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Facebook now has 2 billion users | Engadget

Almost 20 years in, Facebook is still growing. The social network now has 2 billion daily active users, Meta reported alongside its fourth-quarter earnings. The report marks the first time Facebook, which added 16 million users last quarter, has reached 2 billion daily users. While Facebook isn’t the first Meta-owned platform to reach 2 billion […]

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Science

More than $2 billion approved for unprecedented Louisiana coastal

The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion, Louisiana’s largest-ever project to rebuild coastal land, was approved on Wednesday to receive $2.26 billion to move forward with construction, with work expected to begin on the unprecedented plans later this year. The decision was issued by the federal-state panel that oversees BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill restoration efforts in Louisiana. […]

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Environmental Remediation Market Worth $190.2 Billion by 2030 –

Redding, California, Feb. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to a new market research report titled, ‘Environmental Remediation Market by Technique (Soil, Sediment, Ground & Surface Water), Site, Application (Manufacturing, Industrial & Chemical Production, Agriculture, Landfills & Waste Disposal Site), and Geography – Global Forecasts to 2030,’ this market is projected to reach $190.2 billion […]

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UK

Norway wealth fund posts record $164 billion loss By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Norwegian central bank, where Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is situated, in Oslo, Norway, March 6, 2018. REUTERS/Gwladys Fouche/File Photo OSLO (Reuters) -Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, one of the world’s largest investors, on Tuesday reported a record loss of 1.64 trillion crowns ($164.4 billion) for 2022, bringing […]

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$5.2 billion in federal aid disbursed for Ian recovery – Fort

$5.2 billion in federal aid disbursed for Ian recovery Less than four months after the major disaster declaration for Hurricane Ian, the federal government has provided $5.2 billion in financial assistance, disaster loans and flood insurance for Floridians. These efforts have been supported by more than 4,000 responders from FEMA and other federal agencies who […]

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Gaming

Tesla will spend $3.6 billion to build a Semi and a battery

Tesla has big expansion plans for its first Gigafactory near Reno, Nevada. The automaker has announced that it’s investing $3.6 billion to build two new factories in the complex and hire 3,000 additional workers. That’s bigger than the company’s initial investment ($3.5 billion) when it made a commitment to build the facility back in 2014. […]

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Business

Tesla plans to spend $3.6 billion more on battery and truck

An aerial view of the Tesla Gigafactory near Sparks, Nevada Bob Strong | Reuters Tesla plans to spend $3.6 billion more on expanded battery and heavy duty truck manufacturing in Nevada, the company said Tuesday on social media. According to its public statements, Tesla intends to hire 3,000 more people across two new facilities eventually. […]

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Following $68.7 Billion Microsoft-Activision Acquisition, Call of

It looks that the task of making Call of Duty games for Nintendo platforms will go to a new studio. Given that Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer just negotiated a 10-year deal to bring the iconic game to Nintendo, many are questioning why this information was just publicly disclosed. Microsoft has entered into a 10-year commitment […]

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Technology

iPhone Apple of India’s eye, hits $1 billion exports mark in

New Delhi: Apple has become the first company from India to export smartphones worth $1 billion (₹8,100 crore) in a month, meeting the milestone in December 2022, according to data available with ET. December was also a record month for the industry with mobile phone exports of over ₹10,000 crore, the data showed. Apple and […]

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Science

The Latest Milky Way Survey Shows Off an Incredible 3.32 Billion

If you check in regularly to ScienceAlert, you’ll be familiar with quite a few stunning space images, but a newly published picture has to be one of the best yet: 2 years in the making, 10 terabytes worth of data, 21,400 individual exposures combined, and a final image showing a huge 3.32 billion celestial objects. […]