A report filed by member secretary of the Rajasthan State Wetland Authority told a bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel that the matter is also being looked into by the high court and action of collection of carcass from the site and their disposal in the pits. … [Read more...] about Mass mortality of migratory birds at Sambhar lake not due to ‘avian influenza’, NGT told
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Apple has and will make trade-offs to protect consumer privacy. (Many of us, at the end of the day, get some value out of a Google knowing our history of things we’ve searched, even if it’s constantly creepy.) It might not work, but at least we’re getting a clear picture of Apple’s big gamble going into the next decade: that people will continue paying more than they should for hardware, with the hope that it’s not just nicely designed, but that it operates with discretion, too. … [Read more...] about Why Does Apple Think It Can Get Away With Selling Overpriced Stuff?
Sidewalk will spend $50 million on the initial stages developing this new neighborhood, called Quayside, and plans to move Google’s Canadian headquarters to the development to kickstart its growth. Quayside will be, “a new kind of place. . . where new solutions can be launched, advanced, and coordinated at scale,” Doctoroff said. The company won an RFP for the project run by Waterfront Toronto, a public group focused on revitalizing the city’s Lake Ontario waterfront. What kinds of urban tech does Sidewalk hope to develop in this beta-city? The company describes testing new architectural construction technology, new types of energy systems that have a neutral or positive footprint, as well as self-driving car technology and other transit options that “are more affordable, safe, and convenient than the private car.” … [Read more...] about Alphabet Inc. Plans A Beta City
These companies illustrate an important phenomenon: small, resource-strapped startups can now design their way to competing with larger incumbents. I remember watching the rise of Soma a few years ago, a beautifully conceived water filter that stole market share from Brita through superior design. Tarform, a small company with an electric motorcycle, may be poised to do the same with a product that, to my eye, far exceeds anything produced by Harley-Davidson, Yamaha, or Honda. … [Read more...] about Software ate the world. Now it’s design’s turn
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