Monday, January 27, 2020

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Italian Vogue’s Sustainable January 2020 Issue After Vogue editors across many international editions declared that the magazine would do its best to “preserve our planet for future generations,” Italian Vogue cut photo shoots—and photos—for its January 2020 issue. In a letter to readers, editor Emanuele Farneti details the embarrassingly long list of people, supplies, and…

The Impeachment Is Heading To The Senate: Here’s What You Missed

Win McNamee/Getty Images The impeachment is officially moving from the House of Representatives to the Senate, and next week is set to be a big one. But first, let’s catch up on what happened in the here and now. To catch you up: Nearly six months ago, President Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky…

Italian Vogue’s Sustainable January 2020 Issue

After Vogue editors across many international editions declared that the magazine would do its best to “preserve our planet for future generations,” Italian Vogue cut photo shoots—and photos—for its January 2020 issue. In a letter to readers, editor Emanuele Farneti details the embarrassingly long list of people, supplies, and trips needed to complete an issue:…

Tove Lo Takes An Awkward Uber Ride With Finneas In ‘Bikini Porn’ Video

Charlie Twaddle Name any random place, and there's a good chance Tove Lo has danced there in nothing but a bikini. A dirt road? Yep. The back of a truck? Yep. A drab record store and its adjacent parking lot? Yep, yep. And then there's the gym, the pool, the bar, and everywhere in between.…

Missy Elliott Is A Doo-Wop, Disco, And Punk Icon In Her ‘Why I Still Love You’ Video

Atlantic Records 2019 was a stellar year for Missy Elliott, who dropped her ICONOLOGY EP just before receiving the Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs and celebrating with a career-spanning performance. Now, Missy is bringing her icon status into the new decade with her latest top-notch visual, for the ICONOLOGY standout "Why I Still Love…

The Note: Paths open for Biden as campaign turns to foreign policy

The TAKE with Rick Klein He's right where he's always been, and right where he wants to be. Former Vice President Joe Biden comes into a three-week stretch to Iowa with more paths to the nomination than his rivals. That's not a bad place to be in the context of a four- or five-way race…

News

Could Bloomberg’s Billions Boost the Odds of a Contested Convention?

Bloomberg’s Super Tuesday strategy backed by unlimited money could cause a late-primary logjam. Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group via Getty Images Some observers roll their eyes when the very subject of a “brokered” (or more precisely, “contested”) presidential nominating convention comes up. After all, there hasn’t been a convention where the outcome was in serious doubt…

Coronavirus Live Updates: More U.S. Cases Emerge, as China’s Death Toll Rises

The number of dead climbed to at least 80, while in the United States, five cases were confirmed.Right NowNew infections in the United States were found in people traveling from Wuhan.ImagePolice officers wearing masks in front of The Palace Museum in Beijing on Sunday.Credit...Betsy Joles/Getty ImagesThe death toll rises to at least 80, and Wuhan…

1st case of coronavirus from China confirmed in U.S.

Federal health officials have confirmed that a case of coronavirus has been diagnosed in Seattle, according to reports.The outbreak has spread from the central Chinese city of Wuhan to cities including Beijing and Shanghai, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday. Cases have also been reported outside China, including in…

U.S. will not lift sanctions to negotiate with Iran: Trump

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to address U.S mayors in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., January 24, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstDUBAI (Reuters) - The United States will not lift sanctions on Iran in order to negotiate, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted late on Saturday, seemingly in response to a…

Anne Dagg, pioneering giraffe biologist and feminist critic of “evolutionary psychology” receives the Order of Canada

Anne Innis Dagg was the first female biologist to study giraffes; while all the men who preceded her had observed firsthand that male giraffes are super queer (their primary form of play is a game dubbed "penis fencing," which is exactly what it sounds like), only Dagg was willing to write it down and publish…

Miley Cyrus Made A Bed Out Of A Massive Guitar Collection

Miley Cyrus knows an awesome guitar collection when she sees it. The singer recently spent time with Billy Idol and producer Andrew Watt for a session. Besides being over the moon about the fact that we could be hearing new music potentially featuring the legendary rocker, Cyrus was particularly excited by Watt's guitar collection. It's…

Kylie Jenner is facing backlash for wearing her hair in twists, which some fans and critics are calling cultural appropriation

