Art

The Weeknd Dominates Shazam’s Mid-Year Charts

The Weeknd Dominates Shazam’s Mid-Year Charts

While Shazam’s mid-year charts are filled with new artists and songs, The Weeknd dominated the two biggest ones — he’s the most Shazamed artist worldwide, and his “Blinding Lights” single is the mo… Full story

Education

SpaceX’s Starlink asks potential service testers for addresses, says private beta starts this summer – TechCrunch

SpaceX’s Starlink asks potential service testers for addresses, says private beta starts this summer – TechCrunch

Starlink, the high-bandwidth, low-latency broadband internet service that SpaceX is in the process of deploying, has sent out an email to those who’ve registered their interest in becoming beta testers. The email asks for a specific address, to replace the previously requested zip codes (or area codes in Canada) for potential testers to help them be more specific about network availability. The email asserts that SpaceX’s Starlink private beta ... Full story

Economics

Fed's Harker says U.S. economic downturn is painful and 'stubbornly long-lasting'

Fed's Harker says U.S. economic downturn is painful and 'stubbornly long-lasting'

FILE PHOTO: A pedestrian passes a notice for the Revival International Center (Centro Internacional de Avivamiento) food pantry, in a city hard hit by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, U.S., July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder. (Reuters) - Months after the coronavirus arrived in the United States, the economy remains “mired” in crisis and policymakers need to create solutions that offer better support to ... Full story

Entertainment

WhatsApp hit by brief outage, leaving users unable to send or receive messages – TechCrunch

WhatsApp hit by brief outage, leaving users unable to send or receive messages – TechCrunch

WhatsApp was briefly down Tuesday, with users unable to send or receive messages on the Facebook-owned end-to-end encrypted messaging app. Affected users may have seen that WhatsApp was “connecting” to the service when trying to send a message. The outage started at about 4 p.m. ET but appeared to be working again by 4:30 p.m. ET. WhatsApp failing to connect to its servers. (Image Credits: TechCrunch). We don’t know much more at this stage. A ... Full story

Health

Moderna Phase one results show coronavirus vaccine safe, induces immune response

Moderna Phase one results show coronavirus vaccine safe, induces immune response

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Moderna Inc’s ( MRNA.O ) experimental vaccine for COVID-19 showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Inc, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., May 18, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder. No study volunteers experienced a ... Full story

Law

Google faces lawsuit over tracking in apps even when users opted out

Google faces lawsuit over tracking in apps even when users opted out

FILE PHOTO: Google Chrome logo is seen near cyber code and words "spy" in this illustration picture taken June 18, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration. OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s ( GOOGL.O ) Google records what people are doing on hundreds of thousands of mobile apps even when they follow the company’s recommended settings for stopping such monitoring, a lawsuit seeking class action status alleged on Tuesday. The data privacy ... Full story

Living

Nixon signed this key environmental law. Trump plans to change it to speed up pipelines, highway projects and more.

Nixon signed this key environmental law. Trump plans to change it to speed up pipelines, highway projects and more.

If the final version mirrors a proposal from January, it would force agencies to complete even the most exhaustive environmental reviews within two years and restrict the extent to which they could consider a project’s full impact on the climate. Trump is scheduled to announce the changes on Wednesday in Atlanta, as part of his effort to revive the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. But the proposed changes also threaten to rob the public, ... Full story

Politics

Foreign students in US: Trump administration drops deportation plans

Foreign students in US: Trump administration drops deportation plans

US President Donald Trump's government has dropped its plans to deport international students whose courses move fully online because of the coronavirus pandemic. The U-turn comes just one week after the policy announcement. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the government over the plan. District Judge Allison Burroughs in Massachusetts says the parties have come to a settlement. Foreign students were told ... Full story

Sport

Coronavirus: The last-round fight for NYC's bastions of boxing?

Coronavirus: The last-round fight for NYC's bastions of boxing?

Some of New York City's most iconic boxing gyms have been forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic, and with no official guidance on how they can reopen, many gym owners fear the city will forever lose this sporting legacy, writes Ben Wyatt. Former featherweight champion Heather 'The Heat' Hardy stands on a Brooklyn street corner dressed in workout gear. She has boxing mitts in her hands and a pair of gloves around her neck. As masked ... Full story

Technology

Leverage your Workflow with CloudApp

Leverage your Workflow with CloudApp

With CloudApp, I have significantly increased productivity, improved communication with clients, and the growth of my business. Full story