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Dell won't ship energy-hungry PCs to California and five other US states due to power regulations...
Energy efficiency rules appears to be limiting the availability of gaming rigs
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 21:20 UTC
New CDC face-mask guidelines could impact every county in SoCal...
New CDC guidelines asking people in regions with high COVID transmission rates to wear masks indoors, regardless of vaccination, would apply to nearly all of Southern California.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 21:07 UTC
Higher COVID Rate Found In Counties With Higher Vaccination Rate...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/US/, /contrib/covid-19
A new analysis finds several counties with above-average vaccination rates also have higher COVID case rates, while case rates are falling in counties with below-average vaccination rates.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 21:06 UTC
CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines...
The new guidance follows recent decisions in Los Angeles and St. Louis to revert to indoor mask mandates amid a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 18:12 UTC
Concerns rise as COVID cases climb again...
With about 46% of the U.S. population living in a community the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers to have "high" COVID-19 transmission, health experts are urging caution.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 18:11 UTC
Which masks protect against delta COVID-19 variant?...
The quality of the mask does matter. So if you can get your hands on a KN95 or N95 mask, that’s going to afford you a lot more protection." The agency also warns that about 60% of KN95 masks in the U.S. are counterfeit, and do not meet National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-27 18:10 UTC
CIA Chief Warns Taliban Is in 'Strongest Military Position' in Decades...
CIA Director William Burns said last week that the Taliban is engaged in offensive operations across Afghanistan and that the group is probably in its best military position in decades.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-26 13:36 UTC
Amazon Bitcoin job ad boosts cryptocurrency surge...
News Amazon is hiring a digital-currency expert has helped boost the value of Bitcoin.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-26 13:35 UTC
Top US general in Afghanistan doesn't commit to ending airstrikes against Taliban...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/afghanistan
The head of U.S. Central Command declined to say whether the military will cease airstrikes against the Taliban after the previously announced end date for such responses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-26 13:35 UTC
Russia edges Japan, China for gold in men's gymnastics...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/olympics
TOKYO (AP) — Russia's long climb back to the top in men's Olympic gymnastics is over.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-26 13:34 UTC
Olympics Faces Incoming Typhoon With Torrential Rain, Winds...
While the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have already been postponed by a year, a typhoon that recently ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-25 23:47 UTC
East China battens down as Typhoon In-Fa approaches...
NINGBO, China Typhoon In-Fa lashed eastern China with high winds and heavy rain on Sunday as other parts of the country were still cleaning up following historic flooding. View of the Yuyao river over flowing during heavy rains in Ningbo, eastern China
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-25 23:46 UTC
CDC reports drug resistant fungus infections in Texas, Washington, DC...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/
Health officials possess evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in several facilities. The "superbug" outbreaks have been reported at a nursing home in the nation's capital and in two Texas hospitals, the Centers for Disease Control and P
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-23 05:15 UTC
U.S. conducts airstrikes on Taliban in Afghanistan...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/afghanistan
U.S. officials have approved and conducted airstrikes on Taliban forces in Afghanistan who had previously stolen equipment from Afghan forces.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 19:44 UTC
Chinese, U.S. Scientists Unearth Ancient Frozen Mystery Viruses...
Scientists have found more than 30 viruses frozen in Communist China glaciers near the Tibetan Plateau with many of the viruses never seen.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 18:20 UTC
A DNS outage just took down a large chunk of the internet...
Akamai said it's fixed the issue and returning to normal operations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 18:08 UTC
Tucker Carlson calls Black officer attacked on Jan. 6 an 'angry left-wing political activist'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/
Fox News host Tucker Carlson cast doubt Wednesday night on the legitimacy of upcoming testimony from a Black Capitol Police Officer who said rioters at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 used racial slurs as they attacked the building.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 13:25 UTC
Researchers discover high-severity, 16-year-old flaw in drivers for millions of HP, Samsung and Xerox printers...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
Security researchers from SentinelOne have uncovered an ancient vulnerability in the drivers used by printers from three big manufacturers. The high-severity security vulnerability -- which is being tracked as CVE-2021-3438 -- affects drivers for HP, Sams
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 12:22 UTC
Bitcoin jumps as Elon Musk signals Tesla to start accepting the crypto when it becomes eco-friendly...
Tesla will 'most likely' restart accepting bitcoin as payments, says Musk if the mining rate reaches 50 per cent renewables.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 12:17 UTC
Wildfires in the U.S., Canada and Siberia are burning at an unusual intensity for mid-July...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/
Wildfires across parts of the U.S. and Canada are burning unusually intensely and emitting larger amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than usual durin
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-22 12:16 UTC
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