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BlackRock CEO Fink shows no signs of entering bitcoin ETF race

NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc has profited by being beating its competitors in exchange-traded funds to the punch, but Chief Executive Officer Larry Fink seems happy to be out of step with at least one trend - the race to build a bitcoin fund.

Will the real Kevin Love please stand up? Cris Carter on why LeBron’s epic night reveals Cavs’ weaknesses

LeBron James' clutch three to down the Indiana Pacers 98-95 in game five will go down in history as a legendary shot heard around the world, but Cris Carter warns Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe that LeBron's potent night of offensive firepower highlights a glari

Yet again, Zidane shows his worth on Real Madrid’s bench

MADRID (AP) With the tactical touch of a genius, Zinedine Zidane came through again for Real Madrid.

Swedish federation official says Zlatan won’t make comeback

STOCKHOLM (AP) The sporting director of the Swedish Football Federation says Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not make a comeback for the World Cup.

Turkey hands bid plans for Euro 2024 to UEFA

NYON, Switzerland (AP) Turkey has given UEFA its hosting plan for the 2024 European Championship, citing ''unprecedented state support'' to help beat Germany to stage the 24-team tournament.

Waze signs data-sharing deal with AI-based traffic management startup Waycare

Waze has struck a data-sharing agreement with Waycare, an artificial intelligence-based traffic management startup, the two companies announced today. The deal will allow them to combine anonymized navigation information crowdsourced from the 100 million driv

Leaked iPhone pics show glass back and headphone jack

The headphone jack could still have a future in an iPhone. These leaked pics show an iPhone SE 2 with a glass back and headphone jack. Like the current iPhone SE, the design seems to be a take on the classic iPhone 5. I dig it. The leak also states the upcomi

This is a real life Transformer

The J-deite RIDE transformers from a vehicle to a robot just like the Megazord from Voltron. Specific information about the creation is a bit sketchy but the YouTube channel states it’s an electric vehicle and show the driver and passenger staying in th

The long-awaited death of cash may finally be coming - CNET

E-commerce and mobile money may in the coming years take a bite out of cash's strength in the payments world. But it won't be easy.

New Smithsonian space leader talks NASA, alien life, Star Trek - CNET

Q&A: Former NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan, the first woman to direct the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, muses on rockets, Mars and overcoming gender discrimination in science.

An online tool aims to get pledges toward gender parity - CNET

The 50/50 Day Action Pledge tool connects users with steps they can take to promote a more gender-balanced world.

So Retro: Vinyl records keep on spinning - CNET

Step inside Rainbo Records in Los Angeles to see how vinyl records are made.

Amazon's Fire HD 10 is on sale for $100 - CNET

For a limited time Amazon has chopped $50 off the list price of the Fire HD 10, making a very good budget tablet an even better bargain.

States are favoring school choice at a steep cost to public education

Colorado teachers rallied outside the state Capitol April 16 to demand more funding for schools.

The faulty and dangerous logic of missile defense

In calling for a build up of missile defense systems, the larger goal of missile elimination falls out of focus

This robotic vacuum keeps your home clean while you’re away


Trump’s tournament of corruption: Mick Mulvaney and Scott Pruitt still in the lead

So much for draining the swamp: In an administration of epic sleaze and corruption, these two guys stand out

Democrats may actually win the Senate in 2018, poll suggests

A recent poll suggests that the Senate could be in play, while a recent race throws the House into question

Lodha Developers to soon file papers with Sebi for IPO, to raise Rs 55 bn

According to sources, the company is looking to raise about Rs 55 billion through its IPO, including pre-placement of shares

Cartoon: Another Calvinesque and Hobbesian look at Donald Trump and his imaginary friends

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Trump's unqualified, scandal-plagued VA nominee, Dr. Ronny Jackson, withdraws

Although “the allegations against me are completely false and fabricated,” Dr. Ronny Jackson is withdrawing from consideration as the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Those allegations, which come from more than 20 sources, include passing out

Morning Digest: Arizona's 8th never saw a close election until Tuesday. That should spook the GOP

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 ●

Kiev threatens Russia with ‘full-scale conflict’ if gas transit to Europe through Ukraine stops

Kiev has warned Moscow of ‘geopolitical consequences’ if Gazprom ceases gas transits through the territory of Ukraine. Read Full Article at

Dish TV#39;s Rs 3,701 cr open offer to start on June 5

Earlier this month, promoter group entities of Dish TV announced an offer to buy an additional 26 per cent equity stake from public shareholders for Rs 3,701 crore.

