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SBI Cards and Payment Services reported nearly 52 per cent dip in its net profit to Rs 210 crore in the third quarter ended December 2020

Malcolm X’s boyhood home in Boston gets historic designation

BOSTON (AP) - Malcolm X’s boyhood home in Boston was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The 2 ½-story house is the only surviving residence associated with the slain civil rights leader’s formative years in the city, according to Massachu

Countless Starlings Flock Together in a Miraculous Bird-Shaped Murmuration Over Lough Ennell

After months of chasing starlings alongside his colleague Colin Hogg, Dublin-based photographer James Crombie captured a phenomenal shot of the flock as it swelled into an enormous bird-like murmuration. Hogg recorded the awe-inspiring experience in a short c

Legislators reintroduce immigration bills previously passed by House but blocked by Senate

Wednesday was a big day in the U.S. House of Representatives, with legislators reintroducing two major legalization bills that stand to affect millions. The first, the Dream and Promise Act, affects Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Tem

Jan. 6 hearings show the process was awful, intelligence sucked, and Christopher Miller must testify

In days of testimony before Senate and House committees, three names have come up repeatedly. One of those is former acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller. It was Miller who issued explicit, and unprecedented instructions to the D.C. National Gu

Microsoft Edge now starts up faster and gets vertical tabs

A year ago, Microsoft announced that its Edge browser would get vertical tabs and here we are: Microsoft today announced that vertical tabs in Edge are now generally available. In addition, the Edge team also announced a few under-the-hood changes that will a

TikTok launches ‘TikTok Q&A,’ a new feature for creators to engage with viewers’ questions

Earlier this year, TikTok was spotted testing a new Q&A feature that would allow creators to more directly respond to their audience’s questions using either text or video. Today, the company has announced the feature is now available to all users g

How to successfully dance the creator-brand tango

Without the understanding of engagement metrics, brands often end up partnering with creators at a life stage that could be incompatible with their goals.

Google speeds up its release cycle for Chrome

Google today announced that its Chrome browser is moving to a faster release cycle by shipping a new milestone every four weeks instead of the current six-week cycle (with a bi-weekly security patch). That’s one way to hasten the singularity, I guess, b

German InsureTech platform Hepster raises $10M Series A led by Element Ventures

Hepster, an insurtech platform from Germany, has raised $10 million in a Series A funding led by Element Ventures. Also participating was Seventure Partners, MBMV, and GPS Ventures, as well as previous investors. The funds will be used to broaden the Hepster

Former Hopkins star Paige Bueckers named Big East player, freshman of the year

UConn freshman guard Paige Bueckers was named the Big East's player and freshman of the year on Thursday

Royals to welcome fans back to The K for 2021 season

The return of fans to Kauffman Stadium after a 2020 season played without them will begin at the Royals' April 1 home opener against the Texas Rangers.

Orangutans and bonobos at US zoo get experimental COVID-19 vaccine

Four orangutans and five bonobos have been vaccinated.

Raptors to be shorthanded again due to COVID absences

After playing without several key rotation players on Wednesday night vs. Detroit due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols, the Raptors will be missing those same players on Thursday in Boston.

Report: Pistons expected to buy out six-time All-Star Blake Griffin

Without any sign of a team willing to trade for the former All-Star forward, both sides could be headed for a mutual separation.

Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger agree to new deal

Roethlisberger enjoyed a solid 2020 season after losing all of 2019 to injury. The Steelers have wanted to keep him all along, but things were uncertain amidst the numbers crunch.

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin fined $5,000 for spearing Bruins' Trent Frederic

Frederic had challenged Ovechkin throughout the contest, but the one-time Stanley Cup champion wasn't keen on dropping his gloves.

Coyotes ride 3-goal 2nd period to 3-2 win over LA Kings

Raanta's 40 saves put Arizona back in the win column

First-ever 'space hurricane' detected over the North Pole

Astronomers detected the first-known 'space hurricane' raging over the North Pole for 8 hours in 2014, a new study found.

Vettel makes Aston Martin debut in Silverstone shakedown

Four-time world champion Vettel has joined the Aston Martin squad following its rebrand for the 2021 season as the British manufacturer returns to F1 after over 60 years away.Vettel and team-mate Lance Stroll took part in the launch of the team’s new Aston

Castroneves: IndyCar return means ditching sportscar habits

The Brazilian veteran of 351 Indy car starts – 30 wins including three Indy 500s – spent the last three years in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, culminating in he and co-driver Ricky Taylor capturing the 2020 Prototype title.In addition, he w

Mr. Potato Head, Dr. Seuss and trans kids: How Democrats are already letting Republicans win in 2022

Republicans have quickly seized on wedge issues while Democrats stubbornly refuse to end the filibuster

