Southgate boy’s lemonade stand raises money for Wyandotte Animal Shelter

SOUTHGATE, Mich. – While a Downriver The boy hasn’t even started first grade yet, he’s already making a huge difference in his community. He is using proceeds from his pop-up lemonade stand to raise money for the Wyandotte Animal Shelter. Henry’s Lemonade is not your average stand. He has had numerous people lining up Wednesday … Read more

Beware of Facebook scams: Lincoln County entrepreneur targeted

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Angela Bryant is the owner of Back Porch Club House in Lincoln County. She’s been planning events and sharing moments on her business’s Facebook page for the last five years. Last week someone pretending to be a friend reached out to her on the site asking for her number. … Read more

‘Bipolar’ | Former Auditor’s Office employee establishes timeline for state, spars with defense | The Latest from WDEL News

In the state’s fourth day bringing a case against Auditor Kathy McGuiness, proceedings at both the top of the day and the start of the afternoon were delayed while presiding Judge William C. Carpenter Jr. altogether tossed one of the prosecution’s set witnesses, and limited to varying degrees three others. Seating of the jury was … Read more

After domestic violence charges dropped, NH deputy insurance commissioner will resume work

Published: 6/16/2022 12:39:13 PM Modified: 6/16/2022 12:36:58 PM Deputy Insurance Commissioner DJ Bettencourt will be back on the job Thursday, according to an agency spokesman, after prosecutors decided to drop a domestic violence charge filed against him last month. Bettencourt had been on paid leave as the state’s No. 2 insurance regulator following his arrest … Read more

Facebook Wants to Eschew News Publishers for that TikTok Money

Photo: MARTIN BUREAU / AFP (Getty Images) While Meta wants to be a maverick in the tech space with its whole metaverse concept, the company seems to want its most prominent social media platform to be a lot more like other existing apps. Meta, the parent company of Facebook, doesn’t seem to think its current … Read more

Take-Two CEO Skeptical Of Metaverses, Worthless Digital Land

Photo: Jonathan Leibson (Getty Images) The metaverse has quickly become a popular topic of speculation for tech companies and rich CEOs as they scramble to not be left behind while people look for ways to escape our hellish current-day digital landscape. But the metaverse is (probably) a giant bust, and Strauss Zelnick, CEO of GTA … Read more

How Sheryl Sandberg changed the digital advertising business

Data: Zenith, Google, Facebook; Chart: Jared Whalen / Axios Sheryl Sandberg grew Meta’s revenue from $ 272 million in 2008 to nearly $ 118 billion in 2021. That’s over 43,000% higher. Why it matters: Depending on who you ask, the corporate growth story she’s responsible for is one of the most impressive in history – … Read more

New business accelerator focuses on forest products industry

Published: 5/22/2022 3:02:08 PM Modified: 5/22/2022 3:00:14 PM As the saying goes, build a better feller-buncher and the forestry world will beat a path to your door. But that’s assuming you can get financing, technical assistance and development space – exactly the issue that a four-month program is trying to tackle this summer. “The idea … Read more

Standing Committee on Finance to discuss big tech firms’ practices Thursday

The Standing Committee on Finance has called a meeting on Thursday to discuss issues concerning anti-competitive practices by big tech companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter. In the day-long meeting, as per the schedule posted on the Lok Sabha website, the parliamentary panel will be hearing views of hospitality, restaurants and travel agents associations on … Read more