The ban applies to single-use plastic carryout bags by restaurants, retail stores, small vendors, and grocery stores, KIRO-TV reported. Gov. Jay Inslee postponed the ban because there weren’t enough compliant paper or plastic bags available when the ban was supposed to go into effect.
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Under Pressure, Apple Allows Self-repairs to Iphones, Macs
Apple is letting some iPhone users fix their own phones, a sharp turnaround for a company that has long prohibited anyone but company-approved technicians from fiddling with its proprietary parts and software.
African Internet Riches Threatened by Lawsuit and Corruption
Outsiders have long profited from Africa’s riches of gold, diamonds, and even people. Digital resources have proven no different.
LAUNCH OF NEW NASA SPACE TELESCOPE DELAYED AFTER INCIDENT
The European Space Agency says the launch of a new NASA telescope to replace the famed Hubble observatory is being postponed to allow experts to check the device for possible damage following an incident at its spaceport in French Guiana.
IS TRAVEL SAFE DURING THE PANDEMIC THIS HOLIDAY SEASON?
Is travel safe during the pandemic this holiday season?
NASA LAUNCHES SPACECRAFT TO TEST ASTEROID DEFENSE CONCEPT
NASA launched a spacecraft Tuesday night on a mission to smash into an asteroid and test whether it would be possible to knock a speeding space rock off course if one were to threaten Earth.
ITALIAN COMPETITION WATCHDOG FINES APPLE, AMAZON $225M
Italy’s antitrust watchdog has fined Apple and Amazon a total of more than 200 million euros ($225 million) for cooperating to restrict competition in the sale of Apple and Beats branded products in violation of European Union rules.
US FUND KKR INTERESTED IN ITALIAN TELECOMS GIANT TIM
The Italian telecommunications company TIM is assessing a non-binding “indication of interest” by the U.S. investment fund KKR to acquire the entire capital share, a potential 11 billion-euro deal.
JAPAN, VIETNAM LOOK TO CYBER DEFENSE AGAINST CHINA
Japan and Vietnam signed a cybersecurity agreement as the two Asian nations rapidly step up their military ties amid concerns over China’s growing assertiveness.
NASA SEEKS IDEAS FOR A NUCLEAR REACTOR ON THE MOON
If anyone has a good idea on how to put a nuclear fission power plant on the moon, the U.S. government wants to hear about it.
NEW MEXICO EES TV TECH AS ONE FIX TO K-12 INTERNET DIVIDE
Internet problems continue to slow down many students in the U.S. state of New Mexico, but a pilot project using TV signals to transmit computer files may help.
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Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals
Bad On Fords And Chevrolets…
Enter Stage Right
In Impeachment: American Crime Story, Billy Eichner and Cobie Smulders play side characters who’d love to control the narrative.
WEEK 2: GIANTS AT WFT
Primetime divisional showdown in DC
The GMEN'S all-time record against their 2021 opponents
As we inch closer to opening day of the 2021 sea son, let’s take a look at how the Giants have fared historically against their opponents on this year’s schedule:
Pegasus spyware: iOS 14.7.1 reportedly plugs security hole
Apple has likely fixed the hole that allowed the Pegasus spyware infiltration.
SUMMER IN THE CITIES
Broadway may not re-open until mid September, but tennis offers its own brand of live theatre in the preceding months
United States Of America - Washington, D.C.
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United States Of America - Seattle
Surrounded by natural beauty, Seattle, Washington, offers something for everybody: art, culture, a lively music scene, dining options representing global cuisines, exciting shopping venues, professional sports and outdoor recreation, in spades.