Afghan Taliban leader says committed to deal with US

Afghan Taliban leader says committed to deal with US

The leader of the Taliban said Wednesday that militants were committed to a landmark deal with the US, despite being accused of carrying out thousands of attacks in Afghanistan since it was signed. In a rare message released ahead of the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan next week, Haibatullah Akhundzada urged Washington … Read more

Former Stitch Fix COO Julie Bornstein just took the wraps off her app-only e-commerce startup, The Yes – News Brig

Former Stitch Fix COO Julie Bornstein just took the wraps off her app-only e-commerce startup, The Yes – TechCrunch

After teasing the launch of their new startup last year, e-commerce veteran Julie Bornstein and her technical co-founder, Amit Aggarwal, are today launching The Yes, a women’s shopping platform that they’ve been quietly building for 18 months and they say will create tailor-made experiences for each user, courtesy of its sophisticated algorithms. Bornstein’s experience and … Read more

Brazil widens use of malaria drugs to treat mild coronavirus cases

Brazil widens use of malaria drugs to treat mild coronavirus cases

FILE PHOTO: A pharmacy worker shows pills of hydroxychloroquine used to treat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the CHR Centre Hospitalier Regional de la Citadelle Hospital in Liege, Belgium, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Health Ministry on Wednesday issued new guidelines for wider use of anti-malarial drugs for mild coronavirus … Read more

Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro is $300 off at B&H Photo

Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro is $300 off at B&H Photo

Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro keeps getting a little more affordable. B&H Photo is offering $300 off the cost for the base model, which brings it down to $2,100. Earlier this week, Best Buy was taking $200 off, so it worked out in your favor if you waited. In case you aren’t up to speed on … Read more

Fauji Calling: Sharman Joshi’s Military Drama to Get an OTT Release, Confirms Director Aaryaan Saxena

Fauji Calling: Sharman Joshi’s Military Drama to Get an OTT Release, Confirms Director Aaryaan Saxena

Fauji Calling Poster Starring Sharman Joshi (Photo Credits: Twitter) The Sharman Joshi-starrer “Fauji Calling”, which was earlier to be released in the theatre, will now be launched on an OTT platform, says writer-director Aaryaan Saxena. “The film is ready. In fact we were supposed to release it in May but we can’t do so owing … Read more

“It Was Pretty Much Equal”: Lakers Legend Compares Kobe Bryant’s Mentality With the Toughness of Michael Jordan

"It Was Pretty Much Equal": Lakers Legend Compares Kobe Bryant's Mentality With the Toughness of Michael Jordan

If you know Michael Jordan, you understand that he would want to win at all costs. Through the recently concluded docuseries, one could sense how much MJ inspired his teammates and the people around him. Shaquille O’Neal can definitely vouch for that, even though he has never been on the same team as ‘His Airness.’ … Read more

White House senior staff wore face masks with “Made in Taiwan” tags, signaling a diplomatic victory for the country over China

White House senior staff wore face masks with "Made in Taiwan" tags, signaling a diplomatic victory for the country over China

White House advisor Jared Kushner (center) and others wear face masks while attending a press briefing about coronavirus testing in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 11, 2020. Drew Angerer/Getty Images On May 11, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, senior advisor Jared Kushner and other Trump administration staff wore face masks … Read more

Why micromobility may emerge from the pandemic stronger than before – News Brig

Why micromobility may emerge from the pandemic stronger than before – TechCrunch

Since its inception, shared micromobility services have been in a precarious position — one supported by millions of dollars in venture capital. But the COVID-19 pandemic has brought even more turmoil upon an industry that has long struggled with unit economics. It has led to mass layoffs, operation shutdowns across several markets and more consolidation. … Read more