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Selfie app Snow, once a Snapchat clone, raises $50M from SoftBank and Sequoia China

 It’s been a while since we heard from Snow, the Snapchat clone app in Asia that Facebook once tried to buy, but today the company behind it has scooped up a $50 million investment from SoftBank and Sequoia China. Snow was started by Naver, the Kor

Blake Baggett flies into the catchfence while leading | 2018 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS

Blake Baggett flies off his bike into the new safety netting above the tough blocks and then climbs his way down and keeps going.

Jaguars, Blake Bortles reportedly finalizing contract extension through 2020

A person with knowledge of negotiations says the Jacksonville Jaguars are finalizing an extension that will keep Blake Bortles under contract through 2020.

Magic can't climb out of early hole in road loss to streaking 76ers

Joel Embiid had 28 points and 14 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their season-high win streak to seven with a 116-105 victory over the .Magic.

Bagley drops 19 in his return as No. 5 Duke beats Syracuse 60-44

Marvin Bagley had 19 points and 7 rebounds in his return against Syracuse.

Arizona's Miller out against Oregon following wiretap report

The school did not specify why Miller won't coach against Oregon or if he will sit out any other games.

This is the Samsung Galaxy S9 launch video

 And this year is all about business. While the Samsung Galaxy S9 is going to be announced tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Slashleaks shared the official promo video for the Samsung’s upcoming flagship device. It’s a polished

The curious case of the LG V30S ThinQ

 Welcome to LG’s new smartphone strategy. A new flagship every year, followed by an incremental upgrade six months later. It’s a strange approach that’s sure to annoy early adopters, but LG’s certainly not the first to adopt the s

LG turns to EyeEm to add AI to its cameras

 LG today announced an updated version of the V30 smartphone and it comes with a supercharged camera powered by a third-party AI system. LG turned to EyeEm to add new features to the camera. Now, thanks to the EyeEm platform, the LG V30S ThinQ and soon t

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Apple iCloud security change in China raises privacy questions - CNET

Apple is moving encryption keys for China-based users' data from the US to the Asian country. Some say that's bad for dissidents. Apple says the keys are safe.

Parkland shooting survivor to Melania Trump: Talk to Trump Jr. about cyberbullying

Teens continue to call out the hypocrisies of White House officials on social media

This week in science: the reality tour

The reality of assault weapon wounds, aka clinical info gun rights advocates refuse to aknowledge and often work tooth and nail against: I was looking at a CT scan of one of the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, who had been

House Intelligence Committee releases Schiff memo with redactions

Following redactions, officials released the memo on Saturday which is a rebuttal memo to the GOP Nunes memo

The Trump administration goes to war — with itself — over the VA

The infighting has left vets frustrated, Congress confused — and a key piece of legislation stalemated

I’m apologizing more — and saying “sorry” less

A French friend gave me a lesson in the power of language

Parkland Shooting survivor to Melania Trump: Talk to Trump Jr. about cyberbullying

Teens continue to call out the hypocrisies of White House officials on social media

Spring Training Report: See Shohei Ohtani's FIRST post game interview

Ohtani's debut as an Angel was even broadcasted in Japan! During his time on the mound in his first start of the season, Ohtani's theme was checking where all of his pitches were at. 'When I fall behind in a count I need to make really good pitches.' He is l

Brett Moffitt’s daring moves propels him to the win at Atlanta | 2018 TRUCK SERIES | FOX NASCAR

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Highlights: Brett Moffitt's daring 3-wide move on the final restart propels him to the victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Alan Jouban KOs Ben Saunders with vicious left hook | HIGHLIGHTS | UFC on FOX

Alan Jouban KO'd Ben Saunders with a vicious left hook in the 2nd round of their fight in Orlando.

Kansas clinches share of 14th straight Big 12 title with 74-72 win over Texas Tech

Kansas clinched a share of a 14th straight Big 12 title with a win over Texas Tech on Saturday.

This week ... in space!

