Monday, 31 July 2017

Stealing mopeds 'crime of choice' for young people

Police have said theft of mopeds and using them in street robbery, is the "crime of choice" for young people.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40787310

Kensington moped attack: Man left with facial injuries

A man has been left with facial injuries after two people on a moped threw an unknown liquid at him in London's Knightsbridge.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40785730

Kensington moped attack: Man left with facial injuries

Officers said the man was taken to a central London hospital but his condition was not yet known.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40784105

Arsenal owner Kroenke's hunting TV app sparks protests

Stan Kroenke is coming under fire over his blow-by-blow American bloodsports web channel.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40773618

AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date

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AMD's new Threadripper CPU is nearing the launchpad. In addition to the 16-core and 12-core chips we knew about, there's another CPU debuting at the end of August.

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Former Google Exec Wrongly Claims Android Photography Is Years Behind

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There are plenty of Android phones with a good camera, and even some with amazing cameras. Don't tell that to former Google SVP Vic Gundotra, who opined on his Facebook page recently that Android phones are bad for photography.

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Tristan Abrahams: Forward joins Norwich City from Leyton Orient and is loaned back

Norwich City sign forward Tristan Abraham from Leyton Orient on a two-year deal, then loan him back to the National League club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40783362

Grenfell fire: 12-year-old victim named

Jessica Urbano Ramirez's family have spoken of their anger at the loss of their 'little angel'.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40779521

Traffic warden caught sleeping at Wallace Art Collection

Museum staff say they regularly have to wake up wardens at closing time.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40781298

Horsemeat scandal: Two businessmen jailed for conspiracy

The plot was exposed after horse identification chips were found in supermarket ready meals by inspectors.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40775328

ET Deals: Cisco Associate Certification Training Bundle for $79

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Married father-of-four dies in RideLondon cycling event

Married father-of-four Maris Ozols, 67, suffered a cardiac arrest about 13 miles into the event.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40779338

Apple Now Lists Some Movies as 4K, HDR Compatible on iTunes

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Apple may be prepping the release of an updated Apple TV model with 4K, HDR, and potentially a few other goodies as well. Could this be the moment when the hardware goes from hobby to serious pursuit for the company?

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Nemanja Matic: Manchester United complete signing of Chelsea midfielder

Manchester United complete the signing of Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic from Premier League champions Chelsea for £40m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40781406

Man 'murdered by fake policeman in sex game'

For nearly two years Peter Fasoli's death was thought to have been an accident.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40779337

Aboubakar Kamara: Fulham sign SC Amiens striker for undisclosed fee

Championship side Fulham sign SC Amiens striker Aboubakar Kamara on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40777651

Jack Williams: Wycombe Wanderers sign QPR full-back on loan

Wycombe Wanderers sign Queen's Park Rangers full-back Jack Williams in a five-month loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40779677

AMD’s Vega Takes on Nvidia: Pricing, Features Revealed


AMD has finally revealed Vega's pricing and which GPUs in Nvidia's lineup it'll be taking on. After so long, does AMD still have an A-game that can challenge its largest rival?

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Ian Holloway: QPR boss 'proud' of Steven Caulker honesty

QPR boss Ian Holloway says he is "proud" of Steven Caulker for talking about his struggles with depression and addiction.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40777643

Foxconn Claims It’ll Build a Factory in Wisconsin, but Don’t Hold Your Breath

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Foxconn has announced it will open a manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, but it's made similar announcements before, all of which came to naught.

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Policing football matches in London costs Met £6.7m

The force recovered only 5% of the amount it spent policing games in the capital last season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40768771

Ricky Hayden: Man guilty over celebrity bodyguard death

Ricky Hayden confronted machete-wielding youths who he thought were stealing his brother's moped.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40775112

Vincent Barker death: Optometrist Honey Rose conviction quashed

Honey Rose failed to spot an eye condition in an eight-year-old boy, who later died.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-40776091

Woman, 82, strangled with dog lead

Catherine Smith was left with serious injuries after the "vicious and unprovoked attack".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40775320

Sunday Times anti-Semitism row: Vanessa Feltz 'upset' over column

The BBC presenter questions how Kevin Myers's column made it into the Sunday Times.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40773710

Sunday, 30 July 2017

HIV tests for new GP patients 'can aid early diagnosis'

