Kao Data signs AI-focused life sciences startup InstaDeep as a customer

Harlow-based colocation provider continues to build out its roster of HPC and life sciences customers By Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 26 Jan 2021 16:15 Harlow-based colocation provider Kao Data has added artificial intelligence (AI)-focused startup InstaDeep to its customer roster of high-performance computing (HPC) clients. Founded in 2014, InstaDeep specialises in providing AI-based…Continue Reading

Biden Signs Orders on COVID Supplies, Vaccines, Masking

WASHINGTON — Having promised to “manage the hell” out of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Biden sought to make good on it Thursday, announcing new executive orders and other actions to combat the virus:Ramping up supplies and equipment. One order directs relevant agencies to use the Defense Production Act (DPA) to accelerate manufacturing and meet shortfalls…Continue Reading

Trump signs Space Policy Directive-7 on improving GPS cybersecurity

Home News Tech An artist’s impression of a Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite in orbit. (Image: © NASA) A new space policy highlights the fundamental role of the Global Positioning System (GPS) in securing the United States’ safety and economic growth. President Donald Trump on Friday (Jan. 15) issued Space Policy Directive-7 (SPD-7), which focuses on…Continue Reading

Trump Signs Stimulus Package—Here’s What It Means For You

President Donald Trump (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Getty Images This story is developing. President Donald Trump has signed the stimulus package—with $600 stimulus checks. Here’s what you need to know. Stimulus Trump has signed the new $900 billion stimulus package and averted a federal government shutdown on Tuesday. Before Christmas, Trump indicated that he…Continue Reading

Trump signs massive omnibus spending, coronavirus relief package

Posted December 27, 2020 at 8:10pmPresident Donald Trump on Sunday signed a massive government funding and pandemic aid package, despite earlier calling it a “disgrace” and demanding that lawmakers amend it.The outgoing president’s decision to sign the mega spending bill removes the threat of a partial government shutdown that would have started early Tuesday after a…Continue Reading

Trump signs sweeping coronavirus relief measure after bipartisan appeals

Under intense bipartisan pressure, President Trump on Sunday signed a sweeping coronavirus relief and spending bill — the denouement of a days-long drama over whether he would allow millions of Americans to endure a devastating cut to unemployment benefits and force a chaotic shutdown of the federal government in the final weeks of his administration.The…Continue Reading

Trump signs stimulus bill ahead of government shutdown, releasing checks and aid

The stimulus bill that has eluded negotiators since May has now become law, authorizing a second stimulus check and more federal unemployment benefits. Viktoryia Vinnikava/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. A $900 billion bipartisan stimulus package is finally on its way after President Donald…Continue Reading

Signs of Life, and Beauty, in a COVID-Afflicted World

December 26, 2020 6:30 AM The Raphael retrospective in Rome was one of many great Old Master exhibitions of all times. Pictured, detail of Raphael’s Madonna con life bambino (Madonna del Granduca), 1506-1507. (Public domain/via Wikimedia) The art-and-museum circuit is struggling, changing, but dare we say evolving in some corners, in response to this terrible…Continue Reading