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CTRL+T podcast: Diversity and its discontents

 No one is down with how diversity is unfolding in Silicon Valley. Depending on how one looks at it, they’re going to have an issue with it. White men are crying foul, saying they’re being left out of these conversations and initiatives. Howe

Amazon Prime Day U.S. sales bigger than last year, despite site issues

Despite the massive glitches that prevented online shoppers from being able to browse and buy from Amazon’s Prime Day sale yesterday, the retailer is this morning claiming its Prime Day sales in the U.S. are “bigger than ever,” and grew fast

Ubisoft now auto-bans Rainbow Six Siege players who use toxic language

Ubisoft has implemented a new system in Rainbow Six Siege that bans players for using toxic language in the text chat, according to PC Gamer. Yesterday, a number of players started whining about being temporarily banned from the game after using a racist or h

Tinder tests Bitmoji integration using the recently launched Snap Kit

Tinder will begin testing Bitmoji in its app in Canada and Mexico, the company announced today. The new integration comes courtesy of the recently launched Snap Kit, which allows third-party apps to take advantage of Snap’s login for sign-up and feature

With top FBI elections protection official gone, Trump talks about giving the job to Putin

Lost in Monday's Surrender Summit in which Russian asset Donald Trump Velcroed himself to Russian President Vladimir Putin, was related and unsettling news from The Wall Stret Journal. The senior FBI official that has been overseeing the task force charged wi

Bradl too “timid” to score points on MotoGP return

Bradl was called up to replace an injured Franco Morbidelli after first practice on Friday at the Sachsenring and qualified 21st for his home race – one place ahead of teammate Thomas Luthi.The Honda test rider rose as high as 15th in the early stages, help

Andretti’s fuel issue was our fault, says Herta

Andretti, who set pole for the first Detroit race, was fast throughout practice at Toronto, went out on reds too early on a damp track in qualifying so he lined up only 14th but made up for it on race day. He sliced through to ninth on the opening lap and aft

Lowe: Williams recovery my greatest challenge

After a lacklustre start to the campaign that has left Williams at the bottom of the constructors' championship, the outfit is seeking answers for the aerodynamic problems that have hit its 2018 F1 challenger.Read Also:How to turn things around at McLaren an

LeSean McCoy’s girlfriend reportedly moves out of house

LeSean McCoy’s girlfriend Delicia Cordon had been staying at a house owned by the NFL star for an extended period of time, but she has decided to move out after she was violently attacked earlier this month.According to TMZ, Cordon moved out of the Alpharet

Bryce Harper's HR Derby win yields $1 tickets for Nationals fans

Bryce Harper put on quite a show for the home fans in D.C. by winning the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Nationals Park in thrilling fashion. Ahead of Harper’s power display, the Nationals announced a promotion where select tickets potentially would see

Impact of temperature on mitochondrial DNA evolution

A new study provides evidence towards selection in mtDNA due to variations in temperature.

Brain iron levels may predict multiple sclerosis disabilities

A new, highly accurate MRI technique can monitor iron levels in the brains of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients and help identify those at a higher risk for developing physical disability, according to a new study.

A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one 'oddball'

Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found -- 11 'normal' outer moons, and one that they're calling an 'oddball.' Astronomers first spotted the moons in the spring of 2017 while they were looking for very distant solar system objects as part of the hun

Russia & EU negotiate Ukraine gas transit as exports to Europe reach seasonal high

Russia is holding talks with the EU and Ukraine over extending a new gas transit contract after 2019 as the country continues to increase its share of the European market. Read Full Article at RT.com

The Interpretation of Images: Retaining Our Humanity in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

AI can now interpret photographs with amazing accuracy while also generating fake images that look believably real — so what can humans do to retain an advantage in the world of imagery?

Prospect Watch: Hudson Potts improving each month in Lake Elsinore

In 88 games with the Storm this season, Potts is tied for third in the league in home runs (16) and second in total bases (173).

The Latest: SEC adds player safety rules for 2018

ATLANTA (AP) The Latest on SEC Media Days

Syracuse women's basketball coach gets contract extension

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Syracuse women's basketball coach Quentin Hillsman has agreed to a contract extension through 2024.

World's largest study on allergic rhinitis reveals new risk genes

Scientists have presented the largest study so far on allergic rhinitis. The data of nearly 900,000 participants revealed loci in the human genome whose changes significantly increase the risk of disease.

