Today Briefly

#climate-change
www.aljazeera.com
7 hours ago
OMG science

Island states win historic climate case in world oceans court

Countries must protect oceans by reducing fossil fuel emissions per world court ruling. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Environment

Plant-heavy flexitarian' diets could help limit global heating, study finds

A global shift to a flexitarian diet could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help limit global heating to 1.5C by 2045.
Flexible reductions of meat consumption and adoption of plant-based foods are key to achieving climate goals and reducing emissions related to food production. [ more ]
moreclimate-change
Washington Post
12 hours ago
US news

Unsealed motions in Trump's Fla. case suggest new evidence of possible obstruction

The federal judge in Florida has unsealed motions filed by Donald Trump in his classified documents case, potentially delaying the trial beyond the upcoming presidential election. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
12 hours ago
US news

Here's Why Republicans Are Focusing on Voting by Noncitizens

House Republicans are pushing legislation against voting by noncitizens to sow doubts on election outcomes and target immigrants. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 hours ago
US news

Spain, Norway and Ireland say they will recognize a Palestinian state

Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize Palestinian statehood, sparking reactions from Israel.
Leaders emphasize the importance of Palestinian statehood for peace in the Middle East. [ more ]
Nature
1 day ago
OMG science

AI & robotics briefing: How psychology and neuroscience crack open the AI 'black box'

Researchers are using AI for breakthrough discoveries in materials and analyzing social media for health prediction. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 hours ago
OMG science

Severe turbulence is set to get even WORSE thanks to climate change

Global warming intensifies turbulence, increasing risks for air passengers. [ more ]
ScienceAlert
13 hours ago
Digital life

Is The 'Dead Internet Theory' True? Shrimp Jesus Phenomenon Explained

AI is generating hyper-realistic images like 'shrimp Jesus' for engagement on social media, leading to questions about the dominance of AI over human-generated content. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 hours ago
Digital life

Are you chatting with an AI-powered superbot?

The use of bots in the Israel-Gaza conflict highlights the prevalence of bot activity in social media manipulation. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
22 hours ago
Digital life

Apple owes us answers over that disturbing iPhone photo bug

Apple's iPhone bug resurfaced long-deleted photos, causing privacy concerns. [ more ]
time.com
21 hours ago
Wellness

Scientists Are Studying Weight-Loss Drugs for Way More Than Weight Loss

Weight-loss drugs like Wegovy and Zepbound, based on GLP-1, have broader applications beyond weight loss and diabetes. [ more ]
time.com
20 hours ago
Wellness

Which Is Better: Counting Your Steps or Timing Your Workout?

Both workout length and daily step count are good metrics for wellness, with no clear superior measure identified in the study. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
Wellness

All About Ozempic and the Next Generation of Obesity Drugs

Ozempic belongs to a class of GLP-1 receptor agonists, aiding weight loss and diabetes treatment with similar drugs like Wegovy, Mounjaro, and Zepbound. [ more ]
#privacy-concerns
Medium
1 week ago
Privacy professionals

Designing for Privacy in Digital Spaces

Users feel tension between personalization and data security. [ more ]
ITPro
2 hours ago
Privacy professionals

New Microsoft Recall feature is a 'security nightmare' and could make Copilot+ PCs a top target for cyber criminals

Privacy concerns arise over Microsoft's AI 'Recall' feature for Copilot+ PCs. [ more ]
moreprivacy-concerns
New York Post
6 hours ago
EU data protection

Europe sets benchmark for rest of the world with landmark AI laws

Europe's AI Act sets global benchmark in regulating AI technology. [ more ]
#ethics
Medium
2 weeks ago
UX design

Dark patterns versus behavioural nudges in UX

Psychology defines UX design, with ethical use crucial for positive outcomes. [ more ]
Theregister
5 hours ago
Artificial intelligence

Top AI players pledge to pull the plug on dangerous models

Global AI leaders pledge to deactivate tech if leading to dystopian outcomes. [ more ]
moreethics
#competition
Creative Bloq
2 hours ago
Tech industry

