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FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping

Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for viewers. Customers can screenshot something they want to buy and use Messenger to send it to the seller, wh

Cost of independence: Ukraine pays record high price for ‘European’ gas

Prices for gas imported by Ukraine from European countries hit a record high in November, according to data published by the country’s State Fiscal Service. The gas is most likely Russian in origin resold to Kiev at a premium. Read Full Article at

Will invest $30 million in India in first two quarters of FY20: Blaupunkt Televisions India COO

Blaupunkt is looking to set up high-end television manufacturing units in India.

Fiscal deficit expected to overshoot to 3.7% of GDP in FY19, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch

According to Sen, the first priority of the new RBI Governor is to defuse the liquidity crunch. «So we expect the RBI to step up open market operations (OMOs) to Rs 50,000 crore a month in March quarter.»

Sebi allows segregation of distressed assets by mutual funds

The market regulator says it is examining the whistle-blower complaint against Sun Pharma

ISS Daily Summary Report – 12/11/2018

Russian Segment ExtraVehicular Activity (RS EVA) 45A: Today, Kononenko and Prokopev exited Docking Compartment (DC)-1 at ~10:11 AM CT in order to execute RS EVA #45A. The following tasks were completed in 7 hours 46 minutes. Inspection of Soyuz MS-09 БО (Or

House Republican women struggle to cope as GOP leaders make clear they're second-class citizens

Life is frustrating for the few Republican women in the House. Their numbers are dwindling even as Democrats are electing more women than ever, and rather than seeing this as a problem, the men leading their party are blowing them off. When it came to who wo

Preview: Heat try to sweep season series from Jazz in Dwyane Wade's final game in Utah

The Miami Heat continue their long road trip through the Western Conference on Wednesday night when they take on Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz.

FIFA bans head of Afghan soccer after allegations by players

FIFA has provisionally banned the head of the Afghanistan soccer federation following accusations of sexual and physical abuse of female players

Facebook redesigns Life Events feature with animated photos, videos and more

Facebook today announced a redesign of its “Life Events” feature, which allows people to share significant milestones in their life, like an engagement, graduation, a new job, a move to a new city, and more. The feature has existed since the launc

Review: Nomad leather AirPod Rugged Case

In my never-ending quest to wrap everything in brown leather, I’m pleased with this AirPod case from Nomad. It’s simple: just a plastic case covered with brown (or black) leather. But I like it. This will be short. The Nomad AirPod Rugged Case adds a litt

Top Stories of 2018, #20: Electric VW shatters Pikes Peak record

When Volkswagen brought its all-electric, four-wheel drive I.D. R prototype to the Pikes Peak hillclimb this year, its claimed rhetoric was all about conquering the electric record. But once you’d clapped eyes on the scale of the project, and the quality o

'Eavesdropping' on groupers' mating calls key to survival

Many fish produce sounds for courtship and mating, navigation, and defending their territories. Scientists analyze these sounds to study their behavior such as reproduction. Since grouper spawning is brief and it takes them a long time to reach sexual maturit

Nick Wright on KD and Kawhi potentially teaming up: ‘It would become the best duo in the league’

Nick Wright talks NBA on today's show. Hear Nick react to the report that the Los Angeles Clippers will pursue both Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard in free agency.

MLB Winter Meetings 2018: Rays rumored to be in the mix for big bat

Kelly Saco checks in from the MLB Winter Meetings in Las Vegas with the reports that the Tampa Bay Rays could be a destination for free agent slugger Nelson Cruz, as well as the news that the team's Ybor City stadium proposal is not viable.

MLB Winter Meetings 2018: Marlins make changes to 40-man roster

Kelly Saco checks in from the MLB Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, as the Miami Marlins haven't made any big moves but did outright two players to free up space on their 40-man roster.

US relay teams set short course world records

The United States has set a world record in the 4x50-meter mixed freestyle at the world short-course swimming championships

ICC: Former Central African Republic militia leader arrested

ICC: Former Central African Republic militia leader, country's top soccer official, arrested

Intel 3D chip stacking could get you to buy a new PC - CNET

The chipmaker promises breakthrough performance.

Snapdragon 855 demos hint at what you could do on Galaxy S10, Pixel 4 - CNET

Qualcomm's next chip is coming to future Samsung and Google phones.

Facebook revamps feature to highlight life milestones - CNET

Expecting a baby or buying a new car? The tech firm wants you to highlight these big moments.

