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Dogs welcome at White Sands park

Stepping out of your vehicle onto fine gypsum crystals is the closest thing to walking on the moon that most of us will ever experience. At White Sands National Monument, dunes of white sand ripple across a vast expanse of open desert, ceasing only at the feet of the towering Sierra Blanca mountains. This 224-square-mile protected area of rolling gypsum dunes in southern New Mexico is the truest embodiment of the state’s catchphrase as the “Land of Enchantment.” But any dog owner knows that p...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Bali, Boston, US, United States, New Mexico, San Antonio, Maui, All, Albuquerque, Billy, El Paso, Walker, LAS CRUCES, El Paso Texas

You can pay someone to take a walk with you in Los Angeles now

You've heard of those dog-walking apps like Wag, where you can summon someone to go walk your dog? Now there's a thing like that but for humans in Los Angeles, California. Meet Chuck McCarthy, the People Walker. They're on Facebook, if you'd like to take a walk and don't wanna be lonely. “The affable art school graduate with a bushy beard and merry eyes mostly used to work on a laptop in a Hollywood coffee shop, trying to make ends meet by creating web GIFs and landing the occasional acting...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Post, Hollywood, News, Weird, Los Angeles, Walking, Los Angeles Times, Mccarthy, Walker, Los Angeles California, Palo Alto California, Take A Walk, Chuck McCarthy, Nita Lelyveld

To Build App Stores for Bankers, a Startup Taps Wells Fargo Cash

It was around 2011, Walker recalled in an interview, and across trading desks young analysts were used to phones that turned emails into calendar entries, or connected restaurant reviews to maps. Wall Street needed similar interoperability for running its businesses. Walker, who left Goldman in 2016, is now a board member at OpenFin, a startup that on Thursday announced its largest fundraising round yet.
Tags: Science, Goldman, Walker, OpenFin

Nebraska adds former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker is transferring to Nebraska. Nebraska announced Wednesday it has added Walker to its roster. Nebraska officials said Walker would sit out the 2019-20 season before playing for the Cornhuskers. Walker has two seasons of eligibility remaining. Walker entered the NCAA transfer portal after averaging 0.8 points, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Tennessee, Ncaa, Nebraska, Lincoln, Walker, Derrick Walker, Nebraska Nebraska, Cornhuskers Walker

Here's the follow-up email Google sent to employees after last week's warning about leaks sent a jolt across the company (GOOG, GOOGL)

After an internal email meant to resurface Google's data sharing policies sparked concerns from employees last week, an update was sent via the company's daily newsletter on Tuesday to clarify the the tech giant's position.  The update — which was formatted as a Q&A with Google's Chief Legal Officer, Kent Walker — reiterated the reason data access controls and tried putting to rest fears that collaboration across teams would be harmed.  But two current employees who spoke to Business Insider s...
Tags: Google, London, Trends, Kent, Googlers, Signal, Business Insider, Walker, Kent Walker

Google is threatening to fire employees in a crackdown on leaks about 'need to know' projects (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google executives are clamping down on what information can and cannot be shared amongst internal teams, amid a wave of employee activism that has caused the tech giant to sideline numerous projects.  In an internal email sent to employees last week and obtained by Business Insider, Google's Chief Legal Officer Kent Walker re-enforced the company's restrictions for sharing "need-to-know" information.  Two current employees who spoke to Business Insider said Walker's email appeared update Googl...
Tags: Google, China, US, Trends, Pentagon, Signal, Business Insider, Moma, Walker, Meredith Whittaker, Kent Walker, Business Insider Google, Claire Stapleton, Buganizer

Google Exec's Internal Email On Data Leak Policy Rattles Employees

With employees organizing sit-ins over retaliation and continuing to agitate for change, Google is locking down internal communications. From a report: Google's top legal executive Kent Walker sent an all-staff email on Thursday informing employees that accessing documents classified as "need to know" without permission could result in termination, sources inside the company tell BuzzFeed News. After BuzzFeed News contacted Google about the email, Walker sent an update on Tuesday in the company'...
Tags: Google, Tech, BuzzFeed News, Walker, Kent Walker, BuzzFeed News After BuzzFeed News

