Friday, 30 June 2017

Grenfell Tower fire: Sadiq Khan calls on PM to appoint commissioners

Sadiq Khan says commissioners should be appointed to run the local council and reach out to "neglected" residents of Grenfell Tower.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40465494

Chris Willock: Arsenal youngster to join Benfica on five-year deal

Arsenal's 19-year-old forward Chris Willock is to join Portuguese club Benfica on a five-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40465114

Akaki Gogia leaves Brentford for Dynamo Dresden

Brentford winger Akaki Gogia has agreed a deal to join Dynamo Dresden, the side with whom he spent last season on loan.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40464993

Overclocker Claims X299 VRM Temperatures are a ‘Disaster,’ Limit Skylake-X Potential

core i9

According to one prominent member of the overclocking community, the VRM cooling on X299 motherboards isn't good enough to keep the boards stable -- and no overclocker should buy a board with just one 8-pin CPU power connector.

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Council leader to quit over fire response

Kensington and Chelsea Council leader Nick Paget-Brown resigns over Grenfell Tower fire criticisms.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40461581

Jordan Wynter: Woking sign Bromley midfielder

Woking sign midfielder Jordan Wynter following the expiry of his contract with National League rivals Bromley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40462474

States, Feds Vie to Set Testing Rules for Self-Driving Cars

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Democrats, Republicans, states, and safety activists all want their say. All share the goal of doing more self-driving car testing in the US.

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Charlie Gard: Parents to have more time with son

Great Ormond Street Hospital says it is working on plans for Charlie Gard's care.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40462831

Mahlon Romeo: Millwall full-back signs contract extension at The Den

Millwall full-back Mahlon Romeo signs a contract extension to stay with the Championship club until 2019.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40461661

Dagenham carjack death: Men guilty of luring rival to his death

Raja Ali was stabbed 13 times after the car he was in was attacked.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40460284

ET Deals: 94% off the Ultimate Data Infrastructure Architect Bundle

ET Data

If you want to understand how to manage and process massive amounts of data for businesses, government agencies, or non-profits, today's course and e-book bundle is right up your alley.

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This Crawling Robot Is Powered by Light

polycrawl

Researchers have developed a material that could make locomotion a much simpler affair. All this new polymer needs is a beam of light, and it gets going.

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Camber Sands: Seven deaths caused by misadventure, coroner concludes

Two men died at the East Sussex beach last July, followed by five friends a month later in August.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40461017

Microsoft ‘Autopilot’ Management Tools to Debut in Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 desktop

Microsoft is adding a new set of Autopilot deployment tools and security systems to the Fall Creators Update.

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Pictures: 80 years of 999 emergency services line

Emergency services phone number 999 is 80 years old today. We look back at the history of this life saving number.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/40458734

David Mooney: Leyton Orient sign former Southend United striker

National League side Leyton Orient re-sign striker David Mooney following his release by Southend United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40459986

Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes murder: Teen found guilty

Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes, 15, was stabbed outside his school gate.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40458245

Nearly 25 Percent of Windows Users Will Switch to Mac Within 6 Months: Survey


A new survey is claiming that up to 25 percent of the PC market could switch to Apple within the next 6-24 months, but data from independent analysis firms doesn't back up that conclusion.

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London fire: What happened at Grenfell Tower?

A summary of events at the west London tower block, which became engulfed in flames.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40272168

Mile End father and baby killed in French holiday crash

The mother is being treated in Brest hospital following the fatal crash in Brittany on 7 June.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40457183

Grenfell Tower fire: Downing Street criticises council over aborted meeting

A Number 10 spokesman said it would have expected the first meeting since the tragedy to be public.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40455363

Mayor Sadiq Khan launches London Borough of Culture award

The award will see 32 boroughs bid for more than £1m of funding for cultural events and initiatives.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40456643

Tottenham and Man City enter Checkatrade Trophy

Tottenham and Manchester City are among the new clubs who will play in next season's Checkatrade Trophy.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40455944

