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Simulators, e-gamers and robot-cars: the bold new horizons of motor sport

Simulators, e-gamers and robot-cars: the bold new horizons of motor sport

Sim racing, robots and holograms: how technology is changing sport – video

When Lewis Hamilton looked to his future in Formula One in 2012 and decided to leave McLaren , the team with whom he had grown up and won …

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New renders suggest a Galaxy Note 8 design that’s classic Samsung

New renders suggest a Galaxy Note 8 design that’s classic Samsung

People are silhouetted as they pose with mobile devices in front of a screen projected with a Samsung logo, in this picture illustration taken in Zenica October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo – RTX2PGEF

Samsung may soon release a new …

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Superstar Shakeup Leaving Many ‘RAW’ And ‘SmackDown’ Talent In The Dark

Superstar Shakeup Leaving Many ‘RAW’ And ‘SmackDown’ Talent In The Dark

The Superstar Shakeup offers a new wrinkle to the WWE’s brand extension concept, abandoning the traditional draft process, for 2017 at least. Almost immediately after the brand split was executed last July, WWE officials were looking ahead and determined they …

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This #NoDAPL recut of Pepsi’s ad shows what happens when real activists pull a Kendall

This #NoDAPL recut of Pepsi’s ad shows what happens when real activists pull a Kendall

A new video educates Pepsi on what real police-on-protester interactions look like, and spoiler alert: it isn’t all hearts, peace signs, and fizzy beverages.

ThirtyRev, a company creating films that "contribute toward making the world a safe, just, and sustainable …

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Tech
Silicon Valley housing crunch: Google parent company Alphabet Inc set to buy $30 mn worth modular homes

Silicon Valley housing crunch: Google parent company Alphabet Inc set to buy $30 mn worth modular homes

Google’s latest development comes in the back of what some real estate experts describe as a housing crisis in the tech-centric area. (Reuters)

American tech giant Google parent company Alphabet Inc is now into the final leg of finalising an …

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‘Bachelor in Paradise’ contestant Corinne Olympios hires top Hollywood lawyer, claims ‘I am a victim’

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ contestant Corinne Olympios hires top Hollywood lawyer, claims ‘I am a victim’

In the wake of the "Bachelor in Paradise" scandal that shut down production on the ABC series, contestant Corinne Olympios has hired top Hollywood lawyer Marty Singer, Variety has confirmed.

In a statement released to Variety, Olympios breaks her silence, …

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Anita Pallenberg, Actor, Model, and Rolling Stones Inspiration, Dies at 73

Anita Pallenberg, Actor, Model, and Rolling Stones Inspiration, Dies at 73

Anita Pallenberg, the actress, model and one-time girlfriend of both Keith Richards and Brian Jones has died, the Guardian reports. She was 73.

Pallenberg’s death was announced on Instagram by Stella Schnabel, daughter of Julian Schnabel, the painter and filmmaker. …

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Essential California: An ugly day for Uber, and what it says about Silicon Valley culture

Essential California: An ugly day for Uber, and what it says about Silicon Valley culture

Uber co-founder and Chief Executive Travis Kalanick will take an indefinite leave from the company. (Gene J. Puskar / Associated Press)

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, June 14, and here’s what’s happening across California:…

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Who will win the battle for the soul that Trump doesn’t have?

Who will win the battle for the soul that Trump doesn’t have?

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If a deal on health care policy is reached, it won’t be because a Team Kushner member like Gary Cohn, pictured on Jan. 22 in the White House, has better access to Trump.

White House advisers Steve …

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Terse email scuffle a sign of infighting amid rising frustrations in more-independent Senate

Terse email scuffle a sign of infighting amid rising frustrations in more-independent Senate

Sen. Leo Housakos and Sen. Frances Lankin became involved in an email spat.

OTTAWA — With little time remaining to pass government legislation before summer, Independents and Conservatives are clashing in the upper house.

Tensions came to a head this …

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