Saturday, 24 June 2017

Aikines-Aryeetey wins twice as GB sit third

Great Britain sit third after day two at the European Team Championships with Harry Aikines-Aryeetey winning in the 100m and 4x100m relay.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40393511

Bethnal Green fire: One person treated for smoke inhalation

Flames engulf a third-floor flat and spread to the roof of the building in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40392587

Will Hughes: Watford complete £8m deal for Derby midfielder

Watford complete the signing of midfielder Will Hughes from Derby County for £8m on a five-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40394483

Unexploded 'WWII bomb' found in residential street

Police are called to reports of a possible unexploded device in Barnet, north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40392585

Tobi Sho-Silva: Dover Athletic sign striker after departure from Bromley

National League club Dover Athletic sign former Bromley striker Tobi Sho-Silva on a two-year contract.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40393621

Justin Gatlin: US sprinter could face a final duel with Usain Bolt

Justin Gatlin sets up the prospect of a final showdown in London with Usain Bolt after winning the 100m in the US World Championship trials.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40390944

Leyton Orient: Martin Ling says new boss may not be hired by start of pre-season

Leyton Orient director of football Martin Ling says a new manager may not be in place for the start of pre-season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40386449

Fire at storage yard destroys 40 cars in Croydon

Four fire engines and 21 firefighters attend a industrial park in Peterwood Way, near Purley Way.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40391556

Camden flats: Council 'tried to prevent' tower closure

Council says it had no option but to immediately evacuate four London tower blocks, but 83 of the residents are refusing to leave.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40391395

Friday, 23 June 2017

Google Will Stop Reading Your Email to Target Ads

2016 google careers shoot

Google now says it will end the practice of targeting ads based on email text, but the decision was not made by the Gmail or advertising teams.

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SpaceX Successfully Launches, Lands Second Reused Rocket


SpaceX has successfully deployed the new BulgariaSat-1 and touched down safely with a reusable rocket.

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Camden Council chief: 'Grenfell changes everything'

Camden Council head Georgia Gould says several large tower blocks in the borough are being evacuated because of fears over fire safety.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40389700

Cladding to be removed from 10 London tower blocks

Four councils agree to the removal after it emerged the cladding was similar to that used on Grenfell Tower.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40381643

Simon Cowell's Grenfell single tops UK chart

The single, to raise money for those affected by the fire, features Rita Ora and Stormzy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40381450

Camden flats to be evacuated over cladding

A tower block of 161 homes on Chalcots estate in north London is to be evacuated due to cladding concerns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40389148

Grenfell Tower: Pupils share 'happy memories' of lost friends

Avondale primary school pupils share happy memories of friends lost in the Grenfell Tower fire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40383314

Microsoft Windows 10 S Isn’t as Secure as the Company Claims

Windows-10

Microsoft's Windows 10 S may be more secure than other versions of the OS, but no operating system is perfectly locked down.

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ET deals: Save $300 on a Dell XPS desktop PC

Silver XPS

In search of an affordable desktop that has plenty of room for upgrades? Take a look at the XPS 8910 tower PC from Dell. With a sleek modern design, a Skylake CPU, space for three 3.5-inch drives, and support for up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, this PC is up for almost anything.

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London tower fire: Why weren taller fire platforms not used?

London has numerous high-rise towers but its current appliances can only reach up to 32m in height.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40357535

New PillCam Uses Wireless Radio, CCD Cameras to Diagnose Heartburn


A new type of endoscopy could significantly reduce patient discomfort while imaging areas that current techniques simply can't see. The PillCam uses a wireless radio and external SD Card to examine what's inside you and report back what it finds.

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In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale

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Imagination Technologies is reportedly in talks to sell itself to interested parties. Plans to spin off other parts of the business may have fallen through, but either way, the loss of Apple as a customer could be a fatal blow.

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London's temporary African-inspired architecture

Diebedo Francis Kere is the 17th architect to design a temporary pavilion in the grounds of London's Hyde Park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40384943

Apple: Qualcomm Doesn’t Deserve to Earn Revenue on Every iPhone

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A recent Supreme Court case may have strengthened Apple's arguments against Qualcomm's royalty structure and product fees.