Arsene Wenger: Chief executive Ivan Gazidis begs fans to support Arsenal boss

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis begs fans to support manager Arsene Wenger and promises "top quality" signings.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40454116

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray to start title defence against qualifier

Britain's Andy Murray will begin the defence of his Wimbledon title against a qualifier or lucky loser on Monday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/40454648

Kieran Tripper signs five-year deal at Tottenham to commit until 2022

England full-back Kieran Trippier signs a new contract that commits him to Tottenham Hotspur until 2022.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40449493

One-Day Cup final: Nottinghamshire & Surrey battle for silverware at Lord's

Full preview and team news ahead of Saturday's One-Day Cup final between Nottinghamshire and Surrey at Lord's.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40416511

Kyle Walker: Manchester City open talks with Tottenham for England defender

Manchester City begin talks with Premier League rivals Tottenham about the potential signing of England full-back Kyle Walker.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40452634

World Athletics Championships drugs cheats will be caught - David Howman

Drugs cheats at this summer's World Athletics Championships in London will be caught, says the head of a new integrity unit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40452563

No death toll

Lack of new information has sparked fears of a cover-up over the disaster in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40445069

'Ban parents from leaving engines on', says guidance

Doctors want an end to leaving the car running at the school gates.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40431351

Charlie Gard: Life support to be turned off, parents say

His parents call doctors "heartless" for not allowing them to bring the 10-month-old home to die.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40454177

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Feltham young offenders institution 'not safe for staff or boys'

An officer was seriously assaulted while inspectors were looking around Feltham Prison.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40443533

Woman, 21, in Heathrow Airport terror arrest

The 21-year-old from north London has been held on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40452802

Grenfell Tower: Cladding 'changed to cheaper version'

Documents show the aluminium cladding was less fire-resistant than zinc, saving nearly £300,000.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40453054

Grenfell Tower: Man charged with fire death 'fraud'

A 52-year-old man is alleged to have claimed family members died in the Grenfell Tower block blaze.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40449956

Simon Walton: Sutton United sign former Leeds United midfielder

National League side Sutton sign former Leeds United and Plymouth Argyle midfielder Simon Walton on a two-year contract.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40452029

Windows 10 Has Halved Data Collection: Privacy Watchdog


French data watchdog CNIL has closed its investigation of Microsoft and Windows 10 after updates to the OS cut its telemetry gathering by 50 percent.

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Essex v Middlesex: South Africa spinner Simon Harmer takes 9-95 as visitors collapse

South Africa spinner Simon Harmer takes 9-95 for match figures of 14-172 as Essex beat Middlesex by and innings and 34 runs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40438885

New CIA Leak Reveals Tool That Can Track Computers via Wi-Fi

WiFi Hotspot

The latest CIA tool revealed online is rather straightforward -- malware that tracks a device's physical location. However, it doesn't need GPS, just Wi-Fi.

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Barry Hearn reappointed Leyton Orient honorary president after quitting

Ex-Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn is named honorary president of the club, just three months after quitting the role.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40449640

Brain-Computer Interfaces Could Eliminate Lower Back Pain

OpenBCI

Brain-computer interfaces could be critical to controlling chronic pain in patients, without the long-term side effects of opiate use.

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Council leader apologises to Grenfell Tower survivors

But Nicholas Paget-Brown refuted claims the tragedy showed the authority had failed the community.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40444859

Drug Delivery Implants, Electrical Stimulation Can Manage Chronic Pain

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New treatments for chronic pain could potentially address the ongoing opioid crisis in America via drug delivery implant systems and intrathecal electrical stimulation.

