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Wire star calls for more opportunities for black British actors

September 16, 2017 10:39 pm0 comments
Wire star calls for more opportunities for black British actors

The US star of The Wire has called for more opportunities for black British actors to stop them heading abroad. “They’re going where the work is,” said Clarke Peters, who played detective Lester Freamon in the TV crime drama. “When Britain decides to build up its film industry and compete, […]

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More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

September 13, 2017 12:24 am0 comments
More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

All pregnant women who go into labour too soon should be given antibiotics to protect their baby from a potentially deadly infection called Group B Strep (GBS), say new guidelines. Hundreds of newborn babies a year in the UK catch it. With prompt treatment, most can make a full recovery. […]

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Malbec and More: Exploring Argentina's Fabled Wine Making Heritage

September 12, 2017 12:52 am0 comments
Malbec and More: Exploring Argentina's Fabled Wine Making Heritage

Photo Credit: Wines of Argentina Argentina’s rich wine making heritage dates back to the early 16th century, putting it in an entirely different league than neighboring new-world producers Chile and Brazil. Spanish settlers planted the first specimens of Vitis vinifera in monastic vineyards throughout Argentina’s central, western and northeastern regions. […]

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North Korea preparing more missile launches, says South

September 4, 2017 4:52 am0 comments
North Korea preparing more missile launches, says South

Media playback is unsupported on your device South Korea says it has seen indications that the North is preparing more missile launches, possibly an intercontinental ballistic missile. It said it was strengthening its controversial US-made Thaad missile defence system after the North’s test of a nuclear bomb at the weekend. […]

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TEDGlobal: Africa needs more engineers and makers

September 1, 2017 6:24 am0 comments
TEDGlobal: Africa needs more engineers and makers

Africa needs more engineers and makers, the head of Gearbox – Nairobi’s leading maker-space – has told the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. Kamau Gachigi said that by 2050 Africa’s population is projected to have doubled and needs to build economies to sustain that level of growth. Digital fabrications labs such […]

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Houston floods: Sandra Bullock, Kevin Hart and more dig deep

August 30, 2017 7:17 am0 comments
Houston floods: Sandra Bullock, Kevin Hart and more dig deep

Sandra Bullock, Kevin Hart and other celebrities are lending their weight to the Tropical Storm Harvey relief effort in Texas. Bullock has donated $ 1m (£774,000) to the American Red Cross in the wake of the flooding in Houston and beyond. Hart has called on his famous friends to dig […]

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AMD Clarifies Vega Price Structure, Working to Get More Card to Market

August 24, 2017 10:12 am0 comments
AMD Clarifies Vega Price Structure, Working to Get More Card to Market

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last week, we covered rumors that AMD might be raising its GPU prices, as reported by a UK retailer. At the time, AMD wasn’t able to offer us any kind of public comment. Now, the […]

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Mark Wahlberg earned $42m more than the best paid actress last year

August 22, 2017 10:59 pm0 comments
Mark Wahlberg earned $42m more than the best paid actress last year

The size of the gender pay gap in the movie industry has been laid bare in new estimates of stars’ pay packets. The world’s 10 best-paid actors earned a total of $ 488.5m (£380.5m) in the past year, Forbes magazine calculated. That’s almost three times more than their female counterparts, […]

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BioWare Kills Mass Effect Andromeda DLC, No More Single-Player Patches

August 21, 2017 11:40 am0 comments
BioWare Kills Mass Effect Andromeda DLC, No More Single-Player Patches

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Mass Effect Andromeda launched, the game racked up very mixed reviews. We’ve written about the game’s launch issues and the behind-the-scenes reason why things went wrong throughout its development cycle. BioWare always had a […]

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Facebook calls for a more people-centric security industry

July 27, 2017 12:29 am0 comments
Facebook calls for a more people-centric security industry

The security industry needs to worry less about technology and more about people, said Facebook’s security boss. Alex Stamos scolded the security industry in the opening keynote of the 2017 Black Hat conference. He said there was too much focus on technically complex “stunt” hacks and not enough on finding […]

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