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London Fire Brigade reissues 'stay put' advice after Grenfell Tower blaze

London Fire Brigade's policy is under scrutiny after many Grenfell Tower residents became trapped.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40380163

CIA Tools to Spy on Offline Computers with USB Drives Leaked

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A new cache of CIA documents posted on Wikileaks reveals the methods employed by the CIA to hack so-called "air-gapped" machines. As with many exploits, it relies on people being the weak link.

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Leicestershire sign Surrey's Arun Harinath and Mathew Pillans on one-month loans

Leicestershire sign batsman Arun Harinath and fast bowler Mathew Pillans on one-month loan deals from Surrey.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40384058

Grenfell Tower: Police say fire started in fridge-freezer

The Metropolitan Police added that insulation and cladding on the building had failed safety tests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40380536

Inspectors find 'appalling' fire risks at east London tower block

Fire experts inspect east London tower block with reporter Andrew Hosken and find disaster waiting to happen.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40382636

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: GPU Performance Tracking, Xbox Live Boost

Windows 10 desktop

If you've ever wanted to track GPU usage the same way we can check CPU usage through the Windows 10 Task Manager, it's finally happening.

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Prince Philip cancels London Zoo visit after hospital stay

The Duke of Edinburgh is resting after spending two nights in hospital as a precaution earlier this week.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40380140

Man charged over Finsbury Park attack

Darren Osborne, 47, is charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40381794

Sally Hodkin murder: Failings led to killing by Nicola Edgington

Nicola Edgington attacked Sally Hodkin and another woman with a butcher's knife in Bexleyheath.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40378509

Grenfell Tower fire: Community Shield proceeds to be donated to affected

Proceeds from the 2017 FA Community Shield will be donated to support those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40381233

Grenfell Tower: Hotpoint fridge freezer started fire, say police

Police say the outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40380584

Martin Ling: Leyton Orient appoint ex-manager as director of football

Leyton Orient name Martin Ling as director of football, less than 24 hours after the National League club was taken over.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40379823

Investigation launched into death during police car stop

The 25-year-old "became unwell" after being pulled over by officers in Newham on 15 June.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40372070

This year's Serpentine Pavilion display unveiled

Architect Francis Kéré has brought a piece of Burkino Faso to this year's Serpentine Pavilion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40378507

Black War Heroes memorial unveiled in Brixton

It's the first memorial to African and Caribbean soldiers who fought in WW1 and WW2.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40376483

London fire: Theresa May booed at Grenfell visit

Footage emerges of the prime minister being booed after meeting Grenfell Tower victims on Wednesday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40374193

London fire

After the Grenfell tower block fire, there have been calls for both, so how do they differ?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40353738

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Film exposes London's sex industry underworld

How the suicide of a young Chinese woman working in prostitution inspired a film on hidden lives of London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-40363513

Police funding: Cuts 'threaten ability to tackle mass riots'

A chief constable says resources in England and Wales are too stretched after recent terror attacks.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40377260

Cryptocurrency Craze Sends GPU Prices Skyrocketing — Again

NVIDIA-Telsa-V100 Volta

Cryptocurrency mining is driving GPU prices upwards again, only this time it's hitting both AMD and Nvidia.

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First war memorial to Afro-Caribbean soldiers unveiled in London

The sculpture is dedicated to the two million Afro-Caribbean soldiers who fought in both world wars.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40372063

Russian Company Is Selling Mods to Bypass DJI Drone Safety Features

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DJI was forced to put safety measures in place on its drone aircraft after a series of stern warnings from government regulators. Now, a Russian company is charging a few hundred dollars to turn those limits off.

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WannaCry Virus Shuts Down Honda Factory for a Day


A production halt in Japan costs Honda 1,000 cars; Nissan and Renault were hit earlier by WannaCry.

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Virgin Mobile Reinvents Phone Subsidies With iPhone-Only Deal

Branson celebrates Inner Circle by David Cardinal

If you miss the old carrier-offered phone subsidies, Virgin Mobile has a deal for you. You get the money, without being locked in to a contract. You do have to live on the Sprint network, though.

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Driver in Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash Wasn’t Paying Attention: Feds


Tesla driver Josh Brown had his hands on the wheel for just 25 seconds in the last half hour of his life. A new NTSB report says he wasn't watching a video, however.

