A look at some of today’s top headlines.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping holds so many titles that he has earned himself a nickname: the “Chairman of Everything.”
Drug giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it had paused global trials of its coronavirus vaccine because of an unexplained illness in one of the volunteers.
The US Justice Department, in an extraordinary move on Tuesday, asked to take over the defense of President Donald Trump in a defamation lawsuit filed against him by E. Jean Carroll, a woman who has accused Trump of sexual assault.
Europe’s largest migrant camp, Moria, has been “completely destroyed” after massive fires broke out early Wednesday at the overcrowded site on Greece’s Lesbos island, according to an eyewitness.
American companies in China are feeling increasingly pessimistic about trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. But very few want to uproot their business in the world’s second biggest economy.
The UK is preparing legislation which will “break international law in a very specific and limited way,” a cabinet minister has said in the House of Commons.
Robot dogs emerged from US Air Force planes to secure an airfield last week as the US military conducted one of its largest high-tech experiments ever, in what could be a preview of the future battlefield.
Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th international goal on Tuesday, becoming just the second man in history to reach the milestone.
The problems at Boeing continue to mount. The company disclosed a new problem with the manufacturing of its 787 Dreamliner that will put a further crimp in its aircraft deliveries.
Migrants are being evacuated from the camp as firefighters tackle the large blaze.
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Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo became the first European to score 100 international goals in men’s football and then passed that mark with both goals in the Nations League win over Sweden. The captain curled a stunning free-kick into the top corner – the 57th of his career – to reach the landmark.
An e-sports company in which David Beckham owns a significant stake is seeking to raise £20m by listing its shares on the London Stock Exchange. Guild Esports will be the first in the UK to offer fans the chance to put money into backing its teams of gamers.
Apple has fired back against claims by the maker of the Fortnite game that its control of the App Store gives it a monopoly. In a response to the August lawsuit filed by Epic Games, Apple called those arguments “self-righteous” and “self-interested”.
The US is to block key exports from China’s Xinjiang region due to allegations that they are produced using forced labour. The proposed bans include cotton and tomato products which are two of China’s major commodity exports.
Android 11’s beta is over. The final version of the new OS starts to roll out Tuesday for owners of some Pixel, OnePlus, Oppo, Xiaomi, and realme phones. It’s not the most revolutionary update Google has ever released, but folks who like to talk to friends across different apps or share videos of their screens should get excited.
A Facebook engineer has published a scathing resignation letter accusing the company of “profiting off hate” and criticising it for “choosing to be on the wrong side of history.” “I’m quitting because I can no longer stomach contributing to an organization that is profiting off hate in the U.S.
Hey! A next-gen video game console actually has a price and release date! Microsoft broke what’s been a summer-long stand-off with Sony one day after Labor Day, revealing the widely rumored Xbox Series S for the first time and confirming that it’ll be out on Nov. 10 for $299.
Apple’s new Marina Bay Sands store in Singapore is opening on Thursday, Sept. 10. The retail outlet attracted attention last month, even before opening, as it is truly different from every other Apple store – it’s a floating, glowing sphere, located in front of the famous Marina Bay Sands hotel.
For the sake of your mental health, please consider staying off TikTok – at least for a little while. Graphic footage of a man killing himself has been spreading on the video sharing platform since Sunday night, sometimes hidden within more innocuous videos to trick users into viewing it.
Mashable’s series Tech in 2025 explores how the challenges of today will dramatically change the near future. In 2020, Facebook is a greater force than ever. As of June 30, a record 2.7 billion people – exactly a third of the population of Earth – enter the social network at least once a month.