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Hyrule Warriors: Age Of Calamity Reveals New Story Trailer, Gameplay, and Character
Zelda fans have a lot to look forward to this year courtesy of Nintendo's upcoming sequel to Hyrule Warriors, and fans got a new look at the game's story and gameplay at TGS. First up was the absolutely stunning story trailer for Hyrule Warriors: Age of ...

TikTok's Fate Coming to a Head
TikTok and its partners are heading into what could be a pivotal weekend with a multipart strategy to avert a fast-approaching U.S. ban on downloads of the popular video-sharing app.

NHS Covid-19: App users unable to input negative tests
Users in England who booked a test outside of the app can only register a positive result.

U.S. Places Restrictions on China’s Leading Chip Maker
The export controls follow a review in which the United States concluded that Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation’s chips may be used by the Chinese military.

'Borderlands 3' rewards you for aiding human gut research
Yahoo, You might just nudge scientific progress forward the next time you play Borderlands 3. Gearbox has introduced a Borderlands Science mini-game that will help scientists map the human gut’s microbiome in return for rewards.

Facebook takes down Trump ads over 'organized hate' policy
Facebook Inc said on Thursday it took down posts and ads run by the re-election campaign of U.S. President Donald Trump for violating its policy against organized hate.

Can democracies stand up to Facebook? Ireland may have the answer | John Naughton
Governments struggle to tackle the might of the tech giants when it comes to protecting users’ data Last month, the Irish data protection commissioner (DPC) sent Facebook a preliminary order ordering it to stop sending the data of its European users to the US. This was a big deal, because in order to comply with the ruling, Facebook would have to embark on a comprehensive re-engineering of its European operations, or to shut down those operations entirely, at least for a time.Such a shutdown would of course be traumatic for the poor souls who are addicted to Facebook and Instagram, but it would be even worse for the company – for two reasons. The first is that it makes more money from European users’ data – an average of $13.21 (£10.19) per user in 2019 – than from any other territory except the US (where it earns $41.41 per user); the second is that failure to comply could land it with a fine of up to 4% of its global revenue, which in Facebook’s case would come to about $3bn. Given the scale of its revenues, that’s not a showstopper, but it would nevertheless be annoying. Continue reading...

How to build muscle over 50: this workout from the 53-year-old 'Queen of Biceps' guarantees big arms
T3, Miami-based PT Yaxeni Oriquen shows off her impressive guns and her 'Giant Series' biceps workout

Feeling anxious? Why online therapy might work better than an office visit - CNET
For CNET's Now What series, telemedicine expert Dr. Peter Yellowlees explains why telemedicine for mental health is better for patients and doctors, pandemic or not.



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