There’s a new app on the block, one that has everyone talking. It’s called Beeper and to explain what it is, the app takes 15 of the most popular messaging platforms and crams them into a single interface, making your life much easier. And yes, iMessage is supported using some “trickery,” which for Android folk, sounds pretty sweet. The people behind the app (previously known as Nova Chat) are well known in the tech space, and chances are, you know the past work of their head honcho Eric Migicovsky.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox is scheduled to provide a COVID-19 pandemic update at a news conference Thursday. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be livestreamed here. The news conference is the governor's monthly media appearance with PBS Utah. No other Utah officials are currently on the schedule to speak with Cox. This story will be updated.
Success CEO Eva Moskowitz (pictured in 2017) announced Thursday that the charter network will be fully virtual for the rest of the school year. Success Academy, New York City’s largest charter network, will remain fully virtual for the rest of the school year, in sharp contrast with the city’s district schools, which Mayor Bill de Blasio has pressed to reopen for in-person instruction. The charter network also announced Thursday that it plans to end the school year roughly a month early, on May 28, and reopen
Former Browns head coach Hue Jackson is interviewing for the Steelers' offensive coordinator job. © Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers are searching for a new offensive coordinator after not renewing Randy Fichtner’s contract, and Hue Jackson is a candidate for the job. Jackson interview with the Steelers for their OC position earlier this week, according to ESPN’s Dianna Russini. Jackson was fired as the head coach of the Cleveland Browns in 2018 after he went 3-36-1 in three seasons
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson has died at the age of 68, according to multiple media reports. Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel was one of the first to report Thompson’s death. Very sad news. Just heard from two sources that former #Packers GM Ted Thompson died last night. He had just turned 68 on Jan. 17. — Tom Silverstein (@TomSilverstein) January 21, 2021 Thompson served as the Packers’ general manager from 2005 until 2017, when he stepped
What to Know A former Atlantic City casino built by former President Trump will be imploded on Feb. 17, and city officials announced a new auction connected to it to raise money for a youth charity. The city originally planned to auction off the right to press the button that would have imploded the former Trump Plaza on Jan. 29. But billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who owns the building, objected to that plan on safety grounds, saying people could be injured by flying debris. A former Atlantic City casino
I-24 fatal crash near Haywood Lane NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police have identified the pedestrian hit and killed by an SUV on Interstate 24 Wednesday night. Police say Brittany Lewis, 33, was hit at around 8 p.m. on I-24 west just past Haywood Lane. She died at the scene. Kevin Thomas, 60, told police he was driving his Mercury Mariner in the second to far right lane of the highway when he saw Lewis standing in the middle of the lane. According to Thomas, he could not avoid hitting her. Police do
NY Jets, Deshaun Watson Mandatory Credit: Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports The NY Jets are one of the many teams that have been connected to recent rumors regarding disgruntled Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. And it appears as though there’s some substance to those rumors. Aside from the social media interactions and playful hints from his agency, one recent report indicates that the Jets have actually shown interest in trading for the superstar quarterback. WFAN’s Craig Carton spoke on his radio
Anyone who has adopted a pet knows they are part of the family. Like any family member, who you choose to watch and care for them is a big decision. Daniel Reitman, owner of Dan’s Dog Walking and Pet Sitting on Long Island, was recently named the 2021 Pet Sitter of the Year by Pet Sitters International, the world’s largest educational organization for pet sitters. Reitman spoke to PIX11’s Marysol Castro about the honor and shared tips on what pet parents should look for when finding a sitter for their
Skip to content (Photo: Courtesy wokandapix via MGN Online) LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Lynchburg motorists may run into some delays Thursday afternoon due to a crash closing down a section of Rivermont Avenue. The Lynchburg Department of Emergency Services says all lanes of traffic are shut down in the 2900 block of Rivermont Avenue at this time. Accident: 2900-Blk Rivermont Ave. – All lanes of traffic are currently shut down. Avoid area if possible. — Lynchburg DES (@LynchburgDES) January 21, 2021 Motorists
Memphis Grizzlies center Jonas Valanciunas is the only player on the team who has been ruled out due to the league’s health and safety protocols. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports The NBA has postponed the Grizzlies‘ next three games, the league announced in a press release. Memphis is being affected by the NBA’s contact tracing protocols and, as a result, has a number of players unavailable. The affected games are as follows: Friday, Jan. 22 at Portland vs. the Trail Blazers. Sunday, Jan. 24 at Memphis vs. the
Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane walks on the field before an NFL divisional round football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes) ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo Bills General Manager Brandon Beane has been named the Sporting News Executive of the Year, the team announced on Thursday. Beane’s Bills will play in the AFC Championship on Sunday, the first Buffalo team to make it to the conference championship since 1994.
