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Month: March 2020

Coronavirus: Apple is rejecting coronavirus apps to limit virus misinformation
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Apple is manually evaluating apps, looking at both who the developers are and where they got their data from. As such, some independent developers that use World Health Organization (WHO) data are being rejected because they’re not recognized health institutions. One developer told CNBC that Apple rejected its coronavirus-related app, saying that “apps with information…

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Coronavirus: WHO data shows coronavirus is containable—US fails to contain
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Wake up, get ready — There are now four possible community-spread cases of COVID-19 in the US. Beth Mole – Feb 29, 2020 4:15 pm UTC Enlarge / A pedestrian wearing a protective mask stands on Mission Street in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. California is monitoring 8,400 people for signs of…

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Self-Care Tips to Practice at Home While Social Distancing
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As the world continues to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, health officials are recommending social-distancing and self-quarantine practices to slow the spread of the disease. This means, for the foreseeable future, we’ll be spending a lot more time at home. Our daily routines will shift, we’ll be without the face-to-face social contact that helps keep…

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Great Ajax (AJX) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript
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Image source: The Motley Fool. Great Ajax (NYSE:AJX)Q4 2019 Earnings CallMar 05, 2020, 5:00 p.m. ETContents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: OperatorGood day, and welcome to the Great Ajax fourth-quarter 2019 and year-end financial results conference call. [Operator instructions] Please note, this event is being recorded. I would now like to turn the…

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Five Point Holdings, LLC Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2019 Results
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IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Five Point Holdings, LLC (“Five Point” or the “Company”) (NYSE:FPH), an owner and developer of large mixed-use, master-planned communities in California, today reported its fourth quarter and year-end 2019 results. Emile Haddad, Chairman and CEO, said, “The end of last year marked an inflection point for our company as we had our first…

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Creditors are banging on Toby Moskovits’ door
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Caught up in a dozen recent lawsuits, Brooklyn developer Toby Moskovits blames her firm’s debt troubles on “collusion” and a “personal vendetta” (Illustration by The Real Deal; Moskovits by Sasha Maslov) A SoftBank-owned investment firm. A family friend. A national lending platform. And the former Bank of Internet. It seems like everyone is out to get…

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From Bad To Worse For REITs
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Real Estate Weekly Outlook From bad to worse. There were few places to hide on another punishing week for global equity markets as the coronavirus-related shutdowns continued to wreak havoc on the global financial system. Tremors of instability turned into outright earthquakes as a mounting wave of government-mandated shutdowns spread across the globe, pushing millions…

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Airbnb’s toughest battles with towns in the tri-state region
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(Illustration by Adrià Fruitós) Shelter Island was caught in a crosscurrent. UPDATED March 12, 3:27 p.m. In 2019, a couple of years after local officials slapped limits on short-term rentals, some homeowners were still furious. The law forbade any rentals under two weeks long and some of homeowners complained they could not make ends meet…

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Coronavirus: Disneyland, Legoland, and Universal Studios Close in Japan Over Coronavirus Outbreak
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Women wearing face masks leave Tokyo Disneyland on February 28, 2020.Photo: Getty ImagesTokyo Disneyland, Legoland Japan, and Universal Studios Japan will close their gates for at least two weeks on Saturday over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak that has sickened at least 226 people and killed four in Japan alone. The closures were announced on…

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Coronavirus: Washington governor declares state of emergency after first US coronavirus patient dies – Washington Examiner
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 | February 29, 2020 03:49 PM  | Updated Feb 29, 2020, 04:26 PM The governor of Washington declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Gov. Jay Inslee issued the proclamation hours after announcing a coronavirus patient died in Washington, the first known death tied to the COVID-19 illness on American soil. The proclamation directs state…

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Coronavirus: Person in Washington state dies of coronavirus, the first death on US soil – Chicago Tribune
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The governor of Washington declared a state of emergency Saturday after a man died there of COVID-19, the first such reported death in the United States. More than 50 people in a nursing facility are sick and being tested for the virus. Gov. Jay Inslee directed state agencies to use “all resources necessary” to prepare…

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Coronavirus: Federal Reserve must quickly stop coronavirus stock market crash: trader – Yahoo Canada Finance
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The debate on whether the Federal Reserve must hold an emergency meeting this weekend and cut interest rates to arrest the coronavirus stock market crash is one of the hottest debates on Wall Street right now.Traders and strategists are mixed on whether the Fed needs to go that route, however.For one, nobody knows the true…

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Celebrating Women’s History Month With Justice Leah Ward Sears
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Justice Leah Ward Sears Photo provided by Leah Ward Sears This article is part of an ongoing series The Secrets of Successful Women. Articles focus on providing valuable career advice targeted to women professionals in particular but certainly valuable for all. In many ways, Leah Ward Sears’ resume reads like a “how-to-manual” for shattering workplace…

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Startup Guide Tokyo: how this global tech hub is reinventing itself for a new wave of entrepreneurs – YourStory
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The Startup Guide series of books, launched in 2014 by Copenhagen-based publisher Sissel Hansen, covers over 20 cities such as London, Stockholm, Lisbon, Oslo and Miami. See our reviews of the guidebooks for New York, Berlin, Munich, Zurich, Paris, Johannesburg, Cairo, and Singapore. Startup Guide Tokyo is spread across 210 pages and makes for an…

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