NRF Projects Retail Sales to Grow Between 6.5% and 8.2% in 2021

Retail sales are expected to grow between 6.5% and 8.2% or $4.3 trillion and $4.4 trillion this year, the National Retail Federation projected Wednesday, citing the reopening of the economy and vaccination efforts as propelling what could prove to be the fastest growth since 2004. Don’t miss The Business of Marketing, a new series featuring […]

How to Nail Virtual and Digital Communication

Virtual communication has been the name of the game recently, and B2B marketers are doing more digital outreach than ever before. However, the heavy reliance on digital channels raises questions: Are we delivering a great customer experience? Are we doing everything we can to effectively execute digital strategies? Companies must communicate with prospects and customers […]

Microsoft Is Removing Windows 10’s “3D Objects” Folder

Remember when Microsoft was obsessed with adding “3D” features to Windows 10? From Paint 3D to 3D effects in the Photos app, it was endless. The “3D Objects” folder is an artifact from those days, and Microsoft is finally getting rid of it. Whenever you open File Explorer on Windows 10, the 3D Objects folder […]

Tubi inks anime streaming deal with One Piece studio Toei Animation

Tubi, the free streaming service run by Fox Entertainment, has struck a deal with Toei Animation to bring some of the studio’s work to the platform. The deal includes six One Piece TV specials that will come to the streaming service as well as episodes from anime shows including One Piece, Slam Dunk, and Dr. […]

White nationalist gets prison over rape threat, extortion

A self-proclaimed white nationalist has been sentenced to nearly three-and-a-half years in federal prison for threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a separate racist group he felt was harassing him By MICHAEL CASEY Associated Press February 24, 2021, 7:52 PM • 4 min read CONCORD, N.H — A self-proclaimed […]

What does NFT mean? The collectible crypto tokens, explained

Non-fungible tokens account for a $250 million market that is continuing to grow. NFT investments operate on the same deflationary principles as Bitcoin. Many celebrities buy and sell NFTs online for thousands of dollars. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Non-fungible tokens or NFTs — products that operate as digital assets — […]

Spider-Man 3 gets a title: No Way Home

The reveal video includes a bunch of fake titles, along with the real one. Sony; screenshot by CNET The third Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man adventure got its official title on Wednesday: No Way Home. It comes after actors Tom Holland, Jacob Batalon and Zendaya trolled fans with fake titles on Tuesday. The movie, which is […]

Palantir: NHS faces legal action over data firm contract

Under the Palantir deal, NHS data is anonymised – with no names, addresses, or other identifying details – and it is not kept by Palantir. The firm contributes use of its software and staff, but does not store the data itself, which remains under the control of the NHS. Source link

Free Technology for Teachers: Why Do We Use Filler Words?

TED-Ed recently published a new video that addresses the question of why we say “like” and other filler words in our conversations. The video is full of interesting pieces of information about why we use filler words and how they can serve a purpose in conversations. For example, saying “like” is often serving the same […]

I Woke Up to Australia’s Newsless News Feed

By late Tuesday afternoon Sydney-time, Facebook had announced it would restore access to news on its platform in Australia. But logging on five days after its surprise ban, there was still no news. We cannot share it. We cannot see it. It will return soon, we are told, but for now, when I log on […]