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A Drone Was Used To Deliver A Chinese Takeaway To Dublin Prison

A Drone Was Used To Deliver A Chinese Takeaway To Dublin Prison

According to reports, a drone was used to deliver a Chinese takeaway to Wheatfield prison, orchestrated by inmates at the jail. A source revealed that "There's no conceivable way a Chinese takeaway could get into the prison other than by a drone".
Landmark California marijuana legislation gives residents chance to 'reclaim their lives'

Landmark California marijuana legislation gives residents chance to 'reclaim their lives'

Hailed by advocates as a chance for people to “reclaim their lives,” a new California law will soon make it easier for people with past marijuana convictions to get their records expunged completely, or their sentences significantly reduced. Assembly Bill 1793 – passed by overwhelming majority in the California state Legislature and signed into law Sunday night by Gov. Jerry Brown – will streamline a previously tedious process that made it difficult for residents with a prior cannabis-related conviction to clear their names. “This is transformative,” said Rodney Holcombe of the Drug Policy Alliance, a New
Make sure your iPhone XS or XS Max is awake when you plug it in

Make sure your iPhone XS or XS Max is awake when you plug it in

YouTuber Unbox Therapy was alerted to this problem and performed a test where he plugged in a bunch of iPhone XS and XS Max devices to test whether they charge while asleep, and found that several XS and XS Max phones didn't start charging until after he woke up the phone. Not only that, one iPhone XS Max was stuck in sleep mode while plugged in and he couldn't take the phone out of its frozen state until he unplugged it.
Why the housing industry should fear Amazon

Why the housing industry should fear Amazon

For an e-commerce giant, Amazon has sprawling roots in the commercial real estate, with its massive warehouses, Whole Foods footprint and splashy cashierless and 4-Star stores. Now, Amazon (AMZN) is making its foray into residential real estate. Last week, the Alexa Fund, which invests in companies harnessing voice technology, participated in a $6.7 million round of funding to back Plant Prefab, a Southern California-based smart home builder.
Massive 'Inevitable' Bitcoin Prediction Made By Malta's Prime Minister

Massive 'Inevitable' Bitcoin Prediction Made By Malta's Prime Minister

“I passionately believe technology revolutionizes and improves systems," said Muscat. "This is why in Malta, we have launched ourselves as the blockchain island.
'They want us to be robots': Whole Foods workers fear Amazon's changes

'They want us to be robots': Whole Foods workers fear Amazon's changes

Employees have begun to organize in an attempt to push back on changes made since Amazon acquired the company in 2017 Whole Foods employees across the US are beginning to organize to push back against Amazon’s changes to the supermarket chain. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters
Some iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max handsets appear to have charging issues

Some iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max handsets appear to have charging issues

Owners of some of Apple’s new iPhones appear to be experiencing difficulties charging their device via the cable. The issue seems to affect the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, two of the tech company’s newest phones that started shipping just over a week ago.
'A never-ending commitment': The high cost of preserving vulnerable beaches

'A never-ending commitment': The high cost of preserving vulnerable beaches

As lawmakers consider disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Florence, projects to rebuild North Carolina's shrunken shorelines are likely to get a healthy chunk of government money.
Nielsen: US smart speaker adoption grew to 24% in Q2 2018, 4 in 10 own more than one

Nielsen: US smart speaker adoption grew to 24% in Q2 2018, 4 in 10 own more than one

In the second quarter, the adoption of smart speakers — like Amazon Echo and Google Home devices — grew to 24 percent in the U.S., up from 22 percent the prior quarter, according to new data from Nielsen, released this week. The measurement firm took a look at how consumers were using their speakers, when, as well as how many were buying multiple devices.


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