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How Conor McGregor’s relationship with Dana White deteriorated from the Khabib bus incident, to UFC 229 brawl and breaking ‘man code’

How Conor McGregor’s relationship with Dana White deteriorated from the Khabib bus incident, to UFC 229 brawl and breaking ‘man code’

Sports
In the aftermath of Israel Adesanya’s stunning knockout of Paulo Costa at UFC 253 on Fight Island, President Dana White will have allowed himself a wry smile. After watching another successful main event in Abu Dhabi, with a world champion cementing himself as a superstar, White had every reason to be optimistic. Yet the 51-year-old’s face contorted into an uncomfortable grimace when one of the first questions posed to him at the press conference was about a retired fighter more than 3,500 miles away in Ireland. 2020 Josh Hedges Questions about McGregor have become the norm for White Conor McGregor was once again the main topic of conversation amongst members of the media in the United Arab Emirates after ‘The Notorious’ released screenshots of Insta
Covid-19: China pushes for QR code based global travel system

Covid-19: China pushes for QR code based global travel system

Technology
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Windows 10: NSA reveals major flaw in Microsoft’s code

Windows 10: NSA reveals major flaw in Microsoft’s code

Technology
The US National Security Agency (NSA) has discovered a major flaw in Windows 10 that could have been used by hackers to create malicious software that looked legitimate.Microsoft has issued a patch and said it is now aware of the bug being exploited by hackers.The issue was revealed during an NSA press conference.It was not clear how long it had known about it before revealing it to Microsoft.Brian Krebs, the security expert who first reported the revelation, said the software giant had sent the patch to branches of the US military and other high-level users ahead of its wider release. It was, he wrote, "extraordinarily scary".The problem exists in a core component of Windows known as crypt32.dll, a program that allows software developers to access variou...
The common “Code for Responsible Lending” (CRL) for microfinance has a few big names missing

The common “Code for Responsible Lending” (CRL) for microfinance has a few big names missing

Finance
The common “Code for Responsible Lending” (CRL) for microfinance has a few big names missing from it, at least for now, putting a question mark over its impact and likelihood of success in its current form. Bandhan Bank, the country's largest microfinance player with one-fifth market share, has declined to be a part of the code in its current form. HDFC Bank with growing microfinance business too has not signed yet, even as lenders such as Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank and IndusInd Bank have signed it, two people familiar with the development said. Bandhan Bank Managing Director Chandra Shekhar Ghosh said that the code in its current form is restrictive for the bank’s business growth. He said the code should have spelt out what should be the ideal business conduct instead of limiting the
Raytheon awarded $25.4M for Tomahawk Weapons Systems Military Code, AGR5 kit

Raytheon awarded $25.4M for Tomahawk Weapons Systems Military Code, AGR5 kit

Business
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a $ 25.4 million contract by the Navy for the Tomahawk Weapons System Military Code review and AGR5 kit. The contract, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, is for the company to conduct critical design review of the Tomahawk Weapons System Military Code's software and hardware. The contract also covers development work on an AGR5 kit, an anti-jam tool to be used for the global positioning system. The design review will include "studies, analysis, design, development, integration and test of hardware and software solutions," the Pentagon said in a press release. The contract also includes Navy funds for "assembly, integration, test and documentation of an AGR5 kit," the notice said. Raytheon will perform more than ha...