Pinterest, Snap and Twitter fall after Facebook earnings disappoint

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on “An Examination of Facebook and Its Impact on the Financial Services and Housing Sectors” at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC on October 23, 2019. MANDEL NGAN | AFP | Getty Images But the impact was not limited to … Read more

US economy, jobs report, oil prices, geopolitical tension

Employees work in the trading room at the Daiwa Securities Group Inc. headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. Toru Hanai | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE – Asia-Pacific markets were set to trade lower on Thursday amid some lingering concerns about global growth and ongoing geopolitical tensions. In Australia, the ASX 200 … Read more

Klobuchar, others lead effort to reform electoral college count; certification

After several failed attempts to pass voting rights legislation over the past year, a group of senators including Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar have introduced a new bill that would reform one of the country’s oldest election laws. Late. Klobuchar, Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) released a discussion draft of their new … Read more

Denver Planners Taking Inclusionary Zoning Proposal to Council

After collecting feedback from developers and affordable housing advocates, Denver planners have tweaked a proposal that would require developers to build affordable housing units in many new residential projects. “This is going to be a really powerful tool for the city to deliver on its commitment to meeting our affordable housing needs,” says Analiese Hock, … Read more

Suspect Charged After Assaulting Man with Crowbar Last Week – CBS San Francisco

BERKELEY (CBS SF) – Police in Berkeley confirmed that a suspect arrested on Jan. 27 for assaulting a man with a crowbar and other crimes was charged earlier this week. According to a release issued by the Berkeley Police Department, last week officers arrested the suspect – a 31-year-old man – after he violently attacked … Read more

38 deaths, 12,632 new cases in NSW; Drop in Victorian ICU cases; New Zealand border to reopen; Booster shot approval for teens; QLD bracing for more storms

Town Richard Wood02 Feb 2022 22:38 The New Zealand government has announced an easing of travel restrictions for Kiwis and eligible Australians to the country. Prime Minister Jacinda Adern announced the changes today as part of the government’s border reopening plan. The border opening will start with vaccinated New Zealanders in Australia from 11.59pm on … Read more

5 exciting web design trends for 2022

Trends in web design are cyclical, but 2022 may stand out for a variety of reasons. Yes, current events like the pandemic come into play, but in addition to that, mobile devices continue to become more powerful, and privacy and safety have become top-of-mind for many people. With greater technical capabilities, we’ve seen a lot … Read more

Two members of Google’s Ethical AI group leave to join Timnit Gebru’s nonprofit

Two members of Google’s Ethical AI group have announced their departures from the company, according to a report from Bloomberg. Senior researcher Alex Hanna, and software engineer Dylan Baker, will join Timnit Gebru’s nonprofit research institute, Distributed AI Research (DAIR). In a post announcing her resignation on Medium, Hanna criticizes the “toxic” work environment at … Read more