American weekly jobless claims at lowest level since 1969 — FOX 5 San Diego

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits last week fell to its lowest level in 52 years as the U.S. job market continues to show strength in the midst of rising costs and an ongoing virus pandemic. Jobless claims fell by 28,000 to 187,000 for the week ending March 19…

American weekly jobless claims at lowest level since 1969 — FOX 5 San Diego

Blue Fox Entertainment Launches Blue Fox Financing After Acquisition Of Digital Marketplace Crossroad Lending — Deadline

Sales and distribution outfit Blue Fox Entertainment is launching a digital lending platform dedicated to film financing. Blue Fox Financing is being created following the acquisition of Crossroad Lending, a film financing digital marketplace. via Deadline:

Blue Fox Entertainment Launches Blue Fox Financing After Acquisition Of Digital Marketplace Crossroad Lending — Deadline

The Tobacco Giant That Won’t Stop Funding Anti-Smoking Programs for Kids — TIME

Tobacco giant Altria, which owns the maker of Marlboro cigarettes and a stake in vaping company Juul Labs, has for years quietly funded substance-use-prevention training for middle and high school students, despite ample research suggesting that industry-sponsored school programs do not discourage teenagers from smoking—and may in fact do the opposite.

The Tobacco Giant That Won’t Stop Funding Anti-Smoking Programs for Kids — TIME

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa most affected as Meta halts low-cost Express Wi-Fi — TechCrunch

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been worst-affected by Meta’s plan to discontinue its low-cost Express Wi-Fi internet, launched five years ago to drive connectivity in underserved regions. Meta (formerly Facebook) quietly issued this notice saying that it plans to wind down the program later this year.

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa most affected as Meta halts low-cost Express Wi-Fi — TechCrunch

As human capital grows scarce, flexible compensation can help attract and retain talent — TechCrunch

Boyd Davis Contributor Share on Twitter Boyd Davis is the CEO and co-founder of Compright, a cloud-based compensation planning tool. Previously, Boyd helped organizations deploy solutions that leveraged data and AI. The Great Resignation is among the most significant events in recent U.S. history…

As human capital grows scarce, flexible compensation can help attract and retain talent — TechCrunch