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Ypsilanti residents and entrepreneurs Willie Johnson and Lynwood Powell want to help young people avoid some of the financial pitfalls they experienced as young adults. “When I first got to college, I was handed credit cards left and right. I was thinking it’s free money,” Johnson says. He and Powell are co-owners of Bad Credit […]

(NewsNation Now) — As most every parent knows, teaching kids about safety can be hard, but getting them to play a computer game is easy. Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, just launched two new online games that are part of a series designed to help kids be kind, be respectful, be safe and […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A newly formed political group backing Gov. Mike DeWine’s re-election campaign has launched a six-figure ad campaign that will air on cable television in Ohio next week. Free Ohio PAC’s ads will air on Fox News starting Monday, running through the following week. The ad reservation costs at least $220,000, according to […]

It only takes 6-9 months to build a digital bank or insurance solution with Edge. SINGAPORE and KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and HONG KONG, Jan. 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Oliver Wyman Digital today announced the launch of Edge, a digital platform with Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) and Insurance-as-a-Service (IaaS) solutions to help incumbent banks and digital challengers accelerate […]

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has launched a virtual social platform called Horizon Worlds. It is an application that will enable users to socialize via virtual reality. Currently, the platform is open to users who are 18 years of age and have the Quest 2 headset. Additionally, it is only available for users in Canada […]

Meta (formerly Facebook) on Thursday announced a slew of steps to protect woman users on its platform, including the launch of StopNCII.org in India that aims to combat the spread of non-consensual intimate images (NCII). Meta has also launched the Women’s Safety Hub, which will be available in Hindi and 11 other Indian languages, that […]

WhatsApp has launched a new pilot that lets a “limited number” of people in the US send and receive money from within a chat using cryptocurrency. The feature is powered by Novi, Meta’s digital wallet that launched as a pilot six weeks ago, with payments made using Pax Dollars (USDP), a stablecoin pegged to the […]

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.  During its PyTorch Developer Day conference, Meta (formerly Facebook) announced PyTorch Live, a set of tools designed to make AI-powered experiences for […]

This year the company reached a significant milestone for its donations to the Silverton Foundation, a nonprofit founded by Silverton President Josh Moffitt that provides rent and mortgage assistance to families with critically ill children. The company also launched Volunteer Time Off (VTO) hours, an initiative that started at parent company Clayton®, a Berkshire Hathaway […]

New Delhi: Former Facebook Reality Labs Partnerships VP and a Google and Xiaomi veteran Hugo Barra is now the chief executive officer (CEO) of a medical startup called Detect. This announcement coincides with the sad surge in coronavirus cases in the US and according to Detect’s website, all its tests are sold out, the media […]