How Using Online Load Boards Can Save Time And Money On Ground Shipping

by Eric Weisbrot,  Chief Marketing Officer of JW Surety Bonds In the world of online retail, the prospects for companies big and small continue to grow each year. The market as a whole is expected to increase to $523 billion in sales in the next year, showing promising gains from years past. Companies are taking note of the influx of shoppers and their willingness to find what they need online. Instead of visiting in-person locations, millions of consumers are turning to the digital w...
Tags: Startups, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Professionalisms, Amazon Instead, Eric Weisbrot, Load Boards, Time And Money On Ground Shipping

Donald Trump asks China to abolish tariffs on US farm produce

The US president says it is ‘very important for our farmers’ while adding that trade talks are ‘moving along nicely’Donald Trump has urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States – adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.“I have asked China to immediately remove all Tariffs on our agricultural products (including beef, pork, etc.),” the US president wrote on Twitter. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, China, US, International Trade, Economics, US news, United States, Global Economy, Donald Trump, Chinese Economy, Trump, Twitter Continue

China publishes final rules for new tech board

China has finalised regulations for a Nasdaq-style innovation board that promises to smooth the way for Chinese technology IPOs and, if successful, could raise Shanghai's profile as a capital-raising competitor to Hong Kong and New York.
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Score a pair of Beats Studio wireless headphones for just $130

Beats headphones typically come with pretty steep price tags. If you’ve been looking to score a pair now, however, then now’s your chance: iTechDeals has the wireless Beats Studio headphones on sale for just $130 for a short time. The post Score a pair of Beats Studio wireless headphones for just $130 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Mobile, Trends, Wireless Headphones, Bluetooth Headphones, Beats, Beats Studio

7 ways to gain the right attention for your products

The modern business field is highly complicated. Today’s businesses owners and managers need to be aware of many things as they reach out to an existing customer base and find new clients. There are lots of ways that any marketer can use to speak to people and let them know what the company can do for them. Getting positive attention can help introduce the products to new customers. It can also let existing customers know about improvements that have been made to products already on the market a...
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NEA is raising its biggest fund ever – – again

New Enterprise Associates, the 41-year-old venture firm with offices in Menlo Park; San Francisco; Boston; New York; Chevy Chase, Md.; and Washington, D.C., is raising its biggest fund ever, shows a new SEC filing that shows target of $3.6 billion. The fund, its seventeenth, is just slightly bigger than the $3.3 billion fund the firm closed in 2017, which was its biggest fund at the time. Indeed, NEA has been known for many years for raising among the biggest funds in the industry, though these ...
Tags: Startups, Asia, New York, Washington, Boston, San Francisco, Venture Capital, SEC, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, Paul Walker, Kleiner Perkins, Databricks, Nea, Accel, John Doerr

Foreign Exchange Hedging For International Businesses

Hedging is a term that is used quite often when it comes to matters related to investing. In the simplest of terms, it means taking measures against putting all your eggs in one basket. This is important because if in the event that basket falls and the eggs break, you will have a safety measure that will protect you from losing all your eggs at once. Hedging can be seen as a form of insurance that an investor takes in order to protect his/her original investment. This protection could be again...
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YouTube's cable TV alternative now has more than 1 million paying subscribers (GOOG, GOOGL)

YouTube TV now has more than 1 million subscribers, Bloomberg reported Friday.  The cable alternative costs $40 per month and comes with access to both broadcast channels such as ABC and CBS and popular cable networks, including TNT, TBS, CNN, and ESPN.  Bloomberg also reported that Hulu's live streaming service has amassed more than 2 million subscribers.  YouTube TV now has more than 1 million subscribers, Bloomberg reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.  The streaming...
Tags: Google, Nbc, Abc, Youtube, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Cbs, Hulu, Voice, Signal, Business Insider, Samsung Galaxy, ABC CBS FOX, Christian Oestlien

Facebook sues four Chinese companies over trademark infringement

Facebook is taking legal action against a cluster of Chinese websites that sell fake accounts, likes and followers both on Facebook itself and on Instagram. The company announced the legal action in a short blog post late Friday afternoon (a move unusual enough to pique our curiosity a little). Of course, the fact that Facebook isn’t allowed in China might be a complexifier, in Bezos-speak. The lawsuit, filed with the Northern District of California, alleges that starting in 2017 four Chinese co...
Tags: Startups, TC, Facebook, Asia, Lawsuit, Instagram, China, Bezos, Northern District of California, Google Twitter, AS Facebook

