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DarkSide: Following the money in the crypto age

Ransomware is the fastest-growing cryptocurrency-related crime. Known payments to ransomware attackers rose 337% from 2019 to 2020, when they reached over R5.4-billion worth of cryptocurrency The post DarkSide: Following the money in the crypto age appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Ransomware, Bitcoin, United States, Hacking, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Consensys, Lisa Monaco, Chainalysis, Strate, Top Six, Darkside, William Callahan, Colonial Pipeline


This bill was meant to protect California workers from COVID. Some counties use it to protect employers instead.

In the thick of the pandemic, California adopted a law to tell workers of dangers their employers often kept secret: Which workplaces had suffered outbreaks of COVID-19, and how severe they were. Yet six months after the law took effect, most employees know scarcely more than before, a Bay Area News Group investigation has found. Only about one-third of the state’s 58 counties released specific information on workplace outbreaks in response to recent public records requests, and those specifics ...
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, California, Oregon, Israel, California News, Los Angeles, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Delta, Oakland, Riverside County, East Bay, Joe


1031 property sales: Do they deserve the tax break?

One of the perks of our profession is we get insights into future legislation at the state and federal level that can affect our livelihood. You see, the commercial real estate lobby is quite influential. Recall, the enormous push that occurred last year in California to defeat Proposition 15 which would have altered the way property taxes are calculated for commercial properties. Presently, there is talk in Congress to gut tax deferred exchanges that are accomplished through section 1031 of the...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, Congress, California, Housing, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Irs, Commercial Real Estate, Fed, San Fernando Valley, Julie Baird, Lee Associates Commercial Real Estate Services, Allen C Buchanan


Your product is a joke (and that's brilliant!)

https://www.eesel.app/blog/your-product-is-a-joke The rules that help make good improv comedy can surprisingly help make good product too. Let’s run through interesting parallels between the two, and how you can apply some lessons from improv to build better product. The key product lesson is that you should understand the world you are in before you do anything else. This is the base reality of your product. Who are your customers? What are their problems? What do they do about these problems? ...
Tags: Business, Product Management, Curated


As employees head back to work, insults and misconduct ramp up

They’re back. Those snide insults, inappropriate comments, racist remarks and sexual innuendos that used to make us cringe are rearing their heads again as more people return to the workplace amid a fast-recovering — and seemingly looser — COVID-19 world. After more than 14 months of working from home with no on-site management to filter or rein in comments or behaviors that could be considered workplace harassment, employees and bosses are facing an adjustment period. In some cases, it’s making...
Tags: Work, Business, New York, News, Workplace, Sport, Soccer, New York Times, Deloitte, Local News, Sexual Harassment, Pew Research, Seyfarth, Perrier, Phillipe Weiss, Sexual Misconduct


Google is moving nearly 20% of its Health division to other areas of the company. It's yet another growing pain for the unit.

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today:Google is downsizing its health team and moving employees to Fitbit as part of a major reorganization.Credit Suisse has lost at least 45 employees after a string of scandals in recent months.Instacart is taking on Google and Facebook with its $1 billion ads business. We have a look inside its p...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Business, New York Post, Florida, Finance, Wall Street, Amc, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bank Of America, Banking, Austin


Naspers and Prosus in share swap Catch-22

Asset managers are concerned about the share exchange but others welcome it because Naspers has dominated the JSE The post appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, Taiwan, Chinese, South Africa, Korea, Tencent, Naspers, Schroders, MSCI, JSE, Top Six, Anchor Capital, Prosus, Morgan Stanley Capital International, Kondi Nkosi, Media24


T-Mobile Launches New Services for Small Business

T-Mobile has launched new services designed to help small businesses succeed in a mobile-first digital transformation strategy. The new services include offering Business Unlimited smartphone plans, which have unlimited 5G access, high-speed hotspot data, and greater Premium Data. T-Mobile Small Business Services With unlimited Premium Data, businesses can use as much data as they want without being slowed down based on their data usage. T-Mobile are also offering Small Business Internet, whi...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Sales, T Mobile, Katz, Small Business News, Mike Katz, T Mobile for Business, Business Unlimited, Facebook Advertising Provided By T Mobile Asides


3 clearest signs you're a manager who's in need of leadership training, according to a startup CEO

Madeline Pratt is CEO and founder of Fearless Foundry. Madeline Pratt Leaders need consistent training to continue their development, says CEO Madeline Pratt. Improving your leadership skills has a positive ripple effect throughout your organization. Lack of role clarity, an easily frustrated team, and unclear benchmarks are signs it's time for guidance. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're guiding a team, your most fundamental job is setting others up for suc...
Tags: Work, Business, Leadership, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Founders, Nordic, Don, Executives, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Madeline Pratt


