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‘Straight Out Of North Korea’: Chris Hayes Rips Trump’s ‘Deceitful Propaganda’

The MSNBC host said the president is leading a "full, concerted effort ... to undermine the legitimacy of the election."
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UN experts: North Korea flouts sanctions on nukes, missiles

U.N. experts say North Korea is flouting U.N. sanctions by expanding its nuclear arsenal and ballistic missile program and by exporting coal and illegally importing refined petroleum products in excess of its annual quota. The experts said in key sections of a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press that North Korea has also evaded sanctions through “targeted” cyber attacks against officials of countries on the U.N. Security Council and on members of its expert panel. In the report to ...
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South Korea floods and landslides kill 14 after 42 days of rain

Three New Zealanders among dead after avalanche hits Gapyeong holiday cottagesFourteen people have been killed and more than 1,000 forced from their homes as 42 consecutive days of rain, South Korea’s longest monsoon in seven years, triggered floods and landslides.Heavy rain, which has also battered China, Thailand, Myanmar and India, inundated farmland and flooded parts of major highways and bridges in the capital, Seoul. Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, North Korea, India, Environment, World news, Asia Pacific, Natural disasters and extreme weather, New Zealand, Flooding, Landslides, Seoul Continue, China Thailand Myanmar


North Korea working on 'miniaturized' nuclear devices: UN report

North Korea is continuing work on its nuclear program and several countries believe Pyongyang has made gains in producing ballistic missiles with small nuclear devices attached, according to a confidential United Nations (UN) report, a UN diplomat told CNN.
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N Korea's work on nuclear weapons includes 'miniaturized' devices: report

North Korea is continuing work on its nuclear program and several countries believe Pyongyang has made gains in producing ballistic missiles with small nuclear devices attached, according to a confidential United Nations (UN) report, a UN diplomat told CNN.
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North Korea's work on nuclear weapons includes 'miniaturized' devices, UN report says

North Korea is continuing work on its nuclear program and several countries believe Pyongyang has made gains in producing ballistic missiles with small nuclear devices attached, according to a confidential United Nations (UN) report, a UN diplomat told CNN.
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Google is quietly bringing one of the iPhone's most-wanted features to Android (GOOG)

Google is launching a new Android feature called Nearby Share, which makes it possible to easily share files between Android devices. It's Google's answer to Apple's AirDrop, a capability that Android fans have long been asking for.  Nearby Share will detect when other Android devices are nearby and will enable users to share files anonymously if they wish. The launch comes after multiple leaks had suggested that such a feature was in the works.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
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WhatsApp users can now fact-check forwarded message chains as another way to fight the spread of misinformation (FB)

WhatsApp, the popular, Facebook-owned messaging app, is rolling out a feature that helps users fact-check information forwarded in message chains. A magnifying glass icon now appears in the chat, which can redirect users to search the web for sources of information on the topic discussed in the message. The feature is the company's latest attempt to help curb the spread of misinformation. In early April, WhatsApp set a limit for how many times a message can be forwarded at one time in response...
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This startup scored $10 million to build homes like Apple builds phones. Here's how it won over a Founder's Fund VC and one of the country's top home construction companies

When Alexis Rivas and Jamuel Joseph launched Cover, they recruited top engineering talent and created a "Henry Ford assembly line for homes" by manufacturing their own components, such as wall panels. Delian Asparouhov, a principal at Founders Fund, was initially captivated by the idea, but needed some convincing first before deciding whether his firm should invest.  After visiting the LA-based homes and speaking with experts in the home-construction world, the VC said he was convinced Cover w...
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One of the very few Black women VCs says her 20 years in the industry helped her understand why she's such an anomaly — and how the industry's reverence for speed became the enemy of diversity

Lisa Lambert is one of the very few Black women in the venture industry. Lambert currently heads the venture effort of National Grid, a UK-based utility giant, but she's had a more than 20 year career in the industry, much of it at Intel. Her career has given her an opportunity to understand why the venture, startup, and tech industries are so lacking in diversity; partly, it's because they value fast decision-making and homogeneity enables that, she told Business Insider.  She also knows from...
Tags: UK, North Korea, Stanford, America, Trends, Intel, Silicon Valley, National Grid, Black, Intel Capital, Business Insider, Brian Krzanich, Lambert, Troy Wolverton, Lisa Lambert, Richard Kerby


