News

Disinformation and fake news spreads over WhatApp ahead of Brazil's presidential election

The smartphone messaging application owned by Facebook was used as a tool to target millions of Brazilians ahead of the presidential election, which takes place 28 October

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Source: The Indipendent

ottobre 20, 2018
Thousands of pro-independence demonstrators unite in Taiwan's capital in defiance of China

Protestors said Taiwan is a sovereign country and those who believe in pro-unification should 'just move to China'

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Source: The Indipendent

ottobre 20, 2018
Pro-Russian Internet trolls jailed for defamatory comments about Finnish journalist

Russophiles irked by Jessika Aro's investigations accused her of being US intelligence operative and drug dealer

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Source: The Indipendent

ottobre 20, 2018

Business

Alaska’s Economy Finally Starts to Thaw

Rising oil prices and a political compromise are helping the state to exit recession and join the U.S. economic boom.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

ottobre 23, 2018
iPhone XR Review: You Don’t Have to Spend $1,000 for the Best iPhone

The iPhone XR has a few price-cutting compromises, but great battery life, Face ID and a colorful design make it the best iPhone to buy, writes Joanna Stern.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

ottobre 23, 2018
Higher Prices for Burgers Help McDonald’s Sales

McDonald’s is still struggling to attract more U.S. customers but it eked out higher sales this quarter by charging more for its food.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

ottobre 23, 2018
What #MeToo Has to Do With the Workplace Gender Gap

A new study from Lean In and McKinsey shows the pervasiveness of sexual harassment at the office and the persistence of inequality. That isn’t a coincidence.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

ottobre 23, 2018
Verizon Adds Phone Customers But Oath Revenue Weakens

Verizon Communications added to its pool of wireless phone subscribers in the third quarter while pressing forward with its bet that it is better to focus on building a faster network than trying to own the content that flows through it.

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ottobre 23, 2018
Lockheed Martin Eyes Higher Sales

Lockheed Martin said its sales growth will accelerate next year even as defense industry analysts said 2019 could mark a peak for domestic military spending.

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Source: Wall Street Journal

ottobre 23, 2018

Arts&Culture

A 100-Dance Merce Cunningham Celebration Is Coming to BAM

The Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced its winter-spring season, which will also feature Mark Morris, Ivo van Hove and Bryce Dessner.

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Source: The New York Times

ottobre 23, 2018
Murda Beatz, an ‘Alien’ in Rap, Can’t Stop Making Hits

One of the year’s most successful hip-hop producers — a favorite of Drake, Migos and Travis Scott — is a Canadian who resembles Shaggy from “Scooby Doo.”

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Source: The New York Times

ottobre 23, 2018
Fiction: ‘Friday Black’ Paints a Dark Portrait of Race in America

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s debut stories are violent for a reason.

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Source: The New York Times

ottobre 23, 2018
Critic’s Notebook: Fox News and Trump Reboot a Fearmongering TV Drama From 2014

In the last midterms, specious stories about immigration and terror were in heavy fall rotation. It looks like we’re experiencing a rerun.

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Source: The New York Times

ottobre 23, 2018

SPORT

  • Tottenham Face Competition From Chelsea to Sign Exciting Bundesliga Forward Luka Jovic

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    ottobre 23, 2018
  • Sky Sports Pundit Tony Gale Says West Ham Star Could Benefit From More Training

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    ottobre 23, 2018
  • Extra Mustard Reads of the Day — Oct. 23

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    ottobre 23, 2018
  • Craig Kimbrel’s Control, Clayton Kershaw’s Future Among Biggest Questions Entering World Series

    Is Craig Kimbrel's velocity back? How will Manny Machado be received? Major questions await one of the most enticing World Series in years.

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    ottobre 23, 2018
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Responds to Isco’s Claims That Real Madrid Aren’t ‘Crying’ Over His Departure

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    ottobre 23, 2018
  • Liverpool Loanee Marko Grujic Returns to Light Training After Ankle Ligament Injury

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    Source: Sport Illustrated

    ottobre 23, 2018