Eric and Wendy Schmidt back Cambridge University effort to equip researchers with A.I. skills

Google Executive Chairman Eric SchmidtWin McNamee | Getty ImagesSchmidt Futures, the philanthropic foundation set up by billionaires Eric and Wendy Schmidt, is funding...

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America's relationship with Germany may never be the same again, Berlin warns

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After an Acrimonious Spring, Baseball Finally Has a Plan to Play

Summer is normally the domain of baseball, and weeks ago there was talk of the sport triumphantly returning on July 4.But instead of...

Baseball’s Plan: A 60-Game Sprint With Fingers Crossed

There will be no asterisk for the 2020 baseball season because the year itself is an obvious outlier in every way. Whoever wins...

Players Reject 60-Game Plan, Leaving Manfred to Determine M.L.B. Season

Nearly three months of rancorous negotiations between Major League Baseball’s players and the owners of its 30 teams landed on Monday in the...

The Red Sox Organist Is Providing All the Baseball You Need Right Now

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Cryptic crosswords for beginners: naked words

In the example clues below, I explain the two parts of each: the definition of the answer, given in bold type, and the...

Parents say they've raised daughter, 7, to be a 'witch' in a wizarding family

Parents who say they have raised their young daughter to believe she is a 'witch' after reading the Harry Potter books...

Baby born with head of thick hair after it grew so much you could see it on the scan

Maya was born with lots of hair (Picture: PA Real Life)At her 34-week scan, Alexandra Jechorek was shocked to realise her baby girl...

10 Funny Photos Of Dogs From Prizewinning ‘Be More Dog’ Project

ww Belinda Richards These photos appear in the prizewinning, ongoing series 'Be More Dog,’ a...

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The fall of Quibi: how did a starry $1.75bn Netflix rival crash so fast?

Nearly three months ago, in early April, the $1.75bn content experiment known as Quibi lurched from its rocky, much-maligned promotional campaign into full-scale...

How The Covid-19 Pandemic Is Impacting The Battery Sector

This photo taken on May 10, 2020 shows people looking at a Tesla car on display at a...

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Trump nominates controversial, longtime acting head of BLM as director | Ernst sinks vote on Trump EPA nominee | Massive dust storm...

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Major Automakers Choose Not To Back Trump On Fuel Economy Standards Rollback

Four major automakers will remain neutral in a legal standoff over the Trump administration’s plan to substantially weaken federal fuel economy standards developed...

Ukraine Cannot Stand Up To Russia Without A Modern Electric Grid

KIEV, Nov. 13, 2019 -- People visit a deserted radar station near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant ......