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Tesla Model 3 crashes into overturned truck on highway
During the morning commute, a Tesla Model 3 crashes into an overturned truck on a highway in Taiwan.
Quote of the Day
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Facebook co-founder helps bankroll Silicon Valley anti-Trump ad blitz
Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is one of several major contributors from the tech sector who contributed to a last-minute push to flood the airwaves with television ads ai...
New Yorker suspends CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin after exposing himself on a Zoom call
CNN saying he has asked for "time off" while he deals with a "personal issue." Toobin says ‘I thought I had muted the Zoom video’ in apology for masturbating online.
‘You’re playing selective god’: Google ‘whistleblower’ tells Project Veritas search engine ‘skews’ results in Democrats’ favor
An alleged program manager at Google Cloud has said the search engine monolith is “playing god” in the US political scene, skewing results to benefit Democrats, according to an ...
Twitter user’s boast of sex with underaged ‘goddaughters’ sparks police inquiry
Blogger uncovers network of commenters offering information on how to find minors and avoid legal troubles.
German justice calls for the arrest of Jürgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca
A Cologne court has issued arrest warrants against Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca Mora for tax fraud and criminal association in connection with the case of the Panama Papers,...
The Stock Market Is Ignoring the Economy. Here's Why.
Stocks are booming while companies shed millions of workers from payrolls. WSJ explains why the stock market seems disconnected from economic reality.
Zakaria: Virus ushering in greatest economic inequality in decades
CNN's Fareed Zakaria takes a look at how the coronavirus pandemic has worsened inequality globally and in the US.
The Real Recession Is Just Starting
The economy is in Recession; we just haven’t felt it because of the CARES Act stimulus, but, eventually we will because we have a huge unemployment problem.
Nokia wins NASA contract to put 4G network on the moon
Cell service could soon be out of this world. NASA has awarded Nokia a $14.1 million-dollar contract to bring astronauts the first cellular network on the moon, the space agency...
The $16 TRILLION bug: Pandemic could cost US economy its entire annual output
The US economy may lose a whopping $16 trillion due to the devastating impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, both in output and people’s lives, new research has found.
Twitter CEO says it was wrong to block links to Biden story
Twitter was wrong to block weblinks to an unverified political story, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday, as the company responded to criticism over its handling of the story that h...
What's new on Zoom: A paid ticketing tool called OnZoom
Zoom, staging its virtual "Zoomtopia" user conference, introduces paid ticketing tools and apps, called "Zapps."
Europe and America are taking on the tech giants. Britain needs to join the fight
It’s time to address monopoly data capitalism, which has been turbo-charged by Covid-19, forcing the world to live and work online. A Joe Biden presidency – increasingly likely ...
China will be the only major economy to see growth this year as world braces for long recovery from Covid-19 crisis
With most of the world facing a deep recession due to the coronavirus pandemic, China will be the only major economy to climb back from the depths of the historic crisis in 2020...
$421 Million in Debt: Trump Calls It 'a Peanut,' but Challenges Lie Ahead
President Donald Trump painted a rosy picture of his financial condition during a televised town hall Thursday night, calling his hundreds of millions of dollars in debt coming ...
Tesla reportedly forgot to pay its water bill, halting construction on its Berlin Gigafactory
A spokesperson for the local water utility told a German-language newspaper that "everyone is treated the same, including Tesla."
Moody's downgrades Britain's debt ratings to Aa3 on Brexit damage
Moody’s on Friday cut the rating on Britain’s debt a notch to Aa3, citing a weakening economy "exacerbated" by Brexit. "The UK’s economic strength has diminished since we downgr...
Deloitte to shut four UK offices as COVID-19 entrenches remote working
Global accounting and consulting firm Deloitte will close four of its 50 British offices as it reviews its real estate portfolio in the coronavirus pandemic, but will retain the...
Soon, medical drones to transport Covid samples, test kits in Britain
Trainee doctors Hammad Jeilani and Christopher Law are trialing 'dronepad' infrastructure so the miniature aircraft can take off from and land on hospitals, laboratories and war...
Instagram to launch crackdown on paid social media influencers, says UK watchdog
Facebook-owned Instagram has agreed to crack down on hidden advertising on its platform by so-called ‘social media influencers’, and is promising to use technology to spot those...
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