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Ex-Amazon manager says she scoured applicants’ social media to determine race, gender

A former Amazon manager alleges that her supervisor made her scour the social media accounts of applicants to determine their race and gender, and then fired her when she complained. Lisa McCarrick filed a lawsuit against an Amazon unit on Monday in the Superior Court of California, Alameda County, claiming retaliation, wrongful termination, failure to […]

Lifestyle

Rachel went viral for calling out Laurence Fox – now she’s fighting racism on a bigger scale

Even if you don’t watch Question Time, you probably saw Rachel Boyle’s heated interaction with Laurence Fox. The clip went viral, amassing thousands of likes and retweets and catapulting the former actor to a moment of infamy. The clash was about Meghan Markle. Laurence Fox said Markle hadn’t been subject to racism, that the accusations […]

Business

JPMorgan raises clean energy spending goals, profit targets unchanged

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) largely maintained its key profit goals for the medium term on Tuesday, signaling steady but slower growth, and raised its financial commitment for clean-energy initiatives after years of pressure from environmental activists. The largest U.S. bank will target $200 billion in lending and other financial services for green and sustainable […]

Technology

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 smartphones are the first to reach ‘Certified USB Fast Charger’ status

The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the organization responsible for establishing standards for the USB interface, has announced that Samsung’s Galaxy S20 family of smartphones are the first devices to achieve “Certified USB Fast Charger” status. Certified USB Fast Charger status comes with a few requirements, which Samsung has fulfilled. To meet the certification, a given […]

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Dog who lost its nose after being shot several times finds a home in the UK

A dog who survived being stamped on and shot several times has found a home in the UK. Millie, nicknamed snot monster, had to have life-changing surgery, but was left with a floppy tongue appearing under her crushed snout. Despite this, footage showed her jumping enthusiastically towards vets who operated on her and running around […]

Sport

Ruud, Delbonis advance at Chile Open; Cuevas out

Second-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway advanced to Chile Open quarterfinals Wednesday, beating local favorite Alejandro Tabilo 6-4, 7-5 in the clay-court event. Ruud, the Argentina Open winner this month, will face seventh seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina, a 7-6 (1), 6-3 winner over Italy’s Salvatore Caruso. Fourth-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay was eliminated, falling 5-7, […]

Lifestyle

Cat spends her days travelling around Europe with a parrot

Meet Quita, an adventurous kitty and your news source of travel inspiration. The Abyssian mix cat has spent the last year travelling around Europe with her two best friends – her owner, Robert Stephenson-Padron, and a parrot called Coco Lee. So far she’s visited almost 30 locations, including Vatican City, Champeaux, and Florence, posing for […]

Business

HSBC targets the globally mobile with $1.4 trillion wealth business

HSBC (HSBA.L) plans to invest heavily in its newly combined retail and private banking business as it targets internationally minded customers in markets such as China, the United States and Singapore, the unit’s Chief Executive Charlie Nunn said. Nunn, a former McKinsey consultant who joined HSBC (0005.HK) in 2011, was one of the biggest winners […]

Technology

Buy Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox One, get it for free on Xbox Series X

What is more annoying than a new gaming console that is not backward compatible? A game company that takes advantage of that to sell you a game that you already bought so you can play it on that console. It is something that we have somewhat gotten used to, but it may be changing if […]