09272020

China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns

BEIJING — After the first shot, he had no reaction. But Kan Chai felt woozy following the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in China. “When I was driving on the road, I suddenly felt a bit dizzy, as if I was [...]

What Are Promoted Tweets, and How Do They Work?

If you’re a Twitter user, you’ve probably seen tweets with a “Promoted by” label and wondered, “What exactly is a promoted tweet, and how do you make one?” There are several benefits of using promoted [...]

How Your Life Experiences Can Inspire Your Business and Help It Grow

Sonia Kang is a critical care registered nurse turned fashion designer and founder of Mixed Up Clothing, a children’s fashion brand that creates multicultural apparel. Like many businesses, Kang’s company took a financial hit [...]

8 Strategies for Managing Your Remote Team

When you’re managing a remote team, neither a hands-off strategy nor micromanaging creates productive employees. The success of a teleworker is best measured by work produced rather than hours worked. Virtual managers should take responsibility [...]

Argentine lawmaker suspended after kissing woman's breast during virtual congressional meeting

A lawmaker in Argentina seen kissing a woman’s breast during a live Zoom meeting of the legislature has been suspended from his post. Juan Emilio Ameri sparked outrage with his conduct as the video of the incident went viral. Argentinians [...]

Break Writer's Block with These 6 Brainstorming Tips

Content marketing is one of the best ways to generate new leads, build customer trust and increase sales. But consistently creating new content for your blog isn’t always easy.  A surprising 60% of marketers create one new piece [...]

China is building more secret detention centers in Xinjiang, think tank says

China’s network of detention centers in Xinjiang, where Muslim minorities are allegedly being subjected to acts of repression, appears to be expanding — and a greater number of the facilities are resembling prisons, an Australian [...]

Vladimir Putin calls on US to agree to non-interference pact for upcoming elections: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on the United States to agree to a pact of non-interference in upcoming elections, with fresh accusations from each country over “disinformation” and social media meddling, according to reports. [...]

London officer shot dead while detaining suspect at station

A British police officer was shot dead inside a London police station early Friday while detaining a suspect, who also sustained a gunshot wound. London’s Metropolitan Police force said the officer was shot at the Croydon Custody Center [...]

What Big Data Means for Your Small Business

The internet has only been around for three decades, but in that relatively short time, it’s become one of the most important tools at our collective disposal. As a small business owner, you can use it to collect data that helps you [...]