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Ashes fourth Test ratings: Alastair Cook in heaven

England avoided a third whitewash in four Ashes tours despite being denied a win by a stellar Australian rearguard on Saturday. A placid pitch at the MCG and another Steve Smith century kept Joe Root’s side from registering their first win down under since 2011. Here Sportsmail rate both sets of players after the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne ended ...

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With businesses fumbling, Singapore must take more care in data aspirations

The Singapore government has been opening up access to citizen data to facilitate business transactions and information exchange, but with organisations fumbling over security including major global firms, it needs to take a step back and seriously assess the implications. Its efforts were touted as essential in the country’s smart nation drive, where emphasis had been placed on providing data ...

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Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson sued

Los Angeles: Singer Bruno Mars and musician Mark Ronson have been sued for their hit single Uptown funk. Female rappers group The Sequence believe the song is ‘too similar’ to their hit single Funk you up released in 1979, reports tmz.com. The Sequence is seeking a jury trial and financial restitution as they believe that Uptown funk has “significant and substantially similar ...

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A New Hope, And I’ve Got Chills

Holy moly, I’ve still got chills, where to even start? First off, let’s talk about the sound. When a weighty cinematic moment gives you chills, the sound is usually a big part of it, and that’s the case here. The use of Vader’s breathing throughout takes you back to a time when the Dark Lord was the ultimate boogeyman, a ...

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Rather have training sessions in our control than warm-ups – Kohli

The search for high-quality practice time in order to acclimatise to South African conditions was behind India’s decision to cancel their warm-up match ahead of the three-Test series. Instead of face a South African Invitation side, which may have comprised players with scant franchise experience, as was the case against Zimbabwe 10 ten days ago on a flat, slow deck ...

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Will multi-actuators save the disk drive?

Courtesy Seagate Technologies LLC In a blog post – republished in Storage Newsletter – by Seagate’s Jason Feist, he says that new multi-actuator technology will allow hard disk drives (HDDs) to meet hyperscale data center requirements, by . . . solving this concurrent need for increased performance by enabling parallelism of data flows in and out of a single hard ...

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The 12 Scariest Scenes From 2017 Movies

Of all the major film genres, few thrived quite like horror in 2017. The year was full of fantastic, scary movies (on the big screen, as well as on streaming services), and those creepy movies were chock full of absolutely terrifying moments. Today, we’re going to dive into those scary moments, and figure out which scenes from 2017 horror movies ...

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