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This Week in Apps: Apple’s big event, lidar comes to iPhone, Android gets a new IDE

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in con

Russian investors prefer cryptocurrencies over gold – World Gold Council

While gold is considered a safe heaven, it is not currently a mainstream investment among Russians, whose money is more likely to go into other options, including cryptocurrencies. Read Full Article at

COVID-19 death rates have drastically fallen among all age groups — even as cases spike

The chances of an infected person dying from the coronavirus fell from 25% to 7% in one study

Another famous piece damaged on Berlin's Museum Island

BERLIN (AP) - A famous piece of art was vandalized at one of Berlin's most famous museums only days after authorities revealed that more than 60 other art works on the city's Museum Island were smeared with an oily liquid, German news agency dpa reported Satu

'He can stop calling everyone out on Twitter now': Dana White says 'DEAL DONE' for Khamzat Chimaev to fight Leon Edwards

After weeks of uncertainty, surging star Khamzat Chimaev finally has his next octagon assignment after UFC boss Dana White confirmed that a deal has been struck for «Borz» to fight top welterweight contender Leon Edwards. Read Full Article at RT.c

The Mandalorian season 2: Everything we know ahead of Baby Yoda's Oct. 30 return to Disney Plus - CNET

Here are the details about the Star Wars show's second season, including its new trailer and the episode release schedule.

Best Alexa devices for 2020: Echo speakers, smart displays and more - CNET

Amazon updated its Echo product line this year, and the first new Echo speaker just arrived. Here's what we think.

Best smart speakers of 2020: Google Nest Mini, Amazon Echo and Apple HomePod compared - CNET

These are the best smart speakers you can buy right now, no matter which voice assistant you prefer.

Donald Trump's $200 bribe to seniors won't make it for Election Day, and may be illegal

On Friday, Donald Trump brought his Super Spreader Tour to The Villages in Florida. While sojourning at the nation’s largest retirement community, where a dozen people died of COVID-19 on the day of Trump’s arrival, Trump greeted the mostly mask fre

FIA defends decision to use Petrov as F1 steward

Petrov's appointment has been criticised by world champion Lewis Hamilton and LGBTQ+ movement Racing Pride, who were both unhappy about the choice after the former grand prix driver recently criticised F1's anti-racism push.Read Also:Hamilton baffled FIA pick

'Many are inappropriate': UFC starlet Liana Jojua says she receives CRAZY messages from fans as she prepares for battle at UFC 254

When Liana Jojua steps into the octagon on UFC Fight Island, she'll have an army of fans cheering her on, but the Georgian starlet admits that some of her supporters take things a little too far on social media. Read Full Article at

Police are using facial recognition for minor crimes because they can - CNET

Law enforcement is tapping the tech for low-level crimes like shoplifting, because there are no limits. But the tool often makes errors.

Live: Follow Portuguese GP qualifying as it happens

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Spa 24 Hours delayed after horror crash in support race

The double-points GT World Challenge Europe round will now begin at 4pm local time rather than 3:30pm to enable barrier repairs to be completed. An extended section of the barrier on the outside of the track on the run from La Source to Eau Rouge was ser

‘Who said she had our vote?’ Liberals OUTRAGED that undecided black voters won’t automatically back Kamala Harris

Undecided black voters shouldn’t examine vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ record, and shouldn’t be given airtime if they don’t back Joe Biden – this appears to be the liberal consensus in comments on a recent MSNBC clip. Read Full Article

Voting Rights Roundup: Supreme Court poised to upend federalism itself to gut voting protections

Leading Off ● Pennsylvania: The U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked 4-4 on Pennsylvania Republicans' request to stay two state Supreme Court rulings that had sided against Republican requests to restrict voting access and enable voter intimidation, leaving the s

Portuguese GP qualifying delayed after drain cover issue

Final practice was red flagged with one minute remaining on the clock after a drain cover came up at the exit of Turn 14 when Sebastian Vettel ran wide in his Ferrari.Vettel reported to his team that the cover had come up, with the session being suspended soo

Health system ‘won’t be able to cope’ if current growth of Covid-19 infections continues, top UK epidemiologist warns

Britain’s leading epidemiologist, Neil Ferguson, has warned that “in a month’s time,” the country may be hit much harder by the pandemic than during its peak level in March, unless the surge in infections is stopped. Read Full Article at

From Labyrinth

Delving into the uncertainty felt by his generation, Iranian photographer Farshid Tighehsaz’s gritty monochrome images penetrate the fears and tensions of the collective unconscious.

But… books ARE essential! Wales govt unleashes tsunami of anger & ridicule with ban of ‘non-essential’ goods in supermarkets

The government of Wales has received more than they bargained for after ordering supermarkets not to sell ‘non-essential’ goods… like clothing, books, phones and lots of other things that many people just can’t live without. Read Full Article at

Best home gadgets for fall 2020: Coffee makers, fire pits and other cozy tech - CNET

These devices will help keep you cozy in the colder seasons.

