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Northeast and Kent at odds over captaincy future

Sam Northeast‘s future at Kent is in doubt after he was unofficially advised that he would not be reconsidered for the captaincy unless he restated his long-term commitment to the club by extending a contract which expires at the end of next season. Northeast’s strained relationship with Kent, first revealed in The Times, is bound to interest a host of ...

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​Opera just added a Bitcoin-mining blocker to its browser

special feature Tech Budgets 2018: A CXO’s Guide Our research shows where organizations are spending their IT budgets in 2018 and what their top priorities are. We also offer practical advice on how to put your IT dollars to good use. Read More Norwegian browser maker Opera has launched the beta version of Opera 50, the first popular browser to ...

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A Star Wars Story Than We Thought

Obviously, it’s going to be some time before we actually see Solo: A Star Wars Story hit theaters. That said, the end product could be pretty darn interesting. Ron Howard is known to be a clean storyteller and noted crowd pleaser. Phil Lord and Chris Miller, on the other hand, are known to be experimenters, experimenters who rely heavily on ...

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England and Australia stars put through their paces

England and Australia were hard at work on Christmas Eve as they geared up for the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne. With the series victory all wrapped up for Australia following their win in Perth last time out, Steve Smith’s men were still as focused as ever as they target an emphatic 5-0 win against their old foes.  Meanwhile, England ...

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2017 in review: iPhone 10th anniversary, Samsung Note rebound, solid cheap smartphones

Mainstream smartphones passed the $1,000 starting price while the quality of phones less than $300 improved significantly. Wearables still haven’t gone mainstream, but the Apple Watch is the crowd favorite. I had a blast covering mobile tech in 2017 and look forward to kicking off 2018 with another visit to Vegas for CES in January. This year-end post includes my ...

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Dhoni still No. 1 wicketkeeper in the world – Prasad

MS Dhoni has effectively been guaranteed a spot in the 2019 World Cup, about 18 months away, after the chairman of selectors MSK Prasad gave a resounding appraisal of the ” No.1 wicketkeeper in the world”. While this is the first time a selector has made a definitive statement on Dhoni’s participation in the World Cup, it is not yet ...

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