Olympics ceremony uses music from Japanese video games

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Olympics ceremony uses music from Japanese video games

The athletes of the Tokyo Olympics were greeted by a few familiar notes Friday night. Those video game songs that get stuck in your head. An orchestral medley of songs from iconic Japanese video games served as the soundtrack for the parade of countries at the opening ceremony. The arrangement included songs from games developed by SEGA, Capcom and Square Enix. Video game themes are often maligned as annoying earworms, […]

Japan breaks the internet speed record

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Japan breaks the internet speed record

Scientists at Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) have smashed the internet transfer record by shifting data at 319Tbps, almost double the last speed test attempted in August 2020. At that speed, you could download over 7,000 high-definition movies in a second. It involved addressing every part of the pipeline, upgrading the fiber optic line with four cores over the usual single core in typical lines, while the laser […]

Pierce Brosnan to hold art exhibition after selling  a Dylan portrait  for  £1.1m

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Pierce Brosnan to hold art exhibition after selling a Dylan portrait for £1.1m

The James Bond star took to Instagram on Sunday to share a number of pieces with his 1.6m followers, writing: 'I do ponder at times whether to show the work slowly practiced since one dark night in 1987 when I first began to paint.  'However as my darling wife Keely says, you're only going to paint so many in your life time. So come year's end I shall have my first art […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are married

It was a match made in Westeros when "Game of Thrones" actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie tied the knot Saturday in Aberdeen, Scotland. Several co-stars were in attendance, including Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams and Peter Dinklage. Harington and Leslie announced their engagement in September in The Times of London. Rose Leslie arriving at Rayne Church in Aberdeen, Scotland. Harington plays Jon Snow on the hit HBO series, which will air […]

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Japan breaks the internet speed record

Scientists at Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) have smashed the internet transfer record by shifting data at 319Tbps, almost double the last speed test attempted in August 2020. At that speed, you could download over 7,000 high-definition movies in a second. It involved addressing every part of the pipeline, upgrading the fiber optic line with four cores over the usual single core in typical lines, while the laser […]

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NGradio.gr – Big winner of 2017 WEBAWARDS

NGradio is the winner for the third year running of 2017 WEBAWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT in Web Development (Web Marketing Association)! This is the Official announcement: “The WMA is proud to present the winner of 2017 WEBAWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT in Web Development, NGradio.gr – The Best Web Radio in the world with the best radio producers for the Best Radio Website and Technology Standard of Excellence ”. Συγκεκριμένα η ανακοίνωση του WMA […]

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Google Phone update makes it even easier to message businesses

Google Phone used to be a pretty basic dialer app when it came out, but it has greatly enhanced its capabilities and feature set over the past couple of years. It now offers call recording, spam and fraud caller detection, Automatic Call Screen, and much more. In its most recent […]

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