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Jack Dorsey explains why Twitter fact-checked Trump’s false voting claims

After Twitter flagged a pair of President Trump’s tweets with a fact-checking label on Tuesday, tensions between the president and his favored social media platform are running high. On Wednesday night, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey—rarely one to pick a pol

US layoffs stuck at high level as 1.3 million seek jobless aid

Thursday#39;s report from the Labor Department showed that the number of applications for unemployment aid fell from 1.4 million in the previous week. The figure has now topped 1 million for 16 straight weeks. Before the pandemic, the record high for weekly u

Setback for Adani Power, Tata Power and Essar Power as Gujarat govt reverses this decision

We have cancelled the GR in the cabinet meeting. Since coal prices have plummeted, we moved a note in the cabinet to cancel the earlier order on public interest," an official said.

Singaporean startup Karana raises $1.7 million for meat substitutes made from jackfruit

Singaporeans have a growing appetite for plant-based meat substitutes. In fact, demand for products from companies like Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods and Quorn have grown during the pandemic, partly because consumers are making more health-conscious decisions

Smartwatch hack could trick patients to ‘take pills’ with spoofed alerts

Vulnerabilities could have let hackers send medication reminders to patients as often as they wanted.

Trump can't figure out why Covid-ravaged America shouldn't open its schools

Impeached coward Donald Trump is unhappy with efforts to kill grandma, and has his eyes set on the nation’s children. In that vein, he tweeted this yesterday: xIn Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and many other countries, SCHOOLS ARE OPEN WITH NO PROBLEMS

‘Establishing international relations’: Russian footballer Dzyuba explains viral video imitating sex with Iranian teammate Azmoun

Russia captain Artem Dzyuba has explained the viral video of himself simulating sex with Iranian Zenit St. Petersburg teammate Sardar Azmoun during post-match title celebrations, saying he was “developing international relations.” Read Full Article at RT.

UK telecom firms warn rushing to phase out Huawei 5G gear will take years & cost billions

At least five years, “ideally seven,” will be needed to replace Huawei’s 5G equipment, Vodafone and BT have told British MPs. The introduction of the ultra-fast networks across the country would be delayed, they warned. Read Full Article at

Putin’s point man on Ukraine says unrecognized Donetsk & Lugansk republics will NOT join Russia

The idea of the two Donbass republics joining Russia has not been discussed, according to Dmitry Kozak, the deputy head of the presidential administration, focused on the relationship with Ukraine. Read Full Article at

Why are scientists trying to manufacture organs in space?

Why are scientists trying to grow organs at the International Space Station? People live on Earth not in zero-gravity. A stem cell expert explains why it is useful to do these experiments in space.

Pink 'watermelon snow' threatens major Italian glacier

The high Presena glacier has turned pink in a major bloom of dangerous, ice-melting algae.

LogDNA announces $25M Series C investment and new CEO

LogDNA, a startup that helps DevOps teams dig through their log data to find issues, announced a $25 million Series C investment today along with the promotion of industry vet Tucker Callaway to CEO. Let’s start with the funding. Emergence Capital led t

GoPro turns the Hero 8 Black into a $249 webcam

The GoPro Hero 8 action camera can now be used as a webcam thanks to a software utility. The software, which is still in beta, lets users connect a Hero 8 camera through USB and use it as a webcam. Without this utility, owners had to use a combination of dong

Kai hopes: Five final matches in Champions League chase are crucial for Chelsea as Marina Granovskaia 'negotiates Havertz signing'

In a big-spending summer for Roman Abramovich at Chelsea, a successful conclusion to Marina Granovskaia's pursuit of Kai Havertz could depend as much on their final five Premier League matches as it did on the Bundesliga finale. Read Full Article at

‘Time for self-reflection’: WHO sets up independent panel to review its handling of pandemic

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Gold hits record high of Rs 49,239 per 10 gram, silver zoom past Rs 51,000 per kg

Damani expects the yellow metal to trade in a range of $1,780-1,835 per troy ounce on COMEX. «Domestic prices could hover in the range of Rs 48,900-49,600/10 gram.»

Raikkonen: Vettel/Ferrari problems not as big as made out

Vettel will leave Ferrari at the end of the year after the team opted against offering him a new contract beyond 2020, opting to sign Carlos Sainz from Ferrari.Vettel revealed last weekend in Austria that he was «surprised» to not receive an offe

Morning Digest: Republicans rush to save another Senate seat with massive Georgia ad bookings

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Lead

Trump has known Russia was funding the Taliban since 2017, and he never once pushed back

The news that Russia was paying Taliban militia a bounty to kill American soldiers was shocking. The idea that Donald Trump had known about it for a matter of months, and not only failed to take action, but pressured the G7 to readmit Russia even more so. Bu

What does Paytm’s insurance foray mean and other key questions answered

Is Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma’s grand vision of transforming his company into a full-fledged financial services player complete after the acquisition of Raheja QBE?

