Month: March 2018

Meghan Markle’s private baptism was ‘beautiful,’ says archbishop ,

Ahead of her May wedding to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle was recently baptized at St. James’s Palace in London. Noting he could say “almost nothing at all” about the private ceremony, Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury did tell ITV News the baptism “was very special. It was beautiful, sincere and very moving. It was a great privilege.” Welby

Road work: 4 considerations for traveling freelancers ,

If you do a Google image search for “digital nomad,” it becomes immediately apparent why so many people covet this lifestyle. Images of people using their laptop on tropical beaches have a strong appeal for many office dwellers. Launching a company poolside, jet-setting to exotic destinations, or working on one’s own terms is a goal

Amazon maintains top brand reputation, Apple and Google reps dip ,

Amazon remains the company with the best reputation, but several other tech brands including Apple and Google saw their reputations drop in the annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient poll, out Tuesday. It’s just the latest evidence of a burgeoning backlash against some of the technology giants that impact consumers’ lives daily. Among the factors, which have spawned the

Dick’s Sporting Goods shares tumble on dismal holiday sales

Dick’s Sporting Goods on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings that slightly topped analysts’ estimates, but revenue and same-store sales fell short. Its shares were down more than 7% in premarket trading following the announcement. Net income totaled $116 million, or $1.11 a share, for the quarter ended Feb. 3, compared with $90.2 million, or 81 cents per share, a

Jobs report: U.S. employers added 313,000 jobs in February ,

The surprisingly strong jobs report didn’t spark investor fears about inflation because average hourly earnings growth slowed last month. Newslook A hot labor market showed no sign of cooling as U.S. employers added a blockbuster 313,000 jobs in February. The unemployment rate was unchanged at a 17-year low of 4.1%, the Labor Department said Friday. More: Exclusive: Home Depot to

7 easy ways to fix a slow Windows PC ,

Nothing makes me want to tear my hair out more than a slow PC. If you find that your computer is grinding to a halt these days, it could be anything from unwanted programs running in the background to dust in the airways. But before you go chucking your machine off of a cliff in

Scoring St. Patrick’s Day green food, beer and other big deals ,

The most popular way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Saturday is by wearing green. But get extra festive by eating or drinking something green, too. For the traditional Irish holiday, restaurants are turning everything green from doughnuts to beer. More: How to get a free designated driver on St. Patrick’s Day with Lyft or Uber Or just save some

Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington head to Hulu for ‘Little Fires Everywhere’

Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington are teaming up for the Hulu streaming series, ‘Little Fires Everywhere.’ (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images, EPA-EFE/NINA PROMMER) Coming off an awards-sweeping year for Reese Witherspoon and Big Little Lies, the actress-turned-producer has a new TV show in store with Kerry Washington. The streaming service Hulu announced victory in the heated bidding war for rights