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forbes.com - Liz Farmer - Maryland To Delay Digital Advertising Tax As The Lawsuits Keep Coming
Maryland To Delay Digital Advertising Tax As The Lawsuits Keep Coming
Forbes

© 2021 Bloomberg Finance LP Telecommunications giants Comcast CMCSA and Verizon VZ are the latest to sue Maryland over its first-in-the-nation digital advertising tax as the state moved to delay implementation of the controversial legislation…

businessinsider.com - Lindsay Rittenhouse - Advertising confessions: 9 current and former staffers at companies like WPP and Publicis share stories of pandemic burnout
Advertising confessions: 9 current and former staffers at companies like WPP and Publicis share stories of pandemic burnout
Business Insider

Staff at companies like WPP and Publicis said they're burning out from increased work during the pandemic. Some say client demands have them working up to 75 hours a week, and some have left full-time work. Insider talked to nine current and former…

forbes.com - Dr. Augustine Fou - The Pandemic Helped Marketers Kick This Old Digital Marketing Habit
The Pandemic Helped Marketers Kick This Old Digital Marketing Habit
Forbes

It's highly encouraging to see marketers take a closer look at their digital ad spending and ask harder questions. Many of them paused digital marketing in 2020 due to the pandemic and are being more thoughtful and careful about what they turn back…

reuters.com - Julie Zhu - Exclusive: China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure - sources
Exclusive: China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure - sources
Reuters

HONG KONGHONG KONG (Reuters) - Ant Group is exploring options for founder Jack Ma to divest his stake in the financial technology giant and give up control, as meetings with Chinese regulators signaled to the company that the move could help draw a…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record…

cbc.ca - Ellen Mauro - Warnings ignored, action delayed: Ontario's road to its most dire COVID crisis
Warnings ignored, action delayed: Ontario's road to its most dire COVID crisis
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email When Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced the current stay-at-home order on April 7, he said the province's COVID-19 crisis had become worse than predicted. 'The capacity at the ICUs and these…

cbc.ca - Ontario police say no after province greenlights random police stops
Ontario police say no after province greenlights random police stops
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Saturday marks the first day of at least six weeks of enhanced policing powers in Ontario in an attempt to curb an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases. However, several police forces across the…

newindianexpress.com - S Lalitha - Bengaluru Railway Division to open up advertising on mirrors in trains
Bengaluru Railway Division to open up advertising on mirrors in trains
The New Indian Express

By S Lalitha| Express News Service | Published: 17th April 2021 12:37 PM BENGALURU: To boost its non-fare revenues, the Bengaluru Railway Division will soon accept advertisements on all mirrors inside its trains for the first time. Another major…

wsj.com - Michelle Hackman - Work-Permit Backlog for Immigrant Spouses Takes Toll on Professional Women
Work-Permit Backlog for Immigrant Spouses Takes Toll on Professional Women
Wall Street Journal

Charu Kothari lost her job last month as a technology-consulting manager at Ernst & Young in New York. Ms. Kothari had applied for a new visa in October—her last visa expired in December—but her new one hasn't come through. Ms.

theglobeandmail.com - The Canadian Press - Coronavirus latest: Ontario sees new daily COVID-19 cases edge down, but hospitalizations up
Coronavirus latest: Ontario sees new daily COVID-19 cases edge down, but hospitalizations up
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. Ontario's daily COVID-19 case count is down from Friday's single-day high, but the province has set a new record for virus-related hospitalizations. There are currently 2,065 COVID-19 patients in hospital, marking…

cbc.ca - Nicole Thompson - Ontario's new restrictions on outdoor gatherings raise eyebrows
Ontario's new restrictions on outdoor gatherings raise eyebrows
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email Public health experts are raising their eyebrows at Ontario's decision to restrict outdoor gatherings, saying the latest evidence suggests the measures won't do much to cut down on COVID-19…

globalnews.ca - ryan rocca - COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on April 17
COVID-19: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area on April 17
Global News

Here are the latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Saturday: Story continues below advertisement Many police forces in Ontario say they won't be using new powers that allow officers to stop anyone and ask why…

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