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Facebook, European Parliament near deal for Zuckerberg to face members - CNET

After Facebook's CEO faced grilling by US lawmakers, Zuckerberg reportedly is close to an agreement on a format for his appearance before EU representatives.

BMW's Magna solid-state lidar deal paves the way to autonomy - Roadshow

Solid-state lidar could bring costs way down for tech that's currently very expensive.

Meet 11 new startups launching out of the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator

Today, 11 new companies launch out of the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator based in NYC. This is the 14th cohort of startups to launch out of ERA, and each company has received $100,000 in seed funding from the accelerator. These startups span a wide vari

The ONE Smart Keyboard Pro lets you tickle the ivories with ease

While the ONE Smart Keyboard Pro doesn’t have a sweet demo tune nor can it play barking dog Jingle Bells without some help, it can teach you or your kids how to play piano. The elegant keyboard has 88 weighted keys that simulate a true mechanical piano

Alexa will soon gain a memory, converse more naturally, and automatically launch skills

Alexa will soon be able to recall information you’ve directed her to remember, as well as have more natural conversations that don’t require every command to begin with “Alexa.” She’ll also be able to launch skills in response t

Report: 'Mounting belief' Browns will take Mayfield at No. 1

With just hours to go before we find out which quarterback will be the first one selected in a loaded draft class, it sounds as though the first overall pick may end up being the surprise of the night.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that there is a “mountin

Lithuanian coach shades Ball family over departure

The Ball family’s recent departure from Lithuania was apparently on-brand.In an interview with Lithuanian outlet 15min.lt this week, BC Vytautas head coach Virginijus Seskus shaded the Balls over their early exit from his team.“It’s just another proof t

Allen apologizes after offensive tweets from H.S. surface

Josh Allen will likely be one of the first players selected in Thursday’s NFL Draft, but the team that picks him may have to answer some unexpected questions about the former Wyoming quarterback’s character.On Wednesday, offensive tweets that Allen sent s

Report: One team has third-round grade on Lamar Jackson, another undrafted

Depending on who you ask, Lamar Jackson could go anywhere from the first 15 picks in the NFL Draft to somewhere in the middle rounds. As far as one team is concerned, the former Heisman Trophy winner shouldn’t be drafted at all.There was a lot of talk leadi

LeBron scoffs at notion clutch late-game block was goaltending

LeBron James came up with two incredibly clutch plays in the waning moments of Game 5 Wednesday night that sealed the Cleveland Cavaliers’ thrilling 98-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers.There certainly is no disputing the magnificence of James’ cold-bloo

Hey, Congress: Scientists Are Coming for Your Seats

From a nuclear commander to a Harvard-educated refugee, STEM-trained candidates are shaking up politics.

Amazon India setting up 5 new warehouses

With the addition of these new facilities, Amazon will have 67 fulfilment centres (FCs) in 13 states, with a total storage capacity of over 20 million cubic feet, it said in a statement.

Amazon India to expand storage capacity by 1.5 times this year

The company also announced its plans to add five fulfillment centres (FCs) in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Vijayawada and Kolkata this year, which will add four million cubic feet storage capacity.

ISS Daily Summary Report – 4/25/2018

Integrated Communications Unit (ICU) R4 Transition: Yesterday, a software patch was loaded for the Ku-Band Command and Data Processer (KCDP) to correct the anomaly experienced where large packets of data were disrupting Ku Band forward data flow.  After the

German companies end up losers in US sanctions game with Russia

German firms working in Russia face huge financial losses from the latest round of US sanctions against Russia, the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce has warned. Read Full Article at RT.com

Bitcoin dwarfs fiat currencies & big bankers – RT’s Keiser Report goes crazy for cryptos

Bankers like JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon are being forced to re-think their skepticism about bitcoin as it reshapes the world of finance. Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert call him on it. Read Full Article at RT.com

BMW Concept iX3 suggests our electrified future looks normal - Roadshow

Bowing at this week's Beijing Motor Show, this battery-powered crossover is coming to America soon.

Snap updates Spectacles with faster uploads, water resistance - CNET

After the first iteration of Snap's camera sunglasses went from hype to afterthought in a couple months, the company is reviving the device with some tweaks.

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

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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 RT.com
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