People might have been infected after ‘IT failure’ missed 16,000 COVID cases, minister admits

People might have been infected with COVID-19 as a result of nearly 16,000 positive coronavirus cases being missed from the government’s test and trace scheme, a cabinet minister has admitted. Tech News – Latest Technology and Gadget News | Sky … Read more…

As QAnon grew, Facebook and Twitter missed years of warning signs about the conspiracy theory’s violent nature

QAnon posts began threatening violence in 2018. But it would be 2020 before Facebook and Twitter would make major moves to curb QAnon’s presence on their platforms, allowing it to become the major presence it is today. Technology BEST DEAL … Read more…

The US missed a chance to control outbreak. Now it’s ‘impossible to predict’ how long the pandemic will last, Fauci says

Without a national effort to adhere to preventative measures, the nation’s top infectious disease doctor said, it will be impossible to predict how much longer the Covid-19 pandemic will last in the United States. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App … Read more…

After the President spent two weeks ripping at racial wounds and painting a picture of a nation under siege, he may have missed his chance

President Donald Trump, appearing badly out of touch with a national outpouring of support for racial justice and shedding political support just five months before the election, is edging toward a belated call for national unity. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Drew Brees Apologizes, Says He ‘Completely Missed the Mark’ With Kapernick Kneeling Comments

(NEW ORLEANS) — Drew Brees apologized Thursday for comments that were “insensitive and completely missed the mark” when he reiterated his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem in 2016, drawing sharp criticism from fellow high-profile athletes and … Read more…

Kim Jong Un missed the celebration of his grandfather’s birthday, which raised speculation about his well-being

The US is monitoring intelligence that North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, is in grave danger after a surgery, according to US official with direct knowledge. CNN.com – RSS Channel – HP Hero SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request … Read more…

Everything You Missed From Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Issue: The Broadsheet

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! It’s been one year since Christine Blasey Ford testified, Rent the Runway deals with operational chaos, and here’s everything from Fortune’s Most Powerful Women issue—all in one place. Have a terrific Monday.  Fortune SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

Toronto Film Festival 2019: ‘Seberg’ a missed opportunity to honor an iconic actress

The intriguing story behind “Seberg” and the reliable talent of its lead actress, Kristen Stewart, promise greatness. But this biopic manages to squander both, reducing the film to a bland period piece with an irritating lack of focus. Jean Seberg … Read more…

Today in Movie Culture: Everything You Missed in ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ How ‘Blade’ Led to the MCU and More

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Easter Eggs of the Day: Now that everyone on Earth has apparently seen Avengers: Endgame, according to the billion dollars it made over one weekend, … Read more…

Girls and boys on autism spectrum tell stories differently, could explain ‘missed diagnosis’ in girls

A new study examined differences in the way girls and boys on the autism spectrum used certain types of words during storytelling. This study found that autistic girls used significantly more ‘cognitive process’ words such as ‘think’ and ‘know’ than … Read more…