Singapore will require vaccination or daily tests for workplace access next year.

Reading Time: 5 minutes Though only 4 percent of the work force in Singapore is unvaccinated for Covid-19, the government announced on Saturday that a vaccine-or-test mandate would take effect in January for practically every worker in the public and private sectors. Those who refuse vaccination will have to pay for a daily test, and receive a negative result, … Read more

How to Find a Halloween Costume in Another Bizarre Year

Reading Time: 5 minutes You can find costume retailers like Party City and Spirit across the country, and they have pretty good online selections. Here you’ll find the pop culture characters your kids probably want to be, as well as the classic costumes from movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas or The Wizard of Oz. There are a bunch … Read more

The best and worst in-game Halloween events we’re playing this year

Reading Time: 19 minutes October was seconds old when people started declaring the start of spooky season, but Halloween is the one yearly event we’re happy to let claim an entire month. No one complains when signs for costume shops start appearing on the sides of abandoned department store buildings—it’s exciting, unlike the cloying Christmas songs that later invade … Read more

NASA Aims To Launch New Lunar Program Artemis In February Next Year

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Artemis lunar mission’s duration is expected to be four to six weeks. (File) Washington: NASA said Friday it is now targeting February 2022 for the uncrewed lunar mission Artemis 1, the first step in America’s plan to return humans to the Moon later this decade. The space agency had initially wanted to launch the … Read more

Souldiers Is An Action-Packed, Soulslike Metroidvania Coming Next Year

Reading Time: 3 minutes Fans of action-heavy Metroidvanias should keep an eye on the newly-announced Souldiers. No, that’s not a misspelling but rather a clue as to what sort of game you’re in for. Developed by Retro Forge Games and published by Dear Villagers, Souldiers is a beautiful 16-bit Soulslike that already looks impressive. Players choose from one of … Read more

China hints its regulatory crackdown on tech may be ending as its financial regulator says he expects significant progress in regulation of fintech by year end (Shiyin Chen/Bloomberg)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Shiyin Chen / Bloomberg: China hints its regulatory crackdown on tech may be ending as its financial regulator says he expects significant progress in regulation of fintech by year end  —  – More than half of proposed fintech fixes have been implemented  — Remarks add to optimism that tech crackdown is near end #China #hints … Read more

Google search results are more volatile this year than last year, says data provider

Reading Time: < 1 minute Google search results are more volatile this year than last year, says data provider Your privacy means the world to us. We share your personal information only when you give us explicit permission to do so, and confirm we have your permission each time. Learn more by viewing our privacy policy.Ok #Google … Read more

Pomelo, which was founded earlier this year to make fintech-as-a-service infrastructure for LatAm businesses, raises a $35M Series A led by Tiger Global (Mary Ann Azevedo/TechCrunch)

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mary Ann Azevedo / TechCrunch: Pomelo, which was founded earlier this year to make fintech-as-a-service infrastructure for LatAm businesses, raises a $35M Series A led by Tiger Global  —  Just over five months after raising a $9 million seed funding round, Latin American fintech Pomelo announced today that it is raising $35 million … #Pomelo … Read more

EU Approval For Russia’s Sputnik V Shot “Impossible This Year”: Report

Reading Time: 9 minutes European Medicines Agency launched its formal review of the Russian vaccine in March. Brussels: The EU drug regulator is unlikely to decide whether to approve Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine until at least the first quarter of 2022 because some data needed for the review is still missing, a source with knowledge of the matter … Read more