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Radio bulletin said Barry Humphries was alive after he died

Radio bulletin said Barry Humphries was alive after he died

[ad_1] Comedian Barry Humphries as his alter ego Dame Edna Everage. Picture: PA Wire/PA Images/Sean Dempsey Ofcom has criticised the processes that led to a radio news bulletin describing comedian Barry Humphries as being in a stable condition three days after he had died. The broadcast regulator has summoned Coast and County Radio owner Scarborough Radio to a meeting to “discuss its approach to compliance” after the station decided it would be unnecessary to correct the mistake due to the volume of reporting about Humphries’ death over the previous days. Coast and County Radio, which primarily broadcasts in North Yorkshire and is licensed by Scarborough Radio, made the “significant error” during The Mid-Day Show on 25 April last year. A reporter said: “A hospital in Sydney says the entertainer Barry Humphries, best known for his character Dame Edna Everage, is in a stable condition. A spokesperson for St Vincent’s also described reports the 89-year-old had gone into an unresponsive state as not accurate. He’s been suffering with health issues following hip surgery.” Humphries had in …

Ask Sophie: Can you explain the H-1B visa, EB-2 green card transfer and Visa Bulletin?

Ask Sophie: Can you explain the H-1B visa, EB-2 green card transfer and Visa Bulletin?

[ad_1] Sophie Alcorn Contributor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Ask Sophie: Can I get an O-1A visa to bypass the H-1B process? ‘Ask Sophie’ book excerpt: A startup founder’s guide to O-1A visas Sophie Alcorn, attorney, author and founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley, California, is an award-winning Certified Specialist Attorney in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Sophie is passionate about transcending borders, expanding opportunity, and connecting the world by practicing compassionate, visionary, and expert immigration law. Connect with Sophie on LinkedIn and Twitter. TechCrunch+ members receive access to weekly “Ask Sophie” columns; use promo code ALCORN to purchase a one- or two-year subscription for 50% off. Dear Sophie, My startup is hiring. A leading candidate for one of the positions has an H-1B visa and has been waiting for …

Ask Sophie: Why is there no movement in the June Visa Bulletin for India EB-3?

Ask Sophie: Why is there no movement in the June Visa Bulletin for India EB-3?

[ad_1] Sophie Alcorn Contributor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor Ask Sophie: What are my options if a company rescinds my OPT job offer? Ask Sophie: Which visas are best for US startup accelerators? Here’s another edition of “Ask Sophie,” the advice column that answers immigration-related questions about working at technology companies. “Your questions are vital to the spread of knowledge that allows people all over the world to rise above borders and pursue their dreams,” says Sophie Alcorn, a Silicon Valley immigration attorney. “Whether you’re in people ops, a founder or seeking a job in Silicon Valley, I would love to answer your questions in my next column.” TechCrunch+ members receive access to weekly “Ask Sophie” columns; use promo code ALCORN to purchase a one- or two-year subscription for 50% off. Dear Sophie, Why …

TechCrunch+ roundup: VC robotics survey, Visa Bulletin update, SaaS engagement metrics

TechCrunch+ roundup: VC robotics survey, Visa Bulletin update, SaaS engagement metrics

[ad_1] A robotic taxi drove me home a few nights ago, and it was just fine. As it carried me through Golden Gate Park at a steady 23 miles per hour (slowing down to 6 mph for every speed bump), I felt like a packet of information being delivered across a network. Since our last robotics investor survey in February 2020, Figure emerged from stealth with its bipedal humanoid robot, and Boston Dynamics’ Atlas became a parkour expert. Autonomous tractors, semi trucks and warehouse restocking bots have gone from concept to reality. Is robotics mainstream now? Full TechCrunch+ articles are only available to membersUse discount code TCPLUSROUNDUP to save 20% off a one- or two-year subscription “The time in between has arguably been the most important years for the sector,” writes hardware editor Brian Heater, who asked 13 investors about several topics, including robotics as a service, emerging consumer products, and how much of a role it might play in addressing climate change: Milo Werner, general partner, The Engine Abe Murray, managing partner, Alley Robotics …