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NHL Rumors: Holland, Yzerman, Penguins, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates in Detroit where the team made big changes. Steve Yzerman was hired as the new GM, but Ken Holland will be sticking around. What’s their plan both short-term and long-term? There are also reports the Pittsburgh Penguins might look at moving Kris Letang and/or Phil Kessel. What is their value around the league? What’s Next for Ken Holland? Darren Dreger tweeted that it is believed that Ken Holland has withdrawn his name from being an option...
Tags: Usa, Uncategorized, Sport, Getty Images, Chicago, Wings, Gm, Holland, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, NHL, Seattle, Detroit, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Islanders, United Center


Daily Crunch: Zoom and Pinterest go public

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Zoom pops 81 percent in Nasdaq debut Thursday was a big day for tech IPOs, with Zoom opening trading at $65 a share. The company’s initial public offering gave it a fully diluted market cap of roughly $16 billion. Meanwhile, Pinterest debuted on the New York Stock Exchange at $23.75 per share. 2. Faceb...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Dnc, Tech, Getty Images, New York Stock Exchange, Clinton, Zoom, Mueller, Jaap Arriens NurPhoto, Daily Crunch


China's Largest Image Provider Suspends Site After Falsely Claiming Copyright On 'Black Hole' Photo (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes Reuters: China's largest stock images provider, Visual China Group, shut its website and apologized on Friday after it falsely claimed copyright of images such as the first photo of a black hole and China's national flag. The company, which partners with U.S. photo agency Getty Images, said in a post on its official Weibo account the incident revealed its weak management and that it was cooperating with authorities investigating the matter. Shares in the company slumpe...
Tags: News, China, Getty Images, United States, Shanghai, China Daily, Weibo, Visual China Group, Suning, Reuters, U S, European Southern Observatory, EditorDavid, Clyde Co, Visual China, Elliot Papageorgiou


‘No Easy Shifts’ as First-Round Series Get Tight & Nasty

It wasn’t long after celebrating Craig Smith’s overtime goal that P.K. Subban zeroed in on the cold reality of Nashville’s playoff series against Dallas. “There are no easy shifts out there, no easy games and no easy plays,” he said. “It’s hand-to-hand combat out there.” Subban and the Central Division-winning Predators needed to work overtime just to even things with the Stars at a game apiece, and the Colorado Avalanche got a sudden-death goal from Nathan MacKinnon to tie up their series...
Tags: Colorado, Washington, Boston, Russia, Toronto, Sport, Getty Images, Dallas, Nashville, Ncaa, Hockey, NHL, Columbus, Denver, Calgary, Cnbc


China’s largest stock photo provider draws fire over use of black hole image

While the world marvels at the first black hole image ever taken, a Chinese photo-sharing community is setting off a huge public outcry over its use of the landmark photo and a wider debate over copyrights practices in China. As soon as the European Southern Observatory released the black hole photo on April 10, Visual China Group (VCG), China’s leading stock image provider that’s compared to Getty Images and owns Flikr’s one-time rival 500px, made the image available for sale in its library wit...
Tags: Asia, Lawsuit, China, Social Media, Tech, Getty Images, Pandora, Beijing, Shanghai, Black Hole, Baidu, Flickr, Photo Sharing, Creative-Commons, Weibo, 500px


Image of child crying at border wins World Press Photo award

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A photograph of a Honduran toddler crying as a U.S. Border Patrol officer pats down the child’s mother in Texas was named as the prestigious World Press Photo of the Year at a ceremony Thursday evening. Getty Images photographer John Moore’s winning image shows 2-year-old Yanela Sanchez and her mother, Sandra Sanchez, […]
Tags: Texas, News, Ap, Getty Images, Nation, Amsterdam, John Moore, Sandra Sanchez, Yanela Sanchez


How to stop robocalls spamming your phone

No matter what your politics, beliefs, or even your sports team, we can all agree on one thing: robocalls are the scourge of modern times. These unsolicited auto-dialed spam calls bug you dozens of times a week — sometimes more — demanding you “pay the IRS” or pretend to be “Apple technical support.” Even the now-infamous Chinese embassy scam, recently warned about by the FBI, has gained notoriety. These robocallers spoof their phone number to peddle scams and tricks — but the calls are real. So...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Security, Startups, Verizon, Europe, Fcc, Privacy, Samsung, Telemarketing, Smartphones, Fbi, United States, Comcast, Ofcom


