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July 28, 2017 4:38 PM Soyuz rocket takes off carrying 3-man crew to space station

A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from Kazakhstan Friday, boosting a three-man crew into orbit for a six-hour flight to the International Space Station. The workhorse Soyuz rocket thundered to life at 11:41 a.m. EDT (GMT-4; 9:41 p.m. local time) and streaked away from the same pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome that was used to launch Sputnik 60 years ago and Yuri Gagarin 84

July 27, 2017 1:00 PM AMD Ryzen 3 1300X review

AMD’s family of Ryzen processors has made a name for itself with high core and thread counts, but their most appealing facet has been always affordability. With the introduction of Ryzen 3, AMD’s newest processors finally dip below the $150 or £170 range. The Ryzen 3 1300X sits at the top of this new range of processor with four cores, and it doesn’t 110

July 25, 2017 5:30 PM My Ode to Microsoft Paint

The best app available in Windows 1.0 is going away. Forever. In 1985, I was in college trying to focus on my journalism classes and avoiding any responsibility for any future work endeavors. I’d often sneak into the computer lab in the afternoon and hammer away on a clunky IBM keyboard. I wrote an entire science fiction novel at the time. I hacked into the computer 50

July 24, 2017 8:27 AM IMF downgrades UK and US growth forecasts

The UK and US economies will expand more slowly in 2017 than previously predicted, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). It said "weaker-than-expected activity" in the first three months of the year meant the UK would grow by 1.7%, compared with an earlier 2% forecast. However, its overall global economic predictions - of 3.5% growth in 2017 and 3.6% in 2018 - remain 44

July 19, 2017 5:09 AM Google Glass is back from the dead, and changing the face of manufacturing

Depending on who you talk to, Google Glass was either a device way ahead of its time and the general public just wasn't ready for it, or an expensive technological dead-end that solved a problem no one ever had. Google Glass raised thorny privacy concerns and early adopters were quickly labelled "Glassholes" giving the device a public stigma it might 107

July 15, 2017 5:26 AM Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review: When your greatest strength is also your biggest weakness

To be or not to be is a question every tablet must ask itself at some point or the other. This existential crisis of sorts largely stems from the fact that tablets, since the time of their inception, have been a conundrum with no set goal or purpose. That's probably why many companies don't even bother investing their time and resources in building a (good) 32

July 12, 2017 12:11 PM Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Review: A Truly Exceptional Phone

Nothing beats that new phone smell, and we just took the Galaxy S8+ out of its box! Samsung's come a long way from dropping the ball with the Galaxy S5. The Galaxy S6 restored its reputation, but for one reason or another, failed to shift in massive numbers. The Galaxy S7 series, however, changed everything. At this point Samsung was most assuredly back on form with a handset 117

July 12, 2017 4:00 AM Parliament questions and answers

Asked the Minister of Health and Wellness if it is government policy to transport patients in light duty trucks fitted with canopies. Transportation. According to these guidelines, different vehicles can be used depending on the condition of the patient being transported. The use of light duty trucks fitted with canopies is one option amongst many others 27

July 11, 2017 2:11 PM Brazil keeps 2016/17 soybean output forecast at 113.92mn T

SAO PAULO: Conab, Brazil's agricultural statistics and food supply agency, on Tuesday maintained its estimate for the country's 2016/17 soybean crop at 113.92 million tonnes, the same as in June. The agency increased its total corn estimate for the current season to 96 million tonnes from 93.83 million tonnes last month, citing an increase in planting 16

July 7, 2017 9:15 AM BOSETU to hold wellness day

Botswana Sector of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) will hold a wellness and fitness day for its members in and around Francistown on Saturday (8 July). The day’s activities begin at 06:30am and commence with a walk starting from Met Court car park – where BOSETU’s offices are located – and ending up at Sunshine Plaza. The walk will be followed by one-to-two 49