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Reuters
June 16, 2021
IN BRIEF: UPS, TForce settle pollution allegations in five states - Reuters

The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Wednesday that package- and freight-delivery companies United Parcel Service Inc and TForce Freight Inc will pay a $3.8 million fine in exchange for the agency dropping administrative claims that they polluted …

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Yahoo Entertainment
June 16, 2021
Titanium Transportation Announces Voting Results of Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

BOLTON, Ontario, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Titanium Transportation Group Inc. ("Titanium" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TTR), a leading provider of ...

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The Guardian
June 16, 2021
Real Madrid confirm Sergio Ramos will leave after 16 years at club

  • 35-year-old to depart at end of month when contract expires
  • Ramos to hold goodbye press conference on Thursday
After 16 seasons, 671 games, 101 goals, five league titles and four European Cups, Sergio Ramos is leaving Real Madrid. The…

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The Guardian
June 16, 2021
Dead ‘murder hornet’ near Seattle is first found in US this year

Entomologists say it’s first confirmed report from Snohomish county and seems to be unrelated to 2019 and 2020 discoveriesScientists have found a dead Asian giant hornet north of Seattle, the first so-called murder hornet found in the country this year, feder…

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The Guardian
June 16, 2021
Dominic Cummings: key claims in his latest attack on government

Analysis: Boris Johnson’s former aide repeatedly criticises Matt Hancock and claims PPE system collapsedDominic Cummings has delivered yet more incendiary claims – backed up with some new evidence – in an attempt to tackle what he says is an “Orwellian” rewri…

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Engadget
June 16, 2021
Sony Music buys UK podcast network Somethin’ Else

Sony's Music Entertainment division has bought one of the largest independent podcast networks in the UK..

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TechCrunch
June 16, 2021
Investors Clara Brenner, Quin Garcia and Rachel Holt on SPACs, micromobility and how COVID-19 shaped VC

Few people are more closely tapped into the innovations in the transportation space than investors. We talked to three of them.

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Googleblog.com
June 16, 2021
Introducing SLSA, an End-to-End Framework for Supply Chain Integrity

Posted Kim Lewandowski, Google Open Source Security Team & Mark Lodato, Binary Authorization for Borg Team  Supply chain integrity attacks—u...

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Highsnobiety
June 16, 2021
Meet Steph Shiu: The Jewelry Designer Redefining Luxury With Vault by Vans

Jewelry doesn’t always have to be polished and new to be considered a luxury. This is evident in the pieces from Steph Shiu, the 33-year-old model-turned-accessories designer who considers her creations more like ‘talispersons’ imbued with healing properties.…

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Reuters
June 16, 2021
U.S. import prices accelerate in May; export prices surge - Reuters

U.S. import prices increased more than expected in May as the cost of petroleum products rose and supply chain bottlenecks boosted prices of other goods, adding to signs that inflation was heating up amid a reopening economy.

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Reuters
June 16, 2021
U.S. import prices accelerate in May; export prices surge - Reuters

U.S. import prices increased more than expected in May as the cost of petroleum products rose and supply chain bottlenecks boosted prices of other goods, adding to signs that inflation was heating up amid a reopening economy.

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Design-milk.com
June 16, 2021
Interface® Considers Design + Sustainability at Every Step

The idea that design needs to exist in harmony with nature is the philosophy that led commercial flooring brand Interface to start its journey towards sustainability.

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Forbes
June 16, 2021
Three Ways The Pandemic Made Sales And Marketing More Effective And More Human

Companies need to step up their outreach game or a competitor will swoop in instead.

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Entrepreneur
June 16, 2021
Emerging Supply Chain Trends Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

Crashing supply chains have caused delays and financial loss for entrepreneurs throughout the pandemic, but industries are evolving as we continue to adjust to this change.

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VentureBeat
June 16, 2021
Worker engagement and communication platform Sense raises $16M

Sense, a worker engagement and communication platform backed by GV, has raised $16 million in a series C round of funding.

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BBC News
June 15, 2021
Brexit: Can the UK and the EU reach a deal on Northern Ireland?

How might the UK and EU compromise on the Northern Ireland protocol?

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Dark Reading
June 15, 2021
Thousands of VMware vCenter Servers Remain Open to Attack Over the Internet

Three weeks after company disclosed two critical vulnerabilities in the workload management utility, many organizations have not patched the technology yet, security vendor says.

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Reuters
June 15, 2021
U.S. Chamber, trade groups try, try again for SCOTUS review of Calif. PAGA suits - Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown not even the slightest bit of interest in a 2014 California Supreme Court ruling that employers cannot compel arbitration of workers’ suits brought under the state’s Private Attorney General Act, even if those employees signed…

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Reuters
June 15, 2021
Congo Senate declines to lift former PM's immunity over failed agro project - Reuters

Congo's Senate on Tuesday rejected a request by prosecutors to lift former Prime Minister Matata Ponyo Mapon's immunity so they could indict him for his role in a failed agriculture project in which investigators say $200 million disappeared.

