Rockets Trade Rumors: Houston Seeking Wing Defender, Linked to Kent Bazemore

Rockets Trade Rumors: Houston Seeking Wing Defender, Linked to Kent Bazemore

Rocky Widner/Getty Images The Houston Rockets are reportedly interested in a former Golden State Warriors playmaker as they attempt to dethrone the defending champions in the Western Conference. On Monday, Kelly Iko of USA Today's Rockets Wire reported Houston is interested in Hawks guard Kent Bazemore and is "perusing the market for a wing defender." Iko…
New US spending in Asia won’t match China but it’s significant in other ways

New US spending in Asia won’t match China but it’s significant in other ways

Still, Pompeo's announcement, coming ahead of his trip to Southeast Asia, carries political clout in a region dominated by Chinese funds. It signals "that smaller countries drawn to China's economic outreach can rely on the United States," analysts at intelligence firm Statfor said in a note. "At this stage it is difficult to see this…
Solar flares severed radio communication during 2017 hurricane season

Solar flares severed radio communication during 2017 hurricane season

While three hurricanes swirled in the Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans on September 6, 2017, the sun blasted off a powerful flare of energy, which soon smacked into Earth and severed radio communications across half the planet for hours. Just four days later, another solar flare — an intense burst of radiation from the sun —…
NYC bike-share program expands to include e-bikes

NYC bike-share program expands to include e-bikes

Back in April, New York relinquished its unreasonable ban on electric-assist bicycles within the city. And now the first bike-share fleets featuring e-bikes have arrived. Jump Bikes, which ironically started in New York City, finally arrived in the Big Apple after riding into San Francisco; the nearby beach town of Santa Cruz, California; Washington, D.C.;…
Starbucks is reportedly teaming up with Alibaba to deliver coffee in China

Starbucks is reportedly teaming up with Alibaba to deliver coffee in China

Starbucks is teaming up with Alibaba's food delivery unit, Ele.me, to deliver coffee and snacks to Chinese consumers later this year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. The deal is set to be announced later in the week, the Journal said, citing people with knowledge of the tie-up between the two companies. Ele.me will…
Robyn Is Back! Watch Her Attend A Robyn-Themed Club Night In New Short Film

Robyn Is Back! Watch Her Attend A Robyn-Themed Club Night In New Short Film

If you've been desperately missing Robyn, rest assured she's been missing you, too. On Monday (July 30), the "Dancing On My Own" singer kicked off her long-awaited new era with a short film about This Party Is Killing You, a club night dedicated solely to the Swedish singer's music. The party's organizers try to lure…
Japan’s central bank keeps monetary policy steady

Japan’s central bank keeps monetary policy steady

Japan's central bank on Tuesday kept its policy steady as widely expected. The big news out of the central bank is that it would make its policy framework more flexible for the long-term yield target. The BOJ maintained its target for the 10-year government bond yield at around zero percent and the short-term interest rate…
Uber is ending its self-driving truck program

Uber is ending its self-driving truck program

Uber is ending its self-driving truck program, TechCrunch first reported. An Uber representative confirmed the news to Business Insider and said the company had determined that developing autonomous trucks was not necessary to stay competitive in the freight logistics industry. Uber Freight, which allows companies to find truck drivers to haul their cargo, will not…
NASA study says setting off bombs over Mars isn’t the best idea

NASA study says setting off bombs over Mars isn’t the best idea

Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Sorry friend, no oceans of liquid water for you.Image: NASABy Keith Wagstaff2018-07-31 03:33:45 UTC Remember when Elon Musk said he wanted to nuke Mars?  As he later clarified, the…
10 Biggest Names Still Up for Grabs at the MLB Trade Deadline

10 Biggest Names Still Up for Grabs at the MLB Trade Deadline

0 of 11 Joseph Garnett Jr./Getty Images Although many of Major League Baseball's biggest names on the trading block have found new homes, teams can acquire a litany of pitchers and hitters still available. Here's a look at the 10 biggest names up for grabs as the MLB non-waiver trade deadline of 4 p.m. ET…