Daily Archives: July 11, 2020

Trump Might Ban TikTok. Here’s What Experts Who Pored Through Its Code and Privacy Policies Say About Its Security. 

The Trump administration has said it is considering banning TikTok, claiming that it hoovers up user data and is owned by a Chinese company as a national security threat.

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Tom Hanks’ Greyhound Is a Quietly Thrilling War Drama That’s Not Just for Dads 

‘Greyhound’ is less about than it is about the secret burden of heroism—because with wartime heroism, there’s always a price to pay

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A Facebook SDK issue caused Spotify and other popular iOS apps to crash 

If you woke up this morning ready to listen to your Release Radar mix on Spotify, well, we have some bad news — at least for iPhone users. The Spotify app for iOS has been completely down for much of the morning. Spotify acknowledged the issue on its…

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TikTok halts Hong Kong access after security law 

Popular short video app TikTok has blocked access in Hong Kong as it comes under increasing scrutiny.

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Wall Street opens mixed on infection increase, economic data 

Wall Street is mixed at the open as investors weigh a rise in coronavirus cases in the United States against upbeat economic data in Europe

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Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak 

A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.

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ACC to work with Notre Dame to keep games on schedule 

When the Big 10 announced it was playing a conference-only schedule in the fall, Notre Dame lost a significant matchup — its game against Wisconsin at Lambeau Field. And as a football independent, the current landscape could make it difficult for them, but for a longtime partner. According to longtime ACC reporter David Teel of [more]

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Stamp duty cut slammed for cutting tax for landlords too 

In a bid to boost the housing market the Chancellor announced that most homebuyers won’t pay any stamp duty on the first £500,000 of their home purchase from now until March.

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Wish You Could See Ghostbusters: Afterlife? Here’s What to Watch Instead 

Jason Reitman’s continuation of the Ghostbusters franchise has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic; perhaps one of these substitutions will fill the Slimer-shaped hole in your heart.

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Hong Kong’s biggest music festival, Clockenflap, cancelled for second year running, this time because of coronavirus 

Hong Kong’s biggest annual music festival has been cancelled for the second year running, with the coronavirus crisis making it impossible to stage this year’s edition, organisers said.The Clockenflap Festival was to have been held at the Central Harbourfront Event Space over three days in November. Last year’s Clockenflap Festival, at the same venue, was ca […]

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Casa Dragones Releases A Barrel Blend Añejo, Its Finest Tequila Expression To Date 

Aged in two different kinds of barrels (new French oak and new American oak), this new offering delivers smoothness, depth, and a subtle fragrant complexity.

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Jordan Henderson: Liverpool captain out for last four games of season 

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is ruled out for the remaining four games of the season with a knee injury, according to manager Jurgen Klopp.

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Coronavirus: What sporting events are affected by the pandemic? 

As the virus spreads across the globe, sports bodies are cancelling or postponing events.

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Boohoo shares dive another 14% amid sweatshop scandal 

Boohoo said it has ditched two suppliers accused of employing staff on slave wages. It pledged to invest an initial £10m to stamp out malpractice and beef up its board with more independent directors.

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Premier League admits VAR blunders 

The Premier League has admitted that VAR got penalty decisions wrong in all three matches on Thursday, as frustration mounts over the use of the technology in the English top-flight. Manchester United were given a controversial helping hand by the video assistant referee in their 3-0 win at Aston Villa, while Tottenham suffered fresh frustration from the rev […]

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