Terror Probe Opened in Deadly French Knife Attack

PARIS—French prosecutors opened a counterterror probe on Saturday, after a man stabbed two people to death and wounded five others in southeastern France. The suspect, a Sudanese man in his 30s, attacked bystanders in the street and in shops in the center of Romans-sur-Isère, a small town near the city…

When will a coronavirus vaccine be ready? | World news

Even at their most effective – and draconian – containment strategies have only slowed the spread of the respiratory disease Covid-19. With the World Health Organization finally declaring a pandemic, all eyes have turned to the prospect of a vaccine, because only a vaccine can prevent people from getting sick….

Coronavirus: The NHS workers wearing bin bags as protection

As the death toll from coronavirus continues to climb, hospitals across the UK are working flat out to create more intensive care beds for those who are critically ill. Speaking to the BBC, one intensive care doctor describes the crippling reality of a lack of support and equipment faced by…

Coronavirus Threatens Detroit’s Pipeline of Canadian Nurses

TORONTO—For years, some 1,600 nurses from Windsor, Ontario, have commuted daily across the border to work in Detroit’s health-care system, filling a nursing shortage in the Michigan city. Now the nurses are at the center of a heated dispute between Canada and the U.S., as Canadian officials on Friday threatened…

More Multiply-Accumulate Operations Everywhere

Geoff Tate, CEO of Flex Logix, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to talk about how to build programmable edge inferencing chips, embedded FPGAs, where the markets are developing for both, and how the picture will change over the next few years. SE: What do you have to think about when…

Coronavirus: Fears for lockdown over weekend of sunshine

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Members of the public have been urged to stay at home during warmer weather this weekend Police face “one of their biggest challenges” of the coronavirus lockdown as sunny weekend weather risks drawing crowds to parks and beauty spots. Devon and Cornwall Police Chief Constable…

Probably and No: Redis, RedisBloom, and Bloom Filters

I’ve got a problem. I have tens of millions of players in my online game World of EverCraft (Not a real game. But if it was, it would be from Blizzards of the Coast!). This is a great problem to have. So many gamers! But when a new user signs…