US-China tech war: Beijing’s secret chipmaking champions

US-China tech war: Beijing’s secret chipmaking champions

Once a month, senior executives of Yangtze Memory Technologies Co fly to Beijing for a flurry of meetings with China’s top economic management bodies. They focus on the company’s efforts to build some of the world’s most advanced computer memory chips — and its progress on weaning itself off American technology. Based in the central … Read more

Dave Chappelle reveals he was ‘real nervous’ about making ‘8:46’ special inspired by George Floyd

Dave Chappelle reveals he was ‘real nervous’ about making ‘8:46’ special inspired by George Floyd

Comedian Dave Chappelle opened up about his ultra successful 8:46 stand-up special, during an appearance on Wednesday night. The special was filmed last June and was inspired by the tragic death of George Floyd. During his set, Chappelle honored the recent victims of police brutality and systemic racism. “A lot of it started when the … Read more

Bills seventh-round pick Jack Anderson signs rookie deal

Bills seventh-round pick Jack Anderson signs rookie deal

Seventh-round guard Jack Anderson announced via his instagram account that he was signed his four-year rookie contract with the Buffalo Bills. Anderson is the second member of the Bills draft class to sign his rookie contract following second-round pass rusher Carlos Basham. Anderson was the 236th overall pick and the final selection of the Bills … Read more

Political turmoil returns as Nepal suffers worst COVID surge

Political turmoil returns as Nepal suffers worst COVID surge

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Political turmoil has returned to Nepal, which has had eight different governments in a decade and is experiencing its worst COVID-19 surge with acute shortages of health facilities and oxygen for patients. Their hopes for stability lost, the people are angry at the government and the politicians they elected. “The leaders … Read more

James Harden returns, leads Nets past Spurs

James Harden returns, leads Nets past Spurs

James Harden collected 18 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds in his return from a strained right hamstring as the Brooklyn Nets posted a 128-116 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night in New York. Harden came off the bench for the first time since April 22, 2012, when he was a member … Read more

Ackman says he ‘kicks himself for not understanding’ crypto like bitcoin, but says it has ‘no intrinsic value’

Ackman says he ‘kicks himself for not understanding’ crypto like bitcoin, but says it has ‘no intrinsic value’

Prominent investor Bill Ackman offered a rather muddled take on digital assets during a virtual event on Wednesday, but the upshot may be that he views digital assets as a challenge for some investors because they have “no inherent value.” Speaking at a virtual event hosted by The Wall Street Journal, called the Future of … Read more

Syrian family reunited, against the odds, in Greece

Syrian family reunited, against the odds, in Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Torn apart in the deadly chaos of an air raid, a Syrian family of seven has been reunited, against the odds, three years later at a refugee shelter in Greece’s second city of Thessaloniki, a centuries-old melting point of cultures overlooking the Aegean Sea. When the warplanes screamed in over the … Read more

Montville avenges early-season loss to Fitch

0-4 start drops Minnesota United into Major League Soccer basement

May 13—MONTVILLE — Lily Corrice pitched a six-hitter with five strikeouts and also doubled at the plate as Montville beat Fitch on Wednesday, 4-1, to avenge an early-season Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I loss to the Falcons. Rori Curran tripled twice and scored for the Indians(6-6, 6-6), who lost to the Falcons, 9-2, in the … Read more