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Sudden asteroid flyby shows blind spot in detecting planetary threats

Sudden asteroid flyby shows blind spot in detecting planetary threats

WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) – The discovery of an asteroid the size of a small transport truck just days before its passage to Earth on Thursday, although it poses no threat to humans, highlights a blind spot in our ability to predict which ones might actually cause damage, astronomers say. For years, NASA prioritized detecting …

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Taylor Swift Concert Fiasco Leads to U.S. Senate Grill Ticketmaster

Taylor Swift Concert Fiasco Leads to U.S. Senate Grill Ticketmaster

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – U.S. senators on Tuesday denounced Live Nation Entertainment’s lack of transparency and failure to block robotic ticket purchases, in a hearing called after a major fiasco involving ticket sales for Taylor Swift’s upcoming concert tour. Ticketmaster, a subsidiary of Live Nation Entertainment Inc (LYV.N), which has been unpopular with fans …

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Exclusive: Binance Moved $346 Million For Seized Crypto Exchange Bitzlato, Data Shows

Exclusive: Binance Moved $346 Million For Seized Crypto Exchange Bitzlato, Data Shows

LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Crypto giant Binance has handled nearly $346 million in bitcoin for digital currency exchange Bitzlato, whose founder was arrested by U.S. authorities last week for allegedly mining a “money laundering engine,” according to blockchain data seen by Reuters shows. On Jan. 18, the Justice Department said it had charged Bitzlato …

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Exclusive: Geely plans to turn London black cab maker into powerhouse

Exclusive: Geely plans to turn London black cab maker into powerhouse

COVENTRY, England, Jan 23 (Reuters) – China’s Geely (0175.HK) is planning a big investment to transform the maker of London’s iconic black cabs into a high-volume all-electric brand with a range of commercial and passenger vehicles, unit leaders told Reuters. London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is also aiming to expand its range of services, which …

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Are flip phones making a comeback? Old technology piques the interest of Gen Z.

What goes around comes around. Popularized in the late 90s and early 2000s, clamshell “clamshell phones” were all the rage for their compact design – a fraction of the size of the large “brick” phones a few years earlier – and offered a satisfactory closing when you hang up a call. But flip phones weren’t …

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US home sales fall to 12-year low;  glimmers of hope are emerging

US home sales fall to 12-year low; glimmers of hope are emerging

Existing home sales fall 1.5% in December Sales fall 17.8% in 2022, the biggest annual drop since 2008 Median home price rises 2.3% from a year ago WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – U.S. existing home sales fell to their lowest level in 12 years in December, but falling mortgage rates prompted cautious optimism that the …

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Daily deals: First discount on Alienware 2nd Gen QD OLED 34-inch gaming monitor, TCL Alto soundbar for $69.99 and more

Daily deals: First discount on Alienware 2nd Gen QD OLED 34-inch gaming monitor, TCL Alto soundbar for $69.99 and more

If you’re ready to upgrade your monitor, you’re in luck today. For the first time, Dell is offering a discounted 34-inch Alienware Quantum Dots OLED gaming monitor. In other news, get a TCL Alto 8+ soundbar with built-in Fire TV for just $69.99, a 50-inch 4K Roku TV for $198, or an Alienware RTX 3080 …

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The Fed will offer two 25 basis point hikes in the first quarter, followed by a long pause

The Fed will offer two 25 basis point hikes in the first quarter, followed by a long pause

BENGALURU, Jan 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve will end its tightening cycle after hiking 25 basis points at each of its next two policy meetings, then likely keep interest rates stable for at least the next rest of the year, according to most economists in a Reuters poll. Fed officials generally agree that …

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Kylie Jenner, Hailey Bieber and Gen Z are rocking the ‘pantless’ fashion trend

No pants, no problem? Kylie Jenner, Hailey Bieber, Bella Hadid and other stars and fashion notables seem to think so. They usher in a Gen Z fashion trend of leaving the house in only tights or underwear – no outerwear required. Sound risky to you? It’s just the latest way this generation is taking creative …

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