Verizon holds $1 million contest for 5G education tech with AI, AR, or VR

In the foreseeable future, mixed reality glasses with 5G capabilities will change education, enabling some students to learn from far-away teachers and transforming fundamentals of the classroom experience for others. To make that future happen sooner for more kids, Verizon and NYC Media Lab are teaming up for the Verizon 5G EdTech Challenge, a con…Read More

Power outage holds flights at Reagan National Airport, Washington DC (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 16 Aug, 2018 02:19 Edited time: 16 Aug, 2018 02:29 Inbound and outbound flights are on hold in the US capital’s primary airport, as it experiences a complete power outage. Stranded travelers have been posting images of the sudden blackout on social media. Late Wednesday evening, the airport’s official account tweeted the management […]

Trump-backed Republican Troy Balderson holds narrow special election lead over Democratic newcomer Danny O’Connor in deep-red Ohio district that Trump dominated in 2016

AP Photo/John Minchillo Trump-backed Republican Troy Balderson held a narrow lead over Democratic insurgent Danny O’Connor in Ohio’s 12th District special election on Tuesday night, leading the race by nearly 1,800 ballots. A victory for Balderson was not unexpected in the deep-red district where Donald Trump won by 11 points in the 2016 presidential election, […]

Trump holds boisterous Saturday night rally in ‘110-degree’ hot high school in Ohio

REUTERS/Leah Millis President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally in Ohio on Saturday night. He was there supporting the Republican he endorsed for a special election to fill a House seat on Tuesday. Trump revived many of his famous tropes from the 2016 campaign, and the crowd loved it. In the lively style typical of […]

Trump holds Putin responsible for ‘meddling’ because ‘he’s in charge’ of Russia – interview

US President Donald Trump believes Vladimir Putin should be held responsible for alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election after all – since he is the president of Russia, Trump told CBS. The network teased a quote from Trump ahead of airing his interview with CBS Evening News anchor Jeff Glor, which was broadcast at […]

China’s navy holds military drills just off Taiwan’s coast every day for a week

Reuters A formation of Chinese warships has been holding daily combat drills for more than a week in waters near Taiwan, China’s state media said on Tuesday. “The drills tested the military and training abilities of warship, aviation and coastal defense troops, via organizing real combat training in multiple areas of the ocean,” it said. China […]

Messi misses penalty kick as Iceland holds Argentina to draw

Lionel Messi missed yet another penalty kick and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina in an impressive World Cup debut on Saturday. Messi failed to give his team the lead when his 64th-minute penalty was stopped by Hannes Halldorsson. The Iceland goalkeeper dived to his right and got two hands behind the […]