Monthly Archives: July 2017

Emily weakens to tropical depression drenching Florida; 2 fishermen rescued

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. –  Tropical Storm Emily weakened to a tropical depression Monday afternoon as it slogged eastward across the Florida peninsula, spreading drenching rains, causing power outages and leaving two fishermen to be rescued from Tampa Bay. The National Hurricane Center said Emily made landfall late Monday on Florida’s Gulf Coast south of Tampa Bay and then began moving ...

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AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor Beats Benchmark Records

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X Processor Beats Benchmark Records Sign Up for Sports World News’ Newsletter and never miss out on our most popular stories. (Photo : YouTube/RedGamingTech)   AMD is on a launching spree as far as its gaming systems are concerned. The developer recently assembled its Ryzen 7 line-up with a special emphasis on performance. Now, it appears like ...

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Is this Apple's next big product? Tech giant files patent for glasses

As Apple looks to its next big product, the company is increasingly placing bets on augmented reality, a revolutionary technology that combines the digital and physical worlds and appears poised to drastically change the way we experience everyday life.  Apple has filed a patent for an intriguing glasses-style device that harnesses augmented reality (AR), showing how the technology could work ...

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'I am done with public life,' says Christy Clark in 1st public statement since announcing resignation

Former B.C. premier Christy Clark says she’s looking forward to being a “stage mom” and bugging her teenage son Hamish to do his homework when she leaves politics this week. “I am done with public life,” said Clark, appearing with Hamish to speak publicly for the first time since she announced her resignation last Friday. “It’s been an incredible journey … ...

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Despite Moonlight, exclusion is Hollywood's norm, not the exception: study

In 2016, Moonlight won best picture and Hidden Figures was the 14th highest grossing film of the year, but popular Hollywood films remained as white and male-dominated as ever. A new report from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism finds that the representation of women, minorities, LGBT people, disabled characters ...

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When engaging in partisan warfare means delighting in a senator's cancer diagnosis

“It is simply impossible to overestimate the love, bordering on worship, that reporters in Washington long had for McCain, and to a great degree still do,” Washington Post contributor Paul Waldman wrote Tuesday as Senator John McCain, diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, returned to Capitol Hill to vote on the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. ...

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Making Bitcoin work better

IN DIFFERENT circumstances the two people could be good friends. Each is rather shy and very smart. And each is passionate about bitcoin, a digital currency. One invented hashcash, which foreshadowed components of the crypto-currency; the other is the author of the first Chinese translation of the white paper in which Satoshi Nakamoto, the elusive creator of bitcoin, first described ...

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