New cinematic take on most famous U.S. tax cheat

This U.S. Department of Justice mug shot of Al Capone was taken four months before his tax eviction conviction on Oct. 17, 1931. It's 89 years, later and Scarface still gets our attention, most recently in a movie about his later days. If there's one tiny sliver of silver lining in coronavirus self-isolation, it's that I feel a bit better about shelling out money for added television features. During our stay-home time, the hubby and I are taking advantage of premium cable, as well as the m...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Taxes, White House, Chicago, Netflix, United States, Miami, Usa Today, Tom Hardy, Irs, Bosch, Scarface, U S Department of Justice, Alcatraz, Geraldo Rivera

J.C. Penney has need for speed in bankruptcy, lawyer says

J.C. Penney Co Inc needs to exit bankruptcy proceedings in just a matter of months to survive the unprecedented financial strain of prolonged store closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a lawyer for the iconic U.S. department store chain said during a court hearing on Saturday.
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China, South Korea consult Japan on easing business-travel curbs: Yomiuri

China and South Korea have consulted Japan about easing border controls on business travellers to help revive business activities, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday without citing sources.
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Money, China, businessNews, Yomiuri, China South Korea

Europe should temporarily ban Chinese takeovers - Germany's Weber

The European Union should impose a temporary ban on Chinese takeovers of companies that are currently undervalued or have business problems because of the coronavirus crisis, the leader of the bloc's largest political alliance said on Sunday.
Tags: Europe, Money, Germany, European Union, businessNews, Weber

BoE looking more urgently at negative rates, riskier assets - Haldane

The Bank of England is looking more urgently at options such as negative interest rates and buying riskier assets to prop up the country's economy as it slides into a deep coronavirus slump, the BoE's chief economist was quoted as saying.
Tags: Money, Bank Of England, businessNews, Haldane

U.S. FDA suspends Gates-backed at-home COVID-19 testing program

An at-home coronavirus testing project in Seattle backed in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said on Saturday it was working with U.S. regulators to resume the program after being suspended by the Food and Drug Administration.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Fda, Bill, Seattle, Melinda Gates Foundation

Energy dispute deepens between Mexico and foreign allies

The European Union and Canada have formally raised concerns to Mexico about rules they say endanger renewable energy projects, escalating tensions with its government, which late on Friday moved to tighten its control over the power industry.
Tags: Money, Mexico, European Union, businessNews, Canada

Australia coronavirus live updates: Victorian restaurants to reopen 1 June with 100 patrons by mid-July – latest news

Premier Dan Andrews says the easing of restrictions is due to low numbers of new cases, but patrons will still have to abide by social distancing. Follow liveRestaurants in Victoria to reopen by June Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 3.11am BST Hazzard warns people in New South Wales to still stay 1.5 metres apart, and to not see f...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Australian economy, Brad Hazzard, Dan Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak

Canada's Trudeau to look at possible further aid for airlines, after Air Canada layoffs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday he would look at possible ways to help airlines further, but laid out no new measures after the country's biggest airline announced mass layoffs due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Tags: Money, Air Canada, businessNews, Canada, Justin Trudeau, Trudeau

New Normal: A conversation with Andre Blumberg of CLP Power

I have been doing video interviews with a number of CIOs, software executives and practitioners about acrobatics they have been seeing in various vertical sectors during the COVID-19 crisis and the "New normal" they can expect as the economy wakes... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Cloud Computing, Trends, SaaS, Vinnie, CLP Power, Andre Blumberg, Global and Vertical extensions, New Normal COVID-19

Australian trade minister says 'risk' of trade with China may drive businesses to other markets

Australia reserves the right to take China to the WTO amid growing trade dispute, Simon Birmingham saysSimon Birmingham has warned China’s “unpredictable” trade interventions may force Australian producers to sell to other markets and diversification is to be encouraged given the “risk” of trade with China.The trade minister told ABC’s Insiders on Sunday that Australia reserves its right to take China to the World Trade Organisation, and revealed he is still yet to hear back from his Chinese cou...
Tags: Business, Abc, Australia, China, International Trade, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Global Economy, Australian politics, WTO, Birmingham, Australian economy, World Trade Organisation, Simon Birmingham

Restaurant boss Krishna Botica on what she had to do to save her business

By RNZ Every time someone offered sympathy to restaurant owner Krishna Botica during lockdown, she'd keep one thing in mind: "A city without restaurants and bars is not a city".Botica is the co-founder of Cafe Hanoi, Xuxu Dumpling... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, RNZ, Krishna Botica, Botica

