BUSINESS

To Brexit or Regrexit? A dis-United Kingdom ponders turmoil of EU divorce – Reuters »

LONDON To leave, or not to leave: that is the question. Still. After Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union, there is no indication that a so-called Brexit will…

Jun 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Brexit Shock May Have Silver Lining for Bruised Asian Investors – Bloomberg »

Asia’s equity markets were the first to suffer through a Brexit-fueled rout. Old Mutual Plc and Citi Private Bank are betting they may be the first to recover. As Britain’s…

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ENTERTAINMENT

BET Awards Pay Tribute to Prince With The Roots, Stevie Wonder, Maxwell, Erykah Badu, Sheila E. & More – Billboard »

Rather than paying tribute to Prince with a single performance, the BET Awards honored him with a series of performances…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Jesse Williams gives powerful speech on race in America at BET Awards – Entertainment Weekly »

When he’s not wearing scrubs as Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy, Jesse Williams has become a prominent voice of the…

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Surprise! Beyoncé Opens Up the 2016 BET Awards With a Special Performance Featuring Kendrick Lamar – E! Online »

by Mike Vulpo | <!– –> Surprise! Beyoncé Opens Up the 2016 BET Awards With a Special Performance Featuring Kendrick…

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Game of Thrones finale confirms game-changing fan theory – Entertainment Weekly »

This post includes a significant reveal from Sunday’s Game of Thrones episode, “The Winds of Winter” He’s a bastard no more! Game of…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

Introducing SpotMini – A Domestic Pet Helper – iProgrammer »

Boston Dynamics has released a video introducing SpotMini, a smaller version of its Spot quadruped robot at large in a domestic environment. We see SpotMini loading a dishwasher, suggesting that it might be capable of being useful.     SpotMini is…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Ethics dilemmas may hold back autonomous cars: study – The Star Online »

WASHINGTON: If it has to make a choice, will your autonomous car kill you or pedestrians on the street?  The looming arrival of self-driving vehicles is likely to vastly reduce traffic fatalities, but also poses difficult moral dilemmas, researchers said in a study.  Autonomous driving…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Microsoft To End Surface 3 Production By December – Tech Times »

Microsoft – Here’s What You Didn’t KnowNow Playing Find Out How Computer Technology Is Changing The WorldNow Playing After more than a year since it first hit store shelves, it looks like Microsoft’s affordable Windows tablet, the Surface 3, will soon be pulled out from…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Report: Google is working on its own Android smartphone to go head to head with the iPhone – 9 to 5 Google »

There have been several reports over the last year mentioning Google’s interest in building a smartphone. Although the company does have its own Nexus program to showcase the best the Android platform has to offer (and, at least was true at first, provide some baseline devices…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
SCIENCE

Scales, feathers and hair may have a lot in common: Study – NH Voice »

A new research paper has unveiled that a bird’s feathers, a reptile’s scales and a mammal’s hairs might look as different, but they have common…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Amber fossils trapped ancient insects wearing camo – Christian Science Monitor »

If you want to blend into your environment you might don a shirt, hat, or pants that match your surroundings. But humans aren’t alone in…

Jun 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Asia

Asia Stocks Brace For More Volatility – Wall Street Journal

Stocks in Japan rebounded Monday after getting slammed by Britain’s decision last week to leave the European Union. But a move by China’s central bank to weaken the yuan by the most since a huge devaluation…

Jun 27 2016 / Read More »
Mid-East

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf sinks on Brexit but comes off lows; Egypt hardest hit – Reuters

* Gulf stock markets graphic: link.reuters.com/cun29t * Gulf currency forwards, CDS move little * Dubai bourse vulnerable because of real estate, tourism * But index holds technical support * Saudi bounces sharply from intra-day low *…

Jun 26 2016 / Read More »
Africa

Ethiopia is on track to become Africa’s industrial powerhouse – Quartz

Ethiopia seems to be attracting the attention of economists interested in Africa, and for good reason. Except for Rwanda, Ethiopia is the only African country whose economic growth has been consistently high for more than a…

Jun 27 2016 / Read More »
WORLD

British political turmoil deepens after EU referendum – Washington Post

LONDON — Britain’s shocking decision to remove itself from the European Union brought more political turmoil Sunday as Scotland’s leader threatened to block the move and the opposition Labour Party’s leader faced a coup attempt from…

Jun 27 2016 / Read More »
Europe

OK, Europe: It’s your move – TechCrunch

I held the first Warsaw TechCrunch Meetup in 2007 at a pub called Lolek. We were visiting my wife’s parents and I figured I would post on the site and get a few people together to…

Jun 27 2016 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Twins Justin, Jayson Ademilola pick Notre Dame football – Chicago Tribune

On Sunday, orally committing to play football for Notre Dame was as easy as 1-2 for Justin and Jayson Ademilola. The twins from St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, N.J.,  tweeted simultaneously their intentions to play…

Jun 27 2016 / Read More »
TRAVEL

More than 1 million Washington-area residents planning July 4 travel, AAA says – Washington Post

A record number of ­Washington-area residents will embark on Independence Day road trips this year, a product of low gas prices and the July Fourth holiday coinciding with a weekend, AAA Mid-Atlantic says. For the third…

Jun 27 2016 / Read More »
UK

Brexit: France and Germany ‘in agreement’ over UK’s EU exit – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Angela Merkel will host talks with Francois Hollande and other EU leaders on Monday German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have said they are in “full agreement” on…

Jun 27 2016 / Read More »

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