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Recent articles by Chris:

How this Minor League Baseball team rebounded after the pandemic forced them to throw out the playbook

Team officials kept moving forward, selling bobbleheads as a straw poll vote on the 2020 presidential race, offering food to-go from stadium restaurants, and signing a new affiliation deal with the Tampa Bay Rays. → Read More

The technological hurdles of onboarding new employees in a pandemi

Conveying culture and encouraging retention are more challenging via Zoom. → Read More

Phil Spector, Wall of Sound Music Producer and Murderer, Dies at 81

Producer Phil Spector, the legendary studio revolutionary of the ’60s and ’70s who ended his life imprisoned for a sensational 2003 murder, has died. He was 81. “Phillip Spector, 80, was pronounced deceased of natural causes at 6:35 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at an outside hospital. His official cause of death will be […] → Read More

Business could be on the precipice of an automation explosion

Factory worker jobs could be further at risk as the pandemic accelerates plans. → Read More

Network services and collaboration among the areas most at risk during pandemic, say execs

Business leaders are worried about a lot more than just the bottom line as the pandemic continues to rage. → Read More

Kidoodle.TV Scores by Serving Viewers Safe Vid Game Videos

More than 51 million children in America play video games. And for players under 12, gaming represents a lot more than an entertaining distraction from everyday life; it’s a portal to a community and possibly a boon for their mental health. Video games are a favorite conversation topic on playgrounds, both real and virtual. Esports […] → Read More

As sales dropped, some pharmacies turned to pet meds to stay open

A Virginia drug store is adding two new customers per day—and saving them money in the process. → Read More

Brand loyalty is changing due to the pandemic

A surprising number of consumers seem to be shifting brands, according to a McKinsey study → Read More

Slash Records Leader Bob Biggs Dies at 74; Label Brought Los Lobos, X, Violent Femmes to Fame

Bob Biggs, who led the upstart Los Angeles punk rock label Slash Records to national prominence in the ‘80s, died Oct. 17 in Tehachapi, CA. He was 74, and had suffered from Lewys body dementia. Spawned by a loud, funny tabloid publication that touted the hard-edged acts that poured out of the Hollywood basement club […] → Read More

Craft brewers upend their business models in fight to stay alive

Riding high before the pandemic, thousands could close in the coming months. → Read More

How major conventions likes SXSW and CES are working around the extended pandemic timeline

Big shows scramble to go virtual as COVID-19 digs in. → Read More

Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65

Eddie Van Halen, whose innovative and explosive guitar playing kept the hard rock band that bore his family name cemented to the top of the album charts for two decades, died on Tuesday morning after a long battle with cancer, a rep confirmed to Variety. He was 65. — Wolf Van Halen (@WolfVanHalen) October […] → Read More

Peter Green, Fleetwood Mac Founder, Dies at 73

Peter Green, founder of Fleetwood Mac and the band’s widely admired guitarist and vocalist in its early years, has died. He was 73. → Read More

Charlie Daniels, Country Music Hall of Famer, Dies at 83

Singer, songwriter and instrumentalist Charlie Daniels, whose fusion of traditional country and Southern rock made him a popular cross-genre artist during the ‘70s and ‘80s, died Monday of a hemorrhagic stroke in Hermitage, Tenn. He was 83. After establishing himself on the Nashville studio scene with session and touring work behind such performers as Bob […] → Read More

Little Richard, Flamboyant Rock and Roll Pioneer, Dies at 87

Little Richard, the flamboyant rock and roll pioneer whose high-voltage sound shaped the genre, has died. He was 87. → Read More

How to watch the NFL Draft live online for free—and without cable: Start time? What channel? When?

There might not be pro sports right now, but we can look to the future. → Read More

X's 'Alphabetland': Album Review

The very first image a listener encounters in the titular opening track of X’s new album “Alphabetland” is a quintessential one: a sidewalk being torn up and covered with freshly poured pavement to obscure an old lover’s initials. That metaphorical perfection ushers in an album that was long in the making, but which finds the […] → Read More

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These publicly traded companies took millions in PPP loan money

Morgan Stanley report finds at least $243 million was diverted from small businesses. → Read More

Venmo bumps up sending limits

Electronically transferring cash to vendors and/or friends? One hurdle is out of the way. → Read More