Telegram adds video editor and more creative tools

Telegram adds video editor and more creative tools

A robust Telegram update has added video editing to the messaging app, according to a recent blog post. Users can also add animated stickers to media, along with several other new features. The “most powerful photo editor to be implemented in a messaging app,” as Telegram described it, can now be used to make a … Read more

Jarrett Stidham’s first steps to take over for Tom Brady

Jarrett Stidham’s first steps to take over for Tom Brady

In an era when perception can be tantamount to success, second-year quarterback Jarrett Stidham appears to be taking all the right steps to fill the gaping void left by six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady and become a leader in New England. With NFL facilities shuttered in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2019 fourth-rounder … Read more

George Floyd GoFundMe draws most donors ever

George Floyd GoFundMe draws most donors ever

A GoFundMe account set up by George Floyd’s family has amassed the most individual donations in the site’s history. More than 500,000 donors have contributed to the page from around the world, more than any previous effort for anything, a rep there told TMZ on Friday. The donations have already topped $13 million in just over … Read more

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Reliance says Silver Lake, co-investors to invest extra $601 million in digital unit

Reliance says Silver Lake, co-investors to invest extra $601 million in digital unit

FILE PHOTO: Commuters use their mobile phones as they wait at a bus stop with an advertisement of Reliance Industries’ Jio telecoms unit, in Mumbai, India July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s Reliance Industries (RELI.NS) late on Friday said U.S. private equity fund Silver Lake and its co-investors will invest … Read more

Vatican arrests Italian in investigation of London real estate deal

Vatican arrests Italian in investigation of London real estate deal

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Vatican police on Friday arrested Gianluigi Torzi, an Italian middleman who was part of a deal in which the Vatican purchased a luxury building in London as an investment. Torzi, who was arrested after questioning by Vatican magistrates, was accused of extortion, embezzlement, aggravated fraud and money laundering, a statement from … Read more

Valve is allowing racist bots to invade ‘Team Fortress 2’

Valve is allowing racist bots to invade ‘Team Fortress 2’

Frustrated fans have been posting about the invasion in the TF2 Steam forums, and on Reddit, Twitter and YouTube. Valve, the company that created TF2 and Steam, has responded with silence. “I would describe it as disastrous,” longtime TF2 player Jason Hughes said. (His name has been changed to protect against targeted in-game attacks.) “There … Read more

Why former racing sensation Renee Gracie turned to porn

Why former racing sensation Renee Gracie turned to porn

Renee Gracie was given the nickname “Devil Princess” as she started making waves on the karting circuit as a teenager. The Australian youngster was feisty on the track and dreamt of making it all the way to the NASCAR circuit. “I love speed, I love racing, I love overtaking people,’’ she said. “I’ve spun out … Read more

No criminal charges in death of transgender Rikers Island inmate

No criminal charges in death of transgender Rikers Island inmate

Criminal charges will not be brought in the case of a transgender inmate who died in her Rikers Island cell last year, the city’s Department of Investigation said Friday. Layleen Polanco, 27, was found dead at Rikers’ Rose M. Singer Center on June 7, 2019, of complications of epilepsy. She was being housed in solitary confinement … Read more

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