Month: June 2018

The CEO of a $15 billion tech giant explains his decision to keep the company in Canada when VCs told him ‘move or … – Business Insider


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The CEO of a $15 billion tech giant explains his decision to keep the company in Canada when VCs told him ‘move or …
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But Lütke kept his company planted in Ottawa. Today, Shopify has a market cap of $15 billion and has over 3,400 employees. Lütke told Business Insider he decided to stay in Canada because he could widen his search pool for talent across Canadian cities …

Venezuela’s inflation hits more than 40000% as investors dump its currency ‘like a hot potato’ – Business Insider


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Venezuela’s inflation hits more than 40000% as investors dump its currency ‘like a hot potato’
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Steve H. Hanke, an applied economics professor at Johns Hopkins University, told Business Insider on Friday that annual inflation in the country has risen as high as 41,838%. Hanke, who calculated the inflation figure, has tracked prices in the country
Inflation-hobbled Venezuela triples minimum wage to $1.14/monthReuters

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Domo just went public — insiders tell us that CEO Josh James apologized to the entire company after making remarks … – Business Insider


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Domo just went public — insiders tell us that CEO Josh James apologized to the entire company after making remarks …
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Domo insiders say that CEO Josh James faced a sharp backlash, and eventually apologized, after telling a story at an all-hands meeting that made many people feel uncomfortable. Domo insiders tell Business Insider that women don’t always feel like they …
Business analytics firm Domo closes at $27.30/share, up 30% after raising $193M in its muted IPOTechCrunch

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Domo just went public — insiders tell us that CEO Josh James apologized to the entire company after making remarks … – Business Insider


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Domo just went public — insiders tell us that CEO Josh James apologized to the entire company after making remarks …
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Domo insiders say that CEO Josh James faced a sharp backlash, and eventually apologized, after telling a story at an all-hands meeting that made many people feel uncomfortable. Domo insiders tell Business Insider that women don’t always feel like they …
Business analytics firm Domo closes at $27.30/share, up 30% after raising $193M in its muted IPOTechCrunch

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Americans’ favorite brands say Trump’s tariffs are bad for business – Yahoo Finance


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Americans’ favorite brands say Trump’s tariffs are bad for business
Yahoo Finance
The ongoing trade war is damaging some of Americans’ favorite brands, with General Motors (GM) warning Friday that tariffs could lead to a “smaller GM.” In response to the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, Mexico, the EU and …
GM Says Tariffs on Auto Imports Could Hurt Its Business, Drive Up Car PricesWall Street Journal
GM Says New Wave of Trump Tariffs Could Force US Job CutsNew York Times

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Americans’ favorite brands say Trump’s tariffs are bad for business – Yahoo Finance


Yahoo Finance

Americans’ favorite brands say Trump’s tariffs are bad for business
Yahoo Finance
The ongoing trade war is damaging some of Americans’ favorite brands, with General Motors (GM) warning Friday that tariffs could lead to a “smaller GM.” In response to the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, Mexico, the EU and …
GM Says Tariffs on Auto Imports Could Hurt Its Business, Drive Up Car PricesWall Street Journal
GM Says New Wave of Trump Tariffs Could Force US Job CutsNew York Times

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Want to Start an Amazon Delivery Business? What to Know – U.S. News & World Report


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Want to Start an Amazon Delivery Business? What to Know
U.S. News & World Report
The online retailer launched a new program this week that helps people in the United States start their own businesses delivering Amazon packages. The move gives Amazon another way to ship its packages to shoppers besides relying on UPS, FedEx and …
Amazon says this business opportunity could make you up to $300K a year — here’s how to get into the programCNBC
Amazon wants you to start a business to deliver its packagesKPTV.com

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Want to Start an Amazon Delivery Business? What to Know – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Want to Start an Amazon Delivery Business? What to Know
U.S. News & World Report
The online retailer launched a new program this week that helps people in the United States start their own businesses delivering Amazon packages. The move gives Amazon another way to ship its packages to shoppers besides relying on UPS, FedEx and …
Amazon says this business opportunity could make you up to $300K a year — here’s how to get into the programCNBC
Amazon wants you to start a business to deliver its packagesKPTV.com

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‘Don’t ever grow up’: Toys R Us posts heartbreaking message on its last day of business – Business Insider


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‘Don’t ever grow up’: Toys R Us posts heartbreaking message on its last day of business
Business Insider
The toy retailer posted a thank-you message to all of its customers, past and present, encouraging them to “play on!” in the store’s absence. Toys R Us filed a motion to liquidate its US business in March, initiating the closing or selling of all 735

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Comcast outage affecting business, residential customers – CBS News


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Comcast outage affecting business, residential customers
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Comcast outage affecting business, residential customers. The Comcast NBC logo is shown on a building in Los Angeles, California, June 13, 2018. Reuters/Mike Blake. Share; Tweet; Reddit; Flipboard; Email. Last Updated Jun 29, 2018 7:24 PM EDT.
Comcast is down all over America because of two ‘fiber cuts’ in its networkBusiness Insider

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Comcast outage affecting business, residential customers – CBS News


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Comcast outage affecting business, residential customers
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Comcast outage affecting business, residential customers. The Comcast NBC logo is shown on a building in Los Angeles, California, June 13, 2018. Reuters/Mike Blake. Share; Tweet; Reddit; Flipboard; Email. Last Updated Jun 29, 2018 7:24 PM EDT.
Comcast is down all over America because of two ‘fiber cuts’ in its networkBusiness Insider

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Trump reportedly wants to pull the US out of the WTO, a move that would wreck the international trade system – Business Insider


