Month: July 2020

TransferWise, the London-headquartered international money transfer service recently valued at $3.5 billion, has secured an additional license with U.K. regulators to enable it to offer investment products in the future. This will mean that U.K. customers who have money deposited in a TransferWise multi-currency or so-called “borderless” account will be given the option to make
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WASHINGTON — Amazon Web Services is increasing its effort to sell cloud services to the space industry through the formation of a dedicated business segment called “Aerospace and Satellite Solutions.”  “AWS is committed to supporting our customers’ missions, even those outside the Earth’s atmosphere,” Teresa Carlson, vice president of worldwide public sector at AWS, said
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After launching itself from a tree, the paradise tree snake undulates to extend its glide through the air. The silver markers on this animal allowed scientists to track its precise location in space. Credit: Jake Socha Biophysics 30 June 2020 Reptiles’ writhing extends their time aloft. Some snakes can ’fly’ ’ and can lengthen their
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Since early June this year, most provinces in the south of China have been experiencing a series of rainstorms that have caused devastating floods. This has also resulted in the collapse of several buildings–including residential and tourist spots–and inaccessibility of several roads to the population. By the middle of June, 148 rivers in the country have already reached emergency levels due to considerably heavy rain.
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HASC Chairman Adam Smith: . “I want to make sure there’s competition.” WASHINGTON — House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-Wash.) said Congress in the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act will increase funding for space launch technology development to support commercial companies. The issue yet to be resolved is how much more funding. Smith
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