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Decline in North Sea puffins causes concern

The Isle of May, off Scotland's east coast, is home to one of the UK's biggest colonies of seabirds. Some 200,000 birds, from kittiwakes to guillemots can flock to the rocky outcrop at the height of the breeding season......»»

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Deaths of 3 women in early heat wave raise questions, fears

Temperatures barely climbed into the 90s and only for a couple of days. But the discovery of the bodies of three women inside a Chicago senior housing facility this month left the city looking for answers to questions that were supposed to be address.....»»

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Severe water shortages strain wheat harvest in Iraq

Salah Chelab crushed a husk of wheat plucked from his sprawling farmland south of Baghdad and inspected its seeds in the palm of one hand. They were several grams lighter than he hoped......»»

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Samsung Galaxy S22 FE: what we want to see

The Samsung Galaxy S22 FE could be a tempting entry in the line - if Samsung prices it right......»»

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Google Assistant could soon get even better at understanding your voice

Code hidden in the Google app for Android suggests that more improvements to Google Assistant are incoming......»»

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Analysis: Russia Prepares To Seize Western Firms Looking To Leave

"Russia is advancing a new law allowing it to take control of the local businesses of western companies that decide to leave in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine," reports Reuters, "raising the stakes for multinationals trying to exit." The l.....»»

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Ukrainian Fighters Take to Electric Bikes in War Against Russia

"Ukrainian fighters are using electric bikes in the battle against Russia," reports the Washington Post, "mostly in support of reconnaissance missions, demining operations and medical deliveries, according to one of the Ukrainian e-bike makers involv.....»»

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Tesla watchers worry that Elon Musk is too distracted

Investors and analysts worry that Tesla CEO Elon Musk is too focused on his Twitter purchase — and on his own daily musings on the site — as the automaker faces production losses in the critical China market and U.S. regulatory scrutiny......»»

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Ontario focuses on being Stellantis" EV hub

The automaker plans to retool its plants in Windsor and Brampton and build two new R&D centers in Canada focusing on EVs and battery technology......»»

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Remote Learning Apps Tracked Millions of US Children During Pandemic

An international investigation uncovered some disturbing results, reports the Washington Post. "Millions of children had their online behaviors and personal information tracked by the apps and websites they used for school during the pandemic..." Th.....»»

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Cydia"s Antitrust Case Against Apple Can Proceed, Judge Rules

In 2018, Engadget described Cydia as the maker of an app store for jailbroken iPhones that shut down claiming it just wasn't profitable (after operating for nearly a decade). But now Cydia has filed an antitrust case against Apple, Engadget reports.....»»

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25 Gigabit Per Second Fiber Retail Broadband Service Demoed in New Zealand

25 gigabits per second — both downloading and uploading. CRN reports broadband infrastructure wholesaler Chorus demonstrated those speeds over their existing passive optical fiber network [PON]. The demonstration in Auckland achieved 21.4 Gbps.....»»

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Buffalo and Uvalde shootings set to rekindle arguments about end-to-end encryption

Discussions about the role of social networks in the wake of the deadly mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, look set to rekindle arguments about end-to-end encryption of private messages. Politicians weighed in after it was disc.....»»

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Microsoft union response in stark contrast to Apple, as company offers ‘absolute support’

The acquisition of Activision Blizzard could have led to a Microsoft union battle, as some employees recently voted to unionize. However, the a senior exec has stated that the company ‘absolutely supports’ the union. The apparent attitude of Mic.....»»

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Latest Apple Arcade games for iPhone, Mac, Apple TV [Pro Darts 2022 and Crayola Create and Play]

Apple Arcade launched with close to 100 titles and the service is seeing new games added regularly with over 200 games now in the library. Follow along with our guide on the latest from Apple’s gaming service. New for 5/27: Pro Darts 2022+ is th.....»»

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Please let the iPad multitasking report be true…

A report yesterday noted clues to a new ‘iPad multitasking mode’ in iOS 16, which appears to reference the ability to create arbitrarily sized windows rather than the limited, fixed options currently available. We’ve been calling for a more po.....»»

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Apple Music 1 launching new show hosted by K-pop sensation BTS

In a new Apple Music series, K-pop band BTS will show their journey to becoming the hit they are today. The three-episode limited series, BTS Radio: Past & Present, will air weekly on radio station Apple Music 1. more… The post Apple Music 1 laun.....»»

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Apple Watch Series 7 from $329 in Friday’s best deals, plus Memorial Day sales and more

Heading into the holiday weekend, all of today’s best deals are now live with Apple Watch Series 7 returning to all-time lows from $329. That’s alongside an Anker Memorial Day weekend Gold Box from $22 and Best Buy’s annual 4-day sale. Hit the.....»»

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HomeKit Weekly: Philips Hue Go is the perfect portable light with HomeKit control

Smart home lighting is one of the key use cases for any smart home platform. There’s nothing that makes you feel like you’re living in the age of The Jetsons than having lights automatically come on and off based on motion control and voice assi.....»»

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Verizon downplays database hacked and held for ransom, security risk could remain

A Verizon employee database was recently compromised with the hacker holding it for a $250,000 ransom. Verizon says it doesn’t believe it contains “any sensitive information” and stopped communication with the hacker. However, the list of deta.....»»

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