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Google reportedly cancelled a cloud project Intended for countries including China

Google reportedly cancelled a cloud project Intended for countries including China

Updated with Google’s full statement After reportedly spending a year and a half working on a cloud service meant for China and other countries, Google cancelled the project, called “Isolated Region,” in May due partly to geopolitical and pandemic-related concerns. Bloomberg reports that Isolated Region, shut down in May, would have enabled it to offer…

Shorthanded Net will be relying on Caris LeVert to lead

Shorthanded Net will be relying on Caris LeVert to lead

July 9, 2020 | 1:05am For long stretches over the past two seasons, the Nets have been without Caris LeVert because of injuries. So naturally, now that the team is falling apart at the seams because of coronavirus, opt-outs and injuries, the Nets will turn to LeVert to shoulder the load in Orlando, Fla. The…

MLS returns after 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence

MLS returns after 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Nani called it beautiful and emotional. He wasn’t talking about either goal he played a part in during Orlando City’s 2-1 victory over Inter Miami on Wednesday night. Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action.…

Miguel Andujar has no problem being Yankees’ utility guy

Miguel Andujar has no problem being Yankees’ utility guy

July 9, 2020 | 1:29am You would think staring down Mike Trout from the pitching mound would be the answer. Or attempting to figure out what well-above-average pitch Gerrit Cole was going to throw to make you look ill. Yet, many players will tell you the most difficult thing to accomplish at baseball’s highest level…

Raheem Mostert requests trade from 49ers

Raheem Mostert requests trade from 49ers

July 9, 2020 | 1:48am San Francisco 49ers postseason breakout star Raheem Mostert requested a trade from the team after being unable to renegotiate his contract. Agent Brett Tessler made the request public on Wednesday after talks with the 49ers failed to lead to a new deal to replace the three-year contract Mostert signed in…

Food tech start-ups boosted by Covid-19 pandemic, says Prince Khaled

Start-ups that focus on food technology have benefitted from an increasingly health-conscious public during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, the founder and CEO of KBW Ventures. KBW Ventures has invested a number of companies that work in the food tech space, including Singapore-based biotech firm TurtleeTree Labs,…

‘The Sirens of Mars’ tells of the search for life on Mars

‘The Sirens of Mars’ tells of the search for life on Mars

Home News Search For Lives “The Sirens of Mars” by Sarah Stewart Johnson. (Image: © Penguin Random House/NASA) Studying Mars has been by turns tantalizing and heart-breaking, a constant dance as improving technology builds or dims hopes of finding life on our red neighbor.Sarah Stewart Johnson, a planetary scientist at Georgetown University, shares the story…

5G networks have few health impacts, study finds

5G networks have few health impacts, study finds

Adult zebrafish in the lab of Robyn Tanguay. Credit: Lynn Ketchum Fifth generation or 5G wireless technology, which began being deployed worldwide in 2019, provides faster connectivity and more bandwidth, meaning higher download speeds. But because 5G technology is so new, little is known about the potential health effects from its radiofrequency radiation, which is…

Trump’s threat to defund education adds pressure to schools

Trump’s threat to defund education adds pressure to schools

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s threat Wednesday to cut off federal funding for schools if they don’t open in the fall is the latest stress for schools already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.The President can’t unilaterally cut current federal support of schools, and the federal government provided only 8.3% of funding for public elementary and secondary schools…

The President’s failure to ask the nation to make sacrifices that could quell the virus are consigning the US to a worsening pandemic with no route to health

The President’s failure to ask the nation to make sacrifices that could quell the virus are consigning the US to a worsening pandemic with no route to health

(CNN)President Donald Trump’s fresh efforts to undermine medical and scientific experts and his failure to ask the country to make the sacrifices that could quell the coronavirus are consigning America to a constantly worsening pandemic with no clear route back to health.Trump recommitted to that strategy — which defies the example of nations that have…

360,000+ Home EV Chargers In UK By 2025?

360,000+ Home EV Chargers In UK By 2025?

Cars Published on July 8th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan July 8th, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  There are currently 120,000 or so EV charging stations in the UK. A producer and installer of high-end EV chargers in the UK, Andersen, forecasts there will be 360,000+ by 2025. There are approximately 28 million households in the…

San Diego police release video of suspect shooting

San Diego police release video of suspect shooting

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police on Wednesday released video of officers shooting a man who they say managed to slip his handcuffs while in a patrol car at police headquarters and grab an officer’s gun.Keith Bergman, 25, fired a round and got out of the car with the gun in his waistband before…

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PP-Dem-Delg-All,100

2,281 of 2,281 precincts – 100 percent 52 of 0 Delegates allocated Joe Biden 44 – 0 percent Bernie Sanders 8 – 0 percent Uncommitted 0 – 0 percent Michael Bennet 0 – 0 percent Michael Bloomberg 0 – 0 percent Cory Booker 0 – 0 percent Pete Buttigieg 0 – 0 percent Julian Castro…

Australia ends Hong Kong extradition treaty, extends visas

Rod Mcguirk, Associated Press Updated 9:58 pm PDT, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Journalists take picture and video over the water-filled barriers after an opening ceremony for China’s new Office for Safeguarding National Security in Hong Kong, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. China’s new national security office in Hong Kong got off to an early start on Wednesday…

NASA Divides $17M into four small companies with Artemis ambitions

NASA Divides $17M into four small companies with Artemis ambitions

NASA awards millions of dollars a year to small businesses through the SBIR program, but generally it’s a lot of small awards to hundreds of companies. Breaking with precedent, today the agency announced a new multi-million-dollar funding track and its four first recipients, addressing urgent needs for the Artemis program. The Small Business Innovation Research…

Face masks: These are the best and worst materials for protecting against coronavirus

Face masks: These are the best and worst materials for protecting against coronavirus

Some masks protect better against the coronavirus than others. Dan Ackerman/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Everyone should wear nonmedical face masks when interacting with others during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the material your mask…

VERITAS: Exploring the Deep Truths of Venus

VERITAS: Exploring the Deep Truths of Venus

Under consideration to become the next Discovery Program mission, VERITAS would reveal the inner workings of Earth’s mysterious “twin.” Imagine Earth. Now fill the skies with thick, Sun-obscuring clouds of sulfuric acid; boil off the oceans by cranking up the temperature to 900 degrees Fahrenheit (nearly 500 degrees Celsius), and boost the air pressure high…

Supergenes play a larger role in Development than previously thought

Supergenes play a larger role in Development than previously thought

Supergenes play an outsized role in maintaining wild sunflowers’ extensive variation, according to University of British Columbia research in Nature. Credit: Marco Todesco, University of British Columbia. Massive blocks of genes—inherited together ‘plug and play’ style—may play a larger role in evolutionary adaption than previously thought, according to new research in Nature. Biologists identified 37…

The Way the small Arab nation built a Mars mission from scratch in six years

The Way the small Arab nation built a Mars mission from scratch in six years

Beyond petroleum Much of the UAE is so new it feels like the future. But Dubai’s Burj Khalifa — the world’s tallest building — and driverless metro system are a long way from the country’s beginnings as a group of impoverished communities from distinct tribes that joined forces in the wake of independence from the…

NASA’s InSight Flexes Its Arm While Its ‘Mole’ Hits Pause

NASA’s InSight Flexes Its Arm While Its ‘Mole’ Hits Pause

Now that the lander’s robotic arm has helped the mole get underground, it will resume science activities that have been on hold. NASA’s InSight lander has been using its robotic arm to help the heat probe known as the “mole” burrow into Mars. The mission is providing the first look at the Red Planet’s deep…

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