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YouTube revamps its Red subscription service to offer standalone music streaming

Like Google’s messaging focus, YouTube’s efforts to spin out successful streaming and music products has felt confusing and haphazard. Now the company is simplifying and consolidating that play by decoupling the music and film components with the

Morning Digest: Is Utah's governor really retiring next year? Even he doesn't seem sure

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. LEAD

Trump folds in State of the Union face-off with Pelosi

Despite sending a pair of snarly, snarky letters hinting that he intended to march into the House chamber with or without an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday evening that he would hold off on delivering a State o

Planetary Collision That Formed Moon Left Elements For Life on Earth

All life on Earth is probably made possible by a planetary collision that created the Moon more than 4.4 billion years ago. A new study by Rice University petrologists reveals that most of […] The post Planetary Collision That Formed Moon Left Elements

Scientists Drill Deepest Hole Ever in Antarctica

They hope it will help them understand how the ice sheet will respond to climate change.

How to tell Pirelli’s new F1 tyres apart in testing

The Italian company will provide five compounds this season, compared to seven in 2018.Pirelli will use three nominated colours to identify tyres at races in 2019: the white will be the hard, the yellow will be the medium and the red will be the soft.It has c

MotoGP to retire Hayden's number

An event will take place at the Grand Prix of the Americas at Austin in April to mark the occasion.Hayden died as a result of head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in 2017.Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of MotoGP promoter Dorna Sports, said: «Nicky

Porsche unveils Brumos-inspired Rolex 24 livery

The legendary Brumos IMSA squad, which was founded in 1971, won the Daytona 24 Hours four times, first with the Porsche Carrera RSR in 1973 and '75, then with the Porsche 935 in '78 and finally with a Porsche-powered Riley Mk. XI as recently as 2009.It also s

Meeke leads Ogier in Monte Carlo shakedown

The WRC returnee refused to read anything into his time, which was a tenth of a second faster than six-time Monte winner and defending champion Sebastien Ogier.Meeke completed five runs at the two-mile stage which was run in dry, sunny conditions.“It’s sh

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' $140B divorce: What you need to know - CNET

A look at the effects the split may have on Amazon, its employees and its customers.

My long, emotional year without Netflix - CNET

Commentary: Netflix was more than a video service. It tied me to someone I loved.

Unraveling the mystery behind Twitter’s most cryptic tweets - CNET

Twitter wants to reflect the social media site’s “lighter, more conversational nature.” Not everyone is laughing.

Oil rises after US threat of sanctions on Venezuelan crude exports

With Iran already crippled by US sanctions on its oil, a further drop in Venezuelan exports could squeeze global supply and rapidly push up prices

A year later, Sanchez still looking to prove worth at United

A year after Alexis Sanchez left Arsenal, his fortunes at Manchester United could be about to change

1998's Resident Evil 2 changed my life, and the new remake is pretty good, too - CNET

How a bonus check, a soft drink anniversary and a well-timed TV commercial got me writing about technology and games.

Tata Motors to bid adieu to Nano from April 2020

The Nano was launched in 2009 with an initial price of about Rs one lakh.

Editor#39;s Take | The continuing mess at ILFS

Uttaresh Venkateshwaran is in conversation with Moneycontrol#39;s Deputy Executive Editor Ravi Krishnan to discuss the downgrade and the crisis at ILFS.

Global biz leaders raise concerns over e-commerce policy changes in India

Multiple business leaders attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting here said there are confusions in their mind in the backdrop of recent policy changes for e-commerce players having FDI in India.

Coal India#39;s supplies to power sector rise 8% to 390 MT

«Coal India Ltd has supplied 389.63 MT coal to power sector during current year (up to January 22, 2019) registering a growth of eight per cent over the same period of last year,» the coal ministry said in a statement.

Reporter#39;s Take | Mercedes-Benz launches V-Class at Rs 68.40 lakh

The V-Class comes powered with a BS-VI compliant 2.2 litre diesel engine that generates peak power of 120kW and 380Nm torque.