Finger-prick testing for new patients in high-risk areas is effective and can cut costs, a study says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40756196

Brexit: Race to host EU agencies relocated from London

London is home to Europe's Banking Authority and Medicines Agency - but both need new bases after Brexit.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40772332

Emirates Cup: Arsenal claim trophy despite Sevilla defeat

Alexandre Lacazette scores his first home goal for Arsenal as they retain the Emirates Cup - despite losing against Sevilla.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40770273

RideLondon-Surrey Classic: Alexander Kristoff wins in sprint finish

Alexander Kristoff surges clear of his rivals to win the RideLondon-Surrey Classic in a bunch sprint finish.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/40769963

Nemanja Matic: Man Utd close to signing Chelsea midfielder

Manchester United are close to signing Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic from Premier League champions Chelsea for £40m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40770192

Prudential RideLondon: Thousands of cyclists descend on capital

Amateur and professional riders have been taking part in the Prudential RideLondon cycling festival.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40768777

'Teach pupils to avoid gangs' - children's commissioner

Schools should dispel images of "fast money" and "glamour", the children's commissioner says.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40768901

Chloe Kelly: Everton Ladies re-sign Arsenal striker on loan

Everton Ladies sign Arsenal striker Chloe Kelly on a season-long loan following a three-month spell with the Blues in 2016.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40768639

Alexis Sanchez: Sick Arsenal forward will return on Tuesday, says Arsene Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects Alexis Sanchez back in training on Tuesday after illness, insisting the forward will stay at the club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40765726

How the Royal Mail made its stamp on society

An underground railway is far from the most unusual method the royal mail has used to deliver the post in years gone by.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40755476

Actress Evanna Lynch: From Harry Potter to Disco Pigs

Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch talks about life after Hogwarts at rehearsals for her new play, Disco Pigs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40756504

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Ride London 2017: Coryn Rivera sprints to RideLondon Classique win

American Coryn Rivera produces a superb late surge to win the 2017 RideLondon Classique in a sprint finish.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cycling/40764970

Sone Aluko: Fulham statement positive on stay amid transfer speculation

Fulham say striker Sone Aluko could sign a new contract and confirm "multiple bids" for the player have been rejected.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40764092

The playground for big kids only

The playground has opened in London Fields for the weekend.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40765420

Chelsea must avoid a 'Jose Mourinho season', says Antonio Conte

Antonio Conte says that he must avoid "a Mourinho season with Chelsea" as the champions attempt to defend their Premier League title.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40765686

England v South Africa: Keaton Jennings & Tom Westley extend hosts' advantage

England end a rain-hit third day with a lead of 252 and nine second-innings wickets in hand against South Africa at The Oval.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40765241

World Swimming Championships: Britons Ben Proud and James Guy win a bronze each

Ben Proud and James Guy take Britain's medal tally at the World Swimming Championships to six with a bronze each in Budapest.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/swimming/40765510

Rashan Charles death: Family urge peace on Hackney streets

The 20-year-old's family call for "dignified" protests after angry clashes with police in Hackney.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40764673

Ryan Tunnicliffe: Midfielder joins Millwall following Fulham exit

Midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe joins Championship side Millwall on a two-year deal after leaving London rivals Fulham.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40764124

Met Police warn fraudsters are targeting child 'money mules'

Police have written to parents about the scam, which sees money moved through children's bank accounts.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40762908

Councils find 'shocking' knife sales to children

Test purchases by councils show some shops are selling knives to children as young as 13.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40755883

Anti-crime poster with cartoon cat 'less frightening'

The aim is to show police messages are more successful if the focus is not about making people afraid.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-40654129

Friday, 28 July 2017

Cable Lobby Claims US Is Just Bursting With Broadband Competition

Comcast

The NCTA is claiming 88 percent of Americans have access to broadband, and when you compare it with phone lines and ISDN installations (I jest, slightly), it's true. Too bad 3Mbps is the kind of speed you could buy in 1999.

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Rashan Jermaine Charles: Protesters throw bottles at police

Officers retreat as bottles are thrown at them in a protest over the death of Rashan Jermaine Charles.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40756629

Astronomers Identify First Potential Exomoon 4,000 Light-Years Away


A team from Columbia University thinks it might have the first solid evidence of a moon outside our solar system, and Hubble is going to give it a look.