Some fans and critics of Kylie Jenner are accusing her of cultural appropriation after she shared a photo of her hair in twists.Jenner deleted the Instagram photo that showed her wearing the hairstyle, which is considered a protective style for natural and textured hair.However, a post of Jenner shared by fashion photographers Luca and Alessandro…

Politics

The Facts of Impeachment

When the House of Representatives impeached Bill Clinton in 1998 the facts were agreed upon: he had an affair and then lied about it. What was disputed was whether this was an impeachable offense. In the current impeachment it is different. There are distinct differences in perceptions of the core facts at issue. Most polling…

Jets Assistant Hines Ward: ‘I Want the Gatorade Shower’ If We Beat Steelers

Seth Wenig/Associated PressNew York Jets offensive assistant Hines Ward said Friday his storied playing career with the Pittsburgh Steelers holds no bearing ahead of Sunday's Week 16 game between the teams."It will be special for me, but I'm a competitive guy," Ward told reporters. "I want to win. I want to beat the Steelers as…

‘Start Here’: London attack and White House won’t participate in impeachment hearing

Here's what you need to know to start your day.December 2, 2019, 10:14 AM6 min read It's Monday, Dec. 2, 2019. Let's start here. 1. London terror Police in London say the suspect accused of killing two and injuring three others in a stabbing attack near London Bridge on Friday was a convicted terrorist who…

How To Fight With Your Family At Thanksgiving

Set down the bowl of mashed potatoes. Don’t raise up that drumstick in anger. And, no, we’re pretty sure the solution to getting along with your family this Thanksgiving is not serving a boat of cannabis-infused gravy. Holidays can be hard. Holidays mixed with politics can be even harder. But here at FiveThirtyEight, there are…

‘Start Here’: Democrats unveil impeachment articles and deadly Jersey City shooting

Here's what you need to know to start your day.December 11, 2019, 10:01 AM6 min read It's Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Impeachment articles Democrats have unveiled two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, joined by chairs…

Stephanie Grisham says Schiff was having a ‘little bit of a mental issue’ when he claimed Trump threatened him

 | January 26, 2020 03:22 PM White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed that Rep. Adam Schiff was “grandstanding” when he said President Trump tried to threaten him. Trump tweeted on Sunday morning that Schiff has not yet “paid the price” for his role in the impeachment process. Schiff, during an interview on Meet the…

The New Boeing 777X Has Wings That Fold Up and the World’s Largest Twin-Engine

The plane boasts the world’s largest and most efficient twin-engine jet. January 26, 2020 On Saturday, the new Boeing 777X took flight heading to Paine Field north of Seattle. It was the aircraft's first flight. RELATED: BOEING'S 737 MAX COULD BE IN THE AIR AGAIN IN EARLY 2020 The new model is notably impressive due to its…

Corvettes inside flattened building

New York Daily News | Jan 25, 2020 | 8:46 PM A building full of Corvettes was fattened Friday in Houston. (J.D. POOLEY/ASSOCIATED PRESS) A bevy of Chevys worth $1 million was trapped inside a Corvette-filled building flattened by a deadly explosion in Houston on Friday, according to a local report. Gordon Andrus, the owner…

Romney: ‘It’s very likely I’ll be in favor of witnesses’ in Trump impeachment trial | TheHill

Utah Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyKaine: GOP senators should 'at least' treat Trump trial with seriousness of traffic court Des Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee Romney: 'It's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses' in Trump impeachment trial MORE (R) said Saturday that it is “very likely” he will…

China’s Battle With a Deadly Coronavirus, in Photos

The spread of a deadly respiratory virus has prompted the authorities to limit travel in cities in central China, including Wuhan, where the disease was first found last month. It has since spread to at least four other countries.The outbreak comes just before the start of the Lunar New Year holiday on Friday, as hundreds…

Health

What to Know about a ‘Double-Barreled Flu Season’ – Healthline

Two flu strains are overlapping each other this flu season.This means you can get sick twice from different flu strains. While the flu vaccine isn’t a perfect match, it’s the best defense against the flu. Those concerned about the new coronavirus circulating around Wuhan, China, should be concerned about a more deadly virus in the…

Power up your day with bananas

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I Monitor My Teens’ Electronics, and You Should Too – WIRED

This story is part of a series on parenting—from surveilling our teens to helping our kids navigate fake news and misinformation.I’m a father of two teenagers, 13 and 17. I don’t want your pity, but I do want your understanding. It’s true what they say about the hazards of parenting teenagers. It is indeed more…

Chinese health officials say coronavirus is ‘much more contagious’ – New York Post

January 26, 2020 | 11:06pm | Updated January 27, 2020 | 3:48am Chinese officials on Sunday revealed that patients infected with the coronavirus can spread the deadly illness before experiencing any symptoms — prompting fears about how to contain the disease. China’s National Health Commissioner Ma Xiaowei said the flu-like virus is infectious during its…

A Deadly Coronavirus Is Spreading In China, But What Exactly Is It?

