Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down for users across the world

Associated Press Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms were down in parts of the world on Monday. The company said it was “aware that some people are having trouble accessing Facebook app” and it was working on restoring access. The company did not say what might be causing the outage, which began about 8:45… Continue reading Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp down for users across the world

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Countering COVID misinformation: ‘Stop looking at Facebook’

By Heather Hollingsworth | Associated Press The COVID-19 patient’s health was deteriorating quickly at a Michigan hospital, but he was having none of the doctor’s diagnosis. Despite dangerously low oxygen levels, the unvaccinated man didn’t think he was that sick and got so irate over a hospital policy forbidding his wife from being at his… Continue reading Countering COVID misinformation: ‘Stop looking at Facebook’

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Photos: Ex-San Jose Sharks star Joe Thornton trims price of Los Gatos mansion

Former San Jose Sharks star Joe Thornton has reduced the price of his Los Gatos mansion to $9.199 million. It was previously listed for $9.5 million. After playing with the Sharks for 15 seasons, Thornton played with the Toronto Maple Leafs this past last season; he currently plays for the Florida Panthers. Former San Jose… Continue reading Photos: Ex-San Jose Sharks star Joe Thornton trims price of Los Gatos mansion

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San Jose State: Professor smiling with Native American skull ignites fiery debate

SAN JOSE — In the photo, San Jose State anthropology professor Elizabeth Weiss stands in the curation room lined with stacks of white storage boxes and holds an ancient Native American skull. She’s smiling. “So happy to be back with some old friends @SJSU,” Weiss wrote in a Twitter post with the picture. She said… Continue reading San Jose State: Professor smiling with Native American skull ignites fiery debate

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Pandora Papers: Files detail money hidden by global elite

Reuters WASHINGTON – The Czech prime minister, the king of Jordan and the chairman of India’s biggest conglomerate were among global figures denying wrongdoing on Monday after the leak of what major news outlets called a secret trove of documents about offshore finance. India said it would investigate cases linked to the data dump, known… Continue reading Pandora Papers: Files detail money hidden by global elite

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ECB supervisor: Economic recovery gives banks space to handle capital reforms

The EU’s economic rebound from the pandemic is the right time to take a short-term squeeze from the final Basel III reforms, according to European Central Bank supervisor Edouard Fernandez-Bollo. The European Commission will unveil its plans to bring in the global capital reforms at the end of October. Europe’s banks have been lobbying to… Continue reading ECB supervisor: Economic recovery gives banks space to handle capital reforms

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Meet the European leaders named in the Pandora Papers

A number of prominent European politicians are among those named in the so-called Pandora Papers, a massive leak of documents that reveals how the rich and powerful use offshore companies to hide their wealth. People sometimes use offshore companies in purchases for legitimate reasons of security or privacy. It is not illegal to do so.… Continue reading Meet the European leaders named in the Pandora Papers

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As Many As Half A Million Shipping Containers Could Be Waiting Off Ports Of LA, Long Beach

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Cargo ships continue to arrive off the coast of Southern California, and the shipping bottleneck may be why product prices are going up, even though shelves remain empty. (credit: CBS) Officials say there could be as many as half a million shipping containers on cargo ships off the ports of LA… Continue reading As Many As Half A Million Shipping Containers Could Be Waiting Off Ports Of LA, Long Beach

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