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Josh Coulson: Leyton Orient sign Cambridge United defender on loan

National League side Leyton Orient sign Cambridge United defender Josh Coulson on a six-month loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40758391

Hundreds of sensitive council documents found in London estate

Campaigners say the files could include documents missing from a historical sexual abuse investigation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40756277

The story of baby Charlie Gard

11-month-year-old Charlie Gard has died. He'd suffered from a rare genetic condition.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40755211

Charlie Gard parents say 'beautiful boy' has died

The 11-month old baby from London, who was at the centre of a legal row over his treatment, has died.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40752120

ET deals: 1TB of iDrive cloud backup for 75% off

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Man arrested over suspected London acid attack

The two teenagers flagged down police in east London after a noxious liquid was thrown at them.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40756281

World Championships: Adam Gemili says he was forced to race in trials while injured

Adam Gemili claims he was forced to run at the British trials while injured, as he tried to secure a place for the World Championships.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40754030

Women's Super League One : Arsenal drop 'Ladies' from name

Women's Super League side Arsenal drop 'Ladies' from their name, to officially become known as Arsenal Women.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40757808

How the Lily Camera Took the Internet by Storm, Then Imploded

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Few companies have grabbed consumer attention so quickly and then self-destructed in such short order. Lily Robotics is a case study in how a killer idea surfaces and falls apart when engineers and programmers can't deliver on what the company is publicly promising.

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Jake Cooper: Millwall sign Reading defender for undisclosed fee

Millwall re-sign defender Jake Cooper on a three-year deal from Championship rivals Reading for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40754896

Microsoft Boosts Phone Linking in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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The Fall Creators Update already packs a number of new features and abilities, but MS apparently isn't done adding new options quite yet.

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Startup Aims to Make 3D Metal Printing 100 Times Faster

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A company called Desktop Metal thinks it can finally take 3D metal printing mainstream with its new system, which is supposed to be both less expensive and much faster.

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Lucas Perez: Deportivo make offer to re-sign Arsenal striker - agent

Deportivo La Coruna make an offer to re-sign Arsenal striker Lucas Perez, says the Spaniard's agent.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40755893

Mayor of London launches £42m fund to retire 'dirty' cabs

City Hall say the scheme will cut pollution in central London by 45% by 2020.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40752054

London's underground post train back on track

A hundred years after it was first built, trains are running again on the underground railway designed to transport London's letters.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40748908

Grenfell Tower: Man denies fraud charge over 'lost family'

Anh Nhu Nguyen is accused of pretending to have lost his family in the tower block fire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40754122

Pentonville Prison: 'Inhumane' jail criticised in report

One inmate died after a stabbing and two prisoners have escaped from the jail in the past year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40749895

Microsoft Makes Windows 10 Creators Update Available to All

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Microsoft is making the Creators Update available to all qualifying machines, while simultaneously reorganizing how it delivers updates across the Windows and Office ecosystems.

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Crossrail worker death: Firms fined £1m for safety breaches

A construction worker was crushed to death and two other workers sustained injuries.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40752953

Peckham murder: Life sentence for Ernest Kalawa stabbing

Derron Campbell refuses to say why he targeted and repeatedly stabbed Ernest Kalawa.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40752050

Police Unity Tour remembers fallen colleagues

Officers from across the UK take part in a charity cycle ride to the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40750769

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Grenfell Tower: Sixty blocks 'fail new fire test'

The new test involved starting a fire underneath a combination of cladding and insulation.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40749036

T20 Blast: Kent beat Somerset, Brendon McCullum stars in Middlesex win

Kent win a rain-affected T20 Blast match against Somerset, while Brendon McCullum is in devastating form as Middlesex beat Essex.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40747733

AMD Threadripper Delidded, With a Multi-Core Surprise Under the Hood

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AMD's Threadripper has a surprise underneath its IHS -- and we're just not referring to the company's decision to use solder instead of thermal paste.

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Ed Sheeran vs Grime on Mercury shortlist

The Divide chart-topper gets his first nomination alongside grime stars Stormzy and J Hus.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40739163

Most overcrowded trains revealed

The data showed on the most crowded train 1,366 people typically crammed into carriages designed for 640.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-40744856

CRISPR Used to Genetically Modify Human Embryo in the US

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Researchers in the US have limited CRISPR experiments on the human genome, but for the first time, a US team has successfully edited a human embryo with CRISPR.

