Some Alienware gaming PCs are too power-hungry for California

Home News Computing (Image credit: Future) Some Alienware gaming PCs are so powerful that six US states won’t let you buy them due to their excessive power consumption.Dell has announced that it is no longer shipping some of its popular gaming PCs after California and five other US states introduced restrictions on the amount of…

Europe on vacation, but vaccinations not taking a break

In this file photo dated Saturday, July 17, 2021, people on the beach during a summer’s day, in Laredo, northern Spain. Europe’s famed summer holiday season is in full swing, but efforts to inoculate people against coronavirus are not taking a break. From France’s Mediterranean coast to Italy’s Adriatic beaches, health authorities are trying to…

Delta variant drives virus spread to three China provinces

Credit: CC0 Public Domain China Thursday reported small coronavirus outbreaks driven by the Delta variant in three provinces as a cluster linked to an eastern airport spreads despite mass testing and a vaccination drive. The flare-up, which began after nine workers at the Nanjing airport tested positive on July 20, has seen 171 cases detected…

NYC to require vaccines or weekly testing for city workers

In this Wednesday, March 24, 2021, file photo, Pre-K students arrive for the school day at Phyl’s Academy, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. New York City will require all of its municipal workers—including teachers and police officers—to get coronavirus vaccines by mid-September or face weekly COVID-19 testing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday,…