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Yankees top the Forbes list of most valuable MLB teams for 2020 with $ 5 billion; Red Sox, cubs in the top 5

There is no real baseball right now the ongoing global pandemic of the corona virusThat means we deal with events outside the field. A notable event of this kind that takes place every year is the release of Forbes’ MLB franchise reviews, and version 2020 was released on Thursday. The vast majority of MLB franchises are privately held, which means …

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Microsoft Teams breaks daily record with 2.7 billion minutes of session and surpasses mid-March high by 200%

The remote work shift triggered by COVID-19 continues to drive explosive growth for companies that provide the tools and platforms to connect people across distances. The latest evidence of this trend comes from Microsoft, which announced today that Microsoft teams have set a new daily record of 2.7 billion minutes of sessions, an increase of 200% over the 900 million …

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Twitter’s co-founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey, will donate $ 1 billion of his personal fortune to coronavirus relief

Twitter’s co-founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey, said Tuesday that he had provided $ 1 billion of his personal fortune to coronavirus help through his philanthropic fund. 43-year-old Dorsey announced in a series of tweets that he would transfer his equity in his Square digital payments group to his Start Small limited liability company and contribute approximately 28 percent of his …

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California spends nearly $ 1 billion on 200 million masks a month

Scott Heins / Getty Images face masks sold at a hardware store OAKLAND – Governor of California Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday that he has signed contracts with a consortium of nonprofits and has purchased technologies that provide 200 million medical masks a month to his state and possibly others in the United States “We have fought PSA against other countries, …

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The Treasury Department’s Mnuchin is targeting an additional $ 250 billion to replenish the coronavirus program for small businesses

The Small Business Administration initiative, known as the Paycheck Protection Program, was launched under the $ 2 trillion coronavirus rescue law passed late last month. It started on Friday and enables companies with fewer than 500 employees to apply for bank loans to offset the recent disruption to the coronavirus pandemic. Since the start of the program, banks and the …

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According to Samsung, earnings in the first quarter should be $ 5.2 billion and exceed expectations

An advertisement for Samsung Electronics Co.Galaxy smartphones will appear on a building in the company’s mobile business factory in Gumi, South Korea, on April 5, 2020. SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images South Korean technology giant Samsung said Tuesday that its operating profit for the three months that ended in March has likely increased year-on-year and slightly exceeded expectations. …

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Wells Fargo limits the role in the coronavirus rescue program to $ 10 billion

By Imani Moise (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co announced late Sunday that U.S. government small business coronavirus rescue programs are limited to $ 10 billion due to regulatory restrictions. The $ 350 billion loan program launched on Friday will provide low-interest loans that small businesses can use to cover salary and other fixed costs such as rent, mortgage, and …

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Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman are playing $ 1.8 billion on Quibi

LOS ANGELES – You had to cancel the premiere party. However, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman stuck to the launch date for Quibi on April 6, the short-form video app for smartphones that they hope will draw millions of subscribers. After leading some of the country’s top companies for decades, the two seasoned executives have spent the past two years …

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