RBB director Patricia Schlesinger submits resignation

Patricia Schlesinger has announced her departure from the RBB directorship. In a letter that is available to WELT, Schlesinger tells the broadcaster’s broadcasting board that she is giving up her employment. At the same time, she criticizes “personal allegations and defamation”. RBB director Patricia Schlesinger has submitted her resignation. This emerges from a letter that is available to … Read more

Leahy hails passage of Inflation Reduction Act

Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), President Pro Tempore, On Passage Of The Inflation Reduction Act “The Senate’s historic vote today represents a stark choice between two divergent views. The first, that we must do all we can to help American families, our seniors, and our economy.  The second, that we should ignore the soaring … Read more

YouTube testing ‘pinch to zoom’ feature with Premium users

YouTube’s upcoming feature called pinch to zoom in testing with premium users YouTube often lets its Premium subscribers test brand new features that are not ready for a wider release. The new experimental feature from the streaming platform is the “pinch to zoom” gesture for videos. Interestingly, it works in both portrait and landscape modes. The … Read more

KB5015882:Windows 11 Build 22000.829

Microsoft has released Windows 11 Build 22000.829 (KB5015882) to Insiders in the Release Preview Channel on Windows 11 on July 14.2022 for Windows Insiders. This update includes the following improvements: provided the ability for user to consent to receive urgent notifications when focus assist is on. option for eligible devices to update to a newer Windows 11 … Read more

Chrome’s FLEDGE API testing to start soon on AdSense

AdSense will begin initial testing for FLEDGE API integration without rendering any ads, on a small percentage of traffic on or after August 28, 2022. There is no publisher revenue or performance impact expected and no change on how publisher controls apply for now. We’ll be sharing more information before AdSense starts rendering ads via FLEDGE. If … Read more

The Next Big Thing in St. Louis Man Shoots And Kills Robbery Suspect While Stopping At Gas Station For Bathroom Break

St. Louis police say the customer got a handgun from his car, then went back and confronted the suspect St. Charles, Missouri, early on Saturday morning, a 26-year-old man was allegedly on a “violent crime spree” targeting several gas stations when a customer using the restroom at a third station shot and killed him. Police … Read more

South Korea successfully launches its first satellites into space

  South Korea’s aspirations for space have increased with the successful placement of its first satellites into orbit. The Nuri, or Korean Satellite Launch Vehicle II, was launched for the second time from Goheung, which is located about 500 kilometres (310 miles) south of Seoul. In October 2021, an earlier attempt to launch a fake … Read more

Colombia: Former guerrilla leader elected president

  Gustavo Petro, a former guerrilla commander, has been chosen to lead Colombia. Petro won 50.49 percent of the vote, according to early presidential election results. Businessman and rival Rodolfo Hernandez, a conservative, received 47.26 percent of the vote. The first left-leaning president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro also served as mayor of the nation’s capital, … Read more

Sony begins withdrawing physical PS renewal cards worldwidePlus

Sony begins withdrawing physical PS renewal cards worldwidePlus Apparently, the company plans to sell them digitally only through the PS Store.   The fact that retail stores and online sites stopped selling PS Plus cards was first noticed by the authors of the Polish site XGP . Western publications, including VGC , also wrote about it later . Top-up cards … Read more

Amazon announces Doug Herrington as CEO of Worldwide Amazon Stores

  CEO Andy Jassy announced Tuesday that longtime Amazon executive Doug Herrington will take over as the new CEO of Worldwide Amazon Stores.   CEO Andy Jassy announced Tuesday that longtime Amazon executive Doug Herrington will take over as the new CEO of Worldwide Amazon Stores. The news comes after Amazon’s announcement earlier this month … Read more

Is gas independence from Russia impossible?

  Germany wants to become independent of Russian gas as quickly as possible. But many on the Internet believe that this is not possible – because German companies have committed themselves to purchase minimum quantities in long-term contracts. Until the start of the Russian war against Ukraine, Germany drew much of its energy from Russia … Read more

Compromise on plastics ban comes under fire in California Legislature. A ballot fight is likely

  After efforts to craft compromise legislation came under fire this week from groups supporting the ballot measure, it appears increasingly likely that Californians will get a chance to vote on a single-use plastics ban in November. Legislators, led by state Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), filed a bill on Thursday in the hopes of … Read more