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Daimler pours millions into electric bus company Proterra

Proterra has raised $155 million in a funding round co-led by Daimler and Tao Capital Partner, a deal that could transform the school bus market in North America. Until now, Proterra has focused on producing electric buses for municipal, federal and commerc

Ocon hopes his F1 future is sorted «very soon»

Ocon lost his Racing Point drive following the takeover of the Force India team by a consortium led by Lawrence Stroll, whose son Lance moved across from Williams to partner long-time Force India driver Sergio Perez for this season.Mercedes boss Toto Wolff ha

Mitch McConnell calls representation for D.C. and Puerto Rico «full-bore socialism»

For decades the Republican Party has supported possible statehood. Translation: Trump is now against it

Trump's acting defense secretary is out — and this chaotic administration prepares for war

Patrick Shanahan lasted six months, and was never confirmed. At some point Trump's entire Cabinet will be «acting»

Pentagon’s plan to overwhelm China with robotic ships may be impractical or even bluff

The US Navy is eyeing a large-scale introduction of robotic surface ships of various sizes as a counter to China’s boosted capabilities. The vision, however, relies on not-yet-proven technologies and may even be a bluff. Read Full Article at RT.com

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Elizabeth Warren is a player to be reckoned with

Tina Nguyen/Vanity Fair: Elizabeth Warren is surging—and the Trump campaign is taking notice After writing off Warren, the president appears to have realized “Pocahontas” isn’t going to cut it. Outside the Fox-Republican Party nexus, she’s co

Slowdown blues: India Inc begins to put a clamp on variable pay, annual perks and offsites

Fringe benefits for employees are being cut down.

Renault unveils Triber globally in India

Renault Triber is the outcome of a joint project between Renault teams in India and France and is the world#39;s first vehicle specifically designed for the Indian market.

Voracious Black Holes Could Feed Alien Life with Radiation Blitzes

Black holes are engines of destruction on a cosmic scale, but they may also be the bringers of life.

Scholes fined $10,000 for breaching gambling rules

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has been fined 8,000 pounds ($10,000) for breaching gambling rules by betting on games

PSV Eindhoven draws Basel in Champions League qualifying

Former European champion PSV Eindhoven has been drawn to face Basel in Champions League qualifying

Sex Toy Maker Dame Sues MTA Over Sexist Ad Policies

Dame is suing the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority for refusing to display ads promoting its female-focused sex toys. A lawsuit, filed Tuesday, points to the MTA’s bevy of male-centric advertisements for erectile […] The post Sex Toy Maker

Postman raises $50 million to grow its API development platform

Postman, a five-year-old startup that is attempting to simply development, tests, and management of APIs through its platform, has raised $50 million in a new round to scale its business. The Series B for the startup, that began its journey in India, was led

Women finally beat men in medical exams after Japanese University stops rigging test

Women are outperforming men at a Japanese University for the first time in seven years, after the medical school admitted to previously rigging entrance exams to limit female entrants. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘A lot of noise for nothing,’ Michel Platini’s lawyer says as ex-UEFA boss released from custody

Former UEFA boss Michel Platini has been released from French custody on Wednesday after being questioned by police on alleged corruption during the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. Read Full Article at RT.com

Samurai Text Tells Secrets of Sword-Fighters' 'Supernatural Powers'

Dating back to the 17th century, the text contains knowledge passed down from a samurai who fought and won 33 duels in Japan.

Daimler India, HPCL launch co-branded fleet card

According to the agreement, BharatBenz customers would be eligible for DIESELAABH fleet card enabling them to save about Rs 50,000 per annum.

LT wins water supply project contract in Sri Lanka

As per the company#39;s project classification, the award value falls in the range of Rs 1,000 crore to Rs 2,500 crore.

Govt may probe violation of import policy on kabuli chana

The Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) may begin a probe into complaints that some importers may be importing chickpeas (kabuli chana) and selling them locally instead of exporting them after a value add, as required by law.

BHEL commissions 84 MW unit at Chhukha hydro project in Bhutan

It has achieved yet another milestone in Bhutan with the successful commissioning of Unit-1 of the 4x84 MW Chhukha hydro electric project.

Budget 2019: As surge in scrap imports hurts, aluminium industry asks for duty cover

Earlier this year, India became the largest importer of aluminium scrap in the world.

NCAA champion Paul Jubb gets wild card for Wimbledon

NCAA tennis champion Paul Jubb has received a wild card to play at Wimbledon

Oldest Known Galactic Get-Together Occurred Shortly After Big Bang

This is the earliest known galaxy merger in the universe.

