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Month: January 2017

Reports: Russian cyber-spy treason cases linked to CIA

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian cybersecurity intelligence officers reportedly detained on treason charges are being accused of passing secrets to the CIA. Sergei Mikhailov and Dmitry Dokuchaev, who worked for the cyber wing of Russia’s FSB domestic intelligence service until their arrests in December, are accused of cooperating with the CIA, according to unnamed sources cited […]

‘Madiba’ brings Nelson Mandela’s inspiring life to BET

In many ways an old-fashioned miniseries, “Madiba” (a term of reverence used in reference to Mandela) spans decades, dutifully beginning with Mandela’s youth and his father’s dying wish that he be educated. The story progresses through his rise to lead the African National Congress, imprisonment and eventual release, triumphing against the system that oppressed him. […]

Scott Hogan completes £12m move to Aston Villa

Aston Villa have signed Brentford striker Scott Hogan in a £12m deal Hogan had his medical at the club’s Bodymoor Heath training ground The transfer is believed to be worth an initial £9m with the remainder in add-ons Hogan’s former club Rochdale will receive a cut of the transfer fee West Ham had been linked with […]

I’m a Runner: Chuck Todd

By December I’d dropped a few pounds. It was a real epiphany: Any day I didn’t run, I felt crappy. I’d read about how intervals are a good way to drop weight. And it’s true: From 2013 to now, I’m 30 pounds lighter. I don’t eat much differently, but it’s funny how when you’re in […]

Watch (parts of) the Super Bowl (sort of) in VR this weekend

You can watch the Super Bowl in virtual reality this weekend, although it might not be the fully immersive experience you’d expect. This morning, Fox Sports and its partner LiveLike announced that they will be streaming near-real-time highlights of the game via the Fox Sports VR app for Google Cardboard (through Android and iOS) and […]

CheapOair Announces Top Destinations for Valentine’s Day 2017

CheapOair’s Top Destinations for 2017 Valentine’s Day With average airfare for the weekend coming in under $300, a quick Valentine’s Day trip is easily accessible for the consumer seeking a romantic getaway. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2017 CheapOair®, a leading flights-focused hybrid travel agency, today announced its most popular North American destinations […]

Betterment embraces hybrid robo advice

Betterment, the leading independent robo advice platform, is adding a human touch to its offerings, and by doing so, acknowledging it is directly competing against the biggest wealth management firms. “When we launched in 2010, we said that if we were successful that all of the incumbents would look to replicate our platform,” says Betterment […]

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