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Benchmark is blocking attempts to sell Uber shares to other investors

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The Uber board has been in discussions with three investors each looking to buy into the company, New York Times' Mike Isaac and Katie Benner reported over the weekend . According to Axios' Dan Primack , Shervin Pishevar of Sherpa Capital, Ron Burkle of Yucaipa Companies, and Adam Leber of Maverick sent a petition Friday morning to other Uber investors and Uber's board of directors calling for Benchmark to step aside. Read More »

Call of Duty: WW2's private multiplayer beta detailed

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Also included in the announcements however is a special new " War Mode ", a new multiplayer mode that will pit players on two different teams as they fight their way across various warzones. Although Activision and Sledgehammer Games will have a lot of features on offer, there's still a LOT of maps , modes and more that won't be available as part of the Private Beta. Read More »

U.S. v. Hutchins: Security Researcher Pleads Not Guilty To Hacking Charges

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He was arrested in Las Vegas and charged with developing Kronos - malware allegedly created to steal banking logins and other financial information - in early August. His trial has been scheduled to start in October. Under his agreement with the prosecutor, he will be able to travel to Los Angeles to continue working as a security researcher for the time being. Read More »

Gorakhpur Hospital Tragedy: All you need to know

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It also said that the issue of encephalitis was taken up with the state's chief secretary during an open hearing at Lucknow conducted between August 9 and 11. "Yogi should resign as CM, because he has no right to hold the post now", Ashutosh demanded. 'We will know [after the investigation] whether it was because of an oxygen shortage or due to a lack of proper treatment, ' Adityanath told reporters . Read More »

Japan Deploys Missile Defense Over NKorea Threat to Guam

The US State Department has announced a ban on all Americans from traveling to North Korea following the death of US college student Otto Warmbier who passed away in June 2017 after 17 months in North Korean captivity. On Wednesday, Mr Trump followed up his " fire and fury " warning with a boast about U.S. nuclear capabilities. But Sullivan said the US needs "belts and suspenders" when it comes to missile defense - redundancy. Read More »

Gov. McAuliffe to protesters: 'Go home'

McAuliffe's remarks come after white nationalist marchers clashed with counter-protesters, and a vehicle plowed into a group described as anti-racist demonstrators, killing one and injuring 19. He says the Republican president "needs to come out stronger" against the actions of white supremacists. "My message is clear". You have made our commonwealth stronger. Read More »

Nokia 5 smartphone to go on sale in India tomorrow; Offline…

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Besides, the Nokia 5 pre-booking already started on July 7 in India. HMD Global had promised that the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 will go on sale in India starting mid-August. "The Nokia 5 has been precision engineered out of a single block of 6000 series aluminium to create a ideal pillowed body that flows seamlessly into the laminated 5.2" IPS HD display with sculpted Corning® Gorilla® Glass. Read More »

This is LG V30's new ticker "display"

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Ah, we're sure the dedicated ticker screens have their fans but it is what it is - the ticker display is dead, starting with the LG V30 . It allows for quick access to frequently used functions and can be dragged completely off the FullVision display when not needed. Read More »

Amazon recalling some eclipse glasses ‘not confirmed safe for viewing’

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The American Astronomical Society also has a website where you can determine if your eclipse glasses are safe. "Safety is among our highest priorities". Any customers concerned about their eclipse glasses but did not receive an email about the recall are asked out to contact Amazon customer service. Millions of Americans are getting ready to view the next eclipse on August 21, but Dr. Read More »

Solar Eclipse Safe Viewing Seminar

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The event is free and open to all ages. Within the path of totality , you can safely witness the two or more minutes when the moon completely covers the sun with the naked eye. The focused sunlight can melt the filter and damage the eyes. "We recommend that you DO NOT use this product to view the sun or the eclipse". Normal sunglasses don't provide enough protection. Read More »

SoundCloud secures its 'largest financing round,' names former Vimeo exec new CEO

