News Summary on Friday, March 15th 2019

New Zealand attack: Sajid Javid condemns SICK mosque attack as ‘attack on freedom’

[] British Muslim Home Secretary Sajid Javid felt sick to his stomach after the news (Image: Getty Images) Mr Javid told how the slaughter of 49 innocent worshippers during Friday prayers in Christchurch made him feel sick to his stomach One man escaped only to find his wife lying dead outside the mosque

N Korea says it may suspend nuclear talks with 'gangster-like' U.S.

[] They’re putting down a marker, saying which way things are headed if nothing changes, Pollack, of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California, said South Korean and Japanese defense-related shares surged following the reports

Suspect in mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, to appear in court

[] US President Donald Trump said in a tweet: My warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of New Zealand after the horrible massacre in the Mosques CNN'S Sophia Saifi, Jomana Karadsheh, Yazhou Sun, Paul Murphy and Eric Cheung, and journalist Matthew Mckew contributed to this report

New Zealand shooting LIVE updates: 49 DEAD and 48 injured in horrifying mosque massacre

[] This reaffirms what we have always maintained: that terrorism does not have a religion But the situation is ongoing and an active shooter is still at large The Bangladesh team’s Tamim Iqbal Khan wrote: Entire team got saved from active shooters Frightening experience and please keep us in your prayers

New Zealand gun laws: What are New Zealand's gun laws - is it legal to own a gun?

[] (Image: GETTY) The two nations are the only two in the world without some sort of universal gun regulation In a 12-year period from 2005 to 2017, civilian gun ownership increased by as much as 600,000 Gun ownership figures from 2005 to 2017 are as follows: - 2017: 1,500,000 - 2016: 1,320,000 - 2009: 1,200,000 - 2005: 925,000

Algeria's ruling party turns back on Bouteflika as member says he is 'history now'

[] Let’s be optimistic, Algeria needs to overcome its crisis, said Mohamed Abdelkader Haider from an Algiers mosque But the public has lost patience with deteriorating economic conditions and the FLN's failure to make the transition to a new generation despite the president's failing health

The scene after dozens killed in terrorist attack at mosques in New Zealand

[] NASA’s Opportunity rover captured spectacular views of Mars

Israeli warplanes strike Gaza after rockets fired toward Tel Aviv

[] Just after dawn, six more missiles were fired from Gaza toward Israeli border towns but all but one were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome defense system, the military said Calm was restored by mid-morning as an Egyptian delegation mediated between Israel and Palestinian factions, a Palestinian official said Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles

What last night's Brexit votes mean for Theresa May, Brexit and a second referendum

[] But even if Labour had decided to back it, then it still wouldn't have passed, meaning it's unlikely to ever get through the Commons at the current time PA:Press Association 6 The PM is probably going to stay in Downing Street for the meantime - until this is all sorted out Reuters 6 Campaigners who want a second referendum are going to be disappointed for now

Cricket - Bangladesh team narrowly avoid mosque shooting, test...

[] REUTERS/SNPA/Martin Hunter It’s quite unbelievable really White said he had spoken to the liaison officer with the Bangladesh team and the players were shocked ...never want to see this things happen again....pray for us Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles

Who's PewDiePie, what's the YouTuber's net worth and what's the Nazi racism row?

[] Among them was one clip in which he paid two Indian nationals to hold a sign saying: Death to all Jews That same year he released a parody self-help book called This Book Loves You and was announced as a voice actor in the Vimeo fantasy series, Oscar's Hotel for Fantastical Creatures

Israel Strikes Gaza After Rockets Fired at Tel Aviv

[] Israel struck numerous targets in the Gaza Strip in response to the first rockets launched from the Hamas-controlled territory toward Tel Aviv since the 2014 war, raising concerns of a wider conflict.

Gunmen slaughter dozens at two New Zealand mosques - as one live streams

[] In a press conference, Police Commissioner Mike Bush warned: We're not assuming this is contained to Christchurch Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience Like us on Facebook at and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun

UK Parliament votes to delay Brexit - World

[] During my consultations ahead of (the leaders' summit next week), I will appeal to the EU27 to be open to a long extension if the UK finds it necessary to rethink its Brexit strategy and build consensus around it, Tusk wrote on Twitter Contact the writer at

British lawmakers overwhelmingly back Brexit delay

[] May's spokesman said earlier on Thursday that she would put that deal, struck after two-and-a-half years of talks with the EU, to another vote if it was felt that it were worthwhile DUP leader Arlene Foster said the party was working with the government to try to find a way of leaving the EU with a deal

Europa League power rankings entering quarter-finals

[] And with the tactical adjustment, the loss of Jorginho has not been as damaging as first though - unfortunate to draw Arsenal, but will fancy their chances should they progress AFP/Getty Images 8/9 2 Keep up to date with all the latest news with expert comment and analysis from our award-winning writers

Premier League 'big six' fixtures compared after Champions League and Europa League draws

[] LIVERPOOL Jurgen Klopp's side were handed the kindest possible Champions League draw as they were pitted against Portuguese outsiders Porto Their fixture list does not become any easier after that, either, with an away game against United coming just four days after their final meeting with Spurs Arsenal will face Napoli in the Europa League quarter-finals

Arsenal face Napoli in Europa League quarters with Chelsea drawn against Slavia Prague

[] It means that supporters could welcome fan favourite Santi Cazorla back to the Emirates after he left last summer on a free transfer to the Yellow Submarine The first legs of the quarters will be played on Thursday, April 11, with the return fixture to be held a week later

Cheltenham Gold Cup Day live results, tips and race cards

[] Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now It all comes down to this one - the Cheltenham Gold Cup This will be valid on all bets placed on the Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup Mr Adjudicator, stable-companion Cut The Mustard and Monsieur Lecoq are among the likely suspects

Spurs fans concede defeat in Champions League after drawing Man City in quarter-finals

[] And fans are already confident they will dumped out of this stage yet again, as one tweeted: It was a nice run boys Just play the kids 🅲🅷 (@AIdertonghen) March 15, 2019 Damn, we got drawn against Man City #UCLdraw richie 🇹🇷🇱🇧 (@RichieSYD) March 15, 2019

Gold Cup odds: Who to bet on in the Cheltenham Gold Cup

[] READ MORE: Cheltenham tips: AP McCoy reveals who you MUST back on Gold Cup day Gold Cup: The Cheltenham Festival's Gold Cup will take place at 3.30pm today (Image: GETTY) But Presenting Percy will be challenged by Native River, who is facing the task to retain his crown

Why UEFA reversed Arsenal's Europa League quarter-final tie against Napoli

[] That's because the two London sides aren't allowed to play at home on the same night in the Europa League, and UEFA give priority to the Blues as domestic cup holders That means that Arsenal will host Napoli on April 11, with Chelsea taking on Slavia at Stamford Bridge a week later

When is the Europa League draw, what TV channel is it on and who can face who?

[] The draw will be shown LIVE on BT Sport Sport 2, with coverage starting at 11am The second leg of the round-of-16 will take place on Thursday, March 14 The key dates are: Quarter-final: Thursday, April 11 & 18 Semi-finals: Thursday, May 2 & 9 Final: Wednesday, May 20 - Olympic Stadium, Baku

Bangladesh players narrowly avoid mosque shooting in Christchurch

[] 'I spoke to one of them shortly after,' Vllavarayen said International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson said the sport's governing body 'fully supports the decision to cancel the test match.' 'Our thoughts and sincere condolences go out to the families and friends of those affected by this horrendous incident in Christchurch,' Richardson said

Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reveals real reason for Black Panther mask

[] So the Europa League is giving us a big opportunity also A commission decided that Alexandre Lacazette’s elbow against BATE was only worth two games Then, when already on a yellow, he made a challenge which was over the mark, but the decision didn’t go our way It’s a learning curve for a club of our level, we don’t have the power of Arsenal

Pac-12 Tournament 2019: Quarterfinals Scores, Semifinals Bracket and Schedule

[] John Locher/Associated Press The 2019 Pac-12 tournament is showcasing the best teams it has to offer on Thursday as the quarterfinals are underway Huskies sophomore guard Jaylen Nowell led all scorers with 24 points, followed by senior teammate David Crisp's 18 points

Look Inside The $50 Million Penthouses In One Of The Tallest Buildings In The World

[] Compared to the average living room width of a single-family townhouse in Manhattan (approximately 24.5 feet), these are about twice as wide Developer Uses His Own BuildingOne Of World's TallestTo Proclaim His Love Follow me on Twitter @amydobsonRE

Aurora Cannabis Stock Can Surge With New Partnerships, Analyst Says

[] Azer spoke with Aurora’s Chief Corporate Officer Cam Battley following the news, and writes that Peltz should help open a number of doors for ACB as they develop their next legs of growth She also thinks that the structure of Peltz’s compensationhis options for 20 million shares vest over four years, with various incentivesbodes well, and the arrangement is a win-win for both parties

SEC charges Volkswagen and its former CEO with defrauding investors

[] Saying he took responsibility for the fraud, Winterkorn resigned, but he insisted he personally did nothing wrong The SEC's complaint charges Volkswagen AG, its subsidiaries Volkswagen Group of America Finance, LLC and VW Credit, Inc., and Winterkorn with violating the anti-fraud provisions of the federal securities laws

Madeleine McCann Netflix documentary: Will Madeleine McCann ever be found?

[] The documentary series looks at all the possibilities as the evidence is re-examined Gamble said: I absolutely believe that in my lifetime we will find out what has happened to Madeleine McCann The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann is available to watch on Netflix now

What Men Want reviews: What do critics say about gender-swapped What Women Want movie?

[] Henson comes out swinging in this female-centric update of the 2000 Mel Gibson rom-com What Women Want' but the cliché-ridden film can't go the distance Candice Frederick for TheWrap: Like the original film, except its themes more directly address real-life bias in the workplace by giving its female protagonist the permission to be cutthroat, self-obsessed, sexual, and completely unapologetic - and we still want to root for her

Louis Tomlinson's Sister Félicité's Death at 18 Is the Latest Tragedy for the Singer's Family

[] Louis Tomlinson's sister died on Wednesday, just over two years after their mother died at age 43

Taylor Swift, Katy Perry sparkle at the iHeartRadio Music Awards

[] Stars attending this year's iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles talk about their fashion choices. (March 15)

Pilots raised the alarm after last year’s Boeing crash. Then another plane went down.

[] Aaron Gregg investigates pilot complaints to Boeing. Glenn Kessler dissects what socialism really means. And Brady Dennis reports on the young climate activists going on strike.

Louis Tomlinson pays tribute to 'bright and caring' sister after she dies at 18

[] He had been due to perform his new single live as one of the headline performers on the BBC1 charity show tonight In a sad twist that song, called Two Of Us, is a tribute to his mum Johannah Deakin, who died aged 43 RING The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL

Glastonbury 2019: The Killers and The Cure announced as headliners

[] Liam's brother and former Oasis bandmate Noel Gallagher was rumoured to be joining the bill, and Liam claimed he was 'begging' for the gig, but the singer has not been announced for the festival as of yet Event of the summer: The festival is set to take place at Worthy Farm in Somerset, South West England, which takes place between June 26 and June 30

New Zealand flights: Is YOUR flight to New Zealand cancelled?

[] New Zealand flights: Some flights at Christchurch airport have been cancelled following the shooting (Image: GETTY) It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand Prime Minister If you are booked on a flight departing to or from Christchurch on Friday 15 March or Saturday 16 March 2019, and want to make changes to your flight, please contact us via Live Chat on this page and we’ll arrange the changes for you

Tell Me How You Like To Brunch And I'll Tell You The Type Of Romantic Partner You Need

[] Getty Images Saturday Sunday Both days During the week Via Getty Images Getty Images Getty Images Duh, mimosas Maybe an alcoholic drink Coffee, tea, etc I'll stick with water Via Getty Images Getty Images Something very breakfast-related, like eggs, toast, granola, etc Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are struggling to remove New Zealand mosque shooting videos

[] Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images The shooter in at least one of the two mosque attacks in New Zealand on Friday used social media to stream his deadly rampage live These policies followed a series of suicides that were reportedly livestreamed on Facebook's platform

Here's how Tesla's Model Y SUV is different from the Model X and Model 3

[] Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's newest production car, the Model Y, at the Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, California Elon announced the base model compact SUV will cost $39,000 Watch the video above to see some of the differences between the Model Y, Model 3, and Model X

Tesla just unveiled its Model Y — here are the best features of the $39,000 SUV

[] Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's newest production car, the Model Y, at the Tesla Design Center in Hawthorne, California Elon announced the base model SUV will cost $39,000 Here are some of the best features of Tesla's newest model

