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Jeff Bezos’ Rocket Company Wants to Build a Space Station

New York Times
Blue Origin, the space company owned by Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is teaming up with other firms to build a space station in Earth orbit. The group announced its plans on Monday, revealing the latest concept for a privately built orbital outpost that could replace or complement the......

Former Facebook executive says leaked documents show platform’s harm

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Former Facebook executive says leaked documents show platform’s harm – CBS News Watch CBSN Live We’re getting an inside look at more of the massive trove of leaked documents from embattled tech giant Facebook. CBS News, along with a......

Eco-Smart Company Keeps Landfills Free of Old Textile Fibers – Business

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(NewsUSA) – You probably don’t think much about the fate of old, worn-out uniforms from restaurants, stores, healthcare facilities, sports teams, and other industries. But the fact is that many end up in landfills. However, one company is doing its part to lessen this carbon footprint by repurposing these old......

Facebook whistleblower releases documents to multiple news outlets showing company knows the harm it causes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here With an image of himself on a screen in the background, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Chip......

Intel shares fall after company blames shrinking PC chip business on component shortages

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pat Gelsinger Horacio Villalobos | Corbis News | Getty Images Intel shares fell more than 6% on Thursday on a weaker-than-expected sales report and after the company blamed an industry-wide component shortage for its PC chip business shrinking 2% during......

Global RV Rental Company, Outdoorsy, Expands Business with Financial Arm Lead Bank

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Outdoorsy Financial Services will support the growing community of RV owners with refinancing services, RV purchase loans, and future offerings KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oct. 18, 2021 – — Outdoorsy, the most-trusted global online RV rental and outdoor travel marketplace, announced the launch of its financial services arm through a new......

Ozy Media is shutting down after reports about misconduct and lies at the company

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Ozy Media CEO Carlos Watson informed employees Friday that the board had voted to shut down the company, according to a person familiar with the matter. In a five minute phone call late in the afternoon, Watson informed Ozy’s staff......

Jeff Bezos’ Rocket Company Accused of Toxic Culture and Safety Issues

New York Times
Former and current employees at Blue Origin, the rocket company started by Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and one of the richest people in the world, say the company is rife with sexism, intolerant of employees who dare to contradict their bosses and lax on safety. The claims, including......

Sharon Osbourne says Ozy Media founder Carlos Watson lied when he claimed the Osbournes invested in his company

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Two years ago, Carlos Watson, co-founder and CEO of Ozy Media, told CNBC during a live television broadcast that heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, music industry manager and former talk show host Sharon Osbourne, became friends with......

Facebook research shows company knew of Instagram harm to teens, senators say

Reuters
Sept 30 (Reuters) – U.S. senators on Thursday grilled Facebook Inc (FB.O) on its plans to better protect young users on its apps, drawing on leaked internal research that showed the social media giant was aware of how its Instagram app harmed the mental health of teens. The hearing in......

Current and former Blue Origin employees say workplace culture and safety practices lacking

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Current and former Blue Origin employees say workplace culture and safety practices lacking – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A group of 21 current and former Blue Origin employees are making serious allegations in an essay about the company’s......

Two defendants in shell company stock hijack case — Mark Miller and Christopher Rajkaran — set to plead guilty

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Comstock | Stockbyte | Getty Images Two of the three men criminally charged with a brazen scheme to hijack dormant shell companies and fraudulently pump up their stock shares are now set to plead guilty in the case in October,......

Analysis: Huawei CFO’s admissions won’t help U.S. in its case against the company -legal experts

Reuters
Sept 28 (Reuters) – The admission by Huawei’s chief financial officer that she misled a bank about the company’s business dealings in Iran likely won’t help the United States as it continues to prosecute Huawei for the same charges. While Meng Wanzhou’s admissions last week go to the heart of......

Nearly $1 million in grants will support produce packing company in Virginia

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tyler Arnold, The Center Square A new produce packing facility moving to Brunswick County, Virginia will receive nearly $1 million in government-approved grants, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday. Southern Virginia Vegetable Packing will produce a 45,000 square foot, $4.2......

Jeff Bezos doubles time with Blue Origin to focus more on his space company

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jeff Bezos pops champagne after emerging from the New Shepard capsule after his spaceflight on July 20, 2021. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos has called Blue Origin his life’s most important work – and the hours he is devoting to the......

Lavrov says Mali asked private Russian military company for help

Reuters
UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Mali has asked a private Russian military company to help it fight against insurgents, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday at the United Nations. Mali’s year-old military junta is close to a deal to recruit the Russian private military contractors the Wagner......

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