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Cody McDonald: AFC Wimbledon sign Gillingham striker on free transfer

AFC Wimbledon sign striker Cody McDonald after he turns down a new deal with Gillingham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40370416

Cladding to be removed from five Chalcots tower blocks

It said it would carry out regular fire safety patrols and safety checks to reassure residents.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40370993

Leyton Orient: Businessman Nigel Travis completes takeover

Businessman Nigel Travis completes his takeover of Leyton Orient, ending Francesco Becchetti's three-year stay as owner.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40366597

Single-Dose Radiation Found Effective for Prostate Cancer

dna

The excellent results are in from a two-year study from Europe concerning single-dose iridium therapy for prostate cancer.

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Frank de Boer: Crystal Palace set to appoint Dutchman as manager

Crystal Palace offer former Ajax and Inter Milan boss Frank de Boer the vacant manager's job at Selhurst Park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40371643

Micky Adams: Ex-Premier League boss takes Harborough Town Under-18 role

Former Premier League manager Micky Adams takes on a role as under-18 boss at non-league club Harborough Town.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40371403

Southern rail: Report into disruption is 'attack on staff'

The government said it would not publish the Southern rail report before the election

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40367636

Developer of A Way Out Claims PS4 is Crippling Performance

NoWayOut

The developer of the unique co-op game A Way Out is claiming console hardware like the PS4 is holding back his artistic vision -- but the PC market isn't the panacea he implies it is, either.

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The Best Free PC Games

PC F2P

There are loads of free PC games out there, but many of them aren't worth your time. These will have you hooked for hours.

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Finsbury Park attack: Tributes to victim Makram Ali

Makram Ali, 51, was a "gentle man" who "spent his whole life without enemies", his family says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40366127

UK rail ticket machines hit by IT glitch

Rail ticket machines across the UK fell out of service during the morning commute.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40367628

Tests Appear to Show the OnePlus 5 Cheats on Benchmark Tests

OnePlus5

The new OnePlus 5 is an impressive phone, but it's apparently been designed to cheat in benchmarks to inflate its scores. That's not a practice we recommend, and it damages our ability to recommend the phone as well.

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Lutfur Rahman loses High Court appeal against election ban

Lutfur Rahman was found guilty by an election court of corrupt and illegal practices.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40366706

Grenfell cladding used on Tottenham tower block

Residents at a block of flats in Tottenham have been told the building has the same cladding as Grenfell Tower.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40368427

Theresa May apologises: Grenfell response 'not good enough'

It is the first time the prime minister has apologised for the government's response to the Grenfell fire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40358672

High rise cladding 'combustible' says PM

Tests on other tower blocks after the Grenfell Tower fire have shown some cladding is combustible.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40366646

HS2 franchise: Bidder shortlist revealed

Government reveals who could run the West Coast Main Line, including HS2, and South Eastern rail franchises.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40364022

Leading universities rated 'bronze' under new ranking system

Universities are now ranked bronze, silver or gold for their standard of undergraduate teaching.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-40356423

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

London fire: Kensington council chief quits

Nicholas Holgate says he is "heartbroken" by the tower block fire in which at least 79 people died.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40362317

The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22

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The time has come for gamers the world over to joke about burying their wallets in the backyard, but they'll never do it.

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Tesla Model S Hypermilers Get 560 Miles on a Single Charge


Hypermiling Belgian team averages 25 mph for 24 hours. Daylight and warm weather improved efficiency and boosted cockpit temps to 100 degrees.

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Hottest June day since summer of 1976 in heatwave

Temperatures hit 34.5C (94F) in the UK, as the mercury soars to its highest point in 41 years.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40353118

Duke of Edinburgh to spend second night in hospital

Prince Philip, who is 96, is being treated for an infection at King Edward VII hospital in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40360283

Finsbury Park attack: Prince Charles delivers Queen's message

He delivers a message from the Queen, as he praises the imam who shielded a terror suspect.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40359663

ET Deals: Thousands of online courses from Udemy for just $10 each

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If you love to learn, check out the outstanding classes at Udemy. Thousands of online courses are being discounted today, so you can invest in a new skill -- even if you're on a budget.

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Essex v Warwickshire: Test spinner Simon Harmer takes six as Bears follow on again

Warwickshire face a fourth innings defeat of the season against leaders Essex after following on again at Chelmsford.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40349382

Middlesex v Yorkshire: County champions beat Tykes for first win of 2017

County champions Middlesex end their winless start to the season with an impressive innings victory over Yorkshire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40349404

Nathan Baxter: Chelsea goalkeeper joins Woking on loan

National League side Woking sign goalkeeper Nathan Baxter on a season-long loan deal from Chelsea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40356250

Wimbledon champion Boris Becker declared bankrupt

The three-time champion owed a substantial sum to an investment company.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40358006

AMD Looks to Crush Intel With its New Epyc Server Chips

AMD Epyc

AMD has officially launched its new server platform, and shed more light on the design of its Infinity Fabric in the process.

