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>"A European Union mandate set to begin in 2026 will require all new smartphones, tablets and laptops to use a common charger."
>"A European Union mandate set to begin in 2026 will require all new smartphones, tablets and laptops to use a common charger."
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"In a stunning reversal, the International Paralympic Committee bowed to heavy internal pressure and barred athletes from Russia and Belarus on the eve of the opening ceremony, extending the global sporting isolation of both countries in _...Read More_
"In a stunning reversal, the International Paralympic Committee bowed to heavy internal pressure and barred athletes from Russia and Belarus on the eve of the opening ceremony, extending the global sporting isolation of both countries in _...Read More_
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The leaders of Russia and China pushed back against U.S. pressure on Friday, declaring their opposition to any expansion of NATO and affirming that _...Read More_
The leaders of Russia and China pushed back against U.S. pressure on Friday, declaring their opposition to any expansion of NATO and affirming that _...Read More_
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The Summer and Winter Games took place in the same year, meaning no Olympic Games for four years.Here's more on why the games were moved to every two years.
The Summer and Winter Games took place in the same year, meaning no Olympic Games for four years.Here's more on why the games were moved to every two years.
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"The first time China hosted the Olympics, it was a moment of hope and promise. The 2008 Summer Games in Beijing proved to be a coming-out party for an emergent China—rich, influential, technologically advanced, and, most of all, more and _...Read More_
"The first time China hosted the Olympics, it was a moment of hope and promise. The 2008 Summer Games in Beijing proved to be a coming-out party for an emergent China—rich, influential, technologically advanced, and, most of all, more and _...Read More_
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>"China has long been fascinated with Olympic glory, but the run-up to the Winter Games has been beset by extraordinary pressures from the realms of politics, diplomacy, and public health."
>"China has long been fascinated with Olympic glory, but the run-up to the Winter Games has been beset by extraordinary pressures from the realms of politics, diplomacy, and public health."
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"When the International Olympic Committee met seven years ago to choose a host for the 2022 Winter Games, China’s leader, Xi Jinping, sent a short video message that helped tip the scale in a close, controversial vote."
"When the International Olympic Committee met seven years ago to choose a host for the 2022 Winter Games, China’s leader, Xi Jinping, sent a short video message that helped tip the scale in a close, controversial vote."
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"Microsoft-Activision is like Disney-Fox. Maybe bigger."
"Microsoft-Activision is like Disney-Fox. Maybe bigger."
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It is inevitable now that when a big tech company makes a significant, strategic decision — like Microsoft’s plan to spend $70 billion on the video game giant Activision Blizzard — it invokes the metaverse.
It is inevitable now that when a big tech company makes a significant, strategic decision — like Microsoft’s plan to spend $70 billion on the video game giant Activision Blizzard — it invokes the metaverse.
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Researchers said the app, which will store sensitive health data on participants at the Winter Games, has serious encryption vulnerabilities.
Researchers said the app, which will store sensitive health data on participants at the Winter Games, has serious encryption vulnerabilities.
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China had already barred foreign spectators from attending the Winter Games that begin in Beijing in less than a month. On Monday, it announced that most Chinese people won’t be able to attend either.
China had already barred foreign spectators from attending the Winter Games that begin in Beijing in less than a month. On Monday, it announced that most Chinese people won’t be able to attend either.
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Officials in Beijing on Saturday reported the city’s first case of the Omicron variant, prompting authorities to order an immediate lockdown and mass testing in one neighborhood just three weeks before the opening of the Winter Olympics in _...Read More_
Officials in Beijing on Saturday reported the city’s first case of the Omicron variant, prompting authorities to order an immediate lockdown and mass testing in one neighborhood just three weeks before the opening of the Winter Olympics in _...Read More_
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>"With the opening of the Winter Games three weeks away, officials in China are on high alert amid coronavirus outbreaks around the country."
>"With the opening of the Winter Games three weeks away, officials in China are on high alert amid coronavirus outbreaks around the country."
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"North Korea said on Friday that it would not participate in the Beijing Winter Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic and moves by “hostile forces.”
"North Korea said on Friday that it would not participate in the Beijing Winter Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic and moves by “hostile forces.”
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CNN: Covid leads to NFL, NHL postponements, NCAA delays and cancellations. >"Covid-19 is causing headaches for professional leagues and university _...Read More_
CNN: Covid leads to NFL, NHL postponements, NCAA delays and cancellations. >"Covid-19 is causing headaches for professional leagues and university _...Read More_