How TCS displaced Infosys as the bellwether of India#39;s IT sector

TCS’ market cap is now almost 2.5 times more than its nearest Indian competitor, Infosys. So, no. Infy isn’t as valuable as TCS.

Ford plans more India-specific, India-made products to rev up share

Ford India domestic sales declined nearly 1.5 percent to 90,061 units last year as compared to FY17

Axis Bank Q4 loss at Rs 2,189 cr on sharp increase in provisions; asset quality worsens

A Reuters analyst poll had estimated a decline of 56 percent in profit to Rs 534 crore.

AP Mahesh Bank eyes Rs 4,200 cr turnover in FY 2018-19

AP Mahesh Bank, a multi-state Scheduled Bank, registered profit of Rs 42.85 crore (March 2018) before tax while it was Rs 30.63 crore during the same period last year, the bank#39;s Chairman, Purshotamdas Mandhana told reporters here.

Snapchat launches Spectacles V2, camera glasses you’ll actually wear

Photos, not just video. No yellow ring alerting people to the camera. Underwater-capable. Classier colors with lighter lenses. Prescription options. Faster syncing. And a much slimmer frame and charging case. Snapchat fixed the biggest pain points of its Spec

Cashback app Dosh raises $44M on a $240M valuation from PayPal and more

In an era where we can buy whatever we want from wherever we want nearly in the blink of an eye, loyalty, rewards and membership programs have become a major lever in capturing repeat consumer spend — Amazon Prime perhaps being one of the most successfu

Cheap Touch Sensitive Paper Can Digitize Your Doodles

Humans have been using paper for more than 2000 years. Naturally, some improvements have been made along the way. Now scientists have figured out how to make paper touch-sensitive. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon […] The post Cheap Touch Sensitive Paper

Nintendo says it'll sell 20M Switch consoles in the next year - CNET

The Japanese gaming giant is selling a whole lot of Switch consoles -- just under 18 million, in fact -- and expects to sell even more over the coming year.

Watch live: Facebook exec faces Cambridge Analytica inquiry - CNET

Mark Zuckerberg declined to appear before a British government inquiry in which Facebook was branded a «morality-free zone».

IBM blockchain alliance tracks jewelry from the mine to the mall - CNET

TrustChain links suppliers with manufacturing and retail so you can be sure that engagement ring came from where the store says it did.

If this, then cash? IFTTT announces $24 million in new funds - CNET

The free online automation service is getting a fresh injection of capital, and plans on using the money to expand its platform and to «hire top talent.»

Ukraine threatens Russia with ‘full-scale conflict’ if gas transit stops

Kiev has warned Moscow of ‘geopolitical consequences’ if Gazprom ceases gas transits through the territory of Ukraine. Read Full Article at

Facial Recognition Helps Astronomers Understand Galaxies

Facial recognition isn’t just for, well, faces: The machine learning method has shown promise in helping astronomers analyze images of galaxies. Using mock Hubble Space Telescope snapshots, researchers trained a deep learning system […] The post F

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says mobile manufacturing industry to touch Rs 1,32,000 crore by 2018

India manufactured about 110 million mobile phones in 2015-16 as compared to 60 million in 2014-15 showing a growth of over 90%.

Tata Consultancy Services expands operations in Texas

In January this year, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) had signed a deal worth over USD 2 billion with Transamerica to administer the latter#39;s life insurance, annuity, supplemental health insurance, and workplace voluntary benefits products, and manage the

BMW is working with LiDAR company Innoviz to make self-driving cars

BMW has already made clear its intent to launch self-driving cars by 2021. Now, the automaker has decided on solid-state LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and computer vision tech from startup Innoviz to enable its Level 3 – 5 autonomous vehic

Nintendo’s annual profit rockets by 500% after selling 15M Switch consoles

Nintendo has announced impressive financial results thanks to strong sales its Switch console, and a new CEO for its business. Operating profit rose by a huge 505 percent to reach 178 billion yen ($1.6 billion) over the last financial year. Revenue was also
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