The NHL’s Coaching Merry-Go-Round

Here we go again. As the NHL’s 2018-19 regular season ended, the merry-go-round ride of coaches has already started. Almost half of the 14 teams that failed to qualify for the postseason are likely getting new coaches. This includes five teams with interim coaches that took over during the season. Phil Housley was relieved of his duties last weekend. (Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports) Seven head coaching gigs have or will likely open up: Anaheim Ducks (interim coach Bob Murray), Buffalo ...
Tags: Florida, Usa, Minnesota, Washington, Sport, Ap, Getty Images, Stars, Chicago, Gm, Kings, Vancouver, Penguins, AHL, Hockey, NHL


For true transparency around political advertising, U.S. tech companies must collaborate

In October 2017 online giants Twitter, Facebook, and Google announced plans to voluntarily increase transparency for political advertising on their platforms. The three plans to tackle disinformation had roughly the same structure: funder disclaimers on political ads, stricter verification measures to prevent foreign entities from posting such ads, and varying formats of ad archives. All three announcements came just before representatives from the companies were due to testify before Congress a...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Transparency, Technology, Supreme Court, Congress, Marketing, Articles, Social Media, Search Engines, Ceo, Industry, United States


‘We’ll Be Better Next Year – Canucks Look Forward as Season Ends

VANCOUVER — It's been a season of growth for the Vancouver Canucks, but after finishing outside of the playoffs for the fourth year in a row, players and coaches feel there's still work to be done. Standout performances from young players like Elias Pettersson, Brock Boeser and Bo Horvat highlighted a season that saw the Canucks (35-36-11) finish fifth in the Pacific Division — up eight points from the end of last year, but still nine points out of a wild-card spot. Despite a rash of injur...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Getty Images, Green, Vancouver, Slovakia, Hockey, NHL, Chicago Blackhawks, University Of Michigan, Pacific Division, Vancouver Canucks, Bo Horvat, Canucks, Daniel, Team USA


Cause of Taylor Hall’s Knee Injury Evaded Doctors for Months

NEWARK, N.J. — NHL MVP Taylor Hall missed the second half of the New Jersey Devils’ disappointing season because doctors couldn’t determine the cause of the pain in his left knee. Hall Opens Up About Injury Speaking with the media for the first time since mid-December, Hall said Monday there was no incident that led to the injury. The 27-year-old rested his knee during games on Dec. 14-15, returned to play four games and took the Christmas break off, hoping to return shortly after that. ...
Tags: Sport, Getty Images, New Jersey, Newark, Hockey, NHL, Hall, New Jersey Devils, Ottawa Senators, Craig Anderson, Devils, Columbus Blue Jackets, Taylor Hall, John Hynes, Ray Shero, Hart Trophy


Virginia claims NCAA championship with overtime win over Texas Tech

CORRECTS TO VIRGINIA’S MAMADI DIAKITE (25) AND TEXAS TECH’S TARIQ OWENS (11) NOT TEXAS TECH’S DAVIDE MORETTI (25) AND VIRGINIA’S TY JEROME (11) – Virginia’s Mamadi Diakite (25) and Texas Tech’s Tariq Owens (11) reach for the tipoff at the start of the first half in the championship of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) Texas Tech forward Tariq Owens dunks the ball during the first half against Virginia in the champio...
Tags: Minneapolis, Virginia, Sports, Sport, Getty Images, Soccer, Nba, College sports, Ncaa, Jack, Ncaa Tournament, Hunter, Cavs, Cavaliers, Texas Tech, Richmond VA


Being Tom Wilson, Hockey’s Most Hated Man

ARLINGTON, Va. — Tom Wilson tries not to read everything about him on social media. You’d think being on the receiving end of endless tweets and messages that are, well, not suitable for work would be reason enough to skip them. But Wilson can’t just ignore it all because sometimes it goes beyond hockey. “Last year there’s people putting my parents’ address on Twitter and people underneath being like, ‘Oh, good to know,'” Wilson said. “I said: ‘Hey, just so you know, this is out there. The...
Tags: Usa, Washington, Toronto, Sport, Getty Images, New Jersey, National Mall, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Vegas, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh, New Jersey Devils, Wilson, Washington Capitals


Dissecting what Lyft’s IPO means for Uber and the future of mobility

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Kirsten Korosec and Kate Clark led a deep-dive discussion into Lyft’s IPO and the outlook for the business going forward. After skyrocketing nearly 10% on its first day hitting the public markets, Lyft stock has faded back down towards its IPO price as some investors grow more concerned over the company’s path to profitability (or lack ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Lyft, Uber, Europe, Wall Street, New York City, US, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tech, Tesla, Getty Images, Chicago, Austin


