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Trump Wants Education Dept. to Direct $200 Million to STEM, Computer Science

Trump Wants Education Dept. to Direct $200 Million to STEM, Computer Science

The effort represents a rare victory for the tech sector with this administration-prioritizing coding in public school curricula has always been a focus for Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft president Brad Smith, among others-amid Silicon Valley's public criticism of the Trump's administration's recent move to end the DACA program, the travel ban, and the president's statements on the Charlottesville violence. Consulte Mais Informação

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Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch goes on sale October 1

Fitbit's Ionic smartwatch goes on sale October 1

That's only a few days away, and "retail partners across Asia Pacific, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Latin America, and North America" should be ready with sufficient online and offline inventory to handle demand right off the bat. It is available in three colour combinations: silver gray tracker and clasp with blue gray band, smoke gray tracker and clasp with charcoal band, or burnt orange tracker and clasp with slate blue band. Consulte Mais Informação

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Here's Another Man Who'd Like to Tell You Why Hillary Lost

Here's Another Man Who'd Like to Tell You Why Hillary Lost

In his interview, Clooney also spoke about President Trump's attacks on the media and his attempt to discredit mainstream news as a reliable source of information. And I had a lot of liberal friends who were like, 'She's not good at this.' And I see that, and I understand it. Mr. Clooney said the former secretary of state's gender likely gave her a "much harder uphill battle" to win the election, but that her biggest mistake was failing to win over voters with her policies. Consulte Mais Informação

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The Panic Over Graham-Cassidy

The Panic Over Graham-Cassidy

Those states will not suddenly become hotbeds of innovative health-care delivery when the federal money is reduced, and transformed, into a block grant. The 140-page measure, which top Republicans hope to push through the Senate next week, is stuffed with language making some states winners and others losers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Land Rover Plotting Pure Electric 'Road Rover' Model

Land Rover Plotting Pure Electric 'Road Rover' Model

That's according to Autocar at any rate, which has Gaydon on the cusp of a model line revolution that would see it introduce its most asphalt-orientated vehicle yet: the Road Rover. Combine that with JLR's long cherished aim of hitting annual sales of one million units, and the move towards an additional model range - one made to be lower and lighter and considerably more svelte - starts to make a good deal of sense. Consulte Mais Informação

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Damascus rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum

Damascus rejects Iraqi Kurdish independence referendum

Ahead of the referendum, we spoke to young Kurds in Erbil, their region's capital city, about how they were voting. They want jobs, opportunity and freedom before anything else. A few hours earlier, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi emphasized that the consultation is a divisive plan of the nation and ratified that he will not recognize the plebiscite and will take measures to maintain national unity. Consulte Mais Informação

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Facebook, Microsoft Construct 4100-Mile Transatlantic Underwater Cable

Facebook, Microsoft Construct 4100-Mile Transatlantic Underwater Cable

Called Marea, which is Spanish for tide, the cable will be fully operational early in 2018, the company says. Internally, the cable features a variety of protections and hardware created to secure it from underwater conditions. "In a time when global economies are deepening their reliance on cloud technologies, and both private and public sectors are embracing the opportunities for growth and improvement through digital transformation, we're energized by the impact the Marea subsea cable ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Chelsea Manning Blocked From Entering Canada Because Of Treason Charge

Chelsea Manning Blocked From Entering Canada Because Of Treason Charge

Former U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning complained on Twitter Monday that she had been "banned" from entering Canada as a result of her conviction of espionage. At a press conference in Toronto Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked if he thought it was appropriate that Manning, who has been called a whistleblower, be blocked from entering Canada. Consulte Mais Informação

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Haryana boy hangs self — Blue Whale Challenge

Haryana boy hangs self — Blue Whale Challenge

Jharsugada: A nursing girl student was rescued while she tried to kill herself as she had been allegedly playing the deadly Blue Whale online game in Odisha's Jharsugada district. A unnatural death case has been registered with the Sector-5 police station. When the police searched his belongings, they found out various diagrams which included ways to die. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pupil arrested after school welfare officer stabbed

Pupil arrested after school welfare officer stabbed

Police confirmed the girl arrested is a student at the school. "Children at the school have not been directly affected by this". "We will support our staff directly affected and will be keeping parents updated throughout the day". She said: 'We've not ever been to an incident at the school before. Parents were alerted to the incident by text this morning, but the school on Newport Drive, Scunthorpe, remains open. Consulte Mais Informação

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Health care groups oppose GOP bill

Health care groups oppose GOP bill

Rand Paul says the Kentucky Republican remains opposed to the GOP bill repealing the Obama healthcare law. In fact, six medical groups (the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Family Physicians , the American College of Physicians, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Osteopathic Association and the American Psychiatric Association) sent a joint letter to Senators McConnell and Schumer opposing Graham-Cassidy, saying that this revised ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Model 'scalped and drained of blood' in murder unprecedented 'outside wartime'

Model 'scalped and drained of blood' in murder unprecedented 'outside wartime'

She had reportedly been tortured for eight hours before succumbing to her injuries. Leibel, who was captured at the scene of the wrongdoing, was discharged on safeguard for an affirmed assault only one week before Kasian's murder. "And I doubt any forensic pathologists in this country or overseas have even see this, outside of, perhaps, wartime", Dr. James Ribe, of the Los Angeles Coroner's Office, told the Toronto Star . Consulte Mais Informação

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MacOS High Sierra promises performance and fluidity

MacOS High Sierra promises performance and fluidity

But the UI doesn't change, apps get only minor updates (when they get them at all), and multiple features continue to be more limited than their iOS counterparts. Siri has a new, more natural voice (just like in iOS 11), and Notes also gets some new functionality with pinned notes. Improvements have also been made to applications such as Photos (new sidebar, more "Memories", advanced search tools), Safari (faster, smarter, safer, minimized advertiser tracking, more customization) and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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