Photo: Mark Schiefelbein/AP/Shutterstock.Update: On Tuesday, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first U.S. case of coronavirus. The patient was taken into isolation in Everett, Washington and officials are currently compiling a list of people he may have been in contact with. Currently, there are no confirmed cases in Canada.This story was originally…

Three UW students in Seattle screened for novel coronavirus – UW News

Administrative affairs  |  For UW employees  |  UW and the community  |  UW News blog January 26, 2020 The University of Washington was notified by Public Health – Seattle & King County (PHSKC) that three students from the UW’s Seattle campus are being screened for the novel (new) coronavirus. These three students recently traveled to…

Test results show Texas A&M student does NOT have coronavirus – KBTX

Posted: Sun 4:17 PM, Jan 26, 2020 &nbsp|&nbsp Updated: Sun 7:39 PM, Jan 26, 2020 BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- The Brazos County Health District has received the results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the suspected case of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Officials on Sunday announced the results are negative. The health…

National Why you might catch the flu twice this season Susan Gonzalez 3:38 PM, Jan – The Denver Channel

You may have already caught the flu this season, but there's a chance you could get it again, health experts warn. According to Healthline, there's an increased chance for a "double-barreled flu season" this year, meaning two different strains of influenza could strike back to back. This also means people who have already had the…

Arizona college student diagnosed as fifth US coronavirus case – New York Post

January 26, 2020 | 4:14pm | Updated January 26, 2020 | 4:15pm An Arizona college student was confirmed to have the new coronavirus strain — the fifth case of the deadly bug detected in the US, officials said. The patient, who wasn’t identified, is a student enrolled at Arizona State University in Tempe, news station…

Wesleyan University student being monitored for coronavirus in Connecticut – New York Post

January 26, 2020 | 8:48am | Updated January 26, 2020 | 8:50am Enlarge Image An official wears a protective mask in Thailand amid fears of the coronavirus outbreak. Reuters A student at Wesleyan University in Connecticut is being monitored as a possible case of the deadly new coronavirus, school officials said. The unidentified student complained…

News

What Strategist Readers Are Buying: Reusable Snack Bags and Pillows

Photo: Courtesy retailers Welcome back to Your Shopping Cart, where we break out the top ten products that you, devoted Strategist readers, all bought in droves. Think of this as the tl;dr of the Strategist. If your like-minded brethren are buying these items, maybe you’d like to, too. Between the cold weather, a seemingly never-ending…

Donald Trump’s legal team previews impeachment defense

Members of President Trump’s legal team on Sunday previewed what will be the meat of their forthcoming defense this week by saying that even if all the allegations Democrats laid out last week were true, they would still fall short of “impeachable” offenses under the U.S. Constitution. A report late Sunday that former National Security…

At least three dead, five missing in Alabama marina fire that destroyed 35 boats

At least three people died as flames consumed a marina full of house and recreational boats in far northeast Alabama early Monday, authorities said.Five others are missing after the fire destroyed 35 vessels at Jackson County Park, along the Tennessee River, in Scottsboro, Alabama, about 100 miles northeast of Birmingham, officials said.A fire burns on…

17 Cringeworthy Photos Of People Doing Things They’ll Regret The Rest Of Their Lives

Hello, fellow dumbasses! We all do stupid things that we later regret (god knows I do). Dreamworks Thankfully, there are always people who do even stupider things out there to make us feel good about ourselves! So with no further adieu, here are some: 1. The griller who threw away hot charcoal in their trash…

Downing of jet in Iran reveals Islamic Republic’s wider woes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Ukrainian jetliner stood ready for takeoff at Iran’s main international airport bound for Kyiv, packed with passengers and so many bags on one of the cheapest routes to the West that the ground crew rushed to unload some luggage to make its weight for flight. Nearly an hour…

Tyler, The Creator Says His Grammy Win Feels Like A ‘Backhanded Compliment’

