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How to watch live as Elon Musk speaks at a Mars-themed award ceremony Tuesday

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Elon Musk arrives at the construction site for a future Tesla Gigafactory in Gruenheide, Germany, near Berlin, on Sept. 3. 
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SpaceX founder and leading Mars tourism booster Elon Musk will take the stage to talk life, business, Mars and the business of transporting life to Mars on Tuesday. The serial entrepreneur, billionaire and founder of Tesla and SpaceX will receive the Axel Springer Award in a special ceremony that will be livestreamed from Berlin. You can watch it right here.
The award, presented annually by the German media conglomerate, “honors outstanding personalities who are innovative in an extraordinary way, who create and change markets and who shape culture while at the same time shouldering their social responsibility,” according to a statement.

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Previous winners include Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web.

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Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone Hilariously Recall Meeting Elon Musk for ‘Superintelligence’

melissa mccarthy & ben falcone hilariously recall meeting elon musk for ‘superintelligence’

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Ex-Facebook president cleared to buy a third of Weta Digital

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The US billionaire Sean Parker has been cleared to buy more shares in Peter Jackson’s company Weta Digital.A decision by the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) in October, but only recently made public, allowed the sale to Weta Holdings – an American company associated with Parker.

The application said Weta Digital was raising additional funds to grow its visual effects business.

“The Applicant is a company associated with US entrepreneur and investor, Sean Parker. The Applicant has satisfied the OIO that the individuals who will control the investment have the relevant business experience and acumen and are of good character.

“The Applicant has also demonstrated financial commitment to the investment.”

After the purchase Parker and his company affiliations would own almost one third of Weta Digital.

The company was majority owned by Peter Jackson, Frances Walsh and Philippa Boyens, according to Companies Office records.

Parker made a “significant” investment in Weta Digital last year, saying at the time he had “long admired the ground-breaking video effects and animation” that Weta had created.

Parker has a colourful past. He was a teenage computer hacker, who escaped prosecution as he was too young.

He founded the file-sharing service Napster, which was closed …

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Review | It’s okay if you weren’t paying attention to gadgets in 2020. Here are the best ones you missed.

review | it’s okay if you weren’t paying attention to gadgets in 2020. here are the best ones you missed.

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2020 has had enough bad news, so this list covers only gadgets that impressed. It’s not necessarily the stuff you see most advertised — like the fib about faster 5G phones — that made the best impression.All of the major smart speakers got an audible upgrade this year, with one exception. There’s once again a new iPhone sized to slip into skinny jeans. And I’ve actually gotten catcalls zipping around (stop laughing) on my pandemic commuting solution, the sleek VanMoof S3 e-bike.A word of warning about one notable release I didn’t get a chance to test: Apple’s new MacBook Air. It uses a new kind of chip that promises better battery life but requires a rewrite or translation software for older apps.Now bring on my gadgets.Serious soundSmart speakers that talk just turned five, and you can actually hear them maturing. This year, all three of the biggest brands finally offer room-filling sound for just $100.Of course, picking a smart speaker is about more than just sound. You’re also investing in an artificial intelligence tribe, of sorts — a voice operating system to fetch answers, operate your home and potentially violate your privacy. This year, …

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Ex-Manafort, Zuckerberg lawyer Reginald Brown takes WilmerHale team to Kirkland

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By David Thomas1 Min ReadKirkland & Ellis is picking up a team from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, including a practice leader who has represented former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.Reginald Brown, the chairman of WilmerHale’s financial institutions group and the vice chairman of its crisis management and strategic response group, is joining Kirkland’s Washington, D.C., office on Tuesday along with three other partners, the firm announced Monday.To read the full story on Westlaw Today, click here: bit.ly/3fSkGqr

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Must-reads, Singapore News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

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THE BIG STORY
Making transfer of funds faster, more hassle-free
Consumers will soon be able to transfer funds from their bank accounts to mobile wallets, and between e-wallets, in a faster and more hassle-free way. This comes as two major funds transfer services are set to open to non-bank financial institutions from February, in a step towards making digital payments in Singapore more seamless. 

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Muted festive season for S’pore students in US, UK

Singaporean students overseas are facing a muted festive season as Covid-19 cases spike yet again in the United States and the United Kingdom. Instead of the usual riotous affair with family and friends, some students decided to make this year’s Thanksgiving celebration last Thursday a quiet one.

