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Not just Starbucks: LA Fitness profiles, ejects, bans longtime member for working out while black

While everyone was still (rightfully) raging at a Philadelphia Starbucks for racially profiling black male customers as dangerous users of restrooms, another national chain was doing the same damn thing in New Jersey, with just a fraction of the public scrut

Only 10% of Rs 38K-crore debt raised via share pledges meet RBI norms: Crisil

The findings come amid multiple instances of sharp corrections in the price of pledged shares, which led to concerns on how to deal with the problem.

#39;87% women would quit over sexual harassment, bias in hiring#39;

Job site Indeed in a survey found that 82 percent of men were in agreement and said they would likely to leave their job in a similar scenario.

Kalpataru inks pact to buy 85% stake in Swedish firm for $24 mn

The Linjemontage i Grastorp AB was founded in 1993. It specialises in power supply solutions and services for electricity networks up to voltage range of 400 kv.

Govt moves NCLT seeking immunity for ILFS board members

The corporate affairs ministry has moved the Mumbai NCLT seeking protection for these directors from any future adverse proceedings as a precautionary measure.

Mesmerizing Alphabetical Animations by Mr. Kaplin

Last year for the month of March, motion design studio Mr. Kaplin (previously) released a series of alphabet animations loosely inspired by an object or concept beginning with the featured letter. Reflective “R’s” and planetary “P̵

ISS Daily Summary Report – 3/22/2019

USOS Extravehicular Activity (EVA) #52: Today Anne McLain (EV-1) and Nick Hague (EV-2) exited the Joint Airlock and performed US EVA #52 (Lithium Ion Battery R&R EVA #1) with a Phased Elapsed Time (PET) of 6h 39m. The primary purpose of this EVA was to fa

«Disappointed» Renault must be hard on itself - Abiteboul

The French car manufacturer has set sights on closing down the gap to the top three teams this season, but it endured some frustrations in Melbourne as it felt it never showed off the full potential of its car.Although Nico Hulkenberg finished seventh, Danie

Iannone: Aprilia not making the most of existing bike

Ex-Ducati and Suzuki rider Iannone made his Aprilia race debut in Qatar earlier this month, qualifying 19th and scoring two points for finishing 14th.Teammate Aleix Espargaro enjoyed a more competitive showing as he kicked off his third campaign with the Noal

Trump is 'more than happy' for public to see Mueller report? Yeah, don't bet on that

Believe this one when you see it, but Donald Trump is supposedly willing to have the full Mueller report released to the public. Not that he’s going to do it, but if his hand-picked attorney general did it, Trump would be okay with it.  Trump is “more t

Shannon Sharpe on Rob Gronkowski: 'I believe he's the most dominant tight end to play'

Shannon Sharpe gives his thoughts on Rob Gronkowski announcing his retirement from the NFL and explains why there was nothing left for Gronk to accomplish.

Magic sign guard Michael Carter-Williams to 2nd 10-day contract

Michael Carter-Williams has appeared in three games with the Magic, averaging 3.0 ppg., 4.7 rpg. and 2.3 apg. in 16.4 minpg.

Indian markets hit by global sell-off; Sensex drops as much as 500 points

Sensex slipped 355 points to end at 37,808.91 while the Nifty 50 lost 103 points to close at 11,354

Sebi clarifies on MF expenses, commissions for first time investors

Only the first SIP purchased by the investor shall be eligible for upfronting and in case of multiple SIPs being purchased on different dates

Seasonal demand uptick critical for consumer electrical firms

Players with a diversified portfolio such as Havells are better placed compared to pure AC players given near term uncertainties

Jet Airways shares see uptick in Security Lending and Borrowing segment

Experts say traders who have borrowed shares to short stock could be hit from upmove

Multi-deal Monday: Apple Watch, Fire tablets, crazy-cheap coffee and more - CNET

Black Friday-level pricing on popular gear, plus a sweet selfie stick for $15 and maybe the best coffee deal ever.

Apple event: How to watch and what to expect - CNET

What we know so far about Apple's TV series, subscription news service and everything else it could announce at its next launch event today, March 25.

Article 13: Europe's hotly debated revamp of copyright law, explained - CNET

The EU's proposed European Copyright Directive is being called a war on memes. Here's why.

YouTube reportedly pulls plug on high-end TV show plans - CNET

Google may be taking a step back from the TV streaming service race.

