METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans say reserve center Alexis Ajinca has had surgery on his right knee and his recovery is expected to take four to six months, virtually ending his chances of playing this season.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans say reserve center Alexis Ajinca has had surgery on his right knee and his recovery is expected to take four to six months, virtually ending his chances of playing this season. Read more
The state law that gives 'personhood' proponents a new path to attack abortion rights
Stories of couples splitting up, then fighting over frozen embryos pop to the fore every now and then. There’s Sofia Vergara’s battle with her ex-fiance, now avowed opponent of abortion Nick Loeb, who wants to use embryos they created together against he
Stuart, who spent four years in the chief tech role, is set to move to the Confederation of Australian Motorsport as the Division Manager – Safety and Race Operations as of 2019.“David has made an invaluable contribution to our sport. He is deeply respect
Walt Disney Animation Studio is set to debut its first VR short film, Cycles, this August in Vancouver, the Association for Computing Machinery announced today. The plan is for it to be a headliner at the ACM’s computer graphics conference (SIGGRAPH)
US fossil fuel companies spent $2 billion to Make America Dirty Again—and won
US energy providers love to spread horror stories of what it would cost to actually clean up America’s power supply and slow global warming. But they certainly don’t mind spending money when it comes to keeping American covered in soot, coal ash, mercury
Cuomo indicates New York is prepared to probe state criminal charges against Trump Foundation
Those who have been wondering why the seemingly open-and-shut case of the Donald J. Trump Foundation, a supposed charity being used as little more than a slush fund for the family's own benefit, has mustered only a civil case against the Foundation rather th
Report: Carmelo Anthony telling people he'll sign with the Rockets
Once his contract buyout is complete with the Atlanta Hawks following Thursday’s trade, 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony will be free to sign with a team of his choosing.For a while now, and leading up to the deal that sent him from Oklahoma City to Atlanta
Shohei Ohtani cleared to begin throwing, could pitch again this season
Shohei Ohtani has already returned to the Los Angeles Angels lineup as a hitter, and now seeing him on the mound again may not be too far off either.The Angels announced on Thursday that the rookie star has been medically cleared to begin a throwing program a
Surprise! Top sites still fail at encouraging non-terrible passwords
You would think that Amazon, Reddit, Wikipedia and other highly popular websites would by now tell you that «password1» or «hunter2» is a terrible password — just terrible. But they don't. A research project that has kept tabs on th
Shared electric scooters probably won’t return to SF until August
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is still reviewing the 12 applications from companies to operate electric scooters in the city. In early June, companies like Uber, Lime, Bird, Lyft and others applied for permits to operate electric scooter s
Chipmaker TSMC cuts revenue, capex goals after Q2 profit rise
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd cut its annual revenue and capital expenditure estimates on Thursday, as the world's largest contract chipmaker braces for slowing growth in the smartphone and cryptocurrency mining industries.
Insight: Switzerland seeks to regain cryptocurrency crown
NEW YORK/ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss regulators are stepping up efforts to halt an exodus of cryptocurrency projects from the country, after two of only a handful of banks active in the nascent sector shut their doors on it in the last year.
Chipmaker TSMC cuts revenue outlook again on cryptocurrency gloom
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, trimmed its annual revenue and capital spending estimates on bleak demand from smartphone and cryptocurrency mining industries.
UK government panel issues inconclusive Huawei security report
Huawei’s had a rough go of it here in the States, after concerns around ties to the Chinese government have left the company scrambling to gain a commercial toehold. Over the past several years, top U.K. security officials have also put the company under th
Autonomous trucking startup Embark lands $30 million in funding
Embark Trucks has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Sequoia Capital in its bid to be the first to develop and launch a commercially viable driverless truck. Sequoia partner Pat Grady has joined Embark’s board. Existing investors inc
Jido Maps is building a ‘save button’ for persistent AR worlds
Augmented reality tech is in this incredibly weird position where it has the world’s biggest tech companies cheerleading consumer-facing products highlighting it but there are some very base issues that haven’t been solved yet. Jido Maps, which ju
Farfetch acquires CuriosityChina to expand its social media efforts on the Mainland
Farfetch — the e-commerce startup that works with some 900 high end fashion boutiques and labels to present and sell clothes, shoes, accessories and jewellery online, and we and others have heard is gearing up for a $6 billion IPO — is making an
Kimball Q&A on Carlin progress, that top-five finish, and prospects
DM: Coming into the Toronto weekend, did you feel that a top-five finish was possible?CK: I felt we had a really solid foundation in terms of setup coming out of Detroit, our previous street course. And every weekend, whether or not we’ve tested at a track
Republican reps vote to let religious child-welfare groups discriminate against LGBTQ people
Last week, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee okayed an amendment that sparked anger in the LGBTQ community because, advocates said, it could block lesbian and gay couples from adopting.
As Heron Greenesmith reports at Rewire, however, the prop