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COVID-19 Creates Perfect Storm for Conspiracy Theories

COVID-19 Creates Perfect Storm for Conspiracy Theories

1 day ago   |   Psych Central

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has created what the World Health Organization calls an “infodemic,” giving conspiracy groups a bigger platform than ever before. This led...
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Bill Gates called Microsoft's potential TikTok deal a 'poison chalice' and said 'who knows what's going to happen'

Bill Gates called Microsoft's potential TikTok deal a 'poison chalice' and said 'who knows what's going to happen'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

In an interview with WIRED published Friday, the billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talked about the state of US coronavirus testing, vaccines, and Microsoft's...
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Free COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Ramsey County For Weekends In August

1 day ago   |   CBS   |   3 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Two free COVID-19 testing sites will open for weekend days in August, Ramsey County Public Health officials say. Officials are working with community partners to...
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Air University teaches space as a warfighting domain

2 days ago   |   Air Force

In all levels of professional military education and select professional continuing education curricula, the university will now be presenting space curriculum that is focused...
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Chinese tech companies could face trouble in Europe

Chinese tech companies could face trouble in Europe

2 days ago   |   Politico

Huawei. TikTok. Who's next? The United States government this week launched a new phase in its campaign to push back on Chinese technology firms, announcing efforts to block...
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69% of Americans think the way they work has changed forever

2 days ago   |   Fortune

We're living through a once-in-a-lifetime upheaval, and wherever we end up on the other side won't be the same place we started from. How we work, where we work, and the skills...
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Meet the Princeton professor and his CEO son trying to reinvent the logistics industry with Optimal Dynamics, an AI startup that helps predict the future

Meet the Princeton professor and his CEO son trying to reinvent the logistics industry with Optimal Dynamics, an AI startup that helps predict the future

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Princeton University professor Warren Powell spent decades developing technology that would help logistics firms optimize their routes. His son, Daniel Powell, is now trying to...
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‘Most sophisticated tunnel in US history'? ICE uncovers 400m smuggling railway under Arizona-Mexico border

‘Most sophisticated tunnel in US history'? ICE uncovers 400m smuggling railway under Arizona-Mexico border

2 days ago   |   RT

The US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency has claimed to have found the most technologically advanced border tunnel in American history, an underground smuggling route...
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U.S. officials now worry about election logistics more than hacking

2 days ago   |   National Post

SAN FRANCISCO - In a reversal from a few years ago, many officials who oversee U.S. election technology and outside security experts now worry less about hacking in the...
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As Trump digs in, will it be US versus China in tech?

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By ZEN SOO and TALI ARBEL NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's bans on two popular Chinese social media apps - TikTok and WeChat - are the latest moves in an escalating...
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Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing. Read more ...

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

BALTIMORE - One person has died and others were reportedly trapped after an explosion Monday morning in Maryland, according to the Baltimore Firefighters Union IAFF Local... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: More than 97,000 kids tested positive...

What you need to know about COVID-19: More than 97,000 kids tested positive for virus in last 2 weeks of July

A report, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association, said in the last two weeks of July, there was a 40% increase in child cases... Read more ...

McDonald's sues ousted CEO, alleging he destroyed evidence of employee...

McDonald's sues ousted CEO, alleging he destroyed evidence of employee relationships

McDonald's says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up... Read more ...

Nearly 100,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 last 2...

Nearly 100,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19 last 2 weeks of July

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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy voices, arrested under China's new national security law on Monday. Lai, who partly owns the publisher of the... Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Coronavirus in Kansas City: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

Coronavirus in Kansas City: Tracking COVID-19 curve of cases, deaths

We're tracking the curve of coronavirus cases and coronavirus-related deaths that have occurred in Missouri and Kansas. Read more ...

Lebanon's entire government resigns over Beirut blast, minister says

Lebanon's entire government resigns over Beirut blast, minister says

Lebanon health minister on Monday said “the whole government resigned” in the wake of last week's massive explosion, which claimed at least 220 lives and injured about 6,000... Read more ...