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Airbnb banked on short-term rentals. Can it continue without them?

2 minutes ago   |   The Real Deal New York

This story was originally published in July 2020. Just over a year ago, Lyric was riding high. On the heels of a $160 million funding round led by Airbnb, the short-term rental...
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REOPENING EUROPE - Reopening Tourism?

13 minutes ago   |   Bruegel

The OECD has estimated that COVID-19 will cause a 60% decline in international tourism in 2020. This could rise to 80% if recovery is delayed until December. During their trip...
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Biden backs out of attending Democratic convention on Covid-19 fears, will instead accept presidential nomination VIRTUALLY

Biden backs out of attending Democratic convention on Covid-19 fears, will instead accept presidential nomination VIRTUALLY

13 minutes ago   |   RT

Joe Biden won't be traveling to Milwaukee as planned to accept the Democratic presidential nomination - he and other scheduled speakers at the party's national convention will...
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Blackout Blitz creator Big Run Studios raises $5.25 million for casual mobile games

Blackout Blitz creator Big Run Studios raises $5.25 million for casual mobile games

30 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Big Run Studios, maker of Blackout Blitz, has raised $5.25 million in seed round funding, led by game investment firm Transcend Fund.
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Moscow expands COVID-19 express tests to major airports

52 minutes ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia is expanding COVID-19 express tests to other major air hubs in Moscow after using them at the country's busiest airport, Sheremetyevo, in the capital, the...
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Grant Park killing, other violence spurs activists to call for increased housing funds for those experiencing homelessness

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Following the killing of a homeless man in Grant Park, activists called on Chicago officials Wednesday to provide an additional $100 million in yearly funds to find permanent...
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Hedge funds are using these 10 alt-data sources to gain an investing edge and keep track of the coronavirus' impact

Hedge funds are using these 10 alt-data sources to gain an investing edge and keep track of the coronavirus' impact

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

With companies revising their forecasts, and governments scrambling to put out up-to-date statistics, more investors are turning to alternative data to gauge the impact of the...
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Stanford business school graduates knew their classmates would soon found great startups, and they created a unique club to invest in them. The result is a $1.5 million fund bound by loyalty, community, and democracy

Stanford business school graduates knew their classmates would soon found great startups, and they created a unique club to invest in them. The result is a $1.5 million fund bound by loyalty, community, and democracy

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

A group of students at Stanford's Graduate School of Business wanted to find a way to collectively invest in startups founded by their classmates. So they created an investment...
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Ja'Whaun Bentley leaning on Patriots past to become team's new defensive centerpiece

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

When you watch Ja'Whaun Bentley play this season, he hopes you see someone else. His Patriots predecessors, to be precise. Ideally, whenever Bentley hammers a running back in...
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Democrats launch probe into $765M Kodak loan

Democrats launch probe into $765M Kodak loan

1 hour ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

House Democrats are investigating a $765 million federal loan awarded to Eastman Kodak for the photography company to start producing drug ingredients - a surprising deal that...
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Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Speakers-including Joe Biden-will no longer be traveling to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, officials say. Organizers, who were already planning a mostly... Read more ...

NYC announces COVID-19 checkpoint plan

NYC announces COVID-19 checkpoint plan

Travelers coming to New York City from 35 states and territories on New York state's COVID-19 quarantine list may be met at bridges and train stations and told to fill out... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

The Cruise Lines International Association announced they are extending the suspension of cruise operations until at least November. Read more ...

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk." Read more ...

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels

Facebook launches its new TikTok clone: Instagram Reels

Facebook's Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok - Instagram Reels . The new Instagram feature will let users record and edit 15-second... Read more ...

Nebraska football schedule for 2020 season released

Nebraska football schedule for 2020 season released

Big Ten Network released the schedule for the 2020 season Wednesday morning, including the schedule for the Huskers. Read more ...