The depths of the ocean and gut flora unravel the mystery of microbial genes

Surprisingly, the functions of a huge number of microbial genes are still unknown. This knowledge gap can be thought of as ''genomic dark matter'' in microbes, and neither computational biology nor current lab techniques have been able address this gap. This

The Latest: Thomas hopeful holding claret jug won't jinx him

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) The Latest from the British Open (all times local):

Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor’s sexual misconduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop ''rampant sexual misconduct'' by a now-dead team doctor despite being repeatedly informed about his behavior.

20 years after Birkdale, Rose seeks 1st British Open title

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) It's been 20 years since Justin Rose, his slight frame shrouded by a baggy red sweater, holed out for eagle to secure a tie for fourth place at the British Open.

NPA crisis: ICICI audit committee hires law firm to probe into 31 accounts

The independent audit committee investigating the alleged irregularities in 31 NPA accounts of ICICI Bank has hired a law firm to assist the panel, an official said today. «An independent law firm has been appointed by the audit committee looking int

Trump 're-election' campaign blows past $1 million in legal bills since January

Whether Donald Trump will attempt to run for a second «presidential» term in 2020 is an open question. True, his re-election campaign launched almost immediately after he moved into the White House, but as of yet the Donald Trump 2020 campaign app

Move Over, Picasso: Robot Paintings Are Surprisingly Good

Is there anything robots can’t do? Aside from sexually please a woman and take out the trash, the answer is increasingly no. Case in point: Online gallery RobotArt recently announced the winners of […] The post Move Over, Picasso: Robot Paintings

Dodgers reportedly take the lead in Machado sweepstakes

There is a growing belief that Manny Machado will be traded before the conclusion of the MLB All-Star break, but baseball reporters still lack consensus when it comes to which team is the frontrunner to land the star shortstop.On Monday night, multiple report

Report: Rob Gronkowski will not hold out from training camp

There has been no word about a new contract agreement between Rob Gronkowski and the New England Patriots, but the star tight end apparently intends to show up to work next week with or without a restructured deal.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Gronkowsk

Temporary Installations Create Winding Paths Through a Forest in the South of England

For her 2011 series Come With Me, UK-based artist Ellie Davies (previously) constructed pathways through the New Forest in the South of England where she grew up. The pathways, built from wool, powder, paint, and mounds of dirt, follow the natural curvatur

US trade war could cost global economy $430 billion, IMF warns

The risk of current trade tensions escalating further is the greatest near-term threat to global growth, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook report. Read Full Article at RT.com

Facebook accused of protecting far-right activists that broke site rules - CNET

A documentary says some pages are kept safe from deletion by «shielded review.»

Connie Chan breaks the mold at Andreessen Horowitz, becoming the first general partner to be promoted from within

Investor Connie Chan has made such an impact on her colleagues at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) since joining the firm in 2011 that today, they’re announcing Chan’s appointment to general partner. It’s a big deal for the Sand Hill Road venture

An app that uses AI to help you improve your basketball shot just raised $4 million

Let’s be real: you are most certainly never going to be as good as Steve Nash, Chris Paul, James Harden — or really any professional NBA player. But it probably won’t stop you from trying to practice or model your game around your favorite play

Freddie Freeman on Home Run Derby: 'That was a blast'

Freddie Freeman on Home Run Derby: 'That was a blast'

Kid reporter Josephine learns what it takes to call a Marlins game

In this excerpt from Marlins ClubHouse, kid reporter Josephine learns what it takes to call a Marlins game!

The redemption of a «destroyed» F1 outcast

Many different story lines made up the 2017/18 Formula E season, but none stole the show quite as much as the redemption of Jean-Eric Vergne.The Techeetah racer claimed his first FE title at last weekend's New York finale, following it up with a walk-off win

Russian spy worked with Trump, the NRA, and a who's-who of Republican politicians at all levels

On Monday, Russian pro-gun activist and lifetime NRA member Maria Butina, was arrested on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and acting as a covert agent of the Russian government. The indictment against Butina, on the same day that Donald T

Republicans know Trump's Putin performance was a disaster. But do anything about it? Ha

How bad was Donald Trump’s performance at his press conference with Vladimir Putin on Monday? So bad that half a dozen Fox News personalities were critical. So bad that: A former senior White House official, who worked closely with Trump, immediatel

America’s day of shame: Donald Trump acts as Putin’s puppet. Will Republicans do anything?

Political and media class erupts at President Trump after spectacle of shame in Helsinki. But will anything change?

Late night hosts baffled by cozy Trump-Putin summit: It’s “treason”

“Helsinki has frozen over!”
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