Category: Breaking News

Your job offer has been rescinded. Now what do you do?

Imagine that you nailed the interviews, your references checked out, you negotiated your salary and you were extended a job offer — but then, a few days later, you received the unfortunate news that your job offer has been rescinded.  Many people don’t have to imagine this. It’s happened to them.  While the experience can be frustrating and disappointing, there are smart ways to handle…

Parents, financially dependent adult children reveal unique stories about what it is like living together

Parents and their adult children have revealed what it is like to live together as young Americans in their 20s and 30s increasingly remain at home and rely on mom and dad for financial support. For financial planner Robert Persichitte, living at home runs in the family. “My aunt is a successful professional with a family. She has a teenage son, has been married for…

Angels’ Anthony Rendon saying baseball was not a top priority was ‘tone-deaf,’ Craig Carton says

Anthony Rendon told members of the media earlier this week that baseball has “never been a top priority” throughout his career. The Los Angeles Angels third baseman even admitted he was contemplating getting out of baseball in 2014, his second season in the majors. “This is a job,” Rendon said. “I do this to make a living. My faith, my family comes first before this…

Taekwondo instructor in Australia accused of killing his student, 7, and the child’s parents

A taekwondo instructor in Australia is accused of killing his 7-year-old student and the boy’s parents before arriving at a hospital with stab and slash wounds on his body, according to police. Kwang Kyung Yoo, owner of the Lion’s Taekwondo and Martial Arts Academy, will be charged with three counts of murder, Homicide Detective Superintendent Daniel Doherty said. The killings were discovered after Yoo, who…

Tagomics Secures £6.7 Million to Enhance Disease Diagnosis Technology

Tagomics, a trailblazing developer of a state-of-the-art platform for comprehensive disease insight and diagnosis, has announced a successful £6.7 million funding round. This milestone comes on the heels of a £1.6 million pre-seed round led by IQ Capital and Start Codon, supplemented by grant funding from Innovate UK. The infusion of capital will expedite Tagomics’ scientific research and product development endeavors, aimed at advancing the…

Korean Hit Film ‘12.12: The Day’ Sets North American Digital Release – Global Bulletin

NORTH AMERICAN DIGITAL RELEASE North American digital distributor Echelon Studios has come on board “12.12: The Day,” the highest grossing film from Korea last year. The film has been on theatrical release in North America, through 815 Pictures since last year and grossed over $1 million. Echelon said that the film will have a streaming […] Go to Source

‘Wolf Hall’ Screenwriter Peter Straughan Sets Tale of Shakespeare’s First Folio as Next Feature (EXCLUSIVE)

Peter Straughan, who adapted Hilary Mantel’s prize-winning historical novel “Wolf Hall” for screen has set the story of William Shakespeare’s first folio as his next project. Produced by Bonafide Films and Runaway Fridge Productions with the support of Film4, “Folio” will recount how a collection of Shakespeare’s works were assembled seven years after his death […] Go to Source

Six things we learned from the LockBit takedown

A sweeping law enforcement operation led by the U.K.’s National Crime Agency this week took down LockBit, the notorious Russia-linked ransomware gang that has for years wreaked havoc on businesses, hospitals, and governments around the world. The action saw LockBit’s leak site downed, its servers seized, multiple arrests made, and U.S. government sanctions applied in […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Spacecraft looks like a TIE fighter. It’s about to crash into Earth.

After nearly three decades in space, a satellite the length of a bus will imminently crash into Earth. The European Space Agency’s Earth-observing ERS-2 spacecraft, retired in 2011, is naturally losing altitude as it plummets into our planet’s atmosphere, where the defunct 39-foot-tall (11.8-meter) satellite will eventually break apart. Other satellites recently captured views of ERS-2 — with its big solar panels and instruments creating…

Health costs, medical bills are top economic concern among voters: Poll

Unexpected health costs and surprise medical bills are among the leading concerns of voters heading into the 2024 election, which contribute to their negative views about the economy, according to a new poll released Wednesday from health policy research group KFF.  At least eight in ten voters said it was “very important” for the 2024 presidential candidates to talk about inflation and the affordability of…

White House announces new actions to mitigate cybersecurity threats at US ports

The White House on Wednesday announced four new actions that aim to boost the cybersecurity of U.S. ports as a way to support supply chains. First, President Biden will sign an executive order that will bolster the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to address maritime cyber threats, Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology, announced. The order will give the Coast…

Dad held at knifepoint and told he would die during daylight home invasion

An intruder armed with a large knife allegedly told a Brisbane father, “You are going to die,” during a violent daylight home invasion. Two allegedly armed intruders got out of a stolen white Hyundai and stormed a home in Daisy Hill about 1.45pm yesterday while a husband and wife were inside. Video exclusively obtained by 9News shows the intruders allegedly armed with knives and threatening…

German tourists lost for more than a week after Google Maps mishap

Two German tourists are lucky to be alive after spending more than a week lost in the remote far north Queensland wilderness. Philipp Maier and his friend Marcel Schoene searched for help for days, dodged crocodiles, crossed rivers, endured thunderstorms and sheltered from heat too hot to walk in during the ordeal. The pair was trying to drive from Cairns to Bamaga but after they…

‘Ban use of Dollar for trading’ – Daniel Bwala tells Tinubu to take radical approach

A former spokesman of the Atiku-Okowa 2023 Presidential Campaign Council, Daniel Bwala, has suggested a radical approach President Bola Tinubu can use to smoke out speculators hoarding dollars in Nigeria. Bwala said Tinubu should issue an Executive Order giving 30 days ultimatum to ban the use of dollar for trading both locally and internationally. He urged Tinubu to take bold steps in tackling the exchange…

