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Go inside a NYC hospital on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak
CNN's Miguel Marquez gets an exclusive look inside a New York City hospital where doctors and staff are working tirelessly to save coronavirus patients.
The Robot Revolution Is Happening-Like It or Not
Nearly every company across every industry is looking for new ways to minimize human contact, cut costs and address the labor crunch in repetitive and dangerous jobs.
American democracy seeks to reinvent itself
If something is common and normal in the politics of the United States, it is that there is nothing common and normal in the politics of that country. On Tuesday, August 11, ano...
Google's new system will turn phones into earthquake detectors
Google announced this Tuesday the launch of an earthquake alert system, which will allow Android phones to act as seismographs.
Google Maps returns to Apple Watch and gets important CarPlay feature
Google has announced its latest update for Google Maps on iOS, bringing two important features: support for CarPlay’s latest and greatest feature, as well as the return of an Ap...
Joe Biden names Kamala Harris as US vice-president pick, first Black woman
US has never had a woman vice-president; Biden’s move comes four years after first female presidential nominee from major party lost her White House bid. Trump’s campaign immedi...
Google, Nokia, Qualcomm are investors in $230M Series A2 for Finnish phone maker, HMD Global
Mobile device maker HMD Global has announced a $230M Series A2 — its first tranche of external funding since a $100M round back in 2018 when it tipped over into a unicorn valuat...
“God Forbid You Ever Have To Face The Choice That I Faced." Belarus's Opposition Candidate Has Fled The Country As The Government Cracks Down.
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the former English teacher who presented the biggest challenge to Alexander Lukashenko in 26 years, disappeared overnight as violent protests gripped Minsk.
How Smartphone Cameras Told the Story of Police Brutality
In the last decade, the smartphone has become a tool for witnessing police violence toward African Americans. From the 2009 killing of Oscar Grant to the 2020 killing of George ...
MicroStrategy Adopts Bitcoin as Primary Treasury Reserve Asset
MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), the largest independent publicly-traded business intelligence company, today announced that it has purchased 21,454 bitcoins at an ag...
Antonio Banderas reveals he has tested positive for coronavirus
Antonio Banderas has tested positive for coronavirus in Malaga on his 60th birthday, he announced today.
BVI FSC to invite applications for fintech "sandbox"
“Digitalisation is our ticket,” Jennifer Potter-Questelles, deputy managing director of corporate services at the Financial Services Commission, said last week during the FSC’s ...
Pentagon to share spectrum with US telecoms firms to help build 5G networks
Move opens up 100 megahertz of airwaves previously reserved for military use. Frequencies to be auctioned for commercial use as early as December next year
Is an iPhone in China any good if Trump bans WeChat?
iPhone shipments could drop as much as 30 per cent if Trump’s ban forces WeChat off the iOS App Store, analyst says.
ByteDance to escalate fight against Trump’s TikTok ban, sources say
The Chinese owners of video-sharing app TikTok plan to step up opposition to a US ban, sources say, as criticism grows at home the firm is kowtowing to American demands.
Instagram ‘censorship’ of black model's photo reignites claims of race
Fifteen minutes into her shoot with model Nyome Nicholas-Williams, photographer Alexandra Cameron knew she had captured the perfect image: a dreamy split second with Nicholas-Wi...
As Trump bans WeChat, some in China turn to encrypted messaging app Signal
NBC News reports Signal isn't blocked by the Great Firewall, unlike other encrypted messaging apps including WhatsApp and Telegram.
TikTok and Twitter are starting to talk about a possible combination, WSJ reports
Amid President Donald Trump's threats to ban TikTok, or force it to sell its US operations, Twitter was reported to be in talks with the video-sharing app Saturday night. The Wa...
Bitcoin is Almost as Big as Bank of America
As crypto prices continue climbing, Bitcoin's market cap has almost reach par with Bank of America's market cap.
Intel Hacked, 20 GB of Data Leaked On Messaging App Telegram
Password-protected zips in the folder may be accessed using either “Intel123” or “intel123” as the password.
U.S. Citizen talking to Trump @ Trump Tower about censoring TikTok from U.S. users
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