Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro: 9 Key Takeaways from the Best Android Phones

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By Cam Vigliotta Google’s latest high-end smartphones, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, officially hit shelves on October 28 for $599 and $899, respectively. After weeks of buzz and a promising launch event that showcased the tech giant’s latest advancements in the handset space, demand for Google’s refreshed flagship has led to inventory delays — both models are nearly impossible to find, whether online or on store shelves. By all accounts, the new Pixel phones are bigger, better and smarter than ever before, but they’re also competitively priced thanks to premium hardware that undercuts the comp…

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Texas bears brunt of US plastic pollution

Published by AFP Point Comfort (Etats-Unis) (AFP) – Former shrimper Diane Wilson watches in disgust as a Taiwan-owned factory in Texas spews millions of plastic pellets into the Matagorda Bay. For years Wilson has been documenting this pollution by Formosa Plastics Group, the world’s fourth largest plastic manufacturer. It set up shop in 1983 south

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Japan approves GSK’s Sotrovimab COVID-19 antibody treatment

Published by Reuters TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan has approved GlaxoSmithKline and Vir Biotechnology’s Sotrovimab as an antibody treatment for coronavirus, Health Minister Norihisa Tamura said on Monday. The antibody treatment is for mild to moderate COVID-19 cases which do not require oxygen supplementation, GSK said when it applied for fast-track approval this month. (Reporting by

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Emmy nominees in key categories

Published by AFP Los Angeles (AFP) – Here is a list of the nominees in key categories for the 73rd Emmy Awards, which will be handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday. Netflix’s latest season of British royals drama “The Crown” and Star Wars television series “The Mandalorian” on Disney+ topped the list with 24

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Turkish court rules to keep Kavala in jail during trial

Published by Reuters By Ali Kucukgocmen ISTANBUL (Reuters) -A Turkish court ruled on Friday that philanthropist Osman Kavala must stay in prison, extending his four-year detention without conviction in a trial which has further strained difficult relations between Ankara and its Western allies. The trial has been criticised as politically motivated and symbolic of a

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Islamists suspend march under agreement with Pakistan govt

Published by Al-Araby A radical Islamist party agreed Sunday to suspend for three days its march of thousands toward the capital Islamabad after Pakistan agreed to drop pending charges against the party’s leader. Party supporters Saturday departed the eastern city of Lahore, clashing for a second straight day with police who lobbed tear gas into

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