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1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built

Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what would become one of the biggest names in music histo...

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built

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Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking....
20:52 2019-08-13

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decades ago. The move was a precursor to the fall of the Berlin Wall....
18:39 2019-08-17

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
18:52 2019-05-28

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 1961, I was 21 and studying civil engineering in East Germany. I was desperate to escape to the west; the Berlin Wall, which started going up in August 1...
12:00 2019-07-12

Remembering the Berlin Wall – in pictures The order for work to start on building the Berlin Wall was issued on 13 August 1961. East German guards sealed the border, preventing an exodus to the west. Barbed wire was gradually replaced with the concrete barrier, which remained until 9 November 1989 Continue reading......
11:39 2019-08-13

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
18:39 2019-06-19

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that this isn’t just any woodland trail is the height ...
14:13 2019-06-15

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany increased between 2017 and 2018....
05:00 2019-08-15

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
04:39 2019-06-28

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
10:39 2019-07-05

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall....
22:13 2019-06-14

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in London received international attention....
02:00 2019-06-11

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu has called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold War.Read More...
11:52 2019-05-24

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated with disco ball glass, shimmered in the late afternoon sunlight, rotating gently as ravers danced at the foot of a Berlin bridge. Almost a thousand pe...
10:01 2019-06-02

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is trying to revitalize lagging diplomatic and trade ties with the region....
11:52 2019-05-28

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
04:39 2019-06-28

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday. Merkel, 64, folded her arms across her chest while her body trembled for around two minutes as she stood alongside President Frank-Walter...
20:52 2019-06-27

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun – and later blamed dehydration for her tremors. Merkel’s entire body visibly shook and she pursed her lips with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at her side in th...
17:00 2019-06-18

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
23:52 2019-06-01

With GoFundMe Money, They Built a Border Wall in New Mexico. U.S. Officials Say It’s Causing Them Problems Construction of a wall on the southern border that was privately funded by a viral $23 million GoFundMe campaign hit another roadblock this week, when a U.S. agency ordered that a gate in the steel fencing be kept open during the day because it blocks access to a U.S.-owned levee road, dam and a his...
20:52 2019-06-12

Mackenzie Lueck disappearance: Suspect wanted secret room with hooks on its wall built in home, contractor reveals A handyman in Utah told Fox News exclusively on Friday that the person of interest that police have identified in the search for a missing University of Utah student asked to build a secret, soundproofed room with hooks on its walls just as Salt Lake City police announced an arrest in the case....
20:52 2019-06-28

Fox News Exclusive: Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck slaying wanted secret room with wall hooks built, contractor claims A handyman in Utah told Fox News exclusively on Friday that the person of interest that police have identified in the search for a missing University of Utah student asked to build a secret, soundproofed room with hooks on its walls just as Salt Lake City police announced an arrest in the case....
05:39 2019-06-29

In Hammarskjold’s Native Sweden, Hint of State Secrets Linked to His 1961 Death A prominent Swedish researcher examining the mystery of the United Nations Secretary General’s 1961 plane crash has been denied access to some government archives....
06:26 2019-08-05

Wall St Week Ahead-Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war....
21:52 2019-06-28

Take Advantage Of Your Corner Wall Space With This 5-Tier Wall Mount If you’re always looking for the best way to use every inch of space in your home, corner shelves are the way to go. Corners are often just wasted space or the place where you stick a plant that you always forget to water. Instead, you can turn your boring corner into something you’ll actually want ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Wall-to-wall Europe: the continent's manmade barriers – in pictures As barriers continue to rise up all over Europe, a new documentary photography exhibition investigates walls, fences and defence lines and the dramas on either side of them• Walls of Power: Man-made Barriers Throughout Europe is at Les Rencontres d’Arles, France, from 1 July to 25 August, 2019 Conti...
08:52 2019-07-16

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to NATO's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
14:39 2019-05-21

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
11:00 2019-05-22

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of freedom....
15:26 2019-06-13

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
14:26 2019-07-03

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
15:52 2019-06-06

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth was still intact....
00:00 2019-06-15

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neukölln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
14:39 2019-05-21

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
21:00 2019-06-02

Rabbi spat on and cursed at in Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal said two men spat on him while he was walking home from the synagogue with his son. German police are investigating the incident as a religiously-motivated crime....
18:52 2019-07-31

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner found out....
17:39 2019-06-03

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
02:52 2019-06-15

Techno in Berlin: After the hype, the downfall? Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techno tourists. Politicians appear powerless to stop it....
22:39 2019-07-01

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
17:13 2019-06-18

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades....
15:00 2019-08-14

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
12:13 2019-05-25

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped out a second terminal. BER is meant to open next year....
18:52 2019-07-31

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
18:00 2019-05-21

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
22:13 2019-06-05

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals after holding off Stuttgart, who were relegated in the process....
00:01 2019-05-28

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
01:00 2019-06-16

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
02:52 2019-06-15

Berlin's Club der Visionäre 'burned down almost completely' Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
15:52 2019-06-15

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
03:13 2019-06-29

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
13:39 2019-06-12

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion playoff on Monday gave them an away-goals victory after the tie finished 2-2 on aggregate."...
01:00 2019-05-28

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
04:00 2019-07-07

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
00:00 2019-05-23

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
03:26 2019-06-15

Max Mara showcases Bowie-inspired collection in Berlin Neues museum catwalk show also paid homage to Marlene Dietrich’s gender fluidity Women over 40, once invisible in the fashion world, are taking centre stage. The German singer Ute Lemper, 55, and the model and ocean conservation activist Carolyn Murphy, 44, were the stars of a Max Mara catwalk show...
19:39 2019-06-04

IFA 2019: show dates, exhibitors and everything we expect to see in Berlin If you live in Europe and love technology, IFA 2019 should be on your radar. It's Europe's largest tech-filled tradeshow and acts as a showcase for all the cool tech like 4K TVs, soundbars, speakers and smartphones that are coming later this year.Now, if that sounds awfully familiar, it mi...
23:00 2019-08-05

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of systems in the first building DW's Henrik Böhme just isn't convinced....
18:52 2019-07-31

Bundesliga Relegation Playoff Live: Stuttgart in Berlin The domestic season in Germany approaches an end. First, Union Berlin are hoping to be the first second-division team since 2012 to beat their top-flight opponents and secure Bundesliga status. Follow live updates here!...
18:00 2019-05-27

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called it the "biggest bicycle demonstration in the world."...
21:00 2019-06-02

Barenboim’s tenure at Berlin’s Staatsoper extended to 2027 BERLIN (AP) — Conductor Daniel Barenboim is getting a five-year contract extension as general music director of Berlin’s Staatsoper, which would keep him at the opera house until 2027. Klaus Lederer, Berlin’s state culture minister, announced his decision on Tuesday. Lederer said an R...
16:52 2019-06-04

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Food in Photography," celebrates the idea that we are what we eat....
21:00 2019-06-07

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow furniture and green dots. But not everyone is happy....
18:52 2019-07-31

Felix Jaehn celebrates his journey — and Berlin Pride He shot to fame aged 19. Five years later, Felix Jaehn is one of the world's top DJs. His new single and recent coming-out as bisexual tell the story of a young man who fought hard to find himself....
18:52 2019-07-31

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
09:00 2019-08-08

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
14:39 2019-07-19

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-language learners....
13:52 2019-08-17

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent further damage to the museum. There was no immediate w...
20:39 2019-06-14

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Israel rally in Berlin....
19:00 2019-06-01

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
12:52 2019-07-04

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
22:39 2019-07-01

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
16:13 2019-08-16

Philip Pocock’s best photograph: Miriam the Berlin punk – and her rat Bestia ‘The punks were sceptical of my presence. One guy even headbutted me. In retrospect, I think it was a sign of acceptance’I was in my mid-20s when Cornell Capa, director of the International Center of Photography in New York, recommended me for a job documenting life in the American sector of Berlin ...
23:00 2019-07-31

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender....
19:26 2019-08-16

Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess" Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the championship leaders in qualifying...
19:26 2019-05-24

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for his squad...
17:26 2019-05-27

Berlin's Alexander Haus regains its soul after painstaking restoration Lakeside house where a Jewish family lived before fleeing the Nazis spans a century of German historyElsie Alexander called it her “soul place”, the lakeside house on the outskirts of Berlin where her family had spent long happy summers before they were forced to flee the Nazis.Eighty-three years on...
20:39 2019-06-16

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for the first time ever would do them justice, argues DW’s Felix Tamsut....
00:13 2019-05-24

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-biased and violate Germany’s constitution.Next week,...
22:26 2019-08-09

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
07:39 2019-06-10

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of their playoff        ...
23:13 2019-05-27

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, lost their mother, originally from Germany, when Baghouz was captured....
21:13 2019-05-31

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
15:00 2019-06-13

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
13:00 2019-07-17

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedrich Wilhelm IV described his vision for Berlin’s Museum Island as a “cultural acropolis”; a sacred sanctuary for the arts and sciences that would cement ...
09:52 2019-07-08

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the political crisis gripping Hong Kong with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Zhang Jun declared the topic off the ta...
03:52 2019-06-29

Union Berlin remembers deceased fans in moving tribute There's a special bond between German football club Union Berlin and its fans and the closeness of that relationship was honored in a poignant way over the weekend as the team made its Bundesliga debut....
00:13 2019-08-21

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's Tempelhof airport site Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
20:39 2019-08-14

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
16:13 2019-07-22

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on Thursday, rekindling concerns about her health....
02:39 2019-06-28

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 million to invest in expanding its platform and growing in new markets....
13:52 2019-06-12

Berlin police force embarrassed by arrest of fake policewoman ‘K’ has repeatedly posed as an officer and claims to have helped apprehend criminalsBerlin’s police force is facing considerable embarrassment over the arrest of a woman who has repeatedly posed as a police officer and claims to have helped them apprehend criminals.The woman, identified only as ‘K’,...
11:39 2019-08-13

Union Berlin reach Bundesliga for first time as Stuttgart relegated Union 0-0 Stuttgart (agg: 2-2, Union win on away goals)Relegation play-off prompts joy for fans in BerlinUnion Berlin players were hoisted high and carried around their stadium after securing promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time on Monday.A goalless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second ...
10:01 2019-05-28

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
07:39 2019-08-13

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to give fans in the top flight a different stadium experience....
00:01 2019-05-28

Vienna's euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin Mayor of German capital considering €365 annual ticket to reduce traffic and pollutionBerliners could pay as little as €1 a day to use public transport for a year under plans to wean the German capital off its cars and reduce air pollution, its mayor has announced.“Step by step I want to follow the ...
21:00 2019-07-09

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs shined a light on the future of the Bundesliga and German football....
01:39 2019-08-19

