administrator within the Department of Transportation (a role known as the US Maritime Administrator or MARAD).

This position has historically been overlooked, but may prove to be a critical appointment in order for the Biden-Harris team to succeed with their climate change plans.

With the global coronavirus pandemic likely to continue for many more months, and airlines

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Antrim Co. vote count problem was ballot change, not software

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — As Republicans raise alarms about the software used in Antrim County, where votes ultimately had to be counted by hand, the West Michigan-based company that makes the software says the problem was human error.

In early returns, it initially looked like Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden had garnered more votes in Antrim County than Republican President Donald Trump. In a county that has long been a Republican stronghold, it was almost immediately apparent that something was wrong. The votes were recounted Wednesday and it was determined Trump did win in the county.

It turns out the mistake was an isolated incident linked to human error.

Kentwood-based ElectionSource, which created the election management software used in Antrim County, said in a Friday afternoon

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COVID 19 Growth and Change

provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global brain and neuroimaging devices market. This report focuses on brain and neuroimaging devices market which is experiencing strong growth.

New York, Nov. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Brain And Neuroimaging Devices Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID 19 Growth and Change” –
The report gives a guide to the brain and neuroimaging devices market which will be shaping and changing our lives over the next ten years and beyond, including the markets response to the challenge of the global pandemic.

Where is the largest and fastest growing market for the brain and neuroimaging devices? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets? What forces will shape the market going forward? The Brain And Neuroimaging Devices market global report answers

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Apple Quietly Made a Big Change to AppleCare and It’s Very Good News For iPhone 12 Owners

If you’re an iPhone user, Apple just gave you some very good news. Well, that is if you signed up for AppleCare+. By the way, I don’t buy extended warranties on anything, but I buy AppleCare. I don’t have time in this column to get into all of the reasons why, but this one should be more than enough.

See, if you pay for AppleCare+, you get accidental damage coverage on your device. That means that if you drop your iPhone as you’re getting out of the car, and the screen shatters, instead of paying the full cost of a replacement (which can get very expensive), you pay $29.00.

In September, just before the launch of the iPhone 12, Apple quietly made a change. Normally that would be bad news. Normally, when companies change the terms and conditions of a warranty, it almost never comes out in the favor of

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AOL founder Steve Case, involved early in Section 230, says it’s time to change it

In that early birthing stage of the internet, [we were all] figuring out what the rules of the road were, and the 230 provision was something I was involved in. I do think the first lawsuit related to it was related to AOL. But 25 years later, it’s fair to take a fresh look at it — [it’s] appropriate to take a fresh look at it. I’ve not recently spent enough time digging in to really have a strong point of view in terms of exactly what to change, but I think it’s fair to say that what made sense in those early days when very few people were online maybe doesn’t make as much sense now when when the entire world is online and the impact these platforms have is so significant.

At the same time, I think you have to be super careful. I think that’s what what

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