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The week in news #125 – 2018SEP10 … 2018SEP16

For this 125th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: the history of Intel CPUs, aftermath of the Ramos/Williams affair at the US Open, SpaceX launches Falcon 9, large gold encrusted rock in Australia, etc.

As mentioned before, most contents are curated (in either English or Portuguese) via Feedly or Wikipedia’s Current Events.

  • Monday, 2018.Sep.10:
    • Sweden elections: two leaders and a nazi third force [BBC] [CNN]
    • Fisco avança com cobrança de 7 milhões à Ordem dos Advogados [Negócios]
    • The urgent question of Donald Trump and money laundering [New York Times]
    • Paris knife attack: 7 injured, 4 seriously [BBC]
    • SpaceX launches Falcon 9 despite heavy weather [C-net]
    • This one armed robot is super manipulative [Wired]
    • The history of Intel CPUs [Tom’s Hardware]
    • Jocelyn Bell Burnell gives away her $3m award prize [Huffington Post]
    • The science of decision-making is changing the world [World Economic Forum]
    • Huge gold-encrusted rocks unearthed in Australia [BBC]
    • Why you should stop yelling at your kids [New York Times]
    • Carlsberg’s global redesign refreshes the timeless brand [Design Taxi]
    • Paramore retires “Misery Business” from its setlist indefinitely [Spin]
    • Alex Skolnick Trio releases video for new song, “Culture Shock” [Guitar World]
    • Spotify is reportedly negotiating individual deals with independent artists [Spin]
    • What does Argonaut’s $21000 bicycle looks like? Anyway you want! [Digital Trends]
    • Aaron Rogers leads Packers to incredible comeback against Bears [Bleacher Report]
    • Aaron Rogers returns after being carted-off during Bears game [Bleacher Report]
    • Who is Carlos Ramos, umpire of the US Open female final [New York Times] [Observador]
  • Tuesday, 2018.Sep.11:
    • Swiss village votes for Free Basic Income, goes crowdfunding for it [Bloomberg]
    • Hewlett-Packard’s new printer builds item out of steel [Wired]
    • Mercedes-Benz presents its futuristic autonomous Vision Urbanetic concept [C-net]
    • Hurricane Florence, already a ‘monster’, is about to hit US east cost [CNN] [The Verge]
    • A project to recove 88000 tons of plastic from the Pacific has begun [Engadget]
    • How hackers slipped by British Airways’ cyber-defences [Wired]
    • Pastagens semeadas biodiversas reduzem risco de incêndio e aumentam a sustentabilidade [Jornal i]
    • Cartoon which portrayed Serena crying is labelled ‘racist’ [New York Times] [BBC] [CNN]
Serena Williams' cartoon by Mark Knight on the Herald Sun, 2018.Sep.10

Serena Williams’ cartoon by Mark Knight on the Herald Sun, 2018.Sep.10

  • Wednesday, 2018.Sep.12:
    • A mere drop of blood makes skin cells line up [Science Daily]
    • Afghanistan: death toll rises to 68 in suicide bomb attack [Al Jazeera]
    • What the first day of school looks like in 12 diferente countries [Business Insider]
  • Thursday, 2018.Sep.13:
    • Aung San Suu Kyi defends verdict against Reuters journalists [BBC]


  • Friday, 2018.Mmm.Dd:
    • Nigeria: gunmen shoot and kill cinema goers [BBC]
    • LinkedIn Daily Rundown – Europe [Pulse]
    • 40% dos vendedores admite baixar o preço das casas [DN]
    • Weather Channel demos Florence Hurricane with ‘mixed-reality’ [C-net]
    • Ikea is quickly shifting to a zero-emission delivery fleet [Fast.Co]
    • SpaceX will have spacial tourists orbiting around the moon [The Verge]
    • NASA is ready to launch a rocket that could shoot lasers at the Earth [C-net]
  • Sunday, 2018.Mmm.Dd:
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