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  • "Select" Windows 11 Insiders who install preview build 25120 should see a search bar near the top of the desktop. Unlike queries in a window's taskbar, which look for apps, local files, and websites, the new search bar only seems to bring up web results. Using it may prove quicker…
  • The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced a crackdown on online-learning platforms that may be excessively gathering student data. It says that this data collection is often mandatory, leaving parents with no recourse but to accept it.
  • Some classic games from the original PlayStation and PlayStation Portable have started appearing on the PlayStation Store in Malaysia. Initial tests give users in the Americas, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand a better idea of how the games will run on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 when they arrive in…
  • At CES 2022, Samsung showed off its new 32-inch Odyssey Neo G8 gaming monitor, the world's first screen combining a 4K resolution with a 240Hz refresh rate. It also features an impressive Mini LED backlight with 1,196 dimming zones and a peak brightness of 2,000 nits, Adaptive-Sync support, and a 1000R curvature.
  • "It's inconceivable to me that we are keeping our most precious assets, our knowledge and our data, on Earth, where we're setting off bombs and burning things," said Christopher Stott, founder and CEO of Lonestar. "We need to put our assets in place off our planet, where we can keep…

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  • This week marks the second anniversary of the police murder of George Floyd. We speak with Washington Post reporters Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa, who have just published an in-depth new book, “His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice,” that tells the story of structural racism in the […]
  • In what is being described as a “greenslide,” voters in Australia topple the prime minister, ending nearly a decade of conservative rule. The main issue? Climate change. Voters elected Anthony Albanese of the center-left Labor Party as their new prime minister on Saturday, ousting the right-wing, pro-coal Scott Morrison, who had served as Australia’s prime […]
  • Biden Vows to Defend Taiwan Militarily If China Attacks, In “Greenslide,” Australia Ousts Pro-Coal Prime Minister as Labor Party Wins Election, U.S. Considers Sending Special Forces to Kyiv to Protect U.S. Embassy, Zelensky Says War “Will Only Definitively End Through Diplomacy”, U.S. Military Plane Flies 39 Tons of Baby Formula in from Germany, Federal Judge […]
  • During a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, Democratic Congressmember Lucy McBath of Georgia shared her personal story about accessing reproductive care after experiencing a stillbirth. In doing so, she pointed out how anti-abortion politicians and legislators fail to see the medical necessity of abortion in instances such as hers. “We can be […]
  • After a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion revealed the intention to overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion has increasingly become a state issue, with conservative states criminalizing the procedure. Oklahoma approved a bill on Thursday that outlaws almost all abortions beginning at fertilization. The measure is modeled after a Texas ban that encourages private citizens to […]

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  • Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending, political ads and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening, depending on which Elon Musk tweet you read.
  • Kremlin critic Bill Browder wants governments to step up efforts to get to the riches squirreled away by Russian oligarchs and linked to President Vladimir Putin by forcing the accountants, lawyers and others who set up murky legal and financial structures to become whistleblowers.
  • Best Buy Co. posted first-quarter results that showed shoppers pulled back on spending, while higher costs ate into profits.
  • For many struggling families, older people and the homeless, Michelle Dornelly’s food hub in east London has been a lifeline. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Britain, she has been collecting surplus groceries from supermarkets and distributing them to people who can't afford to buy food.
  • As government officials, corporate leaders and other elites at the World Economic Forum grapple with how to confront climate change and its devastating effects, a central question is emerging: to what extent can oil and gas companies be part of a transition to lower-carbon fuels?

Nigeria

  • Even though Decentralised Finance (DeFi) has been around since 2017, its popularity has soared over the past two years. The total value locked (TVL) soared from $9.576 billion two years earlier to $75.464 billion by April 22, 2022.  The post Can Mountanaz (MNAZ) outperform Avalanche (AVAX): A Major Contributor to the DeFi Cryptocurrency Space? appeared […]
  • Photography is one of the most famous art forms, and in our world today, it has become a massive part of who we are. With recent advances in technology, it is challenging to find a discipline where photography doesn't have an impact. But what about photography and science? Do the two ever intersect? The post […]
  • Women4Africa held the 8th edition of its annual awards at Prestigious Leonardo Hotel, St Pauls, London last weekend. For years, Women4Africa awards have provided a reputable platform for African women to connect, empower and inspire each other. In regular fashion, the apex award event honoured several female African professionals from different walks of life doing […]
  • Organisers of The Headies have unveiled nominees for the Next Rated category at the 15th edition of the award show. The Headies 2022 Next Rated nominees include Bnxn, Ayra Starr, Lojay, Ruger and Zinoleesky. Back in March, organizers of The Headies awards announced a 2022 Bentley as the prize for the next Rated award category. […]
  • A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed June 28 for report on the outcome of the Federal Government’s suit seeking an interpretation of Section 84(12) of the Electoral Amendment Act, 2022 before the Supreme Court. The post Section 84(12): Court fixes June 28 for report on Supreme Court decision appeared first on The Guardian […]

