NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 22:13 2019-07-11

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test

While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left ...

NASA's LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test

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Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
04:26 2019-06-11

Ford Brings in Startup to Test Walking Robot Deliveries Walking robots deployed from self-driving vans to deliver mail parcels could be seen marching up to homeowners’ doorsteps as early as next year, as part of a Ford-Agility Robotics pilot program....
21:52 2019-05-22

Rebellion, Ginetta to field two LMP1 cars at WEC pre-season test Rebellion and Ginetta will each run two cars at the this month's World Endurance Championship pre-season test despite not committing to field both their entries in the full series...
21:00 2019-07-08

Hotter than Death Valley: Europe burns, sweats in record heat Wildfires burned tracts of land in France and Spain at the weekend as Europe sweltered in record-breaking temperatures that pushed the mercury toward all-time highs on Sunday in Germany, killing at least seven people....
17:52 2019-06-30

Protests abating, Macron sends PM to map out exit from reform 'death valley' President Emmanuel Macron will seek on Wednesday to rebuild momentum behind his measures to shake up the French economy now that yellow vest protests against him are abating and his popularity is picking up....
03:13 2019-06-12

Angels get emotional win in return to field following death of teammate Tyler Skaggs Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels reflected on deceased teammate Tyler Skaggs following an emotional win over the Texas Rangers.       ...
10:52 2019-07-03

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist the sick and people in wheelchair by helping to pi...
18:26 2019-05-21

DNA Test Confirms Death Of Terror Group Leader In Sri Lanka Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri-La Hotel bombing during Easter Sunday attacks was Zahran Cassim, the leader of the......
19:13 2019-05-21

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
16:13 2019-05-21

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind from Earth are going to bleed. Sure, they might spew robo-body-fluid in hues of green or blue, but the dangerous AI-powered robots of the future always ...
06:26 2019-06-20

Teenager admits to stealing geriatric lemur from a California zoo Man who made off with Isaac, Santa Ana zoo’s 32-year-old ring-tailed lemur, faces prison time and a $100,000 fineThe plastic container left overnight on 27 July 2018 in front of a Marriott Bayview hotel in Newport Beach, California bore two handwritten notes. “This belongs to the Santa Ana Zoo it wa...
00:13 2019-05-22

Teenager Pleads Guilty to Abducting Endangered Lemur from California Zoo Aquinas Kasbar, 19, faces up to a year in prison for stealing Isaac, who Santa Ana Zoo officials say is the oldest ring-tailed lemur in captivity in North America....
14:00 2019-07-12

California teen pleads guilty to snatching rare lemur from zoo An accused lemur schemer is coming clean. The fight for preserving endangered animals scored a major victory when a 19-year-old California man agreed to plead guilty to stealing a rare lemur from a zoo last year. Aquinas Kasbar admitted in a plea agreement to swiping Isaac — a 32-year-old ring-taile...
11:52 2019-05-22

US Teen Charged With Stealing Jewels, Rolexes, Then Linked To A Lemur As they do every other day, employees at the Santa Ana Zoo showed up early on July 28, 2018, to get ready for the public to arrive. This time, however, something was amiss. Lemurs and capuchin monkeys......
20:52 2019-07-09

KSP Search For Inmate Who Escaped Transport Van LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a transport van in Lee County. It happened Thursday afternoon. Troopers say 39-year-old Jamie Vires, of Jackson, was able to get out of the van on Highway 11 south near Beattyville. Vires is 6’...
13:52 2019-06-07

Nxivm leader hid from me when I escaped his captivity: witness Accused sex-cult leader Keith Raniere is such a coward that he hid from a woman he’d ordered held captive in a room for two years, after she finally escaped the psychological torture chamber to confront him, she testified Wednesday. “I remember Keith running to hide, dodging through other people,” t...
06:52 2019-05-30

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse escaped from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for nearly a mile along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to the rescue and wrangled him, according to police and his owner. The hot-to-trot troublemaker — a 30...
01:13 2019-07-09

Dog who escaped NJ car wreck collared after 2-week search A dog who escaped from a car crash at the Jersey Shore that landed its owner in the hospital has finally been found and returned home — more than two weeks after the “devastating” ordeal, according to reports. “I can finally mentally heal now that he is home with me,” Gabrielle McMillan, 23, of Litt...
22:52 2019-07-09

Farm reveals escaped wallaby spotted in village is one of two The owners of a wallaby seen hopping loose in an English village revealed there are actually two of the animals on the loose, and they were deliberately released by unknown culprits....
21:52 2019-07-05

They escaped ISIS. Then they got sucked into Baghdad's sex trafficking underworld The decline of ISIS in Iraq has given rise to another evil: human trafficking networks that thrive on the spoils of war, the displaced and the desperate....
17:13 2019-07-03

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
01:39 2019-06-30

Why Verstappen escaped a punishment like Vettel's for Austria move Judging Max Verstappen's Austrian Grand Prix-winning move on Charles Leclerc alongside recent controversial Formula 1 penalties such as Sebastian Vettel's in Canada has been dismissed as comparing "apples and oranges"...
15:52 2019-07-01

Police Search For Escaped Campbell County Inmate CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a man who escaped from the Campbell County Detention Center. 57-year-old Jerry Iles escaped May 23. He was serving a 7-year sentence for second-degree burglary from Kenton County. According to the Newport Police Department, Iles’ ...
12:01 2019-05-31

David Ortiz Is a Victim of the Violence He Thought He Had Escaped Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
07:39 2019-06-12

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

Police chase 20 escaped cows through Texas neighborhood Police in Texas said it took them about an hour to round up approximately 20 cows that escaped from a ranch and went wandering through a neighborhood....
17:52 2019-07-05

Advanced Linux backdoor found in the wild escaped AV detection Enlarge (credit: Jeremy Brooks / Flickr) Researchers say they’ve discovered an advanced piece of Linux malware that has escaped detection by antivirus products and appears to be actively used in targeted attacks. HiddenWasp, as the malware has been dubbed, is a fully developed suite of malware tha...
01:00 2019-05-31

Backpacker escaped horrific kidnapping by posting cries for help on Facebook A backpacker has revealed she managed to escape by sending Facebook messages after being kidnapped by a farmer and raped in a pigsty. Davine Arckens, 24, was chained and assaulted over two days after being abducted by twisted hobby farmer Gene Charles Bristow in South Australia. And the ingenious yo...
18:52 2019-06-17

Bobcat escaped after drunk man broke into nature center: police CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Police in Tennessee say a man told officers he drunkenly broke into a nature center and tried to play fetch with a bobcat, accidentally allowing the creature to escape. The Times Free Press reports 21-year-old Cayden Melia must turn himself over to a county jail by July 14. An a...
13:13 2019-07-03

Master of disguise: Police release 6 different sketch renderings of escaped murderer Police released multiple sketch renderings of an escaped murderer that’s also a ‘master of disguise’.        ...
21:13 2019-06-13

These North Korean defectors were sold into China as cybersex slaves. Then they escaped Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes....
04:13 2019-06-10

She was kidnapped by her stepfather as a child in Oklahoma, held captive 19 years. Then she escaped. _____ An Oklahoma man kidnapped his stepdaughter as a child, repeatedly raped and abused her, fathered her nine children and threatened her with violence during the almost 20 years he held her captive, authorities said. Henri Michelle Piette, 63, was found guilty last Thursday by a federal jury of k...
17:52 2019-06-15

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University, was walking near his tent on a remote Himalayan p...
05:39 2019-05-22

Remains of POW camp that Hitler's successor escaped discovered in English forest The long-forgotten remains of Britain's largest World War II prisoner of war camp, which held captives including Hitler's short-lived successor as ruler of the Third Reich, has been uncovered in woodlands in Sheffield....
15:26 2019-07-04

Some Foreigners Detained In Greater Noida For Illegal Stay Escaped: Cops "Some" of the 60 foreigners, detained in Greater Noida for staying in the country without valid travel documents, escaped from police custody on Thursday night, officials said....
09:13 2019-07-12

Kevin James replaces Simon Pegg as the escaped convict villain in Becky Some weird casting just got weirder: According to Deadline, Kevin James is going to replace Simon Pegg as the villain in Becky, an “action thriller” starring The Haunting Of Hill House’s Lulu Wilson and directed by Bushwick’s Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion. The movie is about a rebellious teenager...
04:26 2019-07-10

'Doomsday preppers' accused of abusing adopted twins who escaped from Florida farm Wakulla residents are surprised to learn of the Doomsday couple charged with abusing their adopted twin daughters.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

I-19 closed near Green Valley TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation say I-19 has been closed down in both directions near Green Valley. Official say the road has been closed near Esperanza boulevard after three people were shot. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says people in two cars started shooting at...
07:00 2019-06-30

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run in Oro Valley TUCSON – A man was arrested Wednesday morning in connection to a hit-and-run incident. Police say the incident happened near First Avenue and Oracle Road. OVPD looking for a hit and run suspect in the area of 1st and Oracle. Black male, mid 30’s last seen wearing jeans and a blue shirt. May have re...
06:52 2019-05-30

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’s mental health history and other information befo...
03:39 2019-07-07

Free sandbags available for Oro Valley residents ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Town of Oro Valley is getting ready for Monsoon 2019 –they offering free sandbags for residents who may need to protect areas of their homes. Sandbags are available to pick up through the duration on monsoon. Only Oro Valley residents are eligible and there is a limit of 10 s...
02:00 2019-06-18

Man located, arrested in Oro Valley hit-and-run crash TUCSON – A man was arrested in connection to a hit-and-run crash in Oro Valley Wednesday morning. On Wednesday 9:26 a.m., Oro Valley Police Department received a report of a crash at Oracle Road and El Conquistador Way. According to OVPD, a vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene. A perso...
06:52 2019-05-30

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
17:52 2019-06-06

Silicon Valley Needs a Few Good CFOs As more startups turn into large, complex firms, many are looking to hire a finance chief who can impose financial discipline and bring a new level of managerial expertise. Problem is, such talent is in short supply....
18:39 2019-05-24

The sixth season of 'Silicon Valley' will be its last Silicon Valley will return to HBO later this year for its sixth season. Unfortunately for its fans, it will also be the end of the show's run. Variety reported today that the upcoming season of Mike Judge's tech-centric comedy will be the last. Seaso......
05:52 2019-06-01

July 4th events and activities in Oro Valley Fourth of July scene with sparklers and the American flag. / Getty Images ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Town of Oro Valley’s July 4th celebrations will take place at a different location this year. The 2019 July 4th Celebration and Fireworks will be from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at James D. Kriegh Park, locate...
21:52 2019-06-11

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,000 berries a day, which is 10,000 more than a huma...
08:13 2019-06-02

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his intentions at a hearing Thursday in the case of Michae...
00:39 2019-06-07

2019 Oro Valley Music Festival has been canceled The fourth annual Oro Valley Music Festival was held at Naranja Park. ORO VALLEY, Ariz. –The largest outdoor festival in southern Arizona has been canceled. On Tuesday, Oro Valley Music Festival posted a statement on their Facebook page saying there will be no festival this year. “In the interests o...
03:52 2019-06-07

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope, and lead them to the land of Israel. ...
06:26 2019-06-18

TRAFFIC: Crash restricts Oro Valley intersection ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Police say a crash is causing traffic delays in Oro Valley. Oro Valley Police Department says the crash happened near Oracle Road and Innovation Park Drive Thursday morning. Crash at Oracle & Innovation. Officers diverting traffic and there may be some slowing. Use caution in th...
21:00 2019-05-30