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Trump reportedly wants to pull the US out of the WTO, a move that would wreck the international trade system
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At the same time, Edward Alden, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, told Business Insider that Trump’s disregard for WTO rules in the implementation of the steel and aluminum tariffs could make pulling out of the group unnecessary.
Is the US leaving the WTO? Mnuchin says report is ‘exaggeration’Fox Business
Scoop: Trump’s private threat to upend global tradeAxios

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Trump reportedly wants to pull the US out of the WTO, a move that would wreck the international trade system – Business Insider


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Trump reportedly wants to pull the US out of the WTO, a move that would wreck the international trade system
Business Insider
At the same time, Edward Alden, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, told Business Insider that Trump’s disregard for WTO rules in the implementation of the steel and aluminum tariffs could make pulling out of the group unnecessary.
Is the US leaving the WTO? Mnuchin says report is ‘exaggeration’Fox Business
Scoop: Trump’s private threat to upend global tradeAxios

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An $18 billion investor has 2 simple tips for young people who are serious about growing their wealth over time – Markets Insider


Markets Insider

An $18 billion investor has 2 simple tips for young people who are serious about growing their wealth over time
Markets Insider
He shared with Business Insider two pieces of advice for people who are just starting out and want to do a bit more than coast on autopilot: take more risk when you’re younger, and if you’re brave enough to pick individual stocks, start with companies

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Less than a quarter of Americans get enough exercise, according to a new report — here’s what you should be doing – Business Insider


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Less than a quarter of Americans get enough exercise, according to a new report — here’s what you should be doing
Business Insider
Just under 23% of Americans get enough exercise, according to a new CDC report. Fitness guidelines call for healthy adults to do a minimum of two and half hours of moderate intensity activity— or 75 minutes of vigorous intensity activity— plus at

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Some frustrated Tesla customers are canceling their Model 3 orders because they’ve grown tired of waiting – Business Insider


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Some frustrated Tesla customers are canceling their Model 3 orders because they’ve grown tired of waiting
Business Insider
“I don’t believe that for a second,” she told Business Insider. Lindland said she reserved a Model 3 in part because she admired Musk and his ambitions to improve the auto, energy, and space-travel industries. But as production delays pushed back

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Politicians and business – Brexit’s grumpy bedfellows – BBC News


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Politicians and business – Brexit’s grumpy bedfellows
BBC News
“Some regard private enterprise as a predatory tiger to be shot, others look on it as a cow to be milked, only a handful see it for what it really is, the strong and willing horse that pulls the whole cart along.” There are a few business leaders who
Unions join business leaders to demand urgency in Brexit talksThe Guardian

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Huawei hits back at ‘uninformed’ claims that China can force it to spy on other countries – Business Insider


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Huawei hits back at ‘uninformed’ claims that China can force it to spy on other countries
Business Insider
Six intelligence chiefs — including the heads of the CIA, FBI, and NSA — testified in February they would not recommend private citizens use products from Huawei, Australia’s defence department told Business Insider it no longer uses Huawei phones

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15 Organizations Doing Business With ICE — and How Much They’re Making – Money Magazine


Money Magazine

15 Organizations Doing Business With ICE — and How Much They’re Making
Money Magazine
Private companies and educational institutions are in business with the agency — and starting to take heat for it. A prime example is Microsoft, where more than 300 employees penned an angry open letter after discovering the company has a $19.4

These investors control $3 billion of Facebook stock — and they want to take Zuckerberg down – Business Insider


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These investors control $3 billion of Facebook stock — and they want to take Zuckerberg down
Business Insider
Facebook investors boasting nearly $3 billion (£2.3 billion) in shares are making moves to topple Mark Zuckerberg as chairman and tear apart his power base at the company. Business Insider has spoken with six prominent shareholders who are growing …
Angry Facebook shareholders challenge Zuckerberg over ‘corporate dictatorship’The Guardian
No Need to Flash-Forward to 2021: Mayoral Hopefuls Already EngagedNew York Times

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GE to spin off health care business in latest shake-up – CBS News


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GE to spin off health care business in latest shake-up
CBS News
General Electric plans to spin off its health care business and sell its stake in Baker Hughes, a company that provides services to the oil industry, as CEO John Flannery refocuses the company on its aviation, power and renewable energy units. The
GE’s Health Business Is Ready for Its Close-UpBloomberg
GE exits oil, health care businessBoston Herald
GE Narrows Focus to Power, Aviation in Latest Revamp – WSJWall Street Journal
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Trade war fears hit markets as Trump threatens China investments – business live – The Guardian


The Guardian

Trade war fears hit markets as Trump threatens China investments – business live
The Guardian
China’s central bank tried to calm nervous investors yesterday. The People’s Bank of China relaxed the rules on commercial banks, allowing them to hold less cash. That should encourage them to pump more than $100bn of liquidity into the economy, to

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Brexit Bulletin: Business vs the Conservatives – Bloomberg


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Brexit Bulletin: Business vs the Conservatives
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The U.K.’s five main business lobbies wrote to May over the weekend urging her to make progress in the negotiations or risk losing jobs and investment. Following Airbus’s watershed warning last week that it would have to reconsider U.K. investments if …
Business Brexit ‘threats’ are ‘inappropriate’ says Hunt – BBC NewsBBC News
Half of EU business leaders cut UK investment over Brexit – surveyReuters
Nearly half of top EU businesses cut UK investmentIdaho Statesman
Financial Times
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Japan’s airlines gave in to ‘Orwellian’ demands from China — but how they did it could provide a blueprint for … – Business Insider


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Japan’s airlines gave in to ‘Orwellian’ demands from China — but how they did it could provide a blueprint for
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Japan’s airlines recently bowed to political pressure from China to change how they describe Taiwan. But Japan Airlines and ANA only changed the descriptions on their Chinese-language sites, not their sites in Japanese, English, or other languages.

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