Orsted moves forward with plans to grow corals on wind turbines

Orsted moves forward with plans to grow corals on wind turbines

Alongside their natural beauty, coral reefs have an important role to play in the natural world. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, around one quarter of the ocean’s fish rely on healthy coral reefs. Reinhard Dirscherl | Ullstein Bild | Getty Images Danish energy firm Orsted is to trial growing corals on the…

Beijing city bans in-restaurant dining as China’s Covid controls tighten

Beijing city bans in-restaurant dining as China’s Covid controls tighten

As part of the latest Covid controls, China’s capital city of Beijing banned in-store dining as a five-day holiday kicked off, prompting restaurants to sell food outside. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images News | Getty Images BEIJING — Two months since China’s latest Covid outbreak began, many businesses in the country’s two largest cities by…

Intel CEO says chip crunch to last into 2024

Intel CEO says chip crunch to last into 2024

Pat Gelsinger, CEO, of Intel Corporation, holds a semiconductor chip while testifying during the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing titled Developing Next Generation Technology for Innovation, in Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger told CNBC on Friday he now…

Singapore fintech Nium plans aggressive expansion in Europe

Singapore fintech Nium plans aggressive expansion in Europe

Europe’s fintech sector is fiercely competitive, with privately-held start-ups worth tens of billions of dollars vying to steal market share from incumbent banks. Oscar Wong | Moment | Getty Images LONDON — Nium, a $2 billion digital payments start-up based out of Singapore, has big plans for its European business. The company, whose software helps…

China’s capital city Beijing begins Covid testing in business district

China’s capital city Beijing begins Covid testing in business district

China’s capital city of Beijing reported a spike in Covid cases over the weekend and began mass testing Monday in the business district of Chaoyang. Within the district, one community that’s pictured here became classified as a high-risk area. Jiang Qiming | China News Service | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s capital of Beijing warned…

Singapore moves closer to pre Covid living, lifts most pandemic measures

Singapore moves closer to pre Covid living, lifts most pandemic measures

Singapore is set to ease most Covid measures from April 26, authorities said. Lauryn Ishak | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore is set to remove nearly all virus safety measures from Tuesday as the city-state seeks to return to pre-Covid living, authorities announced on Friday. There will be no more social distancing or…