Instacart to eliminate about 2,000 jobs and GitHub head of HR resigns
Instacart to eliminate about 2,000 jobs and GitHub head of HR resigns
💬feedproxy.google.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 10:00 pm

Hey y’all. You’ve just landed on Human Capital, the weekly newsletter that details the latest in labor, and diversity and inclusion in tech. The week kicked off with GitHub making a public apology to the person the company terminated for cautioning his employees about Nazis in D.C. on the day of the insurrection at the


How VCs and founders see 2021 differently
How VCs and founders see 2021 differently
💬feedproxy.google.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 10:00 pm

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Click here if you want it in your inbox every Saturday morning. Ready? Let’s talk money, startups and spicy IPO rumors. We’re shaking things up this weekend in


Hammerin’ Hank Aaron’s Bat History: 1952-1976
Hammerin’ Hank Aaron’s Bat History: 1952-1976
💬www.whatproswear.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 09:27 pm

Yesterday, our Home Run King Hank Aaron made his debut in right field for God’s Angels. Among an outpouring of tributes from the baseball universe, we wanted to pay tribute in our own special way. In this post we’ll take a look at Hank Aaron’s bat, the most lethal weapon […] The post Hammerin’ Hank Aaron’s


Review: Fauna audio sunglasses get a few things right, but still fall short when it comes to sound
Review: Fauna audio sunglasses get a few things right, but still fall short when it comes to sound
💬appleinsider.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 09:10 pm

Fauna has hit the market with their own version of Bose Frame-like audio sunglasses and fashion glasses, and we took a look at them to see if they're worth the price.Audio eyewear may sound strange to some, but for others, it's a game-changer. For example — if you're a parent to a young child, sitting


Economic and Social Council turns 75; President reaffirms mandate to tackle pandemic, development challenges
Economic and Social Council turns 75; President reaffirms mandate to tackle pandemic, development challenges
💬news.un.org | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 09:06 pm

Marking its 75th anniversary amid the most serious economic and health crisis the UN& has ever faced, the Organization’s Economic and Social Council “has the mandate and the responsibility to respond to these challenges,” the body’s President, Munir Akram, said on Saturday.


Massive sinkhole swallows three houses after heavy storms hit UK
Massive sinkhole swallows three houses after heavy storms hit UK
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 09:00 pm

Bernie Scanlon’s home is a pit. A sinkhole sucked up the Brit’s house along with two others after heavy rains drenched their community, Abbey Hey in Manchester. Scanlon, a 56-year-old single mom, had only minutes to escape before her modest brick home collapsed Thursday, the Manchester Evening News reported. “I was going to throw a...


Husband of West Virginia murder-suicide mom urges compassion
Husband of West Virginia murder-suicide mom urges compassion
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:59 pm

The husband of a depressed West Virginia woman, who killed their five kids and herself, said the aftermath of the tragedy was “a truly dark time.” Brian Bumgarner — whose wife, Oreanna Antoinette Myers left a note saying she wasn’t strong enough to defeat her “demons” — urged his social media followers to “never leave...


UFC 257 Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: How to watch, fight card
UFC 257 Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: How to watch, fight card
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:48 pm

The Notorious is back. After a year off from fighting, Conor McGregor returns to the octagon for UFC 257, taking on Dustin Poirer in a rematch of their 2014 bout. You can watch the fight on ESPN+. McGregor (22-4) hasn’t fought since Jan 18, 2020, taking down Cowboy Cerrone in a welterweight match that took...


Despite an apparent industry's influence during transition, latest appointments and developments hint Biden admin will be tougher on tech than its predecessors (Will Oremus/OneZero )
Despite an apparent industry's influence during transition, latest appointments and developments hint Biden admin will be tougher on tech than its predecessors (Will Oremus/OneZero )
💬www.techmeme.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:45 pm

Will Oremus / OneZero : Despite an apparent industry's influence during transition, latest appointments and developments hint Biden admin will be tougher on tech than its predecessors  —  Two schools of thought on the new administration  —  For all of Donald Trump's railing against Amazon's “monopoly,” social media …


St Johnstone beat Hibs to reach Scottish League Cup final
St Johnstone beat Hibs to reach Scottish League Cup final
💬www.skysports.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:41 pm

St Johnstone put themselves on course for a first Scottish League Cup triumph with a 3-0 semi-final victory over Hibernian.


