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New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities

CRISPR-based tools have revolutionized our ability to target disease-linked genetic mutations. CRISPR technology comprises a growing family of tools that can manipulate genes and their expression, including by targeting DNA with t...

New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities

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Have mice really been cured of HIV using CRISPR gene editing? Some mice receiving a therapy that includes CRISPR gene editing appear to have been cured of HIV, but safety concerns must be overcome before human trials...
17:34, 2019-07-02

Crispr gene-editing will change the way Americans eat - here's what's coming The technology will be labeled and subject to stringent health and environment review in the EU, but not in the US, where produce could be radically changedSoon, soybeans will be bred to yield oil without dangerous trans fats. Lettuce will be grown to handle warmer, drier fields. Wheat to contain le...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Another team has used 'jumping genes' to upgrade CRISPR gene editing Two research teams have developed new kinds of CRISPR based on jumping genes. The techniques could make it much easier to insert pieces of DNA into genomes...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Two molecules could give us finer control over CRISPR gene editing Molecules that act like off switches for CRISPR may one day be used as a drug to make gene editing therapies safer and less likely to cause unwanted mutations...
16:17, 2019-05-21

The biggest revolution in gene editing: Crispr-Cas9 explained – video Prof Jennifer Doudna, one the pioneers of Crispr-Cas9 gene editing, explains how this revolutionary discovery enables precise changes to our DNA, which can be used to correct mutations that cause genetic diseases and eradicate them from a germ line. Doudna raises the key issues of debate around gen...
14:38, 2019-05-21

PayPal expands access to its ecommerce platform to SMBs Small businesses will soon be able to take advantage of the same online shopping infrastructure used by Instagram and Facebook as PayPal has announced that it is rolling out a new ecommerce platform.The new platform will combine exiting parts of the company's payments business such as allowing ...
00:51, 2019-06-04

OptionsCityTM Now A Certified CFE Vendor; OptionsCity Metro Trading Platform Offers Users Trading and Market Making Capabilities on the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) CHICAGO, October 16, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and OptionsCity, a Chicago-based independent trading software vendor, today announced that OptionsCity has completed the vendor certification process for the CBOE Futures Exchange and is now approved to provide its customers that are CFE Tr...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Zendesk boosts CRM capabilities with Smooch deal Zendesk has announced that it has acquired the Montreal-based company Smooch which provides a platform to help connect businesses with customers across a wide variety of messaging platforms both on the web and on mobile.The acquisition will help the customer service software company deliver the best...
08:51, 2019-05-23

"Will Fortify US Collective Capabilities With India," Says Joe Biden Outlining his foreign policy, Joe Biden, the Democratic Party front-runner for the 2020 presidential race, has said that he will "fortify" US "collective capabilities" with India....
09:34, 2019-07-12

Google boosts analytics capabilities with Looker deal Google has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the data analytics platform Looker in $2.6bn all-cash transaction.The deal is expected to closer later this year after receiving the necessary regulatory approvals at which time the company will become part of Google Clo...
20:17, 2019-06-07

The iPhone 11 could finally introduce upgraded Bluetooth capabilities The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R are all expected to introduce a variety of upgrades come this September, but according to a new report by Mac Otakara (via 9To5Mac), one of the new features can already be found on Samsung's latest flagships.Listen to audio through two Bluetooth devices s...
04:17, 2019-05-28

Inside Iran’s deadly armory and its capabilities to fight the US In the hours after Iran is said to have downed a $125 million U.S. surveillance drone over international waters with a surface-to-air missile, despite Tehran’s vehement denials, President Trump gave the green light to retaliatory military strikes before later ordering a halt amid the alarming spike ...
21:00, 2019-06-21

Google Pixel 4 could have amazing new capabilities if a hot rumor proves to be true According to 9to5Google, the Google Pixel 4 could feature Google's Project Soli sensing technology. This would allow users to control the phone through the use of subtle, fine hand gestures. The project comes from Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) in-house technology incubator and was...
00:34, 2019-06-12

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Measuring the Sonic Capabilities of the Dead-end Passage The exact functions of the Great Pyramid’s interior chambers remain a complete mystery. It has always been assumed that the monument’s King’s Chamber, Queen’s Chamber, and the Subterranean Chamber were all designed with funerary considerations in mind, arguably the interment of its builder.  ...
16:00, 2019-06-21

Microsoft debuts new AI capabilities in Power BI, makes PowerApps portals generally available At a conference today in Atlanta, Georgia, Microsoft took the wraps off of new features in Power BI, Microsoft Flow, AI Builder, and PowerApps.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Researchers Use CRISPR to Remove HIV From Mice An interdisciplinary team of scientists is claiming to have eliminated the HIV virus from the genomes of mice by combining the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool with an experimental new drug. It’s a promising development in the battle against HIV and AIDS, but more work is required before clinical trial...
06:34, 2019-07-03

CRISPR-Cas9 babies likely to die earlier, Berkeley study says Last year, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shocked the scientific community. He had artificially conceived genetically manipulated children. Now a study confirms: They have a significantly shorter life expectancy....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Giant viruses have weaponised CRISPR against their bacterial hosts Hundreds of giant viruses that infect bacteria have been discovered. Some seem to deploy CRISPR – the system used for gene editing – to fight their hosts...
21:34, 2019-05-21

China's two CRISPR babies might have shorter life expectancies The world's first genetically-edited babies could have a shortened life expectancy. In 2018, Chinese scientist He Jiankui claimed he used the CRISPR/Cas9 tool to disable the CCR5 gene in the embryos of twin girls, Lulu and Nana. The twins, He theoriz......
00:51, 2019-06-04

Researchers say they used CRISPR technology to cure HIV in live mice for the first time Researchers say they've come one step closer to finding a potential cure for HIV after they successfully eliminated the virus in living mice for the first time in history....
17:17, 2019-07-02

U.S. patent agency to review Harvard, MIT's claim to CRISPR technology The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Monday said it would review whether Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can claim rights to a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, adding fuel to a rivalry between those institutions and the University of California....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Powerful CRISPR upgrade uses 'jumping genes' to directly insert DNA A new kind of CRISPR based on jumping genes could make it much easier to add pieces of DNA to genomes, leading to better treatments for many diseases...
23:51, 2019-06-06

CRISPR babies might live shorter lives due to their gene mutations The world's first CRISPR babies were given a mutation thought to cause resistance to HIV. But a new study suggests this mutation may also shorten lifespan...
17:17, 2019-06-03

CRISPR Baby Mutation Linked to Higher Risk of Early Death New research shows that the genetic tweak employed by disgraced Chinese scientist He Jiankui to make babies immune to HIV carries an associated risk of early death.Read more......
20:51, 2019-06-03

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is soon due to give birth....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Best PC for photo editing 2019: top desktops for Photoshop Welcome to our pick of the best PCs for photo editing in 2019. The desktop PCs on this page have been carefully picked for professional photographers (or a keen hobbyists) that are looking for powerful machines that can handle Photoshop and other photo editing applications.The best PCs for photo edi...
18:34, 2019-06-28

Best video editing computer 2019: the top PCs for editors and producers Welcome to our pick of the best video editing computers of 2019. If you're a video editor or producer, than making sure you have a PC that's capable of handling large files and editing (and viewing) high-resolution videos is essential.Because of the intensive nature of video editing, you&a...
03:51, 2019-07-01

Luminar 3 brings AI to photo editing, and it’s nearly half-off today. Photo editing is starting to incorporate artificial intelligence to help speed the process along. One of the first to embrace 21st century touchups is Luminar -- and right now, you can get the complete award-winning Luminar 3 Software Bundle at almost half off, just $49 now from TNW Deals....
15:51, 2019-06-29

This YouTuber is doing an a-meow-zing job of editing their cat into famous movies There’s a saying in the movie business that you should never work with kids or animals. But, considering animals are usually the best part of every movie ever, fuck that. Let’s look, then, to YouTube channel OwlKitty, which is proving its owner’s cat—the eponymous OwlKitty—is not only a superb actor...
22:17, 2019-07-10

Using gene editing, neuroscientists develop a new model for autism Using the genome-editing system CRISPR, researchers at MIT and in China have engineered macaque monkeys to express a gene mutation linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in humans. These monkeys show some behavioral traits and brain connectivity patterns similar to those seen in hum...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Best laptops for photographers in 2019: Photo editing in Photoshop Trying to figure out which are the best laptops for photographers? Photo editing software can be pretty demanding, especially if you're working on high resolution raw files and utilizing advanced effects, so you'll want to make sure that you’re investing in a laptop that has all the...
03:01, 2019-07-10

Adobe's Premiere Rush CC video editing app arrives on Android Adobe has brought Premiere Rush CC to Android after debuting the video editing app on iOS, macOS and Windows last year. However, you'll need a recent Android device to run the app, such as from the Google Pixel 2 and 3, Samsung Galaxy S9 and S10, Gal......
22:17, 2019-05-21

Genome-editing record smashed with 13,000 edits made in one cell A team led by George Church has used CRISPR to make a record number of DNA changes in one cell, taking us a step closer to thoroughly rewriting our genomes...
16:17, 2019-05-21

New algorithm allows researchers to change what people say on video by editing transcript For better or worse, it’s getting easier than ever to doctor video footage, and the latest development in this field is as scary as it is impressive. A new algorithm developed by researchers from Stanford University, Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Princeton University, and Adobe makes it poss...
17:17, 2019-06-06

GSK signs up gene-editing pioneers in drug discovery alliance British drugmaker GSK said it has struck a research deal with the early pioneers of a prominent gene-editing technology at the University of California, in a boost to its prospects for developing new drugs....
20:00, 2019-06-13

Privacy concerns mount over Russia-based viral photo-editing app Country singer Carrie Underwood has done it, as has rapper Drake, and NBA star Steph Curry. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, the Jonas Brothers, and comedian Kevin Hart, too....
07:34, 2019-07-18

New gene-editing system precisely inserts large DNA sequences into cellular DNA The following press release was issued yesterday by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. A team led by researchers from Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, has characterized and engineered a new gene-editing system that can precisely and effi...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Target of first human gene editing cuts life expectancy short Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days after he claimed to have altered the genes of the embryo of a pair of twin girls before birth, prompting outcry from scientists of the field. (credit: S.C...
15:17, 2019-06-05

Why Netflix Is Editing Controversial 13 Reasons Why Suicide Scene Ahead of Season 3 Netflix is doing something it's rarely done before and editing not just any show, but 13 Reasons Why. The streamer announced it is going back into season one and removing the controversial......
15:17, 2019-07-16

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
22:17, 2019-06-03

Taking the sting out: Australian gene editing is crossing the pain threshold A Sydney team has developed a box jellyfish antidote so simple it can go on as a spray. But it’s only the first stepThe idea came to Dr Greg Neely after the fruit flies. In May, the Sydney-based scientist and his team of 22 announced they had potentially cured the sting of the box jellyfish, the mos...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Pregnant model praised for not editing ‘veiny’ chest in Instagram photo A mom-to-be has been applauded for proudly displaying her “veiny” chest in a stunning bump shot. Belle Lucia, 24, from Sydney, Australia, took to Instagram this week to share the photo, explaining that the lines often appear during pregnancy. In the snap, Lucia shows off her growing stom...
20:51, 2019-07-02

Top geneticist calls for global rules for ethical human genome editing Following the shock announcement of the world's first genome-edited babies, geneticist Robin Lovell-Badge says the world must agree a set of safety protocols...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Pixelmator Pro update brings full suite of editing tools to Apple Photos We've long favored Pixelmator Pro as an effective and affordable alternative to Adobe Photoshop. Now an update to the image editor will make it easier for you to perform advanced visual editing right in Apple Photos. The Pixelmator team unveiled Pixe......
19:51, 2019-07-23

CRISPR is less like molecular scissors and more like molecular malware Last week I read an article about CRISPR, the latest tool scientists are using to edit DNA. It was a great piece – well researched, beautifully written, factually accurate. It covered some of the amazing projects scientist are working on using CRISPR, like bringing animals back from extinction and c...
22:51, 2019-07-14