Motor racing: Di Grassi wins Berlin Formula E round for Audi Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi gave Audi a home win in Formula E's Berlin ePrix on Saturday, his second victory of the season, to put the heat on championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne, who finished third....
17:39 2019-05-25

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Kaffeeform, a Berlin-based start-up, has been creating coffee cups from...
03:39 2019-06-18

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
17:39 2019-06-12

Berlin Formula E: Title-chasing Lotterer tops practice from Mortara DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edoardo Mortara...
19:26 2019-05-24

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagarde was a key member of the infamous troika – Greece’s official creditors – who crushed our people’s resistance to perpetual debt bondage. The other key ...
19:52 2019-07-15

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
00:13 2019-05-24

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Ministry. The judiciary cited state obligation to protect citizens abroad....
07:39 2019-07-12

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
15:26 2019-08-16

Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the cityThe state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the historic Karl-Marx-Allee from a private owner after decades of property privatisation in the German capital.A 1950s prestige project for socialist East Ge...
00:52 2019-07-17

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of the most influential stars of the classical music world....
21:39 2019-06-04

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
01:13 2019-06-15

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris and Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse.The prime minister, who has yet to leave the UK to ...
00:13 2019-08-17

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party would look like, and more importantly how well it would do in elections, if it actually embraced “economic populism.”...
22:52 2019-06-07

Logitech's new stylus is built for VR Architects, product designers and concept artists just got a ground-breaking new tool in their creative arsenals: Logitech's VR Ink Pilot Edition, the world's first VR stylus that draws on both two-dimensional surfaces and in the air in three-dimensi......
18:00 2019-05-29

Boy, 9, has built more than 30 mobile games Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria's commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard....
15:39 2019-08-06

Apple's new Logic Pro X is built for the Mac Pro Apple boasted that the redesigned Mac Pro could easily handle the most demanding audio editing tasks, and now the software is ready for it. The tech firm has updated its Logic Pro X music editing app to support the new workstation's many cores, handl......
20:52 2019-06-13

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Says She’s Fine After Visibly Shaking During Berlin Ceremony (BERLIN) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn’t drunk enough water. Merkel’s whole body visibly shook and she pursed her lips as she t...
19:13 2019-06-18

Formula E: Lucas di Grassi Wins Berlin e-Prix; Single Point For Mahindra Audi Abt's Lucas di Grassi was crowned the winner of the 2019 Formula E Berlin e-Prix, his second win of the season. The driver took moved into the lead quite early in the race and retained the......
14:52 2019-05-26

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
16:39 2019-06-12

This 9-year-old has built more than 30 mobile games Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria's commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard....
15:13 2019-08-06

Someone built a PS5 console with off-the-shelf parts, and you can do it too Sony and Microsoft have both revealed details about their next-gen consoles, the PlayStation 5 and next-gen Xbox, and we know what to expect from them for the most part. Both consoles will deliver similar high-end experiences, including support for 8K gaming and fast loading times. That’s beca...
01:39 2019-07-13

Evidence Suggests Stonehenge May Have Been Built Using Pig Fat Fat residues on shards of pottery found at Durrington Walls, near Stonehenge, have long been assumed to be connected with feeding the many hundreds of people that came from across Britain to help construct the ancient monument. ...
07:13 2019-07-16

Two New Bridges To Be Built Over Brahmaputra In Assam Two new bridges will be built over Brahmaputra in Assam connecting the north and the south banks of the river and work for the project will begin soon...
20:13 2019-06-13

The Dodgers Did What They Are Built To Do: Hurt People You can look at what happened to the Mets in Los Angeles last night—blowing an 8-3 lead in the final three innings and getting walked off by the Dodgers—as yet another example of the hopeless and bumbling Mets hopelessly bumbling to an embarrassing result. That’s fair enough, because the Mets are th...
20:00 2019-05-30

Bitcoin not built to last, despite recent surge Last week we saw bitcoin, the great hope of cryptocurrency, skyrocket to over $13,000. It was in the vicinity of $3,200 as recently as December. Why? Maybe it was Facebook’s new venture into creating its own digital currency, Libra — although, if that were to be successful, how it would offer any ty...
17:26 2019-06-30

Sterling: I saw this stadium get built, it’s a dream "Raheem Sterling starred as Manchester City routed a hapless Watford 6-1 in the FA Cup and the England man revealed post-match that it was a dream come true to win at the national stadium."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Opera built a browser just for gamers With over a billion PC gamers on the planet, it's about time someone launched a gaming-friendly browser -- and that's exactly what Opera has done. The previously hinted at Opera GX goes into early access availability today, and offers a bunch of feat......
20:26 2019-06-11

Huawei has built the Disneyland of tech R&D A couple hours outside Huawei’s old headquarters in Shenzhen, China, the company has built a new campus in the city of Dongguan to eventually house 25,000 R&D employees. But this is no sprawling network of glass towers – it’s composed of 12 mini-districts built to look like a di...
22:39 2019-08-20

Facebook built a tool to track misinformation about itself Facebook isn't just concerned with the fake news, conspiracy theories and malicious content spread on its platforms. It's also worried about the rumors spread about its platform. According to Bloomberg, the company has a special software program call......
20:00 2019-07-08

On Davey G. Johnson: A Memoir by the Guy Who Built the Car Internet with Him [Editor’s Note: It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we must convey the news that beloved former Jalopnik writer Davey G. Johnson’s body was recovered by Calaveras County authorities last night. Mike Spinelli was not only Davey’s editor here at Jalopnik, but a good friend.]...
20:26 2019-06-21

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 Plus chip is built for gaming and VR Qualcomm is shaking up its once-a-year approach to updating its flagship mobile processor, and it could be good news for Android phone fans who crave raw performance. The chip maker has introduced an upgraded Snapdragon 855 Plus that wrings extra per......
21:00 2019-07-15

Buffalo Soldier Memorial to be built in Tucson TUCSON – A Buffalo Soldier memorial is set to be built at the Quincy Douglas Center. The memorial will honor the Buffalo Soldiers who served in the military. According to the U.S. Department of the Interior, the Buffalo Soldiers got their famous nickname from Cheyenne warriors. Jon Covington S...
09:26 2019-08-13

Sony built an IoT chip with a 60 mile range Sony is quietly launching a chip that could change how e-bikes, cars, street lamps and all kinds of other connected devices can relay information. The module, when installed on any IoT object, will allow it send data to Sony's proprietary low-power w......
15:52 2019-05-28

Italy: New Genoa bridge to be built by April PM Giuseppe Conte pledged a new bridge symbolizing "rebirth" would be completed by April. Forty-three people died when the Morandi bridge collapsed last year....
05:00 2019-08-15

How to activate and use the built-in Windows 10 back-up feature Criminal activity targeting personal computers continues to grow at an alarming rate. Even the most basic of back-up systems can prevent future headaches....
19:26 2019-05-22

This Skoda Concept Car Gets A Built In Washing Machine Developed and built by Skoda UK, the Karoq Velo was conceived by a team of passionate cyclists to help fellow riders enjoy the perfect ride this summer. Its numerous unique design features were shaped......
12:00 2019-06-11

New York's amazing mega-monuments that were never built New York may be home to the iconic Statue of Liberty and dozens of other monuments, but the city would look very different if a number of epic building designs had actually been constructed....
23:26 2019-05-22

CHEAP: A pillow with built-in cooling has 58% off? YES P-p-p-ppppLEASE I don’t know how hot it is where you live, but Delhi (which is where I’m based) is a firepit. The maximum temperatures are easily past 45 degrees Celsius (yes, Celsius), and even at night, the mercury is dancing around the high 30s. So naturally, I wanted to look for a ‘cool’ product. This is how I ...
14:26 2019-06-12

MIT built a neural network to understand pizza A group of MIT researchers recently developed an AI model that takes a list of instructions and generates a finished product. The future implications for the fields of construction and domestic robotics are huge, but the team decided to start with something we all need right now: pizza. PizzaGAN, th...
23:26 2019-06-18

New Hilton hotel to be built in downtown Tucson TUCSON – Downtown Tucson will soon be home to a new dual-branded Hilton hotel. Fayth Hospitality Group announced Monday that the construction of a 76-room Hampton Inn and a 123-room Home2Suites began at 141 S. Stone Ave, east of St. Augustine Cathedral. Hilton Hotel at Cathedral Square / Courtesy: R...
04:00 2019-08-20

Apple built a 32-inch 6K Retina display for the Mac Pro Apple didn't just have a new Mac Pro to show at WWDC -- the company has unveiled a 32-inch Retina 6K display, the Pro Display XDR, to match. The screen matches the industrial look of the Mac Pro and delivers the kind of color performance you'd expect......
02:13 2019-06-04

Supreme's 'burner' phone is built for hypebeasts How important is it that your phone have a Supreme label on it? Important enough that you'd be willing to take big step back in technology? If so, you're in luck. Supreme has unveiled its catalog for fall and winter 2019, and in amidst the usual ecce......
22:00 2019-08-19

How Detective Pikachu Built Its Adorable Star For visual effects house MPC, Pikachu stood as the ultimate thesis for its approach to designing the world of Pokémon for Detective Pikachu. io9 recently spoke to MPC VFX Supervisor Pete Dionne about his work on Detective Pikachu, and the particular challenges behind bringing the most vital Pokémon ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Yamaha launches two new soundbars with Alexa built in If you're in the market for a soundbar to add some oomph to your TV's audio output, Yamaha has two new models for your consideration: the YAS-109 and YAS-209.The headline feature is their integrated Alexa voice control, so you can use your voice to adjust the volume, find out what the weat...
16:13 2019-06-18

Tale of the Handmaid’s knee: naked men, a wobbly bike and an accident in Berlin | Brigid Delaney's diary After escaping a cycling accident in the German capital with only a throbbing knee, I thought I had – for once – averted catastrophe Ah Berlin! Such a great city for cycling. It was a sunny day in June and two friends and I had rented some of those disposable orange bikes via an app.We sailed throug...
20:39 2019-08-01

Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl Japanese-style listening bars, where D.J.’s spin carefully selected records for a hushed audience, are arriving in America. But truly appreciating them can take a little practice....
23:52 2019-06-03

Goal Zero Built the Ultimate USB Battery Pack, For a Price You know Goal Zero for their solar panels and giant camping batteries, but their new Sherpa 100PD battery pack promises to be useful whether you’re in the backcountry or in the office....
01:39 2019-07-10

How China Built Some Of The World’s Most Versatile Vehicles Around A $150 Engine Back in 2015, I visited China and found myself enamored by a vehicle so simple that it didn’t even have a hood to cover its single-cylinder diesel engine. That basic motor, which can be cranked by hand, is a part of what I later found to be one of the most incredible modular vehicle architectures I’...
16:39 2019-08-20

