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Concerns over plans to convert terraced house into three-storey bedsit accommodation

More than 42 comments have been lodged with the council in respect of the plans, and residents have taken to social media to air their views. Concerns have been raised over plans to convert a small terraced house into a much bigger ‘house in multiple occupation’.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  31min 0
Concerns over plans to convert terraced house into three-storey bedsit accommodation

Man carrying homemade bombs shot dead by Chinese police following 16-hour standoff

A suspected thief was shot dead by police at his home in southwestern China on Wednesday after he repeatedly threatened to detonate explosives during a 16-hour standoff. Holding what appeared to be a remote control, the suspect brought out four devices he claimed were explosives and threatened to set them off.

msn.com ,  45min 0
Man carrying homemade bombs shot dead by Chinese police following 16-hour standoff

Decision on Mullion Art Gallery houses planning application Cornwall

A bid to turn a former art gallery into three houses was brushed aside when it came before councillors this week. Applicant Mr Thornton had wanted to knock down the former Mullion Gallery in Nansmellyon Road, Mullion and in its place build two semi-detached houses and a detached house on the same piece of land, which has in the past also been the site of a petrol station.

falmouthpacket.co.uk ,  2h 0
Decision on Mullion Art Gallery houses planning application Cornwall

Reliance AGM: Silicon Valley gave Mukesh Ambani billions, but things aren't all going to plan

Ambani plans to use Facebook's messaging service, WhatsApp, to connect millions of small businesses in India to his e-commerce initiative, JioMart. The partnership with Google, meanwhile, aims to jointly develop an affordable 5G smartphone. Reliance, whose major businesses include energy and retail in addition to technology, is expected to provide an update on those initiatives at its annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, along with an ambitious plan to build out India's 5G network.

msn.com ,  3h 0
Reliance AGM: Silicon Valley gave Mukesh Ambani billions, but things aren't all going to plan

Google’s ‘security’ changes will break old Drive, YouTube links across the internet

Old ‘unlisted’ videos are about to turn private, unless you opt-out. Soon, public links to an untold number of items stored on Google Drive and YouTube will stop working. In the name of enhanced security, Google is changing the way it handles link sharing on both services, and while active users may be able to opt out of the switch, files and videos abandoned on unused or inactive accounts may simply slip out of view forever.

news.google.com ,  4h 0
Google’s ‘security’ changes will break old Drive, YouTube links across the internet

Brazilian Senate to hear Google, Facebook, Twitter in pandemic probe

BRASÍLIA/SÃO PAULO, June 23 (Reuters) - A Brazilian Senate committee on Wednesday formally approved a request to call representatives of Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify in an ongoing probe into the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Senators want to look into what role the companies had in helping to spread potentially dangerous misinformation during the pandemic.

dailymail.co.uk ,  7h 0
Brazilian Senate to hear Google, Facebook, Twitter in pandemic probe

Google launches Play Media Experience Program for Android

At I/O 2021, Google made a big push for building apps across all the form factors Android is available on. The company is now massively encouraging adoption with the global launch of the Play Media Experience Program to get more apps on Wear OS, Android/Google TV, Auto, and tablets/foldables.

news.google.com ,  9h 0
Google launches Play Media Experience Program for Android

A bunch of Google Drive links are about to be broken

A lot of publicly accessible Google Drive links will no longer be accessible later this year unless their owners opt out of new security enhancements. These enhancements are being brought to Google Drive on September 23rd, 2021, the company announced in a blog post today. Once this change goes live, Google says that users will need a “resource key” to access a publicly shared link.

news.google.com ,  9h 0
A bunch of Google Drive links are about to be broken

UK to ban junk food advertising online and before 9pm on TV from 2023

The government is poised to announce a ban on junk food advertising online and before 9pm on TV from 2023, as Boris Johnson looks to deliver on his pledge to tackle the UK’s growing obesity crisis. The new measures, which will be some of the toughest marketing restrictions in the world, will heavily impact the more than £600m spent by brands on all food advertising online and on TV annually.

theguardian.com ,  9h 0
UK to ban junk food advertising online and before 9pm on TV from 2023

