The Justice Department has announced charges against Russian intelligence officers in cyberattacks that targeted a French presidential election, the Winter Olympics in South Korea and American businesses
This election cycle, nothing is for certain. Will Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court have an impact on competitive Senate races? We look at the impact it may have on the South Carolina race, hearing from Jaime Harrison who is challenging Lindsey Graham in that seat. We also speak to Alex Vogel, CEO/Lobbyist Vogel Group, Matt Klink, Campaign Strategist, Klink Campaigns and Dr. Steven Voss of the University of Kentucky, who all have different things to say on the topic.
YouTube Vows to Ban Misleading Claims About COVID-19 Vaccines. The video-sharing platform has announced a new effort to crackdown on COVID-19 misinformation, . warning it will ban any clips that contradict expert advice from local health authorities. A COVID-19 vaccine may be imminent, therefore we're ensuring we have the right policies in place to be able to remove [related] misinformation, YouTube, via statement. According to YouTube, it has already removed 200,000 dangerous or misleading videos about coronavirus. Similarly, Facebook has announced plans to ban ads that discourage people from getting vaccinated
With an electorate desperate for a silver bullet to end the crisis, the President has used the creation of a COVID vaccine before Election Day as his trump card. With politicians of all stripes using the vaccine as a political weapon we examine what this will mean for a vaccine once one is approved. Dr. Jason Rao, a senior lecturer at Cornell University weighs in.
Microsoft Hires Another Naughty Dog Developer for the Initiative. The gaming giant has added a new member to the team for its Xbox studio with Lauren Garcia. Garcia, who worked as character shading technical director on 'The Last of Us: Part II,'. is joining as senior shader technologies developer. So happy to announce that this week I joined at The Initiative. This is an incredible team working on something truly special, Lauren Garcia, via Twitter . It was so hard to left behind my friends at NaughtyDog. But I need to say thank you to @Xbox @XboxP3 to allow me be part of Xbox family!
The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers
Finland’s national carrier says it will cut 700 jobs - or over 10% of its workforce - by the end of March next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global travel
A state-owned Chinese drugmaker says it is setting up production lines to supply 1 billion doses of two possible coronavirus vaccines that are being tested on 50,000 people in 10 countries
The European Commission has launched infringements procedures against Cyprus and Malta over their “golden passport” programs, in which wealthy people can acquire EU citizenship in exchange for an investment
The British government and officials in England’s second-largest city are still talking after a noon deadline passed for Manchester to agree to tighter coronavirus measures
U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the new coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up development of a vaccine