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Rugby coach David Simmons jailed for molesting players

David Simmons planted a secret camera in a shower gel bottle to film young players as they showered.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40443431

London fire: 'We can accept death but not being burnt alive'

A grieving daughter is angry that her disabled her mother's plea to live on a lower floor in the tower went unheard.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40322596

'Homophobia is gay' Pride In London poster causes online backlash

Organisers have removed posters which caused offence and apologised for appearing to 'devalue our own community'

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/40443047

Lisa Evans: Arsenal Ladies sign Scotland international winger

Arsenal Ladies sign Scotland international winger Lisa Evans from German Bundesliga side Bayern Munich.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40447790

Carla Humphrey: Bristol City Women sign Arsenal Ladies forward

Bristol City Women sign Arsenal Ladies and England Under-20 international forward Carla Humphrey.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40448365

AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips


AMD is refreshing its Pro lineup of desktop CPUs for business-class systems. It's also shared some data on what we can expect from the Ryzen 3 family when those chips debut later this year.

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PornHub Launches ‘Interactive’ Videos That Sync With Wireless Sex Toys

PornHubSync

PornHub has announced a new 'Interactive' video category that will allow the company to sync porn videos with specific sex toys. Yay?

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Grenfell Tower fire: Judge 'doubt' over inquiry scope

The judge heading the probe meets tower fire survivors after travelling to the site in west London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40446579

Stephen Hendrie: Southend United re-sign ex-West Ham United man

Southend United re-sign left-back Stephen Hendrie on a two-year contract, with the option of a third.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40444372

Southern: Government told to produce report into franchise

A commuter group has been campaigning for a judicial review into the government's handling of Southern rail.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40446450

Early AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Benchmarks Surface

Ryzen-Vega-Feature

Early benchmarks on AMD's Vega Frontier Edition are beginning to show up, but it's still early for firm conclusions about the GPU's performance relative to its Nvidia counterparts.

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Finsbury Park attack: Makram Ali alive when hit by van

Makram Ali had been taken ill before being struck near a north London mosque, an inquest hears.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40444129

Man stabbed to death at East Acton warehouse party

About 50 people were attending the east London event when a fight broke out.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40443529

Adele pays tribute to Grenfell victims at Wembley Stadium show

The singer encouraged fans to donate to help victims of the fire during Wednesday night's show.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40440509

'Significant progress' made by London Ambulance Service

London Ambulance Service should come out of special measures in the next few months, the CQC says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40442388

'We don't need to test any more cladding'

National Housing Federation chief David Orr says it's time to stop testing and start taking action.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40439379

Michael Doughty: QPR midfielder joins Peterborough United

Peterborough United sign QPR midfielder Michael Doughty for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40442838

Nigel Benn and Steve Collins agree to rematch after 21 years

Nigel Benn and Steve Collins tell BBC Sport they have agreed a rematch - even though neither boxer has fought since the 1990s.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/40434050

Ocadao supermarket trials driverless van deliveries

Internet-based grocer Ocado teams up with a robotics firm to test driverless deliveries in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40435661

East London acid attack: Image of suspect released

Two people have "life-changing" injuries after a corrosive substance was thrown on to them.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40440741

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Southern axes quarter of trains as drivers' overtime ban begins

Southern says by revising its timetable it will offer a more reliable service.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40430429

Grenfell fire: Retired judge to lead disaster inquiry

The appointment of Sir Martin Moore-Bick is likely to be confirmed in a government statement.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40438701

Ocado trials driverless delivery van in London

Ocado's driverless pod is designed to deliver goods but is not big enough for the weekly shop.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40421100

How to eavesdrop on urban bats with smart sensors

For the first time, urban bats are being monitored in real time using smart sensors at a London park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-40417936

Alexandre Lacazette: Arsenal in negotiations to sign French striker from Lyon

Arsenal have a bid rejected for France international striker Alexandre Lacazette, but negotiations are still ongoing with Lyon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40438547

Essex v Middlesex: Alastair Cook and Nick Browne share record first-wicket partnership

Alastair Cook and Nick Browne share an Essex first-wicket record stand of 373 as they pile on the runs against Middlesex.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40425987

Western Digital Unveils 96-layer NAND, 4-bit QLC breakthrough

BiCS-Feature

Western Digital has announced a pair of major breakthroughs in NAND flash technology. The company is claiming it will commercialize 96-layer 3D NAND next year, and that it has found a way to build NAND that can store up to four bits of data per cell.

