N.Y.C. Welcomes Back New Year’s Eve Celebration

Mayor Bill de Blasio said people who were fully vaccinated would be allowed to gather in Times Square for New Year’s Eve. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000008079692/new-years-eve-times-square-celebration.html Reuters Original Source: NY Times >>

New Year’s Eve Will Return to Times Square for Vaccinated Guests

The event will return at “full strength” after pared-back festivities last year, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. People will have to show proof that they are fully vaccinated to attend. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/16/nyregion/new-years-eve-times-square.html Ashley Wong and Dana Rubinstein Original Source: NY Times >>

T-Mobile pushed back the death of Sprint's 3G network by three months

T-Mobile is going to let the ghost of Sprint, which the former company first moved to acquire in 2018, stick around for a few months longer.The years-long process of merging of the two companies is nearly complete, but one nagging headache remains: Sprint’s aging CDMA network, which provides service to 3G customers. Some of those …

8 TikTok accounts to follow if you're tired of COVID misinformation

Paging Dr. Internet, we need a diagnosis. In this series, Mashable examines the online world’s influence on our health and prescribes new ways forward. TikTok: an app for music, memes, and medically-accurate vaccine information?Increasingly, medical professionals are using the app to share myth-busting information about things like the COVID-19 vaccine, rates of infection, and COVID …

China’s First-Quarter Growth Is Expected to Boom on Paper

The world’s traditional growth engine reported an 18.3 percent leap in the first quarter. But consumers and small business aren’t fully sharing in the spoils. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/15/business/economy/china-economy.html Alexandra Stevenson and Cao Li Original Source: NY Times >>

Would you believe it? Another bad brand tweet.

New year, same bad brand tweets. Despite continual, exhaustive pleas from social media users for brands to stop taking part in every viral trend, popular meme, or noteworthy holiday celebration, the cringeworthy brand content persists. The latest online outrage was sparked by Burger King UK, whose social media team thought it would be a good …

A Bored China Propels Box Office Sales to a Record

“Detective Chinatown 3” received tepid reviews, but Covid-19 travel restrictions drove many to the movies when they might have been journeying to their hometowns instead. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/16/business/china-movies-box-office-detective-chinatown.html Amy Qin Original Source: NY Times >>