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NGINX raises $43 million to help enterprise customers transition to microservices

NGINX raises $43 million to help enterprise customers transition to microservices

19 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

NGINX announced today that it has raised $43 million in venture capital as the company rides the surging wave of interest in cloud-based computing that uses microservices for...
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Japan to scrap evacuation drills for NKorean missile threat

31 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

TOKYO - Japan plans to suspend the civilian evacuation drills it started last year while North Korea was repeatedly test-firing missiles near and over Japanese islands...
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Mental Health First Aid course offered in Derry

43 minutes ago   |   Union Leader

Mental Health First Aid is a national training program ' like regular first aid or CPR ' designed to give people the skills to help someone who is developing a mental health or...
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Bestmile Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

Bestmile Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

51 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

PRESS RELEASE: World Economic Forum on Thursday announced its selection of the world's 61 most promising Technology Pioneers 2018, the most diverse class of such pioneers ever...
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Japan Is Canceling Evacuation Drills Meant to Prepare Civilians for North Korean Missiles

1 hour ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Japan plans to suspend the civilian evacuation drills it started last year while North Korea was repeatedly test-firing missiles near and over Japanese islands. Nine drills to...
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Sounds Like We Won't Be Getting More Star Wars Spin-Off Movies Anytime Soon

1 hour ago   |   Slate

According to a report from Collider , Lucasfilm has put development of future Star Wars spin-off films, including the rumored Obi-Wan Kenobi and Boba Fett movies, on hold. The...
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Rewiring plant defense genes to reduce crop waste

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Plants could be genetically rewired to better resist disease, helping safeguard crop yields worldwide according to new research. Defensive feedback control system developed...
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Modern laser science brightened by 2,300-year-old technology

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Scientists have harnessed a 2,300-year-old water displacement technology to develop a novel laser beam that traps and moves particles in specific directions. It is a...
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Robot bloodhound tracks odors on the ground

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Bloodhounds are famous for their ability to track scents over great distances. Now researchers have developed a modern-day bloodhound - a robot that can rapidly detect odors...
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As Kim Ends Beijing Visit, China and North Korea Craft New Messages

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Chinese state media portrayed Kim Jong-un as a forward-looking leader, and the North Korean propaganda machine struck a newly conciliatory tone.
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Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

Burger King says it's sorry for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant from World Cup players. Read more ...

Phillies fan injured after Phanatic shoots hot dog into stands

Phillies fan injured after Phanatic shoots hot dog into stands

It's been said that there's no crying in baseball. But you can probably cry “Ouch!” if you've been hit in the face by a flying hot dog. That's what happened to a Pennsylvania... Read more ...

When The White House Can't Be Believed

When The White House Can't Be Believed

President Trump's order changing policy on separating children from their parents at the border may dampen the outrage factor. But NPR's David Folkenflik says the disbelief... Read more ...

Trump Signs Off On Plan To End His Family Separation Policy

Trump Signs Off On Plan To End His Family Separation Policy

The president's action came after he tweeted Wednesday morning that he was “working on something” to “pass good immigration legislation.” Read more ...

​American Airlines asks that migrant children separated from parents not be...

​American Airlines asks that migrant children separated from parents not be on its flights

American Airlines is asking the Trump administration not to put any of the migrant children who have been separated from their parents on its flights. Read more ...

Hundreds of pro-immgirants protesters rally at the Statehouse

Hundreds of pro-immgirants protesters rally at the Statehouse

President Trump has signed an executive order stopping family separation at the southwest border as many, including in Boston, call for change to immigration policy. Read more ...

Commercial airlines ask that migrant children separated from parents not be...

Commercial airlines ask that migrant children separated from parents not be on its flights

Several airlines are asking the Trump administration not to put any of the migrant children who have been separated from their parents on its flights. Read more ...

The Kate Spade brand is donating $1 million to mental health organizations

The Kate Spade brand is donating $1 million to mental health organizations

The Kate Spade brand announced on Wednesday that it would donate $1 million to mental-health awareness to honor its late founder. Kate Spade was found dead by suicide in her... Read more ...

Young immigrants detained at juvenile detention center allege abuses

Young immigrants detained at juvenile detention center allege abuses

WASHINGTON - Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in... Read more ...

George and Amal Clooney are donating $100,000 to help migrant children

George and Amal Clooney are donating $100,000 to help migrant children

“We can't change this administration's policy, but we can help defend the victims of it.” Read more ...