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Airlines face tough task of delivering Covid-19 vaccines
Laid low by the coronavirus pandemic, airlines will be the workhorses of the attempt to eradicate it, hauling billions of vaccine vials to every corner of the globe. It is an unprecedented task, made more difficult by carriers’ diminished state after culling jobs, routes and aircraft to survive a crisis that has reduced air traffic globally by an estimated 61 per cent this year. 

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China has a new …

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The New Administration And The Global Trade Agenda: China

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President-elect is, in all likelihood, going to reduce global trade tensions and move to assist the world toward a more cooperate world environment.There are several things he can do right away to open up the United States to more discussion and interaction. Many of these things are solely at the prerogative of the president. For example, the Wall Street Journal has compiled a list of things that Mr. Biden would do right away. For example, the new president could move to help resolve the leadership dispute at the World Trade Organization. The new president could also remove tariffs on imported steel and aluminum with trading partners. He could also call for an emergency meeting of the Group of 20 nations early next year and this could serve as an “unofficial summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping.” Meetings such as this could help to revise and initiate a new global agenda, one that could include how the world moves on dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Perhaps the most important adjustment can come relative to relations with China. The China Card I have already laid out my position laid out my position with respect to what the U. S. should do with …

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Warriors’ Steph Curry Acknowledges Michael Jordan’s Legacy But Vows to be Different With His Brand – EssentiallySports

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Steph Curry has been one of the most influential basketball players in recent times. He has been the cornerstone of a Golden State Warriors team which has won 3 championships in the last 6 seasons.
Recently, Curry and Under Armour launched a new brand. He now becomes only the third basketball player besides Michael Jordan and Dwyane Wade to have his own brand.
When asked about how he felt about the same in a recent Sports Illustrated interview, Curry said, “It’s kind of wild, bro, to be honest. It’s very surreal.”‘
Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (30) scores a three point basket against Charlotte Hornets’ Kemba Walker (15) in the second quarter at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) (Photo by MediaNews Group/Bay Area News via Getty Images)
“I know a lot of people like to link it with Jordan Brand in terms of having a legacy brand attached to the company, and he is the GOAT standard of success when it comes to doing that, but we are going to do it a different way and something that is authentic to me.”
He added, “And again we are trying to plant …

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The best Cyber Monday 2020 travel deals for domestic getaways — with flexible booking dates through the end of 2021 and beyond

the best cyber monday 2020 travel deals for domestic getaways — with flexible booking dates through the end of 2021 and beyond

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When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Due to COVID-19, the travel industry has been upended and the landscape continues to shift.Hotels, booking sites, and tour operators are still offering significant savings for Cyber Monday 2020 and Travel Tuesday 2020 (December 1). However, with the ongoing pandemic, many people aren’t sure if travel is safe right now, or when they will be able to safely vacation again.  With that in mind, we found the best Cyber Monday travel deals for domestic locations, all with flexible booking dates through 2021 and beyond. Hotels, tour operators, booking sites, and airlines have long taken part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, with steep discounts on rooms and vacation packages often emerging. And, Travel Tuesday has even grown into its own deal day just for the travel industry, when extra vacation savings pop up directly after

Cyber Monday
. Due to COVID-19, travel looks entirely different this year. With the ongoing pandemic and with many states currently seeing a large spike in cases, many are left wondering if travel is safe at all right now. And while travel deals are still happening this year, you may be unsure …

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10 Things You May Not Know About Jimmy Fallon’s Wife, Nancy Juvonen – Biography

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Comedian Jimmy Fallon first won over audiences as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and found continued success as the host of Late Night and The Tonight Show, and by his side for more than a decade is his wife, Nancy Juvonen. Usually very private, Juvonen stepped into the spotlight in 2020 to help Fallon with his bare-bones production of The Tonight Show: At Home Edition. However, this isn’t Juvonen’s first taste of show business — she runs a production company with her best friend Drew Barrymore, was nominated for an Emmy and has a couple of acting credits. Here are 10 things to know about the funnyman’s better half:She’s lived on both U.S. coastsBorn in Connecticut in 1967, Juvonen soon joined her family in the move to Northern California and spent her formative years in Mill Valley, outside San Francisco. But she often returned east for summers in New Hampshire, and eventually settled in New York, where The Tonight Show is taped.Her father survived a plane ejectionAs Fallon described in an April 2015 episode of The Tonight Show, Juvonen’s father, William, was on a training mission for the Marine Corps in 1961 when his plane suddenly went into a tailspin over …

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