New Mini Electric revealed as affordable Brit-built EV Mini's first mass-production electric car will start from under £25k and will arrive in UK dealers in early 2020 Mini’s long-awaited first attempt at a mass production electric car has been revealed, mating the brand’s classic three-door hatchback with an electric powertrain offering Cooper S perfo...
13:39 2019-07-09

Electric Jaguar XJ confirmed, to be built at Castle Bromwich Autocar's image of how the upcoming XJ might look Long-rumoured electric XJ confirmed for 2020, as JLR plots expanded electrified vehicle production in the UK Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed its next-generation Jaguar XJ flagship saloon, launching next year, will be a pure electric model and will...
13:39 2019-07-05

How 9 People Built an Illegal $5M Airbnb Empire in New York City officials say the network converted residential units in 36 buildings, earning more than $5 million for booking 24,330 rooms and housing 63,873 guests....
20:13 2019-06-27

We built this city: the 90-year-olds who made a metropolis In 1947, 50,000 volunteers helped create Dimitrovgrad, a new city that symbolised the brave new world of communist Bulgaria. Many still live thereIn her flat overlooking the main square of Dimitrovgrad, 90-year-old Maria Oteva casts her mind back more than seven decades to the foundation of the town...
10:00 2019-07-09

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
16:39 2019-06-12

Guy Who Built Twitter's Retweet Button Admits Maybe That Was a Really Bad Idea The man behind Twitter’s “Retweet” button—which is pretty much the foundation of the whole site—now thinks he screwed up big time, telling BuzzFeed News in an interview that he recalled thinking, “We might have just handed a 4-year-old a loaded weapon.”Read more......
05:26 2019-07-24

Huawei has built a Play Store alternative, but it could be useless The Google Play StoreThe announcement this past weekend that Google would be cutting all ties with Huawei undoubtedly came as a massive blow. But over the past few months, the smartphone giant has been preparing for this situation. And according to Bloomberg, the company’s own Play Store rival is a ...
17:26 2019-05-21

This Wonderfully Bonkers Dutchman Built a Car You Drive From a Hammock I wasn’t previously familiar with the works of Master Milo, the Netherland’s premier organization for turning rusted-out shitboxes into genuinely bonkers vehicular wonders, but I’m glad I’m aware now. He (or the group? I’m not entirely clear if “Master Milo” refers to one person or an organization) ...
07:39 2019-06-14

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building in southern Mississippi into what may become the wo...
17:13 2019-06-11

$200,000 Jeep Gladiator-based MAXIMUS is unveiled, with only 24 to be built Hennessey Performance is accepting orders for the MAXIMUS 1000, a Jeep Gladiator variant costing $200,000 with only 24 built.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
18:26 2019-05-30

Opera releases new browser specially built for gamers Opera has released a new version of its web browser specially designed for gamers. Opera GX includes a raft of features tailored to game fans, including Twitch integration, optimization tools and Razer Chroma-style customizable colors.Opera teased the new browser in May with a rather cryptic announc...
21:39 2019-06-11

Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harvesting systems, in 136 residential areas across......
15:52 2019-07-12

He built this house: Mr. Hall of Fame retires after 42 years Joe Horrigan ends his 40-plus-year tenure in Canton. Not only did he have a hand in expanding the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he has helped keep football's memories alive....
19:26 2019-06-01

WP Standard’s Weekender leather duffel is built for life Have you heard? It’s Bag Week! It’s the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to fanny packs. WP Standard makes exceptional leather goods, and the company’s ne...
08:39 2019-08-20

Samsung launches high-capacity smartphone RAM built for 5G and AI It has only been a few months since Samsung unveiled the highest-capacity smartphone DRAM yet -- a 12GB LPDDR4X package for premium devices -- but it's already following that up with a faster model of the same size. The Korean tech giant has started......
12:52 2019-07-18

Opera unveils a new browser built specifically for gamers As Krystian Kolondra explains it, the just-announced new gamer-specific browser his company unveiled today was designed for the subset of 1.2 billion PC gamers in the world who spend “a lot of time building their setups.” Kolondra is executive vice president of browsers at Opera, which w...
05:00 2019-06-12

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities....
13:13 2019-05-22

We Built the 2,300-Piece Stranger Things Lego Set and Now We're in the Upside Down Lego my Eggo! When we saw that Stranger Things was getting its own 2,300-piece Lego set, Gizmodo video producer Raul Marrero knew he had to journey into the Upside Down and create this monstrosity. Check out our time-lapse video build of the Byers’ home, just in time for season three of Stranger Thi...
22:39 2019-07-04

How one romance scammer built an international phishing operation Researchers have detailed the evolution of a business email compromise scheme that is thought to have cost organisations millions - but over a decade ago, the operation had very simple beginnings....
21:52 2019-06-05

New Bridge To Be Built In Place Of Rishikesh's Lakshman Jhula Days after the nearly century-old suspension bridge Lakshman Jhula, was closed for public use, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Wednesday announced the construction of a new and......
15:26 2019-07-24

Suburb in the sky: how Jakartans built an entire village on top of a mall Depending who you ask, Cosmo Park is an ingenious urban oasis or an ill-conceived dystopiaIt’s Thursday and the residents of Jakarta’s Cosmo Park are out jogging, watering their plants or walking their dogs along neat asphalt roads.Neighbourhood kids pedal their bikes under frangipani trees and peac...
11:39 2019-08-05

These Guys Who Built a Stretched Tank Limo Are After My Own Heart Hello, hello, hello, my darlings! What a summer it has been so far. I heard you didn’t get that time off from work you put in for, poor thing. As for me, I have been gallivanting abroad, soaking up the sun and happily tuning out the wails of the downtrodden. It’s been rejuvenating, to say the least....
06:52 2019-08-01

How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recognize and kill leukemia—on a dying 6-year-old....
20:13 2019-07-31

Knox accuses media of having built false story around her ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox has accused the media of having built a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. The American former exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case returned to Italy for the first time since an appeals court acquitt...
15:00 2019-06-15

Of Course Billie Eilish's MCM Backpack Has A Speaker And A Sub-Woofer Built In The 17-year-old shares her favourite pieces of tech with Vogue, from a Louis Vuitton iPhone case to the quirky app that inspired her visuals for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?...
11:13 2019-08-05

Shipyard That Built the Titanic Is on the Verge of Going Out of Business 105 Years Later (LONDON) — Belfast-based consultancy BDO Northern Ireland Partners says it will oversee the administration of the shipyard that built the Titanic after the firm ran out of money. Harland and Wolff appointed BDO as administrators after its Norwegian parent company, Dolphin Drilling, failed to f...
23:52 2019-08-06

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make it easier for users to make and receive one-way announcements to and from Alexa built-in devices.Let's say you want to inform your family members that ...
15:52 2019-05-25

Lyft built a scooter for sharing that's tougher and more comfortable Lyft is the next big scooter sharing service to unveil a two-wheeler that's better at enduring real-world abuse. Its new model touts a "more durable build" that stands a greater chance of surviving the outdoors. Your ride should be less jarring, fo......
03:26 2019-06-15

The world's ageing dams are not built for ever more extreme weather A town in the UK has been evacuated after extreme rains eroded a dam’s spillway. It is just one of many ageing dams worldwide not designed for increasingly extreme weather...
00:39 2019-08-03

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read More...
13:00 2019-05-27

World’s smallest McDonald’s wasn’t built for humans This is the world’s smallest McDonald’s – which is too tiny for humans to use. The mini McD’s is actually a hive crafted to house thousands of honey bees. Despite its diminutive dimensions, the restaurant has been expertly crafted to include a scaled down version of every asp...
18:53 2019-05-23

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on the conveyor belts of the Berain water factory in Riyadh, as a puddle of water collects on the concrete floor. In a second warehouse, tanks emit a low...
08:39 2019-08-06

West Ham signings Pablo Fornals and Sebastien Haller combine to score in exciting Hertha Berlin friendly West Ham's two headline summer signings offered an exciting glimpse of the future at London Stadium after combining to good effect on Wednesday afternoon....
20:26 2019-07-31

Porsche built and tested F1 2021 engine before opting against entry Porsche has built and tested an engine that would have been Formula 1 compatible and formed the basis of a 2021 entry had it committed to joining the world championship...
16:26 2019-05-31

Bored Teenagers Built a Rocket to Launch Into Space---'It's Truly a Miracle' This week, a group of college kids will see if their crazy attempt to send a rocket into space on their own succeeds. The rollicking mission was run by amateurs on a shoestring budget with bootstrapped materials....
22:39 2019-05-29

CEO Collymore, who built Safaricom into $11 billion telco, dies of cancer Bob Collymore, the chief executive who helped to turn Safaricom Plc into East Africa's most profitable company with an $11 billion valuation, has died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer....
14:39 2019-07-01

Fannie and Freddie's Latest Push: Factory-Built Homes The gatekeepers of America’s housing market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, want to make it more affordable to buy a manufactured home. So far, they have found it a tough sell....
12:26 2019-06-20

IBM built a robotic tongue to taste test hazardous chemicals The pace of technical advancement in computer vision systems over the past few years has been nothing short of astounding. The eyes of machines are quickly gaining on their biological counterparts with 1,000-fps vision, the ability to figure out what......
20:13 2019-07-16

Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 outfitted with special gadgets for James Bond, such as tire slashers, machine guns and a bulletproof shield, will go up for auction in August, the auction house announced on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-06-13

Galaxy Note 10 5G tipped to feature up to 1TB of built-in storage space Samsung is widely expected to launch four Galaxy Note 10 phones this summer, including two 4G and two 5G versions, and we have a pretty good idea of what these devices will have to offer. A variety of rumors covered the design and specs of the Galaxy Note 10 in great detail, surfacing a few unexpect...
20:13 2019-07-10

Huawei built up a year's worth of chip inventory expecting a ban Preparing for a day when it would no longer be able to count on sourcing U.S. parts and components, Huawei starting stocking up about a year's worth of certain components. This turned out to be the right thing to do in light of the Trump administration's decision to place the company on the Commerce...
23:26 2019-05-25

To the Moon: Grumman, the company that built Apollo 11's Lunar Module Our fourth and final installment in our series is about Grumman, the company which built the Lunar Module (LEM) which made the historic manned landing on the Moon's surface on July 20, 1969....
23:00 2019-07-17

Comcast built an eye-control remote to help users with movement issues in an attempt to improve the accessibility of its services, Comcast announced today the launch of a feature that will allow users to control their television using only their eyes. The Xfinity X1 eye control will give Comcast customers the ability to......
16:00 2019-06-17