Microsoft really wants us to know it's ready to take on the MacBook Air

Microsoft is aggressively targeting to surpass MacBook Air with new AI tools and Surface laptops featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite chips. [ more ]
www.90min.com
2 hours ago
English Premier League

Premier League confirm 2023/24 Manager of the Season winner

Guardiola named Premier League Manager of the Season for 2023/24, extending his successful reign at Manchester City. [ more ]
morecompetition
Spokesman.com
12 hours ago
Privacy professionals

Bryan Toston and Jason Stock : The American Privacy Rights Act holds promise - and significant perils - for small businesses

The American Privacy Rights Act could hurt small businesses by overregulating data use in marketing and advertising. [ more ]
Medium
1 week ago
UX design

UX Design case study

The key to a great user experience in e-commerce is to keep processes simple and valuable. [ more ]
DevOps.com
1 hour ago
Tech industry

Microsoft Infuses AI into DevOps Workflows - DevOps.com

Microsoft is incorporating generative AI into DevOps workflows to streamline development processes and make developers more efficient. [ more ]
The Drum
4 hours ago
Tech industry

Google unveils new AI ad tools for search, including new formats & generated animations

Google is leveraging AI to enhance marketing capabilities and introduce new features like generative AI for ad placements. [ more ]
euronews
12 hours ago
EU data protection

Georgia should scrap 'foreign influence' law: Council of Europe

Georgia should repeal its controversial 'foreign influence' law, sparking mass protests amid concerns of press freedom and stifling opposition voices. [ more ]
#collaboration
Medium
2 weeks ago
UX design

UX/UI case study of a football players' platform, informed by research in the Netherlands and the...

Reinventing a digital platform with research-led design changes can significantly increase conversion rates and overall success metrics. [ more ]
Fast Company
22 hours ago
Food & drink

Feeding tomorrow: Collaborating for a sustainable food supply

One-third of global food is lost or wasted, with 1.3 billion tons worth nearly $1 trillion USD yearly; collaboration for sustainable solutions is crucial for future food security. [ more ]
morecollaboration
TNW | Deep-Tech
20 hours ago
EU data protection

EU's AI Act set to enter force next month

EU's AI Act is set to enter force, imposing strict regulations on high-risk AI systems, while aiming to boost innovation and emphasize trust and transparency. [ more ]
#ukraine
www.nytimes.com
7 hours ago
Europe news

Wednesday Briefing

President Zelensky urges NATO to shoot down Russian missiles as a defense strategy for Ukraine. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 hours ago
Europe news

Russia starts tactical nuclear drills' near Ukraine border

Russia has initiated tactical nuclear weapons drills with Iskander and Kinzhal missiles near Ukraine, potentially as a warning to Western allies supporting Ukraine. [ more ]
moreukraine
euronews
12 hours ago
Europe news

Ukraine plunged into darkness as Russia attacks power grid

Russian attacks on Ukrainian energy infrastructure have led to nationwide blackouts, with no immediate solutions in sight. [ more ]
Android Central
17 hours ago
Artificial intelligence

Google's AI overviews in search might kill publishing, and it's going to backfire eventually

Google is replacing 'featured snippets' with AI overviews in search results, causing concern in the publishing industry. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
16 hours ago
Media industry

Israeli officials cancel decision to confiscate camera from US news agency

Israeli officials seized AP equipment but reversed decision due to widespread condemnation and US criticism. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
10 hours ago
World news

Gaza war: What does victory look like for the US and Israel?

Israel's aim in Gaza may be to destroy and displace its population. [ more ]
Theregister
11 hours ago
Information security

ARPA-H pledges $50M for hospital IT security auto-patching

ARPA-H invests $50+ million for UPGRADE program automating hospital IT security processes. [ more ]
The Drum
18 minutes ago
Remote teams

What will the impact of the Flexible Working Act be on businesses and employees?

