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The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters - Washington Post

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:03pm

Washington Post

The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters
Washington Post
Amazon's search for a second headquarters is like a reality show, only way geekier and with way higher stakes. And true to that format, dreams are already getting crushed. We feel for you Minneapolis. The online retailer was quite clear when it ...
A Maine Racetrack Didn't Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.New York Times
Why Miami could still be a winner even if it loses the Amazon headquartersMiami Herald
Unemployment falls further in South Florida, but job creation slowsSun Sentinel
Palm Beach Post -Press of Atlantic City -Crain's Cleveland Business -WWSB ABC 7
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The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters - Washington Post

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:03pm

Washington Post

The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters
Washington Post
Amazon's search for a second headquarters is like a reality show, only way geekier and with way higher stakes. And true to that format, dreams are already getting crushed. We feel for you Minneapolis. The online retailer was quite clear when it ...
Why Miami could still be a winner even if it loses the Amazon headquartersMiami Herald
Unemployment falls further in South Florida, but job creation slowsSun Sentinel
Where Amazon May Build Its New HeadquartersNew York Times
WNCT -Hawaii News Now -TechCrunch -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Staten Island-based 'CabbageTech' charged with bitcoin-related fraud after promising 300% returns in a week - CNBC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:37am

CNBC

Staten Island-based 'CabbageTech' charged with bitcoin-related fraud after promising 300% returns in a week
CNBC
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announces Friday it has charged Patrick K. McDonnell and his company CabbageTech with "fraud and misappropriation in connection with purchases and trading of Bitcoin and Litecoin." The company promised ...
CFTC files charges in two cryptocurrency fraud casesThe Hill
The SEC Wants Answers Before It Approves Bitcoin-Based FuturesGizmodo
CFTC to Tighten How It Reviews Bitcoin-Related Product LaunchesWall Street Journal
City A.M. -Coindesk -Finance Magnates
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IBM shares fall on soft profit outlook - Reuters

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:47am

Reuters

IBM shares fall on soft profit outlook
Reuters
(Reuters) - Shares in International Business Machines fell 2.6 percent on Friday as analysts judged a “disappointing” full-year profit forecast showed that the company would take more time to get back on a path of steady growth. FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians ...
IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress BullsBloomberg
IBM shares fall despite first growth in 23 quartersCNBC
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Position Cut by Fort Pitt Capital Group LLCStockNewsTimes
Barron's -Week Herald -TechCrunch -Poughkeepsie Journal
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The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters - Washington Post

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:44am

New York Times

The biggest losers in Amazon's hunt for its second headquarters
Washington Post
Amazon's search for a second headquarters is like a reality show, only way geekier and with way higher stakes. And true to that format, dreams are already getting crushed. The online retailer was quite clear when it solicited proposals, laying out ...
A Maine Racetrack Didn't Lure Amazon. Multiply That Disappointment by 218.New York Times
Amazon will choose Chicago because other locations are hot garbageChicago Tribune
Why Miami could still be a winner even if it loses the Amazon headquartersMiami Herald
New Republic -USA TODAY -Forbes -TechCrunch
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Stocks open higher but worries of government shutdown loom - CNBC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:31am

CNBC

Stocks open higher but worries of government shutdown loom
CNBC
Equities have seen an increase in volatility this week amid the possibility of a government shutdown. On Thursday, the House passed a bill to avoid a government shutdown. The bill is now in the Senate's hands, where 60 votes are needed to send it to ...
A Government Shutdown Will Not Crash the Stock MarketBreitbart News
Height Securities: Odds Of Government Shutdown Are Nearly 50-50, But Congress Still Likely To 'Kick The Can'Benzinga
Paul Ryan Confident the House Will Pass Bill to Approve Short Term FundingMarketPulse (blog)
Splinter (blog) -TCPalm
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Here's why Jeff Bezos still drove a Honda long after he was a billionaire - CNBC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:20am

CNBC

Here's why Jeff Bezos still drove a Honda long after he was a billionaire
CNBC
Jeff Bezos in a customized 1998 Volkswagen Beetle from the movie "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" at Sotheby's in 1999. SHARES. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has a staggering fortune: He's the richest man in the world, worth about $108 billion ...
Taxpayers, get ready to smooch Bezos' behindChicago Tribune
Cities tell all: Dishing with Amazon's unsuccessful suitorsDetroit Free Press
As Amazon whittles down list of HQ sites, real work begins for DC region's leadersWTOP
Chicago Business Journal -gulfnews.com -Anniston Star -Youngstown Vindicator
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Amazon is raising the price of Prime monthly memberships by nearly 20 percent - Recode

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:11am

Recode

Amazon is raising the price of Prime monthly memberships by nearly 20 percent
Recode
Amazon Prime memberships are getting more expensive — for those customers who want the flexibility to pay for the speedy shipping and media streaming program on a monthly basis. The company is announcing on Friday that the Amazon Prime monthly fee is ...
Amazon raises monthly Prime rate, annual rate stays at $99USA TODAY
Amazon Prime cost jumps nearly 20 percent for monthly subscriptionCNET
Amazon Is Raising the Price on Prime Monthly MembershipsFortune
GeekWire -U.S. News & World Report -Engadget -BGR
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Delta tightens leash on comfort animals on flights, with rules for lack of federal regulation - USA TODAY

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:13am

USA TODAY

Delta tightens leash on comfort animals on flights, with rules for lack of federal regulation
USA TODAY
Rather than wait for federal regulation, Delta Air Lines unveiled its own tighter rules Friday for passengers flying with emotional-support animals that increasingly disrupt flights. The rules come as the airline carries about 700 assistance animals ...
Delta cracks down on support animals on board after urination, biting incidentsCNBC
Delta wants to know if your dog can behave before it fliesKXAN.com
Delta tightens restrictions on emotional support animalsAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

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Coca-Cola wants to collect and recycle 100% of its bottles, cans by 2030 - CNBC

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:12am

CNBC

Coca-Cola wants to collect and recycle 100% of its bottles, cans by 2030
CNBC
Coca-Cola wants to help collect and recycle bottles and cans for every one that it sells by 2030. CEO James Quincey said Coke has a responsibility to help solve the world's packaging problem. Danone's Evian and PepsiCo have also pledged to make its ...
Seeing Global 'Packaging Problem' Coke Vows to Cut WasteU.S. News & World Report
Coca-Cola Wants To Collect & Recycle 100% Of Its Bottles, Cans By 2030Nasdaq
Coca-Cola, Criticized for Plastic Bottles, Sets Recycling GoalsWall Street Journal
FOX43.com -Telegraph.co.uk
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Trump and your finances: Taxes, student and payday loans, tips targeted in 1st year - USA TODAY

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:00am

USA TODAY

Trump and your finances: Taxes, student and payday loans, tips targeted in 1st year
USA TODAY
When he took office a year ago, President Trump vowed to take a meat cleaver to regulations that he says have stifled corporate America and the economy. But consumer advocates say some of the Trump administration's rollbacks of Obama era financial ...
In bizarre reversal under Trump, consumer agency reveals moves to protect payday lendersLos Angeles Times
Here's Mick Mulvaney's first funding request for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: zeroPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Fortune Most Admired Companies, IBM Revenue Growth: CEO Daily for January 19, 2018 - Fortune

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:47am

Fortune

Fortune Most Admired Companies, IBM Revenue Growth: CEO Daily for January 19, 2018
Fortune
Great reputations are hard to build, but it turns out they are also hard to lose. That's why Fortune's World's Most Admired list, which ranks companies based on their reputation among other business leaders, shows such stability from year to year. Top ...
Union Pacific Named Fortune's Most Admired for Eight Consecutive YearsUnion Pacific (press release)

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Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost you - WABC-TV

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:28am

WABC-TV

Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost you
WABC-TV
Drivers may have to pay to come into the busiest parts of Manhattan under a new plan due out on Friday. The idea called "congestion pricing" involves using electronic tolling to charge drivers for entering parts of the city during peak times. If the ...
Congestion pricing: Driving in Manhattan could cost $11.52Washington Post

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Dublin hotel owner bans all social media influencers after 'exposing' one for asking for free 5-night stay - Business Insider

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:10am

Business Insider

Dublin hotel owner bans all social media influencers after 'exposing' one for asking for free 5-night stay
Business Insider
white moose cafe elle darby YouTuber Elle Darby, right, had her request for a free stay at the White Moose Hotel in Dublin, left, publicly rejected. The White Moose Cafe/Elle Darby/Business Insider. Social media influencer Elle Darby asked The White ...