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Grenfell Tower: Police say manslaughter charges possible

There are grounds for corporate manslaughter charges over the fatal tower block fire, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40747241

Jamal Blackman: Sheffield United sign Chelsea goalkeeper on season-long loan deal

Championship side Sheffield United sign Chelsea goalkeeper Jamal Blackman on a season-long loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40746218

ET deals: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14-inch Ultrabook for $1029

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Michael Hector: Hull City sign Chelsea defender on season-long loan deal

Championship side Hull City sign Chelsea defender Michael Hector on a season-long loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40746213

Charlie Gard hospice move approved

Judges have set a timetable to govern the final period of the 11-month-old's life.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40745988

Grenfell football project aims to 'make new memories'

A range of free sports programmes over the summer will end in a 90 minute match at QPR's Loftus Road on 2 September.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articles/40737687

AMD Launches Massive Radeon Driver Update 17.7.2

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AMD launched a major driver update with a suite of improvements for gamers and professional developers alike.

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Ten-year-old spots Natural History Museum dinosaur error

Charlie "knows his dinosaurs" and spotted an incorrectly labelled one at the Natural History Museum.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-40738958

Grenfell cladding fails official fire test

Government tests reveal the design of cladding at Grenfell Tower was unsafe, Chris Cook reports.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-40742551

Ryzen for the Rest of Us: AMD’s New Ryzen 3 Takes On Intel Core i3

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AMD's budget-oriented Ryzen 3 CPU launches today to take on the Intel Core i3 head-to-head. It's an interesting tussle, with strengths and weaknesses on both sides.

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Beattie, 3, raises money for Grenfell nursery children

Beattie saw the images of the tower block burning and wanted to do something to help.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-40740115

Olympic Park tower 'saddled with debt that will never be repaid'

The Olympic Park Orbit tower is £12.2m in debt after a loan was taken out to pay for it.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40728541

Heathrow expansion: No price increase for passengers

Heathrow airport said it could keep charges near to existing rates despite expansion costs.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40740213

Smallest-Ever Working Satellites Reach Orbit

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Each satellite is only 3.5cm across (about the size of a postage stamp) and weighs just 4 grams.

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Kalas signs new Chelsea deal and rejoins Fulham on loan

Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas signs a new four-year deal with the club and rejoins Fulham on a season-long loan deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40742656

British Museum 'loses' £750,000 Cartier diamond ring

The Cartier ring was reported missing in August 2011 but its loss has only just been revealed.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40738239

Prisoners released by mistake at record high

Official figures also show a record high in assaults against prison staff in England and Wales.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40739973

Charlie Gard: Deadline passes for care decision

If no plan is agreed, he will be moved to a hospice and his life support withdrawn soon after.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40740693

Ashley Fletcher: Middlesbrough agree deal for West Ham United striker

Middlesbrough agree "a deal in principle" to sign striker Ashley Fletcher from West Ham United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40741034

Grenfell Tower to be covered up

The remains of Grenfell Tower will be covered in a protective wrap to help with forensic investigations.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40739424

Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss questions Tottenham's ambitions

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte questions Tottenham's ambitions - suggesting Spurs have lower expectations than their Premier League title rivals.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40736388

Anti-Semitic incidents 'at record level in UK'

A total of 767 reports were made in the first six months of 2017, including 80 physical attacks.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40735634

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Mental health crisis services in England 'under pressure'

A rise in referrals without comparable extra funding is affecting vulnerable people, research finds.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40732632

Apple Ordered to Pay $506 Million in CPU Patent Dispute

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Apple is facing more than $500M in fines for continuing to refuse to pay regarding a previous verdict of patent infringement on its iPhone and iPad products. The judge in this particular case clearly isn't happy with the company.

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TSA Will Now Screen All Electronics ‘Larger Than a Cell Phone’

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The TSA is making flying more miserable for everyone, thanks to a new set of rules that require all electronics larger than a cell phone to be independently binned and X-rayed in the same way laptops are today.

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Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans


US sedan sales are down 12 percent this year, and GM's are down 17 percent; the Chevy Impala is down a whopping 45 percent. At risk are the Impala, Sonic and Volt; the Cadillac XTS and CT6; and the Buick LaCrosse.