A Google Drive Update Might Break All Your Links

Now that Google has opened up its business-focused Workspace suite to everyone, there are some new Google Drive features. But as with every move, sometimes things get busted along the way. Google announced it’s releasing a security update that may affect some Drive files.

news.google.com ,  9h 0
A Google Drive Update Might Break All Your Links

App Store collapse? Sideloading spells the end of Apple's walled garden

Should Apple open up its App Store before it is forced to do so by regulatory action and antitrust litigation? Allowing sideloaded apps onto the iOS platform is fraught with problems -- but has some potential benefits too. While the two mobile device platforms are often compared for their similarities, Google's Android platform has historically differed from Apple's iOS (and iPadOS) in at least one significant way: Android has always permitted end users to sideload applications, which includes the use of alternative app stores such as Amazon's.

zdnet.com ,  10h 0
App Store collapse? Sideloading spells the end of Apple's walled garden

Woman wins £300,000 from bosses who sacked her for getting pregnant

A woman has been paid almost £300,000 in compensation after her bosses sacked her for being pregnant and labelled her a ‘mother hen’. Naomi Hefford told colleagues at Queensway Surgery, in Essex, that she was pregnant and classified as ‘high risk’ in November 2017.

metro.co.uk ,  10h 6
Woman wins £300,000 from bosses who sacked her for getting pregnant

Stadia is live for Android TV, and Google is celebrating with half off controllers Time to throw your old Chromecast Ultra in a drawer

Time to throw your old Chromecast Ultra in a drawer The latest Chromecast is a phenomenal streaming device, but there has been a glaring omission since its launch last year. Google has promised Stadia as the future of cloud gaming, but it's been missing from Android TV devices, including the Chromecast with Google TV.

news.google.com ,  10h 0
Stadia is live for Android TV, and Google is celebrating with half off controllers Time to throw your old Chromecast Ultra in a drawer

Delays after two-car collision on A483 near Posthouse Roundabout, Chester

EMERGENCY services have been called to a two-car collision on the A483 on the approach to the Posthouse Roundabout near Chester this evening (Wednesday, June 23). The incident has been reported on the northbound carriageway between junction 7 (Rossett) and the B5445 Wrexham Road (Belgrave).

leaderlive.co.uk ,  11h 0
Delays after two-car collision on A483 near Posthouse Roundabout, Chester

How has SoftBank ridden the pandemic waves?

Our podcast on markets, the economy and business. Also this week: the rising threat of cyber-heists to banks and the evolution of economic theory HOW HAS the world's biggest technology investor Softbank ridden the wave of the pandemic? And, the surging threat of cyber-heists—the methods and menace of the new bank robbers.

economist.com ,  12h 0
How has SoftBank ridden the pandemic waves?

Tech Antitrust Showdown Opens as Lawmaker Rips ‘Bullying’

(Bloomberg) -- The House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of antitrust bills targeting big tech began Wednesday with bipartisan pledges to use legislation to break the hold that the largest companies have on the internet economy. In its first action, the committee approved a bill revising the fees companies pay when they seek antitrust approval for mergers.

msn.com ,  12h 0
Tech Antitrust Showdown Opens as Lawmaker Rips ‘Bullying’

Google Drive 'security update' will change file share links

Google today announced a “Security update” for Drive to “make file sharing more secure.” This is part of a broader company-wide change that also affects YouTube and will impact the productivity app on September 13, 2021. At a high level, this “update will change the links used for some files.” It could lead you and others to request file access, though “access to these files won’t change for people who have already viewed them.” The technical explanation of this security update is as follows:

news.google.com ,  13h 0
Google Drive 'security update' will change file share links

Six-month long roadworks to start in Halesowen this week

ROADWORKS which are expected to be in place for around SIX MONTHS will start in Halesowen this week. The roadworks will be on Manor Way from tomorrow (Thursday June 24) while work takes place at Sandvik and are expected to cause "chaos" for motorists. The Swedish engineering firm is building a new smaller HQ before it demolishes its existing home.

halesowennews.co.uk ,  14h 0
Six-month long roadworks to start in Halesowen this week