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Three Weinstein Accusers Could Send Producer to Prison for Life

(Bloomberg) -- As the jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial wrestle with a pair of charges that could send the fallen movie mogul to prison for life, the testimony of three women who don’t even appear in his indictment could help seal his fate.They’re known as Molineux witnesses in New York, where Weinstein is being tried, and they testified to their own encounters with him as prosecutors sought to persuade the jury that the two women he is charged with attacking never gave their con...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, News, Bloomberg, People, Pennsylvania, Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Cosby, Manhattan, Rosie Perez, Federal Court, Soho, Burke, Haley, Mann

Why Employment Settlement Agreements Contain Confidentiality Clauses

This blog has tried to stay apolitical throughout its 12+ years so I’m not going to start talking politics now. But, over the last week, the issue of confidentiality provisions and non disparagement clauses in settlement agreements of discrimination claims has moved front and center of the political debate between Senator Elizabeth Warren and Michael Bloomberg.  He agreed to have his company release details late last week.  But it’s worth understanding the legal context to such clauses. (ABC Ne...
Tags: Harassment, Law, Elizabeth Warren, Bloomberg, Warren, Fox News, Discrimination, Abc News, Sexual Harassment, Negotiation, Michael Bloomberg, Settlement, Robin Shea, NDA, Severance, Confidentiality

A $1 slice of Apple, WeWork's $2 million settlement, and Michael Bloomberg's ad spree

Hello! Imagine the following scenario: You're a first time investor who wants to start trading on a fancy new app you've downloaded to your iPhone. But your dream investment, Apple, has a stock price of around $310, more than the $200 you've put aside to start investing. Enter: fractional-share trading. As Dan DeFrancesco and Rebecca Ungarino report this week: At a time when some of the most popular stocks are at all-time highs, fractional-share trading allows customer exposure to companies they...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, Texas, Wall Street, Boston, Amc, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Rebecca, Netflix, Healthcare, Pimco

The CEO of $2.75 billion GitLab explains what the company has to do to maintain its culture of radical transparency after it goes public this year

Back in 2015, GitLab set a very specific goal: It would go public in November 2020. Now worth $2.75 billion, GitLab is still on target — though GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij says that it "might be sooner, and it might be later" depending on market conditions. Sijbrandij says that to get there, the company needs to build a more "predictable" business and make itself more transparent to would-be investors. In the past year, GitLab nearly tripled in size, but has also undergone some internal turmoil ...
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Wall Street, China, Ipo, Russia, Trends, Bloomberg, SEC, Gitlab, Business Insider, Schulman, Google Cloud, Sid Sijbrandij, Sijbrandij, Hurewitz

Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating rules

Twitter began suspending 70 pro-Mike Bloomberg accounts on Friday for breaking its rules, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to CNN.
Tags: Twitter, Bloomberg, Cnn, Mike Bloomberg

South Korea Signals Unprecedented Steps to Contain Outbreak

(Bloomberg) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in raised the country’s infectious-disease alert level to the highest and signaled the potential for unprecedented steps to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has killed six and infected hundreds.The government ordered that schools delay resuming lessons after a holiday break as more than 600 people were confirmed to have been infected, a 20-fold surge in reported cases over five days. More than half are linked to members of Shincheonji Church of J...
Tags: South Korea, News, Cdc, Israel, Bloomberg, Britain, Moon, Seoul, Foreign Office, Daegu, Moon Jae, Jihye Lee, Donga Ilbo, Shamim Adam, Shincheonji Church of Jesus, Shincheonji

How Peloton Bricked the Screens On Flywheel's Stationary Bikes

DevNull127 writes: Let me get this straight. Peloton's main product is a stationary bicycle costing over $2,000 with a built-in touchscreen for streaming exercise classes. ("A front facing camera and microphone mean you can interact with friends and encourage one another while you ride," explained the Kickstarter campaign which helped launch the company in 2013, with 297 backers pledging $307,332.) Soon after they went public last summer, Bloomberg began calling them "the unprofitable fitness co...
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg, Kickstarter, Flywheel, Peloton, Peloton Peloton

5 Takeaways from the Nevada Caucuses (The Big One: Sanders Takes Control)

Mr. Sanders has now won the most votes in each of the first three states and has more momentum than all his rivals and more money than everyone besides two self-funding billionaires.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Warren, Nevada, Biden, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, Steyer, Bernard, Klobuchar, Buttigieg, Joseph R Jr, Pete (1982-, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R

South Korea Signals Unprecedented Steps to Contain Virus Surge

(Bloomberg) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in signaled the potential for unprecedented steps as the country reeled from a surge in coronavirus cases that triggered travel advisories around the world.The government on Sunday raised the infectious-disease alert to “red,” the highest level, after about a 20-fold surge in confirmed cases over five days. The total is now 602, a majority of which have been linked to members of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus. A further 18 were tied to a Catholic g...
Tags: South Korea, News, Cdc, Israel, Bloomberg, Britain, Moon, Seoul, Foreign Office, Yonhap, Daegu, Moon Jae, Jihye Lee, Niluksi Koswanage, Shincheonji Church of Jesus, Chung Se kyun

