Spy agency ducks questions about 'back doors' in tech products

Canada Dot Com | 2020-10-28

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. National Security Agency is rebuffing efforts by a leading Congressional critic to determine whether it is continuing to place so-called back doors into commercial...

Facebook says suspected Iranian hackers behind U.S. election threats operated in 2019

Yahoo Daily News | 2020-10-28

By Jack Stubbs LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian hackers suspected of emailing threatening messages to U.S. voters last week and spreading false information about compromised election systems ran a disinformation campaign last year targeting the Middle East, Facebook Inc <FB.O> said on Tuesday. U.S....

Volkswagen returns to profit as global auto markets recover

Live Mint | 2020-10-29

German automaker Volkswagen said Thursday it returned to profit in the third quarter thanks to cost discipline and a rebound in global sales markets led by China after the lifting of the severe restrictions on activity in the early phase of the pandemic....

Toyota adds 1.5M US vehicles to recalls for engine stalling

Federal News Radio | 2020-10-28

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is adding 1.5 million U.S. vehicles to recalls from early this year to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engines to stall. The company says the latest recall brings the total to 5.8 million Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles that need to be repaired worldwide. The recall...

Kid influencers promoting junk food on YouTube, parents helpless

The Siasat Daily | 2020-10-26

New York, Oct 26 : The ‘kid influencers — children whose parents film them doing activities such as science experiments, playing with toys, or celebrating their birthdays — are promoting junk food brands on YouTube and millions of parents have no choice but to turn their children to...

NHS denies elderly people were refused care during early Covid

The Guardian | 2020-10-25

Healthcare bosses rebut claims that patients thought unlikely to survive were ‘written off’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage NHS bosses have denied claims that thousands of frail elderly people were denied potentially life-saving care at the peak of the pandemic in order...

Azarenka, Sabalenka set up all-Belarusian final at Ostrava

Beijing News | 2020-10-24

Victoria Azarenka and Aryna Sabalenka set up an all-Belarusian final at the Ostrava Open after winning their semi-finals on Saturday. Former world number one Azarenka strolled past Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-1, 6-3 and Sabalenka then beat Jennifer Brady of the United States 6-4, 6-4. Azarenka, the...

Filip Krajinovic announces split from coach Janko Tipsarević

Tennishead | 2020-10-24

World No 30 Filip Krajinovic has announced his split from coach Janko Tipsarevic after working together for a year. Janko Tipsarevic became coach when Krajinovic was ranked 40th in the world, taking the Serbian to a career high ranking of 26 in August this year. “After one year, Janko...

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Pakistan anti-terrorism court acquits PM Imran Khan in 2014 Parliament attack case

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India's women minister tests positive for COVID-19

People Daily | 2020-10-29

NEW DELHI, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- India's federal Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani Wednesday tested positive for COVID-19. Irani took to...

Biden casts early vote for US presidential election

The Times of India | 2020-10-29

WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has cast an early ballot in his home state of Delaware for the November 3 election, saying that he will...

Global Covid-19 cases top 44.4mn: Johns Hopkins

The Siasat Daily | 2020-10-29

Washington, Oct 29 : The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 44.4 million, while the deaths have surged to 1,173,270, according to the Johns...