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Russian security forces granted permission to shoot down ‘unsafe’ drones

Russian MPs have voted to grant police and other security services the right to take control of UAVs remotely or shoot them down if they jeopardize the security of people and infrastructure. Read Full Article at

Anomalous data can lead to growth opportunities

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Shopify joins Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Association

After eBay, Visa, Stripe, and other high-profile departures, the Libra Association scored a win today with the addition of Shopify. The ecommerce platform will become a Libra Association member, contributing financially and operating a node that processes tra

IDFC First Bank to raise up to Rs 2000 cr in tier-II debt capital via bonds

Funded assets of the bank rose marginally to Rs 1.06 trillion in December 2019 from Rs 1.04 trillion a year ago

Gold prices surge 2% in domestic markets to new high on global cues

Standard gold in Mumbai's Zaveri bazaar rose to Rs 42,400 per 10gm in spot trade

Victims of Office Depot’s Fake Malware Scan Scam Get Paid

Last spring the FTC brought the hammer down on Office Depot to the tune of $35 million. The offense: tricking users into thinking their computers were infected with malware and charging for unnecessary […] The post Victims of Office Depot’s Fake M

Google Doodle honors Mexican comedian Chespirito - CNET

Roberto Gómez Bolaños, a popular Mexican entertainer, would have been 91 years old today.

Russia has already quarantined 2,500 people to prevent spread of KILLER coronavirus infection - Moscow mayor

Despite its 4,000km border with China, Russia currently has no live reported domestic cases of the pathogen which has sent its neighbor into lock-down. Authorities clearly want to try and keep it that way. Read Full Article at

Can masturbation & cunnilingus improve athletic performance? Sexologist discusses Tyson Fury’s ‘training regime'

Tyson Fury claims to masturbate 7 times a day to raise testosterone and practice oral sex to strengthen his jaw in training. But can either give you an edge in a fight? RT Sport spoke to a sexologist to find out the truth. Read Full Article at

'Ukraine is Europe… of the Middle Ages’: Zelensky slams angry mob who protested against evacuees from coronavirus-stricken Wuhan

Protests against Ukrainians evacuated from Wuhan which descended into road blockades and clashes with police have drawn the ire of President Volodymir Zelensky, who said his nation has fallen back into the Middle Ages. Read Full Article at

Trump names right-wing troll Richard Grenell to run national intelligence: What could go wrong?

Angered by more Russia revelations, Trump appoints unqualified hack to lead purge of intelligence agencies

Sanctions? Russia attracts $21 BILLION in foreign investments

Foreign investors poured billions of dollars into the Russian economy last year, according to research from global accounting firm KPMG. Investors appreciated the country’s economic stability, it said. Read Full Article at

The one moment that shows why Elizabeth Warren is the Democrats' top debater

Earlier I wrote about why Elizabeth Warren was our best-bet debater against Donald Trump, and why it mattered. Now I’m going to show the one clip that proves it once and for all.  Remember, Mike Bloomberg was the perfect stand-in for Donald Trump: a mora

Cardinals’ spring training opener airs Saturday on FOX Sports Midwest

The St. Louis Cardinals open spring training play Saturday, Feb. 22, against the New York Mets, and fans can watch the game live on FOX Sports Midwest.

Flash flood kills 6 students on Indonesian school trip

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - A flash flood hit hundreds of students and teachers who were hiking along a river on Indonesia's main island of Java, killing at least six of the students, officials said. Five others were reported missing. The group of 250 junio

Ferrari not as fast as Mercedes, Red Bull - Binotto

Ferrari made a low-key start to testing on Wednesday with the eighth fastest time on the opening day, where it was behind both Mercedes – which topped the times with Lewis Hamilton's 1m16.976s – and Red Bull.Sebastian Vettel was able to set a lap 0.2 seco

Bottas feels rivals will struggle to copy DAS

Mercedes sparked intrigue in the Formula 1 paddock when it debuted its new DAS system on the second day of pre-season testing in Barcelona.The system allowed Bottas and teammate Lewis Hamilton to adjust the toe angle of the Mercedes W11 car by pulling the ste

Ferrari will seek FIA clarification on DAS

Mercedes has already made it clear that it checked the legality of DAS with the FIA before proceeding with it.Binotto also admitted that Ferrari has not yet fully understood what the potential advantages of the innovation are, and suggested that his team woul

Why Dropbox shares are soaring after it reported earnings

While the broader SaaS category has seen huge valuation gains in recent quarters, Dropbox has not. But perhaps the environment is changing for the company with its latest results.

