Jury selection is scheduled to begin on Monday in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer charged in connection with Mr. Floyd’s death. Source: New York Times Continue reading First Challenge in George Floyd Murder Trial: Finding an Impartial Jury
Two top editors at the channel’s new prime-time newscast resigned amid staff complaints of a right-wing tilt and concern over the involvement of the former Fox News chief Bill Shine. Source: New York Times Continue reading Journalists Rebel at NewsNation, a Newcomer in Cable News
Four people were injured, including one seriously, in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 9 in Caledon. Source: CP24 Continue reading Four people injured, one seriously, in single-vehicle crash on Highway 9 in Caledon
As Toronto enters the grey-lockdown zone of the province’s reopening framework on Monday and retail stores prepare to reopen for the first time in months, some businesses, including restaurants, will continue to have their doors closed. It has prompted one Toronto owner to write an open letter to the province, asking Premier Doug Ford to allow restaurants and bars in the city to reopen for outdoor and indoor dining. Source: CP24 Continue reading Toronto restaurant makes push for red zone to have 'a fighting chance'
Her new husband, Dan Jewett, is a high school science teacher. He has pledged to work with her in giving away much of her billions. Source: New York Times Continue reading MacKenzie Scott, a Philanthropist and Ex-Wife of Jeff Bezos, Remarries
The proliferation of cyberattacks by rivals is presenting a challenge to the Biden administration as it seeks to deter intrusions on government and corporate systems. Source: New York Times Continue reading Preparing for Cyberstrike on Russia, U.S. Confronts Hacking by China
Just finished a Twitter Spaces session. It is an engaging platform, somewhat clunky in feature set but easily a tie overall with Clubhouse. I don’t see this as a horse race, however, more as cooperating teams fleshing out a platform where both will be major players. Like notifications in iOS and Android, the feature set is a push and pull motion where Android delivers deep functionality and Apple alternately pulls ahead and consolidates gains. Though the details can vary, the combined energy of effectively 100 percent of the consumer base mandates best practices and opportunities for innovation. Something similar is … Continue reading Gillmor Gang: Win Win
A jury questionnaire shows what each side may be looking for as jury selection begins next week. Our reporters analyzed some of the questions. Source: New York Times Continue reading What Are the Questions for Potential Jurors in the Derek Chauvin Trial?
Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images I had the end of WandaVision spoiled before I watched it because I basically work on the internet and couldn’t quite avoid it, so I won’t do the same to you, dear reader. Let’s just say … Continue reading New trailers: Without Remorse, Thunder Force, and a new teaser for The Falcon and The Winter Soldier
Chalk this up to inevitability. The iMac Pro is soon to be no more. First noted by 9to5Mac, TechCrunch has since confirmed with Apple that the company will stop selling the all-in-one once the current stock is depleted. One configuration of the desktop is still available through Apple’s site, listed as “While Supplies Last” and priced at $5,000. Some other versions can also still be found from third-party retailers, as well, if you’re so inclined. The space gray version of the popular system was initially introduced in 2017, ahead of the company’s long-awaited revamp of the Mac Pro. Matthew called … Continue reading The iMac Pro is being discontinued