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Government withdraws Durand Academy Trust funding

The Trust is given 12 months' notice that its funding is to be terminated.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40430189

Golden Spike: Mo Farah wins and Usain Bolt labours while Wayde van Niekerk sets record

Mo Farah wins over 10,000m at the Golden Spike meeting in Czech Republic as Usain Bolt fails to break 10 seconds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40438042

Surbiton to host first wheelchair grass-court tournament before Wimbledon

Surbiton will host a wheelchair grass-court tournament for the first time to allow players to prepare for Wimbledon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/40432834

Microsoft Details GPU Monitoring in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Windows-10

After Microsoft's announcement of new GPU monitoring tools last week, we had some questions about the finer points of the implementation. The company has since responded.

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Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 450 Will Give Budget Phones a Boost

Qualcomm-Snapdragon-450-2017-chip

The 400 series has been stagnating lately, but Qualcomm is about to give the midrange its biggest boost since that first 400 chip came out.

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Dominic Poleon: Bradford City sign AFC Wimbledon forward

Bradford City sign forward Dominic Poleon from League One rivals AFC Wimbledon for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40437330

Best Diesel Cars and SUVs Worth Buying in 2017


With more torque (but sometimes less horsepower), diesels are often quicker than gasoline equivalents. They all burn less fuel.

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Employee sacked after Grenfell fundraiser 'poor quality demographic' comment

A London venue cancels an event at short notice because of fears the music would attract a "poor quality demographic".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/40432131

London Bridge attack officer fought 'to keep people alive'

Police officer Wayne Marques confronted the three London Bridge attackers armed just with his baton.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40432673

Ryan Sessegnon: Fulham youngster signs first professional contract

Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon signs his first professional deal, keeping him at the club until June 2020.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40434643

Scott Parker: Fulham and former England midfielder retires from football

Fulham and former England international midfielder Scott Parker announces his retirement from football.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40432429

AMD, Nvidia GPUs for Cryptocurrency Mining Unveiled


GPU mining might be all the rage again, but there's an important difference this time around -- now, the GPU manufacturers are looking to cash in on the craze.

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Resident visits Grenfell Tower block two weeks after fire

Olu described how he carried his daughter and wife through thick clouds of smoke to safety.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40435632

No final Grenfell death toll 'this year'

The final death toll from Grenfell Tower will not be known for months, with 80 presumed dead, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40434741

Ben Gladwin: Blackburn sign QPR midfielder for an undisclosed fee

Blackburn sign midfielder Ben Gladwin from Queens Park Rangers for an undisclosed fee on a two-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40432895

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies

The best-selling children's author died at his home after a short illness, aged 91.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40432946

Cyberattacks Disrupt Chernobyl’s Automatic Monitoring System

chernobyl new confinement head

The new wave of malware sweeping across Europe has disrupted automatic monitoring of the Chernobyl disaster area. For now, manual monitoring has been implemented to keep the site under appropriate supervision.

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Charlie Gard's parents 'hope to use donations to set up charity'

Connie Yates says she would like to set up a charity to help other children with Charlie's condition.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40430188

NASA’s Quiet Supersonic Plane Could Soon Take Flight

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The agency is close to testing its design for Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST, which could lead to passenger jets that can again reach supersonic speeds.

