Month: April 2020

Steve April 30, 2020

Imagery Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images (L) and Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty Images (R)The idea of a celebrity of with multicoloured hair, countless tattoos and in-your-face face piercings would be shocking to absolutely no one in today’s E-Boy/E-Girl-era. But during the 90s, 5-time NBA champion Dennis Rodman’s boundary-pushing individual style not only defied what was…

Steve April 30, 2020

This week a division of the United Nations announced its new social distancing app designed to help alert people when they get too close to another person during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Motherboard has found that the app, called 1point5, is barely functional, and an independent researcher highlighted how the app may be largely ineffective…

Steve April 30, 2020

Published: April 29, 2020 at 7:18 a.m. ET Tesla expects to hit a market cap milestone in months, triggering windfall for Musk Tesla CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Shanghai groundbreaking in January. Reuters Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk is close to getting a windfall that would dwarf any payday for star Silicon Valley executives…

Steve April 30, 2020

In this segment from last year, CBS News reported on Jose Rodriguez, a tow truck operator arrested and charged with a felony while legally reposessing an NYPD detective’s car. The owner hadn’t made his car payments in months and the bank had issued a legal reposession order, but this deadbeat detective refused to let it…

Steve April 30, 2020

Breaches have been found on websites including Wish.com, JetBlue.com, Quibi.com, WashingtonPost.com, NGPVan.com and numerous other organizations…Most popular websites on the internet are using 3rd party analytics and advertising Javascript code — and depending on how a website sets up their marketing systems, typically email systems and new user signup flows, the user emails can accidentally…

Steve April 30, 2020

Coughing is one of the hallmark symptoms of being infected with the novel coronavirus. So it’s no surprise that many are swigging dextromethorphan, a workhorse cough suppressant, to calm those bone-rattling expulsions of germs and air. It may be doing them more harm than good, new research suggests. As part of an ambitious project to […]

Steve April 30, 2020

The UN secretary general says he has been “shocked but not surprised” by the global response to the pandemic.Speaking to the BBC’s Nick Bryant, António Guterres also responded to criticism of the WHO and explained how countries might come together for a greener future.

Steve April 30, 2020

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prices of staple goods in Afghanistan are rising fast in the lockdown, aid agencies warn More than seven million children in Afghanistan are at risk of hunger as food prices soar due to the coronavirus pandemic, a report warns. A Save the Children spokesman said the country faced…