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Jeff Bezos could be the first 'woke' billionaire philanthropist — but only if he's willing to help solve the problems he's created »

Jeff BezosREUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, shares his thoughts on Bezos’ latest charity announcement. In light of the recent tech backlash, he said, Bezos has an…

Sep 19 2018 / Comments Off on Jeff Bezos could be the first 'woke' billionaire philanthropist — but only if he's willing to help solve the problems he's created / Read More »

Chinese tech stocks jump after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang vowed not to pursue a policy of currency devaluation (BABA, JD, NIO, PDD, BIDU) »

China’s Premier Li Keqiang gestures during a joint press conference as part of a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, June 1, 2017.AP…

Sep 19 2018 / Comments Off on Chinese tech stocks jump after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang vowed not to pursue a policy of currency devaluation (BABA, JD, NIO, PDD, BIDU) / Read More »
SPORTS

Sources: Butler most interested in Clippers »

9:43 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN After registering a trade request with the Minnesota Timberwolves, All-Star Jimmy Butler is most interested…

Sep 19 2018 / Comments Off on Sources: Butler most interested in Clippers / Read More »

Inside the risky play that wrecked college center Bill Belichick's leg »

10:43 AM ET Excerpted from “BELICHICK: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time,” by ESPN.com senior writer…

Sep 19 2018 / Comments Off on Inside the risky play that wrecked college center Bill Belichick's leg / Read More »

Rating real or not: Biggest surprises for all 32 NFL teams »

7:18 PM ET Struggling units in New Orleans, Buffalo and San Francisco. Dominating units in Dallas, Los Angeles and Tampa…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on Rating real or not: Biggest surprises for all 32 NFL teams / Read More »

NFL Week 3 Power Rankings: Rams are new No. 1 … and chaos below »

7:30 AM ET We’re on to Week 3, and a new team reigns supreme in ESPN’s NFL Power Rankings: After…

Sep 18 2018 / Comments Off on NFL Week 3 Power Rankings: Rams are new No. 1 … and chaos below / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

Trump supporters think their ‘election night meltdown’ videos are being deleted »

This post alleging mass deletion and removal of "election night meltdown" videos popular within conservative communities is gaining traction on /r/the_donald.

A conspiracy theory is gaining traction on Reddit. By Matt Binder2018-09-19 22:44:43 UTC Is YouTube deleting those popular pro-Trump video compilations mocking Democrats and liberals “melting down” over Donald Trump’s 2016 election night win? No, but a conspiracy theory is gaining traction on Reddit alleging…

Sep 19 2018 / Comments Off on Trump supporters think their ‘election night meltdown’ videos are being deleted / Read More »

The iPhone XR has a 10.7 percent bigger battery than the iPhone XS, China filings show »

Not bad, iPhone XR.

The iPhone XR is only 0.1 inches thicker than the XS, but it packs a much larger battery. Image: Pete Pachal/Mashable By Stan Schroeder2018-09-19 14:36:22 UTC For some reason, Apple never lists RAM memory capacity or battery size for its devices. This is why the…

Sep 19 2018 / Comments Off on The iPhone XR has a 10.7 percent bigger battery than the iPhone XS, China filings show / Read More »

Attorney General blasts cryptocurrency exchanges »

Falling apart Image: MARK GARLICK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/getty By Jack Morse2018-09-18 22:56:22 UTC It’s not just the hacks and outright scams that make cryptocurrency a risky investment.  According to a report from the office of the New York state attorney general, the exchanges themselves — the…

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Donald Trump exempts Apple products from tariffs on Chinese imports »

Now you can get yer Apple watch for the low, low price of… well, still not low at all. Image: screenshot: jake krol/mashable By Rachel Kraus2018-09-18 14:28:14 UTC Well well well, looks like Tim Cook’s glad-handing has paid off. The Trump administration has now imposed…

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SCIENCE

Genetically modified mice reveal the secret to a painless life »

People born with a rare genetic mutation are unable to feel pain, but previous attempts to recreate this effect with drugs have had surprisingly little…

Dec 4 2015 / Comments Off on Genetically modified mice reveal the secret to a painless life / Read More »

Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land »

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Around 390 million years ago, the first vertebrate animals moved fromwater onto land, necessitating changes in their musculoskeletal systems to…

Nov 30 2015 / Comments Off on Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land / Read More »
Asia

ADB sees slower growth for Asia, China in 2015, 2016 – Reuters

MANILA Growth in developing Asia will likely be slower than previously thought as a slowdown in China’s economy hurts demand, the Asian Development Bank said, and urged policymakers in the region to strengthen financial-system buffers against…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
Mid-East

Moscow Relishes Revamped Role in Mideast as Israel Seeks … – Foreign Policy (blog)

The last time Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went to Moscow was in 2013 for a two-pronged mission: to lobby against a nuclear deal with Iran and convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to cancel the planned…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
America

America’s bold voice cannot be the only one – Financial Times

America’s bold voice cannot be the only one – Financial Times…

Nov 13 2015 / Read More »
WORLD

Top EU official warns that there are huge hurdles for the UK to conquer before a divorce agreement is reached

EU leaders and UK Prime Minister Theresa May had warm words for each other ahead of an informal EU leaders’ summit in Salzburg, Austria. But the remarks by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, exposed…

Sep 19 2018 / Read More »
Europe

Balkans backup: Refugees stranded in southeastern Europe as EU doors close – Fox News

SKOPJE –  As doors slam shut in Western Europe and razor-wire fences go up in the east, the massive wave of Middle Eastern refugees is backing up in the Balkans, where overwhelmed nations lack the will…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Football Practice Report: Sept. 21 – GoDucks.com

By Rob Moseley Editor, GoDucks.com Venue: Moshofsky CenterFormat: Shells During a 7-on-7 period in Monday’s Oregon football practice, cornerback Arrion Springs broke up at least three passes, and Juwaan Williams twice hit a receiver…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
TRAVEL

Huge spelling mistake on Cathay Pacific plane

(CNN) — Sometimes, a massive typo is right in front of your eyes and you can’t see it. For Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific, it was between the “i”s — on the livery of its Boeing…

Sep 19 2018 / Read More »
UK

UK-China stocks link plan unveiled – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Chancellor George Osborne has said the UK and China are exploring how to link their stock markets. He announced a “landmark feasibility study” into the idea, which would enable Chinese and British…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »

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