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Today’s 2020 Election Surveys: Biden’s Ahead Without any Proof Of A Ballot Shift Like 2016…Yet

Topline With just over two weeks to go until Election Day, there is no evidence of a significant shift in survey results at the national, state and district level—with polling averages continuing to point to an overwhelming lead for Joe Biden nationally, and a modest lead in battleground states, an indication there may be narrowing…

Here’s how the Huge Tech separation need to decrease

The US House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee released its findings last week after a year-and-a-half-long investigation of Big Tech companies Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. Right at the beginning of the 400+ page report, the committee didn’t mince words about its findings: “To put it simply, companies that were once scrappy, underdog startups that challenged…

Acknowledging information points that signify patterns for the future of organization post-pandemic

Planning for a post-COVID-19 future and creating a robust enterprise strategy require both strategic scenario planning and the ability to recognize what scenario planners call “news from the future” — data points that tell you whether the world is trending in the direction of one or another of your imagined scenarios. As with any scatter…

OnePlus teases long-rumored smartwatch can be found in a ‘matter of time’

Despite the teaser, there's still no clear date when the watch will arrive Rumours have swirled for a while now about OnePlus launching a smartwatch. Many expected the China-based company to unveil that watch alongside its new 8T smartphone, but unfortunately, that didn’t happen. According to the OnePlus India Twitter account, however, the watch is…

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote ‘In The Heights’ as a result of Latinx tales had been ‘lacking’ from musical theater

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual Grants Banquet is usually a schmoozy cocktail party and dinner stop on the awards campaign trail — where a starry lineup of contenders press the flesh with Golden Globe voters in between presenting grants to non-profit organizations.However, this year’s event had to make a virtual pivot. The 2020 Grants…

iPhone 12 reports: Faster Face ID, enhanced cam zoom, longer battery life for Pro designs

Ahead of Apple’s upcoming event on Tuesday, last-minute leaks and rumors continue to surface regarding the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. This weekend, leaker Max Weinbach has shared a handful of details about the iPhone 12 lineup related to battery life, camera technology, and more. Through his @PineLeaks account on Twitter, Weinbach reports that…

Facebook critics’ website got rid of over incorrect phishing accusations

Aleksei - stock.adobe.com Real Facebook Oversight Board alleges Facebook is trying to censor it for speaking out against the social media company’s behaviour By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Reporter Published: 09 Oct 2020 14:52 A coalition of prominent Facebook critics has been forced offline after an internet service provider (ISP) took its webpage down.   …

Twitter makes it harder to see deceptive info about ballot

Twitter said Friday it would add new labels and restrictions on tweets when U.S. politicians try to spread election misinformation, joining other social media companies in tightening its rules in the final weeks of the election season.The changes come after criticism that fact-check labels on certain tweets, including those from President Donald Trump about mail-in…

Hathras victim should have justice and not slander: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday accused the BJP of building a narrative to defame the Hathras victim, saying she deserves justice and not slander. She charged that a narrative is being built by the ruling party in Uttar Pradesh for holding the woman responsible for crimes committed against her. "Creating a narrative…

White Home Break Out Grows: 2 House Cleaning Staffers Check Favorable, Told To Utilize ‘Discretion’ Discussing It

Topline Two housekeepers assigned to the White House residence have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus and were asked to use “discretion” about discussing their diagnosis as the number of White House staffers with the virus continues to grow.  President Trump flew to Walter Reed Medical Center on Oct. 2 after being diagnosed with Covid-19. Getty…

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SoundCloud creators raise $17.8 million to bring membership ebikes to market

Founders of music streaming platform SoundCloud are looking to bring subscriptions to the burgeoning ebike market with a European startup called Dance. The company today announced it has raised a €15 million ($17.8 million) round of funding to expand the service beyond its current pilot program in Germany. The funding follows a surge in demand…

Truth x The Vinyl Factory Present: RYOJI IKEDA – immersive audiovisual exhibit at 180 The Hair

A multi-sensory exploration of light and sound. Fact and The Vinyl Factory are presenting a new RYOJI IKEDA exhibition at 180 Studios – in collaboration with Audemars Piguet Contemporary, opening this November. Tickets are available now. Featuring the largest collection of the artist’s work in Europe to date, as well as world premieres of never-before-seen works, RYOJI IKEDA invites…

GM’s electrical Hummer truck is here with an approximated 560km variety

The company has yet to reveal the price Oct 20, 2020 11:14 PM EDT After months of teasing, General Motors (GM) has finally shared the look and the specifications of its all-electric Hummer-branded pickup truck. The company says that the new truck will hit the road during the fall of 2022 with an estimated range…

Threatening Email Supposed To Be From Proud Boys Informs Florida Democrats To Vote Trump ‘Otherwise!’

Topline Some registered Democrats in Florida received a threatening email Tuesday with the subject line “Vote for Trump or else!” from an email address that appears to be associated with the violent, right-wing “Proud Boys” group, in what local officials believe is an attempt at voter intimidation that the FBI is now investigating. Members of…