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2 held for duping people on pretext of bitcoin mining, trading

Two men were arrested for allegedly duping people of large sums of money after luring them into bitcoin mining and trading on the promise of high returns since December 2016, the police said today. They also falsely claimed that their online portal was being

Maximizing conservation benefits

Overexploitation and population collapse pose significant threats to marine fish stocks across the globe. While certain fish populations have already collapsed, research indicates that nearly one third of fisheries worldwide are currently impacted by overharv

Preventing collapse after catastrophe

As the impacts of climate change escalate, ecosystems will likely undergo events that will disrupt entire populations. In marine ecosystems, anthropogenic warming has subjected organisms to elevated temperatures, oxygen loss, and acidification. The increased

Impeding white blood cells in antiphospholipid syndrome reduced blood clots

A new study examined APS at the cellular level and found that two drugs reduced development of blood clots in mice affected with the condition.

2020 VW Golf debut delayed because of software setbacks, report says - Roadshow

Its European launch is expected to take place in late February, but the unveiling date is still unknown.

The best antivirus protection of 2019 for Windows 10 - CNET

Your PC needs protection against malware, and free antivirus software may be enough. Here's what to get for Windows 10, and what's worth paying extra for.

T-Mobile racks up more customers as it awaits fate of Sprint merger - CNET

The company says it's had one of its best quarters yet.

Facebook faces investigation by New York Attorney General over email collection - CNET

Facebook «unintentionally» harvested the email contacts of about 1.5 million users.

OnePlus 7 Pro confirmed with triple rear cameras - CNET

Looks like the rumor turned out to be true.

Zwift CEO Eric Min on fitness-gaming and bringing esports into the Olympics

The rumored IPO plans of $4 billion spinning brand Peloton marks the rise of a wave of interactive fitness startups like Mirror, Tonal, Hydrow, and At Home 360 that combine a monthly subscription to recorded and/or live video classes with workout hardware. T

Court strikes down Michigan GOP's gerrymanders and orders fairer House and legislative maps for 2020

On Thursday, a federal district court struck down 34 of Michigan's congressional and state legislative districts, ruling that Republican gerrymandering had violated the First and 14th Amendment rights of Democratic voters. The court ordered that the invalid

Shantel Kalika eager to return to Pinty’s Series this season

The former Wyant Group Raceway 2016 Pro Truck and 2018 Sportsman champion debuted with the series last July in the doubleheader at her home track and also at nearby Edmonton (Alberta) International Raceway. She will return to compete in those events later thi

Jan Magnussen: Bruising battle at the Beach

Another IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race is in the books for 2019. Despite being one of the shortest races of the year, Long Beach packs a lot of action into just 100 minutes. There were a couple of incidents during the race and action all through

The Markup faces staff exodus and funder scrutiny following ouster of Julia Angwin

The Markup appears to be facing a staff revolt — and its financial backers may be reconsidering their support — following the firing of editor-in-chief Julia Angwin. When the site was announced last fall, it was backed by $20 million from Craigslist found

MuseNet generates original songs in seconds, from Bollywood to Bach (or both)

Have you ever wanted to hear a concerto for piano and harp, in the style of Mozart by way of Katy Perry? Well, why not? Because now you can, with OpenAI's latest (and blessedly not potentially catastrophic) creation, MuseNet. This machine learning model produ

A quick look at how fast Series A and seed rounds have ballooned in recent years, fueled by top investors

Wing, a nine-year-old, Silicon Valley venture firm co-founded by veteran VCs Peter Wagner and Gaurav Garg, produces interesting research about its own industry every now and then, based on a smaller data sets than firms like Pitchbook or CB Insights tend to u

Luminary ‘retooling’ after podcasters request removal from service

Last month, a New York Times piece heralded the arrival of Luminary. The story focused on the startup’s healthy funding (almost $100 million) and its “subscription-based business model that it hopes will push the medium into a new phase of growth.” You

Jason Whitlock: Kyler Murray doesn’t want the responsibility of being the face of an NFL franchise

On today's Whitlogue, Jason Whitlock discusses top QB prospect Kyler Murray. Hear why Whitlock thinks that Murray doesn't want the responsibility that comes with being the face of an NFL franchise.

