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Homemade Happiness & Co. opens downtown offering custom-made furniture

Brian and Kayla Moore discovered a business opportunity during the COVID-19 pandemic and have opened their boutique in downtown Cambridge. Last August, Kayla found a pair of shadow boxes on Pinterest and asked Brian to make them for her. After he completed them the idea occurred to Kayla to make and sell shadowboxes on Marketplace through Facebook.
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Death and Desperation at Rikers Island

Slate Plus members get ad-free versions of all Slate podcasts, plus extra segments, bonus episodes, and more. Try it today for just $1. Please enable javascript to get your Slate Plus feeds. Episode Notes. In the past year, twelve inmates on Rikers Island have died and it’s corrections staff has...

Google reportedly cutting the rate it takes on third-party cloud software sales

CNBC reported today that Google LLC is cutting the amount of revenue it takes when customers buy third-party software on its cloud marketplace to compete with Microsoft Corp.’s Azure. Under the changes, the Google Cloud Platform is cutting its percentage revenue share from 20% to 3%. That’s the rate Microsoft...
Houston Chronicle

Conroe open air retail center to debut new restaurants

Montgomery County residents will soon have new options at Marcel Boulevard, an open air shopping, dining and office development nearing completion in Conroe's Grand Central Park community. The development, on Interstate 45 and Grand Central Parkway next to Sam Houston State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, is a project of...

NFU announces campaign to fight monopolies in agriculture

WASHINGTON — National Farmers Union, a national organization advocating on behalf of nearly 200,000 American farm families and their communities, recently launched Fairness for Farmers. This campaign seeks to rally Americans to urge their Congressional leaders and the Biden administration to take concrete steps to curtail consolidation in agriculture, which negatively impacts farmers, ranchers and consumers. At the press conference, NFU President Rob Larew, Montana Farmers Union President Walter Schweitzer, and Minnesota Farmers Union President Gary Wertish, were joined by Montana Senator John Tester and Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, both leaders for strengthening America’s antitrust laws, and protecting working families.

Google Cloud Marketplace lowers the share fee ratio, from 20% to 3%

Google has a huge cloud computing business, and the Marketplace provides online software download services for Google users. Google will adjust its policy. When customers buy software from other providers on the Marketplace, the share fee Google charges will be reduced. Insiders said that Google Cloud Platform (Google Cloud Platform)...