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Mounting Evidence Suggests Coronavirus is Airborne--but Health Advice Has Not Caught Up
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 20:30:00 GMT
From https:
After months of denying the importance of aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the World Health Organization is reconsidering its stance​

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


How Universities Can Keep Foreign Governments from Stealing Intellectual Capital
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:30:00 GMT
From https:
The arrest of a Harvard scientist earlier this year on charges of lying about working for the Chinese government was a wake-up call

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Let's Defund the Pentagon, Too
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:00:00 GMT
From https:
We must begin moving beyond militarism, as Martin Luther King urged more than 50 years ago

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Warming Could Lower One Barrier to Invasive Fish Reaching Great Lakes
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 18:30:00 GMT
From https:
Mussels in the lakes, themselves invasive species, may not be able to outcompete Asian carp for food, as previously thought

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Black Images Matter: How Cameras Helped—and Sometimes Harmed—Black People
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:00:00 GMT
From https:
From Frederick Douglass to George Floyd, photography has been key for racial justice. But cameras have also been used to hurt

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Hypnosis Can Cure Lying But not Lack of Ambition
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:00:00 GMT
From https:
Originally published in February 1900

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Stereotypes Harm Black Lives and Livelihoods, but Research Suggests Ways to Improve Things
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:00:00 GMT
From https:
Management researcher Modupe Akinola explains on how stereotypes hurt Black Americans and what we can do to counter them

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Drones Capture Close Encounters between Great White Sharks and Beachgoers
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT
From https:
Over the past decade, the number of encounters between humans and sharks swimming off the coast of California has risen dramatically. Chris Lowe, director of the Shark Lab at California State...

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Vaccinations Have Sharply Declined Nationwide during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:30:00 GMT
From https:
Rates of childhood immunization have fallen across the U.S., raising the risk of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks​

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Coronavirus Is Attacking the Navajo 'because We Have Built the Perfect Human for It to Invade'
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:00:00 GMT
From https:
A traditional Diné storyteller explains how disadvantage and injustice have shaped her people’s encounter with COVID-19

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Animals Use Social Distancing to Avoid Disease
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 10:45:00 GMT
From https:
Lobsters, birds and some primates use quarantine to ward off infections

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


aSerious Setbacksa Marring Facebookas Progress on Civil Rights, Hate Speed Moderation
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:42:56 +0000
From feedproxy.google
But there is no formal system in place to hold Facebook accountable for any of the audit's findings

Civil Rights Groups Criticize Facebook Over Hate Speech
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 02:32:38 +0000
From feedproxy.google
CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg met with a group of civil rights leaders

Twitter could launch a subscription option
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Twitter may be working on a paid product and investors seem thrilled about it.


Facebook removes Roger Stone from Instagram after linking him to fake accounts
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Facebook announced Wednesday it had shut down pages and accounts linked to Roger Stone and Proud Boys, a far-right group Facebook has banned under its hate policies. Stone's own Instagram account was shut down as part of the takedown.


Ultrasound machines that connect to smartphones are helping doctors safely scan coronavirus patients
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
When Butterfly Network first began rolling out its handheld ultrasound scanners in 2018, much of the focus was on providing tools to parts of Africa and Latin America, where access to large and more traditional ultrasound machines was far more restricted. But two years later, a technology that was positioned to help the developing world may find a new use in the United States as hospitals adapt to the new challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.


Genius Bar Index: How Apple Stores track the reopening
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Last month, as Covid-19 cases increased in Texas and Arizona, Apple opted to shut stores in those states. Shortly after, the states themselves would either pause or roll back their reopenings.


Instagram pounces on India market after TikTok is banned
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
It's been a difficult week for TikTok a and Instagram just made it much harder.


Facebook audit paints 'deeply troubling' picture of company's response to Trump posts, civil rights issues
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Facebook continues to operate with glaring blind spots for hateful content and misinformation on the site and has made a number of decisions in the last year that "represent significant setbacks for civil rights," according to a highly anticipated audit of the company's practices.


Tinder is testing video chat -- a feature for the quarantine times
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
The global coronavirus pandemic has made it harder for people to go on dates in the real world, which has given rise to a new normal: video dating.