Trajectory matters more than state

https://www.intercom.com/blog/trajectory-matters-more-than-state/ When considering how to grow your business, it’s not about where you are, it’s about where you’re going and how fast you’re getting there. Long-term thinking is hard for a very simple reason: every company is in a race against the clock. Whether you’re bootstrapped or bankrolled, that clock is always ticking. Creating a product company requires an upfront investment of time and money and gives you a limited window to either break ...
Tags: Business, Entrepreneurship


Oil firm led by Tory donor investigated over alleged bribes in nine countries

UK-based Petrofac accused of making payments over more than 15 years to secure contractsA multinational oil firm which was led by a major Conservative donor has been under investigation for allegedly paying million-pound bribes to secure contracts in nine countries.The anti-corruption agency the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been examining allegedly suspicious payments made by the UK-based firm Petrofac. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Conservative, UK News, Oil and gas companies, Tory, Petrofac, Serious Fraud Office SFO, Petrofac Continue


Quest Food Management Services Is Hiring New Employees

Quest Food Management Services is going through a period of rapid growth. This means that they have a wealth of positions available for those that are looking to break into… Read more » The post Quest Food Management Services Is Hiring New Employees appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Tags: Business, Management, Hiring, HRM, Quest Food Management Services


UK supermarket Morrisons rejects £5.5bn US bid

The UK supermarket says the offer from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice "significantly undervalues the business".
Tags: Business, UK, US, Morrisons, Clayton Dubilier Rice


The Black Box Inventor Was Told to Drop the Idea

https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-history/space-age/the-inventor-of-the-black-box-was-told-to-drop-the-idea-and-get-on-with-blowing-up-fuel-tanks Warren was studying for his amateur radio license when a World War II ban on hobby radio forced him to redirect his efforts to chemistry sets. But when Warren gave his supervisor Technical Memorandum 142, describing the use of a wire to record several minutes of cockpit conversation, his boss showed no enthusiasm. Warren was told to pass the idea to the i...
Tags: Business, BBC News, Warren, Product Management, Curated


How Notion pulled itself back from the brink of failure

https://www.figma.com/blog/design-on-a-deadline-how-notion-pulled-itself-back-from-the-brink-of-failure/ The story of its last-minute pivot and epic comeback. “Our general philosophy is to go crazy with permutations,” he says. “If the taste is there, which you can grow by studying typography and the giants of industry, you can churn out versions until you find the best one.” The post How Notion pulled itself back from the brink of failure appeared first on nextbigwhat.
Tags: Business, Product Management, Curated


SAA: PIC allegations are Harith’s albatross

Sipho Makhubela assures that the private equity firm has what it takes to raise the capital to get SAA flying again The post SAA: PIC allegations are Harith’s albatross appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Business, South Africa, Aviation, Tunisia, Arab Spring, Comair, Mango, ANC, Thabo Mbeki, SAA, Pravin Gordhan, Kulula, Jabu Moleketi, Top Six, Lanseria Airport, Bantu Holomisa


'World's youngest venture capitalist' raises $196 million

A 24-year-old British podcaster who abandoned his law degree to devote himself to interviewing tech investors has raised US$140 million ($196m) for his own venture capital fund.Harry Stebbings, who started recording The Twenty Minute... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, Harry Stebbings


Folsom Cafe Owners Dip Into Savings, Sell Everything To Keep Business Alive

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Tags: Business, News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, John, PPP, Consumer, Amanda Watson, Voelz, CBSN Sacramento Feed, Folsom Cafe Owners, Reset Café, John Voelz Voelz, Tahni


LA County reports 255 new coronavirus cases, 9 deaths on Saturday

Los Angeles County reported 255 new cases of COVID-19 and nine additional deaths on Saturday, June 19, while continuing to track the proliferation of coronavirus variants. Saturday’s figures brought the county’s totals to 1,247,361 cases and 24,439 fatalities since the pandemic began, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. According to state figures, there were 219 people hospitalized in the county due to COVID-19 as of Saturday, the same as Friday. There were 38 COVID ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, India, Israel, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Delta, Community, Disneyland


Covid jabs for billions of humans will earn their makers billions of dollars

We look at the drug firms – led by Pfizer and Moderna – that are set to profit most in an unprecedented global vaccination driveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDrugmakers led by US firms Pfizer and Moderna stand to make tens of billions of dollars from their Covid-19 vaccines this year and next, given G7 governments’ pledge to vaccinate the entire world by the end of 2022, but sales are likely to drop sharply thereafter, according to analysts.Acclaimed for allowing a ...
Tags: Health, Business, Science, US, Society, World news, Infectious Diseases, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Moderna, Coronavirus, Karen Andersen, Morningstar Continue


Obituary: Dr. Gerald ‘Jerry’ Silver strived to protect quality of life in San Fernando Valley

Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Silver was a longtime community activist and a needle in the side of developers and politicians who wanted to put their mark on the San Fernando Valley with projects he felt were unsuitable. The father of three sons and one daughter leaves behind his second wife, Myrna (above), to whome he was married for four decades. Courtesy photo Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Silver was a longtime community activist and a needle in the side of developers and politicians who wanted to put their ma...
Tags: Business, Hollywood, News, Porterville, Sport, Soccer, Obituaries, Community, Obituary, Omaha, Silver, Faa, Joan, Wells Fargo, City Hall, Cohen


How friendly is California to families?

