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Top Las Vegas agent charged with setting his own home on fire

Julian Werly, 48, was named among the top 100 agents in MyVegas Magazine in March while appearing on the front page of the magazine.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Lifestyle, Linkedin, Radio, Agent, Cbs, Las Vegas, National Association of Realtors, News Brief, Clark County Detention Center, Urban Nest Realty, Gabriel Werly, Julian Werly, Julian Werly Real Estate Group, MyVegas Magazine


NIFT Patna Group-C Job Vacancy Recruitment 2021

Recruitment of Group-C Job Vacancy Recruitment in NIFT Patna 2021 The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Patna invites online applications in the prescribed format for Recruitment of the following Group-C Sarkari Naukri Vacancy posts of Administrative / Technical positions at NIFT Patna Campus. (Advertisement No. 1000(01)/Rectt. of Group C/2021-22) The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Patna was established by the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of... Please Click on th...
Tags: Fashion, Nurse, Technology, Jobs, Administrative, Assistant, Technical, Institute, Manisha, Laboratory, Stenographer Vacancy, Nift, Group C Sarkari Naukri Vacancy, Group-C, NIFT Patna Group, Recruitment of Group C Job Vacancy Recruitment


Homeowners ‘jab’ at anti-vaxxers with divisive Halloween displays

One Twitter user showcased a series of human skulls situated next to front-yard gravestones inscribed with epitaphs such as, "Trusted Ivermectin more than science."
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Halloween, New York Post, Design, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, News Brief, Tiktok, Coronavirus, COVID


Homeowners ‘jab’ at anti-vaxxers with grim Halloween displays

One Twitter user showcased a series of human skulls situated next to front-yard gravestones inscribed with epitaphs such as, "Trusted Ivermectin more than science."
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Halloween, New York Post, Design, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, News Brief, Tiktok, Coronavirus, COVID


3 moments that made Adena Hefets into an industry disruptor

From watching her parents struggle to make ends meet as a child to connecting with an excellent mentor as an adult, these are the moments that shaped Hefets' career.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Business Model, Bank Of America, Radio, Merrill Lynch, Square, Goldman Sachs, Mentors, Navy SEAL, Select, Opendoor, Carrie Wheeler, Divvy Homes, Financial Stability, Adena Hefets


How do we talk to teens about sex in a world of porn?

Teenage boys’ easy access to violent sexual images is creating a crisis for them – and for women, argues the anti-porn campaignerViolence against women is never far from the news, but currently it is high on the agenda – and porn features again and again as a factor. From the murder of Sarah Everard to the paltry sentence handed down to Sam Pybus, the latest man to use the so-called “rough sex defence”, it seems the world is riven with misogyny.Sarah’s killer Wayne Couzens was attracted to “brut...
Tags: Technology, Sex, Women, Society, Sexuality, Young People, Pornography, Focus, Sexual Harassment, Sarah, Online Abuse, Sexual Violence, Sarah Everard, Wayne Couzens, Sam Pybus


‘I might delete it’: Facebook’s problem with younger users

According to leaked research, the firm has found engagement among a key demographic is in declineOliver Coughlan embodies Facebook’s problems with teen and young adult audiences – a growing number of them do not like it. The 23-year-old says he stopped using Facebook regularly three years ago and he is considering deleting the app. His sole use for it now is to check people’s birthdays.“I haven’t deleted it yet but I might do soon – I really don’t like the company’s monopolistic behaviour,” said...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, US, Social Media, Eu, Life and style, Society, Mental Health, Body Image, Digital Media, Health & wellbeing, Netherlands, Young People


Agent cuffed at showing taps George Floyd lawyer in suit against cops

Realtor Eric Brown was showing a property to a client in August when police surrounded the home and placed both men and a 15-year-old boy in handcuffs.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Compass, Chevrolet, Mercedes, Hyundai, Keller Williams, Ven Johnson, Ben Crump, Select, News Brief, Eric Brown, Wyoming Police Department, Breonna Taylor


‘Email is a zombie that keeps rising from the dead’: the endless pursuit of Inbox Zero

As emails loom omnipresent in our connected lives, is the quest for an empty inbox a noble pursuit or an unwinnable war?Last week, I asked my Twitter followers about their email inboxes.Author Mohammed Massoud Morsi likened his to a “Kalashnikov on semi-automatic…Nudge, Nudge, Nudge. Nudge. Nudge, Nudge.” Human rights lawyer Diana Sayed replied that hers functions as a to-do list that is emptied on the regular. And when editor Caitlin Chang revealed that her inbox is sitting at over 1,000 and co...
Tags: Health, Technology, Email, Internet, Life and style, Mental Health, Mohammed Massoud Morsi, Diana Sayed, Caitlin Chang


As a Facebook whistleblower prepares to speak out, what can be done to rein in tech firms?

