Readout of Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl’s Travel to Ukraine > U.S. Department of Defense > Release

Pentagon Spokesman Lt. Col. David Herndon provided the following readout: Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl joined Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and Principal Deputy National Security Advisor Jon Finer during travel to Kyiv today to meet with President Zelenskyy, members of the Office of the President, and senior Ukrainian officials to reaffirm the United States’ strong and steadfast commitment to Ukraine and its defense against Russia’s unprovoked aggression. Prior to the visit, the delegation made stops in Germany and Poland to review U.S. security assistance…

Canada’s Startup News of the Week (1/15/23)

Welcome to BetaKit Startup Stories of the Week! Here, you’ll find the week’s most important news, features and editorials published on Beta Kit. If you prefer this update to have it hit your inbox every week, be sure to sign up for the BetaKit newsletter using the form at the bottom of this page. The main news of the week As the AI ​​sector heats up, Radical Ventures has raised a new $550 million fund An early-stage AI-focused VC firm is in the process of raising a new $550…

The revolutionary SBSP technology attempts to beam solar energy from space to Earth.

Caltech scientists and engineers recently launched a special spacecraft called the Space Solar Power Demonstrator (SSPD) into orbit. The spacecraft was designed as part of Caltech’s Space Solar Power Project (SSPP) and will be used for direct testing of what scientists call Space-Based Solar Power, or SBSP Tech, which attempts to download solar energy directly from space. The experiment is part of a long-term wind project that hopes to make renewable energy more accessible by capturing solar energy in an easily accessible environment without worrying about day-night cycles or seasons…

21 finds to help you style your Scandi nails

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships, so we may receive compensation for certain links to products and services. Have you always been drawn to Scandinavian home decor? Want a little more higgs in your life? How about we keep the concept in your closet? Scandinavian fashion, otherwise known as Scandi style, may be right up your alley. So what does Scandi style entail? It’s all about elevated comfort and effortless elegance. You’ll find plenty of clean, beautifully tailored cuts and shapes, minimalist designs and comfortable fits. Think big but wonderfully structured…

If leads don’t convert into customers, who’s to blame?

Comments are expressed by entrepreneur Contributors own. When something doesn’t go our way, it’s easy to point the finger at external factors. We often don’t want to admit that we can be ourselves for the unintended consequences. Business owners – like myself and the dentists I work with – can have a lot of pride and don’t always want to think they might be the reason opportunities don’t turn into customers (or patients in our case). Focus only on the source (ie, the leads or opportunities) rather than reflecting on…

Harry Reid Airport Could Be Supported By Renewed China Travel

Posted on: January 16, 2023, 12:59h. Last updated on: January 16, 2023, 01:31h. China recently relaxed its zero-COVID policy, which could pave the way for more travel by that country’s tourists to the US. A terminal at Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas. Increased travel from China could boost the airport. (Image: Eater Las Vegas) Domestic airports, including Las Vegas’ Harry Reid International Airport, could see pandemic recovery efforts bolstered by a renewed influx of flights from China. China’s underlying travel demand is diverse, and the reopening underway is…

Canada’s Startup News of the Week (12/15/22)

Welcome to BetaKit Startup Stories of the Week! Here, you’ll find the week’s most important news, features and editorials published on Beta Kit. If you prefer this update to have it hit your inbox every week, be sure to sign up for the BetaKit newsletter using the form at the bottom of this page. The main news of the week As the AI ​​sector heats up, Radical Ventures has raised a new $550 million fund An early-stage AI-focused VC firm is in the process of raising a new $550…

Travelex Teams With Kayak to Streamline Travel

Foreign exchange brand Travelex has teamed with travel site Kayak to help consumers plan trips. “Through the partnership, Travelex customers can now search for flights, stays and rental cars within the refreshed Travelex Money app, enabling them to plan their trip and manage their funds for it, all in one place,” the companies said in a news release provided to PYMNTS Monday (Jan. 16). Meanwhile, Travelex said in the release it has overhauled its Money Card app, giving it a new look while offering users some new abilities. Customers can…

In the first 2 weeks of 2023, 91 tech companies laid off their employees

In the first two weeks of 2023, 91 tech companies laid off more than 24,000 workers, according to the tracking site layoffs.fyi. The website tracks tech company layoffs since the start of Covid-19, according to the website. By 2022, 1,024 tech companies will lay off 154,336 workers. An additional 24,151 workers were laid off in the first 16 days of 2023. Read more: CEO: Worcester Family Health Center ‘Cash in Raw Hours’ Goes to 30 Days of Work Some of the biggest recent divestments include Twitter, Amazon and Salesforce. But…

The Better Business Bureau warns of parking ticket scams

Jacksonville, Fla. – It’s annoying! You get out to your car and find a parking ticket on the windshield. But before you pay that fine, make sure the ticket is valid. There are several parking ticket scams designed to get your personal information. Here’s how it works and how to spot a fake parking ticket. The Better Business Bureau is warning drivers after a series of reports of fake parking tickets. Fraudsters use handheld printers to make a fake ticket and leave it on your car windshield. The BBB says…