Gov. Tony Evers says Wisconsin National Guard troops will help fill COVID-related staffing shortages to ease pressure on hospitals over the coming weeks. (Jan. 13)
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Claiming Social Security is an important life milestone. Unfortunately, recent data from the Center for Retirement Research shows many Americans are passing up the simplest approach to claiming Social Security benefits and are needlessly complicating their efforts. According to the Center for Retirement Research, the No. 1 reason people don't apply for benefits online is because they aren't aware they have the option to do so.
India's iconic national carrier has officially been handed over to its original founders, the Tata Group.
Alphabet Inc's Google on Thursday increased the amount of time employees around the world can take off for vacation or caring for newborns and seriously ill loved ones. Google has long been known as a global trailblazer in workplace benefits. Employees also have grown frustrated during the pandemic about long work hours, without being able to enjoy free meals and other Google office perks.
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N95 and KN95 face masks offer greater protection against COVID. Here's where to buy them on Amazon from brands like 3M, Powecom, WWDOLL, and more.
(Bloomberg) -- Wall Streeters shuddered as the news broke last year that U.S. regulators were examining whether bank employees were using personal phones to text about business with each other and clients -- a rule that just about everyone seemed to be breaking.Most Read from BloombergApple to Rival Square by Turning iPhones Into Payment TerminalsTech Giants Drag Down Stocks While Dollar Jumps: Markets WrapPowell Backs March Liftoff, Won’t Rule Out Hike Every MeetingA Nor’easter Approaching New
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Amazon will shut down its 'Sold by Amazon' 3rd-party-seller program and pay $2.25 million to settle price-fixing allegations
Washington's attorney general said Amazon "unreasonably restrained competition in order to maximize its own profits off third-party sales."
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The deal is an advance purchase agreement between Novavax and Israel's Ministry of Health. The Novavax jab is not yet authorized or approved for use in Israel; so far, the country has only approved fellow biotech Moderna's mRNA-1273 (Spikevax) and Comirnaty from Pfizer and BioNTech. In its press release on the matter, Novavax wrote that it "will work with the Ministry of Health to obtain the necessary authorizations and finalize plans for distribution in Israel pending regulatory approval."
Nearly 22 million Americans have net worths of at least $1 million, according to the 2021 Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report -- more than 8% of the country's adults. There are 820,000 millionaires...
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The e-tailer, who has released collaborations with Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion in recent years, faces a $4.2 million FTC fine for allegedly concealing unfavorable reviews on its website
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Jacqueline Claire Durand, 22, a dog walker, was permanently disfigured last month in an attack by two dogs she was hired to walk, according to lawsuit.
Rwanda and Ethiopia are using ingenious marketing approaches to attract e-commerce users in China and increase their exports to the Asian country. Last week, Rwanda’s ambassador to China, James Kimonyo, rode a bike to deliver Rwandan coffee to a customer who had ordered it from the online retailer JD.com. Donning the company’s attire—a red helmet, face mask, and jacket—and with JD.com workers in tow, Kimonyo went to the customer’s house, delivered the coffee and signed a certificate thanking her for buying a Rwandan product, Rwanda’s New Times reported.
Japan's Toyota Motor Co said on Friday its vehicle sales rose by 10.1% last year, making it the world's biggest carmaker for a second straight year and putting it further ahead of its nearest rival, Germany's Volkswagen AG. The carmaker said sales were 10.5 million vehicles in 2021, including those by affiliates Daihatsu Motors and Hino Motors. That compares with 8.9 million https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/volkswagen-sees-81-sales-drop-2021-just-under-49-million-vehicles-2022-01-12 delivered by Volkswagen in the same period, 5% fewer than in 2020 and its lowest sales figures in 10 years.
Ather Energy, India's top electric scooter maker by revenue, is raising funds to ramp up annual production to one million scooters over the next three years amid a surge in demand, the startup's co-founder and chief executive told Reuters. Ather, which counts Tiger Global and Indian bikemaker Hero MotoCorp as investors, has raised about 12 billion rupees ($160 million) since its inception in 2013 and is in the process of raising more, Tarun Mehta said in an interview. A source with knowledge of the plans said Ather was looking for about $133 million.
If you need a side job to create extra income, read this list of viable side jobs to create your own schedule and breaking out of the 9-to-5 grind. According to Business Insider, real estate and tourism businesses often hire local writers to craft city and neighborhood guides.
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Technology company Hewlett Packard Enterprise won a multibillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against a British businessmen it accused of fraud after purchasing his software business Autonomy a decade ago. The decision by the U.K.'s High Court also removes a hurdle for the potential extradition to the U.S. of Autonomy's founder, British entrepreneur Michael Lynch. Hewlett Packard bought Autonomy in 2011 for $11 billion but was forced to write off most of its value the following year, in a corporate debacle that sparked a boardroom shakeup at the U.S. company.
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Tech-driven used car dealer Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) might fit that bill. The company has suffered a stock price decline of 58% since hitting its all-time high in August 2021, but leading Wall Street investment bank Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has just come out with a very bullish call. Its digital approach is so powerful that Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas describes the company as the "apex predator in auto retail" -- and since Carvana has rocketed up the rankings to become the second-largest car dealer in the U.S., he might be right.
Corporate culture matters significantly more than the ability to work remotely–feeling appreciated for your work matters 10 to 20x as much.
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Daimler is getting a new name.From Tuesday (February 1), the German carmaker will be known as Mercedes-Benz Group, after its flagship brand.It's a move that CEO Ola Kaellenius believes could raise the value of the company.He did not name a specific target valuation for the firm though.Right now, it is worth just over $85 billion.One analyst said the rebrand could help the firm persuade investors to see it more like Tesla, particularly as Mercedes pursues an electrification strategy to compete with the U.S. firm. Kaellenius also gave a hint of where the company's future might lie.He talked up self-driving cars and said it has 'significant business potential' for the future.The change is the latest in a run of restructures for an automaker dating back a century or so. In the year since the move was first announced, Mercedes-Benz shares have risen to their highest levels since 2015.They hit their peak when it was announced Daimler Truck would spin-off into a separate entity. That split went ahead in December.
While annuities can be complicated, the decision about whether one is right for you doesn’t have to be. Some folks are clearly better candidates for annuities than others.
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ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming relinquishes another corporate role to firm's China chairman as reorganisation at tech unicorn continues
ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming, China's richest billionaire under 40, has relinquished another corporate role to Zhang Lidong, the low-profile chairman of the company's mainland business, nearly a month after stepping down as chief executive of the world's most valuable unicorn. Zhang, who is not related to the company's 38-year-old founder, on Wednesday took over as legal representative of Beijing ByteDance Network Technology Co, according to Chinese corporate registry information portal Tianya