Japanese Man, Lost At Sea For 22 Hours During Storm, Rescued

The Coast Guard said the man suffered a minor ankle injury. (Representational) Tokyo: A 69-year-old man survived 22 hours lost at sea off southern Japan, sat on the stern of his capsized boat and cloaked in a tarpaulin to protect him from the wind and spray. A video of his rescue, filmed by the Japan … Read more

‘Miracle’ rescue of Japan man after 22 hours at sea – Times of India

TOKYO: A 69-year-old man has been rescued in rough seas off Japan after spending 22 hours drifting in open water, with one official calling his survival a “miracle.” The man, whose name has not been released, was alone on a boat off southwestern Kagoshima prefecture and en route to the Yakushima resort island Saturday afternoon … Read more

Director Brett Morgen Finalizing DAVID BOWIE Documentary Based on Thousands of Hours of Rare Footage — GeekTyrant

Director Brett Morgen, who brought us Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, Jane, and The Kid Stays in the Picture, is finalizing a top-secret David Bowie documentary based on “thousands of hours of rare performance footage of the musician, most of it previously uncirculated.” Morgen has been working on the doc for four years, and has … Read more

China’s burned-out tech workers are fighting back against long hours

Tracking hours  Working Time started with a spreadsheet shared on Tencent Docs, China’s version of Google Docs. Shortly after it was posted, it was populated with entries attributed to companies such as Alibaba, the Chinese-language internet search provider Baidu, and e-commerce company JD.com.   “9 a.m., 10:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m., six days a week, managers usually go home after midnight,” read one entry linked with tech giant Huawei.  … Read more

Portugal bars companies from contacting employees off hours and requires other protections for remote work.

MADRID — Portugal is barring employers from contacting their staff outside their contracted working hours under a new law and from remotely monitoring their work, in one of the world’s boldest efforts to regulate the remote work that the pandemic forced on many in the industrialized world. And, at a time when a surge in … Read more

Germany Hits Record 50,000 New Coronavirus Cases In 24 Hours

Covid infections and deaths in Germany have soared in recent days. (File) Berlin: Germany registered a record 50,196 new Covid-19 infections Thursday, according to health authorities. It is the first time Germany has exceeded 50,000 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, and comes as infections and deaths have soared in recent days. (Except for … Read more

Tripadvisor announces CEO Steve Kaufer will step down in 2022 after 20+ years at the company; stock is down 9%+ after hours (Dennis Schaal/Skift)

Dennis Schaal / Skift: Tripadvisor announces CEO Steve Kaufer will step down in 2022 after 20+ years at the company; stock is down 9%+ after hours  —  Skift Take  —  Steve Kaufer had a great run at Tripadvisor, transforming a company with a small office over a pizza shop in Massachusetts 20 years ago into … Read more

Roblox reports Q3 revenue of $509.3M, up 102% YoY, DAUs of 47.3M, up 31% YoY, average bookings per DAU of $13.49, 11.2B hours engaged, up 28% YoY; stock up 31%+ (Roblox)

Roblox: Roblox reports Q3 revenue of $509.3M, up 102% YoY, DAUs of 47.3M, up 31% YoY, average bookings per DAU of $13.49, 11.2B hours engaged, up 28% YoY; stock up 31%+  —  Year-over-year Revenue Up 102% to $509.3 Million; Bookings Up 28% to $637.8 Million; and Free Cash Flow of $170.6 million #Roblox #reports #revenue … Read more

How This Coach Created a Course in 6 Hours with Ecommerce | AWeber

By Kelsey Johnson November 8, 2021 This executive development coach jumped on an opportunity — offer a targeted course to an extremely interested group while the iron was hot. Using AWeber ecommerce, Leela Sinha was able to set up a course payment page in a few hours, and start taking payments for the course ASAP. … Read more