Alibaba and Tencent Chart Path Forward With Spectra7 Enabled Active Copper Cable Technology

White Paper on Next Generation Data Center High Speed Copper Cables Announced at ODCC

(TSX-V:SEV) Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. (“Spectra7” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, today announced that Alibaba made public a new white paper “High-speed Copper Cable Technology for Next Generation Data Centers” that includes details on the use of Active Copper Cables using Spectra7 technology for future deployments. The white paper was compiled by Alibaba, Tencent, Luxshare Precision, Zhejiang Zhaolong Interconnection and others. The announcement was made at China’s Open Data Center Committee (ODCC) conference held in September in Beijing.

The ODCC Networking Group, led by project manager Chen Liang, Senior Technical Expert at Alibaba, authored the white paper. The paper details Active Copper Cables using Spectra7 technology as a critical interconnect solution at 56Gbps PAM4 rates for extending the reach of high-speed copper cables for next generation data

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Iceland’s most active volcano may be about to erupt

A cloud of smoke and ash is seen over the Grímsvötn volcano on Iceland on May 21, 2011 after its last eruption. (Getty)
A cloud of smoke and ash is seen over the Grímsvötn volcano on Iceland on May 21, 2011 after its last eruption. (Getty)

Iceland’s most active volcano may be on the verge of erupting after scientists detected increased seismic activity in the area.

The Icelandic Met Office (IMO) said the seismic activity at the Grímsvötn volcano has been increasing during the past month.

The Aviation Colour Code for the volcano was raised to yellow from green on 1 October.

In 2011, Grímsvötn had a major eruption, causing Icelandic airspace to close and 900 flights to be cancelled.

The IMO said raising the Aviation Colour Code did not mean an eruption was imminent, but added: “Multiple datasets now indicate that Grímsvötn volcano has reached a level of unrest.”

They said ground deformation had exceeded the levels seen before the 2011 eruption.

The 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption sent a cloud of ash over

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President Donald Trump’s Twitter could be especially active during his quarantine for coronavirus

The tweet quickly appeared to become his most shared ever, racking up more than 887,000 retweets and 1.6 million likes by late Friday afternoon, according to social media analytics company Tweet Binder and researchers.

“The fact that Donald Trump broke the info on Twitter indicates that this is his mode of choice for communicating with the American people about the most serious things,” said Samuel Woolley, a professor and director of a propaganda research team at the University of Texas at Austin.

Trump has one of the most popular Twitter accounts in the world, with 86.6 million followers. He uses the site to broadcast his thoughts on issues, promote his campaign for presidency and attack his critics. Even as Twitter invoked Trump’s rage earlier this year by slapping fact checks and labels on his tweets, Trump kept tweeting multiple times each day.

That’s unlikely to stop during his quarantine, especially

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Some former Triller employees are wary of monthly active user count

  • Short-form-video app Triller, a TikTok rival, touted massive user growth last year that some former employees believe was inflated.
  • When Triller announced a fundraise in October 2019, it said it had grown 500% organically year over year to 13 million monthly active users.
  • Six former Triller employees said 13 million MAUs was more than five times what they were seeing on some internal metrics. One provided a screenshot that showed closer to 2 million MAUs.
  • In August, Triller threatened to sue a third-party app analytics company, Apptopia, for providing estimates of Triller’s app downloads that contradicted the company’s publicly reported numbers. 
  • Triller CEO Mike Lu said the former employees were “disseminating inaccurate information” to Business Insider. “We can validate each and every one of our 239M plus [users].”
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

If you read the trail of statements made by Triller in recent weeks, the short-form-video

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Nanoparticles with synthetic DNA can control release of active agents — ScienceDaily

Medications often have unwanted side-effects. One reason is that they reach not only the unhealthy cells for which they are intended, but also reach and have an impact on healthy cells. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), working together with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, have developed a stable nano-carrier for medications. A special mechanism makes sure the drugs are only released in diseased cells.

The human body is made up of billions of cells. In the case of cancer, the genome of several of these cells is changed pathologically so that the cells divide in an uncontrolled manner. The cause of virus infections is also found within the affected cells. During chemotherapy for example, drugs are used to try to destroy these cells. However, the therapy impacts the entire body, damaging healthy cells as well and resulting in side effects which are sometimes quite

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Active Air Cleaning Technology from Airionex verified to destroy coronavirus in the air – Press Release

Airionex announced today the results of new independent testing. Varionix® active bipolar ionization air cleaning technology from Airionex has been verified to be effective for disinfecting coronavirus from the air. The virus was completely eliminated within minutes.

CA, US – September 23, 2020 – Varionix® active bipolar ionization systems from Airionex continuously cleans the air of pathogens. Currently available Varionix® air cleaning system units work inside an existing air handling system, or as standalone units, producing positive and negative ion clusters that travel into the room or other space to disinfect airborne pathogens. By deploying these bipolar ion clusters that actively seek out and destroy viruses, allergens, VOCs, odors, and other contaminants from the indoor air, the results are cleaner air and a safer environment for people using the facility.

The test result shows a coronavirus (Phi6) reduction rate of 99.993% from the air in 5 minutes and 24

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Glycans in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein play active role in infection

Glycans in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein play active role in infection
In this illustration, glycans (dark blue) coat the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein (light blue), which is anchored in the viral envelope (colorful bilayer on bottom). Credit: Adapted from ACS Central Science 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.0c01056

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, researchers are working overtime to develop vaccines and therapies to thwart SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the disease Many efforts focus on the coronavirus spike protein, which binds the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) on human cells to allow viral entry. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Central Science have uncovered an active role for glycans—sugar molecules that can decorate proteins—in this process, suggesting targets for vaccines and therapies.


Before the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein can interact with ACE2 on a human cell, it changes shape to expose its receptor binding domain (RBD), the part of the protein that interacts with ACE2. Like many viral proteins, the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein has a thick coat

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JLab Audio’s New JBuds Air ANC Bridge The Gap In Making Active Noise Canceling More Affordable | Money

Full technical features include:

40+ Hours of Playtime (10+ hours of Bluetooth playtime in each earbud and 40+ additional hours from the charging case); 24+ hours total with the ANC onEarbud style for a low profile look with an easily customizable fit.Four interchangeable eartips including 3 sets of silicone gel tips, 1 set Cloud Foam eartips, and Cush FinsDual connect allows either earbud to be used independentlyC3 (crystal clear clarity) voice pickupSpeaker: Φ12mm Dynamic, Neodymium Magnet, 20Hz-20kHz, 32ΩOutput: 110±3dbMicrophone: 2 left earbud MEMS, 2 right earbud MEMS, – 38dB±3dBInput Power: DC 5V, 50mAEarbud Battery: 55mAh lithium-ion rechargeableCharging Case Battery: 500mah lithium polymer rechargeable lithium-ionEarbud Charge Time: 1.5 HoursCase Charge Time: 3 HoursQuick Charge: 15 minutes for 1+ hour playtimeStandby Time: 400 HoursRange: 30+ ft.Weight: 5g each earbud, 50g charging caseIP55 water resistance rating2-year warranty

JLab Audio is a leading personal audio company and #1 accessible True Wireless brand in America.

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