Global death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 1 million

Officials spray disinfectant fluid to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in a burial area in Palu, Indonesia on Sept. 28. Faldi Muhammad / NurPhoto via Getty Images For the latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. More than 1 million people worldwide have died as

Exotec raises $90 million for its warehouse robots – ProWellTech

French startup Exotec raised a $ 90 million Series C round led by 83North, with existing investors Iris Capital and Breega also participating. Other existing investors include 360 ​​Capital. The company has worked on semi-automatic warehouses for e-commerce customers. The system is based on tiny robots called Skypods. They wander

TikTokker knits terrifying, life-sized Thanos from Avengers

It was inevitable. Jenna Bates TikToker Jenna Bates, AKA Woolymcwoolface created an ungodly creation like I could never have imagined. She literally knitted a giant, scaled wooly Thanos from Avengers from scratch. This is amazing and I am in absolute tears. To be clear, this thing is actually 8 feet

Best e-bikes to ride for 2020

The market for electric rideables is growing rapidly as people think about new alternatives to public transportation. It’s grown so much that we’ve now broken our recommendations down into two different categories: the best electric bike options you’ll find below, and the best electric scooters and skateboards. Most of them

FAA certifies world’s largest jet engine for commercial use

According to General Electric, the GE9x’s 16 composite fan blades are the lowest number it has made for a commercial jet engine. General Electric Boeing’s new 777X cleared a major hurdle in moving passengers after the Federal Aviation Administration certified the enormous engine that was developed to power the wide-body

Facebook asked to curb election suppression by white supremacists

Image by Pixabay / Illustration by CNET This story is part of 2020 elections, CNET’s coverage of the November vote preparations. Two US representatives asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will act immediately to ensure fairness and security in the 2020 elections. This includes “curbing the repression of white supremacists, neo-Nazis