White House floats tax credit to encourage return to eating out, U.S. travel

As the United States struggles to recover from COVID-19 closures, there's talk of a new tax credit for individual taxpayers to encourage them to eat out or travel. (Photo by Adrienn via Pexels) How stir crazy are you after months of COVID-19 quarantine, either self- or government-imposed? For millions of folks, the answer is pretty freakin' fed up with being stuck at home. I feel your closed-in pain. The hubby and I aren't big socializers, but even we are reaching our limit. This morning we...
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Tuning Into the WHY and PURPOSE of Being the Leader of a Team

If you are the leader of a team in your school, business, or organization, you have your work cut out for you. Leading a team is a task that will take time, focus, resilience, patience, adaptability, and a good sense of humor. Towards that end, check out quotes below and choose one that most resonates with you. Then, contemplate it's meaning. How does it relate to your challenge of leading a team? 1. "He who has a why to live can bear almost any how." -- Nietzsche 2. "The person without a ...
Tags: Quotes, Innovation, Nietzsche, Thomas Carlyle, John Holmes, Betsy Smith

Australia considering shorter Covid-19 quarantine for students and low-transmission countries

Government ministers outline measures being considered to reopen for international travelDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsSenior Morrison government ministers have flagged shorter quarantine periods for international students and business travellers as part of a suite of measures to reopen Australia to international travel.On Sunday, the health minister, Greg Hunt, confirmed that modificati...
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Businessman close to Maduro arrested; Venezuela slams 'arbitrary detention'

Authorities in Cape Verde have arrested a businessman close to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Saturday, a move Venezuelan authorities called a violation of international law.
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Factbox: What changes are companies making in response to George Floyd protests?

The corporate response to a wave of protests over the treatment of African Americans has included pledges to increase diversity, donations to civil rights groups and, in some cases, changes in policies or practices long sought by critics. Here is a sampling:
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AstraZeneca agrees to supply Europe with 400 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca Plc has signed a contract with European governments to supply the region with its potential vaccine against the coronavirus, the British drugmaker's latest deal to pledge its drug to help combat the pandemic.
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Larian Studios reveals Baldur’s Gate 3 gameplay, plans early access in August

The game is set in the Dungeons & Dragons universe
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Reliance says TPG and L Catterton to invest $847 million in Jio Platforms

Indian oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Reliance Industries raised a total of 64.4 billion Indian rupees ($847 million) from the sale of two stakes in its digital unit Jio Platforms, the group said on Saturday.
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Matt Blatt chain collapse leaves customers out of pocket despite $4.4m asset sale

Liquidator of company that owned furniture brand understood to be investigating sale of stock and intellectual propertyMore than 3,000 customers owed money by the failed replica-furniture chain Matt Blatt are set to receive nothing, even though the company reaped more than $4.4m by selling assets in the weeks leading to its collapse.Customers, some of whom are owed more than $1,000, were informed of the collapse by text message a fortnight ago. Continue reading...
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Make Father's Day Personal, Priceless and Meaningful

With millions of Americans out of a job, this may not be the best time to splurge on a present for that special father in your life. What to do instead? Below are some meaningful ways you can honor Dad this year.  Because during the coronavirus outbreak, the best Father’s Day gifts should be personal and priceless, in every sense of the word.Celebrating Dad in a creative and meaningful way. [Author: Laurel Delaney]
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Little Devil Inside developer promises changes to allegedly racist enemy design

Upcoming game was unveiled at last week's PlayStation 5 event
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Persona 4 Golden no longer exclusive to PlayStation Vita, now available on Steam

It's the first game in the mainline series to launch on the PC
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Don Forman Automotive Believes In Paying Back To Society For Spreading Positivity Vibes In Community

Don Forman Automotive  Believes in Paying Back to Society for Spreading Positivity Vibes in Community 05 June 2020- Don Forman is a successful business commonly known for his United Nissan Store in Las Vegas. However, he earned a reputation as a social entrepreneur who is ready to help those who are less unfortunate. As a proud owner of United Nissan and Tustin Nissan, he believes that the success of his dealership is all because of the community who put trust in his dealership and make it flou...
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The best hand mixers for 2020

A quality hand mixer takes all the time and toil out of baking. Here are our favorite models of the year.
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Beer shortages possible after Lion brewery shut down following cyber attack

Speight's Brewery in Dunedin has been shut down and there may be some temporary shortages of stock, following a cyber attack on parent company Lion.The attack took place on Monday, and investigations to date show the system outage... [Author: [email protected]]
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Using Cloud HR Software To Manage Remote Employees

Covid-19 has caused more businesses than ever to reshape their working habits. A substantial number of employees are now working from home and there is still no set date for when we can return to normality. Businesses are typically prepared to support part-time remote working but few have had procedures set in place for this unprecedented time. Companies who had to set provisions in place before lockdown in March have found the transition hard, especially with HR experiencing new and unheard-of ...
Tags: Sales, Human Resources, Onboarding, People Management, Blog & Grow, Cloud HR Software, Manage Remotely, Eases Payroll Businesses

This 'nerdy' Special Forces soldier is getting paid to play 'Call of Duty' in the US Army

