Live on ESPN: Is Esports Finally Ready for Its Crossover Moment? – WIRED


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Live on ESPN: Is Esports Finally Ready for Its Crossover Moment?
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When the Overwatch League playoffs kick off tonight, fans will be tuning in to see which team will proceed to take on the league's top seeds, the New York Excelsior and Los Angeles Valiant. But while the diehards have been keeping up with the league's …
Disney bets on eSportsCNNMoney


Overwatch League Headed to ESPN and ABCGame Rant
Video game 'Overwatch' airing live on cable TV starting Wednesday eveningSacramento Bee
PC Gamer –Forbes –Digital Trends –PlayStation LifeStyle
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NASA needs a plan to ensure access to International Space Station, government agency warns – CNN


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NASA needs a plan to ensure access to International Space Station, government agency warns
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(CNN) A government watchdog agency is warning NASA that its astronauts could be grounded by delays facing SpaceX and Boeing. The Government Accountability Office on Wednesday released its latest report on NASA's commercial crew program, which …
US cargo craft tests reboost capability at International Space StationSpaceflight Now


Commercial crew delays threaten access to ISS, GAO warnsSpaceNews
Government watchdog warns Boeing, SpaceX delays may cut US astronauts off from International Space StationCNBC
Washington Post –Phys.Org –WJLA –Space Ref (press release)
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Disney bets on eSports – CNNMoney


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Disney bets on eSports
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ESPN signed a deal with Bobby Kotick's Activision Blizzard (ATVI) for TV rights to the Overwatch eSports league — a landmark moment in the rise of competitive video gaming, which offers big prizes and draws large crowds. The multi-year deal brings the …
Overwatch League Headed to ESPN and ABCGame Rant


Overwatch League playoffs will be broadcast on ESPN, Disney, and ABCPC Gamer
Can 'Overwatch' Overcome Esports' Prime Time Curse?Forbes
Digital Trends –Destructoid –PlayStation LifeStyle –Twinfinite
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NASA May Have Discovered and Then Destroyed Organics on Mars in 1976 – Space.com


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NASA May Have Discovered and Then Destroyed Organics on Mars in 1976
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This view from the Viking 2 shows Utopia Planitia on Mars in 1976. Some researchers think that the Viking lander's main instrument may have burned up organic molecules in collected soil samples. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech. Over 40 years ago, a NASA …
Meet Alyssa Carson: This 17-Year-Old Girl Could Be The First Human On MarsTech Times


Ancient 'Ghost Dunes' Found On Mars May Hold Clues To Past Alien LifeThe Inquisitr
Skywatch: Waiting out a global Martian dust stormTwin Falls Times-News
MLive.com –Science Magazine –Atlas Obscura –Big Think (blog)
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Billboard, Hollywood Reporter CEO Exits Amid Investigation

The CEO of the Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group, John Amato has stepped down. His departure comes amid both an investigation into his conduct and a reorganization at the media group, which also includes the Spin brand, after a merger with Valence Media earlier this year. Asif Satchu and Modi Wiczyk,…

ZTE signs deal with US to lift trade restrictions w/ $400 million escrow payment & monitor – 9to5Google


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ZTE signs deal with US to lift trade restrictions w/ $400 million escrow payment & monitor
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It finally might be over… soon. ZTE has been through a lot in the past several weeks following a severe ban on using products from the United States, but now a deal has finally been signed. The best gifts for Android users. A report today from
ZTE signs escrow agreement with US to lift trade banAndroid Police (press release) (blog)


ZTE and US sign deal to lift banandroidandme.com

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Twitter is purging accounts and your follower count might take a hit as a result – BGR


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Twitter is purging accounts and your follower count might take a hit as a result
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If you've got a yuuge Twitter follower count like a certain White House occupant or other high-profile power users of the platform, you might see that number drop starting Thursday, part of a major crackdown on bots and other misuse of the service. Don
Twitter Removing Millions of Fake FollowersIGN


Hold for the drop: Twitter to purge locked accounts from follower metricsTechCrunch
As Twitter cracks down on fake news, users to see drop in follower countsFirstpost
Outlook India –Twitter Blog –New York Times –New York Times
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YouTube TV goes down during World Cup semifinal – CNET


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YouTube TV goes down during World Cup semifinal
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World Cup fans relying on YouTube TV to watch the England versus Croatia match Wednesday were understandably upset when the streaming service suddenly went down. YouTube TV sent out a tweet Wednesday afternoon saying, "Hey everyone …
YouTube TV goes down during the World CupTechCrunch


It's not you: YouTube TV is down right nowBGR
PSA: It's not just you, YouTube TV is having some issues9to5Google
Android Police (press release) (blog)
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