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Community helps build new learning space for 8-year-old with special needs

When 8-year-old Ixel Blandon McIntire’s school went virtual, her parents were worried about remote learning, especially in a smaller house. Thanks to the Arlington, Virginia community’s support, she now has a new space to do her schoolwork — a backyard shed with a rainbow roof.Oct. 3, 2020

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Bennett helps No. 4 Georgia rally past Arkansas 37-10

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Stetson Bennett transferred away from Georgia after a freshman year spent far down the depth chart. Back then, in early 2018, he didn’t think he’d ever get a chance to lead his home-state Bulldogs to a win.Things change.Bennett wasn’t expected to play in the Bulldogs’ season and Southeastern Conference opener. The…

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Alexa Care Hub helps families to keep track of loved ones’ interactions

During Amazon’s fall event, the company announced a new, useful feature: Alexa Care Hub. Alexa makes it possible to stay connected with loved ones even from afar thanks to calling, drop-in, and much more, but until now there wasn’t a dedicated way to keep an eye on them. Alexa Care Hub makes it possible for…

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Apple Helps FBI Nab Cop Automobile Firebomber After Refusing to Unlock San Bernardino Gunman’s iPhone

Apple Inc., which refused to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorists, used iCloud data to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrest a man who firebombed police cars during Black Lives Matter protests.The multinational tech giant released user iPhone photos stored on its server to federal agents, according to a Forbes report,…

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Zardes helps Columbus Crew tie Chicago Fireplace 2-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored in the 88th minute to help the Eastern Conference-leading Columbus Crew tie the Chicago Fire 2-2 on Saturday. Youness Mokhtar fired a shot from distance, but the ball was defected and hit Zardes in the back of the leg. Zardes’ clear shot into the corner of the net beat…

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New AR app helps engineers visualize data to improve robot design

Robot Operating System, or ROS, is one of the most robust and popular collections of robotics software frameworks on the planet. But its visualization tools are somewhat lacking, which spurred researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology to create an augmented reality (AR) companion app for mobile devices and heads-up displays like Microsoft’s Hololens. Dubbed…

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‘Music helps us through all things’: Metallica rocks virtual concert at drive-in theaters

Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY Published 6:02 a.m. ET Aug. 30, 2020 | Updated 9:40 a.m. ET Aug. 30, 2020CLOSE James Hetfield, 56, has been open about his addiction and alcoholism. His struggles were detailed in the 2004 documentary film “Metallica: Some Kind of Monster,” where Hetfield left the band to enter rehab in 2001. USA…

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InfraDigital helps Indonesian schools digitize tuition and enrollment

In Indonesia, about half of adults are “underbanked,” meaning they don’t have access to bank accounts, credit cards and other traditional financial services. A growing list of tech companies are working on solutions, from Payfazz, which operates a network of financial agents in small towns, to digital payment services from GoJek and Grab. As a…

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FEATURE-Tech helps cashmere herders, hazelnut farmers fight soil erosion in Asia

BANGKOK, Aug 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When her husband suddenly died, Nakimo set up a small shop in Bhutan’s southern Chukha district to provide for her family of seven, then began growing hazelnut trees, which not only boosted her income, but also helped preserve the soil on her land. Nakimo benefited from a programme…

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Gio Gonzalez helps pitch White Sox to 11-5 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gio Gonzalez made his first start for the hot-hitting Chicago White Sox more than 16 years after they drafted him, and the veteran responded by holding the Kansas City Royals scoreless into the fourth inning of an 11-5 rout Saturday night.He got plenty of help from an offense that had…