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Canada's quarantine restrictions may cause NHL to pick two U.S. hub cities

Concerns about Canadian coronavirus restrictions could push hockey south of the 49th parallel into the U.S. this summer.

COVID-19 Impact: Insurance premium volumes will recover only by 2021, says Swiss Re sigma study

As per the latest Swiss Re sigma report, India#39;s insurance density stood at USD 78 in FY20. The report said that emerging economies will bounce back quicker.

Nifty dominance by top stocks at a record, four sectors grab lion's share

Top-5 and 10 stocks account for 42% and 62% respectively; up from 37% and 56% two year ago

Either sell or advise, Sebi says investment advisers can't do both

SEBI has stipulated segregation of services. At present, advisers carry out both advisory and distribution services and there is no segregation.

The best WiFi 6 home networking tech to upgrade your setup

Wifi 6 is here – making its way to more and more devices, with a noteworthy inclusion on last year’s flagship iPhone 11 lineup. This next-generation Wifi technology provides faster speeds for transferring data between devices, but more importantly, i

Supreme Court rules that Trump does not have «absolute immunity» from subpoenas seeking tax returns

Trump nominees Gorsuch and Kavanaugh agree with liberals that Trump has no «absolute immunity» from tax subpoenas

Shannon Sharpe details his conversation with Stephen Jackson following his defense of DeSean Jackson

NBA Champion and a regular contributor on this show, Stephen Jackson, is receiving quite a lot of criticism after he defended DeSean Jackson for retweeting an anti-Semitic quote that was attributed to Adolf Hitler. Jackson said that DeSean was speaking the tr

FOX Sports Florida announces Orlando Magic broadcast schedule for 2019-20 schedule restart

FOX Sports Florida, the television home of the Orlando Magic, announced today the network will televise all eight Magic seeding games.

Coinbase reported to consider late 2020, early 2021 public debut

Coinbase is the latest mega-startup that may approach the public markets. The digital currency exchange company could follow Palantir, which is also nearing its IPO, after the secretive data-focused unicorn announced that it had filed privately. Earlier toda

VCs are cutting checks remotely, but deal volume could be slowing

When COVID-19 began to shutter the United States economy, startups jumped into cost-cutting mode as expectations rose that venture capital was about to get a heck of a lot harder to raise. After all, prior downturns in the broader economy, and tech sector in

Freshworks acquires IT orchestration service Flint

Customer engagement company Freshworks today announced that it has acquired Flint, an IT orchestration and cloud management platform based in India. The acquisition will help Freshworks strengthen its Freshservice IT support service by bringing a number of ne

Saving face: Ukrainian tennis starlet Yastremska deletes 'equality' post after message backfires with anti-blackface brigade

Rising Ukrainian tennis ace Dayana Yastremska organized a photoshoot in which half of her body was colored brown – then was forced to swiftly delete the snaps after outraged fans accused her of inadvertently perpetuating racism. Read Full Article at

‘Coping’ mechanism: Ford workers request company stops providing US police with vehicles amid reckoning on cop violence

The Great Awokening has finally pulled into the automobile industry amid the growing Black Lives Matter movement. Ford’s CEO is apparently not on board with the idea though, praising the role of law enforcement.  Read Full Article at

Alibaba dethrones Facebook as world’s sixth-most valuable company

Shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba soared over 10 percent, allowing it to overtake US social media firm Facebook by market capitalization and climb higher among the world's most valuable firms. Read Full Article at

Skull of two million year-old giant dormouse reconstructed

A researcher has digitally pieced together fossilized fragments from five giant dormouse skulls to reconstruct the first known complete skull of the species, which was roughly the size of a cat.

Evolution makes the world less ragged

How does evolution impact ecological patterns? It helps smooth out the rough edges, say researchers. A new review of the history of ecological and evolutionary research establishes a framework to better understand evolution's impact on ecosystem patterns.

FMCG companies need to raise their ad spend from September, say brand experts

For most FMCG companies, a large part of the decline came in the second half of March due to a nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tata Motors#39; JLR retail sales fall 42% in June quarter as COVID-19 lockdowns hit hard

Retails in North America were down 32.1 percent, the UK was down 69.5 percent, Overseas down 46.9 percent, and Europe down 59.1 percent in June quarter YoY.

India#39;s fuel demand fell 7.9% YoY in June

Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 16.29 million tonnes, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed.

Punjab National Bank board approves Rs 10,000 crore fundraising plan

The country#39;s second-largest lender PNB is planning to hit capital markets in the fourth quarter of this financial year to raise funds to help meet growth needs and regulatory requirements.

Physicists discover new, exotic flavor of tetraquark

Physicists have discovered a new, exotic kind of tetraquark, made up of four charm quarks. They say it's a major breakthrough.