University of Dayton Men’s Basketball on FOX Sports Ohio

No. 5 ranked University of Dayton men’s basketball will be on FOX Sports Ohio.

Despite his claims, Bloomberg didn't disclose taxes as NYC mayor — and I have the receipts

In Las Vegas, Bloomberg claimed he released his tax returns as NYC mayor. I was there — and that's not true

Where top VCs are investing in manufacturing and warehouse robotics

Robotics and automation tools are now foundational parts of warehouses and manufacturing facilities around the world. Unlike many other robotics and AI use cases, the technology has moved well beyond the theoretical into practice and is used by small supplier

Equity is not always the answer

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a fun combination of early-stage and late-stage news, with companies as young as seed-stage and as old as PE-wor

Emma review: Comedy of manners is dazzling and witty but doesn't dig deep - CNET

If this effervescent Austen adaptation is guilty of one thing, it's that it's too devoted to its source material.

Bloomberg's meme campaign underscores the loopholes in political-ad rules - CNET

Presidential candidates are paying social media influencers to spread political messages.

Mongoose unveils its first full line of electric scooters at Toy Fair - CNET

Exclusive: The Mongoose React E4, E2 and E1 electric scooters start as low as $120.

Hulu March 2020: Every new movie and show coming this month - CNET

Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington star in Little Fires Everywhere, and the creator of Ex Machina is back with Devs.

Morning Digest: Alabama Republicans air each other's dirty laundry ahead of nasty Senate primary

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

Russia is interfering in the 2020 election, and Republicans are moving to protect … the interference

The story has come out in pieces over the last two days, but those pieces are slotting into place with sickening clarity: Last week, a member of the intelligence community testified before the House Intelligence Committee that Russia is interfering in the 202

German police to increase protection at mosques after ‘racist’ Hanau attacks – interior minister

The surveillance of Germany’s mosques will be increased after mass shootings at two hookah bars this week, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said, while naming right-wing terrorism as a major security threat. Read Full Article at

Choose F1 Experiences for the 2020 Vietnam Grand Prix in Hanoi

Formula 1 will be visiting Vietnam for the inaugural Grand Prix in 2020, which will be held on the Hanoi Street Circuit on April 3-5. The 23-turn circuit has been designed by Hermann Tilke and inspired by iconic tracks; the Nürburgring, Monaco, Suzuka and Se

Aprilia reveals 2020 MotoGP livery

This season will be Aprilia's sixth since it returned to MotoGP in 2015 with a works effort in conjunction with Fausto Gresini's satellite team.Aprilia is due to field Aleix Espargaro and Andrea Iannone again this year, though the latter is currently suspende

China to play 2022 World Cup qualifiers in neutral Thailand

China will play two World Cup qualifying games next month in neutral Thailand because of the virus outbreak in the country

Volocopter extends Series C funding to $94M with backing from logistics giant DB Schenker and others

Autonomous air mobility company Volocopter has added to the Series C funding round it announced in September 2019. The German electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft maker announced €50 million ($54 million at today’s exchange rate) i

McDonald’s Now Sells Quarter Pounder-Scented Candles

Quarter Pounder with cheese (via McDonald's) It’s been a long week. You just want to go home, order take out, and curl up on the couch with the TV remote and a nice, 100-percent-fresh-beef-scented candle. McDonald’s sees you. The [

Coal allocation for spot e-auction declines by 8.19 pc in Apr-Jan

For January 2020, the coal allocation for the e-auction scheme declined to 3.62 MT from 4.83 MT in the corresponding month of 2019.

Trai moots reforms in merger norms for tel licences spanning marketshare math, approval modalities

Trai recommended that the guidelines on transfer/merger of licences should not #39;hard-code#39; (that is, explicitly specify) the spectrum caps. Instead, it should be linked with the relevant clause of the licence, it said.

Forex reserves rise by $3.091 bn to record $476.092 bn

Foreign currency assets, a major component of the overall reserves, rose by $2.763 billion to $441.949 billion in the reporting week.

GMR-Groupe ADP deal for airport business gets Competition Comm nod

On Thursday, GMR Infrastructure said the French group would acquire 49 percent stake in its airport business for Rs 10,780 crore, a deal that will help the domestic entity reduce its debt burden.

Trump#39;s visit should not be extension of US prez poll, should yield tangible results for India: Congress


Fake email ‘from outside the country’ made Ukrainians throw stones at Wuhan evacuees, BuzzFeed report implies

Violent protests in Ukraine over the evacuation of its citizens from infection-stricken China was triggered by a foreign psyop, a report at BuzzFeed wants reader to believe. Well, what isn’t Russia’s fault? Read Full Article at
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