Tesla Model 3 Vs. Tesla Model Y Price, Specs, and Range Comparison | Digital Trends

[] That’s the thinking behind Tesla’s naming structure Both the Model 3 and the Model Y are optionally available with Autopilot Buyers will not be eligible for federal tax incentives, though they might be able to claim local incentives depending on where they live Those who are disappointed with it can return it for a full refund after seven days or 1,000 miles, whichever comes first

The Tesla Model Y is a 300-mile range Model 3 doppelganger coming in fall 2020

[] And that’s where the differences start to fade away Notice a slightly higher stance and shorter front end Customers who want the standard range version of the Model Y will have to wait until at least spring 2021 Tesla has sold more than 500,000 vehicles to date, including the Roadster, S, X and 3

Facebook says outages due to 'server configuration change'

[] ''In these situations a lack of transparency is not a good look,'' Ives said Bc after 2 months almost furnitureless in DC I am trying to take you all on the riveting adventure of getting: a chair,'' she tweeted with a smiley face emoji ''We're not going to redo an election.'' (AP)

Turtle Rock Studios Announces Back 4 Blood

[] Interactive on a next-gen cooperative FPS entitled Back 4 Blood Our goal is to take all we’ve learned and push forward, claims Phil Robb, Turtle Rock's Co-founder and Creative Director We know this title has to stand out and we fully intend to make that happen

Globalist Media: Upcoming Pro-Family Conference Headlined by Salvini a Russian Front (Verona, Italy)

[] They apparently don't understand that the more they slander it, the more popular it becomes It is massively oversubscribed and the organizers have been forced to double the capacity He is one of the speakers at the conference, and is proving to be a big draw due to his large YouTube channel fan base, which is growing by leaps and bounds

The Latest: 2nd mosque shooting reported in New Zealand

[] CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) The Latest on shootings at mosques in New Zealand (all times local): 3:45 p.m. New Zealand media say a shooting has occurred in a second mosque in the city of Christchurch A neighbor described mass casualties inside the mosque and said he saw the gunman flee

Court rejects call to halt nuclear reactor in western Japan

[] It also looked at the potential size of a quake anticipated by scientists in seismically active areas off Japan's central and western coasts, a key factor in a reactor's quake-resistant design, when ruling Separate demands for a halt in the reactor's operation had been turned down by regional courts in Matsuyama and Oita

EU holds SECRET MEETING to decide Brexit delay terms - and rules will INFURIATE Brexiteers

[] The date on the leaked European Council Decision document will remain blank until a meeting of EU27 leaders next Thursday She could even hold a fourth vote immediately after the European Council summit, which is where EU leaders will spend hours mulling over their demands for a Brexit delay

Police respond to reports of a man with a gun inside Century City mall

[] Los Angeles police were responding Friday afternoon to reports of a man with a gun inside the Westfield Century City mall Police responded to a radio call about a man with a gun at an unknown location inside the mall about 12:42 p.m., Officer Tony Im said A suspect has not been located, authorities said

Boy, 3, still missing after New Zealand shooting

[] A three-year-old boy is one the youngest people missing following two mass shootings at mosques in New Zealand The youngster managed to flee but his dad and brother played dead Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has meanwhile expressed his sadness at  the worst ever mass killing in New Zealand Janna Ezat and Hazim Al-Umari fear their son Hussain is among the dead

NPC makes major accomplishments

[] President Xi Jinping and other leaders attended the closing meeting of the second session of the 13th National People’s Congress in Beijing Among them, 487 are on legislation and four on supervision According to the Organic Law of the National People’s Congress, NPC Standing Committee members should not hold concurrent government posts

Christchurch attack: suspect had white supremacist symbols on weapons

[] Carl Pomare and a colleague were driving past the mosque at the time of the attack Pope Francis denounced the senseless acts of violence and offered solidarity and prayers The British prime minister, Theresa May, called the assault a sickening act of violence

RussiaHoax Is Ending - But Now the US Is Ungovernable, Unfit to Navigate Looming Economic Crisis

[] Of course, it will not be so easy for Mr. Nadler and Ms. Waters to call off the committee exercises they’ve been rehearsing, but it will be fun to watch them pissing into the wind as the indictments roll out By then, the whole American political establishment will be, as Mencken quipped, like  a blind man stumbling around a dark cellar looking for a black cat that isn’t there

'Did you complain when Blair trotted to Brussels?' Remainer's bashing of Farage DISMANTLED

[] Brexit news: Suzanne Evans and George Monbiot clash over Nigel Farage (Image: BBC) That’s absolute rubbish Speaking to Euronews, the architect of Brexit said: Next Thursday night is a major moment because if Mrs May comes and meekly asks for an extension without a plan, and isn’t able to offer a second referendum because of the implications for her own party, you may find that there is a veto there with or without my help

Beto O’Rourke’s secret membership in America’s oldest hacking group

[] • The charismatic politician with the Kennedy smile is liberal on some issues and libertarian on others, which could allow him to cross the country’s political divide Most CDC members kept control of their own bulletin boards while referring visitors to one another’s and distributing the CDC’s own branded essays, called text files or t-files Ted Cruz, portray O’Rourke as too radical for socially conservative Texas

Police evacuate neighbours of property linked to mosque terror attack - follow live updates

[] From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras The politics of demonisation has today cost 49 people their lives The wreath had a note attached which read: In deep sadness at the tragic loss of life Subscribe from just 15p a day for extra exclusives, events and ebooks – all with no ads

Gambian president fires veep, appoints woman as replacement

[] It is not immediately know the underlying reasons for the latest move even though the statement puts it down to a presidential prerogative Darboe was a key member of the opposition coalition that beat long-serving Yahya Jammeh in December 2016 polls Gambia’s Barrow reshuffles cabinet, appoints Darboe as Vice President africanews (@africanews) June 30, 2018

These are the gripes that concern French people the most

[] The first phase of Emmanuel Macron's 'great national debate' came to a close Friday, two months after it was launched in a bid to put an end to France's 'yellow vest' crisis READ ALSO: French government to consider bringing back taxes on high earners Taxes Spending power is a big issue in France and many contributors said they wanted more fiscal justice

Here are the votes that Theresa May needs to finally win her Brexit battle

[] This is unlikely to happen and so, once again, the ten votes of the Northern Irish DUP are critical Pound sterling went on a roller-coaster ride this week while the U.K In what is ultimately viewed as an risk-on outcome, the pound has moved 1.7 percent higher versus the dollar since Monday

Who’s More Threatened by Beto O’Rourke: Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders?

