OPINION - Tech & Science Daily podcast: Why Silicon Valley Bank UK rescue ‘protects tech industry’
The UK branch of Silicon Valley Bank has managed to avoid being declared insolvent by the Bank of England - after being bought by HSBC for £1.
The Evening Standard’s tech reporter, Simon Hunt, explains why a rescue was deemed necessary ‘to protect the UK tech industry’.
The fall out has left many tech firms and start ups reconsidering how they manage their finances.
Nasa is tracking a newly discovered asteroid that could hit Earth in around 23 years.
Known as 2023DW, it has a 1-in-625 chance of hitting our planet on Valentine’s Day in 2046, according to an estimate by the European Space Agency.
Research by the Sapienza University of Rome suggests there could be real science behind having a ‘gut feeling’.
The study has found that emotions like disgust and fear are linked to a more acidic stomach pH.
And the rest:
More than 100,000 treated on NHS ‘virtual wards’ in the past year, study finds stone fragments made by monkeys resemble ancient human ancestor tools and Australia’s ‘Black Summer’ wildfire widened the hole in the ozone by 10%.
Plus, the FDA approves ‘world’s first’ fast-acting nasal spray to treat migraines in the US and Amazon wants you to help train its robots.
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