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California Lawmaker Resigns Following Misconduct Allegations

California Lawmaker Resigns Following Misconduct Allegations

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon said the decision by his Democratic colleague, Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra , to resign Monday "underscores the seriousness of the allegations against him". In a statement Monday, he said he chose to accelerate his resignation, which he said was his "original intention". He said he changed his mind upon "further reflection during the recent holiday weekend". Consulte Mais Informação

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Tumblr founder David Karp is resigning

Tumblr founder David Karp is resigning

Karp sold Tumblr to Yahoo in 2013 in a staggering $1.1 billion cash deal . The decision, announced in an internal email to employees, comes five months after Tumblr parent company Yahoo completed its sale to Verizon. "The internet is at a crossroads of which this team can play a fundamental role in shaping". Karp launched Tumblr in 2007 and quickly grew it to more than 100,000 users. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police exhume Pakistani couple's bodies suspecting honour killing

Police exhume Pakistani couple's bodies suspecting honour killing

Officer Qasim Hameed said Monday that Abdul Hadi, 24, and Hasina Bibi, 19, were killed by relatives last week for marrying without permission from their elders earlier this month. Police later sent the bodies to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. "How was a jirga held here?" The teenagers in the port city of Karachi were said by the Pashtun council of elders, or jirga , to have brought dishonor on the community. Consulte Mais Informação

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UP police detains donkeys for destroying plants, release after 4 days

UP police detains donkeys for destroying plants, release after 4 days

Eight donkeys walked free from Orai District Jail on Monday after serving a three-day sentence for feasting on plants and destroying flower pots placed outside the prison gates for a "Swachh Bharat" project. The head constable also added, "We had several times warned the owner of the donkeys not to let the herd graze outside the jail campus". Mishra, however, did not reveal the name of the politician who had come to the police station to get the animals released. Consulte Mais Informação

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USA high court leaves Maryland assault weapons ban in place

USA high court leaves Maryland assault weapons ban in place

The high court has not re-entered the debate over guns since rulings in 2008 and 2010 that held that Americans have a constitutional right to have guns for self-defense in their homes and that local governments could not ban handguns. The court denied a request to review the lower court decision to dismiss the case, despite attorneys calling the Confederate symbol "an official endorsement of white supremacy". Consulte Mais Informação

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Ahead of major revamp, Snapchat recognises photo content, offers relevant borders & filters

Ahead of major revamp, Snapchat recognises photo content, offers relevant borders & filters

The most relevant filters for your pictures will pop up automatically in the filter carousel, making it quick and easy to share your photo without having to endlessly scroll in search of the ideal embellishment. The company had also filed a patent for an advertising system patent back in 2015, which was published last July, the report said. The new feature isn't as exciting as the facial recognition filters that you can add to your face-wouldn't it be adorable to add a pair of bunny ears to ... Consulte Mais Informação

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YouTube investigates reports of child abuse terms in auto-fill searches

YouTube investigates reports of child abuse terms in auto-fill searches

A report by BuzzFeed on the incident suggested that, because some of YouTube's search algorithms are based on popularity, a co-ordinated effort by a group could have caused the searches to appear higher in results. Given the specificity of the results, which reportedly turned up on a variety of devices in incognito browsing windows (see below, courtesy of BuzzFeed ) before YouTube removed them altogether, BuzzFeed surmises that a coordinated campaign to game the algorithm could have ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Destiny 2 Players Find Issues With XP Gain Not Entirely Fixed

Destiny 2 Players Find Issues With XP Gain Not Entirely Fixed

However, with the change comes a higher amount of XP required to rank up past level 20 in order to earn Bright Engrams. However, instead of leveling up, you will receive a "Bright Engram" each time you fill the XP bar all the way. "Currently, XP will scale up when playing longer or fixed duration activities like Crucible competitive multiplayer matches and the Leviathan Raid, and XP will scale down when playing activities that can be quickly, repeatedly chained, like grinding Public Events", ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Dictionary.com names 'complicit' its word of the year for 2017

Dictionary.com names 'complicit' its word of the year for 2017

According to the reference site, to be complicit is "choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act" and "having partnership or involvement in wrongdoing". As Dictionary.com noted, the word " complicit " has also come up in recent months during discussions about alleged sexual misconduct by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and other powerful men and whether others knew of the behavior but failed to stop it. Consulte Mais Informação

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