Why Google’s union is a big deal 

Why Google’s union is a big deal 

On January 4th, 2021, Google workers and contractors announced they were forming a union with the Communications Workers of America. It’s the latest move in an ongoing fight between Google workers and management, and it could have big implications for the future of the tech industry. But we didn’t get here overnight. Google workers have … Read more

Twitch streamers already have great ideas for replacing PogChamp

Twitch streamers already have great ideas for replacing PogChamp

After the face behind PogChamp used social media to invite continued “civil unrest” from his followers, the popular Twitch emote has been removed from the livestreaming service. Twitch has promised to work with the community to come up with an emote that can capture hype moments on the platform, and plenty of entertainers are providing … Read more

Stylist Tommy Buckett lists Bed Stuy townhouse for $2.2M

Stylist Tommy Buckett lists Bed Stuy townhouse for $2.2M

It’s time to move to Brooklyn! So says celebrity hair stylist Tommy Buckett, of Serge Normant at John Frieda salon, whose clients include Elisabeth Moss, Mariska Hargitay, Jennifer Garner, Anna Kendrick and Emma Stone. Buckett has posted a sales pitch for his stunning Bed Stuy, turn-of-the-century townhouse as a highlight atop his Instagram page. The … Read more

Jamal Adams will ‘no question’ make NFL playoff debut

Jamal Adams will 'no question' make NFL playoff debut

Jamal Adams waited too long to miss his first chance at the postseason. The former Jets safety isn’t going to let an injury sideline him. “No question in my mind. I’m playing, man,” Adams told reporters, according to ESPN. “Look, as long as these legs are moving, man, as long as my faith is with … Read more

Diggs, Beasley’s status uncertain for Bills playoff opener

Diggs, Beasley's status uncertain for Bills playoff opener

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The playing status of the Bills’ two top receivers, Stefon Diggs and Cole Beasley, is uncertain for Buffalo’s wild-card playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday. Coach Sean McDermott provided no definitive update whether either will be able to play in speaking before Buffalo’s practice on Thursday. ”Still not … Read more

Waymo, in an apparent dig at Tesla, drops the term ‘self-driving’ from its vocabulary

Waymo, in an apparent dig at Tesla, drops the term 'self-driving' from its vocabulary

The Conversation In Mike Pence, US evangelicals had their ’24-karat-gold’ man in the White House. Loyalty may tarnish that legacy Mike Pence has remained one of the only constants in the often chaotic Trump administration.Variously described as “vanilla,” “steady” and loyal to the point of being “sycophantic,” he is, in the words of one profile, … Read more

Karlie Kloss ‘tried’ to convince in-laws Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to reassess politics

Karlie Kloss ‘tried’ to convince in-laws Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to reassess politics

Karlie Kloss says she’s “tried” to get her in-laws Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner to reassess their politics. On Wednesday, amid the riot at the United States Capitol, the model, who’s married to Kushner’s brother Joshua, tweeted to her 5.6 million followers, “Accepting the results of a legitimate democratic election is patriotic. Refusing to do … Read more