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Gavin Newsom’s $115 Million Bet on OER and Community Colleges

by on February 4, 2022 0
California Governor Gavin Newsom made securities last year, when he committed $115 million to expand state investment in a zero-cost textbook program that relies heavily on open educational resources, a move Newsom said “would deal with racketeering…it’s the textbook industry”. More than six months after Newsom signed the legislation allocating the funds, little has... Read More

The ‘confusing and complicated’ college financial aid game could change

by on January 22, 2022 0
According to experts, the main problem with financial aid is that students and their families are forced to make huge financial decisions about whether and where to apply to college with quite limited information about how much they will have to pay. Colleges, meanwhile, are gathering increasingly detailed information about students’ families through sophisticated... Read More

SCOTUS will block the OSHA Vax mandate. Federal power limits are still important

by on January 10, 2022 0
Based on Friday’s oral argument to the Supreme Court, it appears reason will prevail and judges will block the federal mandate for private sector vaccines, an “emergency” standard announced in November by the Occupational Safety and Health. Administration. Just as the court blocked the Centers for Disease Control’s moratorium on evictions last summer, six... Read More

Scryb Appoints VP of Product Management to Support Business Efforts Across Product Lines

by on December 14, 2021 0
TORONTO, December 14, 2021 / CNW / – Scryb Inc. (“Scryb” or the “Company”) (CSE: SCYB) (OTCQB: RYMDF) (Frankfurt: EIY2), and the Applied Intelligence Company, are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Leon Rosenzwaig as Vice President of Product Management. Mr. Rosenzwaig is a seasoned leader in product management with extensive experience in... Read More

International air fares rise as naira crashes into IATA platform

by on November 1, 2021 0
Posted November 2, 2021 Nigeria’s continued currency shortage forced the naira to crash against the US dollar on the airline ticket pricing model of the International Air Transport Association, the Switzerland-based trade body representing more than 290 airlines. global airlines. As a result, air fares on Nigerian routes, priced in naira, have increased dramatically,... Read More

Microsoft Warns Hackers Behind SolarWinds Attack Target Cloud Services

by on October 25, 2021 0
RICHMOND, Virginia – Microsoft said on Monday that the same Russian-backed hackers responsible for the SolarWinds 2020 breach continue to attack the global technology supply chain and have relentlessly targeted cloud service companies and others since ‘summer. The group, including Microsoft MSFT, -0.33% calls Nobelium, used a new strategy to graft onto the direct... Read More

EU News: Fury erupts as Polexit fears boil over: ‘Cut funding! | World | New

by on October 10, 2021 0
European Parliament Vice-President Katarina Barley issued a stern ultimatum to Poland and warned that it could be barred from receiving EU funds, including Covid bailout money, if Warsaw is moving away from European legislation. The outburst of anger, echoed by prominent politicians in Brussels, came after the Polish Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that... Read More

Democrats’ vision for free community college would boost undocumented students

by on October 3, 2021 0
WASHINGTON – The huge economic policy package Democrats are trying to push through Congress could open the door to a free community college for undocumented immigrants. But this lifeline for many now deprived of access to higher education could also reignite controversies in Republican-leaning states over immigration and federal overreach. The provision on immigrants... Read More

President Alvi says Pakistan is on the path to growth

by on October 1, 2021 0
KARACHI: President Dr Arif Alvi, speaking at the 44th edition of the FPCCI Export Awards on Thursday, said Pakistan has largely overcome the problems related to Covid and economic growth is going in the right direction. Appreciating the business community for their contributions despite difficult times, the president said the country’s exports topped $... Read More

Expro appoints Karen David-Green as Director of Communications, Stakeholders and Sustainability

by on September 27, 2021 0
HOUSTON, September 27, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Expro Group, a leading global energy services company in the well access and well flow optimization market, has appointed Karen David-Green to the newly created role of Head of communications, stakeholders and sustainability. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210927005184/en/ Karen David-Green, Head... Read More

Northrop Grumman to Launch New Satellite Service Robot for Commercial and Government Market

by on September 23, 2021 0
Space Logistics’ robotic mission vehicle has a robotic payload developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. WASHINGTON – Northrop Grumman today has two mission expansion vehicles in orbit providing position-keeping services for two Intelsat geostationary satellites that were running low on fuel. The company is preparing to launch a new maintenance vehicle equipped... Read More

Fast forward: What we learned from the latest Apple event | by Richard Yao | IPG Media Lab | Sep 2021

by on September 16, 2021 0
Apple Unveils New Hardware Line As It Doubles Fitness + Service And Computer Photography Editor’s Note: This is an abridged edition of our Fast Forward newsletter. For the full version, please contact our Vice President of Customer Services, Josh Mallalieu ([email protected]) to submit a request. All image credits: Apple Apple held its first fall... Read More

