“Next Few Hours Will Be Decisive”: France Deploys 45,000 Police To Quell Riots

[ad_1] The violence erupted in France after a 17-year-old teenager killed by police shooting in Paris. Paris: France on Friday deployed 45,000 officers backed by light armoured vehicles to tackle a fourth straight night of violent protests after the fatal police shooting of a teenager. Crack police units and other security forces fanned out across … Read more

Spotify Considering Full-Length Music Videos On Its App: Report

[ad_1] Spotify Technology is mulling adding full-length music videos to its app. Stockholm: Spotify Technology is mulling adding full-length music videos to its app, which could help the music streaming platform compete with TikTok and Alphabet Inc’s YouTube, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Spotify, which did not immediately respond … Read more

Businesses and tech firms criticize proposed EU AI Act

[ad_1] A proposed EU law that would create the West’s first regulatory scheme for AI is the target of criticism from the business and technology sectors, which published an open letter today arguing for fewer restrictions and a less “bureaucratic” approach. The letter was signed by prominent executives from a who’s-who of major European companies … Read more

US SEC Said to Have Raised Concerns About Bitcoin ETF to Asset Managers

[ad_1] The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said recent applications by asset managers to launch spot bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were not sufficiently clear and comprehensive, a source familiar with the matter said. The SEC has communicated its concerns to the exchanges Nasdaq and Cboe Global Markets which filed the applications on behalf … Read more

Young off-spinner Shreyanka first Indian to play in Women’s Caribbean Premier League

[ad_1] Young off-spinner Shreyanka Patil has been signed by the Guyana Amazon Warriors as she became the first Indian to play in the Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL) which will be held from August 31-September 10. Shreyanka was recently named player of the tournament at the Women’s Emerging Asia Cup in Hong Kong where she … Read more

Former Australia captain Allan Border says he has Parkinson’s disease

[ad_1] Former Australia captain Allan Border has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and said it would be a ‘miracle’ if he lived to be 80. Former Australia captain Allan Border(Twitter) The 67-year-old Border, who once held the record for most runs in test cricket and captained Australia to World Cup glory in 1987, said he … Read more

Ajit Agarkar front-runner to become chief selector

[ad_1] Inaugural T20 World Cup winner and the bowling hero of the 2003 Adelaide Test match, Ajit Agarkar, is set to become Indian men’s cricket’s new chairman of selectors. The former fast bowler is the most prominent name to have applied for the top job in response to BCCI’s call for entries, the deadline for … Read more