Month: October 2017

$5 billion Slack hires away a key Google shopping exec to reinforce a crucial weapon against Microsoft – Business Insider


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$5 billion Slack hires away a key Google shopping exec to reinforce a crucial weapon against Microsoft
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Now, at Slack, he’ll serve as General Manager of Platform, helping the startup build out its app store for businesses — reinforcing a business that Slack sees as one of its most important initiatives. Elliott tells Business Insider that he’s a long

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The company that owns Corona is getting into the pot business – CNNMoney


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The company that owns Corona is getting into the pot business
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The company that owns Corona is getting into the pot business. by Aaron Smith @AaronSmithCNN October 30, 2017: 12:58 PM ET. This weed distributor is trying to fight ‘big marijuana’. The company that owns Corona is getting into Canadian pot.
The beer giant behind Corona paid $191 million for a stake in the world’s largest legal marijuana producerBusiness Insider
Beer giant gets in bed with marijuana businessNew York Post

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Mueller’s latest move has Trump’s staunchest allies melting down on Twitter – Business Insider


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Mueller’s latest move has Trump’s staunchest allies melting down on Twitter
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Fox Business host Lou Dobbs, who has backed Trump since the campaign and recently interviewed him for the network, hosted a segment shortly before the CNN story broke, during which a guest, Ed Rollins, accused the Department of Justice of building a …

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CVS is plotting a $66 billion takeover — and it has a lot to do with fending off Amazon – Business Insider


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CVS is plotting a $66 billion takeover — and it has a lot to do with fending off Amazon
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Amazon’s notorious for stepping into new businesses and crushing the competition with low price, fast delivery, and its massive network of loyal shoppers. When Amazon bought the grocer Whole Foods, shares of other supermarket chains plunged, out of

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McDonald’s gave up on winning the 2 biggest battles in fast food — and business is exploding – Markets Insider


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McDonald’s gave up on winning the 2 biggest battles in fast food — and business is exploding
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For a long time, the end-all, be-all in the fast-food industry was a race to the bottom on value and speed. If menu items got too pricey, customers stopped showing up. Same for speed — there’s a reason it’s called fast food. And, no one embodied the

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This New York City apartment where everything is for sale reveals important clues about the future of retail – Business Insider


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This New York City apartment where everything is for sale reveals important clues about the future of retail
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We built these services out of the pain of operating these businesses ourselves — across both online and offline environments,” Pritzker told Business Insider. Traina echoed Pritzker’s sentiments: “Starting our own brand and opening our own store

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The Hallmark Channel is defying every trend in media by owning Christmas – Markets Insider


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The Hallmark Channel is defying every trend in media by owning Christmas
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Hallmark, it seems, has never stopped saying Merry Christmas, and it’s how the network, owned by Crown Media, is defying every trend in the media business. It has milked the Christmas stories to consistently deliver strong live ratings (meaning people

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If you think Washington’s going to regulate Big Tech, I’ve got a bridge I’ll sell you – Business Insider


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If you think Washington’s going to regulate Big Tech, I’ve got a bridge I’ll sell you
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In recent weeks, several of the tech companies have been stepping up their own efforts to weed out fake news and fake ads and to make their businesses more transparent to users. Facebook announced it will allow users to easily see who paid for the ads …

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If you think Washington’s going to regulate Big Tech, I’ve got a bridge I’ll sell you – Business Insider


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If you think Washington’s going to regulate Big Tech, I’ve got a bridge I’ll sell you
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In recent weeks, several of the tech companies have been stepping up their own efforts to weed out fake news and fake ads and to make their businesses more transparent to users. Facebook announced it will allow users to easily see who paid for the ads …

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Collaboration, support keying growth for area women-owned businesses – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle


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Collaboration, support keying growth for area women-owned businesses
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Advisers at the LaunchPad helped her write a national application, and Dehn has practiced her pitch to several others, including the Montana Women’s Business Center, part of Bozeman economic development nonprofit Prospera Business Network.

Collaboration, support keying growth for area women-owned businesses – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle


The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Collaboration, support keying growth for area women-owned businesses
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Advisers at the LaunchPad helped her write a national application, and Dehn has practiced her pitch to several others, including the Montana Women’s Business Center, part of Bozeman economic development nonprofit Prospera Business Network.

