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South Korea aims for startup gold

 Back in 2011, when South Korea won its longshot bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the country wasn’t widely recognized as a destination for ski and snow lovers. It wasn’t considered much of a tech startup hub either. Fast forward seven y

American Airlines, United Airlines want no part of enforcing Trump's family separation policy

Three U.S. airlines said Wednesday they don't want the government to use them to assist in some parts of immigration enforcement, in the latest protest to the family separation situation on the border. American, United and Frontier airlines, which have contra

Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - Government researchers have discovered the remains of two Civil War soldiers buried among a batch of severed limbs on a northern Virginia battlefield. The National Park Service on Wednesday announced the discoveries at Manassas National B

Headwind for silver before outshining gold: Analysts

During the recent rout in base metals, following the trade war triggered by the US, ratio punters were proved wrong and silver price fell sharply compared to gold

RITES IPO: Valuation reasonable, growth prospects look good

The IPO entails disinvestment of 12.6 per cent stake by the government

After brief surge, sugar prices on decline again

With the average cost of production around Rs 3,600 a quintal, mills say their losses will widen

Beauty retailer secures Rs 175 mn from JSW Ventures, others

The funding, secured in multiple tranches, was led by an unidentified London-based investment fund

Tiller raises $13.9 million for its modern cash register

French startup Tiller has raised a $13.9 million Series B round (€12 million) from Ring Capital. Omnes Capital and existing investors 360 Capital Partners also participated in today’s funding round. The company has been working on a cash register that wor

Doctor: Stolen children 'were terrified that their world would be broken for a second time'

A pediatric emergency physician who treated three toddlers separated from their parents at the border by the Trump administration has written a horrifying account of the children’s trauma. The children, between ages one and two, were with experienced fost

American Airlines to stop transporting border kids: 'We bring families together, not apart'

American Airlines is standing up for values and has issued a scathing statement saying they will immediately stop transporting children who have been separated from their parents along the Southern border and are being shipped to places like Michigan. In t

Trump repeals National Ocean Policy, opening the seas to 'more industrial uses'

On Tuesday, Donald Trump signed an executive order repealing protections for the oceans and Great Lakes. Instead, according to The Hill, Trump’s executive order gives priority to “ocean industry” and “particularly oil and natural gas drilling.” Wit

Midday open thread: Tribe probes Border Patrol rundown of Native citizen; FAA drone oversight weak

138 days remain until the November midterm elections Today’s comic by Matt Bors is The fight against tyranny—it's here! • California bill to dump century-and-a-half old law regarding police use of force: Assembly Bill 931 would alt

Vasseur: Rebuilding an F1 team is a very complex task

Vasseur openly talked about his decision to leave Renault, his choice to cancel the Honda deal, and the restructuration of the Sauber technical department.Born in 1968, Frederic Vasseur studied aero ... Keep reading

Could a change of crew chiefs also change Kasey Kahne’s fortunes?

In his first season with Leavine Family Racing, Khane has yet to earn a top-10 finish and enters this weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway 28th in the series standings.During the past off week, LFR announced Leonard, th

Idaho Was Once Swarming with Ancient Buzz-Saw-Faced Sharks

his bizarre shark was 25 feet long and had teeth that looked like a buzz saw.

There's No Way World Cup Soccer Fans Caused an Earthquake in Mexico, Seismic Expert Says

The soccer earthquake that wasn't.

Ötzi the Iceman Had Just Sharpened His Tools Days Before His Murder

Days before his violent murder in the Italian Alps about 5,300 years ago, Ötzi the iceman re-sharpened his tools, likely with his right hand, according to a new analysis of the cut marks on his belongings.

Messi’s mom: World Cup pressure makes him 'suffer and cry'

Argentina star Lionel Messi has often been criticized for his lack of success on the international stage, and his mother says it’s taken a toll on him.Celia Cuccittini told Argentine television network El Trece that her son puts immense pressure on himself

Spurs are reportedly considering offers for Leonard

Despite a meeting between San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich and star forward Kawhi Leonard on Tuesday, it’s looking more and more like the All-Star will be dealt.Through leaks to the media, Leonard made it known last week that he wants the Spurs t

Watch Josh Brolin read Donald Trump tweets in Thanos' voice - CNET

The actor gives the president's thoughts a menacing supervillain vibe at Stephen Colbert's request.

Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash - CNET

The president says he will sign «something» in the near future that will change how his administration applies immigration rules.

South Korea crushes it in J.D. Power's 2018 Initial Quality Study - Roadshow

Genesis, Kia and Hyundai sweep the metaphorical podium with 1, 2 and 3 rankings.

Instagram debuts IGTV, a standalone app for videos from creators - CNET

At a splashy event in San Francisco, the Facebook-owned photo service announced a bigger push into video.

Microsoft agrees to acquire AI startup Bonsai to boost Azure smarts - CNET

Machines that think better is a huge deal in computing these days.

Instagram launches IGTV app for creators, 1-hour video uploads

Instagram is ready to compete head on with YouTube. Today at a flashy event in San Francisco, the company announced it will begin allowing users to upload videos up to 1 hour in length, up from the previous 1 minute limit. And to house the new longer-form vid

Sesame Workshop will produce children’s shows for Apple

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind beloved public television series Sesame Street, will be creating children’s TV programs for Apple . The partnership will involve multiple shows, including live action and animated series, as well as a s

Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after reaching 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users. Th

Google Play now makes it easier to manage your subscriptions

Mobile app subscriptions are a big business, but consumers sometimes hesitate to sign up because pausing and cancelling existing subscriptions hasn’t been as easy as opting in. Google is now addressing those concerns with the official launch of its subs

In a push into Europe, WeWork competitor Knotel acquires Ahoy!Berlin

Coworking and flexible office space has become a hot business in the last few years, as attested by the rise and rise of WeWork. Startups and entrepreneurs needed flexible working space that could flex up and down as their companies changed. The days of signi

Unique ‘Platypus Fish’ Fossil Found in Australian Reef

What do you get when you cross a platypus and a fish? One very bizarre-looking ancient fossil. Uncovered near Australia’s Brindabella Ranges, the so-named Brindabellaspis stensioi fossil features partitioned eyes and a long […] The post Unique 

AdamTots Presents: Kiki’s Dealer Service

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Should Messi be expected to carry Argentina?

Lionel Messi might be taking on more than he can handle with Argentina.

Interaction of paired and lined-up electrons can be manipulated in semiconductors

The way that electrons paired as composite particles or arranged in lines interact with each other within a semiconductor provides new design opportunities for electronics, according to recent findings.

Dogs understand what's written all over your face

Dogs are capable of understanding the emotions behind an expression on a human face. This study is the latest to reveal just how connected dogs are with people. The research also provides evidence that dogs use different parts of their brains to process huma

New screening tool could help diagnose early cognitive decline in dementia from home

An international team of scientists have developed a new way to screen for age-related cognitive decline at home using a test which asks people to detect sounds and flashes on their laptop or phone.

Mega-cruises are becoming copies of the great Las Vegas resorts

The productive improvements and innovations in the shipyards, which have made the mega ships possible, have made the cruise ship operators look for a leisure model that fills the abundant space that these new floating cities offer. In many of these ships, th

Encrypted messages in biological processes

RNA modifications can encrypt the RNA code and are responsible for a very sophisticated control of RNA function. A research team has shown that modified RNA bases have a great impact on the dynamics of gene expression from DNA to functional RNA. The study yie

2018-19 NHL Home Opener: LA Kings will host rival Sharks on Oct. 5

Fourth time in franchise history the two have faced off in LA in home-opening battle.

Mickelson apologizes 4 days after violating golf rules

NEW YORK (AP) Phil Mickelson has apologized four days after intentionally violating golf rules by hitting a moving ball on the green at the U.S. Open.

Brad Keselowski & Matt Dibenedetto react to Noah Gragson's dive-bomb move in Iowa

Brad Keselowski talks with Daryl Motte on 'Ride to Race Hub' about Noah Gragson's daring move to win the Truck race in Iowa.
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