Slack’s value rockets as stock closes up 48.5% in public debut – TechCrunch

Slack’s value rockets as stock closes up 48.5% in public debut – TechCrunch

It was a historic day for Slack (NYSE: WORK). The workplace communication software juggernaut debuted on the New York Stock Exchange up 48% at $38.50 per share after reports emerged Wednesday night that the business had agreed to a reference price of $26 per share. Slack, founded in 2009 as Tiny Speck, closed up 48.5%…

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Slumping Phils to bat Harper leadoff Thursday – ESPN

Slumping Phils to bat Harper leadoff Thursday – ESPN

The Philadelphia Phillies have put outfielder Bryce Harper into the leadoff spot for Thursday night’s game against the Washington Nationals in hopes of putting a spark back into the top of their lineup.Since June 4, when Andrew McCutchen suffered a season-ending knee injury, Phillies leadoff hitters have ranked last in batting average (.115), on-base percentage…

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Ocasio-Cortez on Biden segregationist comments: Booker doesn’t need to apologize to Biden – USA TODAY

Ocasio-Cortez on Biden segregationist comments: Booker doesn’t need to apologize to Biden – USA TODAY

Rebecca Morin, USA TODAY Published 3:33 p.m. ET June 20, 2019 | Updated 4:39 p.m. ET June 20, 2019CLOSE Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) is joining the crowd of Democrats in the run for presidency in 2020. Here are 5 things you should know about the New Jersey senator. USA TODAYRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said Thursday that…

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Roy Moore, who fell short in Senate bid in 2017, says he will run again for Alabama seat – The Washington Post

Roy Moore, who fell short in Senate bid in 2017, says he will run again for Alabama seat – The Washington Post

Colby ItkowitzCongress, campaigns, health policy, Pennsylvania politics June 20 at 4:06 PM Roy Moore, the Alabama judge whose Senate bid fell short over allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls in the 1970s, announced Thursday that he will run again for the seat, ignoring President Trump and top Republicans who argue he can’t win. “I…

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Lil Nas X’s new song just made the panini far greater than a sandwich – CNN

Lil Nas X’s new song just made the panini far greater than a sandwich – CNN

Lil Nas X’s new song just made the panini far greater than a sandwich – CNN

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Chennai, India, is almost out of water. Satellite images show its nearly bone-dry reservoirs – CNN

Chennai, India, is almost out of water. Satellite images show its nearly bone-dry reservoirs – CNN

By Paul P. Murphy and Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN Updated 3:11 PM ET, Thu June 20, 2019 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)Very little rain, recent scorching temperatures and a late monsoon season ar…

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Study: Cellphone use is causing ‘horns’ to grow in skulls of young people – WSB Atlanta

Study: Cellphone use is causing ‘horns’ to grow in skulls of young people – WSB Atlanta

Horn-like growths appear to be forming in the backs of some young peoples’ skulls, possibly because of cellphone use, according to research from an Australian university.

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Good Omens protesters demand show be removed from completely wrong company – The Verge

Good Omens protesters demand show be removed from completely wrong company – The Verge

It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that an angry fan online must be in search of a website to launch a mostly useless petition. A recent protest from a Christian group asking Netflix to remove Good Omens from its library is a perfect example — except that Good Omens isn’t part of Netflix’s library, because it’s…

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What We Know About Iran Shooting Down a U.S. Drone – The New York Times

What We Know About Iran Shooting Down a U.S. Drone – The New York Times

Politics|What We Know About Iran Shooting Down a U.S. DroneThe two countries disagree about where the drone was shot down: over international waters or in Iranian airspace.ImageAn RQ-4A Global Hawk unmanned surveillance drone at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska last year. A similar drone was shot down by Iranian forces on Thursday.CreditCreditTristan D. Viglianco/Agence…

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No new Google-branded tablets; Pixel Slate is now a collector’s item – About Chromebooks

No new Google-branded tablets; Pixel Slate is now a collector’s item – About Chromebooks

June 20, 2019June 20, 2019 Kevin C. Tofel 2-in-1s, Acer, Asus, Celeron, Chrome OS, Chrome tablets, Chromebooks, Google Pixel Slate, HP, MadeByGoogle, Pixel Slate, Tablets It appears that introducing, and then killing the Celeron Pixel Slate may have had a bigger negative impact on Google’s tablet strategy than first thought. According to my pal JR…

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