theguardian.com — 8+ hour, 33+ min ago
Google, Apple and Microsoft to report record-breaking profits
Google, Apple and Microsoft are expected to report record-breaking quarterly sales and profits on Tuesday ... Musk with $180bn, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates with $151bn and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg with about ... Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak said pandemic lockdowns had boosted Google as consumers spent more ... Thomas Philippon, an economist and professor of finance at New York University, said big tech firms have ... When Microsoft reported a 31% rise in profits at its last quarterly results, its chief executive, Satya ... ...
theguardian.com — 8+ hour, 34+ min ago
Tony McGrath obituary
in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales. ... By the early 60s, he was on his way to London, with offers from the Sunday Times and the Observer. ... Opera House. ... in the townships to document the lives of black people in apartheid South Africa. ... A bon vivant, he and Sue were generous hosts in their rambling flat in West Hampstead. ... ...
theguardian.com — 9+ hour ago
'Things are changing and it's optimistic': a celebration of contemporary African art
ri Samba, Nate Lewis and Ehikhamenor, and is curated by RetroAfrica gallery owner Dolly Kola-Balogun. ... Through the exhibition, Kola-Balogun, a 27 year old UK-born Nigerian gallerist, curator and hotelier, ... , a place where Kola-Balogun believes can open up the international market for contemporary African art ... In fact, Kola-Balogun hopes to continue to do US based shows, and to open a RetroAfrica in Miami, followed ... To have an African-owned gallery in the US, curating shows in the United States at the very highest level ... ...
theguardian.com — 9+ hour, 39+ min ago
Pegasus spyware is just the latest weapon in autocrats' arsenal of suppression | George Monbiot
n, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Jarosl/aw Kaczynski, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko all know how it ... Narendra Modi, Viktor Orb? ... He did not possess what Modi, Putin, Orb? ... Protest, as we have seen from Belarus to Hong Kong, often becomes ineffective. ... n, Erdogan, Kaczynski and Lukashenko possess: a strategic, sophisticated drive for power. ... ...
theguardian.com — 10+ hour, 1+ min ago
Jungle Cruise review - the Rock's Disney theme-park actioner takes predictable turns
Ficarra and John Requa (who once gave us Bad Santa and I Love You Phillip Morris) have mashed up The ... nobleman Prince Joachim (Jesse Plemons) who wants the Tree of Life's powers to boost the German army, ... The Jungle Cruise theme-park ride is a riverboat trip that Disneyland visitors have been queuing up for ... and the ghostly Aguirre (Edgar Ram? ... The year is 1916, and Emily Blunt plays Lily Houghton, a haughty yet idealistic British scientist, much ... ...
theconversation.com — 10+ hour, 32+ min ago
Ex-offenders should be made prison wardens in South Africa. Here's why
The Department of Correctional Services has been plagued by high levels of violence in prisons as well ... from which South Africa's Department of Correctional Services can take constructive note. ... Read more: It's hard to leave a Cape Town gang. ... South Africa's Department of Correctional Services would do well to consider the international experience ... Benefits for South Africa When it comes to ex-offenders, South Africa has a harsh stigmatising shaming ... ...
theguardian.com — 14+ hour, 15+ min ago
Press groups raise alarm over threats to foreign media in China
Reporters from international outlets - including the BBC, Los Angeles Times, Deutsche Welle, Al Jazeera ... Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Foreign Correspondents' Club of China (FCCC) have condemned ... Press groups have expressed alarm at the worsening intimidation of foreign media in China, often driven ... China Digital Times has reported on leaked government directives to media not to report unofficial figures ... "Rhetoric from organisations affiliated with China's ruling Communist party directly endangers the physical ... ...
ewn.co.za — 14+ hour, 32+ min ago
Deputy Minister to visit St Albans prison following violent attack
Zach Modise are expected to visit St Albans Prison in Port Elizabeth (PE) on Tuesday, following a violent ... CAPE TOWN - Deputy Justice Minister Thabang Makwetla and Correctional services National Commissioner ... the incident.Correctional services' Logan Maistry says, "Inmates at the St Albans Maximum Correctional ... (Edited by Masechaba Sefularo) ... Hospital for further treatment.The DA's James Selfe says the party is deeply concerned. ... ...
theguardian.com — 15+ hour, 51+ min ago
Atlanta spa shootings | US news | The Guardian
In the wake of recent shootings, calls for reform have begun A native of Seoul, South Korea, ... she moved to America in the 1980s and raised two sons but was killed in the Atlanta spa shootings ... Robert Aaron Long also admits aggravated assault in plea deal after eight people, six women of Asian ... The response within the global Asian community to news of the Atlanta shooting was, `not again'. ... descent, died in shootings in March The Sandy Hook shooting failed to convince Congress to enact ... ...
theguardian.com — 19+ hour, 14+ min ago
'It was just such a maze': the twisty story behind Enemies of the State
, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden? ... the State, exec-produced by Errol Morris. ... member of the US air national guard who worked on the drone programme. ... Paris or Martin Amis putting a character called Martin Amis in his novel Money. ... Security Agency. ... ...