The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act allows employees to request flexible working from day one, impacting businesses' policies and requiring thoughtful preparation for the change. [ more ]
Adweek
18 minutes ago
Marketing tech

The 4 Most Controversial Billboards of 2024 So Far

Billboards remain powerful in sparking controversy and conversation, fueled by social media and data optimization. [ more ]
www.fourfourtwo.com
2 hours ago
English Premier League

Manchester City brace themselves as key player could leave for Saudi Arabia: report

Manchester City may face the departure of goalkeeper Ederson, a key first-team player, to a potential move to the Saudi Pro League. [ more ]
#productivity
Forbes
2 hours ago
Remote teams

Leading The Future Workplace: Managers Must Be The Engineers Of Their Hybrid Teams

Organizations are shifting towards a hybrid work model, where team leads now play a pivotal role in designing and managing work arrangements. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 hours ago
Remote teams

Why more and more organizations are adopting the slow work movement

The slow work movement emphasizes a shift towards a more deliberate pace of work to enhance well-being and productivity in the business world. [ more ]
moreproductivity
Theregister
1 hour ago
Information security

LockBit takedown taking toll as gang plummets down rankings

The takedown of LockBit in February has led to Play overtaking it in cyberattack activities, with law enforcement's disruption efforts showing some success. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
2 hours ago
English Premier League

Man Utd or Newcastle - who will miss out on Europe?

Clubs await European competition fate after Premier League season. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 hours ago
Books

What's it like to live in a vacation spot when tourists leave? 'Wait' offers a window

Family members experience contrasting homecomings, revealing economic disparity in Nantucket's less-known reality vs. the luxurious vacationland facade. [ more ]
Modern Retail
8 hours ago
Marketing tech

CMO Strategies: A guide to ad-supported streaming services, from the top platforms to marketing spend

Streaming video continues to dominate TV usage, especially among younger audiences. [ more ]
Indiegraf
8 hours ago
Media industry

Monetize a newsletter: Strategies every publisher should know - Indiegraf

Financial sustainability relies on the perceived value of a newsletter. Monetization methods include reader support, paywalls, advertising, and sponsors. [ more ]
WIRED
6 hours ago
Media industry

A Far-Right Indian News Site Posts Racist Conspiracies. US Tech Companies Keep Platforming It

OpIndia spreads disinformation and attacks critics, raising concerns about its impact on Indian democracy. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 hours ago
Writing

Stephen King's new story took him 45 years to write. He tells NPR why

Finishing a story decades later provides a unique perspective on growth and evolution as a writer. [ more ]
Earth911
4 hours ago
Food & drink

Cutting Carbon From Your Vegetarian Diet

Eating vegetables is beneficial for health and the environment. [ more ]
The Ringer
1 hour ago
Writing

How Billie Eilish Became Our Most Eccentrically Conventional Pop Star

Billie Eilish has achieved significant success and recognition early in her career. [ more ]
NESN.com
16 hours ago
Major League Baseball

Rafael Devers Home Run Streak: Odds For Red Sox Star To Go Deep (Again)

Rafael Devers made Red Sox history by homering in six consecutive games, aiming for a record-breaking seventh game. [ more ]
time.com
1 hour ago
Books

25 New Books You Need to Read This Summer

An array of highly anticipated books for summer 2024 is set to offer diverse options for readers, from mysteries to romances and historical lessons. [ more ]
The Nation
3 hours ago
Books

Claire Messud's Remarkable Experiment in Historical Fiction

In literary fiction, the assumption of autobiographical elements can hinder the interpretation of the author's traditional ambitions of interpreting and transforming reality. [ more ]
Bluebird Banter
10 hours ago
Major League Baseball

Jays Get Shutout, Lose To White Sox

Garrett Crochet's impressive pitching led the White Sox to a 5-0 victory over the Blue Jays. [ more ]
TechRepublic
1 hour ago
Privacy technologies

How to Change Your VPN Location (A Step-by-Step Guide)

Changing VPN location requires a VPN service, not built-in features. [ more ]
sportslens.com
1 hour ago
Major League Baseball

Five Candidates To Switch Teams At MLB Trade Deadline

MLB trade deadline sees star players traded for contenders or future building teams. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 hours ago
World news

