Trump Targets WeChat and TikTok, in Sharp Escalation With China

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has announced sweeping restrictions on two popular Chinese social media networks, TikTok and WeChat, a sharp escalation of its confrontation with China that is likely to be met with retaliation.Two executive orders, released late Thursday and taking effect in 45 days, cited national security concerns to bar any...

Amid Dire Jobless Numbers, Small-Business Relief Program Nears End

In early April, three weeks after Connecticut issued shutdown orders, Ken Bodenstein borrowed $148,000 from the federal government to help cover payroll expenses at the Westport day care center he runs with his wife, Kristen.The small-business loan, along with the Bodensteins’ own cash reserves, allowed the couple to continue to pay their 21 workers...

New Unemployment Claims Decline, but Remain ‘Alarmingly High’

The government reported on Thursday that nearly 1.2 million workers filed new claims for state unemployment benefits last week. It was the lowest weekly total since March, but signaled the continuing damage that the pandemic is inflicting on the labor market.An additional 656,000 claims were filed by freelancers, part-time workers and others who do...

Uber’s Revenue Craters, as Deliveries Surge in Pandemic

OAKLAND, Calif. — Uber is synonymous around the world with ride hailing. But as the coronavirus pandemic shows few signs of loosening its grip, the company may become more closely associated with another business: delivery.Uber said on Thursday that its ride-hailing business had cratered in the second quarter as people traveled less in the pandemic....

'E! News,' two other E! shows canceled due to financial fallout from COVID-19

Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The E! network announced it has canceled E! News and two other programs on Thursday. A representative for the network said E! News, which premiered in 1991, was canceled due to the financial fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the celebrity news show Pop of the Morning and the interview series In the Room, hosted by Jason...

The postal service has become a key part of America’s election infrastructure

“THE POSTAL service”, said Donald Trump, as he signed covid-19 relief legislation in the spring, “is a joke.” He contended that the United States Postal Service (USPS) is losing money by “handing out packages for Amazon and other internet companies”, and needed to quadruple its package rates. Far from being a joke, the USPS is the nation’s...

Tecnoglass Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

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What do the stage four restrictions mean for business?

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Wyoming US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate Offers a Navy Veteran with Lung Cancer in Wyoming Direct Access to the Lawyers at Karst von Oiste If He Had Heavy Asbestos Exposure-Compensation Might Exceed $100,000

CHEYENNE, WYOMING, USA, August 6, 2020 /⁨⁩/ -- The Wyoming US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate is offering a Navy Veteran or person with lung cancer anywhere in Wyoming direct access to the lawyers at the law firm of Karst von …Read More

Kenneth Shepherd Featured in Exclusive Interview on Ideamensch

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Amyris, Inc. (AMRS) CEO John Melo on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

… are on schedule with the construction of our specialty ingredients … our new plant is under construction. The new plant is … share an update on the construction for our Brazil plant. … in the critical phase of civil construction. And during the second quarter …Read More

Council approves formation of MLT diversity commission, hears light rail update from Sound Transit

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Sprague Resources' (SRLP) CEO David Glendon on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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JUMP into STEM Launches Three New Challenges for Building Energy Efficiency

… ), the challenges focus on Advanced Building Construction Methods, Grid-interactive Efficient Buildings …Read More

Jaypee Case: SC orders transfer of pending appeals in NCLAT to itself

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Electrical Industry Collective Town Hall Meeting

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Fall in industrial output slows after resumption of auto production

… , the decline in construction production in the Czech … decline in May. Building construction – including the construction of apartments, … . Analysts say the construction industry lags behind other … down the line. Building construction output in June decreased … Read More

Himax Technologies, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results; Provides Third Quarter 2020 Guidance

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TrueCar to sell ALG to J.D. Power for $135 million

The sale comes as the vehicle-listings provider looks to strengthen its balance sheet in part because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Tenneco posts $350M net loss in Q2; Adient loses $325M

Both suppliers reported billions of dollars in lost revenue during the most recent quarter, but like other suppliers, mitigated the damage with major across-the-board expense cuts. Read More