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Massive damage of rare plants probed at Nevada…

State and federal authorities are investigating the mysterious loss of a significant swath of a rare desert wildflower that’s being considered for federal protection at a contentious mine site in Nevada

Kamala Harris and Big Tech

When Kamala Harris was picked as Joe Biden's running mate, the move was welcomed by many in Silicon Valley. But 'Big Tech' is out of favor with many in Congress- as illustrated by this Summer's anti-trust hearings. Will this impact the Biden campaign? Expert analysis from Jennifer Stojkovic, Executive Director of SF.CITI, the tech trad Association of San Francisco, and Matt Klink, GOP Strategist.

Mark Zuckerberg Is Not a Fan of AR Glasses So Far

Mark Zuckerberg Is Not a Fan of AR Glasses So Far. Zuckerberg doesn't think any currently-released Augmented Reality glasses have been particularly "compelling" since they are either thick frames or resemble an "Apple Watch on your face.". But he's hopeful that another company will be able to succeed in projecting holograms into the world with a standard pair of glasses in the future. Speaking to The Verge at the Facebook Connect event, Zuckerberg gave his honest opinion of AR glasses. I really don't think that AR is going to be good until you get normal-looking glasses that can project holograms into the world. , Mark Zuckerberg, to The Verge. And now, glasses range from thin to pretty thick frames. , Mark Zuckerberg, to The Verge. I don't think we're anywhere near getting all the electronics that you would need to get into a thin frame. , Mark Zuckerberg, to The Verge. But the hope would be that you can get it into more normal-looking glasses in the first part of this decade or the first half of this decade, Mark Zuckerberg, to The Verge

California jobless rate falls with help of…

California's unemployment rate fell to 11.4% in August

Tips for Re-Opening of Gyms

Many gyms across the country are starting to re-open. Here are some tips to stay safe during a global pandemic.

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Young runners shine at Tigers home meet

Trump to Block TikTok, WeChat App Downloads…

Trump to Block TikTok, WeChat App Downloads , Starting Sunday. The Trump administration's Commerce Department announced it would ban the apps on Friday. Business transactions on the apps, including payments and transfers, will be banned. Today’s actions prove once again that President Trump will do everything in his power to guarantee our national security .., Wilbur Ross, Commerce Secretary, via 'The New York Times'. ... and protect Americans from the threats of the Chinese Communist Party, Wilbur Ross, Commerce Secretary, via 'The New York Times'. More than 100 million people in the U.S. use the popular apps. For all practical purposes [WeChat] will be shut down in the U.S., but only in the U.S., as of midnight Monday, Wilbur Ross, Commerce Secretary, via 'The New York Times'. TikTok is currently in acquisition talks with American company Oracle. As to TikTok, the only real change as of Sunday night will be users won’t have access to improved updated apps, upgraded apps or maintenance, Wilbur Ross, Commerce Secretary, via 'The New York Times'

USDA plans additional $14B for farmers reeling…

The federal government says it will give farmers an additional $14 billion to compensate them for the difficulties they’ve experienced selling their crops, milk and meat because of the coronavirus pandemic

How to Prevent Snacking Mistakes

Just because a snack is healthy for you, doesn't mean you should over do it. Here are some tips to avoid snaking mistakes.

YouTube Begins Rollout of TikTok Rival YouTube…

YouTube Begins Rollout of TikTok Rival YouTube Shorts . YouTube Shorts has arrived in India. It is in the beta phase and comes as the Trump Administration decides whether it will ban TikTok in the U.S. . Like TikTok, users can create a 15-second clip set to music, , which is available via an "in-product music picker feature.". A YouTube spokesperson told The Verge that the feature "currently has 100,000s of tracks, and we're working with music artists, labels and publishers to make more of their content available to continue expanding our catalog.". YouTube will display the Shorts on its homepage

Watchdog: FAA not prepared to update jet…

A government watchdog says the Federal Aviation Administration hasn’t updated standards for emergency airliner evacuations in nearly two decades

Hair Color And Cancer Risk

Researchers concluded that there is no added cancer risk for women who dye their hair. But while doing the study, researchers stumbled up a new finding. The natural color of a woman's hair could make them more at risk for certain cancers.

Wilkes-Barre police investigate deadly shooting

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TikTok Reaches Deal With Oracle Instead of…

TikTok Reaches Deal With Oracle Instead of Microsoft . According to NBC News, Oracle confirmed the new deal on Monday. It is not yet known which parts of the Chinese-owned company will be taken over by Oracle. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin also confirmed with CNBC Monday morning that the White House had received TikTok's Oracle partnership proposal. . In order to move forward, TikTok parent company ByteDance and Oracle will first need to get approval from the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment in the Unites States (CFIUS). The deal must satisfy the committee's national security concerns. Trump has repeatedly said that the social media app poses risks amounting to a "national emergency.". TikTok was given a deadline, which is up on Tuesday, to sell to an American company or be banned in the U.S. Last month, TikTok sued the U.S. government, saying it lacked evidence to prove that the app was a threat to national security and that the company was denied due process to adequately secure a U.S. deal

New Jersey law seeks to stem pollution in…

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a measure giving state regulators power to deny development permits to businesses whose operations pollute predominantly Black and other minority communities

Back to School Shopping Woes

The COVID-19 pandemic has made this back to school season one of the most expensive on record with many families having to buy supplies like laptops and desks.

Emergency tents, restrictions back as virus…

Many residents in Madrid will need a reason to leave their neighborhoods and will face limitations on group gatherings even stricter than the ones in place

Google Maps Shows Fire Boundaries

Google maps will now provide users with valuable information on wildfires, showing a map of the burn zones and giving route information to get to safety.

Former Quincy mayor Joseph LaRaia has died.

Drug shows promise in 1st largely minority…

A drug company says that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the first large study that primarily enrolled Hispanics and Blacks

Getting Cable From An Antenna

A new antenna will allow tv viewers to get cable stations over the airwaves. It's especially important for people living in small cities in rural parts of the U.S.

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End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID…

Due to the coronavirus pandemic the usually glamorous London Fashion Week is feeling decidedly lacklustre

COVID-19: The Future Of Workspace

COVID-19 has made remote work the norm, what will this mean for cities across the U.S.? Jennifer Stojkovic Executive Director of Sf. citi and Dr. Jason Rao senior lecturer at Cornell university weigh in.