Trump gleefully taunted Bloomberg over his his disastrous first Democratic debate, saying it was the ‘worst in the history of debates’

President Donald Trump mocked Democratic presidential contender Mike Bloomberg after he endured a tough night in his first Democratic debate on Wednesday night. “Mini Mike Bloomberg’s debate performance tonight was perhaps the worst in the history of debates, and there have been some really bad ones,” tweeted the president early Thursday morning. Bloomberg had failed to defend himself against the barrage of attacks by his Democratic rivals, who focused on his record of sexist comments and controversial policies as Mayor of New York City. Bloomberg’s campaign said the candidate “was just warming up tonight” and that he was still a winner. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Donald… Read More

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Microsoft rolls out colorful new Windows 10 icons

Microsoft is starting to roll out new app icons in Windows 10 that are designed to modernize the company’s operating system. Updates to a variety of built-in Windows 10 apps are all available to Fast Ring testers of Windows 10 today, with new app icons that follow Microsoft’s Fluent Design principles. Microsoft revealed hundreds of new Windows 10 icons in December, and all of them are far more colorful and modern than what exists in the operating system today. Calculator, Groove Music, Mail, Voice Recorder, Alarms & Clock, Movies & TV, and Calendar are the first built-in apps to get the new icons, with many more to follow. Microsoft is… Read More

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Justin Bieber and Jack Dorsey may be among the 10 million MGM hotel guests whose personal information was posted to a hacking forum. MGM said it discovered the data breach last summer and notified customers who were impacted based on state laws. Google’s users in the UK will no longer be protected by Europe’s strict privacy regulations. Google is planning on moving its British user data away from Ireland, so the information will no longer be subject to European privacy regulations. The Trump campaign reportedly hired a former employee of Cambridge Analytica — the company that misused… Read More

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Buzzy online events startup Hopin just raised $6.5 million from Accel and Northzone, after fighting off other major investors

London-based Hopin, an all-in-one online events platform, has raised $6.5 million in seed funding from Accel, Northzone, Seedcamp, and a number of angel investors. The company, founded last year, drew frenzied interest from investors keen to be a part of the buzzy startup which offers to host any type of live event such as conferences and company events. “Hopin was built out of the idea of connecting people and tries to solve a clear problem,” Johnny Boufarhat, Hopin’s CEO and founder told Business Insider. “We think we will be the fastest growing startup in the world.” Click here for more BI Prime stories. London-based Hopin, an all-in-one online events platform,… Read More

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 20 Feb 2020

Germany: nine killed in shisha bar shootings Nine people died in shootings at two shisha bars in the central German city of Hanau last night. The suspected gunman was found dead later at his home, along with the body of a second person. Police say the motive for the attack is not clear. The clientele at targeted bars are said to be mainly Kurdish. Coronavirus cruise ship: two passengers die Two passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship have died after being diagnosed with the Covid-19 coronavirus. The two victims, both Japanese, were in their 80s and had underlying health problems, and had been moved to hospital last week.… Read More

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Samsung blasts Galaxy phones worldwide with weird ‘1’ notification

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge In what appears to be a curious accident, Galaxy phone users worldwide have received a mysterious notification from Samsung’s Find My Mobile app. The alert, which several users are reporting, simply reads “1” with another “1” below it. Our own executive editor Dieter Bohn received the notification on his Galaxy Z Flip, which he is in the process of testing for review. Tapping the alert seemingly does nothing beyond closing the notification shade. Huh. Girlfriend and I just had exactly the same Samsung push notification: her Note 10+ and my Galaxy Z Flip each alerted with a Find My Mobile notification. When tapped,… Read More

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High school boys basketball: 6A first round recap, buzzer beater helps West Jordan avoid upset

Logan Prince scored on a lay-up with two seconds remaining as West Jordan avoids losing to region foe Kearns in 6A first round WEST JORDAN — Logan Prince converted a lay-up with two seconds remaining as No. 10-seed West Jordan avoided a big upset bid from No. 23-Kearns on Wednesday as the Jaguars held for the 43-41 win in the 6A opening round. Even though West Jordan’s third win over region foe Kearns this year wasn’t pretty, that’s just fine with coach Mason Sawyer. “We didn’t play great but we found a way to win. Survive and advance,” said Sawyer. “Kearns deserves a lot of credit. They played really hard… Read More

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High school boys basketball: 6A first round recap, buzzer beater helps West Jordan avoid upset

Logan Prince scored on a lay-up with two seconds remaining as West Jordan avoids losing to region foe Kearns in 6A first round WEST JORDAN — Logan Prince converted a lay-up with two seconds remaining as No. 10-seed West Jordan avoided a big upset bid from No. 23-Kearns on Wednesday as the Jaguars held for the 43-41 win in the 6A opening round. Even though West Jordan’s third win over region foe Kearns this year wasn’t pretty, that’s just fine with coach Mason Sawyer. “We didn’t play great but we found a way to win. Survive and advance,” said Sawyer. “Kearns deserves a lot of credit. They played really hard… Read More

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High school boys basketball: 5A first round recap, No. 26 seed Park City shocks Region 7 champion Lehi

Park City won just one Region 8 game this year but played great defense to stun the Pioneers in the first round LEHI — Park City won just once in 14 region games this season, but after Wednesday’s stunning upset at Lehi it now has as many playoff wins as region wins this year. No. 26-seed Park City outscored No. 7 seed Lehi by five points in the fourth quarter to rally for the unlikely 48-45 first round victory in the 5A playoffs. Mark McCurdy scored 19 points to lead the Miners, with Mitch Lind adding 12. “We have a group of guys who haven’t quit at any point this… Read More

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Marcus Rashford injury setback for England: Man Utd star ‘touch and go’ for Euro 2020

Description Man Utd and England striker Marcus Rashford was injured in the FA Cup game against Wolves Credits Alex Livesey/Getty Images Alt Text Man Utd and England striker Marcus Rashford was injured in the FA Cup game against Wolves United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer fears the striker will miss rest of the season One-Minute Read Thursday, February 20, 2020 – 6:46am Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that Marcus Rashford’s double stress fracture in his back is worse than expected and the England striker is now a major doubt for this summer’s European Championships. See related Today’s back pages: ‘Leip too far’ for toothless Tottenham and Marcus Rashford is… Read More

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