Viena Abdon
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Viena is a reporter for Future Sharks covering news around the globe.

First Licensed Greenhouse in the State, TerrAscend Gains Seat in NJ Medical Market

At the start of the week, the Department of health granted TerrAscend’s greenhouse situated at it’s Boonton branch permit to cultivate cannabis in New Jersey. The primary North American Operator hopes to reap its first bunch of cannabis by fall…

Business in China Has Recovered Quickly, Siemens CEO States

On Thursday, the CEO of one of the largest manufacturers in Europe told CNBC that activity in China business-wise had made a speedy comeback from the beginning of the COVID-19 health crisis. β€œChina has had the option to incredibly and…

Facebook and Twitter Shut Down Trump Video Containing Misinformation about COVID-19

Social media giants Facebook and Twitter on Wednesday took action to shut down a video interview shared by President Donald Trump’s accounts, wherein he stated that children are “almost immune” from coronavirus. Facebook removed a post from Trump’s page where…

Tips for an Effective Video Advertising Campaign

Despite video advertising’s increasing popularity, some advertisers still doubt whether they should invest in this kind of advertisement as they worry it’ll flop. True enough, it’s a valid reason not to take an immediate risk. But don’t worry, because, in…

Work in the New Normal: Hiring Online Employees

As all of us attempt to find our feet amidst the new normal while experiencing a global pandemic, it’s become apparent to many companies that change needs to happen for life to go on. In particular, business owners have had…

Standing with POC in Your Workplace: Your Place as an Ally

For generations, people of color have experienced marginalization in practically all areas of their lives. In the spirit of unlearning systematic oppression, now is the time to learn how to stand with black, brown, and other colored bodies in their…

Missourians Vote to Push Through Medicaid Expansion

Despite the local government’s pleas, Missourians approved to expand Medicaid under the ACA (Affordable Care Act), with 53% of the state’s population supporting the program, which means that individuals between the ages of 19 and 65 who earn 138% and…

Lebanese Capital Dealt With Bomb Explosion, Leaving over 100 People Dead

Two massive explosions rocked the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Tuesday, causing a tremendous blast wave in surrounding neighborhoods that shattered windows, doors, and damaging buildings, resulting in deaths and injuries. There were at least 100 people killed, and over…

Hit by Pandemic, Disney Records $3.5 Billion Loss in Operating Income During Third Quarter

The crippling effects of the coronavirus pandemic took a hit on Disney. The company reported on Tuesday that they lost $3.5 billion in operating income during the third quarter due to closure of theme parks. For three months, Disney’s revenue,…

Disney Launches a New Streaming Service

Due to the increasing number of subscribers, Disney announced its plans to launch a new international general streaming service called β€œStar.” According to Disney Chairman Bob Chapek, on the official website of What’s On Disney Plus, it would be mirroring…