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Pirelli set for last 2020 tyre test amid push for more time

Pirelli has a two-day «blind» test on Thursday and Friday at the French GP venue, which represents the last of the 2020 tyre test days that have been shared out between all the teams since the start of the season.Ocon will share the track with Ser

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 RT.com

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

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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 RT.com

‘They may have paid the driver’: Norwegian skiers accuse Russian competitor of winning race with help of snowmobile

Norwegian cross-country skiing stars Simen Hegstad Krüger and Emil Iversen have accused Russian rival Alexander Bolshunov of unfair play, claiming he won the latest marathon race at Ski Tour 2020 with the help of a snowmobile. Read Full Article at RT.com

Between a rock and a hard place: UK trying to balance between China & US over Huawei’s 5G rollout

America’s top cyber-security official has asked Britain to reconsider its decision on Huawei’s 5G access. Washington’s behavior is “absolutely paternalistic,” says Hilary Fordwich of the British-American Business Association. Read Full Article at RT

Doomsday prophecies of ancient methane being released as temperatures rise are WRONG, say scientists

The climate change movement has long warned that, as global temperatures rise, we run the risk of releasing vast reserves of trapped methane into the atmosphere and bringing about the end of days. New research says: probably not. Read Full Article at RT.com

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Post-debate reflection in a post-truth world

The Abbreviated Pundit Round-up is a daily feature at Daily Kos. So this was a debate for the books.  xNats-Astros World Series Game 7: 23 million viewersLast night's Dem debate: 19.7 million viewers— Mike Memoli (@mikememoli) February 20, 2020 And wha

Cartoon: Our emerging autocracy

x Vimeo Video Provided his incessant tweeting doesn’t drive him away, President Trump seems to have found his chief legal defender and investigative arm in Attorney General Bill Barr. Need to downplay the Mueller Report? Get Bill Barr. Want to stall tha

Wreckage of lost American WWII planes finally found, in a Pacific lagoon

During a pivotal World War II battle, three U.S. aircraft and their seven crewmen were lost at sea. The planes were recently located in a lagoon in the Pacific Ocean.

Bones of Neolithic immigrants killed in massacre found in Spanish cave

The bones of nine Neolithic people found in a cave in northern Spain suggest they were killed and then beaten after death, in a massacre that may have been caused by their migration into the region more than 7,000 years ago.

PC shipments expected to drop this year because of coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak could result in at least a 3.3% drop — and as high as a 9% dip — in the volume of PCs that will ship globally this year, research firm Canalys reported Thursday evening in its revised projections to clients. PC shipments w

Loon and SoftBank’s HAPSMobile team with Airbus, China Telecom and more on stratospheric cell networks

A new industry alliance led by Alphabet’s Loon high-altitude balloon technology company and SoftBank’s HAPSMobile stratospheric glider subsidiary aims to work together on standards and tech related to deploying network connectivity using high-alti

Wipro Digital acquires Rational Interaction

Founded in 2009, Rational Interaction is headquartered in Washington and has over 300 employees. It has offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Dublin and Sydney.

Racing Point will only develop DAS if benefits are clear

Szafnauer also acknowledged that within the FIA rules on sharing technology Racing Point could buy the system from Mercedes in the unlikely scenario that it would be made available.The team already buys some suspension parts from the world champion team, alon

IS supporter pleads guilty to St. Paul's Cathedral bomb plot

LONDON (AP) - ABritish woman who supported the Islamic State group pleaded guilty Friday to plotting to bomb St. Paul's Cathedralin London. Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, from Middlesex in southeast England, admittedto the preparation of terrorist acts and dissemi

Like them or not, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar represent the future of leadership

The electability of women presidential candidates is still being debated, but the world needs more women leaders

Democrats could face a disaster at a brokered convention. Here's how the DNC can avoid it

They could stop potential chaos in Milwaukee before it starts by having delegates cast ranked choice ballots

ISIS supporter pleads guilty to planning SUICIDE BOMB attack at St Paul’s Cathedral in London (PHOTO)

Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, was arrested in October by counter-terrorism investigators after she asked undercover cops to supply explosives. Read Full Article at RT.com

Turkey's Erdogan says will not withdraw from Syria's Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed not to remove Turkish troops from Syria’s Idlib region and said that his upcoming phone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin will help Ankara determine its policies. Read Full Article at RT.com

England has WORST regional inequality in developed world, new report says

The over-centralization of power has resulted in England becoming “the most regionally divided economy in the developed world,” according to new research. Read Full Article at RT.com

Snail Species Threatened by Climate Change Named After Greta Thunberg

Craspedotropis gretathunbergae (via Pierre Escoubas) Greta Thunberg has cemented her place in social history as a globe-trotting climate activist, two-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Time Person of the Year, and Hulu documentary subject. Now, th
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