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28th June 2016 00:50
Marcus Willis might be far from a household name in the world of tennis, but the 25-year-old from unglamorous Slough in England has just made the ultimate entrance at Wimbledon. The player, who's ranked number 772 in the world (and number 23 in Britain), destroyed Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis in straight sets on the first day of the annual tournament. Berankis is ranked 54th in the world. In the process, Willis netted at least £50,000 ($66,000) — way more than the…
28th June 2016 00:26
Death Row Records co-founder Marion 'Suge' Knight is suing Chris Brown, singer Pia Mia Perez and the owners of the 1 Oak nightclub where he was shot seven times at a party in 2014, according to legal documents obtained by Mashable. In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, Knight accuses Brown and the nightclub of failing to have adequate security and preventing people from bringing firearms into the property. He survived gunshot wounds to the abdomen,…
28th June 2016 00:22
A federal judge ruled Monday that Mississippi clerks cannot cite their own religious beliefs to recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. SEE ALSO: Pope: Gay people and others marginalized deserve an apology U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves' ruling blocks the state from enforcing part of a religious objections bill that was supposed to become law Friday. Reeves is extending his previous order that overturned Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage. He says circuit clerks are required to provide…
27th June 2016 23:58
If you're looking to halt your emotional recovery from the Game of Thrones' season finale, it just got much easier. "Light of the Seven," the chilling song that opened up the episode and made you feel so tense and vulnerable, has been made available on Spotify. Now you can spend your commute reliving Cersei's final transformation into the ruthless queen we always knew she would be. SEE ALSO: A scorecard for this season's big 'Game of Thrones' fan theories The show's…
27th June 2016 23:56
Ludacris is going to Guantanamo Bay. The Grammy-winning rapper is set to perform at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba on the Fourth of July for the annual Freedom Festival, according to The Miami Herald. According to The Herald, the festival takes place miles away from the prison where 89 detainees are still being held, at the Windward Ferry Landing. SEE ALSO: Ludacris has a ludicrous diamond-studded Apple Watch This is not the first time a musician has performed at Guantanamo…
27th June 2016 23:43
Google is mining photos from a satellite launched in 2013 to create a better, cloud-free image of Earth from above. The newest mosaic is an updated version of one produced in 2013. The new version was pieced together mostly using data from the Landsat 8 satellite, launched by NASA, which snaps "twice as many images as Landsat 7 does every day," according to Google. SEE ALSO: The Future of Google Maps: You'll Never Be Lost Again "This new rendition of Earth…
27th June 2016 23:32
What horrible quality unites all bottled cleaning items like shampoo, conditioner and liquid detergent? It is virtually impossible to get the last drops out. And so, you end up wasting product and more importantly, money. Luckily, researchers from The Ohio State University are on a mission to remove that tiny frustration from our lives with their latest invention. SEE ALSO: This ingenious no-electricity cooler made with plastic bottles is helping Bangladesh cope with summer Engineers Bharat Bhushan and Philip Brown have…
27th June 2016 23:28
When "dieselgate" first broke late last year, Volkswagen set aside roughly $7.3 billion to pay for the scandal worldwide. Turns out, it might cost the automaker more than double that figure to settle — and that is just in the U.S. SEE ALSO: Tesla signs $9 billion agreement to build factory in China, report says Volkswagen is scheduled to file its emission-cheating settlement in court on Tuesday morning. The German carmaker is planning to buy back diesel-powered models from owners in…
27th June 2016 23:20
Everyone remain calm and sit perfectly still. The dirt clod cannot see us if we don't move. During the bottom of the 5th of Sunday's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies, a solitary clump of dirt on the pitcher's mound brought two teams of grown men, umpires included, to a standstill. SEE ALSO: Boy at a baseball game will stare into your soul The dirt clod ate up a mind-boggling five minutes. It was first was assessed,…
27th June 2016 23:00
In a bid to bolster its cloud capacities, Space?Time Insight bought San Francisco-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) startup GoFactory for an undisclosed amount. San Mateo-based Space-Time said the acquisition will boost its real-time visual analytics by adding GoFactory’s industry expertise and IIoT technologies. This follows another recent cloud computing acquisition, where Samsung bought Joyent... Read more » The post Space-Time Insights aims for the IIoT cloud with GoFactory appeared first on ReadWrite.