Upon getting just 1.5 percent of votes in Sunday’s presidential election, Ksenia Sobchak told RT that she did not intend to win, but rather “educate” Russian citizens, and went on to present a plan to unite all liberal opposition. Read Full Article at RT.com
Those who oppose religious freedom legislation emphasized that businesses should be concerned with profit above all
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Sleep is one of the most overlooked aspects to our overall health and wellness — and while there are starting to be more and more apps and hardware all oriented around giving us a more soothing rest, sometimes we fail to look at less technologically advanced, but just as effective options for a better night’s […]
Google Analytics is a tool that any marketer should master — it’s the key to breaking down your digital campaigns and optimizing your web traffic, so you can start figuring out what you need to do to convert your visitors into sales. Whether you’re experienced with the tool or just starting out, the Google Analytics […]
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The stock had outperformed the market by surging 17% during last week as compared to 0.39% decline in the S&P BSE Sensex.
About a year ago, US President Donald Trump pledged to eliminate the national debt “over a period of eight years.” Treasury data now shows the debt has surpassed the $21 trillion mark this week for the first time in history. Read Full Article at RT.com
The company, which will launch an SUV by the second quarter of next year, has already started investing Rs 2,000 crore on upgrading the Halol plant in Gujarat which it had acquired from General Motors last year.
Britons will pay more for gas if their government follows through with its threat to replace Russian gas, according to Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. Read Full Article at RT.com
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According to a new report from Raleigh, N.C. television affiliate WRAL, Google might have quietly helped local detectives in their pursuit of two gunmen who committed separate crimes roughly one-a-half years apart. How? According to the story, Raleigh police presented the company with warrants not for information about specific suspects but rather data from all the […]
Tom Goodwin Contributor Share on Twitter Tom Goodwin is EVP, head of innovation at Zenith Media and the co-founder of the Interesting People in Interesting Times event series and podcast. More posts by this contributor The battle for consumers gets physical (instead of virtual) In the new age of ubiquitous connectivity the message is the […]
Alibaba is increasing its control of Lazada, its e-commerce marketplace in Southeast Asia it acquired control of in 2016, after it injected another $2 billion into the business and replaced its CEO with a long-standing Alibaba executive. Alibaba’s first investment came in April 2016 when it bought 51 percent of Lazada for $1 billion, and […]
According to a new report from a Raleigh, N.C. television affiliate WRAL, Google might have quietly helped local detectives in their pursuit of two gunmen who committed separate crimes roughly one-a-half years apart. How? According to the story, Raleigh police presented the company with warrants not for information about specific suspects but rather data from all […]
Facebook has naively put its faith in humanity and repeatedly been abused, exploited, and proven either negligent or complicit. The company routinely ignores or downplays the worst-case scenarios, idealistically building products without the necessary safeguards, and then drags its feet to admit the extent of the problems. This approach, willful or not, has led to […]
Tech hath no fury like a multi-billion dollar social media giant scorned. In the latest turn of the developing scandal around how Facebook’s user data wound up in the hands of Cambridge Analytica — for use in the in development in psychographic profiles that may or may not have played a part in the election […]
BEAU VALLON, Seychelles (AP) - Beneath the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean island nation of the Seychelles, a fight is growing to save the coral reefs that shelter a range of creatures, from tiny invertebrates to the sprawling octopus, from climate change. The fragile reefs act both as a ...
TRIANGLE, Va. (AP) - Areas of Prince William Forrest Park in Virginia will open after a March windstorm. A National Park Service news release says areas that are clear of fallen and hazardous trees will open Monday. Visitors can enter the park from Park Entrance Road off of Joplin Road ...
DALLAS (AP) - Dallas financier Bobby Haas has a leather jacket that features a snarling wild animal with the words «Lone Wolf» written above it - biker lingo for a rider who isn't affiliated with a gang or club. The Dallas Morning News reports to Haas, the image fits ...
Proving that smartwatches are not totally devoid of luxury, the Connected Modular 45 Full Diamond from TAG Heuer created from white gold and diamonds costs around $180,000. The smartwatch was announced by the company in Switzerland, during the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Geneve and runs on the Android Wear OS.In spite of its humble smartwatch interior, the exterior is designed to capture attention. The watch derives its name from the 78 diamonds that adorn its bezel, while 16 are present on the lugs and rest numbering 495 are present on the bracelet, for a grand total of 23.35 carats. With diamonds offering a brilliant contrast to the white gold of the case and bracelet, the price is not a surprise.As for the screen, it is an AMOLED version and displays customized dials from TAG Heuer, while the device is run by an Intel chipset. Additional features include water resistance up to a depth of 50 meters, inbuilt GPS, and NFC that allows for Android PayTM to be used. Included along with the smartwatch, is a Calibre 5 mechanical model that has a round bezel emblazoned with 72 diamonds.TAG Heuer already has a presence in the smartwatch market and this offering, which is head and shoulders above others in pricing, is a described as strengthening of its partnership with Intel and Google.The Connected Modular 45 Full Diamond smartwatch is currently listed as “not available” for purchase but is expected to be launched soon.For details, visit: https://www.tagheuer.com/en-us/watches/tag-heuer-connected-modular-45-mm-sbf8a4000-70eb0100
