Jeff Bezos Announces $97.5 Million in Grants to Help Homeless People

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday announced that 24 organizations working to help the homeless will receive a combined $97.5 million in grants from his Day One Fund, CNBC reported. The $2 billion fund launched in September and included two separate funds: the Families Fund and the Academics Fund. The …

Bitcoin sinks below $4,000 as the crypto market takes another hefty beating

As we hang out with family and friends this holiday season, it’s interesting to look back on the Bitcoin mania that we endured one Thanksgiving ago. Aunts and uncles asking about internet money as you passed the mashed potatoes while trying to explain the concept of decentralization in a way …

MySpace reborn! Facebook will let you pin song clips to your profile

Facebook will let friends learn about you by streaming clips of your favorite songs from your profile in a throwback to MySpace Music. You’ll be able to choose tracks to add to a revamped Music section of your profile that now actually plays songs instead of just showing what artists …

5 ways to wow with customer service on social media

As a small business owner, you know how important it is to show your guests excellent customer service, but did you know that consumers’ high expectations also carry over to your social media presence? Droves of customers are turning to social media to effectively get their problems resolved. Time is …

New US report says that climate change could cost nearly $500B per year by 2090

A new report from the U.S. government on the impacts of climate change on society indicates that unless action is taken, climatological events could cost the country nearly half a trillion dollars annually by 2090. The National Climate Assessment is a Congressionally mandated report on the impacts of climate change and …

9 types of video content to help you move customers through the sales funnel

Tired of watching your one and only marketing video? Did you know that there is an amazing world of video content out there for you to choose from? Video content is great to plan, map and nurture a marketing strategy. In fact, in 2018, 81 percent of businesses used video as …

Regus to sue WeWork; blinkers for office workers; and some other stuff you should know about

What to make of the announcement that Chengdu is thinking of creating an artificial moon so that it can do away with street lights, bathing the city’s streets in permanent dusk? Well possibly a big thumbs up for the ingenuity and maybe thumbs down for the impact on people’s circadian …

Facebook’s plan to let companies it buys live independently is over

Mark Zuckerberg was quick to realize that Facebook, the largest social network in the world, doesn’t have a monopoly on all users nor can it bank on holding its position as top dog forever. Thus he instituted a policy of buying up promising rivals and integrating them into the Facebook …

5 Top Development Tools that Will Help You Do More in Less Time

This article was created in partnership with BAWMedia. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. A web developer’s life is often a rewarding one. But having your superior breathing down your neck might be not that encouraging. This is especially if he is demanding you to do …

Workplace wellness programmes may be a waste of time and money, study concludes

The $8 billion dollar wellness industry in the US may not be achieving very much, according to a new analysis from academics at Chicago University and the University of Illinois published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. While the researchers concede that the difficulties of measuring the impact of …

I’m a Web Editor and I Paid Off Nearly $90,000 in Student Loan and Credit Card Debt Before I Turned 30. Here’s My Secret

In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity. In college, Natalie Tomko racked up credit card debt worth $50,000 across eight cards. Despite never missing a payment, Tomko didn’t …

Financial stress can impair employee performance and attendance

Businesses that fail to tackle their employees’ financial stress are more likely to encounter poor work performance, lack of engagement, mental health issues and staff absenteeism, a new report from Neyber has claimed. Since last year, there has been a significant increase in the number of employees affected by financial …

How to Hire Freelancers and Manage Remote Teams

The interconnected world and the advances in information technology provide great opportunities to build remote teams these days. Businesses are constantly looking for ways to stand out from their competition and outsourcing provides numerous benefits which can make the difference to achieve the competitive advantage that your company needs. Outsourcing allows …