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Queen's Speech 2017: Lettings fees to be banned

The government is to ban fees for tenants in England, six months after first suggesting the idea.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40354019

Please Read This Before Pitching Us Your Kickstarter

PebbleTimeRound

Dear folks pitching us crowdfunded hardware all day: There's a good chance we won't hear you. Here's why.

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Reality Check

The Home Office disputes Former Met Commissioner Lord Blair's assertion that the Met is facing cuts.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40354815

Block acquired for Grenfell fire survivors

Sixty-eight apartments in luxury block near site of Grenfell Tower acquired to house fire survivors, government says

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40357280

Francis Saili: Harlequins sign Munster and former All Blacks centre

Premiership club Harlequins sign Munster and former New Zealand centre Francis Saili on a "long-term" contract.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40356242

Skylake-X Packs a Punch, but It’s Not Intel’s Best Gaming CPU

Skylake1

While the overall performance level of the new CPUs looks fairly solid, there's one important thing to keep in mind for gaming.

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North Sheen crossing: Reward for barrier jumper information

The cyclist lifted his bike over barriers just seconds before a train sped past.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40352334

Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital last night as "a precautionary measure", Buckingham Palace says

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40355006

Injured off-duty London Bridge police officer gets WWE belt from wrestler Triple H

A police officer injured in the London Bridge attack is presented with an honorary WWE championship belt.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/40352290

London art student 'eats' her Instagram photos for her degree show

Natalie Wearden "eats" 3,000 of her Instagram photos as a way of destroying her "constructed identity".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/40346849

Team by team: 2017-18 EFL fixtures

Find out your team's fixtures in the Championship, League One and League Two during the 2017-18 season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40328971

League Two 2017-18 fixtures: Forest Green Rovers start at home to Barnet

League Two newcomers Forest Green Rovers will host Barnet in their first ever English Football League game on 5 August.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40341224

Policing 'at risk' as officers deal with terror

Police are switching resources from mainstream law enforcement to deal with the terror threat, officers say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40350748

Man stabbed in large Stamford Hill party brawl

The fight broke out during a party attended by about 200 people, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40352328

Grenfell Tower charity single released

Stars including Stormzy, Liam Payne and Celine Dion record a cover of Bridge Over Troubled Water.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40343700

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Man Tasered by police outside mosque

The suspect was detained after police got reports a man was attacking people at Regent's Park Mosque.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40351178

Andre Ward: Anthony Joshua and Tony Bellew bouts possible

Andre Ward says "anything is possible" regarding a move up in weight which could see him fight Anthony Joshua.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/40349245

OnePlus 5 Unveiled With Snapdragon 835 and Dual Cameras for $479

OnePlus 5

OnePlus has announced the OnePlus 5 with an aluminum chassis, Snapdragon 835, up to 8GB of RAM, and a dual camera array. Pricing starts at $479 and pre-orders are live today.

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The WhiteFox Mechanical Keyboard Comes to Kickstarter

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One of the best custom keyboards out there is now available in a new place—Kickstarter.

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Finsbury Park attack: Son of hire boss held over Facebook post

The man is understood to be the son of one of the company owners whose van was used in the attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-40347813

Finsbury Park attack: 'My dad got hit'

Two witnesses to the attack describe the moment they saw the van hit people outside of the mosque.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40348753

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Ryan Higgins helps put champions on top at Lord's

Ryan Higgins takes 3-32 on his first-class debut as Yorkshire stumble to 186-9, replying to Middlesex 446 all out.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40335904

Worcestershire v Kent: Joe Clarke century earns Pears first-innings lead against Kent

Joe Clarke hits his first hundred of 2017, while Joe Leach makes 57 as Worcestershire forge a first-innings lead over Kent.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40335960

Force Fields Become a Weapon in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Electricity static

Straight out of sci-fi and coming soon to your hometown medical school, this technique exploits a physical property so fundamental that it almost looks low-tech.

