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This Sommelier Had His First Sip Of Wine At 28

19 hours ago   |   Forbes

Carlos Solorzano-Smith is not like others in his industry.
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I left a career in sports television to become a writer. Here's how I made the first year a success - and what I wish people people knew about freelancing

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Nick Dauk is an internationally published travel writer and freelance copywriter. In 2018, he left his stable job at a sports broadcasting company to pursue a career as a...
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Thailand Premier Sees Worst Economic Crisis Lasting Through 2021

20 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Thailand's worst economic crisis on record will endure through at least the end of next year and the government is committed to supporting businesses overcome the blow from the...
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Uber could stop ride-hailing service in California if court ruling takes effect

Uber could stop ride-hailing service in California if court ruling takes effect

23 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Uber could shut down its ride-hailing operations in California if a ruling that blocks it from classifying its drivers as contractors goes into effect.
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Viking Cancels Cruises Through The End Of 2020

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Other major cruise lines have canceled cruises until November 1.
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Airbnb's Q2 revenue falls by almost 70%

1 day ago   |   The Real Deal New York   |   2 articles

Airbnb's revenue fell by a reported 67 percent in the second quarter, as the startup weathered the fallout from a halt in global travel. The company's quarterly revenue plunged...
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28 gifts for the outdoor lover in your life - including camping, climbing, fishing, and travel gear

28 gifts for the outdoor lover in your life - including camping, climbing, fishing, and travel gear

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Footwear, cookware, drinkware, and outerwear, it takes a lot of stuff to accommodate a 21st-century human in the great outdoors. There's an endless list of things of which the...
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5 credit cards from Amex, Chase, and Capital One that score you bonus rewards and extra perks for food delivery

5 credit cards from Amex, Chase, and Capital One that score you bonus rewards and extra perks for food delivery

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

With most of us staying close to home in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, ordering delivery can be a great way to support local businesses. Many top credit cards offer...
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The best tree-house rentals in the US

The best tree-house rentals in the US

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

As the novel coronavirus continues to upend travel plans, new trends are emerging that prioritize safety and vacation rentals in remote, outdoor areas. According to Airbnb's...
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Airbnb's revenue reportedly plunged 67% in the second quarter as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on its business

Airbnb's revenue reportedly plunged 67% in the second quarter as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on its business

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Airbnb's revenue plummeted 67% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, according to Bloomberg . The steep drop-off is a reflection of the impact of...
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President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

President Trump also predicted, without providing evidence, that mail-in ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud in November. Read more ...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's...

Pennsylvania - an important swing state - is pleading with the state's Supreme Court after the USPS said they couldn't guarantee on time delivery of mail-in-ballots

US Postal Service told the Pennsylvania Secretary of State that some ballots might not be delivered on time because their delivery standards couldn't accommodate the state's... Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims fall below 1 million for the first time since March

US weekly jobless claims fall below 1 million for the first time since March

New US jobless claims for the week that ended Saturday totaled 963,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That came in below the consensus economist estimate of 1.1... Read more ...

Google just booted 'Fortnite' from the Play Store, hours after Apple banned...

Google just booted 'Fortnite' from the Play Store, hours after Apple banned it from the iPhone and iPad App Store

After being booted from the Apple App Store, Fortnite has now been removed from the Google Play Store, too. The move comes after Epic rolled out an update letting users pay it... Read more ...

Fortnite maker Epic Games just set an antitrust trap for Apple, and Tim Cook...

Fortnite maker Epic Games just set an antitrust trap for Apple, and Tim Cook walked right into it

Apple on Thursday removed the popular game Fortnite from its App Store, and in doing so, fell right into the trap set by Fortnite's maker, Epic Games. Epic set its snare by... Read more ...

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got...

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

Apple just yanked the "Fortnite" app from its store after Epic Games added an in-game direct payment option for players. The new option would mean that Epic Games could skirt... Read more ...

Pompeo, Pentagon warned Russia against offering bounties for killing U.S. troops

Pompeo, Pentagon warned Russia against offering bounties for killing U.S. troops

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has acknowledged that he and U.S. military leaders warned Russian officials against offering bounties to militants for killing American and... Read more ...

All the Easter eggs hidden in 'Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite,' the clever video...

All the Easter eggs hidden in 'Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite,' the clever video Epic Games made to taunt Apple amid their heated battle over App Store rules

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," released a video on Thursday that parodies Apple's famous "1984" television ad. Titled "Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite," the Epic Games... Read more ...

A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for...

A California appeals court just ruled that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties

An appeals court in California ruled Thursday that Amazon is legally liable for defective products sold on its site by third parties. The court said Amazon "was pivotal in... Read more ...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...