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Microsoft will unveil the next generation of its operating system on June 24. Nevertheless, we already know a lot about the upcoming Windows 11; due ... The post The leaked Windows 11 is worse in performance than Windows 10 appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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When artists sell their digitally minted artwork as a non-fungible token, they usually aren’t selling the underlying copyright — but there are overlaps.
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Your iPhone's personal hotspot lets you share its internet connection with your other devices and use it as a makeshift internet router.
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I have a confession to make: I’m a tab addict. My browser is so stuffed with the bastards that they’re practically microscopic. It puts my poor laptop under so much strain, sometimes I hear it scream. The folks at Google must have heard the cries, because they’re working on new ways to help manage the addiction. Reddit user Leopeva64-2 spotted an option in tahe Canary build version of Chrome that allows users who’ve closed a tab group to easily restore the pages both individually and en masse. The experimental feature adds tab groups to Chrome’s History menu. From there, users can quickly restore…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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Amazon is opening up access to its game streaming service Luna to all Amazon Prime members on June 21 and 22 (Amazon Prime Day). Previously, to test out Luna you had to request access or sign up from supported Fire TV devices. But for this limited-time only, any Prime subscribers in the mainland US will be able to start a 7-day trial of Luna right away. Luna is available on Windows PC, Mac, Fire TV, and via the web on iPhone, iPad, and “select Android phones.” Regular pricing is $5.99 a month for access to games including Control, GRID, and Metro Exodus. Or, once you’ve got a Luna account, you can pay $14.99 a month for the Ubisoft Plus beta channel. This gets you access to a big range of Ubisoft games, including the latest titles from... Continue reading…
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While Forza Horizon 5 and Halo Infinite were likely the main draws of today’s Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase at E3, Microsoft finished off the day by revealing something entirely new. The final announcement for the day – if we aren’t counting surprise mini fridge appearances – was the reveal of Redfall, a new first-person shooter from the studio behind … Continue reading
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"He has certain concerns about the legislation that we may be able to come to terms on," Pelosi said of Manchin's opposition to the For the People Act.
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The Amazon Smart Plug is available in an early Prime Day deal that slashes $10 off the smart home device's price, making them more affordable at just $15 each.
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Renewed interest in meme stocks began with AMC Entertainment in late May and has spread to new names like Wendy's and Clean Energy Fuels.
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Today's news: 24 "season one" games, optional stereo, free browser-based dev kit.
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Chip Bergh told the Associated Press that his company struggles to find retail and distribution workers when Amazon has a center nearby.
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What’s black, white and red all over and making Disney plenty of green? That would be Cruella, of course, darling.Just two weeks after its release, a sequel to the Emma Stone-fronted origin story is already in development at the House of Mouse, according to The Hollywood Reporter, with the film’s director Craig Gillespie and writer Tony McNamara set to return. There’s no word yet on whether Emma will reprise her role as the iconic villain, but, as Variety notes, it’s “unclear how a sequel would work without her.” Presumably, Paul Walter Hauser and Joel Fry, who play Cruella’s accomplices Horace and Jasper in the film, would also be back for more fur-loving fun. Cruella has been a hit for Disney after simultaneously debuting in cinemas and on the studio’s streaming service, where it was available to rent for an extra £19.99 Premier Access fee.Despite the hybrid release model, the film still managed to pull in some promising numbers at the coronavirus-impacted box office, taking in an estimated $48.5 million worldwide to date.“We are very pleased with Cruella’s box office success, in conjunction with its strong Disney+ Premier Access performance to date,” a Disney spokesperson said in a statement to Variety.“The film has been incredibly well received by audiences around the world, with a 97% Audience Score on Rotten Tomatoes in addition to A’s in every demographic from CinemaScore on opening weekend, ranking it among the most popular of our live-action reimaginings. We look forward to a long run as audiences continue to enjoy this fantastic film.”As for how the story for the sequel-to-the-prequel would unfold, Cruella’s exploits have already been well-covered in past films. Glenn Close previously played the character in the 1996 live-action remake of the beloved animated film 101 Dalmatians and reprised the role in the sequel 102 Dalmatians four years later. But Gillespie has gone on the record saying there’s still much more to be seen from Emma Stone’s version of the villain, explaining that he’d “love to now see the full-blown Cruella, fully loaded.”