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ft.com - Michael Pooler in São Paulo and Sylvia Pfeifer in London - Liberty Steel's Scottish plant misses interest payments
Liberty Steel's Scottish plant misses interest payments
Financial Times

A steel factory in Scotland owned by Sanjeev Gupta, the tycoon fighting to save his metals empire, stopped making interest payments on an overdue taxpayer-backed loan last year after the coronavirus crisis hit the UK. The Dalzell plate mill run by…

ndtv.com - Edited by Gadgets 360 Newsdesk - EasyDNS Starts to Accept Dogecoin as Payment
EasyDNS Starts to Accept Dogecoin as Payment
www.ndtv.com

Dogecoin seems to be riding the wave. On Saturday, it saw one more taker in the form of easyDNS, which became the first Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) registrar to accept the cryptocurrency as a mode of payment.

rochesterfirst.com - Fourth stimulus check: Nonprofit sees additional payments as vital
Fourth stimulus check: Nonprofit sees additional payments as vital
RochesterFirst

(NEXSTAR) – Three rounds of stimulus checks have helped Americans weather the COVID-19 pandemic by distributing nearly $850 billion in direct payments. Now, nonprofit Economic Security Project is calling for a fourth – and fifth…

express.co.uk - Connor Coombe-Whitlock  - Covid £500 payment: Claimants may be taxed on the support they receive - full details
Covid £500 payment: Claimants may be taxed on the support they receive - full details
Express.co.uk

Test and Trace Support Payment rules allow workers to receive a £500 payment if they've been economically or personally affected by coronavirus. This payment can be awarded to those whose working life cannot adapt well to the pandemic. People…

theguardian.com - Björn Ulvaeus - Today's pop industry cheats songwriters - and deters the risk-taking that made Abba
Today's pop industry cheats songwriters - and deters the risk-taking that made Abba
The Guardian

In 1973, Abba were invited to submit a song as Sweden's entry to the Eurovision song contest. We had a perfect song: it was called Hasta Mañana. It was a ballad, it was catchy, it sounded like the kind of thing that did well in the…

express.co.uk - Connor Coombe-Whitlock  - State pension UK: Qualifying NI years explained - how much will each year add to payments?
State pension UK: Qualifying NI years explained - how much will each year add to payments?
Express.co.uk

State pension income is dependent on a claimant's NI record, with only those who have at least 35 years of NI contributions able to receive the full state pension amount of £179.60 per week. However, how these qualifying years are calculated…

forbes.com - David Phelan - Apple iOS 14.5: The Latest iPhone Upgrade Is Going To Be Awesome
Apple iOS 14.5: The Latest iPhone Upgrade Is Going To Be Awesome
Forbes

When the next Apple iPhone software, iOS 14.5, is released, it will have a bunch of new features. One, the ability to unlock your iPhone fast using your Apple Watch, is extremely cool, and in these mask-wearing days, can't come soon enough. MORE…

ghanaweb.com - Account for taxes, review exemptions, digitise payments - Experts
Account for taxes, review exemptions, digitise payments - Experts
GhanaWeb

Tax accountability is a sure way for the government of Ghana to encourage citizens to pay their taxes to contribute towards national development. This is according to experts and industry players who participated in a roundtable organised by the…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record…

business-standard.com - Peerzada Abrar - Payments space heats up as Amazon says 5 mn businesses using Amazon Pay
Payments space heats up as Amazon says 5 mn businesses using Amazon Pay
Busienss Standard

Amazon Pay, the digital payments of the e-commerce giant Amazon. com, said it has empowered over 5 million neighbourhood stores and businesses with its digital payments infrastructure. These SMBs (small and medium businesses), most of whom earlier…

finextra.com - Editorial Team - Nuvei to buy gaming payments firm Mazooma
Nuvei to buy gaming payments firm Mazooma
Finextra Research

Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mazooma Technical…

forbes.com - Mike Swigunski - How Cryptocurrency Will Transform The Future Business Forever
How Cryptocurrency Will Transform The Future Business Forever
Forbes

If you haven't quite yet warmed up to the idea of cryptocurrency, you are in good company. Only an estimated 15% of Americans currently own some form of digital currency like Bitcoin or Ethereum. A large portion of these investors has bought in…

nytimes.com - Katie Benner - The Justice Department sues Roger Stone, a longtime Trump ally, alleging tax evasion.
The Justice Department sues Roger Stone, a longtime Trump ally, alleging tax evasion.
The New York Times

|The Justice Department sues Roger Stone, a longtime Trump ally, alleging tax evasion. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/16/us/roger-stone-justice-department-lawsuit.html Continue reading the main story LIVE President Biden News: Live Updates The…

prweb.com - Friendly Kia Welcomes Vehicle Trade-Ins with Bonus Payments and Incent
Friendly Kia Welcomes Vehicle Trade-Ins with Bonus Payments and Incent
PRWeb

Times are tough for companies all across the country and Friendly Kia is looking to get things moving in the right direction after qualifying for a new trade-in program. The Vehicle Stimulus Program has been created to help local dealerships…

techcrunch.com - Walter Thompson - Extra Crunch roundup: UiPath's IPO filing, predicting revenue, how to pivot properly, much more
Extra Crunch roundup: UiPath's IPO filing, predicting revenue, how to pivot properly, much more
TechCrunch

This is not a boast, but a warning: I could write a how-to article on almost any topic. Give me enough time to do some research, and I can put together a reliable step-by-step for building a custom gaming PC, installing a hot water heater or…

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