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WSJ: FDA to order e-cigarettes off U.S. market

Jun 24, 2022

Published on 24 June 2022 Author WSJ: FDA to order e-cigarettes off U.S. market – CBS News Watch CBS News The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Food and Drug Administration is about to order Juul to stop selling its e-cigarettes. Officials began investigating Juul for targeting teens as underage vaping skyrocketed. Nikki Batt ...read more

Microsoft doesn't want AI recognizing your emotions anymore - mostly

Jun 24, 2022

Home News Software (Image credit: ClearCutLtd/Pixabay) Microsoft is updating its Responsible AI Standard and revealed that it's retiring Azure Face’s emotional and facial recognition abilities (for the most part). The Responsible AI Standard (opens in new tab) is Microsoft’s internal ruleset when it comes to building AI systems. The company wants AI to be a positive force in the world and to never be misused by bad actors. It’s a standard that's never ...read more

This Samsung 8K TV deal cuts $1,120 off the price tag

Jun 24, 2022

Samsung For the last few years, Samsung has been steadily pushing the boundaries of screen technology. This new TV may very well be the pinnacle of that, and you can get it at a discount during Samsung’s Discover Event. This behemoth comes in at 8k and a massive 85 inches and provides you with the ultimate home theatre experience. Even better, Samsung has a great discount going on right now that brings the TV down to $5,500 from $6,620, and while that’s still pricey, it’s one of the b ...read more

4 inmates who escaped federal prison camp back in custody

Jun 24, 2022

HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) — All four inmates who escaped a minimum-security prison satellite camp in Virginia over the weekend are now back in custody, the U.S. Marshals Service and Federal Bureau of Prisons announced Wednesday. The inmates were discovered missing from the satellite camp of the Federal Correctional Complex Petersburg in Hopewell, Virginia, around 1:45 a.m. Saturday, the bureau said in a news release Saturday. Tavaraes Lajuane Graham, Corey Branch, Lamonte Rashawn Willis and Kareem A ...read more

Taliban say Afghanistan earthquake rescue efforts almost complete

Jun 24, 2022

Health ministry says aid has begun to arrive to the area affected by the earthquake that killed at least 1,000 people. Published On 23 Jun 2022 23 Jun 2022 Aid has started to arrive in a remote part of Afghanistan where an earthquake killed at least 1,000 people, as Taliban officials said the rescue operation was almost complete. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck early on Wednesday about 160km (100 miles) southeast of Kabul, in arid mountains dotted with small settlements near the ...read more

Lexia Learning’s Founder, Robert Arthur Lemire, Dies at Eighty-Nine

Jun 24, 2022

BOSTON (June 23, 2022) – Lexia® Learning, a Cambium Learning® Group company, is saddened to announce that the company’s founder, Robert A. Lemire died on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. Lemire was eighty-nine and passed away following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Lemire created Lexia Learning in 1984 after watching his son struggle to learn to read. Lemire received guidance from his friend, Dr. Edwin Cole, a noted neurologist, head of the Reading Clinic at the Massachusetts General ...read more

New World Development Announces Approval of Near-Term 1.5°C Aligned Science Based Targets and Commitment to Net-Zero

Jun 24, 2022

HONG KONG , June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — New World Development Company Limited (“NWD”, the “Company” or the “Group”, Hong Kong stock code: 00017) announced today that the Company has become the third real estate developer in Asia to receive the Science Based Targets initiative’s (SBTi) approval of its near-term 1.5°C aligned science-based targets (SBTs) and commit to the SBTi Net-Zero Standard, which will include setting long-term company-wide emission reductions in ...read more

Amazon has a feature in the works that will let Alexa speak in your dead relative’s voice 

Jun 24, 2022

When loved ones pass away, memories play a vital part of moving forward. Recently there was a trend where people used technology to animate photos of dead friends and family to give new life to their memories. While many found this to be strangely comforting, it was quite creepy for the others. And if that wasn’t enough, there’s now a chance for you to revive the voice of those who have moved on.  Amazon is working on a feature that will let Alexa speak in your dead relative’s voice. Cr ...read more

Curtis Mewbourne, Texas oil company founder, dies at 86

Jun 24, 2022

Please try another search World 35 minutes ago (Jun 24, 2022 01:00AM ET) (Reuters) - Curtis Mewbourne, founder of one of the largest closely held oil companies in the United States, died on Thursday at age 86. His company, Mewbourne Oil Co., operates more than 2,100 oil and gas wells in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, with a staff of about 400 people, according its website. Mewbourne founded the company in 1965 and expanded it over the years into on ...read more

WSL 2 distros now supported on Windows Server

Jun 24, 2022

Home News Computing (Image credit: Linux Foundation) Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2 type distros are now fully supported on Windows Server 2022. Released in May 2019, WSL 2 is a compatibility layer that allows Windows Server users to run Linux binary executables (in ELF format) natively, using virtualization technology to run an open source Linux kernel inside of a lightweight utility virtual machine (VM), without using a separate Linux distro. Window ...read more