Daily Archives: 24.03.2021

Founder Survey: EQ Matters More Than IQ

By Anna Barber and Robyn Ward As investors, mentors, and coaches to hundreds of founders, the last year has only deepened our conviction that emotional intelligence (or EQ) is beyond just essential for any entrepreneur—it is perhaps even the single greatest factor in success. In fact, EQ can have a very real impact on a company’s bottom line; Gallup estimates ...

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Intel to create 1,600 jobs at Leixlip campus

Intel already employs 4,500 people in Leixlip in Co Kildare Chipmaker Intel has said it will create 1,600 permanent hi-tech jobs at its Leixlip campus, once it has completed the construction of a new chip manufacturing factory there. The company also revealed that it has invested an additional $7bn in its manufacturing facilities in the Co Kildare campus over the ...

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Cardano cryptocurrency ADA sees successful launch on Coinbase

Cardano’s native cryptocurrency, ADA, has seen a successful initial launch on Coinbase, the largest digital currency exchange platform in the US. It was initially announced that inbound transfers of ADA to Coinbase wallets would begin for Coinbase Pro users on March 16, with trading planned for March 18 so long as liquidity conditions were met. Coinbase followed this up with ...

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Perseverance Begins its Science on Mars With a Laser zap

Perseverance has already made its mark on scientific history by taking the first audio recording ever on Mars.  But the instrument with the microphone, known as the SuperCam, wasn’t done there.  It has plenty of other science to do, and recently it started running through some more preliminary tests.  One of those tests happened to involve blasting a rock with ...

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Control System Helps Several Drones Team Up to Deliver Heavy Packages

Many parcel delivery drones of the future are expected to handle packages weighing five pounds or less, a restriction that would allow small, standardized UAVs to handle a large percentage of the deliveries now done by ground vehicles. But will that relegate heavier packages to slower delivery by conventional trucks and vans? A research team at the Georgia Institute of ...

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Scotland’s Perth and Kinross Council deploys Globalstar SPOT Gen4 in its Trackplot solution to safeguard lone workers

(23 March 2021 – Globalstar) Globalstar Europe Satellite Services has announced that Trackplot’s long-standing customer, Perth & Kinross Council in Scotland, has deployed SPOT Gen4 devices as part of its Trackplot lone worker monitoring solution which safeguards lone workers, particularly those working in rural, isolated and hazardous locations. SPOT Gen4, the latest generation of the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger family ...

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