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5 position battles to keep an eye on at Jets minicamp

Kickers are people, too. For a team that has a dearth of offensive weaponry, a good kicker will be invaluable. Veteran Cairo Santos should have a sizeable advantage over undrafted rookie Taylor Bertolet, but you never truly know with kickers. Heck, Chandler Catanzaro bolted for Tampa in free agency because ...

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US debuts world’s fastest supercomputer

Image copyright Carlos Jones/Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summit, the US’s new supercomputer, is more than twice as powerful as the current world leader. The machine can process 200,000 trillion calculations per second – or 200 petaflops. China’s Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer, until now the world’s most powerful machine, has a processing ...

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Police detective entry system targets graduates

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChief Constable Matt Jukes said new investigators would be tasked with looking into burglaries Graduates can become detectives “in a matter of months” with the help of a new fast-track training programme. The 12-week scheme is being developed in response to a ...

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Swiss vote to block foreign betting sites in referendum

Image copyright AFP Image caption The vote was one of two national referendums on Sunday Swiss voters have overwhelmingly backed a new gambling law which will block foreign betting sites. The new Gambling Act won the support of 72.9% of voters, according to final results, despite accusations that the law ...

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Justify expected to continue racing after Triple Crown triumph

The 13th Triple Crown winner paused his morning walk to pose for photographs, looking fresher than any horse should after running three high-pressure races in the past five weeks. “He just looks like he’s ready to go again,” trainer Bob Baffert said Sunday morning as he began to process Justify’s ...

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a look at M&A deals – TechCrunch

In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer. They have a lot of weight to throw around. Alphabet (the parent company of Google), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft account for a titanic amount of ...

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a look at M&A deals – TechCrunch

In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer. They have a lot of weight to throw around. Alphabet (the parent company of Google), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft account for a titanic amount of ...

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