Thu. Aug 22nd, 2019

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Big Blue Open Sources Power Chip Instruction Set

It has been a long time coming, and it might have been better if this had been done a decade ago. But with a big injection of open source spirit from its acquisition of Red Hat, IBM is finally taking the next step and open sourcing the instruction set archite…

The power of electromagnetic energy on breast cancer cells

Cancer’s ability to spread throughout the body can turn a curable case into an aggressive and sometimes fatal one. A team of engineers and cancer biologists may have found a way to slow down, and even stop, the migration of breast cancer cells. Cancer, by n…

Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with army

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and ruling military council signed a final power-sharing agreement Saturday at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, after weeks of tortuous negotiations.The historic deal paves the way for a transition to a civilian-led government after the military overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir months ago and the more recent deadly…

Is Slavery’s Legacy in the Power Dynamics of Sports?

Aug 16, 2019There is no other business like the N.B.A. Its rainbow jump shots, rim-rattling dunks and heart-pounding drama are gleaming monuments to black America. Nearly 80 percent of league players are black. They are multimillionaire superstars, international icons and global purveyors of African-American excellence and culture.Yet, for all of their success, most of them…

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests

a storm of criticism from the Chinese government and state news media over its employees’ participation in the territory’s protests.The resignation atop one of Hong Kong’s best known international brands could portend greater pressure from Beijing on Hong Kong’s business community as the protests intensify. The airline’s management upheaval came a week after Beijing demanded…

Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis

Aug 13, 2019WASHINGTON — For two and a half years, President Trump has said he is finally doing in Asia what he asserts his predecessor, Barack Obama, failed to achieve with a strategic pivot: strengthen American influence and rally partners to push back against China. But as violence escalates and old animosities are rekindled across…