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Residents 'furious' over London driveway fines

Tickets have been placed on cars in a Gants Hill street for obstructing the road's pavement.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40729398

Businessman guilty of mixing horsemeat with beef

Andronicos Sideras, 55, was found guilty of mixing horsemeat with beef and selling it on for food.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40729395

USB 3.2 Doubles the Speed of Cables You Already Have

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The update takes advantage of capabilities already built into many devices, meaning you might not need any new cables to get the higher speeds.

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ET deals: Get a Lifetime Subscription to PureVPN for $90

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No agreement in Charlie Gard case

Discussions continue in court over where terminally ill baby Charlie Gard should spend his final days.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40733491

NASA Has Supersonic Ideas That Could Cut Your Flight Time in Half

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NASA has a plan to allow supersonic transports to operate over the US at a fraction of their current noise, and wants to work with companies to bring it to market.

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Rikki Clarke: Surrey re-sign Warwickshire all-rounder from next season

Surrey re-sign Warwickshire all-rounder Rikki Clarke on a two-year deal starting from next season.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40729954

CCTV footage captures man shot during Leyton robbery

Two men are captured on CCTV shooting a man and robbing his wife.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40726548

Toyota Unveils Solid-State Battery Design for EVs

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Toyota is hoping it can leapfrog its competitors and deploy a new, cutting-edge, solid-state lithium-ion battery chemistry by 2022.

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The Oval's 100th Test: How well do you know one of cricket's iconic grounds

Records, ducks and bouncers - test your knowledge of the iconic ground as it stages its 100th Test.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40720980

England v South Africa: Toby Roland-Jones to make England Test debut at Oval

Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones will make his Test debut when England face South Africa at The Oval on Thursday.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40728165

Shaquille Coulthirst: Barnet sign striker after Peterborough United release

League Two side Barnet sign striker Shaquille Coulthirst following his release by Peterborough United.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40727245

AMD Beats Q2 2017 Expectations on Strong Ryzen, Epyc Sales

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AMD beat Wall Street expectations for Q2 2017 and is on track to deliver a strong Q3 and Q4, with Vega and Threadripper both debuting in August.

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Passengers warned of Waterloo Station rail delays

Ten platforms are set to close while they are extended to allow longer trains.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40728971

Sally Anne Bowman killer Mark Dixie admits other attacks

Mark Dixie was jailed in 2008 for raping and murdering teenage model Sally Anne Bowman.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40728210

Celine Dookhran murder trial date set

A man accused of the kidnap, rape and murder of Celine Dookhran will face trial in January 2018.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40726550

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK

Ministers will also unveil a £255m fund to help councils introduce steps to deal with vehicle pollution.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40723581

Charlie Gard: Judge to decide where baby's life will end

Baby's parents want him allowed home, but hospital bosses say a hospice would be a better place.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40724241

Grenfell fire: Judge in second meeting with angry survivors

Sir Martin Moore-Bick promised to "get to the bottom" of last month's blaze at a meeting with residents.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40721811

Adobe to Kill Flash Plugin by 2020

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Flash never adapted to the modern world, and now Adobe is giving up.

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Daniel Levy: Spurs chairman says Premier League transfer spending unsustainable

Chairman Daniel Levy defends Tottenham's lack of transfer activity and says it is "impossible" for other clubs to maintain their spending.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40722879

Acid attack suspected as men targeted in Bethnal Green

The two teenagers flagged down police in east London after an unknown liquid was thrown at them.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40720437

Roomba Maker Wants to Sell Maps of Your Home to Google, Amazon

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iRobot, the company behind Roomba, is convinced that the future lies in data collection and partnerships with corporations like Amazon and Google, as opposed to cleaning your floors or vacuuming the carpet.

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Oliver Norwood: Fulham sign Brighton midfielder on loan

Fulham sign Northern Ireland midfielder Oliver Norwood on a season-long loan from Brighton & Hove Albion.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40723105

ET deals: Save $350 on a Dell XPS 8910 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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You Can Now Visit the International Space Station in Google Street View

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With the help of the ISS crew, Google has rolled out an interactive version of the station in Google Maps, which you can explore right now.