Microsoft just hit its $20 billion cloud goal, almost a year ahead of schedule – Business Insider


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Microsoft just hit its $20 billion cloud goal, almost a year ahead of schedule
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At the time, that seemed an ambitious goal. Microsoft’s commercial cloud business was then generating $6.3 billion in sales on an annualized basis, which it defined as how much revenue the business would take in if it continued on the pace it set in
Microsoft Office 365 now has 120 million business usersZDNet

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Yet again Alphabet proved being a one-trick pony can be a very lucrative business – Quartz


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Yet again Alphabet proved being a one-trick pony can be a very lucrative business
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Alphabet announced its third-quarter earnings today (Oct. 26), and yet again, it brought in a ton of cash, almost entirely from Google’s advertising business. The company generated $27.8 billion in revenue, up 24% from the same quarter last year
Google’s parent company Alphabet beats on earnings, brings in $27.77 billion in Q3Business Insider

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Amazon’s stock skyrockets to over $1040 on strong earnings – Business Insider


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Amazon’s stock skyrockets to over $1040 on strong earnings
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Thursday afternoon was tech earnings mania with Amazon, Alphabet, Intel and Microsoft all reporting earnings. All of them beat expectations across the board. Google’s parent company Alphabet beat expectations on Q3 results, sending the stock popping …
Amazon and Alphabet report sales surgeBBC News

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CVS is reportedly considering buying health-insurance giant Aetna for $66 billion – Business Insider


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CVS is reportedly considering buying health-insurance giant Aetna for $66 billion
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CVS Health is in talks with health insurer Aetna about an acquisition, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The deal would value Aetna at about $66 billion, or roughly $200 per share. The news comes less than a year after a judge blocked Aetna’s

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GE explores divesting its transportation, healthcare IT businesses: sources – Reuters


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GE explores divesting its transportation, healthcare IT businesses: sources
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GE’s healthcare information technology business, which would likely have to be broken up into separate chunks in the event of a sale, assists with electronic medical records, healthcare workforce management, and hospital revenue cycle management.
GE Explores Exiting From the Railroad BusinessWall Street Journal

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Thousands of JFK files were just released — here’s where to read them – Business Insider


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Thousands of JFK files were just released — here’s where to read them
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The National Archives is releasing approximately 3,100 classified documents relating to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. The documents are likely to both clear up and inflame conspiracy theories, which have swirled for decades, surrounding

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Tesla pro-union leaders march into the company’s Fremont factory demanding some fired workers be rehired – Business Insider


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Tesla pro-union leaders march into the company’s Fremont factory demanding some fired workers be rehired
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A Tesla spokesperson responded to the demonstrations Tuesday night in an email to Business Insider, saying in part: “At Tesla, we strive to be a fair and just company, the only kind worth being. No one at Tesla has ever or will ever have any action

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The Manhattan US attorney’s office is reportedly investigating Paul Manafort for possible money laundering – Business Insider


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The Manhattan US attorney’s office is reportedly investigating Paul Manafort for possible money laundering
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Investigators have also been homing in on Manafort’s activities outside of his business dealings. Last month, it emerged that US investigators obtained a FISA warrant to wiretap Manafort before and after the election. It was later reported that

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China’s economic growth is slowing — but that shouldn’t worry investors – Business Insider


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China’s economic growth is slowing — but that shouldn’t worry investors
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Xi Jinping congress china Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, presides over the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Xi on Wednesday urged a reinvigorated Communist …

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Saudi Arabia just announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city that’s 33 times the size of New York City – Business Insider


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Saudi Arabia just announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city that’s 33 times the size of New York City
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The business and industrial-focused city will span 10,230 square miles. To put that size in perspective, 10,230 square miles is more than 33 times the land area of New York City. Discover NEOM A screenshot from the “Discover NEOM” website. Discover …
Saudis plan to build $500bn mega city and business zoneBBC News
In the Saudi Desert, World’s Business Leaders Follow the MoneyNew York Times

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EINHORN: The market may have adopted an ‘alternative paradigm’ for calculating the value of stocks – Business Insider


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EINHORN: The market may have adopted an ‘alternative paradigm’ for calculating the value of stocks
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Greenlight Capital, the firm founded by the renowned hedge fund manager David Einhorn, told investors that the market seemed to have adopted a new way to value companies, one based on their ability to disrupt competition. He addressed recent …

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Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal – BBC News


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Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal
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Britain’s five biggest business lobby groups are calling for an urgent Brexit transition deal, or they warn the UK risks losing jobs and investment. In a joint letter being sent to Brexit Secretary David Davis, the groups, including the Institute of
Business leaders demand swift Brexit transition deal as ‘serious decisions’ loomTelegraph.co.uk
UK business chiefs unite to demand urgent Brexit transition dealThe Guardian

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Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal – BBC News


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Brexit: Business leaders call for swift transition deal
BBC News
Britain’s five biggest business lobby groups are calling for an urgent Brexit transition deal, or they warn the UK risks losing jobs and investment. In a joint letter being sent to Brexit Secretary David Davis, the groups, including the Institute of
Business leaders demand swift Brexit transition deal as ‘serious decisions’ loomTelegraph.co.uk
UK business chiefs unite to demand urgent Brexit transition dealThe Guardian

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