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Happy Day after the 4th from London, where I arrived just in time to see my grandson, Dash, move up to middle school in the French school system. Next fall he heads to Lycee. And yes, they teach cursive.
Apple is experiencing issues with most of its iCloud services today. Users are having trouble signing into iCloud and accessing their accounts, along with Photos, Mail, Backup, Find My Friends, Contacts, Calendars, and more seeing downtime. Many…
francine hardawayAnd Facebook was down much of the day before.Don't you think we're being hacked?
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple will do away with its controversial butterfly mechanism keyboard in future MacBooks, beginning with a refreshed 2019 MacBook Air. In a report obtained by MacRumors, Kuo says Apple will instead use a new…
francine hardawayAny keyboard except the one I have, which is the butterfly, would be fine.
(CNN) Restoring the world's lost forests could remove two thirds of all the planet-warming carbon that is in the atmosphere because of human activity, according to a new study. Since the industrial revolution, humans have added around 300 billion…
francine hardawayYes, but it's impossible. Silly story.
By Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN Business
– Jul 4, 5:37 AM
Ford will sell an even faster, even more powerful version of its Ford GT supercar for $1.2 million. But only 45 will be built, the automaker announced Thursday, and it won't be legal to drive them on public roads. The 700 horsepower Ford GT Mk II…
francine hardawayForty five people will buy them, for sure.
The New York Times
Laura M. Holson
– Jul 4, 2:00 AM
Who knows what to call marijuana these days? Born of the need for secrecy, slang has long dominated pot culture. But as entrepreneurs seek to capitalize on new laws legalizing recreational and medical marijuana, they too are grappling with what to…
francine hardawayYes, at NoBordersNaturals, where CBD products are sold, our products are called hemp. No THC.
Once upon a time, companies were able to insist -- with a straight face -- that the real problem with the security defects in their products was the researchers who went public with them, warning customers and users that the products they were…
francine hardawayThis problem cannot be solved.Both sides are right. It's a choice.
When a retired clerical worker in her 70s started experiencing periods of memory loss, she quickly understood that something was amiss. Her mother was a dementia patient and passed away two years ago. She continued monitoring her condition for 12…
francine hardawayAn ad for their newest imaging machine. But what if it’s not amyloid? New theories say no.
Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Michelle King Robson, nationally recognized women's health advocate, & EmpowHER.com Founder & CEO, teams up with renowned physician, scientist, women's health pioneer, and EmpowHER's Chief Medical Advisor…
francine hardawayMichelle is one of the hardest working entrepreneurs I know. Her SkinSafe site is doing very well, too.
The New York Times
– Jun 26, 2:02 PM
Doctors have known for years that some patients who become unresponsive after a severe brain injury nonetheless retain a “covert consciousness,” a degree of cognitive function that is important to recovery but is not detectable by…
francine hardawayIt seems we should have already known this right?
Last week, Extinction Rebellion laid down the gauntlet to the advertising industry, letting us know we have not been ‘forgotten' as a target of their protest. Like all of XR's comms they are both serious and playfully approachable at the…
francine hardawayThe ad industry has a responsibility here.