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Canada's 3rd wave of COVID-19 is 'killing faster and younger' and fueled by new variants

A cyclist wearing a face mask rides along a downtown street amid the coronavirus outbreak on May 19, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario. Yu Ruidong/China News Service via Getty Images Canada's third coronavirus wave is affecting young people more severely than before. Top health officials say the surge of infections are fueled by new COVID-19 variants. The new wave is prompting lockdowns and new restrictions in several provinces. See more stories on Insider's business page. Canada is battlin...
Tags: Science, News, Toronto, Trends, Canada, United Kingdom, Quebec, British Columbia, Columbia, Ontario, CBC News, Ontario Quebec, Getty Images Canada, Michelle Mark, Pirzada, Coronavirus


Mike Huckabee says he's going to identify as 'Chinese' in a tweet as anti-Asian hate crimes rise

FOX News Contributor Gov. Mike Huckabee visits "The Story with Martha MacCallum" in the Fox News Channel Studios on September 17, 2019 in New York City. Steven Ferdman/Getty Images Mike Huckabee said he would start identifying as "Chinese" in a tweet on Saturday. The message appears to be a pushback against companies who criticized a new Georgia voting bill. Civil rights groups have denounced the law and said it suppresses Black voters. See more stories on Insider's business page. F...
Tags: News, New York City, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Nike, Delta Airlines, Arkansas, Delta, Fox News, Coca Cola, Major League Baseball, Coke, Mike Huckabee, Martha MacCallum


Does Your Video Make These 6 Common Caption Mistakes?

You review your captioned video one more time for caption mistakes. It contains no typos. The captions sync up with the audio. They have a blackish background with a whitish font. The captions show no signs of any leftovers from automatic captions aka autocraptions. That means it’s captimized right? Captimize is my term for captions ... Read more The post Does Your Video Make These 6 Common Caption Mistakes? appeared first on Meryl.net home.
Tags: Marketing, Sales, Social Media, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Inclusion, Captioned, Captioned Videos, Automatic Captioning


Who Made It Possible to Make Beautiful Bonnets?

Every Easter, people all over the world unknowingly pay homage to the first woman to obtain a U.S. patent in her name in 1809, Mary Dixon Kies.A professor by the name of Autumn Stanley believes it was a machine patent which automated the manual techniques of weaving straw with silk that previously enabled women to make hats in their homes. Read the entire story on how a cottage industry was born.  Meanwhile, put on your mask and fancy bonnet, and have yourself a very Happy Easter. [Author: Lau...
Tags: Sales, Silk, Stanley, Laurel Delaney, Happy Easter, Cottage Industry, Mary Dixon Kies, Easter bonnets, U.S. patent, Weaving Straw


NY legalizes marijuana use; taxes, regs in the works

New York last week became the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana. New Yorkers now can possess up to 3 ounces of cannabis for recreational use. But don't expect to pick up some of that legal weed any time soon. While using marijuana is legal for adults age 21 or older, the process of approving dispensaries and establishing precise regulations and tax rules for cannabis distribution will take a while. 17 cannabis OK locales: Still, the Empire State's move is a big one. New York is ...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Texas, Taxes, Washington, New York Times, Tax Foundation, Boesen, Ulrik Boesen, District of Columbia Eleven


Antiaging Has to Cure Frailty or It Does Not Work

If we look at the mortality tables, it can explain why reversing aging damage reversal has to work very well for people to live very long lives. Let us imagine that we are able to reverse aging... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation


Facebook Data From More Half A Billion Accounts Found On Hacker Website

NEW YORK (AP/CBS13) — Personal information from more than 500 million Facebook users has been found available on a website for hackers. The data appears to be several years old, but it is another example of the vast amount of information collected by Facebook and other social media sites, and the limits to how secure that information is. The availability of the data set was first reported by Business Insider. According to Business Insider, the data set has information from 106 countries includin...
Tags: Facebook, Business, New York, Technology, News, Consumer, Menlo Park California, Facebook Data, Cambridge Analytica


Facebook Data From More Half A Billion Accounts Found Online

NEW YORK (AP/CBS13) — Personal information from more than 500 million Facebook users has been found available on a website for hackers. The data appears to be several years old, but it is another example of the vast amount of information collected by Facebook and other social media sites, and the limits to how secure that information is. The availability of the data set was first reported by Business Insider. According to Business Insider, the data set has information from 106 countries includin...
Tags: Facebook, Business, New York, Technology, News, Consumer, Menlo Park California, Facebook Data, Cambridge Analytica


Cows Use 2.5 Pounds of Grain Per Pound Not Ten Pounds

A pig or chicken spends its life-consuming feed concentrates while most beef is raised on grass to a weight of 750 pounds prior to entering the feedyard. The average slaughter weight of a steer is... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation


Data from more than 500 million Facebook accounts found online

Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's cellphone number is reportedly among the leaked personal data. Read More Identity theft costs... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business


