17Jun/24

INSTACART MAKES YOUTUBE ADS SHOPPABLE FOR CPG BRANDS

Instacart (Nasdaq: CART), the leading online grocery platform in North America, today announced that it is extending its first-party retail media data to YouTube, driving even more shoppable reach for its advertisers. Select brand partners will be able to inspire and convert consumers watching YouTube directly to purchase for same-day delivery. The new capability builds on Instacart’s successful Instacart-powered Google Shopping Ads collaboration announced earlier this year. Continue reading

16Jun/24

Queenie is a rejection of the ‘strong Black woman’ stereotype – and a celebration of ‘messy’ quarter life

Jenni Ramone, Nottingham Trent University

Reviews of Channel 4’s new sitcom, Queenie, are divided. The good reviews have praised the show’s authenticity, while the negative ones have called it “crude” and “bland”. Having watched the show, I wonder if the real problem is that reviewers have expected the show to deliver on every count – and they want a heroine who represents the “strong Black woman”.

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15Jun/24

Scotland’s reputation for fine whisky

June 14, 2024 /Lifestyle/ –Scotland’s reputation for fine whisky stems from a perfect blend of factors: ideal natural resources, a long history of distillation, and unique regulations. Here’s a breakdown of why Scotland excels in this area:

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11Jun/24

ICANN SELECTS NEXT PRESIDENT AND CEO

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Board of Directors has selected Kurt Erik “Kurtis” Lindqvist as the next ICANN President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Lindqvist is an industry leader who brings more than 30 years of experience in the business development of Internet Service Providers and worldwide network carriers, and deep experience in the ICANN community. Lindqvist will officially assume the role on December 5, 2024. Continue reading

07Jun/24

LIONSGATE TO ADAPT SUZANNE COLLINS’S NEWLY ANNOUNCED HUNGER GAMES NOVEL “SUNRISE ON THE REAPING” INTO MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) will return to the world of Panem with the major motion picture adaptation of the next book in the franchise, Suzanne Collins’s highly anticipated Hunger Games novel Sunrise on the Reaping, it was announced today by Adam Fogelson, chair of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group. Continue reading

07Jun/24

The Top 2024 Cybersecurity Priorities for UK CISOs and Security Leaders Revealed in Report by Info-Tech Research Group

Info-Tech’s Security Priorities 2024 report delves into the pressing issues that UK IT and security leaders must prioritise over the coming year, including the cybersecurity talent shortage, the rise of AI-driven threats, the integration of security risks with business risks, the adoption of zero-trust frameworks, and the increasing significance of automating security operations. The global IT research and advisory firm explains in the report that by addressing these priorities, organisations can better prepare themselves to face the evolving threat landscape. Read more

07Jun/24

Coming Soon: Global Renewable Energy Summit 2024 Gathering of World Partners

Sungrow, a global leader in PV inverter and energy storage system provider, is excited to announce the Global Renewable Energy Summit 2024 (GRES), set to take place on June 11th in Hefei, China. This grand event will bring together industry experts, researchers, and partners from around the world to discuss the theme, “Exploring a Zero-Carbon Path with Sungrow,” emphasizing high-quality development in the global renewable energy industry. Read more

04Jun/24

How is BRICS (Brazil, Russia,India,China,South Africa) bloc doing so far?

June 4, 2024 /Economy/ — The BRICS bloc has been in the news recently due to a significant development: it doubled its membership in January 2024. Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates were all invited to join Atlantic Council. This expansion has the potential to reshape the bloc’s influence, but it also comes with challenges. Continue reading

04Jun/24

CEE companies anticipate a rise in insolvencies, Atradius survey finds

Companies surveyed in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) demonstrate resilience and adaptability in navigating the challenging economic landscape. While 60% expect ongoing economic strain to trigger a rise in insolvencies over the next 12 months, nearly 33% also anticipate facing short-term and long-term challenges shaping the overall business landscape. This explains why 10% more CEE companies than last year are shifting focus to strategic credit risk management to protect their financial health. Continue reading