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As customers demand reliable power, utilities rely on technology to adapt | Environment
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As customers demand reliable power, utilities rely on technology to adapt | Environment

If it seems like power outages are happening less frequently and ending more quickly, it’s not your imagination.And it’s definitely not by accident.Over the past decade, Eversource Energy, the state’s largest public utility, has been upgrading its distribution infrastructure to build resiliency. The company is deploying automation and “smart” switches to isolate outages and re-route power to their customers here and in Massachsetts and Connecticut.More than half of New Hampshire customers affected by outages in 2023 saw their power restored in under five minutes, Eversource officials said.Back in 2015, that number was just 11%. ...
Galaxy International Convention Center – Macau’s World-Renowned Landmark for Culture and Entertainment
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Galaxy International Convention Center – Macau’s World-Renowned Landmark for Culture and Entertainment

[The content of this article has been produced by our advertising partner.]Propelling Macau’s Development to “City of Sports” with Unveiling World-Class EventsGalaxy Entertainment Group (“GEG”) is steadfastly aligned with the Macao SAR Government’s “1+4” adequate diversification development strategy, aimed at achieving moderate economic diversification. With a strong focus on culture and sports, the group is actively spearheading initiatives in these areas.In support of local sports, GEG sponsors and organizes prominent events such as the Macau Grand Prix and Macau International Marathon. Additionally, GEG is determined to bring international sports events to Macau, exemplified by the successful hosting of the WTT Champions Macau, FIVB Volleyball Women’s Nations League, and other prestigio...
Europe’s first smart railway logistics terminal, located in Hungary, uses Huawei’s technology to remotely control cranes and boost efficiency by 20%
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Europe’s first smart railway logistics terminal, located in Hungary, uses Huawei’s technology to remotely control cranes and boost efficiency by 20%

When we receive our Christmas presents or cards, or browse through aisles of merchandise from around the world, we rarely think about the journey that those items took to get into our hands. Technology is playing an increasingly vital role in ensuring the timely delivery of goods, and high-speed, low-latency 5G is transforming the transport of goods by rail, speeding up east-west trade in Europe, and drawing people back to what used to be the unloved work of a crane operator.In 2019, János Tálosi, CEO of Hungary’s East-West Gate (EWG) intermodal terminal, had a vision for creating a logistics terminal “with technologies that never existed before”. He pictured cranes being operated remotely with the help of 5G technology, without the need for a worker sitting in a cabin on top of each crane...
Rockford River District’s Entertainment District goals and objectives | News
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Rockford River District’s Entertainment District goals and objectives | News

ROCKFORD   — The Rockford River District’s Entertainment District has been active now for three days. The pilot program allows patrons to take alcoholic beverages to select participating businesses. Board President John Groh says he hopes the new ordinance will enhance the overall visit of people in the downtown area, possibly expanding to other areas. ...
Kim Kardashian lands Netflix deal | Entertainment
Entertainment

Kim Kardashian lands Netflix deal | Entertainment

Kim Kardashian's comedy has reportedly been sold to Netflix.The 43-year-old reality superstar is normally seen on Hulu as part of her family's megahit show 'The Kardashians' but is to star in and produce the comedy film 'The 5th Wheel' and its rival streaming giant has won the bidding war for its distribution.An insider told Deadline: "[Kim] has been very hands on in the process to sell the female-driven comedy, appearing at each meeting to deliver the pitch and the studios are lining up to get in business with her."recently appeared in season 12 of 'American Horror Story', portraying PR Siobhan Walsh, alongside Emma Roberts, Matt Czuchry and Cara Delevingne.S...
Letter signed by 14 US presidents hits market for nearly $200,000! | Entertainment
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Letter signed by 14 US presidents hits market for nearly $200,000! | Entertainment

A letter signed by 14 US presidents is going on the market for $175,000.The item is the only document in history to include that many presidential autographs, which range from Herbert Hoover’s to Donald Trump’s.It was initially written by Texas resident Richard C Corbyn, who sent it to Franklin D Roosevelt in October 1932, and concerned a potential campaign stop in Arizona.The president wrote back to Mr Corbyn, signing at the bottom.Corbyn was 18 years old at the time, and realised he could have a gold mine in his hands if he got more presidents to sign the letter.He then got Dwight D Eisenhower's signature in 1962, and added autographs from Harry S Truman, Ly...
Sony Reveals Spider-Man 2 PS5 Bundle Coming October 20
Gaming

Sony Reveals Spider-Man 2 PS5 Bundle Coming October 20

Image: Insomniac Games / SonySony is preparing to sell a Spider-Man 2 PlayStation 5 bundle that will include a digital download for the game, presumably at a discount, as it ramps up plans to try and sell a record-breaking 25 million consoles this year. The company is already giving away free copies of older games to any players who activate a new PS5 in the next few weeks. Tears Of The Kingdom's Newspaper Questline And The State Of Hyrulean JournalismThe new Spider-Man 2 PS5 bundle was teased in an October 2 tweet. Sony confirmed to Kotaku it will be $560, the same as last year’s God of War Ragnarök PS5 bundle, saving new owners $10. The Spider-Man 2 version ships on October 20 alongside the launch of the game. Pre-orders aren’t yet live.Pre-order Marvel’s Spider-Man 2: Amazon | Best Buy ...
McConnell appears to freeze while speaking with reporters in Kentucky
Politics

McConnell appears to freeze while speaking with reporters in Kentucky

CNN  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared to freeze for about 30 seconds on Wednesday while speaking with reporters after a speech in Covington, Kentucky. The incident is similar to an episode McConnell experienced at the US Capitol late last month and is likely to raise additional questions about the fitness of the 81-year-old to lead the Senate Republican caucus. Hear what struck Gupta about McConnell appearing to freeze at news conference Wednesday’s episode occur...
Donald Trump’s team launch mugshot-inspired merchandise | Entertainment
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Donald Trump’s team launch mugshot-inspired merchandise | Entertainment

Donald Trump's campaign team have started selling merchandise that features his mugshot.The historic mugshot was released by authorities in Georgia after the former US President - who has been accused of trying to overturn his electoral defeat in 2020 - turned himself in at the Fulton County jail in Atlanta.Trump, 77, subsequently posted his own mugshot on X, which was formerly known as Twitter.The post was Trump's first message on X since January 2021 and the message also featured a link to his official website.The mugshot has already been attached to various bits of merchandise by Trump's team, including T-shirts, coffee mugs and bumper stickers. ...
Flight cancellations: Tropical Storm Hilary snarls air travel
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Flight cancellations: Tropical Storm Hilary snarls air travel

New York CNN  —  More than 4,500 flights are delayed or canceled across the US on Sunday evening as California continues to brace for the impact from Tropical Storm Hilary. Many of the flights originated from or were headed to destinations in California or nearby states. According to flight tracker FlightAware, some of the most affected airports are Harry Reid International in Las Vegas, where more than 300 flights have been canceled, and San Diego International, where some 40% of arriving and departing flights have been canceled. About a third of flights coming in and out of Ontario International airport outside of Los Angeles have also been canceled, as m...