F1 2020 game review: Does My Team live up to the hype?

Produced once again by Codemasters, the publisher and developer of the F1 game since 2010, F1 2020 looks to continue to build on the growing hype and momentum that has been building around its digital offerings in recent years.The explosion of F1 Esports saw

First look: Ferrari's upgraded F1 front wing

Having struggled for pace in pre-season testing, Ferrari struggled at last weekend’s Red Bull Ring race with only Charles Leclerc making it into the final part of qualifying as Sebastian Vettel qualified 11th. Although Leclerc captured second in t

Yikes! Lakers could load up for next season too

The Lakers won't have the space to offer a max deal this offseason, but they have plenty of options to add firepower, Yardbarker's Sean Keane writes.

FPO set for comeback as fund raising tool with Yes Bank's mega offering

The last successful FPO to hit the domestic market was in 2014 by Engineers India. Apart from that, only three others have successfully launched an FPO

The Latest: Madrid forward Vinícius to repeat virus test

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says forward Vinícius Júnior will need to have another coronavirus test after an initial test result came out “wrong.”

Twilio acquires Electric Imp to bolster its growing IoT business

While you may mostly think about Twilio in the context of its voice and text messaging platform, the company has recently made a number of moves to bolster its IoT platform, which is already one of its fastest-growing business units. To accelerate this push,

Data brokers track everywhere you go, but their days may be numbered

Everywhere you go, you are being followed. Not by some creep in a raincoat, but by the advertisers wanting to sell you things. The more advertisers know about you — where you go, which shops you visit, and what purchases you make — the more they can profi

Google expands its Swirl 3D ad format

Google is announcing the global availability of Swirl, an ad format that the company unveiled in beta just over a year ago. The Swirl format involves banner ads that include interactive 3D product models. As the company put it in a blog post: Swirl lets consu

MariaDB raises $25M more to expand its SkySQL cloud database platform

Cloud services continue to be a key component of how organisations remain operational even as so much else — such as physically working in enclosed offices — is forced to change because of the COVID-19 health pandemic. Today, MariaDB Corporation,

'I know one thing: he'll continue that legacy': Khabib coach says UFC champ will take on mantle of late father Abdulmanap's work

Khabib Nurmagomedov's American-based coach Javier Mendez says the UFC lightweight champion will continue the legacy of his late father Abdulmanap by himself becoming a trainer. Read Full Article at

WATCH: Heart-stopping moment former college football player catches 3yo child thrown from burning building (VIDEO)

Former college football wide receiver Phillip Blanks made the catch of his life in tragic circumstances when he saved three-year-old Jameson Long after he was thrown to safety by his mother from a burning apartment. Read Full Article at

US envoy reaffirms Washington’s readiness to engage in dialogue with N. Korea

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Elon Musk sets update on brain-computer interface company Neuralink for August 28

Elon Musk said on Twitter this week that Neuralink, the company he founded in 2016 to develop computer-brain interfaces for the explicit purpose of helping humans keep pace with advanced artificial intelligence, will provide an update on its progress on Augus

For this ‘Made in India’ power bank company, Atmanirbhar Bharat means big business

Ambrane India is seeing a shift in business from Chinese companies to Indian brands.

Best car insurance for teens and young drivers in 2020 - Roadshow

Find the best car insurance rates and deals for new and young drivers. Affordable insurance policies are available for good students, and also for teens who've had accidents.

Give IBM your unused computing power to help cure coronavirus and cancer - CNET

The World Community Grid app lets anyone contribute to scientific research, no skills, money or time needed.

This 12-year-old CEO is giving free coding, AI classes during COVID-19 - CNET

Samaira Mehta, CEO of CoderBunnyz, isn't letting the pandemic stop her from getting kids interested in STEM.

Apple TV Plus: Everything to know about Apple's stab at streaming - CNET

Apple TV Plus is the gadget giant's competitor to Netflix, Disney Plus and the like, and it will stream Tom Hanks' big movie Greyhound starting Friday.

Parades, close-ups with Mickey out as Disney World reopens

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Forget about up-close “meet-and-greet" sessions with Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck when Walt Disney World parks reopen. There will be no firework shows or parades - those would draw too many people together - and both visitors and employe

Karur Vysya Bank partners with Tata Motors to offer car loans

Both existing and new customers will be eligible to avail loans from KVB, which seeks to leverage the vast new car retail network of Tata Motors across India, even as the bank has a branch network of 779 across 22 States and union territories.
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