Oro Valley Police responds to gas line break TUCSON – Oro Valley Police is responding to a gas line break Thursday morning. The intersection of La Cholla Boulevard and Naranja Drive is closed. Motorists are urged to avoid the area. Traffic Alert La Cholla and Naranja is closed in all directions due to a gas line break. Use alternate route. @...
17:26 2019-06-06

Oro Valley 6th grader competes at national spelling bee TUCSON – Speller 57 Tanish Doshi spelled the word ‘afflatus’ correctly Tuesday morning. #speller57 6th grader Tanish Doshi from Arizona spelled the word 'afflatus' correctly #spellingbee — Scripps National Spelling Bee (@ScrippsBee) May 28, 2019 The sixth grader from Tucson is one of...
07:13 2019-05-29

Silicon Valley Makes a Mess in the Kitchen Tech venture-capital funds are pouring money into innovative kitchen and bathroom brands like Brandless and Charlotte Tilbury, yielding a spotty track record as their focus on rapid growth often doesn’t translate well to consumer products....
11:39 2019-06-14

Mutually Assured Disruption in Silicon Valley With venture-capital funds flowing freely, the competition to be a “disrupter” is brisk. Thing is, the battle for dominance burns lots of cash and hinders profitability while not disrupting much besides investors....
18:26 2019-07-05

Traffic: Vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley Crews respond to vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Courtesy: Official GV Fire PIO Twitter TUCSON – Crews are responding to a vehicle fire on Interstate 19 near Green Valley Tuesday afternoon. According to Green Valley Fire, the vehicle is on the right shoulder so...
01:00 2019-07-03

Meet Silicon Valley's 'China whisperer' For years, venture capital powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz stood by a steadfast rule: to become a general partner at the firm, you had to be a founder or CEO of a major tech company....
14:33 2019-05-21

In the Hudson Valley, a Drive Back in Time One of the most beautiful parts of New York State was once the spine of the Dutch colony, and remnants of its history are everywhere, hiding in plain sight....
11:52 2019-06-17

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year later. It was a dog park in Oro Valley where Debbi Treichel said she left her purse in the car as she let her dogs run around. That was January of 2018. ...
11:39 2019-05-23

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering comfort by responding to human touch with life-like motions....
16:00 2019-07-03

Konta wins Nature Valley opener in Birmingham "Johanna Konta was thrilled to make a winning return to action in her first match since her French Open semi-final defeat in the first round of the Nature Valley Classic."...
20:00 2019-06-17

Vehicle fire restricts NB I-19 traffic in Green Valley GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. – Green Valley Fire District responded to a vehicle fire that restricted northbound traffic Interstate 19 near Canoa Road Thursday afternoon. According to officials, the incident occurred south of the I-19 northbound off-ramp. A brush fire was reported in connection to the ...
01:01 2019-06-21

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read More...
08:39 2019-06-03

Turquoise Valley Disc Golf closes its doors BISBEE, Ariz. – The Turquoise Valley Disc Golf announced on Facebook Tuesday that the course will be closing down effective immediately. According to TVDG, the current owner and developer, Joseph Lewis, without noticed shut the doors to the place. A sign posted on the gates of Turquoise Valley...
18:52 2019-06-05

Woman dies after Saturday night crash in Oro Valley ORO VALLEY — Oro Valley police say a woman is dead after a head-on collision Saturday night. Officers say the crash happened around 9 p.m. near Moore Rd. and Zircon Lane. Police responded to a report of a serious collision, where they found one male driver outside of his vehicle, and a female ...
06:39 2019-07-15

Silicon Valley is the biggest loser from Trump’s war with Huawei Huawei has had a rollercoaster month. First, the company was placed on an entity list, prohibiting US companies from doing business with it. Then, this weekend, Donald Trump eventually reversed course in a face-to-face meeting with Chinese premier Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. This i...
15:26 2019-07-01

Ruha Benjamin: ‘We definitely can’t wait for Silicon Valley to become more diverse’ The sociologist on how prejudice is embedded in technology – and how we go about building a fairer worldRuha Benjamin is an associate professor of African American studies at Princeton University, and lectures around the intersection of race, justice and technology. She founded the Just Data Lab, wh...
17:00 2019-06-29

Mountain Lion spotted lounging in wash in Oro Valley TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is advising residents to be cautious when traveling around the area after they received a tip that a mountain lion was spotted in a northwest side wash on Friday. According to OVPD, the department received a few photos of the cougar hanging out near El Con...
04:00 2019-07-09

Silicon Valley shutting down after its upcoming sixth season HBO’s Silicon Valley might have a fan in Bill Gates, but the tech mogul’s endorsement isn’t enough to make creator Mike Judge and showrunner Alec Berg want to prolong the series’ past its sixth season, which they’ve long hinted would be the series’ last. This was confirmed today by The Hollywood Rep...
22:39 2019-05-31

Chile’s mystical Elqui valley and its sky full of stars The wine region in the Atacama desert is fast becoming the world’s leading astronomy and astro-tourism destination – and its pure skies are perfect for viewing Tuesday’s total solar eclipseThe Atacama desert may be the driest non-polar place on Earth but on its southern fringe is a stretch of vineya...
17:26 2019-07-01

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

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to court records, 72-year-old Paul Scalzitti is facing five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Police initially arrested Scalzitti after he accid...
11:13 2019-06-19

Green Valley man sentenced to 16 years for killing stepson Bradley Dean Lewis/ Pima County Attorney’s Office TUCSON – The former out-of-state police officer found guilty for killing his stepson was sentenced to 16 years in prison, court officials released Tuesday. On June 26, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department found 53-year-old Russell...
07:13 2019-05-29

Suspects of string of thefts at Oro Valley Walmart sought TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is investigating a string of recent thefts at the Walmart in Oro Valley. According to OVPD, surveillance video captured a man and woman pretending to check out their items at a self-checkout at the Walmart located at 2150 E. Tangerine Rd. near Oracle Road ...
07:13 2019-05-29

Search warrant requested in Oro Valley homicide case TUCSON – The Oro Valley man accused of killing his wife in February was in court Tuesday morning. Prosecutors filed a motion to obtain a search warrant to investigate 37-year-old Trevor Draegeth’s computer hard drive. Draegeth was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-year-old Laurie D...
07:13 2019-05-29

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
20:00 2019-05-21

Oro Valley Police deploy officers at ‘dangerous’ intersection TUCSON – Oro Valley police say there has been an uptick in crashes. So they are doing something about it. Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) has been deploying officers near Oracle and Magee roads in April and May to increase awareness and reduce collisions. They call these deployments HiVE, ...
16:00 2019-05-29

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for......
15:13 2019-05-21

The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy...and then kills a bunch of people. It seemed odd for a reboot to change the premise of its ow...
01:13 2019-06-15

This Robot Is Really Angry And Done Lifting Boxes Hello! Today we get banned for buying too many games, watch a robot get angry, learn when the Sonic movie is actually coming out and talk about fake meat at McDonald’s. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
16:39 2019-05-25

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone If you’ve suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you’ll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melatonin, screen dimmers, aromatherapy diffusers, sleep tracking via fitness tracker, smart beds, bedtime calculators—at some point or another, I’ve tried t...
19:13 2019-05-22

The walking robot that could soon be delivering your packages It's not fast and may be years from visiting your neighborhood, but a walking robot is part of Ford's vision for how its autonomous vehicles deliver packages....
12:26 2019-05-22

Sexting With A Robot Is Just About As Weird As You'd Expect Does anyone remember Cleverbot, the sort-of-not-really AI that you could sort-of-not-really have a conversation with? It was really popular around the time I was sitting my Italian exam at university, circa 2011. I know this because I asked it if it could help me learn Italian, and it replied: “pizz...
20:52 2019-06-21

Willo is a robot that wants to replace your toothbrush If you think about it, the basic concept of a toothbrush hasn’t evolved since… forever. Sure, many people have switched to an electric toothbrush, but it remains a stick with a brush at the end. Willo thinks that’s not good enough. The company has developed an oral care device to improve brushing wi...
22:26 2019-06-13

MIT robot masters the ‘Bottle Cap Challenge’ Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number of cr...
20:13 2019-07-15

Are You Ready For an Alexa Robot to Follow You Around? Just in case you wanted a robot butler to follow you around the house, Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa bot with wheels that can be summoned via voice commands.Read more......
17:39 2019-07-12

Cat vs best and worst robot vacuum cleaners  If you’ve flirted with the idea of buying a robot vacuum you may also have stepped back from the brink in unfolding horror at the alphabetic soup of branded discs popping into view. Consumer choice sounds like a great idea until you’ve tried to get a handle on the handle-less vacuum spac...
14:39 2019-05-21

Chinese Cash That Powered Silicon Valley Is Suddenly Toxic As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain the U.S. government is going too far....
23:39 2019-06-11

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
01:39 2019-06-20

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)        ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Crime Trackers: High tech ring strikes Oro Valley TUCSON –  A high tech crime ring is swooping in on the Tucson area. Oro Valley Police say they are stealing money in a way they’ve never heard of. According to OVPD, on June 17, a suspect walked into the Pima Federal Credit Union in Oro Valley and opened up a fraudulent account. The man ...
21:39 2019-07-09

Hidden Valley Supercars: McLaughlin first to win Darwin Triple Crown Scott McLaughlin became the first Supercars driver to win the elusive 'Darwin Triple Crown', thanks to a dominant performance in the 200-kilometre race at Hidden Valley...
07:52 2019-06-16

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain the U.S. government is going too far....
20:13 2019-06-11

Solar panel project in Edmonton’s river valley put on hold The proposed solar farm for Edmonton's river valley is on hold after city council heard about the history of the site and its importance to the Enoch Cree....
19:39 2019-06-20

Popular Green Valley Restaurant helps shooting victims GREEN VALLEY AZ. – The Easy Street Lounge in Green Valley, Arizona became a crime scene on Saturday afternoon when a father carrying his bleeding child came through the backdoor. This came minutes after the father was involved in a rolling gun battle down Interstate 19 near Green Valley over t...
05:26 2019-07-02

Intellectual content tops menu at Sun Valley billionaires camp Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, and that means one thing: A swanky Idaho resort is gearing up to host an annual “billionaires summer camp.” Allen & Co.’s yearly shindig in Sun Valley is set to kick off Tuesday, luring a slew of A-list media moguls and tech tycoons for yet another round....
09:13 2019-07-09

Court documents: Oro Valley man attached child porn to job application Courtesy: Oro Valley Police Department ORO VALLEY – A man was arrested after accidentally attaching child pornography to a job application, according to court documents. Paul Scalzitti, 72, submitted an application to an Oracle Road sandwich shop through a job search website. On June 11, a manager o...
03:39 2019-06-18

Mountain lion spotted lounging on porch at Oro Valley home TUCSON – Arizona Game and Fish Department are warning the public after a mountain lion was spotted at an Oro Valley home Monday afternoon. Arizona Game and Fish Department According to the AZGFD, the lion was spotted beating the heat on the porch. The lion then saw a deer and rammed into a fen...
02:52 2019-06-11

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
16:39 2019-07-12

Pete Buttigieg Enlists a Silicon Valley Vet to Bring in the Money Swati Mylavarapu worked at Square and Kleiner Perkins before pivoting to progressive startups. Now she applies lessons from the tech world to Pete Buttigieg's campaign....
20:13 2019-06-17

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
15:00 2019-06-03

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black and white cartoon cat and responds to your touch by wiggling its ears, changing the expression in its big LED eyes and tilting it...
12:13 2019-05-30

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
21:13 2019-06-27

Cracking Open the Roomba 980 robot vacuum We crack open the Roomba 980 for a look at the tech that makes this cloud-connected cleaner iRobot's most significant robot vacuum since the original Roomba....
06:39 2019-05-29