Pressure piles on social media firms after US senators challenge Instagram over impact of app on children’s mental healthUS lawmakers have left Facebook in no doubt this week that revelations about the impact of its Instagram app on teen mental health have further damaged the company’s reputation. The Democrat senator Richard Blumenthal said the social network was “indefensibly delinquent” in its behaviour and had “chosen growth over children’s mental health”, after the Wall Street Journal (WSJ)...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Business, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, US, Social Media, Life and style, Society, World news, Regulators, US news, Mental Health, Body Image


Japanese Workplaces Become High Tech

Technology is slowly entering the Japanese workplace Image Credit: Bryan Jones As managers, we are used to being able to use our manager skills and technology in the workplace. In fact, at this point in time I would guess that most of us could not imagine a day in the office without using the full collection of technology that we have come to rely on. That’s why it can be very startling when we realize that this is not the way that it is everywhere in the world. Sure, I think that ...
Tags: Japan, Technology, Email, Microsoft, Careers, Virus, Teams, Tokyo, Chat, Zoom, Fax Machine, Bryan Jones, Jim Anderson, Ink Stamp, IT manager skills, IT manager training


Facebook pauses work on Instagram Kids after teen mental health concerns

Move follows WSJ revelations that Facebook-commissioned research showed Instagram could affect girls’ mental healthFacebook has halted work on its Instagram Kids project after revelations about the photo-sharing app’s impact on teen mental health.Instagram said it was “pausing” work in order to address concerns raised by parents, experts and regulators. The move follows revelations in the Wall Street Journal that Facebook had commissioned research showing Instagram could affect girls’ mental hea...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Technology, Media, Instagram, Social Networking, Children, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, US news, Mental Health, Body Image, Health & wellbeing, Young People


Is Facebook leading us on a journey to the metaverse?

Nick Clegg will on Monday set out the tech giant’s vision of a virtual world where you can work, shop and ‘live’. But the move is prompting new fears over privacyThe concept of the “metaverse” first came from the 1992 sci-fi novel Snow Crash as a place that people flee to escape a dangerous corporation-dominated world. It has since come to refer to a range of virtual experiences that have gained popularity during the pandemic – including video games such as Fortnite, non-fungible tokens or even ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Technology, Social Networking, Internet, Social Media, Life and style, Society, Ethics, Nick Clegg, Virtual Reality, Online Dating, Focus


Experience: our house was moved to a different town

We lived in our dream home. Then suddenly a huge chasm split our town. Rather than buy a new home for the move, we decided to transplant the houseI moved to Malmberget – a town in the far north of Sweden, above the Arctic Circle – from a nearby village when I was four. My husband Mikael was born there. Our children, now grown up, were born there. I had a secret wish that we could one day live in the beautiful old house in the centre that belonged to my boss. A big green wooden villa, more than 1...
Tags: Europe, Technology, Sweden, Environment, Life and style, Communities, Society, World news, Mining, Engineering, Homes, Construction industry, Arctic Circle, Mikael, LKAB, Gällivare


The smart toilet era is here! Are you ready to share your analprint with big tech?

Loo design has barely changed in 150 years – until now. Will people trade their privacy for the chance to find out exactly what is in their waste?For the past 10 years, Sonia Grego has been thinking about toilets – and more specifically what we deposit into them. “We are laser-focused on the analysis of stool,” says the Duke University research professor, with all the unselfconsciousness of someone used to talking about bodily functions. “We think there is an incredible untapped opportunity for ...
Tags: Internet Of Things, Science, Design, Technology, Biology, Life and style, Architecture, Art and design, Smart Homes, Duke University, Grego, Sonia Grego, Coprata Grego


Facebook and Google condemned over ads for ‘abortion pill reversal’

