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Huawei launches A.I. chip as it looks to defy US...

Huawei announced the commercial availability of an artificial intelligence (AI) chip Friday, pitting it against major American giants like Qualcomm and Nvidia, as it looks to defy continued U.S. pressure and prove it can...

German Press: Volkswagen Preparing Tesla Acquisition

Elon Musk may have finally secured some of that precious financing he once claimed to have secured (roughly one year ago), though, according to a report in German business magazine Manager, things didn’t turn out q...

Mercedes caught spying on drivers with secret tracking devices

Daimler, i.e. Mercedes-Benz has found itself at the center of an apparently illegal spying operation, following reports that it installed tracking devices on thousands of vehicles and shared customer location data with t...

Aramco second round: Select Lazard, Moelis for World’s Biggest IPO

Lazard just sent dealmakers from London, Paris, Houston to pitch. Saudi Aramco has picked Lazard Ltd. and Moelis & Co. to advise on the oil giant’s second attempt at the world’s largest initial public offering, ...

Oldest Porsche fails to sell after auction’s bizarre $70 million...

The sleek Type 64 was built by Ferdinand Porsche and his son, Ferry, between 1939 and 1940, years before their namesake company was registered in 1946. It was intended for a race that was planned between Berlin and Rome,...

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Huawei launches A.I. chip as it looks to defy US...

Huawei announced the commercial availability of an artificial intelligence (AI) chip Friday, pitting it against major American giants like Qualcomm and Nvidia, as it looks to defy continued U.S. pressure and prove it can...

German Press: Volkswagen Preparing Tesla Acquisition

Elon Musk may have finally secured some of that precious financing he once claimed to have secured (roughly one year ago), though, according to a report in German business magazine Manager, things didn’t turn out q...

Mercedes caught spying on drivers with secret tracking devices

Daimler, i.e. Mercedes-Benz has found itself at the center of an apparently illegal spying operation, following reports that it installed tracking devices on thousands of vehicles and shared customer location data with t...

Aramco second round: Select Lazard, Moelis for World’s Biggest IPO

Lazard just sent dealmakers from London, Paris, Houston to pitch. Saudi Aramco has picked Lazard Ltd. and Moelis & Co. to advise on the oil giant’s second attempt at the world’s largest initial public offering, ...

Oldest Porsche fails to sell after auction’s bizarre $70 million...

The sleek Type 64 was built by Ferdinand Porsche and his son, Ferry, between 1939 and 1940, years before their namesake company was registered in 1946. It was intended for a race that was planned between Berlin and Rome,...

Politics

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US Treasury declares China ‘currency manipulator’

US Treasury declares China ‘currency manipulator’ after Wall Street suffers worst trading session of 2019. Washington has escalated the trade war with Beijing by accusing China of being a currency manipulator, after ...

The UN’s Free Speech Problem

Anyone willing to consult the international law book on the subject of free speech will find it heavy with protections for free speech.  The UN Declaration of Human Rights features, in its preamble, the ideal that “h...

The EU’s Biggest ‘Takers’ and ‘Givers’

The question of which countries are paying more in EU contributions than they are getting out is a contentious issue for some and was also one major factor in the Brexit vote in the UK. In the 2017 budget, there were ten...

USS Boxer probably shot down their own UAS by mistake

US May Have Downed Its Own UAS By Mistake Iran: “We’ve Not Lost Any Drones” Iran has issued a surprise astounding contradiction of the US account related to Thursday’s drone downing. President Tru...

Italian court jails 24 over South American Operation Condor

An Italian court has handed life sentences to 24 ex-officials from South America over their role in Operation Condor. It’s estimated that thousands of people were murdered under the secret US-backed campaign. Judge...

Lifestyle

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This Year at Pebble Beach

More than $380 million worth of wheels are slated to hit the auction block at six auction houses at Monterey Car Week. The fortunes fueling this year’s sales are coming in large part from collectors who recently made ...

Apple Suspends Program That Records Users Having Sex And Buying...

Users will soon be presented with the option to “opt in” to what looks to us like a blackmailer’s dream come true. Suspicions about personal assistants being used to inadvertently surveil their users fi...

Humanity Needs 5 Planets Earth

The World Is Not Enough. Earth Overshoot Day is the day which marks the time at which humanity has used up its allotment of natural planetary resources for the year, occurred in the month of July. It had occurred in Aug...

Australia Fashion Week 2019

Australia, a land of golden sands, high ocean waves, hot sun and vibrant beach culture, has stunned everyone with the splendid creations showing colourful and fashionable swimwear during Australia Fashion Week. Models Sh...

Carneval in Rio de Janeiro: União da Ilha and Portela

Photos from Carneval: Grupo Especial in Rio: União da Ilha and Portela Samba school União da Ilha First flag-bearer duo at União da Ilha: Philipe Lemos and Dandara Ventapane Dandara Ventapane has been a flag-bearer ...

Science

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Scientists at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet: New organ found just beneath...

New organ found just beneath the skin may be responsible for certain types of pain. A previously unknown sensory organ that detects dangerous environmental stimuli may be responsible for certain types of pain, according ...

Interacting Floquet polaritons

Scientists Logan W. Clark, Ningyuan Jia, Nathan Schine, Claire Baum, Alexandros Georgakopoulos & Jonathan Simon published their work about colliding photons and interacting polaritons. Abstract: Ordinarily, photons d...

University of Chicago created part-matter, part-light new ‘hybrid particles’

Part-matter, part-light: Newly discovered ‘hybrid particles’ open doors to exciting new tech. Scientists have managed to create ‘hybrid’ particles from photons and atoms, crafting light that behaves like matter. ...

Scientists: Bladder cancer destroyed by the common cold virus

A strain of the common cold has successfully targeted and destroyed bladder cancer cells, an exciting study has revealed. The surprising results suggest the simple cold could revolutionize future cancer treatment. Scient...

Northwestern University: Electron-Behaving Nanoparticles Rock Current Understanding of Matter

Electron-behaving nanoparticles rock current understanding of matter. Discovery will lead to new methods for materials design. It’s not an electron. But it sure does act like one. Northwestern University researchers h...