Google’s Fitbit deal probed by EU amid health-data fears

Indian Express | 2020-08-04

Google faces a lengthy European Union probe into its $2.1 billion takeover of Fitbit Inc amid concerns about how health data could strengthen the search giant’s power in online advertising. The EU will investigate how information from Fitbit’s fitness trackers will increase Google’s “data advantage”...

Interpol warns of ‘alarming’ cybercrime rate during pandemic

Arab News | 2020-08-04

LYON: Global police body Interpol warned Monday of an “alarming” rate of cybercrime during the coronavirus pandemic, with criminals taking advantage of people working from home to target major institutions. An assessment by the Lyon-based organization found a “significant target shift” by criminals...

BP to cut oil and gas production by 40% as it sets out road to net zero

Belfast Telegraph | 2020-08-04

BP is to cut the amount of oil and gas it produces by 40% by the end of the decade, the energy giant announced on Tuesday as it fleshed out plans to become a “net zero” company by 2050. Boss Bernard Looney said the business will increase the amount it invests in low-carbon projects tenfold by 2030...

Local carriers suspend flights under MECQ

Manila Bulletin | 2020-08-04

Local carriers – Philippine Airlines (PAL), Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) and Air Asia, on Tuesday (August 4, 2020) canceled domestic flights to and from Manila for the next 14 days (August 4 to 18, 2020) after the government reverted to a more strict lockdown of the metropolis to curb the covid 19...

To boost immunity, try Ritucharya diet; why ayurvedic food can keep you healthy year round

Yahoo Daily News | 2020-08-04

The ayurvedic system of medicine is not about curing diseases but preventing them from ever taking root in your mind and body. If you know this basic fact about Ayurveda then you should also be familiar with the two pillars on which the preventive aspect of ayurvedic medicine stands on: dincharya...

List of foods to keep lungs healthy

The Siasat Daily | 2020-08-02

New Delhi: Lungs which are important organs of the human body need to be protected from cancer and other ailments. Amid coronavirus pandemic, it has become even more important to take care of the organ as COVID-19...

Nick Kyrgios fires back at Borna Coric: 'Do you have rocks in your head?'

News24 | 2020-07-29

Nick Kyrgios has ignited a war of words with Borna Coric after accusing the Croatian of having zero intellect following his passionate defence of the Adria Tour. ......

Alexis Ohanian on being married to Serena Williams and his future hopes for their daughter

CNN | 2020-08-04

(CNN)Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., isn't yet three years old, but already her future looks bright -- her parents are making it so. Her parents hope that by the time she turns 18, the world will be a fairer and more equitable place, a world in which women -- and Black women, like her -- won't question...

Spain and Real Madrid legend Casillas retires

Supersport | 2020-08-04

Spain's World Cup-winning goalkeeper Iker Casillas announced his retirement on Tuesday, after being sidelined for more than a year with a heart problem. ","content":"Spain's World Cup-winning goalkeeper Iker Casillas announced his retirement on Tuesday, after being...

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