Robert Lawrence was selected as an astronaut for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory project, which was announced in 1963. If the MOL project sounds unfamiliar, it’s because in the end it never flew. And because it was all, in the way, a giant lie. The progra

Moffitt takes wild Truck win at Atlanta after drama for Kyle Busch

They made the right choice by putting Brett Moffitt in the truck.On Saturday, Moffitt won the Active Pest Control 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway—the first win for Shigeaki Hattori and the second for the driver. “First of all I have to thank Shigi,” sai

Spotlight on green news & views: The benefits to climate of organic diets; methane rule survives

This is the 547th edition of the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) usually appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here is the February 21 Green Spotlight. More than 28,450 environmentally oriented s

New study says that organic food diets promote significant benefits to our environment

A large study of almost 35,000 people reports that environmental sustainability could be greatly enriched if we all began taking on more plant-based organic, healthier diets. Many organizations, including the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, advocat

This week in the war on workers: West Virginia teachers walk out, closing schools statewide

West Virginia teachers shut down public schools across the state on Thursday and Friday when they walked out over pay and benefits. The state currently ranks 48th in teacher pay, ahead of just Mississippi, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. The teachers had had en

No. 8 Kansas clinches 14th consecutive Big 12 title with 74-72 win over No. 6 Texas Tech

Devonte Graham's 26 points leads Kansas past Texas Tech for their 14th straight Big 12 title.

Kyle Busch loses a tire late after dominating performance | 2018 TRUCK SERIES | FOX NASCAR

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Highlights: Kyle led much of the truck race at Atlanta but a mistake on pit road late cost him the win.

Lonnie Walker IV drains clutch 3, Miami rallies past Boston College

Lonnie Walker IV's 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds remaining capped a 14-point comeback and lifted Miami over Boston College 79-78 Saturday afternoon.

“We are workers, not slaves”

Increasingly fed up with labor conditions, farmers and farmworkers have been organizing globally

The House Intelligence Committee releases Schiff memo with redactions

Following redactions, officials released the memo on Saturday which is a rebuttal memo to the GOP Nunes memo

AL Central Notes: Santiago's screwball; Merritt out of options

Hector Santiago, who came back to the White Sox this offseason on a minor-league deal, has come up with a strategy to combat the fastball decline that often comes with aging, James Fegan of The Athletic writes. The southpaw plans to bring back the screwball

Brewers describe Shohei Ohtani’s fastball as firm but flat

Shohei Ohtani made his highly anticipated spring training debut for the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, and his reception was mixed.Ohtani went 1.1 innings, allowed two hits, two runs, a walk and struck out two. He allowed a home run to Milwaukee’s Keon Bro

Sirotkin exclusive: Kubica knows «it's every man for himself» in F1

Sirotkin, who has already moved to England and has been in the country for all but a couple of days in 2018, spoke to Motorsport.com during the official launch of the team's all-new FW41 F1 challenger.Sergey, let's talk about the timetable a little. You’ve

Kevin Harvick cruises to the win in Atlanta Xfinity race

Harvick led 137 of 163 laps for his fifth Xfinity Series win at the 1.5-mile track and his 47th victory in the series. “Good job fellows, thank you,” Harvick said as he beat Joey Logano to the line by 4.183-seconds in the No. 98 Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford

Newgarden on ice racing: “It’s almost like I’ve never raced before!”

The Tennessee native will be racing a Team Penske-liveried Supercar Lites car run by the legendary rallycross car-builders Olsbergs MSE, and says there’s a lot to adapt to.“You have to drive this car sideways all the time,” he said. “You can’t not

Rubique implements blockchain-based smart KYC

Rubique, an online credit marketplace providing technology-enabled end-to-end solutions to financing needs of individuals and SMEs, announced the implementation of smart KYC, a blockchain-based central repository, enabling instant, secure and seamless custome

Clippers Weekly: Sam Dekker coached top youth basketball players in the world for the 4th Annual Basketball Without Borders Global Camp during All-Star Weekend

Los Angeles Clippers' very own Sam Dekker coached some of the world's most talented youth basketball players during the 4th Annual Basketball Without Borders Global Camp that happened on All-Star Weekend. 'We really focus on life skills and character developm

Royals defeat Dodgers 8-4 in Cactus League opener

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 in their 2018 Cactus League opener.

Seton Hall tops St. John’s in overtime at the Garden

Seton Hall tops St. John's in overtime at the Garden. Five Pirates scored in double figures in the 81-74 victory. Seton Hall improves to 20-9 overall.
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