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Facebook is cracking down on anti-government extremist 'boogaloos,' but it has reportedly been profiting off boogaloo ads calling for violence for months (FB)

Facebook on Tuesday banned hundreds of accounts and groups associated with the "boogaloo" movement, designating a subset of the anti-government extremist network as "violent." But Facebook took money from boogaloo-affiliated advertisers for several months before its ban, reported. Some of those ads suggest violence, despite Facebook's claims that it is cracking down on such content. Facebook has been facing growing pressure to take stronger action against hate speech and racism on its platfo...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Trends, Adidas, Donald Trump, BuzzFeed News, Coca Cola Verizon


How Individuals Are Turning To Franchising For Business Success

Success in the franchise space is attainable to all. After all, it provides a proven business model, a dedicated following of fans, nationwide support and much more. It’s why one out of every 12 small businesses in America is a franchise, and why a new franchise opens every eight minutes. You’ll know how long it will take to become profitable and you can lean on a network of fellow franchisees who have had success with the brand to learn best practices. Guests are already familiar with the bran...
Tags: Startups, America, Georgia, Jackie, South Carolina, Others, Wwe, Scott, Johnny Rockets, Woodbury Minn, Franchise Business, Franchising, Wayback, Wayback Burgers, Karen Schmitz, Tanya Bathija


Facebook bans hundreds of groups and accounts linked to the far-right boogaloo movement

Facebook has banned a network of hundreds of Facebook accounts, groups, and pages associated with the far-right "boogaloo" movement from its platform. In a statement, Facebook called the network a "violent" and "dangerous organization." It said the specific network of hundreds of groups and accounts it banned on its platform was distinct from the broader amorphous boogaloo movement because the former "actively seeks to commit violence." The social media giant said it removed 220 Facebook accou...
Tags: Facebook, London, California, Politico, US, Trends, Dhs, Fbi, Washington Dc, Air Force, Oakland, Facebook Groups, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Justice Department, Trump


Samsung says it’s skipping Europe’s biggest technology show this year

Uncertainty over the pandemic means Samsung will hold a digital event instead
Tags: Mobile, Europe, News, Samsung, Trends, Home Theater, Ifa, Trade Shows


Innocent Until Proven Guilty? Not For Everyone…

Many years ago I was at dinner out of town with a few other consultants I was working with. Somehow the conversation came around to 3 high profile court cases that were being talked about at the time in California: O.J. Simpson, Michael Jackson, and Robert Blake, the latter two going through current cases at […]
Tags: Leadership, California, Diversity, Law Enforcement, Privilege, Robert Blake, Innocence And Guilt, Simpson Michael Jackson


Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria reports 73 new Covid-19 cases as NSW announces $11,000 fines – live news

Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. Follow liveInside Melbourne’s hotspot suburbsEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 3.24am BST Associate Professor Barbara Mintzes from The University of Sydney Charles Perkins Centre and School of Pharmacy said if remdesivir does prove effective in treating Covid-19, th...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, US, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Pakistan, Coalition, Australian politics, Netherlands, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria


Lyft’s driverless cars are back on the streets of California

The company suspended testing earlier this year in response to the pandemic
Tags: Lyft, California, Cars, Trends, Self-driving Cars, Autonomous Cars, Driverless Cars




Franchising Doesn’t Have To Break The Bank

Depending on which franchise you look at, start-up costs can be daunting. Some of the most popular food chains have major requirements to be a franchisee, and it can be difficult for some to reach. After seeing some of the costs, you might think that opening a burger franchise is a bad choice, but it doesn’t have to be that way. They key to your success is finding and investing in the right franchise. Wayback Burgers is a fast-casual food chain, focusing on freshly made burgers, sandwiches and ...
Tags: Startups, Startup, Bank, Burger King, Others, Wendy, McDonald, Hardee, Franchise Business, Franchising, Wayback Burgers, Wayback Burger, McDonald 's Lower


New Normal: A conversation with Amit Shah of Excelitas Technologies

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Trends, Amit Shah, Vinnie, Vertical Markets (Banking, Excelitas Technologies, Retail etc, Global and Vertical extensions, New Normal COVID-19


Fujfilm X-T200 vs. Fujifilm X-T30: A close call

In this sub-$1,000 sibling rivalry, does Fujifilm's newest entry-level X-T200 outshine the popular X-T30?
Tags: Photography, Trends, Fujifilm, Mirrorless Camera, Fujifilm X-T30, Fujifilm X-T200


NZ Herald and The Spinoff launch new content sharing deal

The New Zealand Herald and The Spinoff have signed a new partnership that will see journalism and content shared with each other's audiences.NZME managing editor Shayne Currie says the new partnership highlights the importance of... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, NZ Herald, New Zealand Herald, NZME, Shayne Currie


Coronavirus Australia update: NSW to fine Victorians up to $11,000 if they enter state from lockdown suburbs – live news

Residents of 10 postcodes in Melbourne’s north and west have been ordered to stay home from midnight tonight. Follow liveInside Melbourne’s hotspot suburbsEverything we know about Victoria’s clustersFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 2.07am BST New South Wales health has confirmed the 14 new cases – all are returned travellers.Fourteen new cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in NSW in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, brin...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


Team New Zealand banked $1.5m from government wage subsidy

Embattled Emirates Team New Zealand, the subject of complaints of financial mismanagement which are now being probed by government investigators, also claimed nearly $1.5 million under the wage subsidy scheme.According to the register... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