A common condition could make you more susceptible to getting COVID through this routine behavior. Shutterstock/Ercan Mercankaya While COVID is primarily spread through the inhalation of contaminated respiratory droplets, new research suggests that a surprising daily habit could be putting people at risk of contracting the virus, as well. According to the research, eating may be a particularly perilous activity for individuals with this common condition. Read on to discover if you could be at risk, and for
FILE - A "sold" sign is posted on a home in Westfield, Ind., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week while remaining at record-low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reports, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 that the average rate on the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate home loan eased to 2.77% from 2.79% last week. WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week while remaining at record-low levels. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday that the average rate on the
Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool President Joe Biden will keep Christopher Wray on as FBI director, a White House official told NBC News on Thursday. White House press secretary Jen Psaki prompted some raised eyebrows in law enforcement and intelligence circles on Wednesday when she declined to say in a news briefing whether Biden had confidence in Wray. The inspectors general of the Justice Department and other federal agencies are reviewing how the FBI, Pentagon and other law enforcement
A former Google engineer sentenced to 18 months in prison is one of those pardoned by US President Donald Trump as he leaves office. Anthony Levandowski was convicted of stealing information about self-driving cars before setting up autonomous lorry company Otto. The pardon has been supported by Silicon Valley figures including investor Peter Thiel and Oculus founder Palmer Luckey. At the time of sentencing, in August, the judge said it was “the biggest trade-secret crime I have ever seen”. But Judge Alsup
Frederick County Sheriff’s Office EMMITSBURG, Md. — Police say the suspect who attempted to rob a someone on Thursday is still at large. At approximately 12:30 a.m., Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the Depaul Street area of Emmitsburg, for an attempted armed robbery. Witnesses confirm that a male suspect, approximately 6-foot-tall and lean build, wearing a dark tan jacket, blue jeans, and a winter hat, approached a victim from behind, while they were retrieving something from
AMSTERDAM, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Fears of being cooped up during a looming curfew have led the Dutch to resort to creative ways to dodge the rules, with people signing up for borrow-a-dog services and ordering the uniforms of home delivery companies. The Dutch parliament on Thursday was debating the latest government measures to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, including the first nationwide curfew since World War II. Prime Minister Mark Rutte has proposed an evening curfew from Saturday until Feb. 9 at the earliest,
Only two weeks remain in the boys basketball regular season, which means coaches are studying their placement in the Florida High School Athletic Association classification rankings. Those power ratings will determine district tournament seeding and brackets. But this time COVID-19 concerns make the countdown to state playoff games even more nerve-wracking than usual for top contenders. Oak Ridge coach Steve Reece had room to add more regular season dates within the 25-game limit but said this week he was
If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Hilary Duff was spotted on the streets of New York City this week, bundled up while filming a new season of “Younger.” Although she was dressed casually on set last week, the actress traded her Disney x Gucci sneakers for a pair of towering red suede booties that showed off a 6-inch stiletto heel on Wednesday. Hilary Duff on the set of “Younger” on Jan. 20, 2021. The “Younger”
The Vatican justice sentenced Thursday to nearly nine years in prison a former president of the “Pope’s bank” and a lawyer, for having enriched himself by fraudulently selling twenty real estate of the Holy See. 81-year-old Angelo Caloia was the president of the Institute for Works of Religion (IOR, the official name of the Vatican bank) for twenty years until 2009. The president of the Vatican Tribunal ruled on him guilty, as well as lawyer Gabriele Liuzzo (97 years), of “money laundering and embezzlement”,
Vice President Kamala Harris’s “blended” family has been the subject of praise after her husband Doug Emhoff’s ex-wife Kerstin Emhoff proudly attended the inauguration. Ms Emhoff first announced she was in the nation’s capital for the inauguration on Tuesday, when she shared a photo of herself and her two children, Cole, 26, and Ella, 22, whom she shares with Mr Emhoff, standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial. “Here we go!” she captioned the photo. On Wednesday, Ms Emhoff continued to show her
Walter "Fuse" Fitzroy makes an explosive entrance as he uses his signature explosives to save a crowd. Apex Legends Season 8: Mayhem is nearly upon us, and Respawn Entertainment has shared the launch trailer to drum up excitement. The new season feature a brand-new character who has an affinity for explosives, and there are a number of other changes expected, as well. The new trailer shows the lead character, Walter "Fuse" Fitzroy with a surprisingly heroic streak, interceding to save a crowd being attacked