WhatsApp may roll out fingerprint lock support for WhatsApp web

The Times of India | 2020-09-18

NEW DELHI: has been offering support for a on both Android and smartphones for a while. Now, it seems that the instant messaging app is gearing up to launch a similar support for those users who use WhatsApp via desktop too. As per a recent report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has been spotted...

ByteDance plans TikTok IPO to win US deal as deadline looms: Sources

The Times of India | 2020-09-18

By David Shepardson, Stephen Nellis and Echo Wang China's ByteDance is planning a U.S. initial public offering of TikTok Global, the new company that will operate the popular short video app, should its proposed deal be cleared by the U.S. government, people familiar with the matter said on...

Tech sell-off hits Wall St as jobless claims remain elevated

Deccan Herald | 2020-09-17

Wall Street's main indexes fell on Thursday after data showed high levels of weekly jobless claims, while technology-related stocks resumed their slide with Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc among the biggest drags on the Nasdaq. Nine out of the 11 major S&P 500 sector indexes were lower, with...

Diabetes: Eat These Food Items to Manage Blood Sugar Level

Yahoo Daily News | 2020-09-17

Eating healthy food can control the blood sugar level of everyone, especially people with diabetes. Diabetes is a condition that develops when blood sugar or glucose levels are higher than normal in the human body. Balancing meals and opting for healthy food choices can improve health condition and...

Happiness is a skill that you can learn

Indian Express | 2020-09-16

Katarina Blom is a psychologist, who works with organisations and teaches the skill of happiness. She believes that positive action and behaviours are the keys to well-being. In her TED Talk, she tells her audience some ways of honing this skill. “Happiness is a skill we all can train and work on; I...

Ex-Model Alleges Trump Sexually Assaulted Her at the 1997 US Open

NBCBayArea | 2020-09-17

A former model has accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her during an encounter at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York more than 20 years ago, NBC News reports. Amy...

Rafael Nadal is the big favourite for Italian Open, but break may hurt him,’ says ...

Tennishead | 2020-09-14

Felix Auger-Aliassime says Rafael Nadal is the ‘big favourite’ for the Italian Open in Rome despite him not playing competitive tennis for months. Nadal opted not to defend his US Open title this year, instead remaining in Europe to prepare for the clay season. The season starts this...

FIFA head visits White House amid corruption investigation in Switzerland

France24 | 2020-09-18

FIFA president Gianni Infantino met President Donald Trump at the White House this week to discuss preparations for the 2026 World Cup in his third visit since the US was named co-host and amid an ongoing probe by the Swiss into corruption allegations in international football....

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open with hamstring injury

The Times of India | 2020-09-18

Japan's has withdrawn from the upcoming with a , she said on Thursday. The 22-year-old had her left hamstring taped when she battled back against Victoria Azarenka in the US Open final in New York on Saturday to win her third Grand Slam title. "Unfortunately, I won't be able to play...

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US Embassy in Kabul warns of extremist attacks against women

The Oklahoman | 2020-09-18

Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

Manila Bulletin | 2020-09-18

Israelis protest against second virus lockdown

The Jakarta Post | 2020-09-18

Apple to launch first online store in India next week

CNBC | 2020-09-18

UN welcomes Libyan PM’s decision to step down

The Siasat Daily | 2020-09-18

United Nations, Sep 18 : The UN has welcomed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj’s decision to step down by the end of October, according to a statement....

Germany to ban plastic straws by mid-2021

The Jakarta Post | 2020-09-18

Shares German lawmakers approved legislation Thursday banning disposable plastic products such as straws, cutlery and cotton buds that are polluting the...

Patient dies after ransomware attack reroutes her to remote hospital

Ars Technica | 2020-09-17

(credit: Eric Lagace / Flickr) A woman seeking emergency treatment for a life-threatening condition died after a ransomware attack crippled a nearby hospital in...

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Alternet | 2020-09-18

Scientists just discovered an ‘impossible planet’

In a discovery that could transform our understanding of astronomy, an international team of...

Al Jazeera | 2020-09-17

We can't afford to ignore the climate crisis

We have no choice but to address the humanitarian impact of the coronavirus crisis and climate...