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As the U.S. Lashes Out at China, Beijing Hardens Its Resolve

As the U.S. Lashes Out at China, Beijing Hardens Its Resolve

From China’s perspective, the punitive measures on trade, technology and Hong Kong have simply revealed the core of American hostility.
As the U.S. Lashes Out at China, Beijing Hardens Its Resolve

As the U.S. Lashes Out at China, Beijing Hardens Its Resolve

From China’s perspective, the punitive measures on trade, technology and Hong Kong have simply revealed the core of American hostility.
As the U.S. Lashes Out at China, Beijing Hardens Its Resolve

As the U.S. Lashes Out at China, Beijing Hardens Its Resolve

From China’s perspective, the punitive measures on trade, technology and Hong Kong have simply revealed the core of American hostility.
Tia Health gets over $24 million to build a network of holistic health clinics and virtual services for women

Tia Health gets over $24 million to build a network of holistic health clinics and virtual services for women

Tia Health, the developer of a network of digital wellness apps, clinics and telehealth services designed to treat women’s health holistically, has raised $24.275 million in a new round of funding.

Is Donald Trump really the only misinformer that Twitter can find?

It’s been more than 24 hours since Twitter flagged tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump, suggesting its users should seek more information about his allegations on mail-in ballots. As far as we know,
What Travel Today Looks Like: A Personal Case Study

What Travel Today Looks Like: A Personal Case Study

I think it’s probably an understatement to say that 2020 has been a year none of us will ever forget, no matter how much we would like to. The emergence of COVID-19 and the ensuing stay at home orders

A 12 year journey ends as Skimlinks is acquired by retail marketing platform Connexity

Connexity, a lead-gen platform for online retailers, has acquired Skimlinks, a UK platform for publishers to make money through affiliate links. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. According to
The Fed Should Not Subsidize Fossil Fuels

The Fed Should Not Subsidize Fossil Fuels

It should not be directing money to further entrench the carbon economy.
DHL acquires stake in Link Commerce developed by MallforAfrica

DHL acquires stake in Link Commerce developed by MallforAfrica

DHL has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, a turn-key e-commerce company that grew out of MallforAfrica.com — a Nigerian digital-retail startup. Link Commerce offers a white-label solution
Is Takeout and Delivery Food Safe?

Is Takeout and Delivery Food Safe?

Yes, if you follow some common-sense guidelines. Here are some answers from health experts.
In Hong Kong, Xi Plays a Dangerous Game of Chicken

In Hong Kong, Xi Plays a Dangerous Game of Chicken

With its new security law, China risks massive economic and political consequences. Xi’s lack of concern should worry democratic nations everywhere.

The Coronavirus Morgue Trucks of New York City

This is what it looks like when thousands of people die and there’s not enough room to store their bodies.

Tesla cuts prices across EV lineup, ends free supercharging for Model S, Model X

Tesla slashed prices across its electric vehicle portfolio overnight as the automaker aims to boost sales in an economy beaten down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Reuters and Electrek were the first to
America’s Guns Fuel Mexico’s Domestic Violence Epidemic

America’s Guns Fuel Mexico’s Domestic Violence Epidemic

Lockdowns and an easy supply of weapons have been a fatal combination for Mexican women.
Josh Smith at David Zwirner

Josh Smith at David Zwirner

Artist: Josh Smith Venue: David Zwirner, offsite at Josh Smith studio, Brooklyn Exhibition Title: High As Fuck Date: May 21 – June 21, 2020 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press

Babylon Health leads a $30M Series B in US health kiosk operator, Higi

UK-based AI chatbot Babylon Health — which last year raised $550M at a $2BN+ valuation — has led a $30M Series B in US-based Higi, which owns and operates 10,000+ FDA-cleared health kiosks. Higi,

Virgin Orbit provides more details about what went right with its first launch demo

Virgin Orbit performed a demonstration of its full launch system on Monday, and while it didn’t go quite as planned, with the mission cut short just a few seconds after Virgin’s LauncherOne separated
President of the Flies

President of the Flies

What stories of shipwrecks and plane crashes can teach us about Trump’s America.
Are You Ready to Get on an Airplane Again?

Are You Ready to Get on an Airplane Again?

Airlines are burning $10 billion a month to fly empty. This can’t go on forever.
Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

Drones are being deployed in the fight to curb COVID-19 in the U.S. Novant Health and California based UAV delivery startup Zipline have launched distribution of personal protective gear and medical