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Coinbase didn’t get (or need) SEC approval for acquisitions after all, company says

Hmm. Well, after Coinbase confirmed to Bloomberg (and us) that they had received regulatory approval for some acquisitions that would let it eventually usher in trading tokenized securities on its exchange, the company is now walking back which agencies it re

Naked blonde video leads to judge’s resignation in Southern Russia

Yury Makarov, the chairman of a district court in Stavropol, Russia, resigned after a lewd video of someone resembling him and a naked woman buying champagne from a gas station was leaked on the internet. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tinder’s latest feature, Tinder U, is only for college students

Tinder is today rolling out what may be one of its smartest additions yet with the launch of Tinder U, a feature designed specifically for Tinder users in college. Once enabled, students with a .edu email address will be able to register with their school, th

Braavo raises $6M for its app financing business

Braavo, a startup that provides financing to mobile app developers, is announcing that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The might not seem like much compared to the $70 million that Braavo announced raising last year, but that was debt financing

US sanctions six Russia-flagged vessels, 4 companies & 2 individuals - Treasury

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Wickens has back surgery, spinal cord injury “indeterminate”

A statement read: “Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens underwent surgery Monday, Aug. 20 at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest to stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture, associated with a spinal cord injury sustained during the INDYCAR event

Vergne says he's been approached by F1 team for 2019

Vergne was dropped by Red Bull at the end of 2014 after three seasons racing for its junior team Toro Rosso. He has since become a leading FE and LMP2 driver, clinching the electric single-seater series' 2017/18 title and racing in the World Endurance Champio

IndyCar driver Wickens has rods, screws placed into spine

IndyCar driver Wickens has rods, screws placed into spine

Eerie Sky Glow Called 'Steve' Isn't an Aurora, Is 'Completely Unknown' to Science

There is a beautiful mystery in the sky, and its name is Steve.

Lego's Star Wars Cloud City depicts Empire Strikes Back moments - CNET

Four Star Wars moments, one set.

Google Fit adds new tools to entice you to exercise - CNET

The search giant introduces «Move Minutes» and «Heart Points,» which keep track of little things you do to stay active.

Yale Assure smart locks now work with Xfinity Home - CNET

If you've got a Zigbee-enabled Yale Assure lock, you can now control it through Xfinity Home and your X1 voice remote.

Tinder lets college kids swipe their way across campus - CNET

Tinder U is the dating app's new feature for the collegiate crowd.

Audible offers free beginners' workout programs to subscribers - CNET

But they won't be free for long.

Pogba's future at Man United mired in uncertainty

Pogba's future at Man United mired in uncertainty

ISS Daily Summary Report – 8/20/2018

Waste Hygiene Compartment (WHC) Blower Circuit Breaker Trip: This morning the circuit breaker to the WHC blower tripped. After the crew ran the nominal malfunction procedure, the breaker again tripped prompting ground specialists to declare the hardware faile

Leonard still reportedly prefers to sign with Clippers or Lakers

Kawhi Leonard may not be as opposed to playing for the Toronto Raptors as initially believed, but his desires for when he becomes a free agent next summer have apparently not changed.According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Leonard still prefers to sign wit

Adobe’s marketing tools will soon use AI to predict the best times to send emails

Adobe Sensei, the company’s catch-all name for all of its machine learning tools, will soon be put to use to predict the best times to send you a marketing email. This new technology, which came out of Adobe’s research labs, will likely become ava

Canvass Analytics raises $5M led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI fund

Canvass Analytics, an AI-based predictive analytics platform that helps streamline industrial operations, announced today that it has raised $5 million in funding led by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI investment fund. Bedrock Industries, Viaduct Ventures an

Slack confirms it has raised $427M at a post-money valuation of over $7.1B

Slack, the workplace communications platform, has taken off like a rocket since launching in 2013 and now has more than 8 million daily active users and 70,000 teams paying to use it. Now the startup of the same name has closed its latest round of funding to

UK phone giant EE fixes free data gifting bug

EE, the largest phone network in the UK, has fixed a website bug that allowed customers to add an unlimited amount of plan data to their accounts for free. The bug allowed any customer to top up their plan’s data allowance at no cost by modifying code o

