When CNN picked up Casey Neistat’s Beme back in November of last year, it announced that the social video sharing app would go the way of the dodo by the end of January 2017. Now here we sit, mere hours away from the second month of the year and, lo and behold, the app is […]Read more "Social video app Beme shuts down today"
Writing online content is something of a balancing act. For years, SEO experts have pointed out that Google loves longer content. Your readers? Not necessarily. As a writer, that means you’re kind of stuck in the middle. Write too little, and your content won’t rank. Write too much, and most people won’t read your content. […]Read more "Online Content: Is Longer Really Better?"
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans are sharply divided over President Donald Trump’s order to temporarily block U.S. entry for all refugees and citizens of seven Muslim countries, with slightly more approving the measure than disapproving, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday.Read more "Exclusive: Trump’s travel ban polarizes America – Reuters/Ipsos poll"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on the pharmaceutical industry to boost U.S. production and lower prices, while also vowing to speed up approval times for new medicines and appoint a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration leader soon.Read more "Trump pushes drugmakers for lower prices, more U.S. production"
If you’re not from the United States, U.S. government officials may request your phone at the border. They may scroll through your Facebook feed. They may search your phone contacts. But according to lawyers, whether or not this is actually legal is a confusing mess. According to immigration lawyers Mashable spoke with on Monday, the […]Read more "Is it legal for authorities to check your social media at the U.S. border?"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday boycotted a planned committee vote on two of President Donald Trump’s nominees, Steve Mnuchin to be Treasury Secretary and Tom Price to head the Health and Human Services department, making it impossible for the vote to go forward.Read more "Senate Democrats boycott committee vote on Mnuchin, Price"
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump fired top federal government lawyer Sally Yates on Monday after she took the extraordinarily rare step of defying the White House and refused to defend new travel restrictions targeting seven Muslim-majority nations.Read more "Fired: Trump dumps top lawyer who defied immigration order"