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Fake News, Misinformation Threaten Covid-19 Vaccination Plan

WHO has warned of “infodemic” which may jeopardise roll-out of immunisation programmes. (File) Paris: As early as February, with the global pandemic spreading fast, the World Health Organization issued a warning about an “infodemic”, a wave of fake news and misinformation about the deadly new disease on social media. Now with hopes hanging on Covid-19 […]

Technology

German Court Refers Nokia-Daimler Connected Car Clash To European Court

DUESSELDORF/BERLIN: A German court on Thursday referred a patent licensing dispute between Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia and German carmaker Daimler to the European Court of Justice to clarify the law as it applies to supply chains. The Duesseldorf Regional Court said it would suspend proceedings in Nokia’s fight against Daimler over royalties for technology […]

Sports

After another embarrassing loss, it’s time for Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia to go – Detroit Lions Blog

DETROIT — Coach Matt Patricia stood at the 40-yard line, alone, staring out onto the field. His Detroit Lions had just given up another touchdown, pushing Houston’s double-digit lead to 24 after a fourth-quarter trick play. In that moment — in so many moments during Houston’s 41-25 waxing of Detroit on Thanksgiving Day — one […]