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by...
23:13 2019-05-21

New leak says Google built three different Pixel 4 prototypes before settling on a design Remember those gorgeous Pixel 4 renders that showed us a phone featuring a dual-lens hole-punch display on the front, a la Samsung’s Galaxy S10? It turns out that was a real Pixel 4 design prototype, according to a brand new report, although it’s not what Google landed on for the final d...
03:13 2019-06-14

Ford Ranger pickup: ‘A truck that’s been built to last’ | Martin Love Ford’s all-conquering Ranger is an impressive beast. But is time running out for vehicles like this?Ford RangerPrice from £22,9140-62mph 10.9 secondsTop speed 109mphMPG 43.5CO2 178g/kmEco score 2/5Depending on who you talk to, the motoring industry is either riding the most exciting technological wa...
02:13 2019-08-01

This breath sensor is built for keto dieters, and it has the science to back it up If you’ve searched Google for diet tips in 2019 you’ve almost certainly already heard of the ketogenic diet — or simply “keto.” Keto emphasizes low carb intake which pushes your body into a state called ketosis. Getting into (and staying in) ketosis is key to benefiting...
01:39 2019-07-13

Bunker Built At Government School Near J&K Border For Children's Safety As part of the government's initiative to provide bunkers for civilians near border areas, a government school in Kalsian area of the district has got a bunker which can be used for running classes......
08:00 2019-06-05

Microsoft's built-in Linux kernel for Windows 10 is ready for testing Just as promised, Microsoft has delivered a built of Windows 10 to members of its Insiders beta program that includes Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It was announced just last month at the Build event, and the tech included in Preview Build 18917 (20......
10:39 2019-06-13

Samsung’s new Galaxy Book S laptop is built around Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx The Samsung Galaxy Book S. [credit: Samsung ] Samsung unveiled a new laptop today. Driven by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx ARM processor, the Galaxy Book S is a Windows 10 laptop that promises ...
04:00 2019-08-08

Scientists built a new type of artificial gravity that could help keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of gravity can actually be a serious detriment when it comes to long-term health. Now, resea...
04:39 2019-07-04

MediaTek beats Qualcomm to the punch by announcing new high-end SoC with built-in 5G MediaTek is not particularly well-known outside markets like China and India, where the Taiwan-based semiconductor company powers a large number of ultra-affordable smartphones with low to mid-end specifications. But the chipmaker obviously wants to expand its global footprint, as well as ramp up it...
10:52 2019-05-29

Seesaws built on US-Mexico border let kids from both sides play Children on either side of the US-Mexico border played together despite a fence dividing them — thanks to three pink seesaws erected by a pair of California professors. The teeter-totters on the outskirts of El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez in Mexico are the handiwork of Ronald Rael, an archi...
18:52 2019-07-31

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June, as part of a student training programme, and has revealed it will be called the Mountiaq.  The two-door Kodiaq-based off-roader has been developed by 35 s...
12:39 2019-05-28

EY built a blockchain for wine snobs to confirm the authenticity of their plonk Accounting behemoth EY is putting wine on the blockchain. In a press release from last week (spotted by CoinDesk), the company announced it has developed a blockchain-powered platform for tracking the authenticity and origins of wine. The system, which is based on EY‘s suite of blockchain tools Ops ...
16:26 2019-05-28

'Forgotten by society' – how Chinese migrants built the transcontinental railroad In a new exhibition, the overlooked contribution of Chinese workers is being brought to the light for the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s completionWhen one thinks of the transcontinental railroad, rarely do Chinese migrants come to mind. But in a new exhibition at the National Museum of America...
10:26 2019-07-18

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling. As governments debate the best way to combat Kremlin propaganda, internal documents show the political disputes behind what appeared to be an ambitious effort....
16:52 2019-07-06

"Little Black Book": How Epstein Allegedly Built Network Of Victims A month before Jeffrey Epstein's death by apparent suicide in a New York prison, a federal indictment cast light on what prosecutors said was a sprawling network of high school and college students......
23:52 2019-08-10

AMD Radeon RX 600 GPUs revealed – a tiny spec bump for pre-built PCs AMD has quietly highlighted some new graphics processors (GPUs), but before you get too excited, these are older generation models – certainly not Navi – and they’re graphics solutions which are aimed at system builders (as opposed to being on shelves for consumers to buy).These...
03:26 2019-08-14

New Vauxhall Astra will not be built at Ellesmere Port if UK leaves EU without a deal News 27 Jun, 2019 Vauxhall says its best-selling Astra will only continue to be built at Ellesmere Port if terms of EU exit deal are favourable...
18:52 2019-06-27

New student-built Skoda Mountiaq pick-up truck revealed News 3 Jun, 2019 The one-off Skoda Mountiaq was designed and built by 35 students at the Czech brand’s vocational school to showcase their skills...
16:39 2019-06-03

The 2019 Acura NSX is a supercar built for everyday auto nerds By law, I have to mention the 1990 Acura NSX before telling you about the 2019 NSX. It was a big deal -- supercars were supposed to be from Europe, not Japan. The NSX changed that with an outstanding vehicle that caught everyone's attention. Peop......
22:26 2019-05-23

Korg made a golf putting board with built-in metronome Japanese company Korg doesn't just make your typical synths, tuners and various electronic musical instruments: it also offers some pretty specialized and unusual devices. It has a line of in-ear metronomes that can help you dance or play golf better......
00:52 2019-06-23

How to use built-in design settings to quickly format an Office document You can spend a long time formatting a Word or Excel document to get just the look you want, or you can create a custom style set and click an option. You'll choose the latter once you give it a try....
03:52 2019-07-20

Sound of silence: will shipyard that built Titanic vanish into history? As the hammering and clanging stops at Harland and Wolff, workers hold out hope for a buyerThe yellow cranes were nicknamed Samson and Goliath, soaring steel giants that defined Belfast’s skyline and symbolised Northern Ireland’s industrial might.Hulking over the Harland and Wolff shipyard, each cou...
14:52 2019-08-09

Id Software built a framework to make streaming video games better Bethesda is jumping on the cloud-gaming train with Orion, a software collection that optimizes game engines for streaming. Essentially, Orion is designed to make games run better on platforms like Google's Stadia or Microsoft's xCloud. It works with......
11:13 2019-06-10

Scientists built a fast, accurate, AI-powered universe simulation, but they don’t know how Everyone’s had a moment or two in their lives where they pull off an incredible feat but can’t explain how they did it. Perhaps it was a near-superhuman catch in a softball game or acing a test without studying. In any case, it’s happened to all of us, and now a group of astrophysi...
02:13 2019-06-28

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newly-built Oi Hockey Stadium on Saturday....
17:26 2019-08-17

Boeing Built Deadly Assumptions Into 737 Max, Blind to a Late Design Change A system that doomed two flights was expected to engage only rarely and originally used two sensors. Critical decisions were based on those factors even when they no longer applied, employees said....
19:13 2019-06-01

Tesla Begins Taking Orders on Its Cheaper China-Built Model 3s Tesla promised to start delivering Model 3 sedans built at its new Shanghai plant within six to 10 months—and priced them well below U.S. imports—as the electric-vehicle maker races to capitalize on booming Chinese demand....
13:00 2019-05-31

Shipyard That Built Titanic Headed To Insolvency Amid Workers' Protest The iconic Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff, which built the Titanic, went into administration on Monday as its workers vowed to continue a week-long occupation of the site....
02:52 2019-08-06

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the near-endless flow of people over the busy Shibuya scramble crossing every day, few realise that beneath their feet is something else flowing, unseen and ...
15:26 2019-06-13

A ‘Catastrophic’ Fire Destroyed This Incredible Bronze Age Settlement a Year After It Was Built A remarkably well-preserved Bronze Age settlement dubbed the ‘British Pompeii’ was destroyed by fire around a year after it was constructed, according to new research. It’s one of many new findings that’s shedding light on the 3,000-year-old community and the people who called it home—albeit it for ...
17:52 2019-06-12

Miller Lite has built a working video game controller in a beer can In the annals of modern engineering, mankind has achieved one stunning feat after the next. We’ve put humans on the moon, and more than the once. Self-driving motor vehicles are bound to become part of everyday life before too long. The average human lifespan continues to increase. But every so ofte...
03:00 2019-06-12

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review: Built With Charm and made to last a lifetime Dragon Quest Builders was a series that no one really saw coming, but nevertheless found a home on consoles three years ago. With its sequel just around the corner, we see if the games charming JRPG originals continue to make for an interesting building adventure....
13:13 2019-07-11

Watch Alita: Battle Angel's Iron City Get Built From the Ground Up When the actors in Alita: Battle Angel walk through Iron City, they really are walking through Iron City. Director Robert Rodriguez and his team physically built a nearly 10,000 square foot set for the futuristic city in under two months. That may sound impossible, but in the exclusive video above, ...
22:13 2019-07-02

The gig is up: America’s booming economy is built on hollow promises | Robert Reich Contract workers prop up big earners but under Trump’s anti-labor administration are ruthlessly exploited themselvesUber just filed its first quarterly report as a publicly traded company. Although it lost $1bn, investors may still do well because the losses appear to be declining. Related: The Uber...
17:52 2019-06-02

Battles of the Caribbean: Fort Rodney, St Lucia – Built by the British to Spy on the French Today, we think of the Caribbean as a tropical paradise, however, the area was once of strategic importance for the European Empires and a key battleground from the 17th to the 19th century. ...
03:13 2019-08-05

How US-built Abrams tanks could help Taiwan stop a Chinese ground attack The Trump administration’s plan to sell tanks, missiles and ground-launched air defenses to Taiwan embodies what might be called a strategic paradigm shift to empower the small island’s deterrence posture against an often-threatened Chinese invasion....
15:00 2019-06-18

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are traveling to Beijing and Washington to plead their case. “Farmers can’t say, I’ll just grow broccoli this year.”...
10:13 2019-07-05

NASA selects proposals for smallsats built to study deep space NASA is expanding plans to use small satellites (aka smallsats) to explore the Solar System. The agency has picked two proposals for smallsat technology that would improve observations in deep space, where they could help improve models that predict......
09:13 2019-08-19

U.S. ‘smart’ bombs will be built in Saudi Arabia under Trump arms deal _____ WASHINGTON — A controversial arms deal for Arab allies approved by the Trump administration will allow U.S. hi-tech bomb parts to be manufactured in Saudi Arabia, giving Riyadh unprecedented access to a sensitive weapons technology. The production arrangement is part of a larger $8.1 billion a...
20:13 2019-06-08

Trump has not built a single mile of new border fence after 30 months in office SAN DIEGO, California — The Trump administration has not installed a single mile of new wall in a previously fenceless part of the U.S.-Mexico border in the 30 months since President Trump assumed office, despite his campaign promise to construct a “big beautiful wall.”...
06:26 2019-07-20

