Daily Archives: August 11, 2020

Google tests new profile cards that let you add yourself to search results 

Image: Google Google is testing a new user-created public profile system called “people cards,” which will let users create their own profile (including their job, links to their social media platforms, a brief bio, and more) that will appear directly in Google search results. It’s similar to how celebrities and businesses already appear. The new cards are o […]

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Russia Registers Coronavirus Vaccine Despite International Skepticism, Putin’s Daughter Inoculated 

(MOSCOW) — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one of his daughters has already been inoculated. Putin emphasized that the vaccine underwent the necessary tests and has proven efficient, offering a lasting imm […]

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S first drive in the UK 

Just as Ray Massey was about to set off on his first drive of Porsche’s all-new Targa 4S, singer and sports car fan Jay Kay couldn’t resist coming over for a chat about the open-top 911.

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3pm Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Jadon Sancho chase on LATEST, Koulibaly cut price £63m deal, Coman loan wanted 

MANCHESTER UNITED’s chase for Jadon Sancho is STILL on – but they have been left frustrated with the star’s wage demands. And the Red Devils are reportedly preparing Bayern Munich’s Kingsley Coman as a backup option should Borussia Dortmund not budge on their £108m asking price. Follow all the latest transfer updates and gossip from […]

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Covid-19 may accelerate shift in global trade relations, supply chains: Moody’s 

According to Moody’s the trend toward a more fragmented and protectionist global economy will likely accelerate as a result of the pandemic, with restrictions on trade, investment and technology transfers.

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Seattle Christians confronted by knife-wielding protesters yelling obscenities at Black pastors: leader 

Hundreds of Christians in Seattle turned out Monday in the area formerly dubbed Capitol Hill Organized Protest, or CHOP, and were confronted by “violent protesters” who flashed knives, shouted obscenities at local Black pastors and hailed Satan, according to worship leader and political activist Sean Feucht.

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Trump explains ‘reluctance to embrace’ intel community, blames ‘Dirty Cops’ 

President Trump on Tuesday explained his “reluctance to embrace” the U.S. Intelligence Community upon taking office, blaming former Obama officials and calling them “Dirty Cops” and “sleazebags.”

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Barry Diller’s IAC buys 12% stake in MGM Resorts for $1B 

The investment comes at a time when the gambling industry has been ravaged by government restrictions on movement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as fears about public gatherings.

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Nurx has $22.5 million in new money, a path to profitability, and new treatments for migraines on the way 

As the COVID-19 epidemic spread across the US earlier this year, Nurx, like most other digital providers of healthcare and prescription services saw a huge spike in demand. Now, with $22.5 million in new financing and a surging annual run rate that could see the company hit $150 million in revenue, the company is emerging […]

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Joel Klatt’s case for college football in 2020 

Joel Klatt details 5 reasons why college football should still be played this season amid discussion of cancelation and postponement.

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Nokia phones maker HMD picks up $230 million in new funding from Google, Qualcomm and Nokia 

HMD Global said Tuesday that it would use the fresh capital to invest in the development of 5G smartphones.

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Donald Trump wants to host G-7 after election 

President Trump said on Monday that he wants to host the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations after the November presidential election and still wants to invite Russia, which was kicked out of the G-7 after it annexed Crimea. He said he told his staff on Sunday that he’d rather have the summit after the election which would give everyone more t […]

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Celtic & Aberdeen’s Scottish Premiership games off after Covid breach 

Celtic and Aberdeen have their next two Scottish Premiership matches postponed after their players broke lockdown rules.

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Households’ FMCG consumption in April-June highest in two years: Report 

Personal care segment witnessed a double-digit growth of 11.1 per cent, while household care, which consists of products like detergents and surface cleaners, logged 4.6 per cent growth.

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Sony Xperia 1 II review: Stand out from the crowd 

Sony uses its expertise in cameras, screens, and design on the desirable and unusual, but rather niche Xperia 1 II.

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