Israel and Middle East Stocks News: - Bloomberg

Israel and Middle East Stocks News: - Bloomberg:Israeli stocks fell the most in the Middle East as the country confirmed a coronavirus case and moved to contain its spread.The main gauge in Tel Aviv retreated as much as 2.5% on Sunday, while those in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar also fell. Israeli equities are highly correlated to moves in the U.S., where stocks sank on Friday.Last week, emerging-market currencies had their worst five days since August and stocks fell on mounti...
Tags: Travel, China, Israel, Tel Aviv, Qatar, Bloomberg, Middle East, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Saudi Arabia Dubai Bahrain Kuwait

Can Mike Bloomberg come back from his Democratic debate debacle?

The billionaire former New York mayor had surged in the polls on the back of lavish spending on ads – then came his moment onstage in Las Vegas and a rapid revision of his prospectsAfter spending nearly half a billion dollars on advertising that portrays him as a pioneering leader, a man who would be a unifying, inspirational presence in the White House, Michael Bloomberg finally got the chance this week to sell himself, live, to a nationwide audience.It didn’t go well. Instead of Wednesday’s De...
Tags: New York, New York City, Bloomberg, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, Las Vegas, Mike Bloomberg, White House Michael Bloomberg, US elections 2020

Nine-Year-Old Boy Asks Buttigieg Advice on Coming Out as Gay

(Bloomberg) -- Pete Buttigieg welcomed a nine-year-old boy on stage at a rally in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday night after the young boy asked the Democratic presidential candidate for help coming out as gay.“Would you help me tell the world I’m gay too,” the boy wrote in a pre-submitted question that was read to Buttigieg. “I want to be brave like you.”Buttigieg, who is the first major openly gay presidential candidate, was momentarily speechless. The crowd, numbering in the thousands, started...
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Nevada, Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders, Chasten, Bloomberg News, Zachary, Denver Colorado, South Bend Indiana, Buttigieg, Wendy Benjaminson, Tyler Pager, Bloomberg Pete Buttigieg

Warren insults Bloomberg after Nevada

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren used her speech following the Nevada caucuses to go after opponent Michael Bloomberg's height.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Stories, Nevada, Michael Bloomberg, Sen Elizabeth Warren

Warren rallies packed Seattle crowd, slams Bloomberg

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren rallied a rowdy crowd in Seattle Saturday night as ballots for Washington state's March 10 presidential primary began arriving in mailboxes of the state’s nearly 4.5 million voters. The Massachusetts senator congratulated Sanders on winning and thanked Nevada for keeping her in the fight.
Tags: News, Washington, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Bloomberg, Nevada, Seattle, Sanders

Bernie Sanders' Nevada win is a breakout moment. The others are toast

The Vermont Senator will soon be going toe to toe with Donald Trump There are no second prizes in presidential contests. No silver medals. No participation trophies.There are, however, endless numbers of delusional candidates and campaigns who insist that they will sweep the later states, or take their delegates to the convention, or contest the legitimacy of the nomination process.This was the position of one Bernie Sanders four years ago, not to mention his die-hard fans.Today, after his res...
Tags: Texas, News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, California, America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, Democrats, New Hampshire, Iowa, Arizona, Wisconsin, Warren, Ohio

Bernie Sanders Romps in Nevada. Is He Unstoppable?

Some lessons from NeverTrump for PleaseNotBernie.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Ted, Nevada, Republican Party, Biden, South Carolina, Cruz, Trump, Sanders, Rubio, Democratic Party, Marco, Bernard, Buttigieg, Presidential Election of 2016

Bernie Sanders Wins Nevada Caucuses, Strengthening His Primary Lead

His triumph will provide a burst of momentum that may make it difficult for the still-fractured moderate wing of the Democratic Party to slow his march to the nomination.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Warren, Nevada, Biden, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Bernard, Klobuchar, Buttigieg, Primaries and Caucuses, Joseph R Jr, Pete (1982-

Washington DC mayor: no Democrat is perfect, so consider Bloomberg

* Muriel Bowser says former New York mayor will ‘cast widest net’ * Nevada caucuses: crucial ‘first in the west’ contest – live * Trump calls John Bolton a ‘traitor’ and wants to block his bookDemocrats are not going to find the perfect candidate to take on Donald Trump, the Washington DC mayor Muriel Bowser said in an interview published on Saturday, so they should consider backing Mike Bloomberg – as she has done.“We can say that we’re looking for the perfect candidate,” the only woman to be...
Tags: Post, New York, News, California, Washington Post, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, New Jersey, Las Vegas, Nevada