Alcohol Boosts the Risk of Breast Cancer. Many Women Have No Idea.

Drinking alcohol is known to raise women's risk of developing breast cancer, but many women aren't aware of this link.

‘New way of looking at deep ocean’: Boaty McBoatface data may force rewrite of climate models

The ‘Boaty McBoatface’ team has published the first results from the craft’s maiden voyage, detailing a new warming mechanism in the Southern Ocean which may force a rewrite of current climate models. Read Full Article at RT.com

Rising vaccination mistrust worldwide is undermining fight against deadly diseases – research

Vaccination mistrust is highest in developed nations, with France the most skeptical, says new research. Public mistrust in vaccines is having a negative effect on the fight against deadly, preventable diseases, experts warn. Read Full Article at RT.com

Judge spares cocaine user jail, says ‘he should suffer no more for dabbling than Michael Gove’

A judge has let a cocaine user walk free after pointing out that Tory leadership contender and former Justice Secretary Michael Gove got away with the same crime. Read Full Article at RT.com

Rins: Getting stuck behind Petrucci cost me win chance

Rins ran in the battle for second with Petrucci for much of the Catalan Grand Prix, but was unable to keep the Ducati behind when he tried to pass him at mid-distance with an aggressive Turn 4 move.He almost collided with Petrucci under braking for Turn 1 lat

The iPod Touch 2019 is the cheapest way to get iOS 13 and Apple Arcade - CNET

Commentary: What the latest iPod Touch lacks in screen and battery life, it makes up for in apps, games, AR and a headphone jack.

Libra currently looks more like a fiat currency than a cryptocurrency

Facebook unveiled a cryptocurrency called Libra yesterday as well as the Libra Association, a not-for-profit that will oversee all things Libra. While Libra’s white paper draws a lot of inspiration from other cryptocurrencies, the current governance model a

Vergne: '10 cent' part to blame for G-Drive's LMP2 defeat

Vergne’s teammate Roman Rusinov had a 1m30s lead over the winning Signatech Alpine Oreca when he came in for the car’s 28th pitstop with five hours of the 24 remaining.But the team’s Aurus 01-branded Oreca refused to restart due to what the team descri

Apple Inc explores moving 15-30% of production capacity from China: Report

Apple#39;s request was a result of the extended Sino-US trade dispute, but a trade resolution will not lead to a change in the company#39;s decision.

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son

With the first Vision Fund having spent much of its capital in its two years of life, Son in May said a second fund would launch «soon» even if SoftBank was initially the only investor.

Kiev never wanted real trial, just to use me for blackmail – detained Russian journalist Vyshinsky

Russian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky, arrested in Ukraine over treason changes, says the authorities had never aimed for an actual trial and simply put him behind bars in order to use him as a bargaining chip. Read Full Article at RT.com

Dilip Buildcon dips 14% on report of possible exit from HAM projects

According to news reports, the firm is in final stages of talks to sell 12 of its HAM projects in nonbinding agreements

Indiabulls Housing, Escorts among 57 stocks that hit 52-week lows on BSE

YES Bank, Jammu & Kashmir Bank, Dewan Housing Finance Corporation, Reliance Capital, Reliance Infrastructure and Jet Airways have slipped between 32 per cent and 79 per cent since May 28.

Trent surges 5% on board nod for preferential issue of shares to Tata Sons

The total amount to be raised from issuance of shares to the promoter is about Rs 950 crore, the company said

UiPath CEO Daniel Dines is coming to Disrupt Berlin

$7 billion, that’s the valuation of UiPath following its latest funding round. Born in Romania and now headquartered in New York, the company represents a true European success story. That’s why I’m excited to announce that UiPath founder and CEO Danie

ByKolles was «not ready» for Le Mans, says Dillmann

ByKolles had skipped the Sebring FIA World Endurance Championship round at the start of the year in order to switch from Nissan's turbocharged V6 unit to the more proven naturally-aspirated Gibson V8 also used by the Rebellion Racing and DragonSpeed LMP1 team

«Fool» Lorenzo «out of control» on warm-up laps - Miller

Lorenzo grabbed headlines at the Catalan Grand Prix when he crashed at Turn 10 on lap two and brought down the Yamahas of Maverick Vinales and Valentino Rossi as well as Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso – but the Repsol Honda rider escaped punishment.Prior to the

Pot calling the kettle black? Trump accuses European Central Bank of manipulating the euro

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday took a shot at ECB head Mario Draghi, who said Europe may be in line for more stimulus money – a move which would weaken the euro against the dollar. Read Full Article at RT.com
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