Daily Archives: 10.01.2021

US economy sheds jobs in December, jobless rate at 6.7%

Non-farm payrolls decreased by 140,000 jobs last month, the US Labor Department said today The US economy shed jobs for the first time in eight months in December as the country buckled under an onslaught of Covid-19 infections, suggesting a significant loss of momentum that could temporarily stall the recovery from the pandemic. Non-farm payrolls decreased by 140,000 jobs last ...

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SEAKR demonstrates DARPA Pit Boss hardware on-orbit in 9 months

(6 January 2021 – SEAKR) SEAKR Engineering (SEAKR) has announced it realized on-orbit technology demonstration of Pit Boss supercomputing processing hardware in 9 months as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Blackjack Program. Pit Boss is an autonomous, collaborative, distributed space-based enterprise designed to self-task, process, and distribute tactically relevant information to manned and unmanned subscribers. (courtesy: ...

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‘Kimchi Premium Return’ Reports ‘Exaggerated’

Source: Adobe/Krakenimages.com Multiple media reports of a return to the “kimchi premium” – a phenomenon whereby bitcoin (BTC) and major altcoin prices on South Korean exchanges rises to markedly higher levels than on international trading platforms – may be “exaggerated,” according to a South Korean expert. Mira Kim, a blockchain consultant based in South Korea, told Cryptonews.com, “While last time ...

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More Women Are Needed In Israel’s VC Community

By Jonathan ‘Yoni’ Frenkel Israel has had elements of an egalitarian society since the days of its turbulent inception. Despite this, women in the Israeli VC ecosystem still face hurdles in their fight for representation at the decision-making table. Socialist initiatives that preached equality such as the Kibbutz Movement empowered women alongside men to build the country and themselves through ...

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M&S warns Percy Pig facing tariffs going to EU markets

Marks & Spencer’s Percy Pig sweets could be hit by tariffs if the retailer re-exports the product to EU countries, including Ireland Marks & Spencer warned today that its popular Percy Pig sweets could be hit by tariffs if it re-exports the product to European Union countries, including Ireland. CEO Steve Rowe said the pink sweets, along with about a third ...

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Photos: Falcon 9 poised for first launch of 2021

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is standing more than 20 stories tall on pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, ready for blastoff with the Turksat 5A communications satellite. The two-stage launcher, with a first stage booster reused from three prior missions, is set for takeoff during a four-hour window opening at 8:28 p.m. EST Thursday (0128 GMT Friday). These ...

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