Day: February 6, 2020

Newborn becomes youngest person diagnosed with coronavirusFeatured News

Newborn becomes youngest person diagnosed with coronavirus

A Chinese newborn has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus just 30 hours after birth, the youngest case recorded so
Tesla remotely disables Autopilot on used Model S after it was soldRandom News

Tesla remotely disables Autopilot on used Model S after it was sold

Tesla has remotely disabled driver assistance features on a used Model S after it was sold to a customer, Jalopnik
Russian disinformation ‘ongoing problem’ says FBI chiefInteresting News

Russian disinformation ‘ongoing problem’ says FBI chief

Russia is still interfering in US politics, according to FBI director Christopher Wray. He was answering questions about online disinformation
Third UK patient caught coronavirus ‘outside China’More News

Third UK patient caught coronavirus ‘outside China’

The third person in the UK to be diagnosed with coronavirus did not catch it in mainland China, England’s chief
Twitter hoards ministry-of-truth powers, making rules on ‘manipulated’ images with loopholes to ban anythingBig Brother

Twitter hoards ministry-of-truth powers, making rules on ‘manipulated’ images with loopholes to ban anything

Twitter will remove or label “manipulated images and videos” on its platform in a bid to control disinfo, it has
Fiat warns of coronavirus risk to Europe car plantMore News

Fiat warns of coronavirus risk to Europe car plant

Fiat Chrysler says the impact of the coronavirus epidemic could halt production at one of its European car plants within
Mud wasps used to date Australia’s aboriginal rock artScience & Space

Mud wasps used to date Australia’s aboriginal rock art

When the veteran telecoms engineer Damien Finch went on a three-week bush walk in Australia’s Kimberley region, he became enthralled
NSPCC urges Facebook to stop encryption plansMore News

NSPCC urges Facebook to stop encryption plans

Child-protection organizations say Facebook’s decision to strongly encrypt messages will give offenders a place to hide. The company is moving
Pluto’s beating ‘frozen heart’ is in charge of its weather – studyScience & Space

Pluto’s beating ‘frozen heart’ is in charge of its weather – study

New research shows that not only does Pluto’s unique “frozen heart” actually control the dwarf planet’s weather systems, it does
Airbnb blocks under-25s booking ‘party houses’ in CanadaRandom News

Airbnb blocks under-25s booking ‘party houses’ in Canada

Airbnb will no longer allow under-25s in Canada to book whole properties in their local area, to try to prevent
US jobs growth beats expectations in Jan 2020Random News

US jobs growth beats expectations in Jan 2020

The US saw another month of strong jobs growth in January, extending a streak of gains that has surprised many
5yo girl raped at US Embassy compound in New Delhi – policeRandom News

5yo girl raped at US Embassy compound in New Delhi – police

A 25-year-old man has been accused of raping a five-year-old girl at the US Embassy compound in India. Both the
Books pulled over ‘literary blackface’ accusationsRandom News

Books pulled over ‘literary blackface’ accusations

The largest bookseller in the US has pulled a new series of “culturally diverse” classic book covers after facing widespread