Facebook ad boycott organizers met with Zuckerberg. It didn't go well
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Civil rights and activist groups blasted Facebook's leadership on Tuesday after meeting with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other executives to discuss the demands of a large advertiser boycott that now includes hundreds of brands.


Online shopping can be worse for the environment than driving to a store
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
If you think shopping online is more eco-friendly than driving to a store, think again.


Following controversial national security law, TikTok is leaving Hong Kong
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
TikTok said it will exit the Hong Kong market, joining other popular social media platforms expressing unease after China imposed a controversial national security law on the city.


China is investing billions in chipmaking to close the gap with its global rivals
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
China's largest semiconductor maker could raise as much as $7.5 billion this year by listing its stock in Shanghai a a move that could deliver the Chinese mainland its largest share sale in a decade, and reduce the country's reliance on foreign chips.


The United States is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.


Secretive data firm Palantir Technologies files for IPO
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Palantir Technologies, the secretive Silicon Valley data company co-founded by Peter Thiel, is about to become a little more transparent.


Facebook, Google and Twitter won't give Hong Kong authorities user data for now
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Most of the world's major internet and social media platforms have stopped processing requests for user data made by Hong Kong law enforcement authorities while they carry out an assessment of a controversial security law imposed by China on the city last week.


Samsung says profit jumped 23%, likely thanks to strong chip demand
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Samsung, the world's largest smartphone maker, predicts its profit jumped more than 20% last quarter, suggesting that the company has managed to withstand the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.


Home security cameras can tell burglars when you're not in
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Some popular home security cameras could allow would-be burglars to work out when you've left the building, according to a study published Monday.


Uber to buy Postmates for $2.65 billion
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Less than a month after Uber tried and failed to buy Grubhub, the ride-hailing company has won a different deal to bolster its food delivery business.


TikTok ban undercuts ByteDance in one of the world's biggest digital markets
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
TikTok's big bet on India just got hamstrung by rising geopolitical tensions.


Beijing says it's 'strongly concerned' by India's decision to ban Chinese apps
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Beijing is pushing back on a decision by India to ban dozens of Chinese mobile apps as tensions between the world's most populous countries continue to rise.


Speculation mysterious aaliena sea creature find could be worth a lot
Date: 0
From https:
A Queensland woman was excited she might have stumbled across a blob worth a lot of money.

Millions losing access to internet
Date: 0
From https:
Millions of people look set to lose access to the free and open internet as Chinaas control over Hong Kong increases.

An angry weather system is brewing that could bring storms and torrential rain
Date: 0
From https:
Forecasters have warned there is a alot more rain to comea as a low-pressure system moves from southwestern Western Australia to the southeast as we head into the weekend.

aMiraclea: alosta rabbit found in couch
Date: 0
From https:
When Melbourne woman Graceas pet rabbit Sharon went missing from the backyard she feared the worst.

Huge shift in Aussie new car purchases
Date: 0
From https:
Aussies are still planning on buying new cars despite the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Problem Facebook anot readya to address
Date: 0
From https:
The organisers of an advertising boycott against the worldas biggest social media platform have been disappointed by the companyas response, as Facebook announces it will make changes to its policies on hate speech.

VB-loving man crashes news interview
Date: 0
From https:
A Wodonga man holding a VB can has become an Aussie hero after crashing a news interview to share his thoughts on the NSW-Victoria border closure.

How Netflix could get twice as fast
Date: 0
From https:
A new way of streaming video could drastically improve the speed of services like Netflix and Disney+ and halve the amount of data they use.

Tiny dinosaur ancestor discovery
Date: 0
From https:
A new analysis of a diminutive dinosaur ancestor discovered off the east coast of Africa on Madagascar suggests it could help explain how the creatures evolved.

Dutch police discover secret torture site in shipping containers
Date: 0
From https:
Dutch police have discovered a sickening torture chamber complete with a dentistas chair and handcuffs.

Safety course your kids need to do
Date: 0
From https:
The Federal Government is getting behind a new program to help educate youngsters before they get behind the wheel.

China app pulls out of Hong Kong
Date: 0
From https:
The under fire viral video app TikTok has announced it will stop operating in Hong Kong, shortly after the passing of legislation that increases Chinaas control over the region.

