Saturday, 23 June

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Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa Unharmed After Explosion At Campaign Rally [News : NPR]

President Emmerson Mnangagwa gives a speech at the ZANU-PF rally at the White City Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Saturday. Shortly after his speech ended, there was an explosion.

State-run newspaper The Herald is calling the incident an assassination attempt on Mnangagwa. The 75-year-old head of state had just left the stage when the blast occurred, injuring many.

(Image credit: Claire Harbage/NPR)

Walmart will begin selling an exclusive monthly DC comic anthology in July [The Verge - All Posts]

DC will begin releasing an exclusive, monthly anthology comic series in Walmarts across the United States next month.

The comics will be more than your typical single-issue comic: these will be 100-page books, featuring a mix of new and reprinted material, priced at $4.99 an issue. According to DC Comics, the new material will be written by the likes of Tom King, Dan Jurgens, Brian Michael Bendis, Andy Kubert, and others, while each book will also include stories from the New 52 comics, Rebirth, and the New Age of DC Heroes. The series will include four titles: Superman Giant, Justice League of America Giant, Batman Giant, and Teen Titans Giant. This is the latest in a long line of Giant-style comics from DC: its 80-Page Giant line came...

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Teardown shows inner workings of the Vivo Nex’s pop-up selfie camera [The Verge - All Posts]

Chinese smartphone makers have gone down a clever new path to get rid of the display notch and create a truly edge-to-edge screen: they’re now building pop-up cameras into their phones. We’ve seen both Oppo and Vivo do it in the span of a few weeks, and the latter’s Nex smartphone has already been put through the teardown process at MyFixGuide.

In the shots, you can see all the mechanics and components that make the slide-up motion possible on the selfie camera. There’s a spring in there, but it’s actually the silver spiral stepper to the right that pushes the camera up. It all seems fairly well put together, but moving parts are moving parts and thus more prone to failure.

The teardown also shows the vibration motor...

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