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Understanding the Effects of Covid-19 on eCommerce Business

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Since the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic in November 2019, a lot has changed in the business world. From small businesses to large corporate, entrepreneurs all around the world have had it rough over the past few months of 2020. With many businesses shifting focus to online businesses and others being forced to close shop, those who’ve been in the eCommerce market longer haven’t been spared either. Shopping behaviors have changed drastically and sales have diminished in many businesses. In this piece, we take a look at the various effects of the coronavirus disease on eCommerce businesses.

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Dozens of these wildlife species in NJ could be headed for extinction

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By Dino Flammia May 1, 2017 2:00 AM

The lives of more than 80 wildlife species in New Jersey are either in immediate danger or close to it.

Bobcats, bald eagles and multiple species of snake, sea turtles and birds should have a healthy presence in the Garden State, but they’re struggling to survive, according to the latest endangered and threatened list from the state Division of Fish & Wildlife.

The database describes endangered species as those whose prospects for survival in New Jersey are bleak “because of a loss or change in habitat, over-exploitation, predation, competition, disease, disturbance or contamination.” Threatened species may become endangered if conditions around them begin to or continue to worsen.

Several species on New Jersey’s list are endangered federally as well.

The piping plover, a small shorebird on both the state and national list, is considered “one of New Jersey’s most endangered species,” according to the division. “Without intense protection and management, it is unlikely that the piping plover would survive in New Jersey,” the species description states.

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Map of US Shows How Your State’s Internet Speed Stacks Up Against the Rest

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Map of US Shows How Your State’s Internet Speed Stacks Up Against the Rest

But in Akamai’s 2014 State of the Internet report, it becomes painfully clear that internet speeds in the United States lag compared to the rest of the world leaders. In fact, the United States doesn’t even fall into the top 10 in average connection speeds.

In the first quarter of 2014, Virginia’s average connection speed came in at 13.7 mbps – just more than half of the average speed of world leader South Korea:

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https://www.ijreview.com/2014/08/166506-map-us-shows-state-stacks-rest-internet-speeds/