Ducks Wrap up Season With Win Over Kings

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Korbinian Holzer scored his first NHL goal in just over two years, Sam Steel added a short-handed goal and the Anaheim Ducks punctuated a miserable hockey season in Southern California with a 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night. Daniel Sprong, Carter Rowney and Jakob Silfverberg also scored, and John Gibson made 44 saves as the Ducks earned their first victory in four games in this season’s Freeway Faceoff rivalry. Anaheim Ducks’ Daniel Sprong (AP Ph...
Tags: Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Getty Images, New Jersey, Kings, Hockey, NHL, Pacific, Ducks, Jones, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim, Honda Center, Anze Kopitar


Young creatives: Enter Ad Age's 10th annual Cannes Lions Cover Contest

Since 2010, Ad Age has celebrated rising industry talent with its annual Young Creatives Cover Contest. The winners see their work on the cover of the Ad Age issue that's distributed at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. They also win a free trip to the annual ad fête in France. The contest is free and open to global creatives and students age 30 and under. Since it debuted, we've asked competitors to capture the idea of creativity in a single, impactful image. Last year, in...
Tags: France, Advertising, Getty Images, Cannes Lions, Cannes Lions International Festival, Girlgaze, Dove Getty


Getty Images sued again, accused of profiting from public domain images

Dallas-based digital marketing company CixxFive Concepts has recently filed a class action lawsuit against Getty Images. The lawsuit claims that Getty is allegedly licensing images that are in the public domain. But in addition to that, CixxFive Concepts also accuses Getty of using all kinds of “deceptive techniques” to make customers think that the company […] The post Getty Images sued again, accused of profiting from public domain images appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Lawsuit, Legal, News, Getty Images, Dallas, Getty, Sued, Licensing, Public Domain, Photo Licensing, Photography Licensing, CixxFive Concepts


Judge says Trump can’t re-open Arctic waters that Obama closed to drilling (ars technica)

Enlarge / United States, Alaska, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Kaktovik, frozen lagoon and sea, pack ice formation. (credit: Getty Images) On Friday, a federal judge ruled that President Trump could not re-authorize drilling in Arctic waters after President Obama removed those waters from drilling in 2016. If the Alaskan judge's ruling withstands appeal, it would mean that the Trump Administration would have to seek approval from Congress to re-open federal waters north of Alaska to oil and...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Obama Administration, Senate, Getty Images, Alaska, House, Arctic, Republican, Trump, Megan Geuss, Trump Administration


Google reshuffles its leadership in Asia Pacific

There’s a changing of the guard within Google’s Asia Pacific business. In recent weeks, personnel changes within two of its most important roles show the search giant is entering a new era of management for its fast-growing business across the continent. Scott Beaumont, a British executive who previously ran Google in China and Korea, stepped into the role of Asia-Pacific president following an announcement made on March 18. Following that, Google revealed today that Rajan Anandan, the executive...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Asia, Europe, Microsoft, China, Southeast Asia, India, Smartphone, Companies, Artificial Intelligence, United States, Asia Pacific, President, Korea


Office Depot rigged PC malware scans to sell unneeded $300 tech support (ars technica)

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | eriksvoboda) Office Depot and a partner company tricked customers into buying unneeded tech support services by offering PC scans that gave fake results, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Consumers paid up to $300 each for unnecessary services. The FTC yesterday announced that Office Depot and its software supplier, Support.com, have agreed to pay a total of $35 million in settlements with the agency. Office Depot agreed to pay $25 million while Support...
Tags: News, Getty Images, Ftc, Office Depot, Jon Brodkin, OfficeMax, Federal Trade Commission Consumers


Inevitable Hitchcock Out as Edmonton Oilers Coach

In a recent media scrum, Terry Jones asked of Edmonton Oilers head coach Ken Hitchcock what he takes from this season and the experience? Citing that the organization will head a million different directions this summer, Jones suggested Hitchcock must have a lot on his mind. Hitchcock responded as many might have expected he would. Saying, “this has been the best experience of my life,” he was sincere in noting that getting to coach in a market like Edmonton, for a Canadian team where it rea...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Getty Images, Gm, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton, Jones, Edmonton Oilers, Kim Klement, Oilers, Connor McDavid, Ken Hitchcock, Terry Jones, Leon Draisaitl, Hitchcock


Ken Hitchcock Not Likely to Return as Oilers Coach

In a recent media scrum, Terry Jones asked of Edmonton Oilers head coach Ken Hitchcock what he takes from this season and the experience? Citing that the organization will head a million different directions this summer, Jones suggested Hitchcock must have a lot on his mind. Hitchcock responded as many might have expected he would. Saying, “this has been the best experience of my life,” he was sincere in noting that getting to coach in a market like Edmonton, for a Canadian team where it rea...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Getty Images, Gm, Hockey, NHL, Edmonton, Jones, Edmonton Oilers, Kim Klement, Oilers, Connor McDavid, Ken Hitchcock, Terry Jones, Leon Draisaitl, Hitchcock


Celebrating the Jewelry of Lorraine Schwartz at K11 ARTUS with Pharrell!