Adverts promoting ‘dangerous, unproven and unethical’ procedure shown millions of times, study findsFacebook has served “abortion reversal” adverts 18.4m times since January 2020, according to a report from the Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH), promoting an “unproven, unethical” and “dangerous” procedure.Google shows the adverts on more than four-fifths of searches related to abortion across a number of US cities, according to the CCDH research, targeted at search terms such as “unwante...
Tags: Health, Google, Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, Women, US, Life and style, Society, World news, Abortion, CCDH, Center for Countering Digital Hate CCDH


‘Every message was copied to the police’: the inside story of the most daring surveillance sting in history

Billed as the most secure phone on the planet, An0m became a viral sensation in the underworld. There was just one problem for anyone using it for criminal means: it was run by the policeThe rain pattered lightly on the harbour of the Belgian port city of Ghent when, on 21 June 2021, a team of professional divers slipped below the surface into the emerald murk. The Brazilian tanker, heavy with fruit juice bound for Australia, had already crossed the Atlantic Ocean, but its journey wasn’t halfway...
Tags: Technology, Australia, Life and style, World news, Australia news, US news, Smartphones, Fbi, Mobile Phones, Telecoms, Australian Security And Counter-terrorism, Drugs trade, US crime, Crime - Australia, North America, Australian federal police


Bosses turn to ‘tattleware’ to keep tabs on employees working from home

The pandemic prompted a surge in the use of workplace surveillance programs – and they’re not going away any time soonDavid, 23, admits that he felt a twinge of relief when the first wave of Covid-19 shut down his Arlington, Virginia, office. A recent college graduate, he was new to the job and struggled to click with his teammates. Maybe, he thought, this would be a nice break from “the face-to-face stuff”: the office politics and small talk. (His name has been changed for this story.)“I couldn...
Tags: Business, Technology, Life and style, World news, US news, David, Technology sector, Arlington Virginia


‘Know how to flex on Insta?’: grandchildren and grandparents explain the world to each other

How much do these two generations understand about the lives of the other? We listened in on five family discussions to find outBob Smith sits upright on the sofa as his grandson, Louis Brow, prepares to quiz him on youth slang. We are sitting in the living room of Louis’s family home in Ilkley, West Yorkshire; Bob has travelled over from Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, in his Nissan Micra. Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Technology, Children, Social Media, Life and style, Society, Digital Media, Parents and parenting, Bob, Smith, Grandparents and grandparenting, Walton, Louis, Louis Brow, Ilkley West Yorkshire, Dale Lancashire


Male agents aren’t as worried about safety as women. Here’s why they’re wrong

Although statistics show that female and female-presenting real estate agents are at a higher risk of on-the-job attacks, male agents have been targeted in a spate of recent attacks.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, New York Police Department, News Brief, James Olsen, Tracey Hawkins, New York State Association of Realtors, Michael Alderson, David Legaz, National As


Do dress up, don’t get drunk: how to have a great virtual date

Lockdown or no lockdown, the video-call date is here to stay. Experts reveal how to look your best, keep the conversation flowing and turn that online spark into a face-to-face meetingAs if first dates aren’t awkward enough, along comes video dating to add an extra layer of tech frustration and misinterpreted body language to the mix. During lockdown, video calls – either within a dating app, or on platforms such as Zoom – took off. But as restrictions lift, many dating experts predict the forma...
Tags: Technology, Relationships, Life and style, Dating, Online Dating, Zoom


Ikea Symfonisk picture frame review: Sonos wifi speaker hidden by art

Latest collaboration puts great sound behind fabric art panel that can be hung or leant against a wallThe latest device from Ikea’s novel partnership with the wifi-speaker maker Sonos is a bit different: a speaker hidden in a picture frame.The Symfonisk picture frame costs £179 ($199) and joins Ikea’s other unusual speakers – one is in a shelf while another is a table lamp – which are all fully compatible with Sonos’s whole-home wireless audio system. Continue reading...
Tags: Gadgets, Technology, Life and style, Homes, Ikea, Digital music and audio, Wifi, Interiors, Sonos, Ikea Symfonisk


Zoom dilemmas solved! Expert advice on making video chats less awkward and more fun

Whether it’s chatting with small children, planning occasions or finding ways to socialise off-camera, after 18 months of lockdowns we’ve learned what worksWith many parts of Australia still in lockdown, connecting with others can feel increasingly challenging.Whether video calls are stifling your usual banter with friends, or the problem is actually hearing them at all over a patchy internet connection, Zoom fatigue is real. Continue reading...
Tags: Family, Games, Technology, Australia, Friendship, Life and style, Zoom, Australian lifestyle


