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Germany aim to get World Cup challenge back on track against Sweden

By ethan / June 23, 2018

World Cup holders Germany will have to show a much-improved performance in their second Group F match against Sweden to avoid a humiliating early flight home from Russia for Joachim Low’s men. Germany, so impressive in Brazil four years ago, appeared anything but in their opening match at Russia 2018, suffering a shock defeat to […]


Republicans challenge Facebook & Twitter on anti-conservative bias

By ethan / May 24, 2018

The GOP and Trump 2020 campaign have called on social media giants to prove that their platforms are not biased against conservatives. Facebook and Twitter have been accused of suppressing right-wing users. “We are alarmed by numerous allegations that Facebook has blocked content from conservative journalists and groups, and Twitter has hidden such content from […]


McGregor teammate Artem Lobov issued UFC Moscow challenge

By ethan / May 24, 2018

Conor McGregor’s Russian-born training partner, Artem Lobov, has verbally accepted a challenge for the UFC’s debut event in Moscow later this year. Lobov, a close friend and training partner of UFC star Conor McGregor, might well be heading to Moscow for his next bout. The 31-year-old has been issued a challenge for the September 15 […]


New York cabbies challenge Uber, Lyft amid driver-suicide spike

By ethan / March 29, 2018

New York taxi drivers are calling for stricter regulation of ride-sharing services. Their protest comes after four cab drivers committed suicide over financial difficulties exacerbated by Uber and Lyft competition. Taxi drivers held an emergency protest outside City Hall on Wednesday following the recent suicide of Nicanor Ochisor, a 65-year-old yellow-taxi driver, who took his […]


Alibaba to challenge Amazon & Microsoft in Europe

By ethan / February 27, 2018

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has strengthened its computing presence in Europe, launching new cloud products around artificial intelligence (AI) and big data that have already been in use in other markets. One of the products allows users to take a photo of an item with Alibaba’s AI, which can then bring up the product on […]


Davos 2018: National cryptocurrencies to challenge bitcoin this year

By ethan / January 24, 2018

As long as people perceive bitcoin as digital gold, its price will go up, Universa CEO Alexander Borodich says. According to him, many countries would like to have their own centralized, official cryptocurrencies. Talking to RT on the sidelines of the Davos Economic Forum, Borodich said governments will definitely regulate cryptocurrencies. “From my perspective, they will […]


End of world? British scientists challenge UN global warming predictions

By ethan / January 18, 2018

Climate change predictions making alarming claims on Earth’s future have been challenged by a new study. Suggestions the planet’s surface will warm by 5° Celsius by 2100 are not realistic, according to a team of scientists. Read more Frightening climate change predictions by the UN would be void if the group from the University of […]

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