Go-Jek officially announces Southeast Asia expansion to fill void left by Uber's exit

Go-Jek officially announces Southeast Asia expansion to fill void left by Uber's exit

There’s good news for consumers in Southeast Asia who are feeling the void after Uber left the region. That’s because Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based ride-hailing company backed by Google, Tencent and others, has officially announced plans to move into four new markets. Go-Jek said today it will move into Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines initially […]

Fujifilm announces new X-T100 mirrorless camera for $599

Fujifilm announces new X-T100 mirrorless camera for $599

Fujifilm has announced the X-T100, the first model in a new line in the company’s excellent but increasingly overwrought X series of mirrorless cameras. This one is a relatively low-priced camera that blends Fujifilm’s aesthetic with more conventional, mainstream design. The form factor is generally SLR-like, and the rear controls are nearly identical to the […]

Palestinian President's office: 'Deal of the Century' will fail

Palestinian President's office: 'Deal of the Century' will fail

The Palestinian president’s office said that the US peace plan, known as the “Deal of the Century,” will fail if the US administration continues its current policy, which does not recognise the right of the Palestinian people to establish their state. Palestinian Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh told official Palestinian WAFA News Agency: “Any US […]

CMEEC board OKs new travel policy, delays vote on updated ethics policy

CMEEC board OKs new travel policy, delays vote on updated ethics policy

Norwich — The Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative on Wednesday approved a new travel policy, while delaying action on a proposed new ethics policy to clarify some language. The CMEEC board of directors voted unanimously to approve the travel policy, the first written policy governing travel by the cooperative’s staff and board members. Previously, the cooperative […]

Instapaper is temporarily shutting off access for European users due to GDPR

Instapaper is temporarily shutting off access for European users due to GDPR

Popular read-it-later app Instapaper informed all European users today that its service would be temporarily unavailable starting Thursday, May 24th while it continues to make changes to ensure it’s compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. The privacy rule, which sets new restrictions on how companies operating in the EU manage and share […]

UW Medical Center patient diagnosed with Legionnaires disease while receiving treatment

UW Medical Center patient diagnosed with Legionnaires disease while receiving treatment

Last year, at least two patients — including a woman who died — contracted the severe type of pneumonia that spreads through contaminated water at the hospital. By Seattle Times staff reporter Legionnaires’ disease has sickened a patient on a cancer unit within the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), less than a year after the death of a […]

Why the UK won't give Putin pal Roman Abramovich a new visa

Why the UK won't give Putin pal Roman Abramovich a new visa

The British government has been delaying Roman Abramovich’s new visa in order to force the Russian oligarch to sell his Chelsea Football Club, sources say. Abramovich, a pal of Vladimir Putin, hasn’t been allowed in the UK since his visa expired in April, and couldn’t attend Saturday’s FA Cup final in London, where Chelsea ended […]

ACLU alleges that immigrant minors were mistreated in custody during Obama years

ACLU alleges that immigrant minors were mistreated in custody during Obama years

Unaccompanied minors who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border during a historic wave of migration earlier this decade were repeatedly beaten, sexually abused, and deprived of food and medical care by federal border agents, according to an American Civil Liberties Union report released Wednesday. About 30,000 pages of documents obtained by the ACLU through an open-records lawsuit […]

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