The Daily Populous

Friday June 28th, 2019 evening edition

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Presidential candidate Andrew Yang said his microphone was "not on" when he wanted to speak during Thursday night's Democratic primary debate.

Speaking to a group of supporters following the debate, Yang expressed his disappointment of the little airtime he received but remained optimistic as the field will narrow down in the debates ahead.

He also called it "jarring" when he'd watch other candidates have heated exchanges, saying it was like "watching a ping pong ball" between two people.


"There were also a few times, fyi, where I just started talking, being like, 'Hey, I want to add something there,' and my mic was, like, not on," Yang said.

"And it's this sort of thing where- It's not like if you started talking, it takes over the convo.

Yang's campaign nor NBC News did not immediately respond to Fox News for comment. »

Jony Ive, iPhone designer, announces Apple departure

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Jony Ive is leaving Apple after more than two decades in which his iconic designs for the Mac, iPod and iPhone turned one of Silicon Valley’s faded giants into the world’s most valuable company and defined a generation of consumer products.

Sir Jonathan is setting up his own new venture, a creative business called LoveFrom, with Apple as its first client.

More coverage Jony Ive and Tim Cook spoke exclusively to the Financial Times about the shake-up at the top of Apple. »

Illinois is expunging marijuana convictions from nearly 800,000 criminal records

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(CNN) If you've been arrested for weed in Illinois, you can breathe a sigh of relief.

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker just signed HB 1438 this week, which makes cannabis legal in the state for individuals 21 and over, along with sweeping criminal criminal justice reforms designed to help those whose lives have been upended by the state's drug laws.

In addition to legalizing marijuana, the 610-page bill offers relief to the roughly 770,000 residents of the state with marijuana-related offenses on their criminal records, according to the Marijuana Policy Project. »

Researchers teleport information within a diamond

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Researchers from the Yokohama National University have teleported quantum information securely within the confines of a diamond.

"Quantum teleportation permits the transfer of quantum information into an otherwise inaccessible space," said Hideo Kosaka, a professor of engineering at Yokohama National University and an author on the study.

"It also permits the transfer of information into a quantum memory without revealing or destroying the stored quantum information.". »

Lewis Fry Richardson: The man who invented weather forecasting

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He needed six weeks to produce a weather forecast for the next six hours - and even then it was not very accurate.

His arrival is being celebrated at the same site 100 years on with the erection of a plaque to mark the importance of his work.

He died at home in September 1953, the year before the first weather forecaster appeared on BBC television. »