Mark Meadows: Russia investigation's origins 'built on a foundation of sand' The origins of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation are built on a flimsy foundation, according to House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows....
05:26 2019-06-07

Ballistic missile fears as Kim Jong Un inspects newly built submarine Kim Jong Un has been pictured inspecting a newly built submarine - sparking fears that North Korea is continuing to develop its ballistic missile programme....
07:52 2019-07-23

The Unihertz Titan is a bargain-priced Blackberry-alike built for punishment It goes without saying, but BlackBerry isn’t what it once was. The brand, which now relies on partners to manufacture its devices, has had a tough time sparking interest in its various smartphones. But there are still plenty of people who love having a physical keyboard on their smartphone, an...
13:13 2019-08-03

Trump has not built a single mile of new border fence, agency confirms SAN DIEGO, California — The Trump administration has not installed a single mile of new wall in a previously fenceless part of the U.S.-Mexico border in the 30 months since President Trump assumed office, despite his campaign promise to construct a “big beautiful wall.”...
17:00 2019-07-22

Stanford Students Built This Adorable, Bouncy, Open-Source Robot Dog If you’ve always dreamed of having a low-maintenance, vaguely dog-shaped companion, well, you’re in luck. A group of undergraduate and graduate students at Stanford University have just unveiled Doggo, a relatively cheap, light, four-legged robot with the bouncing ability of a typical toy breed. Bes...
15:13 2019-05-22

Trump says 'Obama built the cages' that his administration has been using to lock up migrant children YouTube/Noticias Telemundo President Donald Trump told Telemundo in an interview that aired Thursday that former President Barack Obama also detained migrant children in cages at the border. Though the Trump administration has long been criticized for last year's family separations and treatment of...
07:26 2019-06-22

A Built-in Breathalyzer Lets This Grown Up Tamagotchi Toy Join You For a Night of Drinking The Tamagotchi has come a long way in the past twenty years. There’s a lot you can now do with the virtual pets (get married!) but they’re still mostly targeted at kids. So the designers at MTN GODS designed and built a Tamagotchi that’s all grown up and ready to go shot for shot with you during a n...
23:26 2019-06-04

Playdate is an incredibly weird handheld console with a built-in crank, and I totally want it I’m hardly someone you could call a gamer in the traditional sense because most of my gaming takes place on a mobile device I call iPhone. That’s probably one of the reasons why this super weird new handheld gaming console seems so appealing. But the Playdate (image above), which is comi...
15:00 2019-05-23

Trump Allows High-Tech U.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia Tucked into the administration’s emergency order to sell arms to Saudi Arabia is approval for Raytheon to build key components of precision-guided bombs with Saudi partners....
11:39 2019-06-07

1.25 Lakh Km Road To Be Built Under Gramin Sadak Yojana: Narendra Tomar Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said 1,25,000 kilometres of road will be built under the third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana at an estimated cost of Rs 80,000 crore....
14:13 2019-07-17

Puig refutes Ducati claims Honda built MotoGP bike only for Marquez Honda team boss Alberto Puig has hit out at comments made by Ducati which suggested the Japanese marque has only built its MotoGP challenger for Marc Marquez...
19:52 2019-07-10

NASA tests abort system on astronaut capsule built for moon missions An unmanned full-scale NASA crew capsule blasted off from a Florida launchpad on Tuesday in a successful test of the spacecraft's abort thrusters, an astronaut safety device that will be key as the agency works to return humans to the moon by 2024. ...
17:00 2019-07-02

Documents reveal $500m Broken Hill pipeline built for benefit of irrigators Exclusive: Business case, which NSW government fought to keep secret, shows water security was not primary motivation for pipelineA business case for the controversial $500m Broken Hill pipeline, released after a three-year battle, reveals the New South Wales government made almost no effort to eval...
22:39 2019-08-14

Two artists built seesaws across the U.S.-Mexico border. Then video of kids playing on them went viral Republicans have been saying the border is a dangerous, lawless place. Two architects built transnational seesaws there in order to prove that theory wrong....
18:26 2019-07-31

At $12,900, Has This Rebuilt-Titled 2016 Ford Focus “ST” Sedan Been Built for a Quick Sale? If you’ve wanted a Ford Focus ST then you’re likely resigned to driving a hatch. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is, amazingly enough, a saloon. It’s a custom job and carries a rebuilt title. Let’s figure out what that might be all about....
22:39 2019-05-27

Devices built with Intel’s Ice Lake and Project Athena specifications will be available in time for the holidays Even before Computex officially launched today, AMD and Qualcomm threw down the gauntlet at Intel with a new chip and a 5G PC, respectively. Today Intel responded in kind during its keynote presentation in Taipei, introducing new processors and laptops, in addition to unveiling Ice Lake, its 10th g...
10:39 2019-05-28

Fort of Castillo San Cristóbal: Built to Defend Against the English, Dutch and Marauding Pirates Puerto Rico is a unique island with stunning scenery as well as a complex history and fascinating culture. ...
07:00 2019-06-16

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one big new upgrade that make them far more versatile ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Gender-neutral restrooms planned for Nevada district's newly built schools A Nevada school district has eliminated separate male and female restrooms in its floor design for newly constructed schools, instead opting for gender-neutral facilities.  ...
08:26 2019-08-01

The Plastico di Roma Imperiale Wasn’t Built in a Day: Accurate Mini Rome Model Took 35 Years The Roman Empire dominated most of Europe and parts of Africa and the Middle East for over thousand years ...
00:39 2019-07-15

Amazon devices are being built illegally by children working 'grueling' shifts, documents reveal Chinese schoolchildren are producing Amazon's Alexa and Echo devices in grueling shifts in order to meet certain production goals, according to a new report from China Labor Watch....
23:39 2019-08-12

AC Atto folding bike: ‘Built with performance in mind – watch out Brompton’ | Martin Love A lightweight folder that’s been designed to be ridden hardAC AttoPrice £2,250, austincycles.ccFrame carbonWeight 7.8kgGears single speed or 11-speed Shimano AlfineTyres SchwalbeFolding bikes with small wheels are big business. The best-known brand by a country mile is Brompton. It’s so successful a...
09:52 2019-07-21

'Exemplary parents': 2 gay penguins have adopted an abandoned egg in Berlin Zoo Skipper and Ping, the two male emperor penguins, have taken in an abandoned egg. Zookeepers say they've been "acting like exemplary parents."        ...
00:26 2019-08-13

Anti-Israel demonstration in Berlin stokes anti-Semitism fears Anti-Israel protesters have gathered in the German capital for a controversial rally. They will face off with counterdemonstrators concerned about growing anti-Semitism in Germany....
17:26 2019-06-01

North Korean State Media Posts Photos of Kim Jong Un Touring 'Newly Built' Submarine North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un, whose lineage is well known as the world’s foremost lookers at things, has toured a “newly built” submarine, the country’s state-run media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) wrote in a release.Read more......
09:00 2019-07-23

Huawei secretly built North Korea’s wireless phone network amid sanctions, report says A Chinese telecommunications company accused by the U.S. of being a national security threat reportedly secretly helped North Korea build its 3G wireless network -- even while the Hermit Kingdom was being squeezed by tough international sanctions....
23:00 2019-07-22

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Propaganda Machine Was Carefully Built And Wildly Successful, Researchers Find The Russian disinformation campaign leading up to the 2016 American presidential election was bigger in scope and coordination than reported earlier, according to new analysis from the American cybersecurity company Symantec.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-06

This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the This late 1960s Bedford Beagle wagon was built by British vehicle conversion company Dormobile (the coachbuilding arm of Martin Walter Ltd of Folkestone, Kent) using a Vauxhall Viva HA platform. During its production between ~1964 and ~1973, engine options were four cylinders with either 1057cc, 115...
15:13 2019-05-22

Trump's wrecking ball assaults American government. Luckily, it is strongly built | Robert Reich The president swings wildly but the people will stay true: the way to beat him is to defend the institutions he would smashAmericans have sharply different views about what government should do, whether on abortion, guns, immigration or any number of hot-button issues. But we broadly agree about how...
23:52 2019-05-26

Fresh doubt over Sadiq Khan's housing target as half of approved new homes in London do not get built Fresh doubt has been thrown on Sadiq Khan's ability to hit his housing targets by "staggering" figures showing how almost half the proposed new homes in London do not get built despite winning planning permission....
18:01 2019-05-28

The rise of Rick Singer: How the mastermind of college admissions scandal built an empire on lies, exploited a broken system By the time Rick Singer began bribing college coaches and test proctors, he had been lying about his own resume and business dealings for years.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

Giant – and controversial – telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak Scientists say the new telescope will help answer fundamental questions about the advent of the universe.        ...
12:13 2019-06-21

I’m a journalist. Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation Company records show an action plan that includes promoting certain search results and targeting book reviewsAs a journalist who has covered corporate America for more than 30 years, very little shocks me about the propaganda tactics companies often deploy. I know the pressure companies can and do b...
14:52 2019-08-09

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in...
11:52 2019-06-11

I’m a journalist. Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation | Carey Gillam Company records show an action plan that includes promoting certain search results and targeting book reviewsAs a journalist who has covered corporate America for more than 30 years, very little shocks me about the propaganda tactics companies often deploy. I know the pressure companies can and do b...
18:00 2019-08-09

Conway Castle: This Fine Medieval Welsh Castle was Built for a Ferocious English King Wales is famous for many things - its singers, sports, incredible scenery and of course its many great castles. One of the most famous of these is Conway (Conwy) Castle, which is widely regarded as one of the finest medieval fortresses in all of Europe.  ...
23:13 2019-05-26

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the drivers the best of luck. It will be a joy to watch this thing motoring about at NJMP this weekend. Maybe ...
06:26 2019-06-08

'Dragon Quest Builders 2' review: A successful sequel built for PS4, Nintendo Switch Build settlements and run through wicked gardens in delightful followup 'Dragon Quest Builders 2' for Sony PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.       ...
19:13 2019-07-11

Tim Cook: 'If you’ve built a chaos factory, you can’t dodge responsibility for the chaos' Apple CEO Tim Cook called on Silicon Valley to take responsibility for the damage it has caused in a recent commencement speech at StanfordIf I’ve learned one thing, it’s that technology doesn’t change who we are, it magnifies who we are, the good and the bad.Our problems – in technology, in politic...
17:39 2019-06-19

Donald Trump body shames protester seconds before telling rally his campaign is 'built on love' Donald Trump insulted a protester who disrupted his rally by telling him he had a "serious weight problem," seconds before saying his campaign is "built on love"....
05:26 2019-08-17