McCarthy happy to be back into the cold at Cardiff
McCarthy happy to be back into the cold at Cardiff
💬www.skysports.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:40 pm

New Cardiff boss Mick McCarthy is delighted to get straight back into football, even if that means swapping the warmth of Cyprus for freezing conditions in south Wales.


Apple AirPods Pro return to $199 this weekend at Amazon
Apple AirPods Pro return to $199 this weekend at Amazon
💬appleinsider.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:39 pm

Amazon's fan-favorite $199 AirPods Pro deal is back, with units in stock and ready to ship at $50 off.$199 AirPods Pro specialReaders shopping for the best AirPods Pro deal can save $50 instantly on the wireless earbuds at Amazon. Read more...


Think about what Tom Brady is about to do
Think about what Tom Brady is about to do
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:36 pm

Greatness marches into legendary Lambeau Field, where greatness will be waiting there for him. Think about what Tom Brady, the Greatest Of All Time, will be trying to do now, with Aaron Rodgers, arguably the Greatest Of This Time, standing in his way — along with all the ghosts of Green Bay Packers’ past, when...


Report: Deshaun Watson prefers trade to Jets over Dolphins
Report: Deshaun Watson prefers trade to Jets over Dolphins
💬www.yardbarker.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:32 pm

Watson reportedly told people this week the Jets are his top choice because of the recent hiring of Robert Saleh as the franchise's next head coach. 


Bundesliga: Es wird düster für Labbadia
Bundesliga: Es wird düster für Labbadia
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:24 pm

An einem turbulenten Samstag mit 23 Toren und drei gehaltenen Elfmetern gewinnt Werder in Berlin, Leverkusen verliert, Frankfurt tanzt auf der Alm. Das Wichtigste zum Spieltag.


This service helps elderly NYC residents get COVID-19 vaccine appointments
This service helps elderly NYC residents get COVID-19 vaccine appointments
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:16 pm

These good Samaritans are giving seniors their best shot! Tech-savvy angels are helping elderly New York City residents book online appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination, a free service that gives older folks peace of mind and the boost they need. Upper West Side resident Jeremy Novich, 35, a clinical psychologist, founded the Vaccine Appointment Assistance...


Chiefs CB Bashaud Breeland clears concussion protocol, will play against Bills
Chiefs CB Bashaud Breeland clears concussion protocol, will play against Bills
💬www.yardbarker.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:05 pm

Breeland suffered the concussion during last weekend's divisional-round matchup against the Cleveland Browns. He had six tackles and one pass defended before exiting. 


WandaVision episode 3 Easter eggs and Marvel references on Disney Plus     - CNET
WandaVision episode 3 Easter eggs and Marvel references on Disney Plus - CNET
💬www.cnet.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 08:03 pm

More secrets emerge in episode 3, streaming now. Warning: Spoilers ahead!


James Dolan forms political expenditure committee ahead of 2021 NYC mayor’s race
James Dolan forms political expenditure committee ahead of 2021 NYC mayor’s race
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 07:45 pm

Madison Square Garden boss James Dolan has placed a $4 million bet on the upcoming NYC mayoral election — and he’s hoping to have better luck in politics than he’s had with his Knicks or Rangers in recent years. The polarizing sports and entertainment mogul has formed a new political expenditure committee called “The Coalition...


Handball-WM: Deutsche Handballer verpassen das Viertelfinale
Handball-WM: Deutsche Handballer verpassen das Viertelfinale
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 07:37 pm

Schon vor dem Spiel am Abend gegen Brasilien steht fest: Spanien und Ungarn ziehen ins Viertelfinale ein, Deutschland ist raus.


