Executives on the production line is a wake-up call, says ex-minister

PETALING JAYA: The acute labour shortage that has forced factories to rope in executives and senior managers to man production lines should serve as a “wake-up call” to the country, a former minister said. Johari Abdul Ghani, a former second finance minister, was commenting on FMT’s coverage about the labour crisis forcing manufacturers in the […]

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Discover Unexpected Adventures at These Unique Beach Locales

Those hoping to hear waves crashing and feel sand beneath their toes are naturally drawn to coastal hotspots such as Miami and Waikiki. While these destinations no doubt offer a chance to unwind and relax in a sun-soaked setting, they aren’t the only beachfront vacation spots worthy of exploration. From marveling at towering redwoods to […]

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Qatar Airways kicks-off FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Campaign

With the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 kicking off in less than three months, Qatar Airways, FIFA’s Official Airline Partner, is celebrating the universal language of football by connecting global fans through music and innovation. Teaming up with the world-famous ‘We Will Rock You’ anthem that is sung passionately around every stadium. Qatar Airways’ latest […]

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FIFA, Qatar finally make decision on alcohol sales at World Cup

GENEVA — Organizers of the World Cup in Qatar have finalized a policy to serve beer with alcohol to soccer fans at stadiums and fan zones in the Muslim-majority country. FIFA said Saturday fans will be allowed to buy Budweiser beer with alcohol within the eight stadium compounds — though not at concourse concession stands […]

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Hydrogen leak forces multi-week delay for Artemis moon rocket

NASA’s star-crossed Space Launch System moon rocket was grounded for the second time in five days Saturday, this time by a large hydrogen leak in a fuel line quick-disconnect fitting that will delay the $4.1 billion booster’s maiden flight by several weeks, likely into October. The latest delay was a frustrating disappointment to the Kennedy […]

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Meta’s chip deal with Qualcomm may reflect its unrealized VR ambitions

Qualcomm and Meta have signed a multi-year agreement promising to team up on custom versions of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR chips for the “future roadmap of Quest products” and “other devices,” as Mark Zuckerberg put it. While, in some ways, the move is business as usual — the Quest 2 is powered by the Snapdragon XR2 […]

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Old iPhones and iPads stuck on iOS 12 get a patch for a serious security hole

Apple stopped releasing regular updates for iOS 12 around when iOS 15 came out. Apple is releasing a rare security update for older iPhones and iPads stuck on iOS 12, an operating system that received its last security update nearly a year ago. The iOS 12.5.6 update patches a single “actively exploited” WebKit bug that […]

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Northern California wildfire burns homes, causes injuries

WEED, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving wildfire in rural Northern California injured several people Friday, destroyed multiple homes and forced thousands of residents to flee, jamming roadways at the start of a sweltering Labor Day weekend. The blaze dubbed the Mill Fire started on or near the property of Roseburg Forest Products, a plant that […]

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NASA and China Want to Land on the Same Areas on the Moon

It might get a little crowded on the Moon’s south pole as both NASA and China are aiming to land their prospective lunar missions at the same landing sites, hoping to snag some of the limited resources of that region. NASA recently announced 13 candidate landing regions near the Moon’s south pole for the upcoming […]

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The next USB standard will double existing speeds even with an older cable

USB-C cables cables of 40 Gbps will be able to reach speeds up to 80 Gbps with the new USB 4 Version 2.0 standard. There’s a new, super-fast, version of USB 4 on the horizon and you won’t even have to buy a brand new cable to take advantage of it. The USB Promoter Group […]

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