While demand grows, pandemic restrictions force West Broadway Community Ministry to limit programming

While many Manitobans have had to adjust to the COVID-19 lockdown, some of the province’s most vulnerable citizens have lost social opportunities and access to resources, members of a Winnipeg community ministry say. 

In West Broadway, many community organizations have had to adjust their services since March, including the West Broadway Community Ministry. 

Before the pandemic, the community ministry, at the corner of Furby Street and Broadway, served as a drop-in for many of the city’s most vulnerable citizens, including people living in poverty, or with addictions or disabilities. 

People “could come into the building, they come into the drop-in centre and sit there, have coffee, have a hot meal, chat or hang out,” said Tammy Kutzak, a volunteer at West Broadway Community Ministry.

“It was a place where people go laugh, play cards. Some would have … a knitting group going on, and we have a seniors’ group going, 

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Apex Digi tech Offers Quality SEO Marketing that Grows Local businesses’ Google ranking

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Dallas-based marketing company creates specialized campaigns for Texas clients

Dallas, Texas – Apex Digitech, a growing digital marketing company based in Dallas, Texas, is making waves with their specialized SEO campaigns, geared towards making your business more visible online. The object of SEO (search engine optimization) is to make sure that businesses jump to the top of the results on popular search engines such as Google, Bing, and yahoo. Most people browsing online will only look at the first few names that come up under their search. SEO helps businesses become one of those names.

“From on-page SEO to link building and other off-page strategies, Apex boosts your position in consumer search results, whatever your market,” says TJ, SEO Expert. “The monitoring and reporting services ensure that the SEO strategies that have been implemented continue to deliver results.”

While Apex Digitech offers 

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Niko Partners: Nintendo Switch gaining ground in China as console demand grows

The Nintendo Switch is expected to overtake sales of Sony’s market-leading PlayStation 4 in China, according to a report from market researcher Niko Partners.

Niko forecasts that console gaming in China is expected to grow steadily to $2.15 billion in 2024. Sony is the market leader, but the Nintendo Switch is quickly closing ground, said Niko partners president Lisa Cosmas Hanson said in an email to GamesBeat.

The total number of console gamers in China hit 11 million in 2019, and that is expected to grow to 19.1 million in 2024. Even so, console software sales are still about 1% of total game software revenue in China.

Cosmas Hanson said Sony’s PlayStation brand has always been strong in China, even during the console ban from 2000 to 2014, thanks to gray market imports. Sony also focus on a more localized experience with titles from Chinese developers. The Switch is doing

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Snap grows revenue and users amid coronavirus pandemic

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Snapchat reported third-quarter earnings on Tuesday.


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Snap, the parent company of ephemeral messaging app Snapchat, grew its number of daily users and raked in more revenue than expected in the third quarter as more people turned to the platform to stay in touch with family and friends during the coronavirus pandemic.

Snapchat had 249 million users who logged in to the app daily in the third quarter, up 18% compared to the same period last year. 

“Our focus on delivering value for our community and advertising partners is yielding positive results during this challenging time. We’re excited about the growth of our business in Q3 as we continue to make long-term investments in our future,” said Evan Spiegel, Snap’s CEO, in a statement on Tuesday. “The adoption of augmented reality

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Buy Workday as Demand Grows for Cloud Financial Software, Analyst Says

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shares were getting a push on Tuesday from Piper Sandler analyst Brent Bracelin, who lifted his rating on the cloud-based enterprise software company’s stock to Overweight from Neutral, with a new price target of $275, up from $248.

The core debate around the shares of Workday (ticker: WDAY) has been around the rate of adoption for the company’s cloud-based financial software suite as growth in the company’s core HR software segment slows. But Bracelin is a bull about the company’s “FINS” financial software business—which competes with legacy enterprise resource planning (ERP) software vendors like

SAP

(SAP)— and he sees acceleration ahead as well in the core HR software business.

Bracelin sees multiple catalysts that could drive the stock higher in 2021. Among other things, he points out that Gartner sees the cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) segment accelerating to 17% growth in 2022, from 3%

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