Fox News Is Leading the Attack on Kamala Harris

On Tuesday night, Tucker Carlson tried to channel Edward R. Murrow. Discussing Joe Biden’s selection of Kamala Harris as the Democratic vice presidential nominee, Carlson flew into a rage after being challenged by consultant Richard Goodstein. “So it begins! You’re not allowed to criticize her!” Carlson fumed. “I love the idea that she’s immune from…Continue Reading

Leading Robotics Maker Flexiv Raises Over $100 Million

(Source: Flexiv) Leading robotics and AI company Flexiv raised more than $100 million in its Series B funding today for its adaptive robot Rizon. The round was led by popular Chinese investors like food delivery platform Meituan (美团), Jack Ma’s YF Capital (云锋基金), Chinese agricultural company New Hope Group (新希望), and Meta Capital (元知资本). Founded…Continue Reading

China’s Leading Medical Supply Firm’s Ad Accused of Sexism

(Source: Weibo) A controversial advertisement for makeup removal wipes went viral this week as it aroused hot debate over claims it rationalizes the devilry of sexual assault. Owned by industrial leader Winner Medical Group, Chinese cotton product brand Purcotton released a promotional video for its new makeup removal wipe on Douyin (Chinese version of TikTok).…Continue Reading

Leading a tied Senate: Can Schumer pull it off?

Washington Chuck Schumer is used to drinking from a firehose. But the incoming United States Senate majority leader has never taken on such a torrent of challenges, with the opening days of both the Biden administration and Democratic control of the Senate coming at the very moment an impeachment trial gets underway.A 38-year veteran of Congress…Continue Reading

Deutsche Bank should play leading role in banking consolidation

FILE PHOTO: Christian Sewing, CEO of Deutsche Bank AG, gestures during the bank’s annual news conference in Frankfurt, Germany January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph OrlowskiBERLIN (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank is gaining in financial strength, putting Germany’s largest lender in a position to play a leading role in European banking consolidation, CEO Christian Sewing was quoted on…Continue Reading

Deutsche Bank should play leading role in banking consolidation

FILE PHOTO: Christian Sewing, CEO of Deutsche Bank AG, gestures during the bank’s annual news conference in Frankfurt, Germany January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Ralph OrlowskiBERLIN (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank is gaining in financial strength, putting Germany’s largest lender in a position to play a leading role in European banking consolidation, CEO Christian Sewing was quoted on…Continue Reading

The science behind the leading COVID vaccines will lead to faster manufacturing

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A leading AI ethics researcher says she’s been fired from Google

On December 2, the AI research community was shocked to learn that Timnit Gebru had been fired from her post at Google. Gebru, one of the leading voices in responsible AI research, is known among other things for her groundbreaking work in revealing the discriminatory nature of facial recognition, cofounding the Black in AI affinity…Continue Reading

Leading circuits in the UK receive government funding

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport revealed on Thursday a £300 million package of winter survival funding for sports impacted by the absence of spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. Motorsport is one of the sports to benefit from the financial support, while others like cricket and football’s top four tiers have missed…Continue Reading