Judge requires ballots in Spanish in more Florida counties

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge says 32 more Florida counties must provide election materials and ballots in Spanish. An order Friday from U.S. District Judge Mark Walker expanded a temporary injunction that he granted ahead of last fall’s elections. Under Walker’s latest order, election supervisors in the 32 counties must provide ballots in […]
Tags: Florida, News, Ap, Nation, Orlando Fla, Walker, Mark Walker

Rob Walker’s Exercises for Noticing New Things

Rob Walker’s new book The Art of Noticing is out now. The book is structured as a series of 131 exercises, and in an interview conducted by the book’s publisher, Walker explains a few of them. KPG: If you were going to a new city or destination, which exercises would you recommend trying as a way to better explore a new place? RW: One would be Get There The Hard way. At least once during your trip, go to some destination without taking directions from your phone. Plan out a route in advance—y...
Tags: Yelp, Walker, Tim Carmody, Rob Walker

Travel: Nosara, Costa Rica, offers quick getaway to surf, eat, sleep, repeat

Nosara, Costa Rica, has become a popular surf destination for those seeking stellar waves, or learning to surf for the first time. A surfer with Corky Carroll Surf School, one of the original surf schools in the area started in 1998, stands up on a wave while bigger surf breaks on the outside. (Photo courtesy of Pat Robles/Corky Carroll Surf School) Nosara, Costa Rica, has become a popular surf destination for those seeking stellar waves, or learning to surf for the first time. A surfer gets ...
Tags: Travel, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Jose, Costa Rica, Beaches, Carroll, Samara, Don, Huntington Beach, Colin, Monica, Walker

Titans agree to terms with 2 draft picks before rookie camp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with outside linebacker D’Andre Walker and linebacker David Long, the first of their six draft picks to get contracts. The Titans also announced Thursday they have agreed to terms with 12 undrafted free agents a day before starting a three-day rookie minicamp. Walker was […]
Tags: News, Sports, Nashville, Tennessee Titans, David Long, Walker, Tenn AP, Titans, Andre Walker

Ghost Recon Breakpoint Official Announce Trailer & Gameplay Revealed

Ghost Recon Breakpoint official announce trailer & gameplay revealed During their world premiere livestream, Ubisoft revealed Ghost Recon Breakpoint as the new title in the Tom Clancy game franchise. The video game will push players to survive any way they can in a diverse and dangerous world when the title launches on October 4 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Check out the official announce trailer and gameplay walkthrough below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone =...
Tags: Video, Games, Movies, US, Ubisoft, Pacific Ocean, Nomad, Tom Clancy, Bivouac, Walker, Jon Bernthal, ComingSoon, Video Game News, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Auroa, Jace Skell

Bruins vs Hurricanes Conference Final: McAvoy, Goalies, Rivalry & Dougie

BOSTON — The verdict is in on Boston Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy: Good player, but not much of an attorney. Speaking on the eve of Boston’s Eastern Conference final opener against the Carolina Hurricanes, McAvoy said Wednesday he made his case to the NHL’s player safety authorities but couldn’t talk them out of the one-game suspension that will keep him out of Game 1 on Thursday night. Related: McAvoy Suspended for Game 1 of Eastern Conference Final “I think that we put forth a pre...
Tags: Washington, Boston, Sport, Scott Walker, Hockey, NHL, Columbus, Calgary, Hamilton, Boston Bruins, Eastern Conference, Bruins, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Raleigh North Carolina, Walker

28 Portraits of This Year’s Tony Nominees

Why they act. What they’ve learned. And what they’ll remember.
Tags: News, Pope, Theater, Bob, Driver, Sykes, Eva, Sarah, Mitchell, Gray, Rosemary, Amber, Andy, Wilson, Block, Page

Manchester City fans love how Raheem Sterling and Kyle Walker trolled each other after Leicester