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That's the approach Trainor used at Vimeo: charging filmmakers to use its video-sharing, marketing and analytics tools. Digital music service SoundCloud will continue to operate following a new investment round. SoundCloud's struggles have been well publicized over recent months. As I said, we're not going anywhere. He said that SoundCloud is at the cusp of a turn-around, having invested years building out the technology platform and amassing a large user base. Read More »

Shopian encounter: 2 jawans martyred, 3 terrorists killed

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A senior police officer said two militants had managed to escape from the cordoned area during the operation. News agency ANI quoted the state's senior superintendent of police as saying that one militant had been killed. The encounter ensued between the government forces and militants on Saturday evening was the forces suspended the operation around 10:30 pm which resumed Sunday morning. Read More »

Female employees to file lawsuit against Google for sexism and pay gap

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Damore was sacked on Monday after his memo, which claimed that biological differences made women less suited for careers in tech, was circulated widely. Google must now grapple with possible lawsuits; a fired employee who's fast becoming a public figure; an ongoing debate over the limits of free speech; a surge of employees leaking information; and a struggle to protect employees as it becomes the latest villain for the alt-right. Read More »

Elon Musk denies sacking staffer in pay row

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Tesla smashed all of those targets. Soon after the book was first published, Musk's ex-wife Justine Musk wrote about an incident between her and Musk, and without taking sides, compared it with the alleged way in which Mary Beth was sacked. Read More »

Public Libraries Giving Away Solar Eclipse Glasses

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It will be a total eclipse in a small swath from the West Coast to the East Coast and a partial eclipse for the entire North American continent. Aspiring eclipse watchers in northern IL only will be able to see about 87 percent of the sun obscured. Read More »

Upcoming Solar Eclipse Could Impact Business Aircraft Operations

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While Arizona is not along the path of totality for the 2017 event, it still lies within the area that will see a substantial partial eclipse. In addition to its preparation event, the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society also will help people experience the solar eclipse by having members out from noon to 3 p.m. Read More »

LG Unveils V30 Smartphone Featuring an F1.6 Aperture Camera

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We're nearing the launch of the LG V30 , and a new report indicates we'll see both the regular version and a Plus variant of this phone launch at the same time. If these reports are true, then LG's upcoming V30 Plus smartphone will be taking Samsung's yet-to-be-launched #Galaxy Note 8 smartphone head on. Read More »

Unlike Sun, Guam trusts in President Trump

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A video shows Gov. Eddie Baza Calvo laughing and joking with the president as they discuss everything from the readiness of the USA military to tourism. The New York Times was mocked by social media users on Friday after the paper tweeted out a question asking which was the greater threat to Guam: a nuclear bomb threat from North Korea or climate change? "I'm glad you're holding the helm sir", Calvo said. Read More »

How to View the Solar Eclipse From Hawai'i This Summer

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It can be humbling. The Great American Solar Eclipse! "The difference between a partial and a total (eclipse ) is literally night and day", he said. There are many kinds of solar eclipses. Some of the major cities located along the path of totality include: Salem, Oregon; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Casper, Wyoming; Carbondale, Illinois; Nashville, Tennessee and Columbia and Charleston in SC. Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Blood Orchid Releases on August 29th

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The developer temporarily postponed the regular season updates earlier this year in order to launch Operation Health , a series of updates created to fix the various bugs and server issues that do affect the game. The new map may be set in a theme park, definitely in Honk Kong, as the teaser image looks to feature an abandoned rollercoaster. While the operators are free to play for those with the Season Pass on August 29th, everyone else can access them on September 5th and must use in-game ... Read More »

Are total solar eclipses possible on other planets?

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His assertion has fueled a number of conspiracy theories. Meade, a proven conspiracy theorist, has underlined warnings present in the Old Testament. Speaking to the Star, he described how, on August 21, the eclipse will begin and we will all be plunged into darkness, "just as Isaiah predicts". "The rising Sun will be darkened and the Moon will not give its light". Read More »