[] The cynical are scoffing at Beto O’Rourke, but rivals are already calculating his impact on the frontrunners in the 2020 Democratic race.

What US Sold to India in 10 Years, Russia Sold in Last 6 Months

[] Around 170 military and industrial facilities have been set up in India with Russian assistance during the decades-long partnership Meanwhile, with the US, India is in talks for $2 billion worth of naval utility helicopters and Sea Guardian armed drones

Malawi's Joyce Banda quits presidential race

[] Banda’s quest for a coalition Six weeks ago, Banda and Vice President Saulos Chilima said they had formed a four-party alliance in a bid to take on President Peter Mutharika in the May vote At the time, she was serving as vice president with his death propelling her into the top office where she served until May 2014

Gunmen slaughter dozens at two New Zealand mosques - as one live streams

[] In a press conference, Police Commissioner Mike Bush warned: We're not assuming this is contained to Christchurch Download our fantastic, new and improved free App for the best ever Sun Online experience Like us on Facebook at and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun

Forty dead, 20 seriously wounded in NZ mosque shootings

[] It is clear that this can now only be described as a terrorist attack All mosques in New Zealand had been asked to shut their doors, police said Indonesia strongly condemns this shooting act, especially at a place of worship while a Friday prayer was ongoing, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said in a statement Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles

Japan issues rules for companies hiring foreigners via new system

[] The decision marked a major policy shift for the country, which had previously effectively granted working visas only to highly-skilled professionals like doctors and lawyers Many interns have also been found to have been saddled with debts to come to Japan and end up being exploited

Christchurch mosque attack eyewitnesses: 'It was 1.42pm and the guns started shooting'

[] Eyewitnesses have described the moment a gunman opened fire on worshippers at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch Police also defused a number of improvised explosive devices found on vehicles after the mosque shootings Watch the video above to hear the eyewitness accounts of the attack

Who Will Suffer Most in Next Economic Crisis?

[] But really, when was the last time you saw a cigar store Indian at Trader Joes In the background of all that are the problematic flows of oil on tankers through dangerous chokepoints like the Straits of Molucca and the Straits of Hormuz, with a looming horizon on the supply as US shale oil production chokes to death on unpayable debt

MtGox founder gets suspended sentence for data tampering: acquitted of embezzlement

[] Prosecutors had claimed the high-rolling Frenchman, 33, splashed the ill-gotten proceeds on a luxury lifestyle, as well as on overseas trips for his estranged wife They had called for him to spend 10 years behind bars It has since slumped and is now worth just under $4,000

CAF president issued U.S. visa amid denial reports

[] The three-month visa is issued by the U.S. embassy in Cairo with the issue date being March 14 and June 12 expiration date The top brass of World Football are expected to be in attendance FIFA Council meeting in Miami – members greeted by Hugo Lloris as they decide the future of competitions Rob Harris (@RobHarris) March 13, 2019

A Yale soccer coach caught in a sting: How the FBI broke open the sweeping college admission scandal

[] The college admissions scam involving Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman shows how some rich families use a side door to game an already unfair education system The multi-state federal investigation, launched less than a year ago, is still underway She was out of the country when charges were filed, and returned to LA Wednesday

Seungri, Jung Joon-young return home after questioning over sex scandals

[] He is also being investigated in connection with a nightclub, Burning Sun, of which he was an executive Local media seized on the past episode after the scandal broke, suggesting that the phone could be where Jung kept all the videos and that Zico may have even seen them

Trump: We'll know in next 3 or 4 weeks about possible China trade deal

[] Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump listens to a question as he meets with former hostage Danny Burch, an oil engineer who was taken hostage in Yemen in September 2017, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, March 6, 2019 The world's two largest economies have been embroiled in a trade war the past year, hitting each other with retaliatory tariffs

The Players: Tommy Fleetwood on top after 'dream start' to day two

[] Tommy Fleetwood shares the halfway lead with Rory McIlroy Tommy Fleetwood enjoyed a dream start and went on to earn a share of the halfway lead for the second week in succession following a second-round 67 at The Players Championship I showed some good golf in Mexico, last week I showed a lot of really good golf, and now this week

Tyreek Hill Under Investigation in Alleged Battery Against a Juvenile

[] Hill's fiancee, Crystal Espinal, was named in the report We're in the process of gathering information and have been in contact with the league and local authorities This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available

Colin Cowherd gives out report cards to NFL teams after free agency moves (VIDEO)

[] Colin Cowherd gives out report cards to NFL teams after free agency moves Video Details Le'Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, Odell Beckham Jr., Dee Ford, Earl Thomas and more There were a lot of off-season transactions during the start of NFL free agency and Colin Cowherd hands out report cards grading a handful of teams

Shannon Sharpe reacts to news that Kareem Hunt will be suspended for first 8 games of 2019 season (VIDEO)

[] Shannon Sharpe reacts to news that Kareem Hunt will be suspended for first 8 games of 2019 season Video Details News recently broke that Cleveland Browns RB Kareem Hunt will be suspended for the first 8 games of the 2019 season Hear what Shannon Sharpe thinks about the news and why he believes Hunt is a risk worth taking for the Browns

Shannon Sharpe on Zion Williamson’s return: ‘He’s going to be National Player of the Year’ (VIDEO)

[] Shannon Sharpe on Zion Williamson’s return: ‘He’s going to be National Player of the Year’ Video Details Shannon Sharpe defends Zion Williamson's decision to continue playing for the Duke Blue Devils after his return during the ACC Tournament Shannon explains what makes Zion different from other players

Cheltenham HORROR: Sir Erec dies on track in SICKENING scenes after SNAPPING LEG

[] Trained by Nicky Henderson and ridden by Nico de Boinville, Pentland Hills found plenty after the last, galloping up the famous hill to claim Grade One glory, having won a Plumpton maiden event on his only previous start over obstacles However, the race was marred by the tragic moment hot favourite Sir Erec broke down mid-race

Odell Beckham Trade: Giants Fans Get What They Asked For

[] Hell, Beckham even mentioned the division among fans in his farewell message Jesse James seems pretty happy to be away from Pittsburgh, making three of Ben Roethlisberger’s metaphorical children to leave the house unhappy Once again, it seems Tom Brady’s receiving corps will be a narrative moving forward What are teams sniffing around on Josh Rosen actually seeing on film