YouTube TV price hike: Sling TV and Hulu offer better value - CNET

YouTube has increased its price by 30%, but the beauty of live TV streaming services is that you can always cancel.

Dell intros white XPS 15, new XPS Desktop and 32-inch curved 4K monitor - CNET

White and silver are your summer colors.

2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line is lined up to make an impact - Roadshow

With even more heavily creased bodywork than the already aggressive standard model, this performance-inspired sedan will raise a few eyebrows.

This 4-slice toaster is just $30 and won't burn your gluten-free bread - CNET

Plus, an Emerald 4-quart air fryer is down to $30 at Best Buy.

First Aston Martin DBX rolls off fresh production line in Wales - Roadshow

It's the first Aston Martin made in England's neighbor to the west.

Trump can't figure out why coronavirus-ravaged America shouldn't open its schools

Impeached coward Donald Trump is unhappy with efforts to kill Grandma, and has his eyes set on the nation’s children. In that vein, he tweeted this yesterday: xIn Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and many other countries, SCHOOLS ARE OPEN WITH NO PROBLEMS

Indiana cops do little after Black man and witnesses report attack from would-be lynch mob

Protests following a disturbing and racist incident partially captured on video have prompted Indiana police to begin an investigation, authorities said Monday. The reported incident involves a Black man from Bloomington who was allegedly pinned to a tree, be

Trump loses twice in Supreme Court on financial records cases but can keep fighting in lower courts

In two 7-2 decisions written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Donald Trump does not have categorical immunity to withhold his financial records in a criminal investigation, nor can he withhold them from Congress. Both case

Amazon fined by US government after Crimeans trick automatic sanction screening to get packages delivered

The US Treasury Department has fined Amazon $134,523 for violating sanctions related to Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula reabsorbed by Russia in 2014. Read Full Article at

CBS picks up Champions League rights after Turner opts out

American broadcaster CBS will get an early start on its Champions League deal by showing games next month when the pandemic-delayed competition resumes

Could Vettel follow Alonso's example of going 'home'?

Alonso has returned to the team with which he grew up, made his name, and won the world championship. It's a great story. Is there a chance that Vettel could follow suit and go back to his spiritual home at Red Bull?It's an obvious choice, of course, and one

ISS Daily Summary Report – 7/08/2020

Payloads Fluids Integrated Rack/Light Microscopy Module (FIR/LMM)/CDM Change-out:  As a continuation of the CDM experiment, the crew installed the seventh of the ten experiment modules on the FIR/LMM.  Capillary-Driven Microfluidics in Space (Capillary Driv

Join Extra Crunch Live today for SaaS! SaaS! SaaS! with Emergence Capital’s Jason Green at 2 pm EDT/11 am PDT

There’s been a wildfire in the economy these past few months, but one of the few redwoods still standing is that great bulwark of enterprise software known as SaaS. SaaS stocks and SaaS startups and SaaS founders have (mostly) survived the pandemic unscathe

This Day in History: Ben Oglivie becomes first Brewers player to hit three home runs in a game

This Day in History: Ben Oglivie becomes first Brewers player to hit three home runs in a game

Haas brake failures caused by insufficient cooling - Grosjean

Kevin Magnussen retired from last weekend's race with a dramatic brake failure just before half distance, while Grosjean was later forced out by the same problem.This followed Grosjean losing much of the first practice for the 2020 season with a brake failur

‘India awaits you all’: PM Modi says ‘doors are open’ for companies across the world to invest

India will lead the post-Covid-19 global economic revival, according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was addressing the India Global Week 2020 virtual conference on Thursday. Read Full Article at

YouTube Kids app is now available on Amazon Fire TV

YouTube Kids, the family-friendly version of YouTube with built-in parental controls and a curated selection of kids content, is now available on Amazon’s Fire TV. The app’s arrival comes after Google and Amazon came to a mutually beneficial agree

Sebi broadbases investors, relaxes ownership norms for bourses in GIFT City

Regulator expands shareholding limits of stock exchanges desirous of operating in IFSC

Internet witch hunts derive from ‘profound’ desire for self-purpose, signatory of open letter critical of cancel culture tells RT

Cancel culture attracts people who feel isolated by society and want to be part of a rigid orthodoxy that gives their lives meaning, according to a signatory of a controversial open letter that was also endorsed by J.K. Rowling. Read Full Article at

No lockdown, but no public gatherings: Serbia introduces new anti-coronavirus restrictions amid protests

The Serbian government has ruled against imposing a new lockdown in Belgrade but has banned public gatherings of more than 10 people following two days of violent protests. Read Full Article at
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