Tour Down Under 2020 live stream: how to watch cycling online from anywhere

Cycling fans rejoice! The opening race of the World Tour calendar kicks is here with the Santos Tour Down Under 2020 in South Australia. Our guide below will take you through the steps you’ll need to live stream Tour Down Under 2020 cycling action no matter where you are in the world. Featuring all 17 UCI WorldTeams, the Tour Down Under is an early indicator of who’ll be challenging for the upcoming Spring Classics. Much like the Australian Open tennis, organisers of the Santos Tour Down Under have confirmed the 2020 race will be going ahead as planned, despite the bushfires ravaging Australia, however air quality will be monitored throughout.… Read More

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Wuhan outbreak triples as new coronavirus found to spread human-to-human

Enlarge / Medical staff transfer patients to Jin Yintan hospital on January 17, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei, China. (credit: Getty ) An outbreak of a never-before-seen coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan dramatically worsened over the last few days with the case count more than tripling, cases appearing in new cities, and confirmation that the virus is spreading person-to-person. The World Health Organization announced Monday that it will convene an emergency meeting on Wednesday, January 22, to assess the outbreak and how best to manage it On Saturday, January 18, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission reported 136 newly identified cases of the viral pneumonia and one additional death. On… Read More

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Scientists invent robot that climbs surfaces like Spider-Man

A pair of researchers from Zhejiang University in China have developed a device that allows humans or robots to scale walls like the Amazing Spider-Man. Researchers Xin Li and Kaige Shi developed a novel vaccuum suction unit capable of gripping rough, uneven surfaces. Until recently, if you wanted to suction-cup your way up a wall it’d have to be made of glass, slick marble, or some other unbroken surface. Standard vaccuum devices rely on an unbroken seal between the atmosphere and the gadget‘s inner-vaccuum in order to maintain suction. Per the duo’s research paper: Their most difficult problem is vacuum… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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Snap founder says TikTok could dethrone Instagram

Evan Spiegel knows a thing or two about the social space. For eight years, his startup, Snapchat, has been chasing giants in this space. And now he thinks a new competitor, TikTok, the short-form video app, has the potential to dethrone Instagram as the world’s third-largest social application — if you aren’t including chat platforms like Messenger, WhatsApp, or WeChat. During a fireside chat yesterday, at Digital Life Design (DLD), Spiegel responded to an audience member question about his opinion on TikTok. “I love TikTok; I’m a big fan,” Spiegel said. He then elaborated: “Social media in its original construct… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Crytek, Cloud Imperium battle over how to end Star Citizen lawsuit

Enlarge / Ships full of lawyers descend on planet Cloud Imperium to deal with the fallout from this trial. (credit: Star Citizen) Back in late 2017, we told you about Crytek’s lawsuit against Star Citizen developer Cloud Imperium Games, over an “exclusive” license to use CryEngine in its titles. Now, over two years (and one failed settlement attempt) later, the two companies are fighting over how, exactly, that lawsuit should be dismissed. The actual allegations and counter-allegations between Crytek and Cloud Imperium get pretty labyrinthine pretty quickly. But a core part of Crytek’s argument is that its original agreement with Cloud Imperium only covered the use of CryEngine in Star… Read More

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