Art

"Protesters dressed as world leaders rally outside the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C."

"Protesters dressed as world leaders rally outside the Trump hotel in Washington, D.C."

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Education

Stark raises $1.5M for a toolkit that helps developers and others create more inclusive design – TechCrunch

Stark raises $1.5M for a toolkit that helps developers and others create more inclusive design – TechCrunch

Diversity and inclusion are slowly, slowly moving away from being an afterthought (or worse, a no-thought) in the tech world. And to underscore the new attention the area is getting — in every aspect of the concept — today a startup that’s building tools to help designers and developers make their end products more accessible to people with visual impairments is announcing some funding. Stark , a New York-based startup that lets designers ... Full story

Economics

Tiffany and LVMH could patch things up with cut-price deal

Tiffany and LVMH could patch things up with cut-price deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. jeweler Tiffany & Co and French luxury goods giant LVMH are in talks to settle their dispute over a $16 billion takeover at a price slightly lower than that initially agreed, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Slideshow ( 2 images ). The negotiations were based on a price in the range of $131-$134 for each Tiffany share, against the $135 price when the deal was first agreed last November. An agreement at ... Full story

Entertainment

Arc de Triomphe bomb alert in Paris lifted  Reuters

Arc de Triomphe bomb alert in Paris lifted Reuters

Slideshow ( 4 images ). PARIS (Reuters) - The areas around the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower in central Paris have been reopened after briefly being evacuated on Tuesday for security alerts, police told Reuters. The Arc de Triomphe area and surrounding subway stations had been evacuated following a bomb alert, but by 1630 GMT traffic was back to normal, police and witnesses said. The Paris Champ de Mars park around the Eiffel Tower had also ... Full story

Health

Novavax delays U.S. trial of COVID-19 vaccine candidate to November

Novavax delays U.S. trial of COVID-19 vaccine candidate to November

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic. (Reuters) - Novavax Inc on Tuesday delayed the start of a late-stage U.S. trial of its experimental coronavirus vaccine by roughly a month to the end of November, citing delays in scaling up the manufacturing process. The U.S.-based drug developer said data from a separate phase ... Full story

Law

Saudi airline faces claim over 50 leased Airbus planes - documents

Saudi airline faces claim over 50 leased Airbus planes - documents

DUBAI (Reuters) - State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines is facing a claim in London's High Court filed last month by a Dubai-based financial services firm over an alleged breach of lease agreements of 50 Airbus AIR.PA aircraft, court documents showed. FILE PHOTO: A Saudia, also known as Saudi Arabian Airlines, plane lands at Rafik al-Hariri airport in Beirut, Lebanon June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi. Alif Segregated Portfolio Company, which ... Full story

Living

5 startup theses that will transform the 2020s – TechCrunch

5 startup theses that will transform the 2020s – TechCrunch

I wrote a call to action for the tech community to dive deeper into the future of innovation this coming decade . Where are some of the hot spots going to come from though? Below, I have assembled a very loose set of five clusters broadly categorized into “wellness,” “climate,” “data society,” “creativity,” and “fundamentals” that offer some scaffolding for understanding what’s about to come this decade and how and any entrepreneur — really, ... Full story

Politics

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Security 'did not approach bomber over racism fears'

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Security 'did not approach bomber over racism fears'

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Sport

Almost half a million Americans contract COVID-19 in past week as infections surge

Almost half a million Americans contract COVID-19 in past week as infections surge

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Nearly half a million people in the United States have contracted the novel coronavirus in the last seven days, according to a Reuters tally, as cases and hospitalizations set fresh records in hot spots in the Midwest. Slideshow ( 2 images ). More than 5,600 people died from the virus nationwide in the last week, with hospitalizations shooting up 13%, a Reuters analysis showed. Illinois, which has emerged as a hot spot in ... Full story

Technology

Spying a pivot to ghost kitchens, Softbank’s second Vision Fund pours $120 million into Ordermark – TechCrunch

Spying a pivot to ghost kitchens, Softbank’s second Vision Fund pours $120 million into Ordermark – TechCrunch

“We’re building a decentralized ghost kitchen,” is a sentence that could launch a thousand investor calls, and Alex Canter, the chief executive officer behind Ordermark , knows it. The 29 year-old CEO has, indeed, built a decentralized ghost kitchen — and managed to convince Softbank’s latest Vision Fund to invest in a $120 million round for that the company announced today. “We have uncovered an opportunity to help drive more orders into ... Full story