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Minimum wage rises some places, but it's still the COVID-19 economy, this week in the war on workers

Unemployment remains sky-high (no matter what Donald Trump tries to tell you), and four million workers have had their pay or hours cut due to the pandemic. For people who are still on the job, there’s some good news in some cities and states in the form o

Forget TikTok, Apple iPhone shipments could drop 30% with WeChat ban, analyst says - CNET

You may not use the popular Chinese chat app, but 1.2 billion other people do. And they wouldn't be happy if it disappeared.

You can buy the first Faraday Future FF 91 prototype - Roadshow

It's also the exact car that set a previous Pikes Peak record.

Ceres, a dwarf planet in the asteroid belt, hides an underground ocean - CNET

NASA's Dawn spacecraft reveals the secrets of Ceres' bright spots, discovering robust evidence for an ocean hiding below its surface.

Watch the 2021 Ford Bronco and Jeep Wrangler Rubicon climb back-to-back - Roadshow

The Jeep has a bit of a tougher time, but eventually makes its way up an inclined rock formation.

Looming repeat of Beirut tragedy? Houthi rebels will lay blame on UN, Saudis if stranded oil tanker in Yemeni port explodes

Houthi rebels have warned they will hold the Saudis and the UN accountable for a possible disaster on its way to the Middle East, as a stranded tanker in the Yemeni port is feared to explode over a lack of maintenance. Read Full Article at

'The decision is final': Borussia Dortmund slam door on Jadon Sancho's big-money move to Manchester United

Jadon Sancho's proposed transfer to Manchester United appears to be off after Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc confirmed that the German club are no longer looking to sell their prized asset. Read Full Article at

Mayor of Chicago slammed for failed response to looting & police shooting after focusing on lakeside social distancing

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has been excoriated for the city’s belated response to an outbreak of looting, shooting and chaos that followed a police-involved shooting. The city was quick to shut down beach access, however. Read Full Article at

Mediterranean standoff: Greece demands Turkey cease ‘illegal’ naval missions in disputed waters

The Greek foreign ministry has urged Turkey to “immediately cease its illegal activities” in the Mediterranean, after Ankara launched a research vessel into disputed waters near Cyprus. Read Full Article at

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion’ obliterates three Baltimore homes (PHOTOS)

A huge gas explosion has reduced three row houses to rubble in Baltimore, Maryland, killing one resident and injuring several others, the city's fire department has said. At least five people remain trapped in the debris. Read Full Article at

Carey: F1 business will bounce back in 2021

Liberty Media revealed on Monday that in April-June, F1 generated revenues of just $24m, compared with $620m for the same period last year, because no races took place at the height of the global lockdown.Income is always attributed in the quarters that the r

Trump's desperate attempt to look presidential in COVID-19 crisis falls flat across the board

Impeached Oval Office squatter Donald Trump apparently had his chief of staff Mark Meadows, formerly the leader of the maniacs in the Freedom Caucus, blow up the negotiations with Democratic leaders to save the nation from coronavirus so Trump could swee

Morikawa quickly goes from college grad to major champion

It's hard to believe that Collin Morikawa was graduating from Cal just over 14 months ago

The Latest: Women's Rugby Europe tourney to end in October

The Latest: Women's Rugby Europe tourney to end in October

Atalanta playing 'with anger in eyes and pain in hearts'

Atalanta playing 'with anger in eyes and pain in hearts'

Google Maps comes to Apple’s watchOS and CarPlay dashboard

Google Maps is now also available on the Apple Watch so you can get your walking, biking and driving directions right on your wrist. Don’t expect to get a full-blown Maps app on your wrist, though. The new app is mostly focused on giving you directions

Mux raises $37M Series C as its API-based video streaming service scales

This morning, Mux, a startup that provides API-based video streaming tooling and analytics, announced that it has closed a $37 million Series C round of capital. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, which included participation from Accel and Cobalt. Prior to t

Unpacking Duck Creek Technologies’ IPO and hoped-for $2.7B valuation

Tech stocks retain their highs as the second quarter’s earnings season begins to fade into the rearview mirror, and there are still a number of companies looking to go public while the times are good. It looks like a smart move, as public investors are

The Station: Uber eats rides, the next micromobility trend, Levandowksi’s day in court

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future way

Nikola stock surges on order for 2,500 electric garbage trucks

Electric truck maker Nikola announced an order for 2,500 garbage trucks, which sent the startup’s stock soaring today. The order is expected to begin construction in 2023, with on-road testing scheduled for 2022. Republic Services placed the order, which i

The race to make the Cup playoffs is going down to the wire

A weekend featuring a doubleheader of Cup races at Michigan International Speedway has helped to shore up a couple drivers fighting to make the playoff field on points while others took a hit to their hopes.While Clint Bowyer didn’t score a victory this wee

Lupin first company to shift manufacturing of some drugs from India to US after Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order

CEO Vinita Gupta does not name the drugs. Analysts say move will not have much effect on Indian pharma sector. Gupta says US business was down 26 percent in Q1FY21 Q-o-Q. Efforts under way to bring Metformin back into the market within Q2FY21.

