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Visa's CEO on COVID-19's effects: “We're doing very little hiring right now”

7 days ago   |   Fortune

Al Kelly, the American Express lifer who is now CEO of credit-card giant Visa , was supposed to be in Tokyo right now, attending the summer Olympics his company had planned to...
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10 world-famous sports logos with hidden meanings

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

Sports teams are defined by the graphic they use for their logo. Like all art forms, the logo serves as both a brand identity for the team, while still giving an artistic hint...
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Tokyo's ‘Zombie Olympics' Should Be Delayed Or Left For Dead?

14 days ago   |   Forbes

What we've seen in Tokyo over the last seven years is policy distraction of Olympian dimensions. It's now culminating in a deepening recession.
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Learn Skateboarding Tricks With Tony Hawk, Hang With Olympians At Airbnb Digital Festival

16 days ago   |   Forbes

Airbnb has developed a digital festival of online experiences to give fans access to Olympians and Paralympians. Among the experiences is a skateboarding trick demo with Tony...
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Cancellation Of China Tennis Swing Huge Blow For Fans, Players And Tours

17 days ago   |   Forbes

Since tennis returned to the Olympics in 1988, China has spent hundreds of millions of dollars in growing the sport.
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Shaun White, Michael Phelps And Fellow Olympians Shine Light On Depression In HBO's The Weight Of Gold Trailer

19 days ago   |   Forbes

In the upcoming HBO documentary The Weight of Gold, snowboarder and three-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White and Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time...
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Huawei announces plans for 3 UK stores, just days after the government said it would ban the company from Britain's 5G network

21 days ago   |   Business Insider

Huawei has unveiled plans to open three stores in the UK. The announcement comes days after the British government said it would remove the Chinese telecoms giant from its 5G...
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AAC Seeks To Go Above And Beyond With 72-Hour Testing For Football

24 days ago   |   Forbes

While fall sports have been canceled by the Ivy and Patriot leagues, with the exception of Olympic sports at Army and Navy, the AAC moved forward on Thursday with a plan to...
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Inside Peacock's marketing pivot amid a pandemic and postponed Summer Olympics - and how its ad push compares to rival streaming services

Inside Peacock's marketing pivot amid a pandemic and postponed Summer Olympics - and how its ad push compares to rival streaming services

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

The top marketers at NBCUniversal's Peacock told Business Insider how they adapted their launch campaign after the Tokyo Olympics - the tentpole event the launch was tied to...
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Didi is planning to test a pilot version of China's digital currency

Didi is planning to test a pilot version of China's digital currency

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts...
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Dollar Tree once again pivots on mask policy - now requires customers to...

Dollar Tree once again pivots on mask policy - now requires customers to wear face coverings

Dollar Tree and its Family Dollar brand are once again requiring customers to wear masks in stores. Dollar Tree last reversed its mask mandate in July, even as other major... Read more ...

A California judge ruled that Uber and Lyft have to classify their drivers...

A California judge ruled that Uber and Lyft have to classify their drivers as employees, not contractors

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New York's MTA wants safer COVID-19 iPhone unlocking, and so should you

New York's MTA wants safer COVID-19 iPhone unlocking, and so should you

A prominent public transportation system has asked Apple to improve the iPhone's face-based unlocking system for public use. Here's how that should happen. Read more ...

Aquarium Is Washing Old Wishes To Pay Bills During Pandemic

Aquarium Is Washing Old Wishes To Pay Bills During Pandemic

No coin shortage here: While it's closed for the pandemic, the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores has drained a 30-foot waterfall and cleaned off 100 gallons of... Read more ...

Sports-betting stocks slump amid growing concerns that college football will...

Sports-betting stocks slump amid growing concerns that college football will be cancelled entirely

Sports-betting stocks slumped on Monday amid growing concerns that college football will be cancelled entirely this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. The MAC on Saturday... Read more ...

MGM Resorts soars 25% after IAC buys 12% stake, calling it 'once in a decade...

MGM Resorts soars 25% after IAC buys 12% stake, calling it 'once in a decade opportunity'

MGM Resorts soared as much as 25% on Monday after IAC said it bought a 12% stake in the company for approximately $1 billion. IAC Chairman Barry Diller called investing in MGM... Read more ...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai predicted that he would be arrested under China's new national security law, but said he would still stay and fight

Jimmy Lai, one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy voices, arrested under China's new national security law on Monday. Lai, who partly owns the publisher of the... Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine entered a pact to buy thousands of COVID-19 antigen tests. After a false positive, he's more skeptical

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for COVID-19 on August 6, but subsequent tests came back negative. Speaking to CNN, the Republican governor said the experience points to... Read more ...

Amazon rebrands Twitch Gaming as Prime Gaming to broaden audience

Amazon rebrands Twitch Gaming as Prime Gaming to broaden audience

Amazon has rebranded its Twitch Gaming membership benefits program to Prime Gaming. The move is part of an attempt to broaden its appeal. Read more ...

Prime Gaming is the new name for Amazon Prime's free video games and rewards...

Prime Gaming is the new name for Amazon Prime's free video games and rewards program, delivering all the benefits of Twitch Prime

Prime Gaming is the new name for Amazon's video game rewards program for Amazon Prime subscribers. Prime Gaming originally started as Twitch Prime in 2016, giving free games... Read more ...