COLUMN-Rare pause in tech appetite suggests some indigestion: Mike Dolan

To be sure, the accelerating dollar slide tilted that ranking. And New York’s FANG+TM index – including the vanguard FAANGs of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet alongside Tesla, Twitter, Nvidia, Baidu and Alibaba – still beat the lot with an 11% July jump amid Tesla’s latest outsize 40% boom.

Column: Rare pause in tech appetite suggests some indigestion

To be sure, the accelerating dollar slide tilted that ranking. And New York’s FANG+TM index – including the vanguard FAANGs of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet alongside Tesla, Twitter, Nvidia, Baidu and Alibaba – still beat the lot with an 11% July jump amid Tesla’s latest outsize 40% boom.

Sri Lanka: Port Workers Protest, Saying Chinese Used Coronavirus to Steal Their Jobs

Others noted that the government had stated they would offer workers a minimum wage salary while they could not work, but they had not received them. Reports differed on the amount. One Sri Lankan publication claimed that workers expected payments of 5,000 Sri Lankan rupees (about $27) as a regular allowance while the pandemic crisis continued, […]

Take me outside the ballgame: Phandemic Krew cheers Phillies

Who knew the block party of the summer would be thrown at Phillies games, where baseball’s gatekeepers locked out fans but can’t silence the die-hards who packed their vuvuzelas, air horns and homemade banners and stirred up the staid atmosphere inside Citizens Bank Park?

AOC, Omar, Pressley, Tlaib: Who are ‘the squad’ of congresswomen?

Times when Americans were told to ‘go back’ Trump steps up attack on ‘US-hating’ congresswomen Her own political career began in 2009 when she waged a successful bid for a seat on Boston City Council, becoming the first woman of colour elected to the council in its 100-year history.

Sumner Redstone, Tenacious Media Mogul, Dies at 97

“Somehow I staggered to the window. It was stuck, I couldn’t budge it. I moved to another window and, I don’t know how, got it open and clambered outside. I was kneeling on a tiny ledge, barely big enough to put one foot on. I was three floors up. If I jump, I’m dead. Flames […]

Coronavirus news from the Bay Area: August 9-10

9:29 a.m. White House adviser tries to clean up Trump statement on Social Security tax: President Trump said Saturday that he will defer payroll taxes and if re-elected he would extend the deferral “beyond the end of the year and terminate the tax.” But White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Sunday said that is […]

Freeze them out: Call for boycott of ‘woke’ US ice-cream company Ben & Jerry’s for condemning UK attempts to curb Channel migrants (and a reminder of how former hippy founders sold out to multinational Unilever)

In February 2016, Cohen created an ice cream flavour called ‘Bernie’s Yearning’ in support of U.S Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, run for president in the 2016 Democratic Primaries against Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. The flavour consists of plain mint ice cream covered by a solid layer of mint chocolate. According to Cohen, ‘The […]

Coronavirus live updates: UCSF creates molecules for nose spray to kill coronavirus

1:47 p.m. California, 7 other states will mail ballots to all voters: Thanks to concern about spread of the coronavirus, at least three-quarters of U.S. voters will be eligible to receive a ballot in the mail for the 2020 election — the most in U.S. history, according to a New York Times analysis. If recent […]

Trump is ‘surprised’ that Biden chose ‘nasty’ Kamala Harris because she called him ‘essentially racist’ during 2019 primary fight – then claims first black female VP candidate is his ‘number one pick’ to face off against

The public disclosure of Dodd’s comments angered some of the highest-ranking women on Biden’s campaign team. Some of Harris’ allies also mobilized to defend her, including California Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis, who organized a call with Biden’s vetting team about two weeks ago to assuage any doubts about whether the senator was the right choice […]