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Washington’s Sea-Tac airport expects delays caused by storm

SEATTLE (AP) - Sea-Tac International Airport has warned passengers to expect delays as a winter storm hampers holiday travel. KING-TV reports the airport in Washington state recommends travelers plan for congested drive times. Officials have also asked custom

Indian parliament passes citizenship bill for non-Muslims

India’s MPs have approved a bill which fast-tracks the citizenship process for the country’s non-Muslim minorities. Opposition has slammed the legislation, while the government says the bill is aimed at people's protection. Read Full Article at

Impossibly Big Black Hole Was Probably Impossible After All

It just wasn't that big.

Arcona uses machine learning to compose adaptive soundtracks in real time

Arcona Music took to the stage at Disrupt Berlin today to showcase its adaptive music service. The local startup utilizes machine learning to create musical beds capable of adapting to different contexts in real-time. The user simply needs to input a handful

Slack’s share price and the future of direct listings

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the grey space in between. Today we’re starting off with a venture capital Q&A, a quick look at Slack’s share price stability and some thoughts on dire

Acquia nabs CDP startup AgilOne, which raised $41M

Acquia announced it has acquired customer data platform (CDP) startup AgilOne today. The companies did not disclose the purchase price. CDPs are all the rage among customer experience vendors, as they provide a way to pull data from a variety of channels to b

MindAffect wants to let us control devices with our minds

MindAffect, a team which presented in today’s TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield, wants to explore whats possible when we can control the devices around us with our minds — and to let others explore the possibilities, too. MindAffect was selected as

The electric Porsche Taycan Turbo has an EPA range of 201 miles

The Porsche Taycan Turbo, one of several variants of the German automaker’s first all-electric vehicles, has an EPA estimated range of 201 miles, according to government ratings posted Wednesday. This is the first variant of the Taycan — Porsche’

Crisis on Infinite Earths leaves us with a cataclysmic cliffhanger - CNET

Commentary: The CW's comics and TV crossover Crisis on Infinite Earths is unlike anything seen before, and won't be back with a resolution until January.

Best Nintendo Switch deals for 2019: All of the discounts and bundles at Amazon, Walmart and Best Buy - CNET

Here's how to get 10% off the Switch or Switch Lite today.

2020 Nissan Kicks won't break the bank with sub-$20,000 starting price - Roadshow

Get your kicks for cheap. Or some other pun.

ACLU is suing ICE for details on how it uses phone spying devices - CNET

The lawsuit is calling for Customs and Border Protection to disclose exactly how it uses cell site simulators, and how often it's been used to target and track immigrants.

Daisy Ridley gets grilled on Star Wars by Josh Gad, Tom Holland, John Boyega and more - CNET

Talk about resistance.

Skip Bayless thinks Vegas bettors heavily favoring LA is the ‘external motivation’ the Cowboys need

Skip Bayless reacts to Las Vegas bettors heavily favoring the Los Angeles Rams over the Dallas Cowboys this weekend and hopes it motivates his team to play well.

Who Tweeted It: Cool Ranch Doritos vs. Funyuns

It's the hottest topic in the Milwaukee Bucks' locker room -- Cool Ranch Doritos vs. Funyuns -- but who tweeted it?

Study: Inconsistent seams, player behavior behind HR uptick

The baseballs weren't juiced in 2019 but were flying further, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball

Insurers can invest in debt ETFs subject to some conditions, says IRDAI

IRDAI said that debt ETFs with underlying debt securities of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) proposed to be launched in India, will be eligible class of investment.

Dollar treads water as traders stare at event risk

The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six other major currencies, was up 0.02% at 97.433.

‘Crisis on Infinite Earths’ Parts 1–3 Recap: ‘Supergirl,’ ‘Batwoman,’ and ‘The Flash’

Grant Gustin as The Flash, Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent/Superman, Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman, and Brandon Routh as Ray Palmer/Atom in 'Crisis on Infinite Earths.' (Photo Credit: DEAN BUSCHER / THE CW) Thi

Shannon Sharpe thinks LeVeon Bell is showing that he doesn’t care about winning

Shannon Sharpe reacts to New York Jets running back LeVeon Bell being spotted bowling the night before he missed the Miami game with a flu.

Nick Wright breaks down why Browns and Odell Beckham Jr are considering life without each other

Nick Wright talks about Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and if it is likely he is done after just one year in Çleveland.

