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Limits: Instagram Unveils New Anti-Harassment Feature

Instagram recently announced they are testing the use of a new anti-harassment tool Limits. Limits recommends users filter comments and DMs from certain groups of accounts that may send hateful messages. This feature is like the Instagram feature Restrict, which allows users to review comments

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Netflix’s Next Big Move: Video Games Here We Come

Netflix recently spoke out about the company’s aspirations to include video games in its services. Their explanation of the expanding of the company’s services was very expected as usual. Greg Peters, Netflix’s CEO, explained that “The success of this initiative is about great games, fundamentally.”

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Dow Jones Drops Over 900 Points And Counting

Last month, it was discovered that consumers were spending a lot of money on retail. Investors, however, were not impressed as stocks ended in the red. The Government also reported a solid rebound in sales related to retail back in June. Even with the rebound,

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U.S. COVID-19 Cases Double As Delta Variant Spreads

The Delta Variant continues to rise within the U.S. as COVID-19 cases more than doubled within the last two weeks. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 47 states are showing recent cases up 10%. The World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee stated that the pandemic

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Handheld Gaming Is Getting Steamy With Valve’s New Steam Deck

Valve Corporation, developer of the software distribution platform Steam, is throwing its hat into the gaming console ring by introducing its new handheld Steam Deck. In addition to the standard D-pad, four face buttons, bumpers, and triggers found on most gaming controls, the device features

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Spotivity Raises 1 million in Seed Funding Round

Spotivity, a Chicago startup dedicated to guiding the youth, recently raised 1 million in seed funding. This funding will be used to support the global launch of the app as it expands. This milestone, according to Founder Montana Butsch, “ time, determination, and a long

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An Unexpected Silver Lining: Black Business Surge Amid Pandemic

Last year, as Americans faced unemployment in record numbers, many Black workers turned to entrepreneurship to stay afloat during the pandemic. In 2020, approximately 380 out of every 100,000 Black adults became new entrepreneurs. To be clear, this boom is not entirely positive. It reflects

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Robinhood Fined $70 Million For Misleading Customers

The results are in! A whopping $70 million fine to the trading app, Robinhood. This moment is history considering it is the largest financial penalty ever ordered by FINRA. Robinhood continues to turn off its trading during huge market swings like the meme stock rally

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Windows 11 Release Challenging Mac OS?

Microsoft recently announced that it would be launching a major update to the Windows operating system. This time, they won’t be jumping numbers, it’ll be known as Windows 11. The release is rumored to be coming in October this year. Its predecessor, Windows 10 was

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Theme Park Shortages May Make Summer A Bummer

American theme parks are finally opening after being shut down for more than a year. The Pandemic caused theme parks across America to lose around $18 billion in revenue. Although these attractions took a major loss last year, this year they are preparing for a

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How The New Infrastructure Bill Will Affect Small Businesses

Recently, Biden and the Senate have been going back and forth on the newest infrastructure bill—some saying the plans were not comprehensive enough, some saying exactly the opposite. But finally, Biden has declared, “we have a deal”! What exactly does this bill include and what

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This Latest Venmo Policy Could Affect Your Business

Venmo recently sent out an email to all of its users stating its changes in transaction policy. The new policy will go into effect July 20, 2021. This policy says users who receive payments that are identified by senders as for goods and services will