An Ontario man with cancer is languishing in hospital in British Columbia because his local hospital does not have a bed available.
Oberlin College will pay $37 million to a local Ohio bakery after court declines to review appeal to defamation suit ruling
Gibson's Bakery. Dake Kang/AP An Ohio court ruled in favor of Gibson's Bakery in 2019 in a defamation lawsuit filed against Oberlin College. The Gibson family alleged they were defamed by the college following a 2016 shoplifting incident. After two failed appeals, the college will pay the family-owned bakery nearly $ 37 million. After five […]
Google Maps keeps track of your conversations with local businesses
Last year, Google began rolling out a feature that let users message businesses through their Google profiles. Now, it’s integrating that feature into Google Maps. Any messages you’ve sent to businesses through their Google profiles will now be accessible in Maps for iOS and Android. Just tap the menu button, and then “Messages,” and you’ll […]
Can You Check Out Mental Health Services at Your Local Library?
This story is part of a series between OZY and Well Being Trust called Mental States of the Nation, where we explore ways that different states across the U.S. are enforcing and facilitating mental health parity. We think of libraries as a place to improve our minds through education and information. Now, some libraries are […]
In the age of Trump, anger toward the news media is spreading into local communities
Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Resentment toward the media that has been promoted by President Donald Trump is causing local reporters and photographers to fear for their safety, so much so that The Radio Television Digital News Association has started to circulate safety and self-defense tips to members of the media. CNN reporter Jim Acosta told Trump […]
Can traveling with a local really help bring travel to life?
Share this article While professional tour guides and Lonely Planets can help you get to grips with a place, on a return trip to China, featured contributor Leon McCarron finds that, sometimes, all you need to do is enlist the help of a local. I wasn’t quite sure why we’d been invited to the party. […]
PlayStation Vue’s local channel count expands to over 500
A month ago Sony added more than 200 local broadcasters to its PlayStation Vue streaming service, and today the number grew by more than 85. That puts the total number of local stations available at 540 or so, although for any individual viewers it’s probably just going to matter for the several stations in their […]
Cody Wilson reportedly trying to rent an apartment in Taiwan, per local media
Enlarge / Cody Wilson (right), the founder of Defense Distributed, spoke to reporters in Austin on August 28. (credit: Nathan Mattise) After skipping his flight back to the US in the wake of accusations of sexual assault against a minor, Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson attempted to rent an apartment in Taipei this week, according […]
Amazon launches local ecommerce site for Turkey
Amazon has launched its ecommerce business in Turkey, the company’s seventh market in Europe and sixteenth globally. Reports first emerged a few months back that Amazon was preparing a new localized business for the Turkish market, and today the company officially opened a new domain at Amazon.com.tr. While Amazon has been available globally…Read More
Local Man Finally Hit With Libel Suit
A Silicon Valley resident had a big day yesterday. After finally revealing the real, live, human being he plans to stuff on top of a rocket for a journey around the moon, this same resident also received notice of a lawsuit filed against him. Big, big day. What’s amazing about Vernon Unsworth’s libel suit is […]