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Abu Dhabi’s state fund just opened for business, right in San Francisco

 How fast the landscape seems to shift. SoftBank has been making waves in Silicon Valley since announcing its Vision Fund earlier this year. Now, one of SoftBank’s besties — the sovereign wealth fund of the United Arab Emirates, called the Mu

14 months after life-threatening brain injury, Poncedeleon to make MLB debut

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Royals ride first three-game sweep into home series with Tigers

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Hands-On: Dreams is Sony’s Wildly Ambitious Game Maker

I remember a decade ago when Media Molecule first hit the scene with LittleBigPlanet. Folks were blown away with the tools the game provided you for building your own video game levels. It […] The post Hands-On: Dreams is Sony’s Wildly Ambitious Game

Residents flee forest fire near Greek capital of Athens

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Residents fled their homes on mopeds Monday as a swift-moving fire blazed through a mountainous pine forest west of Athens and churned out smoke that turned the sky orange over the Greek capital. The fire department said five water-dropp

WSBK rule makers can't legislate for rider talent

WSBK introduced an adjustable rev limit for this season in a bid to stop the continued hegemony of Kawasaki and triple world champion Rea.As such, KRT's 2018 bike is running to a limit of 14,100rpm – a loss of 1,100rpm from last year, the most of any manuf

Foreign tourists shelled out $1.6 billion in Russia during World Cup

The Russian economy got a significant boost in June and July from increased tourist revenue during the FIFA World Cup, according to the CEO of the FIFA Organizing Committee Alexey Sorokin. Read Full Article at RT.com

Citibank India reports decline of over 6% in net profit at Rs 34.03 bn

Among the key metrics, the bank's net NPAs remained unchanged at 0.5 per cent of the net advances as on March 31, 2018

Cogito scores $37M as AI-driven sentiment analysis biz grows

Cogito announced a $37 million Series C investment today led by Goldman Sachs Growth Equity. Previous investors Salesforce Ventures and OpenView also chipped in. Mark Midle of Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division, has joined Cogito’s Board of Directo

Trump threatens to start war with Iran, over warning he shouldn’t start war with Iran

Since returning from the disastrous summit in Helsinki, Donald Trump has been desperately searching for a distraction. On late Sunday evening, he reached for the ultimate attention grabber—threatening war with Iran.  In a tweet delivered ALL CAPS to disp

Morning Digest: Poll finds Democrats within striking distance of GOP in Georgia governor's race

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ●

Volta’s ad-supported electric vehicle charging service raises $35 million

As increasing numbers of electric vehicles are expected to hit the streets, thanks to new models from big automakers soon hitting the market, charging networks like Volta Charging are raising new cash to meet the expected demand.  The company today said i

Sweden says wildfires remain serious threat

HELSINKI (AP) - Swedish officials say the country's wildfires remain a serious situation, with the continuing hot and extremely dry weather making firefighting efforts very hard despite broad international help. Britta Ramberg, operative director of the Swedi

Drone development should focus on social good first, says UK report

A UK government backed drone innovation project that’s exploring how unmanned aerial vehicles could benefit cities — including for use-cases such as medical delivery, traffic incident response, fire response and construction and regeneration ̵

The KitchenAid stand mixer: How color, cake and nostalgia made an American icon - CNET

These countertop appliances have made baking easier for nearly 100 years. But a mix of smart marketing, a strong reputation and happy memories that have made the KitchenAid stand mixer an icon.

Behind the scenes at Misty Robotics - CNET

We go inside the headquarters of Misty Robotics in Boulder, Colorado to see how the company is building home robots.

Voltron is the Netflix hidden gem you should be watching - CNET

Adults may dismiss Voltron as simply a kid's show. It's so much more.

Sony reveals world's highest-resolution phone-camera image sensor - CNET

The IMX586 will feature 48 effective megapixels.

7 things I learned at my first Comic-Con - CNET

After years of watching from afar, I finally immersed myself in the biggest center of geekdom on Earth: San Diego Comic-Con.

