Singer Natalie Gelman Asks YOU to Submit a Selfie Spin Video for Use in Upcoming Video!

Here’s a “news flash” from Natalie Gelman (singer/songwriter) about some of her upcoming streaming concerts as well as a video contest of sorts. She’s got an amazing  voice! Her style and songs are really interesting. I  am sharing this information that if you like watching streaming performances, you can see her for FREE Online over […]
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Garcetti says he won’t lift ‘Safer at Home’ on May 15, but some things could open

By ERIC HEINZ, City News Service Mayor Eric Garcetti said Friday, May 1, the COVID-19 Safer at Home orders Los Angeles is under won’t be completely lifted May 15 and limiting the orders could be a gradual process through the rest of the year. Garcetti said he would like to see a two-week trend of declining coronavirus-related deaths and hospital admissions before opting to relax the orders, but he said he also wants consensus on actions with the county’s and neighboring cities’ health agencies. ...
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Startup advocates worry venture-backed companies that got money under the $670 billion small-business loan program are going to have to give it back

Advocates of startups are worried that new guidelines issued by Small Business Administration may have retroactively disqualified many businesses from the small-business loan program Congress enacted as part of its $2 trillion coronavirus aid package. Many startups applied for the loans, which the SBA has promised to forgive if the money is used for payroll, rent, and other basic expenses. The revised rules advise companies that when certifying they need the loans, they need to consider whethe...
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Dennis McCarthy: Community newspapers were great place to start…and they didn’t meet their end, after all (but it was close)

We all started someplace in the newspaper business, and it wasn’t the New York Times. It was at community newspapers, like the Glendale News Press, the Burbank Leader, and the La Cañada Sun, which all got death reprieves this week when Charlie Plowman, the owner of the Outlook Newspapers in La Canada Flintridge, acquired their assets from the parent company of the Los Angeles Times, which had ceased their publication. I don’t know the man, but I’d like to buy him a drink at a newspaper bar, if w...
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Uber must face lawsuit claiming it stifled competition, drove out rival Sidecar

Uber Technologies Inc was ordered by a U.S. judge on Friday to face a lawsuit claiming its illegal predatory pricing and other anticompetitive practices stifled competition, and drove rival Sidecar Technologies Inc out of business.
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NBCUniversal weighs layoffs at media, entertainment units - WSJ

Comcast Corp owned NBCUniversal is evaluating a significant reduction of staff across its portfolio of media and entertainment properties as part of a cost-cutting effort, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Fed officials worry about lasting economic scars from crisis

After rolling out trillions of dollars in support for the U.S. economy during the coronavirus pandemic, Federal Reserve officials have begun warning of potentially lasting scars to the workforce and productivity if the recovery is not handled well.
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Broadway’s original ‘Belle’ lists her modern Temecula farmhouse on 20 acres for $2 million

The entryway to the main house. (Photo by Bowman Media) A view of the kitchen and dining areas. Glass doors open to the expansive deck that runs the length of the house. (Photo by Bowman Media) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds The living area of the main house. (Photo by Bowman Media) The deck runs the full length of the main house. (Photo by Bowman Media) The master bedroom in the main house. (Photo by Bowman Media) The master bathroom. (Photo by Bowman Me...
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May Day! Mayday! Don't fall for these 5 COVID-19 relief payment myths

You won't have to issue a mayday call if you don't fall for any of the many myths surrounding the COVID-19 relief payments. May 1 is celebrated as, obviously, May Day. Across much of the world, at least part of today is dedicated to acknowledging, usually festively, workers' contributions. However, it also can be a warning. Mayday as one word, mayday, often repeated, it is an internationally recognized distress signal. During the coronavirus pandemic, both etymologies apply. Scary, nonwo...
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How Boeing went from appealing for government aid to snubbing it

In just six weeks, Boeing Co went from seeking government aid to announcing it no longer needed it.
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Here are Some Satisfying Jobs Which Actually Pay Pretty Well

There are many occupations that can be turned into productive careers without schooling. If you don’t have a degree, you may want to look into these career opportunities
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears in public amid health rumors

By KIM TONG-HYUNG SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang, state media said Saturday, ending an absence that had triggered global rumors that he may be seriously ill. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim attended the ceremony Friday in Sunchon with other senior officials, including his sister Kim Yo Jong, who many analysts predict would take...
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Namely, a former high flier, slashes staff as demand for its HR software dries up in the pandemic

Namely, an eight-and-a-half-year-old, New York-based company that sells payroll, talent management and other HR services to mid-size businesses across the U.S. via subscription software, has let go of upwards of 40% of its employees. The cuts are across the board, from high-ranking staffers, including a CFO who was brought on almost exactly two years ago, and a chief security officer who has spent just the last year with the company, to its entire customer success team. Namely CEO Larry Duniv...
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Hedge funds make money in April, Ackman gains 13.6%

Hedge funds recorded gains in April when stocks posted their biggest monthly return in decades.
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Otonomo raises $46 million to expand its automotive data marketplace

