“Although the circumstances are unfortunate that we are facing significant funding needs, it does throw up opportunities for governments to look at themed bonds, green bonds,” Dutch State Treasury Agency head Elvira Eurlings told a recent conference. … [Read more...] about Longer, greener, broader: strategies for a world awash in new bonds
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A year ago, officials in North Carolina’s Beaufort County would have rated their readiness going into hurricane season at a 95 on a 0-to-100 scale. With the virus, that’s down to 75. Brad Baker, emergency management director of Florida’s Santa Rosa County, gave the same numbers “because there’s a lot of unknowns with COVID.” … [Read more...] about Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virus
Mitchell said he and a few other Happy Ice employees walked up and down the street that day, trying to protect other businesses. They grabbed a hose, connected it to the back of the store and took turns sitting on the roof to make sure the building didn’t go up in flames. … [Read more...] about Lemeir Mitchell’s water ice shakes up L.A. dessert culture
"In Sri Lanka, for the first time in my career, I felt a little bit self-conscious about my physique and my weight. I just remember sitting on the plane and thinking, 'I need to do something'," the six-footer was quoted as saying by local media here in an online press conference organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka tour was wake-up call, inspired me to lose weight during coronavirus lockdown: Dom Sibley
Wi-Fi 5 brought what's called MIMO (Multiple In and Multiple Out) to Wi-Fi radios where multiple antennas allow the AP to "talk" to multiple devices at the same time. Wi-Fi 6 has upped the ante and brings MU-MIMO (Multiple User Multiple In and Multiple Out) and the AP can now listen to multiple devices at the same time, too. That means it can handle twice or more inbound traffic because devices no longer have to queue up to talk back to the AP. … [Read more...] about What is Wi-Fi 6 and should you upgrade?