Lime expands scooter reservations to the US Scooter services have their share of issues, but Lime will at least make sure there's a scooter to use in the first place. In the wake of a limited release in three countries, Lime has made scooter reservations available in the US ahead of an intern......
02:34, 2019-07-03

This solar array expands itself at the right temperature Wouldn’t it be nice to have a solar panel that’s only there when the sun shines on it? That’s the idea behind this research project, which uses shape-shifting materials to make a solar panel grow from a compressed state to an expanded one with nothing more than a change in temperat...
23:51, 2019-07-04

Hotspot Expands Sales Team NEW YORK and LONDON – August 18, 2017 – Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, announced Mike Cahill’s appointment to the firm’s London-based sales team....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Saharan Africa....
14:51, 2019-07-19

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
23:00, 2019-07-23

Mercedes expands small crossover lineup with GLB Mercedes will pad its lineup of compact premium crossovers -- one of the fastest-growing light-truck segments -- when the GLB, available with a third-row seat and slotted between the GLA and GLC, goes on sale in the last quarter....
05:51, 2019-06-11

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
16:34, 2019-07-11

Apple Expands Repair Services to Best Buy Stores in the US Apple has partnered consumer electronics retailer Best Buy with the company's nearly 1,000 stores that would provide expert service and repairs for Apple products....
20:17, 2019-06-20

Lyft expands wheelchair accessible rides in LA and SF Lyft is testing a special line of cars just for riders who use wheelchairs. The ridesharing company announced today that it was piloting a new WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) service in Los Angeles and San Francisco Counties. All drivers will be......
09:17, 2019-07-10

Lyft expands bike rentals to Washington DC Lyft has expanded beyond traditional rideshare and into other areas like car rentals and transport to and from events. Now, it is updating its app to provide bike-sharing services in the Washington, DC area through Capital Bikeshare, joining New York......
16:00, 2019-06-28

New York Marathon expands 'virtual race' Jogging solo in Florida in near 80 degree Fahrenheit heat, Theresa Winterhalter's New York City Marathon experience last November looked much different to what you would expect from the world's biggest marathon....
14:34, 2019-06-11

Instagram expands hidden ‘like’ test to more countries Instagram is expanding its ‘hiding likes’ test in several more countries. The company says the test hopes to “focus on the photos and videos you share, and not how many likes they get.” The goal is to make users feel less judged. Currently, Instagram users can see a running tally of peop...
02:51, 2019-07-19

BMW expands 8-series lineup with Gran Coupe The four-door, five-seater -- a first for the 8 series -- is a nod to changing consumer tastes and opens the 8-series lineup to a larger market than the two-door model. The 2020 8-series Gran Coupe will go on sale in September priced from $85,895....
19:00, 2019-06-19

Investors retreat from U.S. stock funds as trade war expands Investors pulled approximately $4.7 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week as concerns about escalating trade wars weighed on equity markets worldwide,......
19:17, 2019-06-05

Mercedes-Benz expands subscription service to Atlanta In addition to being Mercedes-Benz's U.S. headquarters, Atlanta's demographics and surging population of high net-worth professionals makes the region a natural expansion market for subscription services....
04:34, 2019-06-04

In Duisburg, China expands trade influence in Germany As one of the end points for China's vast new global trade route, the former industrial city of Duisburg is well known to many Chinese businesses. Many Duisburg residents are optimistic about Beijing's growing influence....
00:34, 2019-06-17

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, which is likely within six months....
01:00, 2019-06-13

NHL expands video review after calls missed in playoffs VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter two notable missed calls during the playoffs — though the rule changes come at a price. The league’s general managers approved allowing coaches an unlimited n...
04:34, 2019-06-21

Ukraine soccer league expands after conflict disruption Ukraine's soccer league is expanding back to 16 teams after years of turmoil sparked by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the country's east       ...
15:17, 2019-07-11

Trump Administration Expands Fast-Track Deportation Across the U.S. (SAN DIEGO) — The Trump administration is expanding the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without requiring them to appear before judges ahead of deportation. The Homeland Security Department said Monday that fast-track deportations will apply to anyone in the country illega...
21:51, 2019-07-22

Samsung receives a patent for a phone that expands to become a tablet With the Samsung Galaxy Fold in limbo at the moment, the foldable handset is far from the most ambitious smartphone design that Samsung has been thinking about creating. Last month, a patent received by the South Korean manufacturer revealed a phone that adds screen space and extends the size of the...
10:00, 2019-07-02

Chevy expands V-8 engine availability on 2020 Silverado The Silverado's 6.2-liter gasoline engine — rated at 420 hp and 460 pound-feet of torque — will expand to five of eight trim levels for the upcoming model year....
21:34, 2019-05-22

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news coverag......
02:34, 2019-06-11

German government expands electric car incentive program BERLIN (AP) — The German government is extending a system of incentives to buy electric cars by 18 months until the end of 2020. The program launched three years ago was supposed to expire at the end of June, but demand for electric cars has remained disappointing. It is backed by a 1.2 billion-euro...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Uber expands Pro perks globally, but drivers would probably prefer better pay Uber is bringing its driver-focused Uber Pro service to international markets, including Mexico and India, following a series of pilot programs.Read More...
04:17, 2019-07-03

Capgemini expands with technology venture capital fund Global business consultancy Capgemini is launching its first-ever investment fund, with plans to invest up to 90 million euros ($102 million) in early-stage technology companies....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Chevy expands V8 engine availability on 2020 Silverado The Silverado's 6.2-liter gasoline engine — rated at 420 hp and 460 pound-feet of torque — will expand to five of eight trim levels for the upcoming model-year....
14:51, 2019-05-22

Bosch India Expands Its Bidadi Plant In Karnataka Bosch is one of the major players for supply of technology and services in India and it recently inaugurated its expanded facility in Bidadi, Karnataka. The company has invested about 31 million Euros......
15:51, 2019-07-17

As BTS’s Reach Expands, an Army of Dedicated K-Pop Translators Grows The fans who devote their time to interpreting lyrics, tweets and interviews for listeners who don’t speak Korean are hard-working, passionate and unpaid....
20:17, 2019-07-04

Instagram expands hiding ‘likes’ to make you happier Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism that such counts hurt mental health and make people feel bad when comparing themselves to others. Note: There is a poll embedded within th...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Walgreens expands epinephrine shot partnership as shortage persists Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said on Thursday it expanded its partnership with Kaleo Inc to include the company's epinephrine auto-injectors for infants and toddlers in its pharmacies amid a national shortage of the emergency allergy shots....
00:17, 2019-07-12

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow Facebook Inc said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with international broadcasters and publishers in its bid to take on Alphabet Inc's YouTube....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Vertex Pharmaceuticals expands into Duchenne gene therapy with new deals Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc said http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/htmlnews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20190606:nBw4wRKsa on Thursday it would acquire privately held Exonics Therapeutics for an upfront payment of $245 million and potential milestone payments of up to $750 million....
01:17, 2019-06-07

Dragon Quest Builders 2 expands just about everything in a fight against an evil cult Square Enix showed off more about Dragon Quest Builders 2 today during its Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) press briefing today in Los Angeles. It's comnig out July 12 for the PlayStation 4 and the Nintendo Switch.Read More...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Target expands family leave, child care benefits MINNEAPOLIS (KARE) — Target Corporation announced some new benefits Monday aimed at supporting employees with families. The Minneapolis-based company says it will begin offering “affordable backup care solutions” to hourly and salaried employees at all stores and distribution centers. Th...
18:51, 2019-06-12

Cboe Expands Market Data Sales Team with Key Hires LONDON – 1 May 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the expansion of its Market Data Services team with two key appointments in its London office....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day delivery, its biggest retail competitors — like W...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
11:17, 2019-06-14

Target expands same-day shipping in delivery wars with Walmart and Amazon Target is bringing its same-day delivery option to the masses, marking the latest move in an ongoing and heated battle over delivery involving the big-box retailer, Walmart and Amazon....
13:34, 2019-06-13

Islamic State expands reach in Afghanistan, threatening West The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its footprint, recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks on the United States and other Western countries, according to U.S. and Afghan security off...
09:00, 2019-06-10

Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
06:17, 2019-07-02

Merck Seeks More Deals as It Expands Its Cancer Treatments Portfolio Merck is searching for small and midsize deals, including more transactions aimed at expanding its portfolio of cancer treatments beyond the company’s top-selling product Keytruda....
16:17, 2019-06-19

U.S. expands tech battle with China, barring more technology sales U.S. officials are banning exports to four Chinese technology companies and one research institute on the grounds that they are undermining American national security, the latest move in a broadening......
20:34, 2019-06-21

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal penalties on physicians who perform the procedures....
20:17, 2019-06-01

Italian, Greek Bonds Rally as Hunt for Yield Expands Investors are buying bonds from once-avoided European countries, spurred by expectations that ongoing easy-money policies from central banks will continue to fuel demand for debt....
19:51, 2019-07-17

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe. The company, a FIFA sponsor si...
13:51, 2019-05-30

Apple expands keyboard repairs to newer models of MacBook Apple Inc said on Tuesday it will repair typing-related problems in 'butterfly' keyboards for an expanded set of laptops, that include newer versions of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models....
05:00, 2019-05-22

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
13:34, 2019-05-27

Nessus expands vulnerability scanner offerings to 16 IPs in commercial environments Tenable introduced the free Nessus Essentials product, and also discussed the wisdom of building apps in Electron, along with fixes for Spectre and Meltdown....
20:00, 2019-05-24

U.S. Congress expands probe of White House personal email use Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a congressional oversight chairman said on Monday....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Amazon expands free one-day shipping perk for Prime members Amazon announced it will expand the number of products eligible for one-day shipping to Prime members. No minimum purchase is required, Amazon said.        ...
01:34, 2019-06-04

Apple expands tvOS gaming with PS4, Xbox One S controller support Enlarge / Controller not shown to scale. At the 2019 WWDC keynote today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company is expanding Apple TV controller support to include "two of the best and most popular game controllers available, Xbox One S and PlayStation DualShock 4" with the next tvOS updat...
06:51, 2019-06-04

Cboe Expands U.S. Equities Leadership Team with New Senior Hire CHICAGO – June 20, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Adam Inzirillo, a longtime veteran of U.S. equities trading, will join as Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Equities in New York. In this role, Adam will be...
23:00, 2019-06-20

GM expands Super Cruise hands-free system in U.S., Canada A majority of the additional Super Cruise miles will be in the U.S., but Canada's availability also will significantly increase from the roughly 8,000 miles offered now....
00:00, 2019-06-06

What it's really like to be an Amazon Flex delivery driver as Prime one-day shipping expands As Amazon makes one-day shipping the norm for Prime members, Flex drivers help get packages the last mile to each address. CNBC spoke to these on-demand contract workers all over the country to find out what it's really like to deliver for Amazon....
20:34, 2019-06-19

NHL expands use of video review after controversial missed calls in playoffs The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter several notable missed calls during the playoffs.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Russia’s Yandex expands its Alice voice assistant to the smart home Russian internet giant Yandex has announced a big expansion for its digital assistant Alice, introducing integrations with various smart home products.Read More...
19:00, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Brazil telecom Oi adds mobile customers as it expands 4.5G coverage Brazilian telecom Oi SA added more post-paid mobile clients in May than in April, commercial director Bernardo Winik said on Tuesday, as the company expanded its 4.5G coverage in Latin America's largest economy....
19:01, 2019-06-04

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone, implementing cease-fire JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it is expanding the permitted fishing zone off Gaza’s coast, the latest sign that a cease-fire deal with Palestinian militants is moving forward. COGAT, the Israeli defense body responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, said Tuesday that it had expanded the fis...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe        ...
16:51, 2019-05-30

