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Why Gold Prices Are Hitting All-Time Highs - The Wall Street Journal

A guide to the surge in the precious metal’s prices during the coronavirus pandemic more

Sony's first quarter operating profit falls just 1.1%, beats analyst estimates - CNBC

Sony posted April-June profit of 228.4 billion yen ($2.15 billion), versus 230.9 billion yen a year prior. more

BP reports second-quarter loss after major write downs, halves dividend - CNBC

BP said it had halved its dividend to 5.25 cents per share for the quarter, compared to 10.5 cents per share for the first quarter. more

Elon Musk Claims “The Truck You Want In The Apocalypse Is The Cybertruck” - CleanTechnica

In interview with Automotive News, Elon Musk says the Tesla Cybertruck will be the vehicle of choice for the apocalypse. more

Millennials, Gen Zers say pandemic has derailed their financial independence - USA TODAY

About 59% of young Americans say the pandemic has upended their goal to become financially independent from family, according to a new report from TD Ameritrade. more


AIG quarterly profit tumbles on catastrophe & private-equity losses - Fox Business

Insurer American International Group Inc on Monday posted a 56 percent fall in quarterly adjusted earnings, spurred partly by higher catastrophe losses and lower private-equity returns. more

USDA issues alert over food possibly containing plastic - WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

The US Department of Agriculture has put out a health alert for frozen taquitos and chimichangas that may contain plastic.  The items could pose a choking hazard.  Multiple types of beef and chicken taquitos and chimichangas are included in the alert.  It cov… more

Colorado officials warn people to inspect onions amid Salmonella outbreak linked to California plant - The Denver Channel

Officials are warning Coloradans to take a look at the source of any onions they might have in the pantry or buy at a store after at least 11 Salmonella Newport cases were reported in the state amid an outbreak linked to a California-based facility. more

Facebook closes on massive NYC office expansion - New York Post

The biggest lease of the year is done – and it’s momentous good news for a limping office-leasing market in a city beleaguered by the coronavirus. Facebook on Monday closed on a long-awaited deal f… more

Trump Vaccine Adviser Warns That Scrutiny Of Him Will Delay Arrival Of Coronavirus Vaccine - BuzzFeed News

HHS assistant secretary Michael Caputo went even further, arguing the media doesn't want a vaccine to succeed before the election. “I believe that all the way in my aorta.” more

Clorox posted its highest sales growth in 'modern history' last fiscal year, CEO says - CNBC

Clorox is seeing "broad-based strength" in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, CEO Benno Dorer told CNBC. more

Technology News

PS4 software sales spike during the pandemic - The Verge

Sony just announced as part of its first-quarter earnings that despite a 22 percent decrease in sales of hardware and packaged games, digital software sales are up 83 percent year-on-year. The company says that it is still preparing to launch the PlayStation … more

iPhone 12 could launch in two stages - CNET

Nine standout rumors about the upcoming iPhone 12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. more

Call Of Duty: Warzone / Modern Warfare Season 5 Trailer Shows The Stadium Opening - GameSpot

A trailer showing off some of the features you can expect from the upcoming Call of Duty Season 5, including a big change to the Warzon map. more


EA Is Already Talking About New Features For Madden NFL 22 - GameSpot

The developer is dedicating more resources to Franchise mode, among other things. more

The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G will not land in India - Android Authority

Google confirmed the news in a press release today. Singapore will also not see either device. more

Order 2021 Chevy Corvette C8 Today, Wait About 18 Months To Drive It - Motor1

A Chevrolet dealer bares info about the production of the 2021 Corvette C8, including a long waiting period before you could get your hands on one. more

Apple’s Radical Macbook Pro Should Give Google Nightmares - Forbes

Not only is Apple disrupting the MacBook and Mac market with its move to ARM-based processors, it’s also going to have an impact on the wider market. Google will have to consider the danger to its Chromebook project . more

Apple Shares Requirements for Default Third-Party Browser and Email Apps With Developers - MacRumors

Apple in iOS 14 plans to allow users to set a third-party app as the default email or browser app on an iPhone or iPad, replacing the current... more

Take-Two says it will decide next-gen game prices individually for each title - Dot Esports

Players might see a few more price increases. more

Genki Covert is a $75 ultra-portable dock for Nintendo Switch - Ars Technica

Genki Covert is convenient, high-quality, and extremely portable. more

William English, Computer Mouse Co-Creator, Has Passed - Hackaday

We are saddened to report that William English, co-inventor of the computer mouse, died July 26 in San Rafael, California. He was 91 years old. Every piece of technology starts with a vision, a vag… more

YouTube Music on Android TV gets ‘app’ for direct homescreen access - 9to5Google

Last month, the full YouTube app on Android TV gained a dedicated "Music" section. Google is now offering a direct shortcut to that experience with... more

Ubisoft reportedly fires one of its most influential execs following allegations of sexual harassment - The Verge

Ubisoft’s Tommy François, one of the studio’s most influential executives, has left the studio after an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment made against him, reports Business Insider. Ubisoft confirmed to The Verge that the executive, Tommy Fr… more

Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Dry Twice Announced -

Publisher Assemble Entertainment has announced Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Dry Twice, a new entry in the long-running franchise. Developed by Crazybunch, the title is a sequel to 2018's Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don't Dry. Like the previous game, Wet … more

Target is reportedly already selling the Galaxy Watch 3, which was also spotted at a Best Buy - PhoneArena

Target will sell you the watch, provided you know a code word. more

Amazon's Having a Secret Home and Kitchen Sale Right Now—Here's What to Shop - Yahoo Lifestyle

Mic drop. more

Gorgeous Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato Spied Beautifying The Nurburgring - Motor1

Watch as an Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato screams around the Nurburgring Nordschleife with its V12 on song. more

*BREAKING* Fortnite Cars To Be Added Wednesday! Patch V13.40, News and More - RealSport

It has been a long time coming, but we are finally going to be able to drive around in game soon! more