UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest – gpgmail

UK police have arrested a number of environmental activists affiliated with a group which announced  last month that it would use drones to try to ground flights at the country’s busiest airport. The group, which calls itself Heathrow Pause, is protesting against the government decision to green light a third runway at the airport. In […]

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Nintendo shows off exercise-powered RPG for Switch, Ring Fit Adventure – gpgmail

Nintendo has been at the crossroads of video games and fitness since the famous Power Pad for the NES, and the Switch is the latest to receive a game powered by physical activity: Ring Fit Adventure. And it actually looks fun! In the game, you’ll jog in place to advance your character, and perform various […]

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ckbk pulls a ‘Spotify for recipes’ out of the beta oven – gpgmail

Cooking may be under sustained attack by a wave of on-demand food delivery startups, with names that can double as gluttonous calls to action (oh hey Just Eat!), but that hasn’t stopped London-based startup ckbk from pushing in the opposite direction — with a digital service that offers on-demand access to high quality recipes licensed […]

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Apple’s new A13 chip is faster according to charts with no numbers – gpgmail

Apple is announcing new iPhone models today. The iPhone 11 uses an Apple A13 Bionic system-on-a-chip. It is faster than the A12 Bionic in the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max. But how much faster exactly? According to Apple, Apple is making the fastest GPU and CPU for a smartphone. Worse, the company showed two […]

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SimShine raises $8 million for home security cameras that use edge computing – gpgmail

SimShine, a computer vision startup based in Shenzhen, has raised $8 million in pre-Series A funding for SimCam, its line of home security cameras that use edge computing to keep data on-device. The funding was led by Cheetah Mobile, with participation from Skychee, Skyview Fund and Oak Pacific Investment. Earlier this year, SimShine raised $310,095 […]

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