What Square’s acquisition of Afterpay means for startups – TechCrunch

On Sunday Square announced it was gobbling up Afterpay in a deal worth $29 billion at the time of announcement. Alex followed up yesterday with more details on why the...

Flight Attendant Reveals Surprising Reason Why You Should Never Wear Shorts on an Airplane:...

Tommy Cimato, a flight attendant who has amassed a following of over 108,000 on TikTok, shared five things that passengers should never do on an airplane. August 3, 2021 3 min read It’s...

Analysis: Delta variant upends politicians’ COVID calculus

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden’s administration drew up a strategy to contain one coronavirus strain, then another showed up that’s much more contagious.This week — a month late — Biden...

Spirit cancels half its flights; American also struggling

It's another difficult travel day for passengers booked on Spirit AirlinesBy DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines WriterAugust 3, 2021, 11:29 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSpirit Airlines...

Huge California fire grows as heat spikes again across state

California’s largest wildfire exploded again after burning for nearly three weeks in remote mountainsByThe Associated PressAugust 4, 2021, 2:56 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleGREENVILLE, Calif....

British navy group: ‘Potential hijack’ of ship off UAE coast

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates -- The British navy warned of a “potential hijack” of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman on...

Lawyer: R. Kelly gained weight, lost money ahead of trial

R. Kelly's lawyer says the R&B star has gained weight and lost money while awaiting a sex-trafficking trial that starts in earnest next weekBy LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated PressAugust 3, 2021,...

The Hundred – London Spirit v Northern Superchargers: Best of Tuesday’s action

Watch the best moments from Tuesday's action in the women's and men's Hundred as London Spirit took on Northern Superchargers at Lord's.MEN'S REPORT: Willey fires Superchargers to victoryWOMEN'S REPORT: Spirit...

WhatsApp photos and videos can now disappear after a single viewing – TechCrunch

WhatsApp said that it would soon let users send disappearing photos and videos and this week the feature will be rolling out to everybody. Anyone using the Facebook-owned messaging app...

Apple Pay expands in Mexico, it can now be used with cards from more...

This app arrived in the Aztec country at the beginning of the year with availability for some cards, but now it has expanded its compatibility. August 3, 2021 3 min read This article was...