The Daily Populous

Tuesday October 9th, 2018 night edition

image for The biggest clue that Google+ was long dead: Google's top executives stopped using it up to 3 years ago

Google dominates many areas of our online lives, and Google+ was its attempt to break into social media.

But it was seen as one of Google's biggest failures, and now it has an unhappy ending.

Not only that, but Google decided against informing the public about the vulnerability, the report said.

In the wake of The Journal's story, Google announced it would shut down Google+ as a consumer proposition for good.

You need only look at how Google's top executives have stopped using Google+ to see it was an unloved child.

Page shared a post from his Google cofounder, Sergey Brin, announcing "a project to put computing inside a contact lens.".

"My Friday long read: Jane Jacobs's Radical Vision of Humanity, a fascinating read on importance of urban planning," Schmidt wrote. »

Berkeley Whole Foods store obtains restraining order against vegan activists

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Berkeley Whole Foods store obtains restraining order against vegan activists.

Members of the activist group Direct Action Everywhere are reportedly subject to a restraining order after protesting at this Berkeley Whole Foods store.

Photo: BRANT WARD, SFC Image 1 of / 35 Caption Close Berkeley Whole Foods store obtains restraining order against vegan activists 1 / 35 Back to Gallery. »

Trump's UN Ambassador Nikki Haley resigns

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Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned and will leave her post by the end of the year.

Haley called serving as UN ambassador "an honor of a lifetime," but added that it was time for her to depart the administration.

In response to the news, Ivanka Trump tweeted out kind words about Haley, saying: "Ambassador Haley has served America with dignity + distinction. »

'No downside': New Zealand firm adopts four-day week after successful trial

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Perpetual Guardian says staff were more focused and productive after the experiment and better able to manage work-life balance.

The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week has declared it a success and will be adopting the new schedule full time.

Barnes initially undertook the trial after observing how much pressure some of his staff were under to manage their personal and professional lives. »

Salisbury novichok attack: GRU chief in 'ill health' after Putin confrontation

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GRU chief Col-Gen Igor Korobov, 62, reportedly emerged shaken and in sudden 'ill health' after his confrontation with the furious Russian president.

Bellingcat has revealed the second suspect in the Sergei and Yulia Skripal poisoning case, naming Dr Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin.

referring to the hats emblazoned with the Red star which were part of the Communist military uniform after the Russian Revolution. »