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Grenfell Tower: Residents confront minister over issues

Those who escaped blaze tell minister of anger over lack of progress on housing and other problems.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40427688

Grenfell Tower fire: More high rises fail fire safety tests

Cladding from 120 towers in 37 local authority areas has failed fire safety tests, the PM says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40432062

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray top seed ahead of Djokovic, Federer & Nadal

Britain's defending champion Andy Murray is named top seed as the 'big four' in men's tennis head the rankings for Wimbledon.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/40428350

Uber to appeal against English tests for drivers

The firm says the policy would cause thousands of private hire drivers to lose their licence.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40427983

World Taekwondo Championships: Lutalo Muhammad out in second round

British Olympic silver medallist Lutalo Muhammad is outclassed in the second round of the World Taekwondo Championships.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/taekwondo/40428001

Fire brigade raised fears about cladding with councils

A letter was sent in May advising London councils to review the use of panels, the BBC learns.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40422922

How do you train to be a tennis umpire?

You've heard the shouts for line calls. But how do you get to be an official at a tennis match?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40405456

How shops are coping with a weaker pound

A weak pound may be luring clothes shoppers to the UK, but how are shops coping with the change?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40352908

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The most dangerous group in Britain?

One of the London Bridge attackers was a follower of the banned al-Muhajiroun network.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40355491

London fire: Fire safety risk inspections pointless, says expert

The current system councils use "does not take into consideration important factors like cladding".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40357628

Grenfell survivor makes first return to tower

Olu is still scarred by the fire he feared would kill him and his family.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40425109

Yorkshire v Surrey: Kumar Sangakkara reaches 1,000 first-class runs for season

Kumar Sangakkara hits yet another Surrey century to become the first player to reach 1,000 first-class runs this season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40413144

London Bridge: Inquests open into attackers' deaths

Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba were shot by police on 3 June.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40420366

Croydon tram crash: TfL bosses to 'reject' annual bonuses

Seven people died and more than 50 injured when the tram derailed in Croydon November.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40422545

‘NotPetya’ Ransomware Locking Down Computers Across the World

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The highest rate of NotPetya infection appears to be in Ukraine, where multiple government systems have been locked down.

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Early eBay Listings for the SNES Classic Already Selling for Insane Markups

Super NES SNES

The SNES Classic Edition doesn't even ship for three months, but eBay scalpers are already selling "guaranteed" systems for enormous mark-ups.

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Essex v Middlesex: Rain prevents any play at Chelmsford

Rain at Chelmsford results in no play on day two of Essex's County Championship match against Middlesex.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40413098

Leyton Orient: Matt Porter appointed to board of directors

Leyton Orient appoint former chief executive Matt Porter to their board of directors following Nigel Travis' takeover.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40424712

ET deals: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series quad-core gaming laptop for $800

Inspiron 15

On the lookout for a reasonably priced gaming laptop that can handle new releases? Check out the 15.6-inch Inspiron 15 7000 series from Dell. With a quad-core Kaby Lake processor, a beefy graphics card, a solid-state drive, and plenty of RAM, this affordable laptop can hold its own with most modern games.

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Possible Mars-sized Planet Detected in the Outer Solar System


A new paper hypothesizes that there could be a Mars-sized object on the outskirts of the Kuiper Belt. If true, this would be distinct from the hypothesized Planet 9.

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Art Council England's Nicholas Serota on spreading arts funding beyond London

London venues have funding cut to help regional arts organisations.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40417602

Charlie Gard parents lose court appeal

Judges at European Court reject plea from parents of terminally-ill Charlie Gard to intervene in his case

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40423371

Edir Frederico Da Costa had 'packages in throat'

A post mortem into the 25-year-old's death revealed no signs of neck or spinal injuries, the IPCC said.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40419910

Single-Use Microfluidics Could Boost Men’s Health Diagnostics

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Recent microfluidics research claims diagnostic tests can be performed on a single microliter of blood. Can micro-sample diagnostics avoid going the way of Theranos?

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Every London school to be offered knife detection wand

The plan is part of a series of measures introduced by the mayor of London to tackle knife crime.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40418732

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Gets Hybrid-Like Mileage, at a Cost


At 52 mpg, the diesel Cruze manual gets the best highway mileage of any non-hybrid or non-EV. But payback for the diesel premium could be more than a decade.