'Robot umpires' debut in Atlantic League ASG At Wednesday night's Atlantic League all-star game, plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket and relayed the call upon receiving it from a TrackMan computer system....
02:52 2019-07-11

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much more nimble than anything my tiny kid brain could hav...
17:39 2019-07-12

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to various duties. To explore those possibilities, NASA sen...
15:13 2019-05-21

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could write a story in only six words, they accepted. So, he leaned down, wrote “For sale: baby shoes, never worn” on a napkin, passed it around, and collected ...
20:13 2019-07-02

DJI's first educational robot is a $500 drone tank for kids Less than a month after launching its first-ever action camera, DJI is now introducing its first educational robot, The RoboMaster S1, which the company says has been in development for two years, was inspired by a robotics competition that DJI has s......
04:52 2019-06-12

Boston Dynamics’ creepy dog-like robot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those who’s convinced humanity is doomed and that the ris...
22:13 2019-06-06

Robot 'duck' keeps weeds out of rice paddies For rice farmers, ducks have been a viable way to keep their crops healthy -- they destroy weeds, eat bugs and fertilize crops without using harmful chemicals. And now, a Nissan technician might have an alternative when fowl isn't an option. He's t......
03:26 2019-06-24

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually represent thousands of hours of unseen development and testing to perfect. While this robot made from random branches struggling to crawl across the floor ...
04:26 2019-07-03

MIT's new robot can identify things by sight and by touch For humans, it's easy to tell how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this can be a big challenge for machines. Now, a new robot developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence La......
07:00 2019-06-17

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. They've cr......
15:13 2019-05-21

Robot umpires debut in Atlantic League PA announcer at Atlantic League All-Star game directs fans to computer technology used to call balls and strikes and plate umpire Brian deBrauwere discusses his role. (July 10)        ...
05:13 2019-07-11

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circumstances. But does it mean that our digital assista...
08:52 2019-06-05

Zero-gravity robot cleaner could automatically sterilise the ISS Cleaning the International Space Station is laborious work, so hygiene firm GermFalcon has made a drone that works in zero-gravity to do the job instead...
14:33 2019-05-21

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
18:13 2019-06-28

Watch this plucky little robot dog pull a three-ton plane The increased use of robots is often seen as a threat to human jobs. Ford's delivery robot may help improve efficiency, but there will be concerns about delivery drivers being put out of work. There are, however, plenty of instances of robots completing tasks that a human simply couldn't -...
16:01 2019-05-24

Even a robot has now mastered the ridiculous Bottle Cap Challenge Over the past week or so, one celebrity after another has stepped up to offer their take on nailing the Bottle Cap Challenge. I thought Mariah Carey’s was particularly funny, as she used one of her signature high notes to seemingly de-cap a bottle. Regular people have likewise offered a number...
15:52 2019-07-13

Boston Dynamics' creepy robot dog is going up for sale Videos of Boston Dynamics' robots have been the stuff of both awe and inspiration, as well as nightmares. Now, it appears the robots will be doing more than just performing parkour or dancing around on videos. They're going up for sale....
19:52 2019-06-07

How to speak Silicon Valley: decoding tech bros from microdosing to privacy Your guide to understanding an industry where capitalism is euphemizedWhat is Silicon Valley?For Californians of a certain tenure, Silicon Valley is a location – an actual, geological valley nestled between two mountain ranges and the marshy southern dregs of the San Francisco bay. The titans of tec...
18:39 2019-06-27

Person of Interest sought after man found dead in Green Valley home TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a residence in Green Valley after a man was found dead inside a bedroom Wednesday afternoon. According to PCSD, the body of the man in his 60s was found in a home near the 600 block of Woodfield Drive, near La Canada Drive and Ca...
00:13 2019-07-11

A Unicorn Lost in the Valley, Evernote Blows Up the ‘Fail Fast’ Gospel In this season of multibillion-dollar I.P.O.s, the 15-year-old start-up is proving that failure, for companies of a certain size, rarely happens abruptly....
20:01 2019-06-28

Person severely injured in single vehicle crash in Green Valley TUCSON – A person was transported for serious injuries after they were involved in a single vehicle Crash in Green Valley Tuesday afternoon. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the incident, which occurred at South Camino Del Sol, shut down the roadway between Paseo Potrerro a...
00:39 2019-05-22

Singapore chases tech 'Jedi Masters' for Silicon Valley ambitions San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene....
09:52 2019-05-24

Analysis: This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competition issues....
17:52 2019-06-05

Boil water advisory lifted for parts of Sahuarita, Green Valley TUCSON – A boil water advisory was lifted Friday afternoon after Farmers Water Company informed residents in Sahuarita and Green Valley of a possible presence of E. coli in their water system Thursday. Farmers Water Company informed their customers Thursday that regular water system sampling a...
07:52 2019-07-13

How Silicon Valley’s whiz-kids finally ran out of friends | John Naughton The tech founders said they were not like the evil capitalists of old. We should have known betterRemember the time when tech companies were cool? So do I. Once upon a time, Silicon Valley was the jewel in the American crown, a magnet for high IQ – and predominately male – talent from all over the w...
09:39 2019-06-16

Teammates, friends, family accompany San Tan Valley teen as he’s taken off life support PHOENIX (KPNX) – A young man will be taken off life support Monday, his organs saving as many as eight people. The San Tan Valley teen was seriously injured while riding his skateboard last Wednesday night is at Banner Desert Medical Center. Dylan Barrier, 18, fell off his skateboard May 22, s...
07:13 2019-05-29

IHMC's Atlas robot can navigate its own way through tight spaces Some of the biggest challenges for machines are tasks that are simple for humans. From mathematical puzzles like the famous traveling salesman problem to combining inputs from various senses, there are many functions that us dumb humans excel at but......
18:52 2019-07-05

This Robot Artist Just Became the First to Stage a Solo Exhibition. What Does That Say About Creativity? Standing in a wood-paneled room at the University of Oxford, surrounded by her artwork, Ai-Da looks out at her creations. “I want people to know that our times are powerful times,” she says slowly, pausing between sentences. Like many artists, she wants her work to promote discussion. An...
20:52 2019-06-17

Watch a robot dog pull a 3-ton plane in this unbelievable video At a time when engineers have been perfecting robots that can perform skills like walking, gymnastics stunts, and warehouse-related box-sorting, researchers from Italy’s Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia just upped the ante in a major way. Meet the HyQReal, a robot dog that was able to successfu...
05:52 2019-05-24

Meet Sophia: The robot who laughs, smiles and frowns just like us The field of robotics is fast-growing. Robots can now perform complicated movements with elegance -- back-flipping, practicing parkour moves, even "carving" classical sculptures....
13:00 2019-05-31

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans before attempting to do the same. The idea behind th...
00:52 2019-05-30

This just-released robot vacuum is on sale for a limited time The Eufy RoboVac 11S series of robot vacuums has received continuous praise over the years, and right now their brand now model, the Robovac 11S Max, is on sale for the first time ever.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Robocrop: world's first raspberry-picking robot set to work Autonomous machine expected to pick more than 25,000 raspberries a day, outpacing human workersQuivering and hesitant, like a spoon-wielding toddler trying to eat soup without spilling it, the world’s first raspberry-picking robot is attempting to harvest one of the fruits.After sizing it up for an ...
23:52 2019-05-26

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first American professional league to implement strike zone software and the stealing of first base in the second half of this season. Umpires in the Atlan...
11:26 2019-07-11

Don't miss: A chance for gamers to plot their own robot revolution Check out new books charting the state of our planet, see a movie thriller with a quantum physics twist, and launch your own robot uprising against humankind...
15:00 2019-05-21

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Minggia, who never married and has no children, sudd...
18:39 2019-06-27

Review: The $1,000 GEESAA robot barista makes a mean cup of coffee There are coffee fans, and then there are coffee fans. The GEESAA robot barista is a product for the latter category of people – and it’s not ashamed of it. Essentially, it wants to do for trendy pour-over coffee what the Mr Coffee machine did for bog-standard drip coffee. The machine comes with a r...
04:13 2019-06-28

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
15:39 2019-05-21

Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot....
18:52 2019-06-05

Tiny robot leaps around carrying its own battery, electronics Enlarge / A Tribot leaps ahead of its peers. (credit: EPFL) Robots have traditionally been roughly humanoid in form, which has some obvious advantages, in that the robots are better able to integrate into a human-designed environment. But there are lots of environments that aren't human designed, ...
01:00 2019-07-11

Charlton boss Lee Bowyer makes dramatic U-turn as he agrees new contract at The Valley Lee Bowyer has agreed a contract extension at Charlton Athletic after a remarkable U-turn following owner Roland Duchatelet's extraordinary statement yesterday....
11:39 2019-06-18

Koch network throws its weight behind Silicon Valley in the regulatory battle with Washington The industry has come under fire from both sides of the aisle, and the libertarian Koch network said it would not hesitate to cross party lines to defend innovation....
14:39 2019-07-01

Green Valley basset hound springs into action to rescue injured owner #metaslider_237738_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District ...
09:52 2019-06-08

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
19:52 2019-06-18

Gladys Berejiklian urged to rule out logging in Murray Valley national park Labor says deputy premier John Barilaro’s plan is outrageous while the Greens label it ‘criminal’New South Wales Labor has demanded Gladys Berejiklian rule out Liberal party support for a Nationals bill that would open up the Murray Valley national park to logging.The premier refused to comment on T...
12:13 2019-07-11

Goldman CEO to staff: People would be 'throwing money' at Marcus if it was a Silicon Valley start-up David Solomon told staffers at a meeting that "we're getting absolutely no credit from anybody else in the investing community" on the firm's digital banking efforts....
18:13 2019-06-06

Actor Prosenjit Summoned For Questioning In Rose Valley Ponzi Scheme Case Tightening its noose around Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee, the Enforcement Directorate has summoned him to appear before it on July 19 in connection with the Rose Valley chit fund scam....
15:13 2019-07-09

Green Valley shooting suspect, victim ‘dated in the past’, court docs say TUCSON – The suspect of Saturday’s fatal shooting in Green Valley said that the incident was not a random act of violence, according to court documents obtained by News 4 Tucson Tuesday. Californian 21-year-old, Mateo Zavala was taken into custody after he allegedly was involved in a rol...
01:00 2019-07-03

Boil water alert issued in Green Valley due to potential presence of E coli SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A boil water alert was issued Thursday afternoon, according to Green Valley Fire District. On Thursday, Farmers Water Company informed their customers that regular water system sampling and laboratory tests indicated that the possible presence of E. coli bacteria in the water of a...
08:52 2019-07-12

NSW deputy premier vows to open up Murray Valley national park to logging John Barilaro wants to remove protection by either de-gazetting the entire park or reducing its sizeThe NSW deputy premier has vowed to introduce legislation to open up a national park in the state’s Riverina region to logging.John Barilaro wants to remove protection of the 42,000 hectare Murray Val...
02:13 2019-07-11

General Dynamics CEO recounts her national security journey, takes a jab at Silicon Valley In a rare media appearance on a June 11 radio segment hosted by a Bloomberg affiliate, General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic discussed her national security career, boardroom diversity in the defense industry, and the divide between the Beltway and Silicon Valley....
04:52 2019-06-29

Meet Nuro, the pint-sized robot that could one day deliver your pizza Robotics company Nuro will soon unleash its self-driving vehicles on the streets of Houston. This isn’t a ride-sharing partnership, or a new Tesla competitor, but a trial run at the future we’re all waiting for. Starting this fall, Domino’s plans to employ a fleet of Nuro vehicles, each electric and...
03:13 2019-06-19

