Google wants to turn YouTube into QVC with new shopping features

Hellen Wadman

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A fresh report from Bloomberg details Google’s new plan to squeeze even more revenue out of YouTube, which is already a $15 billion-a-year business. Google apparently wants to turn YouTube into a shopping destination, where viewers can watch things like product unboxings, makeup, or cooking videos and immediately buy featured products directly through YouTube.

The report says YouTube is currently “testing these features

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An Inspired Test for the Scouts

Hellen Wadman

Image courtesy of https://www.scouts.org.uk

Being a Scout means being organised, informed and responsible. The Scouts Association UK recently upgraded its business-critical membership management system, and Inspired Testing, a Dynamic Technologies company, was on hand to ensure the system reflects the high standards associated with being a Scout.

Scouts is a worldwide movement, active in 216 countries with a global membership of over 31 million children and youth.

Scouts Association UK

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China launches new satellite to monitor ocean environment

Hellen Wadman

A Long March 4B rocket carrying the Haiyang-2C (HY-2C) satellite takes off at 1:40 pm (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, on Sept 21, 2020. [Photo by Wang Jiangbo/chinadaily.com.cn]

JIUQUAN — China on Monday sent a new ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China.

A Long March 4B rocket carrying the Haiyang-2C (HY-2C) satellite took off at 1:40 pm

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Art Galleries’ New Prime Location: The Internet | Arts

Hellen Wadman

This past March, amid widespread uncertainty and trepidation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, many prominent galleries including Lévy Gorvy’s Old Bond Street location and Pace Gallery’s Chelsea outpost closed their doors to the public. Now, six months later, despite the lingering shadow of COVID-19, many art galleries have opened their physical spaces, albeit by appointment only. In the interim, from old masters to 20th century, from London to Shanghai, virtual exhibitions

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