[Interview] Ethan Beute, co-author of Rehumanize “Your Business”

Ethan Beute and Stephen Pacinelli are marketing executives for BombBomb, a software company dedicated to helping businesses rehumanize their professional communication. Through the use of personal video, people in every kind of work are communicating more clearly, connecting more deeply, and converting at a higher rate—all while building relationships that bring professional success and personal satisfaction. Ethan has a background in and passion for brand, strategy, and content. To help people...
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Oil prices mixed, Brent edges up towards $70 level

Oil prices were mixed on Thursday, with Brent edging higher towards the psychologically important $70 level after easing in the previous session on data showing a surprise build in U.S. inventories.
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‘Consent condom’ requires four hands to open package

94 percent of women who are raped experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. One in three will contemplate suicide. And while a condom isn’t going to stop rape, it’s a damn good place to start. Tulipán, an Argentine sex toy retailer, has created the world’s first “consent condom,” a condom encased in packaging requiring four hands to open. The unique design requires two parties to simultaneously press special points on the side of the packet to access its contents. “Tulipán has alway...
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Gold gains as dollar eases; focus on U.S.-China talks

Gold gained on Thursday, supported by an easing dollar as investors awaited progress on the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade negotiations after reports showed that both sides were nearing a deal.
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China's financial hub dream for Shanghai 2020 still distant: AmCham

China's commercial capital of Shanghai is still far from its goal of becoming a global financial hub by 2020 due to hurdles such as capital controls and a lack of consistent rules, a report by a U.S. business lobby group said on Thursday.
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U.S.-China trade optimism to help yuan overcome concerns over weakening economy: Reuters poll

The Chinese yuan will hold on to its recent gains against the dollar, and likely make a modest push forward from current levels over the coming year, as optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal offsets anxiety over weak domestic economic growth, a Reuters poll showed.
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Qantas steward sacked for drinking vodka on flight

A Qantas flight attendant who was sacked for drinking a quarter bottle of vodka while working on a flight from Sydney to South Africa has had her unfair dismissal claim thrown out.The woman, who was working in a "safety critical... [Author: [email protected]]
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'Narendra Modi's army' comment lands Yogi Adityanath in hot water

India's Election Commission has asked the BJP's Yogi Adityanath to explain a controversial rally speech.
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Japan policymakers shun 'Modern Monetary Theory' as dangerous

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Thursday said using government spending as a primary policy tool to boost employment and spur inflation, an idea backed by some U.S. academics, would backfire on the world's third-biggest economy given its huge debt pile.
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U.S. 'clamoring for avocados' after Trump threat to shut Mexico border

U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to shut the border with Mexico are now affecting what some might argue is the softest spot in bilateral relations - avocados.
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Tesla deliveries drop due to challenges shipping to Europe and China

Tesla Inc deliveries fell 31 percent in its first quarter as the electric car maker struggled with its first shipments of the Model 3 sedan to Europe and China due to longer transit times.
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Lyft Sinks; Uber Takes Note

Lyft’s sharp decline in investor interest definitely isn’t a great sign for Uber, but maybe it doesn’t have to be all bad.
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Asian shares near eight-month highs, U.S.-China talks in view

Asian shares held near an eight-month peak on Thursday as investors awaited developments on Sino-U.S. trade talks, with both sides appearing closer to signing a deal and improved risk appetite weighing on safe-haven assets like the yen.
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Kiwi drinks brand Karma Cola signs distribution deal with UK restaurant giant Wagamama

Organic drinks company Karma Cola has signed a distribution deal and created a soft drink for popular UK restaurant chain Wagamama.This means the Auckland-founded business will have its drink stocked in six flagship Wagamama branches... [Author: [email protected]]
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Chesapeake Energy -- Up 50% So Far This Year -- Could Have More Room to Run

The oil and gas company has some intriguing catalysts that could give it the fuel to continue rallying.
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Disney has some major plans for Fox — here's what we learned at CinemaCon

Following the official absorption of 20th Century Fox into Disney last month, Disney came to CinemaCon on Wednesday and showed just how much Fox will be a part of its theatrical slate. Turns out, it will play a big part — so big that there will have to be release-date changes so Fox and Disney movies don't go up against one another on the same weekends. Business Insider is at CinemaCon. We're breaking down everything Disney revealed in its presentation to theater owners. The big question goin...
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Detained again, Nissan ex-chief Ghosn says latest arrest is 'outrageous'

Japanese prosecutors arrested ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time on Thursday on charges of trying to enrich himself to the tune of $5 million at the automaker's expense, in what media reports linked to payments to an Omani dealer.
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Better Buy: Medical Marijuana vs. GW Pharmaceuticals

Which of these two pioneering cannabis plays is the better buy right now?
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What Are The Things That One Should Know About Online Loans?

