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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - 4 months ago
Silicon Valley should fight its stigma against military work
The military is rightly described as a cross-section of the United States, and supporting those who serve is a Silicon Valley tradition, good business practice and the right thing to do.
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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - 4 months ago
Instagram tests ads in its Shop tab
Instagram is further investing in its e-commerce business, Instagram Shops, with the launch of a new advertising product, Ads in Instagram Shop. The company says it’s currently testing the new format, which includes both single images and the option for an im…
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 3 months ago
DigiSure, the mobility insurance platform with high-tech screening, comes out of stealth with $13...
DigiSure, a digital insurance company that caters to modern mobility form factors like peer-to-peer marketplaces, is officially coming out of stealth to announce a $13.1 million pre-Series A funding round. The startup will use the funds to hire more than 50 e…
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Eb0f1753654cff1630386503eeba7c5d Bobby @Bobby - 4 months ago
GM is adding to two new zero-emission commercial vehicles to its lineup
General Motors said Wednesday it is adding to two new zero-emissions vehicles to its commercial portfolio as it looks to expand its first-to-last-mile business arm, BrightDrop. The first vehicle will be a battery electric cargo van under the Chevrolet brand t…
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 3 months ago
Insight Partners leads $30M round into Metabase, developing enterprise business intelligence tools
Metabase spun out of venture studio Expa as an easy way for people to interact with datasets.
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 3 months ago
Alerzo raises $10.5M Series A to bring Nigeria’s informal retail sector online
The process of digitizing the operations of mom and pop stores in Nigeria is serious business right now. In fact, it might be the second-best thing after fintech at the moment. Today’s news is from Alerzo, a little-known B2B e-commerce retail startup based in…
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - 3 months ago
A Mirrored Mecca for K-Pop Dancers in Paris
An empty building in a Paris business district has become a hub for young dancers to practice and record their routines for social media.
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 4 months 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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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 4 months ago
Uber CEO calls Massachusetts gig economy ballot measure the ‘right answer’
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi expressed his support Wednesday for a ballot initiative in Massachusetts that would keep gig economy workers classified as independent contractors, fulfilling a promise he made nearly a year ago to push for laws that preserve its bu…
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F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - 4 months ago
How to Locate Your Complete Vaccination Record
With more and more cities and business considering demanding proof of COVID vaccination before allowing you to do fun pre-pandemic things like see a movie or eat at an indoor restaurant, you have probably already thought about what you would do if you lost yo…
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6232f8a636fcadbbec0b89d4f6ded6e2 Ericka @Ericka - 4 months ago
The Station: An ADAS business bidding war, the gig worker fight heats up and Biden’s executive order
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and future means of mov…
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 4 months ago
Mexico sues US gun manufacturers over arms trafficking
The lawsuit accuses companies of fuelling bloodshed through negligent business practices.
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 4 months ago
Microsoft in talks to back India’s Oyo
Indian budget hotel chain Oyo may have lost a lot of business amid the pandemic, but it is inching closer to finding a new investor: Microsoft. Microsoft is in advanced stages of talks to invest in Oyo, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. Th…
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 4 months ago
Lee Jae-yong: Samsung heir released from prison on parole
Critics say the move raises fresh questions about the preferential treatment of business leaders.
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151d593186e8e56663df3ed32962360f Dayton @Dayton - 4 months ago
Walmart to sell its e-commerce technologies to other retailers
Walmart’s investments in software and retail technologies it used to transform its business from a brick-and-mortar to one that combines both in-person and online shopping will now be made available to other retailers for the first time, the company announced…
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 3 months ago
Pakistan’s B2B marketplace and digital ledger platform Bazaar raises $30 million
A one-year-old startup that is building a business-to-business marketplace for merchants in Pakistan and also helping them digitize their bookkeeping is the latest to secure a mega round in the South Asian market. Bazaar said on Tuesday it has raised $30 mill…
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - 4 months ago
Amazon’s $1.5 billion U.S. air cargo hub is open for business
Amazon’s $1.5 billion air cargo hub in Northern Kentucky opened Wednesday, the latest effort by the e-commerce giant to connect a network of 40 sites and control all aspects of delivery as demand for speed and convenience accelerates. The Amazon Air Hub opera…
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 4 months ago
How to Finally 'Instant Transfer' Your Apple Cash to a Visa and MasterCard
“It’s my money, and I need it now!” You said it, JG Wentworth. The cash back you rack up when making purchases on your Apple Card is yours to do with as you like—but if you want to send it to your bank account, it’ll take one to three business days to get the…
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 4 months 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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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 4 months 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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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 4 months 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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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 4 months 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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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 4 months 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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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 4 months 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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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 4 months 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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