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NASA's DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test

NASA’s DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test

September 26 (Reuters) – NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully slammed into a distant asteroid at hypersonic speed on Monday in the world’s first test of a planetary defense system, designed to prevent a possible apocalyptic meteorite collision with the Earth. Humanity’s first attempt to alter the motion of an asteroid or any celestial body took place …

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What Kroger, Walmart and Target learned from Alibaba in China about the future of groceries

What Kroger, Walmart and Target learned from Alibaba in China about the future of groceries

Now 140 years in business, Cincinnati-based Kroger has accelerated its push into digital retail during the pandemic, and the grocery chain isn’t looking back. Kroger has adopted an omnichannel strategy, integrating offline or in-store sales with online ordering and logistics. It’s a concept born in China in 2016 when founder Jack Ma of e-commerce giant …

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Erling Haaland on target again as Manchester City punish Wolves to 10 men

There doesn’t seem to be a problem in the Erling Haaland machine. The Manchester City striker took his tally to 11 league goals in seven games and 14 in nine in all competitions, after scoring with robotic precision in a procession against Wolves. A one-sided contest was booked by strikes from Jack Grealish and Phil …

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First adverts for updated Covid-19 reminder target adults aged 50 and over

First adverts for updated Covid-19 reminder target adults aged 50 and over

In the public education campaign’s new video ad, released Thursday and titled ‘At Risk’, the text reads ‘9 out of 10 Covid deaths were in people over 50’ and ‘vaccines reduce the risk of death while music plays in the background. “So get your updated Covid vaccine. Now.” An English version of the ad begins …

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Where Walmart, Amazon and Target are spending billions in a slowing economy

Where Walmart, Amazon and Target are spending billions in a slowing economy

A Walmart worker loads a robotic warehouse tool with an empty cart to be filled with a customer’s online order at a Walmart micro fulfillment center in Salem, Massachusetts on January 8, 2020. Boston Globe | Boston Globe | Getty Images When the economy slows, the classic consumer business response is to cut spending: slow …

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