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Tuesday primary preview: White nationalist Rep. Steve King faces a tough fight in Iowa

Eight different states are holding primaries on Tuesday in key races for state and federal office, giving us our first major downballot primary night in some time. Below you'll find our guide to the most important contests in Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland,

Morning Digest: Republicans rush to save another Senate seat with massive Georgia ad bookings

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

Trump has known Russia was funding the Taliban since 2017, and he never once pushed back

The news that Russia was paying Taliban militia a bounty to kill American soldiers was shocking. The idea that Donald Trump had known about it for a matter of months, and not only failed to take action, but pressured the G7 to readmit Russia even more so. Bu

What does Paytm’s insurance foray mean and other key questions answered

Is Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s grand vision of transforming his company into a full-fledged financial services player complete after the acquisition of Raheja QBE?

F1 2020 game review: Does My Team live up to the hype?

Produced once again by Codemasters, the publisher and developer of the F1 game since 2010, F1 2020 looks to continue to build on the growing hype and momentum that has been building around its digital offerings in recent years.The explosion of F1 Esports saw

First look: Ferrari's upgraded F1 front wing

Having struggled for pace in pre-season testing, Ferrari struggled at last weekend’s Red Bull Ring race with only Charles Leclerc making it into the final part of qualifying as Sebastian Vettel qualified 11th. Although Leclerc captured second in t

Yikes! Lakers could load up for next season too

The Lakers won't have the space to offer a max deal this offseason, but they have plenty of options to add firepower, Yardbarker's Sean Keane writes.

FPO set for comeback as fund raising tool with Yes Bank's mega offering

The last successful FPO to hit the domestic market was in 2014 by Engineers India. Apart from that, only three others have successfully launched an FPO

The Latest: Madrid forward Vinícius to repeat virus test

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says forward Vinícius Júnior will need to have another coronavirus test after an initial test result came out “wrong.”

Twilio acquires Electric Imp to bolster its growing IoT business

While you may mostly think about Twilio in the context of its voice and text messaging platform, the company has recently made a number of moves to bolster its IoT platform, which is already one of its fastest-growing business units. To accelerate this push,

Data brokers track everywhere you go, but their days may be numbered

Everywhere you go, you are being followed. Not by some creep in a raincoat, but by the advertisers wanting to sell you things. The more advertisers know about you — where you go, which shops you visit, and what purchases you make — the more they can profi

Google expands its Swirl 3D ad format

Google is announcing the global availability of Swirl, an ad format that the company unveiled in beta just over a year ago. The Swirl format involves banner ads that include interactive 3D product models. As the company put it in a blog post: Swirl lets consu

MariaDB raises $25M more to expand its SkySQL cloud database platform

Cloud services continue to be a key component of how organisations remain operational even as so much else — such as physically working in enclosed offices — is forced to change because of the COVID-19 health pandemic. Today, MariaDB Corporation,

'I know one thing: he'll continue that legacy': Khabib coach says UFC champ will take on mantle of late father Abdulmanap's work

Khabib Nurmagomedov's American-based coach Javier Mendez says the UFC lightweight champion will continue the legacy of his late father Abdulmanap by himself becoming a trainer. Read Full Article at

WATCH: Heart-stopping moment former college football player catches 3yo child thrown from burning building (VIDEO)

Former college football wide receiver Phillip Blanks made the catch of his life in tragic circumstances when he saved three-year-old Jameson Long after he was thrown to safety by his mother from a burning apartment. Read Full Article at

US envoy reaffirms Washington’s readiness to engage in dialogue with N. Korea

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Elon Musk sets update on brain-computer interface company Neuralink for August 28

Elon Musk said on Twitter this week that Neuralink, the company he founded in 2016 to develop computer-brain interfaces for the explicit purpose of helping humans keep pace with advanced artificial intelligence, will provide an update on its progress on Augus

For this ‘Made in India’ power bank company, Atmanirbhar Bharat means big business

Ambrane India is seeing a shift in business from Chinese companies to Indian brands.

Best car insurance for teens and young drivers in 2020 - Roadshow

Find the best car insurance rates and deals for new and young drivers. Affordable insurance policies are available for good students, and also for teens who've had accidents.

Give IBM your unused computing power to help cure coronavirus and cancer - CNET

The World Community Grid app lets anyone contribute to scientific research, no skills, money or time needed.

