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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West enjoy a family vacation in the Dominican Republic

It's been a trying time for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, but the couple put their troubles aside to enjoy a family vacation in the Caribbean.“They had a good family week in the Dominican Republic. Family vacations in Colorado continue, ”said a PERSONS magazine. “Kim and Kanye get along. They both seem much happier, "they added. A source recently told the outlet that the couple had made the trip for "the focus is on your marriage. ""They decided to travel together so they could be away in private," the source said. "Between the kids, work and dealing with Kanye's bipolar episodes, he's found it difficult to think clearly." (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; ...
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Waterloo-based North says Focals will stop working on July 31

Waterloo, Ontario-based North announced that it would “wind down” its Focals smart glasses on July 31st. Google confirmed it acquired North near the end of June. After the acquisition, North announced it planned to deprecate Focals 1.0 and wouldn’t ship Focals 2.0. North has now confirmed the timeline for winding down Focals. In an email sent to customers, North says that “Focals support, services and the Focals app will be discontinued.” Customers will no longer be able to use Focals after July 31st. The email says that users will receive a “You seem to be offline” error message once North disables the Focals. After that point, customers will no longer be able to log in, and North recommends they delete the Focals app.Sorry, you...
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Google confirms acquisition of Canadian smart glasses startup North

Following rumours last week, Google has confirmed its acquisition of North, the Waterloo, Ontario-based startup behind the Focals smart glasses. Both Google and North have published blog posts detailing their side of the acquisition, but overall, this seems like an ideal end for the company. North’s engineering department has overcome several technical hurdles surrounding smart glasses, including making its tech compatible with different prescription lenses and its unique ring controller that allows the wearer to interact with the Focals’ AR user interface.Today we’re excited to announce our acquisition by @Google. By combining the talents of North and Google, we’re going to continue making the impossible possible right here in K...