Posts Tagged ‘invests’

Hypocrisy: Democrat Jon Ossoff Invests Millions in Apple Despite Admission Company Profits off ‘Abusive’ Practices

Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff’s (D) financial disclosers show he holds millions in Apple stock after he publicly criticized the company for profiting off “abusive” practices, according to a report. Ossoff, in a Senate hearing last month, quizzed Apple’s Chief Compliance Officer, Kyle Andeer, on reports showing the company failed to regulate fraudulent iPhone applications available in its app […]

Clean Commute for Kids Act invests $25 billion for electric school buses

Image Credit: John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The Clean Commute for Kids Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives yesterday in a push to protect children’s health and lower fossil fuel emissions. Under the bill, country-wide school buses would transition to all-electric fleets by 2030. Sponsored by Sen. Alex Padilla of California, Sen. […]

Israeli VC fund Maniv Mobility invests in Abu Dhabi electric scooter startup

Maniv Mobility LP, an Israel-based venture capital fund that focuses on smart mobility technologies, said Wednesday that it led a $3.8 million seed round investment in Fenix, an Abu Dhabi-based startup that plans to launch an electric scooter service in the Middle East. The investment is the first by an Israeli venture fund in a […]

US invests in creating unrests in Iran to its geopolitical interests: expert

Following some unrests in Iran early January, the US President Donald Trump pledged “great support” for protesters and raised the issue in the UN Security Council. To shed more light on the real reasons behind the turbulences and the US real motive behind Trump’s interfering acts, we discussed the issue with Bangkok- based geopolitical researcher […]

US military agency invests $100m in genetic extinction technologies

A US military agency is investing $100m in genetic extinction technologies that could wipe out malarial mosquitoes, invasive rodents or other species, emails released under freedom of information rules show. The documents suggest that the US’s secretive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) has become the world’s largest funder of “gene drive” […]

Goldman Sachs-backed Firm Invests Big in Shipping Tar Sands by Train Along Keystone XL Route

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Pope Francis criticizes countries like Turkey and the US that talk peace in Syria yet supply arms to fighters

     Pope Francis has criticized countries that talk of wanting peace in Syria, yet continue to supply arms to the warring sides. The Pope did not name any names, but said in a video message to a charity group holding a conference on Syria: “While the people suffer, incredible quantities of money are being spent […]

US gov suggests limiting GM corn cultivation as failed experiment causes superpests to spread

(NaturalNews) Yet another case against GM crops and their ineffectiveness has surfaced, this time in the instance of rootworms that have been found to be resistant to GM corn. Surprisingly, unlike many times in the past where industry regulators claim there is not enough evidence to support certain findings, the Environmental Protection Agency […]

Questions, answers about toxic West Coast crabs

Crab pots are stacked along a pier at Fisherman’s Wharf, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, in San Francisco. Wildlife authorities delayed the Dungeness crab season and closed the rock crab fishery for most of California on Thursday, just days after warning of dangerous levels of a neurotoxin linked to a massive algae bloom off the coast. […]

Study finds more tunnels in ant nests means more food for colony

Harvester ant with seed. Credit: Noa Pinter-Wollman/UC San Diego A UC San Diego study of the underground “architecture” of harvester ant nests has found that the more connected the chambers an ant colony builds near the surface entrance, the faster the ants are able to collect nearby sources of food. The reason is simple: Increased […]

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