Steve July 28, 2020

After interviewing Will Young, the head of a major British PR firm, Paul Blanchard, said he doesn’t “like gay people and Jews”, according to recordings and internal office correspondences seen by PinkNews. Blanchard, a guru to many high-profile company heads, celebrities and lawmakers, interviewed the gay singer as part of his Media Masters podcast series […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Mozilla Firefox 79 is now available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux. Before you get too excited by this news I’ll tell you up front that this is not a big update (at least as far as Firefox updates go). That said there are a couple of changes you may want to know about. […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Windows 10 version 1809 Home and Pro hit “End of Service” on Nov. 10. But users on version 1809 have been reporting for more than a month that they’re getting pushed onto Win10 version 2004.  [ Related: Microsoft revamps Windows Insider release vernacular ] This is a hard push – there’s no “Download and install” invitation […]

Steve July 28, 2020

It looks like the new normal is some way off, so it shouldn’t be too surprising that Apple’s iPhone 12 introduction will probably be a little different this year. The big reveal Are you going to the big reveal of the new device? I don’t think so; the pandemic suggests Apple will introduce its new […]

Steve July 28, 2020

7/28/20 7:47am Read time: 0 minutes Watch live as Attorney General Bill Barr testifies defiantly that he isn’t a tool of Tweety McTreason but coincidentally just happens to do things that help Trump. Welcome, Attorney General Bill Barr! This is the House Judiciary Committee, and they will want to know about things like your decision […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson defends adding Spain to the quarantine list Boris Johnson has warned there are signs of a “second wave” of coronavirus in Europe, as he defended a 14-day quarantine on travellers from Spain. The PM said the government had to be “swift” – and it would […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Whatever subconscious reason for it, many in the media projected their own desire for normalcy onto a Trump avatar. Words like “pivot” were thrown around on such a regular basis that “here comes the pivot” became a joke by the campaign’s end. No pivot came. Then there was speculation that perhaps the presidency itself would […]

Steve July 28, 2020

The jet engine has a long and storied history. Its development occurred spontaneously amongst several unrelated groups in the early 20th Century. Frank Whittle submitted a UK patent on a design in 1930, while Hans von Ohain begun exploring the field in Germany in 1935. Leading on from Ohain’s work, the first flight of a […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Home » Fact Check » The Latest Fact Checks from the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) 07/28/2020 The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact-checkers. (D. Van Zandt) Disclaimer: We […]