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Google will reportedly vet premium YouTube videos more closely

Google will reportedly vet premium YouTube videos more closely

Google will reportedly start more strictly vetting YouTube channels that are part of its Google Preferred premium advertising program, reports Bloomberg Technology. Anonymous sources tell Bloomberg that the company will use both human moderators and machine learning to identify videos that shouldn’t be part of Preferred bundles. The move is supposedly a response to advertisers’…
‘Missing IT report on gutkha scam found in Veda Nilayam’

‘Missing IT report on gutkha scam found in Veda Nilayam’

In a significant disclosure, the Income Tax department has informed the Madras High Court that its report to former Director General of Police Ashok Kumar on the details of corruption involving Tamil Nadu Health Minister, top police officers and others in the gutkha scam was found during a recent search in 'Veda Nilayam', residence of…
Army Chief calls for collective approach in dealing with China

Army Chief calls for collective approach in dealing with China

India had to intervene in Bhutanese territory in Doklam as China was trying to change the status quo by constructing a road, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said on Friday. He called for a multi-pronged approach to deal with an assertive China that includes diplomatic, military and partnerships with other countries in the region. “We…
Muhammad Zaid: son of a tea-stall owner to Pakistan opener

Muhammad Zaid: son of a tea-stall owner to Pakistan opener

"I was walking back home after buying iftaar dinner when I heard the whole neighbourhood yell in frustration," Muhammad Zaid says, not one bit tired after a long training session in Whangarei. He is bursting with eagerness to tell this tale. "Kya yaar, Virat Kohli ko drop kar diya!." (What man, Virat Kohli has been…
26th Match (N), Big Bash League at Melbourne, Jan 12 2018 | Match Summary | ESPNCricinfo

26th Match (N), Big Bash League at Melbourne, Jan 12 2018 | Match Summary...

Fallins to Cooper, SIX, misses the length on this occasion, and it's punished! Full toss outside off, and it's smacked over the bowler's head. Lands on top of the sight screen tim: "Big names isn't the main problem for the teams like RCB, Melbourne Stars. Main issue is whether team is balanced or not. In…
3rd ODI, Pakistan tour of New Zealand at Dunedin, Jan 13 2018 | Match Preview | ESPNCricinfo

3rd ODI, Pakistan tour of New Zealand at Dunedin, Jan 13 2018 | Match...

Big Picture Across serene, idyllic cricket grounds in New Zealand, Pakistan are being jolted awake. The magic of the second half of last year is wearing off, with Sarfraz Ahmed's men slowly slipping back into their old limited-overs template. Against a modern, progressive limited-overs unit, the differences are stark. Pakistan's top-order is brittle, and their…
Stoinis finds his peace in new ODI team

Stoinis finds his peace in new ODI team

Marcus Stoinis was the archetypal young man in a hurry. In returning to international cricket after the death of his father, he believes he has found fresh perspective on the game to no longer be so rushed about it all. As Australia's limited-overs team works to rebuild towards next year's World Cup after a poor…
Harris punished for criticising obstructing-the-field call

Harris punished for criticising obstructing-the-field call

Ryan Harris, the former Australia fast bowler and now coach, has been reprimanded and handed a suspended fine of A$3,000 (US$ 2300 approx) for voicing his displeasure at the obstructing-the-field decision made against Alex Ross when playing for Brisbane Heat against Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League. In a series of tweets, Harris let…
No place for top-order batsmen

No place for top-order batsmen

The Cape Town Test was a baptism by fire for the batsmen. Of the ten innings played by India's specialist batsmen (Nos. 1-5), there were only two 20-plus scores - 28 by Virat Kohli in the second innings and 26 by Cheteshwar Pujara in the first. Over those ten innings, India's top five aggregated 130…
Playing India ‘a massive step up’ – Markram

Playing India ‘a massive step up’ – Markram

0:13 Aiden Markram enjoyed a remarkable start to Test cricket, scoring two hundreds in his first three matches, but those scores of 143 and 125 came against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe. The 23-year old South African opener was faced with a far stiffer challenge at Newlands, where on a surface with plenty of movement and against…
Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Future are living their best lives in ‘End Game’ video

Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Future are living their best lives in ‘End Game’...

Hit you like bang! Taylor Swift debuted the music video for “End Game” on Friday, and it’s got a lot going on: Swift and Ed Sheeran at a party! Swift and Future on a boat! Swift riding a motorcycle! Choreography! Yes, Swift lives up to her “big reputation” in “End Game” — the third song…
Don Lemon slams Trump and his supporters: ‘The president of the United States is racist’

Don Lemon slams Trump and his supporters: ‘The president of the United States is...

Don Lemon says Donald Trump’s reported comments about “sh—hole countries” didn’t leave him outraged because he “already knew” the president was “racist.” Opening Thursday’s CNN Tonight, Lemon declared, “The president of the United States is racist. A lot of us already knew that.” According to The Washington Post, during a meeting with lawmakers to discuss protecting…