Sgt. 1st Class Joshua David, a Green Beret, gets paid by the US Army to play video games. David and the Army's other esports players stream for roughly five hours a day, but still maintain the service's military standards. Here's what his day looks like and how recruits can also become a member of the Army's esports league. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. US Army Sgt. 1st Class Joshua David, a Green Beret, can speak two dialects of Arabic and handle a Special Forces attack...
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Startups Weekly: A Silicon Valley for everyone

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7am PT). Subscribe here. Many in the tech industry saw the threat of the novel coronavirus early and reacted correctly. Fewer have seemed prepared for its aftereffects, like the outflow of talented employees from very pricey office real estate in expensive and troubled cities like San Francisco. And few indeed have seemed prepared for the Black Lives Matter protests that have fo...
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Hawthorne-based SpaceX launches from Cape Canaveral with another batch of internet satellites

For the second time in 11 days, a rocket from Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched from Cape Canaveral today with a payload of broadband internet satellites. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 58 Starlink satellites lifted off at 2:22 a.m. California time. The first stage of the rocket landed on a barge named “Of Course I Still Love You,” floating in the Atlantic Ocean, at 2:30 a.m. for reuse in future missions. It was previously used in two SpaceX missions to send supplies to the International Spac...
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7 Life Lessons You Should Have Learned in High School

Too soon old, too late wise, or so the story goes. There a lot of things that would have been useful to know much earlier in life. No matter your age, it’s never too late. It’s also never too early. Here are seven things worth learning at any age. How to Design a Life Most of what you are taught in school is about helping you learn facts and figures, some ideas about history, how to do basic mathematics, and a little about your world. A large part of what you learn in school is conformity and ...
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Small Business Expo Coming to Boston in August

Small Business Expo 2020 in Boston is a free one-day event designed to bring business together. The business-to-business networking and educational event is a trade show and conference for business owners, entrepreneurs, start-ups, decision-makers as well as those working for a small business or interested in starting a small business. Once there you will have the opportunity to attend more than 25 business workshops and seminars to help grow your business. Additionally, there will be speed-net...
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Road Test: The all-electric Mini Cooper is fun, adorable, and as good as it gets

This article was originally published by Steve Schaefer on Clean Fleet Report, a publication that gives its readers the information they need to move to cars and trucks with best fuel economy, including electric cars, fuel cells, plug-in hybrids, hybrids and advanced diesel and gasoline engines. The 2020 Mini Cooper SE is the brand’s first production all-electric vehicle (EV). It delivers all the charm and fun of the premium small hatchback, which has built a following since its debut in 2001—wi...
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Economics' race (and other) problems

There’s been much discussion in recent days about Economics’ race problem. Some of what has come out is quite disturbing. I have not said much, but I have listened and thought. Here are a few reflections I want to add. It doesn’t surprise me that the field, as a whole, reflects the ingrained attitudes and practices of the society of which it is part. But there are some features of the discipline that magnify and aggravate the problem. First, Economics is clubby. While good research does get reco...
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Colombian businessman close to Venezuela's Maduro arrested

Authorities in Cape Verde have arrested Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman close to socialist Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro who was charged by the United States with alleged money laundering, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Saturday.
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So you want to talk about race in tech with Ijeoma Oluo

“A lot of people denigrate the value of talking about race and racism in technological spaces,” said Ijeoma Oluo, author of So You Want to Talk About Race, which has surged to the top of the New York Times best sellers list in paperback nonfiction, two and a half years after its initial January 2018 publication. “…I don’t think there’s a more important space to be talking about it.” Oluo and I were talking this January, just before the global pandemic struck, at One Cup Coffee: a no-frills, “mor...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, TC, Mark Zuckerberg, Nigeria, America, Tech, Diversity, Mit, Harvard, New York Times, Venture Capital, Silicon Valley, Birmingham, Jeff Bezos

10 Tips for Adjusting Your Small Business as You Prepare to Reopen After Coronavirus

As businesses start to reopen after the coronavirus pandemic, it’s time to adjust to the new needs of customers. To make the most of this time, you may need to change your marketing methods or business investments. Members of the online small business community have tips for navigating these changes. Read on for more helpful insights. Learn How to Deal with COVID Fatigue Many customers are getting tired of constantly hearing from businesses about their response to COVID-19. So as companies be...
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Reliance says TPG to invest $598 million in digital unit

Indian oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Reliance Industries said on Saturday that global investment firm TPG will buy a 0.93% stake in its digital unit Jio Platforms for 45.46 billion rupees ($598 million).
Tags: Money, businessNews, Reliance, Reliance Industries, TPG, Jio Platforms

French carmaker PSA seeks alternative to moving Polish workers to Hordain

French carmaker PSA on Saturday said it was working on an alternative to bringing Polish workers to its Hordain factory in northern France to help with the ramp-up of production after a weeks-long shutdown caused by the coronavirus.
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AstraZeneca agrees to supply Europe with 400 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca Plc said on Saturday it signed a contract with European governments to supply the region with its potential vaccine against the coronavirus, the British drugmaker's latest deal to pledge its drug to help combat the pandemic.
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Iran prepared to retaliate if U.S. stopped Venezuela-bound tankers - news agency

An Iranian news agency close to the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday Iran's naval forces were preparing to target U.S. commercial vessels in the Gulf last month in case U.S. forces interfered with Venezuela-bound Iranian oil tankers.
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