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'Melting' mud WW1 sculpture unveiled in Trafalgar Square

A "melting" mud sculpture is unveiled in Trafalgar Square to remember the Battle of Passchendaele.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40716960

The First App Store For Your DNA Is Here

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A startup called Helix is counting on people being curious enough to drop cash in its DNA app store on a regular basis.

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ET Deals: Get an Extra 10% When You Sell Your Gadgets on Decluttr

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Izzy Brown: Chelsea forward joins Brighton on season-long loan

Chelsea forward Izzy Brown joins Premier League newcomers Brighton on a season-long loan.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40714453

New Private World of Warcraft Server Crushed By Blizzard Within Hours of Launch

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The new, Burning Crusade-focused Felmyst private server was online for less than a day before Blizzard shut it down for good.

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Noah Serra-Morrison death: Review finds 'failings' in case

Review finds authorities in Luton had not read all the information provided by children's services in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-40716026

Charlie Gard: Parents 'want to take him home' for final moments

Chris Gard and Connie Yates are expected to ask High Court for permission to take their son home.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40716292

Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share in Just 5 Years

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Samsung has an ambitious plan to triple its server market share in just five years, but can the company pull it off?

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Tributes paid to 'beautiful girl' Celine Dookhran

Mujahid Arshid is accused of killing Celine Dookhran for allegedly being in a relationship with an Arab Muslim.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40716957

Microsoft’s Next HoloLens Will Contain an AI Coprocessor

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Microsoft's next-generation HPU is going to pack an AI coprocessor for creating deep neural networks, all while remaining a discrete, battery-powered device.

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Nicholas Wheeler: Dagenham & Redbridge sign former Tonbridge winger

National League side Dagenham sign winger Nicholas Wheeler on a one-year contract after a successful trial.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40716064

Kenedy: Brazilian sent home from pre-season tour after social media row

Chelsea send Kenedy home from their pre-season tour following the Brazilian's social media comments before a match in China.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40714188

Rail passengers 'happier with train firms'

Hull Trains and Heathrow Express top the annual passenger survey, while Southern is bottom but improving.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40714458

Ricardo Hunter pool party death: Police in fresh appeal

Ricardo Hunter was found dead from a gunshot wound at the party at a "posh location" in Surrey.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-40715215

Freddy Moncur: Leyton Orient re-sign midfielder on one-year deal

Leyton Orient re-sign midfielder Freddy Moncur on a one-year contract less than two months after he left the club.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40716056

Marvyn Iheanacho jailed for killing boy over lost trainer

Marvyn Iheanacho battered his partner's five-year-old son in a London park.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40716286

Staging security at the National Theatre

A look behind the curtains at the South Bank theatre trying to stem the tide of cyber-attacks.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-39896388

Charlie Gard: Parents pay tribute to son as legal fight ends

Charlie Gard's dad, Chris, breaks down outside court after ending the legal fight to take him to the US.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40709280

Monday, 24 July 2017

Crossrail 2: City mayors criticise government backing

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says the go-ahead for London will cause "widespread anger".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40708531

Charlie Gard: 'Last precious moments' for parents with their son

Chris Gard and Connie Yates distraught after ending their legal battle to treat their baby in the US.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40712913

Python Tops 2017’s Most Popular Programming Languages

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IEEE Spectrum's top programming languages for 2017 are out, and this time, Python tops the overall list.

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The SNES Classic Launch Is On Track to Be Another Disaster

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Nintendo bungled the NES Classic, and the SNES Classic could be in even higher demand.

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Rashan Jermaine Charles: Vigil held over police pursuit death

Campaigners blocked the road outside a police station and chanted "no justice, no peace".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40711340

MS Paint, Screensavers Get the Axe in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

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Now cracks a noble heart. Goodnight, sweet prince -- may flights of angels sing you to your rest.

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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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Jairo Riedewald: Crystal Palace sign defender from Ajax

Crystal Palace sign Netherlands defender Jairo Riedewald from Ajax on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40710117

DARPA Picks Dream Teams to Develop Wireless Brain Interface


DARPA is working on an implantable, wireless brain-computer interface that can read from and communicate to neurons.

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Charlie Gard case explained

Why Charlie's parents have decided to end their legal battle over their son's treatment.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40554462

There’s No Oculus Rift 2 Coming Anytime Soon

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Oculus slashed the price of the Rift to $400 for the next few weeks, sparking fears that a 2.0 version of the device is imminent. According to Facebook executives, that's not happening.