Mexican National Guard expands into capital to address crime surge Mexico's new militarized National Guard police force will expand to the capital Mexico City in an effort to tackle a deteriorating security situation, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Brass knuckles, clubs: New Texas law expands limits of open carry Coming this fall, it will be legal in Texas to carry brass knuckles, clubs and self-defense keychains, according to reports. It will be an extension of open carry laws that include rifles and guns. Over Memorial Day weekend, Republican Gov. Gregg Abbott signed House Bill 446, allowing residents, eff...
07:17, 2019-05-30

Trump administration expands deportation authority across US; ACLU promises legal action The change is the latest move in the administration's attempts to crack down on illegal immigration.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-23

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce further expansion in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the creation of a Joint Venture with Triangle Media...
19:17, 2019-06-27

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.......
19:17, 2019-06-04

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as chicks and ducklings — has expanded, sickening a new total of 279 people across 41 states....
18:51, 2019-06-15

Search for bikini-clad woman in Mojave Desert expands with off-road vehicles Nearly 20 people are now scouring the Mojave Desert in California for a 69-year-old bikini-clad Arizona woman who vanished Friday while hiking with her husband as sweltering temperatures continue to bake the region. ...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Bats Europe Expands BXTR to Offer Buy-Side Trade Reporting Services LONDON – 3 April 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has expanded its trade reporting facility, BXTR, to offer a new service that enables buy-side firms to meet their trade reporting obligations under MiFID II. The...
21:34, 2019-05-21

MOVES-Credit Suisse expands Spain team with 4 private banker appointments Credit Suisse International Wealth Management (IWM), the private banking arm of Credit Suisse, on Tuesday added four private bankers to its Madrid office to cover its clients in Spain....
19:51, 2019-07-23

Cboe DataShop Expands Offering with Wall Street Horizon Event Data CHICAGO – March 22, 2018 –  Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Cboe DataShop has added Wall Street Horizon’s corporate event data to its range of offerings, arming customers with a more ro...
14:32, 2019-05-21

How platform fatigue is ruining your company These days, it can seem impossible to have a system that lets employees know where the data, files, email messages, PDFs, web links, and other resources that they need are, in order to complete projects.Some of these resources are cloud-based, so everyone on the team must use the same communications...
10:51, 2019-06-03

Alibaba opens up its B2B platform to US sellers One third of the buyers on Alibaba.com are US businesses, the company notes, priming it for US sellers to reach more customers domestically and around the world....
00:51, 2019-07-24

Google has launched its new shopping platform Following the feeding frenzy of Amazon Prime Day, Google has debuted its new shopping platform to lure customers with personalized recommendations. The tool is now live in the US, and will show tailored suggestions if you're logged in with your Google account.Google isn't about to start bu...
12:17, 2019-07-22

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined to overtake all other forms of digital entertainmen...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Toyota and Subaru to develop new electric platform and SUV The latest in a flurry of new partnerships to emerge, the Japanese alliance will draw on both brands' expertise Toyota and Subaru have embarked on an initiative that will see the two marques share development of electric vehicle platforms - and jointly produce an electric SUV. As well as a dedicat...
22:00, 2019-06-06

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
02:34, 2019-06-06

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad aboard a commercial ship in the Yellow Sea off the ...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Fire TV vs Roku: Which streaming video platform is better? Streaming video players have come a long way in just 10 years. Back in 2009, almost no one owned a Roku - and Amazon? Prime Video had just come out in 2006, so at that point it was still just a blip on the radar. But 10 years later and Amazon and Roku are two of the biggest names in streaming video ...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Honda Is Designing a Modular Electric Car Platform Honda’s working on a new modular EV platform, Tesla’s dealing with a lawsuit involving alleged trade secret theft, and Toyota has to pay a single dealer almost $16 million in damages. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, July 16, 2019....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Nissan Kicks SUV Now Available On Zoomcar's Subscription Platform The Nissan Kicks was launched late last year and is the latest model to be made available on Zoomcar's subscription platform - ZAP. The new leasing programme by the self-driving rental company allows......
20:34, 2019-07-18

Salesforce adds customer data platform to CRM At its annual Salesforce Connections conference, Salesforce unveiled its new Customer Data Platform (CDP) alongside the next generation of Customer 360.The new platform services will allow companies to unify disparate customer data throughout their entire organization and then personalize every enga...
22:51, 2019-06-18

VW will reportedly share its electric car platform with Ford VW and Ford appear close to formalizing their partnership on EVs and self-driving cars. Reuters sources claim the two have forged an "outline agreement" that will see them ally on more than just commercial vehicles. Most notably, VW would share its......
20:34, 2019-07-05

Toyota and Subaru to co-develop new electric car platform News 6 Jun, 2019 The two Japanese auto manufacturers will jointly design a dedicated all-electric platform, as well as a new C-segment SUV...
00:00, 2019-06-07

Nvidia reveals first AI platform for edge devices In an effort to help bring artificial intelligence to edge devices, Nvidia has announced its new Nvidia EGX platform that has the ability to understand and act on data in real time without having to send it to the cloud or data center first.Up until now, AI algorithms were so complex that they requi...
22:34, 2019-05-28

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
21:17, 2019-05-28

Ford To Use Volkswagen's MEB Platform To Manufacture 6 Lakh EVs The agreement with Ford has further strengthened Volkswagen's electric strategy and supports the growth of the e-mobility industry on a global level....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-software firm’s digital offerings beyond customer-relationship management tools....
18:51, 2019-06-10

Facebook ‘gives global platform to illegal dogfighting’ Social media giant breaks its own rules on violence and animal trading, say campaignersFacebook has been accused of giving a global platform to dogfighting after an investigation found the site is being used by fight organisers and unscrupulous puppy traders.Lady Freethinker (LFT), the animal rights...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
08:34, 2019-06-09

Here's a First Look at Toyota and Subaru's Electric Car Platform of the Future It was announced this week that Toyota and Subaru will work together on a new electric vehicle platform, one that will combine Subaru’s all-wheel drive expertise with Toyota’s electrification chops. Here’s a quick look at the new “e-TNGA” platform, which Toyota states will underpin future mid-size ...
23:17, 2019-06-08

Best e-commerce platform of 2019: get an online store now! The rise of the web has allowed countless businesses to reach a wider market. Not only that, it has given rise to countless new online-only businesses, fueled by the exponential rise of mobile connections.It's not surprising, then, that one analyst claims that the SMB e-commerce platform market...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Lamborghini car prices plunge as ultra-luxury market expands Had your eye on a Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin or Lamborghini? Now might be your time as prices fall. Or you can just keep dreaming, like us.       ...
14:51, 2019-06-10

Renault updates big-selling Captur with new platform and interior Rising sales have led to a second-generation Captur Crossover gets significant makeover inside, with plug-in hybrid version still to come Renault has followed up its strong-selling Captur crossover with a second-generation model that features a similar dramatic interior revamp as the Clio – and w...
15:17, 2019-07-03

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
04:51, 2019-06-11

Ford to build electric cars on VW’s MEB platform in 2023 News 12 Jul, 2019 Ford will “design and build at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle in Europe” using VW’s MEB platform in 2023...
20:00, 2019-07-12

Women's World Cup becomes platform for social change The Women's World Cup is not just about soccer for many of the players and teams in France. It's about respect.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered a state agency to investigate certain reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Trump "master" of the platform....
13:51, 2019-05-23

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea BEIJING (AP) — China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off Wednesday off the coast of Shandong province, marking the 30...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Baidu’s DuerOS voice platform is now on 400 million devices Baidu revealed at its Create 2019 conference in Beijing that DuerOS' install base recently surpassed 400 million as voice queries topped 3.6 billionRead More...
11:17, 2019-07-03

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space.The Long March 11 rocket blasted of...
23:51, 2019-06-05

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Group 1 Automotive debuts online car-buying platform Through the platform, customers can browse Group 1's inventory, customize vehicle features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
18:51, 2019-06-04

YouTube says it's removing more hateful videos from platform YouTube said it will remove more hateful and extreme content from its platform as it faces scrutiny over objectionable content hosted on its service.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on free-to-air platform • Sky executives understood to be considering one-off move• Options include online streaming of Lord’s final on 14 JulyThe Cricket World Cup final could yet be shown on a free-to-air platform in the UK, with the rights holder, Sky, understood to be considering making the match available to non-subsc...
01:34, 2019-06-14

Twitch buys Bebo to build out its esports platform With Amazon's help, Twitch has become the game streaming service of choice for PC and console players all over the world. Viewers have witnessed superstar Fortnite player Ninja team up with Drake and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez guest-star in a Donkey Ko......
21:00, 2019-06-19

Man stabbed in neck, abdomen during subway platform brawl: cops A man was stabbed on a Midtown subway platform during a fight over money, police said Tuesday. The 24-year-old and two men were arguing over money around 11:30 p.m. Monday while on the D train platform at the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station, police said. The pair then began attacking him — bea...
17:34, 2019-05-28

Australia winces at footage of child falling between train and platform Australia released hair-raising security images on Tuesday of a child falling between a train station platform and a train, as a reminder to parents to stay vigilant during the busy school holidays....
12:34, 2019-07-02

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by year-end....
01:34, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-NY Gov. Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Alibaba welcomes U.S. small businesses to sell globally on its platform Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd will now allow small businesses in the United States to sell on Alibaba.com, the company said on Tuesday, an effort to tap into the business-to-business e-commerce market and fend off fierce competition from rivals like Amazon.com Inc ....
15:17, 2019-07-23

NY Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
01:17, 2019-07-02

Zendesk's new Duet platform unites sales and support teams The new offering is designed for businesses that want to provide customers with a personalized experience that spans pre- and post-sale interactions....
15:17, 2019-06-12

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida — but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RUD. It was a long shot,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Infarm raises $100 million to expand its urban farming platform to the U.S. and beyond Infarm, a startup that distributes "modular farms" to urban locations, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

Confirmed: Ford to share Volkswagen’s MEB platform for at least one electric car by 2023 Volkswagen to invest in Ford-backed autonomous tech firm in exchange for use of modular EV platform in global alliance Ford and Volkswagen have jointly announced the expansion of their global alliance will include electric vehicles, along with a massive investment in autonomous technology and joint...
00:51, 2019-07-13

Destiny 2 will become free-to-play later this year, cross-platform [Updated] At least one new baddie in Destiny 2: Shadowkeep. [credit: Bungie ] Shortly after Google's Stadia reveal presentation on Thursday, the Destiny 2 handlers at Bungie kicked off their own whop...
01:00, 2019-06-07

AB Volvo to partner with Nvidia to develop AI platform for driverless trucks Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Social VR platform Bigscreen TV adds 50 free live channels Bigscreen is first and foremost a destination where users can share their desktop screens with friends. Bigscreen TV takes the service in a new place.Read More...
03:17, 2019-07-15

Toyota, Subaru to develop battery electric vehicle platform Toyota said the companies will apply Subaru's all-wheel-drive technologies and Toyota's vehicle electrification technologies to the new battery-electric-vehicle....
13:51, 2019-06-06

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.Read More...
18:51, 2019-07-09

The DJ-inspired production platform Serato Studio arrives today If you're a Serato DJ user with an unfulfilled desire to make beats and missed the beta for the company's new production platform, now's your chance. Today is the official launch of Serato Studio 1.0 and it's in good form following a little feedback......
02:17, 2019-06-20

New LexIDMe platform lets community help police solve crimes LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– When police cannot identify individuals in surveillance videos or pictures, the crime often goes unsolved. Lexington Police created a new website so the community can help identify these people. “All the detectives love it,” said Sgt. Donnell Gordon. “...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Microsoft acquires Drawbridge to bolster LinkedIn's marketing platform Microsoft plans to use Drawbridge's digital identty management technology, which uses machine-learning techniques, to grow LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions product....
05:51, 2019-05-29

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
21:51, 2019-06-11

Online-Based Ridesharing Mobility-as-a-Service Platform for Sale A new mobility platform with an iconic brand and innovative approach to scalable modality is for sale, CNN reports. The service, which boasts nearly 17 million yearly active users, uses a web-and-app-based purchasing platform to coordinate new mobility solutions using large transportation modules i...
21:51, 2019-05-31