LA County coronavirus numbers continue to ease as Orange tier awaits Monday

As Los Angeles County prepared to roll out significant changes in the days ahead, daily statistics continued to bolster the hope that the pandemic is loosening its stranglehold on daily life here. Public Health officials reported 40 new deaths and 839 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the county’s totals to 23,274 and  1,221,605, respectively. After dropping below 600 for the first time since March 2020 on Friday, the number of people hospitalized with the virus dropped by a tick, to 5...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Mississippi, Education, California, Government, Paul Simon, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Fema, Davis, Long Beach, Kaiser


Quantum Computer Company IonQ Goes Public at $2 Billion

Peter Chapman, CEO and president at IonQ, discusses IonQ going public via a special purpose acquisition company deal with dMY Technology Group. IonQ will have a market capitalization of $2 billion.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, Peter Chapman, Quantum Computer Company, dMY Technology Group IonQ


The Trump campaign reportedly cheated donors who thought they were making a one-time contribution, collecting recurring donations

Former President Donald Trump. Getty The Trump 2020 campaign reportedly duped supporters into making recurring donations without their consent. Donors, including cancer patients, who intended to make a one-time contribution ended up making more. According to the New York Times, donations were automatically set to repeat when supporters got to the final stages of contributing. See more stories on Insider's business page. In what seemed to be an effort to bolster political contributions ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, London, News, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Republican Party, Biden, Times, Campaign Finance, Trump, Democratic Party, Federal Election Commission, Jason Miller, Trump Campaign


$500 Billion to Bring All World Crop Farming Indoors

China will build 2 Million hectares (20 billion square meters) of controlled environment greenhouses by 2025 and this will produce half of their vegetables and crop needs. Temperature, humidity,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: China, Innovation


GMC just unveiled its $100,000 Hummer EV SUV with 830-horsepower that will hit streets in 2023

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV. GMC GMC on Saturday unveiled its first electric SUV - the 2024 Hummer EV SUV. The "Edition 1" Hummer EV SUV will hit streets in early 2023 and cost roughly $106,000. By 2024, GMC plans to sell an $80,000 version with a 250-mile range and more than 600 horsepower. See more stories on Insider's business page. General Motors has teased for months that its upcoming electric pickup truck, the GMC Hummer EV, would gain an SUV stablemate at some point down the line....
Tags: Trends, General Motors, Gm, Ncaa, Lebron James, Environmental Defense Fund, Detroit, Gmc, Hummer, Mercedes G Wagen, GMC GMC, GMC Hummer EV, Tim Levin


Transtasman bubble: Tourism New Zealand forecasts billion-dollar economy boost

By RNZ Welcoming Australians back to Aotearoa could result in a billion-dollar boost to our economy if a transtasman bubble opens in the coming weeks.That's the latest forecasting from Tourism New Zealand (TNZ) before Tuesday's... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, RNZ


You might have just missed the best time to sell your startup

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday? Sign up here.  Happy Saturday, everyone. I do hope that you are in good spirits and in good health. I am learning to nap, something that has become a requirement in my life after I realized that the news cycle is never going to slow down. And because my partner and...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Spotify, Africa, Tech, Equity, Goldman, Clubhouse, Index Ventures, Anthony Ha, Bessemer, SPAC, Lux, Edison, Holler, Kudo


Nonobvious acquisitions are on my 2021 bingo board

At the end of 2020, I argued that edtech needs to think bigger in order to stay relevant after the pandemic. I urged founders to think less about how to bundle and unbundle lecture experience, and more about how to replace outdated systems and methods with new, tech-powered solutions. In other words, don’t simply put engaging content on a screen, but innovate on what that screen looks like, tracks and offers. A few months into 2021, the exit environment in edtech…feels like it’s doing exactly th...
Tags: Startups, TC, Spotify, Education, China, Ipo, US, Linkedin, Tech, Compass, EC, Edtech, Coursera, Clubhouse, Deliveroo, NFT


Rep. Jim Clyburn called Joe Manchin's push for bipartisanship over passage of voting rights legislation 'insulting'

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-South Carolina) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Clyburn is highly critical of Sen. Manchin's position on the For the People Act. Manchin is the only Senate Democrat who has not signed on as a cosponsor of the bill in 2021. Clyburn argues that the Senate filibuster must be put aside to pass the sweeping voting rights bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Democratic House Majority Wh...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, US, West Virginia, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Biden, Huffington Post, South Carolina, Voting Rights


Why the cash of the future will be digital and decentralised

Technology used in cryptocurrency will overhaul the banking sector and cater for the unbanked The post Why the cash of the future will be digital and decentralised appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Banking, E-commerce, Bitcoin, Brazil, Investec, Bahamas, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Consensys, Digital Banking, Unbanked, Absa, Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Standard Bank, South African Reserve Bank


How to find out if your data was exposed in an online breach - and how to protect yourself

Associated Press Companies and government organizations are regularly breached, exposing people's personal data. Hackers buy and sell breached data in order to impersonate people or carry out scams. Here's how you can find out if your data has been leaked online and protect yourself. See more stories on Insider's business page. More records are stored online than ever - and it's becoming increasingly common for large swaths of personal data to fall into the hands of cyberc...
Tags: Facebook, News, Privacy, Trends, Tech, Cybersecurity, Hacks, Troy Hunt, Tech Insider, Aaron Holmes, Associated Press Companies