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Arsenal Ladies: Boreham Wood agree 10-year Meadow Park deal with Gunners

Boreham Wood agree a 10-year groundshare deal with Women's Super League club Arsenal Ladies and Arsenal's youth teams.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40420825

7nm Semiconductor Tech to Arrive in 3 Stages: GlobalFoundries

Silicon wafer

GlobalFoundries has released additional details about its upcoming 7nm process, including when it expects to introduce EUV and other critical upgrades. The next few years are going to be very interesting in the foundry world.

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Sian Blake death: Arthur Simpson-Kent loses life term challenge

Arthur Simpson-Kent stabbed Ms Blake to death along with their sons Zachary, eight, and Amon, four.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40419909

Couple visiting all British railway stations

Meet Geoff and Vicki, they're on a mission to visit all 2,563 railway stations in Britain.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40418506

Jermaine Baker shooting: CPS urged to review non-charge decision

The Crown said there was no realistic prospect of conviction for the officer who shot Jermaine Baker.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40418726

Mark Reddish: Harlequins lock forced to retire following concussion

Harlequins lock Mark Reddish is forced to retire from rugby for medical reasons after suffering a concussion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/40418365

Jack Bonham: Brentford goalkeeper loaned to Carlisle after signing new deal

Brentford goalkeeper Jack Bonham signs a one-year contract extension and joins League Two Carlisle on loan until January.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40419560

Grenfell Tower fire: Estate residents call for thorough inquiry

The investigation into the fire "must leave no stone unturned", an open letter tells Theresa May.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40415075

Finsbury Park attack: Suspect Darren Osborne in court

Darren Osborne, from Cardiff, is charged with murder and attempted murder.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40414811

Microsoft Confirms Windows Code Leak, but Size, Details Disputed

Windows logo

Microsoft suffered a significant hack and data leak over the weekend, but the size and scale of the problem may have been smaller than initially reported.

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London fire

Police say at least 79 people are believed to have died as families seek news of missing loved ones.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40282153

Maxime Biamou: Coventry City sign Sutton United striker for undisclosed fee

Coventry City sign striker Maxime Biamou from National League side Sutton United for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40418346

London arts funding to boost regions

Arts Council England says it will take money out of London in bid to boost regional organisations.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40416005

IT fault led to new year London ambulance delays, report finds

Some emergency calls were diverted to Scotland as London call handlers became overwhelmed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40410329

Summer holidays: Longest delays from UK airports revealed

Gatwick Airport passengers experienced the most delays with about one in three flights affected.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40386476

Monday, 26 June 2017

Fraudsters behind £12m UK-wide scam jailed

The fraudsters raised more than £12m by faking letters pretending to be from legitimate contractors.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40412399

Lee Rigby's mother criticises lack of Ministry of Defence support

Fusilier Rigby was murdered in 2013, aged 25, by two Islamist extremists.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40273593

Cash 'lives on' after 50 years of ATMs

Bank of England chief cashier says all future plans include the use of cash despite new technology.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40404814

More than 1,700 patients at risk over NHS mail blunder

Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among notes that went missing.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40408458

Philip Pullman set to name character after Grenfell Tower victim

The name of a teenager feared dead in the Grenfell Tower fire could be used in Pullman's second Book of Dust novel.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40405185

Grenfell Tower fire: Husband's fear over lost passport

Sabah feared he would not be able to attend his wife Khadija's funeral after his passport burned.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40412795

Lee Rigby mother: I feel for terror attack victims

The Manchester terror attack took place on the fourth anniversary of Fusilier Rigby's death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40405616

Eoin Morgan: England captain was wrong to rest himself - Michael Vaughan

England captain Eoin Morgan was wrong to rest himself for the Twenty20 win over South Africa on Sunday, says Michael Vaughan.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40412660

Bertrand Traore: Lyon sign Chelsea striker for £8.8m

Chelsea striker Bertrand Traore joins Lyon for a fee of £8.8m on a five-year contract.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40412530

Steve Parish: Crystal Palace chairman says club 'bought' their way out of trouble

Crystal Palace "bought" their way out of trouble last season by appointing Sam Allardyce and spending in January, says Eagles chairman Steve Parish.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40411580

SpaceX Nailed Two Falcon 9 Launches and Landings Over the Weekend

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This is the new normal.