US investors are pouring cash into Europe's brightest fintech unicorns, backing nearly a quarter of late-stage deals

The share of European late-stage fintech deals with at least one US investor increased to 23% in 2020, from 19% in 2019, according to a new report from Silicon Valley Bank. Europe has a strong pipeline of fintech startups and is an obvious market for US investors to diversify into, according to Rosh Wijayarathna, managing director at Silicon Valley Bank COVID-19 has exaggerated an existing trend towards fewer, bigger-ticket rounds as investors "fly to quality," said Wijayarathna. Visit Busines...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, North Korea, US, Trends, Silicon Valley, Silicon Valley Bank, Accel, Silicon Valley Bank Europe, Rosh Wijayarathna, Silicon Valley Bank COVID, Silicon Valley Bank VC Investment, Coatue Startups, Wijayarathna


North Korea has 'probably' developed nuclear devices to fit ballistic missiles – UN

Pyongyang’s past six nuclear tests had likely helped it develop miniaturised nuclear devices, interim report finds, echoing previous warningsNorth Korea is pressing on with its nuclear weapons programme and several countries believe it has “probably developed miniaturised nuclear devices to fit into the warheads of its ballistic missiles,” according to a confidential UN report.The report by an independent panel of experts monitoring UN sanctions said the countries, which it did not identify, bel...
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Kim Jong Un Hands Out Presentation Pistols To His Generals

We recently got a look at a rather rare pistol courtesy of North Korea’s 3rd Supreme Leader. On 27 July, Kim Jong-un commemorated the 67th anniversary of the signing of the armistice agreement in the Korean War by handing out Paektusan Presentation Pistols. The Paektusan pistols were given to the commanders of the Korean People’s Army […] Read More … The post Kim Jong Un Hands Out Presentation Pistols To His Generals appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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North Korea just announced its first suspected Covid-19 case

North Korea claims that it is developing a vaccine for Covid-19 as state media maintains that the country is still "virus free." CNN's Will Ripley reports
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75 years after atomic bombs fell on Japan, these authors say there’s more to the story

Seventy-five years ago, the United States ended World War II by dropping atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, wreaking havoc and destruction like nothing ever before seen. The bombs killed perhaps 200,000 civilians and radiation sickness harmed thousands more, ushering in the Atomic Age and hastening the start of the Cold War. The anniversary has already brought new books that recount the events or re-frame the narrative: “The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret ...
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SIGN UP NOW: On Wednesday we're talking to YouTube and Instagram influencers with millions of followers about how they're adapting their businesses during the pandemic and earning 6-figure incomes

The ad business has been hurting for influencers in recent months as brands have cut marketing budgets to save on costs during the coronavirus pandemic. But the creator industry isn't disappearing and many have shifted their focus to alternative revenue streams. There are many ways social-media influencers make money, ranging from sponsorships and direct YouTube ad revenue to selling consumer products. Business Insider is hosting a webinar with YouTube stars Shelby Church (1.5 million subscrib...
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Roboadviser Betterment is looking for ways into the do-it-yourself trading boom dominated by Robinhood, like adding more customization for users

In a recent interview with Business Insider, Betterment president of retail Mike Reust offered a window into how the robo-adviser thinks about the recent self-directed trading mania. Betterment is not trying to launch a "Robinhood clone," Reust told us. But it is trying to tap into the retail trading surge with more tailored options than it currently offers.  "I don't quite know where that will take us, but we are certainly thinking through how much more portfolio customization to offer, so I ...
Tags: New York, North Korea, New York City, US, Trends, Philadelphia, Denver, Robinhood, Betterment, Paul Tudor Jones, CFP, Charles Schwab, Kinnevik, Reust, Business Insider Betterment, Mike Reust


How to add the Google Drive app to your desktop on a PC and sync all of your files easily