Additional reporting by Cheryl Krucas One of the sweetest moments at the 2020 Grammys found Tyler, the Creator hugging his mother onstage, a gold trophy in his hand and a win for Best Rap Album under his belt. "To my mother, you did a great job raising this guy," he said while looking at her…

You talking to me? The impeachment audiences range from one president to millions of voters

CLOSE Pat Cipollone, part of President Donald Trump's legal defense team, summarized their defense during their opening arguments on January 25, 2020. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – You talking to me?The obvious audience in the impeachment trial now heading into its second week is the one sitting in the Senate, of course, the 100 senators under orders to listen silently…

We need to start paying attention to the fate of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay

THE DETAILS of the U.S. government’s descent into torture as an anti-terrorism tactic have been publicly rehearsed many times in the 18-plus years since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Nevertheless, the mistreatment of alleged al-Qaeda detainees at CIA “black site” prisons around the world retain their power to shock. And so it was shocking to…

Exclusive: Hackers acting in Turkey’s interests believed to be behind recent cyberattacks – sources

LONDON (Reuters) - Sweeping cyberattacks targeting governments and other organizations in Europe and the Middle East are believed to be the work of hackers acting in the interests of the Turkish government, three senior Western security officials said. FILE PHOTO: A man waves a Turkish flag at the courtyard of the Grand Camlica Mosque in…

Business

New Delhi ready to sell entire stake in Air India, which owes US$8 billion

A 787 Dreamliner for Air India at an assembly building. Photo: ReutersNational carrier has been haemorrhaging money for more than a decade and struggling to pay salaries and buy fuel Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has been divesting money-losing assets to manage the fiscal deficit Topic |   AviationA 787 Dreamliner for Air India at an assembly…

Rothschild heirs sue Vienna over trust seized by Nazis in one of largest restitution claims ever

Heirs to the Austrian branch of the Rothschild banking dynasty have accused the city of Vienna of “perpetuating” Nazi aryanisation laws by plundering a long-forgotten charitable trust, set up in 1905 to endow the Austrian capital with pioneering psychiatric hospitals.The case over the €110 million trust is one of the largest ever restitution claims contested…

Trump’s Huawei threats ‘irritated’ the UK which plans to strike 5G deal – Business Insider

The UK government has become 'irritated' with Trump's repeated threats to cut off shared security ties if it goes ahead with a planned deal with the Chinese telecoms company Huawei.Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, on Sunday warned the UK that it faces a "momentous decision" over whether to agree the deal with Huawei.Donald…

Save the Planet Protest Posters

To support the actions of the UK Student Climate Network and Fridays For Future organization which act for the climate, the creative network Glug has created Protest By Design. Glug, who defines the project as “the largest database of climate protest posters”, proposed to creatives committed for the planet to create militant designs in A3, before making these…

London loses top spot as global finance hub

Choose your subscription Not sure which package to choose?Try full access for 4 weeks For 4 weeks receive unlimited Premium digital access to the FT's trusted, award-winning business news Read more Be informed with the essentialnews and opinion MyFT – track the topics most important to you FT Weekend – full access to the weekend…

Entertainment

How to set up and use Fitbit Pay

In the mid-2010s, it seemed like every tech company launched a proprietary payment solution. Everyone from Apple and Google to Samsung, Chase, and CVS had payment apps in which you could load your credit or debit card information and use your phone to buy items from terminals that support near-field communication (NFC). Fitbit launched its…

BTS Wore the Best Coats to the Grammys 2020

It was the moment we were all waiting for: BTS to walk the Grammys 2020 red carpet. And per usual, our favorite boys came to slay.The men of BTS — RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook — walked the red carpet in sleek and stylish trench coats and blazers, all looking cohesive and…

You Can Own Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Golden Globes Suit, And It’s For A Great Cause

All eyes were on Phoebe Waller-Bridge last weekend when she accepted her Golden Globe for “Fleabag” while rocking a sexy suit made out of silk and chantilly lace.  Soon, one lucky bidder will be the owner of that suit.  Earlier this week, the British actor vowed to auction off the ensemble, created by designers Tamara…

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to return as Golden Globes hosts in 2021

The comedy dream team is back for a fourth hosting gig at the Globes. Image: Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images By Alison Foreman2020-01-11 18:47:34 UTC We may have no idea who's competing for 2021's Golden Globes, but we do know who's hosting — and it is glorious, spectacular, wonderful news.   On Saturday at the…

‘General Hospital’: Why Fans Were Really Pissed About Anthony Geary’s Exit as Luke Spencer

Soon, it will be five years since Anthony Geary left ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital as a full-time cast member. When Geary left as the iconic character of Luke Spencer, fans were upset at how his exit went down. (L-R) Barbara Walters, ‘General Hospital’ actor Anthony Geary, and Joy Behar on ‘The View’ in…

How Exactly Do the Iowa Caucuses Work?