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Essex v Middlesex: Alastair Cook scores half-century as hosts dominate day one

England opener Alastair Cook scores a half-century as Division One leaders Essex dominate Middlesex on day one.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40403937

Yorkshire v Surrey: England's Jason Roy on song as visitors shine at Headingley

Jason Roy makes 87 as Surrey dominate Yorkshire's first County Championship day/nighter at Headingley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40404060

Chrome Beats Edge in New Battery Life Tests

MicrosoftEdge

Microsoft has made a number of impressive claims about Microsoft Edge's battery life -- but those claims aren't holding up under independent analysis.

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Brett Williams: Bromley sign Torquay United striker on free transfer

Bromley sign striker Brett Williams on a free transfer from National League rivals Torquay United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40410618

Sega’s New ‘Sega Forever’ Emulation is a Train Wreck

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Sega's new Sega Forever game collection ought to be a best-in-class way to experience your favorite Genesis games on modern mobile hardware -- but the quality of the ports is terrible and the games don't run well, even on cutting-edge equipment.

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Frank de Boer: Crystal Palace's new boss is excited to 'spend a lot of money'

Frank de Boer says he is excited to join a club that "spend a lot of money" after becoming the new Crystal Palace boss.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40411304

Google Pixel 2 Leak Points to Snapdragon 835 and New Design

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Google wants to compete with the likes of Samsung and Apple, and the Pixel was an impressive first attempt. So, what's in store for the Pixel 2? A spec leak offers some plausible details.

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Baby born in Chiswick police station car park named Bobby

Rebecca Fox was on the way to hospital when she realised her baby was coming sooner than expected.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40408620

Nintendo Unveils Super NES Classic Edition, Launches Sept 29 with 21 Games

Super NES SNES

Mode 7 freaks, get ready: Nintendo has unveiled the SNES Classic Edition, a miniature version of the beloved SNES in the vein of the NES Classic Edition that everyone wanted and few people were able to actually buy.

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London fire

A look at the locations where cladding on buildings has been found to fail fire safety tests.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40396448

New Implants Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes Without Needles

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Minding type 2 diabetes at home is a laborious process involving time and calorie management, and sometimes needles. But it might not be all needles much longer.

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Finsbury Park attack: Minute's silence held

People around the UK paid their respect to the victims of the Finsbury Park mosque attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40402954

Luke Croll: Exeter City sign Crystal Palace defender on permanent deal

Exeter City sign centre-back Luke Croll on a permanent deal following his release by Premier League side Crystal Palace.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40409688

Building Gaming Keyboard 2.0: Bigger, Better, Oranger

orangefinal

The last time I built a gaming board, I tried to keep it a little on the conservative side. This time, I wanted to go all-out and build something visually striking without ending up with a neon stealth fighter.

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ET Deals: Save 86% on the Complete MATLAB Mastery Bundle

MATLAB

Data is useless if you can't properly use it, right? If you want to learn the skills necessary to visualize and analyze data in your field using MATLAB, you can learn how to best tackle the task at hand for just $27.

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Cladding firm ends sales for tower blocks

Firm which supplied cladding thought to have been on London's Grenfell Tower ends global sales for high-rise blocks

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40409981

Justice For Edson march: Why are people protesting?

