The Margin: Netflix to idiots: Don’t hurt yourself doing ‘Bird Box’ challenge

The “Bird Box” challenge, if you are unfamiliar, requires you to do random daily tasks while blindfolded, like the characters in Netflix’s new Sandra Bullock movie “Bird Box.” source http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B890174FE-0EEF-11E9-8D5F-533B6E1E86EF%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

The Ratings Game: Apple’s ‘darkest day’ in iPhone era triggers flood of price target cuts by analysts

Shares of Apple tanked Thursday, after the technology giant’s revenue warning triggered an avalanche of price target cuts by Wall Street analysts. source http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7B908A50D8-0F71-11E9-8D5F-533B6E1E86EF%7D&siteid=rss&rss=1

German cyber defense agency defends handling of data breach

Germany’s BSI cyber defense agency on Saturday defended its role in responding to a far-reaching data breach, saying it could not have connected individual cases it was aware of last year until the entire data release became public. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics-cyber/german-cyber-defense-agency-defends-handling-of-data-breach-idUSKCN1OZ0FE?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

U.N. divided over how to react to Congo’s election problems

The United Nations Security Council is divided over how to react to Democratic Republic of Congo’s tumultuous presidential election, according to an internal report seen by Reuters. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-congo-election-un/u-n-divided-over-how-to-react-to-congos-election-problems-idUSKCN1OZ0G5?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

No proper exit in Polish ‘escape room’ where blaze killed 5: fire brigade

Five teenage girls killed by a fire in an “escape room” attraction in Poland might have survived if there had been a proper evacuation route, a senior firefighter said on Saturday. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-poland-fire/no-proper-exit-in-polish-escape-room-where-blaze-killed-5-fire-brigade-idUSKCN1OZ0FW?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

French ‘yellow vests’ keep up pressure on unrepentant Macron

French ‘yellow vest’ protesters marched through Paris and other cities on Saturday to highlight their struggle to make ends meet, a day after President Emmanuel Macron’s government hardened its stance against them. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-protests/french-yellow-vests-keep-up-pressure-on-unrepentant-macron-idUSKCN1OZ0EO?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Rakhine rebels kill 13 in Independence Day attack on Myanmar police posts

Rakhine insurgents killed 13 policemen and injured nine in attacks on four police posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine state on Friday as the country marked Independence Day, the official news agency said. source https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rakhine/rakhine-rebels-kill-13-in-independence-day-attack-on-myanmar-police-posts-idUSKCN1OY0N0?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews