The e-commerce giant announced a short list of places that could become home to its second headquarters. The process has garnered the kind of enthusiasm normally reserved for bids to host the Olympics.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Police arrested two men this afternoon in connection to the Wednesday night shooting that put one man in the hospital.
In May 2015, Snapchat cofounder Evan Spiegel sat onstage at a tech event and said his app was "approaching" 100 million daily active users in developed markets. He was wrong — or, well, he exaggerated. In June 2015, Snapchat averaged 89 million daily active users overall , per Snap`s S-1 filing Headlines at that time said otherwise. SEE ALSO: San Francisco was the place to be for people in tech. Then it wasn`t. Spiegel, in the midst of getting grilled by reporters Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, was answering the same question posed to every tech company: How are your numbers? Silicon Valley was built on metrics: users, time spent, pictures uploaded, etc. These numbers made even young startups look like they could conquer the world and make billions of dollars along the way. Read more... More about Facebook , Startups , Advertising , Snapchat , and Wall Street
Which brand PSA Group will choose to sell in the U.S. by 2026 will be decided next year, and engineers in Germany have begun work on ensuring the future models meet North American regulations and tastes. DS or Peugeot are most likely. Alternatives include Citroën and now Opel and Vauxhall after PSA bought the U.K. […] The post PSA Working on U.S.-Bound Vehicles but Brand Decision Still Year Away appeared first on Motor Trend .
Buses carrying tech employees to and from work in the San Francisco Bay Area have been the target of flying objects.
The decline in the number of country songs about specific pickup brands is finally explained.
Los Angeles Times CEO and Publisher Ross Levinsohn has been a defendant in two sexual harassment lawsuits; female colleagues have repeatedly challenged his conduct in the workplace at various firms.
At Larry Nassar sentencing hearing, a parade of horror and catharsis Washington Post Michigan judge dismisses complaints made by Larry Nassar about his sentencing hearing ESPN One after another, victims speak up in Larry Nassar`s sentencing, despite his complaints Los Angeles Times Full coverage
Several Colorado state representatives have put their names on a brief supporting the industrial hemp industry in federal appeals court.
A plan presented by Boulder County staff to prohibit public assembly on Boulder County open space ahead of anticipated oil and gas operations will not proceed, according to Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones. There are remaining questions, however, about the genesis of the proposed plan, its intent and what the County is actually planning in its […] The post County halts process to prohibit open space protests ahead of oil and gas drilling appeared first on Boulder Weekly .
A Cookies in Los Angeles was Berner`s dream, maybe even three or four dispensaries. But he and his partners were stymied when dealing with officials from Los Angeles, who wanted dispensary owners to jump through too many hoops, he said.
TOWN OF HARMONY, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in southern Wisconsin say a woman’s body was found frozen next to her car outside her rural home. Rock County sheriff’s detectives are investigating but foul play is not suspected in the death of 52-year-old Lorie Hanson. Capt. Todd Christiansen says Hanson’s body was found in her driveway […]
TALLAHASSEE – Nearly 17 years after the Legislature passed strict rules governing payday loans, a bipartisan push to loosen some of those regulations has emerged, which would push annualized interest rates up to more than 200 percent. Critics say the move will plunge poor people who become dependent...
'They can bid on running it again'. And I thought we Americans had a lock on Morons!
During Miami’s cocaine wars of the 1970s and 1980s, Griselda Blanco was known as “la madrina” (godmother) of the Medellin Cartel. She was also called “The Black Widow’’ for allegedly killing her husbands and lovers. Now a movie based on the infamous Colombian drug queen is coming to Lifetime television. ...
Winter has not been kind to water lines throughout the city. Raleigh has seen 118 water main breaks since Dec. 1, according to officials. That’s nearly double the 66 breaks … Click to Continue »
Last I checked, if that was a purposeful hoax, that's voluntary manslaughter at a minimum.
As GOP leaders scrambled Thursday for votes to avert a federal shutdown, President Trump undermined the effort with a morning tweet opposing part of the deal. Passage of the four-week stopgap measure remains uncertain. Conservative Republicans and defense hawks object to yet another temporary measure...
A woman was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of fatally stabbing another woman at a bus stop in El Cajon, a police lieutenant said Thursday. Alaya Jenkins, 23, was taken into custody on South Travelodge Drive about 3 p.m., Lt. Walt Miller said. Police believe she was staying at a motel...
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Jerry Garcia may be gone, but the Grateful Dead — or at least original members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann — continue to forge onward as Dead & Company. On Thursday, Jan. 18, The psych-rock survivors announced their spinoff band will be performing July 13 and 14 at Boulder’s 53,000-capacity Folsom Field, which is home to UC-Boulder’s Buffalos football team. This will be the third time Dead & Company have played the venue since 2016, when they broke a 15-year live music drought at the venue that was largely caused by noise complaints.…
Blac Chyna`s house manager is in a coma and it`s got Chyna`s exes, Tyga and Rob Kardashian, opening their wallets to help pay for medical expenses. Patty, who also helped run Chyna`s clothing line, suffered a stroke in July…
"We`re doing fine," Ryan said. "I have confidence we`ll pass this." The post Congress strains to pass stopgap budget, avert shutdown appeared first on Aurora Sentinel .
No state faces higher stakes in the government shutdown showdown than Texas, where both DACA and border security could have a huge impact on the state’s political future. Texas has … Click to Continue »
Wrestling icon Ric Flair announced on Twitter Tuesday that his daughter just got engaged. The assumption, of course, is that he’s talking about daughter Charlotte, a Charlotte-native who is an … Click to Continue »
On the witness stand, Baltimore Police Det. Sharod Watson was clear: He’d seen the defendant, Isadore White, on the same Southwest Baltimore block “on a daily basis” for 18 months before witnessing him make a drug sale there and chasing him into a nearby “stash house.” “Just about every day?” asked...
A downstate man awaiting trial in the 1985 stabbing death of a Glen Ellyn-area teenager pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon to murder. Michael R. Jones, 64, appeared in the DuPage County courtroom of Judge George Bakalis, where Jones entered his plea in the death of 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman. ...
Critics who type faster than they think sometimes insist that a city emphasized in a work of popular narrative art is actually like “a character.”...
David and Louise Turpin were arrested for torture and child endangerment.
Starts were quite a bit lower than expected while permits held steady: From the Census Bureau: Permits, Starts and Completions Housing Starts: Privately-owned housing starts in December were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,192,000. This is 8.2 percent below the revised November estimate of 1,299,000 and is 6.0 percent below the December 2016 […] The post Housing starts, Apple repatriation appeared first on The Center of the Universe .
DoorDash began food delivery operations in Colorado Springs yesterday, and the company is looking to hire drivers and expand its list of restaurant partners. “Our biggest difference from other services is we offer to pick up McDonald’s, Taco Bell or Wendy’s,” said DoorDash Colorado General Manager Anna Katherine “AK” Barnett-Hart. “We’ll act as the middle […] The post DoorDash begins restaurant deliveries in Springs appeared first on The Colorado Springs Business Journal .
LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the case against the parents of 13 children found malnourished, some chained to furniture, in their Perris, California, home (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The father of the man accused by California authorities of abusing his 13 children says he doesn`t believe reports that his son and his son`s wife chained their children for long periods and let them shower only once a year.