Tips from Google to make the most of the 2021 holiday shopping season

Before looking ahead to this holiday shopping season, let’s take a quick look back at 2020, and what a year it was. Amid all the challenges came new opportunities and unprecedented growth for ecommerce. Emerging data offers insights into shifting consumer behavior and its positive impact on ecommerce. The pandemic …

Almost half of young people feel the pandemic has harmed their long-term career prospects

With A level results day marking a new cohort of young people entering the toughest labour market for a generation, the CIPD launches its One Million Chances campaign. It aims to get employers to create a million opportunities for young people (aged 16-30) – be it through jobs, internships, work …

Angela Merkel Is Fighting for Her Political Life. Here’s What to Know

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a political crisis that could reshape Europe’s migration crisis and potentially end her ten years in power. A standoff at the top level of government over Germany’s liberal migration policies threatens to collapse the fragile coalition that Merkel presides over. The result of the standoff …

How Charles Eames came to have mixed feelings for his most famous chair

As any honest smartphone user would attest, the things we own sometimes end up owning us. Equally, the things we create can end up owning us. The most famous item designed by Charles Eames is a moulded plywood, leather upholstered lounge chair and matching ottoman that are timelessly iconic, have …

Smart Contract Safety: Best Practices & Design Patterns

Blockchain technology is still a highly experimental technology. Things move fast and you should expect constant changes in the security landscape, as new bugs and security risks are discovered and new best practices are developed. Following the security practices described in this article will help you better understand how to …

Sell your products and services on Facebook with Websites + Marketing

Remember having your first customer? Whether it was that first haircut, yoga class, or coffee poured, you did something remarkable. Maybe you thanked them and asked them to come again. And afterwards, you thought, It’s happening. I’m making my own way. Your customers mean more than a sale; they’re what …