China warns of reprisals against Taiwan after president's inauguration speech

Beijing has warned of undefined reprisals against Taiwan after the inauguration speech of new president Lai Ching-te in which he maintained his government's position on sovereignty, and did not concede to Beijing's claim that Taiwan is a province of China.
Inc.com
19 hours ago
Social media marketing

'How It's Made' Videos Can Boost Your Brand's Online Visibility

Behind-the-scenes videos appeal to viewers' curiosity and build trust with brands, boosting online engagement. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
22 hours ago
Wine

Grenache Is Ready for Its Main-Character Moment

Grenache is gaining prominence as a versatile and quality red wine varietal, evolving to produce top-quality single-varietal bottles. [ more ]
#us-market
Shopify
13 hours ago
Food & drink

Starting a Food Truck Business? Here's What You Need to Know About Costs (2024) - Shopify

Food truck businesses in the US grew by nearly 16% from 2018 to 2023, offering unique foods at lower prices, with advantages in flexibility and lower overhead than traditional restaurants. [ more ]
TheWrap
11 hours ago
Marketing

TikTok Sets 1,000 Global Marketing and Operations Layoffs

TikTok plans to lay off approximately 1,000 global employees amidst challenges in the U.S. market. [ more ]
moreus-market
Shopify
13 hours ago
Social media marketing

What Is a GIF? A Guide To Creating and Using GIFs (2024) - Shopify

GIFs are animated images that play in a continuous loop, created for sharing on social media or embedding in digital content. [ more ]
www.techrepublic.com
1 day ago
Privacy technologies

How to Install a VPN on Your Router

Using a VPN through a router ensures all devices in a home/office are secured, bypassing the need for individual connections. [ more ]
beehiiv Blog
13 hours ago
Social media marketing

The Last Guide on Getting Email Leads You'll Ever Need

Email leads are crucial for business success. Targeted approaches like lead magnets and personalized content enhance lead generation. [ more ]
time.com
2 days ago
World news

Taiwan Swears In New President, William Lai, Amid Tensions With China

Taiwan's President William Lai Ching-te urges China to cease intimidation to maintain peace and stability in the region. [ more ]
PUNCH
1 day ago
Wine

A Highly Curated List of New York's Best Natural Wine Bars

The evolution of wine bars in New York City has shifted towards a more casual and inclusive atmosphere where the focus is on enjoying good wine without the need for an extensive food menu. [ more ]
Wine Enthusiast
1 year ago
Wine

5 Bucket-List Races Around the World for Wine Lovers

Wine-themed races combine running with breathtaking vineyards and boozy offerings around the world. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 day ago
Privacy technologies

Pretty Little Thing: Fashion firm ran 'misleading' ad campaign - ASA

The advertising watchdog says the ads "must not appear again" on the company's social media sites.
TheLeafsNation
1 week ago
National Football League

Treliving reveals Matthews presented 'head injury issues' among injury updates

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brad Treliving revealed that Austo...
TheLeafsNation
1 week ago
National Football League

Nick Robertson remains a likely trade candidate for the Maple Leafs

Nick Robertson's 2023-24 season was littered with interesting quotes,...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
2 weeks ago
National Football League

Gerry Dulac's Steelers chat: 05.07.24

Los Angeles Times
1 month ago
Environment

Endangered desert pupfish delays Colorado River conservation plans for Imperial Valley

Water conservation plans impacted by endangered desert pupfish
California's Imperial Irrigation District faces delays in water usage cutbacks due to environmental concerns [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
1 month ago
Environment

Tiny, endangered fish hinders California River water conservation plan

AP News
1 month ago
US politics

US and UK issue new sanctions on Iran in response to Tehran's weekend attack on Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. and U.K. on Thursday imposed a new round of sanctions on Iran as concern grows that Tehran's unprecedented attack on Israel could fuel a wider war in the Middle East.
UPI
1 month ago
US politics

Kansas, other Republican states sue Biden over student loan forgiveness - UPI.com

March 29 (UPI) -- Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach led a coalition of 10 other states on Thursday in suing the Biden administration over its student loan forgiveness efforts, charging that President Joe Biden is trying to circumvent Congress and the Supreme Court.
The American Conservative
8 hours ago
Right-wing politics