“I feel like we’ve only just met her,” he told Collider in a recent interview. “She’s managed to get the support system around her and she can really expand on her brand. I’d love to see where that takes her and how you could almost destroy her from inside out, if she’s not careful with all that power.”And, who knows? Glenn Close might even get the last maniacal laugh and return to the franchise, as she proved in a deliciously unhinged video last year that Cruella is still near and dear. View this post on InstagramA post shared by The Real Glenn Close (@glennclose)READ MORE:Emma Stone Explains Why One Of Cruella's Trademarks Is Missing From New Disney FilmEmma Thompson Gets Seriously Candid About Elaborate Cruella Undergarments: 'Like Ship's Rigging'Emma Stone Unleashes Chaos As A Young Cruella In First Trailer For New Disney Film
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There’s one question everyone asks when an adaptation hits our TVs: “Have you read the book?” Now, you’ll be able to respond with a rather smug: “Yes”. There’s a plethora of literary delights being reworked for the small screen at the moment, so we’ve rounded up a handful to get you ahead of the game.Pick up these titles now and read in the sunshine at your leisure – and prepare to be so on trend later this year and next. You’re welcome. Conversations With Friends, by Sally Rooney (BBC Three)The BBC adaptation of Sally Roony’s second novel, Normal People, was such a big hit that they’ve now commissioned her first book, Conversations with Friends, for the small screen. The adaptation – with Jemima Kirk, Joe Alwyn, Alison Oliver and Sasha Lane among the cast – is expected to hit our screens early next year. It follows the story of two friends, Frances and Bobbi, who form a complicated relationship with a married couple, Nick and Melissa. Expect themes of longing, lust, friendship – and a brilliant subplot about endometriosis.Anatomy of a Scandal, by Sarah Vaughan (Netflix)A high profile cast of Sienna Miller, Rupert Friend and Michelle Dockery means this is a show that everyone will be talking about. Netflix says it’ll hit screens “sometime in 2021”. The book is about a married Westminster politician (played by Friend), who’s accused of raping his aide. His wife (Miller) is convinced he’s innocent, but the prosecutor (Dockery) is sure he’s guilty. Queenie, by Candice Carty-Williams (Channel 4)Regardless of the rumours about a TV deal, Candice Carty-Williams’s debut is a must-read. It follows the “flawed, defiant but vulnerable” Queenie Jenkins, a journalist whose life seems to be steadily spiralling out of control post break-up. The backdrop is an increasingly gentrified south London, which Queenie barely recognises as the home of her Jamaican/British family. Themes of mental health, racism and trauma interlace with friendship, family and forgiveness. There’s also a lot to laugh about. There’s no hint when it will appear on Channel 4, but the BBC has also commissioned Carty-Williams to write another series, so she’s a name you’ll be hearing a lot more from in the near future.  This Is Going To Hurt, by Adam Kay (BBC Two)As a former junior doctor, Adam Kay kept a diary of the endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends he experienced. He turned them into a book and now, the BBC has turned that into an eight-part show, due to hit screens later in 2021. Set on a labour ward, the adaptation has been described as “a blisteringly funny, politically enraging and frequently heart-breaking wake-up call to anyone who values the NHS, and a frank and moving love letter to the 1.4 million people working on the front line every day.” Everything I Know About Love, by Dolly Alderton (BBC)Full of heart and humour, Dolly Alderton’s Everything I Know About Love is a coming-of-age memoir about falling in love, getting dumped, making mistakes, throwing disastrous house parties, and learning a hell of a lot about yourself on the way. It’ll resonate most with millennials (prepare to cringe and laugh in equal measure) and the true love story is about friendship (is it ever not?). The BBC is yet to announce when it will appear on screens, but it’s a nice summer read in the meantime. Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson (BBC)Life After Life follows the life (and death) of Ursula Todd. It’s an intriguing tale of a woman who dies one night in 1910, but then is reborn. The cycle repeats. The protagonist finds herself time and again, living and dying in different circumstances only to be reborn into a new, alternative iteration of life once more. At its heart, it’s a story about second (and third) chances. The four-part series began filming earlier this year, but an air date is yet to be confirmed. Oh, and did we mention it stars Fleabag’s Sian Clifford? A must-read and a must-watch. Related...9 Classic Books To Read On Your Holiday11 Empowering Reads, Recommended by Women-Owned BookshopsHow To Get Back Into Reading If You've Lost The HabitYou Need To Read This Poetry Book. It's By A 5-Year-Old
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Fiscal year 2020-21 witnessed a 10.96 per cent decline in RBI's income at ₹1.33 lakh crore while the expenditure was down 63.10 per cent to ₹34,146 crore
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The statement came after the Suez Canal Authority said the ship was sailing too fast before it got stuck, but that the canal bore no responsibility.
