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Australia’s Crown Resorts stung by drop in Chinese spending, shares slide

Australia's biggest casino company Crown Resorts reported on Wednesday a sharp decline in spending by wealthy Chinese tourists at its properties, pushing its shares down in their biggest one-day fall in more than two years.

Image recognition startup ViSenze raises $20M Series C

ViSenze, a startup that provides visual search tools for online retailers like Rakuten and ASOS, announced today that it has raised a $20 million Series C. The round was co-led by Gobi Ventures and Sonae IM, with participation from other backers including returning investors Rakuten and WI Harper. Founded in 2012, ViSenze has now raised […]

Bitcoin Cash Merchant Acceptance Is Thriving in These 3 Regions

Bitcoin Cash Merchant Acceptance Is Thriving Within These Three RegionsBitcoin Cash supporters are all about spreading adoption, and many enthusiasts are relentlessly trying to get people to try BCH and merchants to accept the cryptocurrency for payments. Right now, there are three regions in the world with a significant number of BCH merchants: Slovenia, North Queensland, and Japan, areas which continue to add a […]

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Elon Musk Promises a Really Truly Self-Driving Tesla in 2020

The CEO says his Autopilot system will be “feature complete” this year, and ready to ferry snoozing passengers by the end of next year.

The Trump administration reportedly wants to push countries to decriminalize homosexuality

The Trump administration is reportedly starting an effort to end the criminalization of homosexuality around the world — but the campaign may be a way to highlight Iran’s human rights abuses. NBC News’s Josh Lederman

Trump Workshopping to Psychologically Devastate Opponents

On Tuesday morning, Bernie Sanders announced his intention to run for president in 2020, bringing the number of Democratic contenders to at least a dozen, with even more waiting in the wings. At a time

Oakland’s teachers strike is another sign of economic inequality in tech’s backyard

Thousands of public school teachers in California’s Oakland Unified School District — one of the largest school districts in the state, representing 3,000 teachers and more than 100 schools — voted to go on strike

2020 Mercedes SL-Class Grand Edition Debuts With Posh Upgrades

The changes are small, and you won’t see them in person until next year. The current Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has been around since 2013, and with a new model expected in 2021, Stuttgart is giving its

That uranium ore found at a Grand Canyon museum isn’t as scary as it sounds

Since the news broke that three buckets of uranium ore sat in a Grand Canyon museum for years, alarm has been spreading about the radiation “cover-up.” But it’s tough to figure out exactly how dangerous

Thousands protest against anti-Semitism in France

Around 70 demonstrations took place across France against a spate of anti-Semitic attacks.

Miley Cyrus Commemorates Karl Lagerfeld With Fierce Instagram Post

To commemorate Karl Lagerfeld, Miley Cyrus posted an archive photograph taken by the visionary German designer back in 2014 for the V Magazine. The black and white picture captures a barely-dressed, bathrobe-clad Cyrus posing in

UK set to strip teenage ‘ISIL bride’ Shamima Begum of citizenship

Family of the 19-year-old runaway ‘considering all legal avenues’ following a Home Office notice, lawyer says.

Arizona Trying to Become First in U.S. to Require Citizen DNA

By Jason Erickson Apparently emboldened by President Trump’s recent signing of the Rapid DNA Act, Arizona could be the first to make DNA collection mandatory…

Steve Jobs’ uniform finally explained

When you hear the word “Apple,” you probably think of a either delicious fruit or a guy named Steve Jobs. Jobs’ life story, of course, is one for the ages. A foster child who became

Countdown Restarts Tomorrow for SEC Decision on CBOE-VanEck Bitcoin ETF

The VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal is slated for publication in the Federal Register tomorrow, giving the SEC 45 days to approve, reject or extend a decision on it.

‘Glimmer of hope’ remains in search for young backpackers missing off NSW beach

A 20-year-old Englishman and his 21-year-old French companion were travelling along the east coast of Australia before they were reported as missing on Monday morning.