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Why Masahiro Tanaka is the most important Yankee in the ALCS

A day after wrapping up the ALDS against the Cleveland Indians, the New York Yankees announced their ALCS starting rotation on Thursday. Masahiro Tanaka will start Game 1 against the Houston Astros, followed by Luis Severino in Game 2, CC Sabathia in Game 3,

McLaren feared staff exodus amid Honda struggles

Honda had revamped its engine design over the winter, but a problem with the oil system in testing was just the first of a series of issues that led to repeated breakdowns.It was at that point racing director Boullier realised 2017 would be another difficult

Nicholas Latifi talks about his Formula 2 season

Toronto’s Nicholas Latifi contested the 2017 FIA Formula 2 Championship as part of the French DAMS squad. He scored three third-place finishes and also came home second at the Red Bull Ring in Austria early in the season before he captured his first categor

Decoding the grey areas of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

Corporate Debtors, Operational Creditors and Insolvency Professionals have expressed concerns over various grey areas in the IBC.

You may be mining cryptocurrencies for fraudsters while watching online videos

Popular video sites Openload, Streamango, Rapidvideo, and OnlineVideoConverter, are allegedly forcing your PC to mine cryptocurrency for cybercriminals while you watch a video, according to ad blocker & privacy protection software maker Adguard. Read Full Art

How the GOP repeatedly own-goaled their way to defeat in Alabama

On Tuesday night, we saw something we scarcely could have imagined even months ago: a Democratic victory in Alabama’s special election for the Senate. With 98 percent reporting, Democrat Doug Jones, a former U.S. attorney, led Republican Roy Moore 49.5-48.

Nick Wright: What LeBron James is doing this year would be like Tom Brady having a 55 touchdown season

Nick Wright talks LeBron James after his huge statline against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

Amazon Echo’s multi-room music streaming feature now supports Spotify and SiriusXM

 Just in time for all of those ridiculous holiday playlists, Amazon’s added two key players to the Echo’s multi-room streaming feature. Spotify and SiriusXM now join the ranks of TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Pandora and, naturally, Amazon’s ow

Events management platform Bizzabo raises $15M Series B

 Just eight months after its last round of funding, events management platform Bizzabo has raised a $15 million Series B. The new round, which brings Bizzabo’s total funding so far to $30 million, was led by Pilot Growth Equity, with participation

The Latest: Crews gain on California fire but threat remains

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 5:30 a.m. After announcing increased containment on one of the biggest wildfires in California history, officials say communities remain at risk and the threat could increase as unpredic

South Dakota wildfire grows beyond Custer State Park borders

CUSTER, S.D. (AP) - Strong winds are fanning the flames of a growing wildfire in South Dakota, pushing the fire beyond the borders of the Custer State Park and prompting new evacuations. Custer County Emergency Management director Mike Carter said Wednesday t

I-T dept cracks down on bitcoin dealers

Short-term capital gains tax of 30% is likely to be levied if bitcoin is held for less than three years

Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz #7: Test your knowledge

The seventh in the Moneycontrol Ultimate Business Quiz series. Want to know how many you got right? Check the answers in the last slides.

Retailers say higher MDR nearly doubles merchants#39; costs

RBI had on December 6 revised the MDR for debit card transactions at large format retail stores from 0.5 percent per transaction to 0.9 percent (not exceeding Rs 1,000).

Twitter given 24 hours to block Khodorkovsky group’s account

Russia’s Internet watchdog has demanded that Twitter delete the account held by the ‘Open Russia’ movement, viewed as an undesirable group in Russia, and has threatened to ban access to the whole microblog service if Twitter does not comply. Read Full

Hands-On: Firewall: Zero Hour is the Best VR Game I’ve Ever Played

While attending PlayStation Experience, I got to try out a new PlayStation VR game called Firewall: Zero Hour. I’m not typically a big fan of tactical FPS titles or VR, but I had […] The post Hands-On: Firewall: Zero Hour is the Best VR Game I’v

KHL undecided on allowing players to go to the Olympics

MOSCOW (AP) - The president of the Kontinental Hockey League says he is waiting to find out how many Russians will be banned from the Pyeongchang Olympics before deciding if he will allow his players to compete in South Korea. Dmitry Chernyshenko, the head o

Nvidia and construction giant Komatsu partner on AI for job site safety

 Nvidia is teaming up with Komatsu, one of the largest manufacturers of heavy equipment for construction and mining in the world, to deploy AI at worksites across these industries in order to promote safety and increase efficiency. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huan

