Tuesday, September 22, 2020
MAGA TikTok Creators Stand by Trump—Despite a Potential Ban

MAGA TikTok Creators Stand by Trump—Despite a Potential Ban

On August 2, an anonymous TikTok account that posts jokes and memes from a conservative perspective called @the.republican.hub uploaded an unusually somber video for its 57,000 followers. In the...
What Happens If Uber and Lyft Flee California? Look at Austin

What Happens If Uber and Lyft Flee California? Look at Austin

Rafael Rodriguez remembers the moment he learned Uber and Lyft were leaving Austin. “It was Mother’s Day, and I was with my girl in a restaurant,” he says. “I...
The Pandemic Is Forcing Everyone to Face the Digital Divide

The Pandemic Is Forcing Everyone to Face the Digital Divide

As the number of Covid-19 cases in the US continues to rise, many parents in the country are getting ready for a fall semester based entirely on remote learning....
From Ellen DeGeneres to Tom Hanks, QAnon Has Infiltrated the Hollywood Rumor Mill

From Ellen DeGeneres to Tom Hanks, QAnon Has Infiltrated the Hollywood Rumor Mill

In the comments, some people were angrily insisting that they were not bots and that their indignation was both human and sincere. Fair enough! But some of those people, and...
Photoshop Will Help ID Images That Have Been … Photoshopped

Photoshop Will Help ID Images That Have Been … Photoshopped

Adobe’s photo-editing flagship Photoshop is so successful that the brand is a synonym for digital fakery. Later this year it will become a standard bearer for a proposed antidote:...

NSE market capitalisation resumes week with N35bn loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) opened trading for the week on Monday with a loss of N35 billion, amid weak sentiments. Market capitalisation, which opened at N13.145 trillion, inched lower by...
With VP Pick Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Gets a Digital Juggernaut

With VP Pick Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Gets a Digital Juggernaut

On Tuesday, following weeks of speculation, Joe Biden’s campaign texted supporters to let them know that he’d selected Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. The news was hardly a...
Bill Gates Is Still Optimistic

Bill Gates Is Still Optimistic

Bill Gates was already one of the world’s richest people, the cofounder of Microsoft and architect of our modern computing experience, and a hugely influential philanthropist. This year he gained...
Trump’s Executive Orders Hurt More Than TikTok and WeChat

Trump’s Executive Orders Hurt More Than TikTok and WeChat

In another move destined to inflame tensions with the Chinese government, the Trump administration took aim Thursday at TikTok and WeChat. Citing national security concerns, the president signed a...
Nigeria stock market opens week with N8bn loss

Nigeria stock market opens week with N8bn loss

The nation’s bourse opened trading for the week on Monday with a loss of N8 billion, the first decline in seven consecutive trading sessions. Specifically, the market capitalisation which opened at...

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