October 22, 2019

St. V & G: Town hall meeting on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 — A town hall meeting on Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change will be held on September 20th at Buccament Bay, Bay Area in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The media are invited to attend.  WHATThe town hall meeting aims to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change, migration of population and […]

Soraa’s new light bulbs

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Soraa’s new light bulbs skip the smart home and focus on the science of the color spectrum By Brian Heater From TechCrunch Everyone’s trying to build a better light bulb. These days, that means things like adjustable colors and smart home connectivity — for most companies. Bay Area startup Soraa is skipping all the noise […]

Living with a roommate

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10 cities where living with a roommate will save you a fortune By Derek Miller, SmartAsset From Business Insider There are benefits to living with roommates.Warner Bros. Television High rents are forcing more and more people to live with roommates. The Census estimates that 5.8 million Americans currently have a roommate. The benefits from living […]

Injury related 23-player roster changes announced for 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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Competition kicks off today in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area; Tickets for the summer’s official tournament on sale at www.GoldCup.org Miami – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today the injury related 23-player roster changes made by the Participating Member Associations for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, as […]

Lab-made meat startup Memphis Meats hopes to grow a Thanksgiving turkey

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By Sarah Buhr From TchCrunch Memphis Meats sizzled onto the startup stage earlier this year with a lab-grown meatball. Now, it’s entertaining the idea of growing other meats — including turkey. The startup has created an Indiegogo campaign to save some of the nearly 50 million birds from the slaughter each Thanksgiving by educating the public […]

Robin Williams’ bike collection

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Robin Williams’ bike collection is being sold to help the charities he loved By Marcus Gilmer From Mashable It’s been two years since the passing of acting great Robin Williams but his legacy continues to live on, this time thanks to an auction of the actor’s beloved bicycle collection. SEE ALSO: Robin Williams’ widow pens […]

Google defeats Oracle in $9 Billion Copyright Case

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By Ross Todd, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco federal jury has sided with Google Inc. in its copyright clash with Silicon Valley rival Oracle Corp. In a verdict handed down Thursday, 10 Bay Area jurors found that Google’s use of basic elements of the Java programming language to build its Android […]

Astrophysicist invents a $110 earthquake warning system

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By Katie Sola From Mashable In the early hours of Aug. 24, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolted Californians awake in terror across the Bay Area. But one UC Berkeley professor received five seconds of warning from a $110 homemade device. Now, Josh Bloom has gone public with his invention to drive investment in a statewide […]