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PNB scam fallout: Here's why banks must relook at indemnity policies

Given the reluctance to part with data and tendency to minimise the risks, those in the segment say banks need to seriously relook at whether they're covered for a PNB-type case

Water Abundance XPRIZE’s $1.5M winner shows how to source fresh water from the air

You may remember that back in May, the Water Abundance Xprize named the five finalists in its contest to demonstrate the sustainable and scalable collection of water from the air. Interestingly, none of those finalists were the winner — after one dropped ou

Winning is fun! Mike Williams, Chargers fired up after London trip

The Chargers held off the Titans on Sunday.

Vrabel, Titans working to fix issues before breaking for bye

The Tennessee Titans will not be escaping quickly now that they're back from London and mired in a three-game skid

If they win the House, Democrats plan to delve back into the Russia probe

House Democrats on the Intelligence Committee are ready to pick up where their GOP counterparts left off on the Russia probe when they summarily shut it down after declaring they found no evidence of collusion. In doing so, the GOP House left a trail of untur

U.S. regulator suspends trading in company for 'false' cryptocurrency claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it temporarily suspended trading in shares of American Retail Group after the company claimed SEC approval as a custodian for cryptocurrency trading.

Industrial policy may leverage blockchain tech to digitise land records for easy loans to MSMEs

The proposed industrial policy may suggest leveraging of blockchain technology to digitise land records to enable MSMEs to access easy loans against assets or properties, an official said. Use of blockchain technology to digitise land records would enhance ea

Kremlin threatens to “restore the balance” of power if US develops weapons banned under INF treaty

“This is a question of strategic security,” Dmitry Peskov says. “Such measures can make the world more dangerous”

“Some folks believe blockchain will save the universe”: Inside Alex Winter’s “Trust Machine”

Salon talks to the filmmaker about “Trust Machine,” his latest documentary exploration of transformative technology

Fox News’ Chris Wallace rips apart Trump claim that Democratic operatives are behind migrant caravan

“The idea that the Democrats were somehow behind this caravan . . . is preposterous and there’s been no evidence”

Ron DeSantis pivots to Israel when asked if “Trump is a good role model for the children of Florida”

It was enough to confuse his Democratic opponent Andrew Gillum with the bizarre pivot that he confessed he was lost

Uber’s request to grant equity to its contractors feels like a trap

Silicon Valley wants to give equity to contractors. Is this genuine income redistribution or a recruiting trick?

5 Crazy Things to Buy if You Won Mega Millions Jackpot

We all have lottery fantasies. Whether it’s buying a medieval castle or splurging on a retro sports car, the sky’s the limit with a million (or billion) bucks in your name. Well, tomorrow […] The post 5 Crazy Things to Buy if You Won Mega Mi

Badgers emphasize turnovers as big test with Northwestern awaits

The Wisconsin Badgers forced five first-half turnovers against Illinois on Saturday.

After bye week, Packers begin to prepare for unbeaten Rams

The Green Bay Packers went back to work following their bye week knowing they'll have their hands full with the undefeated Los Angeles Rams on Sunday

Manny the Masher, Manny the Miscreant & Macho Manny

Manny the Masher, Manny the Miscreant & Macho Manny

Recent turnaround has Vikings defense back to ‘elite’ status

The Minnesota Vikings defense is back to its old self.

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets' rout of Suns

Deandre Ayton never got going and finished with 5 points on 2-of-7 shooting.

Oculus exit is latest sign Mark Zuckerberg can’t keep top Facebook execs - CNET

Brendan Iribe, who was Oculus CEO until 2016, is among a string of executives to leave the social media company.

YouTube CEO asks creators to ‘take action’ against EU copyright law - CNET

Susan Wojcicki protests the controversial Article 13 in Europe.

Mozilla's Firefox offers VPN service to boost privacy for $10 a month - CNET

Financial independence from Google isn't easy for a web browser.

Bills QB Anderson to start against Patriots; Allen ruled out

Bills QB Anderson to start against Patriots; Allen ruled out

Gutting it out: Game 1 starter Sale pitching for Series ring

Chris Sale is ready to start Game 1 of the World Series for the Red Sox, nine days after he was hospitalized with what the team called a stomach illness

Despite loss, Georgia still has clear path to SEC title game

Jonathan Ledbetter and Elijah Holyfield say losing badly at LSU gave No. 7 Georgia a reality check heading into the annual showdown against No. 9 Florida

Texans have quick turnaround as they look to stay on a roll

Texans have quick turnaround as they look to stay on a roll

Falcons wide receivers Sanu, Ridley active against Giants

Falcons WRs Calvin Ridley and Mohamed Sanu in uniform against Giants, who are without WRs Shepard, Davis

Looks like Tiger Global Management just closed the second biggest venture fund this year

As we noted six months ago, Tiger Global Management, the 17-year-old investment group, is starting to see a whole lot of its venture-related startup investments pay off. We also guessed that because of those wins, the outfit was likely lining up commitments f

Los Angeles investors and entrepreneurs launch PledgeLA, a diversity and inclusion program

In an attempt to boost diversity and inclusion efforts and civic engagement between the growing technology industry in Los Angeles and the community that surrounds it, over 80 venture capitalists and entrepreneurs joined the city’s mayor, Eric Garcetti

Water Abundance Xprize’s $1.5M winner shows how to source fresh water from the air

You may remember that back in May, the Water Abundance Xprize named the five finalists in its contest to demonstrate the sustainable and scalable collection of water from the air. Interestingly, none of those finalists were the winner — after one dropped ou

Here’s a list of many times the media promoted Trump as a champion of LGBT rights

Arguably, the conservative movement’s biggest coup these past few decades has been to convince a considerable swath of the American public (and news journalists) that the media landscape is inherently “left-leaning.” The term “liberal media” is bel

Dead Sea Scroll Fragments in Museum of the Bible Are Fake

These aren't ancient pieces of the biblical text but rather modern forgeries.

This Very Good Dog Is Defending America Against African Swine Fever

An airport detector dog named Hardy is earning praise for sniffing out the bacon, so to speak.

Could Chuck Grassley be a bigger jerk?

Not only are Mitch McConnell and Chuck Grassley reneging on the agreement they reached with Democrats earlier this month on federal judges, Grassley is being needlessly and egregiously assholish about it. The Committee has gone ahead, while supposedly in rece

NASA's first image of Mars from a CubeSat

NASA's MarCO mission was designed to find out if briefcase-sized spacecraft called CubeSats could survive the journey to deep space. Now, MarCO -- which stands for Mars Cube One -- has Mars in sight.

Mars: Oxygen-rich, life-supporting liquid water?

Given the right circumstances, water on Mars could hold more oxygen than previously believed, theoretically enough to support aerobic respiration, new research suggests.

Brain wave device enhances memory function

The entrainment of theta brain waves with a commercially available device not only enhances theta wave activity, but also boosts memory performance, according to new research.

Antibodies linked to heart attacks

Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study reports.

Raiders trade Amari Cooper to Cowboys for first-round pick

The Cowboys and Raiders look to have reached an agreement on Amari Cooper, with ESPN.com’s Josina Anderson reporting (via Twitter) the fourth-year wide receiver will head to Dallas. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports tweets this transaction is indeed happening

Report: Le'Veon Bell won't return to Steelers this week

The long-awaited return of Le’Veon Bell to the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to be put on hold once again, as Jim Trotter is reporting the running back won’t report this week. At this point, one wonders what Bell’s end game really is. He has until Week

LSU linebacker that was ejected for targeting will miss fist half of Alabama game

LSU linebacker Devin White was called for targeting and will miss the first half of the game against No. 1 Alabama.
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