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The Orphanmaster by Jean Zimmerman: Book Review – USATODAY.com

Because research can seem like drudgery, less artistically glamorous than the creation of a remarkable character or a memorable sentence, to praise it in a novel comes across as lukewarm, perhaps even patronizing: a ribbon for participation. As Jean Zimmerman proves in her immersive first novel The Orphanmaster, however, careful …

BBC News – IPv6: Trillions of new net addresses now possible

A new standard which will enable the creation of trillions of new internet addresses has been enabled. Several companies switched to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) at 00:01 GMT on Wednesday. The new system is necessary to prevent the internet running out of available addresses for new devices. Experts said …

Zimbabwe probes worker abuse by Chinese firms

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s government is investigating persistent reports of rampant abuse of workers by Chinese employers, the labor minister said Tuesday. A team of investigators has already started visiting Chinese construction and mining companies to compile details of alleged abuses, Paurina Mupariwa said during the country’s Workers’ Day …