January 16, 2021

Private sector news, social media distribution and algorithm change

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FromReuters Institute for the Study of Journalism How have strategies across different news organizations varied? How have publishers responded to the January 2018 changes to Facebook’s algorithm change? The analysis is based on 21 interviews conducted between April and May 2018 with senior editors and managers at a strategic sample of 12 newspapers and commercial […]

All cryptocurrencies are crashing, and we have no idea why

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By Chris Smith From BGR It was just Wednesday that we told you all cryptocurrencies were tanking, save for Bitcoin, which was trading well above $11,000. Sure, Bitcoin’s priced dropped compared to Tuesday’s highs, but it didn’t seem to be as affected as all its rivals. Well, fast forward to Thursday morning, and all digital […]

It’s time for the Leonids: Look up as meteor shower peaks this weekend

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BY SASHA LEKACH From Mashable The Leonids meteor shower has been active for the past two weeks and this weekend the cosmic debris show is hitting its peak. Leonids, named for the constellation Leo where the shower appears to originate from, started earlier this month and should give something of a show over the next […]

Destinations of the week

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Best overseas destinations for 2017 IMAGE: Bermuda is Zika-free and welcoming to tourists. Steve Bly  Where should you travel in 2017? Maybe you want to witness the US solar eclipse, take advantage of great exchange rates abroad or get in on the hoopla for big anniversaries in places like Alaska, Germany, Canada or Finland. Perhaps […]

Finnwatch: 100s of Finnish subsidiaries in tax havens

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From yle uutiset According to a new report by the business watchdog organization Finnwatch, Finnish companies have 438 subsidiaries in countries classed as tax havens. The Finnwatch reports says that Finnish companies have set up subsidiaries in countries such as the Cayman Islands, Cyprus, the British Virgin Islands and lower tax rate EU countries such […]