Friday, May 27

Author: George Lanington

George is Digismak's reported cum editor with 13 years of experience in Journalism
People are leaving Hong Kong and here’s where they’re going
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People are leaving Hong Kong and here’s where they’re going

They stuck it out during the political protests of 2019.Then they lasted through nearly two years of pandemic.But this year, they say they've had enough.Residents of Hong Kong are leaving the city in droves in 2022 — not because they want to, several told CNBC, but because Covid restrictions and what they see as an erosion of democratic norms are pushing them to leave.A surge in departures is accelerating a "brain drain" of professional talent — a situation which hit fever pitch around March, as omicron-driven Covid cases skyrocketed across the city.Now Hong Kong's ever-chipper lifestyle websites, once dominated by articles about the city's best dim sum and foot massages parlors, are focusing on moving-to-do lists and farewell gift guides.'Absolute mass exodus'The office of Hong Kong Ch...
How to protect yourself against monkeypox, what to do if you catch it
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How to protect yourself against monkeypox, what to do if you catch it

Test tubes labeled "Monkeypox virus positive and negative" are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. Given Ruvic | ReutersA recent monkeypox outbreak across the US, Europe, Australia and the Middle East have baffled health experts and are raising concerns of a wider outbreak.As of Wednesday, there were 346 confirmed and suspected cases in 22 countries outside of Africa, where the virus is endemic, according to Our World in Data.It marks the first known community spread of the virus. Prior to this outbreak, cases had been linked to travel to regions where the virus is endemic or imported animals carrying the virus.The majority of new cases have spread through sex, with a particular concentration among men who have sex with other men. However, the World Health Organization has ...
The great gun ‘lobby’ holds its annual meeting today in Texas, three days after the massacre
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The great gun ‘lobby’ holds its annual meeting today in Texas, three days after the massacre

Javier AnsorenaFOLLOW, CONTINUE Updated:05/27/2022 07:10 a.m. Save Related newsOnly 72 hours after Salvador Ramos opened fire with an assault rifle against a class at a school in Uvalde (Texas), this Friday the annual celebration of the National Rifle Association (NRA, in its acronym in English), the great 'lobby' of weapons. It will also do so in the main city of that same state: in Houston, a little less than five hours by car from the place where this 18-year-old, with mental and sociability problems, killed 19 children and their two teachers with a weapon bought in a store, like someone who goes to buy a book.The annual meeting of the NRA is the great event for its members and leaders.It is held in a large convention center in Houston, c...
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Rampant inflation breaks the status quo – no wonder the government is spooked | Andy Beckett

When a government pinches a key opposition policy it has spent months deriding it, and which goes directly against its ideology, you know something pretty big is going on. The Tories' screeching U-turn over a windfall tax on energy companies in order to fund payments to “ease” the cost of living crisis is in part a typically crude attempt to change the subject from Partygate. But it is also a more revealing signal: that the government has, belatedly, become very worried about the politics of inflation.It is right to be. For a lot of voters, many of them Tories, high inflation is very frightening. Savings shrivel. Pay rises are rarely enough. Investing safely seems impossible. State benefits are even less sufficient than usual. Luxuries, small treats and even essentials become un...
‘These are innocent babies’: grief, loss and love as Uvalde struggles under a heavy cloud |  Texas school shooting
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‘These are innocent babies’: grief, loss and love as Uvalde struggles under a heavy cloud | Texas school shooting

The grief is visible on almost every corner in Uvalde, Texas: in the faces of the school-aged kids who are no longer in the classroom and the mournful messages written on the backs of vehicles: “Annabell Rodriguez, daddy missing u.”Three days after a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb elementary, a loss and a sense of deep confusion hangs over this small ranching town like a shadow. “I feel a big heavy cloud right now,” said Jose Cazares, the uncle of Jackie Cazares, who died in the shooting. "It's not the same."The killings have touched nearly everyone in the community of 16,000 people, which is largely Latino, and left residents struggling to come to grips with what happened and support their bereaved friends and neighbors.“What do you say? What do you do? said Jus...
Shohei Ohtani struggles on the mound in Angels’ loss to Blue Jays
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Shohei Ohtani struggles on the mound in Angels’ loss to Blue Jays