Refinitiv blocks Reuters stories on Tiananmen from its Eikon platform Under pressure from China's government, financial information provider Refinitiv has removed from its Eikon terminal Reuters news stories related to the 30th anniversary of the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Patreon raises $60 million to expand its creator membership platform internationally Patreon has raised $60 million to expand its subscription membership platform internationally. This round takes its total funding to $165 million.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Tencent invests in Antstream Arcade retro-game streaming platform Antstream Arcade, which makes a streaming platform for retro games, said it received a round of funding led by Chinese gaming and social giant Tencent.Read More...
02:01, 2019-07-23

‘The Circus’ co-host and Wired co-founder to launch political media platform Longtime pals John Heilemann — co-host of Showtime’s "The Circus" — and tech entrepreneur and Wired co-founder John Battelle are re-uniting in introducing a new political media platform....
22:51, 2019-07-23

EMBARGOED-Asia's spot LNG benchmark goes digital with launch of electronic platform Price agency S&P Global Platts and clearing house Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Thursday they are launching an electronic platform known as eWindow to the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market....
01:51, 2019-07-11

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
17:51, 2019-07-02

‘Destiny 2’ coming to Google Stadia complete with cross-platform saves With E3 2019 almost here we’re getting more and more reports about what the new gaming event will have to offer. Just as Microsoft prepares to talk more about xCloud, its games streaming service, Google will announce more details about Stadia, the streaming services it unveiled a few months ag...
16:51, 2019-06-06

Andy Kleinman interview — How Wonder is building a hybrid TV-mobile gaming platform Andy Kleinman is finally talking about what his startup Wonder is doing. The San Francisco company is making a hybrid gaming system that unites how we play.Read More...
17:00, 2019-05-30

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
15:17, 2019-06-12

AI photography platform Meero raises $230 million to become France’s newest unicorn Paris-based Meero raised $230 million in venture capital for its AI-driven photography platform, pushing the company past a valuation of $1 billion. Read More...
03:17, 2019-06-19

ProSieben signs cooperation with Facebook to share clips on video platform ProSiebenSat.1 Media said on Wednesday it had signed a cooperation agreement with arch-rival Facebook to post program clips on video platform Facebook Watch as the German broadcaster seeks to reach a younger audience....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Over half of euro zone govt bonds have sub-zero yields on Tradeweb platform The pool of euro zone government bonds with negative yields has surged so far in June to 4.3 trillion euros or around 55% of the total, the highest proportion since August 2016, Tradeweb data showed on Thursday....
12:17, 2019-06-20

Two more shippers join Maersk's cost-cutting blockchain-based platform Two of the world's biggest shipping groups will join a Maersk led blockchain platform aimed at boosting efficiency and limiting the enormous paper trail of global container shipping....
16:51, 2019-05-28

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-05-24

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers at hearing on biodiversity Conservative members of Congress called on climate change deniers at hearing on endangered speciesThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a serious, manmade problem.Whe...
07:00, 2019-05-23

CBOE Wins 'Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015' Award CHICAGO, IL -- September 21, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) has been named “Best Volatility Trading Platform - Global 2015” by Capital Finance International magazine. This is the fifth industry award CBOE has received in 2015....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Apple shares its vision for macOS 10.15 Catalina: Cross-platform apps are key Apple's new framework, Project Catalyst, will help iOS developers translate existing mobile apps into macOS apps. SAN JOSE, Calif.—The next major operating system update for Apple's Mac computers will bring new apps, a handful of quality life improvements, an...
06:51, 2019-06-04

New York Governor Cuomo orders probe into Facebook's advertising platform New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that state-regulated advertisers were using Facebook Inc's advertising platform in a discriminatory manner....
03:34, 2019-07-02

Big banks are launching a blockchain trade platform powered by ‘Bitcoin-like’ token The banking industry is hell-bent on taking over the nascent blockchain and cryptocurrency market. A group of financial firms led by UBS Group AG is eyeing blockchain technology for settling cross-border trades worldwide with its own “Bitcoin-like” token. The 14 firms – including Barclays, Nasdaq, C...
14:51, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Norway's Equinor evacuates North Sea platform after collision with supply vessel Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was struck by a supply vessel, the company said on Friday. The platform was not producing when the collision occurred at 1:55 a.m. on Friday (2355 GMT on Thursday), and there were no ...
08:17, 2019-06-07

Salesforce to acquire data analytics platform Tableau in $15.7 billion all-stock deal Salesforce is buying data analytics company Tableau in an all-stock deal worth around $15.7 billion, just days after Google purchased Tableau rival Looker.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
19:51, 2019-05-31

Uber now gives passengers ride credits for buying stuff through Cargo’s in-car commerce platform In-car commerce company Cargo now lets Uber riders earn credits and other perks when they buy stuff through Cargo's new expanded marketplace app.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Dashlane cofounder launches Stonly, a platform for creating embeddable product explanations Alexis Fogel, cofounder of Dashlane, launched Stonly to help product teams, customer support staff, and bloggers explain how tools and services work.Read More...
20:17, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursday....
01:01, 2019-05-24

‘YouTubers’ author Chris Stokel-Walker on how to fix the world’s biggest video platform Over the past couple of years, YouTube’s been in hot water over a myriad of issues that would give any CEO sleepless nights. The list of offenses includes failing to police problematic videos appearing on its platform, toxic comments that have pushed it to disable the feature for some content, and t...
23:00, 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-Norway's Equinor evacuates North Sea platform after collision with supply vessel Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor has evacuated oil workers from its Statfjord A platform in the North Sea after it was struck by a supply vessel, the company said on Friday....
11:17, 2019-06-07

Esports platform Super League Gaming, in first post-IPO deal, buys Framerate The amateur esports platform Super League Gaming Inc has acquired the fast-growing social video network Framerate for $2.5 million in cash and stock, according to a corporate filing on Friday....
01:17, 2019-06-08

India’s Byju’s education platform raises $150 million round for global expansion Indian ed-tech firm Byju’s has raised $150 million in funding in a round led by the Qatar Investment Authority. Byju’s recently acquired augmented reality kids game maker Osmo for $120 million, which has a big audience among kids in the U.S., as part of a global expansion. The new round ...
08:17, 2019-07-11

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh unveils platform ahead of 2019 federal election Speaking in Hamilton at the NDP convention on Sunday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh  is expected to unveil his party's platform ahead of the 2019 federal election....
19:17, 2019-06-16

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
18:51, 2019-06-18

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinterest censorship scandal....
13:00, 2019-06-14

Facebook should de-platform 'domestic terrorists' Antifa following Andy Ngo attack, says Brent Bozell Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell is calling for Facebook to de-platform Antifa on the heels of conservative writer Andy Ngo being attacked by members of the group in Portland, Ore. on Saturday....
18:17, 2019-07-03

Luminar eyes production vehicles with $100M round and new Iris lidar platform Luminar is one of the major players in the new crop of lidar companies that have sprung up all over the world, and it’s moving fast to outpace its peers. Today the company announced a new $100M funding round, bringing its total raised to over $250M — as well as a perception platform and a new...
18:00, 2019-07-11

Google just bought the data analytics platform Looker. Now Salesforce is buying Tableau Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software, which uses self-service analytics to help people work with data.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-10

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cryptocurrency mining bot called LoudMiner. Hackers ...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Twitter will label tweets from Trump, world leaders who break the platform's rules Twitter will start displaying a new notice in front of tweets from public figures who break its community guidelines.       ...
23:34, 2019-06-27

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
00:17, 2019-07-02

Japan's Marubeni backs blockchain crowd-sourcing platform for solar, wind farms Japan's Marubeni Corp has agreed to back a blockchain power purchasing platform, WePower, that is looking to establish itself in Australia to tap rapid growth in solar and wind power, the two firms said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-07-23

Social platform gains notoriety after gory photos of dead teen posted. What is Discord? A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-17

Global News to provide multi-platform live coverage of Raptors parade Monday The parade is set to kick off at 10 a.m., but Global's pre-parade coverage will begin much earlier than that, starting at 6 a.m. on Global News Morning. ...
01:34, 2019-06-16

Bats Europe Successfully Launches Buy-side Access to New European Equities Block IOI Platform LONDON – 20 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, and BIDS Trading, L.P. (BIDS), the operator of the largest block trading alternative trading system (ATS) by volume in the U.S., announced today the successful buy-side focu...
21:34, 2019-05-21

CBOE Expands Weekly Options By One Day Allows Traders to More Easily "Roll" from One Weekly Expiration to Another CHICAGO, IL, June 30, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that as of Thursday, July 1, all new Weekly options series listed at CBOE will begin trading on Thursdays and expire the following Friday. Prior to this change, new series were listed on Fridays. The additional da...
22:51, 2019-05-22

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety (GOOG, GOOGL) Getty YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that YouTube executives are considering moving all children's content to YouTube Kids, the platform's secondary app. While...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Donald Trump baby balloon: blimp is more than just protest symbol, it's a platform for good, says organiser The giant 'Trump Baby' blimp is set to fly in London again during the president's state visit – but this time it has a specific mission, its organiser said today....
09:34, 2019-05-25

Renault Clio Based On The CMF-B Platform Bags Five-Star Ratings In Euro NCAP; Stands Relevant For Th The all-new Renault Clio which is spawned by the CMF-B platform has bagged five-star ratings in the global NCAP crash test and this news stands even more crucial for the India market given the onset......
21:17, 2019-05-22

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President Donald Trump and his administration on its site. It said that it would ban posts or content supporting Trump, but it would not delete project data, nor...
23:17, 2019-06-23

S&P 100 INDEX (OEX) OPTIONS TO TRADE ON CBOE'S HYBRID TRADING PLATFORM BEGINNING DECEMBER 9; Citigroup, Inc. Appointed Lead Market Maker (LMM) Chicago, November 24, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that options on the S&P 100 Index (OEX) will begin trading on CBOE's Hybrid Trading Platform on Tuesday, December 9, 2008.CBOE's Hybrid will enable multiple, competing quotes and high-speed electronic executions f...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Bats Europe Reports Record Month for Bats LIS with Over €2 Billion Traded on Platform LONDON – 3 July 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported June volume and highlights for Bats LIS, its new block trading platform powered by BIDS technology, which saw more than €2.0 billion in notional value traded du...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Cloudera customers hit brakes on renewals ahead of Cloudera Data Platform, CEO Reilly to retire Cloudera Tom Reilly will retire July 31 and Martin Cole is interim CEO. Cloudera customers are also holding back renewals pending the launch of the Cloudera Data Platform....
04:01, 2019-06-06

Cboe Announces Successful Migration of Cboe Futures Exchange to Proprietary Technology Platform CHICAGO – February 27, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the successful migration of Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) to its proprietary Bats technology, a significant milestone in the company’s multi-excha...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Cboe Announces Successful Migration of Cboe C2 Options Exchange to Proprietary Technology Platform CHICAGO – May 15, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the successful migration of Cboe C2 Options Exchange (C2) to its proprietary Bats technology, marking the latest step in the company’s multi-exchange...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Best Smart TV 2019: every smart TV platform ranked, rated and reviewed These days, smart TVs are so common it doesn't feel necessary to add the 'smart' to them. You'd have to hunt high and low to find a new TV that doesn't come with some form of smart capability or features built-in, whether that's LG's WebOS, Google's Android TV...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Cboe Europe Reports Record Month for Cboe LIS with €8 Billion Notional Traded on Block Trading Platform LONDON – 5 November 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported that its European block trading platform, Cboe LIS, set a new monthly record in October with average daily notional value (ADNV) traded of €348 million, up 27.7% f...
14:32, 2019-05-21

'Xbox Live Is Not A Free Speech Platform': Xbox Boss Promises New Features To Make Online Gaming Less Hostile You can learn a lot about a person by the values they express, and possibly something about an entire gaming platform by the blog posts the person running it writes. That’s why I was so eager at E3 last week to ask the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, why he recently wrote a 1200-word essay mostly about ...
01:34, 2019-06-21