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Melted Nuclear Fuel Found Below Fukushima by Underwater Robot


A radiation-hardened robot dubbed 'Little Sunfish' has given us our first look at what's under the water in Reactor #3 at the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

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Charlie Gard: Parents end legal fight to take baby to US

Their lawyer told the High Court "time had run out" for the terminally-ill baby.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40708343

Google’s 5 Biggest Android Missteps


Some have pointed to one issue or another as evidence of Android's inadequacy. Still, things have worked out, even with a few big errors on Google's part.

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Shakespeare's Globe: Michelle Terry named as new director

Actress and writer Michelle Terry is to take over the reins from Emma Rice in April next year.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40705662

Man jailed for stalking Radio 2 DJ Sara Cox

Anthony Collins told the star he was lonely, his friends were dead, and he suffered from bipolar disorder.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40702806

Working overnight at one of London’s busiest Tube stations

The Travel Show goes behind the scenes at Oxford Circus Tube station in the early hours.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40675158

Man in court over kidnap, rape and murder of teenager

The 33-year-old man was charged with the kidnap, rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40705583

World Para-athletics Championships 2019 could be back in London

UK Athletics confirms it is to start talks about hosting the 2019 World Para-athletics Championships at London Stadium.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/40703217

Laurent Koscielny: Arsenal defender has no desire to leave club

Laurent Koscielny says he has no desire to leave Arsenal amid reported interested from French side Marseille.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40700492

Sunday, 23 July 2017

CCTV shows moments before Hackney death

Security camera footage shows Rashan Jermaine Charles being apprehended by police.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40698392

South West Trains warns of London Waterloo disruption

The company said delays and cancellations could continue until the end of the day.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40702353

Kenedy: Chelsea 'solemnly' apologise for Brazilian's offensive comments

Chelsea issue an apology to Chinese fans after Brazilian player Kenedy posts offensive comments on social media.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40698900

Man charged with kidnap, rape and murder of teenager

A 33-year-old man is charged after a 19-year-old woman was found dead at a house in London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40700005

Charlie Gard: Parents face 'backlash' over hospital threats

Charlie Gard's parents say they have faced a "backlash" after GOSH said staff had been threatened.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40700294

VW denies £2.5m London congestion charge bill

Sadiq Khan claims VW owes Transport for London £2.5m in missed congestion charges following its emissions scandal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40697251

Middlesex beaten, plus T20 round-up

Ross Whiteley hits six sixes in an over but Worcestershire lose to Yorkshire, plus Sunday's T20 Blast round-up.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40697807

The Open 2017: Alfie Plant plans to turn professional in September

Alfie Plant reveals that he is planning to turn professional in September following his Silver Medal success at The Open.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/golf/40697897

Pedro: Chelsea winger to return to England after concussion

Chelsea forward Pedro will return to England from the club's pre-season tour after suffering concussion in a friendly against Arsenal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40695529

World Athletics Championships 2017: IAAF president Lord Coe cannot guarantee clean championships

IAAF president Lord Coe says he cannot guarantee next month's World Athletics Championships in London will be drug free.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/40696476

Dozen's of job offers for girl fined for lemonade stand

The five-year-old had been selling 50p cups of lemonade to festival goers in east London.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40697243

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Man, 20, dies after east London police pursuit

The man was taken ill after "trying to swallow an object" in a shop in east London, police say.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40696004

Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace winger says Man Utd and Liverpool fans called him 'black monkey'

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha accuses Manchester United and Liverpool fans of calling him a "black monkey".

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40694542

Charlie Gard: Death threats sent to Great Ormond Street staff

Staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital receive death threats over the treatment of Charlie Gard.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40691478

Families of IRA Hyde Park bomb attack victims hold march

Victims' families of the 1982 attack are aiming to launch a civil prosecution of the prime suspect.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40692972

Wilfried Zaha: West Brom tried to injure winger, says Palace boss Frank de Boer

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha received rough treatment from West Brom during Saturday's friendly, says Eagles boss Frank de Boer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40692952

England win bronze at Lacrosse World Cup in Surrey

England win the bronze medal at the Lacrosse World Cup after beating Australia 10-9 in extra time.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/40693069