No escaping from Wales: UK police to enforce travel ban

LONDON (AP) - A police force in England says it will try to stop people from leaving Wales, which has started a 17-day lockdown to slow a surging rate of coronavirus infections. The Gloucestershire Constabulary will patrol routes from Wales and pull over driv

Study: Climate change could interrupt Yellowstone geysers

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - A team of scientists and storytellers will soon be creating futuristic murals to help Yellowstone National Park’s visitors understand what the park will look like late this century. “The temperature is going to be 2 to 3 degrees Celsi

The year of constant sorrow: Defeating Donald Trump won't heal the damage of 2020

In a year of worsening pandemic and avoidable tragedy, we must find the strength to rebuild and go on

Ricciardo: Reliability will decide F1's fight for third

The Australian’s Renault team is locked in an ultra-close battle with Racing Point and McLaren for the best-of-the-rest spot behind Mercedes and Red Bull.Ahead of this weekend’s Portuguese Grand Prix, only six points separates the three outfits.While Rena

IOC's Bach to skip Seoul ceremony, cites travel concerns

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has decided against traveling to South Korea to accept a peace prize in person because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Saturday. Bach was named the winn

Work already underway for presidential inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) - While much of Washington is twisted in knots over the upcoming election, there's another contingent already busy trying to figure out how to stage an inauguration for the to-be-determined next president during a pandemic. Visitors to the U.S

US sets coronavirus infection record; deaths near 224,000

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The U.S. coronavirus caseload has reached record heights with more than 83,000 infections reported in a single day, the latest ominous sign of the disease’s grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to the Rocky Mountain West reel u

Is it possible for anything to be 'germ-free'?

Instead of striving to be «germ-free,» try to keep germs out of the wrong places.

Global trade to take major hit this year with Covid-19 resurgence threatening more damage – UN report

The coronavirus crisis is set to cut the volume of global trade by seven to nine percent in 2020 compared to the previous year, a United Nations trade body has said, warning of still uncertain recovery prospects. Read Full Article at

Bradl claims he'll see out 2020 season in place of Marquez

Marquez broke his right arm in a crash during July’s Spanish Grand Prix at the start of the season and has been out since.The Honda rider attempted to stage a comeback at the second Jerez race just days after surgery, but was forced to abandon this after qu

Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: 10 days to go. Eye on the prize.

WaPo: America is poised to enter into its worst stretch yet of the pandemic The nation nears a record-breaking daily number of coronavirus cases. The current surge is already considerably more widespread than the waves from last summer and&n

Honda needs pre-Fuji points buffer over Toyota

Heading into the last three races of the 2020 season, Honda's highest placed crew in the championship is Real Racing duo Koudai Tsukakoshi and Bertrand Baguette, who took the first two race wins for the new front-engined NSX-GT.The first of those came in the

This week in Auto: Kia Sonet bookings skyrocket to 50,000; Nissan’s last-ditch effort for India

Here is a look at all the important developments in the auto space this week

Portuguese GP: Bottas completes practice sweep at Portimao

Bottas headed the timesheets in both FP1 and FP2 at Portimao, and was able to maintain his advantage over Hamilton in the final practice session on Saturday morning.After both Mercedes drivers reported a lack of grip and struggles getting up to speed at Porti

Kamala Harris' chief of staff on how Joe Biden can «change the direction of this country»

Salon talks to Karine Jean-Pierre about the Biden campaign's strategy to win, and what comes after for the left

By carrying covert actions, UK made Russia pay ‘higher price than they had expected’ for Salisbury poisoning – ex security adviser

London used “discreet” and “covert” measures to retaliate against Moscow for allegedly carrying out a chemical weapon attack on British soil, a former top adviser to PM Boris Johnson has said. Read Full Article at

Spa 24 Hours makes U-turn on track limits policy

The move is the result of what race director Alain Adam described as «exaggerated abuse» of the original guidance issued during the pre-event driver briefing.The drivers were told that track limits would only be enforced at the fast Eau Rouge sequ

Turkey’s Erdogan slams German police for ‘racism & Islamophobia’ after raid on Berlin mosque during Covid-19 aid fraud probe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has blasted police for disrupting morning prayers at a mosque in the German capital. The operation was part of an investigation into illegally obtained Covid-19 subsidies. Read Full Article at

Most of world’s chocolate comes from labor of 1.5 MILLION children, some as young as FIVE – study

A new study from the University of Chicago has revealed a rise in child labor in global cocoa production despite pledges by international companies to stop using cocoa harvested by children. Read Full Article at
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