Thе loan саn bе a great аnѕwеr tо thе fіnаnсіаl nееdѕ оf аnуоnе. Hоwеvеr, іt іѕ іmроrtаnt fоr thе оnе tо knоw аbоut thе loan deals properly whаt уоu аrе gеttіng еxасtlу bеfоrе уоu tаkе іt оut. Thіnkіng аbоut borrowing frоm lеndеrѕ аnd trаdіtіоnаl banks ѕhоuld ѕееm сumbеrѕоmе аnd dіѕtrеѕѕіng. Nowadays, thе іntrоduсtіоn оf lоаnѕ оnlіnе аllоwѕ уоu tо ассеѕѕ thе nесеѕѕаrу fіnаnсіаl support wіthоut аnу hassles. If уоu аrе іn a ѕіtuаtіоn whеrе іmmеdіаtе fundѕ аrе needed tо рау fоr thе еmеrgеnсу expen...
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Carlos Ghosn criticises 'outrageous and arbitrary' detention after fresh arrest

Former Nissan chairman says prosecutors are trying to ‘break him’ with latest moveCarlos Ghosn has been put back under arrest over allegations he misused company funds, prompting the former Nissan chairman to angrily denounce his detention as “outrageous and arbitrary”.Japanese TV showed prosecutors arriving at Ghosn’s apartment in Tokyo, less than a month after he was freed on bail following more than 100 days in detention. Continue reading...
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Amazon reportedly removes the most obvious promotions for its private brands from search results

If it feels like your Amazon search results have been overwhelmed with promotions for their private-label brands, like Amazon Basics, Mama Bear or Daily Ritual, that may be changing. As lawmakers pay more attention to the most powerful tech companies, Amazon has begun quietly removing some of the more obvious promotions, including banner ads, for its private-label products, reports CNBC, which spoke to Amazon sellers and consultants. Amazon’s aggressive marketing of its own private brands, with ...
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Feminist Lab Symposium at CU Boulder #feministlabs

On April 17th and 18th, the “What Is a Feminist Lab?” Symposium will take place at the University of Colorado Boulder. It is co-organized by Maya Livio, Lori Emerson, and Thea Lindquist. The event will examine the recent proliferation of labs, survey the lab landscape, and explore ways in which intersectional feminist approaches can be integrated into labs and the work they do. While I won’t be in town, the speaker list looks awesome. If this is a topic you are interested in, send L...
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AI researchers urge Amazon to stop selling facial-recognition technology to law enforcement

The letter, which was publicly released Wednesday, reflects growing concern in academia and the tech industry that bias in facial-recognition technology is a systemic problem,
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NGM Bio’s IPO Raises $107M as NASH Drug Continues Clinical Testing

So far this year, NGM Biopharmaceuticals has licensed a drug to Merck, extended a research agreement with that partner, and laid the groundwork to continue mid-stage testing of its wholly-owned lead compound. Now it can add a $107 million IPO to the list.Late Wednesday, NGM sold appoximately 6.7 million shares for $16 apiece, the high end of the price range the South San Francisco company had planned. Those shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq exchange Thursday under the stock sym...
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12 reasons to file a tax return even if you don't have to

Broad City image via Do you have to file a return? Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the answer usually is yes. But there's a difference between having to file a tax return and submitting a 1040 form because you should. And by should, I mean when it's to your advantage to do so. Yes, that does happen in the tax world now and then. When filing is required: First, though, let's look at when the tax code says we must send the Internal Revenue Service a Form 1040.  Although the 1...
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Tesla: production slows amid rocky start to the new year

Disappointing production figures come amid more uncertainty for a company that seems to be caught in an endless cycle of turmoilElectric carmaker Tesla’s output slowed down during a rocky start to the new year, a development that will likely magnify nagging doubts about whether the electric car pioneer will be able to make the mass-market leap.The Palo Alto, California, company churned out 77,100 vehicles from January to March, well behind the pace it must sustain to fulfill the CEO Elon Musk’s ...
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Economy Hub: Credit squeeze making loans cheaper but harder to get

The Reserve Bank's latest call suggests interest rates could be staying low for a long time, or even falling further. But while that should be good news for borrowers, actually getting a loan could be more difficult in the new environment,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Tesla well behind the pace as output slows

Tesla's assembly lines slowed down during a rocky start to the new year, which will likely magnify nagging doubts about whether the electric car pioneer will be able to make the leap into mass market.The Palo Alto, California, company... [Author: [email protected]]
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Facebook's crafty privacy switch for NZ users

COMMENT Tough new privacy rules introduced by the EU last year have many fans.In his recent op-ed for the Washington Post , Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg claimed to be one of them."People around the world have called for... [Author: [email protected]]
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Gold edges higher as dollar eases, equities rally pauses

Gold prices inched up on Thursday as the dollar eased and a rally in equities paused, while investors kept a close watch on Sino-U.S. trade talks.
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