Mathew Pillans: Surrey bowler extends Leicestershire loan deal

Surrey's South African fast bowler Mathew Pillans extends his loan stay with Leicestershire by a further month.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40692272

First class could be cut on busy trains, says Grayling

The transport secretary is "absolutely" committed to scrapping first class seats on commuter routes.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40690621

UKIP AM uses racial slur about black MP Chuka Umunna

Michelle Brown is recorded making derogatory comments about Labour's Chuka Umunna in a phone call.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-40688367

UK to bring in drone registration

Drone owners will also be required to pass a safety awareness test.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40684581

Friday, 21 July 2017

Saima Ahmed's brother focussing on the investigation

Saima Ahmed went missing from her home in Wembley in 2015.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40685465

Alexandre Lacazette: Arsenal striker will need time to settle - Robert Pires

Arsenal fans may not see the best of club record signing Alexandre Lacazette for months, says Robert Pires.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40686944

T20 Blast: Riki Wessels hits ton while Kevin Pietersen causes confusion

Riki Wessels becomes the first man to score a T20 century for Notts as they beat Derbyshire in a high-scoring thriller.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/40688192

Anthony Jeffrey: Sutton United sign former Forest Green Rovers winger

Sutton United sign former Forest Green Rovers winger Anthony Jeffrey on a one-year contract.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40688653

Winter is Coming: Blizzard Will Kill Support for Windows XP, Vista in October


Blizzard is killing support for both Windows XP and Vista this year, making Windows 7 the oldest OS still officially supported.

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German Car Companies May Have Colluded to Fix Price of Diesel Parts

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Multiple diesel car manufacturers stand accused of collusion by the EU, including BMW, Audi, Porsche, and VW itself. EU investigators are not pleased.

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Gigabyte Announces Tiny PC More Powerful and Upgradeable Than Raspberry Pi

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The Raspberry Pi has proven itself to be a versatile little computer, and you can get them for pocket change. It's a bit light on power, though. Now, Gigabyte is preparing to launch a similar device called the GA-SBCAP3350.

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Alvaro Morata: Chelsea complete £60m deal for Real Madrid striker

Premier League champions Chelsea sign Spain striker Alvaro Morata from La Liga champions Real Madrid for about £60m.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40667600

NASA Drops Decades of Archival Flight Research Footage on YouTube

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Step into your test pilot boots, kiddos, because we're going supersonic.

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Liam Trotter: AFC Wimbledon sign former Bolton and Millwall midfielder

AFC Wimbledon sign former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Liam Trotter on an undisclosed-length contract.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40686257

How do you avoid holiday traffic jams?

Traffic jams can set any holiday off to a bad start - so how do you avoid them?

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40680325

Waiting for Louis Tomlinson: The girls dedicated to the One Direction star

The fans who are willing to wait all night for a glimpse of their favourite star.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-40684303

Global Police Operation Shuts Down Two Darknet Drug Markets

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An international team of law enforcement agencies just executed an impressive takedown of two of the largest darknet markets. Law enforcement even ran one of the services for weeks to gather information on users.

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Watch Stanford’s Freaky New Soft Robot Grow Itself

Soft Robot Stanford

Not even vaguely humanoid and still managing to land squarely in the middle of the Uncanny Valley, these crazy techno-tentacles from Stanford can grow and propel themselves like living vines. Researchers hope to use them in disaster scenarios.

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Emiliano Marcondes: Brentford to sign forward from Nordsjaelland in January

Brentford agree to sign Danish forward Emiliano Marcondes from Nordsjaelland in January on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40681532

Charlie Gard campaigners warned over hospital protests

The judge in Charlie's case said there were "lots and lots" of other sick children at the hospital.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40685461

The 20 Best Free PC Games

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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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Stepdad who beat boy to death over lost trainer convicted

Marvyn Iheanacho battered his partner's son to death in a south-east London park for losing a trainer.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-40679081

Romuald Boco: Leyton Orient sign midfielder following release by Accrington

Leyton Orient sign midfielder Romuald Boco on two-year deal following his release from Accrington Stanley.

from BBC News - London http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/40681527

Kurt Zouma: Chelsea defender joins Stoke on season-long loan

Stoke sign Kurt Zouma on a season-long loan from Chelsea, as the French defender signs a new six-year contract with the Blues.

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