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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - 5 months ago
Khashoggi murder: US softens towards Saudi leader
Saudi Arabia's crown prince was shunned after the 2018 killing, but the kingdom is back in business.
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 4 months ago
Moving Back to Brooklyn and Upgrading
After a year in Florida with his parents, he missed New York and he needed a place big enough to launch a vegan cookie business.
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 5 months ago
Volkswagen’s new business strategy puts software and autonomous driving front and center
Volkswagen will ramp up its software, mobility as a service and battery tech to stay competitive in the coming decades, as it and other automakers prepare for the largest transition in personal mobility since the invention of the car. Laying out the company s…
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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - 5 months ago
ShelfLife, a marketplace for raw materials, raises $3 million seed round
Two years ago, Lillian Cartright teamed up with some fellow Harvard Business School students to launch a new spiked seltzer brand called Astrid. Despite all the tools that make launching a D2C brand easier than it’s ever been, the team ran into complications …
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 4 months ago
Zoom is buying a cloud call center company for $14.7 billion
After experiencing enormous growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom has made its first major acquisition by purchasing cloud contact center company Five9 for $14.7 billion, it announced. The move will allow Zoom to expand into call center technology worth u…
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 5 months ago
Here's What's in Joe Biden's Sweeping Executive Order on Competition in Big Tech
On Friday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order aiming to encourage competition in the economy—specifically targeting some business practices popular with massive tech firms.Read more...
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 5 months ago
Pet Startups Are Having a Field Day
The pandemic ushered in a new wave of pet owners—and unleashed business opportunities for companies that cater to them.
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 5 months ago
Amazon’s Appstore lowers its cut of developer revenue for small businesses, adds AWS credits
Amazon is following in the footsteps of app store giants, Apple and Google, with this week’s introduction of its Amazon Appstore Small Business Accelerator Program. The new program will reduce the commissions Amazon takes on app developer revenues for qualify…
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 5 months ago
CEO Secrets: CitizenLab's founder shares her advice
Aline Muylaert, one of the founders of e-democracy platform CitizenLab, shares her business advice for our CEO Secrets series.
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 5 months ago
Allen Weisselberg Removed From Trump Subsidiaries
The removal of Allen Weisselberg from dozens of subsidiaries could signal a looming shake-up in former President Donald Trump’s family business.
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 5 months ago
Navigating ad fraud and consumer privacy abuse in programmatic advertising
To capitalize on the promise of video advertising in mobile and CTV, and measure ad efficacy with confidence, business leaders must ensure that they’re reaching customers — not bots.
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 5 months ago
Volvo, Daimler, Traton invest $593 million to build electric truck charging network
Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and Volkswagon’s AG heavy-truck business the Traton Group announced on Monday a non-binding agreement to build a network of high-performance public charging stations for electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and buses around Europe. …
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 5 months ago
Circle is a good example of why SPACs can be useful
Circle is the sort of business that is correct for a SPAC-led debut. It could not go public in a traditional manner in its current state of maturity.
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 5 months ago
Startup Alley tickets are selling out in record numbers
Beware! There isn’t much time left to apply for Startup Alley. Take advantage of this opportunity before it’s too late. When you purchase a ticket for Startup Alley, you can opt into being considered for a spot in our inaugural Startup Alley+ cohort. This ver…
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1a4d3a462311ba36d913731c2e16402c Pablo @Pablo - 5 months ago
Meet Nickson, the furniture-as-a-service startup that Barack Obama’s ex-financial adviser just ba...
Ever toured an apartment and fell in love with the model unit? You’re not alone. Harvard Business School grad Cameron Johnson is a former institutional real estate investor and Greystar exec turned startup founder who realized that very often, “renters would …
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 5 months ago
Waymo, Alphabet’s self-driving arm, raises $2.5B in second external investment round
Waymo, Google’s former self-driving project that is now a business unit under Alphabet, said Wednesday it raised $2.5 billion in its second outside funding round. The company said in a blog post it will use the funds to continue growing Waymo Driver, its auto…
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 5 months ago
TravelPerk buys UK-based Click Travel in latest pandemic purchase
Business trip booking platform TravelPerk has bagged another rival — picking up UK-based Click Travel. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed but we’re told it’s the third — and largest — acquisition for TravelPerk to date. The Barcelona-based startup has …
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147dc0c27c3cd291f5eab25bef76237a Americo @Americo - 5 months ago
In Case Against Trump’s Company, Echoes of His Father’s Tactics on Taxes
The first criminal prosecution involving the former president’s business hearkens back to Fred Trump’s $16,135 purchase of boilers in the 1990s.
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 5 months ago
Bringg nabs $100M at a $1B valuation for a last-mile delivery platform for retailers
With many consumers making the switch to online shopping in the last year due to Covid-19 and largely staying active on those platforms even after physical shops and the freedom to move about them have been restored, companies that are enabling those services…
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147dc0c27c3cd291f5eab25bef76237a Americo @Americo - 5 months ago
Bragg Set to Be Manhattan’s Next D.A., and a Potential Trump Scourge
With his main rival, Tali Farhadian Weinstein, conceding, Alvin Bragg is poised to lead the investigation into Donald J. Trump’s family business.
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 5 months ago
Juul and the business of addiction
Nilay Patel talks to Bloomberg reporter Lauren Etter about her book The Devil’s Playbook, and how e-cigarette company Juul accidentally fostered an underage smoking epidemic while beating tobacco companies at their own game.
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 5 months ago
A ranch is running out of water in the West's historic drought
T.J. Atkin's family has been in the cattle ranching business for nearly a century. In that time, he says, a drought has never hit their operations this hard.
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 5 months ago
A new video platform offering classes about skilled trades begins to build momentum
Trade schools are nothing new, but a new startup called Copeland thinks it can build a big business by bringing education about plumbing, drywall, cabinetry and more to the masses through high-quality pre-filmed classes that feature industry pros and professi…
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B4a2c9b63fd68a080a47d2a35293e167 Webster @Webster - 5 months ago
Free of Protesters, Paris Theaters Reopen With Little Imagination
After more than two months of occupation by arts workers, the Odéon Theater returned to business with a prepandemic production that feels out of step with the current moment.
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 5 months ago
Instant grocery startup Getir makes its first acquisition to expand into Spain and Italy
Getir, the startup based out of Turkey that has built a $7.5 billion business out a mobile app that lets consumers buy groceries and get them delivered in minutes, has grown its business up to now organically: targeting urban markets across Europe (and soon t…
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