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British American Tobacco files patent suits against Philip Morris' IQOS products

31 minutes ago   |   Reuters

British American Tobacco said on Thursday it had filed patent infringement challenges against Philip Morris International Inc in the United States, the UK and Germany over the...
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Swiss Re Names Chief Data Officer

37 minutes ago   |   A.M. Best

Swiss Re has named Ian Haycock to the newly created role of chief data officer. Haycock will transition to his role May 1 and will work with Youngran Kim, who started as group...
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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

51 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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A work-from-home ETF is in progress amid spiking demand for stocks benefiting from coronavirus quarantines

A work-from-home ETF is in progress amid spiking demand for stocks benefiting from coronavirus quarantines

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Direxion is planning to start a new "work-from-home" exchange traded fund, according to a Tuesday filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund will trade under...
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Zebra Technologies Appoints Holly Tyson as Chief Human Resources Officer

2 hours ago   |   Stl Today

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--Apr 9, 2020
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Curbio partners with Coldwell Banker Bain for pre-sale reno program

3 hours ago   |   Inman

Coldwell Banker Bain is the first partner, but Curbio is hoping to partner with brokerages in every market in which it operates.
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The Technology 202: MIT researchers unveil effort to trace spread of the coronavirus

3 hours ago   |   Washington Post

They think their Bluetooth-based approach could be more accurate and private.
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This self-driving tech company's balance sheet is unaffected by the deep recession

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

I met Wednesday afternoon with Chris Urmson, CEO of the self-driving tech company Aurora , for another previously scheduled in-person meeting refashioned as video call. (We met...
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How Relationship Intelligence Automation Accelerates TMT Sales Cycles

How Relationship Intelligence Automation Accelerates TMT Sales Cycles

4 hours ago   |   Business 2 Community

Innovation across the Technology, Media, and Telecom industries is moving at a rapid pace - to the tune of 73% of salespeople utilizing new tech to close deals in less time. In...
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5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory is being boosted by organized disinformation campaign

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

A conspiracy theory linking 5G technology to the outbreak of the coronavirus is quickly gaining momentum, with celebrities including actor Woody Harrelson promoting the idea...
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7 nonprofits you can donate to right now that are helping Americans...

7 nonprofits you can donate to right now that are helping Americans struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic

The economic fallout from the novel coronavirus in the US is devastating - some 16.8 million people lost their jobs in a matter of three weeks. Thankfully, many organizations... Read more ...

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

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress cities, 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 ...

Mission Critical To Save The Economy: Fed Goes Even Bigger With Massive Loan...

Mission Critical To Save The Economy: Fed Goes Even Bigger With Massive Loan Help

In its latest salvo, the Federal Reserve announced $2.3 trillion in new lending programs in an effort to keep businesses and local governments afloat during the coronavirus... Read more ...

TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare...

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

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... Read more ...

Oil surges as Saudi Arabia and Russia end price war by agreeing on...

Oil surges as Saudi Arabia and Russia end price war by agreeing on production cuts

Saudi Arabia, Russia, and the OPEC+ coalition agreed on Thursday to slash crude oil production, a move that's expected to boost prices. The agreement puts an end to an... Read more ...

Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

WASHINGTON - With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: More than one in 10 workers have lost their... Read more ...

The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese...

The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese authorities reported - here's the more likely timeline

Authorities in Wuhan, China, reported 41 cases of an mysterious, pneumonialike respiratory illness to the World Health Organization on December 31. Most were linked to a local... Read more ...

Oil prices surge after Russia, OPEC & allied producers agree to historic...

Oil prices surge after Russia, OPEC & allied producers agree to historic output cuts

Global crude prices jumped seven percent on Thursday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and major producers led by Russia agreed to cut output in an... 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 ...

NYC restaurant workers who still have jobs say they're afraid to ride the...

NYC restaurant workers who still have jobs say they're afraid to ride the subway to work and wonder if they're really 'essential' workers in a pandemic

New York City's restaurants have been closed to diners for three weeks to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus , leaving thousands in the industry jobless. Some restaurants... Read more ...