Year: 2020

Report: Champions League final lined up for late August

A report states that UEFA have earmarked late August to host the final of both the 2019-20 Champions League and Europa League. Due to the coronavirus pandemic both of UEFA’s showpiece tournaments have been postponed indefinitely, as European soccer’s governing body initially wanted the 2019-20 season to be completed by June 30 but have since […]

Say cheers to new beginnings of Baisakhi with these easy, nutty recipes

Use your lockdown time to cook up these Baisakhi special recipes. It is the season of harvest and celebrating regional new year for different parts of the country. Even in a lockdown, the spirit of festivities is hard to resist. Baisakhi, one of the most popular festivals celebrated in Punjab and some other states, marks the […]

Lagardere may get help from allies in fight with Amber Capital

Lagardere (LAGA.PA) gained almost 13% on Thursday after Les Echos reported the French multimedia conglomerate could get help from French tycoon Vincent Bollore and Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière, who heads finance group Fimalac, in its fight with Amber Capital. For more than four years, the activist hedge fund has been criticising the management and stock […]

Developers can use Alexa’s ‘long-form’ speaking style to read the news

Developers building apps that deliver content spoken aloud by AI assistants have a new trick to implement with Amazon’s Alexa voice now. A new “long-form” speaking style (you can hear a sample of it here, compared to the neutral setting here) uses an updated text-to-speech model that’s optimized to read content like this blog post. […]

Model Who Allegedly Kidnapped Daughter 6 Years Ago From Dad’s Home Is Found with Girl in Motel Room

A 37-year-old model accused of kidnapping her daughter in 2014 was apprehended earlier this month in Texas after allegedly calling police to her hotel room and claiming her ex-husband was trying to poison her. Madisonville Police Chief Herbert Gilbert tells PEOPLE that on the night of April 3, officers arrested Heather Inks, a fugitive who […]

Partick Thistle accepts cruel relegation despite match-in-hand

Scottish Championship side Partick Thistle entered the coronavirus suspension with reason to believe it would escape the drop zone when the season reached its conclusion. The Glaswegian side sat 10th in the Championship, which is the second-tier’s only automatic relegation spot. They were two points back of the ninth-place playoff spot and five back of […]

Looking to build long-term immunity? Try this easy kadha recipe from chef Saransh Goila

Boost your immunity for the long haul. Here’s how. It’s the season of immunity boosters. COVID-19 or not, immunity is a pertinent factor for one’s health in the long run. It not only means one can keep their fitness going but also helps fight several seasonal allergies and infections. Experts are of the view that home remedies for immunity work […]

Starboard ends proxy fight at eBay, withdraws director nominations

Activist investor Starboard on Thursday ended its proxy fight at eBay (EBAY.O) by withdrawing its four director nominees four days after the ecommerce company named a new chief executive. EBay said it plans to name another independent director in the coming months and will consider the people Starboard had suggested as directors. The decision ends […]

Overbridge 2 tears down the wall between your PC and your synth

For die hard fans of Elektron, Overbridge is both a boon and an endless source of frustration. Overbridge is the company’s software suite that’s supposed to seamlessly integrate their musical instruments with your computer. By all accounts, when it works, it works pretty well. (I don’t own any Overbridge-compatible gear, so I can’t personally vouch […]

Oklahoma Teen, 18, Is Fatally Shot During Home Invasion, Leaving Behind Baby Son

Police in Oklahoma are investigating the murder of an 18-year-old mother after she was shot during a home invasion. On April 9, police responded to reports of a shooting in southwest Oklahoma City. Upon arrival, officers found Madison Farley, 18, suffering from gunshot wounds, according to a police press release. Police learned that a party […]