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AM Best Assigns Credit Ratings to CRABI, S.A. de C.V.

MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of B (Fair), a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of bb+, and a Mexico National Scale Rating of a+.MX to CRABI, S.A. de C.V.… [+4264 chars]... read more (Business Wire)



Virgin Australia refuses passenger flight over wheelchair - 1cm too tall

Virgin does not accept electronic wheelchairs over the height of 84cm. Photo / Getty ImagesA Brisbane woman battling muscular dystrophy has been barred from flying on a Virgin plane because her wheel… [+4392 chars]... read more (New Zealand Herald)



Now That’s Really Cool! (45 PICS)

A Tufted Titmouse came to visit. The way the snow melted on my walkway. My calendar has the 20th of April marked as 420 day. The fuzz on my sock looks like a flamingo. My moms lemon tree looks li… [+2287 chars]... read more (Izismile.com)



From GIS Analyst to Software Engineer

  • Computer programming skills can greatly benefit your GIS career.
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UCCA Beijing to Present ‘World’s First Major Institutional Crypto-Art Exhibition’

As many begin to explore how NFTs might change business as usual in the art world, the UCCA Lab, a Beijing-based division of the UCCA Center for Contemporary Art focused on collaborations with brands… [+1767 chars]... read more (ARTnews)



Business groups urge Michigan governor to let offices reopen - WWMT-TV

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Small business owner takes on ‘greedy’ Prince Harry, Meghan Markle in copyright battle

A small-business owner in the Philippines has found himself in a nasty copyright battle with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle over the name of his deodorant brand, “Archewell Harvatera” — but he insist… [+2133 chars]... read more (Page Six)



Porsche unveils a pair of ridiculously expensive electric bikes

The e-bikes were announced alongside the new Taycan Cross Turismo Porsche is the latest automaker to try its hand at making and selling electric bikes, and the result looks very interesting and ver… [+2392 chars]... read more (The Verge)



Even Television Is Showing the Racial Disparities of COVID-19

Every Tuesday night, I let primetime family dramas consume me. For one hour, the Pearsons weave together generational narratives on NBCs award-winning series This Is Us. The other hour is dedicated t… [+8443 chars]... read more (Vice News)



Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye: How Much Do Tidal’s Artist Partners Stand to Make?

The New York press conference announcing Tidal and its 16 artist stakeholders in March 2015 proved to be a prescient sign of the streaming service’s trajectory. Jay Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West, … [+4893 chars]... read more (Variety)



Webster SVP named Five Star Wealth Manager for 8th consecutive year

Webster Wealth Advisors is part of Webster Private Bank and is located in Stamford, Connecticut.  The Five Star Program is one of the largest and most widely published financial services award prog… [+2048 chars]... read more (PRNewswire)



Stock Alert: Qualcomm Is Among the Cheapest Names in Tech. 5G Remains a Big Opportunity.

For a company that makes chips essential to powering 5G technology, Qualcomm stock looks cheap. Consequently, Piper Sandler analyst Harsh Kumar upgraded the stock to a Buy, and raised his target… [+2188 chars]... read more (Barron's)



Porter gives himself more wiggle room

Good morning, early birds. Contrary to what was said in his press conference, Christian Porter may have seen his accuser after 1988, and New Zealand authorities have withdrawn an earlier tsunami warn… [+9617 chars]... read more (Crikey)



Friends Angelina Jolie and Ellen Pompeo have dinner together in LA with daughters Vivienne and Stella

Celebrity friendships are often just as interesting as celebrity romances, maybe more. And theres a new celebrity friendship now thats just emerged. It may not be new to them, obviously, but this is … [+2659 chars]... read more (LaineyGossip)



Southwest: Los Angeles – New Orleans (and vice versa). $138. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

This site is part of an affiliate sales network and receives compensation for sending traffic to partner sites, such as CreditCards.com. This compensation may impact how and where links appear on thi… [+3003 chars]... read more (Theflightdeal.com)



Columbia bars and restaurants happy for extended business hours under new health order - ABC17NEWS - ABC17News.com

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The new Columbia/Boone County health order is officially in effect with several changes in place for bars, restaurants and large gatherings. Part of the new health order allow… [+2063 chars]... read more (ABC17News.com)



The countdown is on to ditching single-use plastic in the ACT. Are we ready?

For years now, Canberra businesses have been urged by the ACT Government to ditch non-recyclable cutlery and containers. And with a phased single-use plastic ban expected to become law in the ACT in… [+5253 chars]... read more (ABC News (AU))



Former cellphone company exec gets 2 years for stealing $1M

ST. LOUIS  A former cellphone company executive was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison for stealing $1 million from his employer. John J. Koeln, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty in October to one… [+1336 chars]... read more (STLtoday.com)



Amtrak adds new options to bring pets on trains

Every dog can have its day on Amtrak, as long as they're not too big. Amtrak is expanding its pet program, allowing animal lovers to bring their little furry friends on Acela trains where it had not… [+2558 chars]... read more (Fox News)



Semiconductor shortage a boon for chipmakers like Micron: veteran tech investor - Yahoo Finance

Semiconductor stocks have been swept up in the current tech stock sell-off, but don't count them out. One ETF (SOXX) that tracks semiconductors pulled back more than 5% from a recent record high. Th… [+2266 chars]... read more (Yahoo Entertainment)



Alphabet X leak details Project Wolverine super-hearing gadget

It's been a while since we've seen a really out-there device come from Google, along the lines of Project Ara or Google Glass. A new leak from the X division of Google's (technical) parent company Al… [+1855 chars]... read more (Android Police)



Inspector General: Elaine Chao Used Position To Help Family’s Shipping Business

An Inspector General report found that former Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao used her cabinet-level position to aid her family’s shipping business. The report notes that Chao repeatedly use… [+2686 chars]... read more (The Daily Caller)



Employers likely added more jobs in February, but economists say there’s no bounce back yet

Hiring likely improved in February as more of the economy reopened, but winter weather could have hampered some activity. Economists expect to see 210,000 payrolls were added in February, compared t… [+2852 chars]... read more (CNBC)



How Canada can become a global leader in health innovation during the pandemic and beyond

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, speaks with scientist Krishnaraj Tiwari at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Royalmount Human Health Therapeutics Research Centre facility in Montrea… [+8832 chars]... read more (The Conversation Africa)



Profits trump COVID-19 protections for migrant seafood workers in Atlantic Canada

The health and well-being of temporary foreign workers in the seafood industry in Atlantic Canada are disregarded in favour of business and economic concerns. (Paul Einerhand/Unsplash) Canada’s fede… [+7394 chars]... read more (The Conversation Africa)






Skillz Stock: The Game Is Not Over, This Is Just A Test

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Launch HN: Lendflow (YC W21) – Infrastructure for embedded lending services

Hi HN! Were Jon and Matthew, the co-founders of Lendflow (https://lendflow.io). We make it easy for software companies to embed lending services into their product. It allows you to easily create you… [+4087 chars]... read more (Hacker News)



Google is policing itself on privacy because it knows it has to

Most people have known for years that technology giants like Facebook and Google make a ton of money by knowing exactly what people do online and selling that knowledge to advertisers. The advertiser… [+6362 chars]... read more (Engadget)



Pence’s new op-ed pushes same election fraud lies that inspired the January 6 insurrection

Pence on January 6. | Erin Schaff/Getty Images Instead of speaking out about ongoing security threats at the Capitol, the former VP promotes “the big lie.” What has come to be known as “the big… [+5888 chars]... read more (Vox)