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Abbreviated pundit roundup: Another Trump rally

Donald Trump has already declared he’s running again, and indeed, has been campaigning for reelection since he stepped into the White House. But he needs something to draw attention away from his poll numbers, lack of policy achievements, and the upcoming D

Amazon’s new Fire TV Blaster works with Echo to control your TV, soundbar, cable box and more

Amazon already offers Alexa voice control to TV owners through its Fire TV devices, by way of a voice remote or by pairing an Echo device with a Fire TV, for hands-free voice commands. Now, it’s introducing a new device, the Fire TV Blaster, which exten

Boosting wind farmers, global winds reverse decades of slowing and pick up speed

In a boon to wind farms, average daily wind speeds are picking up across much of the globe after about 30 years of gradual slowing. Research shows that wind speeds in northern mid-latitude regions have increased by roughly 7% since 2010.

Ayahuasca compound changes brainwaves to vivid 'waking-dream' state

Scientists have peered inside the brain to show how taking DMT affects human consciousness by significantly altering the brain's electrical activity.

Decarbonizing the power sector

Electricity supply is one of the biggest CO2 emitters globally. To keep global warming well below 2°C, several paths lead to zero emissions in the energy sector, and each has its potential environmental impacts -- such as air and water pollution, land-use o

Trash talk hurts, even when it comes from a robot

Trash talking has a long and colorful history of flustering game opponents, and now researchers have demonstrated that discouraging words can be perturbing even when uttered by a robot.

Huge tsunami hit Oman 1,000 years ago

15-meter high waves that pushed boulders the weight of a Leopard tank inland: This is more or less how one can imagine the tsunami that hit the coast of today's Sultanate of Oman about 1,000 years ago, as concluded by a recent study. The findings also show ho

Coutinho helps Brazil beat South Korea, end winless run

Coutinho helps Brazil beat South Korea, end winless run

Meet Dongtu, the Giphy of China

With its own universe of homegrown social networks, e-commerce platforms and search engines, the Chinese internet is a world apart from its counterpart in the U.S. But in some areas, the two countries are surprisingly similar. That’s particularly true

Salesforce Customer 360 aims to bring all customer data into a single view

The holy grail of customer experience these days involves gathering all of the data on an individual customer into a single record. Today at Dreamforce, the company’s massive customer customer conference taking place in San Francisco, Salesforce announc

Hands-on with DJI’s Osmo Mobile 3

Hello, it’s your video-making friends at TechCrunch again. This time, DJI sent us the latest iteration of their mobile phone gimbal to try out for a couple of weeks. While I took mine to Budapest and Vienna, Gregory tested his demo unit all around the Bay A

Protection or 'war against truth'? Ban on short-selling of shares returns

South Korea is considering restrictions while European authorities are investigating short-sellers over alleged market manipulation

Quartararo leads Yamaha 1-2-3 on first day of Valencia test

Quartararo set a 1m30.163s late in the afternoon before bringing the session to a halt with a  fall at Turn 10, but held onto top spot despite a challenge from Yamaha stablemate Maverick Vinales in the closing stages.After an hour of the session, just four r

PMC Bank scam: ED may give nod to sale of HDIL#39;s assets

ED has attached properties worth Rs 3,830 crore, which includes vast parcels of land in Vasai and Palghar, besides a luxury bungalow in Alibaug and luxury cars.

Employment growth slowed down in last two years: Report

The study revealed that aggregate headcount increased at 3.3 per cent annually between 2014-15 and 2018-19, that is over a four-year period.

‘Half-Life: Alyx,’ Valve’s Flagship VR Game, Confirmed

Strap yourselves in for this emotional roller coaster. Valve has just announced a new Half-Life game. And it’s a virtual reality game. We’ll give you a few minutes to process that. But it’s […] The post ‘Half-Life: Alyx,’ Valve’s Flagship V

‘His Dark Materials’ Season 1 Episode 3 Recap: Learning to Read

James Cosmo and Dafne Keen in 'His Dark Materials.' (Photo Credit: HBO) It’s only the third week, and His Dark Materials appears to be speeding though the book almost as fast as I did when I was 13. Last week’s episode saw Lyra lear

Black Friday 2019: All of the best deals for $100 and under - CNET

Deals to help stretch your Benjamins from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.

Trash-talking robot really bums humans out - CNET

«I have to say you are a terrible player» can hurt a gamer's feelings, even when it comes from a robot.

Walmart Black Friday 2019 ad: Everything going on sale next week - CNET

Amazing deals on the Apple Watch Series 3, Roku TVs and streamers, Xbox and PlayStation bundles and much more.