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images)In just two weeks, the Iowa caucuses will take place, a pivotal moment for Democrats that might very well influence the rest of the 2020 election. But what exactly is a caucus? And how is it any different from a primary? Well, if you’ve ever wondered why Iowa’s caucuses have such…

How to Look Attractive During the Winter

Do you like to look nice? Are you the type of person that needs hours to buy a new piece of clothes? Well, then you know that winters are the toughest period of the year for fashion geeks. Things are different during the summer. Logically, you will want to improve your body and be in…

Grammys 2020: Joy Villa continues her streak of Donald Trump-inspired red carpet looks

Hannah Yasharoff, USA TODAY Published 6:24 p.m. ET Jan. 26, 2020 | Updated 12:04 a.m. ET Jan. 27, 2020CLOSE See which stars pulled off the best and most outrageous outfits at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. USA TODAYJoy Villa's streak of wearing conservative-inspired outfits on the red carpet continues. The singer arrived on the Grammys red…

Billy Porter is the First Man to Land on Allure

This cover is every bit the piece of art that Billy himself strives to be in his life. It’s stunning The interview is also one of those where the writer probably just sat back and turned on the tape recorder. This could be why our government allowed the AIDS epidemic to run rampant through artistic…

HBO Probably Won’t Make a Second Season of *Watchmen*

Hello, welcome to an all-new edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s entertainment news roundup. What’s been happening the last few days? Lots of television news. Let’s dig in.HBO Likely Won’t Make a Second Season of WatchmenHave you been wondering what happened to Regina King after she stepped into that pool in the season finale of Watchmen?…

Trust Us, This Is The Worst Way to Cook Pasta

Cooking pasta seems so monotonous, but what if there was a way to avoid the whole boiling water routine? According to Italian chef Cesare Casella, there is. The chef claims you can cook the pasta directly in a pan full of tomato sauce. Simply thin some tomato sauce with water, bring it to a boil,…

PSG beat sixth-tier team made up of their own supporters in French Cup

Adil Aouchiche scored his first goal for PSG against ESA Linas-MontlheryParis St-Germain cruised to a 6-0 win over sixth-tier ESA Linas-Montlhery in the French Cup - and their opponents were understandably star-struck.The amateur club's players are almost entirely diehard PSG fans and the draw handed them a once-in-a-lifetime chance to face some of their heroes.Linas-Montlhery…

Sports

Potential targets in Astros’ managerial search – MLB.com

HOUSTON -- The Astros are moving swiftly in their search for a manager to replace AJ Hinch, having already interviewed veteran skipper Buck Showalter on Wednesday and set to interview former Blue Jays manager John Gibbons on Thursday, according to reports. MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal reported Thursday that Showalter HOUSTON -- The Astros are…

Comcast launches SportsTech startup accelerator with NASCAR and others

Comcast NBCUniversal believes its can access startup innovation while supporting future Olympic gold-medalists. The American mass media company launched its new SportsTech accelerator today, based in part, on that impetus. TechCrunch attended a briefing with Comcast execs at 30 Rock NYC to learn more about the initiative. The SportsTech accelerator is a partnership across Comcast…

Larry Walker’s rise to Hall of Famer a testament of hard work, patience – Sportsnet.ca

TORONTO – Imagine, for a moment, if Bob Strumm had said yes instead of no to Larry Walker. The long-time hockey executive was the head coach and general manager for the Regina Pats in the mid-1980s when he first crossed paths with the newly minted baseball Hall of Famer. At the time Walker was a…

Ben Simmons Looking Like 76ers’ Franchise Cornerstone in Joel Embiid’s Absence

Mitchell Leff/Getty ImagesSince he was drafted in 2014, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has appeared in just 41.4 percent of his team's regular-season games.In Embiid's latest absence, another top-three pick of the Sixers, Ben Simmons, continued to reestablish his position as a bona fide franchise cornerstone.Now, lest you worry that this is a hot take…

