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India pips US on renewable energy investment, but trails China

To increase the availability of solar power to low-income communities, CLEAResult, a leader in designing and implementing technology-enabled energy efficiency programs for utilities , worked with NV Energy, Nevada's largest utility, to complete the highly successful Lower Income Solar Energy Pilot Program.


NASA to launch teen-designed 'lightest satellite'

NASA to launch teen-designed 'lightest satellite'

NASA is planning to launch what may be the world's smallest satellite in June. Rifath participated in this competition where his satellite was selected fulfilling all the requisites of the competition. APJ Abdul Kalam. The 18-year-old says its main objective was to demonstrate the performance of 3-D printed carbon fibre. The satellite , named KalamSat , weighs just 64 grams and will be launched into space by NASA next month.


Valve Cracking Down On Steam Trading Card System Abuse, Introduces

Valve Cracking Down On Steam Trading Card System Abuse, Introduces "Confidence Metric"

Even if you don't care a whit about Cards, it's interesting to see Valve's breakdown of what's at stake if the system isn't corrected: Steam's core game recommendation algorithms. Valve has just released a blog post detailing the future changes which are coming to the Steam Trading Card system. "As a result, the algorithm runs the risk of thinking that one of these games is actually a popular game that real players should see".



Why isn't the U.S. getting hit harder by the global ransomware attack?

Bossert added that US officials were not disregarding the possibility that the global cyberattack was a "state action". Experts say the attackers have made just over $51,000. The victims include the USA firm FedEx. Oh, and yes, Snowden also couldn't resist reminding the world that being right this often really isn't easy.


World reels from massive cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries

World reels from massive cyberattack that hit nearly 100 countries

In the USA, "the list of victims is very small", a Department of Homeland Security official tells NPR, noting that it's still relatively early in the WannaCry attack. "The impact on the US seems to be negligible - very tiny impact, very few victims", the senior intelligence official told ABC News on Saturday. The kill switch couldn't help those already infected, however.