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Here are 10 important considerations for business leaders who are going through this kind of struggle for the first time.Read More
Here’s what we’re talking about this week on the GeekWire Podcast. Amazon is under pressure as workers in dozens of its warehouses test positive for the coronavirus, and an Amazon exec makes a major blunder in employee relations. Amid the gloomy COVID-19 news, there are some stories that fill us with hope. And it was[…]
Malaysia’s Securities Commission has given full approval to a cryptocurrency exchange operator to legally operate in the country despite the nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Recently, Japan also approved a new cryptocurrency exchange as the country continues to fight the covid-19 outbreak. Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries Request Help, Trillions[…]
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has announced that he is airdropping cryptocurrency to every doctor in his country as a token of appreciation for their work to combat the coronavirus outbreak. The national cryptocurrency, the petro, will be distributed via the Homeland card (Carnet de la Patria). Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries Request[…]
Even though Apple was preparing to reopen some of its stores in April, it course corrected with a delay — an example others should follow.Read More
The coronavirus has managed to seep into every facet of the global economy and it seems nothing will escape its financial wrath. During the last two weeks as unemployment levels have skyrocketed in the U.S.; analysts, economists, and wealth managers have been warning about another subprime mortgage crisis. Most of these observers believe there’s no[…]
OctoML CEO Luis Ceze. (Madrona Photo) OctoML is charging ahead with its machine learning deployment software and on Friday announced a $15 million investment round to help support growth. The Seattle startup spun out of the University of Washington this past July, when it raised a $3.9 million seed round. Founded by a group of[…]
India is currently under a nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. News.Bitcoin.com talked to executives of local cryptocurrency exchanges to find out the impact of the lockdown on cryptocurrency trading. They revealed that more people are actually trading cryptocurrencies on their platforms since the lockdown began. Also read: IMF Declares Global Recession, 80 Countries[…]
Leaked notes from an internal meeting of Amazon leadership obtained by VICE News reveal company executives discussed a plan to smear fired warehouse employee Christian Smalls, calling him “not smart or articulate” as part of a PR strategy to make him “the face of the entire union/organizing movement.” “He’s not smart, or articulate, and to[…]
Many tech startups are seeing a decline in business activity due to the COVID-19 outbreak. That’s not the case for Jenny Life, a Seattle life insurance startup that is experiencing an 800% spike in customer engagement since the novel coronavirus began spreading in the U.S. Jenny Life today announced a $3.5 million investment round to[…]