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Aptera Gets $550,000 Crowd-Led Investment Round

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Aptera has successfully raised over a half-million dollars through the crowd-investment site WeFunder.
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How Online Retailers Are Transforming the Customer Experience with Conversational Commerce

4 hours ago   |   Business 2 Community

In August 1994, the very first e-commerce transaction took place when a man sold a Sting CD to a friend on NetMarket. A lot has changed since then-in the quarter century since...
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How to Choose the Best CRM for Your Business Needs

4 hours ago   |   Business 2 Community

If you asked someone 30 years ago what customer relationship management meant, you'd get a very different answer than if you asked that question today. Back then, says Jon...
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Wednesday: ADP Employment, ISM Mfg, Construction Spending, Vehicle Sales

4 hours ago   |   Calculated Risk

Wednesday: • At 7:00 AM ET, The Mortgage Bankers Association will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index. • At 8:15 AM, The ADP Employment Report for...
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Palo Alto CEO forgoes salary, commits to 'no COVID-19 layoffs' during pandemic

5 hours ago   |   CNBC

"I think we will come out of this strong both as an economy and as a company," Palo Alto CEO Nikesh Arora said in a "Mad Money" interview.
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April 1, 2020 Digital Edition

7 hours ago   |   Finance Commerce

The Digital Edition of Finance & Commerce is available to both print and online subscribers.
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March 31 Update: US COVID-19 Tests per Day TestAndTrace

March 31 Update: US COVID-19 Tests per Day TestAndTrace

7 hours ago   |   Calculated Risk   |   4 articles

There is still far too little testing in the U.S. Test-and-trace is a key criteria in starting to reopen the country. My current guess is test-and-trace will require around...
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The model that Trump is using to make decisions about the coronavirus shows shutdowns and social distancing could save 2 million lives

The model that Trump is using to make decisions about the coronavirus shows shutdowns and social distancing could save 2 million lives

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

As many as 2.2 million people in the United States are predicted to die from COVID-19 without mitigation, according to an analysis that the White House is using to guide its...
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First N95 medical mask imports finally reaching US

7 hours ago   |   Chron

The first N95 medical masks to reach the U.S. since February are arriving by plane and ship this week, with trucks standing ready to speed them to coronavirus hot spots around...
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How Coronavirus Made Powell and Mnuchin in Charge of Saving the Economy

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

The deal makers face their biggest challenge yet: keeping companies afloat long enough to get America past the coronavirus.
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Economy On Lockdown: Jobless Rate Could Be Highest Since WWII

Economy On Lockdown: Jobless Rate Could Be Highest Since WWII

As efforts to slow the coronavirus pandemic temporarily put millions of Americans out of work, forecasters are predicting a record slowdown in the U.S. economy. Read more ...

The model that Trump is using to make decisions about the coronavirus shows...

The model that Trump is using to make decisions about the coronavirus shows shutdowns and social distancing could save 2 million lives

As many as 2.2 million people in the United States are predicted to die from COVID-19 without mitigation, according to an analysis that the White House is using to guide its... Read more ...

How to defer your bill payments if you've been financially affected by the...

How to defer your bill payments if you've been financially affected by the coronavirus

If you've been financially impacted by the coronavirus, you may be able to defer payments on your mortgage, credit card, auto loan, private student loan, or personal loan. Many... Read more ...

March consumer confidence plunge indicates ‘a severe contraction rather than...

March consumer confidence plunge indicates ‘a severe contraction rather than a temporary shock'

American consumers-the backbone of the economy-are feeling less confident as households start to feel the pain of the coronavirus slowdown. Consumer confidence dropped sharply... Read more ...

5 things to consider if you're thinking about opening a new credit card...

5 things to consider if you're thinking about opening a new credit card right now

If you're in a solid financial situation and you already have an emergency fund, opening a travel rewards card could make sense even during this period of financial... Read more ...

Marriott says at least 5.2 million guests' personal information was likely...

Marriott says at least 5.2 million guests' personal information was likely breached - the company's second major security incident in 2 years

5.2 million Marriott guests' information wasn't secured properly for more than a month in 2020, the hotel chain said Tuesday, and was possibly accessed by unauthorized... Read more ...

Trump Administration Weakens Auto Emissions, Rolling Back Key Climate Policy

Trump Administration Weakens Auto Emissions, Rolling Back Key Climate Policy

The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the... Read more ...

The Coronavirus Economy: What it means to be a travel influencer when no one...

The Coronavirus Economy: What it means to be a travel influencer when no one can travel anywhere

Subscribe to Fortune 's Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. Lifestyle blogger and content creator... Read more ...

A tech incubator inside the former US consulate building in Mexico is...

A tech incubator inside the former US consulate building in Mexico is helping startups succeed in the cross-border economy

The border between Ciudad Juárez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas, is a crucial manufacturing corridor where high-skilled labor is increasingly in demand. The Bridge Accelerator... Read more ...

Paul Krugman: The US economy is in a 'medically induced coma' and needs...

Paul Krugman: The US economy is in a 'medically induced coma' and needs massive fiscal aid to weather the coronavirus

Major parts of the US economy have been suspended to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, and a surge in government spending is essential to offset the slowdown, Paul... Read more ...