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Joe Biden Is Getting His Booster Shot Today – Zeke Miller / Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will receive his COVID-19 booster shot on Monday, days after federal regulators recommended a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine for Americans age 65 or older and approved them for others with preexisting medical conditions and high-risk work environments. The White House said Biden, 78, would deliver remarks and receive […]

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Lifestyle

Best Places to Sell Baby Clothes – AdThrive

The post Best Places to Sell Baby Clothes appeared first on Penny Pinchin’ Mom. Is there anything cuter than baby clothes?  From the little baby socks to the hats and tiny gloves, everything is adorable. As a mom, it can be hard to part with these precious little items. However, as time goes on (and […]

Great Fall Foliage Road Trips of the Northeast – betterliving

There’s no better way to see the fall’s famous fiery display of foliage, than with a road trip through the Northeast. So, when’s the best time to hit the road? Typically, leaves first begin to change color in the northern parts of Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire around mid-to-late September. In these states the vibrancy […]

Fintech Unicorn Ascend Money Secures $150 mln in Funding – Juan Fajardo

Ascend Money, Thailand’s first fintech unicorn, has raised $150 million in funding to continue expanding its offering of financial services. The funding round counted with participation from Bow Wave Capital Management, Charoen Pokphand Group, and Ant Group. The round allowed the startup to gain unicorn status with a valuation of $1.5 billion, a first for […]

Software Startup General Lattice Raises $1 mln in Pre-Seed Funding – Juan Fajardo

General Lattice, a software startup based in Chicago, has raised $1 million via a Pre-Seed Funding Round to develop CAD software solutions for the manufacturing industry. The round was led by All Points Ventures LLC, the strategic investment arm of All Points Logistics LLC. This funding will allow the startup to accelerate different initiatives which […]

Space Tech Startup Isotropic Systems Closes $37 mln Series B funding Round – Juan Fajardo

Isotropic Systems, a UK-based space tech startup, has closed a $37 million Series B funding round to develop transformational broadband terminal technologies. The latest funding round was led by the world’s first listed space tech fund, Seraphim Space Investment Trust PLC, with participation from strong strategic investors like AEI HorizonX, Promus Ventures, and Firmament Ventures. […]

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Tech

Deal alert: Best Buy slashes $220 off the HP Chromebook x2 11 tablet –

HP’s Chromebook x2 11 (model 11-da0023dx) was announced back in August. The premium 2-in-1 features an 11-inch multi-touch IPS display sporting a resolution of 2,160 x 1,440 pixels that’s driven by Qualcomm’s octa-core Snapdragon 7c compute platform, 8GB of LPDDR4x memory and Adreno 618 graphics. Read More

CIA developed plans to kidnap Julian Assange, per report – Russell Brandom

Cancillería del Ecuador / Flickr The Trump administration’s CIA actively developed plans to kidnap or assassinate Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during his seclusion in London’s Ecuadorian embassy, according to a detailed new report from Yahoo News. Scenarios included abducting Assange from the embassy, intercepting a Russian effort to extract him, or an outright assassination attempt. […]

Facebook defines the metaverse and announces a two-year $50M investment in programs and external research to “responsibly” build the “next computing platform” (Mitchell Clark/The Verge) –

Mitchell Clark / The Verge:Facebook defines the metaverse and announces a two-year $50M investment in programs and external research to “responsibly” build the “next computing platform”  —  It defines the metaverse and calls it the ‘next computing platform’  —  Facebook has announced … Read More

Intel Arc rumors indicate naming scheme for three models –

According to known Twitter leaker @momomo_us, the numbering scheme for Intel Arc graphics cards uses the first letter of the series name followed by a three-digit number. A sample chart they provided says each card of the first generation—which Intel has named Alchemist, will be called “Intel a###.” In another… Read More

Welcome to Hot Pod from The Verge – Ashley Carman

The podcast world is changing. Welcome to your front-row seat on the action. In case you haven’t heard, The Verge acquired Hot Pod this month, and former writer and editor Nicholas Quah joined Vulture, our sister publication at Vox Media, as a full-time podcast critic. He’s still publishing over there — you can subscribe to […]

Facebook is spending $50 million to ‘responsibly’ build the metaverse – Mitchell Clark

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has announced a $50 million fund that it says will help it develop the metaverse more responsibly. It’s officially called the XR Programs and Research Fund, and the company says it’ll be invested into “programs and external research” over the course of two years. Facebook has previously […]

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Finance

I No Longer Stress About Family Finances. Here’s Why

So life is good. Your family has a comfortable income and a manageable lifestyle to go with it. The kids are healthy and busy with fun activities, and though you occasionally complain about the hectic schedule, you really wouldn’t have it any other way right? But what if you tragically lost it all? Stop the […]

What Is Stripe, and How Does It Work? – Rosalie Murphy

Stripe is a payment service provider that business owners can use to accept dozens of payment methods, from credit cards to buy now, pay later services. It charges a fee on each transaction. Stripe works best if you want to accept online payments. But, with added hardware, you can also use it for in-person payments…. […]

How to Travel to Cancun With Points and Miles – Ramsey Qubein

Cancun is a hugely popular destination for American travelers. It’s got turquoise water, long stretches of beach and several neighboring hotspots along the Riviera Maya, like Playa del Carmen and Tulum. Besides excellent food and plenty of natural attractions, the hotel scene in Cancun is well-rounded, with everything from budget to luxury accommodations and lots… […]

Which Is Better: Term or Whole Life Insurance? – Stacy Johnson

digitalskillet / Shutterstock.com Term versus whole life insurance: It’s a debate everyone must consider before buying a life insurance policy. A Money Talks News reader named “Richard” wrote us the following question about this decision: “I’m 40, with two kids. I’ve been checking out life insurance lately, and one of my friends told me I’m […]

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Travel

Things to do in Inverness Scotland – Laurence Norah

Inverness, also known as the capital of the Highlands, is the northernmost city in the UK. In addition to its own city attractions, Inverness is also the starting point for the popular North Coast 500 driving route and is a handy base for visiting a wide range of popular Scottish attractions including Loch Ness and…Read […]

How to Process Dubai Visa in Nigeria – travelwaka

This post will cover everything you need to know about getting a Dubai visa in Nigeria. Dubai is one of the most visited countries in the world, especially by Nigerians. It is because Dubai is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. For Nigerians visiting Dubai or the United Arab Emirates (UAE), you need […]

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Food

Tofu Stir Fry with Vegetables in a Soy Sesame Sauce – Gina

This quick and easy Sesame Soy Tofu Stir Fry is loaded with fresh and colorful vegetables and plant-based protein. Tofu Stir Fry This simple Tofu Veggie Stir Fry turned out so good! I love finding new ways to incorporate more tofu in my life, which is basically a blank sponge that soaks up anything you […]

Middle Eastern Millionaire’s Shortbread – Heidi Swanson

This is the Middle Eastern Millionaire’s Shortbread from Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh’s Sweet, and it’s incredible. Millionaire’s shortbread is traditionally made by layering shortbread, caramel, and chocolate. It’s often shockingly sweet, and overly rich – even by dessert standards. This is different. Imagine a crisp, shortbread base spread thick with a creamy tahini-halva blend, […]

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