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Houston....
18:26 2019-06-18

This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down like any other, and can fail with disastrous consequences. Sandia National Labs researchers have created a robot that can inspect the enormous blades of...
23:52 2019-06-27

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robot censors are working overtime....
10:26 2019-05-26

The best affordable robot vacuum is at its lowest price ever—for today only The Eufy Robovac 11S is the best affordable robot vacuum on the market, and for today only you can get a major discount on it.       ...
05:39 2019-06-28

NASA's Astrobee cube robot flies in space for the first time NASA's Astrobee cube robots are finally earning their space wings... in a manner of speaking. The agency has confirmed that one of the bots, Bumble, flew on its own for the first time aboard the International Space Station on June 14th. While the t......
00:00 2019-06-24

Hilarious robot revenge video parodies Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics creates some of the most incredible robots on the planet. From the company’s back-flipping biped to the four-legged dog-bot that Jeff Bezos hangs out with, you’ve probably seen videos of its robots completing feats of agility under extraordinary circumstances. But what happens when a...
05:13 2019-06-18

Rapid robot rollout risks UK workers being left behind, reports say Study shows 20m jobs will be lost worldwide by 2030 with every robot costing 1.6 manufacturing jobs British workers are being shut out of decisions over the rising use of robots in the UK economy, according to a report.According to the commission on workers and technology, run by the Fabian Society ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robots, they immediately began talking about the prospe...
19:26 2019-06-27

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using robots to deliver food....
22:26 2019-06-17

Creators of social robot Buddy need more money to finally launch In 2015, Buddy the social robot first appeared on Indiegogo. Nearly four years and $657,000 later, the friendly robotic companion has yet to ship to any of its backers. Now the creators of Buddy, Blue Frog Robotics, are reaching out to backers to apo......
22:00 2019-05-28

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering “mole” tool that is designed to dig up to ...
21:52 2019-07-02

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00 2019-06-11

Amazon Is Building a Voice-Controlled Robot That’s Like a ‘Mobile Alexa’ Amazon is developing a higher quality version of the Echo speaker and ramping up work on its home robot. The company plans to release the new Echo by next year, according to people familiar with the product. Prototypes of the cylindrical speaker are wider than the current Echo to squeeze in addition...
00:52 2019-07-13

Ford commercial reveals our surreal robot-assisted future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over the past few months, Ford and Agility Robotics ha...
20:39 2019-05-23

The next Amazon Echo may be a high-end speaker, followed by an Alexa home robot Amazon is said to be working on a higher-end Echo smart speaker, according to a new report today, and that's no surprise given how successful Sonos and Google have been with more powerful versions of their smart speakers.This high-quality Echo packs more audio components into a wider frame than...
18:00 2019-07-12

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with the product tell Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman that...
01:39 2019-07-13

Our favorite affordable robot vacuum is back at its lowest price Few robot vacuums hold a candle to the Eufy RoboVac 11S in terms of suction power and maneuverability, and right now it's back to its lowest price.       ...
23:13 2019-07-10

Meet 'Digit', the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
21:26 2019-05-22

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
16:13 2019-07-04

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
19:26 2019-07-11

You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane It’s not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do, exactly, but even so it never gets old watching them do their thing. The latest is an Italian model called HyQReal, which demonstrates its aspiration to winning stron...
04:13 2019-05-24

Atlantic League to use robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
02:39 2019-07-11

This clever transforming robot flies and rolls on its rotating arms There’s great potential in using both drones and ground-based robots for situations like disaster response, but generally these platforms either fly or creep along the ground. Not the “Flying STAR,” which does both quite well, and through a mechanism so clever and simple you’...
14:39 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Robot of tweeting Trump on toilet appears in London A 4.8m talking robot of US President Donald Trump sitting on a gold toilet appears in Trafalgar Square, London on the second day of the state visit to the UK by US President Donald Trump....
11:39 2019-06-04

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's not always possible for people to leave their homes to retrieve deliveries from the roadside (and if you'r......
13:00 2019-05-22

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading......
11:39 2019-07-03

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
04:52 2019-06-21

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
15:13 2019-05-31

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core features was actually a run-of-the-mill privacy-violating tracking pixel that transmits information about ...
04:39 2019-07-04

Trade union holds up Silicon Valley residential project over potential threat to birds A California trade union is seeking to block a major residential construction project in the heart of housing-starved Silicon Valley, claiming there will be a bloodbath of birds due to the proposed building's reflective windows....
12:26 2019-06-08

GQ magazine pulls photo of Silicon Valley execs featuring 2 women Photoshopped in: reports Not enough women tech executives in Silicon Valley? They can always be Photoshopped in. GQ magazine recently removed a photo from its website after learning that the two women appearing with 15 male tech executives had been digitally added....
10:39 2019-06-13

Already been to Napa Valley? Next, head south to Mexico's wine country, Valle de Guadalupe Head 75 miles south of Tijuana and discover Mexico's answer to Napa Valley, Valle de Guadalupe, one of the country's most sophisticated destinations.        ...
15:26 2019-06-06

Cleanup underway after 400,000-litre produced water leak at Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley The Alberta Energy Regulator says cleanup efforts are underway after 400,000 litres of produced water leaked from an Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley this week....
06:13 2019-06-01

Lightwater Valley theme park: Boy, 7, who fell from rollercoaster now fighting for life in hospital, police say A seven-year-old boy who suffered head injuries after falling from a rollercoaster at Lightwater Valley theme park is now fighting for his life in hospital, police have said....
13:13 2019-05-31

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
02:00 2019-06-18

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
18:01 2019-05-28

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
17:01 2019-06-03

McDonald's Tests Robot Fryers and Voice-Activated Drive-Throughs McDonald’s is designing voice-activated drive-throughs and robotic deep-fryers as it works to streamline its menu and operations to speed up service....
15:26 2019-06-21

Meet Misty, an extensible robot empowered by Microsoft and Qualcomm technologies Misty the Robot is extensible and flexible, with technologies like computer vision on board. It's tied into a number of key Microsoft technologies, too.Read More...
01:26 2019-05-26

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of many industries that could be transformed by autom...
23:52 2019-06-06

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
19:26 2019-05-21

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human tormentors. But the video is completely fake—well, ...
22:13 2019-06-17

Boston Dynamics’ cool-yet-terrifying commercial robot Spot is about to go on sale Boston Dynamics’ ambitions in the field of robotics have been the stuff that Internet virality is made of. The engineering and robotics company has already produced incredibly skillful machines that will haunt your nightmares if you’re one of those who’s convinced humanity is doome...
09:26 2019-06-06

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       ...
05:52 2019-07-11

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

The best vacuum cleaners 2019: 11 best vacuums from cordless Dyson to robot Roomba Finding the best vacuum cleaner isn't easy. You need a device that ensures dust and dirt have no place to hide, one that'll fit with your home and your needs and that's also within your budget. We're here to help. UPDATE: It's not long now until Amazon Prime Day, which ...
15:52 2019-06-28

Ford's bipedal robot postman will deliver packages to your front door Ford has developed a robot to help deliver parcels. Called Digit, the robot is two-legged machine which looks similar to Boston Dynamics' creations, and was built in collaboration with Agility Robotics.The aim of Digit is to complete the last leg of automated delivery, with the robot working in...
14:52 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Meet "Digit", the walking robot for Ford self-driving vans Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was partnering with walking robots maker Agility Robotics as it designs a planned fleet of self-driving delivery vans that will drop packages at the doorsteps of people's homes....
17:00 2019-05-22

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

China’s robot sensors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
23:52 2019-05-27

General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic recounts her national security journey, takes a jab at Silicon Valley In a rare media appearance on a June 11 radio segment hosted by a Bloomberg affiliate, General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic discussed her national security career, boardroom diversity in the defense industry, and the divide between the Beltway and Silicon Valley....
16:52 2019-06-29

Silicon Valley’s answer to the housing crises? Charging $1,200 for a bunk bed in a shared house | Arwa Mahdawi PodShare, a US startup that provides ‘co-living’ accommodation, claims to offer the change the industry needs. In fact, it is part of the problemSilicon Valley has rebranded the bunk bed. It is called a “pod” now – and a startup called PodShare is renting them out in San Francisco and Los Angeles fo...
23:00 2019-07-09

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
16:52 2019-05-27

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) last year, and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report includes new details about the specifics of the rob...
15:39 2019-07-12

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
23:13 2019-05-21

Ford’s demo of a robot working in unison with a self-driving car is a wild glimpse into the future If you’re skeptical of or put off by the idea of self-driving cars, then there’s a good chance you won’t be a fan of Ford’s intriguing research project designed to have robots get out of self-driving cars and deliver packages right to your door. Over the past few months, Ford...
07:00 2019-05-23

Coors Field scoring trend you’re going to want to be all Over What’s going on at Coors Field? Everyone knows that the home of the Rockies is the best hitter’s park in Major League Baseball. High elevation helps fly balls soar over the fence. Altitude also takes a bite out of breaking balls, making it easier for batters to make contact. Since 2002, the Rockies ...
21:39 2019-07-05

Koepka leaves field looking up at him at PGA Championship "With each mammoth drive and perfect putt, Brooks Koepka is turning the PGA Championship into his personal showcase and converting his competitors to admirers."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Ogunbowale has night to forget going 2 for 23 from the field Arike Ogunbowale endured a rough night from the field, missing a WNBA record 21 of 23 attempts as Dallas lost to New York       ...
10:00 2019-06-29

Horan: US Eager to Finally Get on Field American midfielder Lindsey Horan talks about the U.S. team's long wait before kicking off the Women's World Cup. The U.S. and Thailand will be the last teams to start play when they face each other Tuesday in Reims, France. (June 9)       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Niantic is shutting down Field Trip, its first app Niantic built its reputation on location-based games like Pokémon Go, Ingress and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, but its roots are in its Field Trip app for finding nearby activities. And believe it or not, the company has kept the app going si......
07:13 2019-07-14

FROM THE FIELD: Faces and Voices of Conflict “I want the war to stop, I want to go home and I want to go to school” - the melancholy words of a 15-year-old Ola who has been caught up in the civil war in Yemen; her story is one of many which features in a photo exhibition called Caught in Conflict put on by the UN humanitarian affairs office (O...
16:13 2019-05-21

A droplet walks into an electric field … When a raindrop falls through a thundercloud, it is subject to strong electric fields that pull and tug on the droplet, like a soap bubble in the wind. If the electric field is strong enough, it can cause the droplet to burst apart, creating a fine, electrified mist. Scientists began taking notic...
07:13 2019-06-17

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atlantic League All-Star game, and soon all eight teams in the league will use the system for all their......
22:13 2019-07-11

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

The best vacuum deals you'll find on Prime Day 2019 — including upright, cordless, and robot vacuums Vacuums of all types — upright, cordless, robot, and more — will be on sale during Prime Day, which runs from July 15-16. We anticipate that you could save more than $100 on popular models from brands like Dyson and iRobot. See our Prime Day vacuum deal predictions below. Every year, we...
20:13 2019-07-12

Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison has an incredible real estate portfolio — take a look at his properties in Silicon Valley, Japan, Hawaii, and more Fred Prouser / REUTERS, Barbara Kraft Larry Ellison, Oracle's cofounder and former CEO, has an extensive real estate portfolio. His holdings include multiple homes in Silicon Valley and Lake Tahoe, as well as 98% of the Hawaiian island of Lanai. Here are all the real estate holdings belonging to El...
05:39 2019-06-02

Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depart amid an FBI investigation Erin Brodwin uBiome was founded in 2012 on the promise of helping ordinary people understand the bacteria living in and on them, known as their microbiome. The company eventually raised $105 million from investors and reached a valuation of $600 million. In late April, the FBI searched uBiome's off...
00:52 2019-07-02

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-06

Breaking down the College World Series field LAS VEGAS — If you are a baseball purist who likes to wager, the College World Series is for you. “I can’t wait for the CWS to get started,” said Derek Stevens, a Las Vegas casino owner who just opened a new sports book called Circa Sports. “It’s the most pure form of baseball and......
04:13 2019-06-15

| Off-field woes aside, bookies can't see past Crusaders Despite an ultra-competitive SA Super Rugby Conference with all five teams still in the running, bookmakers don't foresee anything but a NZ overall winner....
13:01 2019-05-22

Pebble Beach has many traps in store for the field PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Its beauty can be intoxicating with the sparkling Pacific Ocean as a backdrop, along with the sandy beaches, the jagged cliffs, the generous fairways and the lush greenery. Playing Pebble Beach Golf Links can make you feel as if you’ve died and gone to heaven. But let the wind...
13:26 2019-06-12

Cyprus says it stands to gain $9 billion from gas field NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says the east Mediterranean island nation stands to gain more than $9 billion over 18 years from the export of gas from its offshore ‘Aphrodite’ field. Georgios Lakkotrypis said Wednesday that a renegotiated contract with the consortiu...
13:52 2019-06-05

Joe Biden Is on Top of the Democratic Primary Field. How Does He Stay There? Before Joe Biden announced his presidential campaign, the former vice president privately worried about the fundamentals. Could he raise the money needed to mount a credible campaign? Could he assemble a diverse and experienced staff? Would he be a good fit for a Democratic base that’s drifted...
22:52 2019-06-05

FROM THE FIELD: Persons with disabilities bike towards sustainability People with disabilities in Ukraine are contributing to the development of a network of environmentally friendly bicycle routes which are helping to protect unique local landscapes....
23:13 2019-05-21

Pompeo says U.S. trying to level the playing field with China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the United States is seeking to "level the playing field" with China after decades of unfair trade practices, but his Dutch counterpart said tariffs would hurt international trade....
18:00 2019-06-03

Hamilton says F1 should level playing field between teams Reigning champion Lewis Hamilton believes returning to an old-school style of racing would solve Formula One's ongoing problem with parity        ...
01:13 2019-06-07

FROM THE FIELD: Enduring freezing winter in a war zone In Ukraine, extreme winter cold is making life harder for thousands of people whose lives have already been torn apart by conflict. Hoping to find safer places to live, families in the region have had to endure a battle for survival, in buildings without heat or electricity.  ...
23:13 2019-05-21

FROM THE FIELD: Children in warzones denied right to education  Millions of children around the world are being denied a “safe place to learn”, due to ongoing conflicts according to the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF....
20:52 2019-06-27

Hear Me Out: Infinite-Field Baseball Games A few weeks ago, I was reading this interview with architectural critic Paul Goldberger about baseball stadiums in America when I stumbled upon a reminder from Goldberger that doubles as a breathtaking conversation piece for stoners all across the land:...
20:00 2019-05-30

U.S. Open: Six players added to tournament field Scott Piercy was one of six golfers added to the field for this week's U.S. Open, rounding out the list of 156 names competing for the title at Pebble Beach....
19:52 2019-06-10

Men’s field open in race up Northeast’s highest peak PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — An annual race up the highest peak in the Northeast United States is taking place without last year’s winning runner. Last year, 24-year-old Cesare Maestri, of Italy, became the first European to win the 7.6-mile (12-kilometer) all-uphill race to the 6,288-foot (1,91...
15:00 2019-06-15

UK Track and Field Set for 2019 NCAA Outdoor Championships DANIEL ROBERTS.UK Track and Field Senior DayPhoto by Isaac Janssen | UK Athletics AUSTIN, Texas — The collegiate track and field season will culminate over the next four days when Kentucky competes at the NCAA Outdoor Championships June 5-8 at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the University of Texas c...
07:39 2019-06-05

Mysterious Explosion That Left 33-Foot Crater In Field May Have Been... A 33-foot wide, 13-foot gouge into the earth that began in the 1940s with an Allied sortie and ended Sunday morning in a massive blast in a barley field in central Germany....
18:39 2019-06-27

US rout of Thailand highlights inequity in World Cup field The U.S. national team's 13-0 rout of Thailand did more than expose differences between two teams, it highlighted the overall inequality in the Women's World Cup field       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Greenpeace activist: 'Mark Field needs anger management' Janet Barker recounts assault by suspended MP and says it will not stop her activismBruised and still shaken, Janet Barker is incredulous at the violent reaction of the Foreign Office minister Mark Field to her peaceful protest with fellow Greenpeace activists at the chancellor’s Mansion House speec...
19:52 2019-06-21

DNC Frantically Trying to Narrow Down Massive Field of Candidates for Debates The national organization responsible for putting together something approaching a coherent selection process for the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee is realizing that sometimes an overabundance of choice is uh... inconvenient as shit....
19:39 2019-05-29

Shooting stars: the Field Day photography masterclass – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gets students to test their skills at a music festival. Each of the Guardian photography masterclass students had the chance to take portraits backstage, as well as documenting the festival experience and atmosphere Continue reading......
14:52 2019-06-10

Watch: MS Dhoni Stops While Batting To Set The Field For Bangladesh During the 40th over of India's batting, MS Dhoni stopped Bangladesh bowler Sabbir Rahman midway and asked him to remove a fielder who was standing in the middle of no where....
11:00 2019-05-29

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter of 164 feet, could potentially hit the planet on ...
23:52 2019-06-06

Field favored vs. Cali teams in NBA title prop bet Caesars Sportsbook posted a unique proposition on whether a team from California will win the 2019-20 NBA championship. That includes the Lakers, Clippers, Warriors and Kings (Yes +165)....
09:26 2019-06-18

In a crowded field of big-name IPOs, Beyond Meat emerges as the surprise MVP Beyond Meat, whose plant-based versions of beef and pork can be found at Whole Foods Markets and T.G.I. Friday’s, has seen its stock shoot up 250 percent since its Nasdaq opener on May 2....
19:00 2019-05-30

FROM THE FIELD: Watering the parched farmland of São Tomé and Príncipe Farmers on the island of São Tomé and Príncipe, off the western coast Africa, are being supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to become more resilient in the face of climate fluctuations which have left the land parched and farmers without an income. ...
23:00 2019-06-03

Next Tory MP ballot to narrow the field in race for Number 10 At least one Conservative leadership hopeful will be eliminated from the race to succeed Theresa May today, as the parliamentary stage of the contest nears its end....
05:13 2019-06-18

Auburn baseball team playing through off-field tragedy Auburn baseball team playing 'for something bigger' after death of longtime broadcaster Rod Bramblett and his wife in car accident        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

Germany seeks 'level playing field' in China The German economy minister has described China as a partner and competitor. He said it is time to establish better trade rules that don't put European companies at a disadvantage....
18:39 2019-06-19

LEADING OFF: HR Derby field coming, Clevinger back up LEADING OFF: MLB to announce HR Derby field, Clevinger back on hill for Cleveland, Carpenter out for Cards, Mats moved to Mets 'pen       ...
10:52 2019-07-03

Brawl in a Kazakhstan oil field leaves 30 Arabs injured MOSCOW (AP) — A news agency says a brawl between Kazakh workers and their Arab colleagues in one of Kazakhstan’s largest oil fields has left 30 people injured and led to an outcry in Lebanon and Jordan. Interfax-Kazakhstan said Saturday’s brawl was triggered after a Lebanese contractor r...
14:13 2019-06-30

Serena Williams Reminds the Wimbledon Field That She Is Still a Force A 6-3, 6-4 victory over Julia Görges in the third round showed she shouldn’t be discounted, even if she has been injured and played few matches this year....
19:52 2019-07-06

Third debate rules could shrink Democratic field by half The second round of Democratic primary debates on July 30-31 in Detroit is expected to include just about the same 20 participants — including Mayor de Blasio. Already, 21 candidates have qualified by one of the two metrics – surpassing 65,000 unique donors or getting 1% in three separat...
08:39 2019-07-05

Soccer-playing robots take the field in annual competition These soccer stars are very dependable – if not a little robotic on the field. The 2019 RoboCup – the world’s largest annual robotics competition – kicked off Thursday in Australia with robot teams from 30 countries vying in events including soccer, search-and-rescue missions, manufacturing and logi...
20:13 2019-07-04

Sudo devours hot dogs, field for 6th straight title Reigning women's champion Miki Sudo devoured 31 hot dogs to win the women's division of the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest for her sixth consecutive title....
19:26 2019-07-04

Tom Steyer May Decide the 2020 Democratic Field Needs a Billionaire After All The hedge fund investor, who considered but decided against a presidential bid earlier this year, has changed his mind and now intends to enter the 2020 contest....
22:00 2019-07-08

Deep field takes aim at dethroning defending champion U.S. The Women's World Cup will be the biggest yet, and the hardest to win. Nearly half of the 24 entrants have a shot to replace the United States as champion....
20:39 2019-06-04

Democrats Grapple With a Sprawling Primary Field, and No One to Shape It The field of 24 candidates is too unwieldy, some Democrats say. But with big names like the Clintons and Obamas remaining silent, the party lacks anyone to sort it out....
11:26 2019-07-04

New Loudoun United stadium will be called Segra Field D.C. United has struck a 10-year deal with Segra, a technology and communications company, for naming rights to the 5,000-seat soccer stadium being built in Leesburg for the second-division club....
20:26 2019-07-02

Field fashion: what makes a classic Glastonbury outfit? Practicality is important when it comes to dressing for a festival – especially in searing heat – but that doesn’t mean style has to go out the windowWhat makes a perfect Glastonbury outfit? A mix of statement dressing, comfort and a nod to good times. Which is why the marine pilot Josh Clerk’s look...
17:26 2019-06-30

Oil-Field Services Company Weatherford to File for Bankruptcy Weatherford International, a Swiss-based oil-field services company, said it would file for bankruptcy protection after bondholders approved a restructuring agreement that will reduce its total debt by about 70%....
09:00 2019-07-01

In Race to Succeed May, Boris Johnson Leads Field Theresa May’s decision to quit as Conservative Party leader fires the starting gun on a race to succeed her. The candidate to beat is ex-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, whose pro-Brexit credentials and colorful public profile have made him a darling of the party’s grass roots....
23:00 2019-05-25

FROM THE FIELD: Stopping aquatic hitchhikers to safeguard environments at sea A plan to protect the global marine environment from the dangers of non-indigenous invasive aquatic species has been launched by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO)....
14:52 2019-05-21

FROM THE FIELD: Saving the tree kangaroos of Papua New Guinea The survival of an endangered animal which looks part kangaroo and part lemur has been secured thanks to a project in Papua New Guinea (PNG) supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)....
14:52 2019-05-21

Germany: Thieves steal entire field of strawberries Thieves have plundered a strawberry field in southwestern Germany almost entirely of its harvest. A similar incident a year ago led to pilfered fruit being hawked on eBay....
14:39 2019-05-21

'Field to fork' review of UK food system announced The Environment Secretary Michael Gove has ordered a review of the UK's entire food system to make sure it delivers healthy and affordable food "regardless of where people live or how much they earn"....
23:13 2019-06-27

Ohio dad builds baseball field in backyard for 5 year-old son BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WFMJ) – “If you build it they will come.” You’ve heard the saying before and a father in Brookfield is hoping it holds true. “And he asked, ‘Dada, can we have a baseball yard in the backyard?,'” Jason Kidd of Brookfield says the qu...
01:26 2019-07-10

