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TikTok Budgeting, Tech Titans, and Deepfake Scams

By May 11, 2024No Comments

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Joke of the Day: Why are cornfields bad places to tell secrets?

They’re full of ears.

Keeping up with America

Steve Albini, alt-rock musician and producer, founder of Chicago recording studio, dies at 61: Steve Albini, an alt-rock musician, audio engineer, and producer who recorded albums for bands like Nirvana and Pixies and founded the Chicago recording studio Electrical Audio, has died at the age of 61.

U.S. still sending some weapons to Israel despite holding up bomb shipment over Rafah assault plans: The U.N. General Assembly voted Friday to grant new “rights and privileges” to Palestine and called on the Security Council to reconsider its request to become the 194th member of the United Nations.

Tipping is ‘not an entitlement’ – Should travelers stop tipping for everything?: Tipping is dead.

Man pleads no contest to manslaughter in Detroit police officer’s 2019 killing: A man pleaded no contest to manslaughter on Friday for fatally shooting a Detroit police officer during a 2019 domestic violence incident at the suburban home they shared, prosecutors said.

CEO of world’s biggest ad firm targeted by deepfake scam: Fraudsters impersonated WPP’s CEO using a fake WhatsApp account, a voice clone and YouTube footage used in a virtual meet.

Around the World

Putin warns of global clash as Russia marks victory in World War II: In a much pared-down parade indicating the strains of war in Ukraine, Russia showed off just one T-34 tank and there were no leaders from the West.

French bakers beat world record for longest baguette: French bakers set a new Guinness World Record on Sunday when they made a 140.5m (461ft)-long baguette in Suresnes, in the suburbs of Paris.

Lets Talk Business and Tech

Tech Titans, Startups Bet Big Bucks on AI’s Future

Three local tech startups showcase ideas to judges, earn grants

Five Tips For Bringing Sustainability Into Your Business Practices

Richer, Wiser, Happier

TikTok is full of budgeting and other financial tips: So, you have the entrepreneurial spirit but not a lot of tech know-how?

16 Unique And In Demand Tech Startup Ideas | Leah Jones, Yahoo Finance. Getting into the tech business is becoming more appealing with every success story we come across. Technology is the future and it will only continue to be that way as it evolves. Common folk with an idea and a dream are taking their unique tech startup ideas and turning them into a profitable business.

50 Low Tech Business Ideas You Can Start Today: So, you have the entrepreneurial spirit but not a lot of tech know-how? Despite all of the high-tech startups that have popped up in recent years, there are still plenty of small business options out there that don’t require you to know the difference between CSS and QR codes.

Sports and Showbiz Shenanigans

NBA’s $76 Billion TV Rights Deal and the Future for Live Sports | Former MLB infielder, Little League World Series star Sean Burroughs dies at 43

New ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Movie Set For 2026 Release | Venice Film Festival Extends Artistic Director Alberto Barbera’s Contract to 2026

Sony Pictures Entertainment Completes Upgrades to All 14 Mix Stages | Guinness World Records tracks about 65,000 superlatives. Here’s why some are so bizarre.

 Life Hacks to Hack Your Life

Need a Pick Me Up? Try These 8 Foods That Serve As Happiness Boosters

Why Do We Say ‘In a Pickle’?

Flat Butt: 3 Tips

Nutrition, Health, and Your Environment

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