”Survey says” looks at various rankings and scorecards of geographic locations, noting that these grades are best seen as a mix of art and data. Buzz: California cities did fairly well in a recent ranking of family-friendly places to live, including two of the top three — Fremont and Irvine. But the statewide grade overall was just average. Source: WalletHub analyzed 48 economic and demographic factors to create relative scores for 182 cities in five key criteria — family fun, health and safety,...
Tags: Business, Florida, Texas, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, California, Housing, Washington, Massachusetts, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, West Virginia, Sport, Soccer


Furloughed workers reluctant to return, says Andrea Leadsom

Former business secretary claims UK’s economic recovery under threat with firms struggling to persuade staff back to the officeThe former business secretary Andrea Leadsom has warned that some people are reluctant to return to work because furlough has been “great” for them while others were “terrified” of going back to the office, sparking criticism from workers and business-owners.The Conservative MP said some businesses in her South Northamptonshire constituency were struggling to get employe...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Economics, UK News, Economic recovery, Andrea Leadsom, South Northamptonshire, Coronavirus, UK job furlough scheme


What does it actually mean to 'mine' crypto and why is China cracking down on them?

When Bitcoin finally takes over the world, 2021 will be remembered as the exodus of the miners. All across China, officials are closing companies and making mass arrests as part of a comprehensive crackdown on the trading and minting... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China


Nintendo Direct Scored Highest Peak Viewers for E3 2021

It seems Nintendo has “won” E3 2021 as far as peak viewers go as this chart has divulged the conferences that had the highest, with the Smash Bros. series and Breath of the Wild 2 likely being huge factors in this accomplishment. Data site Stream Hatchet released a chart that revealed the amount of views […]
Tags: Business, Games, Events, Nintendo, Statistics, Anime, E3


Folsom Cafe Owners Dip Into Savings, Sell Everything To Keep Business Alive

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COVID: It’s not just Delta — other coronavirus variants worry scientists, also

By Virginia Langmaid, CNN (CNN) — Coronavirus variants are what keep Dr. Scott Lindquist, an epidemiologist for Washington state, up at night. “I have got to be honest — last thing I think about before I go to bed are the variants and the first thing I think about in the morning are the variants,” Lindquist told a briefing this week. And while federal health officials are warning most about the Delta variant — the B.1.617.2 strain first seen in India — other variants are also gaining ground in ...
Tags: Business, UK, News, California, Cdc, Washington, White House, India, US, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, United Kingdom, Delta, Brazil, Pfizer


Older Americans are on the front line of the student debt crisis

It’s hard enough to pay off college loans out of a salary. It doesn’t get any easier when you retire. The fastest-growing chunk of the U.S.’s $1.7 trillion student-loan pile is the one held by the oldest borrowers. There are now about 8.7 million Americans aged over 50 who are still paying off college loans, and their debt has increased by about half since 2017. Some took out loans to help their children, and could be well into their 90s before they’re done repaying. Others went back to school l...
Tags: Business, News, Virginia, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Department Of Education, U S Treasury, Sizer, Bridgewater College, Alma Topete, Frank Sizer Jr


Amid declining COVID-19 and reopening businesses, LA County urges Father’s Day, Juneteenth caution

Although most COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted in the state, Los Angeles County health officials urged residents today to continue exercising care as they mark Juneteenth and Father’s Day, particularly if they plan to interact with populations vulnerable to infection. “If you’re celebrating the holidays with someone elderly or with underlying health conditions, and they haven’t been vaccinated, I encourage you to celebrate safely outdoors with masks and distancing or virtually,” Los Angele...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, India, Israel, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Delta, Community, Lausd


How to Use Skrill to Buy Stocks

. {display:none !important;} .code-block {display:none !important;} .sovrn_ad_unit {display:none !important;} When you’re at the beginning of your stocks trading journey, you quickly start noticing all the fees and the hoops you have to jump through in order to buy the stocks you want. Skrill is without a doubt one of the most user-friendly applications for stock brokers, and that’s why we made this guide. What’s Skrill? Formerly known as Moneybookers, Skrill is a British-based ...
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