Zoom enlists help of ex-Facebook security chief in effort to fix privacy issues

AOL | 2020-04-08

Zoom has enlisted the help of a former Facebook chief in its efforts to improve security and privacy on the video communication platform. Alex Stamos – who served as the the social networking giant’s chief security officer between 2015 and 2018 – will assist Zoom as an outside...

France working on 'StopCovid' contact-tracing app, ministers say

Yahoo Daily News | 2020-04-08

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government is working on a smartphone app that could warn users if they came into contact with a coronavirus carrier, ministers said on Wednesday, in a move likely to raise questions about the impact of tracing technology on civil liberties. France, which has entered the...

Asian shares mostly higher, lockdown feud drags Tokyo lower

Wtop | 2020-04-09

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday though Japan’s benchmark fell as local leaders sparred with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government over measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak. After a 3.4% overnight rally on Wall Street, markets advanced in Hong Kong, Sydney and...

Oil edges higher as key producers move towards deal to cut output

Deccan Chronicle | 2020-04-09

Singapore: Oil prices rose Thursday after Russia said it was ready to slash output, fuelling hopes that key producers are poised to seal a deal aimed at boosting coronavirus-hit energy markets. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate was up about three percent at $25.84 a barrel in afternoon Asian...

Simple things to keep in mind to choose a sugar-free diet

The Times of India | 2020-04-09

A lot of us wish to have a sugar free diet as we all know how harmful sugar can get for our health. Studies have shows that sugar consumption leads to increased risk of heart diseases, tooth decay, obesity and also a few types of...

Sleep: The most underrated antioxidant

Deccan Chronicle | 2020-04-08

Have you ever wondered about the role of sleep and a good circadian rhythm? Well, all this revolves around the hormone Melatonin. Setting up a circadian rhythm helps in the production of good amounts of melatonin hormone which, in turn, helps in reducing pigmentation, ageing and hair fall, among...

Man City's Leroy Sane happy to play matches behind closed doors

Sky Sports | 2020-04-09

Manchester City winger Leroy Sane says he would be happy to play the remaining matches of the 2019/20 season behind closed doors, insisting finishing the current campaign is the "fairest" option. Sane was on the verge of making his first-team comeback from a knee injury prior to the suspension of...

Rio Ferdinand recalls rejecting Barca move to remain at Man United

Deccan Chronicle | 2020-04-09

Barcelona: Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand has revealed he turned down the chance to move to Barcelona in 2008, saying he believed it was too risky as the Catalan club were going through a period of transition. Centre back Ferdinand had contact with Barca and their then...

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Rwanda Honours Genocide Victims

All Africa | 2020-04-09

Rwandans and friends of Rwanda will Tuesday April 7 commence the weeklong activities organised to mark the 26th anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the...

PM continues to improve after ‘good night’ in intensive care – Downing Street

Belfast Telegraph | 2020-04-09

Boris Johnson’s condition “continues to improve” in intensive care where he has spent three nights while being treated for the coronavirus, Downing Street has...

Iraqi president nominates Mustafa al-Kadhimi to form government as Adnan al-Zurfi steps down

Biden Looks to Unify Party Ahead of Bruising Fight with Trump

Canada Dot Com | 2020-04-09

(Bloomberg) — Joe Biden’s most urgent task as the presumptive Democratic nominee will be to unify a divided party for a bruising general election...

Get ready for the Warring Twenties

Asiatimes | 2020-04-09

The world’s China delusion is over. For three decades, the global elite has assured us that China’s rise to great-power status was “peaceful.” But great powers...

Fire at a Moscow retirement home kills 4, leaves 16 injured

The Seattle Times | 2020-04-09

MOSCOW (AP) — A fire in a retirement home in...

Hamas ‘determined’ to secure release of Palestinian inmates in swap deal with Israel

Press TV | 2020-04-09

A senior leader of the Palestinian Hamas resistance movement says the movement is determined to secure the freedom of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails...


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