Rapinoe a warrior on and off the field, says team mate Press Megan Rapinoe was hailed as a warrior by team mate Christen Press on Monday, after a week in which the United States winger was criticized by President Donald Trump but still led her side into a women's World Cup semi-final against England....
17:00 2019-07-01

Football field at Tucson High Magnet School vandalized TUCSON – A lot of pride and school spirit centers around high school football. But on Tuesday, it was a target of vandalism. The football field at Tucson High Magnet School was tagged with graffiti. Tucson Unified School District officials said two different areas of the field were defaced. &#...
15:39 2019-06-20

Football field at Tucson High Magnet School, vandalized TUCSON – A lot of pride and school spirit centers around high school football. But on Tuesday, it was a target of vandalism. The football field at Tucson High Magnet School was tagged with graffiti. Tucson Unified School District officials said two different areas of the field were defaced. &#...
12:26 2019-06-20

With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested....
13:13 2019-05-27

Ed Henry and 'Outnumbered' break down 2020 Democratic presidential field Fox News' Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry broke down the format for the 2020 Democratic presidential debates Friday and said Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the biggest beneficiary of the new setup. ...
07:00 2019-06-15

Depth of Field: Alex Morgan and the Politics of Women in Celebration The US women’s soccer team forward scored in the team’s semifinal win over England. It is her moment alone. She’s earned it. We would do well to remember it....
15:13 2019-07-04

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a World War II bomb in western Germany to explode without an external trigger. The resulting crater had some residents mistaking the blast for a meteor....
22:39 2019-07-01

FROM THE FIELD: facing up to the extreme mental health pressures of conflict For those caught up in conflict situations, the trauma can lead to severe mental health problems. This is also the case for the humanitarian workers who are trying to help them....
18:52 2019-07-02

Tennis: Clay field wide open for new women's champion Want to know who will win the women's French Open? Stick a pin in the draw. That cliche has seldom rang more true than at this year's Roland Garros, where no players stand out and few seem to be hitting form in the run up to the year's second major....
23:13 2019-05-24

Green REIT narrows buyout field to four - Sunday Times Green REIT, the 1.3 billion euro-valued Irish real estate investment trust that put itself up for sale in April, has narrowed the field of bidders to four, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
13:00 2019-06-30

Epsom Derby field almost set; top weekend action from France to Singapore A look at the potential field for the June 1 Epsom Derby, plus top-flight international racing this weekend from as far afield as Singapore and Hong Kong to Ireland and France....
19:00 2019-05-24

If you build it, will they succumb? Houston opens rugby field of dreams The SaberCats of MLR have opened their own stadium. It’s not the only example of US cities building homes for foreign sportsRain again. Brian Colona’s sunglasses were an optimistic touch under a sky far less bright than his high-vis yellow vest. Related: Major League Rugby expands with care – is the...
09:26 2019-05-25

Premier Lacrosse League arrives at Audi Field hoping for another hit A triumphant weekend in Baltimore, in which the league's prime-time game sold out Johns Hopkins's Homewood Field, has given league executives a confidence boost....
13:00 2019-07-05

Tucson High Magnet School football field vandalized TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School District confirmed Tuesday that the football field at Tucson High Magnet School has been vandalized. According to TUSD, the field was defaced in two different areas. The incident has been reported to Tucson Police and Tucson Unified School Safety. The field a...
07:00 2019-06-19

Lithuanian pair edge field for 'wife carrying' title A Lithuanian man and his wife have won the world "wife carrying" title, leaping over timber and wading through waist-high water to beat dozens of other couples for a second year running. The prize is the wife's weight in beer....
02:13 2019-07-07

Three has regained its place at the front of the field for bargain big data SIM only deals You've just invested in a brand new SIM-free phone, or maybe your contract has ended but you've formed a sentimental attachment to the phone you've been lugging around for the past two years. No matter your situation, you need a new SIM only deal.You could just grab the cheapest SIMO ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials at Mexico’s famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year. In May 2018, the stadium switched to a field combining syntheti...
03:00 2019-05-28

FROM THE FIELD: Free tutorials in Mali, ‘a life-saver’ for Fatouma After fleeing her home in Macina, a small village in central Mali, where she was due to be forced into marriage against her will, 16-year-old Fatouma took shelter with her brother....
18:13 2019-05-21

Byron to lead the field to green for NASCAR race at Pocono LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — William Byron will lead the field to green for the NASCAR Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. Bryon won his second straight pole in the No. 24 Chevrolet, following up his first-place start last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Byron opened the season with a pole in th...
19:52 2019-06-02

FROM THE FIELD: Murals help heal wounds of bloody conflict in Guatemala “The villagers knew that the military kidnapped [indigenous] people and brought them here and tortured them. While alive, they were forced to dig their own graves. Some would be buried in the ground, here, still half alive.” The chilling words of Rosalina Tuyuc Velásquez, a member of an indigenous g...
22:52 2019-06-08

Jack Flaherty Gets Picked Off To End The Game, Soaks In His Failure On The Field This has happened to the Cardinals before, albeit on a much bigger stage. St. Louis was down 7-6 in the bottom of the 11th inning, with two outs and pinch-runner Jack Flaherty on second base, when Marlins reliever Sergio Romo whipped around for a game-ending pickoff, to the dismay of the home crowd....
22:26 2019-06-21

Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year....
08:39 2019-05-28

FROM THE FIELD: New sensors protect vulnerable Malawians against deadly lightning The deadly threat of lightning strikes, as well as their damaging impact on a country’s development, has been recognized in a new project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP). ...
14:52 2019-05-21

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
18:26 2019-06-05

Heading into Copa America, Brazil's focus is off the field Neymar is again the focus of the Brazil's national team ahead of a major tournament on home soil, but for a very different reason        ...
14:00 2019-06-05

Will 2020 Democratic presidential field start shrinking today? Will Rep. Eric Swalwell be the first White House hopeful to drop out of the race? The congressman from California and long-shot for the Democratic presidential nomination will hold a news conference Monday afternoon at his campaign headquarters....
17:52 2019-07-08

Google Maps Detour Gets Nearly 100 Drivers Stuck In Empty Field Good things come to those who wait. Nearly a 100 drivers who got stuck in an empty field while taking a Google Maps-suggested detour to save time would probably agree with that now....
16:26 2019-06-28

Trump says the US needs a 'fair playing field' against China's weaker currency President Donald Trump tells CNBC that China has given itself a "tremendous competitive" advantage by weakening its currency, and the playing field should be made even....
18:52 2019-06-10

Argentine Soccer Team Orchestrates On-Field Sit-In To Protest Red Cards In the second leg of their promotion playoff final against Alvarado, players from third-tier Argentine soccer club San Jorge de Tucumán decided to protest what they considered two unfair first-half red cards by sitting down in the middle of the field and refusing to move or play. This lasted about t...
19:13 2019-06-27

The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
00:39 2019-05-23

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
08:52 2019-05-22

Football field flooded: Waldo Stadium is filled to the brim Waldo Stadium has been the home of Western Michigan football since 1939. It was underwater Thursday after heavy rains in Kalamazoo.       ...
16:13 2019-06-21

White Sox plan to extend netting at Guaranteed Rate Field CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox plan to extend the protective netting all the way to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field, becoming the first major league team to take such a step in the wake of a couple of high-profile fan injuries. The White Sox and Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, wh...
04:26 2019-06-19

MIT Created a Better Rain-Deflecting Material That's Like a Force Field For Liquids We’ve already figured out how to treat surfaces so that liquids, like spilled food or raindrops, quickly bead up and roll away. Every time you wax your car you’re helping it shrug off a downpour. But for vehicles like planes, it only takes a split second for a raindrop to turn to ice when it hits a ...
21:52 2019-06-28

Silicon Valley’s Hottest Email App Raises Ethical Questions About the Future of Email Silicon Valley app gets hype, money, attention and then gets exposed for privacy violations packaged as killer features. It’s a movie we’ve seen before, this time played at rapid speed.Read more......
04:26 2019-07-03

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
19:13 2019-07-10

Opinion: Rory McIlroy on a roll and serving notice to U.S. Open field After three consecutive missed cuts at the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy changed his plan of attack this year for the national championship.        ...
02:26 2019-06-13

Auburn, Arkansas give SEC half of College World Series field The Southeastern Conference flexed its baseball muscles Monday, with Auburn and Arkansas posting blowout wins in the deciding games of their super regionals and giving their league a record-tying four teams in the College World Series. Auburn scored 13 runs in the top of the first inning to start a ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
06:52 2019-05-24

Watch: Rockies ball boy flooded by Coors Field sprinkler system A ball boy for the Colorado Rockies found himself surrounded by water while sitting in foul territory during a game against the San Diego Padres at Coors Field in Denver....
18:26 2019-06-17

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
15:52 2019-05-21

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Barrels Into an Uncrowded Field: Midsize Pickups If it’s going to take off, the Gladiator has to not only be a good pickup, it also must be a good Jeep, and that means traversing wilderness as well as pavement....
09:52 2019-06-07

Belmont Stakes 2019 odds, field, complete betting guide An inside look at how the 2019 Belmont Stakes will shape up: Joevia (30-1) Trainer: Gregg Sacco Jockey: Jose Lezcano Current Form: Dialed back to 1 1/16 miles and won a 100k, wire to wire at Monmouth. Tired badly previously in the longer Wood Memorial. Worth a wager? Most likely candidate to inherit...
16:39 2019-06-07

Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history - yet, so far, two older white men are leading the pack....
14:52 2019-05-24

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Re-Cycle: When Britain's first Tour stage winner blew the field away in 1959 "The second of our historical Re-Cycle series during this year\u0027s Tour de France doffs its hat to Brian Robinson on the sixtieth anniversary of his remarkable solo win in Stage 20 of the 1959 Tour. Britain\u0027s first ever Tour stage winner tells Felix Lowe how he managed to solo to glory by ov...
15:00 2019-07-11

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
15:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
08:13 2019-05-22

Joe Biden’s lead slips in Democratic field, Iowa poll shows Biden polled at 24%, Bernie Sanders is second with 16%, ahead of Elizabeth Warren with 15% and Pete Buttigieg, with 14%On the heels of a major Iowa poll which showed a big slip in his big lead over the Democratic field, Joe Biden was conspicuous by his absence from the guest list of a big party even...
17:01 2019-06-09

Southwest Airlines: A day in the life of crew members at Dallas Love Field Southwest Airlines and photographer Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren take you behind the scenes of Dallas Love Field Airport on April 29, 2019.       ...
22:26 2019-06-12

Clint Frazier on Yankees demotion, center field revelation and shoes MOOSIC , Pa — Clint Frazier’s black Mercedes truck is filled with 30 pairs of sneakers, reminding him that being back in Scranton isn’t all bad. “It was probably a good thing I got called down for a little bit,” the 24-year-old told The Post with a smile, “because I have to stay out of......
03:39 2019-06-29

Juan Williams: Warren 'rising' as Sanders 'fades' in 2020 field Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., appears to be losing traction to another progressive running in 2020, according to Juan Williams....
02:52 2019-06-29

Giants’ Corey Ballentine hits field quietly month after tragedy The shooting death of former Washburn University football player Dwane Simmons, an incident that left teammate and friend Corey Ballentine wounded hours after he was drafted by the Giants, remains unsolved. “At this time there are no additional updates in the Simmons/Ballentine case other than that ...
03:13 2019-05-29

