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Nervos Network raises $28 million to make enterprise blockchain networks

“Nervos Network has raised $28 million to build a next-generation blockchain network for the enterprise” writes Dean Takahashi for venturebeat.com. Nervos will use the money to grow its product and engineering teams, accelerate development of its enterprise blockchain solutions, and do strategic partnerships.Founded by a team of blockchain and crypto veterans from Ethereum, imToken and Yunbi, Nervos is a network of interoperable protocols built on top of an open network and designed for enterprise applications.Public chains compromise scalability and performance for the sake of security, while permissionless chains forgo security…

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A day after back-tracking, Trump defends his shocking summit performance 

“So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance in Helsinki,” Trump tweeted” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. Taking to Twitter early Wednesday, President Donald Trump defended anew his much-criticized performance at the Helsinki summit, promising “big results” from better relations with Russia and hitting back at “haters.”. Trump made no mention of his having walked back comments that called into question U.S. intelligence findings of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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Don’t be “tech basic”: What you need to know about electronics and temperature control

“The system combines hardware (fans and temperature sensors) and software (power control of processors and other components) to balance heat and performance” reports mashable.com. Lenovo uses its own system for designing and programming optimal thermal performance.Aesthetics are another consideration when it comes to thermal performance and design.”It’s directly related to processing power,” says Beck, breaking down the technicalities: “The power consumption and heat generation of processors is measured in Watts (W) of Thermal Design Power (TDP). Source: mashable.com Share This:

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Republicans unleash their outrage at Trump’s ‘disgraceful’ performance at Helsinki summit

“Just three days before the summit, special counsel Robert Mueller also indicted a dozen Russian intelligent officers suspected of interfering with the election” writes David Choi for businessinsider.com. Trump later backtracked his comments, saying in a tweet that he had “GREAT confidence” in the US intelligence community. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Performance implications of default struct equality in C#

“After a very quick look at the code it was clear what was the problem: We used a tuple that contained a custom struct with default equality implementation” reports microsoft.com. A more appropriate approach is to warn a developer when “inappropriate” struct with default equality members (defined in the app or in a third-party library) is stored in a hash set.And, as you may imagine, this will cause a drastic performance impact if these instances are stored in a hash set or a hash table. Source: microsoft.com Share This:

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Trump Performance at Helsinki Summit Sends Media Into a Tailspin

“The national news media widely condemned President Trump following his performance at a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in which Trump repeatedly declined to criticize his Russian counterpart for Russia’s interference in 2016 election” reports washingtonexaminer.com. “An extraordinary press conference.”.  Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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London Tube station renamed after England’s World Cup run

“A London Underground station has been temporarily renamed for Gareth Southgate after he led England to their best World Cup performance since 1990” writes Haroon Siddique for theguardian.com. But they defied the gloomy predictions by finishing fourth after reaching the semi-finals, equalling their best performance at a World Cup not held in England. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Geekbench Shows 2018 MacBook Pro Has Biggest Yearly Performance Gain Since 2011

“2018 MacBook Pro models feature the biggest yearly CPU performance gains since 2011, according to Geekbench founder John Poole” writes Am Pdt for macrumors.com. Geekbench 4 scores indicate the latest 15-inch models have a 12 to 15 percent increase in single-core performance, while multi-core performance is up 39 to 46 percent, compared to the equivalent 2017 models.A new 15-inch MacBook Pro with the best-available 2.9GHz six-core Intel Core i9 processor, with Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz, has a multi-core score of 22,439, for example, a 44.3 percent increase versus a…

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