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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. The Trump administration is asking a court to...
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Brazilian region & Moscow INK memorandum to produce, distribute Russia-made Covid-19 vaccine in Brazil

Brazilian region & Moscow INK memorandum to produce, distribute Russia-made Covid-19 vaccine in Brazil

2 hours ago   |   RT

The government of the Brazilian state of Parana and Russia's sovereign wealth fund have signed an agreement, paving the way for the production and distribution of the world's...
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55. The Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement

55. The Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

When two employees at Polaroid discovered their company's technology was being used by the South African government to help enforce apartheid, they protested and called for an...
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35. You've got Enron mail!

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Enron collapsed nearly 20 years ago, but chances are something you use today was affected by emails sent by 150 of the company's top employees. These emails - about meetings...
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Mass. parents rally for in-person learning while teachers hold strong on remote plans

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts parents and students calling for in-person learning this fall rallied outside the State House Wednesday, but union members are holding strong on going remote come...
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Brazilian state agrees to produce Russian COVID-19 vaccine

8 hours ago   |   National Post

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA - A Brazilian technology institute said on Wednesday it expects to produce a controversial coronavirus Russian vaccine by the second half of 2021...
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Instagram faces lawsuit over illegal harvesting of biometric data

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

Facebook is facing new allegations that it illegally harvests the biometric data of users, this time in a lawsuit that targets the company's photo-sharing app Instagram. Last...
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Swallowing this colonoscopy-like bacteria grabber could reveal secrets about your health

11 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Your gut bacteria could say a lot about you, such as why you're diabetic or how you respond to certain drugs. But scientists can see only so much of the gastrointestinal tract...
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COVID-19 left the live music industry in shambles, so DJs are finding other creative ways to connect with fans

COVID-19 left the live music industry in shambles, so DJs are finding other creative ways to connect with fans

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The live music industry could lose nearly $9 billion in ticket sales after the coronavirus canceled most performances in 2020. But one genre of music, electronic dance music...
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US schools starting to reopen

12 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Despite rising coronavirus cases, many educators are bringing children back to the classroom rather than using online technology.
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US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't... Read more ...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at first event together

In their first public appearance as running mates, Joe Biden lauded Kamala Harris on Wednesday as the child of “America's story” who fought for the working class and was ready... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris made their first public appearance as running mates on Wednesday at an event in Delaware where they bashed the Trump administration and... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District U.S. House seat

Republican Matt Mayberry has received the endorsements of influential GOP leaders Doug and Stella Scamman in his bid for the 1st District U.S. House seat. Read more ...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County Sheriff's Office

The sheriff of Marion County is telling his deputies and visitors to the Marion County Sheriff's Office that they are forbidden from wearing face masks. Read more ...