Cboe Global Markets Announces Planned Migration Date of Cboe Options Exchange to Bats Technology Platform CHICAGO – April 5, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to migrate Cboe Options Exchange to the company’s proprietary Bats technology on October 7, 2019....
14:32, 2019-05-21

CBOE AND CBSX OFFERING AUTOMATED EXECUTIONS FOR COMBINED STOCK AND OPTION TRADES THROUGH A SINGLE ELECTRONIC PLATFORM; Functionality Delivers Cost Savings and Trading Efficiencies CHICAGO, October 13, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that they are now offering fully automated executions for combined option and stock trades through a single electronic platform. ......
03:17, 2019-05-23

CBOE Expands Its Global Volatility Franchise With Addition Of CBOE EFA ETF Volatility Index CHICAGO, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) today announced that it will begin disseminating values for a new volatility index benchmark — the CBOE EFA ETF Volatility Index (VXEFA) — on Monday, July 1. The VXEFA Index, the newest addition to CBOE...
06:34, 2019-05-22

Ukraine parliamentary vote: Fresh start or a U-turn? This weekend's parliamentary vote in Ukraine will mark a turning point for the country. The legislature may gain many new young faces — or see pro-Russia elements receive a boost in support....
23:00, 2019-07-20

Neil Armstrong's Buzz Aldrin photo is unparalleled in art Few would deny that Neil Armstrong's shot of fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin is one of the most famous and compelling photos ever taken. What makes it so iconic? Of course, he had access to a place that only 11 other human beings have been, but there's......
23:51, 2019-07-20

How dare a woman breastfeed her baby on a plane! She might offend the bigots | Nell Frizzell When Dutch airline KLM says it may ask nursing mothers to cover themselves if passengers object, misogyny is winningWell, I for one welcome the news: as of this week, anybody asked to cover up while breastfeeding on a KLM flight can now walk, bare-breasted, across the plane, milk firing into the air...
00:00, 2019-07-21

From Clytemnestra to Villanelle: why are we fascinated by women who kill? In both pop culture and reality, women killers both seduce and repel us. The writer behind The Archers’ gaslighting storyline explores our enduring obsessionAbout 2,500 years ago, an audience took their places at a theatre in Athens for the premiere of a new murder drama. The protagonist, a returnin...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Colm Tóibín: ‘A book wouldn’t improve Trump’ The author of Brooklyn and The Master discusses fathers and families, the new wave of female Irish novelists – and the only time he wishes he owned a TVColm Tóibín is an award-winning Irish writer of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. He is also a professor of the humanities at Columbia University, New...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collaborating with leftwing guerrillas. The other was riddl...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
01:34, 2019-07-21

Italian magistrate who led 'Clean Hands' graft probes dies Francesco Saverio Borrelli, the Italian magistrate who headed the "Clean Hands" corruption investigations in the early 1990s that swept away an entire political class, has died, his family said on Saturday....
01:34, 2019-07-21

Asian Games: India's Mixed Team Relay Silver To Be Upgraded To Gold India's 4x400m mixed relay team of Mohammad Anas, Hima Das, Arokia Rajiv and M R Poovamma had won the silver at the Asian Games in Jakarta last year....
01:51, 2019-07-21

Cycling: Alaphilippe, Pinot shine on Tour's Tourmalet to lift home hopes Julian Alaphilippe hedged his bets when asked about his chances of winning the Tour de France, but together with Thibaut Pinot, he is leading a French renaissance that could deliver a first home title since 1985....
02:00, 2019-07-21

Motor racing: W Series title battle goes down to the wire at Brands Hatch Britain's Jamie Chadwick and Dutch rival Beitske Visser will fight for the inaugural all-female W Series title at the final race of the season at Brands Hatch next month after Finnish driver Emma Kimilainen won at Assen on Saturday....
02:00, 2019-07-21

Comic-Con: 'Star Trek' boldly melds past and present with Patrick Stewart's 'Picard' 'Star Trek' gave the Comic-Con crowd at its expanding universe, including more 'Discovery,' Patrick Stewart's 'Picard' return and an animated comedy.        ...
02:00, 2019-07-21

I'm not at Chelsea to replace Hazard, says Pulisic "Christian Pulisic has rejected claims he has been bought by Chelsea to replace Eden Hazard, claiming his priority for now is to \"earn the respect\" of his team-mates."...
02:00, 2019-07-21

Wiggins bonus podcast: Alaphilippe in control - so is that it for G? "Despite suffering on the Tourmalet on a brutal Stage 14 of the 2019 Tour de France on Saturday, Geraint Thomas is still in with a shout of retaining his yellow jersey, according to Bradley Wiggins."...
02:17, 2019-07-21

As streaming services multiply, here’s what they have to offer If you thought 500 shows was a lot to digest, the era of surplus TV is about to get even bigger. First there was Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Now, a slew of new streaming services are coming, and your favorite shows will soon be splintered across all sorts of different viewing platforms. Here’s your gu...
02:17, 2019-07-21

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are on a waitlist to claim asylum. They’ve bande...
02:51, 2019-07-21

‘It’s brutal’: Heat wave across half the US cancels events NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system. The National Weather Service said “a dangerous heat wave” sent temperatures into ...
02:51, 2019-07-21

Award-Winning Lamb Under Investigation For PEDs A grand champion lamb is currently under investigation after a veterinarian discovered a foreign substance in the animal’s system that might have given it an unfair advantage over its competitors. Tests from the Ohio Department of Agriculture reveal that the lamb was given a diuretic, which is banne...
04:17, 2019-07-21

Whyte survives rocky Rivas test but the wait for a title shot goes on Dillian Whyte recovers from a ninth-round knockdown to outpoint Oscar Rivas and win the WBC interim heavyweight title in London, writes Elliot Worsell The post Whyte survives rocky Rivas test but the wait for a title shot goes on appeared first on Boxing News....
05:17, 2019-07-21

Silent but violent, Daniel Dubois is everything the heavyweight division needs Who is Daniel Dubois, and what makes this quiet man the most exciting heavyweight prospect in the world? Elliot Worsell finds out The post Silent but violent, Daniel Dubois is everything the heavyweight division needs appeared first on Boxing News....
05:17, 2019-07-21

Keith Thurman vs. Manny Pacquiao: Round-by-round updates and analysis Undefeated welterweight champ Keith Thurman puts his WBA title on the line against Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.       ...
05:34, 2019-07-21

Urquidy dominates struggling Rangers in Astros' 6-1 win José Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the skidding Texas Rangers       ...
05:34, 2019-07-21

Drug companies shipped thousands of pain pill orders it should have halted, documents say Drug companies flooded vulnerable communities in American with billions of painkillers for years in the name of profit without proper oversight, highlighting the pharmaceutical industry's role in the opioid epidemic according to federal authorities. ...
05:51, 2019-07-21

Guerrero's grand slam helps Blue Jays beat Tigers 7-5 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally for a 7-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers       ...
05:51, 2019-07-21

NFL notebook: Shanahan returns to Broncos -- as spectator Former Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan was back at team headquarters on Saturday -- his first visit to a practice session there since his firing in 2008 by then-owner Pat Bowlen....
06:00, 2019-07-21

97 Dead In Bihar Floods, Sitamarhi District Worst-Hit With 27 Deaths Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts, the state's disaster management department said....
06:01, 2019-07-21

'The Orville' season 3 will be a Hulu exclusive You'll have to forget about watching The Orville's third season on Fox. Hulu has announced that it will offer season 3 of the sci-fi series as an exclusive in the US, with new episodes premiering in late 2020. Creator and star Seth MacFarlane was f......
06:51, 2019-07-21

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking lawsuit. Sarah Goolden, a stunning blonde who’s modeled everything from lacy underwear to designer duds, accuses Hamed Wardak of attacking her twice dur...
07:34, 2019-07-21

What to know about walking for weight loss Walking can help people lose weight. Setting a faster pace, using an incline, and walking multiple times per day can all help increase the amount of calories a person burns. Learn more here....
08:17, 2019-07-21

Why debt forgiveness isn’t so easy Dear John: With all this talk about writing off student debt, no one mentions the tax consequences of the forgiven debt. Will that be forgiven too? M.G. Dear M.G.: Good point. Let’s forgive all debt! Everybody, your debts are forgiven. Nobody owes taxes. Everybody now can go out and spend and increa...
08:51, 2019-07-21

Natasha Lyonne: ‘There’s a fighter in me that wants to survive’ Natasha Lyonne used her starring role in Orange is the New Black to shake off her demons and reinvent herself. The actor and director talks about third chances, crosswords and being the class rebelIn a busy Manhattan restaurant, Natasha Lyonne is eating chicken hearts and talking about resurrection....
09:34, 2019-07-21

| Herman holds onto 1-shot Barbasol Championship lead Jim Herman rolled in two eagle putts in a 10-under par 62 to maintain a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
09:34, 2019-07-21

The five: new uses for bacteria Eating plastic waste, cleaning up oil spills and detecting tumours… how these micro-organisms can help change the worldScientists have discovered a way of using bacteria to produce graphene – a nanomaterial composed of a single layer of carbon atoms with extraordinary properties. Graphene is strong,...
09:51, 2019-07-21

Type-2 diabetes: How to lower blood sugar by drinking tea TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include fatigue and insatiable hunger. According to several studies, drinking this tea can help to lower blood sugar levels....
10:17, 2019-07-21

Derivatives Expiry, Quarterly Results To Guide Market Trend: Experts Companies such as Larsen & Toubro, TVS Motor Company, Hindustan Unilever, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, IDFC First Bank, Ambuja Cements, Bank of Baroda, Biocon, Mphasis, Tata Motors, ABB India, Bajaj......
10:17, 2019-07-21

Manny Pacquiao produces stunning first round knockdown during Keith Thurman fight - WATCH MANNY PACQUIAO became the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history last night, beating the previously unbeaten Keith Thurman in a split decision....
11:01, 2019-07-21

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
12:51, 2019-07-21

Female suicide bomber kills eight in northwest Pakistan A female suicide bomber in northwestern Pakistan killed at least eight people and wounded 26 more in an attack outside a local civilian hospital on Sunday, local officials said....
12:51, 2019-07-21

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee says it has relaunched migrant rescues off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon its activities. The new mission comes after a standoff between Italy and Sea-Watch 3....
13:17, 2019-07-21

Britain calls Stena Impero oil tanker seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture London has denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act." German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says Europe is trying to prevent an "uncontrollable military escalation."...
13:17, 2019-07-21

Ford To Lay Off Arora Around 200 Workers At Canadian Plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on......
13:51, 2019-07-21

UAE telco du to launch IP-based video calling service this year UAE telecom operator du is set to launch high-definition video calling services on its 4G LTE and 5G networks, not app dependent, by end of the year.The video calling service over 4G LTE network is known as ViLTE and over 5G is known as video over new radio.“We have successfully tested the fe...
14:51, 2019-07-21

Lok Sabha Member And Ram Vilas Paswan's Brother Ramchandra Paswan Dies Lok Sabha member Ramchandra Paswan, younger brother of central Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, died at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital inDelhitoday due to cardiac arrest, the family said. He was 56....
14:51, 2019-07-21

Laura Muir cruises to 1500m victory at Anniversary Games • Scot wins easily with 57-second last lap• Zharnel Hughes and Beth Dobbin also shineLaura Muir, Zharnel Hughes and Beth Dobbin seized the occasion of competing in London’s former Olympic stadium to delight the crowds and deliver impressive personal performances on the opening day of the Anniversary...
15:00, 2019-07-21

Isner advances to final on Newport's hot grass courts Top seeded John Isner overcame extremely hot conditions and a first-set tiebreaker loss to beat fourth-seeded Ugo Humbert of France, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3, Saturday and advanced to the Hall of Fame Open final.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-21

Marvel is working on a new 'Fantastic Four' movie Fox Marvel announced its upcoming MCU movies at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday evening. At the very end of the panel, Marvel Studios' president Kevin Feige said he didn't even get to talk about "Fantastic Four." Marvel Studios, owned by Disney, recently received the rights to use the Fantastic Four c...
15:51, 2019-07-21