Hang Almost Any TV On the Wall For Just $15 You’ve been meaning to mount your TV to the wall for ages. Now, it’s time to stop putting it off. This tilting mount is only $15 today with promo code 3U4SOFOI, and can hold any flat 32"-70" TV, which almost surely means it can hold your TV....
21:52 2019-07-11

Create a 'Noticing Wall' for Your Kid A while ago, my mother-in-law bought some math and reading workbooks for my six-year-old daughter. When I asked my daughter if she wanted to check them out, she just looked at the big, intimidating stack and said, “No thanks.” That was fine—she’s in kindergarten and I wasn’t about to push it. Later,...
08:39 2019-05-22

The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants In “The Guarded Gate” Daniel Okrent explores the 1920s nativist and eugenicist movements that led to the 1924 law practically shutting down immigration to America....
20:00 2019-05-22

Nonfiction: The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants In “The Guarded Gate” Daniel Okrent explores the 1920s nativist and eugenicist movements that led to the 1924 law practically shutting down immigration to America....
17:52 2019-05-21

Chain Your Kid's Hairbrush to the Bathroom Wall If you’re curious about the morning routine of this parenting editor, I will tell you that a large portion of it involves scampering around the house, asking: “Has anyone seen a hairbrush?” (I say “a” hairbrush because we have about six of them lying around somewhere.) This has been a dumb, ongoing ...
01:00 2019-06-08

Game of Thrones comes to VR with Beyond the Wall on HTC Vive HTC Vive has partnered with HBO to deliver Beyond the Wall, a virtual reality experience based on Game of Thrones. It debuts on Viveport Infinity on May 31.Read More...
21:00 2019-05-30

This $15 Wall Charger Has Plenty of Ports to Go Around When you travel these days, one or two USB charging ports might not be enough. You’ve got to recharge your phone, your tablet, your smart watch, your headphones, your Fitbit, your portable battery. It can be a lot, and no, I don’t have a gadget problem, you have a problem!...
22:26 2019-07-18

No, That ‘Hadestown’ Song About ‘The Wall’ Isn’t Really About Donald Trump (NEW YORK) — It’s one of the most striking and memorable moments in “Hadestown,” Anais Mitchell’s multi-Tony Award-nominated retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, when Hades sings: “Why do we build the wall, my children?” “We build the wall to...
00:26 2019-06-04

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve the aesthetic appearance,” but believes the color will also make it easier to detect migrants ...
23:13 2019-06-06

Wall St. slips as trade optimism fades U.S. stocks edged lower on Tuesday, a day after a record-setting rally, as optimism sparked by the U.S.-China trade truce waned after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
17:13 2019-07-02

Here are three reasons why a Fed rate cut won't save Wall Street Senior economists from both political parties say a rate cut may not work that smoothly even if the Fed says yes. And that poses risks to America's decade-long recovery as the 2020 presidential election draws nearer....
23:39 2019-06-14

Sale of ATM maker NCR hits a wall: sources ATM maker NCR may soon need to remove the “for sale” sign from its lawn, two sources close to the situation said. The $3.8 billion Atlanta company, which also makes barcode scanners and self-checkout kiosks, put itself up for sale in early May, attracting two bidders who have walked away in recent w...
01:00 2019-06-19

Banks boost Wall Street with G20 in focus U.S. stocks rose on Friday, as big banks gained after clearing the Federal Reserve's stress test, while investors kept a watch on the G20 summit where a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could lay the groundwork to resolve their trade dispute....
20:26 2019-06-28

Faith in the Fed nudges Wall Street higher Wall Street edged higher on Monday, supported by Facebook, Amazon and Apple, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
00:13 2019-06-18

Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall is a strategy RPG for Android and iOS Behaviour Interactive, HBO, and Gaea have unveiled Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall, a collectible strategy role-playing game on mobile devices.Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

Wall Street soars on U.S. rate cut hopes Wall Street's three major indexes rallied on Tuesday to clock their biggest one-day gains in five months after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell left the door open for a possible rate cut....
22:52 2019-06-04

Wall St. steadies after sell-off, but gains muted U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
22:26 2019-05-30

What's behind the Equatoguinean-Cameroonian border wall plan? It is not unusual for Equatorial Guinea to seal its border with Cameroon. But a plan to build a solid border wall has Cameroonians fuming and questions swirling over whether curbing illegal migration is the real motive....
23:00 2019-08-16

Wall Street titan goes fishing for £150m Fox One of Wall Street's most prominent financiers has lured a prized catch with a £150m takeover of Fox International, Europe's largest privately-owned provider of fishing tackle....
12:00 2019-08-01

Tech gains keep Wall Street afloat U.S. stocks eked out gains on Tuesday, helped by technology stocks, but the likelihood of a protracted trade war between the United States and China kept investors on the sidelines....
18:26 2019-05-28

Wall Street climbs at end of turbulent week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in U.S. stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close....
16:39 2019-08-16

Quit Smashing Giannis Into The Damn Wall Already For a top-seeded team that rampaged through the regular season and the first two rounds of the playoffs at a nigh-historic level of dominance, the Milwaukee Bucks feature a dull-ass half-court offense. Often—dismally often—it’s just, well, this:...
21:00 2019-05-22

Oil Prices Flat Despite Gains on Wall Street Oil prices were little changed despite a strong opening for stocks on Wall Street, as oil investors remained concerned over global trade spats and bloated U.S. inventories of crude oil....
19:39 2019-05-21

Wall St. clings to gains on trade hopes U.S. stocks gained on Friday, ahead of a long Memorial day weekend, after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the ongoing trade war with China....
20:52 2019-05-24

Trade tensions push down Wall Street U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company further inflamed trade tensions between the world's two largest economies....
21:13 2019-05-22

Wall Street Is Losing Faith in Tesla As Tesla’s shares drop, once-bullish analysts and investors are souring on Elon Musk’s company, potentially cutting it off from the capital it needs to survive....
19:39 2019-05-21

Wall St. propped up by gains in technology shares U.S. stocks rose slightly on Tuesday, propped up by a rise in technology stocks, but the likelihood of a protracted trade war between the United States and China kept investors on edge....
19:13 2019-05-28

Wall St. rebounds, up 1% after China moves on yuan U.S. stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, easing concerns that currencies would be the latest weapon in the trade war....
21:26 2019-08-06

Wall St. drops as Apple falls, Fed eyed U.S. stocks fell on Monday as Apple shares dropped following a broker downgrade and investors continued to weigh chances of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month....
05:13 2019-07-09

Securing a Wall Street job now is harder than ever: insiders The US labor market may be booming — but it’s been a bloodbath on Wall Street. A recent wave of layoffs from some of the biggest banks is making it harder than ever to get a job on Wall Street, recruiters and other insiders say. On Monday, banking giant HSBC announced more than 4,750 layoffs......
14:52 2019-08-06

US Military in Germany: What you need to know A decision to move US troops out of Germany would mark a major change in the defense relationship between the two countries and reshape the basis of American military presence in Europe since WWII....
04:39 2019-08-21

Germany looking for more after easing into last eight Germany maintained their perfect women's World Cup record by reaching the quarter-finals with another solid performance in a 3-0 win over Nigeria on Saturday, but they are looking for more....
21:26 2019-06-22

This Isn't The Best Germany Ever, But They Can Still Beat Anyone For a normal national team, Germany’s recent run of relative success would be cause for celebration: quarterfinalists at both the 2017 Euros and 2011 World Cup, with a semifinals appearance at the 2015 World Cup and a 2013 Euro title. Oh, plus Olympic gold in 2016. For Die Nationalelf, though, this ...
23:13 2019-06-05

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s particular vulnerability to fear and lies:...
17:39 2019-05-28

Why Is Wall Street So Sold on the 50-Basis-Point Rate Cut? One of Wall Street’s most eventful debates—whether the Federal Reserve will cut rates at its two-day meeting by a quarter of a percentage point or a half a point—gained new life following comments by John Williams....
23:26 2019-07-19

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
06:26 2019-06-06

Wall Street would rather you didn’t bring your pets to work The bulls and bears are taking a big beating on Wall Street — by the dog sector. Bankers, money managers and traders mostly pooh-poohed the parade of pets who accompanied other employees to work last week, celebrating National Pet Week across America. The furry-companion celebration was begun by Pet...
10:13 2019-06-23

Caterpillar, Boeing to weigh on Wall Street open U.S. stock market futures fell on Wednesday after bleak earnings from bellwethers Caterpillar and Boeing added to the concerns over a slowing economy that have weighed heavily on sentiment this year....
15:26 2019-07-24

| Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, police say....
19:13 2019-06-27

Wall Street tumbles on growing recession fears Wall Street main indexes slumped more than 2.5% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
19:52 2019-08-14

Dow futures rise as Wall Street's rally looks set to continue U.S. stock index futures were higher Thursday morning as Wall Street's rally on hopes of a rate cut from the Federal Reserve looked set to continue....
13:13 2019-06-06

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high as $13,879.24 in the afternoon — as investors scratched their heads over what might be driving the eye-popping rally. Bitcoin had dropped nearly $2,000...
20:00 2019-06-27

Wall Street falls as Fed signals smaller rate cut Wall Street's main indexes fell on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
00:00 2019-07-20

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
23:26 2019-06-13

Wall St. climbs on trade optimism, dovish Fed bets U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing in on record levels, as President Donald Trump's comments on the United States and China restarting trade talks added to optimism over the prospect of a more accommodative Federal Reserve....
17:39 2019-06-18

The Trade War’s Next Front? China’s Access to Wall Street As some inside and outside the White House call for weakening China’s links to Wall Street, e-commerce giant Alibaba is considering listing its shares in Hong Kong....
22:13 2019-05-28

This Logan Paul Interview on Fox Business Is Off-the-Wall Insane Logan Paul, one of the Pauls and a YouTuber most famous for offending the entire country of Japan, was on Fox Business today. Why? I am not the person to ask. I can tell you, though, that it was NUTS....
03:13 2019-07-23

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
01:00 2019-05-29

7-year-old boy is raising thousands to build Trump’s wall A 7-year-old boy from Texas has raised $22,000 to pay for the border wall — by selling $2 cups of hot chocolate, according to reports. Benton Stevens of Austin first set up shop in February outside a shopping mall, where he peddled the sweet treat and large “Nancy Pelosi” marshmallows fo...
21:39 2019-06-06

Wall Street tumbles on rising fears of recession Wall Street main indexes slid more than 2% on Wednesday, as a closely watched U.S. bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession following poor economic data from Germany and China....
18:13 2019-08-14

What's it like to walk the entire length of China's Great Wall? In the 1980s, Dong Yao-hui was part of the first three-person team to walk the entire length China's Great Wall. Find out how he did it and how he's focused on its preservation today....
03:52 2019-06-19

