News Headlines - 09 July 2020

Apple opts for OLED screens for entire 5G iPhone range - Nikkei Asian Review

Apple will use OLED screens for all its forthcoming 5G iPhones this year, going all-in with the world's premium display technology for its flagship range in a move that is sure to spark new competition among suppliers of smartphone panels.

Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Hits All-Time High Of More Than $180 Billion

Things are going well for Jeff Bezos. Very well. Shares of Amazon, the e-commerce and cloud computing behemoth he founded 26 years ago, hit all-time highs on Wednesday afternoon, pushing the company’s market capitalization to a high of $1.54 trillion. That makes Bezos, who owns 11.1% of the company, worth a record-breaking $182.6 billion as of market close on Wednesday - the highest net worth Forbes has recorded in nearly four decades of tracking billionaires.

Melania Trump sculpture in Slovenia set on fire on US Independence Day - BBC News

A quirky wooden sculpture of US First Lady Melania Trump is reported to have been set on fire near her hometown in Slovenia, prompting its removal.
Brad Downey, the American artist who commissioned the statue, said it was targeted on 4 July, Independence Day in the US.
The Berlin-based artist arranged for the charred statue to be removed the next day.

MLS returns with 8:46 moment of silence - Chicago Tribune

Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return. Players wore black T-shirts, black gloves and black face masks emblazoned with “Black Lives Matter.” The shirts had varying slogans that included “Black And Proud,” “Silence Is Violence” and “Black All The Time.”
The players walked toward midfield, raised their right arms one at a time and held the pose so long that some could be seen stretching fatigued muscles afterward... Floyd, a Black man, died May 25 after a white Minneapolis police officer pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck for nearly eight minutes. Prosecutors said the officer had his knee on Floyd’s neck for 7 minutes, 46 seconds - not the 8:46 that has become a symbol of police brutality.

‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera missing, feared drowned in California lake where she took son on rented boat | South China Morning Post

A Southern California lake will be closed while they search its waters for Glee star Naya Rivera, authorities said on Thursday.
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department late Wednesday confirmed that Rivera, 33, is the person missing in the waters of Lake Piru, which is around 90 kilometres (55 miles) northwest of Los Angeles. The department said on Thursday that divers from other agencies in the region will join the search.







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