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Senate panel wants stricter oversight of Chinese telecoms

Senate panel wants stricter oversight of Chinese telecoms Sponsored Links Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images If it wasn’t already clear that the US government wants to crack down on Chinese telecoms, it should be very shortly. The Wall Street Journal understands that the Senate Permanent Subcommitee on Investigations will issue a report demanding stricter oversight…

Facebook is releasing a dedicated gaming app tomorrow

Facebook is releasing a dedicated gaming app tomorrow Facebook’s bid to conquer gaming is about to get a dedicated home. The social media giant told the New York Times it’s releasing a Facebook Gaming mobile app on April 20th (that’s tomorrow, if you’re reading in time). It’ll include some casual games to play as well…

The Man Who Beat the 1957 Flu Pandemic

The Man Who Beat the 1957 Flu Pandemic

The Man Who Beat the 1957 Flu Pandemic J. Cavanaugh Simpson This essay first appeared on Last Word on Nothing on April 15, 2020. Twenty biomedical companies. Seventy nations. An aggressive search for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines is underway worldwide. Yet even 21st-century technology can’t match one man who curbed a major influenza…

Samsung pulls Galaxy S20 Ultra update following glitches

Samsung pulls Galaxy S20 Ultra update following glitches Sponsored Links Cherlynn Low/Engadget Samsung’s ongoing efforts to fix bugs in the Galaxy S20 Ultra aren’t quite going according to plan. SamMobile reports that Samsung has pulled its latest update days after reports of glitches. While the company hasn’t outlined just what prompted the decision, users have…

The Coronavirus and Post-Traumatic Growth

The Coronavirus and Post-Traumatic Growth

The Coronavirus and Post-Traumatic Growth Steve Taylor On March 6, 1987, a ferry traveling from England to Belgium capsized, causing the death of 193 people. In the months after the disaster, many of the approximately 300 survivors suffered symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, including upsetting dreams; anxiety; emotional detachment and numbness; and difficulties with sleep…

After Math: What to spend your stimulus check on

After Math: What to spend your stimulus check on Americans should have started receiving their $1,200 stimulus checks this week. For those of us who haven’t seen it either snatched by our banks or already spent it on trivial items like bills, food, medicine, and rent, have I got great news: there’s still a massive,…