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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 4 months 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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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 4 months 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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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 5 months 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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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 4 months 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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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 4 months 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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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 5 months 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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0e8bbdb1e225a468900a861824b0da05 Hannah @Hannah - 5 months 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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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 4 months 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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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - 4 months 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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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 4 months 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 - 4 months 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 - 4 months 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 - 4 months 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 - 4 months 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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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 4 months 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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Bcc328421e41493288f095ab9a711673 Roger @Roger - 4 months 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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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 4 months ago
GM to launch fleet charging service to power commercial EVs, even at home
GM and its new EV business unit BrightDrop are launching a fleet charging service as the automaker aims to ramp up its bet on connected and electric commercial vehicles. The service, branded Ultium Charge 360 fleet charging service in a nod to GM’s new electr…
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 4 months ago
WellSaid attracts $10M A round for higher quality synthetic speech
WellSaid Labs, whose tools create synthetic speech that could be mistaken for the real thing, has raised a $10M Series A to grow the business. The company’s home-baked text-to-speech engine works faster than real time and produces natural-sounding clips of pr…
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 4 months ago
Summit invests $215M into Odoo, an open source business management software developer, at a $2.3B...
Open source has become a major force in the world of IT, and today a startup that has built a profitable operation by developing business management software on the priniciple is announcing a sizable secondary investment on the back of that growth. Odoo — a B…
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 4 months ago
3 critical lessons I learned while scaling RingCentral’s customer support team
As you scale and onboard employees, make sure they know their importance — emphasize the stakes in their role related to the business and value that responsibility.
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 5 months ago
Outdoorsy co-founders detail how they expanded the sharing economy to RVs
Jen Young and Jeff Cavins decided to craft a business around their passion for being in nature. They saw an opportunity in the 20 million RVs in the U.S., most used just a few days a year.
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 4 months ago
Uber Freight acquires Transpace for $2.25B
Uber Freight, the logistics business spun out of Uber in 2018, has acquired Transplace for about $2.25 billion from private equity group TPG Capital. The deal announced Thursday will involve $750 million in Uber stock with the remainder in cash. The acquisiti…
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 4 months ago
Microsoft secures court order to take down malicious ‘homoglyph’ domains
Microsoft has secured a court order to take down several malicious “homoglyph” domains that were used to impersonate Office 365 customers and commit fraud.  The technology giant filed a case earlier this month after it uncovered cybercriminal activity targeti…
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B1adb7ec7ad84fbf0007aae5b870eb61 Alan @Alan - 4 months ago
Renegade Partners rolls out its much-anticipated debut fund with $100 million
Renegade Partners — a Bay Area-based venture firm cofounded by veteran VCs Renata Quintini and Roseanne Wincek — is taking the wraps off a $100 million debut venture fund that’s been capturing the imagination of the business press since almost its conception …
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 5 months ago
Build a digital ops toolbox to streamline business processes with hyperautomation
Using a medley of technologies in a digital operations toolbox helps businesses achieve key performance indicators through hyperautomation.
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