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TLDR: Help companies adjust to change with this $19 bundle. Change is hard. However, change is not only vital, but absolutely inevitable. Having a framework for helping large organizations manage significant process changes is its own vital business need. And from Google and IBM to T-Mobile and Capital One to Sony and eBay, the change…

Cannabis Entrepreneurs: Know the Perils of ‘Accidental Franchising’

Business owners must be aware of the perils of ‘accidental franchising’ Cannabis, the fastest growing industry in the U.S. job market today, is embracing one of America’s most popular business expansion engines — franchising. Denver-based ONE Cannabis and Florida-based Miracle Leaf each claim to be awarding franchises to catapult their growth, the former franchising cannabis…

Facebook fined $5 billion by FTC, must update and adopt new...

CLOSE Facebook must pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine as part of a settlement with the FTC and also agreed to measures that limit the power of the CEO. USA TODAYFacebook must pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine as part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, by far the largest penalty ever imposed…

A US senator has introduced a bill that would stop Facebook,...

US Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a new bill intended to help protect social media users from forming addictive habits. The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology Act would prevent social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, or Snapchat from using features that automatically generate an endless stream of content.The bill would also require social media…

‘Cowardly’: Some Hollywood insiders say Universal’s decision to scrap the release...

On Saturday, Universal announced that it was pulling the September 27 release of its thriller, "The Hunt." The latest movie from Blumhouse Productions follows 12 strangers who suddenly wake up in a remote location and learn they have been chosen to be hunted in a game by a group of rich elites. It stars "Glow"…

CannTrust Announces Senior Leadership Changes – Canada NewsWire

VAUGHAN, ON, July 25, 2019 /CNW/ - CannTrust Holdings Inc. ("CannTrust" or the "Company",TSX: TRST, NYSE: CTST) today announced immediate senior management changes and other interim actions based on the ongoing investigation being undertaken by a special committee (the "Special Committee") of its board of directors (the "Board of Directors"). The investigation into the Company's non-compliance…

Design is complicit in the border crisis. Some architects are speaking...

52,000 people as of May and which the ACLU says has seen nearly 1,000 children separated from their parents in the last year, is difficult for our brains to comprehend. But the images of these spaces cut straight through the numbers: Hands pressing scrawled notes against the security glass of standing-room-only cells. People sleeping on the…

Salesforce is entering the Chinese market amid the tech cold war,...

In the midst of a tech cold war, Silicon Valley cloud giant Salesforce is officially entering the Chinese market. On Wednesday, Salesforce and the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced a partnership that will allow Alibaba to sell Salesforce's software to customers in China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Salesforce will run its software from Alibaba's…

Facebook Fined Record $5 Billion By FTC For Privacy Violations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has levied on a tech company, though it won’t…

Startup ScoopScoot Is Impounding Wayward E-Scooters In San Diego

binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive 112727242 story Startup ScoopScoot Is Impounding Wayward E-Scooters In San Diego (nbcnews.com) Posted by BeauHD on Friday July 26, 2019 @07:20PM from the scooter-removal dept. McGruber shares a report from NBC News: In January, two San Diego businessmen launched a company, ScootScoop, that impounds e-scooters at the behest of private property owners.…

Iran sanctions: What impact are they having on medicines?

Image copyright Getty Images Iran says sanctions are preventing lifesaving drugs from reaching the country, despite special exemptions for medical supplies. This is disputed by Washington. "The United States exempts medicine and medical devices for the Iranian people from US sanctions," says Brian Hook, the American special representative for Iran. So how are sanctions affecting…

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor’s Racist Remarks

Screenshot: Riot Games (Twitch) Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit Raizada over racist remarks he made in the past, or face consequences that could jeopardize Echo Fox’s future in the world of competitive League of Legends. The commissioner gave…

U.S. ready to target other countries for supporting Venezuela’s Maduro

By Mitra TajLIMA (Reuters) - U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said Washington was ready to impose sanctions on any international company doing business with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, a sharp escalation of U.S. pressure on the leftist leader.Bolton, addressing a summit on Venezuela in the Peruvian capital Lima, emphasized that tougher international…

Smart pills aren’t living up to the hype yet — but...

click here. The FDA made a landmark decision in November 2017 when it rubberstamped the first trackable, sensor-embedded pill that connects to a smartphone. But a comprehensive review of the FDA's process reveals that the digital pill was approved based on sparse evidence, and it doesn't augment medication compliance, according to a study published in…

‘The Hunt’ isn’t about liberal elites hunting ‘deplorables,’ but there are...

Betty Gilpin in "The Hunt." Universal Business Insider read the script for the movie "The Hunt," which Universal decided to not release in the wake of the mass shootings in early August and criticism from President Trump. The Blumhouse Productions thriller about a group of people who are hunted by elites is extremely graphic and…

There’s Zero Chance Facebook’s ‘Historic’ FTC Fine Prevents Future Abuse, Lawmakers...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook’s developer conference, in San Jose, Calif., on April 30, 2019.Photo: Tony Avelar / APSure, $5 billion sounds like a pretty big fine, and for most Americans, the size of it is difficult to fathom. But for a corporation as massive as Facebook, it represents…

Canopy Growth tumbles 12% after reporting sales that missed the lowest...

Reuters Cannabis company Canopy Growth plunged 14% in early trading Thursday after missing its lowest revenue estimate for its fiscal first-quarter. The cannabis company reported a $1.28 billion loss for the quarter, with $1.2 billion of the hit coming from the extinguishing of warrants held by Constellation Brands after amending the two companies' Investor Rights…

FTC fines Facebook $5 billion, imposes new privacy oversight

unsettled — It's a lot of cash, but critics call the deal a win for Facebook and its CEO. Kate Cox - Jul 24, 2019 8:33 pm UTC Enlarge / The company can afford to shrug it off.The Federal Trade Commission today announced a long-rumored, record-smashing $5 billion settlement with Facebook over allegations related to…

Facebook to pay record US$5 billion to settle FTC privacy claims...

Facebook Inc. (FB.O) agreed to pay a record US$5 billion to resolve a U.S. investigation into years of privacy violations, a settlement that increases the board of directors’ responsibility for protecting users’ data while changing little about the company’s lucrative advertising business. The agreement, announced Wednesday by the Federal Trade Commission, will for the first…

Domino’s asks the Supreme Court to shut down a lawsuit requiring...

Domino’s, the leading US pizza chain that pinned its remarkable turnaround nearly a decade ago on an investment in technology, is currently waging a legal battle so that it does not have to make its website accessible to the blind. The case, which began three years ago as a lawsuit by blind US resident Guillermo…