Nick Wright on Zion Williamson's return: 'He's simply an unstoppable offensive force' (VIDEO)

[] Nick Wright on Zion Williamson’s return: ‘He’s simply an unstoppable offensive force’ Video Details Nick Wright reacts to Zion Williamson's return Zion was perfect from the field in his return to the court, dropping 29 points on 13 shots in Duke's 84-72 win over Syracuse

Bracket Watch: Pivotal 24 hours ahead for No. 1 seeds

[] College Basketball Bracket Watch: No. 1 Seed Hopefuls Making Their Case Before Selection Sunday Quickly As conference tournaments heat up, we're updating our projected bracket in real time leading up to Selection Sunday John’s Florida Arizona State Belmont First Four Out Indiana Clemson Alabama UNC-Greensboro Next Four Out Creighton Xavier Furman Lipscomb Automatic bid recipients in bold below

Champions League draw and reaction - watch on Sky Sports News

[] Manchester City, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham await their fate, along with Barcelona, Juventus, Porto and Ajax England has four representatives at this stage for the first time in 10 years - and the draw rules mean the Premier League rivals could face each other

Watch Luka Doncic Dunk, Nikola Jokic Buzzer-Beater in Epic Nuggets-Mavs Finish

[] The madness of March isn't limited to the college game Doncic appeared to win it for the Dallas Mavericks when he threw down a thunderous and-1 dunk over multiple defenders to take the lead, but he missed the ensuing free throw The Nuggets called timeout and drew up a play for Jokic, who connected on the winner at the buzzer Paul Millsap led the team with 33 points to go with eight boards

Donald Trump vetoes measure blocking border emergency

[] Ahead of issuing the veto, Mr Trump thanked the Republican senators who did not support the congressional measure opposing the national emergency: This will help stop Crime, Human Trafficking, and Drugs entering our Country At political rallies ahead of the midterm elections in November last year, Mr Trump urged supporters to chant Finish that Wall in an effort to convince his base that he had succeeded in building more wall on the border than his administration has actually done

Tesla’s introduction to the Model Y underwhelms and stock promptly falls

[] The bigger question is how much the Model Y will cannibalize the Model 3, which could be significant since crossover SUVs are more popular than sedans, Spak said Claudia Assis Claudia Assis is a San Francisco-based reporter for MarketWatch We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation Comment

Billionaires, Multimillion-Dollar Gifts And College Admissions: This Is How It Works

[] In 2006, he gave $1 million to the USC Catholic Community and in 2015 he pledged $25 million In 2018, the same year he became the chairman of the University of Southern California Board of Trustees, he gave approximately $2 million, the same year, Gianna, who is his youngest, started at the university Samantha Sharf contributed reporting to this piece

Are nightmares of the recession still haunting your investing dreams?

[] This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the current bull market’s beginnings Less than $300 currently could buy one share of any of the most popular exchange-traded funds tracking the S&P 500 Meanwhile, there are popular ETFs that provide exposure to other markets bonds or non-U.S

These red flags will tell you when it’s time to sell the stock rally: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

[] As Colombo explains, C&I loans finance capital expenditures or help boost working capital for borrowers, and help signal when an economic expansion is under way Barbara Kollmeyer Barbara Kollmeyer is an editor for MarketWatch in Madrid We Want to Hear from You Join the conversation Comment

Italy eyes loans from China’s development bank for BRI projects

[] Manlio di Stefano, undersecretary of state for foreign affairs and a member of the Five Star anti-establishment party, said: We have carefully checked everything and we have set Europe- and Italy-oriented parameters, reaching a total agreement at all levels of government

Police in New Zealand are responding to an active shooter situation in central Christchurch

[] A man with a gun entered the mosque at around 1:40 p.m. local time, the former president of the Muslim Association of Canterbury Mohammed Jama told Stuff It was not immediately clear whether there were any injuries or deaths He added that a woman and child may be among the injured

Boeing will keep building new 737 Max planes as it scrambles to get them back in the air

[] Read More When the 787 Dreamliner was grounded for three months in 2013 because batteries were catching fire, Boeing kept building that plane as well But in the meantime, the 737 Max jets that had been in service will remain grounded indefinitely all 371 of them

Applying smart tech to laundry

[] Before its advent, one of the company’s 10 engineers would have to visit a client whenever a problem was reported Mr Hosking says: It’s unbelievable how many times an engineer has gone to a site when we could have sorted out a problem remotely, if only we had the information Credit check may be required and there may be geographic limitations Terms available at

What's happening in the world next week

[] Thai polls cast uncertainty; crunch Brexit votes are on the way; Britain's Prince Charles will make the first royal visit to Cuba; Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, will pay visits to the US, Chile, and Israel; while German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a keynote debating ways to improve the world

17 Super Weird Things People Have Heard Other People Say In Their Sleep

[] My brother spoke English in his sleep...this is noteworthy because, at the time, we had only just adopted him from Romania three months earlier and he knew zero English He spoke better English in his sleep than while he was awake Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

Lori Loughlin Reportedly Won’t Return To Netflix’s “Fuller House” For Its Final Season

[] Representatives for Netflix didn’t immediately respond to BuzzFeed News’ request for comment The possibility of Loughlin’s departure would not have a significant impact on Fuller House , given the fact that the actor appeared so infrequently and Season 5 hasn’t begun filming yet The show is also one of the most-watched cable TV shows

Admissions scandal won’t impact rankings by U.S. News & World Report

[] The college admissions scandal goes against everything U.S. News has championed for the last 35 years Executives involved in the scandal stepped down or took a leave of absence, while companies with ties to those named in the suit were quick to distance themselves

14 Cat Posts From This Week That Will Make You Cry From Cuteness

[] This sweet little baby just opened his eyes FOR THE FIRST TIME and must be protected at all costs!!! 2 This floofy friend stared deep into your soul and had ALL THE WISDOM IN THE WORLD: 5 This artistic kitty relaxed after a hard day's work!! 10

16 Things Famous People Were Photographed Doing This Week

[] Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner held their brand new direwolves Jessie J and Channing Tatum held hands (cause they are in lurv) Kristen Stewart and her girlfriend got some groceries Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Looks like there are no comments yet Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

Ireland's Openly Gay Prime Minister Brought His Boyfriend To Meet Mike Pence

[] And I don't believe my country is the only one in the world where this story is possible The sweet cherry on top (or whatever they say) were these instagram story posts from the PM with appropriate rainbow font To sum it up, read this tweet by Rory Cowan Rory Cowan @1rorycowan @campaignforleo This lifts my soul Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

HBO Just Confirmed The "Game Of Thrones" Episode Run Times For The Final Season And TBH, I Need More

[] Guys, we are officially 30 days away from the final season of Game of Thrones and HBO has finally confirmed the debut dates and estimated running times ...and HBO chief Richard Plepler said back in January, The guys have done six movies, which would lead most to believe each episode would be well over an hour the average runtime of movies today are usually 80 minutes Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

23 Great Tumblr Posts I Found This Week, So Stop What You're Doing And Read 'Em

[] And finally, on Tumblr itself: Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Looks like there are no comments yet Be the first to comment! | Sign in to comment Looks like there are no comments yet Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

Q&A: What's the latest on the oil slick heading for France's west coast?