Bloomberg needs to take down Sanders -- immediately

In any political campaign, candidates need to know what they stand for, and who -- or what --they're up against. At this stage in the game for Bloomberg, that enemy is not Trump. It's Sen. Bernie Sanders and the election calendar, writes Joe Lockhart.
Tags: Bloomberg, Cnn, Bernie Sanders, Sanders

Opinion: Bloomberg needs to take down Sanders -- immediately

It seems Michael Bloomberg entered the presidential race for at least two reasons: he wants to be president and he understands the importance of denying President Trump a second term.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Stories, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Sanders

No Evidence Russia Helping Trump, Top U.S. Security Aide Says

(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump’s top security aide said he’s seen no evidence that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. election in an effort to support the president’s re-election bid.On the other hand, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien told ABC News that it would be “no surprise” if Moscow was trying to help Senator Bernie Sanders win the election, as reported on Friday.“I haven’t seen any intelligence that Russia is doing anything to attempt to get President Trump re-elected,” O’Brien s...
Tags: Asia, Europe, News, Putin, Abc, Washington, Germany, Russia, Bloomberg, Nato, House, Moscow, Abc News, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Trump

Erdogan, Putin, Merkel and Macron to Meet March 5 on Idlib

(Bloomberg) -- The Turkish, Russian, German and French leaders will meet on March 5 to try to find a solution to the crisis in the city of Idlib as Turkey and Russian-backed Syrian forces risk confrontation in the region.Following phone calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he will meet them all on March 5, without disclosing the location. As Turkey slides toward...
Tags: News, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Russia, Bloomberg, Turkey, Moscow, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Istanbul, Ankara, Emmanuel Macron, Idlib, Onur Ant, Erdogan Putin Merkel, Russia Near Breaking Point

Digital Edits, a Paid Army: Bloomberg Is ‘Destroying Norms’ on Social Media

His campaign is testing the boundaries of what platforms like Twitter and Facebook allow in politics. They’re having trouble coming up with an answer.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, News, Social Media, Bloomberg, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Political advertising, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R, Instagram Inc

Bernie Sanders goes after Bloomberg in final Vegas rally ahead of Nevada caucuses

Saturday will test whether Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders can hold his frontrunner status, after winning New Hampshire and placing in the top two in Iowa.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Bloomberg, New Hampshire, Iowa, Nevada, Usa Today, Bernie Sanders, Vermont Sen Bernie Sanders

Mike Bloomberg's social media strategy is under fire as Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for platform manipulation

A Twitter spokesman said the identical posts violated its policy against manipulation and spam that was created in response to the 2016 election.
Tags: Twitter, News, Bloomberg, Mike Bloomberg

Mike Bloomberg's social media strategy is under fire as Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for platform manipulation

On Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported that Twitter had suspended 70 accounts for violating its terms. The accounts in question were tweeting support for in identical messages. Bloomberg's campaign has come under scrutiny for its unconventional tactics on social media, including and an edited video clip from Tuesday's debate that many called misleading. A Twitter spokesman told Business Insider that the accounts had violated the social media company's policies around platform manipulatio...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Taylor Swift, Softbank, Trends, Bloomberg, Nevada, Los Angeles Times, Singh, Mike Bloomberg, Sabrina Singh

Nevada Caucuses Could Be a Preview of What’s to Come

The state’s contest will be the first this presidential cycle in which the racial makeup comes close to reflecting the nation’s population as a whole.
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Warren, Nevada, Biden, Sanders, Amy, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Bernard, Klobuchar, Buttigieg, Primaries and Caucuses, Joseph R Jr, Pete (1982-, Presidential Election of 2020

Twitter suspends pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating manipulation and spam policies

Some accounts have been permanently suspended while others are under review to verify ownership.
Tags: News, Bloomberg

The Power Of Elizabeth Warren Forces Bloomberg To Release Women From NDAs

In less than a week, presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg completely changed his tune regarding non-disclosure agreements at his company. The credit for this swift change goes to none other than Sen. Elizabeth Warren after she shone a precise and unrelenting spotlight on the issue at last Wednesday’s Democratic debate in Las Vegas and refused to let it go. Several lawsuits have been filed over the years against Bloomberg’s company by women blaming him for fostering a culture of sexual ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Bloomberg, Warren, Las Vegas, Bloomberg LP, Sen Elizabeth Warren, NDA, Mike Bloomberg, Power Of Elizabeth Warren Forces Bloomberg, Washington Post Warren

Twitter Has Reportedly Suspended 70 Pro-Bloomberg Accounts for Violating Its Platform Manipulation Policy

On Friday, Twitter began suspending 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for violating a company policy put in place in response to the 2016 election, according to the Los Angeles Times. In a statement to TIME, Twitter confirmed that it has “taken enforcement action on a group of accounts for violating our rules against platform manipulation and spam.” Some accounts will be permanently suspended and others will have to go through steps to verify their owners. The suspended accounts, first rep...
Tags: Twitter, News, New York City, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Times, Los Angeles Times, Mike Bloomberg, Onetime, 2020 Election, Sabrina Singh, TIME Twitter