Leclerc fastest as Vettel hits the wall in Monaco "Local hero Charles Leclerc was fastest for Ferrari in final practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday while team mate Sebastian Vettel crashed, with mechanics hurrying to repair the car for qualifying."...
16:52 2019-05-25

Wall Street Isn't Buying What Silicon Valley Is Selling Venture capitalists who pumped billions into the largest startups bet that the stock market would embrace them too. Public investors have been less than charmed....
08:13 2019-05-25

Wall Street gains as trade tensions ease U.S. stocks posted broad-based gains on Friday, ahead of a long weekend, as sentiment was buoyed by optimistic comments by President Donald Trump that the protracted trade war with China could soon end....
16:13 2019-05-24

BMW-Great Wall JV faces China regulatory uncertainties The Chinese automaker said the venture was proceeding as planned despite the uncertainties. Automakers and suppliers in China are currently scrambling to meet tough new quotas for less-polluting cars....
16:52 2019-08-07

Wall Street set to open higher on hopes of accommodative Fed Wall Street's main indexes were set to open higher on Tuesday, as more dovish calls from the European Central Bank lifted expectations of a similar accommodative stance from the Federal Reserve....
15:52 2019-06-18

“Ride For The Wall” Makes Stop In Mount Sterling MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of motorcyclists are making the journey across the nation to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those were never recovered. Flags waved proudly at Mount Sterling’s Clay Community Center Wednesday as people ce...
00:39 2019-05-23

Wall Street climbs more than 1% after China moves on yuan U.S. stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, easing concerns that currencies would be the next weapon in the U.S.-China trade war....
03:26 2019-08-07

Great Wall says BMW venture faces regulatory uncertainties China's Great Wall Motor on Wednesday said that its joint venture with BMW faced regulatory uncertainties as both companies pledged to proceed with plans for developing a low-cost electric car....
14:52 2019-08-07

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting eyed Wall Street's main indexes climbed higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a crucial Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
18:39 2019-06-17

Wall Street dragged down by Trump trade tweet Wall Street fell again on Thursday, abruptly reversing early gains after U.S. President Donald Trump put concerns about the U.S.-China trade war back in the spotlight, tweeting that he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese imports....
23:52 2019-08-01

Best Buy first-quarter earnings beat Wall Street expectations Best Buy's first-quarter earnings have beat Wall Street expectations. Net income was 98 cents per share.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Wall Street rises on Mexico relief, Dow up a sixth day U.S. stocks extended their recent climb on Monday, with the Dow reaching its longest daily winning streak in 13 months after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods and a couple of multibillion-dollar deals boosted the market....
02:13 2019-06-11

Bang-up week on Wall Street ends with a whimper Wall Street edged lower on Friday, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing, while tensions between the United States and Iran undercut sentiment....
05:00 2019-06-22

Wall Street slips on cooling rate cut hopes U.S. stocks fell on Friday, slipping from record levels hit in the previous session, as strong U.S. job growth in June pushed investors to scale back bets on aggressive interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve....
20:13 2019-07-05

Beyond Meat top choice for Wall Street after bullish results Shares of Beyond Meat Inc surged 27% on Friday after the vegan burger maker forecast that sales would more than double overall in 2019 after they tripled in the first quarter....
16:52 2019-06-07

Wall St. opens lower as recession signals grow U.S. stocks fell at open on Wednesday, as a closely-watched bond market indicator pointed to a renewed risk of recession, undoing gains from the previous session due to a retreat by Washington on its latest tariffs on Chinese goods....
16:13 2019-08-14

Wall Street rises on Mexico relief, M&A cheer U.S. stocks were higher on Monday after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, with a couple of multi-billion dollar deals adding to the upbeat mood....
20:00 2019-06-10

Wall Street Slides on Heightened Anxiety Over the Trade War The market has been riddled with worry that the fallout from a costly trade conflict will undercut an already slowing global economy and hurt corporate profits....
16:52 2019-08-13

Wall Street muted, awaits Fed policy statement U.S. stocks treaded water on Wednesday, as investors awaited an almost certain cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve and hints on whether it could open the door to further easing in monetary policy....
19:39 2019-07-31

Wall Street may need to worry about Trump impeachment talk President Trump declared legislative negotiations will grind to a halt until Democrats drops their investigations of him. As soon as late summer, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the federal government will exhaust its borrowing authority unless Trump and Congress can agree to lift th...
15:39 2019-05-23

Wall St. rallies on hopes of U.S. rate cut, trade progress Wall Street's major indexes charged higher on Friday, as sharply slowing U.S. job growth boosted hopes for Federal Reserve interest rate cuts while optimism about potential progress in U.S. trade fights with China and Mexico added to risk appetites....
00:00 2019-06-08

Wall St. opens slightly higher; Fed meet eyed U.S. stocks eked out gains at the open on Monday, as focus shifted to a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting that could lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
15:52 2019-06-17

FROM THE FIELD: Green wall of opportunities grows in the Sahel An ambitious plan has got underway to plant a band of trees across the Sahel region of Africa, to hold back desertification and combat climate change, thanks to the support of the United Nations....
17:00 2019-08-19

Wall St. opens flat as trade optimism fades U.S. stocks opened flat on Tuesday, following a record-setting rally in the previous session, as optimism over U.S.-China trade talks waned after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion worth of additional European goods....
16:26 2019-07-02

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting on the horizon U.S. stocks ticked higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq powering ahead, as investors awaited a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the path ahead for interest rates....
17:39 2019-06-17

India: Mumbai wall collapses onto shanties during monsoon Heavy rainfall caused the wall to collapse in a slum settlement killing at least 15 people. India's financial center of 20 million people had been brought to a virtual standstill after two days of monsoon rains....
08:13 2019-07-02

Wall Street treads water after recent rally U.S. stocks ended near flat and the Dow snapped a six-day winning streak on Tuesday, as investors paused following a run of gains and fresh worries emerged over the U.S. trade war with China....
02:52 2019-06-12

Rain causes wall collapse in India, killing 15 people Heavy rainfall in the western India city of Mumbai caused a wall to collapse onto shanties, killing at least 15 people and injuring 66. Multiple rescue teams were searching the area...
07:13 2019-07-02

Wall Street touches new highs after comments by Fed's Powell U.S. stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 index briefly crossed the 3,000-point mark for the first time on Wednesday as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reassured investors about the potential for an interest rate cut later this month....
00:52 2019-07-11

Wall St. falls at open on Trump's Mexico threat U.S. stocks opened sharply lower on Friday, hit by fears that President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico could prove the trigger that pushes the world's largest economy into recession....
15:52 2019-05-31

Wall Street muted after mixed bank earnings U.S. stock indexes treaded water on Tuesday as Wall Street's big banks swung between gains and losses after their quarterly results drew mixed reactions from investors....
16:52 2019-07-16

Wall Street inches lower after string of gains U.S. stocks edged lower in late afternoon trading on Tuesday, as investors paused following a run of gains tied to optimism over easing trade tensions and the prospect of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
21:52 2019-06-11

Wall Street slumps over Trump's Mexico tariffs Stocks on Wall Street tumbled after the announcement of fresh US tariffs on Mexico. The news also caused the Mexican peso to plunge in the foreign exchange market....
23:26 2019-05-31

Wall Street looks to earnings after strongest June in decades On the heels of the S&P 500's best June performance in more than six decades, investors are anxious to see whether earnings can justify further gains as the largest U.S. companies open their books in the coming weeks....
22:00 2019-07-02

Things Were Going Great for Wall Street. Then the Trade War Heated Up. Stocks fell more than 6 percent in May, as threats to the global economy seemed to proliferate by the week, with tariffs rising and talks yielding no meaningful results....
02:39 2019-06-01

Wall Street dips as rate cut expectations relax U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting....
22:52 2019-07-05

US says border wall will ‘avoid’ historic Texas cemetery HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Monday saying it would “avoid” the Eli Jacks...
20:39 2019-06-03

A Gigantic Gold Coin Makes Its Way to Wall Street Richard Hayes plans to leave a $45 million coin on the streets of Manhattan all day Tuesday, but he isn’t particularly worried about a thief carting it off....
15:52 2019-07-16

How a Wall Street banker escaped the grind and wrote a novel Meet Allegra Cobb. Her life is a mess, and you can blame most of it on her job. Like many bankers who are just starting out, Allegra works gruelling hours every week, seldom leaves the office before 10 p.m., and is perpetually on call. There’s little opportunity for the Noho resident to date, hang o...
23:26 2019-07-07

Wall Street Chiefs' Pay Doesn't Sync With Returns Wall Street companies delivered significant losses to their shareholders last year, but the pain didn’t spread to the top. The chiefs of banking and financial institutions in the S&P 500 received a median raise of 8.5% last year, compared with 5.6% for CEOs in the broader index, according to a Wall ...
22:26 2019-07-08

Wall St. hits record on Powell's comments; S&P 500 crosses 3,000 The benchmark S&P 500 briefly crossed the 3,000 points mark for the first time on Wednesday after dovish remarks from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell bolstered the case for an interest rate cut later this month....
20:00 2019-07-10

Global Stocks Follow Wall Street Lower Global stocks dropped after Wall Street indexes broke a weeklong winning streak amid lingering trade tensions and questions over the direction of Federal Reserve policy....
13:39 2019-06-12

60 Wall St. taps CBRE to market office space The owners of 60 Wall St. have tapped CBRE to market the tower’s 1.7 million square feet of office space once Deutsche Bank moves out, sources said — a pivotal moment in the 30-year-old tower’s history. The CBRE assignment, which followed what an insider termed a “fierce” competition among major bro...
14:52 2019-05-21

Wall Street set to snap three-day win streak as financials weigh U.S. stocks eased on Tuesday after three sessions of strong gains, weighed by declines in financial companies, while better-than-expected results propped up retailer Home Depot....
17:26 2019-08-20

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
22:39 2019-06-29

Morgan Stanley Profits Hit By Wall Street Weakness Quarterly profit fell 10% at Morgan Stanley, the last of the big U.S. banks to report earnings in a mixed quarter where trading slowed and Main Street banks carried the day....
21:26 2019-07-18

Wall St. Poised for Rebound as Turbulent Week Comes to a Close Stock futures were up, suggesting that a rocky week could end on an upbeat note despite persistent worries about the American economy and the trade war between Washington and Beijing....
16:39 2019-08-16

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland to the US border with Mexico, along which he want...
20:13 2019-06-05

The sky's the limit: A-Cold-Wall confirms its ascent with new collection Samuel Ross’s brand stood out at LFWM on Monday - thanks to the designer extending the invite to young people, along with celebritiesFashion label A-Cold-Wall - set up five years ago - was the highlight of the last day of the London fashion week men’s shows in London. While not yet a household name,...
18:52 2019-06-11