British Airways and Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo citing unspecified reasons related to safety and security Associated Press British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was canceling flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The German airline said normal operations would resum...
15:51, 2019-07-21

Deputies were told to leave Epstein's jail cell door unlocked and were paid to 'provide security' during his work release Elizabeth Williams via AP Multimillionaire financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein led a privileged life even behind bars, The Washington Post reported, including having his cell door at least temporarily left unlocked. Epstein also paid deputies to "provide security" during his work r...
15:51, 2019-07-21

5 books not to miss: 'Lady in the Lake,' 'Crisis in the Red Zone,' 'Helpline' "The Hot Zone" author Richard Preston is back with a new Ebola book, "Crisis in the Red Zone," and Laura Lippman releases thriller "Lady in the Lake."        ...
16:00, 2019-07-21

NASCAR at New Hampshire 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and more for Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 All the information you need to get ready for Sunday's Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the 20th race in the Cup Series.       ...
16:17, 2019-07-21

|WATCH:ThesearetheelectrifiedcarsbuiltinBritain There's an impressive number of fully-electric and hybrid cars crafted in Britain - and not all are from firms based here, either. We've listed the electrified cars built within our borders......
16:17, 2019-07-21

'Alter your course,' Iranians warned before seizing UK-flagged ship An audio recording of British and Iranian naval authorities radioing instructions to a UK-flagged oil tanker just moments before it was seized in the Strait of Hormuz surfaced on Sunday, amid a mounting diplomatic spat between the two countries....
16:17, 2019-07-21

Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Galaxy A80: which affordable phone is best for you? Samsung's Galaxy A phone series reached the double digits in style, with a massive range of handsets – there's the A10, A20, A30, A40, A50, A60, A70 and A80 (with a possible A90 on the way, too).The definitive smartphone in the series is the Galaxy A50 – it's got solid m...
16:34, 2019-07-21

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migrants detained at the border, herded into detention centers, separated from their children and demonize...
17:51, 2019-07-21

At Kolkata Rally, Mamata Banerjee Pits Black Money Against Cut Money Mamata Banerjee today launched her fightback for Bengal with a mega rally in Kolkata -- her first since Trinamool's 12-seat setback for in the Lok Sabha elections and BJP's 16-seat inroad....
17:51, 2019-07-21

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20 people injured and prompted authorities to partially evacuate a village....
17:51, 2019-07-21

Cummings say there is 'no doubt' Trump is racist following controversy over tweets House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said Sunday that he has “no doubt” that President Trump is racist amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the president’s tweets about four congresswomen....
18:00, 2019-07-21

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings, Politico reported.  ...
18:00, 2019-07-21

The Bedoons: Kuwait's stateless minority For more than 50 years, the Bedoons have been living in Kuwait without citizenship status. Now, it seems this problematic situation is finally being addressed. There may be light at the end of the tunnel....
19:34, 2019-07-21

US Secretary of State Pompeo blames Cuba, targets Mexico On a visit to Latin America, the US' top envoy has blamed Cuba for propping up the Venezuelan regime. Moving on to Mexico the focus is on trade and migrants, a day before a key trade deadline....
19:34, 2019-07-21

Canadian Police Accidentally Livestream Double Homicide Press Conference Using Facebook’s Cat Filter Canada’s national police force live-streamed a press conference regarding a double homicide on Friday and added animated cat-like features to the presiding officer. Facebook’s video technology has the capabilities of overlaying the recording with filters that distort or change the video&...
19:51, 2019-07-21

Irishman Shane Lowry wins British Open for first career major It was never in doubt. Irishman Shane Lowry thrived as the Sunday leader at Royal Portrush, winning the 148th British Open for his first career major. Lowry, who finished 15-under after a 1-over 72 in the final round, became the fifth Irish winner of The Open, joining Fred Daly, Padraig Harrington, ...
20:00, 2019-07-21

| Lowry's Open Championship triumph: 4 key moments A look at some of the key moments of Shane Lowry's victory in treacherous conditions to claim his maiden major title at the 148th Open Championship on Sunday...
20:34, 2019-07-21

‘Lion King’ Remake Becomes Disney’s Latest Box-Office Smash Disney’s domestic market share for the year stands at about 40 percent. On Sunday, “Avengers: Endgame” passed “Avatar” to rank as the No. 1 ticket-seller on record....
21:00, 2019-07-21

Inclusive peace in Afghanistan means ‘women at the centre’ urges UN deputy chief in Kabul The UN deputy chief issued an impassioned plea on Sunday for Afghans to reconcile with the past and put “women at the centre” of all efforts to forge a durable peace, and a truly inclusive political process where women’s voices are truly heard. ...
21:01, 2019-07-21

Ireland’s Shane Lowry stays calm to win first major at the Open as rivals fade • 32-year-old becomes latest Open champion from Ireland• England’s Tommy Fleetwood finishes second on nine underPadraig Harrington, Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy, Darren Clarke … Shane Lowry. We will soon have to amend the great book of Irish cliche to include reference to golf. This small island ha...
21:34, 2019-07-21

Adam Peaty breaks 57-second barrier and 100m breaststroke world record ‘I’ve been chasing that for three years now,’ says PeatyPeaty wins World Championships semi-final in 56.88secAdam Peaty has broken his own world record in the men’s 100 metre breaststroke at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Peaty, 24, smashed the previous record of 57.10 seconds he s...
21:34, 2019-07-21

Manny Pacquiao says he has no plans to retire after defeating Keith Thurman – video Manny Pacquiao, 40, became the oldest welterweight champion in history by defeating Keith Thurman in a split decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. After clinching the 62nd win of his 71-fight professional career against previously-unbeaten American Thurman, Pacquiao said he did not expect to step ...
21:34, 2019-07-21

Sell ‘Wise Honest’ ship to pay NoKo debt to Otto Warmbier parents: judge A federal judge has given the green light for the sale of a seized North Korea vessel to pay down the judgement awarded to the parents of Otto Warmbier, who died after being detained in the hermit kingdom. Parents Frederick and Cynthia Warmbier won a $500 million judgment against North Korea for the...
22:17, 2019-07-21

WWE’s newest 7-foot-3 giant is a former college basketball player Undertaker, Great Khali and Braun Strowman are all monsters that have dominated WWE in recent times, but now there is a new giant in town who is even taller than the Big Show. The company’s NXT developmental brand handed a debut to the humongous Jordan Omogbehin, 25, on Thursday. And the 7-foot-3 co...
22:34, 2019-07-21

Cycling: Pinot tames rivals again as Yates takes stage win Thibaut Pinot emerged as the strongest of the main contenders to win the Tour de France after dominating his rivals for the second successive day in the 15th stage, a 185-km mountain battle won by Briton Simon Yates on Sunday....
22:34, 2019-07-21

Cards call up Ravelo, Webb; Leone, Helsley sent down The St. Louis Cardinals made a bevy of moves on Sunday, which included recalling infielder Rangel Ravelo and left-hander Tyler Webb from Triple-A Memphis....
22:34, 2019-07-21

Swimming: Sun wins men's 400 freestyle gold at world championships China's Sun Yang won his fourth straight 400 meters freestyle title at the world swimming championships on Sunday, touching home first in a time of 3:42.44....
22:34, 2019-07-21

For Seattle’s Last Mobile Home Owners, the Clock Is Ticking An affordable slice of the urban housing market is vanishing as mobile home parks succumb to development, costing residents both their homes and their communities....
22:34, 2019-07-21

Walmart's 'The Big Save' sale ends today: final deals on TVs, laptops, and more While Amazon Prime Day ended on Tuesday, Walmart's 'The Big Save' sale has been extended to today with price cuts that rival the tech giant. You can find massive savings throughout the site on best-selling items. The best part about Walmart's summer sale is that unlike Prime Day...
22:51, 2019-07-21

|WATCH:BMWpicksinsiderZipseasCEOtocatchupwithrivals BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, continuing its tradition of promoting production chiefs to the top job even as the auto industry expands into new areas such as technology and services....
22:51, 2019-07-21

Former Florida International football player Emmanuel Lubin dies in car accident, school says Former Florida International defensive back Emmanuel Lubin died in a car accident Saturday night, the school announced Sunday.       ...
23:34, 2019-07-21

Taste of the Tour: A signature dessert in Kirk Douglas' wake It's a Tour de France dilemma: When you've found a gem of a hotel along the race route, should you stingily keep the precious address to yourself       ...
23:34, 2019-07-21

US accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations...
00:00, 2019-07-22

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play's system entirely, inste......
00:34, 2019-07-22

City sues Brooklyn can collector over poor property management A quirky Brooklyn can collector who owns millions in Manhattan real estate better spare some change to fix up her dilapidated landmarked townhouse, the city said. Lisa Fiekowsky, whose trash-filled car angered her Prospect Heights neighbors, faces fines of $5,000 per day because she’s allowed 451 Co...
00:51, 2019-07-22

Shane Lowry celebrates 'incredible' Open win and first major – video report Irishman Shane Lowry staved off the biggest nerves of his golfing life and handled difficult conditions to win the Open by six strokes amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush.Fervently cheered on every shot by the sellout crowd, the 32-year-old finished 15 under for the tournament, while Englishman ...
01:34, 2019-07-22

Camila Cabello Gets Real About Her Struggles With Anxiety: ''I've Changed So Much'' Camila Cabello might seem like the life of the party, especially after dropping a club banger with rumored boyfriend Shawn Mendes, but that's not entirely the case. The 22-year-old......
02:00, 2019-07-22

Tom King, Doc Shaner, and Mitch Gerads' Next DC Series Is Strange Adventures The creative minds behind the Eisner-award-winning Mister Miracle are reuniting—and throwing in an old friend who helped King on one of the most interesting Green Lantern short stories—to bring Adam Strange back to the DC universe in a big way.Read more......
02:17, 2019-07-22

3-time Grand Slam doubles winner Peter McNamara dies at 64 Peter McNamara, an Australian tennis player who won three grand slam doubles titles and reached a highest singles ranking of No. 7, has died        ...
02:51, 2019-07-22

| Nigerian president condemns killing of 37 villagers by cattle thieves Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday "strongly" condemned recent attacks by cattle raiders on three villages in the country's northwest that officials said killed 37 people....
02:51, 2019-07-22

NEC Australia takes ACIC to court over biometric identification project The ACIC cancelled the delivery of the biometric identification services project in June 2018, after the system had been substantially built and testing was already underway....
03:01, 2019-07-22

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head. The four men, dressed in motorcycle helmets, black gloves and balaclavas, brought their metal trunc...
03:17, 2019-07-22

Citroen 'strengthened' by creation of DS brand Citroen's product planning chief says spinning off premium sub-brand has allowed firm to focus on key values Citroën's image has been strengthened by the decision to split DS into a standalone brand, according to its product planning boss. Turning DS into a standalone brand has helped to strengthen...
03:17, 2019-07-22

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State Rep. Erica Thomas said in a tear-filled Facebook Live video that she was in the express lane at a Publix in Mableton Friday with her daughter, when a ...
03:51, 2019-07-22

Florida man struck by lightning, seven others injured A man’s heart stopped beating when he was struck by lightning on a Florida beach Sunday — and seven other people were also injured. The lightning-strike victim, in his 40s, suffered cardiac arrest and was in critical condition after being hit directly by the bolt around 12:40 p.m. on Cle...
03:51, 2019-07-22

New President's Party Wins Big in Ukraine Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for the party of their former-comedian president in parliamentary elections, cementing the political newcomer’s power at a critical juncture for the country’s relations with Russia and the West....
04:34, 2019-07-22

UK Warship Tried To Stop Iran From Seizing Tanker, Leaked Audio Reveals A British warship tried but failed to prevent Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps from seizing a British tanker in the Strait of Hormuz last week, intercepted radio communications show, fueling a......
05:34, 2019-07-22

A Minnesota toddler drove himself to the county fair in his toy tractor. Police found him at the Tilt-A-Whirl Authorities in Minnesota found a missing 2-year-old boy who took his toy tractor for a joyride to the county fair.        ...
05:51, 2019-07-22

