Facebook Removes Trump Campaign’s Misleading Coronavirus Video

It was the first time Facebook took down a post by Mr. Trumps campaign for spreading virus misinformation, but it did not signal a change to the companys defense of free expression.

Just 2 states meet these basic criteria to reopen and stay safe

Coronavirus cases are still too high and Covid-19 testing capacity is too low in most states.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for coronavirus ahead of Trump visit

He currently has no symptoms.

Canada Is Allowing Dying People to Do Psychedelic Mushrooms

Health Minister Patty Hajdu has granted four people with terminal cancer access to psilocybin mushrooms through an exemption to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Scientists rename human genes to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading them as dates

Scientists have renamed 27 human genes to stop Microsoft Excel misreading them as dates. The changes have been underway for the past year but have been formally announced as new guidelines published by the HUGO Gene Nomenclature Committee.

Hiroshima marks 75th atomic bomb anniversary with call for unity in pandemic

Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui said countries should put aside their differences and come together to overcome both man-made and natural challenges.

What Is Ammonium Nitrate, the Chemical that Exploded in Beirut?

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The Aftermath of the Beirut Explosion

Images of the widespread damage in Beirut, a day after the devastating blast

Coronavirus clobbers Uber, leading to $1.8 billion quarterly loss

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Tesla launches its own car wrap service

Tesla has launched its own car wrap service through delivery centers starting with 5 cities in China.

7 Best Cheap Smartphones for 2020 (iPhone, Android)

There's little reason to pay top dollar for a phone these days. These are our favorite Android devices and iPhones for $200 to $500.

Second wave of MIUI 12 updates now going out to Xiaomi and Redmi phones

The MIUI 12 stable update is now rolling out to a lot of Xiaomi, POCO, and Redmi phones. Here's the full list of phones that are getting the update, and when your phone will make the switch to MIUI 12.

Zoom Bug Allowed Snoopers Crack Private Meeting Passwords in Minutes

A new vulnerability in Zoom video conferencing software could have let attackers re-enable 'Zoom-Bombing' attacks by cracking Zoom meeting passwords in minutes.

Animal Crossing outsells Breath of the Wild in mere months

Nintendo has released its latest financial earnings statement, which details lifetime sales for all of its flagship games including the surprising tidbit that Animal Crossing: New Horizons is now more popular than nearly everything else the Japanese compa...

Update 5: Microsoft explores buying entire TikTok global business (report)

The Financial Times reports that as part of negotiations, Microsoft is now inquiring whether it can buy all of TikTok, instead of just the business in the US., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Build 20185 with the ability to run Android phone’s apps from a PC

Microsoft today announced the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20185 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel.

Sony to Unveil a New Entry-Level Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera: Report

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Mummies among us

Before death became a source of disgust and denial, Europeans cheerfully painted with and ingested human remains

Microsoft's xCloud and Xbox Game Pass Not Coming to iOS Due to Apple's Restrictions

Microsoft's "Project xCloud" streaming game service that pairs with its Xbox Game Pass won't be available on iPhone and iPad when it launches this September, and Apple's App Store restrictions are to blame.

Prince Harry: Social media is dividing us. Together, we can redesign it

Amid a crisis of health, hate, and truth online, companies need to take a stand for a more compassionate digital world, writes Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex.

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Released, Download Links & Details Inside

Well folks, it's here; the first Ubuntu 20.04 LTS point release is now available for download.

Alleged OLED display for upcoming iPhone 12 surfaces in leaked image

As we move closer towards this falls release of the iPhone 12, we expect to see additional leaks start to surface from Apples supply chain.

Blackout Blitz creator Big Run Studios raises $5.25 million for casual mobile games

Big Run Studios, maker of Blackout Blitz, has raised $5.25 million in seed round funding, led by game investment firm Transcend Fund.

In trying times, Americans look to our true leaders — chain restaurants — for guidance

Starbucks, McDonalds, and Chipotle all have in-store mask policies and guidance, which is more than the federal government can say