“Plandemic” went online May 4 when its maker, Mikki Willis, a little-known film producer, posted it to Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo and a separate website set up to share the video. For three days, it gathered steam in Facebook pages dedicated to conspiracy theories and the anti-vaccine movement, most of which linked to the video hosted on YouTube. Then it tipped into the mainstream and exploded. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | How the ‘Plandemic’ movie and its falsehoods spread widely online
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After receiving state approval for the essential task of mask-making, Darcy brought back workers to Buttonsmith’s facility, which she had already set up for distancing, and had PPP money approved. “The program fits us very well, but like everyone, we would like more clarity,” she says. She’s still waiting on the EIDL funds, as are most other applicants nationwide.Floating payments to partners and suppliers has been tough without the EIDL help, and banks won’t provide the firm with typical lines of credit at the moment. “We give off a big partial payment to the teams we’re working with on the masks at the point we place the order, so they can afford to buy materials and pay their people,” Darcy says. So far, Buttonsmith is managing it with funds it had on hand for expansion. … [Read more...] about A 17-year-old’s business made millions on Amazon. Now it’s pivoting to masks
“I know how many minutes you are from where you want parking,” says Zirx’s Behr. “I can use that to make sure the agent is there when you arrive.” Zirx, Luxe, and others have data-science groups that optimize a version of the classic traveling-salesman problem: with many potential paths and destinations involving multiple parties, the companies will thrive when their predictions of time, space (or spaces), and staffing levels all intersect. Luxe has had the option to schedule delivery of your car at a time and location you provide in the app, which adds more predictability; Zirx just added a similar feature. … [Read more...] about The App Economy’s Newest Challenge: Making Parking Less Painful
Of the total 12 cases that were directed to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Court by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 2017, a resolution has been arrived at in six cases while liquidation orders were passed against two companies. In two companies, resolution has happened but banks have not received payment. Beside, in the case of another company, the resolution plan failed and hence the process has been restarted, a report by CARE rating agency said. … [Read more...] about What does the IBC data tell us about the state of Indian economy?
Hence, the Central Integrated Pest Management Centre (CIPMC) has asked agriculture officials and farmers of the districts concerned to be aware of these insects and take precautionary measures, said a public relations official. … [Read more...] about Locust attack: Chhattisgarh, UP on high alert; crops damaged in Rajasthan, MP