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Black Friday 2021: what is open, what is closed on Friday? Banks, UPS, mail delivery, stock exchanges, shopping malls, stores

Black Friday 2021 is Friday November 26. It’s an annual shopping event that takes place the day after Thanksgiving. The first recorded use of the term “Black Friday” dates back to 1869, when the US gold market collapsed. According to History.com, Philadelphia Police used the term in the 1950s to describe how chaotic the day […]

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NYC Breaks Ties With Nonprofit Housing Led By Jack A. Brown III

Nine of the 62 groups that run shelters are on an internal city watch list for issues like conflict of interest and financial issues. All of them continue to receive funding from the city. In February, after a Times investigation uncovered abuse by another operator of homeless shelters in the Bronx, Mr de Blasio ordered […]

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WhatsApp pushes privacy update to comply with Irish ruling

LONDON – WhatsApp is adding more details to its privacy policy and flagging this information to European users, after Irish regulators imposed a record fine on the chat service for violating strict EU data privacy rules. As of Monday, WhatsApp’s privacy policy will be revamped to provide more information about what data it collects and […]

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WhatsApp Deploys Company Profile UI for All Accounts and Also Includes New Contact Notifications for Company Profiles / Digital Information World

WhatsApp is rolling out a new user interface for contact information that was previously only accessible to work profiles. In other news, the new platform contact warning has also been slightly changed. Company profiles on WhatsApp have received a lot of attention these days. Perhaps this is because these profiles are still relatively new to […]

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China risks prompting calls to boycott Olympics by silencing Peng Shuai

Now, more than two weeks later, Beijing is facing a storm on its own, as the global women’s tennis community stands up to challenge Chinese officials for silencing one of their peers. Peng, 35, a former two-time doubles Grand Slam champion, has disappeared from the public eye since she accused former Deputy Prime Minister Zhang […]

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Journalists’ visa restrictions to be eased by US, China after Biden-Xi meeting

The deal addresses a source of contention in strained bilateral relations following a lengthy virtual meeting between Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping on Monday. Under the agreement, the two governments will increase the validity of journalist visas to one year instead of the current three months. Authorities will also make these visas eligible for […]

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Oil prices mixed on tight stocks, demand worries

The chimneys of the Total Grandpuits oil refinery are seen just after sunset, southeast of Paris, France, March 1, 2021. REUTERS / Christian Hartmann / File Photo Trafigura CEO Weir sees “very, very tight” oil market Oil price rally should ease as supply rebounds, IEA says COVID lockdown fears in Europe, increasing cases in China […]

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Lakeland’s Wind Talker software company run by veterans

LAKELAND – From an Afghan refugee camp in Virginia to the Alaskan tundra, Wind Talker Innovations Inc. in Lakeland has been working to improve data communications in faraway places since 2016. Created by former Air Force combat leaders who learned to outsmart enemy radio and data jamming tactics in combat zones, software company Florida Avenue […]

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Wipro Partners with DriveNets to Accelerate Innovation for Communication Service Providers

RA’ANANA, Israel and BANGALORE from India, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services companies, partners with DriveNets, a leader in cloud-native networking software and network disaggregation solutions, to transform the way communications service providers (CSPs) build next-generation […]