These 3 Data-Driven Auction Trends Will Help You Master the Photography Market in a Snap

While KAWS and Zao Wou-Ki’s dual $14.8 million sales in Hong Kong were monopolizing many auction observers’ attention in early April, a more specialized affair was taking place in New York. There, houses including Christie’s, Sotheby’s, Phillips, and Bonhams hosted...

/ April 19, 2019

Mueller report: Democrats keep pressure on Trump over Russia

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Mueller report - in 60 seconds Democrats are keeping up pressure on President Donald Trump following the long-awaited release of a report into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.They want Robert...

/ April 19, 2019

Are “Conspiracy Theories” Tearing Society Apart Or Saving Us From Destruction?

By Brandon Smith The phrase “conspiracy theory” is often used by establishment agencies, the mainstream media and useful idiots as a tool to dismiss legitimate evidence or viewpoints that disagree with their predetermined version of events. This method of propaganda...

/ April 19, 2019

Tackling Ethereum’s Blockchain Trilemma via Serenity, Ethereum 2.0

Introduction to Ethereum’s Scaling Issues & The Blockchain TrilemmaEthereum is a decentralized application platform that runs applications without any chance of fraud, censorship or third-party interference. Powering thousands of decentralized applications (dApps), Ethereum is hailed as one of the most...

/ April 19, 2019

Robert Mueller’s Six Cases for Collusion

Nowhere in the sprawling first volume of Robert Mueller’s report does the special counsel exonerate Donald Trump on “collusion.” And yet, there is an obvious tension between the contents of the report and the breezy, seemingly exculpatory introduction given by...

/ April 19, 2019

What is Q DAO and USDQ StableCoin? Fully Explained

Stablecoins have advanced as a new iteration on cryptocurrencies, enabling to address such issues as high volatility and interactions with legacy financial systems. Today I’m sharing the interview with Slava Mikhalkin — IT Manager and blockchain architect in PLATINUM ENGINEERING,...

/ April 19, 2019

Post-Mueller, Democrats Are Divided Over What Comes Next

By Spencer Platt/Getty Images.Thursday's release of Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia report moved the spotlight from the special prosecutor to Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are now forced to reckon with Mueller's tepid yet potentially damning portrait of Donald Trump and his 2016...

/ April 19, 2019

Nintendo shares surge more than 16% after tie-up with Tencent to sell Switch console in China

Nintendo shares surged more than 16% on Friday after Tencent won approval to start selling the Japanese gaming giant's Switch console in China. Regulators in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong approved the Nintendo Switch and the game "New Super...

/ April 19, 2019

Raised in warzones, exposed to horror: How do we reintegrate children of Australian IS fighters?

With the path cleared for the children of Australian IS fighters to return home, questions are now being asked about what kind of support is needed to ensure a smooth reintegration back into society after their ordeal. Save the Children estimates almost...

/ April 19, 2019

President Trump to meet in Japan with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in May

U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan on May 25-28 for meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the White House said in a statement on Thursday. The two leaders will discuss North Korea, "including efforts to achieve final,...

/ April 19, 2019

Teen YouTubers who faked a pregnancy apologize — and offer bad sex ed advice

Two teenage YouTubers were the subject of concern this week after they announced they were expecting a baby and had gotten "married" in Las Vegas. After dragging their followers through a four-part, monetized series, they revealed that it was just...

/ April 19, 2019

Mali’s PM Maiga, government resign over Ogossagou massacre

Mali's prime minister and his government has resigned four weeks after a massacre of almost 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante group shocked the nation. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita accepted the resignation on Thursday without giving a reason for...

/ April 19, 2019

Elon Musk explains why you shouldn’t charge your Tesla Car battery to 100%

  CALIFORNIA: Charging smartphones to full 100 per cent may save the hassle on your way back from a long commute, but do not do this to your Tesla Model 3. In a tweet response to a new Tesla Model...

/ April 19, 2019

Vox Sentences: Decoding the Mueller report

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. A (redacted) Mueller report...

/ April 19, 2019

‘This is the end of my presidency’: Trump tried to get special counsel Mueller fired

Public at last, US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report has revealed President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mr Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president.The report...

/ April 18, 2019

Boston Dynamics debuts the production version of SpotMini

Last year at our TC Sessions: Robotics conference, Boston Dynamics announced that SpotMini will be its first commercially available product. A revamped version of the product would use the company’s decades of quadrupedal robotics learnings as a basis for a...

/ April 18, 2019

Notes on Streaming: THE RUTHLESS Takes Criminal Aim, RAMY Takes a Spiritual Journey

What's new and notable on streaming services this week: The Ruthless (Lo spietato)Will premiere on Netflix on Friday, April 19, 2019. Inspired by a true story, the film follows a teenager who transforms his rebellion into outright ambition in the...

/ April 18, 2019

The best defense of Trump is still a damning indictment

The most generous reading of Robert Mueller’s report, the one pushed by President Donald Trump’s own defenders, is, in fact, profoundly damning. Here’s how Attorney General William Barr explained the president’s actions: In assessing the president’s actions discussed in the...

/ April 18, 2019