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Hail, thunderstorms, heavy rain possible Tuesday

The skies over Denver will crackle Tuesday as a cold front brings thunderstorms, heavy rain and hail. “Some of these storms may approach severe limits with hail, heavy rain and gusty winds. The best chance for storms will be along and north of a line from Denver to Akron,” according …

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‘Subversive’ Peppa Pig faces Chinese web crackdown

The cartoon character Peppa Pig may be facing a purge on the Chinese web after becoming associated with “subversive” elements. First introduced to the country in 2015, the character has become a meme as an icon of so-called “shehuiren” subculture. China’s nationalist paper The Global Times reports that while the …

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WhatsApp founder quits after clash with Facebook over privacy rules

The co-founder of WhatsApp has quit after disagreeing with Facebook’s attempts to weaken the messaging service’s privacy rules. Jan Koum clashed with parent company Facebook over the social media giant’s attempts to use people’s personal data and weaken WhatsApp’s encryption, the Washington Post reported, citing people familiar with the issue. …

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