You can add Google Drive to your desktop on a PC in addition to using it on a web browser. Adding the Google Drive app to your desktop will enable you to sync your documents and files from your computer to Google Drive. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Google Drive is popular for its free programs, ease of access, and compatibility with Gmail and other Google products.  You can download Google Drive to your PC desktop as well, enabling your computer to sync yo...
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Mark Zuckerberg said there's 'no end in sight' for when employees will be able to return to the office and called the government's response to the coronavirus 'disappointing' (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg said there's "no end in sight" for when Facebook employees will return to the office.  On a call with analysts Thursday following Facebook's second-quarter earnings report, Zuckerberg said he expects the rest of the year to be "unpredictable" and called the US government's response to the coronavirus "disappointing."  Facebook initially planned to start sending employees back to the office on July 6, but never confirmed it had pushed back its reopening date. Google, which also ...
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EU sanctions Russian intelligence, North Korean and Chinese firms over alleged cyberattacks

The European Union on Thursday imposed travel and financial sanctions on a department of Russia’s military intelligence service and on firms from North Korea and China over their suspected participation in major cyberattacks across the world. In its first ever sanctions related to cybercrime, the EU targeted the department for special technologies of the Russian military intelligence service, known as Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, it said in...
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Apple says the new iPhone will likely be delayed a few weeks (AAPL)

Apple said it expects supply of its next iPhone to be available "a few weeks later" compared to last year's iPhone launch. The comments come as reports have suggested the next-generation iPhone may be delayed because of supply chain issues stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. Apple made the comments in the context of giving investors some insight into what it expects for the next quarter since it didn't issue guidance. Apple reported growth across all product segments, including the iPhone,...
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How to block your Caller ID to make anonymous calls on any device

You can block your Caller ID to hide your phone number when making a call. Your phone number will appear as "anonymous" or "private" on the other phone. To block Caller ID, enter *67 followed by the number you want to call. You can't block your Caller ID when calling 911 or 800 numbers.    Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When you place a call, Caller ID displays your phone number on the recipient's phone. The Caller ID system is convenient, but there might be...
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EU sanctions Russian intelligence, N.Korean, Chinese firms over alleged cyberattacks

The European Union on Thursday imposed travel and financial sanctions on a department of Russia's military intelligence service and on firms from North Korea and China over their suspected participation in major cyberattacks across the world. In its first ever sanctions related to cybercrime, the EU targeted the department for special technologies of the Russian military intelligence service, known as Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, it said i...
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From scandal to accusations of disloyalty, South Korea's new point men on North have dramatic past

South Korean President Moon Jae-in's new point men on North Korea face a daunting challenge: they must engineer a breakthrough in strained ties amid public scrutiny of their history with Pyongyang, which once landed them in prison. Moon this week appointed Park Jie-won as director of the National Intelligence Agency (NIS) and Lee In-young as the unification minister, seeking to cement progress with North Korea as a major legacy in his final two years in office. The two men, both longtime lawma...
Tags: South Korea, News, North Korea, Moon, North, Seoul, Pyongyang, Lee, Moon Jae, Park Jie, National Intelligence Agency NIS


North Korea Thinks He Brought Covid-19. South Korea Wants to Arrest Him.

Kim Geum-hyok, the defector who swam back to the North — leading to a coronavirus lockdown — was wanted in South Korea, where he had been accused of rape.
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How to put blank spaces in Instagram captions to format and organize the text of your posts

You can put blank spaces in an Instagram post caption to break up lines of text using recent versions of the app. If you don't yet have the option, you can write the original text in an external app, like the iPhone Notes app or Google Docs (Android), and copy it over. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Whether you have an Android or an iPhone, a recent Instagram update made it possible to quickly and easily add line breaks within your captions — without having ...
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Startups taking new approaches to mental health just raised $588 million, and they're signing on huge customers like Boeing and Starbucks

American workers are struggling to cope with the coronavirus and civil unrest, studies have shown.  Companies are implementing mental-health services to help with that. Startups providing virtual mental-health options raised $588 million in the first half of 2020, a record amount as interest in the space grows.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The coronavirus has changed a lot in a short time, and Americans' mental health has taken a serious hit.  One survey by the Centers...
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5 things to know for July 28: Coronavirus, stimulus, vaccine, election 2020, North Korea

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
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Red Cross says its Covid-19 aid has arrived in North Korea

Track US cases | Mask mandates | Those we've lost
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'No more war' thanks to North Korea's nuclear weapons, Kim says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he believes his country will no longer need to fight wars because its nuclear arsenal guarantees its safety, according to North Korean state media.
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