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Venture capital firm sues ex-Uber CEO for fraud

Venture capital firm sues ex-Uber CEO for fraud

In a lawsuit filed in DE on Thursday, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm, which holds an Uber board seat, accused Kalanick, the company's co-founder, of engaging in a power play to get himself reinstated as CEO. Benchmark itself has a seat on the board and aided efforts to get the former CEO to resign in June. If successful, the Benchmark lawsuit could kick Kalanick off the board of directors, making his return impossible. Read More

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Lunar eclipse serves as prelude to much-anticipated solar eclipse

The August moon in seen in a partial lunar eclipse rise over the Ionian sea in Zakynthos island. The lunar eclipse will start at around 10.52 p m on the night of August 7 and will continue till 00.48 a m IST. "A pair of binoculars will help magnify the view and will make the red coloration of the moon brighter", Pagasa added. The North Shreveport Branch, West Shreveport Branch and Means Shreveport Branch will also be hosting watch parties during the eclipse . Read More

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Destiny 2 blocks some popular game capture programs and Discord overlays

Destiny 2 blocks some popular game capture programs and Discord overlays

Most notably, the game capture functionality of streaming programs like OBS and XSplit won't work. NVIDIA Shadowplay and AMD ReLive are supported. These incompatibilities also extend to voice and hardware monitoring applications as well. There was no clear confirmation from Bungie on whether or not the new Social Space in Destiny 2 will be accessible to PC players in beta. Read More

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NASA Issues Warning About Unsafe Eclipse Viewing Glasses

NASA Issues Warning About Unsafe Eclipse Viewing Glasses

NEVER LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN even during the eclipse , without approved protection! If you've been looking online, you've probably read throw-away lines about not being able to see the eclipse because of clouds. Kentucky State Parks will be participating in the Aug. 21 Great American Solar Eclipse with fun and educational events during July and August. Unfortunately, this doesn't happen because the moon's orbit around the earth is tilted 5 degrees. Read More

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Djokovic In The Quarterfinals Of Wimbledon

Djokovic In The Quarterfinals Of Wimbledon

A third break of the match came his way at the start of set two, but Mannarino - striking the ball sweetly from a short backlift - fought back admirably from 3-0 down to force a tie-break. Djokovic was also troubled with his shoulder. With the score at 5-4 and Djokovic serving for the match, Mannarino managed one final heave and pushed Djokovic to deuce once more and one final rally. Read More

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Egyptian soldiers killed or injured in terror attacks

Egyptian soldiers killed or injured in terror attacks

This as the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has been suffering major setbacks inflicted by government and pro-government forces in Iraq and Syria, where the militant group first took territory and gained notoriety. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Islamic State militants have been waging an insurgency in the rugged, thinly populated Sinai Peninsula. Read More

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Packing a Wallop(s): NASA finally launches Va. rocket

Packing a Wallop(s): NASA finally launches Va. rocket

EDT, says the United States space agency, adding that the backup launch day is June 30. The agency has been trying to launch the rocket from Wallops Flight Facility since May 31, with no success. Those canisters then deployed turquoise and red vapor into the upper atmosphere, forming artificial clouds in vivid colors visible from the ground for hundreds of miles. Read More

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Andy Murray Promises to Donate Queen's Prize Money to Grenfell Tower Victims

Andy Murray suffered one of the most embarrassing defeats of his career, as the world number one slumped to a stunning Queen's Club first-round exit against Australia's Jordan Thompson on Tuesday . Thompson, 23, made it through as a lucky loser, but there was nothing fortunate about his win over five-times Queen's victor Murray, who was blighted by a severe lack of consistency at the London warm-up event. Read More

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SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA

SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA

Liftoff is targeted for 5:55PM EST (10:55PM BST) followed by the post-launch news conference at 7:30PM EST. However, inclement weather prompted a 48-hour scrub. Live launch coverage of the SpaceX Nasa resupply CRS-11 mission launch will begin on Nasa Television , the SpaceX website and SpaceX's hosted webcast on YouTube at 5:15PM EST (10:15PM BST). Read More

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Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

They were in a similar situation a year ago to the Steph Curry-led Warriors . Only former Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson had eight prior finals triple doubles. Probably, but it wasn't blatant enough for the officials to blow that play dead. But make no mistake, beyond winning titles is a level of greatness the Warriors aspire to reach, a place among the all-time best . Read More

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