Erdogan: Istanbul's Hagia Sophia could be turned into mosque

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Istanbul's Hagia Sophia - a Byzantine-era cathedral that was turned into a mosque and now serves as a museum - could be reconverted into a mosque. Erdogan spoke during a television interview Su

Scalyr launches PowerQueries for advanced log management

Log management service Scalyr today announced the beta launch of PowerQueries, its new tools for letting its users create advanced search operations as they manage their log files and troubleshoot potential issues. The new service allows users to perform comp

Fortnite, copyright and the legal precedent that could still mean trouble for Epic Games

Anne Friedman Contributor Share on Twitter Anne Friedman is of counsel at DLA Piper where she focuses her practice on structuring and negotiating large scale sourcing and technology transactions. Andrew Deutsch Contributor Andrew Deutsch is a partner at DLA P

Hackers dropped a secret backdoor in Asus’ update software

Hackers targeted and compromised “hundreds of thousands” of Asus computer owners by pushing a backdoored update software tool from the company’s own servers. The bombshell claims, first reported by Motherboard, said the hackers digitally sig

Live from Apple’s media special event

You know Apple’s got something big in the works when it went ahead and launched new iPads, iMacs and AirPods in one week with little fanfare. And while this week’s event was a bit of a surprise, Apple’s clearly been working to it for a long time. The co

Artist Cey Adams and Pabst Blue Ribbon to Mark National Mural Day May 7, 2019

Pabst Blue Ribbon recently announced a partnership with NYC visual artist Cey Adams to launch National Mural Day, a celebration of the world's oldest and most public visual art form, on May 7. The partnership will also have Cey re-imagine Pabst Blue Ribbon's

Nick Wright evaluates Zion Williamson’s clutch performance as Duke survives UCF

Nick Wright breaks down Zion Williamson's 32-point performance in Duke's 77-76 win against UCF in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images

The Supreme Court says it won't referee a dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a famous image of basketball great Michael Jordan

Hyundai India inks wage deal with workers, technicians to get hike of Rs 25,200 per month over 3 years

The three-year wage settlement will be implemented with retrospective effect from April 2018 and will remain effective until March 2021.

HDFC to raise Rs 3,000 crore via NCDs

The secured redeemable non-convertible debentures with an issue size of Rs 2,000 crore has an option to retain oversubscription up to Rs 3,000 crore, it said in a regulatory filing.

Payment data security should be top priority: Nitin Bhatnagar, PCI SSC

A robust payment system calls for constant discussions and efforts from the industry stakeholders.

Venture Catalysts to invest $10-15 million in early stage health startups

Venture Catalysts announced tie-up with UK-based health-focused innovation platform Well Tech to launch rnfirst ever accelerator programme for Indian startups focussing on healthcare.

How watching TV and movies helps people with attachment issues

People who have trouble with romantic relationships may watch movies and TV shows for more than just a chance to escape from their lives for a bit. New research suggests that people with attachment issues are more likely than others to be engaged in the stori

Bacteria may travel thousands of miles through the air globally

Bacteria may travel thousands of miles through the air worldwide instead of hitching rides with people and animals, according to scientists. Their 'air bridge' hypothesis could shed light on how harmful bacteria share antibiotic resistance genes.

Catalyst advance removes pollutants at low temperatures

Researchers have developed a catalyst that can both withstand high temperatures and convert pollutants at near room temperature -- an important advance for reducing pollution in modern cars.

Understanding gene interactions holds key to personalized medicine

Scientists outline a new framework for studying gene function -- not in isolation, gene by gene, but as a network, to understand how multiple genes and genetic background influence trait inheritance.

Stalagmite holds key to predicting droughts, floods for India

By studying the last 50 years of growth of a stalagmite from Mawmluh Cave, they found an unexpected connection between winter rainfall amounts in northeast India and climatic conditions in the Pacific Ocean.

Pakistanis protest acquittal of 4 in India train attack

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Family members of Pakistanis killed in an Indian train explosion are protesting an Indian court's acquittal of four Hindus charged with triggering the blasts 12 years ago, which killed 68 passengers. At a rally in the eastern city of L

Drunk Shoppers Blow $48B Annually—Mostly on Amazon

I do most of my shopping from the comfort of my couch: In the digital age, there’s no reason to leave the house for groceries, clothes, home furnishings, or basically anything else. But […] The post Drunk Shoppers Blow $48B Annually—Mostly on Am

Hands-On: ‘Samurai Shodown’ Revives Classic Blade Battles

When Street Fighter IV first launched a decade ago it kicked off a full-blown renaissance for classic 2D arcade fighting games. Beloved franchises like Marvel vs. Capcom and Killer Instinct returned. Stagnant series that […] The post Hands-On: ‘S
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