US Shooting: Two People Were Killed When A Shooter Opened Fire At A St Louis High School, Missouri

The series of shootings in America does not seem to stop. At least two people were killed and six injured Monday in a shooting by a shooter at St. Louis High School, Missouri, according to St. Louis Police Commissioner Mike Sack. Officers fatally shot the suspect. Commissioner Mike Sack said during a news conference that … Read more

China Chip Imports Drop 12.4 Percent YoY in September, States Government Data

China’s chip imports fell 12.4 percent in September, according to official customs data published on Monday, continuing a decline amid tensions with the United States and an ongoing chip shortage. The country imported 47.6 billion chip units during the month, compared with 54.3 billion units in September 2021, according to the data, which had been … Read more

Binance US Launches High-Yield Ether Staking Service Ahead of Ethereum’s ‘Merge’ Event

Binance US, a US-based subsidiary of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is now offering Ethereum staking with an annual percentage yield (APY) of 6 percent — a figure which is a sizable step above major competitors like Lido and Coinbase which offer 3.5 percent and 3.25 percent APY, respectively. In an announcement, Binance US said … Read more

US Said to Consider Crackdown on Chinese Memory Chip Manufacturers: All Details

The United States is considering limiting shipments of American chipmaking equipment to memory chip makers in China including Yangtze Memory Technologies Company Limited (YMTC), according to four people familiar with the matter, part of a bid to halt China’s semiconductor sector advances and protect US companies . If President Joe Biden’s administration proceeds with the … Read more

Taiwan Confident of Its Position in Semiconductors Market Amid US’s New Chips Act

Taiwan’s “key position” in making semiconductors will not be shaken and production on the island is the most efficient way of doing things, the Economy Ministry said on Friday in response to the US Congress passing a major new chips act. The US House of Representatives passed the sweeping legislation on Thursday to subsidise the domestic semiconductor … Read more

Climate Change Is Intensifying the Water Cycle, Bringing More Powerful Storms and Flooding – Here’s What the Science Shows

Powerful storm systems triggered flash flooding across the US in late July, inundating St. Louis neighborhoods with record rainfall and setting off mudslides in eastern Kentucky, where at least 16 people died in the flooding. Another deluge in Nevada flooded the Las Vegas strip. The impact of climate change on extreme water-related events like this … Read more

Democrats Widen Scrutiny of US Tech Companies Over Abortion Data Privacy

Democratic representatives are widening their scrutiny into the role of tech companies in collecting the personal data of people who may be seeking an abortion, as lawmakers, regulators and the Biden administration grapple with the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling last month ending the constitutional protections for abortion. In a new volley of congressional … Read more