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NFL moves Green Bay-San Francisco into prime time on Nov. 24

The NFL has flexed the Green Bay Packers' trip to San Francisco into prime time on Nov. 24 along with announcing kickoff times for a handful of Week 16 games

Back on the bump: New dad Cole sets sights on Yankees title

New Yankees ace Gerrit Cole is busy on and off the field this week

Bucks hope to shake off rust in Disney World

The Milwaukee Bucks want to use the final eight regular-season games to prepare for the playoffs.

No more slaves and masters: Twitter engineers BAN whole range of terms in fight for 'more inclusive language'

Twitter’s engineering team will systematically purge a list of offensive terms from its source code and internal documents in the name of political correctness. Terms like “master” and “slave” will go, as will gendered pronouns. Read Full Article a

France to probe ex-PM & ministers over handling of Covid-19 – prosecutors

France’s former prime minister Edouard Philippe and its health officials will be the targets of a probe into the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, prosecutors say.  Read Full Article at RT.com

Report: NFLPA reps unanimously recommend NFL cancel entire preseason

It remains to be seen if the NFL will go along with this recommendation. It would also hurt unproven players who depend on preseason games to demonstrate they belong in the NFL.

Exclusive | Byju’s in talks to acquire coding upstart WhiteHat Jr

Online learning platform Unacademy, which focuses on test preparation for competitive exams, had also expressed interest, but Byju’s has offered more money to acquire WhiteHat Jr

GGV’s Jeff Richards: ‘There is a level of resiliency in Silicon Valley that we did not have 10 years ago’

Earlier this week, GGV Capital’s Jeff Richards and Hans Tung joined TechCrunch for an Extra Crunch Live session. During our hour-long chat, we touched on startup profitability, the global venture capital scene, why GGV doesn’t have an office in Eu

We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias

Responsibly managing machine learning processes is no longer just a desirable component of progress but a necessary one.

R&D Roundup: Tech giants unveil breakthroughs at computer vision summit

Computer vision summit CVPR has just (virtually) taken place, and like other CV-focused conferences, there are quite a few interesting papers. More than I could possibly write up individually, in fact, so I’ve collected the most promising ones from majo

The Audeze Mobius premium gaming headset is $300, its lowest price ever - CNET

With Waves Nx head-tracking tech, the sound genuinely seems to surround you.

Hamilton on Disney Plus a heartwarming cross between play and TV movie - CNET

Review: The film version of the Broadway hit isn't exactly like going to the theater, but still delivers a theatrical thrill.

Does DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there?

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive method to count individual fish by measuring the concentration of environmental DNA in the water, which could be applied for quantitative monitoring of aquatic ecosystems.

Scientific 'red flag' reveals new clues about our galaxy

By determining how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way, researchers have moved closer to understanding the power behind our galaxy.

First evidence of snake-like venom glands found in amphibians

Caecilians are limbless amphibians that can be easily mistaken for snakes. Though caecilians are only distantly related to their reptilian cousins, researchers describe specialized glands found along the teeth of the ringed caecilian (Siphonops annulatus), wh

Shannon Sharpe speaks on the Mike Gundy investigation at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State announced that an internal review of head coach Mike Gundy quote «uncovered no signs or indication of racism.» The review came after star running back Chuba Hubbard threatened to boycott the team once Gundy was seen wearing a shirt

Bucks, Lakers look to shed rust or rest for playoffs?

The Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers have all but guaranteed themselves the top two playoff seeds and face a balancing act when the NBA returns to action

AL MVP Trout still doesn't feel comfortable about this year

AL MVP Trout still doesn't feel comfortable about this year

Skip Bayless: NBA players must trust each other with COVID protocols to have a successful playoffs

The NBA gave players a one hundred and thirteen page manual explaining all of the rules and safety protocols in the Orlando bubble. But DeMar DeRozan called the volume and specifics of the rules quote “frustrating” and “overwhelming.” Meanwhile, Damia

Trump and Pence are fine with their evangelical base dying, so long as the photo ops continue

On Sunday, Politico posted a story speculating on whether or not Donald Trump, Mike Pence, and the rest of the White House team would have to «reassess» their demands that churches be allowed to hold unrestricted services during the COVID-19 pand

