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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 Review: Audiophile’s choice

The world of true wireless headphones was a different place back when Sennheiser released the original Momentum True Wireless in 2018. The AirPods were the unequivocal king of the hill despite their just ‘okay’ sound quality, and every company was looking to take a bite out of the budding cable-free earbud market. Sennheiser‘s Momentum True Wireless were among the first to prove you could strive for more. The headphones looked nice, had solid connectivity, blocked ample outside noise, and perhap...
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Global Markets: U.S. stock futures, Chinese shares slip amid Sino-U.S. tensions, oil falters

Shares struggled and the yen gained on Wednesday, with markets in China faltering on their return from a long holiday as investors fretted over Sino-U.S. tensions, while oil ended an extended winning streak on oversupply risks amid weak demand.
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MinterEllisonRuddWatts joins Simpson Grierson in repaying millions in wage subsidies

The two law firms which appeared to make the biggest claims for wage subsidies both say they have paid the money back. On Wednesday morning Simpson Grierson, which initially claimed $2,335,108.80 said it has repaid the money after... [Author: [email protected]]
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Tom Cruise is going to space to film an action movie

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine confirmed the project on Tuesday via Twitter.The project — an action-adventure movie — would be the first narrative film shot in space.It's unclear how Cruise will get to the space station. Later this May, SpaceX and NASA plan to send American astronauts to the ISS aboard a SpaceX vehicle. From staging 100-mph car-chase scenes as Jack Reacher, to breaking an ankle jumping across rooftops as Ethan Hunt, Tom Cruise is famous for doing his own stunts. Now, the 57...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Florida, Movies, Entertainment, Russia, Nasa, Earth, Cruise, Innovation, Iss, Tom Cruise, Falcon, Cape Canaveral, Axiom, Hurley


Lord & Taylor to liquidate its stores as soon as they reopen

The retailer had been exploring filing for bankruptcy among other options
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Airbnb has laid off 25% of workforce; The process is a gold standard for others to follow

Layoffs are a new norm and several companies are grappling with a decision on ‘How to layoff team members?’ Airbnb … Airbnb has laid off 25% of workforce; The process is a gold standard for others to follow Read More » The post Airbnb has laid off 25% of workforce; The process is a gold standard for others to follow appeared first on NextBigWhat.
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ECB committed to easy policy even after court ruling

The European Central Bank (ECB) remains committed to doing everything in its mandate to lift inflation back to its target, the bank said on Tuesday after the German constitutional court ruled it exceeded its powers with its asset purchase scheme.
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Goldman Sachs CEO says staff back at offices in Asia, but not New York, London

Goldman Sachs Group Inc is gradually returning staff to work at offices in Hong Kong, Sweden and Israel, but will take longer to start the phased-in approach in cities still battling large coronavirus outbreaks like London and New York, the chief executive told staff on Tuesday in a memo seen by Reuters.
Tags: Asia, New York, London, Money, Israel, businessNews, New York London, Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Goldman Sachs CEO, Hong Kong Sweden


BMW cuts margin outlook for cars division, citing coronavirus woes

BMW on Tuesday lowered the outlook for the profitability of its automotive and motorcycles divisions, citing worse-than-expected demand which has been hit by measures to contain the coronavirus.
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Qatar Airways planning substantial job cuts - company notice

Qatar Airways is planning to cut a significant amount of jobs due to the travel disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and told cabin crew to prepare for redundancies, according to a company notice seen by Reuters.
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Texas regulators do not mandate oil production cuts

Texas energy regulators on Tuesday said they will not mandate oil production cuts, ending a month-long debate about whether they would wade into global oil politics for the first time in 50 years as crude prices crater to historic lows.
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Airbnb cuts 1,900 jobs as coronavirus hits home rentals

Airbnb Inc is laying off 25% of its workforce, or nearly 1,900 employees, the home rental startup said on Tuesday, as the COVID-19 pandemic brings global travel to a near standstill.
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Exclusive: Sanofi to enroll thousands for its coronavirus vaccine trials

French drugmaker Sanofi SA said it plans to enroll thousands of subjects globally for trials of an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus it is developing with GlaxoSmithKline Plc , and that it has started to discuss advanced purchases with several countries.
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Occidental posts $2.2 bln loss on charges, deepens spending cuts

Occidental Petroleum Corp on Tuesday swung to a first quarter loss on writedowns and charges, and the troubled U.S. oil producer cut its budget for the third time since March in response to a historic oil-price crash.
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Wells Fargo gets federal inquiries over handling of PPP loans

U.S. agencies are probing Wells Fargo & Co's handling of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for coronavirus relief, the country's fourth largest lender said on Tuesday.
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Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs

Microsoft and Google both offer word processing programs but are quite different. Which one is best for you?
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Trends, Web, Computing, Google Docs, Word, Comparison, Microsoft Word, Versus


Japan Lengthens State of Emergency to the End of May

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe uttered that the state of emergency employed throughout Japan because of the Coronavirus has been extended to the end of May, explaining that the amount of new infection cases has not degraded enough. There is the possibility for the restrictions to be removed earlier however, should Abe’s advisers suggest as such […]
Tags: Health, Business, Japan, Politics, Shinzo Abe, Anime, Announcements, Abe, Coronavirus


Coronavirus: Crowds rally in Santa Clarita heat to urge end to Safer at Home rules

Gathering on both sides of a sun-scored intersection as temperatures inched into the 90s, at least 200 people called for the end to Safer at Home orders during a rally on Tuesday, May 5 that organizers dubbed “Reopen Santa Clarita.” People hold signs during an Open Santa Clarita rally in Santa Clarita, May 5, 2020. The rally was held to protest the continued closure of businesses because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Greg Wolf holds a sig...
Tags: Business, News, Protest, California, Walmart, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Orange County, Eric Garcetti, Gavin Newsom, Huntington Beach, Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Downtown Los Angeles, LA County


Mattel looks to Christmas for recovery as sales warning hits shares

Mattel Inc will have a new line of "Baby Yoda" toys ready to hit shelves in time for Christmas, the company said on Tuesday, even as it predicted a steep drop in second-quarter sales due to the coronavirus lockdowns.
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Beyond Meat takes to grocery stores as lockdowns hit sales at restaurants

Beyond Meat Inc beat quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Tuesday, benefiting from rising demand for its plant-based products at supermarkets and grocery chains and amid weak sales from restaurants due to COVID-19 lockdowns.
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Singapore bank UOB's first-quarter profit falls to two-year low, raises impairment charges

Singapore's United Overseas Bank reported a smaller-than-expected 19% drop in first-quarter net profit on Wednesday, but it increased impairment charges to reflect worsening economic conditions due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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U.S., UK launch trade talks, pledge quick deal as virus ravages global economy

The United States and Britain launched formal negotiations on a free trade agreement on Tuesday, vowing to work quickly to seal a deal that could counter the massive drag of the coronavirus pandemic on trade flows and the two allies' economies.
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Hong Kong business activity shrinks further in April on slumping demand

Business activity in Hong Kong shrank further in April, a private sector survey showed on Wednesday, as the conronavirus pandemic weighed heavily on demand, output and business confidence.
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Exclusive: U.S. airlines burn through $10 billion a month as traffic plummets

U.S. airlines are collectively burning more than $10 billion in cash a month and averaging fewer than two dozen passengers per domestic flight because of the coronavirus pandemic, industry trade group Airlines for America said in prepared testimony seen by Reuters ahead of a U.S. Senate hearing on Wednesday.
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Focusing on “Conscious Capitalism” Can Benefit Your Company. Here’s How

In the 1980s, the prevailing capitalistic wisdom was that “greed was good.” Fortunately, for the most part, we’ve evolved past that way of thinking and a new philosophy has emerged. Conscious capitalism is founded on the idea that businesses can do good for society and the environment, their workers, and their shareholders, all at the same time. Indeed, the Harvard Business Review has found that companies who practice conscious capitalism outperform the stock market by 10.5 times. They also do b...
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AbbVie wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy Allergan

Drugmaker AbbVie Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy Botox maker Allergan , a blockbuster $63 billion deal when it was announced last year, the companies said on Tuesday.
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Mexico auto industry readies for possible reopening in coming weeks

Mexico's government and the auto industry have drafted protocols to prepare for an easing of coronavirus lockdown measures, a lobby group said on Tuesday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador signaled some factories could open in coming weeks.
Tags: Money, Mexico, businessNews, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador


Gilead in talks to expand global supply of COVID-19 drug remdesivir

Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it was in discussions with chemical and drug manufacturers to produce its experimental COVID-19 drug remdesivir for Europe, Asia and the developing world through at least 2022.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Europe Asia, Gilead Sciences Inc, Gilead


CVC, Blackstone consider investing in Italy's Serie A soccer league - Financial Times

Private equity firms CVC Capital Partners and Blackstone Group Inc are in separate talks about investments in Italy's Serie A soccer league, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Italy, Financial Times, CVC Capital Partners, CVC Blackstone, Blackstone Group Inc


Mental Health in the Workplace

Workplace stress and the negative impact it has on mental health is a reality that every employer and employee lives with every day. Unfortunately, it often happens that neither is well informed of its implications and consequences. Although we have laws in place to protect people from occupational stress, they are usually not enforced, leading to situations where a person dealing with mental health issues is unable to verbalize their problems and has to suffer in silence. We need to do more to...
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