Making a splash at the International Geneva Motor Show, TAG Heuer announced that it has been selected as an official racing partner of Aston Martin. The partnership importantly will see the Swiss watch manufacturer return to the World Endurance Championship (WEC).With the partnership with luxury car company, Aston Martin in place, TAG Heuer will be featured on the Vantage GTE. As the deal was announced between the companies, it was clear that TAG Heuer is seeking to build on the rich experience that Aston Martin has in racing including having won the 24 Hours of Le Mans recently. This year, we will see TAG Heuer branding on the Vantage GTE that is scheduled to appear in the FIA World Endurance Championship, and the next race — 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps that is scheduled for May.Coinciding with the partnership announcement, TAG Heuer also showcased two new watches as part of a special edition. Created in collaboration with the designers of Aston Martin, the watches are the Carrera Calibre Heuer 01 and the TAG Heuer Formula 1. Lime green in tribute to the racing colors of Aston Martin is the standout feature of the Formula 1 and is also employed in the logo of the company. The Heuer 01 is sleek steel offering replete with shapes that are derived from racing models such as the Vantage GTE.For details, visit: https://www.tagheuer.com
What: Antique Scientific Instruments, Globes and CamerasWhere: Dorotheum, Ovocný trh 580/2, 110 00 Staré Město, CzechiaWhen: April 04, 05.00 pmTop lots of the sale:- The ship out of New York. Probably Italian circa 1500, brass, unidentified master’s mark, latitude scale from 20–60, hour scales from 1–12 and 12–1, month scale, shadow square and hour lines. Size c. 98 x 139 mm. Estimate: EUR 10,000 (US$ 12,500)- An Astrolabe Quadrant. probably Italian circa 1400, brass, with pin hole sight, 0–90 degree scale on one side and simple astrolabe on the other side. Size c. 19 x 13,7 cm. Estimate: EUR 10,00 (US$ 12,500)- A simple Holland-Circle. Circa 1600, brass disc with degree scales, shadow squares and sundial. Diameter of brass disc c. 24,5 cm. Estimate: EUR 3,000 (US$ 3,750)- A C. 1840 Armillary Sphere or Planetarium. probably by Charles Dien, Paris, brass, iron and wood, the Sun symbolized by a brass sphere, the Earth with its moon driven through brass gears, nine planets and asteroids signed “Venus, Mercure, Mars, Vesta, Junon, Ceres, Pallas, Saturne, Jupiter”, engraved metal horizon ring and brass meridian rings, mounted on ebonized wooden stand. Height c. 38 cm. Estimate: EUR 2,400 (US$ 3,000)- A brass Nocturnal. Probably 17th century, rests of gilt. Diameter c. 75 mm, height c. 11 cm. Estimate: EUR 2,000 (US$ 2,500)- A C. 1720 Universal Ring Dial monogrammiert “I. U.” (probably Jakob Urient (1679–1746), Jesuit in Vienna and Graz), brass, declination ring with additional ring and alidade, latitude scales for 22 cities. Diameter c. 132 mm. Estimate: EUR 2,000 (US$ 2,500)- A large Emerald crystal stone. South America. Size c. 46 x 34 x 27 cm. Estimate: EUR 2,000 (US$ 2,500)- A C. 1890 Jan Felkl & Son Tellurian. Total height c. 46 cm, diameter of earth orbit c. 80 cm, total length c. 56 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A C. 1845 Celestial Globe by Franz Leopold Schöninger (1790–1877). Diameter c. 16.5 cm (6,5 inch). Height c. 31 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A horizontal Sundial. Size c. 13,5 x 17,8 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A botanical Model by Reinhold Brendel. Height c. 54 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A botanical Model by Reinhold Brendel. Height c. 52 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A Sheep anatomical Model. Size c. 47 x 70 x 25 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A Horse anatomical Model. Size c. 65 x 60 x 20 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- Leica R4 equipment with four lenses. Leica R4 Leitz Portugal Serial no. 1579245 from 1982, objectives Leitz Wetzlar Super-Angulon-R 1: 4/21 mm No. 3120063, Macro-Elmarit-R 1: 2.8 / 60 mm No. 3155971, Leica Summilux-R E67 1: 1.4 / 80 mm No. 3737121 and Leitz Wetzlar Elmarit-R 1: 2.8 / 180 mm No. 3134021, 1 Motor-Drive R4 (Made in Austria), 1 Extender-R 2X, 1 angle finder in case, 1 handle, 1 RC Leica R, various filters, Leica Pass with 9 warranty cards; First owner; without guarantee for function. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)For details, visit: https://www.dorotheum.com/en.htmlClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.
Four consecutive drivers' and constructors' titles might make that seem obvious, but Mercedes has had to react after a renewed Ferrari threat last year and Red Bull's progression in the second half of the campaign.Mercedes has taken plenty of plaudits for its power unit during F1's V6 turbo-hybrid era, but as Craig Scarborough outlines in this clip from Motorsport.tv's weekly show The ... Keep reading
After a difficult winter of pre-season testing, Vinales could do no better than 12th in qualifying at the Losail track, and a poor start resulted in a slump to 15th in the opening two laps.However, from there the 2017 Qatar winner staged a recovery and fought his way back up to sixth, showing impressive pace in the second half of the race.Vinales was already left buoyed by set-up c ... Keep reading
PARIS (AP) - The squat glass bottles held the urine of sport's greatest stars and helped confound its cheating scoundrels. The 'click, click' of their locking caps being firmly screwed on was a familiar sound to athletes around the world, on early mornings when sample collectors knocked on their doors ...
Vaidyanathan graduates to the series after two seasons in Euroformula Open, where he finished fourth last year after a win and further four podium finishes.He also made his European F3 debut with Carlin at Spa-Francorchamps last year and also contested the Zandvoort and Nurburgring rounds, securing a best result of 13th.He will continue his association with Carlin that started in the ... Keep reading
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Rugby Australia has issued Karmichael Hunt with a 10,000 Australian dollar ($7,700) fine and a four-match ban following his arrest last December, and has placed the star utility back on an illicit drug target testing program for 12 months.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) Naomi Osaka had just won the first title of her career and was waiting to be introduced for her post-match comments.