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A $61,000 Domain Name Bidding War For | 2019-06-18

An article on the website TLDInvestors mentions the unlikelihood of an expired auction where only two bidders participate and go back and forth for more than 400 bids, with the end result a $61,000 closing price. That exact scenario just occurred on GoDaddy auctions for, the report... $30M Sale Announced Tuesday After May 30 Completion | 2019-06-18

The sale of the domain name for $30 million in cash by MicroStrategy Inc., a worldwide provider of enterprise analytics and mobility software, was announced today after the deal was completed on May 30, OnlineDomain reported Tuesday. The domain name transaction was facilitated by GoDaddy,...

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Berlin to freeze rents for five years

Deutsche Welle | 2019-06-18

Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners&apos association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect. ......

Saudi Arabian Airlines to boost its Airbus A320neo fleet

Reuters | 2019-06-18

Saudi Arabian Airlines has decided to expand its order of the existing Airbus A320neo family of planes from 35 to as many as 100, including 35 options, the companies said. ......

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Hypertension can hinder clearance of waste molecules of brain

Deccan Chronicle | 2019-06-18

Washington: As part of a recent study, researchers have found that high blood pressure may affect conditions such as Alzheimer's disease by interfering with the...

PM's promise of piped water to homes seems like irony

The Telegraph India | 2019-06-18

Those who do not learn from tragedy are condemned to repeat it. Nearly 43.4 per cent of India is now drought-struck, according to the drought early warning system. Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are desperate for water, with a social activist being beaten to death in a city for...

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Accenture to Sign Blockchain ID Deal With Canada, Netherlands and Aviation Players

The Coin Telegraph | 2019-06-18

An Accenture exec says a plan to use blockchain in a tailored ID sharing scheme will become official at the end of this month in Canada and the Netherlands ......

Daily Cryptocurrency Bulletin For Tuesday, June 18, 2019 | 2019-06-18

General News Facebook has announced its Libra white paper. It includes a new Facebook subsidiary, Calibra, and an independent consortium, Libra Association, with 28 founding members including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber, Lyft, Coinbase and others. “The central goal here really is financial...

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Johanna Konta makes winning return to action after French Open run

Sporting Life | 2019-06-17

Johanna Konta impressed in her first match since reaching the French Open semi-finals to ease into the second round of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham. The British number one made a seamless transition from clay to grass, beating big-hitting Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-4 6-2. Kontaveit is...

Cameron Norrie suffers narrow defeat at Queen's Club

Sporting Life | 2019-06-17

Cameron Norrie missed out on one of the biggest scalps of his career at Queen's Club after going down in three sets to last year's Wimbledon runner-up Kevin Anderson. The British number two looked on...

Nine-time champ Federer cruises through Halle opener

AOL | 2019-06-18

Roger Federer's return to the grass courts began with a routine 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 win over John Millman in his Halle Open opener. Millman had beaten Federer at the US Open last year, yet the 20-time grand slam champion - bidding for a 10th title in Halle - controlled their clash...

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as 'human guinea pig'

The Times of India | 2019-06-18

PARIS: South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya on Tuesday accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of using her as a "human guinea pig". "The IAAF used me in the past as a human guinea pig to experiment with how the medication they required me to take would affect my...

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Six climbers trapped by avalanche rescued in Pakistan

The Independent | 2019-06-18

Six climbers who were trapped by an avalanche on a mountain in northern Pakistan have been rescued, officials said. Army Helicopters reached the four Italian...

It’s Not Just You. Google Calendar Is, In Fact, Broken.

Slate | 2019-06-18

People in the U.S. and Europe are wandering around in a daze, muttering to themselves, “What is life without my Google Calendar?” ......

Astronomers searching for alien life release biggest set of data in history

The Independent | 2019-06-18

Astronomers say they are releasing the biggest set of data ever made public in the search for alien life. Researchers from Breakthrough Listen – a $100 million...

London art gallery chief quits over Israel spyware firm links

Middle East Monitor | 2019-06-18

The head of a prestigious London art gallery has resigned over her links to controversial Israeli spyware firm NSO Group, which has been used to target human...

Gatwick drone disruption cost airport just £1.4m

The Guardian | 2019-06-18

Airlines bear brunt of cost with easyJet alone putting its compensation bill and lost revenue at £15m The drone attack that disrupted Gatwick for three days in...

IAG orders 200 Boeing 737 MAX jets in vote of confidence

Business Day | 2019-06-18

Le Bourgeot — Boeing won a major vote of confidence at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday as British Airways (BA) owner IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 of...

Austrian far-right leader sues voter for insulting him on Twitter

The Independent | 2019-06-18

Austria's disgraced far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache has launched a lawsuit against a voter for insulting him on the internet. The former vice...

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The Boston Globe | 2019-06-18

David Ortiz's wife says his condition has been upgraded

"Your support has lifted his spirits tremendously during this challenging time.” ......

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-06-18

Readers respond to Sentinel’s ‘not Trump’ endorsement

Trump has to go I appreciate your non-endorsement of Trump in 2020 for all the reasons you listed...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-06-18

I hope cashless society is a long way away | Commentary

Just recently I picked up a financial magazine while waiting to get my hair cut. The featured...

The Independent | 2019-06-18

Egyptian democracy died yesterday in a prison cage alongside Morsi

Mohamed Morsi's death was utterly predictable, truly outrageous and, in my view, arguably a case of...