England and Wales finally get contact-tracing app after months of delays — bit shit, but it’ll do

After months of delays, U-turns, technical issues, and criticism from privacy campaigners, the UK government has finally launched its contact-tracing app in England and Wales. The revamped NHS COVID-19 app uses Bluetooth to track the time people spend near other users and the distance between them. When an individual falls ill, they can report it […]

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Protests Erupt Across U.S. After Decision In The Breonna Taylor Case

Watch Video Protests erupted across the country Wednesday night after a grand jury announced wanton endangerment charges for one officer involved in Breonna Taylor’s death. Two Louisville, Kentucky, police officers were shot and injured during protests. The department’s chief said the officers were being treated for non-life threatening injuries and one suspect was in custody. […]

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How one gym owner is finding creative ways to use her equipment and her team’s talents to restore a once-thriving business

Summary List Placement 2020 started strong for Hollie DiGiorgio and her Anytime Fitness gym in Tarpon Springs, Florida. She had recently moved her business into a new location, doubling its size and boosting its membership by over 40%. The industry was on track to reach $106 billion, and the Anytime Fitness brand was expanding quickly. […]

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A Wall Street expert breaks down why these are the best 6 stocks to own for a second coronavirus wave in addition to the FAANMGs

Summary List Placement When it began to set in on Wall Street in February that COVID-19 would wreak havoc on financial markets, there was little precedent to guide investors through what became the worst sell-off since the Great Financial Crisis more than a decade ago. In the end, seemingly everyone piled into large-cap tech stocks […]

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Tesla may not sell a $25,000 car anytime soon, but Elon Musk’s ambitious battery strategy will help it fend off competition from GM and VW (TSLA)

Summary List Placement Tesla’s predictions tend to follow a pattern: The electric-car maker says it’s super close to hitting an ambitious milestone, falls short of its aggressive timeline, eventually makes meaningful progress toward its goal, and is cheered on by investors and fans alike. To take one recent example, Tesla CEO Elon Musk long promised […]

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Boris Johnson took advice from Sweden’s no-lockdown scientist before rejecting tougher coronavirus restrictions

Summary List Placement Prime Minister Boris Johnson was advised by Anders Tegnell, the man behind Sweden’s decision not to impose a full coronavirus lockdown, before rejecting tougher new restrictions for the United Kingdom. Downing Street on Thursday confirmed a Spectator magazine report that Johnson had been briefed by a series of international experts, outside his […]

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