MLB Is Still Missing The Mark On Advancing The Game

Flame-throwing pitchers like Aroldis Chapman can be traced back to many of the trends baseball now encounters, some of them negatively impacting the game. But trying to cure those symptoms is another example of MLB missing the point on attracting new fans. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) The premise is good, and it’s accurate. And calling out […]

Citroen 19_19 concept takes aviation inspiration

PARIS — Citroen says its 19_19 concept takes inspiration from the worlds of aviation and interior design to offer the brand’s vision of future full-electric and autonomous long-distance luxury travel. The 19_19 has a range of 499 miles, which Citroen describes as “extended mobility to escape from the cities.” In areas where the infrastructure allows […]

Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30

Facebook provided the prices planned by developers for their May 21 launch on Oculus Quest. Oculus Quest is the $400 all-in-one VR system from Facebook which ships with a pair of intuitive hand controllers. There are more than 50-plus titles planned for launch and the games selected represent Facebook’s effort to curate a high-quality console-like experience […]

Top of the List: Largest Triad Web Design Firms

This week, Triad Business Journal features the region’s largest web design firms, ranked by number of Triad web designers. Here are the top five: Beacon Technologies Inc., 32 Triad web designers Kreber, 16 Triad web designers Pace, 15 Triad web designers Wildfire, 11 Triad web designers Trone Brand Energy (tie), 8 Triad web designers Atlantic […]

Tata Steel will continue to explore various business options in Europe

New Delhi: Tata Steel has not given up on its plans of merging its business in Europe, a top company official said while terming the European Commission’s feedback on the proposed joint venture with Thyssenkrupp as a “speed breaker”. The company’s aim is to make European business stronger for which it will continue to explore various business […]

Explore the Wu-Tang Clan’s world of Kung Fu inspiration at SBS On Demand

“Toad style is immensely strong and immune to nearly any weapon. When it’s properly used it’s almost invincible…” – “‘Da Mystery of Chessboxin’” by the Wu-Tang Clan, sampled from Kung Fu movie Five Deadly Venoms It’s hard to overstate the impact that the Wu-Tang Clan’s debut album, Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), had on hip hop when […]

Rare Apple-1 Computer Goes Up for Auction, Could Fetch Up to $650,000

The Apple-1 computer, the first Apple computer, cost approximately $666 when it was first released in 1976, but now one of the few surviving Apple-1s is expected to fetch up to GBP 300,000 – GBP 500,000 ($389,878 – $649,797) in auction. The auction house Christie’s is offering a rare example of the first personal computer sold with a […]

Tottenham Took Inspiration from Liverpool Comeback for Champions League Masterclass

Amsterdam: Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen said they threw tactics out the window and relied on grit and heart to come back from 3-0 down on aggregate to beat Ajax Amsterdam on away goals and reach the Champions League final on Wednesday. Having lost the first leg in London 1-0, Tottenham got off to the worst possible start […]

PUBG Mobile Ban: Iraq Government Bans Online Games Including PUBG Over Threat to National Security

Iraq parliament has now banned several popular online games, including the biggest of all time, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The government says these games are harmful to society and a potential national security threat. Oil-rich Iraq has suffered for decades under the dictatorial rule of Saddam Hussein and U.N. sanctions, the 2003 U.S. invasion and […]

Shilpa Shetty on son, Viaan doing his first backflip: Tiger Shroff is his inspiration

Tiger Shroff with Shilpa Shetty’s son, Viaan Raj Kundra Tiger Shroff is most famous for his dancing skills and for his martial arts along with gymnastics. Tiger Shroff’s moves have now started influencing the young blood of Bollywood. Shilpa Shetty’s 6-year-old son, Viaan Raj Kundra is the latest kid to join the bandwagon and take […]