MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow forced to stop election coverage and quarantine- Tempemail

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow is quarantining at home after a “close contact” tested positive for coronavirus. The host, who had been participating in the network’s live elections coverage, tested negative herself, but said on Twitter on Friday she would stay at home until “it’s safe for me to be back Continue Reading

Facebook moderators forced to work in Dublin office despite high-tier lockdown | Technology

Facebook moderators working for one of the company’s Dublin-based contractors are being forced to go into the office, even as Ireland returns to its highest tier of Covid lockdown, after their employer categorised them as “essential workers”. Staff with personal shielding requirements are exempt from the order, but those with Continue Reading

Katie Hopkins forced to apologise for wrongly linking mosque to attack on police | Katie Hopkins- Tempemail

The controversial rightwing commentator Katie Hopkins has been forced to publicly apologise to Finsbury Park mosque in north London after inaccurately linking it to a violent incident in May. The mosque had brought a legal action against Hopkins after she tweeted footage of five men attacking Met police officers, implying Continue Reading

Apple imported clothes from Xinjiang firm facing US forced labour sanctions | Technology

Apple has imported clothes – probably uniforms for staff in stores – from a company facing US sanctions over forced labour at a subsidiary firm in China’s western Xinjiang region, shipping records show. The details come a week after Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, told the US Congress he would Continue Reading

Congress forced Silicon Valley to answer for its misdeeds. It was a glorious sight | Matt Stoller | Opinion

“Our founders would not bow before a king, we should not bow before the emperors of the online economy.” That’s how Congressman David Cicilline started the remarkable hearing on Wednesday in the Antitrust Subcommittee, where four tech CEOs – Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sundar Pichai of Continue Reading

Boris Johnson forced to reduce Huawei’s role in UK’s 5G networks | Huawei

Boris Johnson has been forced to cave into to Conservative backbench rebels opposed to the presence of Huawei in 5G networks and has drawn up plans to reduce the Chinese company’s involvement to zero by 2023. The prime minister’s retreat is designed to stave off what could have been an Continue Reading

End Meeting for All review – brilliant and bewitching Zoom dramas | Forced Entertainment- Tempemail

Forced Entertainment’s latest project mines chaotic humour from lockdown melancholy. A bingeable three-part improvisation recorded on Zoom, End Meeting for All is one of the strangest and most entertaining video calls you’ll have during isolation. Each single-take instalment runs for 25 minutes, with six performers framed in neat rows. Robin Continue Reading

Forced Work From Home has broken mental barriers: QNu Labs- Tempemail

Read Article Founded in 2016, through an incubator at IIT-Madras, QNu Labs is India’s first and only Quantum-resilience Company that provides unconditional security products and solutions for the Cloud and the Internet. The firm makes encryption future proof with the use of quantum technologies. Sunil Gupta, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Continue Reading

Netflix Adds 15-Million Subscribers as Billions Forced In-Doors | Tempemail

Sourced from the Motely Fool. Netflix is one of the few companies benefitting from the global COVID-19 pandemic – with billions at home with nothing to do but stream, the OTT service has seen a huge boom in growth. The question now is, how long can they keep this up? Continue Reading

Uber drivers are being forced to choose between risking Covid-19 or starvation | Veena Dubal and Meredith Whittaker | Technology

For the last week, Ahmed, a driver for Uber and Lyft, has faced a heartbreaking choice: starvation or sickness. Ahmed has four kids, ages 11, eight, five and three. He lives with them, his wife and his elderly parents in San Francisco. He provides his family’s sole source of income, Continue Reading