Month: November 2017

Republicans are scrambling to make gigantic last-minute changes to their tax bill that could include future tax hikes – Markets Insider


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Republicans are scrambling to make gigantic last-minute changes to their tax bill that could include future tax hikes
Markets Insider
The Senate Parliamentarian ruled that the GOP’s “trigger” idea for their tax bill would not comply with Senate rules. Republicans are now scrambling to find alternatives to win over members concerned about its potential effect on the deficit. The
The Senate is close to a final vote on the GOP tax bill — here’s what to expectBusiness Insider

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Intelligence veterans blast Tom Cotton as pro-torture, ‘partisan,’ and ‘wholly unfit’ to lead the CIA – Business Insider


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Intelligence veterans blast Tom Cotton as pro-torture, ‘partisan,’ and ‘wholly unfit’ to lead the CIA
Business Insider
President Donald Trump is weighing a national security shakeup that could involve replacing CIA Director Mike Pompeo with Arkansas Sen.Tom Cotton. Several CIA veterans reacted with alarm to the news on Thursday, characterizing Cotton as too partisan

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Tim Kendall, Pinterest’s top business executive, is leaving the company – Recode


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Tim Kendall, Pinterest’s top business executive, is leaving the company
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Tim Kendall, Pinterest’s president and its most important business executive, is leaving the company at the end of the year. Kendall, who has been with Pinterest more than five years and oversees all of the company’s advertising products, sales and
Pinterest president and top business chief Tim Kendall is outBusiness Insider
Pinterest business lead Tim Kendall is leaving the companyTechCrunch

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Amazon officially unveils Alexa for Business – CNBC


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Amazon officially unveils Alexa for Business
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Amazon chief technology officer Werner Vogels speaks at the 2017 Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. As CNBC reported on Wednesday, Amazon’s market-leading cloud business has introduced Alexa for Business, a set of tools for using
Alexa for Business likely to win in smart office, leverage AWS, Echo, developers and consumersZDNet
Amazon wants to put Alexa on your office deskCNET
Amazon is putting Alexa in the officeTechCrunch

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Farmers Business Network just raked in a whopping $110 million in Series D funding – TechCrunch

Farmers Business Network just raked in a whopping $110 million in Series D funding
TechCrunch
Farmers Business Network has raised $110 million in new venture funding to support a business that may sound boring to some Silicon Valley technologists but which appears to have addressed a very real need: it’s a social network for farmers that

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Report says Trump can’t let go of the Obama birth-certificate conspiracy – Business Insider


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Report says Trump can’t let go of the Obama birth-certificate conspiracy
Business Insider
President Donald Trump is privately reviving a conspiratorial crusade that thrust him into the political spotlight, according to The New York Times, which cited sources as saying Trump had recently renewed doubts over the authenticity of Barack Obama’s

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NBC host Matt Lauer fired for ‘inappropriate sexual behavior’ at work – Business Insider


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NBC host Matt Lauer fired for ‘inappropriate sexual behavior’ at work
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Matt Lauer at an event during last year’s US presidential campaign. Getty Images/Justin Sullivan. NBC fired the “Today” host Matt Lauer after receiving a complaint of “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace.” Lauer’s “Today” cohost Savannah
NBC Fires Matt Lauer Over Sexual Misconduct AllegationNew York Times

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Trump reportedly once ordered his helicopter to fly low so he could stay on the phone to yell at Paul Manafort – Business Insider


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Trump reportedly once ordered his helicopter to fly low so he could stay on the phone to yell at Paul Manafort
Business Insider
A new memoir by President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says Trump once ordered his helicopter pilot to fly low so he could deliver some choice words to Paul Manafort. Manafort, who was at the time a top Trump surrogate …

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Republicans completely missed the easy solution to their business tax problem – The Week Magazine


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Republicans completely missed the easy solution to their business tax problem
The Week Magazine
As you’ve probably heard, the centerpiece of the tax plan is a massive cut in the federal tax that corporations pay on their profits. But technically only C-corporations pay it — about 5 percent of all businesses, as of 2011. The rest pay taxes by an
Senate Republicans are getting closer to passing their enormous tax billBusiness Insider

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There’s a surprisingly mundane reason North Korea didn’t launch a missile for 74 days – Business Insider


