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How You Can Help Victims of Domestic Violence in Your Community

It is an unfortunate fact that over 200 million womens and girls experience intimate partner violence in a typical year. These women and girls could be our sisters, mothers, friends, or co-workers. 19% of people know a friend or family member that has been the victim of domestic violence, and 17% of people know someone …

UX Factors That Affect Your Website’s SEO Rankings

It’s no secret that a great user experience (UX) is important to the success of any website. But what many people don’t realize is that UX can also have a significant impact on a website SEO rankings. There are several UX factors that can affect your website’s SEO, including site speed, mobile-friendliness, and content usability. …

Would You Start Your Business if You Knew the Success Rate of Startups?

How risk-averse are you? Better find out, if you are considering starting a business. And how do you feel about people? Your success rate will depend on these things. And more. Consequently, the key issue is: what are the reasons why startups fail? Is it as a result of a loss of sight? Is it …

Cloud Technology Can Reduce Emissions in Financial Service Industry

Consumers have benefited immensely from the fintech revolution. FInancial transactions are easier than ever before, but that ease comes at a cost. For every financial transaction made, there are often carbon emissions associated with back-end processes making them possible. Due to the increased prominence of climate change issues, sustainability is becoming an important topic for …

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New Research May Alter Immune Cells in CAR-T Therapy Faster

CAR-T cell therapy research has come a long way in recent years. However, one problem continues to stand in the way of using this treatment for more people: how to shorten the period necessary to process the T-cells. This normally takes between 9 and 14 days. Researchers at Penn Medicine may have an answer to …

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Pierre Le Veaux Discusses Equity Crowdfunding On the Fintech Beat Podcast

Raising capital has undergone many iterations—from government backed loans to borrowing from banks.  But over the last decade, ever more innovation has occurred through the rise of the internet.  Few have been more significant than equity crowdfunding, a means of raising capital through online platforms where investors fund young or upstart businesses seeking capital. Notably, …

Cloud Inventory Improves Inventory Management Throughout the Supply Chain

Until recently, inventory has been manually tracked throughout the supply chain. However, this outdated method of inventory tracking using spreadsheets and clunky ERP systems has a variety of detrimental challenges. These include bottlenecks in the manufacturing process, shipping delays, overstocked inventory and other costly issues. Cloud Inventory is an improved, cloud-based inventory tracking solution that …

What Unlimited Screen Time Does to Kids

Last year parents ranked increased screen time among the top 3 harmful effects of the pandemic.  Adolescents’ screen time more than doubled during 2020.  Many teens (and their parents) worry they are addicted to their phones.   While modern technology made education and friendships possible to maintain during quarantine, there is a dark side to spending …

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The Art of Letter Writing Has Had a Profound Effect on Writers and Readers for Centuries

On April 12, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested and jailed in Birmingham, Alabama. While sitting in jail, he wrote an 11-page letter on newspaper margins and paper scraps. In response to a letter written by white clergymen condemning civil rights protests, Dr King’s letter had a major influence on the racial justice movement. …

Three Reasons Why You Should Use WordPress For Your Website

Three Reasons Why You Should Use WordPress For Your Website

WordPress is a blogging platform developed by a community of volunteers. It is one of the most widely used CMSs on the internet and currently powers 35% of websites. Its popularity is growing quickly and hundreds of new plugins are added every day. In fact, WordPress is used to power 35% of the world’s websites. …