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The Xbox Series X game showcase painted a picture of a more mature console - and that could be crucial to its success.
Ability to debate frankly in private versus right of netizens to know what exactly is discussed Since October 2019, people participating in discussions about the way the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) builds web standards have been unable to decide whether meetings held by the standard's body's various groups should be recorded or not.…
(University of California - San Diego) Respiratory droplets from a cough or sneeze travel farther and last longer in humid, cold climates than in hot, dry ones, according to a study on droplet physics by an international team of engineers. The researchers incorporated this understanding of the impact of environmental factors on droplet spread into a mathematical model that can be used to predict the early spread of respiratory viruses including COVID-19, and the role of respiratory droplets in that spread.
A combination of standard photovoltaics linked up with flow-battery tech.
Ever keen not to be out done by rival AT&T, Verizon has manged to get told off for making misleading claims through its 5G marketing.
It also lacks the rumored voice assistant support, but is still one of the cheapest fitness trackers out there.
Our favorite gaming laptop deals this weekend feature some fantastic savings from Best Buy on a whole range of rigs.
Gamers with an active Xbox Game Pass subscription can download it for free, while those who do not, can purchase it for $9.99 on Steam or the Microsoft Store.
To make it even more accessible for those who want it, the project will require a 3D printer, a small motor, wiring, and other materials.
November is upon us, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday set to kick off at the end of the month, and this time of the year is the perfect time to stock up on some new gaming equipment.Whether you’re in the market for a new Xbox One, interested in upgrading your current Xbox One model or want to buy some new accessories for your system, November is ideal for you and your wallet as we head into the holiday season.Articles to help you choose the best Xbox One consoleWe are expecting to see various Xbox One models and bundles available at discounted prices this year.With the Xbox One S serving as the entry-level Xbox One variant, we can expect the system to be heavily discounted in time for the holiday season.As far as controllers go, several Xbox One controllers are confirmed to see some decent price cuts, including some rare and limited edition controllers.
The president of the UN-headquartered World Sports Alliance has pleaded “not guilty” to a wire fraud charge related to the selling of an allegedly fake cryptocurrency, Law360 reports.Asa Saint Clair, a resident of New York, is now reportedly under house arrest in Arizona, having been released from US federal custody on a $500,000 bond.Prosecutors sought strict conditions for his release, as he’d bought a one-way ticket to Madagascar in the wake of investigator interviews.Authorities arrested Saint Clair at the airport.According to Law360, prosecutors allege Saint Clair defrauded at least three investors out of thousands of dollars with claims that World Sports Alliance was in a position to help developing countries with access to water, food, and sports facilities.IGOBIT, the cryptocurrency for developing countries that never existed
Smoking meat might seem like a simple matter of combining, well, meat and smoke, but Traeger’s range of connected grills are now adding Alexa support for more straightforward remote control.Owners of Traeger WiFIRE-enabled models will be able to use Amazon’s assistant both to control their pellet grill and to remotely check its current status.While that might sound excessive, it’s actually one of the more potentially useful applications for Alexa that we’ve seen.Traeger’s app does allow for remotely monitoring grill temperature, probe temperature, and other settings, as well as adjusting them.However if you just want to check how close your beef brisket or pork shoulder are to their target temperature, calling out “Alexa, how hot is the food in the grille?” and getting a spoken response could well be quicker.Other Alexa commands supported include turning the grill off, checking whether it’s on or off, checking or changing the temperature of the grill, and setting the probe target temperature.
A deal reached by the Trump administration that allowed design blueprints for 3D-printed guns to be published online has been overturned, after being judged to violate federal law.As Bloomberg reports, District Judge Robert Lasnik decided that the State Department failed to give a proper explanation last year when it previously overturned a ruling dating back to the Obama administration which stopped Defense Distributed from making its blueprints available online.Lasnik observed: “No findings of fact or other statements are provided in the settlement agreement [to allow the blueprints for 3D-printed guns online] that address, much less invalidate, the federal government’s prior analysis regarding the likely impacts of publication on national security or world peace or that otherwise explain the federal government’s change of position.”Defense Distributed argued that making these CAD files available online was a matter of free speech.However, Lasnik did not agree, finding the Trump administration’s reversal of the previous ruling “arbitrary and capricious” and therefore that “it is unlawful and must be set aside”.Lasnik further noted that aspects of the problem which Congress deemed important were not considered.
Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours.We closed the day, November 10 2019, at a price of $9,055.We’re still 54 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017).Bitcoin’s market cap ended the day at $163,364,406,732.Yesterday’s volume of $20,587,919,881 was the highest in one day, 28 percent above the year’s average, and 54 percent below the year’s high.That means that yesterday, the Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 437 tons of gold.
It’s all aboard the US IPO train for Chinese firms this month.At least 10 filed in October, compared to just 23 finished listings during all of 2018.19 Chinese firms have completed IPOs stateside this year to date.Drone maker Ehang, podcast site Lizhi, and NetEase edtech arm Youdao are all among those that filed in October.The US IPO boom came as China hoped to bring listings home with Nasdaq-style tech board the STAR Market, launched in July.The STAR Board, based at the Shanghai Stock Exchange, offers a number of concessions to attract tech companies to list domestically, including registration-based listing and allowing loss-making firms to list.
A new investigation by The New York Times found that the internet's largest tech platforms are failing to effectively shut down the giant portions of online child sexual abuse material.Massive inconsistencies across tech companies and platforms in addressing the material leave gaping holes that pedophiles and criminals easily exploit.The online population of abusive content is growing and can remain online undetected, and children are often blocked from getting photos and videos of their abuse taken down, even long after their abusers are caught.However, massive inconsistencies across tech companies and platforms in addressing the material leave gaping holes that pedophiles and criminals, like traffickers, easily exploit.With pedophiles meeting on various chat apps and sharing images on cloud storage, tech companies are struggling to effectively shut down the sharing of material across the board, meaning that the online population of abusive content is growing and can remain online undetected, and children are blocked from getting photos and videos of their abuse taken down.Two sisters told the Times that 10 years after their father recorded abusing them and posted it online, they live in fear long after he went to jail as photos and videos of them were found in over 130 previous child sexual abuse investigations.
Unite official Kate Osborne selected to fight Jarrow but move has reignited internal warfare on Labour's left wing.HuffPost is part of Verizon Media.Verizon Media and our partners need your consent to access your device and use your data (including location) to understand your interests, and provide and measure personalised ads.Verizon Media will also provide you with personalised ads on partner products.Select 'OK' to continue and allow Verizon Media and our partners to use your data, or select 'Manage options' to view your choices.
The municipal Shanghai government has partnered with China’s central bank and five other financial institutions to create an alliance for blockchain-based trade finance.Why it matters: This is the latest move for Chinese authorities as part of a renewed determination to fast-track blockchain development.The blockchain alliance is the first blockchain application project in customs and the first service project for the China International Import Expo (CIIE), according to Ye Jian, official from the General Administration of Customs of Shanghai, as cited by the Global Times.Details: Shanghai Customs, the Municipal Commission of Commerce, and representatives from six banks, including the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and Bank of Communications, inked a Blockchain Alliance proposal for the city’s e-port area during the CIIE on Thursday, state-run Global Times reported.PBOC’s Shanghai branch and the municipal commerce commission said in a joint statement on Thursday that they expect blockchain to solve information asymmetries in trade finance and verify authenticity for trades, according to Reuters.Regulators also expect to tap into the technology to lower cost thresholds for trading institutions.
this is an op-ed piece.the Results have to a greater extent, will be bought by the public sector in order to increase the benefits for the society, writes Johanna Enberg, and offer the Oak of the Agency.in Sweden, is faced with a host of social challenges, many of which are urgent to deal with today.We need to work pro-actively in order to be able to live up to the goals set in the Agenda 2030 and the global goals of sustainable development at the same time, as the demands on the public sector to respond to growing demands on social services and investment in infrastructure.this is A narrowing of the tax base as a result of demographic change and out-migration is a problem in some parts of the country, as well as the ever-growing towns and cities struggle to meet the residents of housing, infrastructure, services, and health care.The need for new, sustainable and innovative solutions in the fields of utilities, infrastructure, and housing, in order to deal with this in the long term.
Search giant Baidu beat analyst expectations for its third quarter revenues as the company’s diversification away from its core search business showed signs of paying off.Why it matters: Baidu has seen increased competition for advertising revenue from rivals including Bytedance and Tencent in the midst of a macroeconomic slowdown that has led advertisers to tighten their belts.Baidu has had a tough year—the company’s share price fell by more than 35% prior to its latest earnings release.The search giant this year posted its first quarterly loss since listing in 2005.Baidu CEO Robin Li warned in January that “winter is coming,” acknowledging the effects of China’s slowing economy and the fallout from the trade war with the US.Details: Baidu’s Q3 revenue reached RMB 28.1 billion (around $4 billion), beating analyst expectations of RMB 27.5 billion.
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