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Microsoft Windows XP leak would be less of an issue, if so many didn’t use it

Microsoft Windows XP leak would be less of an issue, if so many didn’t use it

The source code of the Windows XP operating system is now circulating online as a huge 43GB mega-dump. Although the software is nearly two decades old, it’s still used by people, businesses and organisations around…

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why financial calamity facing clubs is even worse than in mainland Europe

why financial calamity facing clubs is even worse than in mainland Europe

In the German Bundesliga, crowds have returned to stadiums for the 2020/21 football season. Maximum capacity is between 4,600 and 9,300 depending on stadium size, which equates to between 10% and 25% of the norm.…

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Gold Dips Despite Trump Being Covid Positive; Gains on Week By Investing.com

Gold Dips Despite Trump Being Covid Positive; Gains on Week By Investing.com

By Barani Krishnan Investing.com – Gold’s standing as a safe-haven became more questionable on Friday as its prices dipped despite President Donald Trump testing positive for the coronavirus. The dollar, the yellow metal’s nemesis, gained…

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Is high-street banking coming to an end?

Is high-street banking coming to an end?

TSB Bank, a major UK operator owned by Spanish banking group Banco de Sabadell, is closing one-third of its branches. This means that 164 out of 475 sites will close, with a loss of 960…

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Noble Energy shareholders approve $4.2 billion sale to Chevron By Reuters

Noble Energy shareholders approve $4.2 billion sale to Chevron By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows the newly arrived foundation platform of Leviathan natural gas field, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Haifa HOUSTON (Reuters) – Noble Energy (O:) shareholders on…

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We discovered a missing gene fragment that’s shedding new light on how males develop

We discovered a missing gene fragment that’s shedding new light on how males develop

It’s one of the most important genes in biology: “Sry”, the gene that makes males male. Development of the sexes is a crucial step in sexual reproduction and is essential for the survival of almost…

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how thousands of Twitter ads may be converting young gamers into gamblers

how thousands of Twitter ads may be converting young gamers into gamblers

Most large sports events came to an abrupt halt during the pandemic, but one category was not only unaffected but enjoyed accelerated growth: esports. Esports is the competitive playing of video games such as League…

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Oil drops for second day as worsening pandemic threatens demand drop By Reuters

Oil drops for second day as worsening pandemic threatens demand drop By Reuters

© Reuters. Oil pumps are seen in Karnes County TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices fell nearly 1% on Friday, extending losses into a second day as rising production of crude comes amid a worsening COVID-19…

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Facebook is merging Messenger and Instagram chat features. It’s for Zuckerberg’s benefit, not yours

Facebook is merging Messenger and Instagram chat features. It’s for Zuckerberg’s benefit, not yours

Facebook Messenger and Instagram’s direct messaging services will be integrated into one system, Facebook has announced. The merge will allow shared messaging across both platforms, as well as video calls and the use of a…

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The 737 MAX is ready to fly again, but plane certification still needs to be fixed – here’s how

The 737 MAX is ready to fly again, but plane certification still needs to be fixed – here’s how

After being grounded in March 2019 following two fatal crashes, the Boeing 737 MAX is expected to be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly again later this fall. Investigations pointed to a problem…

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