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Age bias suit targets Facebook job ads displayed to younger people

Age bias suit targets Facebook job ads displayed to younger people

Experts question whether the practice is age discrimination. In reference to third-party recruitment ads, Facebook highlights the checks and measures it's built into the platform to not only educate advertisers about having to comply with USA regulatory requirements in regards to job ads, but also to highlight why a person is shown a particular ad.


Ryanair's German pilots to strike on Friday

Ryanair's German pilots to strike on Friday

The unions said they gave Ryanair a series of proposals to consider and requested a response by midday (1200 GMT) on Thursday, a schedule which the no-frills airline has not yet committed to. "This is good news for Ryanair pilots, passengers and shareholders", she said. "In the history of the VC, there has never been a case in which the collective bargaining autonomy has been trampled on by an employer as it is now the case with Ryanair".


Police don't suspect terrorism after vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne

Police don't suspect terrorism after vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne

Police arrested the driver, who was known to police for a history of illicit drug use, family violence and mental health problems. "As our federal and state police and security agencies work together to secure the scene and investigate this shocking incident, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and the emergency and health workers who are treating them", he wrote on Twitter.


Belfast jobs fears grow as United States hits Bombardier with 300pc import duty

Belfast jobs fears grow as United States hits Bombardier with 300pc import duty

In response to the complaints, the U.S. Department of Commerce levied duties of close to 300% on Bombardier's aircrafts. The US government chose to affix high anti-subsidy tariffs on the Bombardier's CSeries jets, after Boeing Co complained that the Canadian company had received unfair subsidy from their government which, it argued, allowed Bombardier to sell their new aeroplane below cost.


Twitter now lets you use third-party apps for account verification

Twitter now lets you use third-party apps for account verification

To do that, click on your Profile icon on Twitter and then select Settings. Now, Twitter's login verification feature (the name it gives its 2FA service) will let you rely on apps like Google Authenticator and Authy , whereas before you had to, by default, input a code sent via text message .


Apple to Open Global Flagship Store in Federation Square

Apple to Open Global Flagship Store in Federation Square

For years Melburnians have wondered - and complained - about the lack of an Apple store in the city centre, with the tech giant's Melbourne locations restricted to suburban shopping centres. Ahrendts added: " Apple Federation Square respects the original vision for the plaza, with a bespoke design concept and extensive landscaping bringing increased opportunities for the community to enjoy this renowned cultural hub ".