Vegas names six market snapshot winners

by on August 23, 2021 0
The Grace and Felicity Pajama Sets by Shiraleah as well as the Chloe Slipper Socks were named Best Gift for the 2021 Las Vegas Market Snapshot Program. The Las Vegas market listed six brands’ People’s Choice award-winning products in its Summer 2021 Market Snapshot program: Bel Air sectional set by Abbyson Tablas island 42... Read More

Senate Republicans block Democrats’ voting rights bill from progressing

by on June 22, 2021 0
Washington – Republicans on Tuesday blocked a procedural vote to advance a Senate voting reform bill, frustrating Democrats’ attempt to start debate on their landmark legislation revising the country’s electoral laws. With a 50-50 vote, the effort, which garnered last-minute support from Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, is well below the 60... Read More

Cold war or precarious peace: is the definition of US-Chinese competition important? | China

by on June 11, 2021 0
In July 1971, the American national security adviser Henry Kissinger embarked on a secret mission in China, then America’s sworn enemy. This 48-hour ice-breaker journey paved the way for Richard Nixon’s historic handshake with Chairman Mao a year later. Nixon’s visit changed the strategic geometry of the Cold War and influenced Washington’s subsequent move... Read More

Venezuela Says Payments to COVAX Immunization System Blocked | WKZO | All Kalamazoo

by on June 10, 2021 0
CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan officials said Thursday that the country’s government was unable to make the payment required to receive the coronavirus vaccines because transfers to the global COVAX vaccine program were blocked. President Nicolas Maduro’s government said for months it was unable to pay for the COVAX program due to U.S. sanctions, then... Read More

Nick Colas on June S&P 500 projections

by on May 29, 2021 0
It has been a bumpy May for stocks. The S&P 500 posted a gain of nearly 1% for the month, although sales of high-tech and growth stocks resulted in a volatile period. Nick Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research, says it all comes down to profits. “The funny thing about this year is we’ve seen... Read More

Excessive Tide Publicizes SEC Submitting of Type 40-F Milestone for NASDAQ Itemizing

by on March 22, 2021 0
“We have been the primary Canadian hashish retailer to proceed this prestigious itemizing on the Nasdaq and we consider it will enable us to considerably broaden our shareholder base, enhance shareholder worth and speed up our initiatives already. aggressive mergers and acquisitions in Canada, Europe and United States“stated Raj Grover, President and CEO of... Read More

New data sheds light on parents’ college debt burden

by on March 9, 2021 0
In summary The new information provides new insight into intergenerational debt. Experts argue that federal loans taken out by low-income parents can be a net negative for the family. Unpublished federal data has shed new light on the debt burden of low-income families in California. More than 13,500 low-income students attending California’s two public... Read More

Mortgage standards relaxed last month

by on March 9, 2021 0
Lending standards broadly eased in January, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Mortgage Availability Index (MCAI) and Ellie Mae. A drop in the MCAI indicates that lending standards are tightening, while increases in the index indicate sagging credit. The MCAI is calculated using several factors related to the borrower’s eligibility (credit score, type... Read More

How Small Businesses Offer Health Insurance

by on March 9, 2021 0
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Stimola Literary Studio in Edgewater, New Jersey, didn’t have to worry about providing health insurance for its nine-employee staff. Everyone in the company was covered through their spouse. But the pandemic and the devastation it has wrought has been a game-changer. Some spouses of literary agency staff lost their jobs.... Read More

Customer experience: speeding up or slowing down?

by on March 9, 2021 0
In the car buying journey, does the experience you provide to your customers speed up your business or become another slowdown on the path to closing deals, giving borrowers a reason to look elsewhere for a loan or a rental? Today, when many vehicle purchases begin online, any part of the process that deviates... Read More

Mortgages are getting harder and harder to get

by on March 9, 2021 0
Mortgages haven’t been so difficult to obtain in more than five years, new data shows. Getty A mortgage has not been so difficult to obtain for over five years. What about loans for low credit or high balance borrowers? These are even rarer. According to the latest data from the Mortgage Bankers Association, overall... Read More

Political donors whose companies obtained PPP loans injected $ 52 million into the 2020 elections • OpenSecrets

by on March 9, 2021 0
(Igor Golovniov / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images) Government bailout loans for struggling small businesses have been made to a number of well-connected businesses whose executives are major contributors to lawmakers’ campaigns and political parties. Employees and PACs linked to companies that received loans under the Paycheck Protection Program – and in... Read More