Kamala Harris, Dianne Feinstein make points but get non-answers in Barrett hearings

Harris first asked Barrett if she believed the coronavirus is infectious and whether smoking causes cancer. To both, Barrett said yes. But when asked whether climate change is real, she replied, “You have asked me a series of questions, like, that are completely uncontroversial … and then trying to analogize that to eliciting an opinion […]

Tips for Vietnamese startups to build a business model from scratch

Although Grab boasts a large network of cloud kitchens in Southeast Asia, the expansion of the networkis not an easy target to achieve. Alluri shared, “At first it is expected to take the longest time to onboard your first customers because it is very difficult to convince them with no precedents. I had to personally […]

Apple Maps or Google Maps: You need never get lost again

Also, the voice control on Apple Maps works better than Google Maps. You need to have Siri working, but once you ask for directions the app begins navigation without needed to tap “go”. However, Siri’s pronunciation of Kiwi place names is just as bad as Google’s.

The Hill’s Morning Report – Sponsored by Facebook – Trump, Biden blitz battleground states

At a Senate Commerce Committee hearing purportedly to discuss a federal statute that provides a liability shield for internet companies for content posted on their sites by third parties and lets them make “good faith” efforts to moderate content, GOP lawmakers instead used the opportunity to question company heads about perceived political bias. Twitter’s Jack […]

Publishers pick their favourite reads of 2018

In February, we published what is perhaps our most important and yet endearing book, The RTI Story: Power to the People by Aruna Roy and the MKSS Collective. The book charts the journey of the movement, from a call to action to legislation and how, along the way, ordinary citizens joined to relentlessly fight for […]

Cybersecurity 101: Protect your privacy from hackers, spies, and the government

Available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, macOS, Windows, and desktop, the messaging app is a simple and secure means to conduct chats between either a single recipient or a group. Having grown even more popular in recent years — perhaps more so as a way for colleagues to communicate while they work from home — […]

Best noise-canceling headphones for business in 2020: Plantronics, Jabra, Logitech, and more

There are many business advantages to products on offer, whether you are looking for the benefit of wireless headphone options, voice-activated controls, choosing between active and passive noise cancelation, or if you are looking for budget-conscious but reliable options to equip full teams of staff. Now, with many employees required to work from hastily-setup home […]

YouTube brings in $5 billion in ad revenue as Alphabet and Google bounce back

“We’re pleased at the degree to which advertisers really reactivated their budgets in the third quarter,” said Ruth Porat, CFO of Alphabet and Google, on a call with investors. She added that it was evidence that consumers are showing strong demand across nearly all verticals. “YouTube’s strong watch time growth enables advertisers to reach audiences […]

‘Genius: Aretha’ Director/EP Anthony Hemingway Signs Overall Deal With 20th Century Fox TV

“Anthony has directed episodes of many of our most iconic series, from Glee to Empire to American Horror Story, and you just know when he’s at the helm you are going to get something extraordinary,” declared TCFTV president Carolyn Cassidy on Monday on the deal with AHP and its founder. “We are so excited about […]

‘Star Trek’ At [email protected] Panel Goes Dark For Short Spell Over CBS Copyright Glitch

“It’s about confronting, confronting ourselves, and really confronting each other,” the Walking Dead alum eloquently added. “And we see that in this story within the legacy of this franchise. So, that’s what’s really going to propel us forward is confronting ourselves truthfully and confronting each other and exposing ourselves in a way like we haven’t […]