Trapview: Could an AI-powered insect trap solve a $220 billion pest problem?

London CNN Business – Pests destroy up to 40% of the world’s crops each year, causing $220 billion in economic losses, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Trapview is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to help tackle the problem. The Slovenian company has developed a device that catches … Read more

Guangzhou lockdown: Chinese criticize COVID-free state – language watchers apparently don’t get it

Hong Kong CNN – In many countries, swearing on the Internet about the government is very common and no one cares about it. But it is not an easy task on the heavily censored Chinese internet. This does not appear to have stopped Guangzhou residents from venting their frustration after their city – a powerful … Read more

China’s manufacturing hub in Guangzhou has been partially closed as the COVID outbreak widens

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin around the same time in China, a three-times-week update that explores what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it’s affecting the world. Register here. Hong Kong CNN – The southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has locked down more than … Read more

China’s economy is in ‘deep trouble’ as Xi heads to Communist Party congress

Hong Kong CNN Business – When Xi Jinping took power a decade ago, China had just overtaken Japan to become the world’s second largest economy. It has grown at an extraordinary pace since then. With an average annual growth rate of 6.7% since 2012, China has experienced one of the fastest sustainable expansions of a … Read more

The survey concluded that declining mental health in American adolescents was exacerbated by negative experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic

CNN – Deteriorating mental health among teens in the United States was a concern before the COVID-19 pandemic, and major disruptions in school and social life since early 2020 have exacerbated the situation. New study From the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it was found that most teens experienced adverse events during the … Read more