[] There is a risk, so we must do everything to reduce it and to reduce the impact of pollution of our coasts, France's Environment Minister Francois de Rugy said However they can only do this once and if they do not have pure sea water afterwards, the oyster farmer will not be able to work, market our oysters and store them because they will become unfit for consumption

Left-Wing Hate Group, 'The SPLC', to Lose Big Chunk of $500 Million Shekel Pile to Lawsuits

[] RICO and Defamation Lawsuits And it might just come to pass that SPLC needs every penny in that big pile of coins The group that lays the hate or racist label on anyone with whom it disagrees, a label that led to a terror attack at the headquarters of the Family Research Council, faces at least three lawsuits alleging mail fraud, defamation, tortious interference, and violations of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act That settlement included a humiliating video apology

YouTube Star Lilly Singh Will Become The Only Woman Late-Night Host On Broadcast TV When She Replaces Carson Daly On NBC

[] Daly's involvement with NBC's The Voice and Today, however, will continue On the cable networks, there are also currently Busy Philipps, whose Busy Tonight debuted on E! last year, and Samantha Bee, who has Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on TBS

This Photo Of Emily Ratajkowski And Her Friend Caused A Huge Debate About Comparing Women's Bodies

[] In 2017, she launched Inamorata, a line of swimwear which aims to reject the old tired myths about body image and embrace the full spectrum of the female form A few people jumped to Emily's defence, saying the people who said she shouldn't have posted the photo are themselves contributing to the body-shaming they claim to be against

How Russia’s ‘Red Tourism’ Is Luring Wealthy Chinese Visitors Bored With Paris and Milan

[] Photo: Kristina Averina Once they had settled in, though, the trio found themselves charmed by the sparkling lights lining the pavements of Tverskaya Street – Moscow’s Champs-Elysees There’s still a strangeness, a foreignness that I don’t understand For others, it is simply a matter of being bored of the same sights and shopping in Paris, London and Milan It’s this sense of mystery and discovery that fascinates me about Russia

Chrissy Teigen Had The Perfect Response To A Troll Who Told Her To Post Bikini Photos Instead Of Her Kids

[] Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF But this is Chrissy Teigen we're talking about so, of course, she wasn't just going to let the situation slide without having something to say Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

Ron Unz: Private Corporations Can Censor You Better Than the Government

[] As most are surely aware, the last year or two has seen a growing crackdown on free speech and free thought across the Internet, with our constitutionally-protected First Amendment rights being circumvented through the agency of monopolistic private sector corporations such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google Americans of Anglo-Saxon founding stock are invariably portrayed as the villains of the story, with American Jews frequently cited as among the heroic supporters of the Civil Rights Movement that eventually rectified some of those injustices

New Zealand terror suspect claims French presidential vote motivated mosque attack

[] In a 73-page manifesto, the 28-year-old Australian known as Brendon T, who is believed to be one of the gunman involved in Friday's mosque attacks in New Zealand, tried to justify his actions and claims that the result of the 2017 French presidential election was crucial in shaping his ideology, according to an article in France's Le Point magazine And was in a military cemetery when he thought: Why isn't anyone doing anything

This Woman's Tweet About Clothing Sizes Started A Conversation About How Messed Up Things Really Are

[] Martin's tweet has now been shared nearly 300,000 times The disparity is something Chloe thinks is careless and toxic one was too small, one too big, and one fit nicely even tho they were all supposed to be the same size Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

Kylie Jenner Revealed The Traditional Name She Almost Gave Stormi

[] Seriously, the theory got very complicated but it was all to do with butterflies And then when I was actually doing the birth certificate, last minute I didn't put an E Kylie explained: I had two names that I honestly liked better than Stormi, but when I had her I felt like she chose her own name, and I couldn't imagine anything else Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

BREAKING: France boosts security at places of worship after New Zealand mosque attack

[] Par précaution, j'ai immédiatement appelé nos préfets à la plus grande vigilance et leur ai demandé de renforcer la surveillance des lieux de culte de notre pays Support to the New Zealand police who are committed against hatred and barbarism One of the gunmen -- believed to be an Australian extremist -- livestreamed the deadly assault, stoking outrage and fear that others may be targeted in copy-cat attacks

Meghan Markle Won't Be Making Any More Public Appearances Until She Gives Birth, So Here's Her Most Iconic Pregnancy Looks

[] We found 60 looks in total (but, like, that's a lot to scroll through), so we chose 30 of the most ICONIC ones Here she is in blue velvet on a tour of New Zealand A rare sighting of Meghan in jeans and boots – woot! 20 Even stripes going all different directions look good on her Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

Warmer weather should bring on earlier cherry blossom season

[] People in the city of Fukuoka and Uwajima, Ehime Prefecture, can start getting ready for cherry blossom viewing and parties under the trees with their favorite beverages and foods as the first blooms will likely appear on March 18 The latest cherry blossom forecast--the start of blooms and in full bloom--for 92 locations across the country is updated on the official website of the association at (

Putin Tells a Joke to Beautiful Russian Policewomen: What Do Women Need to Stay Fit?