Constant craving: how digital media turned us all into dopamine addicts

According to addiction expert Dr Anna Lembke, our smartphones are making us dopamine junkies, with each swipe, like and tweet feeding our habit. So how do we beat our digital dependency?Dr Anna Lembke, a world-leading expert on addiction, is concerned about my “phone problem”. During our interview I confess, in passing, to having an unhealthy attachment to my iPhone, checking it every few minutes like a compulsive tic (sound familiar?) Lembke is having none of it. She wants me to abstain from us...
Tags: Health, Technology, Media, America, Social Media, Life and style, Society, Mental Health, Netflix, Digital Media, Health & wellbeing, Stanford University, Fomo, Anna Lembke, Lembke


Disinfection robots and thermal body cameras: welcome to the Covid-free office

A workplace in Bucharest filled with anti-virus innovations could become the new normal in office design, its creators hopeExplainer: what are UK workers’ rights when asked to return?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNot so long ago it may have seemed more like a futuristic vision of the workplace – or a hospital.But the hands-free door handles, self-cleaning surfaces, antimicrobial paint, air-monitoring display tools, UV light disinfection robots, and 135 other measure...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Real Estate, UK, Science, Technology, Money, Life and style, Society, World news, Financial Sector, Commercial Property, Work & careers, Infectious Diseases, Romania


Disinfection robots and thermal body cameras: welcome to the anti-Covid office

A workplace in Bucharest filled with anti-virus innovations could become the new normal in office design, its creators hopeExplainer: what are UK workers’ rights when asked to return?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNot so long ago it may have seemed more like a futuristic vision of the workplace – or a hospital.But the hands-free door handles, self-cleaning surfaces, antimicrobial paint, air-monitoring display tools, UV light disinfection robots, and 135 other measure...
Tags: Health, Europe, Business, Real Estate, UK, Science, Technology, Money, Life and style, Society, World news, Financial Sector, Commercial Property, Work & careers, Infectious Diseases, Romania


Alexa Chung’s YouTubes haven’t helped my hair – but they have helped me through lockdown

Sinead Stubbins is the first to admit she might know a bit too much about the British personality. Is it creepy? Maybe. Maybe not? Who knows• Internet Wormhole is a new column where Guardian Australia writers take you on a tour of their online obsession. Click here for moreLast year, I spent a lot of time staring intently into a computer screen at a person who does not know I exist. Let’s just say if restraining orders were determined by hours spent watching someone’s YouTube channel, British mo...
Tags: Fashion, Technology, Internet, Youtube, Culture, Alexa Chung, Santal, Sinéad Stubbins


The Sound of Subways Around the World: A Global Collection of Subway Door Closing Announcements, Beeps & Chimes

The next L train is now arriving on the Manhattan bound track. Please stand away from the platform edge.  Thus begins Brooklyn saxophone-percussion trio Moon Hooch’s “Number 9.” Anyone who’s taken the train into the city from Bushwick or Williamsburg two or three times, you should be able to chant along with no trouble. “Mind the gap!” is a sentimental favorite of both native Londoners and first time visitors navigating The Tube with freshly purchased Oyster Cards. Residents of Montreal ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Technology, London, College, Life, Berlin, New York City, Brooklyn, Manhattan, The New York Times, North America, Montreal, London Underground, Bushwick, Metro


‘It became a compulsion’: how fertility forums took over my life

After years trying for a child without success, I sought solace in online message boards. Before long, I was spending hours a day poring over intimate posts, sharing everything with total strangers. Would it help?Leanne was having her fringe cut when she was offered fertility drugs. It was leftover stock from her hairdresser’s treatment and she was giving it to Leanne for free on condition that she dispose of the packaging, as it was labelled with the hairdresser’s name and address. Leanne accep...
Tags: Health, Family, Technology, Internet, Pregnancy, Life and style, Society, Health & wellbeing, NHS, Parents and parenting, Ivf, Fertility problems, Leanne


Home inspector fatally shot during tour amid family real estate dispute

The shooting, which left Michael Alderson dead and 3 others injured, occurred during a property viewing after siblings fought over whether to sell their deceased father's home.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Abc News, Huntington Beach Police Department, News Brief, Julian Harvey, Don Pruette, Michael Alderson



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