Skip Bayless thinks Vegas bettors heavily favoring LA is the ‘external motivation’ the Cowboys need

Skip Bayless reacts to Las Vegas bettors heavily favoring the Los Angeles Rams over the Dallas Cowboys this weekend and hopes it motivates his team to play well.

Brilliance at Night: The Americas in Darkness

This image of North and South America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012.

EU ready to start talks on future with Britain immediately after Brexit as ‘citizens deserve certainty’

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‘It’s either sanctions or impeachment’: Lavrov in trolling mode when asked about timing of his visit to US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov denied there was anything odd about the ‘timing’ of his trip to Washington on a day that impeachment articles against Donald Trump were announced and the Senate debated new Russia sanctions. Read Full Article at RT.c

Dow hit by losses in Boeing, Home Depot; SP 500, Nasdaq edge higher

Three rate cuts earlier this year, a slightly calmer tone around US-China trade recently and some relief over corporate profits have helped push the SP 500 up 25% so far in 2019.

Bank of India eyes Rs 10,000 cr loan sales in special drive

The outreach programme is being conducted in 54 zones, comprising 5,000 branches.

MTNL seeks shareholders#39; nod for fundraising, monetisation of land buildings

The company would seek shareholders#39; approval for issue of non-convertible redeemable non-cumulative preference shares (NCRNCPS) on a private placement basis to the government towards payment of 4G spectrum cost.

Shooters targeted New Jersey kosher market, leaving cop and 5 others dead, mayor reveals

A shooting at a kosher market Tuesday in Jersey City, New Jersey, ended with a police officer, three civilians, and two suspects dead in what the city’s mayor called a targeted attack. “Based on our initial investigation (which is ongoing) we now belie

ACLU sues Homeland Security over ‘stingray’ cell phone surveillance

One of the largest civil liberties groups in the U.S. is suing two Homeland Security agencies for failing to turn over documents it requested as part of a public records request about a controversial cell phone surveillance technology. The American Civil Libe

Childcare benefits startup Kinside launches with $4 million from investors including Initialized Capital

Childcare is one of the biggest expenses for American parents and it’s not just families who are taking a hit. Childcare issues cost the United States’ economy an estimated $4.4 billion in lost productivity each year and also impacts employee retention ra

Intel’s latest RealSense lidar camera is designed for inventory logistics

Intel today introduced the latest addition to its RealSense line. The L515 is roughly the size of a tennis ball, targeted specifically for warehouse logistics — a hugely important and increasingly automated aspect of global trade. Other potential applicatio

Gold firms ahead of Dec 15 US tariffs deadline and central bank decisions

US President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion worth of Chinese goods, scheduled to take effect on Sunday

Karvy fiasco: Axis Bank moves SAT; matter to be heard on Thursday

In its plea, Axis Bank has also made Central Depository Services as one of the respondents, along with NSDL and Sebi.

Co-location case: Sebi needs to prove basis for disgorgement, NSE tells SAT

The counsel argued that the exchange should have also been given chance to explain its position on the disgorgement order

Onion shortage: Here's why farmers gained little from record price rise

Farmers across the country have suffered a double whammy this year - first, their crop from last season was spoilt by floods, and then onion yield also dropped due to moisture in fields

The vast majority of US consumers aren’t spending $1,000+ on phones

Pricing in the smartphone wars has taken a sharp turn in recent years on the premium end of the spectrum. Ever since the arrival of the iPhone X, flagship devices have often arrived in excess of $1,000, as company push toward more premium components in order

Wotch is building a creator-friendly video platform

The team at Wotch has created a new social video platform — but wait, don’t roll your eyes quite yet. “Obviously, we’re very used to someone creating a new internet video-sharing platform,” said co-CEO Scott Willson. “It must be ve

BMW says ‘ja’ to Android Auto

BMW today announced that it is finally bringing Android Auto to its vehicles, starting in July 2020. With that, it will join Apple’s CarPlay in the company’s vehicles. The first live demo of Android Auto in a BMW will happen at CES 2020 next mont

Shannon Sharpe thinks LeVeon Bell is showing that he doesn't care about winning

Shannon Sharpe reacts to New York Jets running back LeVeon Bell being spotted bowling the night before he missed the Miami game with a flu.

Mumbai 26/11 attack suspected mastermind Hafiz Saeed officially charged with terrorist-financing in Pakistan

Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack that killed 165 people, has been officially charged with terrorist-financing in a Pakistani counter-terrorism court. Read Full Article at
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