Monthly Archives: May, 2021

Ford presents the electric version of the F-150. Two motor-battery combinations are planned, all-wheel drive is standard – but the market launch is not until 2022. America’s most popular pickup truck, the Ford F-150 is getting electrified. The F-150 Lightning gets all-wheel drive as standard and two motor-battery combinations with 318 and 420 kW of system power respectively. The version with the large battery is said to have a sprint time of around 4.5 seconds. Torque is a uniform 1,050 Newton meters, making the Lightning the highest-torque F-150 ever. The two battery packs on offer provide ranges of 370 and…

Cryptocurrencies came under pressure again on Sunday. Other digital currencies also sank. One bitcoin cost around $34,000 on Sunday. The cryptocurrencies have come under pressure again on Sunday. After the prices of the digital currencies had stabilized somewhat on Saturday after the price crash in the days before, they recently gave way again. For example, one Bitcoin, the best-known digital currency and the largest by market share, cost around 34,000 dollars on the Bitstamp trading platform on Sunday, almost nine percent less than the previous day. Other digital currencies such as Ether also sank. Last week, Bitcoin had briefly fallen…

Coronavirus is a serious vascular disease that can have numerous health consequences. Now researchers have found that infection can increase the risk of cancer. Is this true? The novel coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 has numerous consequences. Not only can it cause death, but it can also have a long-term impact on health. A new study now describes a new risk. According to the study, corona infection could promote cancer. New study: Do corona viruses promote cancer? The results were all the more astonishing for the researchers. According to them, all circular RNAs in the coronavirus forms would upregulate certain genes in an…

Scarce gasoline, rising prices: The cyberattack on the largest gasoline pipeline in the U.S. is causing uncertainty. The government is trying to prevent hoarding purchases with appeals. The U.S. government has urged citizens not to hoard fuel following the cyberattack on the largest gasoline pipeline in the country. “The next few days will be challenging,” Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Tuesday (local time) in Washington. But the situation will soon return to normal, she said, adding that there is no shortage of fuel. The government is asking that people refrain from hoarding purchases. “We have gasoline, we just need to…

Despite progress on vaccination and the prospect of opening up, the British economy has shrunk. According to statisticians, economic output is 8.7 percent below pre-crisis levels. The British economy suffered significant losses in the first quarter. Gross domestic product fell by 1.5 percent from January to March compared with the previous quarter, according to the statistics office in London. In the final quarter of 2020, there had still been growth of 1.3 percent. Economic output is still 8.7 percent below the pre-crisis level of the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the statisticians, which is the last quarter in which…

Amazon’s share price rose by more than 75 percent in 2020. The head of the online retailer has now turned more shares into cash. Jeff Bezos may need the money for his space plans – or a yacht. Just last week, Jeff Bezos sold Amazon shares worth almost two billion dollars, and now the head of the online retailer is once again selling off more company shares in a big way. Since the beginning of the month, Bezos has disposed of around two million shares in his company, according to documents from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Most…

More than a year after the Corona pandemic began, the coronavirus is still gripping the world. But scientists are already looking at the influenza virus with concern. They believe the next flu season could be particularly severe. Is there a threat of a major influenza wave after the Corona pandemic? The current flu season was almost entirely absent, thanks to Corona protections. In the U.S., there have been only 2,000 lab-confirmed cases of flu so far this season – there are usually already around 200,000 this time of year, according to editor Lauren Dunn on the NBC News portal. Worldwide,…