Quick And Brilliant Tips On Photo Editing

When you click on photos on your smartphone, you are often disappointed with the results you get. Either you end up clicking blurry images, have a low light exposure or pictures with unnecessary aberrations in them. How can you get the exact dreamy photos that you expect from your clicks? Is it only the photography skills that matter or editing skills as well? You should have proper editing skills along with good photography concept, to get the perfect clicks on your mobile phone. When you know...
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Equity Shot: Lyft files to go public and we’re stoked

Hello and welcome to an Equity Shot, a short-form episode of the show where we dive into a single breaking news story. Guess what we’re talking about today?! It’s Lyft . You guessed correctly. The Lyft S-1 is the very first major S-1 event of 2019. As you might recall, the government shutdown gummed the IPO process by halting the Securities and Exchange Commission, an agency that plays the most active role in helping a company go public. Now the government is open, and Lyft’s formerly priva...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, TC, Transportation, Lyft, Tech, Transport, Venture Capital, SEC, Kate, Alex, Initial Public Offering, Megan Rose Dickey, Securities And Exchange Commission, GAAP, Equity podcast

Ava Duvernay releases the first trailer for her Netflix series about the Central Park Five

Celebrated director Ava DuVernay has released a harrowing first teaser trailer for her highly anticipated Netflix series about the Central Park rape case from the 1980s. The true story of the five African American and Hispanic teens who were wrongfully accused and convicted of the rape of a jogger in Central Park made headlines in 1989 in the wake of the attack and over the course of the subsequent trial. Now, with When They See Us, DuVernay will tell the stories of Anton McCray, Kevin Ric...
Tags: Startups, TC, New York City, US, Actors, Netflix, Robert De Niro, Oprah Winfrey, Ava Duvernay, Director, Central Park, Central Park Five, DuVernay, Michelle Williams, Central Park Five They, Korey Wise

Horizon: Zero Dawn Sales Reach 10 Million Worldwide

Guerilla Games has revealed via a blog post on PlayStation’s official website that their open-world action RPG Horizon: Zero Dawn has sold a total of 10 million copies globally. The announcement comes just in time for Horizon: Zero Dawn’s second anniversary since launch. The message of appreciation from Guerilla Games’ Managing Director Hermen Hulst: It’s hard to […]
Tags: Games, Sales, Anniversaries, Anime, Ps4, Hermen Hulst

Spotify takes next step towards world domination

Mumbai might be a long way from Stockholm. But the arrival of Spotify, Sweden's biggest technology success story, in India this week marked its latest step on a path to world domination.The world's largest music streaming service,... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Spotify, Business, India, Mumbai, Stockholm, Spotify Sweden

SpaceX set to launch test flight of crew capsule to space station

HAWTHORNE — Hawthorne-based SpaceX will look to achieve another milestone late Friday night when it attempts to launch the first test flight of its sleek capsule designed to carry astronauts to the International Space Station. The Crew Dragon, a stepped-up version of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft that is used to carry cargo to the Space Station, is scheduled for to launch at 11:49 p.m. California time Friday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, propelled by a Falcon 9 rocket. The Crew Dragon mission wil...
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These discounted smart scales from Walmart will have you spring break ready

With spring break around the corner a smart scale can track your health metrics for you, including including weight, BMI, fat ratio, subcutaneous fat, visceral fat, and more. And now Walmart is slashing prices on smart scales for a limited time. The post These discounted smart scales from Walmart will have you spring break ready appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Walmart

Tesla's store-shuttering strategy may pull the rug out of solar

Tesla Inc's sudden decision to shutter the bulk of its stores around the world raises a red flag over the future of its solar branch, a declining business it paid $2.6 billion for in a controversial 2016 deal.
Tags: Money, Tesla, businessNews, Tesla Inc

The best horror movies on Netflix right now (March 2019)

There's no need to scour the entire Netflix catalog for the hits. We've compiled a list of the best horror movies on Netflix, whether you're into modern monsters or classic scares. The post The best horror movies on Netflix right now (March 2019) appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Netflix, Home Theater, Movies & TV