Foundries.io promises standardized open source IoT device security

IoT devices currently lack a standard way of applying security. It leaves consumers, whether business or individuals, left to wonder if their devices are secure and up-to-date. Foundries.io, a company that launched today, wants to change that by offering a st

DragonSpeed LMP1 behaved like «wild horse» at Silverstone

DragonSpeed’s #10 BR Engineering BR1 spent the entire weekend some way behind the works SMP Racing cars, qualifying 4.5 seconds off the pace and only ahead of the ByKolles ENSO CLM P1/01 in the eight-car LMP1 field. Van der Zande and teammates Ben Hanley an

704Games announces new investment from Motorsport Network

CHARLOTTE, N.C., August 21, 2018 – 704Games, NASCAR Team Properties' exclusive console simulation-style video game licensee, announced today a new round of investment from international media and technology company Motorsport Network, whose platforms repre

Liu breaks 50-meter backstroke world record at Asian Games

Liu breaks 50-meter backstroke world record at Asian Games

Orioles agree to terms with 16-year-old OF from Dominican

The Baltimore Orioles agree to terms with outfielder Isaac Bellony, a 16-year-old from the Dominican Republic

BUNDESLIGA 2018-19: Guide to the promoted teams

A look at Fortuna Duesseldorf and Nuremberg, the promoted teams preparing for their return to the Bundesliga this weekend

Next Level: Breaking down Kurt Busch's up-and-down road to victory at Bristol

AJ Allmendinger and Larry McReynolds go 'Next Level' to break down Kurt Busch's wild night at Bristol that saw him snap a 58-race winless streak.

UEFA president Ceferin formally nominated for re-election

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has been formally nominated for re-election by his home federation in Slovenia

Sculptural Headdresses by Joshua Werber Transform Blossoms into Wearable Art

In addition to designing dramatic floral arrangements for vases, Joshua Werber uses an unusual substrate: his head. The Brooklyn-based designer’s ongoing series #FloralTeteATete focuses on just one or two flower types at a time. Using the blossom’

T-Shirt Tuesday: The Best Gundam Shirts

Back in the days of geek prehistory, a T-shirt was a signal to the world around you that you cared about your nerdy pursuits enough to fly them like a flag. Companies like […] The post T-Shirt Tuesday: The Best Gundam Shirts appeared first on Geek.com.

Ray Santiago On the End of Ash and the Future of Evil Dead

Ash vs. Evil Dead was a beautiful, disgusting, hilarious and horrifying show that deserved a much bigger audience. With Bruce Campbell reprising the role of Ash Williams for what would turn out to be […] The post Ray Santiago On the End of Ash and the

4 things the Note 9 doesn't have that Samsung may be saving for its Galaxy S10 - CNET

In-screen fingerprint reader? 5G readiness? Samsung could be saving these all for its next flagship.

Yara Shahidi gives voice to a new generation - CNET

From CNET Magazine: The Grown-ish star wants everyone her age to speak their truth, get active and vote in this year's elections. She's using the internet to make it happen.

The Manafort jury won’t be quiet much longer ... and their verdict matters to Trump

Since asking a quartet of questions last Thursday, the jury in Paul Manafort’s first trial has been all but silent. Manafort’s lawyers have been spreading the word that the fact that the jury did not come back immediately was a good sign for their client

Under probe, Kochhar eyes becoming director on ICICI Securities board again

Chanda Kochhar is also a director for ICICI Lombard General Insurance, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company and ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company

United by US sanctions: Iran could trade with Crimea using Russian river system

US-sanctioned Iran is interested in doing business with Russia's Crimea, according to the authorities from the Russian region, which is also facing sanctions from Washington and Brussels. Read Full Article at RT.com

Cartoon: Wheel of Dystopia

I'm writing this after spending the day hunkered down indoors next to an air purifier, as I have the good fortune of being in Washington state while it's home to some of the world's worst air pollution. For the second year in a row, smoke from wildfires has r

Morning Digest: Daily Kos Elections moves Wisconsin governor's race rating to Tossup

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

Mazepin's company questions Force India rescue process

Chemical firm Uralkali is closely associated with Dmitry Mazepin, father of F2 racer and Force India test driver Nikita Mazepin. Mazepin Sr is its deputy chairman of the board of directors, as well as chairman of holding company Uralchem. In a statement issue
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