Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook will now allow users to turn off political ads

Facebook will now allow users to turn off political ads, the company's CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in a USA Today op-ed published Tuesday. "For those of you who've already made up your minds and just want the election to be over, we hear you — so we're also introducing the ability to turn off seeing political ads," Zuckerberg wrote. "We'll still remind you to vote." Facebook will begin implementing the feature for some users on Wednesday and make it available to all users over the next sever...
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iRobot (IRBT) in Focus: Stock Moves 9.6% Higher

iRobot (IRBT) saw a big move last session, as its shares jumped nearly 10% on the day, amid huge volumes.
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3 Million People With Over $5 Million in Net Worth

In 2019, the population of very high net worth (those between $5 million to $30 million of net worth) increased by 10% to 2.7 million. The combined net worth of VHNW individuals also increased by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Coronavirus Australia update: Victoria records 21 new Covid-19 cases as former Vic premier Steve Bracks to address ALP 'culture' – politics live

Fifteen of the people who have tested positive are in hotel quarantine; Steve Bracks says there is ‘great appetite’ for change. Follow liveFormer Vic premier optimistic about tackling ALP ‘cultural issues’Covid-19 infections spike in VictoriaPauline Hanson charged taxpayers for three-day Perth fundraising spreeFollow the global coronavirus live blogDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 4.29am BST Pat Dodson thanks his colleague Malarndirri McCarthy for a...
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Asia stocks lower after Wall Street gains on recovery hopes

BEIJING — Major Asian stock markets declined Wednesday after Wall Street gained on hopes for a global economic recovery and Japan's exports sank.Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul retreated.On Wall Street, the benchmark S&P 500 index rose for a third day, gaining 1.9% after U.S. retail spending was stronger than expected.Also Tuesday, the Federal Reserve promised to keep its policy ultra-loose to support business activity.Global stock markets have regained most of thi...
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Asian business sentiment plunges to record low on virus effect - Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey

Business sentiment of Asian companies sank to an 11-year low in the second quarter, a Thomson Reuters/INSEAD survey found, with some two-thirds of the firms polled flagging a worsening COVID-19 pandemic as the biggest risk over the next six months.
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Why some black-owned U.S. businesses are hardest hit by coronavirus shutdowns

After 15 years working as a hair stylist in other people's salons, Gary Connell opened his "Healthy Hair" studio in Montgomery County, Maryland in early March, sinking his savings into a two-chair shop in a busy mall.
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The best Pokémon Go tips and tricks

Pokémon Go looks like a simple game at a glance, but it's pretty complex. Here's how to be a Pokémon master.
Tags: Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Nintendo, Pokemon, Pokemon Go, Tier 4

Ex-Tommy Hilfiger boss Grieder to become new Hugo Boss CEO

German fashion house Hugo Boss has appointed former Tommy Hilfiger boss Daniel Grieder as its next chief executive, it said on Tuesday.
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U.S. says former eBay workers sent live roaches, bloody pig mask to intimidate critics

Six former eBay Inc employees have been criminally charged with mounting a cyberstalking campaign against a Massachusetts couple whose online newsletter they viewed as critical of the e-commerce company, U.S. prosecutors announced on Monday.
Tags: Money, Ebay, Massachusetts, businessNews, EBay Inc

Ex-Morgan Stanley diversity officer sues bank, cites racial bias - court filing

A former Morgan Stanley diversity officer sued the bank on Tuesday, alleging racial discrimination, retaliation and violation of equal pay laws, according to a court filing.
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Oracle misses revenue estimates on virus-led order delays

Oracle Corp posted quarterly revenue below Wall Street estimates on Tuesday as the coronavirus crisis led clients in the hospitality, retail and transportation sectors to postpone purchases, sending its shares about 3% lower after the bell.
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Tesla signs three-year pricing deal with battery cell maker Panasonic

Tesla Inc has signed a three-year pricing deal with Japan's Panasonic Corp relating to the manufacture and supply of lithium-ion battery cells at the Gigafactory in Nevada, the electric carmaker disclosed in a filing on Tuesday.
Tags: Japan, Money, Tesla, businessNews, Panasonic, Nevada, Panasonic Corp, Tesla Inc

SpaceX Crew Dragon astronaut offers kids inspirational message

Bob Behnken delivered the message in his latest interview from the space station
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U.S. calls bid by men to avoid extradition over ex-Nissan boss Ghosn's escape 'flawed'

U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday said a former Green Beret and his son, wanted by Japan for helping former Nissan Motor Co boss Carlos Ghosn flee the country, were advancing a "flawed" interpretation of Japanese law to fight their extradition.
Tags: Japan, Money, businessNews, Nissan, Ghosn, Carlos Ghosn, Green Beret, Nissan Motor Co

New Zealand kicks off free trade talks with 'old friend' United Kingdom

More than three years after New Zealand and the United Kingdom began working on a post-Brexit trade deal, formal talks have kicked off. Trade Minister David Parker announced the news on Tuesday, with the first round of talks expected... [Author: [email protected]]
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Qualcomm aims to bring 5G to mid-range phones with Snapdragon 690 chipset

Qualcomm has just launched its first 5G chipset for its 600 series of mid-range processors — Snapdragon 690. The SoC (System on Chip) joins the company’s other 5G-enabled processors such as Snapdragon 865, Snapdragon 765G, Snapdragon 765, and Snapdragon 855+. The chipmaker aims to bring 5G capability to budget phones with this processor. It said that the expected price of phones launched with this chipset will be between $300 and $500. Qualcomm said that the new Octacore CPU can run at a maximum...
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The Hidden Traits Of Exceptional Writers

Thanks to the growth of online media and digital marketing, making money as a writer has never been more accessible. No longer do you have to pursue a traditional journalism career to get paid for your craft. Instead, you can submit your content to a variety of sites and agencies who will then provide you with a handsome reward in return.
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Asia stocks given pause by virus surge, geopolitics

Asian share markets took a breather on Wednesday as a resurgence of coronavirus cases challenged market confidence in a rapid economic recovery, even as the rebound in U.S. retail sales in May broke all records.
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Japan manufacturers' mood turns gloomier as virus damage spreads

Worries about the deepening impact of the new coronavirus kept Japanese business confidence depressed in June, as firms braced for a prolonged global economic downturn, the Reuters Tankan survey showed on Wednesday.
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Effects of the Coronavirus on the Financial Markets and Its Investors

The past few months have been extremely volatile for the financial markets and global trade as the novel coronavirus hit many countries around February and March, causing panic amongst investors and traders. Governments across the world quickly closed down their borders and halted trade as they struggled to contain the spread of the virus and its impact. Due to the pandemic and the panic by investors, the S&P 500 plunged by nearly 40% during this period. The recession predicted by the IMF was no...
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Air New Zealand refunds: 15,000 tickets refunded on compassionate grounds

Air New Zealand has refunded 15,000 ticket holders on compassionate grounds even though they are not legally entitled to a refund.Those with non-refundable tickets have been left high and dry following the Covid-19 pandemic which... [Author: [email protected]]
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Best PC gaming accessories money can buy in 2020

Your computer deserves the top peripherals. Our list of great PC accessories can help you find the right ones.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Computing, Best Of, Buying Guides, Gaming accessories, Pc Gaming Accessories, Tier 4

Huawei P40 Pro Plus vs. Huawei P40 Pro: Does the Plus add a lot more?

The Huawei P40 Pro Plus offers more zoom than the Huawei P40 Pro. But is it actually a better phone overall?
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Huawei, Buying Guides, HUAWEI P40 Pro, Huawei P40 Pro Plus

Japan's exports fall most since 2009 as virus hits U.S. shipments

Japan's exports fell in May at the fastest pace since the 2009 global financial crisis as U.S.-bound car shipments plunged, bolstering expectations for a deep contraction in the world's third-largest economy this quarter.
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Venezuela's oil exports plummet as shipping contracts get suspended

Venezuela's oil exports have fallen nearly 28% in the first half of June, on course for the lowest level in over 70 years as tanker owners and operators suspend contracts for transporting crude oil, according to documents and data on Tuesday.
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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 690 processor brings 5G to midrange phones

The chip also offers better performance and Wi-Fi 6 support
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, Qualcomm, Breaking, Snapdragon 690

Don’t You Want to Make More Money? Maybe Not, Dear Manager. How to Uncover People’s Motivations and Priorities

“Don’t you want to make more money?” Maybe not, dear manager. CAUTION! Are you managing in your own image? Motivating people is hard. Having people SELF-MOTIVATE is the key. Take the time to uncover each person’s core values, priorities, and goals. If not, you’re assuming that people share the same motivators as you do. Only then can you align people’s values and goals with company objectives so your employees can see if they achieve their business objectives, they achieve their personal goa...
Tags: Executive Coaching, How to Manage Your Team, Leadership, Sales Coaching, Sales Leadership, Sales Management, Coaching, Motivation, Training For Managers, Keith Rosen

Rhode Island's happy and sad tax form signals

Rhode Island's flag offers hope. Its individual tax return offers other emotional indicators. It's less than a month until federal Tax Day 2020, which everyone knows was moved to July 15 to accommodate the disruptions, tax and otherwise, of COVID-19 to our lives. That date also is when most folks who also must pay state income tax also have to get those forms to their state tax officials. Like federal filings, most states allow — nay, encourage — their taxpayers to submit their taxes elec...
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New Normal: A conversation with Bob Stutz of SAP

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: Trends, Sap, Bob Stutz, Vinnie, Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc, Global and Vertical extensions, Leadership during Crisis, New Normal COVID-19

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