Tuesday, October 19

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New era for Silicon Valley
Dgitec

New era for Silicon Valley

Joe Biden moves into the White House and the Democrats take control of Congress. It could get even more uncomfortable for the tech giants.WWhy did Twitter and Facebook kick Donald Trump out? The risk of further incitement to violence is too great, said Twitter. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the riots in Washington showed that Trump was trying to undermine the peaceful transfer of power to Joe Biden. All of this sounds like good intentions. Of course, there is also the less honorable possible explanation that there is an ice cold calculation behind the decision. It came after Congress sealed Trump’s loss of power and also after it became clear that the Democrats would control that same Congress in the future. On this reading, Twitter and Facebook, which have long been very len...
Welcome to the club house
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Welcome to the club house

The Berlin bubble has a new toy: the Clubhouse chat app promises diversion in difficult times. Does the hype last?VIt is probably due to Corona that “Clubhouse” in Germany has recently met with such enthusiasm. In times of lockdown, there is a lack of opportunities for friendly chat and in-depth discussion. The app wants to offer both, interestingly both informally and exclusively, although exclusivity on the Internet is known to be a flexible term. In any case, an astonishingly large number of people are “in” talking about it, primarily on the now somewhat lackluster short message platform Twitter. They rave about “exciting discussions” about social media and democracy in audio format – with over 1000 people in virtual space. Observers consider the run on the clubhouse and the co...
Coalition still agrees on a quick energy turnaround
Climate Enegry and Enviroment

Coalition still agrees on a quick energy turnaround

In the future, it should be easier to replace wind turbines and generate solar power in fields. Hydrogen is considered to be the new miracle weapon against climate change. In the last week of the session before the federal election, the grand coalition is making a final spurt in legislation on climate protection. The main goal of the Union and the SPD is to expand renewable energies faster than before. This should make it easier to replace old wind turbines with new ones or to transport hydrogen using your own pipe work.At the same time, the aim of the future is to take greater account of the effects of climate protection policy on the economy, employment and private households. This includes compensation payments for small and medium-sized businesses that could move abroad due to...
Economy

Receiving the new plan “Paris Agreement” for global warming countermeasures

The government has recently put together a new “global warming countermeasure plan” based on the new framework “Paris Agreement” for global warming countermeasures. It includes measures to implement Japan’s greenhouse gas reduction target of “26% reduction by FY2030 compared to FY2013.” It also stipulated a long-term goal of “80% reduction by 50 years (from the present)”. The electric power industry is required to improve power generation efficiency, the industry as a whole is required to formulate a voluntary reduction plan, and ordinary households are also required to make energy-saving efforts. The government will make a cabinet decision on this plan by the Group of Eight summit (Ise-Shima Summit) in May.The Global Warming Countermeasures Plan is obliged to be formulated by the “Global ...