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Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry: IPCC delays corruption probe

The police watchdog says it will be concluded after a separate corruption investigation is completed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40345969

Antonio Conte: Chelsea confident boss will sign new contract

Chelsea are confident manager Antonio Conte will sign a new contract this summer, despite suggestions he is considering a return to Italy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40346249

AI Acquires Spatial Reasoning Abilities, in Another Victory for Our Machine Overlords

brain-CPU

In a pathbreaking paper published last week, DeepMind revealed fresh inroads towards the creation of an artificial general intelligence.

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Was the 24-Hour Le Mans Endurance Race Too Tough on Hybrid Tech?


The winning Porsche spent an hour in the pits fixing its hybrid drive, and similar problems set Toyota back two hours. Still, hybrids are here to stay.

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London fire: Grenfell patients face 'months' of recovery

Some patients being treated after the tower block fire remain in an induced coma, a doctor says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40343897

Microsoft Will Let You Revert Your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S

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The Surface Laptop can now be reverted to Windows 10 S if you don't like having the full version of Windows 10 Pro, Unfortunately, you'll have to wipe the machine to do it.

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'Stretched' Met Police in talks over planned funding cuts

Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick says her officers "need the resources to do the job"

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40342031

Josh Rees: Bromley sign midfielder from Chelmsford City

Bromley sign former Nottingham Forest and Torquay United midfielder Josh Rees.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40344918

South London man charged with nine terrorism offences

A man from south London is to appear before magistrates charged with nine terrorism offences.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40344185

Former CenturyLink Employee Alleges ISP Fraudulently Signs Up Customers

Networking

CenturyLink is facing a lawsuit from a former employee and a $12 billion class action suit from its customers over allegations that it deliberately created fake accounts for services customers didn't sign up for, then refused to acknowledge having done so.

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London fire: Holiday offers to Grenfell victims

More than 100 offers of help have flooded in to the campaign to support victims and emergency workers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-40342348

Ricky Hayden murder: Minder 'murdered by machete-wielding men'

Ricky Hayden, who had worked as a celebrity minder, was attacked outside his home.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40338033

World refugee day: Teen refugees' art put on display

Inspired by their memories of home, journey to the UK and hopes for the future.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40339746

Final Kepler Report Includes 219 New Potential Exoplanets

kepler

A new planetary catalog unveiled by astronomers during a recent meeting at the Ames Research Center signifies the final chapter of Kepler. Its grand total: 4,034 objects.

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Adele surprises Grenfell Tower fire fighters with cake

Pop star Adele brings cake on a surprise visit to West London emergency crew

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40339241

Charlton Athletic: Jason Pearce signs new deal until 2020

Charlton Athletic centre-back Jason Pearce signs a new three-year contract with the club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40340300

Finsbury Park attack: Community holds vigil

Prayers go ahead at a London mosque after a van struck Muslim worshippers nearby, leaving one dead.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40338410

Kevin Pietersen: Surrey T20 Blast stint set to be last in England

Kevin Pietersen says he is unlikely to play in England again after his stint with Surrey in this summer's T20 Blast competition ends.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40336460

Enfield pensioner robbed at gunpoint

Three men forced the 70-year-old woman to hand over £200 cash.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40338674

Monday, 19 June 2017

Republican Data Firm Leaks Personal Info on 198 Million Voters


Cyber security firm UpGuard uncovered the database last week, confirming that it includes personal data on nearly 200 million US voters.

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Atari to Make its First Console in Decades, but What the Heck Is It?


Nintendo's NES Classic Edition may have inspired Atari to launch its own console initiative, but will customers jump for games that are already widely available elsewhere?

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Tesla Overtakes BMW, Now Fourth Most Valuable Automaker


In the last three months, Tesla has passed GM, Ford, and now BMW to become the world's fourth most valuable automaker on the stock market.

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Four ministers were warned about tower block fire risks

"Today's buildings have a much higher content of combustible material," read one warning.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40330789

Grenfell Tower fire survivor reunited with her rescuer

One woman feared she would not escape the 10th floor, until a stranger knocked at her door.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40333946

Retail Listings, Prices for AMD’s Vega Frontier Editions Appear

Radeon-Vega

AMD's Vega Frontier Edition popped up in stores (briefly), with pricing attached. The card's price puts it well above consumer targets, but it's not too bad fora professional card.

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This Tiny Radioactive Implant is a Powerhouse for Treating Prostate Cancer

exosome cancer head

For prostate and penile cancer, scientists have developed an implant the size of a grain of rice that can deliver targeted radiation to the problem area and nowhere else.

