Facebook, Amazon and Twitter Are Becoming Front Runners in Live Sports Broadcasting

News18 | 2018-08-16

We are constantly glued to our phones and laptops. We don’t even watch TV the traditional way, and instead insist on time-shifting it to our convenience. We watch our favorite TV shows and movies on streaming services, according to our whims for binge...

Google reveals data on U.S. political advertising

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-08-16

Google has added a section to its twice-yearly transparency report to show who buys US election ads on its platform and how much money is spent on political...

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Walmart India activates UPI on its B2B e-commerce platform

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-08-16

Lucknow: Walmart India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Walmart Inc, on Thursday activated unified payments interface (UPI) for all its registered members. This payment solution will enable members, especially...

Banks host millennial heirs to lavish fortunes at summer camps

Fifty-two heirs to lavish fortunes luxuriate in sleek splendour at the Four Seasons. They sip designer lattes and speak the language of wealth. The talk is of money, noblesse oblige, technology, Formula One. At lunchtime, out comes chilled rosé, with a tasting led by Jon Bon Jovi’s son...

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Weedkiller found in wide range of breakfast foods aimed at children

The Guardian | 2018-08-16

Significant levels of the weedkilling chemical glyphosate have been found in an array of popular breakfast cereals, oats and snack bars marketed to US children, a new study has found....

Ellis: More foodborne illness on the rise

The Birmingham Times | 2018-08-16

By Glenn Ellis Food safety is one of the biggest issues affecting the U.S. agricultural and food industries today. Foodborne illness hits one in six Americans every year. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC) estimates that 48 million people get sick due to one or another of 31...

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Brian Armstrong: Coinbase Signed Up 50,000 Users per Day in 2017

The Coin Telegraph | 2018-08-16

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said the exchange was signing up 50,000 users a day last year, while real-world adoption is increasing ......

Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: August 15, 2018

WorldNews.com | 2018-08-15

General News Jamaica Stock Exchange will soon be offering cryptocurrencies as tradeable assets for clients. The company said Tuesday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with blockchain startup Blockstation for the creation of a new digital assets trading platform. While it is not...

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Cincinnati Open: Djokovic battles stomach issues to beat Adrian Mannarino, enters third round

DNA India | 2018-08-16

Novak Djokovic battled stomach issues to beat Adrian Mannarino and reach the third round in Cincinnati on Wednesday as women's title holder Garbine Muguruza crashed out. Wimbledon champion Djokovic called for the doctor during the second set against Mannarino but put aside his discomfort to...

Premier League: Manchester United lack quality to challenge for title, says Paul Scholes

DNA India | 2018-08-15

Manchester United's lack of new signings combined with the uncertainty surrounding the team's strategies and form gives the club a very small chance of challenging for the Premier League title, former midfielder Paul Scholes has said. United...

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US expands visa restrictions on Cambodia over 'flawed' election results

The US State Department has expanded its visa restrictions on Cambodia after the official results of the country's election on July 29 were confirmed. In a...

Body of firefighter killed in California returns to Utah

The Charlotte Observer | 2018-08-16

The body of a Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history returned to his home state Wednesday. Cal Fire officials...

Imran Khan, Shehbaz Sharif File Nomination Papers For Pak PM Poll

NDTV | 2018-08-16

Last week, the PTI party announced that Imran Khan would take oath as the new Pakistan Prime Minister at the President House in Islamabad on August 18. ......

'Dr BumBum' charged over death of patient after operation

The Guardian | 2018-08-16

Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro have charged a celebrity plastic surgeon known as “Dr Bumbum” and his mother with homicide for carrying out an aesthetic procedure...

Almost 350 news outlets to publish editorials denouncing Trump's 'dirty war' on press

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-08-16

Nearly 350 news organizations are set to publish editorials on Thursday pushing back against Donald Trump’s attacks on the media and defending freedom of the...

Brazil's Lula Launches Presidential Bid From Prison

WorldNews.com | 2018-08-16

As thousands of his supporters rallied in Brazil’s capital city on Wednesday, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva officially registered his candidacy for...

Stolen Buddha Statue To Be Returned To India After Being Found At Antiques Fair

WorldNews.com | 2018-08-16

A 12th-century statue of Buddha stolen from India nearly 60 years ago will be returned to the country after it was discovered at a trade fair in the...

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Orlando Sentinel | 2018-08-16

If breastfeeding offends you, turn your head: Letters

Breastfeeding bother you? Look away In response to David Whitley’s Tuesday column, “Is it too much...

Creators Syndicate | 2018-08-15

Lay off Boris Johnson -- and Us, for That Matter

WASHINGTON — A fellow Spectatorian is under enemy fire, and we all must rally around him,...

Al Jazeera | 2018-08-15

A Muslim American political renaissance?

A record number of progressive Muslim Americans are vying for governmental office across the US. ......

Orlando Sentinel | 2018-08-15

Voting rights: This quiz will reveal how much you know

The Voting Rights Act, which aimed to abolish discriminatory voting practices, was signed into law...

Al Jazeera | 2018-08-15

How could Turkey overcome its currency woes?

Turkey would not need to impose capital controls to stem the plunge in the lira, writes Erkin...

Creators Syndicate | 2018-08-15

The Theory of Political Relative Relativity

It's quite simple: Some political relatives are more equal than others. Agenda-driven journalists...