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Ataccama acquires data visualization startup Tellstory

Ataccama acquires data visualization startup Tellstory

7 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Ataccama acquired Tellstory to add data vizualization tools to an expert systems platform for managing large amounts of data.
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Best Buy cut 5,000 jobs this month, even as online sales soared during pandemic

11 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Best Buy said it cut the jobs because more shoppers are choosing to buy online instead of coming inside stores. It said it will replace the 5,000 full-time employees with 2,000...
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Belk Becomes The In-And-Out Of Bankruptcy

11 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The department store chain got its bankruptcy plan approved this week in one of the quickest chapter 11 proceedings in retail history
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Licensing Platform Songtradr Expands To Help Brands Get In Tune With Music Solutions

11 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Music licensing marketplace Songtradr is launching a brand solutions division to help advertisers and agencies develop and iterate holistic solutions ranging from branded...
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Tesla has 'significant first-mover advantage' in the electric vehicle space - but 3 smaller names are also poised to succeed as EV sales climb in 2021, CFRA says

Tesla has 'significant first-mover advantage' in the electric vehicle space - but 3 smaller names are also poised to succeed as EV sales climb in 2021, CFRA says

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement CFRA says Tesla has a "first mover advantage" over many new entrants in the EV market. But the firm also says Rivian, Lucid Motors, and Fisker will...
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Facebook is making the case that small businesses rely on personalized ads ahead of a major Apple software update that could devastate part of Facebook's ads business

Facebook is making the case that small businesses rely on personalized ads ahead of a major Apple software update that could devastate part of Facebook's ads business

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Facebook is launching a new campaign aimed at proving the need for personalized advertising amid an ongoing battle with Apple. The initiative, titled...
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Los Angeles County will mandate an extra $5 per hour in 'hero pay' for frontline grocery and drugstore workers

Los Angeles County will mandate an extra $5 per hour in 'hero pay' for frontline grocery and drugstore workers

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Some grocery store employees will get an additional $5 per hour in "hero pay" in Los Angeles County after a vote from the Los Angeles County Board of...
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Why jobless claims are a bad indicator of unemployment

13 minutes ago   |   CNBC

The U-3 is considered the standard for measuring unemployment, but not everyone agrees the metric is a comprehensive picture U.S. unemployment.
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Anticipating a 2021 boom, fourth-quarter GDP is revised up slightly to 4.1%

17 minutes ago   |   CNBC

The economy grew at a 4.1% pace in the final three months of 2020, slightly faster than first estimated.
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SeaWorld attendance dives 53% in final quarter of 2020, but stock soars

27 minutes ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Despite the COVID challenges, SeaWorld beat Wall Street estimates and by late Thursday morning, the stock shot up to about $45 a share, the highest price since the...
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McDonald's has reportedly been collecting 'strategic intelligence' on...

McDonald's has reportedly been collecting 'strategic intelligence' on unionizing workers as they fight for a $15 minimum wage

Summary List Placement McDonald's has reportedly been collecting information on workers campaigning for a $15 federal minimum wage, including using a team of intelligence... Read more ...

Coinbase sent the mysterious creator of bitcoin a copy of its public filing...

Coinbase sent the mysterious creator of bitcoin a copy of its public filing in a symbolic gesture

Summary List Placement Cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase symbolically sent a copy of its public filing to the mysterious creator of bitcoin alongside its lawyers and... Read more ...

Biden revoked a slew of Trump executive orders, including one restricting...

Biden revoked a slew of Trump executive orders, including one restricting funds to 'anarchist' cities and one insisting on neoclassical architecture

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden revoked seven Trump-era presidential actions at once on Wednesday, including decrees on architectural style and what the former... Read more ...

Pfizer is testing out a 3rd booster shot to bolster its COVID-19 vaccine...

Pfizer is testing out a 3rd booster shot to bolster its COVID-19 vaccine against new variants

Summary List Placement Pfizer and BioNTech announced this morning that they plan to study the effects of a third COVID-19 vaccine dose in participants from its original... Read more ...

The US accused China of forcing its diplomats to take anal swab tests for...

The US accused China of forcing its diplomats to take anal swab tests for COVID-19

Summary List Placement The US has accused China of making its diplomats take anal swabs to test for COVID-19, and said China promised that diplomats wouldn't have to do them... Read more ...

GameStop spikes 104% in late-day surge as buying frenzy resumes

GameStop spikes 104% in late-day surge as buying frenzy resumes

Summary List Placement GameStop shares more than doubled in the final 30 minutes of trading on Wednesday as the buying frenzy that sent the stock skyrocketing to new heights in... Read more ...

Moderna just laid out its booster shot strategy to fight new coronavirus...

Moderna just laid out its booster shot strategy to fight new coronavirus variants

Summary List Placement The NIH will soon begin testing a new booster shot for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine that could better protect people against an emerging variant, according... Read more ...

Republican leaders Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney clash over support for...

Republican leaders Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney clash over support for Trump at a press conference

Summary List Placement Simmering divisions within Republican leadership were exposed yet again on Wednesday when GOP leaders were asked during a press conference whether former... Read more ...

Three Republican senators grilling Biden's Interior Secretary nominee Deb...

Three Republican senators grilling Biden's Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland deny climate science

Summary List Placement Three Republican senators grilling Interior Secretary nominee Rep. Deb Haaland this week have denied well-established climate science, even as they... Read more ...

Former aide charges Cuomo kissed, sexually harassed her

Former aide charges Cuomo kissed, sexually harassed her

NEW YORK - A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the governor kissed her without her consent and asked her to play strip poker, alleging a pattern of sexual harassment she... Read more ...