Now Trump Wants US To Buy Greenland, Reports Wall Street Journal President Donald Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether the U.S. government can purchase the giant, ice-smothered island of Greenland, two people with direct knowledge of the directive......
13:00 2019-08-16

Wall Street wraps up its best June in decades as G20 convenes Wall Street advanced in heavy trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit now underway in Japan....
00:52 2019-06-29

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
21:26 2019-06-05

Wall Street just scored another big victory from Trump’s administration The SEC rule requires brokers to put their customers’ financial interest ahead of their own. But consumer advocates say it is not written strongly enough to prevent conflicts of interest....
21:00 2019-06-05

Halfway through 2019, tech leads on Wall Street Technology stocks are Wall Street's top performers as 2019 hits half-way, with investors betting on lower interest rates, although Apple and chipmakers face turbulence related to the U.S.-China trade war....
22:26 2019-06-28

Wall St. rises as investors eye U.S.-China trade talks at G20 Wall Street advanced on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of the much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Japan....
22:26 2019-06-28

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
04:52 2019-06-29

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 NEW DELHI (AP) — A 4.5-meter (15-foot) high wall collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts housing migrant workers and their families in western India early Saturday following heavy rains, killing at least 16 people, an official said. The wall dividing the car parking area of a multi-story residenti...
16:00 2019-06-29

Samsung’s epic Wall TV just got a ‘luxury’ upgrade – now 292-inches and 8K Earlier this year, it was revealed that Samsung’s monstrous 'The Wall' MicroLED TV would be made available in 75-inch and 219-inch models, but now the South Korean electronics giant is taking things even further, announcing an upgraded version in The Wall Luxury. Starting at 73...
06:13 2019-06-13

Banksy mural cut from garage wall and moved to new home A Banksy mural called "Seasons Greetings" has arrived at its new home after being painstakingly cut from a garage wall, winched onto a lorry and driven across Port Talbot....
02:13 2019-05-30

Judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has prohibited President Donald Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority sections of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. The judge in Oakland ruled Friday in two lawsuits that use of the money is unlawfu...
06:52 2019-06-29

Wall Street rises after trade-driven selloff U.S. stocks rose for the first time this week on Thursday, as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China are doing well, offering a glimmer of hope to markets roiled by trade tensions....
17:26 2019-05-30

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court documents, construction was set to begin on Aug. 22 but ha...
04:13 2019-08-15

Skyscraper rules tightened over 'wall of wind' fears for cyclists Stricter rules on the construction of new skyscrapers in London are being drawn up over concerns that a so-called "wall of wind" effect could knock over cyclists and pedestrians....
22:13 2019-08-20

UPDATE 3-PetSmart's Chewy gets Wall Street tails wagging with $1 bln IPO Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
03:26 2019-06-14

Global Stocks Rally After Wild Swings on Wall Street Stocks around the world rose as stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data and upbeat indicators in Europe eased concerns about a sharp deterioration in the global economic outlook....
13:26 2019-08-08

Dow Suffers Worst Day Of 2019 As Recession Fears Hit Wall Street The Dow suffered its worst day of 2019, finishing with a loss of some 800 points, or 3.1 percent, at 24,479.42, while leading European bourses shed more than two percent....
12:39 2019-08-16

Wall Street hits record high on rate cut optimism The three main indexes hit record intraday highs on Friday, continuing a strong run for the week on hopes of an interest rate cut this month, while investors waited for the start of the corporate earnings season next week....
20:52 2019-07-12

Great Wall warns BMW joint venture faces uncertainties China's Great Wall Motor on Wednesday said that its joint venture with BMW faced regulatory uncertainties as both companies pledged to proceed with plans for developing a low-cost electric car....
19:39 2019-08-07

Wall Street slips on political tensions, recession fears U.S. stocks slipped on Monday as political tensions around the world and fears that a prolonged U.S.-China trade war would push the global economy into recession sapped risk appetite....
18:26 2019-08-12

Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell....
00:00 2019-08-20

Wall Street rally ends as financial shares slide Financial shares led U.S. stocks lower on Tuesday to end a three-day rally as investors awaited comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell at the end of the week....
23:26 2019-08-20

Jake Gyllenhaal: Audiences for ‘Sea Wall/A Life’ bring me to tears Before Jake Gyllenhaal appears in “Sea Wall/A Life” — even before the house lights dim — co-star Tom Sturridge is onstage for a pre-show that consists mainly of him drinking beer. The brew is real, though Sturridge won’t name the brand. “Whatever it is,” Gyllenhaal tells The Post, “there are a milli...
21:00 2019-08-08

Interactive border wall mural tells stories of deported A new mural on the Mexican side of a border wall shows faces of people deported from the U.S. with barcodes that activate first-person narratives on visitors’ phones...
02:00 2019-08-10

Anna Chlumsky on the 'balls-to-the-wall' final season of 'Veep' Sure, most "Veep" fans were likely a little distraught when you learned that its seventh season was going to be its last. And then there's Anna Chlumsky's reaction....
19:26 2019-08-20

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens higher on stimulus hopes Wall Street opened higher on Monday, after China's plans of an interest rate reform reinforced hopes that major economies would act to counter the impact of escalating global trade tensions....
16:39 2019-08-19

Schumer to ask Trump to redirect $5 billion in wall funding to gun initiatives While the president is unlikely to retreat from his marquee campaign promise, the request is intended to keep pressure on Republicans to respond to mass shootings this month....
23:26 2019-08-13

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's efforts to ease rules for Wall Street....
21:26 2019-06-14

Dow drops 800 points, Wall Street suffers worst day of the year NEW YORK (NBC NEWS) – Wall Street took a battering on Wednesday, suffering its worst day so far this year after movements in the bond market signaled the sharpest indication yet of an approaching recession. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had already shed 400 points at the opening bell...
01:52 2019-08-15

How the Invention of Spreadsheet Software Unleashed Wall Street on the World In 2010, a pair of researchers published a controversial economics paper. It was cited by UK politicians to justify austerity measures that sparked economic and employment crises, and anti-austerity protests—measures that the UN later called “punitive, mean-spirited, and often callous” inflicting “g...
22:13 2019-08-14

PetSmart's Chewy gets Wall Street tails wagging with $1 billion IPO Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
07:52 2019-06-14

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St sells off amid geopolitical worries U.S. stocks dropped more than 1% on Monday in a broad sell-off as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the protracted U.S.-China trade war stoked fears of an impending recession....
23:39 2019-08-12

Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due to market fluctuations. These theories help investors maintain a balanced portfolio to ensure they’ll never lose more money than they’re willing to part with at any given ...
02:26 2019-08-20

Global shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei Global shares are mostly higher after Wall Street rallied on the US decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers...
11:52 2019-08-20

Wall Street slips as trade war stokes fears of recession U.S. stocks slipped on Monday, dragged down by financial shares, as investors fled riskier assets on fears that a drawn-out trade war between the United States and China could force the global economy into recession....
16:13 2019-08-12

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
00:13 2019-08-15

19 Killed After Heavy Rain In Gujarat, 8 Dead In Wall Collapse Nineteen persons were killed in rain-related mishaps in Gujarat on Friday night and on Saturday, including 16 deaths in incidents of wall/building collapse, as Saurashtra and central Gujarat were......
20:52 2019-08-10

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversial extradition bill....
03:26 2019-06-13

| WATCH: Money laundering charges for 'Wolf of Wall St' producer Malaysia on Friday charged one of the "Wolf of Wall Street" film producers, and stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, with money laundering, alleging he misappropriated $248m linked to state fund 1MDB (1Malaysia Development Berhad)....
05:52 2019-07-06

Trump Loses Again in Efforts to Build His Precious Border Wall Tally another loss for the great deal-maker-in-chief and his obsessive need to build a “big, beautiful” border wall with taxpayer money that hasn’t been approved by Congress....
20:13 2019-06-29

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
20:13 2019-06-29

At least 15 dead as construction site wall collapses in western India At least 15 people were killed, including three children, when a compound wall near a construction site fell on temporary huts of laborers in the western Indian city of Pune following heavy rain, a fire brigade official said on Saturday....
09:26 2019-06-29

Wall collapses on huts in western India, killing 16 workers A fire official says a 23-meter (60-feet) high wall has collapsed on a cluster of tin-roofed huts in western India, killing at least 16 workers living there...
05:39 2019-06-29

Wall Street rises as Fed's Williams cements rate-cut expectations U.S. stocks moved higher on Thursday after a slow start as comments from New York Fed President John Williams helped cement expectations for an interest rate cut from the U.S. central bank at the end of the month....
03:52 2019-07-19

Wall St. edges higher on Microsoft's beat, rate cut optimism Wall Street's main indexes inched higher on Friday after solid results from technology giant Microsoft added to an upbeat mood following hints from a top Federal Reserve official that a U.S. interest rate cut could be imminent....
17:52 2019-07-19

Wall St. slightly higher on Microsoft results, rate cut hopes Wall Street's main indexes edged higher on Friday after solid results from technology giant Microsoft added to an upbeat mood following hints from a top Federal Reserve official that a U.S. interest rate cut could be imminent....
19:13 2019-07-19

Apple moves Mac Pro production to China from U.S.: Wall Street Journal Apple Inc is shifting manufacturing of its new Mac Pro desktop computer to China from the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
23:39 2019-06-28

WeWork will host a Wall Street analyst day this month ahead of IPO The We Company, parent of shared office space manager WeWork, plans to host an analyst day for Wall Street banks on July 31, as the company steps up its preparations for an initial public offering (IPO), people familiar with the matter said....
21:26 2019-07-19

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St falls as expectations for hefty Fed cut trimmed Wall Street's main indexes edged lower on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month....
23:26 2019-07-19

Mules, Tools And Old Bricks: Rebuilding Great Wall Of China Nature, time, neglect and millions of footsteps have taken their toll on the Great Wall of China leaving much of it crumbling, but repairing it can be painstaking -- and controversial -- work....
14:52 2019-06-28

NY Fed president’s confusing rate-cut remarks chill Wall Street At the end of the month, the Federal Reserve looks poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade — but not as deep as some had hoped. Markets swung in and out of the green Friday as traders digested a slew of comments from Fed officials over the last......
11:39 2019-07-20

Subway stop floods after downpour knocks out wall in Queens Everybody was surfing — surfing M-T-A. Wednesday night’s downpours took out a temporary wall at the Court Square-23rd Street subway stop in Long Island City, flooding the platform and knocking a man off his feet and nearly onto the track as a train entered the station, according to video poste...
21:00 2019-07-18