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Charlie Gard: European Court orders life support to continue

The European Court of Human Rights says baby Charlie must be kept alive until a final ruling.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40328607

Reece Oxford: West Ham defender to join Borussia Monchengladbach on loan

West Ham defender Reece Oxford is close to completing a season-long loan to German side Borussia Monchengladbach.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40333744

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Sam Robson and Paul Stirling make hundreds at Lord's

Sam Robson and Paul Stirling make centuries as Middlesex reach 337-4 on day one against Yorkshire at Lord's.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40327748

Finsbury Park attack suspect named

Man arrested on suspicion of carrying out Finsbury Park terror attack is Darren Osborne, 47, from Cardiff, BBC understands.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40332616

Intel Launches Core i9 X-Series CPUs, 10-Core Available Now, 18 in October

core i9

Intel's new Core i9 CPU family and its X-Series of processors are both available for preorder today, with shipments expected on June 26.

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5 Features That Will Reshape Phones

gs8

The first round of 2017 flagship phone releases is behind us, and we're starting to see some interesting trends.

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Tariqe Fosu: Charlton Athletic sign Reading midfielder for undisclosed fee

Charlton sign attacking midfielder Tariqe Fosu from Reading for an undisclosed fee, their third new arrival of the summer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40330921

Finsbury Park attack: What we know so far

One person has died and 10 people are injured after a van was driven into people in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40323769

In Pictures: England soaks up more hot weather

Blue skies and hot sunshine continue as temperatures are set to soar further.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40329318

Can You Build a $500 Gaming PC to Match the Xbox One X?

Xbox One X

Can you build a PC -- or upgrade one -- to match the Xbox One X's capabilities? It's going to depend on what hardware you have already, but we step through the options and what's available today.

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Swansea City looking to sign Tammy Abraham from Chelsea

Swansea City are competing with Newcastle and Brighton to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, says chairman Huw Jenkins.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40325981

Finsbury Park attack: Moment onlookers restrain suspect

Mobile phone footage shows the suspected Finsbury Park attacker being restrained, then arrested.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40324281

Mosque attack

People living near the scene of the mosque attack tell of fears for the capital's multicultural tolerance.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40326635

79 people feared dead in tower block fire

Number of people dead or missing presumed dead after Grenfell Tower fire in London has now risen to 79, say police

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40327357

Muslims pray near Finsbury Park Mosque

Muslims praying near Finsbury Park Mosque, for the victims who were attacked.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40324769

London mosque attack: Aerial footage of Finsbury Park

Aerial footage of police teams at the scene of an attack in Finsbury Park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40324369

London fire: Photos show devastation inside Grenfell Tower

Police have released images from inside the fire-ravaged Kensington tower block.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40322581

In pictures: Finsbury Park attack

Many of the victims are believed to have just left evening prayers after breaking the Ramadan fast.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40324590

Diane Abbott back in shadow cabinet after diabetes struggle

Labour's shadow home secretary was replaced during the election campaign because of poor health.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40319561

Sunday, 18 June 2017

Finsbury Park attack: 'He was shouting, I want to kill all Muslims'

An eyewitness describes the scene in north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40323698

London fire: Police expect Grenfell death toll to rise

The process of identifying victims of the London blaze could take weeks, police warn.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40322871

Finsbury Park Mosque: 'It was chaos'

One person has died following a collision near Finsbury Park Mosque, north London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40322585

Finsbury attack: 'Muslims don't feel safe'

Eyewitness Adil Rana describes the moments after the Finsbury attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40324279

Finsbury Park Mosque: 'Several hurt' as van hits pedestrians

One person is arrested and several are injured near Finsbury Park Mosque, north London, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40322960

British and Irish Lions 2017: Owen Farrell will be fit to face All Blacks - Warren Gatland

Lions coach Warren Gatland says he is confident Owen Farrell will be fit to face New Zealand in the first Test on Saturday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40317634

In pictures: Father's day cards left for fire victims

Cards and flowers mount up in tribute to the 58 people believed to have died in the Grenfell Tower fire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-40320729

Grenfell Tower victims 'given £10 a day to live on'

Emma Coat Dent has written to the Home Secretary calling for the situation the be addressed immediately.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40319207

