Author Archives: David N. Samayoa

Protect your business against ransomware and other cyber attacks

By Terry Ingram and Michael Evans What can a business owner do to mitigate the risk of a ransomware attack? getty In the first six months of 2019 alone, data breaches exposed more than 4.1 billion records. On average, 28% of small businesses experience data breaches each year, and up to 10% of these businesses are forced to shut down ...

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West Des Moines Woman Launches Online Bookstore and Publishing Site

When former biologist Jena Best decided to look for a new career opportunity after seven years at Kemin Industries, she thought about her favorite bookstore in San Francisco. She would love to work at a place like the City Lights bookstore, she told her husband Adam, but said there was nothing like it in Des Moines. “He said, ‘Why don’t ...

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EPA Removes Bloomington Sites Containing PCBs From Superfund List

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has removed three Superfund sites in Bloomington from the agency’s priority list, saying cleanup work on PCB-contaminated sites is now complete. The EPA said monitoring will continue at the three sites, which were contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs. The EPA says these toxic industrial chemicals can damage the nervous and ...

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Mailchimp’s $ 12 billion sale shows Atlanta’s tech courage

ATLANTA – Atlanta’s $ 12 billion sale of Mailchimp announced last week is one of the largest ever involving a local tech company and shows Atlanta’s growing strength as a tech hub. Intuit of Silicon Valley, maker of TurboTax and QuickBooks, agreed on Monday to pay $ 12 billion in stock and cash for Mailchimp, a digital marketing company that ...

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Panthers vs Saints 2021: match time, TV, radio, streaming, weather, odds

The Panthers will see their first divisional rival in 2021 when they face the Saints in Week Two at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC on Sunday, September 19 at 1 p.m. ET. This will be a game to watch for Panthers fans as it will be the team’s first big test against the reigning champions of the NFC ...

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Israel captures last two Palestinian detainees still free after prison breakout

JERUSALEM – Israel on Sunday captured the last of six Palestinian detainees who escaped from a maximum security prison nearly two weeks ago, ending an episode the Israelis saw as a humiliation of their security establishment and that the Palestinians celebrated as a rare black eye for the Israeli occupation. The IDF said in a statement that it captured Munadil ...

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InZone’s innovative web portal allows you to compare prices and configure UAE company online

Image Credit: Provided Business service provider InZone has developed a state-of-the-art web portal that allows you to compare prices and start your own business in UAE online. The United Arab Emirates, being a haven for passionate entrepreneurs looking to incorporate their businesses, has a plethora of business service providers in every nook and cranny. However, very few can be cited ...

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Taliban replace women’s ministry with “virtuous” authorities

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The new Afghan Taliban leadership has set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice” in the building that once housed the Ministry of Women’s Affairs, escorting Bank employees on Saturday world within the framework of the movements. It was the latest disturbing sign that the Taliban is restricting women’s rights ...

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Instagram: Oxycontin online from Facebook?

Instagram celebrity Pamela Reif has over 8 million followers. She is thinner, prettier, richer and … [+] more popular than you. Are you feeling good now? photo alliance via Getty Images Facebook search leak shows that the company’s Instagram platform is “toxic” to teens, especially girls. Now what? Peddling envy: the only mortal sin that gives no pleasure The research ...

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Exxon-Led Carbon Capture Project Key to Sustained U.S. Economic Growth

Oil refineries off the Houston Ship Channel in Houston, TX on September 29, 2014. Photo Ken Cedeno (Photo … [+] by Ken Cedeno / Corbis via Getty Images) Corbis via Getty Images ExxonMobil XOM has always been a big business. As I detailed in April when the company announced its plan for a $ 100 billion project focused on the ...

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