Greta Thunberg is Time’s 2019 Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg, the soft-spoken Swedish teen who became a global conscience for climate change and environmental activism, has been named Time’s Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. Listen to this article here: The magazine announced 16-year old Thunberg as its choice Wednesday exclusively on “TODAY.” Thunberg quickly bloomed into one of the world’s most … Continue reading Greta Thunberg is Time’s 2019 Person of the Year

Amazon can’t keep up with demand. Shipping slows…

Amazon.com Inc van drivers’ on-time delivery rate fell to 93.7% for the Cyber Monday week from 98.2% during the Thanksgiving week, consulting firm ShipMatrix said on Wednesday.  Listen to this article Amazon did not immediately comment on the holiday performance of the van delivery drivers, who exclusively deliver merchandise from the e-commerce giant to customer homes. … Continue reading Amazon can’t keep up with demand. Shipping slows…

Small Business Saturday- independent retailers getting ready!

Independent retailers are gearing up for Small Business Saturday, a day used to promote mom-and-pop retailers, and many towns are doing their best to support the effort.  In 2018, an estimated 104 million consumers shopped at independent retailers and restaurants on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. They spent $17.8 billion, the most since the shopping event … Continue reading Small Business Saturday- independent retailers getting ready!

White House WON’T participate in Impeachment

The White House on Sunday said that President Trump would not participate in the House Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment hearing scheduled for Wednesday. The response came in a five-page letter sent to the committee’s chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y. Republicans had urged President Trump not to attend the hearings, arguing that his presence would validate a … Continue reading White House WON’T participate in Impeachment

Are Google and Amazon spying on us with Alex and Google Home?

Both Google Home and Alexa use Text to Speech (TTS) or Text to Audio as some call it. Text to Speech interactions are amazing technologies. It improves the lives of people for example with language barriers, vision problems, physical problems, limited time to absorb content or just making everyday tasks easier to complete with just … Continue reading Are Google and Amazon spying on us with Alex and Google Home?