Five men acquitted of gang-raping teenager in Spain

Five men acquitted of gang-raping teenager in Spain

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A protester in Malaga holds up a sign in support of the Manresa victim A court in Barcelona has acquitted five men accused of gang-raping a 14 year old girl of the charge of sexual assault. The men were convicted and jailed for the lesser crime of sexual abuse […]

Qantas finds cracks in three of its Boeing 737NG planes

Qantas finds cracks in three of its Boeing 737NG planes

SYDNEY: Australian carrier Qantas found hairline cracks in three of its Boeing 737NG planes as airlines worldwide inspect their fleets of the troubled aircraft, the company said on Friday (Nov 1). “Of the 33 of Qantas’ 737 aircraft that required inspection, three were found to have a hairline crack in the pickle fork structure,” the airline […]

U.S. North Korea envoy Biegun nominated for No. 2 job at State Department

U.S. North Korea envoy Biegun nominated for No. 2 job at State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has nominated U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun to become the next deputy secretary of state, the White House said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun sits during a meeting with South Korea’s Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security […]

Syria’s Oil Output Is Low, But Here’s Why It Matters : NPR

Syria’s Oil Output Is Low, But Here’s Why It Matters : NPR

A convoy of U.S. military vehicles, arriving from northern Iraq, drives past an oil pump jack in the countryside of Syria’s northeastern city of Qamishli on Oct. 26. Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images A convoy of U.S. military vehicles, arriving from northern Iraq, drives past an […]

8th Wall’s new Cloud Editor helps customers quickly build mobile AR experiences – TechCrunch

8th Wall’s new Cloud Editor helps customers quickly build mobile AR experiences – TechCrunch

The world of phone-based AR has involved a lot of promises, but the future that’s developed has so far been more iterative and less platform shift-y. For startups exclusively focused on mobile AR, there’s been some soul-searching to find ways to bring more lightweight experiences to life that don’t require as much friction or commitment […]

How you react when your systems fail may define your business – TechCrunch

How you react when your systems fail may define your business – TechCrunch

Just around 9:45 a.m. Pacific Time on February 28, 2017, websites like Slack, Business Insider, Quora and other well-known destinations became inaccessible. For millions of people, the internet itself seemed broken. It turned out that Amazon Web Services was having a massive outage involving S3 storage in its Northern Virginia datacenter, a problem that created […]

NASA Reveals Epic Pumpkin-Carving Contest Creations for Halloween

NASA Reveals Epic Pumpkin-Carving Contest Creations for Halloween

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory held its cool pumpkin-carving contest on Oct. 30. (Photo Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech) NASA engineers recently competed in the annual NASA-JPL pumpkin-carving contest and their creations were out of this world. The contest, which is held each year around Halloween, is not your typical gourd fest. Over the years, pumpkins have […]

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