Covid-19 coronavirus: Air New Zealand halts flights to Melbourne for two weeks

Air New Zealand has been forced to cancel flights to Melbourne for two weeks as the Australian Government fights the spread of Covid-19 within the local community.The airline received a directive late last night that no international... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Melbourne, Air New Zealand


New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency raises council debt caps to 3x revenue

The New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency has hiked the debt ceiling for local council borrowers to 300 per cent of revenue until 2022, freeing up capital for councils to manage out of the Covid-19 crisis.The council controlled... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency


Free tools and training to help with economic recovery in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Through lockdown, many of us found that online tools have been a real lifeline. We’ve used them to find information and stay connected with our communities, support local businesses, teach our children and learn new skills ourselves. The same tools will be vital in helping countries recover more quickly and more sustainably. That’s why Google is making a new pledge to help 10 million people and businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) find jobs, digitize and grow over the next 18 ...
Tags: Google, Europe, Small Business, Germany, Africa, Google Search, Research, Middle East, UN World Tourism Organisation, EMEA, Matt Brittin, Africa EMEA, Google in Europe, Grow With Google, Google in the Middle East, Certificatewhich


Three Tips And Tricks For Your New Start-Up

There is an incredible amount of do’s and don’ts, if you want to start your own company. Oftentimes the road to a successful start-up can be tough and long, and a lot of people give up on their way to success. In this article we will give you who have the courage and ambitions to launch your own company three simple tips and tricks as to how you can accomplish success. Be agile and ready for change. If you have started your own company and wish for it to become a success, it is of vit...
Tags: Startups, Mercedes, Others, Startup Advice


Where to get financial help during coronavirus in California

From hotel rooms for people who are homeless to restaurant meals for seniors isolating for their lives, California has rapidly expanded its safety net in an attempt to catch millions of residents impacted by the coronavirus and its economic aftershocks. In daily press conferences during the pandemic’s first months, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced new “first-in-the-nation” plans to protect vulnerable Californians from illness or financial distress at a dizzying pace. But months in, the pandemic safet...
Tags: Business, Congress, California, Fresno, Sacramento, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Roseville, Michigan, Santa Clara, Rhode Island, Patterson, Gavin Newsom


Senate Approves Extending Paycheck Protection Program

The Senate granted five additional weeks for the remaining money left in the program to be spent.
Tags: News, Small Business, Senate, Relief, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


Senate Approves Extending Small-Business Program

The Senate granted five additional weeks for the remaining money left in the program to be spent.
Tags: News, Small Business, Senate, Relief, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security Act (2020


Fisher & Paykel Healthcare on hiring spree

Not only is Fisher & Paykel Healthcare now the biggest company on New Zealand stock market but it is one of the few that is hiring.Since January, F&P Healthcare has hired some 600 additional direct manufacturing staff locally, and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Healthcare, New Zealand, Fisher, Fisher Paykel Healthcare, Paykel Healthcare


The Last of Us Part II: All journal entry locations

Journal entries are one half of the Archivist trophy, and you'll need all 20 of them to earn it. Here's how.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Ps4, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Naughty Dog, The Last of Us Part II, PS4 exclusive games


Still Only One Coronavirus Strain and Progress to Treatments and Vaccines

The coronavirus is currently changing slowly. There are only about two dozen mutations. There have been many reports of multiple strains of SARS-CoV-2. Virologists use the world strain as a label to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation


Mars 2020 mission launch date is pushed for the third time

It's the third delay in a month, but NASA is determined to launch by August 15
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Perseverance, Mars 2020


Construction union apologizes, withdraws ad after accusations of anti-Semitism

After Jewish state lawmakers accused the state construction workers union of running a political advertisement evoking anti-Semitic stereotypes in its a depiction of a Jewish state senator, the powerful labor union has issued an apology and withdrawn the ad. The controversial Facebook ad, placed by the State Building and Construction Trades Council, features an image of Sen. Scott Wiener, Democrat from San Francisco, against a backdrop of a Monopoly game board, clutching a handful of Monopoly ca...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Senate, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Construction, Gavin Newsom, Hunter, Scott Wiener, Santa Monica, Capitol, Wiener


Set down your controller and read these 15 great books about video games

Take a break from the screen and learn more about your favorite hobby with these great books on video games.
Tags: Gaming, Books, Games, Trends, Best Of, Buying Guides, Video Game Books, Tier 4


Knowing Your Different Loan Options When Starting Your Own Business

Starting your own business can be incredibly rewarding and should be encouraged, but obviously 2020 has not been a normal year and those that have only recently started/have plans to start will have obvious concerns surrounding the pandemic. While you need to be careful in these strange times, it is also important to be aware that there are a handful of options in terms of financial relief available which could help you to survive. Business Interruption Loan. The most obvious lifeline during ...
Tags: Startups, UK, Others, Business Loans, CBILS, Bank Loans Bank


Coronavirus: 'Exporting goods has been like a game of chess'

Exporting goods during the Covid-19 lockdown has been "a game of chess", says tights manufacturer.
Tags: Business


Apocalypse Never From Environmentalist Who Helped Get $90 Billion Funding for Renewables

Michael Shellenberger of the Breakthrough Institute has written Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All.” An article covering his book was published and then censored at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, Michael Shellenberger, Breakthrough Institute



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