Boris Johnson to Meet Irish Prime Minister During Visit to Belfast

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet his Irish counterpart Micheal Martin for the first time on Thursday, during a visit designed to strengthen ties between London and Northern Ireland. Although Britain is still negotiating its post-Brexit relationship with the European Union, Johnson’s agreement last year to accept a regulatory border in the Irish Sea — thereby ensuring the Irish […]

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Kamala Harris blames Trump for severity of U.S. coronavirus outbreak: He failed to take it 'seriously from the start'

Democratic vice-presidential pick Sen. Kamala Harris blamed President Donald Trump for the severity of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States. "His refusal to get testing up and running, his flip-flopping on social distancing and wearing masks. His delusional belief that he knows better than the experts. All of that is the reason and the reason an American dies of […]

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Biden, Harris appear together for first time since VP announcement: 'America is crying out for leadership'

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris make first joint appearance as Democratic presidential ticket Biden and Harris debut as running mates in Wilmington, Delaware. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris made their debut together as running mates Wednesday afternoon in Wilmington, Del., a day after Biden announced his choice of the California senator to join him on the 2020 Democratic ticket, with Harris […]

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A Google product built for users in developing countries is booming in the US. The head of Google's Next Billion Users group explains how its work in emerging markets is shaping the next Google hits.

Now five years old, Google's Next Billion Users initiative has around 300 central employees and works with teams across YouTube, Chrome, and more. NBU builds new products, and adapts existing Google products, for emerging markets. It was an idea Sundar Pichai first floated when he became CEO in 2015. Voice, vernacular, and video are the three big themes it's focusing […]

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Pandemic hits Lyft ridership, revenue as executives cast its future in California in doubt

Does Uber have the right leadership? Tusk Ventures CEO Bradley Tusk provides insight into Uber. Lyft’s number of active riders plunged during the second quarter in which the top ride-sharing firm’s earnings took a significant hit because of the coronavirus pandemic as the future of its business in California was cast into doubt by senior executives. Continue Reading Below Lyft had […]

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Are second $1,200 stimulus checks coming? Here's what we know

Capitol Hill has come to a standstill following heated discussions last week on what to include in the next coronavirus stimulus package. One thing they did seem to agree on was another set of $1,200 checks to Americans, similar to the payments that went out this spring. While Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said he wanted to start getting those […]

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Polls are wrong, Trump will beat Biden: Billionaire fund manager Gundlach

President Trump: No reason U.S. economy can’t grow at 20 percent pace in third quarter Trump touts signs of economic recovery following coronavirus crisis. Billionaire bond fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach believes the polls are wrong and that President Trump will win a second term in the White House. Continue Reading Below “Will Joe Biden beat Donald Trump in November? I don’t think so,” Gundlach, […]

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