Search Volume Declines The Week Of Cyber Monday 12/05/2018

Searches declined on engines Google and Bing as well as on Amazon for the seven days ending December 1 — which means the decline, compared with the prior week, includes the number of searches conducted on Cyber Monday. Data released Wednesday by Hitwise looks at the top ten searches on search engines and on Amazon. […]

The Week in Tech: Amazon Finally Makes an HQ2 Decision

Until recently, Amazon barely involved itself in Seattle’s civic politics. Its growth was steady for more than a decade, only kicking into high gear the past few years. For a while, Amazon’s main involvement with city hall was more about small things like approvals for street vacations than major politics. That began to change in […]

Tech news you might have missed this week – Axios

You may have already heard that Amazon Alexa can now be a part of every aspect of your life — including a wall clock. But here are some other stories from the week to catch up on. Catch up quick: Amazon announced a flood of new Alexa-powered appliances; Lime and Bird pass the 10 million […]

This Week in Political Economy (September 7–16) –

Is the government’s response to the 2008 financial crisis responsible for the rise of populism in the US and Europe?; the real Google censorship scandal is its re-entry into China; Europe’s new controversial copyright law could change the Internet; and can Facebook unbreak democracy?       The tenth anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse brought with […]

It’s Fall About Camping – The Pulse » Chattanooga’s Week…

The calendar is poised to turn and camping weather is coming soon It’s not officially Fall until September 22, but we all know that Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. The arrival of cooler temperatures, a drop in humidity and the eventual return to limbs free of mosquito bites is nearly upon us.  […]

Careers for work-life balance, four-day week

While there’s no cut and dried rule for how a four-day week would work, some suggest the most sensible option is to add an extra hour or two to each of the other workdays to compensate for lost time. According to FlexJobs’ Rachel Jay, a career writer, that could be a “boon” for workers’ productivity, […]