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Livestream Shopping: A $500 Billion Market In 2022 As Amazon, Google, Facebook, TikTok Jump In?

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

Amazon is investing big in Amazon Live. Google has live shopping on YouTube. Pinterest, seemingly a great fit for this kind of venture, announced a livestream shopping project...
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After record year, Market Bucks program for low-income Minnesotans expands this spring

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune


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8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Insider Intelligence These days, it's imperative to start your workday not just aware of the news in your industry, but with a full understanding of its context and meaning...
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Rapid Inflation Fuels Debate Over What's to Blame: Pandemic or Policy

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

The White House is emphasizing that inflation is worldwide. Economists say that's true - but stimulus-spurred consumer buying is also to blame.
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Sundance 2022 Critic's Notebook: Mija, Mars One, Emergency

Sundance 2022 Critic's Notebook: Mija, Mars One, Emergency

9 hours ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

When does a virtual film festival start? The types of film screenings, audience accommodations, parties, panels, social spaces, diversity and development programs, residencies...
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Bitcoin Has Lost Half Its Value Since Hitting Record High

9 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Bitcoin extended its decline on Saturday, and has shed more than 50% from its record high in November while adding further momentum to the meltdown in cryptocurrencies. “Margin...
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Investors trying to navigate tech volatility should focus on the 'ABCs' - AI, big data, and cybersecurity, says UBS

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Morsa Images/Getty Images Tech volatility should prompt investors to focus on the ABCs of the sector - AI, big data and cybersecurity stocks, says UBS. Those themes within tech...
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Republicans and Democrats agree on one thing: The labor shortage's wage gains are great

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Restaurant storefront on Middle Neck Road in Great Neck has "Help Wanted" sign in window on July 15, 2021. Chris Ware/Newsday RM/Getty Images Democrats and Republicans...
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The frantic metaverse land grab is likely to persist in 2022 as investors realize virtual real estate equals cash, predictive analytics firm says

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Decentraland, one of the most popular metaverses. Decentraland press kit Decentraland press kit Interest in metaverse land sales and rentals is going to continue to surge this...
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Here's why experts say the crypto market will be just fine despite a possible Russian ban on everything from mining to trading

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A server room of the BitRiver data center, one of the largest Russian cryptocurrency mining companies. Alexander Ryumin\TASS via Getty Images When the central bank of Russia...
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Isiaih Mosley scores 40, Missouri State beat No. 22 Loyola Chicago

Isiaih Mosley scores 40, Missouri State beat No. 22 Loyola Chicago

CHICAGO - Isiaih Mosley scored 40 points and Missouri State beat No. 22 Loyola Chicago 79-69 on Saturday, ending the Ramblers' 10-game winning streak. Donovan Clay added 16... Read more ...

'I felt like I was in Niagara Falls,' says woman who witnessed massive water...

'I felt like I was in Niagara Falls,' says woman who witnessed massive water main break

Officials said the combination of cold temperatures and age likely caused the 1930s-era water main to burst, sending some area residents scrambling. Read more ...

Packers go up ; AJ Dillon questionable to return

The 49ers got on the board to kick off the second half and kept Green Bay from scoring during the third quarter, but the Packers have stretched their lead back out to seven... Read more ...

Devils' offense puts on show in win over Hurricanes

Devils' offense puts on show in win over Hurricanes

Nathan Bastian scored twice in the first period and his teammates cranked up the offense after that as the New Jersey Devils defeated the visiting Carolina Hurricanes 7-4 on... Read more ...

Black Mississippi lawmakers walk out of Senate in protest of critical race...

Black Mississippi lawmakers walk out of Senate in protest of critical race theory ban

All 14 of Mississippi's black, state senators refused to vote on a bill banning the teaching of critical race theory in the state's public schools, walking out in protest instead. Read more ...

Firefighters make aggressive attack on surreal winter fire

Firefighters make aggressive attack on surreal winter fire

Crews attacked the fire from the air and on the ground, with mutual aid strike teams, two air tankers and two helicopters. Read more ...

Pacers to shut down Malcolm Brogdon for 10 days due to Achilles issue

He has been playing through Achilles pain for a month. Read more ...

Valentine's Day Gift Guide: Best Gifts For Frequent Travelers In Your Life

Looking for a Valentine's Day gift for the frequent traveler in your life, but want to forgo the typical chocolate-and-flower routine? Gifts that remind you of your favorite... Read more ...

Eyesore or Monument? Preservationists Fight to Save a Grain Elevator in Buffalo

The current owner of the Great Northern has been pushing to demolish the building - possibly the last grain elevator of its type in the world. Read more ...

Anatoly Kvashnin, Russian General in a Pivotal Era, Dies at 75

His brutal campaign in Chechnya left a legacy of embittered civilians and vengeful leaders. But he was also part of a warming toward the West after the Soviet Union fell. Read more ...