Russian starlet Anastasian Pavlyuchenkova produced a superb performance to knock former champion Angelique Kerber out of the Australian Open and move into the quarter-finals of the tournament in Melbourne. Read Full Article at RT.com
On Monday, Germany became the latest in a growing list of countries to enact evacuation plans for its citizens in the virus-hit city of Wuhan, but could they end up bringing the virus back instead? Read Full Article at RT.com
A top civil rights organization is condemning the Trump administration’s decision to weaken some immigrant detention standards. “ICE describes its revisions to the [National Detention Standards] as a set of ‘streamlined,’ ‘updated, modernized standards,’’ Eunice Cho, senior staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, writes. “In reality, the new NDS weakens critical protections and lowers oversight requirements, which could have disastrous consequences for the health and safety of thousands of people in immigration detention.”
An Indian deep-tech startup will begin teaching the country’s teenagers how to build their own artificial intelligence systems using DIY kits, before applying what they’ve learned to real-world problems. Read Full Article at RT.com
What is Donald Trump’s defense team going to do during their impeachment trial arguments now that former national security adviser John Bolton has blown up one of their key contentions? They’ve insisted again and again that no witnesses had heard directly from Trump that Ukraine aid was held up to get investigations of Trump’s political opponents. But now we learn that Bolton’s book says that he had exactly that conversation with Trump—and Bolton has said he would testify under subpoena. The impeachment trial will resume at 1 PM ET with Trump’s defense team continuing the opening arguments it briefly launched on Saturday, at the time strongly centering that “there are no eyewitness accounts” claim. The Sunday evening report of Bolton’s claim should pose a problem to any defense team. But does this one care enough?
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The outbreak in China raises concerns over having events with many people in attendance.
Market participants say that yields on LAS have turned attractive, with other investors steering clear of this segment and the risk-premium kicking-in amid concerns around this segment
The mortgage lender received fair value gain of Rs 9,020 crore from derecognition of investment in Gruh Finance
The city-based lender had reported a loss of Rs 1,407 crore in the December quarter as against a net profit of Rs 436 crore a year ago due to higher provisioning for bad loans.
Vodafone Idea reported a total mobile subscriber base of 33.62 crore and Bharti Airtel at 32.73 crore customers for November 2019.
The policy, which also aimed at reducing high transaction cost of traders, may proposed setting up of a central portal, which will provide end-to-end logistics solutions to companies.
After more than a quarter century, Boston Dynamics has a new CEO. The transition (which quietly occurred late last year), saw founder Marc Raibert step aside to become chairman, as longtime employee Rob Playter took the reins. The key personnel change comes at a pivotal time for the company, which recently began the process of […]
Amaze VR, the Los Angeles-based virtual reality entertainment distribution service, is taking its first steps into the world of location-based virtual reality experiences with an installation in Seoul’s Incheon International Airport. The company, which also scored an additional $2.5 million commitment to expand its total funding to around $9 million made the announcement last week. […]
Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking stock of the latest from Casper, the D2C mattress company that is going public. The unicorn announced its initial IPO price range this morning, targeting a $17 to $19 per-share IPO price […]
When two neutron stars slammed together far off in space, they created a powerful shaking in the universe — and their echoes could violate Einstein's theory of relativity.
Two centuries after it was first sighted by Russian explorers, Antarctica is a key site for studying the future of Earth's climate – and for global scientific cooperation.
Following Spotify’s confirmation of a new Stories feature, initially being tested by social media influencers, the company this morning announced it will now allow artists to reach their Instagram fan bases in a new way, too. However, in this case, they aren’t creating Spotify Stories they can market elsewhere on their social media, but instead […]
Vermont proposed a bill that would allow drivers to add emojis to their license plates. (Photo Credit: Emojipedia / Twitter) Emoji license plates could be popping up across the U.S. soon, thanks to a new bill introduced in the Vermont House of Representatives. The bill, which was proposed by Democrat Rebecca White last week, […] The post Drivers Can Get Emoji License Plates If This Vermont Bill Passes appeared first on Geek.com.
Released in 2003, Bioware’s Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic RPG is remembered today as a classic in both the genre and the license. Though it only has one full-fledged sequel to […] The post Rumors Say ‘KOTOR’ Remake in the Works at EA appeared first on Geek.com.
Adam Driver is Kylo Ren (via Disney) Adam Driver returned to host Saturday Night Live over the weekend, reprising his role as undercover boss Kylo Ren. During the actor’s first appearance on the sketch show in 2016, we saw his […] The post Adam Driver Returns to ‘SNL’ As ‘Undercover Boss’ Kylo Ren appeared first on Geek.com.
NASA's Juno spacecraft recently snapped a view of one of Jupiter's chaotic, stormy areas. (Photo Credit: Kevin M. Gill / NASA / JPL-Caltech / SwRI / MSSS) Storms are brewing on Jupiter: NASA’s Juno spacecraft recently snapped an image of a chaotic region on the planet and it’s a swirly sight. Known as a folded filamentary region, this stormy area […] The post NASA’s Juno Captures View of Jupiter’s Stormy Northern Hemisphere appeared first on Geek.com.
Autopilot (Photo Credit: Tesla) A U.S. Congress member is urging Tesla to adopt “common sense” changes to its Autopilot system to boost safety. Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.)—a member of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee—on Friday […] The post U.S. Senator Urges Tesla to Fix ‘Misleading’ Autopilot appeared first on Geek.com.
Photographer Gareth Pon (previously) encourages his audience to join in his reinvention of Where’s Waldo. His architectural photography relies on depth, pattern, and symmetry, often framing a small piece of the city he’s visiting, like the water-covered street below Chicago’s “L” or a multi-colored building complex replete with balconies and air conditioners in Hong Kong. But every image has one signature twist: Pon hides a small rocket in each of his structural pieces. More
He originally joined the organisation team last February with the title of strategic sports and operational advisor and ambassador.The news comes in tandem with an updated «mobility plan» intended to address access issues to the venue.«Since 2019 the French Grand Prix team has already benefited greatly from Eric Boullier's advice and expertise,» said the event's president Christian ...Keep reading
2020 will be Brendan Gaughan's final season as a NASCAR Cup Series driver, returning for four races in the No. 62 Beard Motorsports Chevrolet.His 63rd career start will come in next month's Daytona 500 before returning for the spring and fall Talladega races, as well as the series' second visit to Daytona in August.The car will be backed by Oil Distributing/South Point Hotel & Casino ...Keep reading
After the first two-day test of the year at Jerez, most of the 2020 WSBK grid descended on the Portugal WSBK round venue of Portimao for two further days of running on Sunday and Monday.WSBK rookie Scott Redding led Sunday’s times aboard his factory Ducati, after setting a 1m41.179s on a qualifying tyre run towards the end of the day – a feature of WSBK the reigning British Superbike ...Keep reading
San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Joe Staley was contemplating retirement a few years ago as frustration over constant losing and coaching changes mounted
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Eric Robinson to a two-year contract extension
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