Some folks would possibly look in a grocery retailer’s dumpster and see rubbish. However others are beginning to see greenback indicators.
New amenities are popping up within the US to assist deal with meals waste utilizing a course of referred to as anaerobic digestion, which makes use of microbes to interrupt down natural supplies. Divert, an organization working to deal with meals waste, introduced as we speak that it’s acquired a $1 billion funding settlement to assist construct and deploy this expertise.
It’s simply one among a variety of corporations focussed on turning one individual’s desk scraps into one other individual’s vitality—with the upside of a local weather profit. Read the full story.
Why the stress round Chinese language apps within the US is overblown
Should you check out app shops within the US proper now, you could be stunned to search out they’re dominated by Chinese language packages.
On Monday, the three most downloaded free apps on Apple’s App Retailer had been Temu, TikTok, and CapCut (a TikTok video editor); the identical chart within the Google Play Retailer was led by Temu, TikTok, and Shein. All 4 packages are made by Chinese language social media or e-commerce corporations.
It’s clear that Chinese language-made apps are having a second within the US, which is especially fascinating given how governments the world over are presently making an attempt to crack down on TikTok use on employees units. The identical remedy may simply be utilized to different Chinese language apps.
However whereas there are actual issues about these apps’ privateness protocols, many of the nervousness round having Chinese language apps on our telephones is overblown and politicized. Read the full story.