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The amazing TCL 6-series TV is back on sale: $820 at Amazon and Walmart - CNET

The 55-inch 55R617 costs just $570 at Amazon and Walmart, and Best Buy has deals, too.

2,500 Years Ago, Herodotus Described a Weird Ship. Now, Archaeologists Have Found it.

One of the most elusive boats from the ancient world — a mysterious river barge that famed Greek historian Herodotus described nearly 2,500 years ago — has finally been discovered.

1st day of play at Miami Open's new site washed out

The first day of play at the Miami Open's new site has been washed out because of rain

Marcellus Wiley thinks Dave Gettleman made a 'smart move' by sticking with Eli Manning

Marcellus Wiley agrees with the decision of New York Giants' general manager Dave Gettleman sticking with Eli Manning during the roster change. He explains why there's so much equity in what Manning means for the Giants and its fanbase.

Ratel: New format sparked GT3 rebound in US after “worrying” 2018

Speaking during the opening weekend of the Blancpain GT World Challenge at COTA, where 22 GT3 cars took the start – a huge increase over 2018 grid sizes, which almost dropped to single figures at one point. A revised SprintX format – now featuring a 90-mi

The performative bickering of Kellyanne and George Conway: What's the end game?

Are they angling for a TV show when the Trump train finally derails or sputters to an end?

FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Southeast to televise 154 Atlanta Braves games for the 2019 MLB regular season

Networks to air one-hour Braves LIVE pregame shows for Opening Day on March 28 and home opener on April 1, with extended coverage throughout the season

Major step for Rangers' Mike Minor _ opening day starter

After shoulder surgery and rehab, Rangers' Mike Minor reaches a milestone _ opening day starter

Colin Cowherd responds to Paul Pierce's comments Lakers should trade LeBron if they get No. 1 pick

Paul Pierce recently stated that the Los Angeles Lakers should consider trading LeBron James if they were to get No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. Check out what Colin Cowherd thinks about Pierce's remarks.

Pirates look inward to build on promising 2018

The Pittsburgh Pirates are sticking to a familiar formula in hopes of building on their promising 2018

StaTuesday: Advanced stats for Badgers heading into big dance

FOX Sports Wisconsin examines the Wisconsin's advanced teams stats before the Badgers taken on Oregon in the NCAA tournament.

Once again facing deportation, immigrant rights leader Jeanette Vizguerra goes back into sanctuary

Jeanette Vizguerra has gone back into sanctuary. The immigrant rights leader had won a two year reprieve from deportation in 2017, using her time back in the world to be with her young children and fight for the freedom of other immigrants like her. But with

Copper, aluminium prices higher after China's tax cut for manufacturers

The tax cut will save tax burden for enterprises but companies will make use of lower tax rate

Aluminium touches three-month high after Norsk Hydro cyber attack

The trigger was the news from Hydro about their production problems after the cyber attack

Facebook announces steps it's taking to prevent discriminatory ads - CNET

Advertisers who run housing, employment or credit ads won't be able to target users by age, gender or zip code.

Google Stadia gaming at GDC 2019: Everything just announced - CNET

Google took the wraps off its Stadia streaming service, promising the «future of gaming» at the Game Developers Conference Tuesday.

Call of Duty: Mobile is coming to Android, iOS - CNET

The free app is open for preregistration online and in the Google Play Store.

Apex Legends season 1: Everything you need to know - CNET

Respawn's white-hot battle royale game now has rewards to shoot for, including unlockable skins, in-game currency and more.

