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Colombia sees calmer protests, industry groups warn of fuel shortages

Reuters
Protests in Colombia marked their ninth day on Thursday with smaller groups of demonstrators in cities including Bogota and Medellin, while industry groups warned of gasoline shortages across the country following road blocks. Protests began last week in opposition to a now-canceled tax reform plan, but demonstrators have since broadened......

Broadband industry behind fake FCC comments, NY AG says

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here The Office of the New York Attorney General said in a new report that a campaign funded by the broadband industry submitted millions of fake comments supporting the 2017 repeal of net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission’s contentious 2017 repeal undid Obama-era rules......

Indian industry body urges curbs to economic activity to save lives

Reuters
A leading Indian industry body urged authorities to take the “strongest national steps” and to curtail economic activity to save lives on Sunday as the country battles surging coronavirus cases that have overwhelmed the healthcare system. The rate of new infections dipped marginally but deaths kept climbing. Authorities reported 392,488......

Ohio industry, business groups want specifics in Biden’s climate plan

WashingtonExaminer
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here As states, business groups, energy producers and other industry groups show concern over President Joe Biden’s climate plan, Ohio organizations want more specifics and believe cooperation is needed. Biden has announced a plan that contained few specific measurers but......

CIMdata Announces a Successful 2021 PLM Market & Industry Forum Series

@BreaknNews
This annual event presents PLM industry trends, 2020 global PLM market growth, and major research topics.   CIMdata’s 2021 PLM Market & Industry Forum ANN ARBOR, Mich. – April 27, 2021 – — CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces the successful completion of its......

A Tiny Part’s Big Ripple: Global Chip Shortage Hobbles the Auto Industry

New York Times
Around the world, auto assembly lines are going quiet, workers are idle and dealership parking lots are looking bare. A shortage of semiconductors, the tiny but critical chips used to calibrate cars’ fuel injection, run infotainment systems or provide the brains for cruise control, has upended automaking. A General Motors......

The Hidden NIL Industry & Changing World for NCAA Athletes

Sports Illustrated
For two years now, Icon Source has provided a marketplace for talent, such as pro athletes and social media influencers, to connect with brand companies for endorsement and commercial opportunities. Like a match-making service that pairs like-minded couples in romantic relationships, Icon Source links talent with brands in business arrangements.......

Climate change: Shipping industry calls for new global carbon tax

BBC
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56835352 Professor McKinnon, one of the authors of a 2014 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), said: “Although the proportion of the world’s fleet of cargo vessels registered in the US is relatively small, the country can help to drive down the carbon intensity of global shipping......

Hospitality Industry Workers Are Revealing What It’s Like To Work With Celebrities (30 Stories)

IA
People who have worked in the hospitality industry have created somewhat of a challenge on TikTok—those who have had the (dis)pleasure of serving celebrities are describing how the famous folks behave when the cameras are off. The alleged stories feature everyone from Naomi Campbell to Keanu Reeves, and I think......

Frozen food industry seeks ways to extend sales surge

FoodBusinessNews
JACKSONVILLE, FLA. — Frozen food sales rocketed up by double-digit percentages once COVID-19 hit last year and forced consumers to eat at home more often. Whether such growth in the category continues after the pandemic fades could depend on pricing, variety and companies knowing when consumers eat frozen food during......

Want to work in the growing space industry? How one CEO says hiring needs to expand

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The growth of space businesses makes this “the most exciting time” to be involved in the industry, but one CEO says private and government organizations must do more to tap the next generation of U.S. workers. “I do think there’s......

Coinbase’s debut is monumental for the crypto industry, despite volatility: CNBC After Hours

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC.com’s Pippa Stevens brings you the day’s top business news headlines. On today’s show, Kate Rooney wraps up the watershed moment when Coinbase became a publicly traded company. Plus, Robert Frank explains how the red-hot Florida real estate market ay......

The sports card industry is in the middle of its own Suez Canal situation

ESPN
8:00 AM ET Dan Hajducky Close Reporter/researcher Hajducky is a reporter/researcher for ESPN The Magazine. He has an MFA in creative writing from Fairfield University and vehemently believes there was room for Jack on the door. Tom VanHaaren Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN staff writer Joined ESPN in 2011 Graduated......

Biden meets today with executives on chip shortage as U.S. auto industry feels the pain

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here General Motors employees work on the assembly line at Fairfax Assembly & Stamping Plant in Kansas City, Kansas. Jim Barcus for General Motors Clarence E. Brown has experienced union strikes, plant shutdowns and layoffs due to parts shortages during his......

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