China and India pull troops from disputed border
Date: 0
From https:
China and India have begun pulling troops away from the two countriesa disputed Himalayan border, with both sides agreeing to de-escalation of the conflict.

Hulk-sized bat leaves people ahorrifieda
Date: 0
From https:
People have been left horrified by the size of this enormous bat.

Why country banned viral app
Date: 0
From https:
TikTokas less than a month old expansion into Australia has gotten off to a rocky start and there are already calls for the app to be banned here.

First look at new game leaked online
Date: 0
From https:
Ubisoft has managed to take down videos of leaked gameplay for the upcoming instalment in the Assassinas Creed franchise expected to arrive later this year.

Under fire TikTok hits out at ban rumours
Date: 0
From https:
The boss of TikTok in Australia has responded to reports the government is looking into banning the app, saying they arenat credible.

Big changes coming to Mazdas
Date: 0
From https:
Mazda is set to revolutionise its model range.

News giant quits Facebook
Date: 0
From https:
New Zealandas biggest news outlet has announced it is quitting Facebook in a trial ainspired by principlea.

aCrippling forcea bursts NASA rocket
Date: 0
From https:
The NASA rocket thatas supposed to return astronauts to the Moon within the next five years has been destroyed with acrippling forcea.

TikTok ban on the table over China links
Date: 0
From https:
Viral video app TikTok has been accused of being a data gathering arm of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in news reports quoting an unnamed federal parliament member.

Recycling revamp to create 10,000 jobs
Date: 0
From https:
The nationas rubbish will be distributed to Australian companies to create roads, furniture and clothing in a aonce in a generationa revamp of Australiaas recycling system that will create more than 10,000 jobs.

Tesla introduce asexya new model
Date: 0
From https:
Tesla has started selling a pair of red satin short shorts celebrating its company and laughing in the face of its doubters.

Volkswagen reveal red hot new SUV
Date: 0
From https:
Volkswagenas popular Tiguan SUV is getting a makeover.

UK set to backflip and follow our lead
Date: 0
From https:
The UK looks set to backflip on an earlier decision and join Australia and others in banning Huawei from its 5G mobile phone networks.

Elon Musk haunted by photo with Ghislaine Maxwell
Date: 0
From https:
Tech maverick Elon Musk has responded to online atrollinga over a photo of himself next to deceased sex offender Jeffrey Epsteinas accused co-conspirator, Ghislaine Maxwell.

Tested: New Subaru Forester Hybrid
Date: 0
From https:
Hybrids are all the rage these days, nearly every car maker is producing a fuel efficient vehicle using a combination of petrol and electric power. Subaru is the latest to join the growing horde of green machines with the Forester Hybrid.

aSelfisha Australia should copy Swedish virus approach, says leading epidemiologist
Date: 0
From https:
One of the worldas leading epidemiologists says Australia should copy Swedenas herd immunity strategy because our aselfisha lockdown approach is not working.

Civil Rights meeting 📲
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:39:46 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Facebook gets a warning


Improved services
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:31:50 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Online groceries d


Facebook backlash after audit: Civil rights leader says Mark Zuckerberg's power must be reined in
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 19:20:25 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
An audit faulting Facebook for dealing setbacks to civil rights shows that Mark Zuckerberg's power must be reined in, Rashad Robinson told USA TODAY.


Man making racist comments caught on video identified as tech CEO Michael Lofthouse
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:58:37 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Another viral video surfaced of a man spouting expletives and racist comments toward an Asian family at a restaurant in Carmel Valley, California.


Twitter shares jump off job listing suggesting subscription platform planned
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:35:13 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Shares of Twitter climbed Wednesday following a job listing that hints at a potential subscription plan for the social media company.


The 20 best things you can buy at Lululemon
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:08:17 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
These athleisure pieces are aspirational.


Where you can still buy inflatable pools online
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:39:29 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Inflatable pools are one of the hottest items this summer. Here is where you can find the best inflatable pools at Amazon, Walmart, and more retailers.


History-making astronauts aboard the International Space Station discuss return to Earth
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:53:24 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley made history by becoming the first NASA astronauts to pilot a private spacecraft to the International Space Station.


This popular Apple iPad case is 70% offabut not for long
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:05:07 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Get this top-rated Apple iPad Pro case for a huge discount for a limited time at Verizonashop the deal.