New vehicles today can produce a treasure trove of data. Without the proper tools, that data will sit undisturbed, rendering it worthless. A number of companies have sprung up to help automakers manage and use data generated from connected cars. Israeli startup Otonomo is one such player that jumped on the scene in 2015 with a cloud-based software platform that captures and anonymizes vehicle data so it can then be used to create apps to provide services such as electric vehicle management, s...
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Original Streets of Rage soundtracks re-released — on cassette

Wow, talk about your museum pieces. Wayo Records is reissuing the iconic soundtracks of Streets of Rage and Streets of Rage 2 on cassette, of all things. Both soundtracks have been remastered from the Mega Drive originals, so if you really wanted to listen to these classics on a tape, then Christmas has come early. Wait! That's not all! For the very first time, the Streets of Rage 1 & 2 Soundtracks are also available in a collector tape remastered version!The ultimate retro format! Streets of Ra...
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Southwest Airlines changes boarding process: What you need to know

Southwest Airlines has announced some changes to its usual boarding process in order to better help keep proper social distancing practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. Travelers will now be boarding the airplanes in groups of 10, with people only lining up on one side of the Southwest’s boarding poles. This will help customers “spread out,” according to the airline. That’s a big difference than what we’ve seen in the past with as many as 60 people — 30 on each side of the boarding pole — huddl...
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Hunkered-down tech workers built a virtual Silicon Valley, with dozens of offices like Salesforce and Uber and inside jokes like a 'secret tunnel for Jack Dorsey' that connects Twitter and Square

A venture capitalist built a virtual layout of Silicon Valley using the web design tool Figma. She shared it with other tech workers in the region, who built scores of digital offices, bars, and other symbols as the San Francisco Bay Area continues to shelter in place. The result is a digital Silicon Valley rife with inside jokes unique to the region's tech culture. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The glistening tech offices of modern-day San Francisco may be closed, with ...
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Pfizer Pays Valneva $130M for a Bite at a Lyme Disease Vaccine

If you’re looking for a Lyme disease vaccine, you can choose from among several—for your dog. A vaccine for humans hasn’t been available for years and few companies have tried to fill that void. Valneva has advanced its Lyme vaccine candidate to mid-stage clinical testing, and the company now has the help of drug giant Pfizer to continue its development.The companies announced on Thursday an agreement to take the Valneva vaccine candidate, VLA15, through late-stage clinical testing, and, if app...
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Read the pitch deck that buzzy startup Devoted Health used to reach a $1.8 billion valuation before it signed up a single customer

Devoted Health wants to change the way the U.S. takes care of its senior citizens, and it has big plans in its first five years to do just that. The startup, which has been gathering lots of buzz in the last year, was founded to sell private health insurance plans to U.S. seniors, a market that is growing rapidly as Baby Boomers age. Using one pitch deck, Devoted Health managed to secure $300 million from investors in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz late last year, with a valu...
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Panera Bread founder part of $70 million bet on BJ’s brewpubs

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse in Orange. (Photo by Shelby Wolfe, Contributing Photographer) BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in Orange REGISTER FILE PHOTO Sound The gallery will resume in seconds BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse in Orange. (Photo by Shelby Wolfe, Contributing Photographer) Show Caption of Expand With most restaurants limping along on takeout or delivery in the coronavirus era, who’d want to invest in one? Well, two investors are willing to bet $70 mi...
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Stronger Steel Parts for Improved Weapons and Military Supply Chain

The US Army Research Laboratory has a new way to print durable steel parts on-demand and has feedstock more than 50 percent stronger than what’s commercially available. Printed parts could become the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Few level 3 business breaches despite complaints

By RNZ Few businesses are breaching pandemic rules, an employers' association says, despite 991 complaints being lodged against businesses since alert level 3 began this week.Of those, 380 are being looked into further, 75 of... [Author: [email protected]]
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Clips From Today’s Halftime Report

You don’t need pinpoint decisions to be right long-term: Strategist from CNBC. ...The post Clips From Today’s Halftime Report appeared first on The Reformed Broker.
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Introducing the term-sheet grader

Jamie Goldstein Contributor Share on Twitter Jamie is the founding partner of Pillar VC, a Boston-based seed-stage venture capital firm. He has spent the last 22 years investing in early-stage startups. When we launched in 2016, we took the unusual approach of saying we’d buy common stock in startups. We believed then, and still do, that alignment with founders was more important than covering our downside in investments that ...
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Punters move online as Lotto, SkyCity report increased activity in lockdown

By RNZ More New Zealanders are logging into online lotto and gambling sites during the Covid-19 lockdown.Physical premises have been shut to customers, however, people have still been able to access services from computers, mobiles... [Author: [email protected]]
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Amazon employees say they're scared to go to work, but they're not alone — here are 9 big companies facing worker criticism over their coronavirus safety response (AMZN, UBER, GOOG, GOOGL, MCD, TSLA)

The coronavirus pandemic has put most of the US on lockdown, but millions of "essential" workers — even outside the healthcare system — are still showing up for their jobs. Even as many of their colleagues are able to make a living from the relative safety of their homes, these workers are putting themselves at an increased risk of catching COVID-19. But many say their employers aren't doing enough to minimize those risks, from failing to provide sufficient protective gear or transparency arou...
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