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Did a vigilante ROM leaker go too far to “preserve” a lost Atari ROM?

Enlarge / Your mission… should you choose to accept it… (credit: Paramount Pictures / Aurich Lawson) Earlier this month, the digital preservationists at The Dumping Union made an important announcement in the world of arcade game emulation. The collective had gotten its hands on a ROM image of Akka Arrh, an extremely rare Atari arcade …

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Why There’s More Bad News Than Good in Falling Birth Rates

In most industrial nations, the average number of childbirths per woman has fallen below 2.1–the “replacement rate” at which population growth -levels off. That may be good for a resource-strained planet. But for businesses and governments, it’s a looming challenge. One impact of declining fertility–a sinking ratio of working-age people to retiree–is already eroding social …

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Uber IPO, Daimler Slump, Deutsche Bank: CEO Daily for April 26, 2019

Good morning. Since it’s Friday, some feedback. Mike Luttig, the general counsel of Boeing, had a strong reaction to my suggestion that Boeing might have a Wells Fargo problem. He writes: “Your piece this morning, Alan, is spectacularly wrong and grossly misleading. It is a disservice to Boeing, but more importantly, it is a profound …

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Central Banks Are the World’s Newest Climate Change Activists

As groups of Extinction Rebellion protestors glued themselves to public transit and closed down large swathes of central London last week in a series of demonstrations that continued Thursday, a very different group was gathering just a couple hours’ train journey away in Paris. They, too, were meeting to discuss the impact of climate change, …

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Vipul Shah announces line-up of multiple features including his next directorial venture and two web series

Producer-director Vipul Amrutlal Shah, the man behind films like Aankhen, Waqt, Namastey London, Singh Is Kingg, Holiday, Force 1 & 2, Commando 1 & 2 is all set to announce multiple exciting projects produced under Vipul’s banner Blockbuster Movie Entertainers. The line-up includes diverse features made by unique directors, which includes Sankalp Reddy (The Ghazi …

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Janhvi Kapoor’s Gunjan Saxena biopic awaits approval for the title Kargil Girl

Janhvi Kapoor has recently started shooting for her upcoming biopic based on the life of Gunjan Saxena in February. The biopic is based on the first female helicopter pilot to handle an airborne vehicle in an active war zone in Kargil. The makers have tentatively titled the film as Kargil Girl and the shooting has …

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Late veteran actor Vinod Khanna’s wife, Kavita, miffed over Sunny Deol getting a ticket for Gurdaspur

It is the second death anniversary of late veteran actor Vinod Khanna tomorrow. The actor had represented Bhartiya Janta Party in the Gurdaspur area for four terms. Sunny Deol, who recently announced that he will be a part of the said party, has received the ticket for the Gurdaspur constituency. While it is a moment …

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