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadership contest....
06:00, 2019-07-22

With stocks at all-time highs, here's how to navigate earnings season using ETFs With earnings season in full swing, exchange-traded fund experts Tom Lydon and Ric Edelman share their takes on the top ways to play the upcoming reports....
06:34, 2019-07-22

Trump Administration Pauses Enforcement of Abortion Restrictions (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is giving taxpayer-funded family planning clinics more time to comply with its new rule that says they no longer can refer women for abortions. But the clinics reacted warily to the administration’s enforcement pause, and the widening rift could ev...
06:51, 2019-07-22

Following 19 deaths since June, Costa Rica has confiscated 30,000 bottles of alcohol that could be toxic Several brands of alcohol tested positive for the presence of methanol, a toxic form of alcohol not intended for drinking.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-22

Universal Orlando reopens after police respond to report of a gunman in parking garage Universal Orlando went under temporary lockdown Saturday night after police received a report of a gunman spotted in a parking garage.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-22

RBI Closely Monitoring 50 Shadow Banks For Signs Of Contagion In its latest Financial Stability Report, the Reserve Bank of India warned that any failure among the largest of the non-bank finance companies or housing finance firms could cause losses comparable......
07:34, 2019-07-22

How to check your area for registered sex offenders TUCSON — Pima County Sheriff’s deputies are reminding the community to stay vigilant when it comes to sex offenders. Officials said there are a little over 2,000 registered sex offenders in the county. If you’d like to see if there are sex offenders living in your area, you can che...
08:00, 2019-07-22

Pirates steal cash and shoes in Korean cargo ship robbery Pirates attacked a South Korean-flagged cargo ship in the South China Sea early on Monday, stealing thousands of dollars in cash and even the sailors' shoes, South Korean authorities said....
08:17, 2019-07-22

Playing With J.B. Holmes Was Brooks Koepka's Personal Hell As the top golfer in the world, Brooks Koepka has shown that he has no problem confronting, or at least calling out, his fellow competitors when he takes issue with something they’ve done. It’s the kind of personality that led him to calling Sergio Garcia a whiny baby, and getting into a physical al...
08:34, 2019-07-22

Japan's Abe says will make every effort to reduce tension with Iran Japan wants to make every effort to reduce tension between the United States and Iran before responding to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to safeguard strategic waters off Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday....
08:51, 2019-07-22

Big Little Lies Season 2 Finale Finally Tells Some Truths We, as humans, will always thank both seasons of Big Little Lies for simply existing. First, they gave us the moms of Monterey, a group of women we simultaneously hated and loved, played......
08:51, 2019-07-22

The case for community college I agree completely with Michelle Singletary’s July 17 Economy & Business column, “Community college should be a first choice for high school grads, not a last resort.” My son and daughter starte......
08:51, 2019-07-22

ISRO To Launch Chandrayaan-2 At 2:43 pm Today: Live Updates The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will make a second attempt to launch the ambitious moon mission Chandrayaan-2, a week after it was aborted just before lift-off. Chandrayaan-2 will be......
09:34, 2019-07-22

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Engineer Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
09:34, 2019-07-22

Apple's 2020 iPhones could be getting 120Hz displays We've seen ultra-smooth 120Hz displays before in gaming-centric handsets like the Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2, but now a tweet from reliable tipster Ice Universe is claiming that Apple's 2020 iPhones could be doubling their screen refresh rates from the current 60Hz-capable iPhone XS.&#x...
09:34, 2019-07-22

Israel Begins Demolishing Palestinian Homes in East Jerusalem (JERUSALEM) — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes in an east Jerusalem neighborhood, in one of the largest operations of its kind in years. The demolitions capped a years-long legal battle over the buildings, built along the invisible line straddling the ...
09:34, 2019-07-22

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said.        ...
09:51, 2019-07-22

Swimming: Fellow swimmers hail Horton for podium protest Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China's Sun Yang, American breaststroker Lily King said on Monday....
10:34, 2019-07-22

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, the US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Thousands gathered to watch Chandrayaan-2 takeoff at...
11:51, 2019-07-22

Iran tanker seizure: UK to hold emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is set to discuss a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a top priority."...
11:51, 2019-07-22

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money laundering....
11:51, 2019-07-22

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for peacekeeping operations Britain is to send 250 troops to the West African nation of Mali next year as part of a United Nations peacekeeping operation, the defense ministry said on Monday....
12:17, 2019-07-22

Oracle aims to move all of its on-premise customers in MEA on to cloud in two years Oracle wants to get all of its 4,000 on-premise customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region on to the cloud in the next two years.It is a challenging task but Arun Khekar, senior vice-president for business applications at Oracle for Middle East, Africa and India,said in an exclusive interv...
12:17, 2019-07-22

Iran says it broke up U.S. spy ring, captured 17 agents Iran's Ministry of Intelligence said Monday it dismantled a CIA spy ring, capturing 17 agents working with the U.S. agency, according to Iranian state-run media....
12:34, 2019-07-22

With a wide smile for his mom, Prince George turns 6 Prince George is turning 6 and Kensington Palace is marking the occasion by releasing three new photos of the future king taken by mother Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge...
13:17, 2019-07-22

London mall owned by Capital & Regional evacuated after fire Shopping center owner Capital & Regional Plc said on Monday The Mall, Walthamstow in London had been evacuated after a fire and firefighters were on site dealing with the incident....
13:17, 2019-07-22

Lenovo ThinkPad T490s review: A high-quality 14-inch business laptop with all-day battery life Traditional ThinkPad virtues are on offer here, in a solid but portable form factor. Long battery life and rapid charge support head up the eye-catching features....
13:51, 2019-07-22

Boris Johnson: 'can-do spirit' can solve problem of Irish border Favourite to be PM compares Brexit to mission to put astronauts on moon in 1969Boris Johnson has put his faith in optimism to find technological solutions to prevent a hard Irish border if he becomes prime minister, as the DUP impressed on him the need to resolve the issue of the backstop to keep th...
13:51, 2019-07-22

US STOCKS-Futures edge higher ahead of bumper earnings week U.S. stock index futures rose slightly on Monday as investors geared up for a busy week of corporate earnings, with results from major companies including Facebook and Amazon on tap....
14:17, 2019-07-22

Equifax to pay up to $700 mln to settle 2017 data breach -U.S. FTC Equifax Inc will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement on Monday....
14:17, 2019-07-22

Mets’ late-inning heartbreak just won’t end SAN FRANCISCO — Extra, extra, it’s nine innings or bust for the Mets. For the third time in four games, the Mets and Giants played into extra innings Sunday. And like in the previous two instances, the Mets cracked, wasting a strong pitching performance. Mike Yastrzemski’s walk-off homer against Rob...
14:17, 2019-07-22

Kenya's Finance Minister, Top Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich and other treasury officials were arrested Monday on corruption and fraud charges over a multi-million dollar project to build two mega dams, police said....
14:34, 2019-07-22

Iran arrested 17 nationals working with CIA to spy on nuclear, military sites Iran said Monday that it arrested 17 nationals working for the CIA to spy on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear and military sites – and that some have been sentenced to death, according to reports. Authorities “successfully dismantled a (CIA) spy network,” the head of counter-intelligence a...
14:51, 2019-07-22

Frenzied debut of China's Nasdaq-style board adds $44 bln in market cap Trading on China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms hit fever pitch on Monday, with shares up as much as 520% in a wild debut that more than doubled the board's combined market capitalization and beat veteran investors' expectations....
14:51, 2019-07-22

Virgin TV finally gets Amazon Prime Video Good news for Virgin Media customers: if you have a Virgin TV set top box, you'll now have access to the Amazon Prime Video app.That means no more hooking up your laptop to the TV over HDMI, or weeping over the low resolution of your smartphone when watching Good Omens, The Grand Tour, The Marv...
15:00, 2019-07-22

Dadashev injury overshadows latest Lopez victory An injury to Maxim Dadashev served to put Teofimo Lopez's 12-round win against awkward Masayoshi Nakatani in perspective, writes Jack Hirsch The post Dadashev injury overshadows latest Lopez victory appeared first on Boxing News....
15:17, 2019-07-22

Vivo Y90 Leaked Images Tip 4,030mAh Battery, Black and Gold Variants Alleged leaked images of the Vivo Y90 suggest that the entry-level phone will pack a 4,030mAh battery and will come in Black and Gold colour options....
15:17, 2019-07-22

Crew seen in first pictures from inside UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took control....
15:17, 2019-07-22

IndiGo To Expand Board To 10 Members The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has sought "information or explanation" from the airline. Market regulator Sebi is also looking in the alleged governance lapses....
15:34, 2019-07-22

Africa could be about to benefit from dovish policy shifts in the US, experts predict Central bankers across Africa are paying special attention to the noises coming out of the U.S. Federal Reserve as they mull impending calls on monetary policy easing....
15:51, 2019-07-22

Wedding Crasher President Drops In on Deranged Trump-Themed Nuptials Very busy businessman President Trump stopped by not one but two events for a MAGA-themed wedding (a cursed phrase if there ever was one) that started at his New Jersey golf club over the weekend....
16:00, 2019-07-22

| At least five dead in Somalia car bomb attack At least five people have been killed and several wounded when a car bomb was detonated outside a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, a security officer and witnesses have said....
16:00, 2019-07-22

New Mercedes-Benz GLA: Audi Q2 rival spied again 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA New images show exterior and interior of second-generation A-Class-based crossover ahead of debut in September The new Mercedes-Benz GLA has been spied testing again ahead of a likely debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September, with the interior of the compact crossov...
16:00, 2019-07-22

New Zealand Plans New Round of Gun Restrictions, Including Registry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a second set of proposals following a ban on semiautomatic weapons in response to a deadly shooting at two mosques....
16:01, 2019-07-22

|Amplatsinterimearningssoardespitepowercuts,strikes Anglo American Platinum says Eskom power outages put a damper on production in the first quarter, with output of platinum group products declining 2% year-on-year to 2,146,900 ounces...
16:17, 2019-07-22

De Gea keen on Manchester United captaincy as he closes on new deal • Goalkeeper says he would be ‘really happy’ to be captain• Mata hopes ‘good influence’ Pogba will stay at UnitedDavid de Gea has said he would love to be named Manchester United captain as the goalkeeper prepares to extend his stay with the club.The 28-year-old is understood to be preparing to sign...
16:34, 2019-07-22

NASA Tweets Thumbs Up To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch Hours after India's high-profile moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch.......
16:51, 2019-07-22

'My biggest demon today was going faster than yesterday', says Peaty "Adam Peaty led the way in a British one-two at the World Championships and then warned his rivals that he will be even better in an Olympic year in 2020."...
16:51, 2019-07-22

Strange stars that go supernova may be dimming because of dark matter Some stars that go supernova are dimmer than we expect, so something must be filching their energy - it may be a possible dark matter particle called the axion...
16:51, 2019-07-22

Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021, a source close to the talks said on Monday....
16:51, 2019-07-22

Marc Marquez: Yamaha riders now main MotoGP rivals, not Ducati's MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez believes Yamaha riders Maverick Vinales and Fabio Quartararo will be his main competition in the second half of 2019, rather than the Ducati line-up...
17:00, 2019-07-22

BMW admits worries over Wittmann's Assen DTM charge from 18th to second BMW admits it was "slightly worried" about Marco Wittmann's charge from 18th to second in the final DTM race at Assen because it was concerned his tyres would not last...
17:00, 2019-07-22

UK Conservative Party set to choose new Prime Minister Kim Hjelmgaard on how Brexit and election situations that has led to this moment: the Conservative Party once again choosing the next Prime Minister.        ...
17:34, 2019-07-22

New Nissan Juke: new preview of revamped crossover shown Nissan Juke teaser The second instalment of Nissan's hugely popular crossover will have new platform, a fresh design and an interior overhaul Nissan has previewed the styling of its long-awaited new Juke crossover in a second teaser image. The darkened shot shows a darkened silhouette of the fro...
17:51, 2019-07-22

