Monthly Archives: March 2021

Apple will finally fix the iOS issue that blocked searches for ‘Asian’ as adult content | Mashable

Do you have adult content blocked on your iPhone or iPad?

If so, it’s likely that your iOS device is currently blocking web searches using the word “Asian.” It’s been an issue for more than a year — but it’s about to be fixed.

Mashable has confirmed that in the latest iOS 14.5 Beta, the adult content filter no longer blocks web searches containing the word “Asian.”

The iOS 14.5 Beta was released for developers just last week. Apple will launch the public release for all users sometime in the Spring.

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Olive Garden is raising its wages. That’s not the full story | CNN

The company that owns Olive Garden is raising wages in a bid to attract workers. But the move doesn’t go far enough to satisfy critics of a practice common in the restaurant industry.

Currently at Darden Restaurants (DRI), which owns Longhorn Steakhouse, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen and other chains in addition to Olive Garden, all employees are entitled to at least the federal minimum wage of $7.25 or state minimum wage.

But not all of their wages have to come from the company. In many states, employers pay tipped workers a sub-minimum wage floor, which amounts to $2.13 at the federal level and is higher in some states. Customers pay the rest in tips. If those tips don’t bring employees up to the minimum wage, companies like Darden are required to make up the difference.

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Does coffee really stunt kids’ growth? | Live Science

One reason coffee isn’t usually given to kids may be the widely held belief that the caffeinated beverage can stunt children’s growth. But is there any truth to this idea?

The answer is a resounding “no”: There’s no evidence that coffee or caffeine stunts childhood growth and development.

Instead, a person’s height is largely governed by other factors. For example, hundreds of genes so far identified are thought to be responsible for approximately 16% of a person’s adult height.

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What Is the FDCPA? |

The FDCPA is a federal law that protects consumers from predatory debt collection activities.

  • The FDCPA is a federal law that governs third-party debt collectors’ interactions with debtors. It generally protects consumers only, not businesses or corporations.
  • The FDCPA applies to most third-party debt collectors but not the company that is seeking debt repayment.
  • The FDCPA mandates that third-party debt collectors do not lie, call the debtor outside of certain times and at certain locations, or threaten debtors.
  • This article is for business debtors who want to know what their rights are during collections and business creditors who want to be aware of the law as they try to collect on past-due accounts.

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23 Foods That Give You An Energy Boost Instantly | Lifehack

Our lives are increasingly busy, and our to-do-lists seemingly endless. Tending to the constant flow of things that need our attention can leave us feeling stressed and drained, which can seriously affect our productivity.

While reaching for a sugary power drink may be your go-to solution when looking for a quick pick-me-up, there are plenty of healthy foods that give you energy and provide you with an instant power boost. You just need to find the ones that work best for you.

I have prepared a list of 23 energy-boosting foods that not only give you a boost of energy quickly but also provide essential nutrients to keep your body healthy and alert all day long.

If you are unsure what your next shopping list should look like, read on to learn about the best energizing foods that help fight exhaustion.

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Elon Musk announces Teslas can now be bought with Bitcoin | Fast Company

Elon Musk took to Twitter this morning to announce that customers will soon be able to buy a new Tesla using bitcoin instead of fiat currency.

The move to accepting bitcoins as payment comes roughly a month after Tesla announced it bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and that it had plans to enable bitcoin as a payment option in the future.

In a further tweet, Musk clarified that Tesla would not convert the bitcoin payments into fiat cash, and would instead hold onto the bitcoin as bitcoin.

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Bitcoin Plunge Erases $100 Billion In 24 Hours–Here’s How Long The ‘Bloodbath’ Could Last | Forbes

960x0Despite still-booming institutional adoption, the price of the world’s largest cryptocurrency is tanking Thursday morning as analysts warn of massive volatility on the horizon, pushing bitcoin’s losses to nearly 15% since an all-time high on March 13.


As of 11 a.m. EDT, the price of bitcoin has tanked 9.4% over the past 24 hours, pushing its market capitalization down to about $970 billion, from nearly $1.1 trillion at the same time Wednesday, according to crypto-data website CoinMarketCap.

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How to Generate More Leads from Your Webinars |

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has not only led to severe implications on people’s health, but it has also forced organizations to rethink and realign their businesses. With people locked in their homes, marketers and salespeople have had to find new ways to connect and engage with clients and customers. This was when webinars became more popular than ever.

Although webinars are not a new concept, they have seen tremendous growth during the pandemic. Statista reports that between February and March 2020, the number of B2B brands offering webinars in the United States grew by 36%, from 245 to 332. As webinar hosting activities have seen a huge rise, Zoom has turned out to be the most preferred webinar hosting platform.

With features like interactivity, flexibility, and wider reach, webinars are revolutionizing the way brands connect with audiences. There is no denying the fact that webinars have become one of the top digital marketing trends these days, helping businesses create brand awareness and close more deals.

Before you plan your next webinar, review these tips on how to maximize the impact of your event:

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55% of Small Business Owners Say Providing Healthcare is Their Biggest Challenge | Small Business Trends

More than half (55%) of small businesses say providing health insurance to employees is the biggest challenge they face.

Providing adequate healthcare cover comes ahead of Covid challenges, taxes, and competition from large corporations.

This was the finding of Small Business for America’s Future national survey of small business owners. Small Business of America’s Future is a national coalition of business owners and leaders. The coalition’s aim is to provide small businesses with a voice at each level of government. Its recent national survey asked 827 small business owners their opinions on the cost of health and potential solutions to bring down these costs.

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Ways to Reduce Email Bounce Rate |

Your email bounce rate is a key performance indicator that demonstrates how many subscribers aren’t receiving your communications.

Email marketing is a crucial engine for any business. One of the easiest ways to engage with customers past, present, and future, emails have an amazing ROI (return on investment) when deployed efficiently. The results of email marketing campaigns are important to note and may shape your future efforts based on both successes and failures. Key performance indicators (KPIs) include the percentage of recipients who opened the email, what they clicked on, and how many recipients opted out of future communications.

Email bounce rates are another important metric to consider, yet they are often overlooked by digital marketing teams. By understanding this data, you can fine-tune campaigns to achieve better overall outcomes. But what exactly does your bounce rate measure, and how can you improve it?

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