Jordan Smith posts 7-under 66 to lead at Trophee Hassan II

Jordan Smith of England carded a bogey-free 7-under 66 on Thursday to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the Trophee Hassan II

Greinke leads Diamondbacks past Pirates for 4-game sweep

Zack Greinke, 2 Arizona relievers allow 5 hits in 5-0 victory over Pittsburgh Pirates that secures 4-game sweep for Diamondbacks

Sevilla tops Rayo to stay in fight for Champions League spot

Sevilla has routed last-place Rayo Vallecano 5-0 in the Spanish league to stay in contention for the final Champions League spot

Murray would be 22nd Heisman winner drafted No. 1 overall

Murray would be 22nd Heisman winner drafted No. 1 overall

Trump predicts Supreme Court will rule in his favor on Census citizenship question

Trump celebrates on Twitter as SCOTUS reportedly poised to approve Census citizenship question

Google makes it simpler for employees to report harassment and discrimination - CNET

The changes come almost six months after the historic Google walkout.

Amazon's profits continue rolling in - CNET

But revenue growth is slowing.

Trump really is building a wall—right across Washington

It’s absolutely not unusual for the White House to push back against requests from Congress. Scrabbling to the edge of Article I and Article II powers has been an issue since the Washington administration, and there’s a good argument to be made that the b

‘Political Islam’ wants to ‘secede’ from France – Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed an ‘intractable’ fight against ‘political Islam,’ which he said seeks secession from the French Republic. His comments left many puzzled about his goals. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ukraine passes controversial language law, isolating Russian-speakers

Ukraine’s parliament has passed a law requiring the use of the Ukrainian language in almost all aspects of public life. While the move aims to solidify national identity, it could disenfranchise the country’s Russian speakers. Read Full Article at RT.com

Macron tells French to ‘work more’ while offering tax cuts to Yellow Vests

French President Emmanuel Macron has offered another 5 billion euros worth of tax cuts and government reforms as a way to appease Yellow Vest protesters but insists the French must “work more” in turn. Read Full Article at RT.com

What Are Bacteria?

Friend or foe? These tiny microbes can cure or kill.

Avengers: Endgame or bust -- My 59-hour Marvel movie marathon's on day 3 - CNET

I'm holed up in a theater watching 22 Marvel films back to back. At the halfway point, I'm feeling great (and loving Captain America).

The US Navy is drafting new rules to report UFO sightings - CNET

*X-Files theme song plays loudly.*

Avengers: Endgame has already hit $169M internationally - CNET

It broke records in several international markets.

The Latest: Legislative committee rejects preschool funding

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on the Montana legislative session (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Montana legislative committee has rejected efforts to include funding for preschool in the state budget over the next two years. The four Republicans on the comm

Vintage Shelf: There’s More to ‘The Hunger’ Than Just Sex, Vampires, and Bowie

There’s this line that gets tossed around by directors who have made “highbrow” horror films (you know, the kind released by A24 and Annapurna that purport to rely heavily on atmosphere over schlocky […] The post Vintage Shelf: There’s More

A Cremated Cat Will Be ‘Buried’ in Space for the First Time

Pikachu is going where no kitty has gone before: The tabby cat, who recently passed away from feline diabetes, will be launched to space for the first time and receive the ultimate cosmic […] The post A Cremated Cat Will Be ‘Buried’ in Spac

The 313: Endzone Game (VIDEO)

In honor of the NFL Draft and Avengers: Endgame, FOX Sports Detroit and The 313 present to you, Detroit Lions: Endzone Game.

Maple Leafs' Zach Hyman needs surgery for torn knee ligament

Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman has torn knee ligament, expected to be out at least 6 months

Jaguars Draft Preview: Building around newly acquired QB Nick Foles paramount

The Jacksonville Jaguars will use the draft to build around quarterback Nick Foles -- the most expensive player in franchise history.

Mercury star Taurasi likely out 12 weeks after back surgery

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi underwent back surgery to alleviate symptoms from a disc protrusion and will miss the start of the 2019 season
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