Thursday 26 September 2019

Here are UNRESERVED’s news highlights from the last #7days.

14/10/2019 – 18/10/2019

1. Typhoon Hagibis slams into Japan.

2. US House passes Hong Kong ‘Democracy Act’.

3. Google steps up its smartphone ambitions.

4. Italy latest to slap Internet giants with ‘digital tax’.

5. Korean starlet Sulli dead at 25.

05/10/2019 – 12/10/2019

1. Unilever to halve use of new plastic.

2. Post-scandal Academy to award two Nobel Literature Prizes.

3. Singapore overtakes US as world’s most competitive country.

4. Apple chief defends removal of app used by Hong Kong protestors.

5. WeWork founder removed from Forbes’ billionaire list.

6. NASA and SpaceX hope for manned mission to ISS in early 2020

30/09/2019 – 05/10/2019

1. Ocean plastic waste most likely from Chinese merchant ships.

2. Johnson set to suspend UK parliament next week.

3. Vice Media to acquire fellow rival Refinery29.

4. Tesla shares fall after third quarter deliveries miss estimates.

5. Asia’s top film festival opens in shadow of Parasite.

23/09/2019 – 28/09/2019

1. Strong 6.5 magnitude quake strikes eastern Indonesia.

2. Each country to make its own decision on the Boeing 737 MAX’s return.

3. Google steps up battle on “deepfakes” with data release.

4. Facebook buys startup working on mind-control of machines.

5. Emmy ratings hit rock bottom.

6. Christian Lacroix’s sensational catwalk comeback.

Related: #7DAYS September 2019