With $19M A round, Halo Dx combines data streams to better diagnose cancers, dementia and more

Healthcare is one of the most complex industries out there, creating frustration on the consumer side but also the opportunity for huge improvements from, in a way, rather simple methods. Halo Diagnostics (or Dx for short) has raised a $19M series A to improv

The House just gave Senate Democrats every reason to end the filibuster as we know it

The House stayed in session late Wednesday to wrap up a critical week of work: passing H.R. 1, the sweeping voting and democracy reforms, and an expansive overhaul of American policing, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. The House was shuttered Th

House members reintroduce bills protecting millions of DACA recipients, TPS holders, farmworkers

Wednesday was a big day in the U.S. House of Representatives, with legislators reintroducing two major legalization bills that stand to affect millions. The first, the Dream and Promise Act, affects Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Tem

Bain’s Sarah Smith, former head of HR at Quora, will share the recruiting playbook at Early Stage

If you’re a startup that’s worried about building your team today for tomorrow’s successes you’re not going to want to miss our session with Bain Capital Ventures’ Sarah Smith at TechCrunch Early Stage on April 1 & 2. The cur

General Motors explores second US battery-production site - Roadshow

The automaker confirms it's looking into a second site beyond its upcoming facility in Ohio.

Super Nintendo World won't open in Florida until 2025, report says - CNET

Let's a-go… later.

Best Apple iPad deals: Grab an iPad Air or iPad Pro at all-time low price - CNET

The iPad Air with 256GB of storage dropped to $680 at Amazon, while the 12.9-inch iPad Pro (256GB) is only $999.

WandaVision episode 8 recap: Marvel show sends Wanda on an emotional rollercoaster - CNET

Have some heart-wrenching exposition. And you should stick around for the credits again.

Apple will reportedly face charges in EU over App Store dominance - CNET

The report says Apple will face charges from the EU.

Chris Broussard breaks down why Joel Embiid is clearly the MVP front-runner | UNDISPUTED

Chris Broussard joins Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe to discuss who is leading the NBA MVP race. Hear why Broussard believes Joel Embiid's dominate season with the Philadelphia 76ers overshadows LeBron James and James Harden.

Hornets chairman Michael Jordan: LaMelo Ball ‘has exceeded our expectations’

Ball has been named NBA Rookie of the Month twice and leads all rookies in several statistical categories, including points (15.8), assists (6.3), rebounds (6) and steals (1.6) per game.

9 dead & 4 injured in Turkish military helicopter crash, search efforts launched in snowy mountain region

At least nine soldiers have died and four more were injured after a Cougar military helicopter crashed in southeast Turkey, the country's defense ministry said in a statement on Thursday. Read Full Article at

‘98% of men in the world can’t beat me’: Claressa Shields declares she’s the second greatest boxer of all time behind Muhammad Ali

US boxing star Claressa Shields has compared herself to perhaps the greatest fighter of all time, Muhammad Ali – saying she is second only to him and claiming that “98 percent of men in the world" would be unable to beat her. Read Full Article at

Toyota aiming to test new hybrid WRC car in the summer

Led by the squad's Technical Director Tom Fowler, Toyota is developing the all-new specification car around the road-going GR Yaris.M-Sport Ford already has high hopes for its latest project, while Hyundai Motorsport has started work on its challenger despit

St. Petersburg IndyCar event to host 20,000 fans per day

At today’s City of St. Petersburg Council meeting, an event plan was presented by GSSP officials and Mayor Rick Kriseman’s administration, and City Council approved the resolution by a count of seven votes to zero for 20,000 spectators to attend per day,

Bahrain GP open to fans who are vaccinated or COVID-19 recovered

After running behind closed doors last year in November, the Bahrain Grand Prix is set to welcome fans back to the grandstands for the 2021 opening round on March 26-28.The Bahrain International Circuit announced on Thursday that it would be selling tickets f

Social commerce startup Elenas raises $6M and plans for international expansion

Colombian startup Elenas says it’s helping tens of thousands of women make money by selling products online. And today, it announced that it has raised $6 million in Series A funding. That’s on top of the $2 million seed round that Elenas announce

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics closes $3.6M for pension funds transparency platform

Fintech startup ClearGlass Analytics has closed a £2.6 million ($3.6M) funding round for its platform, which aims to create greater transparency on fees in the long-term savings market, such as pensions and the wider asset management market.  The £2.6m see

Apple clarifies you can’t actually set a ‘default’ music service in iOS 14.5

Apple has clarified that the iOS 14.5 beta is not actually allowing users to select a new default music service, as has been reported. Following the beta’s release back in February, a number of beta testers noticed that Siri would now ask what music ser
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