Six police officers injured and four people arrested during protest over the young father's death.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40404076

Somerset House exhibition explores perfume in the 21st Century

A perfume exhibition allows visitors to check how reliable their sense of smell is.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40408618

Camber Sands death beach 'has hidden dangers'

An inquest into the deaths of five men at Camber Sands is told that lessons should be learned.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40406409

Frank de Boer: Why time is right for the new Palace boss to manage in England

A big success at Ajax but sacked after three months at Inter - why "down to earth" Frank de Boer will be determined to succeed at Palace.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40403621

IBM, US Air Force Are Building a Neuromorphic Supercomputer

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IBM and the US Air Force are teaming up to build a massive supercomputer. The new system should be capable of processing data more like the human brain does, while simultaneously pairing that capability with more conventional CPUs.

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Music mogul Jonathan King in court over sex crimes

The former pop mogul is charged with 18 historical sexual offences relating to nine teenage boys.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40405058

Majorca shark captured on camera by British holidaymaker

The blue shark was spotted swimming in the shallow water at Illetas beach in Majorca on Saturday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40405576

Victor Wanyama Street in Tanzania axed after a day

The Tottenham and Kenyan midfielder has a street named after him in Tanzania - but not for long.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-40403038

Major Hyper-Threading Flaw Destabilizes Intel Kaby Lake, Skylake CPUs

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A recent flaw discovered in Intel's Hyper-Threading can cause system instabilities or crashes. Debian recommends disabling HT until appropriate UEFI updates are available (and the flaw can affect all operating systems, including Windows).

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Jed Wallace: Millwall sign Wolves midfielder for undisclosed fee

Millwall sign midfielder Jed Wallace for an undisclosed fee from Championship rivals Wolves on a three-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40404977

Lord Adonis: Brexit delay over Heathrow must end

Political uncertainty must not hold up Heathrow airport plans, says the top infrastructure adviser.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40402414

Longboarding women - it's not about boys

It can be hard to get into longboarding when you are the only girl at the skate park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40380547

Finsbury Park attack: A minute's silence to remember victims

There will be a minute's silence at noon for the victims of the Finsbury Park Mosque attack.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40404682

Tiemoue Bakayoko: Chelsea close to signing Monaco midfielder

Chelsea are close to completing the signing of midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40405216

E-cigarettes poison 100 pets, as vets reveal list of danger items

But painkillers and chocolate among the biggest causes of accidental poisonings in the home.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40293975

Edir Frederico Da Costa death: Protests in east London

Six police officers are injured and four people arrested in a protest over the death of Edir Frederico Da Costa.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40404071

Sunday, 25 June 2017

John McDonnell: Grenfell victims 'murdered by political decisions'

Labour's shadow chancellor John McDonnell says the Grenfell Tower victims were "murdered" by "political decisions taken over decades".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40401314

From child drug dealer to gang campaigner

"When we talk about gangs, let’s talk about rejection, let's talk about loneliness."

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40388739

Protesters confront Met Police over man's death

Campaigners shouting "we want justice" stood in front of a line of officers in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40401221

Wimbledon 2017: All you need to know about the Championships

Will there be more Murray magic? Can Konta kick on? How do you get a ticket? Here's everything you need to know about Wimbledon 2017.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/40253272

Two have 'life changing' injuries after acid attack

Resham Kahn had celebrated her 21st birthday with her cousin when they were attacked in their car.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40398089

Queen's 2017: Feliciano Lopez beats Marin Cilic in Queen's final

Unseeded Spaniard Feliciano Lopez wins the Aegon Championships with victory over Marin Cilic in a final-set tie-break at Queen's.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/tennis/40398647

London tower block residents 'must leave' says council

Camden Council says householders who have chosen to stay risk delaying work to improve safety.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40397302

London Eye evacuated after 'wartime bomb' found in Thames

A "suspected WW1 or WW2 ordnance" was found in the River Thames", police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40398085

Rail delays between Swansea and London due to repair work

Rail repairs will have an effect on services between south Wales, Bristol and London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-40384033

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Grenfell Tower: Police say fire started in fridge-freezer

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

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