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Investors caution cement, steel firms on EU climate lobbying

5 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Cement and steel companies are being warned by investors over their lobbying on planned European Union carbon costs, saying they are effectively asking to be compensated twice...
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TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare workers, education, and communities around the world

TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare workers, education, and communities around the world

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   8 articles

TikTok, the popular video-sharing app, is pledging $250 million to organizations providing coronavirus relief, the company's president Alex Zhu announced Thursday. The $250...
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Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March

Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March

11 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   2 articles

With the COVID-19 pandemic making work from home the default for those companies that are able to do so, it's no surprise that we are seeing a massive rise in the usage of...
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Culinary union calls for casinos to pay workers during shutdown

25 minutes ago   |   Review Journal   |   2 articles

In a Thursday morning virtual meeting, the culinary union's international president D. Taylor said states should insist these companies pay their workers during the shutdown.
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Atlanta supply chain tracking startup raises $6.6M, appoints UPS exec to board

Atlanta supply chain tracking startup raises $6.6M, appoints UPS exec to board

25 minutes ago   |   Biz Journals   |   2 articles

An Atlanta-based startup that uses technology to track items and merchandise throughout the supply chain journey has closed a funding round. LocatorX raised $6.6 million from...
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The head of marketing for a UK urban-gardening startup explains how strong brand recognition helps him grow his team

The head of marketing for a UK urban-gardening startup explains how strong brand recognition helps him grow his team

33 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A startup's brand can be one of the most valuable assets for growing its team. "People want to work for a cool, exciting company that they've heard of," said Franky Athill, the...
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Esports One launches its fantasy esports platform

Esports One launches its fantasy esports platform

37 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

Esports One is a startup betting that there's a big opportunity in bringing a fantasy sports approach to the world of esports - particularly at a time when traditional pro...
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NYSE President: Industries are coming together to combat the coronavirus in a way we haven't seen since WWII-and that matters

41 minutes ago   |   Fortune

At this point, it's clear that victory in the fight against COVID-19 in the U.S. will require a concerted effort across the country. While individuals, medical professionals...
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Amazon said it fired a protesting worker for breaking quarantine. Lawmakers say that timeline doesn't add up

Amazon said it fired a protesting worker for breaking quarantine. Lawmakers say that timeline doesn't add up

53 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Five senators are pressing Amazon over its decision to fire an employee who organized a strike over safety conditions at a New York City warehouse last month. Amazon said it...
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Audiobook Company Libro.fm Has Tripled Its Membership Growth Rate Since February

53 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Libro.fm's growth is a welcome bit of good news for the future of the publishing industry.
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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 6,606,000

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 6,606,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending April 4, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 6,606,000, a decrease of 261,000 from the previous week's revised... Read more ...

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress towns, businesses

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress towns, businesses

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost jobs in just the past... Read more ...

Oil prices could tumble back below $20 as 'land mines lurking right below...

Oil prices could tumble back below $20 as 'land mines lurking right below the surface' endanger a crucial OPEC deal, RBC strategist says

The price of oil could slide below $20 for the first time since 2002 if an OPEC production cut agreement can't be reached, RBC Capital Markets strategist Helima Croft said... Read more ...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free Accommodations to Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have devastating impact, FirstRespondersFirst announced today a partnership with Marriott International to support frontline healthcare... Read more ...

Best Practices for Hotel Management Company CROs Responding to COVID-19 - By...

Best Practices for Hotel Management Company CROs Responding to COVID-19 - By Kaitlin Dunn, Writer, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International

HSMAI hosted a Hotel Management Company Chief Revenue Officer Virtual Roundtable on March 25 that focused on the impact that COVID-19 is having on hotel revenue optimization... Read more ...

Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

This is the time to ramp up your marketing efforts with a series. Why? Because if you're at home due to COVID-19, you have more time than ever to let your imagination wander... Read more ...

Mike Pence is reportedly blocking health officials from going on CNN to...

Mike Pence is reportedly blocking health officials from going on CNN to pressure the network to air Trump's full coronavirus briefings

Vice President Mike Pence is blocking the country's top public health officials from appearing on CNN in an effort to pressure the network to air the White House coronavirus... Read more ...

Wall Street climbs after Fed stuns markets again with aid

Wall Street climbs after Fed stuns markets again with aid

NEW YORK - Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve launched its latest unprecedented effort to support the economy through the... Read more ...