This 12-year-old CEO is giving free coding, AI classes during COVID-19 - CNET

Samaira Mehta, CEO of CoderBunnyz, isn't letting the pandemic stop her from getting kids interested in STEM.

Apple TV Plus: Everything to know about Apple's stab at streaming - CNET

Apple TV Plus is the gadget giant's competitor to Netflix, Disney Plus and the like, and it will stream Tom Hanks' big movie Greyhound starting Friday.

Parades, close-ups with Mickey out as Disney World reopens

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Forget about up-close “meet-and-greet" sessions with Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck when Walt Disney World parks reopen. There will be no firework shows or parades - those would draw too many people together - and both visitors and employe

Karur Vysya Bank partners with Tata Motors to offer car loans

Both existing and new customers will be eligible to avail loans from KVB, which seeks to leverage the vast new car retail network of Tata Motors across India, even as the bank has a branch network of 779 across 22 States and union territories.

Hoffenheim criticizes Bayern for signing promising talents

Hoffenheim has criticized Bayern Munich for snapping up two of its most promising players on free transfers for its youth teams

Covid-19 impact: TCS Q1 net profit slips 13.8% YoY to Rs 7,008 crore

The company also announced an interim dividend of Rs 5 per equity share.

MF industry witnesses steep cuts in fresh allocations to equity schemes

Equity schemes mobilised Rs 13,520 crore in June, 28% below 12-month average

STS-135: Shuttle's Final Launch and the Beginning of a New Era

Space Shuttle Atlantis' STS-135 mission launched from Launch Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center on July 8, 2011 and was the last space shuttle mission.

14 VCs discuss COVID-19 and London’s future as a tech hub

The UK has created 63 tech unicorns in the past decade (according to Dealroom), and it almost goes without saying that the vast majority of those companies were based out of London, the country’s largest tech hub. Famously, London’s DeepMind, an AI startu

Review: Handsome and nippy, new VanMoof e-bikes could be the shape of cities to come

Perhaps more significantly, I had a particular task in mind for it. In the current COVID-19 pandemic much has been made of cities being transformed into proverbial deserts, as traffic and pedestrians disappeared. Now, with many cities coming out of lockdown,

TikTok saw a rise in government demands for user data

Earlier this year, TikTok’s parent company ByteDance joined the raft of American tech giants that publish the number of government demands for user data and takedown requests by releasing its own numbers. The move was met with heavy skepticism, amid con

Kernel raises $53 million for its non-invasive ‘Neuroscience as a Service’ technology

LA-based bio science startup Kernel has raised $53 million from investors including General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures, Eldridge, Manta Ray Ventures, Tiny Blue Dot and more. The funding is the first outside money that Kernel has taken in, though it’s a S

At least 1 dead, 2 injured as ferocious tornado rips through Minnesota countryside (VIDEOS)

At least one person was killed, two others injured and several buildings were destroyed after a ferocious tornado ripped through the Minnesota countryside Wednesday evening. Read Full Article at

Short form, short lifespan? 92% of Quibi users ditched new video platform after free trial

Quibi, the short-form streaming platform billed as the next big thing in online media, lost a whopping 92 percent of users who signed up for a free three-month trial, according to newly released data. Read Full Article at

'Gold is the real bitcoin,’ says asset manager after bullion price smashes decade high

The traditional safe haven asset, gold, topped $1,800 this week – the highest level in more than nine years. Analysts say the yellow metal’s rally is just getting started. Read Full Article at

The Apple Watch will measure how fit you are - CNET

WatchOS 7 brings new mobility metrics to the Apple Watch that could reveal a lot about your overall health and monitor fitness levels as you age.

China cancels all international sports events for the year

China cancels all international sports events for the year

West Indies reduces England to 106-5 at lunch on Day 2

West Indies reduces England to 106-5 at lunch on Day 2

Cartoon: A Calvinesque and Hobbesian look at antifa

THE TWO upcoming Tom the Dancing Bug books, Tom the Dancing Bug: Into the Trumpverse, and The Super-Fun-Pak Comix Reader, are now available for order, but will only be available by online pre-order. INFORMATION about the books, including how to pre-order,

Defenders of Confederate monuments are afraid of real history

Confederate statues are part of a destructive mythology of white supremacy. Calling it «history» is an insult

No new road projects in Maharashtra tiger corridors without complying with NTCA plan: NGT

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said compliance with the plan prepared by NTCA is necessary for precautions in view of potential of affecting the wildlife.
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