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. sought out Shohei Ohtani last year during the first day of All-Star game festivities and pantomimed holding a camera. The Toronto Blue Jays slugger wanted a shot with the Angels’ two-way phenom.Ohtani’s response? Afterward, he recalled thinking, “Why is he asking? It’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr. I’d love to take a picture with him.”Two of the best made like besties, flashing the infectious, mega-watt smiles of young stars making an exceedingly difficult game appear ridiculously easy. Guerrero led MLB in batting average, on-base percentage, OPS and RBIs. Ohtani led in home runs and slugging percentage while also dominating on the mound.They gushed about each other’s abilities. So smitten was Guerrero that he had the photo blown up to poster size, and it hangs on a wall i...
Russia-Ukraine war latest: Russian attack kills nine civilians in Kharkiv;  Zelenskiy accuses Moscow of ‘genocide’ in Donbas – live |  Ukraine
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Russia-Ukraine war latest: Russian attack kills nine civilians in Kharkiv; Zelenskiy accuses Moscow of ‘genocide’ in Donbas – live | Ukraine

Zelenskiy accuses Moscow of carrying out 'genocide' in DonbasUkraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy has accused Moscow of carrying out a “genocide” in the eastern region of Donbas, where the city of Sievierodonetsk is suffering an onslaught of Russian shelling.Zelenskiy said Russia's brutal assault on the Donbas could leave the entire region “uninhabited” during his latest national address.The current offensive of the occupiers in Donbas can make the region uninhabited. They want to burn Popasna, Bakhmut, Lyman, Lysychansk and Sievierodonetsk to ashes. Like Volnovakha, like Mariupol. In cities and communities closer to the Russian border, in Donetsk and Luhansk, they gather everyone they can to fill the place of those killed and wounded in the occupation contingent. All this, i...
Texas newspaper editor says ‘urgent questions’ about Uvalde massacre have not been answered
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Texas newspaper editor says ‘urgent questions’ about Uvalde massacre have not been answered

Government statements are not adding up. Gaps and discrepancies are raising alarms. Elected officials are failing to answer the public's questions.This is a moment when journalists are needed. And a moment when journalists have to get it right.Unfortunately the subject matter is utterly heartbreaking: The deaths of 19 children and 2 adults at Robb Elementary. How was the gunman able to murder so many people? Why wasn't he stopped sooner? Who was responsible for the police response? Why were so many of the initial accounts incorrect, according to newer statements? What should we believe?Questions about the police response were front and center all day Thursday, due in large part to parents who spoke up, backed up by amateur video clips of Tuesday's chaotic crime scene. Most of their ques...
31 technology news to start the morning informed of the latest
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31 technology news to start the morning informed of the latest

We welcome you to the ComputerHoy.com news summary. The news of the last 24 hours, summarized in headlines. Semiconductor company Broadcom has bought VMwarethe reference company in software virtualization, for no less than 61,000 million dollars. Samsung bets on 200 Mpx sensors, and to demonstrate its quality, it prints a photo taken with one of these sensors... which occupies an entire building.Beware of the new scam that manages to steal a WhatsApp account, simply with a call.technological newsThey detect a new scam that allows you to steal your WhatsApp account with a simple call. read the news Semiconductor company Broadcom acquires VMware for a price of 61,000 million dollars. read the news The OCU gets wet: these are the best electronics brands (and there are s...
Buy a smart watch for women: which are the best
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Buy a smart watch for women: which are the best

In this article, ComputerHoy could receive a commission for your purchases. More information. Some of the best watches for women you can buy this year with design and functions designed for the female audience. If you are a woman and want to buy a smartwatch or smart watch, why do you have to look for a specific model for your gender? Actually, any watch is valid for women and men, but there are models that may be more optimal for women. It's ridiculous to think that a "men's" watch can't be used on women, so when we talk about smart watches for women we do so referring to models that are usually smaller for slimmer wrists, also with specific functions for women's health such as period control. I...