Black Friday 2019 MacBook deals: The 13-inch MacBook Pro is now on sale - CNET

With the new 16-inch model now on store shelves, prices on previous Pro models are hitting new lows.

Shannon Sharpe: Philip Rivers is now officially a liability for the Chargers

Shannon Sharpe reacts to the Los Angeles Chargers falling to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football in a forgettable game for veteran quarterback Philip Rivers.

Russian bear-wrestling murder convict Maxim ‘Mad Max’ Novoselov confirmed for fight return

He was recently seen wrestling a bear in Siberia but Russian MMA fighter Maxim ‘Mad Max’ Novoselov will return to action against human opposition in Moscow at the end of November, it has been confirmed. Read Full Article at RT.com

Alexander Vindman's message to his dad: 'Do not worry, I will be fine for telling the truth'

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman took a moment in his testimony in the impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump to send his father—and, by extension, the rest of us—a powerful message about stepping forward to tell the truth. “Dad, my sitting here today, in t

Central Bank of India FY19 review: Net loss at Rs 6,430cr inflated due to NPA divergence

Central Bank of India had reported a net loss of Rs 5,641.48 crore in 2018-19 earlier.

India#39;s state-run banks report frauds of over $13 bn in 6 months: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Between April and September this year, as many as 5,743 cases of fraud were reported.

India-focussed offshore funds, ETFs see withdrawal of $1.4 bn in July-September

In the previous quarter, the net outflow from offshore funds and ETFs was $941 million.

Siemens Q4 net jumps 18.4% to Rs 330 cr on higher sales

For the full year, its net income jumped 21.6 percent to Rs 1,087 crore on an revenue of Rs 13,323.1 crore, up 8.38 percent over the previous year.

Carlyle Group sells 3% stake in SBI Life for Rs 2,800 cr

The shares were offloaded at an average price of Rs 938.83, valuing the transaction at Rs 2,816.5 crore, the data showed.

NPA provisioning divergence: Central Bank's FY19 loss rises to Rs 6,430 cr

The bank had reported Rs 11,333.24 crore net NPAs during the year while the RBI assessed it at Rs 13,898.24 crore

Skip Bayless thinks Ezekiel Elliott has lost his explosiveness and can’t break big runs

Skip Bayless doubles down on his criticism of Ezekiel Elliott, claiming the Dallas Cowboys running back has lost his explosiveness and it's made him much easier to stop.

Nick Wright: James Harden is the definition of an underrated player

Nick Wright talks about the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets and discuss if James Harden is underrated in the league. Harden scored 36 points in the Rockets 132-108 win over the Trail Blazers.

Antibiotics from the sea

Biologists have succeeded in cultivating several dozen marine bacteria in the laboratory -- bacteria that had previously been paid little attention. The researchers then carried out a functional characterization of the bacteria, thus enabling a systematic scr

Get over it? When it comes to recycled water, consumers won't

If people are educated on recycled water, they may come to agree it's perfectly safe and tastes as good -- or better -- than their drinking water. They may even agree it's an answer to the critical water imbalance in California. But that doesn't mean they're

New screening method identifies inhibitors of cancer cell metabolism

A new screening system developed by scientists leverages redundancy in an important component of a cell - nucleotide metabolism - to help identify new drugs that specifically and potently block processes that are essential for cancer cell growth.

Hear this: Healthful diet tied to lower risk of hearing loss

Investigators have found that eating a healthy diet may reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss.

Watch out for 'feather duvet lung' caution doctors

Watch out for 'feather duvet lung' doctors have warned after treating a middle aged man with severe lung inflammation that developed soon after he bought feather-filled bedding.

Spotify turns its personalization technology to podcasts with launch of Your Daily Podcasts

Spotify is taking the personalization technology that powers its music playlists, like Discover Weekly and Daily Mix, and turning it to podcasts. The company announced this morning the launch of a new podcast playlist called Your Daily Podcasts, that allows u

SNC’s Dream Chaser spacecraft can supply NASA’s lunar space station – and become its own orbital platform

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) is in the process of developing ‘Dream Chaser,’ a reusable spacecraft designed to ferry cargo to the International Space Station, and bring it back to Earth, landing on a runway like the Space Shuttle. Today, the co

‘Black Lightning’ Season 3 Episode 6 Recap: An Even Less Cool Venom

Nafessa Williams as Anissa -- Photo: Mark Hill/The CW The first five episodes of this season of Black Lightning have been called “The Book of Occupation.” That occupation might be coming to an end, though. After a bunch of ASA guard
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