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Omar Mateen's Wife Speaks Out About Orlando Shooting, Abuse And Depression
In her first interview since Omar Mateen's Orlando nightclub massacre, his wife, Noor Salman, tells The Times that she was "unaware" of Mateen's plans, and does not condone the June shooting. "I am very sorry for what has happened. He has hurt a lot of people. How can someone be capable of that?” The sit down dives deep into Salman's life before the tragedy, her abusive relationship with Mateen and life after the shooting. Salman says that since June, she and their 3-year-old son have moved three times to avoid media attention, and finds herself unable to get out of bed, "shattered" by the tragedy. "I just want people to know that I am human. I am a mother,” she told the newspaper. Read it in full here.
Uber Takes Longer Routes To Overcharge Women, Study Finds
A study conducted by The National Bureau of Economic Research tracking Uber driver discrimination in Boston and Seattle found that riders who used “African-American sounding” names had double the chance of having their ride terminated in comparison to users with "white sounding" names. The same study suggested that women passengers were taken on longer routes by drivers thanks to an equally shitty "combination of profiteering and flirting to a captive audience." UBER IS CANCELLED. (via: Jalopnik)
ALERT: You Can Shop On Instagram Now
Very scary news for people who drink and scroll. Today the platform is rolling out a shoppable tags button you'll see from 20 US-based retail brand including Levis, Target and J.Crew. According to Instagram, iOS users will begin to see tagged photos that include details and pricing information, from there users can click "Shop Now" and spend $$$$$ in a swipe. (via: Instagram)
Apple Music Considers Slashing Its Prices
Good news for Apple Music listeners tight on cash money, according to Digital Music News, Apple is considering a 20% price cut that could bring down the cost for a single Apple Music subscription to $7.99 per month. The family package would also be slashed from $14.99 per month to $12.99. The report speculates that the move is most likely part of a holiday promotion. BLESSINGS ON BLESSINGS ON BLESSINGS. (Via: Digital Music News)
PostedNov 1, 2016