Cartoon: Donald Trump IS... Tariff Man!

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PNB Housing Finance reports 32% rise in Q3 net profit to Rs 303 cr

Net interest margin increased to 3.06%, as against 3.02% for the third quarter of the previous fiscal

The Plankk launches mobile app providing fitness classes from influencers

Leveraging years of building out white-labeled fitness applications for the health and wellness spokesmodels made Instagram famous, wellness startup, Plankk,  is now launching a digital app called The Plankk Studio where fans can take lessons from their fa

WhatsApp Business app adds customer service features to its desktop and web apps

A year ago, Facebook-owned WhatsApp officially introduced its standalone app aimed at small business customers. Today, the WhatsApp Business app has grown to reach 5 million business customers, the company says. And now it’s making the app easier to us

Blue Prism looks to partners to expand robotic process automation with AI

Blue Prism helped coin the term robotic process automation (RPA) when the company was founded back in 2001 to help companies understand the notion of automating mundane business processes. Today, it’s releasing updates to that platform including an upd

Saudi Arabia: We’ll pump the world’s very last barrel of oil

OPEC’s largest crude oil producer, Saudi Arabia, expects oil demand to be rising till at least 2040, and thinks that it’s the most competent oil producer to continue meeting this demand growth. Read Full Article at RT.com

Dutch Designers Make ‘Fashion Statement’ With Meme-Covered Couture

All your dresses are belong to us. Dutch designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren (known as Viktor&Rolf) made the Internet fashionable with their latest couture dress collection. Highlighted in a Paris runway show […] The post Dutch Designers Mak

Abbreviated pundit roundup: Suborning perjury; taxing the rich; making TVA a clean energy leader

At The New Republic, Marcy Wheeler, known for a decade and a half to her many readers as emptywheel, writes—How Trump Suborns Perjury: Even without BuzzFeed’s explosive report about Michael Cohen, the evidence shows that the president has persuaded his as

No travel advisory for northeast South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Transportation officials are advising against travel in northeast South Dakota because of a blizzard warning. The Department of Transportation says high winds are reducing visibility on some roads to near zero because of the blowing s

How Did Uranus End Up On Its Side?

A body at least twice as massive as the Earth smashing into Uranus could have made it lopsided, shows research.

Jugaad: Of Intimacy and Love

Intimate portraits and candid quotes explore the challenges of same-sex love in societies with rigid definitions of masculinity.

Jaypee Infratech lenders extend deadline till Feb 15 for resolution plans

The four shortlisted bidders, state-owned NBCC, Kotak Investment, Singapore-based Cube Highways and Suraksha group, were earlier asked to submit resolution plans by January 27 to revive Jaypee Infratech, which is undergoing insolvency proceedings in the Natio

SBI MF CIO expects double-digit returns from equities in 2019 amid high volatility

Global factors and noise around general election will be a drag on the market performance, particularly in the first six months of 2019

Videocon loan case: CBI registers FIR against Chanda Kochhar; what we know so far

It is alleged that Videocon promoter Venugopal Dhoot allegedly invested crores of Rupees in Nupower months after the Videocon group got Rs 3,250 crore as loan from the ICICI Bank in 2012, they said.

Nadal breaks, beats Tsitsipas for 5th Australian Open final

Rafael Nadal reached his fifth Australian Open final by beating 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitispas 6-2, 6-4, 6-0

Spain not immune to problems in VAR's debut season

Spain not immune to problems in VAR's debut season

Australia 72-2 chasing Sri Lanka's 144 in 1st test

Australia 72-2 chasing Sri Lanka's 144 in 1st test

James entering decisive days at Bayern with future unclear

Leon Goretzka's emergence at Bayern Munich is bad news for James Rodriguez

US-China trade war is a ‘blessing in disguise’ for Indonesia

The trade dispute between Washington and Beijing could unlock opportunities for other players in Asia, the Indonesian minister of industry said in an interview with RT during the World Economic Forum in Davos. Read Full Article at RT.com

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