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‘Crucial time’ for cloud gaming, which wants to change how you play, Tech News News & Top Stories

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Imagine video gamers, untethered from their computers and consoles, playing crystal-clear versions of their favourite games anywhere.They might traverse the...

‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel Reboots Summer Moviegoing

Compared with last year, how much better was the kickoff to this year’s summer season at the movies? More than a hundred times better.Led...

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Edmonton’s Gloire Amanda wins MAC Hermann Trophy

Edmonton forward Gloire Amanda won the MAC Hermann Trophy on Thursday as the top male NCAA soccer player. The 22-year-old Oregon State junior led the NCAA Division 1...

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Public sector data leaks total 108 last year, up from 75 cases in 2019, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Public officers reported 108 cases of data leaks by the Singapore Government last year, up 44 per cent from 75 cases in...

Firm behind the hyperloop says it’s more than just hype, Tech News News & Top Stories

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Think about the future of transportation, and you might envision the old animated show The Jetsons, with everyone flying around...

3G airwaves to be auctioned to plug 5G airwave scarcity gap in Singapore, Tech News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Airwaves for 3G mobile services in Singapore will be going on the auction block under a proposal by the sector's regulator to...

Sengkang General Hospital taps tech for contact tracing even before Covid-19 arrival, Tech News News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE - Even before the Covid-19 pandemic hit and contact tracing became the norm in Singapore, Sengkang General Hospital (SKH) was already on the...

Spyware for sale: the booming trade in surveillance tech, Tech News News & Top Stories

PARIS (AFP) - Israeli's NSO Group is in the eye of a storm over its Pegasus spyware - but it is far from the...

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Canada at the Tokyo Olympics: Who’s competing Tuesday night, Wednesday morning – National

Canadian athletes will be busy competing in several events at the Tokyo Olympics Wednesday, including rowers and swimmers looking to come out on top...

Trudeau ‘deeply disappointed’ after Habs draft Logan Mailloux despite sexual image charge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that as a lifelong fan, he is “deeply disappointed” by the Montreal Canadiens’ decision to draft Logan Mailloux —...

Maude Charron wins weightlifting gold for Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Canada's Maude Charron has won gold in women's weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics.

Simone Biles, U.S. gymnast, out of Olympics team gymnastics competition – National

Gymnastics superstar Simone Biles has been pulled from the team gymnastics competition at the Tokyo Olympics. After a disappointing vault in the first rotation of...

Tokyo records new high in COVID-19 cases days after 2020 Olympics begin – National

Tokyo reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, days after the Olympics began. The Japanese capital reported 2,848 new COVID-19 cases, exceeding...

Olympic torchbearer Naomi Osaka eliminated from Games – National

Japan’s great hope for tennis gold Naomi Osaka was beaten on Tuesday in the third round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics tournament, saying she...

Bianca Andreescu learning from 2021 disappointment, hoping to bounce back on hardcourt

Bianca Andreescu got so used to winning in 2019 she almost forgot what felt like to lose. The 21-year-old Canadian tennis star has been relearning...

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Everything you need to know about the re-reboot of your favourite childhood flick.

You’re Going Back to the Office. Here Is What Your Day Might Look Like.

It’s 6 a.m., Monday, somewhere in America, and Jane Q. Office Worker’s alarm goes off. She’s tempted to hit the snooze button. But she...

Airlines Struggle With Fuel Shortages at Some Smaller Western U.S. Airports

Airlines are grappling with shortages of jet fuel at some smaller airports in the western...

Durable-Goods Orders Advanced in June as U.S. Economy Continues to Grow

Orders for cars, appliances and other durable goods increased in June, signaling continued strength in...

Lysol Maker Confronts Inflation, Slowing Disinfectant Sales Amid Pandemic Recovery

The maker of Lysol has ridden a wave demand for its cleaning products since Covid-19...

U.S. Home-Price Growth Rose to Record in May

Home-price growth climbed to a new record in May, as low mortgage interest rates continued...

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Canada at the Tokyo Olympics: Who’s competing Tuesday night, Wednesday morning – National

Canadian athletes will be busy competing in several events at the Tokyo Olympics Wednesday, including rowers and swimmers looking to come out on top...

Trudeau ‘deeply disappointed’ after Habs draft Logan Mailloux despite sexual image charge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that as a lifelong fan, he is “deeply disappointed” by the Montreal Canadiens’ decision to draft Logan Mailloux —...

Maude Charron wins weightlifting gold for Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Canada's Maude Charron has won gold in women's weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics.

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House GOP leaders condemn Greene over comments equating mask mandates to Holocaust

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders forcefully condemned GOP...

Washington’s Extra Trillion – WSJ

The aging Americans who set federal Covid policy seem poised to impose yet another scientifically...

It’s Time to Start Requiring Covid Vaccines

On Thursday, Kay Ivey, the unimpeachably conservative governor of a deep red state, treated her...

Will the Olympics ever truly welcome nonbinary athletes?

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GE and Raytheon Aren’t Yet Flying on All Engines

Jet engines are roaring back to life, but shouldn’t yet be declared ready for takeoff. ...

Intel to Move a Little Faster, Break Things

Intel Corp. plans to catch up to its chipmaking rival by 2024. Just...

Stocks Slip With Tech Earnings on Tap

U.S. stocks slipped from records Tuesday as investors awaited earnings reports from the biggest technology...

Is Tesla the Meme Stock of Yesteryear?

For years, Tesla stock charged ever higher despite weak operating results. So far...

What to Know About Robinhood’s IPO

Robinhood Markets Inc.’s initial public offering is stirring interest among individual investors. ...

Lysol's Owner Is in Germ Limbo

Consumers’ vigilance about hygiene is wearing off earlier than Reckitt expected—but not enough to boost its cold- and flu-relief brands yet.

Chinese Property Titan Teeters as Investor Confidence Fades

HONG KONG—For years, China Evergrande Group rode some of the biggest trends in...