Thursday, September 23, 2021
okay, sure — Trump reportedly wanted assurance that the deal would include a payout to the US. Kate Cox - Sep 19, 2020 10:19 pm UTC Enlarge / It's official... kind of.President Donald Trump has reportedly granted his personal approval of Oracle's proposal to invest in TikTok, moving the entire saga one step closer to…
Image copyright Getty Images Robert W Gore, who invented Gore-Tex technology while working for his father's company in Maryland, US, has died aged 83.Introduced in 1976, the fabric has protected countless walkers, runners and outdoor enthusiasts from wet weather, but is also found in numerous products.A chemical engineer, Robert Gore became CEO of WL Gore…
BAD KITTY — Active since 2014, “Rampant Kitten” uses Windows and Android infostealers. Dan Goodin - Sep 18, 2020 8:36 pm UTC Enlarge / Rampant Kitty has been targeting Telegram like a feline to twine.Check PointResearchers said they have uncovered an ongoing surveillance campaign that for years has been stealing a wide range of data…
Image copyright EPA Image caption The country has witnessed almost daily protests since July Protesters have begun gathering in the Thai capital Bangkok, in what organisers hope will be the largest anti-government demonstration so far.The city has seen weeks of almost-daily rallies calling for the prime minister's resignation.Some are also urging reforms to the monarchy,…
Prison time — Hoverboarding was "outrageous, narcissistic you know, and crazy," former patient said. Beth Mole - Sep 17, 2020 10:53 pm UTC Enlarge / A man tests out a Hovertrax hoverboard produced by Razor at the International Toy Fair 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany, on January 1, 2017. The infamous hoverboarding dentist of Alaska has…
SummaryA short period of tight restrictions across England is being considered to slow the spread of the virusHealth Secretary Matt Hancock says UK faces "very serious situation" and does not rule out another lockdownOther European countries, including France and Spain, are also taking action as cases surgeIt comes as the WHO warns of "alarming rates…
Bye — HHS said Caputo is leaving to "focus on his health and the well-being of his family." Beth Mole - Sep 16, 2020 10:53 pm UTC Enlarge / Former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo arrives at the Hart Senate Office building to be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, on May 1, 2018, in…
Publishedduration32 minutes agoimage copyrightReutersimage captionMigrants have been sleeping rough for a week since the Moria blazePolice on the Greek island of Lesbos are moving thousands of migrants and refugees from the fire-gutted Moria camp to a new tent city nearby.Seventy female officers in protective suits were flown in to organise the transfer of women and…
Keep eyes on the road — Prosecutors decided not to prosecute Uber in 2019. Timothy B. Lee - Sep 16, 2020 2:04 am UTC Enlarge / The Uber vehicle after it struck Elaine Herzberg.An Arizona grand jury has indicted Rafaela Vasquez, a former safety driver in Uber's self-driving car project, for the 2018 death of…
Publishedduration26 minutes agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionQueen Elizabeth, who visited Barbados in 1977, is the island nation's head of stateBarbados has announced its intention to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic. "The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind," the Caribbean island nation's government said.It aims to…