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businessinsider.com - Michael Cogley - Grocery giant Ocado dismisses threat of 10-minute delivery startups as it pours $13.8 million into autonomous driving company
Grocery giant Ocado dismisses threat of 10-minute delivery startups as it pours $13.8 million into autonomous driving company
Business Insider

Ocado's head of advanced technology Alex Harvey has played down the threat of rapid delivery startups. The grocery logistics firm has poured £10 million into autonomous driving firm Oxbotica. The tech will be used in everything from…

theglobeandmail.com - Susan Krashinsky Robertson - The resurrection of MEC: Inside the beleaguered retailer's bid for a comeback
The resurrection of MEC: Inside the beleaguered retailer's bid for a comeback
The Globe and Mail

Two of MEC's new executives were rooting around in their distribution centre in Surrey, B.C., one day this past January when they struck gold. There, tucked away in a musty 53-foot container, was a pile of snowshoes – a precious resource for…

politico.com - Erin Banco - Data gap threatens to complicate Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause
Data gap threatens to complicate Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause
POLITICO

Kent State University students receive their COVID-19 vaccinations on April 8, 2021. The college said it was postponing its J&J clinics until further notice. | AP Photo/Phil Long, File It could take two weeks or longer for federal health agencies…

usatoday.com - Becky Bohrer, USA TODAY - Alaska to offer tourists COVID-19 vaccines at major airports starting June 1
Alaska to offer tourists COVID-19 vaccines at major airports starting June 1
USA TODAY

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Friday that COVID-19 vaccines would be made available at key airports in the state starting June 1, in unveiling plans aimed at bolstering the state's pandemic-battered tourist industry. Dunleavy, a Republican…

wsj.com - Christopher Mims - These Technologies Could Hold Back Business Travel Indefinitely
These Technologies Could Hold Back Business Travel Indefinitely
Wall Street Journal

It's a sunny, breezy morning in Eugene, Ore., a place best known for access to the great outdoors, a history of environmental activism and being the birthplace of Nike. I'm standing outside a nondescript, one-story industrial space, speaking with…

techcrunch.com - Anthony Ha - Daily Crunch: Squarespace files to go public
Daily Crunch: Squarespace files to go public
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Magazine Squarespace is going public, Apple shares some music payment details and Twitter bans the founder of the right-wing media organization Project Veritas. This is your Daily…

ussoccer.com - Open Cup Committee Determines 2021 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Will Not Be Held This Spring
Open Cup Committee Determines 2021 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Will Not Be Held This Spring
U.S. Soccer Federation

CHICAGO (April 16, 2021) – At its meeting this week, U.S. Soccer's Open Cup Committee made the decision not to hold the 2021 edition of the tournament this spring. The Committee cited the combined logistical and financial challenges still in…

smallbiztrends.com - Webinar Asks: At what point should you Foreign Qualify?
Webinar Asks: At what point should you Foreign Qualify?
Small Business Trends LLC

Whether you are just starting your business or expanding, at what point should you foreign qualify? Similarly, what are the best states to incorporate. These are some very important questions in the entrepreneurial journey of a business person. And…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang interview: From the Grace CPU to engineer's metaverse
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang interview: From the Grace CPU to engineer's metaverse
VentureBeat

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register fo r the AI event of the year. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang delivered a keynote speech this week to 180,000 attendees registered for the GTC 21 online-only conference. And Huang dropped a bunch of news…

forbes.com - Angelica Mari - Brazil Tech Round-Up: Q1 Startup Investment Data, Olist And Beep Saúde Rounds, Digital Inclusion, Instant Payments
Brazil Tech Round-Up: Q1 Startup Investment Data, Olist And Beep Saúde Rounds, Digital Inclusion, Instant Payments
Forbes

Welcome to this week's Brazil tech and innovation round-up. Every week, I pick key developments in the tech and innovation ecosystem of Latin America's largest economy. Noteworthy developments this week include new data on venture capital and…

cbc.ca - Jane Gerster - Ontario police chiefs' group says new enforcement powers 'will be modified'
Ontario police chiefs' group says new enforcement powers 'will be modified'
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email New policing powers announced by the provincial government on Friday as part of a strengthened stay-at-home order to help stem a rising number of COVID-19 cases will be 'modified,' says the group…

usatoday.com - Tim Schmitt - Ontario closes all golf courses amid Canada's recent COVID spike
Ontario closes all golf courses amid Canada's recent COVID spike
USA TODAY

Just three weeks ago, Canadian golf's governing association launched a new campaign in an effort to retain those who took up or came back to the game during a record-setting 2020. But the Golf is Calling movement suffered a major setback when…

yahoo.com - Jack Baer - Reports: Lakers will not visit Joe Biden's White House during trip to D.C.
Reports: Lakers will not visit Joe Biden's White House during trip to D.C.
Yahoo

The Los Angeles Lakers will not visit the White House this month, and possibly not at all following their 2020 NBA championship. Due to scheduling conflicts and COVID-19 concerns, a trip to meet President Joe Biden has not been scheduled around the…

mb.com.ph - Myrna M. Velasco - Shell, Coca-Cola jointly advocate 'safety standards' on fleet deployments
Shell, Coca-Cola jointly advocate 'safety standards' on fleet deployments
Manila Bulletin

Beyond the provision of quality fuel products, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation is also extending value-added services to its customer-partners that include strengthening safety standards and measures on fleet deployments. Such sharing of…

ft.com - Dave Lee in San Francisco - Chewy cashed in on pandemic pet boom but now must keep leash on Amazon
Chewy cashed in on pandemic pet boom but now must keep leash on Amazon
Financial Times

While many ecommerce retailers watch anxiously to see if demand will persist after lockdowns end, Sumit Singh, chief of online pet supplies store Chewy, is confident revenues from the recent boom in animal ownership are for life — not just…

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