India banned multiple Chinese apps as border tensions escalated and calls to boycott Chinese products grew louder in the country. Indian and Chinese troops clashed in Galwan Valley, Ladakh near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in June. The scuffle killed 20 Indian army personnel. … [Read more...] about TikTok parent ByteDance ready to leave China in order to save global business
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Joe Rogan to Spotify: Good or bad? “It’s good and bad,” Quah says. “I think it’s too early to tell, but my instinct here is to think conservatively. I like the way the community is structurally formed, but I understand its limitations. So I see it as a neutral change. I certainly don’t think it’s 100% good.” … [Read more...] about Podcasting’s best listener launches his own podcast about podcasting. Is this ‘peak podcast’?
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Since the COVID crisis first hit the U.S. back in March, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs. The ramifications of the pandemic are not limited to one or a few industries, but rather are wide-ranging and brutal. Unemployment is higher than at any point since World War II. There was a brief glimmer of hope, as more than four million jobs were added when reopening began in June. But now that the virus is surging in many states, with California, Florida and Texas being forced to look at going back into lockdown, that growth appears to be temporary. … [Read more...] about New White House ad campaign tells millions of unemployed Americans to just find another job
“I loved to play Floor Is Lava as a kid,” says McGrath. “It was so much fun and seems to be a pretty universal childhood experience. The interesting thing about it is that everyone thinks they invented it . . . and they did! Every kid who’s played it came up with it on their own, without realizing that everyone else was playing it, too. That’s what’s great about it. I realized it could be a fun game show, but I knew we had to supersize it, so that’s what we did!” … [Read more...] about How ‘Floor Is Lava’ became Netflix’s weapon in the new arms race of ridiculous game shows