Even heroes of 9/11 were not spared. A Sikh MTA subway conductor in NYC who physically pushed his train to prevent it from going toward the World Trade Center – saving so many lives – was then segregated by the MTA & made to work away from the public bc of his turban & beard. https://t.co/jOPUFbYipp … [Read more...] about New York Times writer Paul Krugman’s bad 9/11 tweets have united the country—against him
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Domestic markets ended lower for a second consecutive session this week due to profit booking by investors as Morgan Stanley downgraded a slew of large Indian lenders, citing expectations of weak earnings. Nifty managed to close above 9100 after the initial fall, when Moody said that NBFCs in India will demonstrate broadly stable asset quality, though delinquencies would likely rise over the next 1-2 quarters. … [Read more...] about Nifty preparing for a new all-time high?
Mathias Vermeulen, public policy director at a new data rights agency called AWO in Brussels, said election silence laws also haven’t covered social media in several European countries, so groups have been able to target voters with campaign content and political ads. While Facebook could have voluntarily adhered to those laws, it didn’t. … [Read more...] about Why Facebook’s blocking of new political ads may fall short
Instead, Pappas said, she is focused on what TikTok’s future could look like if the app’s ownership is bifurcated. Most of all, she said, she is doubling down on putting TikTok’s community of creators and users — ranging from those who post videos of cake decorating to those who break dance — first. Pappas later added that she regularly talked to Zhang Yiming, ByteDance’s founder and Chief Executive, about all of these issues. … [Read more...] about The woman taking over TikTok at the toughest time
About 35 of those buildings belong to Related Companies, the real estate firm behind Hudson Yards, an enclave on Manhattan’s west side for the über-rich. The company has been offering a new amenity that feels particularly lux amid a pandemic: at-home testing for COVID-19. Related also has a deal with Mt. Sinai hospital, which has a medical facility at Hudson Yards, to do testing for nearby residents. For the rest of its buildings around Manhattan, Related is paying a team of nurses at Sollis Health to come to its buildings once a week to administer tests. Residents sign up for a time slot and pay for the test through their insurance. Turnaround times have been a quick 24 hours. Dr. Braunstein says Sollis Health is also looking into point-of-care tests so it can run the tests, speeding up results even more. Elsewhere in New York City, the delivery of test results has been less consistent. Earlier this summer, it took some New Yorkers more than a week to get their tests back, … [Read more...] about The hottest new amenity for the rich? On-demand doctors and COVID-19 tests