M1 PassMark promotion over Intel Core i7-11700K clarifies the damage Apple Silicon has done to Rocket Lake

M1 PassMark promotion over Intel Core i7-11700K clarifies the damage Apple Silicon has done to Rocket Lake

The M1 Apple Silicon has jumped into second place in the current PassMark CPU Mark chart for desktop chip single-thread performance, with a current score of 3,550 points. This is a few points ahead of the Intel Core i7-11700K (3,542 points), which Gamers Nexus brutally described as a “waste of sand”. While there’s no chance…

Experts do not find Global Positioning System tracker pilot scheme affecting cattle’s health

Experts do not find Global Positioning System tracker pilot scheme affecting cattle’s health  ******************************************************************************************      Regarding the situation of a cattle wearing a Global Positioning System (GPS) tracker under a pilot scheme, a spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) today (March 26) said that no adverse effects on the cattle’s health…

Update on Candida auris and Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae cases in Kowloon West Cluster

Update on Candida auris and Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae cases in Kowloon West Cluster ****************************************************************************************** The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:      The spokesman for Kowloon West Cluster made the following update today (March 26) regarding patients confirmed to be Candida auris and Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) carriers:               According to the admission screening…

Mainland fishermen suspected of operating illegally in Hong Kong waters charged (with photo)

Mainland fishermen suspected of operating illegally in Hong Kong waters charged (with photo)

Mainland fishermen suspected of operating illegally in Hong Kong waters charged (with photo) ******************************************************************************************      The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) today (March 26) laid charges against two Mainland fishermen suspected of engaging in illegal fishing in waters near Black Point, Tuen Mun.        AFCD officers intercepted a Mainland fishing vessel suspected to…

Appointments to Advisory Council on Food and Environmental Hygiene announced

Appointments to Advisory Council on Food and Environmental Hygiene announced ****************************************************************************      The Government announced today (March 26) that the Chief Executive has appointed Professor Kenneth Leung Mei-yee as the Chairman of the Advisory Council on Food and Environmental Hygiene for a term of two years with effect from April 1, 2021. Professor Leung is Chair Professor…

Meetings of Legislative Council Committees

Meetings of Legislative Council Committees

Meetings of Legislative Council Committees ****************************************** The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:      Details of the meetings of the Legislative Council (LegCo) Committees to be held in the LegCo Complex during the week from March 29 to April 2 are available in the meeting schedule attached.             The information in the…