Day: September 8, 2020

Rumours, new features and upgrades coming to Apple’s smartwatch



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September means one thing in the tech world: new gadgets. While last week’s IFA conference was a physical event, all eyes are on Apple as to whether it will be holding its famous new product launch event digitally, or resorting to the press release route.

One product which may not get a big launch announcement is the new Apple Watch Series 6. According to serious tech leaker John Prosser, Apple could resort to announcing the new Apple Watch this week via a press release.

Prosser believes Apple is set to reveal the new Watch tomorrow (September 8) at 2pm BST or 9am EST, though this could be set to change.

Here’s everything we know so far about the next Apple Watch, from features, to design, and that all-important sales date.

Apple Watch Series 6: design rumours

Not too much has changed with the Apple

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Two San Antonio medical facilities selected for COVID-19 vaccine trials

Brooke Army Medical Center and Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center are two of five sites selected by the U.S. Department of Defense for Phase III of COVID-19 vaccine trials.



A volunteer in South Africa receives a COVID-19 test vaccine injection developed at the University of Oxford in Britain. Patents on potential COVID-19 vaccines have the potential to raise prices on vaccines, creating obstacles for their use, particularly in developing countries.


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A volunteer in South Africa receives a COVID-19 test vaccine injection developed at the University of Oxford in Britain. Patents on potential COVID-19 vaccines have the potential to raise prices on vaccines, creating obstacles for their use, particularly in developing countries.


As part of Operation Warp Speed, which is focused on delivering safe and effective vaccines by January 2021, the DOD has picked five locations to test AstraZeneca’s vaccine candidate, AZD1222.

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Naval Medical Center San Diego, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital are joining the two San Antonio sites in the trials, according to DOD.

“The Department

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Give your kids a daily report card? Experts say parents should monitor virtual learning | Momaha

— Set up a rewards system. “Your child’s efforts to meet their daily report card goals will depend on the incentives and rewards you provide,” the center says. Allow your child to create the menu of rewards — with your approval, of course. This, the experts say, will increase their motivation to meet their goals.

Rewards can include screen time, a special treat, art time, a day off from chores and staying up 30 minutes past bedtime. In our day, we liked getting comic books for good school reports. But that was a long time ago.

— Monitor their progress. Let your child know throughout the day if they are meeting their goals. Remind them what that goal is. Be encouraging, especially if they are struggling. Keep it a positive experience.

— Praise your child. Let them know they did a great job when they have – with genuine, specific

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Internet Giants Could Be Fined up to $12 Million Under Austrian Hate Speech Law | Technology News

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria plans to oblige large internet platforms like Facebook and Google to delete illegal content within days and impose fines of up to 10 million euros ($12 million) in case of non-compliance, the government said on Thursday.

Austria’s online hate speech law, now being drawn up, will target platforms with more than 100,000 users and annual revenues of more than 500,000 euros, Justice Minister Alma Zadic said. It will give victims of online insults and abuse the opportunity to fight back quickly at a low cost, she said.

“The internet is not a lawless space. Our rule of law also applies to the internet,” the minister told a news conference. A new fast-track procedure, free of charge for the first three years, would enable victims to obtain a cease and desist order within days.

Platforms will be obliged to set up easily accessible reporting systems, appoint a

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Let’s Get the Nature of Mauritius Back with Japanese Technology

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug 31, 2020–

On July 25, 2020, the Japanese bulk carrier ship WAKASHIO, owned by a subsidiary of Nagashiki Shipping Co., Ltd. of Okayama, Japan, became stranded off the coast of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, and about 1,000 tons of heavy oil spilled into the beautiful ocean.

If we do nothing, native sea turtles, classified as an endangered species, would disappear from this world. There are waterfowl habitats of wetlands and mangrove forests designated as wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar Convention, so the ecosystem of these birds could be destroyed. It is said that the coral reefs around Mauritius contain over 40% of the world’s 800 species of hard coral. According to some experts, adhesion of heavy oil makes coral unable to breath, eventually resulting in its death.

If we do not immediately remove the heavy oil spilled from the freighter, the natural environment of Mauritius

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