Larry King through the eyes of a young intern
Larry King through the eyes of a young intern
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 07:15 pm

My first professional experience in the media, or any office, was interning for “Larry King Live” in Washington, DC, in 1993. It was the summer before my junior year of college. CNN was at its early-’90s height after the first Gulf War, and the show was enjoying its new prominence following its role during the...


Full details of George Springer’s Blue Jays contract revealed
Full details of George Springer’s Blue Jays contract revealed
💬fansided.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 07:02 pm

The Blue Jays paid up for George Springer. Is he worth the price tag? Springer is on the other side of 30, though currently ranks as one of the best outfielders in all of baseball. Were his age decreased just a few short years, this wouldn’t even be considered an issue. Yet, Springer’s contract with


Kentucky vs. LSU live stream: Betting odds, TV channel, prediction
Kentucky vs. LSU live stream: Betting odds, TV channel, prediction
💬fansided.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 07:00 pm

Kentucky is in desperate need of a win as they host LSU. The eyes of the casual sports fans are starting to shift towards college basketball this week and they might be surprised to see that Kentucky is in deep trouble. The Wildcats are just 4-9 thanks to a brutal non-conference performance and need a


Wirecard: Angebliche Fluchthelfer von Wirecard-Manager Marsalek festgenommen
Wirecard: Angebliche Fluchthelfer von Wirecard-Manager Marsalek festgenommen
💬www.sueddeutsche.de | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 06:42 pm

Ein ehemaliger Nachrichtendienstler soll dem Ex-Vorstand bei dessen Flucht geholfen haben - gemeinsam mit einem einstigen FPÖ-Politiker.


Nick Sirianni’s Eagles head coach interview was hilariously casual
Nick Sirianni’s Eagles head coach interview was hilariously casual
💬fansided.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 06:41 pm

Nick Sirianni wasn’t expecting an Eagles head coaching interview, but it worked out anyway. You can’t blame Sirianni for not bringing a suit on vacation, even though he was a popular head coaching candidate at the time. Yet, the Eagles were such a great fit for Sirianni’s services that it didn’t matter in the slightest.


Original Content podcast: ‘Bridgerton’ is an addictive reimagining of Jane Austen-style romance
Original Content podcast: ‘Bridgerton’ is an addictive reimagining of Jane Austen-style romance
💬feedproxy.google.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 06:40 pm

“Bridgerton,” the Shondaland drama that launched last month on Netflix, offers a few key updates to the standard formula of Regency-era  romance. For one thing, there’s a racially diverse cast, with Black actors taking on the role of early 19th-century English nobility and royalty. (At one point, one of the characters offers an unconvincing explanation


 U of Louisiana-Lafayette mini-satellite zipping around Earth
U of Louisiana-Lafayette mini-satellite zipping around Earth
💬abcnews.go.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 06:30 pm

A cubical satellite small enough to sit on the palm of your hand is zipping around the world and sending data about radiation to the Louisiana students who designed and built it


Enrique Hernández nickname sparks some deep thoughts in me as to the right way to handle it
Enrique Hernández nickname sparks some deep thoughts in me as to the right way to handle it
💬deadspin.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 06:24 pm

I was wrong.Read more...


This absurd tax is the very reason people are fleeing the Northeast
This absurd tax is the very reason people are fleeing the Northeast
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 06:19 pm

Last month, I got a notice in the mail from a debt collector. It was a personal property tax bill for my wife’s car — from a different state, Connecticut, which we had left three years earlier. In Connecticut, they charge you for the privilege of owning a car, and I apparently owed taxes from...


Italian government orders TikTok to block accounts for kids after girl’s death
Italian government orders TikTok to block accounts for kids after girl’s death
💬nypost.com | Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 05:51 pm

Italy ordered the Chinese-owned TikTok to make sure young children aren’t using its app, after the death of a 10-year-old girl who accidentally killed herself in a “Blackout Challenge.” Kids under 13 aren’t supposed to use TikTok. But the Italian state regulator wants the app to block unverified user accounts until Feb. 15, noting it...