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Fifa bribery trial due to kick off in New York court on Monday

The trial of the Fifa officials is part of a sweeping criminal probe in which US prosecutors have charged 42 people and entities. Photo: Reuters New York: More than two years after US prosecutors unveiled a sweeping corruption case that rocked Fifa, soccer’s world governing body, three former officials linked to the organization are due to face trial on graft charges ... Read More »

New Tools from LiveChat, Zoho Can Make Chat Easier for Businesses

The ability to chat in real time can make communicating with both customers and team members much easier for small businesses. This week, a pair of new offerings were announced that could make an impact in this area. First, LiveChat teamed up with BotEngine to create chat bots that can be available to customers anytime. And Zoho unveiled its new ... Read More »

American optimism about the economy hits an all-time high in new CNBC survey

The public’s views on the economy continue to cruise at lofty levels but the optimism does not appear to be lifting the president’s approval rating. The third-quarter CNBC All-America Economic Survey found 43 percent of the public believes the economy is excellent or good, a record high in the 10-year history of the survey. Thirty-six percent believes the economy will ... Read More »

The entrepreneurs leading 8 of the fastest-growing new retailers in the world share their best business advice

The winners of Shopify’s Build a Bigger Business competition are eight of the fastest growing online retailers in the world. They received a week of mentorship from coaches like Tony Robbins and Tim Ferriss at Robbins’ resort in Fiji. Their best advice is centered on increased self-awareness and is universally applicable. Starting and growing a business can be a lonely, ... Read More »

Stocks could see more new highs before a significant pull back

Bryan R. Smith | AFP | Getty Images The Wall Street Bull sculpture is seen in the Financial District on December 8, 2016 in New York. Stocks have the wind at their back, with catalysts in place for more new highs. The three major indices all closed at records Tuesday. The S&P 500edged to a high of 2496, a short hop ... Read More »

Zoho One Launched: New All in One Pricing for Zoho Apps

Zoho just announced Zoho One, a new all-in-one suite of applications to help small businesses run essentially all aspects of their operations. Think of Zoho One as a bundle of existing Zoho applications delivered in one central place, with an exciting new pricing model that small businesses will love. It includes more than 35 integrated software applications and an equal number ... Read More »

New ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Order May Do Little for Small Businesses

President Donald Trump just signed an executive order that could potentially have an impact on small businesses — but not necessarily right away. The “Buy American, Hire American” order includes several components. Here’s a basic breakdown. Buy American Hire American Order First, the order targets the H-1B Visa program, which allows American companies to bring in foreign workers with highly specialized knowledge. Some have ... Read More »

Reddit just raised a new round that values the company at $1.8 billion

Reddit, the 12-year-old, San Francisco-based online discussion platform that has long called itself the “front page of the internet,” just closed its biggest round ever, from a whole lot of investors, reports Recode. Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Coatue Management, Vy Capital, Fidelity, Y Combinator President Sam Altman, and SV Angel’s Ron Conway all chipped into the $200 million financing. The company’s post-money valuation: $1.8 billion. ... Read More »

Why Trump just slapped new sanctions on Chinese banks

cThe Trump administration’s months-long effort to be gentle in encouraging China to rein in North Korea is officially over. On Thursday, the White House announced that it’s slapping sanctions on a Chinese bank, a Chinese company, and two Chinese individuals for their ties to North Korea — an unambiguous sign that patience over China’s reluctance to help curtail Pyongyang’s nuclear ... Read More »

GST Registrations For Ecommerce, New Companies To Begin On June 25

New Delhi: Ecommerce operators and TDS deductors will be able to register with GST Network beginning June 25, when the portal re-opens for fresh registration. Also, existing excise, service tax and VAT assessees will get another chance to migrate to the GSTN portal as registration for them too opens on Sunday next and will remain open for three months. The ... Read More »