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Evabot secures fresh capital to inject AI into corporate gifting

The idea of corporate gifting to maintain client relationships isn’t a novel concept. In fact, there’s a cottage industry of “gifting-as-a-service” startups that promise...

Altria’s $13B Juul investment loses huge value

WASHINGTON -- Cigarette maker Altria's $13 billion investment in the troubled vaping company Juul has gone up in smoke — now worth less than...

US economy shrank 0.9% last quarter

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy shrank from April through June for a second straight quarter, contracting at a 0.9% annual pace and raising fears...

Premarket: Shares take breather after Fed rally, dollar slips on yen

World shares consolidated a 6-week high on Thursday as investors scented a possible slowdown in the pace of U.S. rate hikes that had comforted...

How to grow a SaaS company efficiently in a recession

Alex Zekoff Contributor With rising interest rates, there’s a new sheriff in town for all companies. It’s called efficiency. Efficiency is now especially important for startups, which...

How Fed Reserve rate hikes affect your finances

WASHINGTON -- Higher mortgage rates have sent home sales tumbling. Credit card rates have grown more...

JetBlue buys Spirit for $3.8 billion

JetBlue has agreed to buy Spirit Airlines for $3.8 billion in a deal that would create the nation’s fifth largest airline if approved by...

The global recession drum beat is getting louder

Sharply higher interest rates, red-hot inflation and a prolonged energy crisis are leading to conviction that the world economy is headed inexorably towards recession.It’s...

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HR startup HiBob’s valuation surges 50% to $2.45B on a $150M raise

Cloud-based human resource (HR) platform HiBob today announced that it...

Daily Crunch: Google will unplug its IoT Core service in August 2023

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How Amazon’s continued expansion into healthcare could buoy the sector

Following Amazon’s $3.9 billion acquisition of One Medical, Business...

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