‘Medicare for All’ vs. ‘Public Option’: The 2020 Field Is Split, Our Survey Shows We asked the Democratic presidential candidates how they would improve the health care system. Some want to eliminate private insurance, but many others said that was a step too far....
11:13 2019-06-23

Elizabeth Warren Gains Ground in 2020 Field, One Plan at a Time Declining to hold big-dollar fund-raisers and rolling out one policy proposal after another, Ms. Warren has strengthened her candidacy, though financial questions remain....
13:26 2019-05-28

Watch Cookie Monster lead the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field Many major-league baseball teams have the crowd sing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” for the stretch between the top and bottom halves of the seventh inning. That tradition started in Chicago, led by beloved broadcaster Harry Caray when he was still with the White Sox, who continued it after he left ...
00:39 2019-06-29

Katarina Johnson-Thompson storms past heptathlon field on Götzis day one • Johnson-Thompson 4,034pts, Williams 3,857, Bougard 3,809• Brilliant 1.95m high jump establishes thumping leadAfter the confession, the procession. On the eve of the prestigious Hypo-Meeting here, Katarina Johnson-Thompson revealed that she suffered from impostor syndrome and hated being the centre...
22:13 2019-05-25

Watch: Cookie Monster sings 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game' at Wrigley Field The Chicago Cubs called on "Sesame Street" staple Cookie Monster to sing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the seventh inning stretch before completing a series against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field....
15:39 2019-06-28

Mark Field suspended as minister after grabbing climate protester by neck Police investigate reports of assault as video shows Field forcefully removing woman Mark Field has been suspended as a Foreign Office minister after a video showed him pushing a female Greenpeace activist against a pillar and grabbing her neck while she protested at the chancellor’s Mansion House s...
13:39 2019-06-21

Stand-Ins, Push-Ups and Long Drives: How the 2020 Field Is Preparing for the Debates The debates on Wednesday and Thursday nights may represent the best — and for some, the only — opportunity to stand out in an enormous primary field....
09:13 2019-06-24

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE3ucIaZ — Denelle Confair (@DenelleConfair) J...
06:00 2019-06-09

Watch: Indians' Shane Bieber wins All-Star Game MVP on home field Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber became the second player -- and first pitcher -- in franchise history to win All-Star Game MVP after his scoreless outing in Tuesday's All-Star Game....
15:52 2019-07-10

Eoin Morgan tells England to improve attitude in field after Pakistan loss • ‘Our fielding cost us 20 runs and that is a lot in one-day game’• Joe Root refuses to be drawn on state of ball as Pakistan bowledEoin Morgan bemoaned his England side’s attitude in the field following the 14-run defeat by Pakistan that represents an early setback to their World Cup hopes.Set 349 ...
23:26 2019-06-03

Microsoft is reorging its field sales team, laying off some 'Modern Desktop' salespeople Microsoft is cutting a number of field sales jobs as part of one of its regular reorgs, specifically ones involving pushing Windows as a key part of their charter....
17:39 2019-07-10

Catholic school principal resigns after arrest at strip club while on DC field trip Principal Michael Comeau of the Holy Family Catholic School in Port Allen, La. was arrested at a D.C. strip club, while visiting on a school trip.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

Four hours of debate scrambles the Democratic presidential field, exposing Joe Biden’s vulnerabilities Candidates who had searched for momentum, including Sen. Kamala D. Harris of California and former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, rose over two debate sessions....
15:00 2019-06-28

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, hit up the strip club, then refuse to pay…all while on a school field trip....
23:52 2019-06-02

British lawmaker Mark Field under fire for removing activist at black tie event A British Conservative member of Parliament is being asked to resign after he was seen grabbing a protester and forcing her out of a fancy black tie event....
14:52 2019-06-21

Rare Roman Coin Found in a Field in England Sells for $700,000, Smashing New Records A rare 1700-year-old coin depicting Roman ruler Allectus found by an amateur metal detectorist in a field in Kent, England, has been sold for a staggering price in the UK.  ...
20:52 2019-06-09

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
02:52 2019-06-08

Biden bucks Dem 2020 field on court packing, decriminalizing border crossings Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday appeared to try and create some distance from the rest of the 2020 Democratic primary field as he ruled out packing the Supreme Court with more judges and made it clear that he is against decriminalizing border crossings....
20:52 2019-07-06

John Cusack defends not standing 'fast enough' for Wrigley Field military salute Actor John Cusack faced pushback on social media after he was caught not standing for a military salute at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field Wednesday night....
13:13 2019-05-23

Opinion: With dominant World Cup win over Sweden, USWNT puts the rest of the field on notice With 2-0 World Cup victory over Sweden that clinched top of Group F and avenged most embarrassing loss in team history, USWNT put everyone on notice.       ...
01:13 2019-06-21

Bryce Harper fires insane 310-foot throw from right field to third base for out vs. Nationals Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper fired a 310-foot throw from the outfield to retire ex-Nationals teammate Victor Robles at third base.       ...
03:26 2019-07-14

A beeping baseball gives the blind a chance to take the field, and enjoy America’s favorite pastime (KING)  A special baseball field in Puyallup, Washington is helping the blind play America’s favorite past time. “Beep ball,” or baseball for the blind, features a beeping ball, bases that make noise and a pitcher who lets players know when to swing. Last week, the Puyallup Elks Club unveiled ...
08:00 2019-07-02

Left-field cameos fuel Flying Lotus’ latest odyssey, Flamagra Every Flying Lotus album unfolds as a hero’s journey into the great unknown. On Los Angeles, the producer’s 2008 breakthrough, he scoured his hometown’s electronic underground through a sci-fi lens. Then came the space jazz of Cosmogramma, the electro-folk meditation on dreams that was Until The Qui...
18:00 2019-05-24

Swimsuit model who streaked across field during Champions League final gets special souvenir Despite getting her Instagram account suspended for running scantily clad across the field during Saturday’s UEFA Champions League final in Madrid, at least swimsuit model Kinsey Wolanski got a special souvenir out of it.  ...
13:39 2019-06-04

Howard Dean energized liberals in 2004, but he’d be on the right wing of the 2020 Democratic field Throughout his 2004 presidential campaign, Howard Dean boasted of having been regularly endorsed by the National Rifle Association as governor of Vermont, where he maintained concealed carry laws. At a Sept. 2003 Democratic debate as he was surging on the back of energetic support from liberals, Dea...
05:52 2019-06-06

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Tour de France 2019: Yellow jersey guide – Bernal leads open field "The last of our Blazin\u0027 Saddles pre-race features weighs up the credentials for each of the contenders for the yellow jersey in what is shaping up to be the most open Tour de France in years. Egan Bernal has emerged as the pre-race favourite in many people\u0027s eyes, but perhaps the experien...
15:52 2019-07-04

Mark Field suspended as minister after grabbing Greenpeace protester by the neck at City dinner Tory MP Mark Field has been suspended as a minister while investigations take place after he ejected a protester from a high profile dinner by grabbing her forcefully by the neck....
15:13 2019-06-21

Eric Swalwell says he supports DNC's decision to use debates to narrow Dem field, hours after dropping out of race Former 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, says he "agrees" with the DNC's decision to use the heightened debate requirements to narrow the wide 2020 field. ...
03:52 2019-07-09

Presidential hopefuls swap the campaign trail for the field at Congressional Women’s Softball Game The Members team ultimately fell 10-4 to the press team, despite valiant efforts from players such as 2020 presidential hopeful and team pitcher Kirsten Gillibrand....
01:13 2019-06-21

Brush fire breaks out after fireworks show at St. Lucie Mets game at First Data Field Attendees at Thursday's St. Lucie Mets game took to social media to report a fire outside First Data Field; a similar incident occurred in 2017.       ...
06:26 2019-07-05

Brumbies bring focus back to field but fall in Super Rugby semi-final Brumbies lose 39-7 to Jaguares in Buenos Aires‘We wanted to create some positivity,’ says Dan McKellarACT Brumbies coach Dan McKellar said his team was determined to create positive headlines in a year that rugby union has been plagued by off-field incidents. Sacked Wallabies star Israel Folau has d...
12:39 2019-06-29

The Mark Field video is chillingly familiar to anyone who recognises male violence | Suzanne Moore The sight of a minister manhandling a female protester should be shocking, but some felt able to look on – or even defend itThe gut knows. The gut processes what the eye sees. A woman slammed up against a wall. A man, eyes bulging with rage, his hands on her. He pushes her out of the posh dinner, hi...
19:52 2019-06-21

UA’s Smith Rewrites Record Books & 8 Cats perform at NCAA Track & Field Championships AUSTIN, Texas – The NCAA Championships opened competition on Wednesday, June 5 in Austin, Texas. Highlighting the opening day of the competition was James Smith, who set an Arizona School Record, and Jordan Geist who was tabbed as a First-Team All-American. Here’s more from WednesdayR...
09:52 2019-06-06

'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League 'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League; computer calls balls and strikes at All-Star Game       ...
16:00 2019-07-11

Chicago Cubs players call for more protective netting around field after latest foul-ball incident Several Chicago Cubs players called for more protective netting around the baseball field after a child was struck and taken to a hospital Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park....
20:52 2019-05-30

Marianne Williamson gets adoring crowds and sells millions of books. Can she make a mark on the presidential field? Self-help guru Marianne Williamson, a presidential candidate, wants to calm the nation’s anger and heal its divisions. It’s not clear that voters want to listen....
23:00 2019-05-31

Astronomers Spot Mysterious, 10-Million-Light-Year-Long Magnetic Field Connecting Two Galaxy Clusters Scientists have detected radio waves emanating from the space between a pair of galaxy clusters—evidence of intergalactic magnetic fields and fast-moving particles in the space between these giant galactic assemblages.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

Twins Broadcaster Bert Blyleven Calls For The Destruction Of Tropicana Field After The Park Stole Another Homer From Miguel Sano While the Rays were unable to stop the red-hot Twins from getting a win on Friday, at least Tropicana Field was once again victorious over Minnesota third baseman Miguel Sano....
19:13 2019-06-01

Robot Umpire Performed About As Well As Human Umpire Robot umps have finally made their way into pro baseball, and by all accounts they seem primed to make Angel Hernandez just a little less horrible at his job. A system known as TrackMan made its professional debut on Wednesday during the independent Atlantic League’s all-star game....
02:39 2019-07-12

TEST Many investors believe the stock market stage is set for an explosion -- to the upside. At the same time, this indicator has been "collapsing" while another key indicator has been "tepid at best." Here are the details......
20:26 2019-05-31

What to know about the CO2 blood test Doctors use a simple blood test to determine normal or abnormal CO2 levels in the body. Imbalances in CO2 could indicate the presence of certain health conditions. Learn about the CO2 blood test, as well as how to interpret the results, here....
23:00 2019-05-23

RA latex turbid test: What to know An RA latex turbid test looks for rheumatoid factor (RF) in the blood. High RF levels can indicate that a person has rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about this test and the results here....
23:00 2019-05-23

What to know about the protein test and results Total protein tests measure the amount of protein in a person's urine or blood. In this article, we discuss the total protein test, including its uses, normal protein levels, and what abnormal levels mean....
11:13 2019-05-30

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for the Trump White House. A redacted version of the Mueller report had been released to the public. Democratic committee leaders were threatening subpoenas...
08:26 2019-07-03

Yankees 7, Rays 1: The Yankees (and a Power Failure) Turn the Lights Out at Tropicana Field A delay resulted in a single at-bat taking 45 minutes. But when play resumed, the Yankees got right back to business with a solo homer that helped seal the win....
15:39 2019-05-21

Twins announcer Bert Blyleven on Tropicana Field: 'Blow up this place' The Twins' color commentator was not pleased after Miguel Sano's would-be home run was instead a pop-out to short.        ...
20:52 2019-06-01

