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Several Members of Congress Want to Block Amazon’s Acquisition of iRobot

Several members of the U.S. Congress issued a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the announced acquisition of iRobot Corporation by Inc. Here’s why the lawmakers have concerns over the purchase. What Happened A letter recommending the FTC reject the planned acquisition of iRobot by was signed by some members of

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ESPN, ACC, SEC And Other Disney Channels Gone From DISH Network

Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images.Icon Sportswire via Getty Images In a bold move, the Walt Disney DIS Company forced Charlie Ergen’s DISH Network DISH and Sling TV to pull down the signals of all of its cable networks, including ESPN ACC Network, SEC Network and a number of ABC Television stations. Typically

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Sweden Spellbinds Travelers With New Chilling Audio Story

The vast forests of Sweden possess both beauty and tranquility – but also drama and mystique. Sweden invites travelers to discover the country’s myth-filled forest in a spellbinding audio story written by internationally renowned author John Ajivde Lindqvist, only available in the Swedish forest. Through the short story, visitors receive an immersive experience of the

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Nineteen Group acquires Drives & Controls Show

Posted on 29 Sep 2022 by The Manufacturer The award winning Nineteen Group today announces that it has acquired the Drives and Controls Show and its co-located manufacturing events (Plant and Asset Management, Fluid Power systems and Airtech) www.drives-expo.comDrives and Controls has been the voice of the industry since 1991 when it launched at The

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Hope and heartbreak for New Zealanders dreaming of a communal life

“Welcome to the site of hope and heartbreak.”With these words Bronwen Newton greets visitors to a quarter-acre gravel carpark between two industrial buildings in New Zealand’s capital, Wellington. Still visible are the foundations of a sheet-metal workshop that once stood there; not visible is the cohousing project that Newton and 23 other families hoped to

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Mr.C-Branded Residences Come To The Dubai Waterfront

Situated on the waterfront, the structure takes in views of the city, sea and canal. Driven Properties Spring boarding off the success of the first Mr.C-branded residences built next to the family’s flagship hotel in Beverly Hills, California, moguls Ignazio and Maggio Cipriani have expanded their sights (and their sites) to include such locales as

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Lockheed Martin, Verizon Demonstrate Real-Time Drone ISR Over 5G Networks

Strategic partners Lockheed Martin and Verizon this year have demonstrated the capture and seamless, secure transmission and processing of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data in real-time over private and public next-generation wireless networks, showcasing Lockheed Martin’s efforts to develop 5G.MIL capabilities for the digital all-domain battlespace. The demonstrations in May and September have involved the use of

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Lawsuit: Wisconsin Elections Commission Let Electors Change Votes After Submitting Ballots

Restoring Integrity and Trust in Elections (RITE) filed a lawsuit against the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) last week over its unlawful guidance allowing absentee voters to change their votes after their ballots are cast. In an Aug. 1, 2022, memorandum sent to all Wisconsin municipal clerks, WEC instructed that after a voter submits an absentee ballot, he

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50 years ago, scientists dug into Pangaea’s past lives

Before Pangaea — What? — Science News, September 30, 1972 The continents as we know them resulted when the proto­continent Pangaea broke apart and its fragments made the long slow journey to their present positions. The process took about 200 m­illion years. But the Earth’s crust is an estimated 4.5 billion years old.… [Scientists are exploring]

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Philippine FA-50PH Jets Undergoing Mandatory Precautionary Maintenance

A Philippine Air Force FA-50PH during the US-Philippine Exercise Balikatan earlier this year. (Photo: Philippine Air Force) Only three out of twelve aircraft might be currently operational after delays in the supply chain of spare parts. The Philippine Air Force confirmed that some of its FA-50PH jets are currently non-operational and are undergoing scheduled mandatory

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FAA Begins Environmental Review for West Virginia International Yeager Airport Projects

Site Notification Site Notification Friday, September 30, 2022 WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is preparing a draft environmental review of airfield, safety and terminal improvements at the West Virginia International Yeager Airport (CRW). The agency will hold several public meetings on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the projects, which are proposed by

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Fears of layoffs as Facebook parent Meta reportedly announces hiring freeze

Meta employees have been warned of potential layoffs after the Facebook parent company announced on Thursday it would freeze hiring and “further restructure”, Bloomberg News has reported. In company communication with employees, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg cited the uncertain macroeconomic environment for the changes. The announcement comes after several tech companies have been forced to

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Following through on the ADA: The All Stations Accessibility Program

Following through on the ADA: The All Stations Accessibility Program The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a notice of funding opportunity for the All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP) that allocates $343 million in fiscal year 2022 (FY22). This program offers competitive grants to localities for the upgrading of legacy stations so they meet the standards

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