Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79

Billionaire David Koch has died at age 79.

david koch - Reddit /r/all
9:38am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo: WHO - Reuters Africa

Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

health - Reuters
9:35am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo: WHO - Reuters Africa

Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

health - Reuters
9:35am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

How the Koch brothers fundamentally changed modern politics

The death of David Koch on Friday -- and the broader retreat of he and his brother from politics since the 2016 election -- brings an end (if not the end) to one of the most influential (and controversial) chapters in modern American politics.

david koch - CNN
9:30am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Sega is becoming its weird and wonderful self again - Engadget

Sega fans are spoiled for choice right now.

technology - Engadget
9:30am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

'Pet wolf puppy' gives scientists a unique glimpse into the genetic past - Daily Mail

It was found at Tumat, in the Sakha Republic also known as Yakutia, four years ago, the second of two young animals from the same species.

science - Daily Mail
9:27am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Overstock shares surge after CEO Patrick Byrne quits

Overstock.com's stock surged 9% on Thursday after Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne resigned, saying distraction and fallout related to his involvement in a Federal Bureau of Investigation Russian espionage probe made it difficult for him to lead the onli…

patrick byrne - Reuters
9:26am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Elite: Dangerous is getting Fleet Carriers soon, hold 16 ships at a time - Polygon

Elite Dangerous is finally getting its Fleet Carrier, a massive ship that will allow up to 16 ships to dock at the same time. Each player will only be able to have one Carrier when they release sometime this December.

technology - Polygon
9:24am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

President Trump meeting with trade team at White House amid tweetstorm that rocked markets - CNBC

The president tweeted Friday morning that he was ordering "our great American companies" to "immediately start looking for an alternative to China."

business - CNBC
9:23am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Ping Identity files to go public, betting investors will favor shrinking losses over fast growth - CNBC

Vista Equity Partners, which bought Ping in 2016, is now letting the company go public, although it will retain some ownership.

business - CNBC
9:11am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Tesla working to resolve dispute with Walmart over solar panel fires - Ars Technica

"Walmart and Tesla look forward to addressing all issues," the companies say.

business - Ars Technica
9:11am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Missy Elliott Is An Icon And A Moon Woman In Colorful, Referential 'Throw It Back' Video - MTV.com

It's an important history lesson

entertainment - MTV News
9:10am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

More of any physical activity tied to longer life - Medical News Today

New research using motion sensor data has linked being more physically active at any intensity to a markedly lower risk of early death.

health - Medical News Today
9:07am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into...

david koch - Associated Press
9:03am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Hong Kong's human chain protest against extradition bill - BBC News

Thousands of people held hands to form a human chain of peaceful protest against a suspended extradition bill.

general - BBC News
9:01am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says he was a ‘bad’ boy before accepting Jesus

Russell Wilson is known as a good guy in the NFL, but he says it hasn't always been that way.

overcomer - Fox News
9:01am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

How a summer camp is bringing young women into the game industry - Polygon

Now five years old, annual summer camp Girls Make Games is expanding and yielding results. Its alumni are gaining places at college and pursuing careers in game development.

entertainment - Polygon
9:00am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Fantasy goalie, team win projections for 2019-20 - NHL.com

NHL.com has projected the win totals for goalies relevant in fantasy hockey and all 31 teams for the 2019-20 season. These projections should be used as a basis for decision-making in all fantasy leagues, especially wins-only formats. For more fantasy coverag…

sports - NHL News
9:00am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Breath! Respiring microbes generate more energy - Phys.org

How do cells generate and use energy? This question might seem simple, but the answer is far from simple. Furthermore, knowing how microbial cell factories consume energy and how proteins are allocated to do so is crucial when working with industrial fermenta…

general - Google News
8:50am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Inauguran en Cienfuegos el Timbalaye - Radio Rebelde

Con el Pasacalle Rumberos desde la escultura del Benny en Prado y San Fernando hasta el Parque Martí inició en esta ciudad el Timbalaye, dedicado al centenario del natalicio del cantante y compositor Benny More

general - Google News
8:43am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Tess Daly and Vernon Kay's beautiful family holiday as they put on united front - Mirror Online

The Strictly host provided her followers with a rare glimpse in her home life with a succession of tropical holiday photos

entertainment - Mirror
8:41am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Irish student tragically dies after suspected fall in New York City - Irish Mirror

It's believed the young man was due to graduate in the coming months

general - Google News
8:36am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

18 Things We Learned About Google Stadia This Week - IGN Africa

Cyberpunk 2077. Need we say more?

technology - IGN
8:35am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Dispensed Business Insider weekly healthcare newsletter August 23 - Business Insider

Welcome to Dispensed, our weekly dispatch of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news from Business Insider.

health - Business Insider
8:34am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

'Dark Crystal: Tactics' and the evolution of Netflix's video game strategy - Engadget

From Stranger Things to The Dark Crystal, Netflix is getting serious about game development.

entertainment - Engadget
8:30am PDT - August 23rd, 2019