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The Guardian
June 15, 2021
Michael Gove’s civil service reform threatens impartiality, says union leader

Ministers would get to vet their mandarins under plan to address Cabinet Office ‘weaknesses’Secretaries of state will have “greater involvement” in the recruitment of senior civil servants working in their department under new plans outlined by the Cabinet Of…

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TechCrunch
June 15, 2021
Autonomous delivery startup Nuro moves into logistics with FedEx

Nuro, the autonomous delivery startup founded in 2016 by former Google engineers Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu, is expanding into parcel logistics through a partnership with FedEx. The multi-year, multi-phased strategic partnership announced Tuesday aims to te…

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TechCrunch
June 15, 2021
Crafting customer experience at TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing and Fundraising

In just one month we kick off TC Early Stage 2021: Marketing and Fundraising (July 8-9). If you’re an early-stage founder (pre-seed through Series A), don’t miss out on this two-day bootcamp. You’ll learn from the top experts across the startup ecosystem and …

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TechCrunch
June 15, 2021
BMW and Ford-backed Solid Power will go public via SPAC merger in $1.2B deal

Solid Power, a solid-state battery developer backed by Ford and BMW, is going public. The company said Tuesday it would head to the NASDAQ via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corp III at a post-deal implied m…

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TechCrunch
June 15, 2021
SkyWatch raises $17.2M for its Earth observation data platform

Waterloo-based SkyWatch was among the first startups to recognize that the key to unlocking the real benefits of the space economy lay in making Earth observation data accessible and portable, and now the company has raised a $17.2 million Series B to help it…

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Entrepreneur
June 15, 2021
The types of webinars that work best (and make you sell more)

A webinar should be useful, entertaining and unforgettable. And for this to be true, it must be aimed at a specific audience.

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Entrepreneur
June 15, 2021
10 Side Hustles You Can Start This Summer From Your Couch

Make some extra money this summer.

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Reuters
June 15, 2021
U.S. retail sales fall in May; producer prices increase - Reuters

U.S. retail sales fell more than expected in May, with spending rotating back to services from goods as vaccinations allow Americans to travel and engage in other activities that had been restricted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reuters
June 15, 2021
WRAPUP 1-U.S. retail sales fall in May; producer prices increase - Reuters

U.S. retail sales fell more than expected in May, with spending rotating back to services from goods as vaccinations allow Americans to travel and engage in other activities that had been restricted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Reuters
June 15, 2021
Deutsche Bank set for $1 bln windfall from shipping co bets -Bloomberg - Reuters

Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) is on course to make up to $1 billion on a long-shot bet on Israeli shipping firm Zim (ZIM.N) after it surged in value on the back of record-high global freight rates, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. https://bit.ly/2SzbMqt

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New York Times
June 15, 2021
In a year of lows for luxury, Chanel’s spending on itself reached new highs.

The fashion house spent heavily on its stores and supply chain despite a profit plunge of more than 40 percent, according to its 2020 earnings report.

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Harvard Business Review
June 15, 2021
Circular Supply Chains Are More Sustainable. Why Are They So Rare?

What companies can learn from successful recycling efforts.

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TechCrunch
June 15, 2021
G2VP VC raises $500 million to fund sustainable tech

G2 Venture Partners, a firm that spun out of Kleiner and Perkins Caufield & Byers, has raised $500 million to support entrepreneurs that aim to make existing industries more efficient, environmentally friendly and socially responsible.   With Fund II, G2 is m…

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Yahoo Entertainment
June 15, 2021
Introducing Fictiv Enterprise: An Industry-First Solution Fulfilling Quality and Security Requirements for the Most Demanding Teams Launching New Products

Fictiv Enterprise delivers trusted on-demand manufacturing for large or complex organizations seeking faster, more agile supply chains with a reduced...

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Reuters
June 15, 2021
Brazilian investment bank BR Partners relaunches IPO - Reuters

Brazilian investment bank BR Partners on Tuesday relaunched its initial public offering, planning to raise up to 583.5 million reais ($115 million), a securities filing showed.

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Toprankblog.com
June 15, 2021
5 Common Barriers to Marketing Project Management & How to Overcome Them

As a marketer, you know how important projects are. They’re your course to success. Your path to excellence. A plan of action. You also know just how out of sorts projects can get. Without successful marketing project management, timelines may slide, quality …

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Entrepreneur
June 15, 2021
Digital payments: a key to success for entrepreneurs

When an entrepreneur can easily monitor their daily cash flow through digital payments and collections, they are in a position to better manage inventories and increase profit margins.

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The Guardian
June 15, 2021
Boohoo reports strong sales as it relaunches Debenhams website

Fashion retailer says revenues grew 32% in the three months to May as Covid crisis fuels online spendingBoohoo has reported further strong sales growth on the back of the online shopping boom seen during the pandemic, as it launched a new Debenhams “digital d…

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TechCrunch
June 14, 2021
Google’s AirTable rival, Tables, graduates from beta test to become a Google Cloud product

Last fall, Google’s in-house incubator Area 120 introduced a new work-tracking tool called Tables, an AirTable rival that allows for tracking projects more efficiently using automation. Today, Google says Tables will officially “graduate” from Area 120 to bec…

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Business Insider
June 14, 2021
Power demand is expected to surpass the peak energy demand from Texas' February freeze

Summary List PlacementTexas' electric grid managers warned residents to reduce electricity usage "as much as possible" through June 18 as several of the state's generators face outages. Generators creating roughly 15% of Texas' power are in need of repair, ac…

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Entrepreneur
June 14, 2021
Amazon Tests Robots to Improve Worker Safety

The online retailer wants to reduce recordable injuries 50% by 2025.

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Ars Technica
June 14, 2021
Chip shortages lead to more counterfeit chips and devices

Industry analysts recommend businesses take extra care with the supply chain.

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BetaNews
June 14, 2021
Whose responsibility is cloud security anyway?

The question of whether not moving to the cloud is beneficial for security has largely been answered with a resounding "yes," which is why organizations are increasingly relying on cloud-based technology and services for business operation. A more nuanced con…

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