BERNAMA – D-Virtual Park, a way to expose population to technology, digital innovation –

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 — D-Virtual Park, Borneo’s first virtual reality (VR) theme park by Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd (SDHB), which was officially launched in Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, today is a good initiative by the company to create awareness and exposure among the rural population to embrace the latest technology and use of digital devices and applications.

Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the VR theme park is in line with the Sarawak government’s agenda to push the digital economy as this is one of the ways to revolutionise the digital economy among the 2.8 million local population.

“In order to be aggressive in the market, we need to be linked to the market.

“Therefore, we must use the linkages to the market, namely by promoting the use of blockchain, the link that is chained to the world,” he said in speech at the launching ceremony

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Real Estate Software Market Will Showcase Positive Impact During 2020-2024 | Growing Middle-class Population to Boost Market Growth

Technavio has been monitoring the global real estate software market size and it is poised to grow by USD 3,825.16 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of about 9% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Real Estate Software Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire).

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The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. Altus Group Ltd., AppFolio Inc., Autodesk Inc., CoStar Group Inc., Fiserv Inc., International Business Machines Corp., LanTrax Inc., Oracle Corp., SAP SE, and

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Discovery of synchronous firefly population expected to draw more visitors to Watoga |

West Virginians through the generations have marveled at the intermittent flashes of light that take place in the night skies of late spring and summer, as swarms of fireflies emerge from the ground to perform their annual bioluminescence-enhanced mating ritual.

While such displays can be spectacular, particularly if large populations of fireflies are involved, imagine viewing a light show created by thousands of lightning bugs all flashing at the same time, at the same intervals.

Such displays are created by synchronous fireflies, members of two or three of the 2,000 species of fireflies known to exist in North America. Until recently, synchronous fireflies could be found on public lands in the U.S. only in portions of Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee, Pennsylvania’s Allegheny National Forest, the Oak Ridge Wildlife Management Area in east Tennessee, and South Carolina’s Congaree National Park.

As of this year, Watoga State Park in

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World Health Organization estimates 10% of global population has contracted COVID-19

WHO announced an alarming new statistic about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

As the public continues to reel from the news that the president of the United States has tested positive for the coronavirus, Dr. Michael Ryan, the executive director of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s health emergency program, has come forward to share an alarming new statistic.

Read More: Sen. Ron Johnson defends attendance at fundraiser after testing positive for COVID-19

 According to The Associated Press, on Monday, Ryan revealed that the most recent estimates indicate a significant percentage of the world’s population may have already been infected by the coronavirus this year.

A protester holds a sign reading ‘200K Dead Trump Kills USA’ at a march against ‘Death, Lies and Fascism’ on September 21, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Demonstrators protested against President Donald Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic as the U.S. surpasses 204,000 deaths from the coronavirus. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A protester holds a sign reading ‘200K Dead Trump Kills USA’ at a march against ‘Death, Lies and Fascism’ on September 21, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Demonstrators protested against President Donald Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic as the U.S. surpasses 204,000 deaths
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Study is first to assess the impact of climate change on the global population of river deltas — ScienceDaily

Thirty-one million people living in river deltas are at high risk of experiencing flooding and other impacts from tropical cyclones and climate change, according to a study by Indiana University researchers.

“To date, no one has successfully quantified the global population on river deltas and assessed the cumulative impacts from climate change,” said Douglas Edmonds, the Malcolm and Sylvia Boyce Chair in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and lead author on the study. “Since river deltas have long been recognized as hotspots of population growth, and with increasing impacts from climate change, we realized we needed to properly quantify what the cumulative risks are in river deltas.”

The findings are the result of a collaboration facilitated by IU’s Institute for Advanced Study with support from the Environmental Resilience Institute.

The team’s analysis shows that river deltas occupy 0.5 percent of the earth’s land surface, yet they contain 4.5

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Study suggests population density affects type of inventions — ScienceDaily

The disruptive inventions that make people go “Wow!” tend to come from research in the heart of cities and not in the suburbs, a new study suggests.

Researchers found that, within metro areas, the majority of patents come from innovations created in suburbs — often in the office parks of big tech companies like Microsoft and IBM.

But the unconventional, disruptive innovations — the ones that combine research from different technological fields — are more likely to be produced in cities, said Enrico Berkes, co-author of the study and postdoctoral researcher in economics at The Ohio State University.

These unconventional patents are ones that, for example, may blend research on acoustics with research on information storage — the basis for digital music players like the iPod. Or patents that cite previous work on “vacuum cleaning” and “computing” to produce the Roomba.

“Densely populated cities do not generate more patents than

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