Quebec appeals court upholds C$15 billion tobacco class action ruling

The Court of Appeal of Quebec upheld on Friday the bulk of a 2015 decision that awarded around C$15 billion ($11.29 billion)to smokers in the Canadian province, dealing a blow to Big Tobacco.
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Traditional media’s handling of Momo is far scarier than the story itself

It starts with a single message. Hours later, if at all, the WhatsApp, Messenger, or YouTube account gets a disturbing reply, typically including violent imagery. And then the instructions start. They often start as a form of compliance testing before moving on to more disturbing instructions involving self-harm and, ultimately suicide. It’s called “The Momo Challenge,” and it’s a hoax. Debunked for the first time in 2018, the Momo Challenge is again making the rounds, mostly on local news affil...
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Canada allows extradition case against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to proceed

Canada said Friday it will allow the US extradition case against Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to proceed.Canadian Department of Justice officials issued a statement saying they diligently reviewed the evidence and the case... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Canada, Department Of Justice, Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, Chinese Huawei

Business briefly: Lyft’s IPO filing shows it lost almost $1B last year

Lyft filed for a U.S. initial public offering, giving investors a first look at crucial financial information about the ride-sharing company as it heads for the public markets. Lyft filed with an initial offering size of $100 million, typically a placeholder amount used to calculate fees that’s likely to change. The IPO is being led by JPMorgan Chase & Co., Credit Suisse Group AG and Jefferies Financial Group Inc., according to the filing. Lyft’s prospectus provides an opportunity for outsiders ...
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Will Tesla’s lowest priced Model 3 make EVs affordable to the middle-class car buyer?

“Steve, take a look at this,” said my colleague Ralph. On his phone was the announcement electric car aficionados had been waiting for: Tesla was selling a base Model 3 sedan for $35,000. The “secret master plan” of Elon Musk from 2006 had become reality. This is the cheapest base price of any car ever made by Tesla, the Palo Alto-based company with a design center in Hawthorne. Last year prices ranged from $40,000 and up. The base Model 3 travels 220 miles on a charge, goes 0-60 mph in 5.6 seco...
Tags: Business, Elon Musk, News, Opinion, Environment, US, Tesla, Southern California Edison, Sport, Palo Alto, Soccer, Air Pollution, United States, Chevy, Local News, Steve

Facebook sues over sales of fake accounts, likes and followers

Facebook Inc said on Friday that it filed a lawsuit along with Instagram in U.S. federal court against four companies and three people based in the People's Republic of China for promoting the sale of fake accounts, likes and followers.
Tags: Facebook, Money, businessNews, Facebook Inc, People s Republic of China

How cold should your fridge be? Searching for that magic number

It can be tricky to nail down the perfect temperature for a refrigerator, but tests suggest 37 degrees might be the magic number for the best-quality food and longest storage life. The post How cold should your fridge be? Searching for that magic number appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Southwest fight widens with suit against union, more flights grounded

Southwest Airlines asked a federal court to order its mechanics and their union to stop reporting excessive maintenance issues that are grounding an unusually large number of aircraft and threatening “irreparable injury” to the carrier. Leaders of the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association have taken part in a “system-wide campaign” designed to increase leverage during contract talks, Southwest said in a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Dallas. The union has falsely claimed that mech...
Tags: Business, New York, Sport, Soccer, Dallas, Union, Airlines, Houston, Southwest Airlines, Southwest, Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association, AMFA

How David 'Jim' Penman from Jim's Mowing became an 'accidental millionaire'

David "Jim" Penman runs a multimillion-dollar company — but not too long ago he was "almost destitute" after racking up tens of thousands of dollars in debt.Penman, who founded the wildly successful Jim's Mowing behemoth in 1982,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Trump asks China to lift tariffs on U.S. farm products

President Donald Trump said he had asked China to immediately remove all tariffs on U.S. agricultural products because trade talks were progressing well.
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Save $130 on this speedy color laser printer from Xerox

Walmart is currently selling the Xerox Phaser 6022 printer for just $179, a full $100 off of the regular retail price for a savings of about 36 percent. The non-nonsense color laser printer is perfect for the small or medium office. The post Save $130 on this speedy color laser printer from Xerox appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Photography, Trends, Walmart, Xerox, Computing, Laser Printer, Xerox Phaser 6022

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