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Google Pledges $1B to Train Workers for High-Tech Jobs

October 13, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Thursday that the Internet search giant will commit $1 billion to nonprofit groups worldwide over the next five years for high-tech job training. It is considered as the biggest financial pledge from the company, […]


Finance

Salesforce Launches $50 Million Fund for AI Startups

September 21, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

Salesforce announced a new $50 million venture fund for startups to innovate with AI technology. The goal is to encourage AI startups to develop artificial intelligence solutions that work together with the Salesforce platform. The Salesforce AI Innovation Fund, part […]


Finance, Management, Strategic Management

Don’t wait for a tax reform to start your tax-planning strategy

September 20, 2017

Via: CNBC

There has been a great deal of discussion concerning tax reform these days, and many people are putting tax planning on hold until they see what Congress is actually going to do. Since that could take a lot of time […]


Finance, Management, Strategic Management

12 Ways to Protect Your Company Against a Client Going Into Bankruptcy

September 15, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

The number of businesses that file bankruptcy grows each year. With almost 800,000 bankruptcy filings in the last 12 months, according to a report compiled by the U.S. Courts, it is inevitable that you will have dealings with a client […]


Finance

Sophia Genetics raises $30 million to help doctors diagnose using AI and genomic data

September 13, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

Sophia Genetics, a big data analytics company that’s using artificial intelligence (AI) to help medical professionals diagnose and treat patients through genomic analysis, has raised $30 million in a round of funding led by Balderton Capital, with participation from 360 […]


Finance

Equifax shares plunge as Wall Street says data breach will likely cost company hundreds of millions

September 8, 2017

Via: CNBC

Analysts are worried Equifax’s data breach crisis may cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars and hurt the company’s reputation for years to come. Equifax, which supplies credit information and other information services, revealed on Thursday it suffered a […]


Finance

Lego’s new crisis: Plans to cut 8% of its jobs and focus more on digital products

September 5, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

One of the great turnaround stories of the past decade has come unravelled as Denmark’s Lego announced today a decline in revenues and plans to eliminate 1,400 jobs. In an earnings statement released today, the Denmark-based maker of toys and […]


Finance

Wal-Mart beats, same-store sales climb as online purchases grow 60%

August 17, 2017

Via: CNBC

Wal-Mart on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings and sales that topped Street expectations, as the big-box retailer made further gains in its online business. Fresh digital initiatives and a growing assortment of products on Walmart.com aided the retailer in boosting online transactions […]


Finance

Snap falls 17% as revenue and daily user growth disappoint

August 11, 2017

Via: Venture Beat

Not even the dancing hot dog can cheer up Snap’s cranky investors. Only a few minutes into Snap’s earnings call Thursday, Evan Spiegel mentioned the popular hot-dog filter his company introduced last month, saying it may be “the world’s first augmented-reality superstar.” […]


Finance

Toshiba Shares Jump After Reports Its Auditor is Likely to Sign Off on Annual Results

August 9, 2017

Via: Fortune

Toshiba’s (TOSBF, +3.56%) shares jumped more than 9% early on Wednesday after sources told Reuters the Japanese conglomerate’s auditor was likely to sign off on its annual results . PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata will give a “qualified opinion” endorsing Toshiba ‘s finances in the […]