  LORRAINE SCHWARTZ  FINE JEWELRY         ADRIEN CHENG AND PHARRELL WILLIAMS CELEBRATE THE JEWELRY OF LORRAINE SCHWARTZ AT K11 ARTUS        Celebration of Lorraine Schwartz Jewelry at K11 Artus All photos courtesy of Getty Images and Lorraine Schwartz!    WHO: Celebrity jewelers Lorraine Schwartz and Ofira Sandberg hosted celebrity friends and […]
Tags: Seo, Getty Images, Pharrell, Pharrell Williams, Lorraine Schwartz, Ofira Sandberg, Adrien Cheng, Lorraine Schwartz jewelry


Penguins’ Fanbase Wrong for Blaming Murray

With only nine games left in the regular season, the Pittsburgh Penguins currently sit in third place in the tight-knit Metropolitan Division. They are three points out of first place, but also only four points away from being out of the playoffs entirely. The division is poised to send five teams to the postseason, and the Penguins have had ample opportunity to climb into the top spot, but some untimely losses have landed them in third. Even with a plethora of injuries, the Penguins have battle...
Tags: Sport, Getty Images, Philadelphia, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Murray, Pittsburgh Penguins, Phil Kessel, Kris Letang, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Letang, Stanley Cups, Malkin, Matt Murray


The “splinternet” is already here

Keith Wright Contributor Share on Twitter Keith Wright is a Villanova School of Business instructor of Accounting and Information Systems, founder of Simplicity On-Demand LLC and former Senior Vice President for Global Sales Operations for SAP. There is no question that the arrival of a fragmented and divided internet is now upon us. The “splinternet,” where cyberspace is controlled and regulated by different countries is no lo...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Column, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, South Korea, Net Neutrality, Internet, Washington, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Censorship, Chief executive officer, Tech


The responsibility for a sustainable digital future

Mounir Mahjoubi Contributor Share on Twitter Mounir Mahjoubi is the French Secretary of State for Digital Affairs. On March 12, 2019, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the “World Wide Web”, Tim Berners-Lee’s ground-breaking invention. In just thirty years, this flagship application of the Internet has forever changed our lives, our habits, our way of thinking and seeing the world. Yet, this anniversary leaves a bittersweet t...
Tags: Facebook, Column, Europe, Politics, France, Articles, Tech, E-commerce, Getty-Images, Cryptography, Cybercrime, Paris, National Security, Cyberwarfare, G7, Tim Berners Lee


NHL Rumors: Hughes, Coyotes, Rangers, Oilers, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on what the plans are for Quinn Hughes in Vancouver, what the Rangers will do with their rebuild and how it might include a big-ticket free agent and how the Arizona Coyotes tried to get creative after the NHL Trade Deadline. Finally, the Oilers are short-listing their search for a new GM and there are some surprising names on the list. Canucks May Delay Debut of Quinn Hughes As per a report by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, Quinn Hughes is now signed...
Tags: Sport, Getty Images, Gm, Rangers, Vancouver, Hockey, NHL, Seattle, Calgary, Edmonton, New York Rangers, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers, Oilers, Coyotes, Vancouver Canucks


Daily Crunch: NVIDIA is buying Mellanox for $6.9B

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. NVIDIA to buy supercomputer chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9B, beating out Intel and Microsoft The news caps off what the media had reported as a bidding war between NVIDIA, Intel and Microsoft for the chipmaker now based out of San Jose but originally founded in Israel. The deal underscores ongoing consoli...
Tags: TC, Usa, New York, Microsoft, Israel, San Francisco, Tech, Intel, Getty Images, Nvidia, Manhattan, Harry Potter, San Jose, Ny, Equity, South


Art Ross Trophy | 5 Things You Didn’t Know

The Art Ross Trophy is awarded annually to the NHL’s top scorer. While looking into this year’s race we came across some unusual/little known facts: 1.  Art Ross Was a Defenseman  I had erroneously assumed that because the trophy that bears his name is for the league’s top scorer, that Art Ross himself would have been a high scoring forward. The reason that the trophy is named for Ross is because he donated it to the NHL sometime after he retired.  I picture him in his basement sculpting a swe...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Getty Images, Rangers, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Archives, Ross, Leafs, Gordie Howe, Hart, Alex Ovechkin, Moscow Russia, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby