Month: November 2018

IBM reinforces enterprise multicloud growth with automation tools, ServiceNow expansion

IBM is looking to make it easier for customers to move to multicloud environments by adding automation tools to its cloud services, and the company is extending its relationship with cloud migration specialists ServiceNow. The driving idea behind both moves is to help customer simplify what can be a daunting task – moving new and …

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Spain Is Considering 100% Renewable Electricity & 90% Emissions Reduction By 2050

Clean Power Published on November 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill November 16th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  Recent reports have suggested that the Spanish government is currently preparing a Law on Climatic Change which would seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% in 2030 and by 90% in 2050, while targeting 70% …

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Error means 48,000 women have not received cervical cancer screening information

Capita has apologised after it was revealed more than 48,000 women may not have received information about their cervical cancer screening following an administrative error. The professional services firm is responsible for distributing invitation and reminder letters about smear tests. But it has confirmed that between January and June this year, approximately 43,200 women due …

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82% Of G20’s Energy Supply Still Comes From Fossil Fuels

November 16th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  A new report published this week has determined that 82% of the G20’s energy supply is still sourced from fossil fuels and none of the countries’ climate pledges are on a 1.5˚C-compatible pathway, contributing to a current trend which will see global warming of 3.2˚C unless G20 nations halve their …

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New sector-led service to support digital transformation in social care

A new sector-led service offering digital support for social care providers has been launched following a £793,000 investment from NHS Digital.    The Care Provider Alliance will work to understand current levels of digital maturity within the social care sector and assist providers with the adoption of new technologies. This includes working with providers to …

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Bifacial Solar Panels On Trackers Help RAI Win 50 Megawatt Solar Auction In Jordan

Clean Power Published on November 16th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston November 16th, 2018 by Charles W. Thurston  The bid that won a 50 megawatt solar plant award in Jordan for RAI Energy International was as low as it was only because the design was based on bifacial panels and on single axis trackers, …

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Amid calls for a Windows bug status dashboard, Microsoft belatedly agrees to build one

A Windows expert this week urged Microsoft to put its money where its mouth is and produce a status dashboard or website that reports and tracks problems with the operating system. Coincidentally or not, on Wednesday Microsoft said it would launch a “Windows update status dashboard,” but did not name a timetable except for a …

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Stem Is Moving Beyond Energy Storage Into Solar+Storage Solutions

Batteries Published on November 16th, 2018 | by Kyle Field November 16th, 2018 by Kyle Field  Stem Inc, is the market leader in behind-the-meter energy storage, delivering turnkey solutions to customers as a means of bringing meaningful reductions in demand charges to customers. CleanTechnica connected with Stem’s SVP of global sales and marketing, Alan Russo, …

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First Houdini APIs for CSS layout debut

Houdini, a CSS (cascading style sheets) standards effort at the World Wide Web Consortium to give developers more control over how a web page looks, now has its first APIs available. Four high-level APIs are part of Houdini: for the parser, layout, painting, and animation worklet, representing major stages of the rendering pipeline. The animation worklet API …

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The LA Auto Show Unveils Its Speaker List, & Guess Who We’re Interviewing

November 16th, 2018 by Nicolas Zart  The Los Angeles Auto Show just released the list of its speakers and programs a week before the event. The good news is that we will not only be there to cover the auto show’s pre-public media days but also today interviewed one of its speakers in Santa Clara, …

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