Manchester City secured a massive three points over Leicester City on Monday to place one hand on the Premier League title. Vincent Kompany’s stunning strike stole the show at the Etihad and proved to be the only goal of the game. After the match, Raheem Sterling and Kyle Walker were able to see the funny side of their attempts to break the deadlock. Sterling and Walker troll each other after Leicester Both Sterling and Walker have proven themselves to be a very entertaining pair on Twitter by...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Manchester City, Vincent Kompany, Newcastle United, Raheem Sterling, Brighton, Pep Guardiola, Brendan Rodgers, Leicester, Sergio Aguero, Sterling, Kyle Walker, Leicester City, Man City

Meketa expands employee ownership team

Meketa, an investment consulting and advisory firm, has expanded its employee ownership team to 13 new shareholders. Among them are Lisa Bacon, Sarah Bernstein, Colin Bebee, Gustavo Bikkesbakker, Brandon Colón, Aaron Lally and Ryan Lobdell. PRESS RELEASE BOSTON, May 6, 2019 – Meketa Investment Group (Meketa), a global investment consulting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce it has expanded its employee ownership to include 13 new shareholders. Lisa Bacon, Sarah Bernstein, Colin Bebee, Gus...
Tags: Boston, Trends, People, Computer Information Systems, Miami, College Savings, Berkeley, University Of California, Latin America, White, Arizona State University, Bernstein, Boston University, Boston College, Walker, Duke University

Oracle Exec Mocks Google Arguments About Java's APIs

"Whether it is consumers' data or competitors' code, Google's view seems to be the same: What's mine is mine, and what's yours is mine," argues Oracle executive vice president Kenneth Glueck. Google had urged America's Supreme Court to rule in their ongoing legal case about access to Java's APIs, a case which Google says hinges on "whether developers should be able to create new applications using standard ways of accessing common functions. Those functions are the building blocks of computer ...
Tags: Google, Supreme Court, Microsoft, White House, Tech, Oracle, Reuters, Walker, Google Android, Kent Walker, America s Supreme Court, Kenneth Glueck

Ask the authors: “Plain words, easily understood”

The following is a series of questions prompted by the publication of Lee C. Bollinger and Geoffrey R. Stone’s “The Free Speech Century” (Oxford University Press, 2019). As Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes famously suggested in 1919 in Schenck v. United States, the Supreme Court’s first attempt to interpret the First Amendment’s free speech clause, the “most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic.” But what does free s...
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Bayhorse Appoints Mining Engineer James Walker, B.Eng, MSC.CEng as Director

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - May 2, 2019) - Bayhorse Silver Inc. (TSXV: BHS) (the "Company" or "Bayhorse") is pleased to announce the appointment of, and welcomes, James Walker, B.Eng, MSc CEng., to the Board of Directors of the Company.Mr. Walker has substantial experience with public companies as the CEO and Director of Lithium Energy Products, a TSX Venture Exchange listed company.Mr. Walker brings to Bayhorse over thirteen years of engineering and project management ...
Tags: Science, Walker, TSX Venture Exchange, Board of Directors of the Company, James Walker, Vancouver British Columbia Newsfile Corp, James Walker B Eng MSC CEng, Bayhorse Silver Inc, Lithium Energy Products, Bayhorse

A lawyer who reps cruise-ship workers reveals the most shocking thing they've told him about their job

On some cruise ships, managers will order crew members to hide improperly stored food or dirty equipment in their cabins to make sure they aren't found by health inspectors, according to Jim Walker, a lawyer who specializes in cases involving cruise-line employees and passengers. A ship operated by the luxury cruise line Silversea was caught hiding food, dishes, and utensils in 2013, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a surprise inspection after receiving a tip fro...
Tags: Facebook, Cdc, Singapore, Trends, Cnn, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Silversea, Changi Airport, Walker, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Jim Walker

United States: VanWinkle v. Walker: Did The Members Intend To Waive Limited Liability? - Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC

In VanWinkle v. Walker, a decision rendered last August, the Kentucky Court of Appeals affirmed a determination that, consequent to the wording of a particular operating agreement,
Tags: News, United States, Walker, Kentucky Court of Appeals, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, VanWinkle

