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The ban on TikTok downloads has been postponed by one week after Trump gave his ‘blessing’ to a deal with Oracle and Walmart

Summary List Placement The ban on TikTok downloads is officially on hold for a week. US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirmed the postponement of the ban in a statement on Saturday.  “In light of recent positive developments, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, at the direction of President Trump, will delay the prohibition of identified […]

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A former ‘Melrose Place’ actress who already served time in prison is going back to jail after a judge said her initial sentence in 2013 was too lenient

Summary List Placement A former “Melrose Place” actress who already served a sentence of more than two years is going back to jail after a judge agreed with prosecutors that her original sentence in 2013 was too lenient, Associated Press reported.  Amy Locane, who appeared on 13 episodes of the Fox series and in several […]

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Lockdown, loneliness, and love machines: Economist Noreena Hertz’s new book unpicks our troubled relationship with tech

Summary List Placement Speaking down the line from her north London home in Primrose Hill, it’s not immediately clear if lockdown affected Noreena Hertz much at all. “I’d effectively been in self-isolation for two years already,” she says. “I really do tend to shut the world out when I’m writing.” Once dubbed “one of the […]

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Life was already challenging for student parents; COVID-19 made it much more difficult

Andrea Newmarker poses at the College of Southern Nevada, Henderson campus, on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Henderson, Nevada. Newmarker returned to school to become a dialysis technician. | David Becker, for the Deseret News The pandemic halted many resources that student parents need to succeed: on-campus child care centers, in-person study groups, internet access […]