Business

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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 1 day ago
AT&T has officially spun off DirecTV, which is now its own business
AT&T announced earlier this year that it would spin its video properties DirecTV, AT&T TV, and U-verse into a new company it would co-manage with private equity firm TPG Capital. That transaction is finally complete.
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 7 days ago
Dan Olsen leads a product-market fit masterclass for the Startup Alley+ cohort
Yes Virginia, there are advantages to exhibiting in (the sold-out) Startup Alley at TC Disrupt 2021. Out of all the early-stage startups ready to exhibit on September 21-23, Team TechCrunch hand-picked 50 to form the Startup Alley+ cohort. Startup Alley+ is a…
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - about 5 hours ago
Mexico sues US gun manufacturers over arms trafficking
The lawsuit accuses companies of fuelling bloodshed through negligent business practices.
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 2 days ago
Corporate fraud: The dark side of business
Twenty years on from the collapse of Enron, are the rules preventing corporate fraud tough enough?
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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 1 day ago
CEO Secrets: Airbnb boss shares his business advice
Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, shares his business advice for the CEO Secrets series.
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 9 days ago
Tesla’s solar and energy storage business rakes in $810M, finally exceeds cost of revenue
Small as it is, the division is selling more energy storage and solar. Revenue from this division grew 62% from the previous quarter and more than 116% from the same quarter in 2020.
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 7 days ago
CEO Secrets: The son who hired his father and sister
Ross Testa explains why he hired his sister and then his father for his social media business.
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 16 days ago
Square launches business bank accounts
One step at a time, Square is creating a new bank from scratch. Today, the company is launching a new product called Square Banking that combines a checking account, savings accounts, debit cards and loans under a single roof. With Square Banking, the company…
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 7 days ago
Facebook warns of ‘headwinds’ to its ad business from regulators and Apple
Facebook posted its second quarter earnings Wednesday, beating expectations with $29 billion in revenue. The world’s biggest social media company was expected to report $27.8 billion in revenue for the quarter, a 50 percent increase from the same period in 20…
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - about 1 month ago
Sustainability and Climate Change: Join the Conversation with Experts
Each episode of Netting Zero brings together New York Times journalists with climate experts from business, policy, government, and civil society to understand the challenges and lead the change.
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - about 1 month ago
How REvil Ransomware Took Out Thousands of Business at Once
More details have come to light as to how the notorious hacking group pulled off its unprecedented attack.
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 8 days ago
Ivorian fintech Julaya raises $2M to digitize business payments in Francophone Africa
Julaya enables companies to streamline their accounting and improve their operational efficiency by digitizing payments to workers and suppliers instead of relying on cash.
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 7 days ago
Pedro Castillo: The primary school teacher who became Peru's president
The meteoric rise of leftist Pedro Castillo has shaken Peru's political and business elite.
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 7 days ago
Facebook’s business is doing better than ever
The social network’s revenue in the second quarter grew 56 percent to $29 billion, and there are 2.76 billion daily users across Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp.
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 6 days ago
He Hired 2 Men to Kidnap His Wife. They Ended Up Drowning.
Lawrence Handley, 53, a business executive from Lafayette, La., pleaded guilty this week to three criminal charges after a plot to kidnap his estranged wife went badly awry.
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0e8bbdb1e225a468900a861824b0da05 Hannah @Hannah - 21 days ago
LG Chem will invest $5.2B in battery materials through 2025
South Korea’s LG Chem has earmarked ₩6 trillion ($5.2 billion) over the next four years to build out its battery materials business. The investment comes as automakers and state regulators set targets to transition away from internal combustion engine vehicle…
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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - 14 days ago
How global conferences are using tech to stay in business
Moving events online kept the industry going during the pandemic and now they're here to stay.
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 10 days ago
Filing: Instant grocery startup Gopuff is raising $750M more at a $13.5B valuation
Gopuff, the “instant” grocery delivery startup that has been on an acquisition and expansion tear in the last several months to scale its business, is also racing to raise money to fuel those efforts. Documents uncovered by Prime Unicorn Index and shared with…
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 5 days ago
Astronomers Spot Two Unusually Red Objects in the Asteroid Belt
They’re red, they’re reasonably big, and they have no business being in the main asteroid belt, but their discovery confirms the complex conditions in place when the solar system was still forming. Read more...
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 11 days ago
Digital lending platform Blend valued at over $4B in its public debut
Mortgages may not be considered sexy, but they are a big business. And if you’ve refinanced or purchased a home digitally lately, you may or may not have noticed the company powering the software behind it — but there’s a good chance that company is Blend. Fo…
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 17 days ago
No Need for Speed at Grants Pass Downs in Oregon
At Grants Pass Downs in Oregon, horses come first and women thrive as owners, trainers and jockeys. The approach is good for business, and the community’s soul.
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 11 days ago
Could Cloud PCs be Microsoft’s gateway to Chromebook-like hardware?
When Microsoft announced that it was releasing a cloud PC service called Windows 365 this morning, it got me thinking. While Windows 365 is about packaging a virtual Windows business desktop in a cloud context, if you think about the announcement in a differe…
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 10 days ago
Box unwraps its answer to the $3.8B e-signature market: Box Sign
Box's new native e-signature product provides e-signature capability and unlimited signatures as part of Box’s business and enterprise plans at no additional cost.
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Bcc328421e41493288f095ab9a711673 Roger @Roger - 10 days ago
China's escalating crackdown on business is moving stocks
The whims of regulators in Beijing have always posed a risk to investors looking to tap into growth in China, the world's second largest economy. But navigating a worsening crackdown on private business is becoming increasingly tricky.
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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 10 days ago
Shares of protein discovery platform Absci pop in market debut
Absci Corp., a Vancouver company behind a multi-faceted drug development platform, went public on Thursday. It’s another sign of snowballing interest in new approaches to drug development – a traditionally risky business.  Absci focuses on speeding drug devel…
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