Angels GM ‘pleased’ with results of Shohei Ohtani’s physical

The Los Angeles Angels don’t seem to be too concerned about the medical status of Shohei Ohtani.News came out on Monday that Ohtani had a platelet-rich plasma injection in October. Then on Tuesday, it was revealed that the injection was for a UCL issue in O

Mixbook photo book service acquires WedPics

 In 2012, a Raleigh, NC-based company called WedPics launched on to the scene to make wedding photos a little less of a headache. Five years and seven million users later, WedPics is being acquired by Mixbook, the platform for digitally collecting and ed

Supreme Court to hear Centre#39;s plea on Vodafone arbitration tomorrow

The high court had asked Vodafone representatives to participate in the process of appointing a presiding arbitrator in its international arbitration process against India.

Flamengo fans detained in Rio before Copa Sudamericana final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Authorities say about 40 Flamengo fans have been detained after they set off firecrackers outside the Rio de Janeiro hotel where they believed members of a rival team were staying.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders had a very bad, no-good day

White House press secretary follows a grotesque defense of her boss by threatening CNN reporter

Hands-On: Shadow of the Colossus on PS4 Sets a New Standard for Remakes

There’s not much to say about Shadow of the Colossus that hasn’t already been stated by countless others. The PS2 classic is widely regarded as a masterpiece in the gaming community and continues […] The post Hands-On: Shadow of the Colossus on PS4

Republicans try to destroy Mueller inquiry: Will it work?

As Trump supporters fight back and muddy the waters, Congress seems to have lost the will to protect Mueller

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

NEW YORK (AP) - Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees. The Cars, as well as first-time contenders Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and Siste

Corporate espionage: Leaked documents shows firms like Porsche employ spies among protesters

The leaks suggest that these kinds of espionage operations are not one-off cases. They are run pretty frequently by the corporate security firms

Horn wins WBO welterweight title defense against Corcoran

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) Jeff Horn followed up his contentious WBO welterweight title win over Manny Pacquiao with a successful first defense on Wednesday against Gary Corcoran.

Rupee falls by 4 paise to end at 64.44 vs US dollar

The pound sterling also finished higher at Rs 86.10/12 at the close of the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market on Wednesday.

DATA STORY: Among 196 countries India ranks 53rd with least expensive broadband

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SAIL approves JV with ArcelorMittal for automotive steel

However, definitive agreements in this regard will be finalised in due course subject to financial viability, the PSU said in a filing to the BSE.

Ancient Jellyfish Embryos Curled Up Like Accordions

A 537-million-year-old fossil was the victim of mistaken identity.

A rate hike could be less than a year away, so cut exposure to leveraged companies

The notorious combination of falling growth and rising prices commonly referred to as a stagflation usually hamstrings central banks.

NSI Ventures hits first close on new $125M fund for Southeast Asia

 There’s been pause since Southeast Asia last welcomed fresh venture capital, but one reload is on its way after NSI Ventures, an early investors in Indonesian unicorn and Uber rival Go-Jek, announced a first close of its second fund, which is tar

USA Today delivers the harshest criticism of Donald Trump yet

In a lengthy takedown, USA Today opines that Trump is an embarrassment to public office

Blue Origin flies its Crew Capsule 2.0 for the first time

 Jef Bezos’ space company Blue Origin recorded a new milestone today – an inaugural flight for Crew Capsule 2.0, the latest version of the vehicle it’s creating to bring astronauts into space for its first passenger flights. The Crew Ca

Top 50 racing drivers of 2017: 20-11

20. Brendon HartleyWorld Endurance champion, F1 rookieUp 14 ... Keep reading

Apple invests $390 million in TrueDepth component maker Finisar

 Apple announced a substantial investment in Finisar. Apple is giving Finisar $390 million to build a new 700,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Sherman, Texas. Finisar is going to hire 500 people to work on the laser sensor in the TrueDepth camera i

Bonds erase losses on suspected RBI intervention and planned debt buyback

The Reserve Bank of India also announced the government will buy back 200 billion rupees ($3.10 billion) of bonds on Dec 18

RBI fines IndusInd Bank Rs 3 crore over compliance issues

For similar reasons, RBI had also imposed Rs 6 crore penalty on Yes Bank and Rs 2 crore on IDFC bank for deficiencies found in regulatory compliance relating to loans and advances
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