Uber update lets you book party buses, electric vehicles

Uber update lets you book party buses, electric vehicles

Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc., smiles during a Bloomberg Technology television interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021. David Paul Morris | Reuters Uber announced its latest slate of updates Monday ahead of what’s expected to be a busy travel and events season. The features, announced during … Read more

Sydney, Melbourne CBDs suffer as workers favour WFH, resist return to office

Sydney, Melbourne CBDs suffer as workers favour WFH, resist return to office

Sydney and Melbourne may be cursed to forever remain a shadow of their former selves because of the stubborn mindset of its working population. Sydney and Melbourne may be cursed to forever remain a shadow of their former selves as workers refuse to return to the office. The latest Google mobility data released over the … Read more

Sydney, Melbourne CBDs suffer as workers resist return to office

Sydney, Melbourne CBDs suffer as workers favour WFH, resist return to office

Sydney and Melbourne may be cursed to forever remain a shadow of their former selves because of the stubborn mindset of its working population. Sydney and Melbourne may be cursed to forever remain a shadow of their former selves as workers refuse to return to the office. The latest Google mobility data released over the … Read more

The golden city: a history of San Francisco – in pictures | Art and design

The golden city: a history of San Francisco – in pictures | Art and design

Ever since California became part of the United States in 1850, San Francisco has been the crown jewel of the west coast. Its steep hills, magnificent parks, and stunning panoramic views of land and water have not only made the city one of the top tourist destinations in the world, but a magnet for millions … Read more

Final refrain for iPod as Apple stops production

Final refrain for iPod as Apple stops production

The iPod had people shift from buying complete albums on vinyl to paying 99 cents for selected tracks, shaking up the music industry. Apple on Tuesday put out word it is no longer making iPods, the trend-setting MP3 players that transformed how people get music and gave rise to the iPhone. Industry trackers and California-based … Read more

Audiences Can’t Get Enough of California Artist Chelsea Ryoko Wong’s Paintings of Simple, Everyday Joys

Audiences Can’t Get Enough of California Artist Chelsea Ryoko Wong’s Paintings of Simple, Everyday Joys

Our memory plays tricks on us—objectively, our most formative, definitive thoughts are probably a little amiss. Recollection is both static and active, a way of visiting the past and creating it for ourselves at the same time. When Chelsea Ryoko Wong made After the Dentist with Dad (2022), she painted not only from, but with, … Read more

Sadiq Khan travels to US to ‘bang the drum’ for London

Sadiq Khan travels to US to ‘bang the drum’ for London

S adiq Khan will travel to the US this weekend to “bang the drum” for London’s tourism and tech industries. The mayor of London will fly to New York, before making his way to San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles in a bid to boost London’s tourism industry. Mr Khan told the PA news … Read more

Judge rejects Trump lawsuit challenging ban from Twitter

Judge rejects Trump lawsuit challenging ban from Twitter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Francisco judge tossed out former President Donald Trump’s lawsuit challenging his permanent ban from Twitter. U.S. District Judge James Donato said Friday that Trump failed to show Twitter violated his First Amendment right to free speech. Free speech rights don’t apply to private companies and Trump failed to show … Read more

Jesuit High School parent ID’d in deadly Bay Area plane crash

Jesuit High School parent ID’d in deadly Bay Area plane crash

A parent of a student at Jesuit High School has been identified as one of the two people killed in a small plane crash near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge on Friday.Jennifer “JJ” Fox was killed in the crash, the school said in a letter to families on Saturday. The school said a friend of … Read more

2 killed in small plane crash near Golden Gate Bridge

Jesuit High School parent ID’d in deadly Bay Area plane crash

A small plane crashed on a foggy ridge near San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge on Friday, killing two people on board, authorities said.An emergency beacon for a small aircraft was activated at 2:15 p.m. in the Marin Headlands northwest of the bridge, the Golden Gate National Park Service tweeted.Searchers found the wreckage and the two … Read more