December 16, 2017

Analysts: Cyber Monday sales to soar 16 percent to record $6.6 Billion

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From Newsmax After offering online deals for days, retailers are rolling out even more promotions for Cyber Monday, hoping to keep people buying stuff on their smartphones or computers. Shoppers are expected to spend $6.6 billion on Cyber Monday, up more than 16 percent from a year ago, according to Adobe Analytics, the research arm […]

9 Thanksgiving food tips: Don’t let stomach bugs ruin your holiday feast

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By Emily Netburn From Newsmax When preparing for a big Thanksgiving feast, the last thing on your mind is whether or not the food you’re about to eat could make you sick. Yet every year, 48 million Americans are sickened by foodborne illnesses, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die. Before eating the biggest meal of […]

The Editor Speaks: Black Friday and Thanksgiving

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Thursday (23) is the American Thanksgiving. Over the years I have lived here (35+), I have watched Thanksgiving celebrations grow, especially the Restaurants, primarily because of the large number of American tourists and now with the increase of American workers here. Even locals are celebrating it. Now we have “Black Friday” sales. This was unheard […]

US: Thanksgiving weekend shoppers spent less due to discounts

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AP From Newsmax Thanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person because of rampant discounting that they’ve come to demand. Once all the receipts are in, customers look to have spent an average of $289.19 over the four-day weekend, down […]

Lost-Item tracker tile arrives on Android

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From Techcrunch When Tile, the square-shaped lost-item tracker that attaches to bags, bikes, key chains and more, announced this fall that it had raised $13 million in funding (a combination of a seed round and Series A investment), the company said it had earmarked some of that money to be put towards hiring more Android […]

The Editor Speaks: Background checks

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It seems as if background checks are not being satisfactorily executed when it comes to our law enforcement and prison services. It is incredible that a man, Tyrone Findlay, was employed by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service as a police officer serving in the Armed Support Unit who was under investigation regarding a police […]