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Morgan Stanley's top tech executive, Rob Rooney, detailed why the bank was keen to partner with Microsoft as it embarks on a new cloud journey.
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When Boris Johnson unveiled England’s roadmap out of lockdown, he said every step the country took would be “cautious but irreversible”. The prime minister said, all going well, the government would end all restrictions on June 21 – a date newspapers dubbed “freedom day”. And with the highly successful vaccine rollout and the UK recording not one single coronavirus death on Tuesday, hopes are high that the government will not be knocked off course. But that was all before the highly transmissible Indian strain, renamed as the Delta variant by the World Health Organisation, had taken hold. Now, scientists are warning the UK could be in the early stages of a third wave of Covid. Here is everything you need to know. When will we know for sure if lockdown will end on June 21? Ministers are due to meet and review data relating to Covid and the spread of the Delta variant on June 14. Johnson and health secretary Matt Hancock have said on this date they will know enough about whether it is safe to press ahead with the ending of all restrictions. This is known as step four of the unlocking plan. It relates to the removal of social contact limits and the opening of nightclubs and large events. How will ministers decide what to do? The government has four key tests it says must be met before they push ahead with any easing of restrictions. They are: Is the vaccine programme on course? Does evidence show vaccines are reducing hospital admissions and deaths in those vaccinated?Do infection rates risk a surge in hospital admissions which would put unsustainable pressure on the NHS?Are the risks fundamentally changed by new variants of concern?What have scientists said? On Friday, scientists advising the government confirmed that the coronavirus R rate in England has risen slightly and is no longer below 1. If R is above 1, that means the pandemic is growing. But, ministers have always expected R would rise, their greater concern is about hospitalisations and the impact of the vaccines. Scientists are divided over what the data gathered do far can tell us. On Monday, the UK reported more than 3,000 new Covid infections for a sixth day in a row, with many fearing the Delta variant is driving this. Before this, the UK had not hit above that number since April 12.Ravi Gupta, of the University of Cambridge, however, has said although new cases were “relatively low” the Delta variant was fuelling “exponential growth”.The Sage expert added that he believed the UK is in the early stages of a third wave and called for the June 21 unlocking to be delayed. Neil Ferguson, of Imperial College London, said the reopening of society is now “in the balance”.And what about ministers? Vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Sunday that “very few” of those in hospital with the virus have had both doses of a vaccine, however. Environment secretary George Eustice was asked about a possible delay to the June 21 end-date and said ministers did not “rule anything out”. Johnson, who has reportedly been urged to “get on with” unlocking by senior Tories, said last week that he had seen nothing yet which would mean unlocking would be scrapped. But he did sound a note of caution about rushing out of restrictions, however, adding: “Now, as I’ve said many times, I don’t see anything currently in the data to suggest we have to deviate from the roadmap but we may need to wait.”Related...Boris Johnson’s In A Holding Pattern On Covid, But Is Keir Starmer Too?No Return To Local Lockdowns Or Tiers To Combat Covid Variant, No.10 Signals
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The annual WSJ ranking of pay and performance for leaders of S&P 500 companies
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Here's your chance to buy a big 4K TV for cheap, as Walmart slashed the price of this 50-inch Sceptre 4K TV by $77 for Memorial Day, lowering its price to $203.
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Google plans to ditch third-party cookies on Chrome next year — just like Apple’s Safari and Mozilla’s Firefox browser has done. To replace the cookies system, the company introduced a new product called Privacy Sandbox that will let advertisers gather some amount of data without compromising users’ data integrity. Last week, the company has assured that it won’t build any backdoors to this sandbox for its own apps. Jerry Dischler, the company’s VP for Ads, said at a virtual marketing event that the company’s own app won’t take any shortcuts: We’ll be using these APIs for our own ads and measurement…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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