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth to Baby No. 3 It's officially a party of five for Chelsea Clinton. The former first daughter, 39, and her investment banker husband Marc Mezvinsky have welcomed their third child, she announced on......
17:51, 2019-07-22

Comic-Con 2019 Highlights: 7 of This Year's Most Memorable Moments Comic-Con 2019 is officially over. While many fans are already counting down the days until next year's big event, they shouldn't forget all the fun and festivities they relished......
17:51, 2019-07-22

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed, but will it actually help lead to gender equality in the country?...
18:34, 2019-07-22

Fortnite update 9.41 patch notes: New download released by Epic Games, here’s what it does Epic has revealed a surprise new update for Fortnite today - and it looks like it mostly fixes up some issues in Creative and iOS. Here's what you need to know....
18:51, 2019-07-22

The Division 2 Update 5 COUNTDOWN: Release Date, Start Time, Server Downtime, Patch Notes The Division 2 National Zoo Update will drop soon on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC - here’s everything you need to know including release time, changes, and new content....
18:51, 2019-07-22

The Milky Way devoured another galaxy and we've spotted the remains We’ve identified the original stars that were in the Milky Way before it devoured another smaller galaxy called Gaia-Enceladus about 10 billion years ago...
18:51, 2019-07-22

Police use cat filter during news conference on double murder Canadian police have apologised after a cat filter was used during a Facebook live-streaming of a news conference about a double murder, which gave the presiding officer whiskers and ears....
19:01, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Occidental slams Icahn board slate as lacking skills, expertise Occidental Petroleum Corp on Monday sharply criticized activist investor Carl Icahn's efforts to oust and replace four of its directors, and attacked his slate of board nominees as inadequate for the job....
19:17, 2019-07-22

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Arizona Cardinals Some people are fans of the Arizona Cardinals. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Arizona Cardinals. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
19:34, 2019-07-22

Gareth Bale's Unbearably Bleak Situation At Real Madrid Is Close To Its End A prolonged transfer saga can either be endlessly entertaining or relentlessly dreary, depending on your point of view. The Gareth Bale transfer saga was somehow straddling the line between both extremes, but has taken a decidedly taken a gloomy turn this weekend....
19:34, 2019-07-22

Jaguar XJ13 prototype reborn as Ecurie Ecosse LM69 News 22 Jul, 2019 Jaguar’s forgotten endurance racer has been reimagined as a road-legal sports car by the Scottish tuning company, Ecurie Ecosse...
19:34, 2019-07-22

Harry Kane on Tanguy Ndombele's Tottenham debut and his goal targets after stunning strike against Juventus Harry Kane says Tottenham's record signing Tanguy Ndombele can be the key to unlocking stubborn Premier League defences after the Frenchman's perfect start against Juventus ....
19:51, 2019-07-22

Tanguy Ndombele promises to 'deliver big' for Tottenham as Moussa Sissoko adopts the big brother role Tanguy Ndombele could not have made a more immediate impression in a Tottenham shirt and, if the £65million man has settled quickly, it is in no small part thanks to Moussa Sissoko....
19:51, 2019-07-22

The best desktops for students We'll be honest, we realize most students will buy a laptop to use at school and call it a day. But opting for a desktop instead isn't the craziest idea, especially if your needs extend beyond standard email-and-Netflixing. Having a more robust machi......
19:51, 2019-07-22

The best creative and productivity apps for students So you've picked out a shiny new laptop, tablet or phone to take with you to school this year. Well, it's nothing without some apps. Your hardware may come with the basics, but there's a whole world of tools for creating things, getting organized, tr......
19:51, 2019-07-22

Indians vs. Blue Jays: Mike Clevinger will be Mr. Reliable A crowd of 25,173 showed up at Monmouth Park on Saturday, but after a 4 ¹/₂-hour heat delay about 173 watched Maximum Security win the Haskell at 8:15 p.m. Track, which took heat for racing horses on the hottest day of the year, lost nearly $4.8 million. And you thought we had a bad week.......
19:51, 2019-07-22

Tom Brady takes heat after leaping off cliff with 6-year-old daughter Pigskin great Tom Brady is taking heat over his decision to jump off a cliff with his 6-year-old daughter in Costa Rica over the weekend. The New England Patriots quarterback — who posted video of the moment to his Instagram page — can be heard asking Vivian, his daughter with model wife Gisele Bünd...
19:51, 2019-07-22

Julian Edelman to miss three weeks as Patriots injuries pile up Julian Edelman will have to wait a little bit longer to get on the field, and it could be a while before the Patriots are at full strength. Edelman, who signed a three-year deal this offseason, was seen this weekend with a small brace on his left thumb and is expected to miss about three......
19:51, 2019-07-22

Indians Complete Sweep; Harmeet, Ayhika Win In Singles Indian paddlers made most of the home advantage and grabbed all the gold medals -- seven to be precise -- in the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships....
20:00, 2019-07-22

US Working With Pakistan To Find Way Out Of Afghan War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war......
20:17, 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Britain delays decision on Huawei's role in 5G networks Britain on Monday postponed a decision on whether Huawei could participate in building next-generation 5G mobile networks until it had a clearer picture on the impact of U.S. measures taken against the Chinese company....
20:51, 2019-07-22

Glitch Allows 4 Spider-Mans In One Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Party Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 has only been out for a couple of days, and already players have figured out how to break it in their favor. Using a glitch in the game’s Infinity challenge system, players can create parties made up of four of the same hero, which means four times the experience points fo...
20:51, 2019-07-22

Blame for bad budget belongs with Trump’s border bluster If the emerging Capitol Hill budget deal is “the worst in history,” as one watchdog group calls it, a large part of the fault lies with President Trump’s inept “government shutdown” over funding for a border wall last winter....
20:51, 2019-07-22

Peter Iredale obituary My father, Peter Iredale, who has died aged 87, was the last director of the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Harwell laboratory in Oxfordshire, a pioneering institute that housed Europe’s first nuclear reactor.Having joined Harwell in the late 1950s as a scientific officer, Peter progressed through var...
20:51, 2019-07-22

Meghan King Edmonds Explains Why She's Not Leaving Jim Edmonds After Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds is committed to working on her marriage. More than a month after Jim Edmonds admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman, his wife is shedding some light......
21:17, 2019-07-22

Their pet chihuahua was stolen by a seagull, owners say. Is that even possible? Becca Hill said that a gull swooped down in the family's garden Sunday in Paignton, grabbing her dog, Gizmo by the neck. How did this happen?        ...
21:17, 2019-07-22

Neil deGrasse Tyson Please Shut the Fuck Up Neil deGrasse Tyson has a good job. According to Wikipedia, he’s the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. That sounds great! The bigger mystery, to me, is that nearly every day he still does shit like this....
21:17, 2019-07-22

Why Princess Beatrice's reported original 'yuppie' name was vetoed by Queen Elizabeth It took two weeks for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson to announce Princess Beatrice's name, reportedly due to the Queen's rejection of their original choice...
21:17, 2019-07-22

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
21:34, 2019-07-22

S&P 500 climbs toward record, marquee reports in focus The S&P 500 climbed toward a record high on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon later this week....
21:34, 2019-07-22

FTC to announce $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week: sources The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc as early as this week of its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
21:34, 2019-07-22

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
21:34, 2019-07-22

Halliburton profit beats as company cuts cost; shares rise Halliburton Co on Monday beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit as its largest oil-well services unit exceeded expectations, putting the company's shares on track for the biggest one-day gain in nearly three years....
21:34, 2019-07-22

Milky Way melded with smaller galaxy in long-ago cosmic crash The Milky Way, home to our sun and billions of other stars, merged with another smaller galaxy in a colossal cosmic collision roughly 10 billion years ago, scientists said on Monday based on data from the Gaia space observatory....
21:51, 2019-07-22

See Tom Hanks as Mister Rogers in ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ trailer By Lindsay Lowe, TODAY Hello, neighbor! The full trailer just dropped for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” the Mister Rogers biopic starring Tom Hanks, and it’s bound to give fans the warm fuzzies. The movie is based on the real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod (Mat...
22:34, 2019-07-22

Shay Mitchell's Shaycation x Revolve Collab: Our Fave Picks We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
22:34, 2019-07-22

Inventor to cross English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard The former French military reservist known as the “flying soldier” will attempt to cross the English Channel this week on a jet-powered hoverboard. Franky Zapata, who wowed crowds in France with a demonstration of his flyboard at the country’s Bastille Day parade, wants to make the...
22:34, 2019-07-22

Feminism Disaster: This Gorilla At The Zoo Clearly Has, Like, Six Wives If you’re looking for an inspiring story about strong, independent females sticking it to the patriarchy, be prepared to be majorly let down: This gorilla at the zoo clearly has, like, six wives....
22:34, 2019-07-22

Award-winning farm animal busted for using performance-enhancing drugs There are few things worse than seeing an elite performance ruined by claims of performance-enhancing drugs, but alas, this is the world we live in. It’s bad enough to see a home run streak hit with an asterisk, or a boxing match nullified after tests throw up red flags, but at the Logan Count...
22:51, 2019-07-22

An ex-Apple engineer created brilliant new iPhone software that would make Apple jealous — take a look YouTube/Bob Burrough Former Apple engineer Bob Burrough spent seven years working under Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. Burrough uploaded a video to his YouTube channel in January, in which he introduced a new kind of iPhone interface that responds to your environment. Apple — or any other phone man...
23:00, 2019-07-22

Why Cuba's streets are flooded with classic cars Classic cars fill the streets of Cuba and a trip isn't complete without a ride. Cubans have used their ingenuity to keep these decades-old cars on the streets. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:This artist gives dolls more realistic makeoversYou can swim up close with elephants at...
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This is the one feature you should look for when you purchase Bluetooth headphones Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider Some Bluetooth headphones have a feature called "Multipoint" that should be considered more often when looking to buy new wireless headphones — especially if you use them with more than one device. Multipoint lets your Bluetooth headphones connect to two ...
23:00, 2019-07-22

America's first mall is about to be redeveloped into offices, homes, and an NHL training center. We went inside and found it eerily empty. Irene Jiang / Business Insider Northgate Mall was the first shopping center in America to be called a mall. Northgate's developers plan to transform the mall into a mixed-use commercial and residential complex that will also have an NHL training center. Major retailers are fleeing the mall in drov...
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Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research agency INPE, whose satellite imaging shows a jump in clearing of the Amazon rainforest this year....
23:00, 2019-07-22

Watch: Bear makes a mess in Vermont couple's kitchen Authorities in Vermont said a bear that broke into a home and ransacked the kitchen was a "real Vermont bear" that went straight for the maple syrup....
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech leads U.S. stocks higher; oil gains U.S. stocks gained ground on Monday at the onset of a heavy earnings week, while European shares inched higher as investors took heart from potential progress in U.S.-China trade talks and increasing geopolitical tensions sent oil prices climbing....
23:17, 2019-07-22

Refugee children praise ISIS, vow to 'crush' apostates, videos from Syrian camps show Children born to wives and fighters of the crumpled ISIS caliphate who are now left to fend for themselves in wretched refugee camps throughout Syria are being radicalized at increasingly younger ages, an ominous trend that's emerged as the newest front in the ongoing battle to stop terror from taki...
23:51, 2019-07-22

Jeffrey Epstein’s Deep Ties to Top Wall Street Figures Mr. Epstein, who has been charged with sex trafficking, did business with a prominent banker, a top private-equity executive and a hedge-fund billionaire....
23:51, 2019-07-22

Trump to host state dinner for Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host an official visit and state dinner in September for the prime minister of Australia, the White House announced Monday. It’s only the second state dinner Trump has held since he became president, with the other one given for France in April...
23:51, 2019-07-22

Former Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu stripped of 2019 title says ‘toxic’ cancel culture to blame for ousting Miss Michigan was stripped of her crown on Friday after Miss World America was made aware of a number of controversial tweets which surfaced on social media following her victory....
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