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December 17, 2018 1:05 AM Philip Colbert updates pop art for the digital age in new show

LONDON (Reuters) - Artist and designer Philip Colbert, whose surrealist clothes have been worn by Lady Gaga and Rita Ora, brings pop art back to British painting with a new show that comments on consumerist culture, climate change and our appetite for social media. Scottish born Colbert, who has worked across music, fashion and design, says his large-scale 193

December 14, 2018 2:52 AM NFL playoff picture: AFC, NFC seeds through Week 15

The Los Angeles Chargers' wild 29-28 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night left the two teams in a virtual tie atop the AFC West. Meanwhile, the Houston Texans took one step closer to the AFC South title with a win on Saturday night. Let's get to the details of the NFL playoff picture as it would look if the season had ended following Thursday's 98

November 5, 2018 6:03 PM Deal between NFL, Epic Games brings uniforms to Fortnite

Fans of the NFL who play Fortnite will soon be able to have their character wear an NFL jersey. The league announced Monday that it struck a deal with Epic Games, the maker of the popular game. "We see the popularity of Fortnite every day at the NFL as many of our players are passionate about the game," Brian Rolapp, chief media and business officer 90

October 26, 2018 3:34 PM AI Guru Andrew Ng on the Job Market of Tomorrow

The co-founder of Google’s deep-learning research team on the promise of a conditional basic income, the need for a skills-based education system and what CEOs don’t understand about artificial intelligence Sentient artificial intelligence may take hundreds of years to develop, but AI is already beginning to transform nearly every industry, says Andrew 112

October 22, 2018 6:14 PM Oculus co-founder to leave Facebook

(Reuters) - VR headset maker Oculus co-founder Brendan Trexler Iribe is leaving Facebook Inc, according to his post on the social media network on Monday. Oculus, which makes Oculus Rift and Gear VR headsets, was acquired by Facebook in 2014 for $3 billion. In 2016, Facebook reassigned Iribe, who had been Oculus’ chief executive, to head development 94

October 20, 2018 3:23 PM Motor racing: Hamilton v Vettel, the Formula One season so far

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can clinch his fifth Formula One world championship at Sunday’s U.S. Grand Prix. Hamilton started the season on pole position but Vettel took the 48th victory of his career, after a Mercedes miscalculation during a virtual safety car period that allowed the German to take the lead. Vettel’s turn to start on pole in a Ferrari 100

October 12, 2018 4:20 PM Fox on Tech: Google’s new gadgets

After months of rumors and high-profile releases from other tech giants, Google finally took the wraps off its new generation of gadgets, hoping to take on Apple and others as the holidays get closer. Need some accessories to go along with that phone? Give the Pixel Stand a shot. It's Google's latest display gadget, capable of holding your phone upright 99

September 26, 2018 9:06 PM Federal judge sides with CFTC on virtual currency oversight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge said on Wednesday that virtual currencies meet the definition of a “commodity” and fall within the jurisdiction of the U.S. derivatives regulator, allowing the agency to pursue fraud allegations against My Big Coin Pay Inc. The closely-watched decision by a U.S. district court should allow the Commodity Futures 91

September 24, 2018 8:56 AM Real Madrid hope €525m Bernabeu renovation gives them 'best stadium in world'

Real Madrid's general assembly voted in favour of putting the club €525 million into debt in order to fund the remodelling of the Santiago Bernabeu. The 92 percent of voters who supported the works -- 1,017 were in favour, 57 were against and 23 abstained -- did so on Sunday based on president Florentino Perez's promise that the new stadium would generate 103

September 20, 2018 9:04 PM Cryptocurrency has hit bottom, bitcoin due for renaissance: Novogratz

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Novogratz, former macro hedge fund manager and founder of cryptocurrency asset management firm Galaxy Digital Capital Management, on Thursday said that the bottom in cryptocurrency prices has been reached and bitcoin is due to bounce back. Bitcoin was last valued at $6,419.03, less than a third of its peak near $20,000 in December 105