Finance

As virus resurges, so does fear of more economic…

Prospects for more federal economic stimulus this year appear all but dead, clouding the future for the unemployed, for small businesses and for the U.S. economy as a whole

Do Undecided Voters Exist In 2020?

Both campaigns are desperately trying to reach undecided voters, but in our increasingly polarized times, do such voters even exist? Dr. Grant Davies Reeher, Syracuse University, Alex Vogel, CEO & Lobbyist Vogel Group and Matt Klink GOP Campaign Strategist argue the case.

US says airstrike killed 7 leaders of al-Qaida in Syria

U.S. Central Command says it conducted an airstrike in northwestern Syria that it believes killed seven senior leaders of an al-Qaida affiliate

Quibi Is Shutting Down Just 6 Months After Launch

Quibi Is Shutting Down Just 6 Months After Launch. According to 'The Wall Street Journal,' the streaming service is to be one of the shortest-lived to date. The company launched on April 6, 2020, providing content to be specifically viewed on mobile devices. Two plans — one with ads and one without — were available for under $10 per month. . In July, app-tracking firm Sensor Tower claimed Quibi lost over 90% of its subscribers after the three-month free trial was up. . According to The Verge, Quibi has refuted those numbers but never provided alternate figures for reference. Factors that may have contributed to the company's demise include its mobile-only content as people are stuck at home amid the pandemic. or that short-form video content can be found for free with competitors such as YouTube and TikTok. Co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg attempted to sell off the floundering company earlier this year, but no one took the bait

Dunkin' shares hit all-time high after holding…

The Dunkin’ doughnuts and coffee chain has confirmed it’s held talks to be taken private by a private equity firm, sending its shares rocketing to an all-time high

Voters Voices

With the election right around the corner and voting underway, Stringr took to the streets of some key swing states: Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania to find out what's on voters' minds. We ask them who they are voting for and what issues are most important to them this year.

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Nokia to Build First Cellular Network on the Moon…

Nokia to Build First Cellular Network on the Moon for NASA. On Monday, Nokia Oyj announced that they had been chosen by NASA to create the first ever cellular network on the moon. . The network is expected to be available by late 2022. . The Finnish telecommunications firm said that their partnership with NASA would create a “sustainable human presence on the lunar surface.” . The technology will be “ideally suited” for providing the technology that “astronauts need.” . It will make remotely controlled rovers, high definition streaming and real-time navigation possible. . Nokia is working with Intuitive Machines to integrate their work into a lunar lander for delivery and self-configuration on the surface of the moon. . The LTE/4G communications system will also be “ultra-compact, low-power” and “space-hardened.”. The solution has been specially designed to withstand the harsh conditions of the launch and lunar landing, and to operate in the extreme conditions of space, Nokia, via Bloomberg

Muslims call for French goods boycott to protest…

Muslims in the Middle East and beyond are calling for boycotts of French products and for protests as a clash over depictions of the Prophet Muhammad and the limits of free speech intensifies

BONUS: How COVID-19 Patients Are Treated

Dr. Ross McKinney the Chief Scientific Officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges analyses which treatments have been effective in treating COVID-19 patients and explains what course of treatment a person suffering from the disease can expect.

Sony Releases Free Black Lives Matter PS4 Theme

Sony Releases Free , Black Lives Matter , PS4 Theme. On Oct. 19, Sony released the "Black Lives Matter Theme" on the PlayStation Store. When the theme is enabled, the bottom of the user interface appears with black and yellow graphics, as well as a raised fist. The hashtag #BLM also appears as part of the free theme. Other companies have taken similar actions. In June, Activision released a 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' update that displayed a message supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. Developer Bungie introduced several items supporting Black Lives Matter, including 'Destiny 2' emblems and a "be heard" enamel pin.

Sept. new home sales fall 3.5%, after strong…

Sales of new homes fell by 3.5% in September to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 959,000 million units, the Commerce Department said Monday, as the housing market’s summer buying season came to a close

Time-Wasting Habits and How to Avoid Them

Everyone loves to save time, but many often have several time-wasting habits, here's a few tips on how to avoid them

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Chinese fintech could shatter records with $35B…

The world’s largest fintech company, China's Ant Group, will try to raise nearly $35 billion in a public offering of stock that would be the biggest ever

How To Meet Your Productivity Goals

With everyone more connected and distracted than ever, here is how to meet your productivity goals.

70,000 in Southern California to evacuate after…

A fast-moving wildfire has forced evacuations for 70,000 people in Southern California and seriously injured two firefighters

The Catholic Faith of Amy Coney Barrett…

`The books that help her through': Winfrey…

With Election Day approaching and the pandemic ongoing, Oprah Winfrey is setting aside her usual book club recommendations

COVID-19: The Return Of In-Person Teaching

New York has yet to see coronavirus upticks, despite a return to classrooms. Are the risks of getting kids back into classrooms lower than we thought? Dr. Ross McKinney the Chief Scientific Officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges weighs in.

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'Babish' expands as pandemic boosts YouTube…

After the pandemic stopped life in its tracks in mid-March, many people have turned to YouTube food channels to help them learn how to cook, or cook better, and be part of a community

Downballot Politics And The Supreme Court

This election cycle, nothing is for certain. Will Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court have an impact on competitive Senate races? We look at the impact it may have on the South Carolina race, hearing from Jaime Harrison who is challenging Lindsey Graham in that seat. We also speak to Alex Vogel, CEO/Lobbyist Vogel Group, Matt Klink, Campaign Strategist, Klink Campaigns and Dr. Steven Voss of the University of Kentucky, who all have different things to say on the topic.