Oxford University says AstraZeneca UK vaccine trial in children paused

Oxford University says AstraZeneca UK vaccine trial in children paused

Photo: File.LONDON: A British trial of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on children has been paused while regulators assess its possible link to blood clots, Oxford University, which helped develop the jab, said Tuesday.”Whilst there are no safety concerns in the paediatric clinical trial, we await additional information from the MHRA (UK regulator) on its review…

Trudeau asks Canadians to ‘hang in there’ in vaccines vs variants race

Trudeau asks Canadians to ‘hang in there’ in vaccines vs variants race

In this file photo taken on November 20, 2020 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a COVID-19 pandemic briefing from Rideau Cottage in Ottawa. — AFPOTTAWA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday urged pandemic weary Canadians to “hang in there” a few more weeks as the country’s vaccine rollout accelerates but COVID-19 variants surge.”We’re…

China VC Weekly: Computer Vision, Online Grocery and Source Code Capital’s New Fund

China VC Weekly: Computer Vision, Online Grocery and Source Code Capital’s New Fund

In last week’s news, Chinese computer vision startup Clobotics secured roughly $31 million in funding to be used for research and development, prominent VC firm Source Code Capital raised $1 billion in capital commitments and online grocery company Dingdong Maicai raked in over $700 million from regional expansion. Computer vision startup Clobotics bags 200 million…

Hyundai’s Luxury Vehicle Brand Genesis Celebrates Launch in China with Stunning Drone Show over Shanghai Skyline

Hyundai’s Luxury Vehicle Brand Genesis Celebrates Launch in China with Stunning Drone Show over Shanghai Skyline

Global luxury vehicle brand Genesis on April 2 marked its official entry into the Chinese market with a spectacular drone show entitled the “Genesis of Genesis” at the International Cruise Terminal in Shanghai. During the show, Genesis showcased its internationally recognized products, the Genesis G80, its mid-sized luxury sedan, and the Genesis GV80, the first…

Bitcoin Mining in China on Pace to Surpass Total Carbon Emissions of Some Mid-Sized Countries by 2024

Bitcoin Mining in China on Pace to Surpass Total Carbon Emissions of Some Mid-Sized Countries by 2024

Current trends in Bitcoin mining threaten to “become a non-negligible barrier against the sustainability efforts of China.” (Source: know.zombit) Carbon emissions resulting from China’s domestic Bitcoin mining operations may reach 130.5 million metric tons by 2024, surpassing the total of countries including the Czech Republic and Qatar, according to a study released on Tuesday.Such a…

Nvidia’s latency-reducing tech is live for all Overwatch players with the company’s GPUs

Nvidia’s latency-reducing tech is live for all Overwatch players with the company’s GPUs

Nvidia is launching its latency-reducing tech, Reflex, for anyone who has a Nvidia graphics card and plays the PC version of Overwatch. The company tested the feature in Overwatch’s PTR servers in March, but now Reflex is live and theoretically available for competitive play. Nvidia claims Reflex reduces the time between pulling the trigger in…