Nissan and Italdesign explain how they got together for the GT-R50

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Verstappen defends Vettel over German GP error

Vettel was nine seconds clear at Hockenheim with 15 laps to go when he was caught out by the late-race rain and went off at the Sachskurve in the stadium section.That incident opened the door for Vettel's title rival Lewis Hamilton to take victory from 14th o

Cartoon: A startling admission

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The tech investment wave has reached Latin America

Gonzalo Costa Contributor Share on Twitter Gonzalo Costa is co-founder and managing partner at NXTP Labs, an early-stage fund for tech companies in Latin America. Latin America faces a unique opportunity to develop the next generation of tech startup stars. M

Uber’s Indian rival Ola is aiming for an IPO in 3-4 years

Ola, Uber’s chief rival in India, is planning to go public potentially as soon as in three years time, according to its CEO. Co-founder and chief executive officer Bhavish Aggarwal told the audience at an event in Bengaluru last week that seven-year-o

Chinese Sexbot Maker Embraces 3D Printing

It was only a matter of time before sexbot makers commandeered 3D printing. One of China’s leading colloid model makers, DS Dolls has reportedly adopted additive manufacturing to make parts for its human-like […] The post Chinese Sexbot Maker Embr

Crimean tourism won’t be affected by Booking.com exit – region head

Hotels in Russia's Crimea will not face a shortage of reservations after Booking.com stopped working in the region, according to Crimea’s top official Sergey Aksenov. Read Full Article at RT.com

Enabling technology in cell-based therapies: Scale-up, scale-out or program in-place

Technologies are reducing costs and changing the ways in which researchers and clinicians process and use therapeutic cells.

Build an ark? Biologists discuss conservation prioritization

Conservation biologists recognize a sobering reality. «We're losing species left, right and center,» says a biologist. «We call it the 'Noah's Ark Problem,' and we have to pick species to save. We can't save them all.»

New health calculator can help predict heart disease risk, estimate heart age

A new online health calculator can help people determine their risk of heart disease, as well as their heart age, accounting for sociodemographic factors such as ethnicity, sense of belonging and education, as well as health status and lifestyle behaviors.

Vessel tracking exposes the dark side of trading at sea

Transshipment -- exchanging seafood, crew or supplies between boats at sea -- is common in many fisheries, but it creates opportunity for illegal activity involving drugs and people. This first large-scale analysis of transshipment events exposes the potentia

Archaeologists identify ancient North American mounds using new image analysis technique

Researchers have used a new image-based analysis technique to identify once-hidden North American mounds, which could reveal valuable information about pre-contact Native Americans.

Will Parker Solar Probe Really 'Touch the Sun'?

The Parker Solar Probe's mission is to «touch the sun.» What does that really mean though since the sun is a sizzling ball of gas?

Wu-Tang Clan's GZA shows his genius in Liquid Science on Netflix - CNET

Science rules everything around me.

Snapchat to end Snapcash payment system amid fierce competition - CNET

The peer-to-peer transfer service will be continued in August.

Qualcomm's new chips fix a major problem for 5G phones - CNET

The chipmaker has managed to shrink its superfast network technology down enough to fit in smartphones.

Russian Communist Party seeks major probe into Bolshevik role in Romanovs’ killing

A Russian Communist Party MP has asked for the deaths of Russian tsars and other royals to be investigated, saying that the probe of the 1918 killing of the Romanovs is currently being used for propaganda purposes. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK sets out plan to spend billions on fiber and 5G broadband for all

The UK government has set out a package of measures it’s hoping will futureproof domestic networks and boost international competitiveness by supporting a nationwide rollout of full fiber broadband and 5G mobile technology. The Future Telecoms Infrastr

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: More fallout from the Russia-Trump connection

WaPo: Americans give Trump negative marks for Helsinki performance, poll finds By wide margins, Americans give President Trump negative marks for his conduct during a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin last week and for his casting doubt on U.S.

L&T Finance Holdings rallies 11% on strong Q1 earnings

The stock rallied 11% to Rs 172 after the company reported a healthy 71% yoy growth in consolidated net profit at Rs 5.38 billion driven by strong AUM growth and flat credit costs in June 2018 quarter

BSE, NSE put detailed framework in place for enhanced monitoring of cos

Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE have put in place a detailed framework for shortlisting and reviewing of securities under graded surveillance measures (GSM), wherein investors need to be extra cautious while dealing in such stocks. These additional guide
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