Engineering

New tool to guide sustainable building design and construction

The green building materials market is expected to skyrocket in the next five years, catalyzed by an urgent need to build structures that can respond to more intense weather patterns and offer lower carbon footprints. But ...

Business

IMF urges El Salvador against using bitcoin as official currency

The International Monetary Fund on Monday warned El Salvador against using bitcoin as official tender given the risks associated with the cryptocurrency, a day after the country announced plans for the world's first "Bitcoin ...

Automotive

Ford unveils venture with chip company to boost supply

Ford announced Thursday a "strategic collaboration" with chip company GlobalFoundries to bolster its supply of semiconductors as the automaker grapples with a global shortage of the crucial components.

Business

Japan's Toshiba to split into three firms

Storied Japanese conglomerate Toshiba will split into three companies, it said Friday, following a campaign by investors to boost the firm's shares after a period of enormous upheaval.

Internet

Augmented reality: an early taste of the metaverse?

When Facebook unveiled a mock-up last week of the "metaverse"—supposedly the internet of the future—it showed people transported to a psychedelic world of flying fish and friendly robots.

Business

Bezos donates $200M to Smithsonian for Air and Space Museum

Amazon founder and soon-to-be-space traveler Jeff Bezos is donating $200 million to the Smithsonian Institution to boost its National Air and Space Museum, the largest gift received by the institution since its founding in ...

Business

US encourages El Salvador to regulate use of bitcoin

A senior US State Department official met El Salvador President Nayib Bukele on Wednesday and recommended the regulation of bitcoin once it becomes legal tender in the Central American country from September.

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Funding

Funding or financing is to provide capital (funds), which means money for a project, a person, a business or any other private or public institutions.

Those funds can be allocated for either short term or long term purposes. The health fund is a new way of funding private healthcare centers.

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