Coronavirus news Australia: Victorian restaurants to reopen 1 June with 100 patrons by mid-July – live updates

Premier Dan Andrews says the easing of restrictions is due to low numbers of new cases, but patrons will still have to abide by social distancing. Follow liveRestaurants in Victoria to reopen by June Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 1.29am BST NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian is being interviewed on Sky News. National cabinet is not...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Victoria, Australian economy, Heath, Gladys Berejiklian, Dan Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak, Jenny Mikakos

Women Entrepreneurs Navigate COVID-19 and Prepare for the Future

Women entrepreneurs have been forced to adapt to remote workplaces, the fluctuating economy, and an unpredictable future due to the challenges brought about by COVID-19.Glamour magazine editor in chief Samantha Barry recently hosted a roundtable with CNBC's restaurant and small business reporter Kate Rogers and three female small business owners to discuss how they've overcome unpredictable obstacles while running their businesses and are planning for a post-COVID-19 landscape.Here's some appli...
Tags: Sales, Glamour, Cnbc, Laurel Delaney, Women Entrepreneurs, Samantha Barry, Kate Rogers, COVID, Applicable Advice, Fluctuating Economy, navigate COVID-19, Prepare For The Future, Remote Workplaces, Unpredictable Obstacles

New Treasury Guidance Provides Safe Harbor for PPP Loans

As small business owners begin looking towards applying for forgiveness of their SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, the Treasury Department issued highly sought-after guidance on May 13, providing a “safe harbor” from audits or penalties for companies that received a loan under $2 million. The new guidance was posted in an updated version of PPP loan FAQs. The guidance states the following: Any borrower that, together with its affiliates, received PPP loans with an original principal a...
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Coronavirus news Australia: investigation launched into nurse at Rockhampton aged care home – live updates

Officials are investigating why the woman who tested positive for Covid-19 returned to work while waiting for her test results. Follow liveNorth Rockhampton Nursing Centre under investigationSign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statistics 12.15am BST Pubs, cafes and restaurants in Victoria will be allowed to open on June 1, according to a report...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Power, Victoria, Sky News, Australian economy, Rockhampton, Coronavirus outbreak, Nev Power, Rockhampton Nursing Centre, Sunday Herald Sun

Stelios creates an atmosphere over easyJet’s new planes

The airline’s combative founder has forced a meeting this week in which he will try to dismiss four directorsVideo conferencing may have shown it can replace plenty of physical business gatherings over the past couple of months, but there are some occasions when it just doesn’t cut it.Take this week’s easyJet general meeting, part of the latest in the series of sensational scraps between its founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, and the budget airline’s board. It is hard to see how something will n...
Tags: Business, Airline Industry, Airbus, Easyjet, Stelios, Stelios Haji Ioannou, Stelios Haji-Ioannou (Sir

Online stoush: HeadQuarters' Leo Molloy calls Labour MP Marja Lubeck 'insignificant'

A Labour list MP has become tangled in a social media stoush after posting on HeadQuarters Viaduct's Facebook page that she would not be returning after a controversial dinner party being held there.Rodney MP Marja Lubeck then posted... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Best Checklist for Success Now with Notes on Execution

A checklist does not only tell you what to do to create a specific result, but it can also put things in the right sequence. Here is a handy checklist you might use to help you pursue success with some practical notes to guide your journey. Know What You Want: The first reason people don’t often create the results they want in their life is that they never do the work to decide what they want. They don’t spend time deciding what they want or what they want to do with the short time they have her...
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Covid 19 coronavirus: In business, march of the camels spells end for unicorn fundraising

Comment by Matthew Lynn They disrupt whole industries. They "scale up" almost overnight. And they go from a bright idea sketched out on a phone to a billion-dollar valuation in the blink of an eye.For the past five years, investors... [Author: [email protected]]
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Revolt over easing of lockdown spreads as poll slump hits PM

Manchester mayor unleashes fury at Johnson plan, while public approval for government strategy plummets• Coronavirus – latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson was hit by a growing revolt over his strategy for easing the Covid-19 lockdown last night as council leaders across the north of England joined unions in vowing to resist plans to reopen schools on 1 June. Related: Are we all in this together? It doesn't look like it from the regions
Tags: Business, Politics, England, Money, Conservatives, UK News, Pay, Infectious Diseases, Economic policy, Manchester, Boris Johnson, Andy Burnham, Johnson, Government Borrowing, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus outbreak

Startups Weekly: How will we build the city of the future?

