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jezebel.com - Justice Namaste - The Pandemic Has Left Women In Academia Fearing For The Future of Their Careers
The Pandemic Has Left Women In Academia Fearing For The Future of Their Careers
jezebel

It's no secret that the covid-19 pandemic has taken a particular toll on both the careers and family lives of working parents, particularly mothers. Mothers of small children have lost work at three times the rate of fathers since the beginning of…

smallbiztrends.com - Dwolla Releases Push-to-Debit Feature to Quickly Issue Reimbursement - Small Business Trends
Dwolla Releases Push-to-Debit Feature to Quickly Issue Reimbursement - Small Business Trends
Small Business Trends LLC

Do you want to pay gig workers or vendors in a quick, hasslefree manner? Do you want to delight your customers by issuing prompt refunds? If yes, then Dwolla has good news for you. The company has recently launched a push-to-debit facility to help…

sky.com - Lucy Cotter - Coronavirus: Panto dames demand government help after industry brought 'to its knees
Coronavirus: Panto dames demand government help after industry brought 'to its knees
Sky

Panto dames have warned it is too late to save most pantomimes this year, and the future of the industry is in peril. More than 150 dames and creative workers took part in the panto parade, calling on the government to take action to save 'an…

thehill.com - Jim Manley, opinion contributor - End it, don't mend it: Legislative 'fix' to California's AB 5 is a disaster
End it, don't mend it: Legislative 'fix' to California's AB 5 is a disaster
TheHill

When California's controversial AB 5 law took effect Jan. 1, independent contractors suddenly found their ability to make a living in the Golden State in jeopardy. The public outcry from entrepreneurial freelancers and gig workers, who faced lost…

musicweek.com - Covid-19 music industry update: European venues report, NI live music ban, Camp Bestival and more
Covid-19 music industry update: European venues report, NI live music ban, Camp Bestival and more
Music Week

Music Week is monitoring the impact of the Covid-19 spread around the globe on the biz. The outbreak has wreaked havoc on the live music sector, leading to widespread festival and tour cancellations and the announcement of the government's…

lifehacker.com - Brendan Hesse - How to Host Virtual Disney+ Viewing Parties With 'GroupWatch'
How to Host Virtual Disney+ Viewing Parties With 'GroupWatch'
lifehacker

Disney+ just launched its GroupWatch feature for US customers, which lets up to seven people watch the same Disney+ show or movie together remotely and complete in sync. Plenty of other streaming apps and media companies offer similar watch party…

lifehacker.com - Brendan Hesse - How to Get Your Hands on Everything Google Announced Today
How to Get Your Hands on Everything Google Announced Today
lifehacker

Google's “ Launch Night In ” gave us an overview of the company's upcoming hardware releases, including two 5G Pixel phones, a new Nest Audio speaker, and an updated Chromecast with a dedicated remote. Ironically, everything announced…

wsn.com - Mike Lukas - Broncos vs Jets Predictions, Odds & Picks
Broncos vs Jets Predictions, Odds & Picks
World Sports Network

Mike Lukas - September 30, 2020 Broncos HC Vic Fangio benched starting QB Driskel for his backup, Brett Rypien The New York Jets are 0-3 and have been outscored by 57 points in just three weeks These two teams last played each other in 2018, when…

businessinsider.com - Choncé Maddox - I got a loan to keep my small business afloat but I don't need the cash right now, so I'm letting it sit in an account where it's earning interest
I got a loan to keep my small business afloat but I don't need the cash right now, so I'm letting it sit in an account where it's earning interest
Business Insider

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always…

reviewjournal.com - Alexis Ford - Parade supporting police, Trump kicks off on Strip - WATCH LIVE
Parade supporting police, Trump kicks off on Strip - WATCH LIVE
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Organizers said they expect “thousands of cars” to drive up and down the Strip for the parade until 6 p.m. The group began staging and getting ready at the Ahern Hotel, 300 W. Sahara Ave., around noon, according to a release from…

vox.com - Emily Stewart - The false hope of reopening is killing small businesses
The false hope of reopening is killing small businesses
Vox

Navy Pier is one of Chicago's main attractions. Home to more than 70 businesses, the complex on the shore of Lake Michigan is normally filled with crowds on a summer day. “Navy Pier is rocking, there's people everywhere, there's excitement…

cnbc.com - Sharon Epperson - 5 ways to pick yourself up and protect your finances after a job loss
5 ways to pick yourself up and protect your finances after a job loss
CNBC

Published Wed, Sep 30 2020 2:59 PM EDT silvana magnaghi | Moment | Getty Images Tens of thousands of job cuts have been announced this week as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. With 28,000 employees expected to be laid off at Disney and…

pcmag.com - Matthew Humphries - Gigabyte Launches Ultra-Compact Brix Pro PCs With 11th-Gen Intel Chips
Gigabyte Launches Ultra-Compact Brix Pro PCs With 11th-Gen Intel Chips
PCMag

If you're in the market for a tiny new PC, Gigabyte has updated its range of NUC alternatives by introducing three new models of the BRIX Pro that use Intel's 11th-generation processors. The new models were first spotted by and use the model…

itsnicethat.com - Toeing the line between film and photography, Hart Lëshkina's latest project is an emotional performance
Toeing the line between film and photography, Hart Lëshkina's latest project is an emotional performance
It's Nice That

Titled Show Me How To Feel, the duo – Tati and Erik – have created a photographic exploration into the meaning of identity. — Date Reading Time 4 minute read In many cases, the medium of photography often presents itself in a…

ign.com - Jordan Oloman  - Cyberpunk 2077 Studio Head Responds to Mandatory Crunch Reports
Cyberpunk 2077 Studio Head Responds to Mandatory Crunch Reports
IGN

CD Projekt Red Head of Studio Adam Badowski has responded to a Bloomberg report about mandatory crunch at the studio, saying the move was 'one of the hardest decisions I've had to make', but noting that Cyberpunk 2077's developers will be 'well…

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