Technology

Pinterest whistleblower Ifeoma Ozoma has a new way for tech workers to speak out

When Ifeoma Ozoma came forward with allegations of discrimination and racism at Pinterest, she was prepared. She had a list of reporters on deck to share her story. She’d already hired a lawyer. Then she started hearing from other tech workers who also wanted to speak out. “The general lack of awareness around options and […]

News

African caracal on the loose after escape from Michigan home

Police and animal control officers in Michigan are hunting for an exotic African cat that escaped from a local property. The Royal Oak Police Department said a woman who owns four African caracal cats told officers two of the felines escaped through a gate that was left open on her property. One of the caracals […]

Sport

What’s next for Stephon Gilmore?

Cornerback Stephon Gilmore, the NFL’s 2019 defensive player of the year, will be available to sign with anyone the moment that termination becomes effective at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday. (In theory, he could be traded before then.) So what happens next? To the extent he has a real injury, his health could complicate his […]

Lifestyle

Study: Youths who use insulin pumps less at risk for diabetic retinopathy

In one of the largest and most racially diverse studies to date of American children and adolescents with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin have identified the clinical and demographic factors associated with pediatric diabetic retinopathy. The disorder, a leading cause […]

Business

Tesla faces investor test after big jury award over racism

A contract worker has won a $137 million jury award over workplace racism against Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), raising pressure on the electric vehicle maker whose shareholders will vote on Thursday on a proposal to review how it addresses similar complaints for full-time employees. The nonbinding shareholder resolution asks Tesla’s board to study the impact of […]

Technology

Uber wants to make airport trips less messy

Uber is rolling out several new features designed to improve the most dreaded trip imaginable: the airport trip. In select cities, customers can book a ride to the airport 30 days in advance and even send their flight information to their driver so they can track its progress in real-time. The company is also deploying […]

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Low car tire leads Michigan man to $500,000 lottery jackpot

A Michigan man found having low air in one of his tires and being short on change to be a lucky sequence of events when it led to his winning a $500,000 lottery jackpot. The 48-year-old Genesee County man told Michigan Lottery officials he stopped at the Speedway gas station in Grand Blanc to put […]