Discount student tickets still available for TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2019

Here’s a shout-out to students fascinated by the world of robots and artificial intelligence. There’s a limited supply of discounted tickets left for TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics + AI, a one-day conference that takes place at UC Berkeley on April 18

Here’s how you’ll access Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service

Google isn’t launching a gaming console. The company is launching a service instead, Stadia. You’ll be able to run a game on a server and stream the video feed to your device. You won’t need to buy new hardware to access Stadia, but Stadia won’t be av

Cities are getting more serious about micromobility data

Gone are the days when cities and tech startups are constantly at odds with each other. Passport, a mobility management startup, has partnered with Charlotte, N.C., Detroit, MIch., and Omaha, Neb. to create a framework to apply parking principles, data analys

Why each No. 1 seed could be this year's Virginia

Before the 2018 NCAA Tournament, 16 seeds were 0-132 in their collective quest to knock off a No. 1 seed. Now? Now they’re 1-135. UMBC’s victory over Virginia was stunning for the fact that it happened, thrilling for the fact that it featured big play aft

Ejecting flagella could help microbes save energy during nutrient depletion

In favorable conditions, many bacteria propel themselves to food sources and other sites of interest using whip-like molecular propellers known as flagella. However, according to new research, members of the bacterial class Gammaproteobacteria eject their fla

What makes evolution go backwards?

The study of evolution is revealing new complexities, showing how the traits most beneficial to the fitness of individual plants and animals are not always the ones we see in nature. Instead, new research by behavioral scientists shows that in certain cases e

Trigger warnings do little to reduce people's distress, research shows

Trigger warnings that alert people to potentially sensitive content are increasingly popular, especially on college campuses, but research suggests that they have minimal impact on how people actually respond to content.

Weird, wild gravity of asteroid Bennu

New research is revealing the Alice in Wonderland-like physics that govern gravity near the surface of the asteroid Bennu.

How attention helps the brain perceive an object

The ability of the brain to ignore extraneous visual information is critical to how we work and function, but the processes governing perception and attention are not fully understood. Scientists have long theorized that attention to a particular object can a

HP's newest Envy laptops are designed to run cooler, longer - CNET

The HPs of spring have sprung.

Porsche restarts GT2 RS production to replace four cars lost on sunken ship - Roadshow

It's about a million times easier than trying to recover the soggy ones.

Google's Netflix-like Stadia instantly makes it a video game powerhouse - CNET

Now it's Microsoft’s Xbox, Sony's PlayStation, Nintendo’s Switch and... Google?

Every new movie and show on Netflix: April 2019 - CNET

Another season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, The Hateful Eight and more.

Apex Legends' season 1 battle pass, new character Octane available now - CNET

You'll be able to get special skins and extra rewards.

Stadia Is Google’s New Video Game Streaming Platform

Yes, Google is making a video game thing. After months of speculation (and hopeful montages of social gaming throughout the centuries) Google revealed its new Stadia platform during its GDC keynote. Instead creating […] The post Stadia Is Google’s Ne

Jeff Bezos Shows Off ‘Nerdy’ Innovations at Annual Mars Conference

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO, is hosting his annual Mars Conference again, an invite-only event that showcases many “nerdy” innovations, including flying robots, electric multicopters, and rocket engines. The conference, which is taking place [&

Images of Historic Nebraska Flooding From Space Show Stunning Detail

As a flood disaster brought on by the recent “bomb cyclone,” rages on in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa, rivers remain at all-time record levels. Nebraska has been particularly hit hard, and recent […] The post Images of Historic Nebrask

Patreon’s new fees are surprisingly low

Patreon announced today that it was creating multiple pricing tiers for its membership service, with varying levels of features offered depending on price. The company will now offer a “Lite” offering that charges a 5% commission, a “Pro” offering at

Why a top antitrust lawmaker thinks it’s time to break up Facebook

When the newly-minted chair of a congressional antitrust committee calls you out, it’s probably time to start worrying. In an op-ed for the New York Times, Rhode Island Representative David N. Cicilline has called on the Federal Trade Commission to loo

Daily Crunch: 85+ startups launch at YC Demo Day 1

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W1


Step back into a different New York—before the capitalistic white-washing and the family-friendly gentrifying. A New York at the zenith of its mania; a New York that no longer exists…

Midday open thread: Happy Birthday, CSPAN, fires, news, and flooding

Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is Jacinda of New Zealand vs. Trump: Happy Birthday, CSPAN! xOn March 19, 1979, the cable television industry started C-SPAN as a public service providing unfiltered, unbiased coverage of Congress and the nation
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