Suddenly, There’s Not A Lot To Like – Seeking Alpha
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Suddenly, There’s Not A Lot To Like – Seeking Alpha

It took three business days from time the US effectively blacklisted Huawei for the Trump administration to offer a concession in the form of a temporary general license that permits some transactions with the company and its dozens of non-US affiliates. Until August 19, Huawei is permitted to buy American goods necessary to ensure existing…

A New Approach To Updates: Windows 10 May 2019 Update Available Today – AnandTech
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A New Approach To Updates: Windows 10 May 2019 Update Available Today – AnandTech

For those eager to get the latest and greatest production build of Windows 10; good news. For those who would rather watch from the sidelines until the kinks are worked out; good news. Today Microsoft has officially launched the spring 2019 update for Windows 10, affectionately called the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. There’s a…

Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs – BBC News
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Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs – BBC News

Image copyright Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group Image caption Mr Oliver shot to fame 20 years ago Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has said he is “devastated” after his restaurant group went into administration, with 1,000 jobs being lost.The group, which includes the Jamie’s Italian chain, Barbecoa and Fifteen, has appointed KPMG as administrators.Twenty two of the…

Google Pixel 3a XL Review: The New Sweet Spot – Thurrott.com
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Google Pixel 3a XL Review: The New Sweet Spot – Thurrott.com

With its unapologetically plastic body, tremendous camera system, and reasonable pricing, the Google Pixel 3a XL is a winner. And that’s true despite some mid-range specs, a few missing features, and other cost-cutting measures. Design From a design perspective, the Google Pixel 3a XL is a fun throwback: It features a unibody polycarbonate (plastic) design,…

Loss Shakes Baidu To The Core – Seeking Alpha
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Loss Shakes Baidu To The Core – Seeking Alpha

It seems that profits are increasingly hard to come by these days in China’s Internet sector. That’s the major takeaway coming in the latest results from search giant Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), which has just posted its first loss since becoming a publicly listed company 14 years ago. Perhaps most worrisome, the biggest issue appears to lie…

I switched to Google’s new $400 phone, and I’m never going back to $1,000-plus smartphones – Business Insider
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I switched to Google’s new $400 phone, and I’m never going back to $1,000-plus smartphones – Business Insider

The Pixel 3a is Google’s $400 smartphone. (Pictured: Pixel 3a XL model.) Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google’s new $400 smartphone is the company’s best in years.I moved from Google’s Pixel 2, its 2017 “flagship” smartphone, to the $400 Pixel 3a — and I’m never looking back.With its beautiful screen, powerful processor, and excellent camera, the Pixel…

Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict – NBC News
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Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict – NBC News

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMay 20, 2019, 1:31 PM UTCBy Phil McCauslandAnnually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the weeds springing up…

AMD: David And Goliath All Over Again – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) – Seeking Alpha
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AMD: David And Goliath All Over Again – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) – Seeking Alpha

Introduction AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) shares have skyrocketed a stunning 134% in the last year, 48% YTD, and 595% in the last five years. When Lisa Su, AMD’s current CEO took over the company in October of 2014, the company was on the verge of bankruptcy, had no product roadmap to combat larger Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Nvidia…

3 Great Reasons to Take Social Security Benefits at 62 – Yahoo Finance
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3 Great Reasons to Take Social Security Benefits at 62 – Yahoo Finance

If you’re an American worker who qualifies for Social Security, your birth year will determine what the program considers your “full retirement age” (FRA) — the point at which you can apply for retirement benefits and start collecting monthly checks at the full level you’ve earned based on your lifetime of payroll tax contributions.If you…

Report: Call of Duty’s annual release wobbles, but Treyarch moves up to save it – Polygon
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Report: Call of Duty’s annual release wobbles, but Treyarch moves up to save it – Polygon

Call of Duty’s production is in trouble, but the franchise will still hit its 16th annual release in 2020, according to another bang-up report from Kotaku about what’s going on inside Activision’s stable of studios. The report by Jason Schreier details how even a three-year schedule is a very tight timeframe for building something of…