Day: July 24, 2022

US News

Josh Hawley, senator who ran from Capitol mob, mocked by home paper | January 6 hearings

Josh Hawley, the Missouri senator shown running from the mob he incited on January 6, is “a laughingstock” who should be afraid of what the Capitol attack committee might disclose next, a leading newspaper in his home state said. Hawley was widely criticised for raising a fist to protesters outside Congress on 6 January 2021, […]

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HIMARS ‘Game Changer’ in Ukraine War, Russia ‘in Dire Shape’: Ex-General

Retired U.S. Army General Mark Hertling said Saturday that High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) given to Ukraine to assist in its fight against Russia are a “game changer,” contending that Moscow’s forces are now “in dire shape.” The White House on Friday announced that an additional $270 million in security assistance would be sent […]

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Latest Technology

The best semiconductor of them all? | MIT News

Silicon is one of the most abundant elements on Earth, and in its pure form the material has become the foundation of much of modern technology, from solar cells to computer chips. But silicon’s properties as a semiconductor are far from ideal. For one thing, although silicon lets electrons whizz through its structure easily, it […]

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Web Technology

‘We show hotshots who’s boss’: how China disciplines its tech barons | Internet

In April 2022, a resurgence of Covid spread seemingly unchecked through the financial centre of Shanghai. The government imposed a strict lockdown, confining millions to their homes, triggering mass-testing on a scale unseen since the initial outbreak and outraging affluent urban residents who were increasingly sceptical about China’s Covid-zero policy. In an attempt to control […]

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