Daily Archives: March 28, 2020

Sport awards 2008: OSM meets Mark Cavedish, this year’s hero of the Tour de France who lost out in Beijing | Sport

Sport awards 2008: OSM meets Mark Cavedish, this year's hero of the Tour de France who lost out in Beijing | Sport

On their way home from Beijing, our Olympic heroes were rewarded with an upgrade from British Airways; anyone with a gold or silver medal would be allocated a Club World seat, while Chris Hoy, Rebecca Adlington and Bradley Wiggins would fly in first-class. One man who, in that case, would …

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Instacart Shoppers Plan to Strike Over Coronavirus Protections

Instacart Shoppers Plan to Strike Over Coronavirus Protections

Employees of Instacart, a tech company that delivers groceries and other household items ordered through an app, plan a nationwide strike on Monday, maintaining that the company has not provided them with supplies to protect them from being infected during the coronavirus pandemic. It is unclear how many employees might …

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‘Women Will Not Be Forced to Be Alone When They Are Giving Birth’

‘Women Will Not Be Forced to Be Alone When They Are Giving Birth’

Women preparing to give birth at some hospitals in New York City will no longer have to labor alone, nor will they need to remain isolated from their partner or family while recovering in the hospital after delivery, state officials said. Melissa DeRosa, the secretary to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, …

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Premier League players will be told to stop training amid doubts over restart | Football

The Premier League is ready to accept the inevitable over the coronavirus pandemic and tell its players to take a break from training as doubts increase over the likelihood of restarting the season in a month’s time. Clubs have been attempting to keep their players fully fit for a possible …

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I know what we shouldn’t have done last summer: what Premier League clubs would change | Jonathan Wilson | Football

Bruno Fernandes

The season must be completed. The season must be abandoned now. As the arguments gabble on, only occasionally acknowledging their own hypothetical nature given how little we know about how the virus will proceed, how long the lockdown may last and whether there may be a second wave of infections …

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LineageOS ROM releases first builds based on Android 10 (Update: Pulled)

LineageOS ROM releases first builds based on Android 10 (Update: Pulled)

LineageOS is the most popular custom ROM in existence, and the project prides itself on bringing newer versions of Android to unsupported devices. However, Lineage has been a bit slow to roll out a version based on Android 10 ⁠— the Pie-based ROM was already available by this time last …

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Coe and Ovett’s Olympic debt to bureaucrat who defied Thatcher | Andy Bull | Sport

Former British Olympic Association chairman Sir Denis Follows (centre) insisted sporting boycotts ‘never do anyone any good’, much to the chagrin of Margaret Thatcher.

Sir Denis Follows, 71, short and bald, started every day’s work by opening his post. It was a habit he’d had as secretary of the Football Association, and a habit he kept as chairman of the British Olympic Association. In between the two jobs, he’d been knighted. Which was some …

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My favourite game: North Adelaide v Glenelg, 1987 SANFL grand final | Scott Heinrich | Sport

There are few years as significant in the timeline of Australian football as 1987. It was the year the VFL welcomed teams from Western Australia and Queensland, signposting the first iteration of the AFL and the end to a state model that had pervaded for more than a century. It …

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How to Factory Reset an iPhone

how to factory reset an iPhone

Occasionally you may find yourself with the need to factory wipe your iPhone. Whether to prepare it for a sale or in an itch to start from zero, factory resetting an iPhone 11 or earlier is easier than you might think. We’ll provide specific instructions for performing a factory reset …

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Nest outages prove that the smart home needs a local fallback

Nest outages prove that the smart home needs a local fallback

Google’s Nest service has been down once, twice, thrice, four times, no, scratch that, at least five times in five months, four of which happened in the last few weeks. A similar thing happened toward the end of 2018. After each failure, a fix, an apology, more disgruntled users, and …

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