Google’s search year makes 2020 a whole decade

If you were to ask me to recount everything that happened this year, I should probably lay down for a few minutes just to deal with the mess of 2020.…

Money should flow like water … but should water be like money?

This week marks a dubious milestone for the financial industry: Monday was the first trading day for NQH20, a water futures contract. According to CNN, this is the first water…

A giant iceberg could collide with a colony of penguins in the South Atlantic | Antarctic

The giant iceberg moves with the currents and is about the size of South Georgia Island, which it threatens. A standard iceberg is heading to South Georgia Island in the…

YouTube to remove videos contesting the 2020 presidential election

YouTube told Engadget it will rely on its news boards to challenge claims about content posted before December 9. In its blog post detailing the latest measures, YouTube said it…

Why do artists and businesses sell their music catalogs?

This is the web version of Terms sheet, a daily newsletter on the biggest deals and dealmakers. Sign up to receive it for free in your inbox. For some reason,…

Indonesia honors the right to vote of patients isolated from COVID-19 | Indonesia

Medan, Indonesia – Just seven days before Indonesia’s regional elections, the electoral commission announced that all isolated COVID-19 patients would be eligible to vote under a new electoral law drafted…

Google Health Studies app lets Android users contribute to research

“With the emergence of COVID-19 alongside seasonal respiratory pathogens, more research is needed than ever to develop more effective treatments and mitigation strategies,” said Dr. John Brownstein, professor at Harvard…

Will Wealthy Americans Cut the Line for the Covid Vaccine?

On Monday, I received a text message from my health care provider, NYU Langone Health Medical Center in New York, with the joyful message: “The Covid-19 vaccine will be available…

Indian farmers reject new proposals, threaten to intensify protests | India

Farmers’ unions in India are rejecting the latest government action to change controversial new laws that have sparked protests. New Delhi, India – Indian farmers’ unions have rejected the government’s…

WhatsApp accuses Apple of double standard on data privacy labels

Facebook was … less than fond tougher privacy measures from Apple, and that extends to email services. A WhatsApp spokesperson Speaking at Axios claimed that Apple will soon become mandatory…