Wisconsin Supreme Court restores 82 Walker appointees

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday restored 82 appointees of then-Gov. Scott Walker who were confirmed during a lame duck legislative session, handing a victory to Republicans and defeat to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The 4-3 order affects 15 of the appointees who Evers had not reappointed after a lower […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Scott Walker, Walker, Wisconsin Supreme Court, Madison Wis, Evers

Sephora Favorites Power of the Petal Set Because Your Skin Needs a Little TLC After that Cold Winterfell Battle

Get our your Rouge discount and enjoy 20% (use promo code HEYROUGE) off this new Sephora Favorites Power of the Petal Spring 2019 Set! This eight piece skincare set contains deluxe samples of skincare powered by plants, fruits, and flowers. And hey, there’s SPOILERS ahead for Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 3 ahead. Here’s what you get: Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil 0.135 oz Caudalie Caudalie Premier Cru Eye Cream 0.16 oz Farmacy Beauty Honeymoon Glow AHA Resurfacing Night Cr...
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Second Circuit Judges Brawl Over the Meaning of “Volition” in Copyright Cases–BWP v. Polyvore

This is an appeal of a summary judgment ruling in favor of Polyvore, an image clipping and sharing site, also known as a “mood board” app. (The site itself was acquired and, as the court notes, is now shut down.) BWP asserted direct and secondary infringement claims. BWP conducted minimal discovery. As the court notes, it took no depositions. In response to Polyvore’s motion for summary judgment, BWP made several arguments regarding Polyvore’s extent of copying images, and steps taken in the pr...
Tags: Google, Hollywood, Supreme Court, Law, Copyright, Dmca, Cablevision, Zillow, Independent Contractors, Polyvore, Ffs, Newman, Eric, Walker, Ninth Circuit, Second Circuit

Best things to do in Breckenridge

It’s hard not to love Breckenridge. Ask anyone who’s been, and they’ll probably rattle off a list of reasons they seriously considered staying after their last visit. An old mining town, Breckenridge never quite lost its frontier spirit. It’s not splashy like Aspen or Vail, but it has 187 enviable ski trails to keep devotees entertained and a Victorian-studded downtown to keep them every bit as charmed. It even hosts the tallest chairlift in North America, the Imperial Express Superchair, whi...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, Spain, Iowa, New Zealand, North America, Vail, Denver, Summit County, Continental, Aspen, Gore, All, Durango, Arkansas River, Guster

After watching over 100 TED talks, these insights have stuck with me the most

I attended the TED conference in Vancouver, Canada, where attendees pay $10,000 to learn the next big ideas.  The theme this year, "Bigger Than Us," encouraged speakers to present solutions to the world's greatest challenges. After watching more than 100 talks, I've landed on 13 key insights that we'll be mulling over for years to come. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. While attending the TED conference in Vancouver, Canada, I resolved not to skip a single talk for fe...
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SoundExchange Adds RIAA, UMG, Sony Execs To Board

SoundExchange has added there music industry executives and an leading entertainment attorney to its board of directors. The digital performing rights organization just announced a record $953 million royalty distribution in 2018, and its entrance into the publishing space through the acquisition of the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA).   Joining the SoundExchange board are Mitch Glazier, the Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), ...
Tags: Music, Digital, Mitch, Soriano, Bruce Houghton, Mike, Jeff, Walker, SoundExchange, Glazier, Recording Industry Association of America RIAA, Mitch Glazier, McMullan, Michael Huppe, SoundExchange Board, Alasdair

Kinder Downfall: Walker dies after 50ft cliff fall

The woman's body was found at the bottom of Kinder Downfall in Derbyshire after she fell 50ft (15m).
Tags: UK, News, Derbyshire, Kinder Downfall, Walker

Walker: Man Utd fans keep telling me they want City to win the league!

Kyle Walker says that Manchester United supporters have made a habit of approaching him and expressing their preference for Manchester City over Liverpool in this year's title race. City are in a tight race with the Reds heading into the season's final weeks with Liverpool currently maintaining a two-point lead with one extra match played. That makes Wednesday's clash between rivals Manchester City and Manchester United all the more vital, as the Red Devils represent the toughest ...
Tags: News, Premier League, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Kyle Walker, Reds, Red Devils, Walker