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Dublin hotel owner bans all social media influencers after 'exposing' one for asking for free 5-night stay - Business Insider

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:10am

Business Insider

Dublin hotel owner bans all social media influencers after 'exposing' one for asking for free 5-night stay
Business Insider
white moose cafe elle darby YouTuber Elle Darby, right, had her request for a free stay at the White Moose Hotel in Dublin, left, publicly rejected. The White Moose Cafe/Elle Darby/Business Insider. Social media influencer Elle Darby asked The White ...
Bloggers Are Banned From the White Moose Lodge and We Deserve ItJezebel
What to do about the vlogger asking for a free hotel stayThe Independent
YouTuber Elle Darby's hotel blag turns into huge rowBBC News
HOTELS -The Scotsman -The Fashion Law (blog) -WPLG Local 10
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Amazon's HQ2 winner may have some regrets - CBS News

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:00am

CBS News

Amazon's HQ2 winner may have some regrets
CBS News
Winning the much-hyped contest for Amazon's (AMZN) second headquarters (HQ2) may not be the bonanza that it's cracked up to be. The competition is now down to 20 metropolitan areas that made the cut on Thursday for final consideration for the e ...

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$6 million in chips stolen in Wynn casino heist - CNNMoney

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:36am

CNNMoney

$6 million in chips stolen in Wynn casino heist
CNNMoney
Police are hunting for millions of dollars in casino chips after they were stolen -- allegedly by one of Wynn's own croupiers -- raising security concerns in the world's biggest gambling hub. The heist happened Tuesday at the Wynn Macau (WYNMF), one of ...
Macau Police Hunt VIP Dealer After $6 Million Theft From WynnU.S. News & World Report
Macau police hunt for casino dealer after $6m theftBBC News
Croupier and guard arrested over $6m Macau casino heistJakarta Post
South China Morning Post
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Amazon's next top headquarters: US cities strut their stuff as firm seeks second home - The Guardian

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:00am

The Guardian

Amazon's next top headquarters: US cities strut their stuff as firm seeks second home
The Guardian
Two hundred and thirty-eight candidates have been whittled down to 20. Getting there was “very tough” and everyone showed “tremendous enthusiasm and creativity”, but there will be only one winner in the hunt for America's Next Top Amazon Headquarters ...
Breakingviews - Amazon HQ2 choices disappointingly undisruptiveReuters
Amazon reveals top 20 city candidates for its second HQTechCrunch
Does Austin have the employees, training to fill 50000 Amazon jobs?KXAN.com
Minneapolis Star Tribune -Greenville News -WXIA-TV -Wall Street Journal
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Trump misfires with claim that military would 'shut down' during government shutdown - Washington Post

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 3:04am

Washington Post

Trump misfires with claim that military would 'shut down' during government shutdown
Washington Post
“A government shutdown will be devastating to our military . . . something the Dems care very little about!” — President Trump, in a tweet, Jan. 18. “If for any reason it shuts down, the worst thing is what happens to our military. We're rebuilding ...

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Google Inks a Patent Deal with Tencent as it Explores Ways to Expand in China - Fortune

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 1:54am

Fortune

Google Inks a Patent Deal with Tencent as it Explores Ways to Expand in China
Fortune
Alphabet's (goog, -0.19%) Google has agreed to a patent licensing deal with Tencent Holdings (tctzf, -1.08%) as it looks for ways to expand in China where many of its products, such as app store, search engine and email service, are blocked by ...
Google, Tencent Agree to Share Patents in Global Tech AllianceBloomberg
Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologiesPhys.Org
Tencent, Google sign long-term patent cross-licensing agreementXinhua
Financial Times -South China Morning Post -Moneyweb.co.za -ETTelecom.com
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