Month: April 2019

Rita Ora puts on a dazzling display in a sequinned Champion two-piece on stage in Germany

She's known for her smash hit songs and fearless sense of style. And on Friday, as part of her critically acclaimed Phoenix worldwide tour, Rita Ora performed at the Palladium in Cologne, Germany wearing a bespoke Champion two-piece adorned in black...

/ April 28, 2019

Bad PR ideas, esports, and the Valley’s talent poaching war

Sending severed heads, and even more PR DON’Ts I wrote a “master list” of PR DON’Ts earlier this week, and now that list has nearly doubled as my fellow TechCrunch writers continued to experience even more bad behavior around pitches....

/ April 27, 2019

New York City Tickets 12 People For DEFYING Measles Vaccine Order

By Press For Truth Mandatory vaccinations are now a reality in the United States and if you refuse to take the shot it’ll cost you! New York City has issued civil summonses to 12 people it said were not complying...

/ April 27, 2019

Original Content podcast: ‘Game of Thrones’ delivers one of its best episodes yet

We’re barely more than 24 hours away from what’s widely expected to be the most spectacular and devastating battle that we’ve seen on “Game of Thrones,” but before then, the Original Content podcast revisits last weekend’s episode, “A Knight of...

/ April 27, 2019

Base Web, Uber?s New Design System for Building Websites in React

At Uber, we have hundreds of  internal web applications used by developers, product managers, and operations teams—essentially everyone at the company. Since all web applications work differently, it puts additional overhead on our employees to learn how to interact with...

/ April 27, 2019

N.R.A. President Oliver North Steps Down Amid “Clear Crisis” of Leadership

Scott Olson/Getty Images.As allegations of financial misconduct continue to mount, a dramatic scene unfolded at the National Rifle Association conference on Saturday. The organization’s president, Col. Oliver North, confirmed his intent not to seek a second term after his appointment...

/ April 27, 2019

Did Ferrari Throw Away Pole Again??? | F1 Quali Analysis | Baku

Hey guys, it's Nico here live from my holiday 🙂 Hit the link here to be notified when I go LIVE again tomorrow!! https://www.youtube.com/user/nicorosbergtv?sub_confirmation=1 Crazy qualifying session in Baku!! Leclerc crash results in Mercedes front row lockout, followed by Vettel...

/ April 27, 2019

Space Photos of the Week: Hubble Is Crabby Over Its Birthday

We may have seen the Crab Nebula before, but never like this. The Hubble Space Telescope just had its 29th anniversary, and instead of taking a day off, it went to work taking pictures of this nebula. It’s made up...

/ April 27, 2019

Letters: Is Political Comedy Dead?

A Republic Too Fractured to Be FunnyThe White House Correspondents’ Dinner suggests that stand-up joke telling is an art form whose moment has passed, Andrew Ferguson argued this week.American stand-up is thriving, evolving, fresh, and still quite funny—just not on...

/ April 27, 2019

European elections and internet: Supporters of the freedom of the web weigh in

The row over the EU copyright reform has triggered a wave of protest in Germany. Young Internet users in particular want to settle scores in the EU elections and are calling on voters to boycott the CDU/CSU and the SPD....

/ April 27, 2019

‘A completely changed person’: Sri Lanka bomber radicalised in Australia, friend says

A close friend of Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed's said he became radicalised during his time in Australia. The suicide bomber studied a postgraduate degree at Melbourne’s Swinburne University from 2009 before leaving the country in 2013."He was really angry with the US and...

/ April 27, 2019

Sri Lanka bombings: 15 die in blast during raid on suspected hideout

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sri Lanka remains on high alert following a wave of bombings last Sunday Fifteen people including six children were killed in Sri Lanka on Friday when suspected Islamist militants blew themselves in a raid,...

/ April 27, 2019

Paxos to Issue Up to $100 Million of Stablecoins on Ontology Blockchain

Stablecoin issuer Paxos will partner with Ontology to issue up to 100 million of its PAX tokens, pegged 1:1 to the U.S. dollar, on the latter’s blockchain network starting from next month. The launch will make it easier for individuals...

/ April 27, 2019

Tribeca 2019 Review: AAMIS (RAVENING), A Forbidden Romance Consumes Star-Crossed Lovers

Set in the far northeastern Indian state of Assam, Bhaskar Hazarika's sophomore feature Aamis (Ravening) is a film unlike anything you've ever seen. A forbidden love story between a man and a woman separated by perhaps a dozen years, several...

/ April 27, 2019

The Dispute Over Google’s Alleged Retaliation Intensifies

A dispute between Google and two employees who helped organize a walkout last fall is intensifying, after Google executives reportedly sent emails to coworkers of one of the women, disputing her claim that she was demoted.The two employees, Claire Stapleton...

/ April 27, 2019

Who Are The Bad Guys? U.S. and Allied Forces Killed More Afghan Civilians in 2019 than the Terrorists Did

By Matt Agorist A rather disturbing report was released by the United Nations this week detailing how in the first part of 2019, US forces and their allies killed more civilians than the Taliban and other terrorist groups. According to...

/ April 27, 2019

Elon Musk, SEC agree to guidelines on Twitter use

Tesla,  Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reached an agreement Friday that will give the CEO freedom to use Twitter —within certain limitations — without fear of being held in contempt for violating an earlier court order. Musk...

/ April 27, 2019

From the ‘Green New Deal’ Hitting New York Museums to Anna Delvey’s Guilty Verdict: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Museums Go Green – A new piece of New York City legislation akin to the Green New Deal is aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions generated by cultural institutions including the Guggenheim, the Whitney Museum, and even the forthcoming new home...

/ April 26, 2019

Tribeca 2019 Review: THE GASOLINE THIEVES, A Brutal And Tragic Coming-of-Age Film

The Gasoline Thieves (aka Huachicolero), the first feature-lenght film by Mexican director Edgar Nito, begins as a crime thriller, with a captivating nocturnal scene with little dialogue in which a pair of huachicoleros (one of them played by Pascacio López)...

/ April 26, 2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin’s parents disown her and say she borrowed from them TOO

The father of fake heiress Anna Sorokin has disowned her, telling DailyMailTV: 'It's down to her what she has done.' Vadim Sorokin spoke at her family home in a small industrial town in Germany as his daughter, 28, waits to...

/ April 26, 2019