How maths modelling helps efforts to eradicate banana bunchy top virus

Modelling the predicted movements of pervasive sap-sucking tiny insects before they infest banana crops has the potential to become a key tactic in the fight against a devastating virus, according to new research. Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV) is an aphid-tr

Restaurant customers frown on automatic gratuities, particularly after good service

Automatic gratuities leave restaurant patrons with a bad taste, even when the meal and the service were excellent, new research indicates.

New tools in the fight against lethal citrus disease

Scientists are closer to gaining the upper hand on Huanglongbing, a disease that has wiped out citrus orchards across the globe. New models of the bacterium linked to the disease reveal control methods that were previously unavailable.

Math shows how brain stays stable amid internal noise and a widely varying world

A new theoretical framework shows that many properties of neural connections help biological circuits produce consistent computations.

Nanocatalysts that remotely control chemical reactions inside living cells

The enzymes responsible for catalytic reactions in our body's biological reactions are difficult to use for diagnosis or treatment as they react only to certain molecules or have low stability. Many researchers anticipate that if these issues are ameliorated

Redding relieved to get over with «tough» Portimao weekend

After claiming the championship lead with a double victory in Jerez, Redding was shuffled back to the midfield for the majority of the Portugal round last weekend.He bounced back from the disappointment of a seventh and a fifth place result in the first two r

Air traffic is down, gun seizures up at US airports

With air traffic nearing a five-month high, airport security is finding guns in passenger carry-on bags at three times the rate recorded before the pandemic. And 80% of the guns are loaded. Officers found 15.3 guns for every million people screened in July, c

KTM says first MotoGP race win didn't come «by accident»

Binder dominated the Brno race on Sunday by 5.2 seconds to take a sensational debut victory for himself and KTM in MotoGP. The Austrian manufacturer came into the premier class in 2017, scoring a podium in a wet Valencia race in 2018, and started the 202

Hulkenberg was Mercedes' next choice after Hamilton for 2013

Hulkenberg made his F1 race comeback at Silverstone on Sunday, deputising for Sergio Perez at Racing Point after the Mexican driver tested positive for COVID-19.After an issue prevented him from taking the start of the British Grand Prix one week earlier, Hul

‘I am a product of a child molester; do I deserve to be loved?’ RT speaks to victims of horrific Berlin pedophile abuse scandal

When a famed sex educator convinced Berlin authorities to house young orphans with known pedophiles, the bizarre scheme led to shocking abuses. Two of his victims spoke to RT in a revealing new documentary. Read Full Article at

‘It’s killing me from inside’: Woman shares grief with RT as Beirut blast kills her husband in front of their gravely ill daughter

Standing outside her home in Miziara, Lebanon, Souha’s eyes fill up with tears as she speaks about her husband’s death. “I love you!” she cries out, as if speaking to him. Read Full Article at

UK would lose its ‘magic’ without Scotland – PM Johnson

The UK is the “greatest political partnership” in the world, but it wouldn't be the same if one of its members decides to leave, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned amid a growing appetite for independence in Scotland. Read Full Article at

Creators need better community tools. Circle wants to fill the gap

Entrepreneurial creators have to do a lot with limited time. They need to, well, create, but then they also need to build their marketing funnels, convert users to their paid products, and manage business operations. Yet, perhaps the most important task they

Beware bankers talking TikTok

The next few weeks is going to be a critical time for ByteDance-owned TikTok. The company is weeks away from a ban signed by President Trump, and while the company is expected to sue the U.S. federal government this week to block it, clearly the company’s f

ByteDance valuation under huge pressure as TikTok sale nears

As it reached an estimated valuation of $100 billion this year, TikTok’s parent company ByteDance solidified its status as the most valuable startup in private markets. Its success outside China has also become a source of envy and inspiration among it

IPL 2020 Title Sponsorship | BCCI invites EoIs, sets turnover of interested parties at over Rs 300 crore

«The name of the highest bidder will be announced on August 18,» IPL Chairman Brijesh Patel told Moneycontrol.

COVID-19 vaccine: Serum Institute#39;s Adar Poonawalla says India to have vaccine by December

Last week, Poonawalla#39;s Serum Institute announced its partnership with Gavi and the Gates Foundation, to accelerate the manufacture and delivery of up to 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for India and low- and middle-income countries.

Market regulator cracks whip on front runners at Reliance Securities

Front running is a term used to describe a broker, or any other entity, carrying out trades based on foreknowledge of a big transaction to be placed

Shannon Sharpe on Damian Lillard’s missed those free throws against Clippers & victory over 76ers

After Damian Lillard missed two late-game free throws and a 3-pointer against the Clippers on Saturday that had him beefing on social media with Paul George and Patrick Beverly, Lillard bounced back in a big way last night against the 76ers. Lillard dropped 5
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