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Tahoe Talk: iPhone 12 pricing leaked; Virus surges in 20 states

Global News:

  • Twitters new “Think Before you Tweet” feature – aimed to check trigger-happy tweeters: If a user retweets an article without opening it, a prompt will pop up encouraging them to read it first
  • SpaceX launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites Saturday morning (utilizing the reusable rocket booster from June 2)
  • “James Bond” premiere pushed up, “Tenant” pushed back, Oscars likely to be canceled
  • iPhone 12 details and pricing leaked on Friday – starting at $649
  • SCOTUS: Employers cannot fire someone for being LGBTQ (6-3 opinion Monday morning)

COVID-19:

  • COVID-19 Global Totals: 8M cases, 436K deaths (surges in 20 states, Beijing adopting “wartime measures with new outbreak, stocks diving)
  • 42K cruise ship workers still stuck at sea or in port because of COVID-19 concerns

BLM:

  • Anger in Atlanta – Black man shot and killed after DUI in Wendy’s drive thru, stealing taser, and fleeing from cops)
  • Cops and live PD canceled from TV
  • Jordan brand commits $100M to racial equality, Apple $100M for racial justice, YouTube $100M to support Black creators

Listen to today’s discussion here.


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