China’s Detention of Entrepreneur Raises Fresh Concerns About Vulnerability of Private Firms

Chinese authorities have detained Sun Dawu and taken control of his businesses, reviving a debate about the state’s dominance over private industry and rule of law in the world’s second-largest economy. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Alito raises religious liberty concerns about Covid restrictions and same-sex marriage ruling

Justice Samuel Alito said Thursday night that he worried about the future of religious liberty in the United States, expressing particular concern as it applies to Covid restrictions and the Supreme Court’s decision in 2015 clearing the way for same-sex … Read more…

Verizon Q3 Profit Tops Estimates, Operating Revenue Down 4.1%; Raises Guidance

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) said the company delivered strong third quarter results with an increased cash flow, wireless service revenue growth, and the most Fios Internet net adds since fourth 2014. The company said its performance was highlighted by increases … Read more…

ActBlue Raises $3.8B For Over 21,000 Dem Candidates, Committees & Organizations | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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General Mills Q1 Profit Tops Estimates, Organic Net Sales Up 10%; Raises Dividend

General Mills (GIS) reported first quarter adjusted earnings per share of $ 1.00, up 27 percent in constant currency, primarily driven by higher adjusted operating profit and higher after-tax earnings from joint ventures, partially offset by a higher adjusted effective … Read more…

iKala, an AI-based customer engagement platform, raises $17 million to expand in Southeast Asia

It brings iKala’s total raised so far to $ 30.3 million. The new funding will be used to launch in Indonesia and Malaysia, and expand in markets where iKala already operates, including Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Vietnam and … Read more…

CakeResume, which wants to become Asia's largest tech talent pool, raises $900,000 seed round

CakeResume is a startup creating an alternative for the tech industry to job search platforms like LinkedIn. The Taipei-based company, founded in 2016, announced today that it has raised $ 900,000 in seed funding from Mynavi, one of the largest … Read more…

Locarno, Venice Winner Lav Diaz’s ‘When the Waves Are Gone’ Raises Budgetary Bar for Filipino Auteur

Halted by COVID-19, and now part of Locarno’s The Films After Tomorrow competition, Lav Diaz’s “When the Waves Are Gone” looks set to mark the first time the Filipino auteur will enjoy the upsides of full-force international co-production. That co-production … Read more…

Berlin's DeepSpin raises seed funding for its 'portable, ultra-low-cost' MRI system

DeepSpin, a Berlin-based startup that is developing what it describes as a “next-generation, AI-powered MRI imaging machine”, has raised €600,000 in seed funding. Backing the round is APEX Digital Health, with participation from existing investors Entrepreneur First (EF) and SOSV, … Read more…

The rapid rollout of the Paycheck Protection Program raises fraud risk, government watchdog finds

As of June 12, the Small Business Administration processed some $ 512 million in PPP loans for business owners in need. The speedy implementation of the program and limited underwriting could lead to potential fraud, the Government Accountability Office found. … Read more…

India's logistics aggregator Shiprocket raises $13M to expand overseas

Shiprocket, a New Delhi-based logistics aggregator that works with direct-to-consumer sellers including several social media influencers, has raised $ 13 million in a new financing round as it looks to expand its platform overseas. Silicon Valley-based investment firm Tribe Capital … Read more…

‘Disney on Broadway’ coronavirus concert stream raises $609,479

A magical night for Mouse House and Broadway raised $ 609,479 for “Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.” Money donated during Friday’s streamed rebroadcast of November’s Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway will help fund the charity’s COVID-19 Emergency Assistance … Read more…

Setu raises $15M to help developers connect with banks to offer Indians 'sachet-sized' financial products

India’s push to digital payments in the last three years has seen tens of millions of people get comfortable with exchanging money online for the first time. Setu, a two-year-old startup, said on Wednesday that it has raised $ 15 … Read more…

J&J raises dividend but cuts 2020 earnings outlook over coronavirus outbreak; shares rise

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Grindr is Being Sold for $608.5 Million by Chinese Owner After U.S. Raises National Security Concerns

The Chinese owner of Grindr, the world’s most popular gay dating app, has reached a deal to sell the platform a year after U.S. regulators forced the company into a disposal because of national security concerns. Beijing Kunlun Tech, a … Read more…

JPMorgan raises clean energy spending goals, profit targets unchanged 

JPMorgan Chase & Co largely maintained its key profit goals for the medium term on Tuesday, signaling steady but slower growth, and raised its financial commitment for clean-energy initiatives after years of pressure from environmental activists. Reuters: Science News BEST … Read more…

EV fleet management gets another venture-backed contender as Electriphi raises $3.5 million

Electriphi, a provider of charging management and fleet monitoring software for electric vehicles, has joined the scrum of startups looking to provide services to the growing number of electric vehicle fleets in the U.S. The San Francisco-based company has just … Read more…

On the trail: Bloomberg targeted by Democratic rivals, Biden raises money for crucial states

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states but whose television ads have blanketed the airwaves: billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. … Read more…

Wyclef Jean Raises $25 Million To Support and Empower Artists in Africa and other Developing Countries

International artist and producer Wyclef Jean is using his business acumen to empower and invest in songwriters and producers in African countries and other emerging markets. Earlier this week, his company, Carnival World Music Group, revealed that it raised $ … Read more…

‘Is this the beginning of the end?’: OPEC discord raises questions about its long-term future

The future of OPEC looks increasingly uncertain, energy analysts told CNBC Friday, citing a deepening rift among the 14-member group. Europe News BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

11.21.19 T-Mobile home internet adds competition; Juice jacking invades public charging ports; Five Below raises prices

Home internet has been way too expensive without much competition. Monopoly cable companies have cornered the market in most of the country. Clark predicts this is the last year we’ll be suffering that lack of competition. In 2020 & 2021, … Read more…

Sandbox VR Raises $11 Million From Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Orlando Bloom, Will Smith, Others

Location-based virtual reality startup Sandbox VR has raised an additional $ 11 million from an illustrious round of funders including Orlando Bloom, Will Smith, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Kevin Durant, Michael Ovitz and soccer star Keisuke Honda. The new funding … Read more…

Jeffrey Epstein’s death behind bars raises questions about investigation, NYC jail | Nightline

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FactSet Q3 Profit Beats Estimates; Raises 2019 Earnings Guidance

FactSet (FDS) reported that its third-quarter adjusted EPS rose 20.2% year-on-year driven primarily by stronger operating results. Revenues increased 7.2% primarily due to higher sales of analytics, content and technology solutions (CTS) and wealth management solutions. The company increased fiscal … Read more…

Trump’s focus on pleasing his most ardent supporters raises questions about reelection strategy

His approach stands in stark contrast to the historical behavior of modern presidents, who moved at least briefly toward the political center after being humbled at the ballot box. Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…

Beto O’Rourke Raises $38 Million in Third Quarter, Biggest Haul for Senate Candidate Ever

Gary Miller Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the El Paso Democrat challenging incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz had the single largest fundraising quarter in a Senate race ever, his campaign said Friday. O’Rourke raised more than $ 38 million in the third … Read more…