In a statement, his team said: “Marc Marquez underwent a second operation today, Monday August 3, after the titanium plate used to fix his right humerus was found to have suffered damage due to stress accumulation. Dr Xavier Mir and his team at the Hospital Universitari Dexeus successfully replaced the titanium plate and Marc will now stay in hospital for 48 hours before being discharged.” … [Read more...] about Marc Marquez set to miss Brno MotoGP race after more surgery
Best time and day to post on social media
Official figures show the worst-hit area of the capital is currently Hackney and the City of London, with 19.4 cases diagnosed for every 100,000 people between July 25 and 31. It is a lower rate than that of seven of ten boroughs in Greater Manchester, which was last week hit by tough new lockdown measures to control growing outbreaks. … [Read more...] about Britain’s coronavirus cases rise again to a SIX-WEEK high: Officials record 938 more infections but only around 100 a day are being hospitalised as health chiefs post nine more deaths
Elley agrees YouTube needs to acknowledge the role less extreme content plays in directing people to more extreme ideas. "They need to find a way to change the way the algorithm works, but also to take more seriously the idea that even stuff that is not out-and-out racist or explicitly dangerous can be part of a process. I don't know what the answer to that is going to look like, but it does seem like they need to do more work on it." … [Read more...] about How YouTube spreads extremist ideas that inspire events like the Christchurch mosque shootings
Google Once upon a time, Google could smile, say “Don’t be evil,” and all was forgiven. Those days are long gone. Attorneys general from 48 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia are investigating Google for anticompetitive behavior. There’s no Google product that’s truly exciting or beloved. There’s just the search engine, and it’s been around for so long that it might as well be a phone company or local gas utility. Unplugging Google from its digital ad server, DoubleClick Ad Exchange, might be tricky, but YouTube could be spun off without too much fuss. … [Read more...] about Zuck, Bezos, Cook: Who takes the fall in D.C.’s antitrust games?
'We'll be publishing a chapter (or 2 or 3) every weekday, starting at 3.00pm today and ending on July 10th. You don't need to register to access the story. You can read it for free on a new website we'll be launching shortly. But there's more… … [Read more...] about JK Rowling shares adorable children’s drawings after launching competition to illustrate her new book The Ickabog which she is releasing for free online