The Daily Populous

Sunday September 29th, 2019 morning edition

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The law firm of Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith have amended its class-action lawsuit on behalf of anyone who purchased a Nintendo Switch.

The Amended Complaint also claims that Joy-Cons are in breach of warranty, fraud, and "violations of numerous state consumer protection statutes.

Nintendo could find itself the target of a class action lawsuit over the drift problem found in its Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons.The law firm of Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith (CSK&D) has filed a class action lawsuit against Nintendo in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.

”One of the major worries of the Joy-Con drift issue actually pertains to the upcoming Nintendo Switch Lite .

Unlike the current Nintendo Switch, which has removable and replaceable Joy-Cons, the controllers on the Switch Lite are permanently attached.So if the thumbsticks on the Switch Lite begin to drift, users might have no choice but to send their entire Switch consoles in for repairs.

CSK&D has also seen enough complaints over the Joy-Con to open a class action lawsuit in the first place. »

China unveils 500 megapixel camera that can identify every face in a crowd of tens of thosands

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Chinese scientists have developed a 500 megapixel facial recognition camera four times more detailed than the human eye that can identify individuals from crowds of tens of thousands in streets or at sports stadiums.

Dubbed the 'super camera', the technology was unveiled by researchers at China's International Industry Fair last week.

The new 500 megapixel, or 500 million pixel, camera will help to remedy this. »

Daphne Bramham: Conservative leader Andrew Scheer stays far away from climate change protests

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Rather than joining with youth in the streets, Scheer and Maxime Bernier — the People’s Party of Canada leader who denies that there is a climate emergency — were the only federal leaders who didn’t participate in climate strike events.

With a veiled reference to Liberal leader Justin Trudeau who loves a good parade, Scheer told reporters he plans to do what youth are asking for.

If anything, the Massey replacement is playing out exactly as Scheer says a Conservative infrastructure program would roll out. »

Predators could be the antidote to unhealthy herds

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Predators might be the best solution to disease showing up in wild animal populations, according to a new study.

“The healthy herd hypothesis suggests that predators can play a role in reducing disease risk for wild animal populations,” says Jason Hoverman, an associate professor in the forestry and natural resources department at Purdue University.

We’ve found that predators reduce the density of prey populations and consequently the chances that a sick individual encounters and infects healthy individuals.”. »