Peruzzi reacts to viral tweet claiming Davido cut him off over alleged affair with Chioma

Nigerian singer, Tobechukwu Victor Okoh, popularly known as Peruzzi, has reacted to a viral screenshot of a supposed tweet by him claiming that his record label boss, Davido cut him off because of his alleged affair with his wife, Chioma. The screenshot which emerged on X on Wednesday and was shared by many users, showed that Peruzz made an incriminating tweet about Davido and swiftly…

Inmates at ‘Polar Wolf’ prison reveal what REALLY happened night Alexei Navalny was killed with ‘mysterious commotion’

INMATES at the hellhole ‘Polar Wolf’ prison have spoken about a “mysterious commotion” the night before Alexei Navalny died. Prisoners at the brutal Siberian jail spoke of an “out-of-the-blue” search of the cells, a tight lockdown and the noise of cars the night before the death of the Russian opposition leader was reported. Russian authorities claimed the opposition leader died of sudden death syndrome Reuters…

Mega estate ‘Gordon Pointe’ set to become world’s most expensive property with £235M price, yacht dock & 3 mansions

THIS mega estate is set to become the world’s most expensive property with three whopping mansions and a private yacht basin. The sprawling private oasis, dubbed Gordon Pointe, is now up for sale for a staggering £235million. Jam Press/Dawn McKenna Group/Col The sea-facing mega estate could become the most expensive piece of property[/caption] Jam Press/Dawn McKenna Group/Col Aerial view of the mansion showing all three…

An ex-Meta recruiter says one of the biggest mistakes job candidates make in interviews is not asking questions

An ex-Meta recruiter says asking questions in a job interview is essential. AzmanL/Getty Images A major mistake job candidates make is not asking questions at the end of an interview. An ex-Meta recruiter says it’s a “red flag” and actually shows “disinterest” in the role.  She said a job interview is a “two-way experience” for both parties to learn more about each other. Getting to the end of…

America isn’t building enough homes. A new map may fix that.

Adrián Astorgano for BI Depending on who’s doing the estimating, America is short anywhere from 2 million to 6 million homes. If you’ve tried to buy or rent a place in the past year, or you know anyone who has, then you didn’t need me to tell you that. Hardly anything’s on the market, and none of us can afford what is. The question is:…

UK High Court hears arguments in Assange’s US extradition case without him present due to health reasons

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s hearing at the British High Court in London for his possible final appeal challenging his extradition to the U.S. began on Tuesday while supporters of the Australian publisher held rallies around the world demanding he be released from prison. The first day of the two-day hearing before a panel of two judges wrapped on Tuesday, and arguments will resume on Wednesday….

Israeli deepfake detection start-up fighting disinformation during Gaza war

deep An Israeli AI cybersecurity start-up, Clarity, has developed software to detect and protect against deepfakes and recently raised its first $16 million in seed money. Co-founder Michael Matias, who was an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officer and leader in the 8200 Intelligence Unit, told Fox News Digital he was focused on democracy and how AI and cybersecurity will reshape the way we treat our…

Switching to electric vehicles would be fantastic for kids’ health

Image: Hugo Herrera / The Verge A wholesale switch to electric vehicles would be a tremendous boon to the health of many people around the world. But a new report from the American Lung Association highlights the particular advantages for children, especially those vulnerable to respiratory illness. Based on a model in which all new vehicles sold by 2035 are zero-tailpipe emission, the group concludes…

Abu Dhabi Sovereign Wealth Fund in Talks for Heathrow Airport Stake Alongside Saudi and Qatar

Reports suggest that the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund is considering an investment in London’s Heathrow Airport, potentially joining forces with Saudi and Qatari investors. The potential deal, as reported by Bloomberg, could see the UAE’s Mubadala Investment Company partnering with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and Qatar’s Investment Authority to acquire stakes in the West London Hub. According to Bloomberg’s sources, Mubadala has been…

Fiat Urges Government to Reinstate Electric Car Grants Amid Sales Slowdown

Fiat has issued a stark warning, urging the government to reinstate its axed grant for electric cars to ensure the UK meets its ambitious sales targets for electric vehicles (EVs) by the end of the decade. With the UK aiming for 80% EV sales by 2030 and bans on new petrol and diesel vehicle sales set for 2035, Fiat highlights the urgency of addressing key…

Uber Eats is launching a delivery service with Cartken’s sidewalk robots in Japan

Uber, along with partners Mitsubishi Electric and autonomous robotics startup Cartken, are launching a service in Japan that will use self-driving sidewalk robots to deliver food to customers. The companies announced that the service offered through the Uber Eats app will launch in a select part of Tokyo by the end of March. An Uber […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Amazon to launch ‘special store’ for value fashion in India

Amazon is preparing to make another attempt to break into India’s fast-growing fashion and lifestyle e-commerce sector, setting up a battle with rival Flipkart, owned by Walmart, Reliance’s Ajio and SoftBank-backed upstart Meesho. The e-commerce giant plans to launch a “special store,” called Bazaar, where it will not levy any “extra charges” to sellers offering […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use…

Save 80% on a lifetime subscription to this book summary app

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to Headway Premium is on sale for £47.59, saving you 80% on list price. Failing to hit your reading goal this year? You’re not alone. There are likely thousands if not millions, of other bookworms out there who have a pile of titles gathering dust on their respective nightstands. If you don’t want a repeat of that this year, at least…

The best cheap VPNs in February 2024

The best VPNs aren’t necessarily the most expensive. Some leading VPNs are actually really affordable, which is great news for anyone looking to secure cheap online security, data protection, and increased streaming options. You have come to the right place if you’re looking for a premium VPN with advanced features, without the big price tag. We’ve lined up some great value options for absolutely everyone,…

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