Inside the program Mastercard is using to create career opportunities for employees in the middle of a recession — and how any company can emulate it

Summary List Placement The pandemic recession has pushed many companies to put their hiring plans on pause. And the decision could open up career opportunities for existing employees. Mastercard is a prime example of how that can work. At Mastercard, which vowed not to conduct any COVID-19-related layoffs, about 20,000 staffers around the world had […]

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Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban endorses Trump and denounces the ‘moral imperialism’ of the Democrats

Summary List Placement Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has endorsed President Trump’s bid for re-election, writing in a pro-government newspaper that he wanted him to defeat the “moral imperialism” of the Democrats. In an essay published in Magyar Nemzet, Prime Minister Orban said that he was rooting for Trump in his attempt to defeat Joe […]

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Pet health startup Front of the Pack just raised $3.5 million in seed funding from the likes of Stride VC and NEON

Summary List Placement Front of the Pack, a European pet health startup, has raised $3.5 million in a seed funding round backed by Stride VC, Founder Collective, and Heartcore Capital.  Founded in September 2019 by friends Neil Hutchinson and Chris Wilkinson, the firm is working to disrupt the massive global pet health industry, which was […]

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As short-sellers and SEC investigators close in, Nikola founder Trevor Milton steps down. Shares bomb

Nikola Corp., the electric-vehicle startup that recently partnered with General Motors Co., said its founder stepped down as executive chairman, coming just days after the company was reported to be the focus of investigations by U.S. regulators following a highly critical short-seller report. Trevor Milton, the social-media-savvy public face of the startup he founded in […]

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Big Brother Recap: Who Framed David?

If you were hoping the Committee’s grip on the game was coming to an end, then we have some bad news.  Memphis won the latest Head of Household competition, marking his second time in power this season, but the seventh overall for the dominant alliance in the game.  Yep, we’re in for another boring week […]

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Leaked files contain more evidence of Kremlin links to one of the biggest donors to Boris Johnson’s Conservative party

Summary List Placement The husband of a major donor to Boris Johnson’s Conservative party has allegedly been secretly funded by a Russian oligarch who is closely linked to Russian president Vladimir Putin, according to leaked files. Lubov Chernukhin is a Russian who has donated £1.7 million pounds to the Conservative party, making her the party’s […]

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