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There’s a surprisingly mundane reason North Korea didn’t launch a missile for 74 days
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Shea Cotton, a North Korean missile expert at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, told Business Insider he believes the lull is due to the harvest season because it “coincides with the slowdown we usually observe” and also requires

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Softbank wants to pay 30% less for Uber stock than Uber’s recent $69 billion valuation – Business Insider


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Softbank wants to pay 30% less for Uber stock than Uber’s recent $69 billion valuation
Business Insider
Japan’s SoftBank is planning to buy stock in Uber from existing shareholders at a steep discount to the ride-hailing company’s current valuation, according to a Bloomberg report citing anonymous sources on Monday. Softbank’s offer will value Uber at

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NOVOGRATZ: ‘Bitcoin could be at $40000’ by end of next year – Business Insider


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NOVOGRATZ: ‘Bitcoin could be at $40000’ by end of next year
Business Insider
As Business Insider has previously reported, a number of Wall Street firms have jumped on the bitcoin bandwagon, including market makers, DRW and DV Trading. Exchange giants CME and Cboe are set to launch bitcoin futures, which will allow investors to …

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There’s a big math problem with the FCC chairman’s main argument for repealing net neutrality – Markets Insider


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There’s a big math problem with the FCC chairman’s main argument for repealing net neutrality
Markets Insider
… picked data to make the case that broadband is getting worse for Americans because of the net neutrality rules. But it’s that leap in logic that’s likely to result in the repeal of those rules. This column does not necessarily reflect the opinion

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Business Moguls Criticize Republican Tax Plans: DealBook Briefing – New York Times


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Business Moguls Criticize Republican Tax Plans: DealBook Briefing
New York Times
Extra credit: The International Business Times reports that a longtime aide to Mr. Mulvaney, Natalee Binkholder, now represents the bank Santander — which has been under scrutiny by the agency over its auto lending practices. Ms. Binkholder worked for Mr.
Meredith Corporation To Acquire Time Inc. To Create Premier Media And Marketing Company Serving Nearly 200 …Meredith Corporation MediaRoom

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Outcasted 76ers center Jahlil Okafor says NBA players have told him they’ve never seen anything like his situation – Business Insider


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Outcasted 76ers center Jahlil Okafor says NBA players have told him they’ve never seen anything like his situation
Business Insider
“This is my third year in the NBA, and I know it’s a business. I don’t know if it’s fair or not, but in talking to other people in the NBA, talking to retired players, one thing I’ve heard them say is that what’s going on with me isn’t right and they

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Downtown businesses cash in on shopping frenzy on Small Business Saturday – Marion Star


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Downtown businesses cash in on shopping frenzy on Small Business Saturday
Marion Star
MARION – While shoppers landed deals on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, downtown businesses cashed in on this weekend’s shopping frenzy with special sales and extended hours during Small Business Saturday. Shoppers seemed relax as they browsed …
Small Business Saturday brings out Helenans and the city’s bright businessesHelena Independent Record
Local shops grateful for the bump on Small Business SaturdayThe Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Shoppers go local for Small Business SaturdayThe Detroit News
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Dueling appointments set up a battle between Trump and Elizabeth Warren’s favorite government agency – Business Insider


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Dueling appointments set up a battle between Trump and Elizabeth Warren’s favorite government agency
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The opposing sides are now dueling over who has the legal right to do so. The dust-up could lead to two people starting work on Monday believing that they are running the agency. President Donald Trump and Richard Cordray, the recently departed head of …

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BLACK FRIDAY NIGHTMARE: Furious customers are complaining that Macy’s won’t let them pay as system glitches – Markets Insider


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BLACK FRIDAY NIGHTMARE: Furious customers are complaining that Macy’s won’t let them pay as system glitches
Markets Insider
Macy’s customers are saying the retailer’s credit card system has crashed in locations across the US on Black Friday. They say they’re stuck in stores, unable to pay — and they’re furious. Macy’s said in a statement that it was “taking longer than

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BLACK FRIDAY NIGHTMARE: Furious customers are complaining that Macy’s won’t let them pay as system glitches – Markets Insider


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BLACK FRIDAY NIGHTMARE: Furious customers are complaining that Macy’s won’t let them pay as system glitches
Markets Insider
Macy’s customers are saying the retailer’s credit card system has crashed in locations across the US on Black Friday. They say they’re stuck in stores, unable to pay — and they’re furious. Macy’s said in a statement that it was “taking longer than

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