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TikTok Sales, School Enrollment Fallout, and AI Hungry For Data

By April 22, 2024No Comments

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Keeping up with America

White House condemns ‘blatantly antisemitic’ protests as agitators engulf Columbia University: The White House called the protests ‘blatantly Antisemitic, unconscionable, and dangerous.’

Public school enrollment falling nationwide, data shows: Census Bureau data shows K-12 enrollment continued its downward trajectory in 2022, and experts say it’s more than just declining birth rates.

Columbine shooting victims remembered 25 years later: A steady stream of visitors gathered at a permanent memorial near Columbine High School on Saturday to remember the 13 victims of the 1999 shooting, marking a somber 25th anniversary.

New York officials latest to warn against Botox shots from unlicensed providers: The CDC also announced it is looking into nationwide reports of harmful reactions after injections from unlicensed individuals.

Sen. Mark Warner says possible TikTok sale is “complicated,” and one-year timeline makes sense: Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat who leads the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the possible sale of TikTok after congressional action is “complicated,” noting that giving any type of transaction up to a full year “makes sense.”

Around the World

More than 14 Palestinians killed as violence flares in West Bank: Israeli forces killed 14 Palestinians during a raid in the occupied West Bank on Saturday, while an ambulance driver was killed as he went to pick up wounded from a separate attack by violent Jewish settlers, Palestinian authorities said.

Zelenskyy – ‘We will have a chance at victory’ thanks to weapons provided to Ukraine in new U.S. aid package: Ukraine’s president thanked U.S. leaders for passing a $60.8 billion aid package through the House over the weekend.

Lets Talk Business and Tech

Artificial Intelligence Has Read Everything On The Internet But Remains Hungry For More Data

Save Money, Live Smarter and Boost Your Home’s Value With These Tech Upgrades

Best Startup Business Loans for April 2024

Richer, Wiser, Happier

31 Travel Products That’ll Help You Save Money: If you have a beach vacation on the horizon, you need to stock up on sunscreen sticks to avoid paying the markup price at your destination.

Mint Who? Check Out the Budgeting App I’m Using Now | Kelly Ernst, CNet. When Mint shut down on March 23, millions of people found themselves without a tool to help them manage their money. As one of these people, I was bummed. Credit Karma is a poor replacement. It only offers a snapshot of your latest transactions and monthly spending — none of the features that help you actually create and maintain a budget. I found some great options — along with the app I’ve been using since Mint disappeared.

‘Every penny has a purpose’ – the rise of zero-based budgeting: Growing social media interest in method of tracking spending and saving prompts banks to get in on the act.

Sports and Showbiz Shenanigans

Prominent NFL Writer Continues Trade Speculation for Vikings | NBA Playoffs odds, expert picks for Sunday’s games: Celtics-Heat, Bucks-Pacers, Thunder-Pelicans, Clips-Mavs

Lourdes Portillo, ‘The Devil Never Sleeps’ Director, Dies at 80 | Keanu Reeves in Talks to Star in Chaotic Airplane Film by Oscar-Nominated Director

Kevin Bacon Returns to High School Where ‘Footloose’ Was Filmed After Student Campaign | Taylor Swift’s ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ album breaks Spotify streaming record

 Life Hacks to Hack Your Life

The best tools for organizing your ideas, contacts and calendars

Sticky aubergine tart, sea bass with pistachio pesto, baklava cheesecake Greekish recipes by Georgina Hayden

Fitness musts and myths: What exercise advice to follow

What to Know Before Buying a Grill

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