It's Time to Start Thinking About Trump 2.0

Personnel is policy in government. Trump's administration would have been different in a second term. [ more ]
The American Conservative
8 hours ago
Right-wing politics

Assange Wins Delay, but 'Punishment by Process' Continues

Julian Assange's extradition to the United States was blocked, but he remains detained in Britain, facing prolonged psychological torture. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
3 hours ago
Liverpool FC

Robin Van Persie predicts whether Arne Slot will succeed at Liverpool

Arne Slot appointed as Liverpool's new manager [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 hours ago
Left-wing politics

Biden's record is good but voters don't feel it. Character, not policy, is key to victory | Robert Reich

Americans are incorrectly pessimistic about the economy, despite significant evidence of growth and improvement under President Biden. [ more ]
ABC7 San Francisco
1 hour ago
Left-wing politics

Biden administration canceling student loans for another 160K borrowers

The Biden administration is canceling $7.7 billion in federal student loans for 160,000 borrowers, totaling $167 billion for nearly 5 million Americans. [ more ]
Axios
3 hours ago
Left-wing politics

Scoop: Senate Democrats plot reproductive-rights blitz

Reproductive rights are a key focus for Senate Democrats, aiming to push abortion rights and ensure access to contraceptives and in vitro fertilization. [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 hours ago
Arts

Does 'IF' capture the magic of its Pixar inspiration?

IF blends live-action and animation with a unique twist on imaginary friends, led by Cailey Fleming and Ryan Reynolds. [ more ]
Deadline
1 hour ago
Marketing

Marlene Masure Is TikTok's New EMEA Content Chief; Former Paris Olympics And Disney France Executive Has Replaced Rich Waterworth

Marlène Masure appointed as TikTok's new GM for EMEA, replacing Rich Waterworth, overseeing content creators and publishers. [ more ]
www.dw.com
8 hours ago
Germany news

Germany's Jenny Erpenbeck wins International Booker Prize DW 05/22/2024

Jenny Erpenbeck and Michael Hofmann won the International Booker Prize for fiction for 'Kairos,' shining a light on historical complexities of East Germany beyond the Stasi. [ more ]
Theregister
12 hours ago
Data science

Tech giants, VC firms pump $1B into ML data dealer Scale AI

Scale AI valuation reached $14 billion with $1 billion funding boost from major industry players. [ more ]
#murder
www.amny.com
13 hours ago
New York City

Ex-boyfriend charged with violently murdering Manhattan woman

Breakup led to fatal violence between exes. [ more ]
BBC News
1 hour ago
New York City

Sarah Mayhew: Remains found in river believed to be Sarah Mayhew

Gemma Watts and Steven Sansom charged with murder and preventing burial. [ more ]
moremurder
Social Media Today
1 day ago
Marketing

Google Announces New AI Ad Tools at Marketing Live 2024

Businesses can now animate product images for social media with Google's new brand profiles, which showcase detailed business information and updates through visual elements. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
8 hours ago
Gadgets

New tri-fold smartphone puts an 8-inch tablet in your pocket

TCL unveiled the world's first 7.85-inch tri-foldable smartphone, labeled 'Free-type', with improved screen technology and thinness. [ more ]
ReadWrite
1 hour ago
Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Indicator Flashes "Buy" Signal as BTC Price Remains Flat - Next Crypto to Explode?

Bitcoin price surged post Ethereum ETF news, consolidation at $70k.
Crypto analysts predict BTC rebound with minimal resistance and strong support levels. [ more ]
Coindesk
1 hour ago
Cryptocurrency

WisdomTree Gets Green Light to List Bitcoin, Ether ETPs on London Stock Exchange

ETPs limited to professional investors with 35 basis points fees. [ more ]
New Relic
6 minutes ago
DevOps

Why observability is becoming a key part of C-suite conversations

Observability is critical for developers.It gives them the real-time visibility and insights they need to stay productive and avoid incidents.But observability isn't just for engineering teams.
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 hour ago
LGBT

Riley Gaines calls trans teen high schooler a 'mediocre man'

Transgender athlete controversy in women's sports. [ more ]
[ Load more ]