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WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — NBC News’ Lester Holt, whose seasoned career in journalism for over four decades and his esteemed role as anchor of NBC Nightly News, which earned him the title of most-trusted anchor in America, will receive the National Press Club’s Fourth Estate Award, at a Press Club gala in his honor on Oct. 20, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Holt is the 49th recipient of the award which recognizes journalists who have made significant contributions to the field.

Lester Holt is the perfect person to receive this honor at this time,” said

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Source: Daniel Rubino / Windows Central

What you need to know

  • Microsoft fixed a bug that prevents Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel from seeing the option to switch to the Beta Channel.
  • Builds in the Beta Channel are generally more stable than Dev Channel builds.
  • The current build available for Beta Channel Insiders does not include the Chat app powered by Windows 11.

Windows 11 recently rolled out to Insiders in the Beta Channel. Unfortunately, some people see an issue that prevents the option to sign up for Beta Channel builds from appearing. Microsoft now has a fix

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Bitcoin (BTC-USD) — the world’s first digital currency — has been a hot topic in financial circles for at least the last few years, and arguably needs no introduction.

Surveys suggest a majority of Americans have at least heard of it. In layman’s terms, Bitcoin is a virtual currency (aka cryptocurrency) which can be exchanged through online transactions, and is stored on a digital ledger. Once trading for pennies on the dollar, one unit now costs nearly $40,000 with a market capitalization of nearly $750 billion.

Although outlets that accept cryptocurrency are still limited, Bitcoin is arguably

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WINDSOR LOCKS — The Board of Finance has approved a resolution to appropriate funds to purchase land for a new police station and senior center.

The plan to buy 491 and 519 Spring St. and build a police station and senior center will need voters’ approval. The Finance Board approved $15.17 million to buy the land and build the police station.

The Board of Selectmen now will set a date for a public hearing and town meeting to allow residents to comment on the plans and then vote on moving the project forward.

First Selectman J. Christopher Kervick praised the

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The delta variant of the coronavirus is wreaking havoc on the automotive world, closing down the New York International Auto Show just days before it was scheduled to open, forcing auto workers to return to mask wearing on assembly lines and threatening to impact vehicle production.

Scheduled for Aug. 20-29, the car show was canceled Wednesday morning, with officials citing “the growing incidences of the Covid-19 delta variant and the increased measures announced recently by State and local officials to stop its spread.”

New cases along the assembly line threaten to affect U.S. vehicle production and, in turn, Detroit’s Big

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Infinix has made its cheapest phone official in the Indian market. The smartphone company has launched the Infinix Smart 5A in India at an affordable price tag. Infinix has collaborated with Jio to provide an additional discount to its buyers. The pocket-friendly device by Infinix comes with a huge 6.52 HD+ drop notch display, 5000mAh battery and runs on Android 11 out of the box. The smartphone is a successor to the previously launched Infinix Smart 5.

Talking about the new launch, Anish Kapoor, CEO, Infinix said, “Consumers, today, are always exploring new ways to create, consume and share content.

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