French PM Castex wants ‘to unite nation to fight crisis’ as Macron launches new phase of presidency

Read Full Article at RT.com

People tested for Covid-19 in England NOT asked to give addresses during peak of pandemic, complaints of ‘incomplete’ data

People in England tested for Covid-19 during the height of the pandemic were not being asked to provide address details, it has emerged. Local authorities have hit out at the “poor and incomplete” data they’ve received. Read Full Article at RT.com

Khabib teammates' UFC debuts in doubt as they cancel trip to 'Fight Island' in wake of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov's passing

Two teammates of Khabib Nurmagomedov, including his cousin Umar, have cancelled their flights to Abu Dhabi in the wake of the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, putting their UFC Fight Island debuts in serious doubt. Read Full Article at RT.com

Would George Washington have worn a mask? A brief history of the Founders and public health

History shows the founders believed in public health as a component of a strong nation

Hamilton on Disney Plus: 6 surprising things to watch for - CNET

Let me tell you what I wish I'd known, when I was young and hadn't seen the show yet.

Scientists find snake-like dental glands in an amphibian for the first time - CNET

Meet a legless caecilian with a funky mouth that may hide a venomous secret.

Austrian GP: Latest key F1 technical developments

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NLC India, CIL sign pact to form JV to develop 5,000 MW solar, thermal power assets

The equity participation in the proposed JV between Coal India Ltd (CIL) and NLC India will be in the ratio of 50:50, NLC India said in a regulatory filing.

Oyo offers employees deeply discounted ESOPs

The company, which claims it has $1 billion in its war chest, has also decided to offer its technology team increments and promotions.

Traffic at India#39;s major ports falls 20% in June quarter due to coronavirus lockdowns

India#39;s twelve state-run major ports handled 141.9 million tonnes of shipments in the quarter ended June 30, compared with 176.7 million tonnes the previous year, the IPA data showed.

Indy GP IndyCar: Power leads Ferrucci, Ericsson in practice

Power, a three-time winner and three-time polesitter on the 2.439-mile 13-turn Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, lapped in 69.949sec as the session climbed toward the 90degF mark.That was just 0.1755sec faster than Ferrucci who had to sit out five minu

NHL updates return-to-play schedule as CBA vote looms

As more players return from across the globe to participate in Phase 3 training camps, the NHL is aggressively working with the NHL Players Association on a deal to provide hockey this season.

Celtics' Gordon Hayward: 'It's a pretty easy decision' to leave NBA bubble for birth of first son

The loss of Hayward in September could be brutal for the Celtics, especially when looking at the year he's been having.

FIFA fines Arsenal over sell-on clauses for player transfers

FIFA fines Arsenal over sell-on clauses for player transfers

Uber shuts Mumbai office, service to continue for users in city

The Mumbai office was the centre for the Western region for Uber, though its India headquarters is in Gurugram.

Indiabulls Housing Finance Q4 net drops 86% to Rs 137 crore on higher provisioning

The non-banking finance company had posted a net profit of Rs 1,006 crore during the corresponding January-March period of the preceding fiscal.

Believe it or not: Bills, not Patriots, should be AFC East favorites

Buffalo is better than New England in several key areas, writes Yardbarker's Sam Robinson, including defensive line, linebacker, wide receiver and tight end. 

Five times white privilege failed to save these racists in aftermath of George Floyd's death

A white Minneapolis police officer kneeled on an unarmed Black man’s neck for more than eight minutes. The incident, which killed 46-year-old George Floyd, prompted national fury, with protests repeating for days from New York and Georgia to California an

'Time is not her friend': Martina Navratilova on Serena Williams' hopes for record-tying 24th Grand Slam

Former tennis ace Martina Navratilova says Serena Williams’ quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title has limitations, and stresses that “time is not her friend,” as her body “is still ageing,” even when at rest. Read Full Article at RT.com

Piers Morgan slammed for hypocrisy after blasting pubs opening but supporting son’s BLM protest

Broadcaster Piers Morgan is being branded a hypocrite for blasting the reopening of pubs as “insane,” after praising his own son for attending a Black Lives Matter protest, where many flouted social distancing guidelines. Read Full Article at RT.com
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