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article-14.com - Mainstream Media Caged, J&K Govt Turns The Heat On Freelancers
Mainstream Media Caged, J&K Govt Turns The Heat On Freelancers
Article 14

Srinagar: The facts of the case were disputed, so as a journalist Umar Mukhtar, 28, did what he always tried to do: present both sides of the story. On 7 June 2021, Mukhtar, a freelance journalist, reported in The Wire the killing of 38-year-old…

theglobeandmail.com - Jeff Gray - Gig economy the next target in Ontario labour-law changes
Gig economy the next target in Ontario labour-law changes
The Globe and Mail

Please log in to bookmark this story. Create Free Account Ontario Labour Minister Monte McNaughton says his government will act within weeks to help the many freelance “gig workers” who deliver food or drive passengers from place to…

techcrunch.com - Christine Hall - Asymmetric Capital Partners hits ground running with $105M debut fund targeting B2B startups
Asymmetric Capital Partners hits ground running with $105M debut fund targeting B2B startups
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Salmak Photography / The Asymmetric Capital Partners founding team, from left: Principal Nancy Chou, Managing Partner Rob Biederman, Partner and Chief Operating Officer Sarah Unger Biggs and Partner Sam Clayman. New venture capital…

theverge.com - How to pitch The Verge
How to pitch The Verge
The Verge

The Verge covers the ways that technology and science are changing the way we live. Our stories go through a collaborative and thorough editorial process, and writers are paid at competitive rates. We try to respond to every pitch, but if you don't…

deadline.com - Max Goldbart - BBC1/Amazon Round Off 'Very British Scandal' Cast; Charity Launches Wellbeing Hub; Refreshed C5 News Gears Up For Launch - Global Briefs
BBC1/Amazon Round Off 'Very British Scandal' Cast; Charity Launches Wellbeing Hub; Refreshed C5 News Gears Up For Launch - Global Briefs
Deadline

BBC1 And Amazon Round Off ‘Very British Scandal' Cast BBC1 and Amazon Studios have rounded off the cast for Sarah Phelps' upcoming drama A Very British Scandal. The likes of Poldark's Richard McCabe, Fortitude's Phoebe Nicholls and Trial of…

pcmag.com - Matthew Humphries - Valve Publishes Dates for Next 3 Steam Sales
Valve Publishes Dates for Next 3 Steam Sales
PCMag

We usually end up guessing when Valve is going to hold the next major Steam sale, but not this year. There's three more big sales before the end of 2021, and Valve has shared the dates for each one. The first, and most obvious is the Steam…

ign.com - George Yang - Halo 3's Original Servers Shutting Down Along With the Rest Of the Series On Xbox 360
Halo 3's Original Servers Shutting Down Along With the Rest Of the Series On Xbox 360
IGN

343 Industries has revealed the date when the online multiplayer servers for several Halo games on Xbox 360 will close down: January 13, 2022. Back on December 18, 2020, the studio announced these servers would shut down no earlier than one year…

ign.com - George Yang - Sony Is Reportedly 'Happy' With Sales Numbers For Kena: Bridge of Spirits
Sony Is Reportedly 'Happy' With Sales Numbers For Kena: Bridge of Spirits
IGN

Mike and Josh Grier from Ember Lab have revealed that Sony is happy with the sales numbers of Kena: Bridge of Spirits and that the game has already recouped its initial development costs. In an interview with Bloomberg, the Grier brothers didn't…

pcmag.com - Matthew Humphries - YouTube Introduces 'New to You' Feature
YouTube Introduces 'New to You' Feature
PCMag

YouTube already recommends new videos to watch based on our viewing history, but this week a new feature is taking that a step further. It's called ' New to you ' and should already be available to use across mobile, desktop, and TV devices with…

theaviationist.com - David Cenciotti - From Ovda With Love: Here Are The Israeli And Foreign Combat Aircraft Taking Part in Blue Flag Exercise
From Ovda With Love: Here Are The Israeli And Foreign Combat Aircraft Taking Part in Blue Flag Exercise
The Aviationist

Blue Flag 2021 is the fifth iteration of Israel's main aerial exercise, organized every two years at Ovda Air Base, in the southern Negev desert, Israel. As already reported in detail here, this year's edition, attended by dozens aircraft, hundreds…

medium.com - Samuel Vitales Ponce - 6 methods to make money with cryptocurrencies
6 methods to make money with cryptocurrencies
Medium

Making money with cryptocurrencies may seem scary at first, however, there are some practical methods by which one can benefit from the cryptocurrency boom. The cryptocurrency market reaches new highs every day, with more and more people wanting to…

tmj4.com - Tony Atkins - Milwaukee Tech Week kicks off aiming to reinvigorate area tech scene
Milwaukee Tech Week kicks off aiming to reinvigorate area tech scene
TMJ4

MILWAUKEE — On Monday, MKE Tech Week kicked off downtown. Members of Milwaukee's tech community gathered to celebrate the start of the festivities. It's kickoff event, Meet the Meetups, allowed professionals to mingle. The event is the first…

spiked-online.com - Frank Furedi - Netflix and the woke power play
Netflix and the woke power play
spiked

As corporations go, Netflix is as woke as they come. In 2018, for example, it fired one of its executives for using the n-word, even though he used it purely descriptively to talk about offensive words. The trouble with being a woke corporation is…

pcmag.com - Matthew Humphries - Mastercard Makes It Easier for Banks to Launch Cryptocurrency Cards, Loyalty Programs
Mastercard Makes It Easier for Banks to Launch Cryptocurrency Cards, Loyalty Programs
PCMag

Mastercard announced a new partnership today that makes it much easier for consumers to be offered cryptocurrency cards and loyalty programs In a press release, Mastercard said it was partnering with Bakkt, which is focused on managing digital…

broadcastnow.co.uk - Michael Rosser - Film & TV Charity opens mental health support hub
Film & TV Charity opens mental health support hub
Broadcast

Self-help tools and resources designed to help freelancers look after their wellbeing The Film and TV Charity has launched a digital hub to help freelancers look after themselves as part of its Let's Reset mental health and wellbeing campaign. The…

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