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Almost half of Shopify’s top execs to depart company: CEO

Reuters
(Reuters) – Three of e-commerce platform Shopify’s seven top executives will be leaving the company in the coming months, chief executive officer and founder of Canada’s most valuable company Tobi Lutke said in a blog post on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: An employee works at Shopify’s headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada,......

Pfizer CEO says company can deliver 10% more doses to the U.S. by the end of May than previously agreed

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Bottles for the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are ready to be prepared before the opening of a mass vaccination site in the Queens borough of New York, February 24, 2021. Seth Wenig | Pool | Reuters Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla......

Company accuses competitor of staffing ‘slash’ in Michigan prison health care deal

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here The company that currently provides health care services for Michigan’s prisons says a competitor that’s poised to take over will “slash” staffing.        Source link – Click for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

Cannabis company Aphria looks to add consumer products brands as it waits for U.S. pot legalization

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Irwin Simon, the CEO of Canadian cannabis company Aphria, is looking for additional opportunities to acquire brands in the consumer products space, hoping to grow beyond cannabis. “There’s many opportunities in the U.S. right now with food and drink and......

Uber CEO says company could get into cannabis delivery

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Uber could start delivering cannabis once federal regulation allows the company to do so, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC on Monday. “When the road is clear for cannabis, when federal laws come into play, we’re absolutely going to take a......

China’s Ant Group to become financial holding company: central bank

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A thermal imaging camera is seen in front of a logo of Ant Group at the headquarters of Ant Group, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China October 29, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – Ant Financial, the fintech affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd,......

As Billions of Cicadas Get Ready to Emerge, an Ohio Company Releases a Wearable Bug-Screen Pod

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge UTWPods This is one option, we guess With the billions of cicadas in Brood X set to emerge this May across 15 states — including right here in Ohio — one local company is thinking ahead. Cincinnati’s Under the Weather has a solution to keep the insects......

Elon Musk’s A.I. Company Shows Monkey Playing ‘Pong’ with His Mind

TMZ
Elon Musk‘s monkey officially has the power of mind control … but so far, it’s only using it to play outdated video games. Still, it’s a remarkable feat from Neuralink — the company Musk founded that’s developing implantable, artificial-intelligence-powered microchips to go in people’s brains. Play video content Neuralink/YouTube The......

Wynn Resorts CEO says 60% of employees have been vaccinated, despite company not mandating shots

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Wynn Resorts will not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but the Las Vegas-based casino operator is leaving a program in place in an effort to keep coronavirus at bay. Matthew Maddox, chief executive of Wynn, told CNBC’s Jim......

GameStop shares jump after company says it plans to name Ryan Cohen chairman

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pedestrians pass a GameStop store on 14th Street at Union Square, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in the Manhattan borough of New York. John Minchillo | AP GameStop announced Thursday that the Chewy co-founder Ryan Cohen will become its chairman following......

CBS executives leaving company after reports of

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Two CBS local television executives are leaving the company, following a January investigation by the Los Angeles Times into allegations they “cultivated a hostile work environment.” The departures of the two executives, Peter Dunn and David Friend, were announced Wednesday in......

Another prominent Google scientist is leaving the company amid fallout from fired AI researcher

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Google logo outside if its New York City offices, which were closed on May 19, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Ben Gabbe/Getty Images Samy Bengio, a well-known researcher at Google‘s research group Brain, announced on Tuesday he’s resigning......

The C.E.O. of the self-driving car company Waymo will step down after more than 5 years.

New York Times
Waymo, the autonomous car unit of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, said John Krafcik is stepping down as chief executive after five and a half years at the helm. In a statement, Waymo said the chief executive duties will be divided between two current company executives — Tekedra Mawakana and Dmitri......

Former JPMorgan executive quits board of company that collected data for Trump 2020 campaign

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Blythe Masters, a former top executive at JPMorgan Chase, is quitting the board of Phunware, a company that created a controversial voter data collection app for Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign.  Masters, who is chair of Phunware’s board, plans......

DoorDash accuses software company Olo violating a contract by charging it too much

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Food delivery app DoorDash is seeking $7 million dollars in damages from its partner, software company Olo, accusing it of breaching a contract and fraudulently overcharging it. Olo is a software company that helps restaurants like Shake Shack and Chili’s......

Macy’s CEO says company is already benefiting from vaccinations and stimulus checks

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette told CNBC on Tuesday the uptick in U.S. Covid-19 vaccinations is already having a positive effect on the company’s top line. Gennette said business from loyal Macy’s customers is already up by 10% from the company’s......

The company behind N.B.A. Top Shot, a viral NFT trend, raises $305 million.

New York Times
Here’s what you need to know: The I.R.S. said it had begun a “multi-step process” to check the eligibility for beneficiaries of stimulus payments and calculate their payments.Credit…Eric Gay/Associated Press Some of the most vulnerable Americans still haven’t gotten their stimulus checks, but millions of them who receive federal benefits......

Online payments company Paysafe going public in SPAC merger Tuesday, Bill Foley says

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here London-based online payments company Paysafe is set to begin trading on U.S. public markets after merging with blank-check company Foley Trasimene Acquisition II Corp, billionaire business and sports executive Bill Foley told CNBC Monday. Foley, who set up the special purpose......

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