40 Percent of Venmo Users Share Personal Data

Used in its default setting, activity on the cash-sharing app Venmo is public, including transaction history, friend lists, and messages sent with payments. Researchers analyzed more than 300 million Venmo messages and found many users are sharing private information on the app, including their physical location, health conditions, and political orientation. To protect yourself, set … Read more

Is New Profile Pic App Sending Your Data to Russia?

A new trendy, viral photo editing app may have ties with Russia, according to a new report. Either way, you’ll want to read the app’s fine print before downloading. The new app called NewProfilePic lets users create a free digital avatar that is a cross between a cartoon and sketch. It uses facial recognition from … Read more

Ghana: SC Dismisses Interlocutory Injunction Application Against E-Levy

A seven-member panel of the Supreme Court yesterday unanimously dismissed an interlocutory injunction application filed by three National Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament to restrain the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) from collecting the Electronic Transactions Levy 2022. The court, presided by Justice Nene Amegacher said that greater hardship would be on the state if it … Read more

Russia will Finland threaten after NATO application: ex-PM Stubb | NATO News

This year’s spring could herald a new security order for Finland and Sweden, as the two countries prepare to submit their NATO membership bids. In January, Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin reiterated her country’s traditional stance, that it had no plans of joining the security alliance. But in early April, she noted that “everything had … Read more

At SF elementary school, LGBTQ pride is on the march

Decked out in rainbow accessories roughly two-dozen George Peabody Elementary School students came together on the blacktop courtyard of their San Francisco public school for a flash mob performance to “LOVE” by Gianluca Vacchi and Sebastián Yatra. The 2018 song, sung partly in English and Spanish, includes the refrain, “We all need a / A … Read more

Republicans go to war in Ohio: Don Jr slams Josh Mandel as ‘RINO fraud’ as primary gets nastier

Ohio’s bitter Republican Senate primary erupted into all out war on Friday, as supporters of the two leading contenders fought over who were the real Trump loyalist in the race and who was the fake. Donald Trump Jr., whose father has endorsed JD Vance, shared an excerpt from a new book suggesting that Josh Mandel’s … Read more

Family, community and country: Kern Valley Exchange Club invites new members

The Rubber Ducky Races are held each year in August as a fundraising event. | Facebook/Kern Valley Exchange Club Our club meets for lunch on Thursdays at Paradise Cove Restaurant in Lake Isabella. Our monthly dues ($40) cover the cost of lunch at the weekly meetings; It’s almost like getting a free lunch every week. … Read more

Recent book on racial exclusion features chapter on Edina | Edina

Chad Montrie, author of “Whiteness in Plain View: A History of Racial Exclusion in Minnesota,” gives a presentation about the book at the Edina History Museum April 8. (Sun Current staff photo by Caitlin Anderson) An African American family that was being displaced due to the construction of Interstate 35W in the 1960s sought to … Read more

Gabino Iglesias Reviews Road of Bones by Christopher Golden – Locus Online

Road of BonesChristopher Golden (St. Martin’s Press 978-1-25027-430-3, $27.99, 240pp, hardcover) January 2022. Christopher Golden’s Road of Bones packs a mixture of horror and adventure its 240 pages that makes it feel like a 100-page novella. Full of memorable characters and taking place in a truly unique and inhospitable location, the narrative walks a fine … Read more