London fire: Tragedy caused by years of neglect - Khan

The mayor of London says the deadly fire in west London was a "preventable accident".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40320459

London fire: Council leader denies bad handling of fire response

The leader of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Nicholas Paget-Brown, says the council has a "very well organised" operation in place.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40319388

London fire: Community claps and cheers firefighters

Residents of the Grenfell Tower area applauded firefighters as they drove away.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40319389

Hot weather across the UK set to continue

The weather across most of the UK is set to get even hotter with temperatures expected to continue rising.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40319085

Silence: The scene at Kensington and Chelsea town hall

There were piles of donations but no one official in sight at Kensington and Chelsea town hall on Saturday afternoon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40316530

Grenfell Tower fire: Boy, 6, gives pocket money to victims

Alfie Lindsey gave up to £70 in cash from his superhero-themed money tin to the Bishop of Kensington.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40319204

London fire: Relative cites 'lack of co-ordination' in response

A man with five relatives missing after the Grenfell Tower fire says there's a lack of co-ordination.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40315800

London fire: The volunteers who flocked from near and far to help

What motivated ordinary people to go to the scene of the fire, in their own words.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40316252

Grenfell fire: Volunteer Swarzy Macaly on the effort to help survivors

Volunteer Swarzy Macaly speaks to the BBC's Ben Brown about the effort to help Grenfell Tower survivors.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40313403

London fire: 'Outrageous' lack of help for Grenfell tower victims

No central point for support is fuelling anger among residents, writes the BBC's Matthew Price.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40312564

Grenfell Tower fire: Government staff sent into Kensington and Chelsea council

The move follows criticism of Kensington and Chelsea's handling of the Grenfell Tower disaster, in which 58 people are known or presumed to have died.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40316812

Saturday, 17 June 2017

London fire: Grenfell Tower victims take 'demands' to Number 10

Residents discussed their demands with Theresa May after the PM chaired a taskforce on the disaster.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40312217

Cancun Grand Prix: Ashley McKenzie wins bronze for Great Britain

Ashley McKenzie wins bronze for Great Britain's judo team in the -60kg on day one of the 2017 Cancun Grand Prix in Mexico.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/judo/40312537

London fire: 58 missing, presumed dead - police

Police fear that figure may increase, as the search of Grenfell Tower resumes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40315194

London fire: Grenfell Tower debris fear shuts Tube lines

Transport for London said the move had been made at the request of the London Fire Brigade.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40314399

London fire: The victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Names and details are emerging of some of those confirmed to have lost their lives.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40305796

London fire: Queen reflects on 'sombre national mood'

It follows an evening of vigils, mounting protests and angry scenes over the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40310959

London fire: Grenfell Tower wall of condolence - read the tributes

A wall of condolence near Grenfell Tower has been filling up with heartfelt hand-written tributes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40303990

Theresa May heckled by angry crowds

The prime minister had been meeting survivors of the Grenfell tower block fire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40310533

London fire: Protesters storm Kensington town hall

Angry protesters demand answers following the west London blaze which killed more than 30 people.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40306522

Queen honours Westminster attack PC Keith Palmer for bravery

Posthumous bravery award is unveiled alongside honours list recognising Billy Connolly, Julie Walters and JK Rowling.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40291724

Friday, 16 June 2017

Bromley: Ben Wynter joins National League club from Crystal Palace

Teenage defender Ben Wynter joins National League club Bromley from Crystal Palace.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40310543

Take-Two Kills Popular GTA V Modding Tool


Take-Two has killed the popular modding program OpenIV, disabling a huge swath of GTA V mods. The company claims the tool allowed for harassment in GTA V, while its fans disagree...vehemently.

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iFixit Labels the Surface Laptop a ‘Glue-Filled Monstrosity’


According to iFixit, the Surface Laptop isn't repairable at all. In fact, it got a 0 out of 10 for repairability and was labeled a "glue-filled monstrosity." Ouch.

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The Best Games of E3 2017

E3 2017

In spite of the lightly crushed expectations, there were still plenty of games to get excited about. So let's move past the dashed hopes, and explore the best games from this year's show.

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There’s No Profit Margin for Microsoft on the Xbox One X

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The Xbox One X may be the most powerful console available in 2017, but Microsoft had to give up its profit margin to hit its $499 price point.

