The April 15-28, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

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– Happy Easter!
– British cosmetics firm quits social media because it didn’t want to pay to appear in feeds
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Using roadside attractions as marketing opportunities
– Watching Netflix on Apple TV just got a bit more complicated
– Amazon has workers who actually sit and transcribe what they hear on Alexa speakers
– LinkedIn names top 25 companies to work for in Canada
– Backlash against parents pranking their own kids on social media
– Is there a tab coming to Facebook for trusted news sources?
– Child locks father out of his iPad for nearly 50 years
– Men’s engagement rings are now a thing!
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, May 13
– Easter is coming!
– Price drop: Dieppe condo for sale
– April book giveaway: Deer Island Mystery by Don Kelly, a book for young readers aged 9-12
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The April 8-14, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Drink. Drink some more. Get tipsy. Buy something online. Repeat.
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Disgusting body function mascots that make big $$$
– Remembering Yves Maillet (1969-2019)
– Cold-triggered limited edition Mountain Dew cans for Game of Thrones fans reveal names on Arya Stark’s kill list
– Danger: Fake Uber drivers are out there. Here’s how to avoid them…
– Cookbook sales are booming
– Animal smuggling causes closure of Komodo Island
– April Fools’ Day 2019: How pranksters pulled the wool over our eyes this year
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, April 8
– Tantramar Seniors’ College spring registration this week
– Easter is on its way!
– Easter newsletter schedule
– Price drop: Dieppe condo for sale
– April book giveaway: Deer Island Mystery by Don Kelly, a book for young readers aged 9-12
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

 

The April 1-7, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– McDonald’s invests in technology to produce dynamic digital menus that adapt to various conditions
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: Sometimes, getting rid of product features is best
– Every wondered how to track your carbon footprint?
– WOW Air ceases operations, leaving passengers stranded far from home
– Facebook clamping down on white nationalism
– Photo of sliced bagels sends people into a veritable tizzy online
– Waiting for Apple Air Power to hit the market? Put your wallet away.
– Teen successfully faked being an online influencer by altering pics
– Do certain noises drive you into a rage? You may have misophonia!
– Study: Bad guys and drones are just getting to know each other
– Odd mystery solved: Why are so many Garfield telephones washing up on the shores of France?
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, April 8
– Tantramar Seniors’ College spring registration this week
– Easter is on its way!
– Dieppe condo for sale
– April book giveaway: Deer Island Mystery by Don Kelly, courtesy of Chocolate River Publishing
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The March 25-31, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Super Bowl ad causes beer maker’s competitors to sue
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: When lawyers advertise
– Maine fishermen hope to curb baby eel poaching
– YouTube deletes popular channel after allegations that mom was abusing its child stars
– GoFundMe bans anti-vaxxer misinformation campaigns
– New Brunswick company develops better wastewater treatment system
– Check your hotel for spycams after South Korean owner sells sex videos to paying subscribers
– Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal joins scandal-ridden Papa John’s board of directors
– The Conners renewed for second season after surviving Roseanne controversy and ongoing attacks
– Do certain noises drive you into a rage? You may have misophonia!
– Getting married in 2019? Here are the colour trends for this year…
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, April 8
– Tantramar Seniors’ College spring registration this week
– Beautiful Dieppe condo for sale
– Last chance at March book giveaway: You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!

The March 18-24, 2019, edition of Brian Cormier’s Weekly Update is out!

Click here for this week’s newsletter. To subscribe, please fill out the form in the upper right-hand corner of my website. In this week’s edition:
– Expect to see lots of social media posts this summer urging people to clean up parks and beaches
– CBC Radio’s Under the Influence: The brilliance of radio ads and sound
– Is baby powder toxic? Successful lawsuits are pointing that way!
– Companies claiming to have invented a new food product sometimes blur the truth
– Interracial couple emojis coming to the Internet
– Confused by expiration dates on products? Join the club!
– Apple Watch saves man’s life by warning of dangerously fast pulse
– Don’t panic if a hacker claims to have taken over your webcam
– Canada ranks #1 as healthiest country
– Tumblr traffic drops drastically after adult content removed
– Solar-powered Polish bike path goes viral
– Business groups fighting straw-banning laws
– Your next bed comforter may be rented – not owned!
– Next Rotary Trivia Night: Monday, April 8
– Beautiful Dieppe condo: Open house!
– March book giveaway: You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero
… and quotes of the week, photo of the week, trivia, links to interesting articles and more!