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For the first time since 2012, the fast-food chain will release its famed BBQ rib sandwich nationally.
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The central bank set the legal stage for digital yuan implementation, while Ebang has started to expand globally beyond its core business.
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Complaints about refunds skyrocketed in July, new data show, even as the number of operated flights stayed well below usual.
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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spoke out about Vice President Mike Pence after spending seven days in the hospital with COVID-19.
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But competition is quickly encroaching on Elon Musk's lead. Here's where the competitors stand, according to UBS.
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Great gaming has finally arrived on Chromebook devices, just in time for Cyberpunk 2077
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Score an early Black Friday deal at Best Buy with this 70-inch Insignia 4K TV that's on sale for just $499.99.
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Here's our hands-on experience with the Huawei Mate 40 Pro!
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Lawyers at Jones Day heavily favored Biden in donations over Trump, as did lawyers at firms across the industry, a Reuters analysis showed.
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Legal experts point to the fact that it may be difficult to show Google's conduct was illegal under the longstanding "consumer welfare" standard.
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Video streaming, live or on-demand, has long been a profitable market but the number of consumers and services surged during this pandemic. Not all of those new services have survived to tell the tale and one high-profile name will be joining them in the Internet’s graveyard of dead dreams. Quibi, which its proponents hailed would be the next big thing … Continue reading
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Microsoft on Tuesday released the latest upgrade, Windows 10 20H2 — the H2 standing for second half — to gutsy users eager to be first and for commercial customers who want to begin testing before broader deployment.Also called "Windows 10 October 2020 Update," the upgrade was available immediately to at least some who sought it. "Beginning today, the October 2020 Update is available initially for users of select devices running Windows 10, version 1903 or later (emphasis added)," John Cable, a Microsoft executive in the Windows servicing and delivery team, wrote in a post to a company blog.To read this article in full, please click here
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(University of Colorado at Boulder) Drone crashes are becoming more common than ever before. Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have built a robot that comes with its own inflatable "airbag."
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You’re reading The Waugh Zone, our daily politics briefing. Sign up now to get it by email in the evening.It was only a matter of time. When Rishi Sunak set out his ‘Winter Economy Plan’ just a few weeks ago, many (including this newsletter) warned that it was inadequate to the sheer scale of the looming problems threatened by the Covid second wave.Back then, he delighted some Tory MPs and newspapers with his bullish rhetoric that “we must learn to live with it and live without fear”. Well, fear is stalking the land among those who can see their jobs and businesses disappearing across the north, and it now seems the Treasury has finally been scared enough by the political consequences that he is doling out some extra support.Of course the chancellor will never admit that this is a U-turn on his plan to withdraw furlough, even though local furlough is exactly what this looks like. The government will pay two thirds of the salary of each employee (up to £2,100 a month) in any pub, bar or restaurant forced to shut down in the new local lockdowns expected next week. The 67% is less generous than the 80% of full furlough however. Exactly what people should do to cope with the loss of a third of their income remains unsaid.Although the help is welcome, it’s no surprise that several local council leaders have already suggested it’s too little, too late. They were distinctly underwhelmed by the presentation given them tonight, confirming the earlier warning from the mayors of Greater Manchester, the Sheffield and Liverpool city regions and North Tyne that the plan did not “appear to have gone far enough to prevent genuine hardship, job losses and business failure this winter”.And it wasn’t just last month that many warned Sunak that he should go for a targeted version of furlough, it was many months ago. In his rushed announcement today (a Tweeted video clip is hardly a statement on the floor of the Commons), he said his expanded Jobs Support Scheme would be “for closed businesses”. But what about all those closed sectors of the economy, such as aviation and creative industries, effectively shut down by government regulation?As the Resolution Foundation put it this afternoon: “The delay in putting [the scheme] in place will have come at a high price in jobs lost.” It rightly says that the Job Support Scheme itself needs further reform to persuade bosses to cut hours rather than jobs. Another U-turn may well be on its way in a few weeks if employers simply go for the bottom line.What makes the government’s position all the more politically dangerous is the latest growth news, with this morning’s GDP figures showing that the hoped-for ‘V-shaped’ recovery now looks like a stuttering spike on the nation’s economic electrocardiogram. Sunak’s Eat Out To Help Out scheme may have done too little on consumer spending and too much in spreading the virus.The bigger problem is that these local lockdowns look like they are going to slowly creep across the entire country. The three-tiered system of controls may well leave most areas in the top two most serious categories and only a shrinking handful in the lowest one. Only today, on a call to MPs, I’m told Matt Hancock made clear things were getting worse everywhere.The south has so far escaped much of this, but with London due to get new curbs, the counties around it could follow very quickly. I understand public health officials in Essex, for example, are pushing for tier-two restrictions that would mean a ban on household mixing.The lack of grip on the virus or from both No.10 and No.11 Downing Street is what will worry their MPs most. The PM suggested last week he would hold weekly press conferences from now on, but he failed to do a single one this week. Sunak too appeared so afraid of scrutiny that he didn’t make this announcement in a No.10 press briefing, but via pooled broadcast clips.There will probably be a Johnson address to the nation next week, but voters in the north can be forgiven for thinking they are being treated like fools this weekend. If the virus spreads south, that may be a perception that spreads more widely among the electorate too.Related... Workers At Locked Down Firms Will Get Two-Thirds Of Wages Paid, Rishi Sunak Announces Who Is Allegra Stratton, The Face Of No 10's New TV Press Briefings? Northern Mayors React With Fury To Prospect Of Pub Closures And Further Restrictions
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"Models may not be able to properly reflect all of the volatility not just in the markets, but in the economy, in policy, and of course in investor sentiment," Abby Joseph Cohen said.
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Today is a big day for Xbox Game Pass subscribers, as Forza Motorsport 7 is landing on the service. It’s a little strange to see a first-party Microsoft game arriving on Game Pass so long after release, as Microsoft has been putting its games on Xbox Game Pass on the same day they launch at retail. Forza Motorsport 7, however, … Continue reading
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iPad deals return to the cheapest 32GB 2020 iPad this week, but we'd keep an eye on that 128GB model as well.
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Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), which invested $750 million in Jio Platforms in June this year, has put in the same amount in Reliance Retail now.
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A few months ago, Meizu officially announced that it will release the “Flyme for Watch” system in Q4 2020. The Flyme OS is Meizu’s custom ... The post Meizu Watch to open a new chapter in the smartwatch industry – see you in Q4 2020 appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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The latest connected home product from Wyze, the Wyze Thermostat, has arrived. Consumers can now preorder the device, which is currently listed as shipping in December. As with other devices previously introduced and released by Wyze, the new Thermostat has a budget-friendly price, making it an inexpensive way to start automating one’s home. The Wyze Thermostat joins the company’s security … Continue reading
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