[] - Women are increasingly claiming their rights to new professions - It's convenient to carry the service when a patrol consists of a man and a woman He's already comfortable in the stable and seems to get acquainted with his colleagues The officers prepared a gift for the president as well

Transport mayhem continues in France as French customs unions reject offer

[] People are also facing severe delays at the port of Calais and the entrance to the Channel tunnel which links France and Britain French unions representing the around 17,000 workers on Wednesday rejected a 14 million-euro ($15.8 million) budget boost offered by the government as it was not sufficient compared to the agent's demands, Jean-Marc Jame of the CFDT union told AFP When divided by the number of agents, there is not much left, he said

We Need To Talk About Publix Key Lime Pie

[] This harvest more bountiful than any of Oprah's 11:34 PM - 20 Feb 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Random kid, I envy you Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Looks like there are no comments yet Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

Sex, drug scandal exposes shady sides of K-pop's breakneck ascent

[] Seungri, whose real name is Lee Seung-hyun, remained silent before journalists in front of Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency in Jongno-gu on Thursday As the entertainment production industry developed, many K-pop agencies ran programs to manage stars' characters and personality, as highlighted by JYP Entertainment and BTS, pop columnist Kim Kyo-seok told Yonhap News Agency

Russia to Overtake Germany as World's Fifth-Largest Economy

[] The Russian economy is apparently more durable than many Western politicians imagined Asia will lead the increase in middle-class populations even as middle classes stagnate in the West, said Standard Chartered researcher Madhur Jha StanChart aren't the only ones who are optimistic about Russia's prospects Germany slowed sharply in 2018, growing by 1.5%, its slowest rate since 2013

I Have Some Questions About These 21 Photos

[] LOL what do you think is going through their minds rn? Where could one find and procure this rabbit toaster And finally...what do you think this tastes like??? Top trending videos Watch more BuzzFeed Video Looks like there are no comments yet

The Creator Of "Friends" Said There'll Never Be A Revival, And Here's Why

[] Over the past couple of years, a bunch of classic TV shows have been given a new life Everything from Gilmore Girls , to Queer Eye , Will & Grace , and The Hills have been revived with varying degrees of success One, the show is about a time in your life when your friends are your family

Watch this supercut of Elon Musk unveiling Tesla’s new Model Y

[] Musk padded the event with a walk down memory lane, spending over 40 minutes highlighting Tesla’s humble beginnings and its struggles to achieve mass production of its vehicles, before revealing the car We’ve condensed the event to its best parts, so enjoy! The Verge on YouTube Exclusive first looks at new tech, reviews, and shows like Better Worlds

I Watched Netflix's New Movie "Triple Frontier" And Here Are My Thoughts

[] 1) They've all paid their dues in Hollywood, with several critical roles attached to their names After 125 minutes, I learned their friendship was the major focal point of the story Producers: Charles Roven ( American Hustle , Suicide Squad , The Dark Knight Trilogy ) Alex Gartner ( Warcraft: The Beginning , Get Smart ) Andy Horwitz ( American Hustle , Suicide Squad , The Dark Knight ) Neal Dodson ( A Most Violent Year , Viper Club , Another Cinderella Story ) Screenplay & story by: Mark Boal the same writer behind Zero Dark Thirty , The Hurt Locker , and Detroit Sign in and be the first to comment! Post comment

A Gunman Has Opened Fire At Mosques In Christchurch, Causing "Multiple Fatalities"

[] A gunman appears to have live-streamed video of the attack online and left a lengthy racist manifesto where he described the victims as invaders The nearly 17-minute video was also posted onto YouTube The New Zealand Herald has reported the incident occurred at the Al Noor mosque and that there were reports of casualties

Danai Gurira Was Left Off The "Endgame" Poster...And Then Was Added Way Too Late

[] The trailer for the much anticipated Avengers: Endgame was released and ya girl was PUMPED OR SO WE THOUGHT! I was moments away from ordering my own copy online when I realized something was off 01:14 PM - 14 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Due to all the backlash, Marvel has released an updated poster with Danai Gurira credited

Carol And Thor Finally Meet In The New "Avengers: Endgame" Trailer And Fans Are Hype As Heck

[] So Avengers: Endgame finally has a full-length trailer, and I've watched it approximately 12 million times in the past six hours This dream scene: 𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐟♡ @wondrousIights honestly who wants to bet that they all make carol try to lift thor’s hammer and she’s like what?

XGenomes is bringing DNA sequencing to the masses

[] As healthcare moves toward genetically tailored treatments, one of the biggest hurdles to truly personalized medicine is the lack of fast, low-cost genetic testing We developed a way where we’re sequencing directly on the DNA where we’re not manipulating it except for opening up the double helix, says Mir

Shiok Meats takes the cultured meat revolution to the seafood aisle with plans for cultured shrimp

[] Co-founders Sandiya Shriram and Ka Yi Ling are both stem cell scientists working at Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research who decided to leave their cushy government posts for life in the fast lane of entrepreneurship A blockbuster report from the Associated Press revealed instances of modern slavery in the Thai seafood industry That means initially selling into their home market of Singapore and expanding into Hong Kong, India and eventually, Australia

After Christchurch, Reddit bans communities infamous for sharing graphic videos of death

[] In the aftermath of the tragic mosque massacre that claimed 49 lives in Christchurch, New Zealand, tech companies scrambled to purge their platforms of promotional materials that the shooter left behind After watching the footage, many users returned to the thread to express that the content was extremely disturbing and to caution even their most violence-hardened peers from seeking the video

Verified Expert Lawyer: Mital Makadia

[] This article is part of our ongoing series covering the early-stage startup lawyers who founders love to work with, based on this survey and our own research Largely due to his reputation as a sharp yet practical startup attorney, our firm has built an enviable client base, which has been an ideal platform for me to launch my own career in the startup world

What to watch for in a VC term sheet

[] Mital MakadiaContributor Mital is a partner at Grellas Shah, focusing on representing tech startups and startup founders We are in an era of record levels of capital flowing into the venture industry and more and more firms targeting seed stage companies

Portal automatically opens doors for wheelchair users, no button pressing required

[] Other times, the button is installed poorly too high, too low, or just too far from the door to be useful, with the door closing too fast Co-founder Sam Lew tells me they initially started out working on an entirely unrelated concept (shipping logistics) They’re still working out exactly what it’ll cost in the future, but they estimate around $100-200 per door per year

Beto O’Rourke could be the first hacker president

[] Reuters described him as the most prominent ex-hacker in American political history, who on Thursday announced his candidacy for president of the United States If he wins the White House, he would become the first hacker president Cybersecurity 101: Six simple security guides for protecting your privacy

Zeus raises $24M to make you a living-as-a-service landlord

[] Cookie-cutter corporate housing turns people into worker drones But Zeus lets any homeowner get paid to host white-collar transient labor Zeus quickly finds a tenant thanks to listings in Airbnb and relationships with employers like Darktrace and ZS Associates with lots of employees moving around

