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Daily Archives: August 11, 2018

Why The Phrase 'Pull Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps' Is Nonsense

“Pull yourself up by your bootstraps.” It’s a common phrase in American political discourse, particularly present in conservative rhetoric about self-reliance. The concept is simple: To pull yourself up by your bootstraps means to succeed or elevate yourself without any outside help. But when you examine this expression and its current meaning, it doesn’t seem to make much sense.… Money

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Microsoft CEO sells US$36m in stock; starts trading plan

Sat, Aug 11, 2018 – 7:18 AM [SEATTLE] Microsoft Corp chief executive officer Satya Nadella has sold 328,000 shares valued at US$ 35.9 million for financial planning reasons and is beginning a regularly scheduled trading plan for some of the equity awards he received. Mr Nadella will continue to divest shares in the next year through the structured plan in ...

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Marcus & Millichap hires multifamily ace to run its financing division

Marcus & Millichap hired David Shillington to lead its financing arm. Shillington will serve as president of Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation and brings over 30 years of experience to the firm and is taking the place of William Hughes, who announced his retirement earlier this year. “I am pleased to welcome Dave as the President of MMCC,” Marcus & ...

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Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP Files Securities Class Action Against Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA…

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, a national investor-rights law firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington with 10 offices across the country, announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors in Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) securities between August 7, 2018 and August 10, 2018 (the “Class Period”).  This action, ...

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Trump says he will have dinner with Apple CEO Cook on Friday

Sat, Aug 11, 2018 – 8:36 AM [WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said in a Twitter post that he would have dinner with Apple Inc chief executive officer Tim Cook on Friday. “Looking forward to dinner tonight with Tim Cook of Apple. He is investing big dollars in U.S.A.,” said Mr Trump, who is on vacation at his golf club ...

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Openbook is the latest dream of a digital life beyond Facebook

As tech’s social giants wrestle with antisocial demons that appear to be both an emergent property of their platform power, and a consequence of specific leadership and values failures (evident as they publicly fail to enforce even the standards they claim to have), there are still people dreaming of a better way. Of social networking beyond outrage-fuelle… Startups – TechCrunch

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