New “Paradise Papers” Disclosures of Trump-Russia Ties Warrant Immediate Congressional Hearings

The newly released Paradise Papers reveal hidden Russian ties of President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.

Gunman opens fire at Texas church, killing at least 20

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) – A gunman entered a small church in southeast Texas and opened fire, killing at least 20 worshipers and wounding many others in the latest in a series of mass shootings that have plagued the United States, according to authorities and media reports.

Paradise Papers Expose Rich And Famous Using Tax Havens

Leaked Paradise Papers show pols and celebrities using offshore tax havens. Transparency and disclosure are becoming the universal standards.

Altice USA, Sprint agree to wireless partnership agreement

(Reuters) – U.S. cable operator Altice USA will sell mobile service on wireless carrier Sprint Corp’s network under a new multi-year agreement announced on Sunday, becoming the latest firm to enter the wireless market in a bid to retain customers.

PowerWatch, the body heat-powered smartwatch, starts shipping

 As far as gimmicks go, PowerWatch’s is pretty good. After generations of wearables with 24-hour battery lives, the promise of never having to charge your smartwatch again falls firmly into the realm of too good to be true. But the PowerWatch does exist. It’s already started shipping to backers and is available for $169 through the company’s site. The device works by… Read More

WeChat parent company Tencent joins the OpenStack Foundation as a Gold Member

 Shenzhen-based Tencent Holdings Limited, the parent company behind extremely popular services like WeChat and QQ, today announced that it is joining the OpenStack Foundation as a Gold Member. OpenStack members at the Gold level pay annual dues of 0.025 percent of their revenue with a minimum of $50,000 per year and a maximum of $200,000 to support the development of the open source cloud… Read More

Twitter says it removed a search for “bisexual” in photos and news in error

 Quite a few people were upset upon discovering Twitter had blocked the search for the word “bisexual” in photos and news earlier today. However, Twitter says the removal of search results for certain terms were “an error.” We’ve identified an error with search results for certain terms. We apologize for this. We’re working quickly to resolve & will… Read More