A hacker used Twitter's own 'admin' tool to spread cryptocurrency scam

A hacker allegedly behind a spate of Twitter account hacks on Wednesday gained access to a Twitter “admin” tool on the company’s network that allowed them to hijack high-profile Twitter accounts to spread a cryptocurrency scam, according to a person with dire…

twitter hack - TechCrunch
7:46pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

China's economy rebounds in second quarter after steep slump, consumption and investment still weak - Reuters

China's economy returned to growth in the second-quarter after a deep slump at the start of the year, data showed on Thursday, as lockdown measures ended and policymakers stepped up stimulus steps to combat the shock from the coronavirus crisis.

second stimulus - Reuters
7:45pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

China's second-quarter GDP grows 3.2% year-on-year, beats expectations - Reuters

China's economy grew 3.2% in the second-quarter from a year earlier, data showed on Thursday, recovering from a record contraction as lockdown measures ended and policymakers stepped up stimulus to combat the shock from the coronavirus crisis.

second stimulus - Reuters
7:24pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Launch of a UAE Mars orbiter delayed again by weather - The Hindu

The mission team said on Twitter that the launch would occur later in July

science - The Hindu
7:22pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

John Crist speaks out 8 months after sexual misconduct allegations: 'Biggest hypocrite in all of this was me'

Christian comedian John Crist has returned to social media, eight months after he admitted to "destructive and sinful" behavior following multiple accusations of unwanted sexting, harassment, and manipulation.

john crist - Fox News
7:14pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

China's long-term economic growth fundamentals will not change: President Xi - Reuters

Chinese President Xi Jinping said China's long-term sound economic growth fundamentals will not change, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday as China reported better-than-expected second-quarter growth.

second stimulus - Reuters
7:14pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Trump shakes up campaign leadership as he struggles in latest polls - CNN

President Donald Trump shook up his campaign leadership on Wednesday, announcing he was promoting Bill Stepien to be his campaign manager and demoting Brad Parscale, who had been serving in that role.

general - CNN
6:55pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Banks propose 'student loans style' scheme to avert job losses - BBC News

UK banks fear 800,000 firms could go bust if they are unable to defer payments on coronavirus loans.

business - BBC News
6:49pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

6-year-old boy praised by Anne Hathaway on social media for saving little sister from dog attack - CNN

Bridger Walker, a brave 6-year-old boy from Wyoming, has gained social media notoriety after being praised by Anne Hathaway for rescuing his sister from a dog attack.

entertainment - CNN
6:48pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

White House denies Trump authorized anti-Fauci op-ed

A senior White House official is denying that President Trump signed off on a scathing op-ed by trade adviser Peter Navarro attacking Dr. Anthony Fauci. Politico White House reporter Meridith McGraw joined CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss why members of the Tru…

peter navarro - CBS News
6:47pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Jetstar passenger on flight from Melbourne to Ballina had coronavirus - NEWS.com.au

Jetstar passenger on flight from Melbourne to Ballina had coronavirus

business - News.com.au
6:47pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Adelaide cafe owner Miguel De Sa jailed for indecent assault of 16-year-old waitress - ABC News

A prominent Adelaide cafe owner has been sentenced to up to two-and-a-half years in jail, with a judge describing him as a "sexual predator" after he groomed and assaulted a teenage employee.

general - ABC News (AU)
6:38pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Officials seek options for when hospitals run out of ICU beds - CNN

The shortage of hospital beds for coronavirus patients in some areas of the US has officials looking at where they will put people when more come in.

business - CNN
6:23pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Highlights: Sassuolo 3-3 Juventus

It was a simply spectacular match at the Mapei Stadium, as Sassuolo came back from 2-0 down to lead 3-2, then Juventus hung on for 3-3 under siege.

juventus - Football Italia
6:00pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Biden, Gates, Obama other high-profile Twitter accounts hacked

Twitter did not offer clarification but said in a statement that users “may be unable to tweet or reset your password while we review and address this incident.”

twitter hack - The Hindu
5:56pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Netflix, Sunstar Entertainment to make film about Jessica Watson’s global yacht expedition - NEWS.com.au

Netflix, Sunstar Entertainment to make film about Jessica Watson’s global yacht expedition

entertainment - News.com.au
5:55pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Helloworld launches capital raising to boost liquidity - NEWS.com.au

Helloworld undertakes capital raising to boost liquidity

business - News.com.au
5:37pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Look up after sunset to spot a comet - Bangalore Mirror

The object is the Comet NEOWISE, which was discovered on March 27 by NASA’s NEOWISE, an Infra-Red space telescope in orbit around the Earth. The official name of the comet is C/2020 F3 NEOWISE and it

science - The Times of India
5:30pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Exclusive: OnePlus Buds to charge faster than Apple AirPods via Warp Charge technology - TechRadar

But no wireless charging, which means the OnePlus Buds should be very affordable

technology - TechRadar
5:30pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

The massive Twitter hack could be a global security crisis

Bitcoin scammers won’t be the last people to take over verified accounts — and we should be very, very worried about who else will. Twitter owes us a full explanation of what happened and how it will be fixed

twitter hack - The Verge
5:27pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Your Blood Type May Affect COVID-19 Risk, But It's No Kind of Protection, Experts Say - ScienceAlert

People with type O blood may have a slight advantage when it comes to coronavirus risk, but scientists warn not to think of it as protection.

health - Business Insider
5:26pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Dak Prescott, Cowboys fail to agree to long-term deal prior to deadline, reports say - Fox News

The Dallas Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott were unable to agree on a long-term deal before Wednesday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline for franchise-tagged players to land multi-year contracts, according to NFL Network.

sports - Fox News
5:22pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Ice Cube fires back at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar column for calling out his anti-Semitism - Fox News

Ice Cube fired back at NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who blasted both the sports and entertainment industries for a lack of outrage over recent anti-Semitic incidents.

sports - Fox News
5:20pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

NASA star signs changes: What your new star sign says about you - NEWS.com.au

Everything you need to know about your new star sign

entertainment - News.com.au
5:14pm PDT - July 15th, 2020

Pyrmont stabbing: Man stabbed to death in inner Sydney - NEWS.com.au

Man stabbed to death in central Sydney

general - News.com.au
5:11pm PDT - July 15th, 2020