Nintendo Switch Bundle for $340, Xbox One for $219, iPad for $250, Fire TV Stick for $25: Best deals since Black Friday - CNET

Black Friday is over, but sales are everywhere. Walmart has a solid Switch deal, Google's Pixel 3 price-drop is back and the new iPad is still just $250 at Target.

The Galaxy S10 could roll in all these Snapdragon 855 features - CNET

It's up to Samsung. We went hands-on with new features in the Snapdragon 855 chip.

Trump claims he's not concerned about impeachment 'I think people would revolt if that happened'

In an interview with Reuters, Donald Trump repeated what’s become his version of the “Cell Block Tango” saying of the payoffs made to keep two women quiet before the election: “It wasn’t a campaign contribution. If it were, it’s only civil, and

Texan to receive father's wedding ring found at ex-POW Camp

KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) - Wayne Gotke already owns several pieces of memorabilia from the time his father, also named Wayne, spent in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II. The San Antonio Express-News reports there's the POW identification tag eac

China’s second-largest gaming company to sell comics assets to rival

China’s online youth entertainment platform Bilibili said it has agreed to buy major assets from the comics arm of gaming giant NetEase, which helped introduce Marvel’s first batch of Chinese superheroes in May. The deal announced on Wednesday wi

Sebi allows mutual funds' entry into commodity derivatives market

Clears role of custodians which paves the way for individual investors entry through AIF route

The Man With the Golden Liver: James Bond Definitely Has a Drinking Problem

James Bond is many things: spy, detective, womanizer, assassin, and, according to a new study, an alcoholic. Researchers at the University of Otago in New Zealand this week revealed that the fictional British […] The post The Man With the Golden Liver:

Macro Photographs of Ultraviolet Lit Flowers Display a Dazzling Array of Neon Colors

Slava Semeniuta, the Russian photographer known online as Local Preacher (previously) uses ultraviolet light to capture plants in electrifying shades of pink, yellow, and green. For his recent series, Granular Creatures, Semeniuta used macro photography to

Let’s talk hardware in Vegas

Hello, Las Vegas! We are all heading to LV for CES next month and instead of spending all our cash on a booth we’ll be wandering the halls and want to meet you as far away from the Convention Center as possible without ending up in the Grand Canyon. An

Norris passed up hero Rossi's #46 to avoid «copycat» tag

The young British driver has been a fan of the multiple MotoGP champion since he was young, and considered the Italian’s famous number for his step up to F1 in 2019. In the end, however, Norris chose number four instead because of how the digit looked, as w

US lawmakers want to put a cork in Russia's gas pipeline to Europe

The US House of Representatives is once again calling on the European Union to ban the Russia-led construction of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and has called for sanctions against the project. Read Full Article at

Worshipping at the altar of Trump, new GOP House campaign chair says everything's fine

Minnesota Rep. Tom Emmer’s first few weeks leading the GOP’s House campaign arm are sure off to a great start. Last week, New York Rep. Elise Stefanik, pointing out that she would be just one of 13 Republican women serving in the House, announced that sh

Full statement: What RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said after taking charge

Das said he will preserve the «core values» of the central bank, but called for «frank discussions» with the government

See you in Poland next week

I’m heading back to Europe to hang out in Wroclaw and Warsaw, Poland. Are you ready? I’ll be at a Wroclaw event, called In-Ference, which is happening on December 17 and you can submit to pitch here. The team will notify you if you have been chosen

Software marketplace G2 Crowd acquires Siftery to fold software usage into its dataset

After raising $55 million in October at a $500 million valuation, business software marketplace G2 Crowd is making its first-ever acquisition to bring more features to its platform. It is acquiring Siftery, a startup that has built its own database of busine

Apple could end up manufacturing iPhones in another country due to tariffs

According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is thinking about multiple scenarios when it comes to tariffs and iPhone production. Right now, iPhones are not affected directly by the trade war between China and the U.S. But if U.S. President Donald Trump de

AtScale lands $50 million investment led by Morgan Stanley

AtScale, the startup that helps companies move massive amounts of data into business intelligence and analytics tools, announced a $50 million Series D round today. Morgan Stanley led the round with previous investors Storm Ventures and Atlantic Bridge joinin

Jindal plans Rs 4,500-cr IPO for JSW Cement in 2020

JSW Cement is on an aggressive expansion plan to take annual installed capacity to 20 million tonne by 2020 from the present 12.8 mt, which will reach 14 mt by March 2019.

Morning Digest: Top House Republican plans to ignore GOP problems rather than anger Trump cultists

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ●
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