Real Betis, coming off win at Real Madrid, visits D.C. United for Audi Field friendly Betis just completed its Spanish La Liga campaign in 10th place, and as the first club since 2002-03 to win at Barcelona (4-3) and at Real Madrid (2-0) in the same season....
00:00 2019-05-22

Pokemon Go Fest Dortmund Field Research: Map, Global Challenges, Reward Pokemon detailed Niantic is hosting the European leg of the Pokemon Go Fest today over in Germany, and the worldwide player base of the game gets to benefit as a result. Here' what you need to know....
14:52 2019-07-04

Greenpeace activist grabbed around the neck by Tory MP Mark Field says he should 'go on anger management course' The woman who was grabbed around the neck by Tory MP Mark Field has been named as Greenpeace activist Janet Barker, who today called for him to attend an anger management course....
15:13 2019-06-21

'I got death threats. My children got death threats' When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
12:39 2019-05-22

My DNA test confirmed it: I’m not a morning person There's a coded judgment that people who do well in the mornings hold against those of us who do not. "You're just not a morning person," they say, the words dripping with the implication that our sluggishness in the AM is a result of slovenliness. I......
15:00 2019-06-21

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue is invasive and doesn’t confront the issue....
04:13 2019-05-27

What to watch for at PFL 4: Another test for Kayla Harrison As the second half of the Professional Fighters League's regular season kicks off, a look at the biggest stories to watch at PFL 4, including Kayla Harrison's push for a finish....
17:00 2019-07-08

Mac Security Review/Test 2019 We have reviewed and tested eleven security solutions on Apple’s macOS Mojave. Read our Mac Security Test & Review 2019 to see which security solutions have been approved. Relevance of Mac security software  The closed Apple ecosystem reduces the risk of malware. This does not mean that Mac use...
19:13 2019-06-27

Renault Deal Is Put to Test in France Fiat Chrysler’s proposal to merge with Renault is under scrutiny in France where the government, unions and some executives at the French auto maker are questioning whether the plan undervalues Renault and puts jobs at risk....
04:13 2019-05-30

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a new study suggests that there's an additional facto...
19:26 2019-05-26

The test for this Knicks administration begins now The Knicks’ rhetoric about top players wanting to be here because of a new culture, vibe and an engaging head coach in David Fizdale gets put to the test starting Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie Irving officially become free agents, and the Knicks have room for two max...
11:26 2019-06-30

Get a Free HIV Test Today at Walgreens For a few more hours, you might be able to get a free HIV test at a nearby Walgreens as part of a partnership with Greater Than AIDS for National HIV Testing Day....
00:00 2019-06-28

How to pass a smog test, and what to do if your car fails Staying up to date on car maintenance and taking care of check engine lights could help you pass the all important smog test.       ...
00:13 2019-06-13

Trump baby blimp rises again – near Trump robot on toilet – for London visit The London-based Stop Trump Coalition, which owns the blimp, is reviving the baby blimp to protest the president's visit this week.        ...
16:13 2019-06-04

Ben Carson stumbles in 'field of acronyms' Two Democratic lawmakers stumped Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson in a hearing on Tuesday. They asked him about acronyms that relate to the federal government and housing. (May 22)        ...
09:52 2019-05-22

Bloodhound will test its supersonic car in Africa this October The Bloodhound supersonic car project might be all about getting from A to B as quickly as possible, but its journey to date has been anything but streamlined. Since the project was announced in 2008, it's been besieged with obstacles, and last year......
14:26 2019-07-10

Parental Control Certification Test 2019 AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic websites, have no more than a few false alarms on child-friendly websites, and have no severe unresolved bugs (or design flaws) discovered during the revi...
12:39 2019-07-10

Before You Take a Mail-In DNA Test, Brace Yourself for Family Secrets Like many people, Barbara Greenberg wasn’t looking to unlock any deep, dark family secrets when she spit into a tube a few years ago and sent her DNA off to be analyzed. “I was just curious to see if I would find anything a bit interesting,” Greenberg says....
17:39 2019-07-12

Do you believe in UFOs? China hints at test of new missile With a cryptic message about UFOs and a picture of a missile launcher, China's military has hinted that it has carried out a test of a new missile, after images of an object streaking toward the sky circulated on Chinese social media....
09:52 2019-06-04

Second-Quarter Earnings to Test Soaring Market The next test for the highflying stock market begins this week as companies kick off reporting what could be their biggest quarterly profit contraction in three years....
15:52 2019-07-14

Air France will test biometric boarding at JFK and Houston Air France-KLM plans to swap boarding passes for facial recognition on Air France flights departing from John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City and George Bush International Airport (IAH) in Houston. The trial run is expected to......
22:13 2019-07-11

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
06:13 2019-06-10

MRI scans to be trialled as test for prostate cancer Simple scans ‘could revolutionise the way that we diagnose disease’, says professorHundreds of men will be given MRI scans in a groundbreaking clinical trial that scientists say could transform screening for prostate cancer.The £5m trial, which begins in August, is pioneering a simple, 10-minute sca...
06:00 2019-06-10

Bath Co. Students Test Out Solar Race Car SPARTA, Ky. (LEX 18)– Students at Bath County High School tested out their solar race car at the Kentucky Speedway Friday. Some of them aren’t even old enough to drive a car, but they certainly can build one. The car is the result of a 24-month project as part of the Solar Car Challenge....
04:00 2019-06-22

Anti-Phishing Certification Test 2019 Anti-Phishing test: security products published passing the 2019 test Every year we publish the results of our phishing protection certification test. These tests evaluate the protection provided against phishing websites. These deceptive websites can pose a real threat to Internet users, as they at...
18:39 2019-06-28

Test Your Typing Speed in 54 Languages at 10FastFingers Hoo boy, I just got my heart rate up with a typing test. At 10FastFingers, you can test your typing speed in most major and European languages, measure yourself against other typists in your language, and compete in realtime (but only in English)....
16:26 2019-05-28

Will poppy seeds really show up on a drug test? Employee screening firm JDP recently analyzed 12 months of Google search trends data related to 150 of America’s biggest employers. A common search: “Does my company drug test?” Drug testing for pre-employment, and even same-day random drug testing during employment, is common across industries. Pen...
21:39 2019-06-09

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important than speed!...
14:33 2019-05-21

What If Colleges Used Only Test Scores to Fill Campuses? Researchers wondered what the nation’s most selective colleges and universities would look like if they admitted students solely on the basis of SAT scores. Their answer: Campuses would be wealthier, whiter and more male....
05:39 2019-06-24

Tesla's mystery test car may be a Model S refresh For the most part, Tesla's Model S has maintained a familiar look since it was introduced in 2012 -- the largest external change was the elimination of the fake grille back in 2016. There might be a refresh looming on the horizon, however. A driver n......
12:00 2019-06-16

Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prompted the company to look for another site for tria......
14:26 2019-06-12

Ford will test new self-driving cars in Detroit Ford is testing a new fleet of self-driving vehicles in its homebase of Detroit. Argo AI, Ford's autonomous vehicle arm, announced it would deploy its third-generation vehicles in Detroit and Corktown. The Ford Fusion Hybrids will be equipped with a......
10:39 2019-06-13

What’s Suspicious? Here’s How Banks Apply the Smell Test The phrase “if you see something, say something” isn’t just about packages left on the subway. Banks around the world have a similar duty. The first line of defense against money laundering and other financial crimes often boils down to the thousands of bank employees flagging transactions that some...
23:13 2019-05-23

U.S. Says Russia Is Likely Defying Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Russia has likely been carrying out low-yield nuclear tests to upgrade its nuclear arsenal, according to a new U.S. intelligence assessment, challenging Moscow’s claims that it is adhering to an international treaty....
17:00 2019-05-29

Failure is an option: what changes in the MOT test have meant for drivers It’s one dreaded outcome of the MOT test, which got tougher a year ago this week. We ask those in the know all about it Second only to waiting to hear if you’ve passed your driving test has to be waiting to hear whether your car has passed its MOT. Fail and you know putting things right is going to...
08:26 2019-05-25

Netflix's pop-out player test is perfect for procrastination Netflix appears to be testing a "pop-out player." The feature lets users watch videos in a small floating box that hovers above other windows and applications, and the tool could be ideal for multitasking....
16:52 2019-06-21

We Put Microsoft’s Project xCloud To An Unexpected Test It’s unclear how accurately one can judge a new game-streaming service at a show like E3 here in Los Angeles, when the value of the service is going to be whether it works in normal situations. E3 ain’t a normal situation. But after Xbox chief Phil Spencer asked me yesterday if I wanted to try, I fi...
19:13 2019-06-11

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
22:13 2019-06-14

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Huawei P30: the ultimate camera test Any smartphone can take a picture, but only the best handsets can take a great picture, and the OnePlus 7 Pro and Huawei P30 are two of the most high-end devices for photography.Each has three rear snappers – one standard, one ultra-wide, and one for long distance pictures – and they a...
15:52 2019-06-30

Trump may be about to face his biggest test yet on the economy Political and economic forces appear to have combined this year in a way that has darkened the outlook, which could be problematic for the president’s reelection efforts....
06:00 2019-06-18

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber rating be docked if youdon’t tip? What side of the car should you sit on? Small talk or silence?Since Uber first began to allow users to check their r...
08:39 2019-06-01

Albania’s local election is a test for its democracy Albania’s municipal elections don’t normally provoke much interest beyond the country’s border, but the holding of this weekend’s vote — or failure to do so — appears decisive in its bid to start full membership negotiations with the European Union...
22:52 2019-06-28

How to Protect Your DNA Data Before and After Taking an at-Home Test Mail-in genetic tests offer a wealth of information about your ancestry and insight into medical risks — in exchange for a lot of data. Here’s where that data goes, and how to delete it....
00:13 2019-06-13

Johnson must be put to the test in UK PM race: rival Gove Boris Johnson, the front-runner to replace Theresa May as British prime minister but who has so far kept a low profile in the leadership race, needs to be put to the test, rival contender Michael Gove said on Monday....
09:52 2019-06-17

MotoE World Cup completes first test since devastating fire The MotoE World Cup has held its first test, including a simulated qualifying and race at Valencia, since the entire electric bike series paddock was destroyed by fire in March...
05:01 2019-06-20

You can test Mozilla’s new fast and secure Android browser now Mozilla has announced the first preview of a completely redesigned version of Firefox brower for Android, and you can test it right away. Firefox Preview has been built from the ground up using Mozilla’s own GeckoView rendering engine and will ultimately replace the current Firefox for Android mobil...
08:39 2019-06-28

Army to Test New Helluva Way to Die: Robotic Combat Vehicles The U.S. Army—which has already been testing robotic squad vehicles like the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) and semi-autonomous targeting systems like the Advanced Targeting and Lethality Automated System (ATLAS)—says it will conduct live-fire testing of a new Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) b...
06:52 2019-07-14

NASA: Crews working 24 hours for test launch A NASA official says some crews are working around the clock at the space agency's rocket factory in New Orleans to meet a fall 2020 test launch deadline for a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts toward the moon and Mars.(June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Business Security Test March-June 2019 The first half-year report of our 2019 Enterprise main-test series containing a Real-World Protection, Malware Protection and Performance Test has been released. Also product reviews are included. Please read the report for details....
14:52 2019-07-13

Twitter to Test Its 'Hide Replies' Feature From Next Week Twitter's much-awaited hide replies feature will start rolling out to select users in Canada from next week for testing. The feature doesn't remove tweets but simply lets them hide the replies they......
20:00 2019-07-12