Editor’s note: Get this weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT), just subscribe here. Commercial real estate, the traditional heart of most cities, may have lost its reason to exist in the last few months. The world is about to find out what the situation is as more locations start to reopen. First up in our ongoing coverage of the topic, Connie Loizos caught up with a couple proptech investors this week for TechCrunch, who saw existing t...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, China, US, America, Tech, Walmart, Brooklyn, Arizona, Sarah Buhr, Huawei, TSMC, Instacart, KKR, Alex

A $100,000 Video Ad Campaign Could Be Yours

How about winning a $100,000 grand prize video marketing campaign from Harmon Brothers? If you have seen ads online, there is a good chance you have experienced their innovative approach to advertising. Squatty Potty, Purple Mattress, Poo Pourri, Chat Books, Fiber Fix and Lumi are just some of the examples. And during this pandemic, getting a chance to have marketing experts like Harmon Brothers work on your brand is a great way to let people know you are still around. The $100K Poop to Gold Gi...
Tags: Washington, Time, Sales, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Houston, Santa Monica California, Houston Texas, Lumi, Baltimore Maryland, Harmon, Small Business Events, Las Vegas United States, Harmon Brothers, Santa Monica California TECHSPO Los Angeles, Las Vegas NV Digital

Scientists create single-atom devices to supercharge computers

Researchers were able to create single-atom transistors for only the second time ever.They also achieved an unprecedented quantum mechanics feat, allowing for the future development of computers.The tiny devices could be crucial in creating qubits, leading to next-generation technology. Tiny technologies could have tremendous effects on the next generation of computers, supercharging memory and processing abilities. Key to these advancements would be the creation of transistors that are the siz...
Tags: Electronics, Computers, Physics, Innovation, Invention, University Of Maryland, Quantum Computing, Quantum Physics, NIST, Richard Silver, Jonathan Wyrick, Xiqiao Wang Michael Stewart Jr, Curt Richter Check

Covid 19 coronavirus: Insurers set to take $336 billion hit

The pandemic will cost the insurance industry over US$200 billion (NZ$336 billion), according to Lloyds of London, who estimated that its own payouts are now on a par with the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks or the combined impact of hurricanes... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Lloyds Of London

Navigating the 5 Phases of the Product Design Process: Getting From Idea to Finished Product

By Kirk Grathwol For inexperienced and seasoned entrepreneurs alike, the product design process can be tough to get through. After coming up with what they believe to be a worthwhile idea, many entrepreneurs get discouraged when they realize that thinking of the idea was the easy part of the journey, and a lot more work is required to achieve success. Having a product design plan is important if you want to create a successful product. Whether your product idea will be sold on shelves in a physi...
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5 Smart Ways to Use Webinars as a Marketing Strategy

In these socially distant times, businesses want to find new ways to connect to customers, fans, and potential leads. Most digital marketing tactics are as relevant as ever, but one that seems as though it’s set to surge is conducting impactful webinars.  Before the coronavirus pandemic, people were already aware of the power of webinars. According to a , 73% of marketing and sales leaders said webinars are the second most effective way to generate quality leads. Only “small executive even...
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4 Retirement Plans Designed for Small Business Owners

By Kehan Zhou Running a small business is challenging. From generating revenue to managing your employees, it’s easy to forget to take care of the most important person of all: you. Retirement, a distant worry, is not a priority for many small business owners. However, it’s hard to deny that retirement requires planning. Fortunately, there are several retirement plans which are designed specifically for small business owners (with or without employees) to meet their unique retirement needs. Ret...
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10 Proven Strategies to Increase Employee Productivity

Every business owner wants their employees to be as productive as possible. For the business, higher productivity means more value per dollar spent on salaries; for the employees, higher productivity means more satisfaction with their work performance when they’re able to achieve meaningful results. However, achieving productivity within a team of employees is harder than it seems. You’re juggling dozens of variables, including varying employee attitudes and working conditions. Fortunately, th...
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Exclusive: FBI probes Mexican, European firms over Venezuela oil trading: sources

(Adds denial from Elemento's lawyer provided to Reuters after May 13 story was published and specifics relating to the trading activity of some of the firms)
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