Highlights: Late Smith Bucket Lifts Terps to Win | Maryland at Indiana | Jan. 26, 2020 – Big Ten Network

Maryland's Jalen Smith scored 29 points,including the game winner,in a 77-76 win over Indiana.#MarylandTerrapins #IndianaHoosiers #NCAABasketballSUBSCRIBE to Big Ten Network on YouTube and enable alerts - new highlights and videos uploaded daily: http://www.btn.com/youtubesubscribeMore from Big Ten football/basketball/other sports: http://www.btn.comWatch live games and replays from Big Ten sports with BTN +: http://www.btnplus.comFollow Big Ten Network on…

Australian Open: John McEnroe hopes Serena Williams beats Margaret Court tally

Margaret Court has an arena named after her at Melbourne Park2020 Australian OpenVenue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 FebruaryCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and online; Live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app; Watch highlights on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer.John McEnroe has called on…

Source: Kobe copter in climb before rapid dive

11:51 PM ETPaula LavigneESPN Staff Writer CloseData analyst and reporter for ESPN's Enterprise and Investigative Unit. Winner, 2014 Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award; finalist, 2012 IRE broadcast award; winner, 2011 Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism; Emmy nominated, 2009.The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight other passengers that crashed into a hillside…

Samsung’s BB-8-like personal assistant Ballie follows you around at home – CNN Philippines

By Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business Published Jan 8, 2020 9:51:26 AM Samsung showed off a yellow tennis ball-like robot named Ballie — think BB-8, the lovable droid from "Star Wars" — that acts as your personal assistant. (CNN) — Samsung unveiled on Monday its vision for the futuristic home, where robots follow you around,…

Pegasus World Cup 2020 (FULL RACE) | NBC Sports – NBC Sports

Published on Jan 26, 2020It's anyone's race in the wide-open $3 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park. #NBCSports #HorseRacing #PegasusWorldCup» Subscribe to NBC Sports: https://www.youtube.com/nbcsports?sub...» Watch Live Sports on NBCSports.com: http://www.nbcsports.com/live» Get more horse racing news on NBC Sports: https://www.nbcsports.com/horse-racingNBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and…

CBS All Access Is Getting an Animated News Comedy From Stephen Colbert

TCA: A suite of new and returning shows are heading to CBS All Access soon, as the streaming service aims to release one tentpole each quarter. “The Twilight Zone” Season 2. Richard Linklater’s long-awaited return to television. DreamWorks’ reimagining of several popular children’s franchises. The CBS executive panel at the Television Critics Association 2020 Winter…

Technology

Berlin venture studio Merantix raises $27M fund to concentrate on AI startups

Berlin-based Merantix, a venture studio which specifically concentrates on building ‘AI companies’, says it has raised a new €25M fund ($27M). Anchor investors include Trusted Insight, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, as well as further family offices from Europe. Co-founder Adrian Locher said in a statement that the successful fundraising “underpins…

Indian B2B packaging marketplace Bizongo raises $30M

Bizongo, one of the largest business-to-business online marketplaces for packaging needs in India, has raised $30 million in fresh funding round as it looks to widen its footprint in the nation and expand to more categories. The new financing round, Series C, was led by Switzerland-based hedge fund Schroder Adveq, which manages assets worth $10…

The Pentagon pushes back on Huawei ban in bid for ‘balance’

Huawei may have just found itself an ally in the most unexpected of places. According to a new report out of The Wall Street Journal, both the Defense and Treasury Departments are pushing back on a Commerce Department-led ban on sales from the embattled Chinese hardware giant. That move, in turn, has reportedly led Commerce…

As the venture market tightens, a debt lender sees big opportunities

David Spreng spent more than 20 years in venture capital before dipping his toe into the world of revenue-based financing and realizing there was a growing appetite for alternatives to venture capital. Indeed, since forming debt-lending company Runway Growth Capital in mid-2015, Spreng has been busy writing checks to a variety of mostly later-stage companies…

Clayton Christensen, author of “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” has passed away at age 67

Clayton Christensen, a longtime professor at Harvard Business School who became famous worldwide after authoring the best-selling business book, “The Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail,” passed away last night. The Deseret News reported earlier today that the cause tied to complications from leukemia treatments that Christensen was receiving in Boston.…
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