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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. An internal Facebook audit reportedly shows QAnon groups have millions of members, but some employees who ran the investigation fear the company won’t take any action. The employees also expressed […]

It’s time to implement a 4-day workweek, Andrew Yang says. The pandemic has made it important now more than ever.

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Business Insider that the US is past due on implementing a four-day workweek to better accommodate American workers. As health experts project that life as we know it may not return until next year, Yang told Business Insider in an interview that a four-day workweek could be imperative […]

Silicon Valley scooter startup Bird bet big on Paris and lost to rivals. Insiders are betting on consolidation.

Electric scooter unicorn Bird lost tender processes to run scooter rentals in two key European cities: Paris and Lyon. Bird has raised more than $600 million to date, but its growth has been complicated by the emergence of copycat rivals, the coronavirus, and regulators limiting the number of scooter operators in their cities. The loss […]

Check out the pitch deck remote employment startup Omnipresent used to close $2 million from investors in 6 weeks

Omnipresent, a platform providing a “one stop shop” for remote employment, has raised $2 million in seed funding from investors including Playfair Capital and Episode 1. It plans to use the money to quadruple the amount of countries it operates in to 80 by the end of 2020. Omnipresent set out to raise in March […]

Nathan Massey almost missed daughter’s birth as Cara De La Hoyde details labour

WATCH Cara De La Hoyde opens up on baby daughter Delilah’s birth as she and Nathan Massey introduce her to new magazine …read more Source:: Ok – Celebrity news       

Trump’s executive action on unemployment aid would cost states billions, drain FEMA disaster fund

The executive order President Trump signed Sunday to unilaterally extend supplemental unemployment benefits doesn’t appropriate any new funds — only Congress can do that — and requires states to cover 25 percent of the costs, a financial hit most cash-strapped states would struggle to absorb, even if they could overcome the technical hurdles of carrying […]

From mowing lawns to handing out gift cards, this 4th-grader goes out of his way to help others

Greyson Winfield aims to help every single person in his community that needs some assistance, whether it’s a first responder or single mom who is too busy to mow their lawn or someone who can’t afford groceries this month. The 8-year-old fourth-grader from Conway, South Carolina, said he admires President John F. Kennedy, and that’s […]

Russia on appeal: Michael Flynn’s case back in court after Justice Department’s move to drop charges

The D.C. Court of Appeals will decide how Flynn’s case should proceed after the DOJ filed its motion to dismiss …read more Source:: Salon.com       

What’s in it for a politician not to wear a mask?

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, speaks during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, on oversight of the Justice Department and a probe into the politicization of the department under Attorney General William Barr. | Susan Walsh, Associated Press Forgoing a mask owes more to political theater than […]

China retaliates against US sanctions with its own, targeting 11 US citizens in ongoing political skirmish

China will sanction 11 US citizens in retaliation for similar US sanctions placed on the country last week. GOP Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio are among those sanctioned. Last week the US sanctioned Hong Kong’s Beijing-appointed chief executive Carrie Lam and several other current and former officials for their enforcement of greater control of […]