Month: November 2022

Business

Sam Bankman-Fried blames ‘huge management mistakes’ for FTX collapse

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, made his first public appearance on Wednesday since his business empire imploded earlier this month, insisting he “never attempted to commit fraud” and repeatedly saying he knew not the scope of what was going on in its crypto trades. In a live interview at the New […]

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Health

Senate to finally vote on territorial rights in night session

A ban on the Northern Territory and ACT legislating on euthanasia is expected to be lifted Thursday. The legislation would repeal a 25-year-old law that prohibited the NT and ACT governments from voting on whether to allow voluntary euthanasia in their jurisdictions. Parliament last voted to repeal the law in 2018, but fell by two […]

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Gadgets & technology

Euronews Debates | Profit vs. public good: how can innovation benefit everyone?

The tech sector faces a sharper scrutiny after a former Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower accused the company of knowingly putting profits ahead of public safety and provided thousands of internal documents to back the claims. As calls for more regulation grow louder, citizens, policymakers and innovators are asking themselves: How can we ensure that technology serves the […]

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Overseas

The Metallica Foundation awards scholarships to local students

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) – A heavy metal band is working to bring high-paying jobs to the St. Louis area. A foundation set up by the band Metallica awards scholarships to students at East Central College in Union, Missouri. Justin Medlock is in the college welding program. “Welding was just a creative process that I really […]

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Life & style

10 stress-free festive baking hacks

The festive season is fast approaching and with December knocking on the door it may not be a winter Christmas with the traditional baked goods known in the north, but festive baking tricks in South Africa apply as well. Even for beginner bakers who want to make festive baked goods and treats, these festive baking […]

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Business

Snowflake (SNOW) earnings Q3 2023

The New York Stock Exchange is called Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW) on Tue December 21, 2021 to herald the first day of winter. To mark the occasion, Snowflake the bear will ring The Opening Bell® with Chris Taylor, Vice President, NYSE Listings and Services. SNEEZE Cloud data platform provider shares snowflake Slumped more than 13% in extended […]

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Gadgets & technology

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried claims he did not commit fraud

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried struck a contrite tone, saying he “didn’t do a good job” of meeting his responsibilities to regulators, customers and investors in a highly anticipated conversation with CNBC’s Andrew Ross Sorkin at the Dealbook Summit. “I’ve never tried to cheat on anyone,” Bankman-Fried said. “I saw it as a thriving business […]

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Life & style

How an Art Basel sculpture brought two LA artists together

Karla Catherine Canseco (Star Montana / For the Times) This story is part of Corpo RanfLA: Terra Cruiser, a special collaboration between Rafa Esparza, Image Magazine and Commonwealth and Council. See how the whole project came about here. I grew up in the San Fernando Valley. I am the first generation; My parents are both […]

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Business

Mitsubishi Materials paid $18 million to WWII Chinese workers

Mitsubishi Materials Corp has paid 1,290 Chinese victims and their survivors 129 million yuan ($18 million) in forced labor compensation during World War II, China’s official Xinhua News Agency and other media reported. The 1,290 make up about a third of the 3,765 total victims to whom Mitsubishi Materials has offered reparations under a landmark […]

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Overseas

November 28, 2022 Russia-Ukraine News

The Ukrainian military’s Grad multiple rocket launcher fires rockets at Russian positions on the front line near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine on November 24. (LIBKOS/AP) Intense fighting continues around the town of Bakhmut in the eastern Donetsk region, according to Russian and Ukrainian reports. The city has become a key target for Russian forces, which […]

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