EV – News

  • Shell subsidiary Ubitricity has placed the winning bid in a public tender issued by the city of Berlin to install at least 200 lantern charging points. The company will begin integrating the first charge points in autumn this year. According to the Shell subsidiary, the roll-out will start in the outer Berlin districts of Steglitz-Zehlendorf […]
  • Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) has announced that its Can-Am brand will return to its roots as a motorbike manufacturer with an all-electric model line. To mark the brand’s 50th anniversary, the company will launch newly developed electric-powered motorbikes. The first models will be available around mid-2024. Can-Am was a motorbike production division of BRP between […]
  • The Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF) announced today it was providing capital Breathe for deploying 100 Tesla Model 3 to private hire drivers, including Uber, in London. The Vehicle-as-a-Service provider is further supported by fintech Zeti’s pay per mile platform ZERO. Breathe offers drivers a VaaS subscription, including insurance, maintenance and tyre replacements. […]
  • US battery manufacturer Microvast has introduced two new lithium-ion cells and an improved battery pack. The new 48-ah and 53.5-ah NMC cells have been specifically designed to power commercial and special-purpose vehicles. Both new pouch cells are available in the same dimensions and can be integrated into Microvast’s new fourth-generation battery packs. Microvast manufactures its […]
  • The Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has announced the third generation of its cell-to-pack battery technology. This is ready for mass production and is said to even outperform battery packs with 4680 cells in some respects. According to Chinese media reports, CATL claims that the internally named ‘Kirin battery’ CtP technology will deliver 13 per cent […]

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Press Freedom

  • The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, where we attempt to document virtually every press freedom violation in the country, has, for some time, made available its database of thousands of incidents for export via the API. We want all the data we’ve collected over the past five years to be available to journalists, advocates, and policy […]
  • With a reporter surveillance scandal of its own embroiling Biden’s Department of Justice, it’s now more important than ever for his administration to throw its weight behind passing a strong journalist shield law, such as Senator Ron Wyden’s PRESS Act.In the last week, the public learned that the DOJ secretly issued a subpoena seeking phone […]
  • Making electronic documents safer to work withFreedom of the Press Foundation is now the official home of Dangerzone, an open source tool developed by Micah Lee at First Look Media to make it safer for journalists to work with electronic documents sent to them by sources.Hackers who target individual journalists or entire newsrooms often try […]
  • Joe Ravi, CC BY-SA 3.0 In the week since Politico dropped its blockbuster reporting on a draft Supreme Court decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade, the floodgates of leaks have opened. Just today, Politico has reported on more confidential information regarding the status of that opinion, and at least The Washington Post and CNN […]
  • CC BY, Flickr user Jametiks The Los Angeles County sheriff’s public threat of retaliatory investigation into a reporter is an outrageous press freedom violation, and Freedom of the Press Foundation has joined more than two dozen groups last week in a letter condemning that action.Sheriff Alex Villanueva, in a press conference on April 25, repeatedly […]

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  • LIGAO CITY — Continuous monitoring coupled with seek and destroy activities are being done by health personnel after 11 dengue cases were recorded in this city since January. Dr. Wynns Samar, city health officer, told Inquirer in a text message that the figure was recorded from January up to May 1. "The patients were six […]
  • Novak Djokovic said Monday he "intends to go to Wimbledon" to defend his title despite the controversy over the tournament being stripped of ranking points. "Yes, I intend to go to Wimbledon," said Djokovic after overcoming Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka in the French Open first round. However, he added that the initial decision of the tournament […]
  • MANILA, Philippines — The canvassing of votes for party-list groups will resume on Wednesday, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said Tuesday. The canvassing of votes will still be conducted at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. "Please be notified that the Commission on Elections, sitting en banc as the National Board of Canvassers […]
  • TUBARAN, LANAO DEL SUR — Two helicopters hovered over this town at around 7 a.m. on Tuesday as people lined up for ballots in three voting centers in a special election two weeks after the regular one last May 9. Joining the choppers were Super Tucano planes in what Brig. Gen. Jose Maria Cuerpo II, […]
  • The Golden State Warriors look to become the first team since Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls to make six trips to the NBA Finals over an eight-year stretch by closing out the host Dallas Mavericks in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night. The Warriors rode a familiar script — a greater depth of […]

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  • US President Joe Biden’s five-day visit to top two Asian military allies South Korea and Japan touched on key security issues, including threats posed by North Korea as well as rising tensions in the Taiwan Straits. The US leader also discussed joint sanctions against Russia, which has traditionally been a major energy source for the […]
  • China has launched 33 new measures to boost domestic consumption and investment in a bid to regain growth momentum as the economy bogs down under Covid lockdowns and related industry curbs. An executive meeting of the State Council announced on Monday a plan to boost overall tax relief this year to 2.64 trillion yuan (US$396 […]
  • SEOUL – The leaders of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or Quad, met today in Tokyo, the second formal meeting of the US-led grouping that ultimately seeks to counter China’s rise and influence. There were photo ops a-plenty as Australia’s newly minted Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida […]
  • “We can only ask and appeal to those who love democracy and our nation to unite with the Candlelight Party,” declared Thach Setha, president of the surging opposition group as Cambodia gears up for local elections on June 5.  Just months ago few observers thought the party, which had been moribund since 2012, stood a […]
  • On April 26, the attack by female suicide bomber Shari Baloch, a 30-year-old research scholar and schoolteacher, that resulted in the deaths of four people including three Chinese teachers at Karachi University, put into further question the myopic security thinking and excessive use of power to counter insurgency in Balochistan. The 17-year Baloch separatist movement […]

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