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Mark Marshall: Charlton Athletic sign Bradford City winger

Charlton Athletic sign Bradford City winger Mark Marshall after he rejected a new contract at Valley Parade.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40309019

Terell Thomas: Wigan Athletic sign Charlton Athletic defender

League One side Wigan Athletic sign Charlton Athletic defender Terell Thomas on a one-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40304078

E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking

SmokingComputer

E-cigarettes aren't just an alternative to smoking -- they're also a way to run malware on a PC or potentially destroy it altogether.

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Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs

Qualcomm

At Computex this year, PCs shared top billing with a huge range of IoT products. Smartphones, which have dominated the show in other years, were much less emphasized.

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Minecraft’s New 4K Textures Don’t Even Look Like Minecraft

mc1

Microsoft expects to launch a new texture pack alongside its 4K update later this year that completely changes how Minecraft looks.

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London fire: Cladding fears raised by Camden tower block residents

Rydon Construction fitted the same cladding to Grenfell Tower and five others in an estate in Camden.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40300513

EFL Cup first-round draw in full

Sunderland will travel to Bury in the EFL Cup first round following their relegation from the Premier League.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40302299

Trauma counselling for Grenfell Tower firefighters

More than 200 firefighters would have seen things "they had never seen before".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40290912

London fire: The messages on a wall near Grenfell Tower

People have been writing messages on a wall near Grenfell Tower in west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40305246

London fire: Some victims will be kept unconscious for days

Doctors say they are treating patients with serious smoke inhalation damage rather than burns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40300146

US-CERT Warns North Korea Has Stepped Up Cyberattacks

449808-generic-security-hacking

The US government is warning companies about DDoS and malware infiltration attempts it believes are being launched by North Korea, possibly as part of an attempt to strike back at the US after news of our own missile sabotage programs surfaced several months ago. Tensions with the North Koreans have generally been high the past nine months.

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London fire: It could take two years to rehouse Grenfell Tower victims, councillor says

The council said its first priority was to get families into temporary accommodation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40300517

Simon Cowell to record Grenfell Tower charity single

The pop impresario said he hoped to "raise some money for the many people affected by this tragedy".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40300269

Alex Kiwomya: Doncaster Rovers sign Chelsea forward on a three-year deal

League One Doncaster Rovers sign Chelsea forward Alex Kiwomya on a three-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40302404

Mohanna Abdhou shooting: Three women arrested

Mohanna Abdhou was killed when "two males" on bicycles fired on her group near a playground.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40302380

Man held outside Parliament

London armed police arrest man outside Houses of Parliament, but incident not thought to be terror related

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40303300

London fire: Homes offered to victims of Grenfell Tower blaze

People from as far as Birmingham and Oxford have taken to social media to make offers of accommodation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40300509

PM criticised for not meeting Grenfell Tower residents

Minister pledges to do "whatever it takes" to make flats safe as PM faces criticism over site visit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40300369

London fire: A tale of two tower blocks

Just two miles from Grenfell Tower is 3 Merchant Square - a luxury high-rise building with ceiling sprinklers.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40290158

Thursday, 15 June 2017

HMP Pentonville escape: Prisoners used CCTV pole

Staff at the jail did not realise they were gone until 15 hours after they were last seen in their cell.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40293767

Dell Unveils Laser Projector That Creates 100-inch 4K Image

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Projectors have always offered larger screen sizes compared with "traditional" displays, but they also come with drawbacks -- which might go away forever with the newly unveiled Dell Advanced 4K Laser Projector.

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Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) Review Roundup: Not Bad, Still Expensive

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Reviews of the new Surface Pro are surprisingly weak -- weaker than we've seen for Microsoft's flagship tablet in the past. This minor point update takes a few steps forward, but it wasn't what reviewers were collectively looking for.

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Top university under 'ransomware' cyber-attack

UCL, one of the world's top ranked universities, has come under a major ransomware cyber-attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-40288548

Depressed or Suicidal? AI Algorithm Detects What’s Hidden Beneath the Smile

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You may think you're good at reading other people’s faces and moods, but when it comes to telling the difference between a person who is suicidal and one who is merely depressed, the signs are much more subtle.

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London fire: First victim named as Mohammed Alhajali

Mohammed Alhajali came to the UK in 2014, but died in Wednesday's fire, a Syrian charity says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40294616

ET Deals: One Month Free Trial of FreedomPop’s Unlimited Talk, Text, and Shared 4GB Data for Just $0.50 Per SIM

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