GAVIAO PEIXOTO, Brazil: Electric aircraft maker Eve has showcased for the first time the full-scale prototype of its “flying taxi,” achieving a milestone as the company aims to obtain certification and enter service in 2026. Eve, controlled by Embraer, rolled out its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft prototype…

A global tech outage that was related to a software update by cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike affected nearly 8.5 million Microsoft devices, Microsoft said in a blog post on Saturday (Jul 20). “We currently estimate that CrowdStrike’s update affected 8.5 million Windows devices, or less than 1 per cent of all Windows machines,” it said in the blog. A software update by global cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, one of the largest operators in the industry, triggered systems…

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YEMEN AID LIFELINE FEARS The United States, which along with Britain has carried out several rounds of air strikes against the Houthis in an attempt to put an end to their attacks on shipping in the Red Sea, said it played no part in Saturday’s strikes. “The United States was…

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BRUSSELS : The European Union is set to impose provisional duties on Chinese biodiesel after finding it is being sold in EU markets at unfairly low prices.The European Commission, which oversees EU trade policy, has indicated it will set tariffs of between 12.8 and 36.4 per cent, according to a…

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When artificial sweeteners entered the US market in the 1950s, food manufacturers made a big claim: That they could satisfy the American sweet tooth without the negative health effects – and calories – of sugar. Today, artificial sweeteners and other sugar substitutes have become ubiquitous in the food supply, showing up in…