NY Governor Andrew Cuomo Authorizes State Schools to Reopen Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

All New York school districts, including NYC public schools, have been authorized to reopen this fall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday in a telephonic news conference. Gov. Cuomo has made the decision based on the low infection rate throughout the…

LEGO Makes Braille Bricks to Help Visually Impaired Children

The LEGO Foundation announced the launch of a new line of LEGO Braille Bricks, a pioneering project specially designed to help visually impaired children. LEGO partnered with the American Printing House for the Blind to manufacture bright-colored bricks with studs…

China Says It Won’t Replace the US, But Also Won’t Accept Bullying

In response to the Trump administration’s recent comments against China, Hua Chunying says that the Chinese government is focusing on improving livelihood, global peace, and stability maintenance. There is no truth to what the critics claim that there are ongoing…

Trump Orders the Removal of Tiktok and Wechat Chinese Applications

Last Wednesday, Michael Pompeo announced that the administration is taking the necessary steps to implement a so-called “clean network,” wherein most American companies strip off or restrict China-owned applications or technologies. According to Pompeo, there are five areas they wish…

Economies of Southeast Asian Countries Will Struggle Despite Successful Containment of the Virus

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, countries worldwide have struggled to contain the virus while also trying to revive the economy. Although some countries in Southeast Asia have successfully managed the spread of the virus, many fear that the economies still…

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. “China 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…