The Mosaic That is Innovation: New Article in TD Magazine

According to a World Bank analysis, innovation is on the decline. Given innovation’s role in moving organizations and society forward, what can we do to encourage it? One way to foster innovation is to encourage connection in our work cultures. In a new article published by TD magazine, my co-author Katharine Stallard and I explore how connection contributes to innovation by examining the creative process surrounding the hit Broadway production Hamilton. TD is the flagship publication for The ...
Tags: Careers, Innovation, Broadway, World Bank, ASTD, Media Appearances, Johannes Plenio, Katharine Stallard, Association for Talent Development ATD, Hamilton TD


Amazon says it supports expanding voting rights but it gave $500,000 to lawmakers who oppose those efforts

Amazon funds candidates who support policies that have made it harder for Americans - particularly African Americans - to vote. Jon Cherry/Getty Images; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Amazon said in a statement Tuesday that it supports efforts to "protect and expand" voting rights. But the company spent more than $500,000 last election cycle funding politicians who oppose those efforts. It also gave money to the Texas GOP, which has been passing restrictive voting laws for years. See more ...
Tags: Amazon, Home Depot, Politics, Texas, Congress, California, Virginia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Pr, Gop, House, Cigna, Tim Cook


Food-delivery investors are overstuffed

Back in December, it seemed investors were craving food-delivery stocks with almost as much fervor as they were the vaccines. Now that the shots are here, investors' tastes seemed to have changed.
Tags: Finance, Article, The Wall Street Journal, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/markets/stocks, Fox-business/investing-and-transactions, Fox-business/lifestyle/food-drinks, F06b729b-bcab-503e-b89a-d2a3aadae9a0, Laura Forman


How to watch NASA drop its brand new spacecraft into a massive swimming pool

On Tuesday, NASA will livestream a water impact test on its new Orion spacecraft, checking out how the craft responds to splashing down in a body of water.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Orion, How To Watch


The inspection drones are coming. Do not be alarmed

More and more, drones are being employed to survey and inspect areas that are either too difficult or too dangerous for humans to explore themselves.
Tags: Trends, Features, Drones, Automation


Snapchat reportedly made plans to skirt Apple's new privacy rules and keep tracking its user base

Getty Snap, the company that owns Snapchat, explored ways to skirt Apple's new privacy rules, FT reported. Apple is about to roll out new tools that let people opt out of being tracked by their apps. Snap reportedly wanted to gather data from third parties to keep tabs on users' behavior. See more stories on Insider's business page. Snap reportedly researched ways to skirt Apple's new privacy rules that will ban apps from tracking people without their permission, The Finan...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, News, Privacy, China, Trends, Tech, Snapchat, Beijing, Snap, The Financial Times, Tech Insider, Tiktok, Aaron Holmes, Getty Snap, FT Snap


A 'gunfight' at a Wilmington, North Carolina house party shooting left 3 dead and 4 injured, police say

ArtOlympic/ Shutterstock Three people were killed and four injured after a shooting at a North Carolina house party. Wilmington Police said officers responded early Saturday to the scene where "a gunfight had erupted." The shooting follows a violent month in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Three people died and four were injured after a shooting at a house party early Saturday morning in Wilmington, North Carolina.According to a series of tweets and a post on th...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, US, Trends, Atlanta, North Carolina, Gun Violence, Wilmington, Boulder Colorado, Wilmington North Carolina, Wilmington Police Department, Ben David, Wilmington Police, Anna Medaris Miller, Port City New Hanover


Drive More Traffic to Your E-Commerce Site in 3 Easy Steps

When you enter the field of e-commerce, it doesn’t take long before you learn the first lesson of being an Internet entrepreneur: Selling products online isn’t nearly as easy as some people make it seem. To make things even more difficult, you can’t even get to the point of selling products until your website generates traffic – and with typical e-commerce conversion rates hovering in the range of 1-2 percent , you’re not going to earn anything resembling a real living until your website rec...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, Instagram, Sales, Entrepreneur, E-commerce, Website, Google Google, Vape Juice, Blog & Grow, Internet entrepreneur, On-Site Content


22 ancient royal mummies encased in glass pods will be paraded through Egypt's capital as they head to a new home

Men pass in front of poster for pharaohs golden parade in Cairo, Egypt, on April 1, 2021. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters More than 20 of Egypt's ancient royal mummies will be transported to a new museum on Saturday. Among them are the notable mummies of Seti I, Ahmose-Nefertari, and Ramses II. They will be transported to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in special capsules. See more stories on Insider's business page. A grand parade displaying more than a dozen of Egypt&...
Tags: Africa, Trends, Bbc, Egypt, Al Jazeera, Seti, Cairo, American University, Reuters, Cairo Egypt, Tahrir Square, Europe Middle East, Mohamed Abd El Ghany Reuters, New Kingdom, Zahi Hawass, National Museum of Egyptian Civilization



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