PagerDuty just filed its S-1

[] According to the S-1, venture investors currently own about 55 percent of the company Assuming the company’s plans move forward without a hitch, Tejada will join a small but growing list of women CEOs who’ve taken the tech companies they lead public, including Eventbrite’s Julia Hartz, and Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake

Twitter confirms a new ‘Subscribe to Conversation’ feature for following tweets of interest

[] The star had indicated interest, but didn’t convey an emotion Aggregating these features in one place could have made Twitter a valuable reference and Read It Later tool to rival apps like Pocket and Instapaper – or even web browser bookmarking itself Twitter declined to say when the new feature would arrive

Suse is once again an independent company

[] Open-source infrastructure and application delivery vendor Suse the company behind one of the oldest Linux distributions today announced that it is once again an independent company Suse CEO Nils Brauckmann will remain at the helm of the company, but the company is shaking up its executive ranks a bit

coParenter helps divorced parents settle disputes using A.I. and human mediation

[] But the team at coParenter argues that their app covers all aspects of coparenting, including communication, documentation, calendar and schedule sharing, location-based tools for pickup and dropoff logging, expense tracking and reimbursements, schedule change requests, tools for making decisions on day-to-day parenting choices like haircuts, diet, allowance, use of media, etc., and more

Big data AI startup Noble.AI raises a second seed round from a chemical giant

[] Levy, said he is enthusiastic to see what unfolds in its next phase, tackling the most important and high-value problems in chemistry via the partnership with Solvay However, R&D in corporates lags behind the startup world so these strategic investments seem to be picking up pace

Last day to save $100 on TC Sessions: Robotics + AI 2019

[] That’s a red-hot topic, and you’ll get to hear Peter Barrett (Playground Global), Hidetaka Aoki (Global Brain), Helen Liang (FoundersX Ventures) and Andy Wheeler (GV) discuss what they’ve learned in a panel called, Investing in Robotics and AI: Lessons from the Industry’s VCs

Daily Crunch: Social media struggles with shooting tragedy

[] The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories More surprising is today’s departure of Chris Daniels, an eight-year employee who was moved from being head of to VP of WhatsApp just last May Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands In a lengthy statement on its site called Addressing Spotify’s Claims, Apple walks through and dismantles some of the key parts of Spotify’s accusations about how the App Store works covering app store approval times, Spotify’s actual cut on subscription revenues and Spotify’s rise as a result of its presence on iOS

Facebook says its new A.I. technology can detect ‘revenge porn’

[] Facebook on Friday announced a new artificial intelligence powered tool that it says will help the social network detect revenge porn – the nonconsensually shared intimate images that, when posted online, can have devastating consequences for those who appear in the photos Facebook noted that addressing revenge porn is critical as it can lead to mental health consequences like anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and sometimes even PTSD

Toyota and Panasonic will showcase assistive robotics during the Tokyo Summer Olympics

[] Next year, the world’s top athletes will compete in the Tokyo Summer Games Toyota, a long time developer of assistive robotics, will take center stage here Fellow sponsor Panasonic will also participate by bringing 20 robotic exoskeletons to help transport luggage and lift other heavy objects

Videos of shooting tragedy in New Zealand continue resurfacing on social media

[] This is a tragedy that doesn’t deserve a snappy lede, but it is one that needs to be highlighted because tech companies should be held to account Twitter also issued a statement the mirrored YouTube’s After browsing the first couple pages of comments, this approach appears to be working

Understanding Instagram’s founding story and more from SXSW

[] I’m Josh Constine, the Editor at Large for Tech Crunch So it was really exciting to have that level of interest, because I think people really do want to know, not only where is the future of social media going, but what really happened inside of Facebook while they were there

Google filed a folding phone patent application, too

[] FOLDABLE DISPLAY NEUTRAL AXIS MANAGEMENT WITH THIN, HIGH MODULUS LAYERS is pretty simple, on the face of it, especially when compared to already announced and soon to be launched offerings from Samsung and Huawei (not to mention the Xiaomi concept that got everyone all excited)

Pi Day wasn’t pleasant for a lot of tech execs

[] After reviewing the allegations of personal misconduct in the criminal complaint, we believe the behavior described to be inexcusable and antithetical to the values of our entire organization, said a TPG spokesperson This newsletter is written with the assistance of Arman Tabatabai from New York

YC-backed Aura Vision analyzes video footage to provide new data to retailers

[] Aura Vision, which is part of the current batch of startups at Y Combinator, helps retailers understand who’s visiting their stores and what they’re doing there We are focused on specialty retail everyone on the retail market that isn’t grocery, CEO Daniel Martinho-Corbishley told me Others are using technology like wifi and bluetooth to provide similar data

Passbase is building a full stack identity engine with privacy baked in

[] The startup is partnering with service providers for various verification components It remains a complex and challenging problem that loops in all sorts of entities, touchpoints and responsibilities But add privacy considerations into the mix and Passbase’s hope is that, by going the extra mile to build a zero-knowledge architecture, it can become a key player

How Facebook helps people with HIV shed the stigma and shame

[] Asking people to jump over to another website to log in and engage is like asking someone to get off the train halfway home, go somewhere different and come back again Read this first Mar 10 • Why you should ditch your alarm and wake up with light • See All

Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

[] And given that Spotify has tried to shift more of its billing to its site instead of within the app, claims of losing out money over Apple’s terms and a lack of choice for how to pay within it you have to use Apple’s in-app payments to pay for subscriptions and other goods in apps are not valid: Even now, only a tiny fraction of their subscriptions fall under Apple’s revenue-sharing model

Can iPhones Get Viruses? We Asked an Expert | Digital Trends

[] If you read the tech headlines every day, then you’d be forgiven for thinking that we’re in the middle of a security meltdown with software viruses and malware running rampant, and there’s certainly some truth to that There are also many more Android users, so it’s a bigger target

The Tesla Model Y is a 300-mile range Model 3 doppelganger coming in fall 2020

[] And that’s where the differences start to fade away Notice a slightly higher stance and shorter front end Customers who want the standard range version of the Model Y will have to wait until at least spring 2021 Tesla has sold more than 500,000 vehicles to date, including the Roadster, S, X and 3

Lee Fixel is leaving Tiger Global

[] Shleifer joined two years later, and Fixel came aboard in 2006 Said Tiger’s letter to them: Lee has been a driving force behind the expansion of Tiger Global’s private equity investing activities in the United States and India, and he has distinguished himself as a world-class investor across multiple sectors and stages